Covert, Hampton, McKinnon and Wilson share thoughts on beating Cowboys in ’85

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Every week of the 2015 Chicago Bears season, Chicago Sun-Times Sports will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 1985 Bears by speaking with players from the team including Jimbo Covert, Dan Hampton, Dennis McKinnon and Otis Wilson.

This week in 1985, the Chicago Bears defeated the Dallas Cowboys handedly. Jimbo Covert, Dan Hampton and Dennis McKinnon shared their thoughts on what it meant to beat a team that they had rarely done any damage against previously.

Give a listen to their responses below.

Jimbo Covert

Dan Hampton

Dennis McKinnon

Otis Wilson

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