New Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott has something in common with Walter Payton and Gale Sayers

The newest Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has already drawn parallels to Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith, but now the NFL draft has tied him to NFL legends Walter Payton and Gale Sayers.Turns out the No. 4 overall pick has a history of producing big-name running backs. Payton and Sayers are the biggest names taken with that pick. Darren McFadden (2008) and Edgerrin James...
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Replacing greatness: Chicago Bears’ Langford in common position

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Chicago Bears have been blessed with some of the most iconic and talented running...
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Chicago Bears: A season cut short Part III

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Setting Sun The Chicago Bears were part way through their worst season on record...
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QUIZ: Name the players who wore the fourteen retired numbers of the Chicago Bears

Can you name the players who wore the fourteen retired numbers of the Chicago Bears? Clue: Years active
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

So Johnny Cueto thinks he can dance

By Carson Cistulli The best part of writing about baseball? First, you get to watch baseball. Then you get to write about it. That’s how it works. The worst part? The worst part is that you can’t watch it all. No way. There’s like — add the two, carry the one — well, I’m no sabermetrician, but there’s like a lot of baseball to watch, way too much for the average human...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears signed Brian Piccolo 50 years ago --and he became an inspiration

Fifty years ago, the Chicago Bears had the third and fourth selections in the NFL Draft. Those choices turned into Gale Sayers and Dick Butkus, Hall of Famers. Not chosen in that draft, but signed as a free agent was Brian Piccolo, a running back from Wake Forest. Piccolo eventually became the centerpiece of one of the great sports movies -- "Brian's Song" -- which told the story...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Happy Birthday Gale Sayers

Posted to BearsHappy 71st birthday to one of the greatest running backs to step on the field. 13 total views, 13 views today The post Happy Birthday Gale Sayers appeared first on Chicago Fan Board.
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Greatest Offensive Players in Chicago Bears History

Chicago Bears Football – First off, this article is only taking players from the last three decades, otherwise known as the modern era. No doubt, Bronco Nagurski was a stud, doing it all — running, kicking and passing as a fullback, while Sid Luckman was SID LUCKMAN, and Gale Sayers was faster than lightning for his time period. But, the game has changed since those days, so...
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March 04, 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...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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