The Best Chicago Bears Of All Time By Jersey Number: #40-49

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#44-Terry Schmidt

Tenure: 1976-1984

Drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fifth round in 1974, Terry Schmidt joined the Bears as a defensive back in 1976 and played nearly a decade in Chicago, leaving one season before the team won Super Bowl XX. Over the course of his nine years, he amassed 21 interceptions, which is good for 15th on the Bears’ all-time interception list.

1976: 9 games

1977: 10 games

1978: 16 games, 2 INT, 23 yards, 1 fumble recovery

1979: 16 games, 6 INT, 44 yards

1980: 16 games, 1 INT, 1 fumble recovery

1981: 16 games, 2 INT, 4 yards, 1 fumble recovery

1982: 9 games, 4 INT, 39 yards

1983: 13 games, 5 INT, 31 yards, 1 TD

1984: 16 games, 1 INT

Runner-up: Garry Lyle