Images: Doug Buffone, 1944-2015
Apr 20, 2015 3:50 PM -
Images of former Chicago Bears linebacker Doug Buffone through the years. Buffone, who became a lovable fixture on the Chicago sports scene long after playing 15 seasons in the NFL, has been found dead in his Chicago home, according to police.He was 70.Buffone played for the Bears from 1966 to 1979, and he was a captain for eight of those seasons. During his Bears career, he had more than 1,200 tackles. He also had 24 career interceptions.His association with the Bears covered a broad spectrum, from being coached by George Halas to playing with some of the greatest Bears players from Dick Butkus to Gale Sayers to Walter Payton.