Monday, October 31, 2016

All-Time Bears Running Backs-- Part 2: Sayers and Nagurski

3.  GALE SAYERS--  (1965-71)  Sayers played only 68 games in his career limited by knee injuries in 1968 and 1970 but became the youngest Hall of Fame selection.

Sayers scored a rookie-record 22 touchdowns, including six in one game against the 49ers.

4.  BRONKO NAGURSKI--  ((1930-37, '43)  A fullback and defensive tackle, Nagurski left football for pro wrestling, but returned for the 1943 season and scored the go-ahead touchdown in the championship game.

He was a seven-time All-Pro.

Bronko Nagurski.  If That Is Not a Great Football Name, I Don't Know What Is.  --CootBronc

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