The importance and significance of the Chicago Bears 100th season can not be stressed enough. It’s a time for players and fans to celebrate the illustrious history of this great team. Because of this, the Chicago Bears plan on giving out bobbleheads of former Windy City legends from each decade to fans that attend home games. Let’s list off not only the bobbleheads, but also the legendary achievements by these players to honor them. All times below are CST. Some players and coaches may have been in the league longer with other teams, but these are their achievements with just the Bears.

Preseason:

Thursday, Aug. 8, vs Carolina Panthers, 7 p.m.

Bobblehead: HB Red “The Galloping Ghost” Grange (1925, 1929-1934)
Achievements: Back to back NFL Champion (1932, 1933), 2x First Team All-Pro, 1x Second-Team All-Pro, NFL All-Decade 1920s team, No. 77 retired, HOFer.

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Thursday, Aug. 29 vs. Tennessee Titans, 7 p.m.

Bobblehead: MLB Bill George (1952-1965)
Achievements: Credited as the creator of the 4-3 Defense, 1x NFL Champion (1963), 8x Pro Bowl, 8x First-Team All-Pro, NFL All-Decade 1960s team. No. 61 retired, HOFer.

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Regular Season:

Thursday, Sept. 5 vs. Green Bay Packers, 7:20 p.m.

Bobblehead: HC “Iron” Mike Ditka (1982-1992)
Achievements: 1x Super Bowl Champion (XX), 2x Coach of the Year, HOFer.

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Sunday, Sept. 29 vs. Minnesota Vikings, 3:25 p.m.

Bobblehead: FB Bronko Nagurski (1930-1937, 1943)
Achievements: 3x NFL Champion (1932, 1933, 1943), 4x First-Team All Pro, 3x 2nd-Team All-Pro, NFL Rushing TDs Leader (1933), NFL 75th Anniversary team, NFL All-Decade 1930s team, No. 3 retired, HOFer.

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Sunday, Oct. 20 vs. New Orleans Saints, 3:25 p.m.

Bobblehead: RB Walter “Sweetness” Payton (1975-1987)
Achievements: Greatest NFL player of all-time, 1x Super Bowl Champion (XX), NFL MVP (1977), Bert Bell Award (1985), Walter Payton Man of the Year (1977), NFL Offensive Player of the year (1977), 7x First-team All-Pro, 1x Second-team All-Pro, 9x Pro Bowl, NFL Rushing yards and TDs leader (1977), 4x Rushing Attempts leader, NFL All-Decade 1970s and 1980s team, NFL 75th Anniversary team, No. 34 retired, HOFer.

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Sunday, Oct. 27 vs. Los Angeles Chargers, noon

Bobblehead: MLB Brian Urlacher (2000-2012)
Achievements: NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (2000), NFL Defensive Player of the Year (2005), 4x First-Team All-Pro, 1x Second-Team All-Pro, 8x Pro Bowl, most tackles in an NFL game (25), HOFer.

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Sunday, Nov. 10 vs. Detroit Lions, noon

Bobblehead: QB Sid Luckman (1939-1950)
Achievements: 4x NFL Champion (1940, 1941, 1943, 1946), NFL MVP (1943), 3x NFL passing yards, TDs, and passer rating leader, 5x First-Team All-Pro, 1x Second-Team All-Pro, 3x Pro Bowl, Most touchdowns thrown in a game (7), NFL All-Decade 1940s team, No. 42 retired, HOFer.

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Sunday, Nov. 24 vs. New York Giants, noon

Bobblehead: HB/KR/PR Gale Sayers (1965-1971) and MLB Dick Butkus (1965-1973).
Achievements (Gale Sayers): NFL Rookie of the Year (1965), NFL Comeback Player of the Year (1969), 2x NFL rushing yards leader, 5x First-Team All-Pro, 4x Pro Bowl, NFL All-Decade 1960s team, NFL 75th Anniversary team, No. 40 retired.
(Dick Butkus): Greatest Middle Linebacker of All-Time, 2x NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1969, 1970), 6x First-Team All-Pro, 2x Second-Team All-Pro, NFL All-Decade 1960s & 1970s team, No. 50 retired, HOFer.

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Thursday, Dec. 5 vs. Dallas Cowboys, 7:20 p.m.

Bobblehead: MLB “Samurai” Mike Singletary (1981-1992)
Achievements: Super Bowl Champion (XX), 2x NFL Defensive Player of the Year (1985, 1988), Walter Payton Man of the Year (1990), 8x First-Team All-Pro, 1x Second-Team All-Pro, 10x Pro Bowl, NFL All-Decade 1980s team, HOFer.

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Sunday, Dec. 22 vs. Kansas City Chiefs, 7:20 p.m

Bobblehead: CB/WR/KR/PR Devin “Windy City Flyer” Hester (2006-2013)
Achievements: Greatest Kick/Punt Returner of all time, Most total return touchdowns (20), Most punt return touchdowns (14), Most return touchdowns in a season (6), Only player ever to return the opening kickoff of a Super Bowl for a touchdown. 3x First-Team All-Pro, 1x Second-Team All-Pro, 3x Pro Bowl, NFL All-Decade 2000s team.

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