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  • Mike Ditka's Jersey Will be The Last Retired For The Bears

    http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/blog/ey...-for-the-bears

    Excerpt: "When the Bears last week announced they will retire the No. 89 jersey of Mike Ditka, it was a long time coming for the iconic coach and former tight end who dominated his position when he was in Chicago from 1961-66.

    And for those great Bears players whose numbers haven't yet been retired, the wait for them to be honored in this fashion will be even longer. That's because the team has said it will not retire any other numbers.
    “If there is going to be a last one, there is no more appropriate one than 89,” team chairman George McCaskey said in a statement." Read more...
    “Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.” MB Rule # 1

  • #2
    I know they have a lot of retired #s but how can you say no more #to be retired. What if the next superstar QB wins 3 superbowls for them down the road.....backtrack time

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    • #3
      Originally posted by SiddFinch1 View Post
      I know they have a lot of retired #s but how can you say no more #to be retired. What if the next superstar QB wins 3 superbowls for them down the road.....backtrack time
      They will have to find another way of recognizing those types of players or change the numbering system.
      “Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.” MB Rule # 1

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      • #4
        Originally posted by RoanokeFan View Post
        They will have to find another way of recognizing those types of players or change the numbering system.

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