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Alshon Jeffery’s Super Bowl Guarantee a Painful Reminder for Bears Fans

Jeffery guaranteed the Bears would win a Super Bowl last winter, then won one with Philadelphia

Neal Waters

Alshon Jeffery and the Philadelphia Eagles hoisted the Lombardi Trophy as Super Bowl champions on Sunday night, but Chicago Bears fans are left wondering about what might have been. 

After the Bears' final game of the 2016 season, Jeffery made a bold guarantee, saying that the team would win a championship. 

"I guarantee you we are going to win a Super Bowl next year," he said. 

Of course, Bears fans know how that turned out, as the team opted not to re-sign him, allowing him to sign a contract with the Eagles. 

After Jeffery caught three passes for 73 yards and a touchdown in the Eagles' 41-33 win over the New England Patriots, the team tweeted out a reminder of the receiver's guarantee: 

Maybe next year, Bears fans. 

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