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Bears Have 7 Of The NFL's Top 200 Players In ESPN's 2012 'Big Book'

The Chicago Bears have landed seven players in the top 200 in ESPN's 2012 "Big Book," according to Kevin Seifert. Julius Peppers was the highest-ranked of the seven, coming in at No. 37.

Here is the full list of Bears players to appear in the rankings:

No. 37 - Julius Peppers

No. 39 - Matt Forte

No. 53 - Jay Cutler

No. 76 - Brandon Marshall

No. 118 - Brian Urlacher

No. 171 - Devin Hester

No. 172 - Lance Briggs

The Green Bay Packers led the NFC North with ten players on the list, followed by the Bears, Vikings (5) and Lions (4). Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers holds the top overall spot in the NFL, while two other NFC North stars - Detroit's Calvin Johnson (No. 4) and Minnesota's Adrian Peterson (No. 7) - also made it into the top ten.

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