List of Chicago Bears players

List of Chicago Bears players

The following are lists of past and current players of the Chicago Bears professional American football team.

Contents

  • Historic teams 1
    • Partial inaugural (1919) roster 1.1
    • Super Bowl rosters 1.2
      • Super Bowl XX championship roster 1.2.1
      • Super Bowl XLI runner-up roster 1.2.2
  • Current roster 2
  • First-round draft picks 3
  • Pro Football Hall of Famers 4
  • Retired numbers 5
  • Starting quarterbacks 6
    • Early Era (1920–1969) 6.1
      • 1920s 6.1.1
      • 1930s 6.1.2
      • 1940s 6.1.3
      • 1950s 6.1.4
      • 1960s 6.1.5
    • Modern Era (1970–present) 6.2
      • 1970s 6.2.1
      • 1980s 6.2.2
      • 1990s 6.2.3
      • 2000s 6.2.4
      • 2010s 6.2.5
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Historic teams

Partial inaugural (1919) roster

The following is a partial roster for the 1919 season, when the team was known as the Decatur Staleys.

Name Position Notes
Roy S. "Bement" Adkins G
(?) Bailey E
Robert E. "Red" Brannan E/Coach
(John W.)? Brant HB
Perry Brecount QB
(?) Casey HB
Frank Manley Chase G
"Joe" Cooper E
Robert L. "Bob" Crisp G
(?) Dancliff C
Chuck Dressen QB-HB
(Edward G.)? Eckhoff E
(?) Gammel G
Sidney "Sunshine" Gepford HB-FB
Henry J. Halterman G
"Charlie" Koehler T
William Lutz Krigbaum G-FB Colonel U.S. Army
Ralph L. "Jake" Lanum HB-FB
Chester A. "Baldy" May G
Walter O. "Red" May T
(?) McGrath C
(?) McElvey HB
John F. "Jack" Mintun C
George H. Moffett T
"Bun" Moran G
(?) Pyrzynski HB-FB
C. Lawrence Thrift FB-E
(Willard C.)? Valentine E
W. Walter Veach HB
A. Wade Wacaser T
(?) Wagner E
Paul C. Wilson E Methodist Minister Rev. Paul C. Wilson
Fred P. "Fritz" Wasem E/Manager
Ray C. "Buster" Woodworth E
Lester "Lefty" Wallack

Super Bowl rosters

The following lists are lists of the Bears Super Bowl teams.

Super Bowl XX championship roster

Super Bowl XLI runner-up roster

Current roster

First-round draft picks

The following list is of the Bears first-round draft picks since 1936.[2]

Pro Football Hall of Famers

The following is a list of Pro Football Hall of Famers that have been a major contributor to the Bears, along with the year of their induction.

Retired numbers

The Bears have retired fourteen uniform numbers, which is the most in the NFL, and ranks fourth behind the NBA's Boston Celtics (21), MLB's New York Yankees (16), and NHL's Montreal Canadiens (15) for the most in the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

Starting quarterbacks

Jay Cutler, the most recent Bears starting quarterback as of week six of 2014

The following list is a list of starting quarterbacks of the Bears.

Early Era (1920–1969)

1920s

1930s

1940s

1950s

1960s

Modern Era (1970–present)

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

2010s

References

  1. ^ http://espn.go.com/chicago/85bears/specialFeature?page=1985bears
  2. ^ http://www.nfl.com/draft/history/fulldraft?teamId=0810&type=roundbyteam#
  3. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – George Halas". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Bronko Nagurski". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Harold (Red) Grange". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Ed Healey". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – William Roy Lyman". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – George Trafton". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Paddy Driscoll". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Dan Fortmann". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Dan Fortmann". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – George McAfee". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Clyde Bulldog Turner". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  14. ^  "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Joe Stydahar". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  15. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Bill Hewitt". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Bill George". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  17. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – George Connor". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  18. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Gale Sayers". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  19. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Dick Butkus". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  20. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – George Blanda". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  21. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Doug Atkins". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  22. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – George Musso". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  23. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Mike Ditka". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  24. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Stan Jones". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  25. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Walter Payton". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  26. ^ Inducted as general manager
  27. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Jim Finks". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  28. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Mike Singletary". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  29. ^ "Pro Football Hall of Fame – Dan Hampton". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  30. ^ "Richard Dent makes Pro Football Hall of Fame". Chicago Tribune. February 5, 2011. Retrieved February 5, 2011. 
  31. ^ http://rjs.org/genealogy/pics/RRS_Bears.jpg
  32. ^ Evans, Vince. "1970's quarterback". Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  33. ^ Grossman was named as the Bears' starting quarterback for week fifteen (2005) and the NFC Divisional Playoffs.
  34. ^ Orton was named as the Bears starting quarterback for week fourteen of the 2007 season, after Grossman sustained a knee injury during week thirteen.

External links

  • Official website