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

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#24-Rosey Taylor

Tenure: 1961-1969

Ranked 11th on the all-time team list with 23 interceptions, former Chicago Bears safety Roosevelt Taylor had 23 interceptions during his time with the team in the 1960s. He was a key member of the defensive unit that helped the Bears to the 1963 NFL Championship. He had nine picks in that year alone, which is good for second on the all-time single-season interception list behind only those 10 from Mark Carrier in 1990. He made the Pro Bowl that year and also once more in 1968. In addition to his stellar play at safety, he also handled much of the kick return duties and is widely considered to be one of the 50 greatest players in franchise history.

1961: 14 games, 1 fumble recovery, 303 return yards

1962: 14 games, 2 INT, 64 yards, 1 fumble recovery, 109 return yards, 1 TD

1963: 14 games, 9 INT, 172 yards, 1 TD, 3 fumble recoveries, 159 return yards

1964: 14 games, 2 INT, 45 yards, 1 fumble recovery

1965: 14 games, 1 INT, 3 yards, 2 fumble recoveries

1966: 14 games, 1 INT, 15 yards, 2 fumble recoveries

1967: 14 games, 5 INT, 19 yards, 2 fumble recoveries

1968: 14 games, 3 INT, 96 yards, 1 TD

1969: 6 games, 0 INT

Runner-up: Vestee Jackson