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Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

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Re: Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:59 pm

No Rick Mirer?
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Re: Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:43 pm

Moriarty wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:59 pm
No Rick Mirer?
No Curtis Enis?

(UOK gets bonus points for using the word erected. That word still makes me laugh. Sorry.)
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Re: Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:42 pm

The Marshall Plan wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:43 pm
Moriarty wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:59 pm
No Rick Mirer?
No Curtis Enis?

(UOK gets bonus points for using the word erected. That word still makes me laugh. Sorry.)
No but the Cade McNown and Cedric Benson statues will be installed at the other end of the stadium.
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Re: Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:57 am

Bears Whiskey Nut wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:42 pm
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Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:43 pm


No Curtis Enis?

(UOK gets bonus points for using the word erected. That word still makes me laugh. Sorry.)
No but the Cade McNown and Cedric Benson statues will be installed at the other end of the stadium.
LOL.

So last night I was thinking about the statue thing and I thought wouldn't it be hilarious to have a statue of Dave Wannstedt in the style of The Invisible Man from science class? Except this one is interactive. You can touch it and it'll say, "Aaaaaapppppp I've got a knee." "Aaaaaaaaaaapppppp I've got an elbow."
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Re: Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:24 am

It'd be a hell of a lot different if the thread title was, "Status of Halas, Payton to be erect outside Soldier Field"
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Re: Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:07 pm

Wait until they erect a bronze bust. I’ll need smelling salts to wake up after passing out from that one.
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Re: Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:02 pm

Love the statue of Halas! I'm mixed on Payton. I think they probably had to be careful not to make it look too much like the Heisman Trophy. Ultimately, I'm just glad they put up a statue of him. He certainly deserved it.
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Re: Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:30 pm

The Payton statue looks not great. Looks like he's trying to sneak downstairs to catch Santa Claus.
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Re: Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:47 pm

Yeah, I'm not that impressed by the Payton one.
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Re: Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:21 pm

Same...he should be holding that ball high and tight...not dangling loose waiting for a fumble! Halas one is spot on though, they nailed that one.
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Re: Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:48 pm

The Payton one is awful. Oh well.

Where's one of Da Coach? I suggest this pose.

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Re: Statues of Halas, Payton to be erected outside Soldier Field

Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:18 pm

edit: saw a close up picture and the statue DOES have 34 and the logo on his helmet. Looked plain from far away.

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