Ron Rivera could have been in "Super Bowl Shuffle," Slept in Instead

Before Ron Rivera became head coach for the Carolina Panthers, he played linebacker for the Chicago Bears, one of the greatest defensive lines, and teams, of all time. It was during his years as a Bear that he perhaps missed his opportunity for internet fame.

During the 1985 regular season, the year the Bears went on to win the Super Bowl, the team made one of the most epic music videos of all time, called the "Super Bowl Shuffle." The song was a bold statement, as they proclaimed themselves to be the best in the league, and they turned out to be right. The team shot the video the day after their only loss of the season: in Miami against the Dolphins.

Rivera could have been a part of the video, and gone down in music video (and YouTube) history, but he chose to sleep in instead. 
 
"Half the team showed up for it," Rivera said. "Half stayed home and slept because it was a Monday night game. We didn't get home until 4:30-5 o'clock in the morning."
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