As fans of a franchise so storied, the tendency to elevate average to good players to the level of "great" is a prominent one, especially when one considers the stretches of mediocrity that have defined this team since George Halas last coached.
The bears have the most Hall of Fame players in the league and there are several that have been snubbed who belong as well. Jay Hilgenberg comes to mind immediately.
But there are a ton of players that Bears fans look at, especially during the drought stretches, and place a higher grade on than is deserved.
This article is dedicated to those players.
Now, being overrated does not make a player a bad player. In fact, some of these players are extremely good players. And one in particular does qualify as great, but still overrated.
So, with that said, on with the slideshow!