How many Bears have rushed for 100 yards in NFL championship games?
Patrick R. Chicago Patrick: Only two Bears players have rushed for over 100 yards in an NFL championship game. Bill Osmanski gained 109 yards in the Bears’ 73-0 rout of the Washington Redskins in the 1940 title game and Thomas Jones ran for 112 yards in Super Bowl XLI against the Indianapolis Colts. (Jones set a Bears post-season record with 123 yards in the NFC Championship Game versus the New Orleans Saints.) Three other Bears have topped 100 yards in divisional playoff games. George McAfee rushed for 119 yards in a 33-14 win over the Green Bay Packers on Dec. 14, 1941, Walter Payton ran for 104 yards in a 23-19 victory over the Redskins on Dec. 30, 1984 and Neal Anderson gained 102 yards in a 16-6 win over the New Orleans Saints on Jan. 6, 1991. Larry: What is the status of Brian Griese’s contract with the Bears? I was just wondering if there is any need for the Bears to be looking for another experienced quarterback. Loren Missoula, Montanta Loren: Brian Griese’s contract doesn’t e
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