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  1. Payton named Pro Bowl Player of the Game

    Larry Schwartz

    After rushing for 1,852 yards during the season, the Bears' Walter Payton is named player of the game in the Pro Bowl. He runs for 77 yards on 13 carries and scores the winning touchdown in the NFC's 14-13 victory.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 17, 2002
  2. McLean drop kicks exclamation point

    Larry Schwartz

    Chicago's Ray McLean is the last player to drop kick an extra point in the NFL for 64 seasons. It's the last point in the Bears' 37-9 rout of the Giants for the NFL title.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 16, 2001
  3. Redskins get revenge on near perfect Bears

    Larry Schwartz

    The 11-0 Chicago Bears are deprived of a third consecutive NFL title when they lose to the Redskins, 14-6, in Washington.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 09, 2001
  4. Cox kicks his way into NFL record book

    Larry Schwartz

    Fred Cox ties the NFL record by scoring in his 110th straight game and also extends his league mark by kicking a field goal in his 31st consecutive contest. Cox's three field goals help the Vikings defeat the Bears, 16-13.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 02, 2001
  5. Halas, one of NFL's founding fathers, dies at 88

    Larry Schwartz

    George Halas, the owner of the Chicago Bears for more than 60 years and one of the founding fathers of the NFL, dies in his Chicago home after a lengthy illness. He was 88.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 25, 2001
  6. Payton first and only player to top 20,000 yards

    Larry Schwartz

    Walter Payton becomes the first NFL player to accumulate 20,000 all-purpose yards, reaching his milestone in the Bears' 20-7 victory over the Oilers in Houston.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 09, 2001
  7. Payton breaks Jim Brown's NFL rushing record

    Larry Schwartz

    Walter Payton runs for 154 yards to bring his career rushing total to 12,400 yards, breaking the mark of 12,312 held by Jim Brown, in the Bears' 20-7 victory over the Saints in Chicago.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 05, 2001
  8. Unitas, Colts hand Bears their worst defeat, 52-0

    Larry Schwartz

    Johnny Unitas and the Colts hand the Chicago Bears the worst loss in their history, 52-0, in Baltimore.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 21, 2001
  9. Hall of Famer Halas retires for final time

    Larry Schwartz

    George Halas, at 73, retires as Chicago Bears coach with a 324-151-31 record.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 24, 2001
  10. Robinson sparkled in the field and at the plate

    Larry Schwartz

    More Info on Jackie Robinson

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 07, 2001
  11. Eagles pick Berwanger No. 1

    Larry Schwartz

    In the first NFL draft, the Philadelphia Eagles choose Heisman Trophy winner Jay Berwanger of the University of Chicago. Berwanger will decline to play in the NFL and becomes a millionaire businessman.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 05, 2001
  12. Hall of Fame selects charter members

    Larry Schwartz

    Seventeen men are named as charter members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame under construction in Canton, Ohio.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 27, 2001
  13. Steelers pick Bradshaw No. 1

    Larry Schwartz

    The Steelers, who previously won a coin flip with the Bears, select Louisiana Tech quarterback Terry Bradshaw with the first pick in the NFL draft.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 24, 2001
  14. Bears "46" helps rout Patriots

    Larry Schwartz

    The Chicago Bears rout the New England Patriots, 46-10, in Super Bowl XX in New Orleans. Defensive end Richard Dent wins the MVP by leading the vaunted Bear defense, which forces six turnovers and records seven sacks.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 24, 2001
  15. Blanda reaches 2,000-point plateau

    Larry Schwartz

    In his last regular-season game, George Blanda becomes pro football's first 2,000-point scorer. He kicks four extra points in the Raiders' 28-20 victory over the Chiefs in Oakland, boosting his total to 2,002.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 19, 2000
  16. Bears win indoor championship game

    Larry Schwartz

    Because of a blizzard in Chicago, the NFL championship game is moved indoors to Chicago Stadium. The field is only 80 yards long and special rules are adopted. A TD pass from Bronko Nagurski to Red Grange help the Bears earn a 9-0 victory over Portsmouth.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 13, 2000