- Founded: 1920. One of the charter NFL franchises.
- Formerly known as: the Staleys, after their corporate sponsors, in the early 1920s.
- Home stadium: Soldier Field, Chicago.
- Uniform colors: Home: Navy blue jerseys with orange trim, and white pants. Away: white jerseys, navy blue pants.
- Helmet design: Navy blue, with an orange "C".
- League championships won: 1932, 1933, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1946, 1963, 1985.
- Super Bowl appearances: XX (won)
The Bears are one of the storied NFL teams. Founded by George Halas, Halas maintained control of the team until his death in 1985, and also coached the team off-and-on for forty seasons.
Players of note
- Football Hall of Famers: :Dan Fortmann, "Stubby" Steve Millett, Carl Mercer, Bill Hewitt, Sid Luckman, Bronko Nagurski, Walter Payton
- Current stars:
- Retired numbers:
- Not to be forgotten: Jim McMahon, William Perry ("the Refrigerator"), Brian Piccolo (the subject of the film Brian's Song), Gale Sayers