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Alyssa Barbieri

12 days till Bears season opener: Every player to wear No. 12 for Chicago

The Chicago Bears will kick off their 2023 regular season against the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 10, which is now 12 days away.

From now until the start of the season, we’ll be counting down each day by revisiting the players who have worn that specific jersey number.

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No. 12 is currently worn by wide receiver Velus Jones Jr., who is competing for a spot on the 53-man spot. Other players to wear the number include Allen Robinson and Erik Kramer.

With 12 days until kickoff, here’s a look at every player to ever wear No. 12 for the Bears (via Pro Football Reference):

WR Velus Jones Jr.: 2022-present

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WR Allen Robinson: 2018-22

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WR Markus Wheaton: 2017

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QB Matt Barkley: 2016

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QB Josh McCown: 2013

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QB Caleb Hanie: 2009-11

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WR Justin Gage: 2005-06

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QB Jonathan Quinn: 2004

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QB Chris Chandler: 2002-03

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P Brent Bartholomew: 2000

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QB Erik Kramer: 1994-98

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QB Steve Bradley: 1987

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QB Rusty Lisch: 1984

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QB Larry Rakestraw: 1966-68

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QB Dick Norman: 1961

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QB Zeke Bratkowski: 1954-60

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QB Steve Romanik: 1950-53

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E Walt Lamb: 1946

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E Abe Croft: 1944-45

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E Jim Benton: 1943

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G Hal Lahar: 1941

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C/LB Frank Sullivan: 1935-39

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T Sod Ryan: 1929

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OT Link Lyman: 1927-34

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T Hugh Blacklock: 1922-25

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OL Lou Usher: 1921-23

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