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On My 40th Birthday, My 40 Favorite Chicago Bears of All-Time

Today, I turn 40 years old. So here is the ranking of my 40 favorite Chicago Bears of all-time. This is not my ranking of the best players in franchise history. These are my favorites.

(40) Cameron Worrell, Safety

(39) Ryan Wetnight, TE

(38) Robbie Gould, K

(37) Otis Wilson, LB

(36) Brian Urlacher, LB

(35) Red Grange, RB

(34) Bill George, LB

(33) Bronko Nagurski, All Kinds of Stuff

(32) Thomas Jones, RB

(31) Sid Luckman, QB

(30) Alex Brown, DE

(29) James “Big Cat” Williams, OT

(28) Rashied Davis, WR

(27) Patrick Mannelly, LS

(26) Lance Briggs, LB

(25) Mark Carrier, Safety

(24) Matt Forte, RB

(23) Kevin Butler, K

(22) Jay Hilgenberg, Center

(21) Jerry Azumah, CB

(20) Steve McMichael, DT

(19) Keith Traylor, DT

(18) Ted Washington, DT

(17) Matt Suhey, FB

(16) Jim McMahon, QB

(15) Mike Ditka, TE

(14) Jimbo Covert, OT

(13) Gale Sayers, RB

(12) Marty Booker, WR

(11) Olin Kreutz, Center

(10) Gary Fencik, Safety

(09) Chris Zorich, DT

(08) Dan Hampton, DT

(07) Richard Dent, DE

(06) Mike Brown, Safety

(05) Dick Butkus, LB

(04) Walter Payton, RB

(03) Mike Singletary, LB

(02) Devin Hester, KR

(#1) Charles “Peanut” Tillman, CB