1985 Chicago Bears: The Greatest Team Ever

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Published: March 10, 2009


... the year, a gallon of gas cost $1.20, and the Chicago Bears were the greatest team to ever take the field in the storied history of the NFL.

I know the doubters are going to say, "What about the 1972 Dolphins? They were the only team to ever finish the season undefeated."

I understand this, but the 1985 Bears were simply the greatest team ever, and here's why.

The collection of players Chicago put together not just on defense, but also offense, made them one of the most talented teams ever assembled.

The Bears steam-rolled their way through the regular season with a 15-1 record. But what most people don't remember is the season started off a little shaky.

Chicago actually found themselves trailing, of all teams, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-28 at halftime of their first game of the season. After a tongue lashing by coach Mike Ditka, Chicago responded with an inspired second half in which the offense came alive and the infamous 4-6 defens...

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