3 Greatest Wide Receivers in Bears History

Alshon Jeffery is among the best wide receivers in Bears history.
Alshon Jeffery is among the best wide receivers in Bears history. / Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

The Chicago Bears have a storied history in the NFL. Though they've generally been known for their prowess on the defensive side of the ball, they've fielded plenty of talented offensive players as well.

With that in mind, let's take a look at the three best wide receivers in the Bears' history.

Best Wide Receivers in Bears History

3. Alshon Jeffery (2012-16)

Had he stayed in Chicago longer, Alshon Jeffery could've been much higher on this list. He only played 63 games for the team, though. Still, he ranks No. 3 all-time on the Bears with 4,549 receiving yards and his 26 scores are No. 9 overall. What sets him apart is his receiving yards per game, though, as his 72.2 per contest is the best of any Bear with 50-plus games played.

2. Johnny Morris (1958-67)

Playing in the late 1950's to early 60's, it's difficult to compare stats, but Johnny Morris still manages to stand out. His 5,059 receiving yards are the best such mark in franchise history, and he's tied for fifth with 31 receiving touchdowns. He made the Pro Bowl in 1960 and was a first-team All-Pro selection in 1964, when he led the league with 93 receptions, 1,200 receiving yards and 10 scores.

1. Harlon Hill (1954-61)

Throwing it back even further, Harlon Hill had to top this list. His 4,616 receiving yards trails only Morris in Bears history and his 40 TDs are also the second-best mark in team history. He was a Pro Bowler in each of his first three NFL seasons and was a two-time first-team All-Pro as well. He was a big-play threat in Chicago, scoring TDs of 79 yards in 1956 and 88 in 1959, leading the league on both instances.

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