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Bears boast nine of SI's "Greatest"

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Sports Illustrated has produced a list of the 101 greatest NFL players by jersey number. The Bears have the most players on the list with nine, including No. 3, Bronko (they spelled it "Bruno" on the press release) Nagurski; No. 6, Kevin Butler; No. 34, Walter Payton No. 40, Gale Sayers; No. 50, Mike Singletary; No. 51, Dick Butkus; No. 77, Red Grange; No. 89, Mike Ditka and No. 95, Richard Dent.

The Steelers were second with eight selections.

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Why Richard Dent has yet to become a Hall of Famer is crazy. Every time I see a top list of whatever Dent's name pops up. I know his time will come but come on he was great for the majority of his career.

That's kind of funny. Neil Hayes misspelled "it" in writing Si misspelled "Bronko!"

Best news? The SI jinx won't hit any of these players!

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