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John Herndon
Dan Hampton, one of the stars of Buddy Ryan’s defense that carried the Bears to a Super Bowl victory in 1985, speaks to the media this afternoon outside of Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg.
NFL greats here to bid farewell to Buddy Ryan

Dozens of legendary former NFL stars are in Anderson County today to pay their final respects to Buddy Ryan, considered one the greatest defensive minds in the history of the league.

Ryan, 82, passed away Tuesday in Louisville. A former Anderson County resident, Ryan most recently lived in Shelbyville, where his health has declined in recent years.