50 Greatest Bears

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No. 6: Sid Luckman

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He played from 1939-50, yet Luckman remains the benchmark for every Bears quarterback. Part of that has been due to a mediocre crop of QBs, but Luckman had a great career. He was a first-team All-Pro from 1941-44 and again in '47. Luckman had the first 400-yard passing game in history, led the league in passing yards and TDs in '43, and his seven-touchdown game remains tied for the record. Luckman is in the Hall of Fame and his No. 42 is retired.