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The 1985 Bears talk about today's hard hits

In October, National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to all 32 teams teams with a message expressing the league's priority to protect its players. He warned players of potential suspensions and instructed officials to exercise their authority.

Some think recent fines are excessive and ineffective. Others think enforcement will interfere with the game Americans love. So we asked Chicago's most beloved team. Former coach Mike Ditka and players from the Bears 1985 Super Bowl team talked about the recent uproar.

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