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The Best Chicago Bears Kickers Of All Time

Updated December 4, 2019 1.5k votes 238 voters 4.1k views29 items

List RulesVote up kickers based only on their performance with the Bears.

The best Chicago Bears kickers ever have all had a part in some of the biggest moments in franchise history. NFL games can be won and lost by one or two points, making every made or missed kick of the greatest importance and every starting kicker a potential hero.

While recent stars like Robbie Gould and Paul Edinger have made their mark in the Bears' past, early standouts like Kevin Butler and Bob Thomas helped craft their own legacies in the old days of the franchise.

So which of these kickers from Chicago Bears history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who are the best Bears kickers of all-time? Vote below, and check back to see what other football fans thought.

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    34

    Robbie Gould

    Bears career: 2005–2015

    Career accomplishments:
    Pro Bowl (2006)
    First-team All-Pro (2006)

  • 2
    126
    20

    Kevin Butler

    Bears career: 1985–1995

    Career accomplishments: 
    Super Bowl XX Champion

  • 3

    Bears career: 1949, 1950–1958

  • 4
    51
    24

    Bob Thomas

    Bears career: 1975-1984

  • 5
    48
    24

    Cairo Santos

    Bears career: 2017

  • 6
    42
    20

    Paul Edinger

    Bears career: 2000–2004

  • 7

    Bears career: 1948–1951

  • 8
    33
    20

    Mac Percival

    Bears career: 1967–1973

  • 9
    51
    49

    Eddy Pineiro

    Bears career: 2019–present

  • 10

    Bears career: 1996–1999

  • 11

    Bears career: 1961-1966

  • 12
    15
    13

    Mirro Roder

    Bears career: 1973–1974

  • 13
    13
    17

    John Aveni

    Bears career: 1959–1960

  • 14
    11
    13

    Frank Maznicki

    Bears career: 1942, 1946 

  • 15
    10
    13

    Doug Brien

    Bears career: 2005

  • 16

    Bears career: 2012

  • 17

    Bears career: 1963–1964

  • 18
    8
    12

    Fred Venturelli

    Bears career: 1948

  • 19

    Bears career: 2014

  • 20

    Bears career: 2017

  • 21
    6
    14

    Tim Lashar

    Bears career: 1987

  • 22

    Bears career: 1999

  • 23
    5
    14

    Jaret Holmes

    Bears career: 1999

  • 24
    6
    18

    Brian Gowins

    Bears career: 1999

  • 25
    6
    19

    Hans Nielsen

    Bears career: 1999