The Best Chicago Bears Of All Time By Jersey Number: #80-89

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#81-Doug Atkins

Tenure: 1955-1966

After playing his first two years in Cleveland, defensive end Doug Atkins played the bulk of his career with the Chicago Bears. He was the leader of the defensive unit that helped the Bears win the 1963 NFL Championship. During his time in Chicago, he went to the Pro Bowl eight times and was a First Team All-Pro four times. He is a member of the 1960s All-Decade Team, the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1982.

1955: 12 games

1956: 6 games

1957: 12 games, 1 fumble recovery

1958: 12 games, 2 fumble recoveries

1959: 12 games

1960: 12 games, 1 fumble recovery

1961: 14 games, 2 fumble recoveries

1962: 14 games, 2 fumble recoveries

1963: 14 games, 1 INT, 1 safety

1964: 12 games

1965: 14 games, 1 INT

1966: 12 games, 1 INT, 3 yards

Runner-up: Jeff Graham