Bear Baffler

While another season has come and gone, there is no reason to forget about football. It's time to test your Bears acumen with a pop quiz. Good luck and hopefully you'll have a better winning percentage than the '04 squad.

1. As a rookie, Nathan Vasher led the team with five interceptions. However, the team record for the most interceptions in an initial campaign is ten. Who owns the mark?
A. Johnny Lujack
B. Mark Carrier
C. Charles Tillman
D. Charlie Sumner

2. What Bear owns the NFL record for my points scored by a rookie?
A. Gale Sayers
B. Walter Payton
C. Kevin Butler
D. Paul Edinger

3. Who holds the team record for most games played?
A. Steve McMichael
B. Doug Buffone
C. Walter Payton
D. Mike Hartenstine

4. Lance Briggs became the first Bear other Brian Urlacher to lead the team in tackles since?
A. Barry Minter
B. Tony Parrish
C. Marty Carter
D. Joe Cain

5. Richard Dent holds the team record for sacks, but which Bear has the most consecutive games with a QB takedown?
A. Alonzo Spellman
B. Alan Page
C. Jim Osborne
D. Rosevelt Colvin

Answers
1. B – Mark Carrier picked of ten balls on his way to Defensive Rookie of the Year honors in 1990.

2. C – While Gale Sayers has the most touchdowns (22) by any rookie, Kevin Butler connected on all 51 extra point attempts and 31-of-38 field goal tries for a total of 144 points.

3. A – Steve McMichael played in 191 games over 13 years, which is also the team record most for consecutive games played.

4. A – Barry Minter paced the team in stops during the 1999 campaign with 149 tackles, including 93 solos.

5. D – Rosevelt Colvin had a sack in eight consecutive games during the 2002 campaign. He finished the season with a team-leading 10.5 sacks.


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