Former NFL quarterback and all-around good guy Doug Flutie was at FedExField on Sunday to participate in the NRG Solar Bowl.
Over the course of his 21 seasons in professional football, he played for eight different teams (Patriots twice) across three different professional leagues. But his NFL career began in Chicago, and his fourth NFL game was against the Redskins in the 1986 playoffs.
The game made an impression on Flutie.
“My worst memory was when I was with the Bears in the playoffs and we got beat by the Redskins,” he said. ”It was my best opportunity [for a championship], I thought, because we had a heck of a defense in Chicago.”
Flutie, was signed in December to replace an injured Jim McMahon, and guided the World
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