• Bears giving No. 50 to James Anderson, and Mike Singletary approves

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Apr 10, 2013
    New linebacker James Anderson will be the first Chicago Bear to wear No. 50 since Mike Singletary retired in 1992, and the Hall of Fame linebacker assured the team it's fine by him. The team issued it to new linebacker James Anderson, after a discussion between Singletary and chairman George McCaskey about the need to put it back in circulation.McCaskey told Larry Mayer of the team's website : "I talked to Mike Singletary and told him that we hadn't assigned 50 to anybody since he retired and that we need...
    • BBAO: Bears put No. 50 back in circulation

      We're Black and Blue All Over: No player has worn No. 50 for the Chicago Bears since Mike Singletary's last game 21 years ago, but it was not retired and apparently will not be anytime soon. The team issued it to new linebacker James Anderson, after a d…
      Source: ESPN.com

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