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The 1985 Chicago Bears: A Legacy of Glory and of Pain

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1985 Chicago Bears Continued

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#78 Keith Van Horne Keith Van Horne was drafted by the Bears in the first round of the 1981 draft and held down the right tackle position for his entire 13-year career.  Despite the fact he was there for almost every game from 1983 to 1986 as the Bears led the league …

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The 1985 Chicago Bears: A Legacy of Glory and of Pain

Super Bowl Shuffle

The 1985 Chicago Bears are considered to be one of the best rosters ever to come together in professional football. There was an intense rivalry between head coach Mike Ditka and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan—a rivalry so dysfunctional that it actually fueled the team. The offense, though thrilling, has been referred to as “aim, fire, shoot,” as alluded to in quarterback Jim McMahon’s line in the team’s Super Bowl Shuffle call to arms, “When I hit the turf, I’ve got no plan. I just throw my body all over the field. I can’t dance, but I can throw the pill.” From the defensive side, future Hall of Famer, Richard Dent is credited as saying that Ditka “is the reason we won Super Bowl XX and the reason we didn’t win three.”

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The Blitz 2/6/17

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Super Bowl LI: A fitting (and thrilling) conclusion to Deflategate Today’s Boston Herald Wrap pic.twitter.com/eCBcenfX8o — Boston Herald (@bostonherald) February 6, 2017 The Patriots trailed by 25 points with 2 minutes 12 seconds remaining in the third quarter. And they won. https://t.co/CMHNwxMUrz pic.twitter.com/knP7rgtLgy — NYT Sports (@NYTSports)

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