With a terrorizing defense and an awesome music video called "Super Bowl Shuffle," the Bears crush the New England Patriots 46-10 in Super Bowl XX. With icons like William "Refrigerator" Perry, Walter Payton and Jim McMahon, the Bears completed one of the best seasons of any team in NFL history.
2 of 7Robert Riger/Getty Images
Dec. 8, 1940
Under legendary coach George Halas, the Bears positively annihilate the Washington Redskins 73-0 in the 1940 NFL Championship game. Halas had some help from bulletin board material from Redskins' owner George Preston Marshall, who called the Bears "quitters and crybabies" before the game.
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Dec. 17, 1933
During the back-and-forth NFL Championship game, the Bears are charging down the field against the Giants with little time remaining. Down 21-16, Bears fullback Bronko Nagurski fakes like he is running up the field before tossing a jump pass to Bill Hewitt, who runs before lateraling the ball to Bill Karr, who proceeds to run in for the touchdown. Imagine that to conclude the Super Bowl.
4 of 7Neil Leifer
Dec. 29, 1963
Bears derail New York Giants' high-flying offense with five turnovers as anemic Bears offense (144 total yards) scores just enough for a 14-10 win in the sixth and final NFL title of coach George Halas' illustrious career.
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Dec. 12, 1965
Rookie Gale Sayers ties an NFL record by scoring six touchdowns via running, receiving and an 85-yard punt return in 61-20 rout of San Francisco. Sayers finishes '65 with a one-season record 22 touchdowns, still a mark for rookies.
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Oct. 7, 1984
Walter Payton took the field against the New Orleans Saints, needing 67 yards to break Jim Brown's career rushing record. To begin the second half, Payton takes a basic toss sweep and becomes the all-time leading rusher. Head coach Mike Ditka compared Payton with only Jim Thorpe as the best football players to ever live.
7 of 7Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images
Oct. 16, 2006
The Bears trail 20-0 at halftime against the upstart Arizona Cardinals, who are hosting their first Monday Night Football game in the brand new University of Phoenix Stadium. Despite six turnovers and a horrific game from Rex Grossman, the Bears' defense stops the Cardinals, turns turnovers into touchdowns and cap it off with a Devin Hester punt return for a TD. Some say that was the kickoff for the Bears eventual Super Bowl berth that season.
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