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1937 Chicago Bears (NFL) 1st place Western Division 9-1-1 .900
Head Coach: George Halas
Assistant CoachRed Grange
Assistant CoachLuke Johnsos
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Mon9/6/1937APan American All-Americans0-6LDallas, TXCotton Bowl25000
Tue9/7/1937AOklahoma All-Stars25-0WOklahoma City, OKOklahoma City University Stadium5500
Fri9/10/1937ACalumet All-Stars34-0WEast Chicago, INRoosevelt High School Stadium12000
Sun9/12/1937ADes Moines Comets39-0WPeoria, ILWoodruff Field2500
Sun9/19/1937AGreen Bay Packers14-2WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium16658Boxscore
Tue9/21/1937ADuluth All-Stars49-18WDuluth, MNPublic School Stadium7500
Sun9/26/1937ABrandt Florals60-13WChicago, ILMills Stadium5000Postponed from 9/24
Thu9/30/1937AAustin Bears47-0WChicago, ILMills Stadium5000
Mon10/4/1937APittsburgh Pirates7-0WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field22511Boxscore
Wed10/6/1937AWarren Red Jackets49-7WErie, PAMemorial Stadium10000
Sun10/10/1937ACleveland Rams20-2WCleveland, OHLeague Park5000Boxscore
Sun10/17/1937HChicago Cardinals16-7WChicago, ILWrigley Field22978Boxscore
Sun10/24/1937HDetroit Lions28-20WChicago, ILWrigley Field34530Boxscore
Sun10/31/1937ANew York Giants3-3TNew York, NYPolo Grounds50449Boxscore
Sun11/7/1937HGreen Bay Packers14-24LChicago, ILWrigley Field44977Boxscore
Sun11/14/1937HBrooklyn Dodgers29-7WChicago, ILWrigley Field7065Boxscore
Thu11/25/1937ADetroit Lions13-0WDetroit, MIUniversity of Detroit Stadium24173Boxscore
Sun11/28/1937HCleveland Rams15-7WChicago, ILWrigley Field4188Boxscore
Sun12/5/1937AChicago Cardinals42-28WChicago, ILComiskey Park7313Boxscore
Sun12/12/1937HWashington Redskins21-28LChicago, ILWrigley Field15878League Championship
Sat12/18/1937ASouthern All-Stars28-13WMemphis, TNCrump Stadium2000
Sun1/16/1938ATexas All-Stars19-10WHouston, TXBuff Stadium6000
Sun1/23/1938NWashington Redskins0-13LDallas, TXCotton Bowl5000
Sun1/30/1938ASouthern All-Stars41-20WNew Orleans, LACity Park Stadium7000
Sun2/6/1938AWashington Redskins16-10WMiami, FLOrange Bowl8000
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
24Frank BauschC-LB6'222029Kansas97
26Kay BellROG-DG6'222023Washington State101
9John BettridgeROH-DB5'1018727Ohio State30
82Del BjorkROT-DT6'121823Oregon114
8Carl BrumbaughROH-DB5'1017031Ohio State; Florida10
9Ray BuividLOH-DB6'119522Marquette60
47Bill ConkrightC-LB6'120323Oklahoma81
5George CorbettQB-DB5'917929Millikin20
11John DoehringFB-LB6'021628none30
48Beattie FeathersLOH-DB5'1018528Tennessee117
21Danny FortmannLOG-DG6'021021Colgate109
38Sam FrancisFB-LB6'020724Nebraska83
15Henry HammondLOE-DE5'1119024Rhodes63
22Bill KarrROE-DE6'119026West Virginia108
10Jack MandersROH-DB6'120328Minnesota119
18Ed ManskeLOE-DE6'018525Northwestern116
33Bernie MastersonQB-DB6'319526Nebraska105
76Les McDonaldLOE-DE6'420023Nebraska81
4Keith MolesworthQB-DB5'916732Monmouth (Illinois)93
16George MussoROG-DG6'126227Millikin1110
3Bronko NagurskiFB-LB6'222629Minnesota108
25Ray NoltingLOH-DB5'1118524Cincinnati114
23Vern OechLOG-DG6'120524Montana; Minnesota10
14Dick PlasmanROE-DE6'321823Vanderbilt102
7Pug RentnerROH-DB6'118627Northwestern102
6Gene RonzaniQB-DB5'920028Marquette113
13Joe StydaharLOT-DT6'423325West Virginia109
12Frank SullivanC-LB6'320525Loyola (Louisiana)83
29Russ ThompsonROT-DT6'524925Chadron State; Nebraska107
27Milt TrostLOT-DT6'120624Marquette112
30George WilsonROE-DE6'119923Northwestern112
17Joe ZellerLOG-DG6'120329Indiana112
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Les McDonald18ENebraska
Marv Stewart218CLouisiana State
Dick Plasman328EVanderbilt
Henry Hammond438ERhodes
Bill Conkright548COklahoma
Del Bjork658TOregon
Buck Friedman768BRice
Steve Toth878BNorthwestern
Al Guepe988BMarquette
Ed Wade1098TUtah State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals25628529
Opponents Totals17301637
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals114505
Opponents Totals110
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Jack Manders5151978.98069
Ed Manske4000024
Les McDonald4000024
Bill Karr2000012
Ray Nolting2000012
Dick Plasman122100.0008
Sam Francis111100.0007
Ray Buivid1010.0006
Beattie Feathers100006
Bernie Masterson100006
Bronko Nagurski100006
Pug Rentner100006
Gene Ronzani100006
George Wilson100006
Keith Molesworth01250.0001
(Team)000012
Team Totals26192673.181201
Opponents Totals13121392.322100
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Jack Manders82/2/4/0/0/
Team Totals82/2/4/0/0/
Opponents Totals20/1/0/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Ray Nolting1064244.02
Bronko Nagurski733434.71
Jack Manders733194.40
Beattie Feathers662113.21
Sam Francis481292.70
Pug Rentner21703.30
Keith Molesworth20532.70
John Doehring9333.70
Ray Buivid19241.30
Gene Ronzani12171.40
Bill Karr11010.0100
John Bettridge100.000
Bernie Masterson30-21-0.71
Team Totals47916123.45
Opponents Totals4129332.35
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bernie Masterson722636.1396158.523.7912.579.767.8
Ray Buivid351748.6162055.912.1617.125.782.7
Gene Ronzani13430.88846.521.000.017.722.6
Bronko Nagurski2150.013517.535.035t150.000.0135.4
Sam Francis6350.01345.711.3116.7233.367.4
John Doehring3266.71258.312.500.000.092.4
Beattie Feathers6233.34122.06.000.000.042.4
Keith Molesworth6116.7540.74.0400.000.039.6
Ray Nolting400.0300.000.0125.00.0
Team Totals1475638.17810146.918.11711.6138.864.3
Opponents Totals1957840.010012926.616.673.6178.738.7
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Les McDonald1117916.34
Ed Manske922525.03
Bill Karr718826.92
Jack Manders716323.34
Pug Rentner610116.81
Keith Molesworth4215.30
Ray Nolting46416.00
Dick Plasman3186.01
Gene Ronzani24020.01
Ray Buivid144.04t1
Sam Francis1-9-9.0-90
George Wilson12020.0200
Team Totals56101418.117
Opponents Totals78129216.67
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Sam Francis1
Jack Manders1
Ed Manske1
Team Totals173
Opponents Totals131
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Team Totals
Opponents Totals263
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals2630
Opponents Totals0
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals260
Opponents Totals0
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