Chicago Bears football helmet. Navy blue plastic, with orange and white C on side.Chicago Bears football helmet. Navy blue plastic, with orange and white C on side. White chinstrap with the words SEE WARNING INSIDE HELMET and Riddell.
This football helmet was worn by Chicago Bears player Mike Singletary, a linebacker during 1985 National Football League championship season. In 1985 the Chicago Bears enjoyed one of the best seasons with a 15-1 record. Coached by the former Bears tight-end Mike Ditka, the team included many outstanding players such as linebacker Mike Singletary, along with running back Walter Payton, defensive tackle William "The Fridge" Perry, and Jim McMahon. Their spirited play and colorful personalities attracted national attention, enhanced by a popular hit recording, The Super Bowl Shuffle, which helped raise funds for disadvantaged Chicago families. After routing the New York Giants and Los Angeles Rams during the playoffs, the Bears advanced to Super Bowl XX in New Orleans where they demolished the New England Patriots 46-10.
This widely recognized, navy blue plastic, orange and white Chicago Bears football helmet with the Bears team logo on the side was worn by Mike Singletary during the 1985 season. A founding member of the National Football League, the Bears football team and their first coach, George Halas, helped define urban American football. In 1985, the Bears' bruising defense, led by Singletary, and their fleet offense, led by Walter Payton and Jim McMahon, got the team to the Superbowl where they won the NFL Championship.