What was the PRIMARY reason for the 80's Bears inability to win more than one Super Bowl?

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Why did the 80's Bears fail to win more than one Super Bowl?

  1. A-McMahon's inability to stay healthy

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  2. B-Ditka 's inability to consistently outcoach the likes of Bill Parcells, Bill Walsh and Joe Gibbs

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  3. C-Buddy Ryan's departure

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  4. D-We just didn't have the talent to become a dynasty in the 80's

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  5. E-Other (Please specify).

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  1. The Benjamin

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    Cancer is a serious disease that kills people. Using it lightheartedly to describe how a player or coach may hurt a team tends to be a little disrespectful to people who are suffering and dying from cancer every day.

    Last week, a dear friend of mine lost her mother to cancer. I just don't like seeing something so deadly and detrimental used to describe something as meaningless as sports. Just my opinion. I am sure there are those who will disagree. Just a simple request.
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    Condolences, Benjamin
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    WELLL at least ya didn't jump my bones there Benj

    Like you say ,.. it is a figure of speech, but I do understand your position, and sorry to hear about your dealings.

    I too have a friend going through Chemo and Radiation treatments ,.. and hope he hangs on

    but like you say I guess it can be rephrased and will try my best in future references



    Not too many things bring me to saying such as I said here about ole Mikey Mc ,... but I can't stand the guy PERIOD
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    Thank man. She has been battling cancer for a number of years, and finally fell victim early last monday. My friend is taking it hard, as would be expected, and it has been taking its toll on me as well.
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    Sorry to hear about your friend man. And yeah, it is a figure of speech.. one I am not too fond of, though I used to use it myself til I met my friend and learned of the situation her mom was in. I never thought twice about that phrase before then.
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    Sorry to hear that, Benj. My grandfather was diagnosed with cancer a couple of years ago, died last Christmas. I know exactly what your friend is going through right now. Hope she's gonna be okay.


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    She is holding up best she can.

    Worst part is she is getting married end of the month, and her mom being there was a huge goal
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    Damn, that's sad...
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    I think players and coaches egos had a little to do with it.
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