Senior writer Larry Mayer ranks the top 10 fourth-round draft picks in Bears history:
1 / 10
(10) Tom Thayer, guard (1983)
Thayer was a key member of some of the best offensive lines in NFL history, appearing in 123 games with 120 starts over eight seasons with the Bears.
2 / 10
*(9) Todd Bell, safety (1981) *
Bell played six seasons with the Bears, though he sat out the magical 1985 campaign due to a contract holdout. He was voted to the Pro Bowl in 1984 after recording four interceptions.
3 / 10
(8) Kevin Butler, kicker (1985)
Butler appeared in 184 games over 12 seasons with the Bears. The Georgia product set an all-time franchise record that has since been broken by scoring 1,116 points.
4 / 10
(7) Rosevelt Colvin, linebacker (1999)
Colvin spent four seasons with the Bears, recording 26 sacks and 10 forced fumbles. Moving to defensive end in passing situations, he compiled 10.5 sacks in both 2001 and 2002.
5 / 10
(6) Marcus Robinson, receiver (1997)
Robinson played five seasons with the Bears, catching 187 passes for 2,695 yards and 20 touchdowns. He set a franchise single-season receiving record that has since been broken with 1,400 yards in 1999.
6 / 10
(5) Doug Buffone, linebacker (1966)
Buffone played 14 seasons with the Bears, tied for second most in franchise history. His 24 career interceptions are the most ever by a Bears linebacker.
7 / 10
(4) Tarik Cohen, running back (2017)
Cohen was named first-team All-Pro and voted to the Pro Bowl as a return specialist in 2018. He is the second player in NFL history to gain at least 500 yards via rushing, receiving, punt returns and kickoff returns in his first 25 games.
8 / 10
(3) Nathan Vasher, cornerback (2004)
Vasher played six seasons with the Bears, appearing in 87 games with 51 starts and registering 20 interceptions and two forced fumbles.
9 / 10
(2) Alex Brown, defensive end (2002)
Brown spent eight seasons with the Bears, appearing in 127 games with 107 starts and recording 43.5 sacks and five interceptions. He ranks fourth on the team’s all-time sack list.
10 / 10
(1) Eddie Jackson, safety (2017)
Jackson was voted first-team All-Pro and selected to the Pro Bowl in 2018 after registering a career-high six interceptions and scoring three touchdowns.