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Why Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers still matter; linked again in new NFL Network film, book

My latest Chicago Tribune column is on Bears greats Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers, and how the images of their greatness still are vivid after all these years. You also can access the column via my Twitter feed at @Sherman_Report. From the column: ******* With yet another season slipping away, Bears fans probably could use a dose of Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers. It is available in multiple...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Chicago Bears games are a reminder of greatness

5. December 8, 1940 Chicago 73 Washington 0 NFL Championship Game The Chicago Bears lost a regular game encounter with Washington on November 17, 1940 by the score of 7-3. Wikipedia: After the contest, Redskins owner George Preston Marshall told reporters that the Bears were crybabies and quitters when the going got tough. As the Bears prepared for the rematch, Chicago head coach...
Via Patriots Life
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State's Band Can't Stop Being Awesome

You can pretty much set your watch by it at this point. Death, taxes, Texas A&M making their opponent's running back look like Gale Sayers and Ohio State's marching band spitting hot fire all over the internet with their halftime show.Yup, it's officially the weekend: Well, you know, it was the weekend when this happened. You're catching what I'm throwing out there.
Via Double Coverage Football
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Sports Bank
September 26, 2014  |  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...
Via The Sports Bank
July 31, 2014  |  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.
Via Sports Mockery
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...
Via Sports Mockery
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...
Via cover32 - Bears
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

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