Hampton predicts 11-5 season for Bears

Hampton predicts 11-5 season for Bears

Ask Bears legend Dan Hampton about the upcoming NFL season and you'll watch a gigantic grown man turn into a child on Christmas Eve before your eyes.

"I've gotta tell you, I haven't been this excited in quite awhile," the Hall of Fame defensive lineman said.

Hampton, who spent Sunday mingling with fans at the Air and Water Show in the Prilosec OTC ZERO Burn Zone tent, spoke with RedEye about three players who need to rise to the occasion if the team is to live up to the city's lofty expectations.


"[Wide receiver] Alshon Jeffery can't rest on his laurels. A lot of times when you get a young guy, they get a taste of the...