’85 to ’06

By Brian Klein

Punky QBs

Jim McMahon

The Line:

2,392 yards passing

7.6 yards per pass

15 touchdowns

82.6 quarterback rating

College: Brigham Young

Round Drafted: 1st (1982)

What makes him who he is:

Headband and sunglasses

Rex

Grossman

The Line:

3,193 yards passing

6.7 yards per pass

23 touchdowns

73.9 quarterback rating

College: Florida

Round Drafted: 1st (2003)

What makes him who he is:

Nonchalance

Monsters of the Midway

Mike Singletary

College: Baylor

Round Drafted: 2nd (1981)

Awards:

10 pro bowls

1985, 1988 Def. Player of the

Year

What makes him who he is:

His eyes

Brian Urlacher

College: New Mexico

Round Drafted: 1st (2000)

Awards:

Six pro bowls

1999 – Def. Rookie of theYear

2005 – Def. Player of the Year

What makes him who he is:

His smirk

Sack Masters

Richard Dent

College: Tennessee State

Round Drafted: 8th (1983)

17 sacks

What makes him who he is:

Super Bowl XX MVP

Mark Anderson

College: Alabama

Round Drafted: 5th (2006)

12 sacks

What makes him who he is:

Nothing.yet

Workhorses

Walter Payton

The Line:

324 carries

1,551 yards rushing

4.8 yards per carry

9 touchdowns

College: Jackson State

Round Drafted: 1st (1975)

What makes him who he is:

The dive, squeaky voice

Thomas Jones

The Line:

296 carries

1,210 yards rushing

4.1 yards per carry

6 touchdowns

College: Virginia

Round Drafted: 1st (2000)

What makes him who he is:

Those massive biceps

Papa Bears

Mike Ditka

Coaching Record with Bears:

112-68

Years until Super Bowl

Appearance: 4

What makes him who he is:

Aviators, mustache, sweater Da

Coach is a god in Chicago.

One-time tight end for the Bears,

he later led the team to their first

Super Bowl win as head coach.

Lovie Smith

Coaching Record with Bears:

31-20

Years until Super Bowl

Appearance: 3

Chicago loves Lovie, who

became the first African-

American coach to make the Super Bowl.

What makes him who he is:

Calm demeanor

Big Boys

William Perry

College: Clemson

Round Drafted: 1st (1985)

Nickname: Refrigerator

Weight: 326 lbs.

What makes him who he is:

Size, shape, gap tooth, www.theFridge.net

Terry Johnson

College: Washington

Round Drafted: 2nd (2004)

Nickname: Tank

Weight: 300 lbs.

What makes him who he is:

Guns, house arrests

Out-Side Kicks

Otis Wilson

College: Louisville

Round Drafted: 1st (1980)

Number: 55

What makes him who he is: The

original Junkyard Dog

Lance Briggs

College: Arizona

Round Drafted: 3rd (2003)

Number: 55

What makes him who he is:

Playing in perennial Pro-Bowl middle linebacker Brian Urlacher’s shadow