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1940 Chicago Bears (NFL) 1st place Western Division 8-3-0 .727
Head Coach: George Halas
LineHunk Anderson
Assistant CoachCarl Brumbaugh
BackfieldRed Grange
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Fri8/23/1940NEast Chicago Calumet Indians39-6WIron Mountain, MIKingsford High School Field
Fri8/30/1940NPittsburgh Steelers9-10LErie, PAMemorial Stadium8000
Thu9/5/1940APhiladelphia Eagles27-21WPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park35000
Sun9/8/1940ANewark Bears34-14WNewark, NJSchools Stadium11000
Thu9/12/1940AEast Chicago Calumet Indians40-7WEast Chicago, INRoosevelt High School Field12000
Sat9/14/1940NSt. Louis Gunners59-0WKalamazoo, MIWaldo Stadium5000
Sun9/22/1940AGreen Bay Packers41-10WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium22557Boxscore
Wed9/25/1940AChicago Cardinals7-21LChicago, ILComiskey Park23181Boxscore
Sun10/6/1940ACleveland Rams21-14WCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium18988Boxscore
Sun10/13/1940HDetroit Lions7-0WChicago, ILWrigley Field34217Boxscore
Sun10/20/1940HBrooklyn Dodgers16-7WChicago, ILWrigley Field31101Boxscore
Sun10/27/1940ANew York Giants37-21WNew York, NYPolo Grounds44219Boxscore
Sun11/3/1940HGreen Bay Packers14-7WChicago, ILWrigley Field45434Boxscore
Sun11/10/1940ADetroit Lions14-17LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium21735Boxscore
Sun11/17/1940AWashington Redskins3-7LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium35231Boxscore
Sun11/24/1940HCleveland Rams47-25WChicago, ILWrigley Field20717Boxscore
Sun12/1/1940HChicago Cardinals31-23WChicago, ILWrigley Field13902Boxscore
Sun12/8/1940AWashington Redskins73-0WWashington, DCGriffith Stadium36034League Championship
Sun12/29/1940ANational Football League All-Stars28-14WLos Angeles, CAGilmore Stadium21624
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
35Lee ArtoeROT-DT6'223423Santa Clara; California117
26Al BaisiLOG-DG6'021523West Virginia71
24Frank BauschC-LB6'222032Kansas102
82Ray BrayROG-DG6'023723Western Michigan61
28Chet ChesneyC-LB6'222724DePaul30
4Harry ClarkeLOH-DB6'018624West Virginia110
2Gary FamigliettiFB-LB5'1122527Boston University112
23Aldo ForteROG-DG6'021322Montana104
21Danny FortmannLOG-DG6'021024Colgate1010
51Ken KavanaughLOE-DE6'320724Louisiana State110
29Ed KolmanROT-DT6'223225Temple106
42Sid LuckmanQB-DB5'1119724Columbia117
10Jack MandersROH-DB6'120331Minnesota102
11Joe ManiaciFB-LB6'121226Fordham114
7Ed ManskeROE-DE6'018528Northwestern90
19Phil MartinovichROE-DE5'1022025Pacific20
33Bernie MastersonQB-DB6'319529Nebraska72
5George McAfeeROH-DB6'017822Duke108
57Ray McLeanROH-DB5'1016825St. Anselm100
27Joe MihalROH-DB6'223424Purdue111
16George MussoROG-DG6'126230Millikin66
25Ray NoltingLOH-DB5'1118527Cincinnati1111
20Bob NowaskeyLOE-DE6'020522George Washington92
9Bill OsmanskiFB-LB5'1119725Holy Cross86
14Dick PlasmanLOE-DE6'321826Vanderbilt108
76Hamp PoolROE-DE6'322125California; Army; Stanford84
22Sollie ShermanQB-DB6'119023Chicago62
6Johnny SiegalROE-DE6'120522Columbia83
17Bob SnyderQB-DB6'020527Ohio University110
13Joe StydaharLOT-DT6'423328West Virginia107
48Bob SwisherLOH-DB5'1116326Northwestern90
34Jack TorranceROT-DT6'328528Louisiana State71
66Bulldog TurnerC-LB6'123721Hardin-Simmons119
30George WilsonROE-DE6'119926Northwestern115
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Bulldog Turner17CHardin-Simmons
Ken Kavanaugh322ELouisiana State
Ed Kolman537TTemple
John Woudenberg647TDenver
Len Akin757GBaylor
Jim Fordham867BGeorgia
Hamp Pool977EStanford
Tom Pace1087BUtah
Lee Artoe1197TCalifornia
Bill McCubbin12107EKentucky
Harry Clarke13117BWest Virginia
Frank Crisci14127TCase Western Reserve
Sherman Barnes15137EBaylor
Al Christiansen16147BKnox
Wilbur White17157TBradley
Ralph Schlosser18167CGonzaga
Johnny Popov19177BCincinnati
Young Bussey20187BLouisiana State
Ray McLean21192BSt. Anselm
Walt Kichefski22197EMiami (Florida)
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals61895632
Opponents Totals20385549
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals14162605
Opponents Totals
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Ray McLean411100.000025
Gary Famiglietti40000024
Jack Manders0171894.42366.7023
Joe Maniaci31250.000019
Harry Clarke30000018
Ken Kavanaugh30000018
George McAfee30000018
Bill Osmanski30000018
Dick Plasman233100.000015
Ray Nolting20000012
Bob Nowaskey20000012
Bernie Masterson111100.00007
Bob Snyder04580.01425.007
Phil Martinovich00022100.006
Johnny Siegal1000006
George Wilson1000006
Lee Artoe01250.011100.004
Team Totals32283287.561060.00238
Opponents Totals21182185.721152
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Lee Artoe11100.00/00/00/00/01/1
Jack Manders2366.70/1/1/0/0/
Phil Martinovich22100.01/0/1/0/0/
Bob Snyder1425.00/0/0/1/0/
Team Totals61060.01/1/2/1/1/
Opponents Totals20/2/0/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Ray Nolting783734.81
Joe Maniaci843684.42
Gary Famiglietti933203.44
Harry Clarke562584.62
George McAfee472535.42
Bill Osmanski501923.83
Bob Swisher15704.70
Jack Manders8202.50
Bob Snyder7121.70
Ray McLean14100.71
Sollie Sherman8101.30
Bob Nowaskey144.040
Bernie Masterson10-7-0.71
Sid Luckman23-65-2.80
Team Totals49418183.716
Opponents Totals37210032.77
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Sid Luckman1054845.7489419.019.643.898.654.5
Bernie Masterson23939.1112129.223.628.7313.062.5
Bob Snyder22522.7161456.629.014.514.550.8
George McAfee11436.47504.512.5218.200.090.9
Ray Nolting2150.013819.038.03800.000.095.8
Sollie Sherman4125.03153.815.015t125.000.082.3
Bob Swisher100.0100.000.000.039.6
Harry Clarke300.0100.000.0266.70.0
Team Totals1716839.88814018.220.6105.8158.852.3
Opponents Totals26913349.410917476.513.1145.22710.048.1
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Ken Kavanaugh1227623.03
Dick Plasman1124522.32
George McAfee711716.70
Ed Manske68113.50
Ray McLean613823.02
Bob Nowaskey510521.02
Johnny Siegal45313.30
George Wilson49022.51
Harry Clarke38026.70
Ray Nolting33612.00
Hamp Pool25527.50
Bob Swisher210653.00
Gary Famiglietti11111.0110
Joe Maniaci1-5-5.0-50
Bill Osmanski11313.0130
Team Totals68140120.610
Opponents Totals133174713.114
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Harry Clarke46215.51
George McAfee45012.50
Gary Famiglietti4184.50
Ray Nolting3186.00
Sid Luckman3175.70
Joe Maniaci23819.01
Sollie Sherman200.00
Jack Manders12727.0270
Johnny Siegal12020.0200
Bulldog Turner199.090
Danny Fortmann177.070
Ray McLean155.050
Team Totals2727110.02
Opponents Totals150
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Sid Luckman27114742.570
George McAfee2285138.779
Bob Snyder517635.248
Ray Nolting26834.038
Harry Clarke13030.030
Team Totals5739.979
Opponents Totals500
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ray McLean1
Team Totals5001
Opponents Totals0
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
George McAfee1
Ray Nolting1
Team Totals7982
Opponents Totals4350
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Johnny Siegal1
Team Totals35111
Opponents Totals111
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