Doug Buffone: 'Great guy, great friend, hell of a football player'


CHICAGO – Remembered for his play on the field and his commentary off it, Doug Buffone was one of the more recognizable alumni of the Chicago Bears over the past generation. Those who enjoyed that work are in 

Chicago Bears hall of fame defensive lineman Dan Hampton, joined “The Download” to discuss the passing of his teammate, fellow broadcaster and dear friend, Doug Buffone. Buffone, who played 14 seasons with Chicago, 

Chicago Bears hall of fame defensive lineman Dan Hampton, joined “The Download” to discuss the passing of his teammate, fellow broadcaster and dear friend, Doug Buffone. Buffone, who played 14 seasons with Chicago, 

I never heard anybody say anything about Doug that wasn't complimentary.” Buffone, who played 14 seasons for the Bears (1966-79) and was a defensive captain for eight years, was found dead of natural causes at his West Side home, according to police 

Chicago Police spokesman Officer Thomas Sweeney says paramedics and police were summoned Monday to a home on the city's West Side and found a 70-year-old man dead due to natural causes. The dead man was later identified as Buffone, who