Former Bear Richard Dent arrested for driving 107 mph on Edens

(WINNETKA) Former Chicago Bears defensive end and Super Bowl XX MVP Richard Dent was arrested in the northern suburbs early Wednesday after police clocked him driving 107 mph in a 55 mph zone, authorities said.

About 2:13 a.m., Dent was driving on the Edens Expressway (I-94) at Winnetka Avenue in Northfield when he was pulled over for speeding, according to Northfield police.

Richard Dent | Northfield police photo
Richard Dent | Northfield police photo

Dent, 54, was driving a 2010 Range Rover when he was clocked 107 mph, according to police.

Dent was charged with a misdemeanor for excessive speeding and released on a $2,000 bond, police said. He is scheduled to appear in court on May 5.

Dent played defensive end for the Bears from 1983-1993, and again in 1995. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011.