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1976 Chicago Bears (NFL) 2nd place National Football Conference Central Division 7-7-0 .500
Head Coach: Jack Pardee
Offensive LineRay Callahan
Offensive LineBrad Ecklund
Defensive BacksRoss Fichtner
Special Teams/ReceiversJohn Hilton
Quarterbacks/Running BacksFred O'Connor
ReceiversJerry Stoltz
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sun9/12/1976HDetroit Lions10-3WChicago, ILSoldier Field54125
Sat7/31/1976ADenver Broncos15-14WDenver, COMile High Stadium22495
Sun9/19/1976ASan Francisco 49ers19-12WSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park44158
Sat8/7/1976ASeattle Seahawks27-16WSpokane, WAAlbi Stadium14484
Sun9/26/1976HAtlanta Falcons0-10LChicago, ILSoldier Field41029
Sat8/14/1976HBaltimore Colts25-14WChicago, ILSoldier Field53338
Sun10/3/1976HWashington Redskins33-7WChicago, ILSoldier Field52105
Sat8/21/1976HSt. Louis Cardinals14-20LChicago, ILSoldier Field55755
Sat8/28/1976ATampa Bay Buccaneers10-7WTampa, FLTampa Stadium47592
Sun10/10/1976AMinnesota Vikings19-20LBloomington, MNMetropolitan Stadium47498
Sun10/17/1976ALos Angeles Rams12-20LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum71751
Fri9/3/1976AWashington Redskins9-7WWashington, DCRFK Stadium31801
Sun10/24/1976ADallas Cowboys21-31LIrving, TXTexas Stadium60790
Sun10/31/1976HMinnesota Vikings14-13WChicago, ILSoldier Field53602
Sun11/7/1976HOakland Raiders27-28LChicago, ILSoldier Field53585
Sun11/14/1976HGreen Bay Packers24-13WChicago, ILSoldier Field52907
Sun11/21/1976ADetroit Lions10-14LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome77731
Sun11/28/1976AGreen Bay Packers16-10WGreen Bay, WILambeau Field56267
Sun12/5/1976ASeattle Seahawks34-7WSeattle, WAKingdome60510
Sun12/12/1976HDenver Broncos14-28LChicago, ILSoldier Field44459
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
20Mike AdamleRB5'919727Northwestern140
79Lionel AntoineLOT6'625526Southern Illinois1313
7Bob AvelliniQB6'221023Maryland1414
47Brian BaschnagelWR5'1118422Ohio State1412
82Royce BerryRDE6'324530Houston122
59Ross BrupbacherLLB6'321528Texas A&M1412
50Waymond BryantRLB6'323524Tennessee State1414
55Doug BuffoneLLB6'323032Louisville22
83Randy BurksWR5'1117023Oklahoma State; Southeastern Oklahoma State10
9Virgil CarterQB6'118531Brigham Young80
60Wally ChambersRDT6'625025Eastern Kentucky1413
43Craig ClemonsFS-LS5'1119527Iowa1414
48Allan EllisLCB5'1018125UCLA1414
45Gary FencikS6'119622Yale130
35Roland HarperRB5'1120823Louisiana Tech1414
73Mike HartenstineLDE6'325423Penn State1414
54Tom HicksLB6'423724Illinois140
19Gary HuffQB6'119525Florida State80
65Noah JacksonLOG6'226425Tampa1212
62Dan JiggettsOT6'527022Harvard140
31Bill KnoxCB5'919225Purdue140
88Greg LattaTE6'322524Morgan State1414
70Dennis LickROT-LOT6'326522Wisconsin149
24Virgil LiversRCB5'818324Western Kentucky1414
74Jerry MeyersDT6'425322Northern Illinois120
58Jerry MuckensturmLB6'422023Arkansas State130
22Johnny MussoRB5'1120126Alabama140
52Dan NealC6'425227Kentucky1410
63Mark NordquistOG6'424531Los Angeles Pierce JC; Pacific10
68Jim OsborneLDT6'325927Southern University1414
86Bob ParsonsP-TE6'523226Penn State140
34Walter PaytonRB5'1020323Jackson State1414
53Dan PeifferC6'325125Ellsworth CC; Southeast Missouri State44
46Doug PlankLS-RS5'1119723Ohio State1414
80Bo RatherWR6'118226Michigan92
57Don RivesMLB6'222925Texas Tech1414
76Ron RydalchDT6'425024Utah133
44Terry SchmidtCB6'017724Ball State90
36Larry SchreiberRB6'020629Tennessee Tech140
85Steve SchubertWR5'1018425Massachusetts141
89James ScottWR6'119224Trinity Valley CC118
75Jeff SevyROT-ROG6'526726DeAnza JC; California1414
25Ron ShanklinWR6'118328Cooke County JC; North Texas55
69Revie SoreyROG6'226423Illinois149
71Roger StillwellRDE6'525025Marin JC; Stanford1310
18Bob ThomasK5'1017724Notre Dame140
72John WardOL6'425028Oklahoma State100
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Dennis Lick18TWisconsinfrom GB/LARM/DET
Brian Baschnagel366RB-WROhio Statefrom NE
John Sciarra4103DBUCLA
Wayne Rhodes4108DBAlabamafrom DET/MIA
Dan Jiggetts6161THarvardfrom CLE
Jerry Muckensturm7190LBArkansas State
Norm Andersen11299WRUCLA
John O'Leary12330RBNebraska
Dale Kasowski13357RBNorth Dakota
Ron Cuie14384RBOregon State
Jerry Meyers15411DTNorthern Illinois
Ron Parker16442TETexas Christian
Mike Malham17469LBArkansas State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals69479938
Opponents Totals23803479
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals20111567197021233.0114984
Opponents Totals250104128188222236.986699
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Walter Payton130000078
Bob Thomas0273090.0122548.0063
James Scott60000036
Johnny Musso40000126
Roland Harper30000018
Mike Adamle1000018
Bob Avellini1000006
Randy Burks1000006
Allan Ellis1000006
Mike Hartenstine1000006
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals31273187.1122548.02253
Opponents Totals252525100.0132552.01216
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Bob Thomas122548.00/03/34/65/110/5
Team Totals122548.00/03/34/65/110/5
Opponents Totals132552.01/17/82/83/70/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Walter Payton31113904.56013
Roland Harper1476254.3282
Johnny Musso572003.5114
Mike Adamle33932.8120
Bob Avellini18583.2151
Larry Schreiber4153.8110
Bo Rather144.040
Bob Parsons122.020
Virgil Carter100.000
James Scott2-4-2.030
Greg Latta2-8-4.0-30
Brian Baschnagel1-12-12.0-120
Team Totals57823634.16020
Opponents Totals52219843.83110
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bob Avellini27111843.513815805.813.463t83.0155.524225135549.4
Virgil Carter5360.027715.425.755t120.000.00077143.8
Bob Parsons22100.004824.024.02500.000.00048118.8
Team Totals27812344.214017056.113.963t93.2155.424225148052.8
Opponents Totals40120049.917726126.513.175t153.7246.049395221758.3
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Roland Harper2929110.0391
James Scott2651219.763t6
Greg Latta1825414.1560
Walter Payton151499.9340
Brian Baschnagel1322617.4580
Bo Rather5336.670
Steve Schubert47418.5250
Mike Adamle4287.0121
Johnny Musso4266.590
Ron Shanklin23216.0350
Randy Burks15555.055t1
Larry Schreiber11616.0160
Bob Parsons199.090
Team Totals123170513.963t9
Opponents Totals200261213.175t15
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Ross Brupbacher7497.0250
Allan Ellis6477.822t1
Doug Plank4317.8150
Virgil Livers33411.3180
Waymond Bryant263.030
Craig Clemons12828.0280
Wally Chambers188.080
Mike Hartenstine01212Lt1
Team Totals242159.037t*2
Opponents Totals1521314.2670
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Bob Parsons99372637.6621820346322032.2
Team Totals100372637.3621820346322032.2
Opponents Totals85308536.3690917269263631.0
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Virgil Livers2802057.3510
Steve Schubert115605.5140
Brian Baschnagel2121.030
Mike Adamle1022.020
Bill Knox1000.000
Team Totals4362696.3510
Opponents Totals44203467.9310
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Brian Baschnagel2975426.0480
Mike Adamle1117916.3300
Roland Harper611919.8300
Johnny Musso2189.0170
Virgil Livers11414.0140
Steve Schubert133.030
Walter Payton100.000
Team Totals51108721.3480
Opponents Totals5496917.9380
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Mike Adamle0002230
Bob Avellini3000-10
Brian Baschnagel100000
Ross Brupbacher103300
Waymond Bryant0002200
Craig Clemons0001120
Gary Fencik0001100
Roland Harper210100
Mike Hartenstine0003330
Dan Jiggetts0010110
Bill Knox111200
Virgil Livers300000
Johnny Musso110100
Bob Parsons0001100
Walter Payton1000000
Doug Plank0004460
Don Rives0002200
Ron Rydalch0001100
Larry Schreiber100000
Steve Schubert100000
James Scott0010100
Jeff Sevy0010120
Roger Stillwell0002200
Team Totals241862329160
Opponents Totals37231313260
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