Buddy Ryan, The Defensive Architect of The 1985 Bears Has Passed Away

Super Bowl XX

Two legends in one day have passed in the sports world. Former Tennessee Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt and legendary defensive coach of the 1985 Chicago Bears and inventor of the 46 defense, Buddy Ryan, both died Tuesday morning. Ryan was 82.

 

In honor of Buddy Ryan, let’s take a look at him taking a swing at fellow coordinator Kevin Gilbride during a game:

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