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Jim Finks

Jim Finks joined the Bears in 1974, as general manager and executive vice-president. By 1977, the Bears reached the playoffs for the first time since 1963. They were a playoff team again in 1979 with a 10¿6 record, best-ever for the Finks-led Bears. He resigned in 1982 when George Halas did not... Michael Zagaris, Getty Images