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Podcast: Remember This Crap? Bears/Dolphins
Did you know the Bears have played the Dolphins more than once? We didn't either.
The history between the Bears and Dolphins isn’t all that long and isn’t all that storied, in fact, you probably only remember one game with any kind of clarity.
But the guys dive in and dig up all kinds of info on the Bears connections of the Dolphins first-ever head coach, who won their last playoff game, and if any of the ’72 Dolphins are still alive (sadly, some are).
They make fun of Bob Griese’s facemask, get jealous over the number of interim coaches Miami has had and play a very funny game of “Guess who the Dolphins’ original co-owners” were. Then they get into breaking down the matchups over the years.
The teams have only played 13 times in 52 years and the Bears have only won four of them.
Re-live the times Nat Moore caught a touchdown off Dan Hampton’s helmet, Jim Harbaugh almost outdueled Dan Marino, Rex Grossman threw three interceptions, and Cody Parkey kicked a 53 yard field goal attempt about 30 yards.
Andy amuses himself with the list of Bears’ all-time leading receivers, again, and you’ll learn what Bear is last in receiving yardage all-time. And for some reason they start talking ’80s cable movies, the Spice Channel and early satellite dish technology.
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Actual footage of the Bears-Dolphins first matchup in 1971
NFL Films on the 1985 Bears-Dolphins Game
The Bears finally beat the Dolphins for the first time in 1988
Bears Dolphins 2006
Bears Dolphins 2010
Bears Dolphins 2018