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1937 Chicago Bears (NFL)

1st place Western Division 9-1-1 .900
Playoff Statistics
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Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: George Halas
Red GrangeAssistant Coach
Luke JohnsosAssistant Coach
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Mon9/6/1937APan American All-Americans0-6LDallas, TXCotton Bowl25000
Tue9/7/1937AOklahoma All-Stars25-0WOklahoma City, OKOklahoma City University Stadium5500
Fri9/10/1937ACalumet All-Stars34-0WEast Chicago, INRoosevelt High School Stadium12000
Sun9/12/1937ADes Moines Comets39-0WPeoria, ILWoodruff Field2500
Sun9/19/1937AGreen Bay Packers14-2WGreen Bay, WICity Stadium16658
Tue9/21/1937ADuluth All-Stars49-18WDuluth, MNPublic School Stadium7500
Sun9/26/1937ABrandt Florals60-13WChicago, ILMills Stadium5000
Thu9/30/1937AAustin Bears47-0WChicago, ILMills Stadium5000
Mon10/4/1937APittsburgh Pirates7-0WPittsburgh, PAForbes Field22511
Wed10/6/1937AWarren Red Jackets49-7WErie, PAMemorial Stadium10000
Sun10/10/1937ACleveland Rams20-2WCleveland, OHLeague Park5000
Sun10/17/1937HChicago Cardinals16-7WChicago, ILWrigley Field22978
Sun10/24/1937HDetroit Lions28-20WChicago, ILWrigley Field34530
Sun10/31/1937ANew York Giants3-3TNew York, NYPolo Grounds50449
Sun11/7/1937HGreen Bay Packers14-24LChicago, ILWrigley Field44977
Sun11/14/1937HBrooklyn Dodgers29-7WChicago, ILWrigley Field7065
Thu11/25/1937ADetroit Lions13-0WDetroit, MIUniversity of Detroit Stadium24173
Sun11/28/1937HCleveland Rams15-7WChicago, ILWrigley Field4188
Sun12/5/1937AChicago Cardinals42-28WChicago, ILWrigley Field7313
League Championship
Sun12/12/1937HWashington Redskins21-28LChicago, ILWrigley Field15878
Sat12/18/1937ASouthern All-Stars28-13WMemphis, TNCrump Stadium2000
Sun1/16/1938ATexas All-Stars19-10WHouston, TXBuff Stadium6000
Sun1/23/1938NWashington Redskins0-13LDallas, TXCotton Bowl5000
Sun1/30/1938ASouthern All-Stars41-20WNew Orleans, LACity Park Stadium7000
Sun2/6/1938AWashington Redskins16-10WMiami, FLOrange Bowl8000

Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.

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Schedule Notes
ROSTER
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
24Frank BauschC-LB6-222029Kansas97
26Kay BellROG-DG6-222023Washington State101
9John BettridgeWB-RDH5-1018727Ohio State30
82Del BjorkROT-DT6-121823Oregon114
8Carl BrumbaughWB-RDH5-1017031Ohio State; Florida10
9Ray BuividTB-LDH-FB-LB6-119522Marquette60
47Bill ConkrightC-LB6-120323Oklahoma81
5George CorbettBB-S5-917929Millikin20
11John DoehringFB-LB-TB-LDH6-021628none30
48Beattie FeathersTB-LDH5-1018528Tennessee117
21Danny FortmannLOG-LDG6-021021Colgate109
38Sam FrancisFB-LB6-020724Nebraska83
15Henry HammondLOE-LDE5-1119024Rhodes63
22Bill KarrROE-RDE6-119026West Virginia108
10Jack MandersWB-RDH6-120328Minnesota119
18Ed ManskeLOE-LDE6-018525Northwestern116
33Bernie MastersonBB-S-WB-RDH6-319526Nebraska105
76Les McDonaldLOE-LDE6-420023Nebraska81
4Keith MolesworthBB-S-TB-LDH-FB-LB5-916732Monmouth (Illinois)93
16George MussoROG-RDG6-126227Millikin1110
3Bronko NagurskiFB-LB6-222629Minnesota108
25Ray NoltingTB-LDH-BB-S5-1118524Cincinnati114
23Vern OechLOG-DLG6-120524Montana; Minnesota10
14Dick PlasmanROE-RDE-LOE-LDE6-321823Vanderbilt102
7Pug RentnerWB-RDH-TB-LDH6-118627Northwestern102
6Gene RonzaniQB-S-FB-LB-WB0RDH-TB-LDH5-920028Marquette113
13Joe StydaharLOT-LDT6-423325West Virginia109
12Frank SullivanC-LB6-320525Loyola (Louisiana)83
29Russ ThompsonROT-RDT6-524925Chadron State; Nebraska107
27Milt TrostLOT-LDT-ROT-RDT6-120624Marquette112
30George WilsonROE-RDE6-119923Northwestern112
17Joe ZellerLOG-LDG-ROG-RDG6-120329Indiana112
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
18Les McDonaldENebraska
218Marv StewartCLouisiana State
328Dick PlasmanEVanderbilt
438Henry HammondERhodes
548Bill ConkrightCOklahoma
658Del BjorkTOregon
768Buck FriedmanBRice
878Steve TothBNorthwestern
988Al GuepeBMarquette
1098Ed WadeTUtah State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thPTS
Team Totals25628529201
Opponents Totals17301637100
TEAM STATSTOP1st DownsFDRFDPFDX3rd Down Efficiency4th Down EfficiencyPENPENY
Team Totals114/ %/ %505
Opponents Totals/ %/ %110
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Jack Manders5151978.98069
Ed Manske4000024
Les McDonald4000024
Bill Karr2000012
Ray Nolting2000012
Dick Plasman122100.0008
Sam Francis111100.0007
Ray Buivid1010.0006
Beattie Feathers100006
Bernie Masterson100006
Bronko Nagurski100006
Pug Rentner100006
Gene Ronzani100006
George Wilson100006
Keith Molesworth01250.0001
(Team)000012
Team Totals26192673.181201
Opponents Totals13121392.322100
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCTBLLG1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Jack Manders8352/2/4/0/0/
Team Totals8352/2/4/0/0/
Opponents Totals2420/1/0/1/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Ray Nolting1064244.02
Bronko Nagurski733434.71
Jack Manders733194.40
Beattie Feathers662113.21
Sam Francis481292.70
Pug Rentner21703.30
Keith Molesworth20532.70
John Doehring9333.70
Ray Buivid19241.30
Gene Ronzani12171.40
Bill Karr11010.0100
John Bettridge100.000
Bernie Masterson30-21-0.71
Team Totals47916123.45
Opponents Totals4129332.35
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Bernie Masterson722626396158.523.7912.579.767.8
Ray Buivid351717162055.912.1617.125.782.7
Gene Ronzani13448846.521.03300.017.722.6
Bronko Nagurski21113517.535.035t150.000.0135.4
Sam Francis6331345.711.319116.7233.367.4
John Doehring3221258.312.51300.000.092.4
Beattie Feathers6224122.06.01300.000.042.4
Keith Molesworth611540.74.0400.000.039.6
Ray Nolting400300.000.0125.00.0
Team Totals14756567810146.918.11711.6138.864.3
Opponents Totals195787810012926.616.673.6178.738.7
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Les McDonald1117916.34
Ed Manske922525.064t3
Bill Karr718826.9422
Jack Manders716323.363t4
Pug Rentner610116.8331
Ray Nolting46416.0290
Keith Molesworth4215.30
Dick Plasman3186.01
Gene Ronzani24020.0211
George Wilson12020.0200
Ray Buivid144.04t1
Sam Francis1-9-9.0-90
Team Totals56101418.117
Opponents Totals78129216.67
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Sam Francis1
Jack Manders1
Ed Manske1
Team Totals173
Opponents Totals131
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Team Totals
Opponents Totals263
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals2630
Opponents Totals0
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Team Totals0
Opponents Totals0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Team Totals260
Opponents Totals0
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