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Talking WCG’s Bears’ Top 100 Player List: Part 2

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In our latest T Formation Conversation (on the WCG Podcast Channel), Lester is joined by a few friends to discuss the WCG Top 100 Bears’ Players of All-Time list and this time they countdown from fifty to one.

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I’m assuming that by now you’ve all spent countless hours perusing our our Top 100 Bears’ Players of All-Time list and story-stream that Sam Householder, Jacob Infante, Erik Duerrwaechter, Jeff Berckes, Jack M Silverstein and myself compiled earlier this year in honor of the Chicago Bears’ 100th anniversary season.

I also assume that by now you’ve also listened to the first half of my special two-part T Formation Conversation Podcast where I grabbed Sam, Jeff, and Jack to talk about the 100 players we picked for our list.

In my latest T Formation Conversation podcast we talked about the players we ranked fifty through one, so give it a listen right here.

We not only talk about these historical great Bears, but we also bring the discussion around to the current team, plus you get you hear Jack doing dished in the second half of the episode.

As a reminder, here are the players in the top half of our list.

50. Julius Peppers, DE
49. Dave Duerson, S
48. Fred Williams, DL
47. Bill Osmanski, FB
46. Doug Buffone, LB
45. Joe Kopcha, OL/DL
44. Rosey Taylor, S
43. Mike Brown, S
42. Wilber Marshall, LB
41. Johnny Morris, WR
40. Ed Sprinkle, DE
39. Rick Casares, FB
38. Matt Forte, RB
37. Gary Fencik, S
36. Paddy Driscoll, QB/HB/K
35. Harlon Hill, WR
34. George Halas, E
33. Richie Petibone, S
32. Lance Briggs, LB
31. Link Lyman, T
30. George Trafton, C
29. George Musso, OL
28. Olin Kreutz, C
27. Joe Fortunato, LB
26. Devin Hester, KR/PR/WR
25. Steve McMichael, DT
24. Jimbo Covert, LT
23. Ed Healey, OT/OG/E
22. Bill Hewitt, E
21. Jay Hilgenberg, C
20. George McAfee, HB/DB
19. Joe Stydahar, T
18. Charles Tillman, CB
17. Stan Jones, OG/OT/DT
16. George Connor, OT/LB/DT
15. Dan Fortmann, OG/LB
14. Mike Ditka, TE
13. Dan Hampton, DT/DE
12. Richard Dent, DE
11. Doug Atkins, DE
10. Red Grange, HB/DB
9. Mike Singletary, MLB
8. Bronko Nagurski, FB
7. Brian Urlacher, MLB
6. Clyde Douglas “Bulldog” Turner, OL/LB
5. Bill George, LB
4. Sid Luckman, QB/DB/P
3. Gale Sayers, RB
2. Dick Butkus, MLB
1. Walter Payton, RB

And in case you missed it, here’s part one of my show.

See our full Bears’ 100 list right here and check out both parts of my podcast, and all our audio programming, at the WCG Podcast Channel!