2001-2010 All-Bears Team: Safety #2

We're at the final defense position here. Unlike the normal procedure of stuff going up at 4 PM ET/3 PM CT each weekend, we're going to finish the voting this weekend. Safety #2 will go up right now. This afternoon, we'll get into the special teams folks by discussing the only punter to kick for the Bears in the decade. Sunday, we'll discuss kickers in the morning and finish 'er off with returners in the afternoon, and the team will be revealed in it's entirety on Wednesday at 4 PM ET/3 PM CT.

Now with the propers out of the way, here's the results of Wednesday's poll...

For the third cornerback position, The Interceptor, Nathan Vasher snatched it away from Jerry Azumah (54%).

Of course his most memorable play didn't come on defense; rather, special teams, but in his time as a Bear he was a solid ballhawk.

And now we move to the actual subject matter of this shindig. After the jump, the candidates...

Mike GreenProbably better known for being Mr. Irrelevant in the 2000 draft, Green started at safety in 2002 and 2004 while playing for the team from 2000 to 2005. Since 2001, Green picked up 6 sacks, four interceptions, seven forced fumbles, and 310 tackles with 74 assists.

Chris Harris: Harris was a sixth round draft pick of the Bears in 2005. He was traded to the Panthers before the 2007 season for a 5th-round draft pick in 2008; that pick became Kellen Davis. Harris was traded back to the Bears in 2010 for linebacker Jamar Williams. Harris started 36 of his 41 games played as a Bear; in those games, he has a sack, ten interceptions including five in 2010, twenty passes deflected, no forced fumbles (all twelve of his forced fumbles were as a member of the Panthers), and 142 tackles with 40 assists.

Danieal ManningManning is best known for the affliction known as DMS; he's been shuffled from safety to nickel and back to safety, and when left to start at safety he had his best season defensively. He's started 56 of his 77 games played; as a Bear, he's amassed 7 interceptions, 26 passes defended, seven forced fumbles, and 272 tackles with 65 assists.

And to that we add...

Tony Parrish: A second-round draft pick in 1998, started all 64 games of his career as a Bear, leaving town in 2001. In 2001, he had a sack, three interceptions, four passes defended, and 56 tackles with 11 assisted.

As always, if you don't like the options, vote "Other" and tell us who you think!

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