5 Things You Might Not Know: Chicago Bears Edition

Pro Player Insiders is working on educating the casual and hardcore football fan alike with a series of informative stories that will run over the course of the next couple of months. We will look to find out the origin of team names, obscure league history, and little known facts about each NFL team. Today, we continue our series of things you might not know with five things about the Chicago Bears.

  1. The Bears have the most Hall of Fame inductees with 27 members and the most retired jersey numbers with 13.
  2. The Bears were founded in Decatur, Illinois in 1919.
  3. The Bears were originally named the Decatur Staleys.
  4. The Bears have appeared in the playoffs 26 times.
  5. The A.E. Staley Company originally owned the Chicago Bears.
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