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In this Oct. 31, 1977. file photo, Chicago Bears linebacker Doug Buffone, right, speaks at a news conference in Chicago with teammate, running back Walter Payton looking on. Buffone, who played 15 seasons for the Bears, was found dead of natural causes Monday, April 20, 2015, at a home on Chicago's West Side. He was 70. Buffone retired after the 1979 season with 24 career interceptions, the most for any Bears linebacker. He also held the team's record for most games played with 186. (AP Photo/Charles E. Knoblock, File)
Chicago Bears defensive unit smothers Detroit Lions running back Steve Owens (36) on Sunday, Nov. 21, 1971 in Chicago. Defenders are Dick Butkus (51), Doug Buffone (55) and Joe Taylor (20). Owens gained three yards on the play. (AP Photo/FHJ)