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  1. Browns done overcoaching, and it's working

    Jeremy Fowler

    Trap game. Trap game. Trap game. All you heard from coaches during Week 7 was how they had to take the winless Jaguars seriously. Jacksonville, apparently, had morphed into the 1985 Bears for that particular week. "We might have overdone it as ...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  2. Singletary's No. 50 is active again

    ESPNChicago.com

    New linebacker James Anderson will be the first Chicago Bear to wear No. 50 since Mike Singletary retired in 1992, and the Hall of Fame linebacker assured the team it's fine by him. Read the entire story....

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  3. Ismail picks '00 Ravens D over '85 Bears

    ESPNChicago.com

    Former Ravens receiver Qadry Ismail says the 2000 Baltimore defense was superior to the vaunted 1985 Bears' defense that carried Chicago to its first and only Super Bowl win. "That 2000 defense it's up there with the all-time, if not the all-time ...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  4. Barack Obama Invites the '85 Bears to the White House

    Grantland Channel

    President Barack Obama explains how good it felt to have the 1985 Bears visit the White House after their championship and talks about how he beat Maya Moore at H.O.R.S.E....

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  5. Mike Ditka has minor stroke

    ESPN.com news services

    ESPN NFL analyst Mike Ditka is in the hospital after suffering a minor stroke. Read the entire story....

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  6. Bears' D worthy of lofty comparisons - Adam Schefter's 10 Spot

    Adam Schefter

    We thought the 1985 Bears defense was one of a kind, but this year's version is proving to be on par, Adam Schefter writes in his 10 Spot.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2012
  7. Hot Button: Better Bears' D -- '85 or '12

    Staff

    The Bears are on an historic takeaway pace, but is this defense better than the one that went 15-1 and won Super Bowl XX? Steve "Mongo" McMichael states the case for the 1985 Bears, although he did say the current squad has the edge at one positi...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  8. Dent blames Ditka for not winning 2nd SB

    ESPNChicago.com

    Mike Ditka refused to engage in a war of words with Hall of Fame defensive Richard Dent, who said Wednesday that Ditka was the reason the 1985 Chicago Bears didn't repeat as Super Bowl champions. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  9. McMahon: I should have played baseball

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon, who is suffering from early-stage dementia, has told a Chicago television station that while he appreciates what football has done for him, if he could do it over, he would play baseball. Re...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  10. Mayor Mongo? McMichael to run

    Staff

    Former Chicago Bears defensive tackle Steve "Mongo" McMichael said Thursday that he intends to run for mayor of Romeoville, Ill. McMichael, 54, is the head coach of the Chicago Slaughter of the Professional Indoor Football League and also is an an...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  11. Fund to help kids with head injuries

    Associated Press

    MUNCIE, Ind. -- The family and friends of the late NFL star Dave Duerson have begun a program to help high school and middle school athletes in his hometown of Muncie who suffer head injuries. The Dave Duerson Muncie Community Schools Athletic Saf...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  12. Video: Outside The Lines -- Jim McMahon

    Jeff Dickerson

    Former Chicago Bears QB Jim McMahon says repeated blows to his head during his playing days are taking a toll on him today, which is why he is among the hundreds of former players suing the NFL....

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  13. The infamous hit from the ref's perspective

    Melissa Isaacson

    Jerry Markbreit still has the newspaper photos framed in his den. The first shows Packers defensive tackle Charles Martin on one knee with Bears quarterback Jim McMahon lying on the Soldier Field turf. The second has the NFL veteran referee escorting...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  14. Hampton: Packers had bounty on Bears

    Melissa Isaacson

    Chicago Bears Hall of Famer Dan Hampton doesn't buy for a second that the Green Bay Packers didn't impose a bounty on the heads of various Bears in the season following Chicago's Super Bowl XX win. "Charles Martin ... he put numbers on his towel t...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  15. Ditka would have stopped bounties

    Melissa Isaacson

    Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka said he would have stopped any bounties if he learned of them, but there were money pools based on different statistical categories. "Not that I know of," Ditka said when asked if bounties existed during his t...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  16. Duerson's family sues NFL

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- The family of former Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson has filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL over his suicide. Read the entire story....

    Blog | February 23, 2012