Former Chicago Bears Great Gale Sayers an Expert at Sounding Foolish

May 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In a recent interview with the Associated Press, former Bears running back great Gale Sayers again showed that he should have remained the quiet, unassuming kid whom the late Brian Piccolo sometimes made fun of in the 1960s.
Piccolo poked fun at Sayers' quiet nature in the movie "Brian's Song," and Jeannie Morris' book "A Short Season," but after Sayers' playing days ended he has done nothing but trash his former team whenever he has the chance.
Perhaps it has something to do with how they waited so long to retire his jersey number, but No. 40 has been flying at Solider Field now since 1994 so it's time to let bygones be bygones.
In the recent AP interview, Sayers blasts quarterback Jay Cutler, linebacker Brian Urlacher and makes one of the most blatant examples of the pot calling the kettle black in the history of sports.
Late in the story, Sayers was asked if his playing style compared with New Orleans Saints back Reggie Bush.
“You can’t compare t...

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