The Best Chicago Bears Of All Time By Jersey Number: #30-39

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#31-Joe Fortunato

Tenure: 1955-1966

Just one in the long line of great linebackers in Chicago Bears history, Joe Fortunato, an All-American at Mississippi State University, played his entire career in Chicago. He made five Pro Bowls, was a member of the 1950s All-Decade Team, was a three-time First Team All-Pro, was on the second team once, and was a member of the 1963 NFL Championship team.

1955: 12 games, 1 fumble recovery

1956: 12 games, 2 INT, 30 yards, 1 TD, 2 fumble recoveries

1957: 12 games, 3 fumble recoveries

1958: 12 games, 1 INT, 5 yards, 1 fumble recovery

1959: 12 games, 2 INT, 10 yards, 3 fumble recoveries

1960: 12 games

1961: 14 games, 3 INT, 34 yards, 1 fumble recovery

1962: 14 games, 3 INT, 44 yards

1963: 14 games, 2 INT, 30 yards, 3 fumble recoveries

1964: 13 games, 2 fumble recoveries

1965: 14 games, 2 INT, 3 fumble recoveries

1966: 14 games, 1 INT, 3 yards, 1 fumble recovery, 1 TD

Runner-up: Nathan Vasher