Category: Dick Butkus

Dick Butkus: “We Know the Game’s Dangerous, But That’s What Makes it so Exciting for People”

Monday, November 19th, 2012

You'd expect Hall of Fame middle linebacker Dick Butkus -- an old-school, gritty tough guy -- to be stuck in his ways when it comes to the way the game is played today. But while that might be the case in regard to penalizing defenders and player characteristics, Butkus has ...

Brian Urlacher Doesn’t “Give A Crap” If Chicago Bears Fans Don’t Like Him Congratulating A Former Teammate

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

In the Sunday night battle of one-loss teams, the Chicago Bears came up on the wrong end of things at home against the Houston Texans. Of course, that loss -- and the loss of Jay Cutler to a concussion -- sent some Bears fans into panic mode come Monday morning. But ...

Dick Butkus Still Kinda Scares Me

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Dick Butkus is still one bad dude. During his Hall of Fame career, Butkus racked up more than 1,000 tackles, was nominated to eight Pro Bowls, and was a five time All-Pro at the LB position. And of course, he was perhaps the most feared player to ever lace it ...