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Following their resounding 46-10 win over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX at the Superdome, the Chicago Bears’ players carried both head coach Mike Ditka and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan on their shoulders off the field in triumph. It would be the last time the highly-successful coaches would work together.
In 1986, Ryan became the head coach of the struggling Philadelphia Eagles and would slowly but surely build the team in his own unique image, bringing a rough and tough demeanor to a franchise that was needed in a division, especially with head coaches such as the legendary Tom Landry, Bill Parcells and Joe Gibbs, all destined for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.