1985 Chicago Bears Coaches Mike Ditka and Buddy Ryan To Reunite

September 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As the Bears of 2010 prepare for their journey to Dallas for Super Bowl XLV, news is coming out about a reunion of the two best coaches in NFL history.
Twenty-five years after their Super Bowl XX win, head coach Mike Ditka and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan will finally get together at "Glory Days: Legends of the Chicago Bears," a November 5 celebration of the 25th anniversary of Super Bowl XX at Arie Crown Theater, according to chicagobreakingsports.com.
Ditka was known for being the offensive mind behind the 1985 Bears, led by quarterback Jim McMahon, wide receiver Willie Gault, and running back Walter Payton.
Ryan lead the 46 defense, named after safety Doug Plank. It was led by defensive linemen Richard Dent and Dan Hampton and linebacker Mike Singletary.
The Bears went 15-1 in 1985, and their only loss was on Monday Night Football to the Miami Dolphins, 38-24.
Ditka and Ryan had a falling out before, during, and after the 1985 season, as Ryan thought he ...

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