Super Bowl Shuffle – The 1985 Bears

January 27th, 2007 by

First of all, I’m not a fan; this year’s team, especially. The Bears are not a Super team by a long stretch, but you gotta hand it to them because they just kept winning games they should’ve lost on their way to this year’s Super Bowl.

The last time they made an appearance in the big game was 1985. That team was overflowing with talent and it showed when they demolished the in , forty-six to ten, in one of the most boring Super Bowls ever played. The most memorable thing about that game was that defensive lineman scored on a touchdown run as a fullback but one of the greatest running backs ever to play the game, the late , did not get a chance to score.

The Bears’ talent off the field, though, was dubious:

Super Bowl XX Highlights

Walter Payton Highlights

Walter Payton had a breath-taking combination of power, speed, quickness, agility, elusiveness, and vision that was absolutely brutal for fans such as myself because we had to face him twice a year.

Da Bears

The ’85 team had such a personality and so many characters on it, that it and their fans became a part of the culture, largely through a recurring skit on featuring , , and the late :

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