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List of Chicago Bears players

The following is a list of notable past players of the Chicago Bears professional American football team.

Historic teams

Partial Inaugural (1919) Roster

  • ADKINS, Roy S. "Bement", G (Millikin / played at Taylorville [11-Nov-19] and was subsequently kicked off the Millikin football team)
  • BAILEY, (?), E
  • BRANNAN, Robert E. "Red", E/Coach (Millikin / maybe BRANNON?)
  • BRANT, (John W.)?, HB
  • BRECOUNT, Perry, QB (Springfield HS / Illinois - freshman)
  • CASEY, (?), HB (assumed name for GEPFORD?)
  • CHASE, (Frank M.)?, G (Great Lakes NTS?)
  • COOPER, "Joe", E
  • CRISP, Robert L. "Bob", G
  • DANCLIFF, (?), C (possibly DANKLEF)
  • DRESSEN, Charles W. "Chuck", QB-HB (Decatur HS)
  • ECKHOFF, (Edward G.)?, E
  • GAMMEL, (?), G
  • GEPFORD, Sidney "Sunshine", HB-FB (Millikin / like ADKINS, was kicked off Millikin team for playing with Staleys at Taylorville)
  • HALTERMAN, Henry J., G (Illinois - freshman)
  • KOEHLER, "Charlie", T
  • KRIGBAUM, W. Lutz, G-FB (World War I Captain/Major - French Croix de Guerre / US Distinguished Service Cross)
  • LANUM, Ralph L. "Jake", HB-FB (Millikin/Illinois)
  • MAY, Chester A. "Baldy", G (Taylorville HS)
  • MAY, Walter O. "Red", T (Taylorville HS)
  • McGRATH, (?), C
  • McELVEY, (?), HB (Northwestern - freshman?)
  • MINTUN, John F. "Jack", C (Cambridge, NE, HS)
  • MOFFETT, George H., T (Millikin)
  • MORAN, "Bun", G (assumed name for ADKINS?)
  • PYRZYNSKI, (?), HB-FB (multiple variations on spelling of surname)
  • THRIFT, C. Lawrence, FB-E (Decatur HS)
  • VALENTINE, (Willard C.)?, E
  • VEACH, W. Walter, HB
  • WACASER, A. Wade, T (Taylorville Independents player - signed by Staleys to join team after Taylorville had concluded its season)
  • WAGNER, (?), E (Rose Polytechnic, IN)
  • WASEM, Fred P. "Fritz", E/Manager (Millikin)
  • WOODWORTH, Ray C. "Buster", E

Super Bowl XX championship roster

Complete Roster of 1985 season (1/26/1986)

Quarterbacks

Offensive backs

Receivers

Tight ends

 

Kickers

Offensive line

Defensive line

 

Linebackers

Cornerbacks

Defensive backs

Safeties

First-round draft picks

For a list of Chicago Bears players see Chicago Bears players
The following is a list of first round draft picks of the Chicago Bears professional American football team.

Year Player Pos. School Pick #
2007 Greg Olsen TE Miami 31
2006 No Pick -- -- --
2005 Cedric Benson RB Texas 4
2004 Tommie Harris DT Oklahoma 14
2003 Michael Haynes DE Penn State 14
  Rex Grossman QB Florida 22
2002 Marc Colombo OT Boston College 29
2001 David Terrell WR Michigan 8
2000 Brian Urlacher LB New Mexico 9
1999 Cade McNown QB UCLA 12
1998 Curtis Enis RB Penn State 5
1997 No Pick -- -- --
1996 Walt Harris DB Mississippi State 13
1995 Rashaan Salaam RB Colorado 21
1994 John Thierry DE Alcorn State 11
1993 Curtis Conway WR Southern California 7
1992 Alonzo Spellman DE Ohio State 22
1991 Stan Thomas OT Texas 22
1990 Mark Carrier S Southern California 6
1989 Donnell Woolford DB Clemson 11
  Trace Armstrong DE Florida 12
1988 Brad Muster FB Stanford 23
  Wendell Davis WR Louisiana State 27
1987 Jim Harbaugh QB Michigan 26
1986 Neal Anderson RB Florida 27
1985 William Perry DT Clemson 22
1984 Wilber Marshall LB Florida 11
1983 Jim Covert OT Pittsburgh 6
  Willie Gault WR Tennessee 18
1982 Jim McMahon QB Brigham Young 5
1981 Keith Van Horne OT Arkansas 11
1980 Otis Wilson LB Louisville 19
1979 Dan Hampton DT Arkansas 4
  Al Harris DE Arizona State 9
1978 No Pick -- -- --
1977 Ted Albrecht OT California --
1976 Dennis Lick OT Wisconsin --
1975 Walter Payton RB Jackson State 4
1974 Waymond Bryant LB Tennessee State 4
  Dave Gallagher DE Michigan 20
1973 Wally Chambers DT Eastern Kentucky --
1972 Lionel Antoine OT Southern Illinois --
  Craig Clemons S Iowa --
1971 Joe Moore RB Missouri --
1970 No Pick -- -- --
Modern Era (1970-present) -- -- --
1969 Rufus Mayes OT Ohio State --
1968 Mike Hull RB Southern California --
1967 Loyd Phillips DE Arkansas --
1966 George Rice DT Louisiana State --
1965 Dick Butkus LB Illinois --
  Gale Sayers RB Kansas --
  Steve DeLong DE Tennessee --
1964 Dick Evey DT Tennessee --
1963 Dave Behrman C Michigan State --
1962 Ronnie Bull RB Baylor --
1961 Mike Ditka TE Pittsburgh 5
1960 Roger Davis G Syracuse --
1959 Don Clark HB Ohio State --
1958 Chuck Howley LB West Virginia --
1957 Earl Leggett DT Louisiana State --
1956 Tex Schriewer E Texas --
1955 Ron Drzewiecki HB Marquette --
1954 Stan Wallace HB Illinois --
1953 Billy Anderson HB Compton JC --
1952 Jim Dooley FL Miami (Florida)
1951 Bob Williams QB Notre Dame --
  Billy Stone HB Bradley --
  Gene Schroeder E Virginia --
1950 Chuck Hunsinger HB Florida --
  Harper Davis HB Mississippi State --
1949 Dick Harris C Texas --
1948 Bobby Layne QB Texas --
  Max Baumgardner E Texas --
1947 *Bob Fenimore HB Oklahoma State --
  Dick Kindt HB Wisconsin --
1946 Johnny Lujack QB Notre Dame --
1945 Don Lund HB Michigan --
1944 Ray Evans HB Kansas --
1943 Bob Steuber HB Missouri --
1942 Frankie Albert QB Stanford --
1941 *Tom Harmon HB Michigan 1
  Norm Standlee FB Stanford 3
  Don Scott HB Ohio State 9
1940 Clyde Turner C-LB Hardin-Simmons --
1939 Sid Luckman QB Columbia --
  Bill Osmanski FB Holy Cross --
1938 Joe Gray HB Oregon State --
1937 Les McDonald E Nebraska --
1936 Joe Stydahar T West Virginia 6
Early Era (1920-1969) -- -- --
* Denotes first overall pick

Starting quarterbacks

These quarterbacks have started for the NFL's Chicago Bears. They are listed in order of the date of each man's first start at quarterback for the Bears.

1920s Early Era (1920-1969)

1930s

1940s

1950s

1960s

1970s Modern Era (1970-present)

1980s

1990s

2000s

Notes

References

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