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This topic is especially important this week, since the smart money is on the Bears to take a defensive tackle in the first round in May’s draft. After a good start to free agency, a top prospect on the interior of the defensive line could really help sure up the line which struggled greatly last season. Through the Bears’ storied history, they’ve featured some of the all-time greats on defense. When it comes to the tackle position, the best is a combination end/tackle in Dan Hampton. “Danimal” as he’s known to Bears fans, was the fourth overall selection in the 1979 draft out of Arkansas. He earned that pick by totaling 18 sacks and 98 tackles as a senior for the Razorbacks, earning Southwest Conference Defensive Player of the Year and All-American honors. As a pro, Hampton played in three decades for the Bears from 1979-1990. He was a force on the defensive line, helping anchor one of the best lines in league history. He played in 157 career games, starting 152 of them. Danimal pl...
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