Former Bears player Otis Wilson releases new book about team

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 12:20PM
Otis Wilson, a former Chicago Bears player, visited the ABC7 studio on Sept. 12, 2017 to talk about his new book.


In "If These Walls Could Talk: Chicago Bears," former Bears player Otis Wilson takes fans behind the scenes as only as he can. Wilson, a former outside linebacker for the 1980s Bears, visited the ABC7 studio to talk about his book.

The book includes years of history with entertaining stories about the players, coaches and opponents Otis knew while he was with the bears. Wilson shares stories about Water Payton, Jim McMahon, Mike Singletary, William "Refrigerator" Perry, Mike Ditka and more.

There are stories from the Bears historic rivalry with the Green Bay Packers. Wilson was Chicago's first round draft pick in 1980 out of Louisville and had 10.5 sacks for the team's 1985 Super Bowl-winning season.

MEET OTIS WILSON
WHEN: 7 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE: Volumes Bookcafe, 1474 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.

For more information, visit: www.triumphbooks.com/WallsBears
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