'This just isn't our night'

Lone blemish for '85 Bears may have taught valuable lesson on road to Super Bowl

Updated: December 5, 2010, 7:33 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Dan Hampton was in Jacksonville, Fla., in 2002 when he learned he would be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But he remembers something else about that day.

"I was in a golf tournament that afternoon with Dan Marino, and I was asked by an interviewer what I thought about him," Hampton recalled. "I said, 'He's great, a future Hall of Famer, but even though he played in a Super Bowl and owns practically every passing record in history, I'll bet if you ask him what his ...

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