The Best Chicago Bears Of All Time By Jersey Number: #20-29

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#29-Ronnie Bull

Tenure: 1962-1970

This was another one that was a tough call. There were some good candidates here like Raymont Harris and Dennis Gentry, but I decided to go with the 1962 NFC Rookie of the Year, Ronnie Bull. If you’re unfamiliar with him, he’s one of those guys you just wanted on your team. He ran the ball, caught the ball out of the backfield, returned kicks, and was known to be an excellent blocker as well. The stat line may not look as good as others, but the 2001 Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame inductee just squeaks by in the final spot on this list.

1962: 14 games, 113 carries, 363 yards, 1 TD—31 receptions, 331 yards

1963: 13 games, 117 carries, 404 yards, 1 TD—19 receptions, 132 yards, 2 TD

1964: 13 games, 86 carries, 320 yards, 1 TD—15 receptions, 35 yards

1965: 13 games, 91 carries, 417 yards, 3 TD—16 receptions, 186 yards, 1 TD

1966: 14 games, 100 carries, 318 yards—20 receptions, 174 yards

1967: 12 games, 61 carries, 176 yards—18 receptions, 250 yards, 1 TD

1968: 13 games, 107 carries, 472 yards, 3 TD—17 receptions, 145 yards

1969: 6 games, 44 carries, 187 yards—14 receptions, 91 yards

1970: 12 games, 68 carries, 214 yards—13 receptions, 60 yards

Runner-up: Dennis Gentry

That wraps up the 20s. Keep checking back in with us as this list continues. I think we already know that we’ll have some “Sweetness” as we get into the 30s, but who else will make the cut? Stay tuned.