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1943 Chicago Bears (NFL) 1st place Western Division 8-1-1 .889
Co-Head Coaches: Hunk Anderson and Luke Johnsos
Assistant CoachPaddy Driscoll
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun9/5/1943NNew York Giants43-28WBuffalo, NYCivic Stadium16980
Sun9/12/1943AWashington Redskins21-14WBaltimore, MDBaltimore Stadium56000
Thu9/16/1943APhiladelphia Eagles-Pittsburgh Steelers28-7WPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park30000
Sun9/26/1943AGreen Bay Packers21-21TGreen Bay, WICity Stadium23675
Sun10/3/1943ADetroit Lions27-21WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium48118
Sun10/10/1943HChicago Cardinals20-0WChicago, ILWrigley Field24658
Sun10/17/1943HPhiladelphia Eagles-Pittsburgh Steelers48-21WChicago, ILWrigley Field21744
Sun10/24/1943HBrooklyn Dodgers33-21WChicago, ILWrigley Field9600
Sun10/31/1943HDetroit Lions35-14WChicago, ILWrigley Field25187
Sun11/7/1943HGreen Bay Packers21-7WChicago, ILWrigley Field43425
Sun11/14/1943ANew York Giants56-7WNew York, NYPolo Grounds56681
Sun11/21/1943AWashington Redskins7-21LWashington, DCGriffith Stadium35672
Sun11/28/1943AChicago Cardinals35-24WChicago, ILComiskey Park17219
Sun12/26/1943HWashington Redskins41-21WChicago, ILWrigley Field34320League Championship
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
46Al BabartskyOT-DT6'022328Fordham90
12Jim BentonLOE-DE6'320027Arkansas97
23Connie Mack BerryLOE-DE6'321528North Carolina State102
4Harry ClarkeLOH-DB6'018627West Virginia1010
37Bernie DigrisOT-DT6'021224Holy Cross20
2Gary FamigliettiFB-LB5'1122530Boston University104
21Danny FortmannLOG-DG6'021027Colgate109
11Bill GeyerROH-DB5'1017324Colgate33
17Pete GudauskasOG-DG6'222227Murray State50
26Al HoptowitROT-DT6'121728Washington State1010
82Tony IppolitoOG-DG5'922026Purdue90
20Jim LoganLOG-DG5'1019027Indiana101
42Sid LuckmanQB-DB5'1119727Columbia103
8Dante MagnaniROH-DB5'1018226St. Mary's (California)107
27Bob MastersHB-DB5'1120030Baylor20
15Al MatuzaC-LB6'220025Georgetown (DC)100
29Doug McEnultyFB-LB6'321521Wichita State93
57Ray McLeanROH-DB5'1016828St. Anselm100
13Monte MerkelROG-DG5'1021527Kansas11
36Fred MundeeC-LB6'122030Notre Dame50
15George MussoROG-DG6'126233Millikin1010
3Bronko NagurskiOT-DT6'222635Minnesota80
25Ray NoltingROH-DB5'1118530Cincinnati70
9Bill OsmanskiFB-LB5'1119728Holy Cross43
76Hamp PoolROE-DE6'322128California; Army; Stanford100
6Johnny SiegalLOE-DE6'120525Columbia31
19Dom SigilloOT-DT6'023030Xavier (Ohio)60
17/13Bob SnyderQB-DB6'020530Ohio University107
35Bill SteinkemperLOT-DT6'222030Notre Dame109
37Bob SteuberHB-DB6'220022Missouri; DePauw10
66Bulldog TurnerC-LB6'123724Hardin-Simmons1010
48Joe VodickaHB-DB5'1018922none30
30George WilsonROE-DE6'119929Northwestern1010
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Bob Steuber19BDePauw
Fred Evans324BNotre Dame
Ed Stamm539TStanford
Derrell Palmer649TTexas Christian
Milt Vucinich759CStanford
Al Beals869ESanta Clara
Jim Jurkovich979BCalifornia
Walt Lamb1089EOklahoma
Ray Hammett1199BStanford
Al Zikmund12109BNebraska
Clark Wood13119TKentucky
Loyd Arms14129TOklahoma State
Lyle Sturdy15139BWichita State
Buddy Tomlinson16149THardin-Simmons
Pat Preston17159TDuke
Hank Norberg18169EStanford
Pat Lyons19179EWisconsin
Marion Butler20189BClemson
Al Santucci21199CSanta Clara
Bill Johnson22209GNorth Carolina
Wally Boudreau23219BBoston College
Bob Baumann24229TWisconsin
Elwood Holtscher25239CShurtleff
Ben Keller26249GDuquesne
Charley Block27259EShurtleff
Ted Brannon28269TRice
Lou Wayne29279ETexas
Dick Creevy30289BNotre Dame
Bill Buffington31294BPurdue
Woody Peterson32299BUtah
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals51877590
Opponents Totals28315642
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals16184661186748
Opponents Totals10049331857474.50
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Harry Clarke90000054
Bob Snyder0394292.92728.6045
Hamp Pool60000036
George Wilson50000030
Bill Geyer40000024
Dante Magnani40000024
Jim Benton30000018
Ray McLean30000018
Connie Mack Berry20000012
Gary Famiglietti20000012
Sid Luckman1000006
Doug McEnulty1000006
Bronko Nagurski1000006
Ray Nolting1000006
Bill Osmanski1000006
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals43394390.72728.60303
Opponents Totals222222100.011010.00157
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Bob Snyder2728.60/1/1/0/0/
Team Totals2728.60/1/1/0/0/
Opponents Totals11010.01/0/0/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Harry Clarke1205564.6202
Dante Magnani513106.179t2
Gary Famiglietti642293.6312
Ray Nolting382095.5221
Ray McLean351273.6342
Bill Osmanski371022.891
Bronko Nagurski16845.3111
Doug McEnulty16452.890
Bill Geyer16362.3152
Bob Masters2105.00
Bob Steuber133.030
Bob Snyder6-20-3.330
Sid Luckman22-40-1.881
Team Totals42416513.979t14
Opponents Totals33212823.913
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Sid Luckman20211054.580219410.919.966t2813.9125.9107.5
Bob Snyder26726.9151164.516.65500.0415.46.1
Harry Clarke100.0000.000.01100.00.0
Team Totals22911751.195231010.119.766t2812.2177.495.3
Opponents Totals2036431.51159804.815.383.92411.822.0
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Harry Clarke2353523.3527
George Wilson2129314.028t5
Ray McLean1843524.266t2
Hamp Pool1836320.242t5
Jim Benton1323518.1553
Dante Magnani68814.7511
Bill Geyer512324.664t2
Ray Nolting59018.0480
Connie Mack Berry49924.8542
Johnny Siegal22914.5180
Gary Famiglietti11010.010t1
Doug McEnulty11010.0100
Team Totals117231019.766t28
Opponents Totals6498015.38
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Harry Clarke5326.4220
Sid Luckman48521.3270
Ray McLean4205.0110
Dante Magnani22311.5140
George Wilson2157.5130
Bill Geyer200.000
Doug McEnulty11111.0110
Fred Mundee188.080
Bob Snyder188.080
Tony Ippolito155.050
Ray Nolting155.050
Team Totals242199.1270
Opponents Totals1731418.51
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Sid Luckman34122035.9781
Bob Snyder1037837.8480
Doug McEnulty418746.8590
Team Totals48178537.278128.4
Opponents Totals6235933.2
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Harry Clarke1015815.8380
Ray McLean79413.4290
Sid Luckman44611.5140
Dante Magnani44010.0190
Ray Nolting2136.5110
Bill Geyer188.080
Team Totals2835912.8380
Opponents Totals3113.7440
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Harry Clarke1332625.1500
Dante Magnani617128.596t1
Ray McLean410526.3310
Bill Geyer27135.5420
Ray Nolting24020.0300
Sid Luckman177.070
Jim Logan122.020
Team Totals2972224.996t1
Opponents Totals500
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Harry Clarke1
Team Totals271896151
Opponents Totals2261618340
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