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Bears legend Gale Sayers bitter? You Bet

What follows is Chet Coppock’s blog on “The Entrapment of Gale Sayers.” Chet’s new book, “Laying it on the Line” can be purchased here. He was and is a football treasure. He will tell you in a matter of fact matter that he required just 18 inches to leave a rival defensive back grasping at air, nothing but air. The Kansas Comet is nearing a milestone. 2015 will mark...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Bears legend Gale Sayers thinks RBs today are nuts

You know kids these days…..Or “hey man, kids today.” That’s the impression I get when I watch this video of Chicago Bears legend Gale Sayers. That doesn’t mean he’s wrong though. I think the “Kansas Comet” is spot on. Sayers talks about how he only made $25,000 a year in his day, and he just can’t understand how NFL running backs these days are turning down $30...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Gale Sayers: 'I probably could've had every record in the book'

How did he do it? It's a question Gale Sayers has been asked for almost 50 years. How did he score six touchdowns in a single game? Some point to his legs, others his eyes--the two on his face and the two in the back of his head. But ask Gale about that day and he points straight up into the sky. "[God] was on my side, and I knew it from the first play. I said give...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Greatest Chicago Bears nicknames

As the Bears work on their golf game, or vacationing in paradise or even building the courage to sit on their couches and tune into the part of an NFL season that everyone wishes they were apart of. I thought it would be fun to do one of those New Years Top-5 countdowns. I know it’s after the fact but there’s nothing else to talk about right? So we are going to countdown the...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

From Gale Sayers to Matt Forte: A History of Prominent Bears Running Backs

From Gale Sayers to Matt Forte: A History of Prominent Bears Running Backs The Chicago Bears have consistently been a team which makes its money on the ground. Jay Cutler and his receiving core have broken many of the passing and receiving records in the past few years, but the franchise records for rushing are still at least a few years away for running back Matt Forte; however...
Via Sports Mockery
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Sayers to drop concussion suit

Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers said he will drop the concussion lawsuit filed against the NFL on Friday, calling it "a big misunderstanding," the Chicago Tribune reported Saturday. The suit stated that Sayers, who played for the Chicago Bears from 1965-71, suffered headaches and short-term memory loss after retirement. It also alleged that sometimes he was sent...
Via Fox Sports
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Gale Sayers suing NFL, Riddell

Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has filed a suit against the National Football League, along with helmet maker Riddell, claiming that neither did their due diligence to prevent head-related injuries that led to brain damage. The former Chicago Bears star claims he has experienced headaches, memory loss, and other negative effects from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, according...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Sayers claims negligence by league

Hall of Famer Gale Sayers sued the NFL on Friday, claiming negligence in handling his repeated head injuries, according to a published report. The Chicago Tribune reports that Sayers, who played for the Chicago Bears from 1965-71, states in the suit that he suffered headaches and short-term memory loss after retirement. He futher states that sometimes he was sent back into games...
Via Fox Sports
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Gale Sayers is outspoken on Bountygate

I'm sure many of you have seen the above clip of former Bears great Gale Sayers addressing the Bountygate scandal on Comcast SportsNet Chicago's "Inside Look" program. The battle lines of the scandal are as stark as ever with former and current players adding their names to each side of the issue. While I do think Sayers let his emotions get the best of him...
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August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Gale Sayers Signed Card

Chicago Bears (1965-1971) Hall of Fame Induction: 1977 Career Statistics: Carries: 991 Yards: 4,956 Average: 5.0 TDs: 39     4x Pro Bowl Selection, 5x All-Pro, NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team, 1960s All-Decade Team, 3x Pro Bowl MVP, 2x NFL Rushing Champion, Chicago Bears #40 retired       Watch Above Video:   www. Wall of Fame  Like our FB Page  var conf_38155...
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March 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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