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Last chance to vote for Bears’ Mt. Rushmore

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For the first time since we’ve launched the Mt. Rushmore series on NBCSN’s Pro Football Talk, only one team takes the stage tonight.

The Bears.

And so it’s your last chance, Swerski, to vote.  Or, in Swerski’s case, to buy another computer so he can vote again.

It all gets rolling at 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, on NBCSN.

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22 Responses to “Last chance to vote for Bears’ Mt. Rushmore”
  1. purpleguy says: Jun 11, 2013 10:44 AM

    Where’s Gabe Carimi?

  2. jimmysee says: Jun 11, 2013 10:51 AM

    Halas, Luckman, Payton & Sayers.

    The law firm.

  3. rufustfireflyjr says: Jun 11, 2013 11:00 AM

    Butkus, Halas and Ditka are gimmes, in my book. The fourth spot comes down to Singletary and Payton. In the Bears tradition of great defense, gotta go with the LB, Singletary.

  4. jonstump says: Jun 11, 2013 11:16 AM

    Butkus, Urlacher, Sayers, Payton

  5. immafubared says: Jun 11, 2013 11:26 AM

    I went with history first: Halas and Red Grange. They started it all. Then Payton and finally Butkus. Butkus because he reminds everyone of the toughness the Bears defense has been over the decades.

  6. bostongiant says: Jun 11, 2013 11:30 AM

    He’s too old for most to remember, but Bronco Nagurski should make the cut.

    Member of the inaugural HOF class, 4-time First Team All-Pro, and voted No. 19 in the NFL’s Top 100 Players of All-Time List a couple of years ago. One of the best players in NFL history, even though none of us saw him play.

  7. starchybunker says: Jun 11, 2013 11:38 AM

    Butkus, Halas and Payton are the 3 obvious ones…that 4th spot, however, is brutal…brutal in the good way, as in: too many great players, not brutal in the Jaguars way of: crap, we don’t have anybody to choose from…

  8. wearewhowethoughtwewere says: Jun 11, 2013 12:00 PM

    No Buddy Ryan for voting?

    The architect of the 46 defense, and the sole reason the Bears won their only Superbowl???

  9. joebone says: Jun 11, 2013 12:00 PM

    Halas: invented the game. ‘Nuff said.

    Butkus: The standard by which all middle linebackers should be measured.

    Payton: Greatest player all time.

    Ditka: Sorry Bronko, Sid and Red, it’s close, but the dude led the Bears to the Super Bowl, pointed out that Halas threw nickels around like manhole covers, and serves a mean pork chop alongside a glass of his Kickass Red. Good enough for me.

  10. jcrileyesq says: Jun 11, 2013 12:11 PM

    halas, butkus,sayers, payton

  11. gobrutus says: Jun 11, 2013 12:45 PM

    Only a Bears fan would be dumb enough to leave the founder of the NFL off their list.

    Ditka and Barry Switzer are equals as coaches.

    Butkus and Sayers are career losers.

    Papa Bear, Red Grange, Payton and Dan Hampton.

  12. lks311 says: Jun 11, 2013 1:17 PM

    By the way, this is targeted to all the pompous Packer fans who kept writing, “gonna need a bigger mountain…”

    The Bears’ Rushmore is stacked with as much, if not more, top level elite talent than that of GB…and this if from a fan of neither team.

    Packer fans, get over yourselves.

  13. tscarney says: Jun 11, 2013 1:54 PM

    lks311 Bears have a heritage just as storied and significant as the Packers…but you can NOT say they have more top level elite talent than GB. That’s just silly.

  14. wipackman1265 says: Jun 11, 2013 2:00 PM

    Henry Burris Fred Washington Stan Headwound and Cade Mcnown

  15. wipackman1265 says: Jun 11, 2013 2:06 PM

    Seriously. Sayers was better than Payton… Just played on bad teams

  16. chriszavala says: Jun 11, 2013 2:33 PM

    Halas (because he’s Papa Bear – if anyone on this list is a “given,” it’s gotta be him), Ditka (he’s Da Coach, he won us our Super Bowl, and he is who so many people think of first when they think of the Chicago Bears), Butkus (because the Bears are defined by defense, their defense has been defined by great linebackers, and Butkus defined the position), and Payton (Sweetness deserves a spot on our Mt Rushmore for so many reasons)

  17. ninerfan81 says: Jun 11, 2013 2:52 PM

    Cade McNown, undisputed king

  18. djarza says: Jun 11, 2013 3:00 PM

    I went with Halas, Payton, Butkus and Ditka. I wanted to put Sid Luckman in there because he just dominated! I chose Ditka instead for being a HOF player, winning the SB as a coach and for still being the modern day ambassador for Da Bears since his retirement!

  19. gobrutus says: Jun 11, 2013 3:00 PM

    Papa Bear won eight championships during his tenure. Ditka won one ring , that boob traded his whole draft for Ricky Williams. Packers fans wouldn’t put James Lofton on their Mount Rushmore, so why use Butkus?

  20. lks311 says: Jun 11, 2013 6:27 PM

    tscarney, there’s a guy on the Packers’ list (Reggie White) who played 1/2 his career with another team. Again—not as impressed with the final 12 as others might be.

  21. larryboodry says: Jun 11, 2013 10:08 PM

    In the end our votes meant squat, ’cause Florio just picked who he wanted, anyway…What a waste of time.

  22. isufred says: Jun 12, 2013 6:38 AM

    More than a few names come to mind when looking at the list. Ones that aren’t there.
    Such as Doug Buffone. 15 seasons, 7 times had 100 plus tackles, 24 career pics.
    and Doug Atkins. 4 time all pro. started on 8 probowls.

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