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The Penalty Flag:
Iconic names like George Halas, Bronko Nagurski, Dick Butkus, Mike Singletary, Walter Payton, and Mike Ditka stir echoes throughout the hallowed hall. With a league leading 27 legendary Monsters of the Midway permanently hibernating in Canton, the NFL Hall of Fame could conceivably be nick-named the Bear Cave.
The most recent player to join the clan of caved Chicago Bears was Richard Dent. Watching Richard Dent’s induction reminded me of the 85′ team and that dominating 46 defense. With that reflection I began to wonder what Bear would be next to dawn the coveted yellow jacket.
The 1985 team, although collectively dominant, with the exceptions of Hall of Famers Payton, Singletary, Hampton and Dent, they were statistically average.… Read more
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[caption id="attachment_11145" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher (54) celebrates Charles Tillman's touchdown in the third quarter Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 at University of Phoenix Stadium. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)[/caption]
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