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30 for 30: The '85 Bears

ESPN's 30 for 30 unfolds the story of the '85 Bears, Buddy Ryan and the individuals he impacted.


Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills coach Rex Ryan has issued a statement following the death of his father, Buddy, this morning:

Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter 

Danny Amendola, who is visiting ESPN on Tuesday and was a guest on NFL Insiders, provided an update on his health status in an interview with Wendi Nix. "I feel really good. I had a couple minor procedures done after the season. Everybody knows how long the season can be. I wanted to go into next season feeling as fresh and ready as I can."

Buddy Ryan's letter to 1985 Bears

In ESPN's 30 for 30 on the '85 Bears, members of Ryan's famed 46 defense read a letter from their former defensive coordinator, often fighting back tears. Transcript

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Newton more important than Brady?

Has Cam Newton, third on USA Today's ranking of the top 100 people in the NFL, eclipsed Tom Brady (10th) in terms of influence?


Adam Caplan @caplannfl

DL coach for Vikings, 72 sacks in 1984 (NFL record) with Bears, 85 Bears--best defense of all time.