Chris & Tell

‘Chris & Tell’ episode 8: Dan Hampton

3 years agoStaff Report

Hosted by Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Chris Myers, episode eight of Chris & Tell presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois features an in-depth conversation with Chicago Bears former defensive tackle and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Dan Hampton. To watch the full interview, click here.

Hampton played 12 seasons with the Bears from 1979-1990, winning a Super Bowl with the team in 1985. A four-time Pro Bowler, Hampton was voted to the 1979 All-Rookie team and 1984 All-Pro first team. Hampton was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002 and currently covers the Bears on WGN Radio.

Hampton and Myers discuss memories from the 1985 team and the relationship between Mike Ditka and Buddy Ryan, along with the expectations for 2021 Bears first round pick Justin Fields and the impact that ALS has had on Hampton’s former teammate and friend, Steve “Mongo” McMichael.

About Chris & Tell: A monthly half-hour interview show hosted by Chris Myers, featuring in-depth interviews with sports stars, celebrities and legends who share stories about their past and grant an inside look at their present.

Debuting in January of 2021, previous guests include Ron Rivera, Jim McMahon, Doc Rivers, Joakim Noah, Greg Maddux, Tom Dreesen and Billy Williams.

About Chris Myers: Myers is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster with more than 30 years of broadcasting experience at the highest levels of sport. He is the host of Chris & Tell presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, airing on Marquee Sports Network, a half-hour interview show featuring in-depth conversations with sports stars and celebrities. Chris also serves as play-by-play announcer for a select number of Cubs games on Marquee Sports Network and contributes to additional studio programming. Since joining Fox Sports in 1998, he has covered the World Series and Super Bowl, and is a regular play-by-play commentator on Fox NFL Sundays. He also contributes to NASCAR on Fox coverage, hosting weekly live coverage from the track.

Prior to joining Fox in 1998, he worked for 11 years at ESPN, serving as an anchor on SportsCenter and the host of the sports interview show Up Close. Myers majored in radio and television at Florida International University and Miami Dade Community College.

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