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Is Panthers hype video the modern day version of Bears' Super Bowl Shuffle?

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Is Panthers hype video the modern day version of Bears' Super Bowl Shuffle?

On the 30th anniversary of the Bears' Super Bowl XX win, it's a great time to revisit the greatest hype video ever made: The "Super Bowl Shuffle."

The Grammy-nominated song and dance number was actually filmed before the 1985 Bears even entered the playoffs, displaying their swag and confidence.

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The Carolina Panthers may be following suit.

Two days before annihilating the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC Championship game, the Panthers released their own hype video singing along to "Big Rings" by Drake and Future:

 

 

It's only 15 seconds long, so impossible to truly compare it to the five-minute-long "Super Bowl Shuffle."

But there are a lot of similarities: Both team's running backs were the "stars" of the videos (Walter Payton for the Bears, Jonathan Stewart for the Panthers), both defenses are dominating, both quarterbacks (Cam Newton, Jim McMahon) are entertaining, but rub people the wrong way.

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Of course, the Panthers have one more step to take care of if they want to be in the same league as the '85 Bears: Win the Super Bowl.

Chiefs reportedly give Patrick Mahomes a 10-year contract extension

Chiefs reportedly give Patrick Mahomes a 10-year contract extension

Patrick Mahomes is a rich man who's about to be a RICH man. 

Enter Adam Schefter: 

10 years. TEN YEARS. It's an unprecedented contract in the NFL, though there's probably a great argument to be made that Mahomes is an unprecedented NFL player. In three years since being drafted 10th overall, the 2018 league MVP has won a Super Bowl while going 24-7 and throwing for 9412 yards with 76 touchdowns. 

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He was also, you may remember, available to Bears' GM Ryan Pace when the Bears had the 2nd overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Instead, Pace took Mitch Trubisky, who will enter the final year of his rookie contract as one of a few infamous first-round quarterbacks not to have their 5th-year option picked up. Look, I'm sorry, I'm required to mention this part. I don't like it either. 

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Maybe just stay off Bears Twitter today. 


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Under Center Podcast: Adam Amin on announcing for Chicago

New play-by-play voice for the Chicago Bulls Adam Amin joins Laurence Holmes and JJ Stankevitz to discuss his dual roles going forward for the Bulls and football voice for the Bears. They dive into what will become of the 2020 Bears and Amin's love of the classic game, Tecmo Bowl.

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(1:30) - Calling Bears and Bulls games for Chicago


(7:30) - For the love of Tecmo Bowl


(13:28) - Fans are stuck on who the Bears will be in 2020


(19:05) - What can Mitch Trubisky be in 2020


(27:40) - Announcing football and basketball


(36:10) - Announcing with no fans involved in games


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