On This Date 11/21/1982

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The NFL season resumes after a two-month strike. Taking advantage of the restart is the Chicago Bears Giving rookie quarterback Jim McMahon, who Chicago grabbed with the fifth overall pick in the NFL Draft. McMahon completed 16 of 27 passes for 233 yards with two touchdowns as the Bears beat the Detroit Lions 20-17. It is also the first win for coach Mike Ditka as the Bears improve to 1-2.