Two of the better running backs in Chicago Bears history have worn the number 35 -- All-Pro/Pro Bowl fullback Rick Casares (1955-64) and Pro Bowl halfback Neal Anderson (1986-93). Fullback Roland Harper (Walter Payton's backfield mate from 1975-82) and two-time 1,000-yard running back Anthony Thomas (2001-04) have also worn number 35. Defensive back Zackary Bowman (2008-11) has most recently donned the number for the Bears.
The Chicago Bears have had three excellent linebackers wear number 55 -- Doug Buffone (1966-79), Pro Bowler Otis Wilson (1980-87) and All-Pro/Pro Bowler Lance Briggs (2003-current as of 2012). All-Pro center Larry Strickland also wore number 55 (1954-59), as did linebacker John Roper (1989-92), linebacker Vinson Smith (1993-96) and linebacker Sean Harris (1997-2000).
Hall of Fame linebacker Mike Singletary wore #50 for the Bears from 1981-1992.
Lance Briggs is number 55 on the Chicago Bears.
The most recent bear to wear 55 is Lance Briggs, a linebacker.
In 1990, Steelers linebacker Jerry Olsavsky wore the #55.
On the 1990-91 Edmonton Oilers, no player wore the #55.
Matt Millen. Millen wore #55 for the Raiders between 1980-1988.
Junior Seau wore number 55
James McDonald is number 55 on the Chicago Cubs.