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How good is Alshon Jeffery?

When he was on the field in 2015, Jeffery was nearly unstoppable. But health has always been a challenge. Is the Bears' top wideout one of the league's best? Dan Graziano answers.

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Rams turn to Singletary to help with defense

Hall of Fame linebacker Mike Singletary will work with the Los Angeles Rams' defense this season, returning to coaching after a two-year absence.

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Read Buddy Ryan's letter to the '85 Bears

A poignant moment in the 30 for 30 movie about the 1985 Bears came when Buddy Ryan's former players read a letter from him. Ryan died Tuesday.

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Buddy Ryan's letter to the 1985 Bears (0:55)
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Wade Phillips reflects on Buddy Ryan's NFL legacy (2:45)
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Isaacson: Ryan's former players loved him

From his sideline fight with another coach to his attitude toward rookies, Ryan's players knew he had their best interests at heart.

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Ron Rivera: Buddy Ryan strived to make everyone better (3:18)
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The humor of Buddy Ryan: His 10 greatest quotes

Part of what endeared Buddy Ryan to fans during his career was his way with words and disregard for how those words would be received by outsiders.

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Singletary: Buddy Ryan held me to highest standard (3:54)
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Buddy Ryan's greatest quotes (0:36)
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Mike Ditka, Former Bears Head Coach

Former head coach of the Bears, Mike Ditka, joins Carmen and Ben Finfer. He discusses the passing of Buddy Ryan, winning a Super Bowl with him, and resolving their differences.

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Jay Cutler's cushy contract in Chicago

Cutler's guarantees run out after this season, but the QB will make $16 million in 2016, bringing his total to $54 million over the last three years. Not bad for an up-and-down quarterback. Player-friendly contracts (Insider)

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Hampton: Buddy Ryan was a leader of men (1:57)
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The man behind the masterpiece

The 1985 Bears were led by a defense that many consider the best of all time, and it's easy to see why. Buddy Ryan's unit led the league in virtually every key category and allowed a total of just 10 points in three playoff games.

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Buddy's defenses went after the ball

A calling card of Buddy Ryan's defenses was the ability to take the ball away. His units led the NFL in takeaways four times in an 11-year span, starting with the 1985 Bears.

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Buddy Ryan was fearless, aggressive (1:02)
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Golic shares fond memories of Buddy Ryan (1:50)

Team Stats

Passing Yards228.923rd
Rushing Yards115.711th
Points For20.923rd
Points Against24.820th

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