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Quarterback Jim McMahon moons a news helicopter as it hovered over the Chicago Bears’ practice field in New Orleans prior to Super Bowl XX in Jan. 1986. (Bettmann/Corbis)

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Quarterback Jim McMahon moons a news helicopter as it hovered over the Chicago Bears’ practice field in New Orleans prior to Super Bowl XX in Jan. 1986. (Bettmann/Corbis)
GALLERY: Super Bowl Controversies

Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon is upended on a scramble by the New England Patriots defense. McMahon became the first quarterback to rush for two touchdowns in a Super Bowl; he threw for 256 yards in the 46-10 rout. (Andy Hayt/SI)

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Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon is upended on a scramble by the New England Patriots defense. McMahon became the first quarterback to rush for two touchdowns in a Super Bowl; he threw for 256 yards in the 46-10 rout. (Andy Hayt/SI)
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On this day in 1985, the Chicago Bears released the famous “Super Bowl Shuffle,” a memorable song about their hopes of winning the NFL championship. The song proved to be true as the Bears would roll through the playoffs, culminating in a 46-10 victory over New England in Super Bowl XX. (Paul Natkin/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of the 1985 Bears

On this day in 1985, the Chicago Bears released the famous “Super Bowl Shuffle,” a memorable song about their hopes of winning the NFL championship. The song proved to be true as the Bears would roll through the playoffs, culminating in a 46-10 victory over New England in Super Bowl XX. (Paul Natkin/Getty Images)
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There are two SI covers this week. The first features Bobby Valentine, the manager of the quickly collapsing Red Sox. The other features former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon and girlfriend Laurie Nevon as SI examines the lives of women caring for retired NFL players. (Robert Beck/SI)


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Happy 53rd birthday Jim McMahon. The former Bears quarterback, pictured here in a 1986 SI photo shoot with Brian Bosworth, played 15 seasons in the NFL for six teams. He had the most success with the Bears, where he spent seven seasons and won a Super Bowl. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

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Happy 53rd birthday Jim McMahon. The former Bears quarterback, pictured here in a 1986 SI photo shoot with Brian Bosworth, played 15 seasons in the NFL for six teams. He had the most success with the Bears, where he spent seven seasons and won a Super Bowl. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the 1985 Bears | Sports Posters From the 1980s

Jim McMahon of BYU and Marcus Allen of USC point to their likenesses in a sketch of the 1981 Kodak All-American Team. The two would be selected No. 5 and 10 respectively in the 1982 NFL Draft. Who will be taken with the No. 5 and 10 pick in this year’s draft. SI.com’s Don Banks has his latest projections below. (AP/Marty Lederhandler)

BANKS: 2012 NFL Mock Draft 4.0 
SI VAULT: Dr. Z’s 1982 NFL Mock Draft


Jim McMahon of BYU and Marcus Allen of USC point to their likenesses in a sketch of the 1981 Kodak All-American Team. The two would be selected No. 5 and 10 respectively in the 1982 NFL Draft. Who will be taken with the No. 5 and 10 pick in this year’s draft. SI.com’s Don Banks has his latest projections below. (AP/Marty Lederhandler)
BANKS: 2012 NFL Mock Draft 4.0 SI VAULT: Dr. Z’s 1982 NFL Mock Draft