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Overview

Jim McMahon

Date of birth
Aug 21, 1959

Ht: 6'1" Wt: 182 lbs.

Birthplace
Jersey City, NJ

Hometown
Roy, UT

College
Brigham Young University

High school
Roy

Summary
James Robert "Jim" McMahon, Jr. (born August 21, 1959 in Jersey City, New Jersey) is a former American football player, playing collegiately at Brigham Young University, where he was a two-time All-American (1980, 1981) and later in the professional ranks with the Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles...
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Awards

Comeback Player of the Year (PFW, Pro Football Weekly) NFL
1991

Davey O'Brien Award
NCAA D-I FBS

1981

Sammy Baugh Trophy
NCAA D-I FBS

1981

Super Bowl Champion
Green Bay Packers
1996
Chicago Bears
1985

NFC Champion
Green Bay Packers
1996
Chicago Bears
1985

Playing career


1991 NFL Comeback Player of the Year

Chicago BearsQuarterback
1982 UPI NFL-NFC Rookie of the Year --- 1985 Pro Bowler --- 1985 All-Pro

BYU FootballQuarterback, Punter
1981 All-American 1980 & 1981 WAC Offensive Player of the Year 1978 WAC Co-Offensive Player of the Year 1978, 1980, & 1981 All-WAC

Nicknames
Punky QB, Jimmy Mac, Jimmy Headband

Where are they now?
  • Just moved from Chicago to Florida Jan 14, 2010

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Updated athletic career information for Jim McMahon
Edited the career summary for Jim McMahon.
  • Added player career summary for Chicago Bears:
    "1982 UPI NFL-NFC Rookie of the Year --- 1985 Pro Bowler --- 1985 All-Pro"
  • Added player career summary for Philadelphia Eagles:
    "1991 NFL Comeback Player of the Year"
by rockinfish Jan 22, 2013
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Updated personal notes for Jim McMahon
Edited the personal notes for Jim McMahon.
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Updated personal notes for Jim McMahon
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Quarterback Jim McMahon of the Chicago Bears during filming of the Super Bowl Shuffle in Chicago, Illinois in 1985. (Paul Natkin/Getty Images)
by rockinfish Jul 28, 2012
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Bubba Baker (Cardinals), Jim McMahon (Bears)
Bubba Baker (Cardinals), Jim McMahon (Bears)
by tm50 Jul 08, 2012
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Plaintiffs depict NFL as apathetic to concussions
In interviews conducted with a dozen plaintiffs in concussion-related lawsuits, what emerged was, at best, a depiction of a culture of indifference on the part of the NFL toward concussions and other injuries.
ESPN, Feb 02, 2012
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'They use you up': Hall of Famer Dorsett suing NFL (PA SportsTicker)
By HOWARD FENDRICH Associated Press
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 02, 2012
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'They use you up': Hall of Famer Dorsett suing NFL (AP)
The helmet-to-helmet shot knocked Tony Dorsett out cold in the second quarter of a 1984 Cowboys-Eagles game, the hardest hit he ever took during his Hall of Fame NFL career. "It was like a freight train hitting a Volkswagen," Dorsett says now. "Did they know...
Yahoo! Sports, Feb 02, 2012
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NFL concussion lawsuits being combined in Philly (The Canadian Press)
PHILADELPHIA - At least four lawsuits blaming the NFL for concussion-related dementia and brain disease will be consolidated in Philadelphia, and more could follow.
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 31, 2012
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Four NFL concussion lawsuits combined in Philly
At least four lawsuits blaming the NFL for concussion-related dementia and brain disease will be consolidated in Philadelphia, and more could follow.
ESPN, Jan 31, 2012
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NFL: Concussion claims don't belong in courts (The Canadian Press)
MIAMI - Former NFL players should not be permitted to sue for damages over concussions they suffered because player safety issues have long been governed by the league's collective bargaining agreements, an NFL lawyer said Thursday.
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 26, 2012
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NFL questions validity of concussion lawsuits
An attorney for the NFL says former players should not be allowed to sue for damages over concussions they suffered because player safety issues are governed by the league's collective bargaining agreement.
ESPN, Jan 26, 2012
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Panel mulling merging NFL concussion lawsuits
A federal judicial panel in Miami is considering whether to consolidate lawsuits filed around the country by more than 300 former NFL players seeking damages for concussions they suffered.
ESPN, Jan 26, 2012
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More ex-players bring concussion suits vs. NFL
A third lawsuit has been filed in Philadelphia by retired NFL players over brain injuries allegedly caused by on-field concussions, a week before U.S. judges decide whether to consolidate similar cases filed around the country.
ESPN, Jan 19, 2012
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More players join NFL concussion lawsuits (The Canadian Press)
PHILADELPHIA - A third lawsuit has been filed in Philadelphia by retired NFL players over brain injuries allegedly caused by on-field concussions, a week before U.S. judges decide whether to consolidate similar cases filed around the country.
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 19, 2012
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NFL, ex-players want concussion suits heard in Pa. (AP)
The National Football League hopes to consolidate in Philadelphia a string of lawsuits filed across the country by former players who say they've suffered concussion-related brain injuries. Seven former players filed the first such lawsuit last summer in...
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 10, 2012
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NFL, ex-players seek to unify concussion suits
The National Football League wants to consolidate in Philadelphia a string of lawsuits filed across the country by former players who say they've suffered concussion-related brain injuries.
ESPN, Jan 10, 2012
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