Monday, January 22, 2007

Chicago Bears Super Bowl Shuffle


7 comments:

  1. Who's #8 ? He's wearing a white hat... playing the cow bell... and he's laying down a heavy pelvic thrust!

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  2. Haha - Maury Buford - there are a lot of classic names on that team.. Matt Suhey being just one of 'em.. This site brings back the memories:

    '85 Bears

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  3. Ok, ok, endulge me for just one more second.. looking at that site, the Bears '85 playoff run:

    Bears 21, Giants 0
    Bears 24, Rams 0
    Bears 46, Patriots 10

    and these guys were getting paid peanuts! Most of 'em were between $100 and $300k, with McMahon and Payton at the top:

    Fridge $138,250
    Singletary $200,000
    Dent $90,000 (Super Bowl MVP!)
    McMahon $600,000
    Payton $685,000

    No wonder the Fridge is still working..

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  4. 90 G's in 1985 dollars equals $159,719.52 in 2005. $685,000 in 1985 translates to a little over $1.2 million. Still chicken shit money compared to pro sports today.

    My 1985 pro football memories...
    -McMahon's neckband
    -Patriots had a short lived 3-0 lead in the superbowl
    -The Patriots answer to the Super Bowl Shuffle, the rather queer "Patriots Are We"
    -After the superbowl I sent in my Cheerios's UPC's and $1.95 for my #72 GI Joe. I will make a trip to an Inglis Ave basement, I'm sure he's chillin under some dust and spider webs

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  5. I am not sure about this, Pat maybe you can help me here but did you and your parents watch the Superbowl at my parents house? I have a strange recollection of watching the game with the Gormans.

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  6. Good memory - we did come over and watch the game at your parents' place.. we were still living in the double on Lincoln at that point..

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  7. My uncle Jim played high school football with Jim Morisee (spelling?) in Flint, MI. I think he played for the Bears in 85. No relation to Jim "gay-boy" Woodland.

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