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1948 Chicago Bears (NFL) 2nd place Western Division 10-2-0 .833
Head Coach: George Halas
LineHunk Anderson
BackfieldPaddy Driscoll
EndsLuke Johnsos
QuarterbacksGene Ronzani
EndsGeorge Wilson
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun8/22/1948APittsburgh Steelers28-14WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field33506
Sat8/28/1948NPhiladelphia Eagles24-23WIndianapolis, INButler Bowl15000
Sun9/5/1948HBoston Yanks42-7WChicago, ILWrigley Field27569
Thu9/9/1948NBoston Yanks42-7WHershey, PAHershey Stadium27569
Tue9/14/1948ANew York Giants7-17LNew York, NYPolo Grounds32537
Sun9/19/1948NWashington Redskins17-14WBaltimore, MDMunicipal Stadium20456
Sun9/26/1948AGreen Bay Packers45-7WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium25546Boxscore
Mon10/4/1948AChicago Cardinals28-17WChicago, ILComiskey Park52765Boxscore
Sun10/10/1948HLos Angeles Rams42-21WChicago, ILWrigley Field43707Boxscore
Sun10/17/1948HDetroit Lions28-0WChicago, ILWrigley Field35425Boxscore
Sun10/24/1948APhiladelphia Eagles7-12LPhiladelphia, PAShibe Park36227Boxscore
Sun10/31/1948HNew York Giants35-14WChicago, ILWrigley Field41608Boxscore
Sun11/7/1948ALos Angeles Rams21-6WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum56263Boxscore
Sun11/14/1948HGreen Bay Packers7-6WChicago, ILWrigley Field48113Boxscore
Sun11/21/1948ABoston Yanks51-17WBoston, MAFenway Park18048Boxscore
Sun11/28/1948HWashington Redskins48-13WChicago, ILWrigley Field42299Boxscore
Sun12/5/1948ADetroit Lions42-14WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium25781Boxscore
Sun12/12/1948HChicago Cardinals21-24LChicago, ILWrigley Field51283Boxscore
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
26Joe AbbeyDE6'120023Texas; North Texas101
41Alf BaumanLOT-DT6'222828Northwestern100
57J.R. BooneLOH-DB5'816223Tulsa121
82Ray BrayROG-DG6'023731Western Michigan1210
8Jim CanadyROH5'1017822Texas; Arkansas-Monticello; Texas40
14Ed CifersROE-DE6'122732Tennessee126
31Stu ClarksonC-LB6'221729Texas A&M-Kingsville111
81George ConnorLOT-DT6'324023Holy Cross; Notre Dame105
24Fred DavisLOT-DT6'324429Alabama97
36Bill deCorrevontLOH-DB6'018630Northwestern102
21Chuck DrulisLOG-DG5'1021630Temple1210
11Fred EvansLOH5'1118527Notre Dame50
9Dick FlanaganLOH6'021622Ohio State121
13Thurman GarrettC6'428025Oklahoma State100
39George GulyanicsLOH5'1119827Alabama; Jones County JC128
15Mike HolovakFB6'121629Boston College125
51Ken KavanaughLOE-DE6'320732Louisiana State127
20Jim KeaneROE-DE6'421724Iowa114
6Don KindtFB6'120723Wisconsin126
33Al LawlerLOH5'1017326Texas80
22Bobby LayneQB6'120122Texas110
42Sid LuckmanQB5'1119732Columbia128
32Johnny LujackQB-DB6'018623Notre Dame113
5George McAfeeROH-DB6'017830Duke128
38Charles MilnerLOG-DG6'121726South Carolina; Duke122
44Frank MininiROH6'120927San Jose State93
10Noah MullinsROH-DB5'1118230Kentucky122
16Hank NorbergLOE-DE6'222528Stanford90
18Joe OsmanskiFB6'221831Holy Cross121
53Pat PrestonROG-DG6'221627Wake Forest; Duke122
23Wash SeriniROG-DG6'223626Kentucky120
30Allen SmithLOE-DE6'222026Copiah-Lincoln CC; Mississippi124
7Ed SprinkleROE-DE6'120625Hardin-Simmons; Navy102
35Paul StennROT-DT6'124230Villanova123
45Walt StickelROT-DT6'324726Tulsa; Pennsylvania119
66Bulldog TurnerC-LB6'123729Hardin-Simmons1211
55Fred VenturelliK5'1123531none10
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Bobby Layne13QBTexasfrom DET/PIT
Max Bumgardner110ETexas
Bill Garrett321TMississippi State
Knox Ramsey532GWilliam & Mary
Bob Brugge644BOhio State
Tom McWilliams862BMississippi State
Malachi Mills974TVirginia Military Institute
Dick Flanagan1083EOhio State
Jim McDowell1192GWilliam & Mary
Mel Sheehan12104EMissouri
Dick Scott13113CNavy
Ollie Cline14122BOhio State
Rob Goode15134BTexas A&MDeclared Ineligible
Clyde Grimenstein16143EPurdue
Jack Fallon17152GNotre Dame
Ray Brown18164BVirginia
Bob Hileman19173CCalifornia
Thurman Gay20182TOklahoma State
Peppy Blount21194ETexas
J.R. Boone22203BTulsa
Jim Duncan23212EWake Forest
Jimmy Gatewood24224BGeorgia
George Brumm25233CPacific
Paul Dietzel26242CMiami (Ohio)
Ed Clasby27254BBoston College
Fred Hardison28263EDuke
Frank Van Deren29272ECalifornia
Al Pietkiewicz30284ESan Francisco
Norm Cox31291BTexas Christian
Truett Smith32297BWyomingDeclared Ineligible
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals861088497
Opponents Totals17204173
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals24213493151221066
Opponents Totals17471703372633
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Johnny Lujack1444695.7030.0050
George McAfee80000048
J.R. Boone70000042
Ken Kavanaugh70000042
Noah Mullins60000036
George Gulyanics50000030
Frank Minini50000030
Jim Keane30000018
Ed Sprinkle30000018
Fred Evans20000012
Mike Holovak20000012
Don Kindt20000012
Fred Venturelli044100.01250.007
Bobby Layne100010.006
Joe Osmanski1000006
Al Lawler033100.011100.006
Team Totals53515396.22728.60375
Opponents Totals20172085.04850.01151
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Al Lawler11100.00/01/10/00/00/0
Bobby Layne010.00/0/0/0/0/
Johnny Lujack030.00/0/0/0/0/
Fred Venturelli1250.01/0/0/0/0/
Team Totals2728.61/1/0/0/0/
Opponents Totals4850.00/0/4/0/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
George Gulyanics1194393.7244
George McAfee923924.3235
Joe Osmanski743414.6321
J.R. Boone482665.5405
Mike Holovak302287.647t2
Noah Mullins362085.874t1
Don Kindt541893.566t2
Johnny Lujack151107.3261
Bobby Layne13806.2181
Frank Minini24793.3182
Al Lawler9444.9160
Bill deCorrevont16251.670
Fred Evans10151.570
Dick Flanagan5142.860
Sid Luckman8111.4180
Jim Canady284.060
Ed Cifers155.050
Ed Sprinkle1-2-2.0-20
Team Totals55724524.474t24
Opponents Totals38412543.38
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Johnny Lujack663654.5276119.317.064t69.134.51160097.5
Sid Luckman1638954.66010476.411.853138.0148.610893965.1
Bobby Layne521630.8342324.514.53535.823.83120149.5
J.R. Boone11100.0044.04.0400.000.000483.3
Noah Mullins100.0100.000.000.000039.6
George McAfee400.0400.000.000.023-2339.6
Team Totals28714249.512618946.613.364t227.7196.668.8
Opponents Totals33613941.416716464.911.8123.6308.931.7
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Jim Keane3041413.8533
Ken Kavanaugh1835219.664t6
George McAfee1722713.4501
Don Kindt1113712.5490
J.R. Boone1014314.3383
Ed Sprinkle1013213.234t3
Noah Mullins912714.1264
Joe Osmanski9434.8190
George Gulyanics813016.336t1
Joe Abbey56713.4350
Mike Holovak4307.5150
Al Lawler34013.3260
Allen Smith3299.7180
Bill deCorrevont273.560
Fred Evans1-2-2.0-20
Frank Minini11414.014t1
Hank Norberg144.040
Team Totals142189413.364t22
Opponents Totals139164611.812
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Johnny Lujack813116.4430
Noah Mullins79914.133t1
Bill deCorrevont5377.4170
George McAfee23517.5250
Bulldog Turner2199.5140
Stu Clarkson2147.0130
Don Kindt12121.0210
Mike Holovak11818.0180
J.R. Boone11212.0120
Chuck Drulis122.020
Team Totals3038812.9431
Opponents Totals1922511.80
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
George Gulyanics55243244.2700
Sid Luckman1038438.4490
Noah Mullins28844.0450
Bobby Layne12424.0240
George McAfee11818.0180
Team Totals69294642.770041336.9
Opponents Totals83323439.078128.9
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
George McAfee3041713.960t1
J.R. Boone1113712.5400
Al Lawler58116.2570
Bill deCorrevont46115.3440
Noah Mullins33311.0150
Jim Canady13737.0370
Fred Evans11515.0150
Team Totals5578114.260t1
Opponents Totals454139.20
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Frank Minini1237030.895t1
Bill deCorrevont616026.7670
Al Lawler38528.3330
J.R. Boone23115.5170
Joe Osmanski22613.0140
Noah Mullins14141.0410
George McAfee12525.0250
Ray Bray188.080
George Connor155.050
Team Totals2975125.995t1
Opponents Totals59110118.70
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Joe Abbey100000
J.R. Boone510100
Ed Cifers0001100
Stu Clarkson0012300
George Connor0020200
Bill deCorrevont00022290
Chuck Drulis0002250
Fred Evans00022262
George Gulyanics300000
Ken Kavanaugh0010111
Al Lawler200000
Bobby Layne310100
Sid Luckman101100
Johnny Lujack100000
George McAfee1141500
Frank Minini2011351
Noah Mullins401100
Pat Preston0012300
Bulldog Turner00112340
Team Totals33211216281404
Opponents Totals29161321340
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