Ranking the Top 5 Bears running backs of all time

Other than the obvious number one, who rounds out the rest of the top five and where do they sit?

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4. Neal Anderson

Checking in at number three on the Bears' all-time rushing list is former first-round pick Neal Anderson. Coming out of Florida with the 27th pick in the 1986 NFL Draft, Anderson would go on to play his entire eight-year career in Chicago and finished with 6,166 yards to go with 51 touchdowns on the ground.

Anderson would make four career Pro Bowls, all of them coming in a row from 1988 to 1991. Over his career, Anderson went over the 1,000-yard mark three times. But, what made him special was his ability to also act as a receiver. Anderson finished with 302 career receptions for 2,763 yards and 20 touchdowns, giving him a total of 71 career scores.

Overall, Anderson's best year came back in 1989 when he ran for 1,275 yards and 11 scores. That was a career-high in rushing yards for Anderson, but he also added a career-high 50 receptions for 434 yards and four scores.