The Chicago Bears are a professional American football team founded in 1919 in Chicago, Illinois. The team competes in the NFC North Division of the National Football League (NFL). Some of the franchise’s most popular players include Walter Payton, Dick Butkus, Gale Sayers, Brian Urlacher, and Mike Singletary. The Bears have won four NFC championships, eight NFL titles, and one Super Bowl title. Virginia Halas McCaskey owns the team and George McCaskey is the chairman.