This Week in Chicago History: Bears win NFC Championship, Blizzard of ’79

Bob Sirott

Ram’s running back Eric Dickerson (29) comes up short of running room against Bears’ defenders Mike Richardson (27) and Mike Singletary (50), on a second quarter carry by the Rams during the Sunday, Jan. 12, 1986 NFC battle at Chicago’s Soldier Field. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell)

Anna Davlantes, WGN Radio’s new investigative correspondent, joined Bob Sirott to share what happened this week in Chicago history. Stories include the Chicago Bears’ playoff game that got them to the Super Bowl, the blizzard of ’79, and more!

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)