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No. 12: Richard Dent

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The 1985 Bears remain legends in Chicago, and Richard Dent was Super Bowl XX's MVP. Dent had 1.5 sacks, three tackles, two forced fumbles and one pass defense in the Bears' 46-10 victory over the New England Patriots. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2011 after recording 137.5 career sacks during his 15-year career (12 years as a Bear). Originally selected by the Bears in the eighth round (No. 203 overall) of the 1983 draft out of Tennessee State, Dent made eight career interceptions and recorded 10 or more sacks eight times, including a stretch of five consecutive seasons from 1984-88.