Backup plan saved Bears

Steve Fuller couldn't dance, but he played a vital role in filling in for Jim McMahon

Updated: November 24, 2010, 1:58 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

Editor's note: ESPNChicago.com is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Chicago Bears' dominant 1985 season and victory in Super Bowl XX. We'll have weekly features on each game from '85, video interviews with key figures, photo galleries and more.

When Steve Fuller trotted out at quarterback for the 1985 Bears, it did not mean he was the preferred choice or that starter Jim McMahon was a little banged up. Nope, Fuller is remembered best as the embodiment of another scary McMahon medical ...

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