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1944 Chicago Bears (NFL) 2nd place Western Division 6-3-1 .667
Co-Head Coaches: Hunk Anderson and Luke Johnsos
BackfieldCarl Brumbaugh
Assistant CoachPaddy Driscoll
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Wed8/30/1944ACollege All-Stars24-21WEvanston, ILDyche Stadium50000
Sun9/10/1944NWashington Redskins7-21LBaltimore, MDBaltimore Stadium35000
Sun9/17/1944NNew York Giants20-10WBuffalo, NYWar Memorial Stadium20981
Sun9/24/1944AGreen Bay Packers28-42LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium24362
Sun10/1/1944HWashington Redskins28-0WChicago, ILWrigley Field22017
Sun10/8/1944ACleveland Rams7-19LCleveland, OHLeague Park15750
Sun10/15/1944HChicago-Pittsburgh34-7WChicago, ILWrigley Field20940
Sun10/22/1944HDetroit Lions21-21TChicago, ILWrigley Field23835
Sun10/29/1944HCleveland Rams28-21WChicago, ILWrigley Field23644
Sun11/5/1944HGreen Bay Packers21-0WChicago, ILWrigley Field45553
Sun11/12/1944HBoston Yanks21-7WChicago, ILWrigley Field19374
Sun11/19/1944ADetroit Lions21-41LDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium21960
Sun11/26/1944APhiladelphia Eagles28-7WPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park34035
Sun12/3/1944AChicago-Pittsburgh49-7WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field9069
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 BabartskyROT-DT6'022329Fordham105
82Ed BannonOT-DT31Minnesota10
23Connie Mack BerryLOE-DE6'321529North Carolina State107
76Max BurnellHB-DB5'1118030Notre Dame10
12Abe CroftLOE-DE6'018324Southern Methodist100
2Gary FamigliettiFB-LB5'1122531Boston University101
3Jim FordhamFB-LB5'1121528Georgia108
8Bill GlennQB-DB6'015726Eastern Illinois40
48Harley GreenichHB-DB5'1118523Mississippi10
32Al GrygoROH-DB5'1017026South Carolina98
17Pete GudauskasLOG-DG6'222228Murray State107
26Al HoptowitROT-DT6'121729Washington State107
76Elmo KellyOE-DE6'120027Wichita State50
33Johnny LongQB-DB6'018630Colgate86
42Sid LuckmanQB-DB5'1119728Columbia70
44Bob MargaritaLOH-DB5'1018324Brown108
37Bob MastersFB-LB5'1120031Baylor94
29Doug McEnultyROH-DB6'321522Wichita State101
57Ray McLeanROH-DB5'1016829St. Anselm91
4Tipp MooneyLOH-DB5'1018726Abilene Christian71
20Fred MundeeC-LB6'122031Notre Dame91
16George MussoOG-DG6'126234Millikin100
14Dick PlasmanOE-DE6'321830Vanderbilt20
31Paul PodmajerskyOG-DG5'1122028Michigan State; Wyoming; Illinois10
82Tom RobertsLOT-DT6'121528DePaul72
6Gene RonzaniQB-DB5'920035Marquette85
19Dom SigilloLOT-DT6'023031Xavier (Ohio)83
51Rudy SmejaOE-DE6'219624Michigan103
7Ed SprinkleLOG-DG6'120621Hardin-Simmons; Navy93
13Jake SweeneyLOT-DT6'324022Cincinnati73
66Bulldog TurnerC-LB6'123725Hardin-Simmons109
30George WilsonROE-DE6'119930Northwestern1010
14George ZorichROG-DG6'221326Northwestern1010
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Ray Evans19BKansas
Rudy Smeja324EMichigan
Abe Croft540ESouthern Methodist
C.B. Stanley651TTulsa
Darwin Seeley762CStanford
Randall Fawcett873BStanford
Jack Morton984EPurdue
Bill Starford1095CWake Forest
Lin Houston11106GOhio State
J.P. Moore12117BVanderbilt
Bill Duffey13128EGeorgetown (DC)
Joe Hartley14139TLouisiana State
Charles Milner15150GDuke
Ed Hirsch16161GNorthwestern
Ed Ryckeley17172EGeorgia Tech
Howdy Plasman19183BMiami (Florida)
Barry French19194TPurdue
Paul Taylor20205BSouthern California
Bob Margarita21216BBrown
Eddy Davis22227BOklahoma
Dick Jamison23238TSouthern California
Jack Bortka24249BKansas State
Roy Ruskusky25260ESt. Mary's (California)
Harry Franck26271BNorthwestern
Jack McKewen27282TAlabama
Charlie Mitchell28293BTulsa
Pat Boyle29304GWisconsin
Bernie Pepper30315TMissouri
Karl Vogt31321TVillanova
Bob Endres32327TColgate
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals49833591
Opponents Totals21596131
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals1407357101211025
Opponents Totals11049382359489
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Ray McLean70000042
Connie Mack Berry60000036
Pete Gudauskas0363797.300036
Jim Fordham40000024
Bob Margarita40000024
George Wilson40000024
Gary Famiglietti30000018
Abe Croft20000012
Al Grygo20000012
Sid Luckman1000006
Doug McEnulty1000006
Tipp Mooney1000006
Rudy Smeja1000006
Bulldog Turner1000006
Team Totals37363797.3000258
Opponents Totals24222491.72633.30172
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Team Totals00?.00/00/00/00/00/0
Opponents Totals2633.30/1/1/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Margarita884635.347t4
Jim Fordham733815.2404
Al Grygo533226.166t2
Gary Famiglietti632824.5162
Tipp Mooney29883.0140
Bulldog Turner14848.048t1
Gene Ronzani12262.2140
Ray McLean29250.9181
Doug McEnulty8111.470
Bob Masters1190.860
Johnny Long2420.1120
Bill Glenn111.010
Sid Luckman20-96-4.871
Team Totals41215623.866t15
Opponents Totals2989543.211
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Sid Luckman1437149.76010187.114.386t117.7128.463.8
Gene Ronzani562646.4254488.017.261t916.158.976.5
Johnny Long14964.341289.114.251t17.117.187.8
Bill Glenn4125.03225.522.02200.000.050.0
Team Totals21710749.39216167.415.186t219.7188.371.9
Opponents Totals2086933.211510525.115.2104.82411.527.2
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
George Wilson2426511.024t4
Connie Mack Berry2137818.051t6
Ray McLean1941421.886t5
Bob Margarita151308.7220
Abe Croft914015.667t2
Rudy Smeja711015.7191
Al Grygo5428.4150
Doug McEnulty2105.051
Tipp Mooney27437.061t1
Gary Famiglietti12323.023t1
Jim Fordham11313.0130
Dick Plasman11717.0170
Team Totals107161615.186t21
Opponents Totals69105215.210
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Al Grygo47919.8290
Ray McLean34214.0360
Bob Margarita33411.3360
Gene Ronzani3196.3110
Bulldog Turner24422.0380
Sid Luckman23618.0350
Tipp Mooney13535.0350
Doug McEnulty13434.0340
Pete Gudauskas12626.0260
Abe Croft11919.0190
Ed Sprinkle11515.0150
George Zorich144.040
Fred Mundee100.000
Team Totals2438716.1380
Opponents Totals1828315.72
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Doug McEnulty2599339.7600
Sid Luckman2068534.3630
Johnny Long724935.6520
Al Grygo412330.8390
Bob Margarita13434.0340
Team Totals57208436.663029.7
Opponents Totals5826333.9
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Al Grygo111009.1150
Ray McLean8799.9190
Bob Margarita591.870
Johnny Long2147.090
Tipp Mooney14646.0460
Bulldog Turner199.090
Sid Luckman166.060
Team Totals292639.1460
Opponents Totals3212.3320
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bob Margarita1227923.3300
Al Grygo716223.1520
Ray McLean410225.5350
Tipp Mooney36521.7290
Jim Fordham24221.0220
Johnny Long11414.0140
Rudy Smeja177.070
Dick Plasman1-1-1.0-10
Team Totals3167021.6520
Opponents Totals461
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals2413109190
Opponents Totals2391414281
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