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1926 Chicago Bears

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12-1-3, Finished 2nd in NFL  · 1926 NFL Season Summary

Scored 216 points (13.5/g), 2nd of 22 in the NFL. Allowed 63 points (3.9/g), 4th.
 Differential of 153 points (9.6/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 15.2-0.8.

Coach: George Halas (12-1-3)

Stadium: Wrigley Field

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 216 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 19 boxscore W 1-0 @ Milwaukee Badgers 10 7
2 Sun September 26 boxscore T 1-0-1 @ Green Bay Packers 6 6
3 Sun October 3 boxscore W 2-0-1 @ Detroit Panthers 10 7
4 Sun October 10 boxscore W 3-0-1 New York Giants 7 0
5 Sun October 17 boxscore W 4-0-1 @ Chicago Cardinals 16 0
6 Sun October 24 boxscore W 5-0-1 Duluth Eskimos 24 6
7 Sun October 31 boxscore W 6-0-1 Akron Indians 17 0
8 Sun November 7 boxscore W 7-0-1 Louisville Colonels 34 0
9 Thu November 11 boxscore W 8-0-1 Chicago Cardinals 10 0
10 Sun November 14 boxscore W 9-0-1 Milwaukee Badgers 10 7
11 Sun November 21 boxscore W 10-0-1 Green Bay Packers 19 13
12 Thu November 25 boxscore T 10-0-2 Chicago Cardinals 0 0
13 Sun November 28 boxscore W 11-0-2 Canton Bulldogs 35 0
14 Sat December 4 boxscore L 11-1-2 Frankford Yellow Jackets 6 7
13 Sun December 12 boxscore W 12-1-2 Pottsville Maroons 9 7
13 Sun December 19 boxscore T 12-1-3 Green Bay Packers 3 3

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Paddy Driscoll+ 31 LH 16 16 4 1 1 6 14 12 86
Bill Senn 21 15 0 7 7 3 45
Milt Romney 27 QB 16 16 3 1 4 1 25
Duke Hanny 29 LE 16 14 4 4 24
Laurie Walquist 28 RH 15 15 1 1 2 12
Dutch Sternaman 31 hb 14 1 1 1 2 1 11
Oscar Knop 30 FB 13 12 1 1 6
Vern Mullen 26 e 16 4 1 1 6
Bill Buckler 25 LG 15 15 1 1
Team Total 26.1 16 17 8 1 26 21 13 216
Opp Total 16 63

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1926-09-19 @ MIL W, 10-7 2 1 rush Oscar Knop 1 yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
2 1926-09-26 @ GNB T, 6-6 4 36 pass Paddy Driscoll 36 yard pass from Laurie Walquist
3 1926-10-03 @ DET W, 10-7 1 pass Vern Mullen unknown yard pass from Paddy Driscoll (Paddy Driscoll kick)
4 1926-10-10 NYG W, 7-0 3 2 rush Paddy Driscoll 2 yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
5 1926-10-17 @ CRD W, 16-0 2 5 rush Paddy Driscoll 5 yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
6 1926-10-24 DUL W, 24-6 3 rush Milt Romney unknown yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
7 1926-10-24 DUL W, 24-6 3 1 rush Bill Senn 1 yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
8 1926-10-24 DUL W, 24-6 3 12 pass Duke Hanny 12 yard pass from Laurie Walquist (Dutch Sternaman kick)
9 1926-10-31 AKR W, 17-0 2 pass Milt Romney unknown yard pass from Paddy Driscoll (Paddy Driscoll kick)
10 1926-10-31 AKR W, 17-0 3 70 rush Bill Senn 70 yard rush (Dutch Sternaman kick)
11 1926-11-07 LOU W, 34-0 1 rush Bill Senn unknown yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
12 1926-11-07 LOU W, 34-0 2 rush Laurie Walquist unknown yard rush
13 1926-11-07 LOU W, 34-0 2 rush Paddy Driscoll unknown yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
14 1926-11-07 LOU W, 34-0 3 pass Laurie Walquist unknown yard pass from Paddy Driscoll (Milt Romney pass from Paddy Driscoll)
15 1926-11-07 LOU W, 34-0 4 rush Bill Senn unknown yard rush (Bill Senn kick)
16 1926-11-11 CRD W, 10-0 2 60 pass Duke Hanny 60 yard pass from Paddy Driscoll (Paddy Driscoll kick)
17 1926-11-14 MIL W, 10-7 3 rush Dutch Sternaman unknown yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
18 1926-11-21 GNB W, 19-13 1 pass Duke Hanny unknown yard pass from Paddy Driscoll
19 1926-11-21 GNB W, 19-13 4 24 fumble Paddy Driscoll 24 yard fumble return (Paddy Driscoll kick)
20 1926-11-28 CAN W, 35-0 1 pass Duke Hanny unknown yard pass from Paddy Driscoll (Paddy Driscoll kick)
21 1926-11-28 CAN W, 35-0 2 5 rush Milt Romney 5 yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
22 1926-11-28 CAN W, 35-0 3 2 rush Bill Senn 2 yard rush (Bill Senn kick)
23 1926-11-28 CAN W, 35-0 4 45 rush Bill Senn 45 yard rush (Bill Buckler kick)
24 1926-11-28 CAN W, 35-0 4 31 rush Milt Romney 31 yard rush (Dutch Sternaman kick)
25 1926-12-04 FRN L, 6-7 4 62 rush Bill Senn 62 yard rush
26 1926-12-12 POT W, 9-7 3 30 rush Paddy Driscoll 30 yard rush

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1926-09-19 @ MIL L, 7-10 4 1 rush Johnny Heimsch 1 yard rush (Don Curtin kick)
2 1926-09-26 @ GNB T, 6-6 3 5 rush Cully Lidberg 5 yard rush
3 1926-10-03 @ DET L, 7-10 4 pass Vivian Hultman unknown yard pass from Eddie Scharer (Gus Sonnenberg kick)
4 1926-10-24 DUL L, 6-24 4 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush
5 1926-11-14 MIL L, 7-10 1 25 rush Johnny Heimsch 25 yard rush (Roger Ashmore kick)
6 1926-11-21 GNB L, 13-19 1 1 rush Cully Lidberg 1 yard rush
7 1926-11-21 GNB L, 13-19 2 40 fumble Verne Lewellen 40 yard fumble return (Pid Purdy kick)
8 1926-12-04 FRN W, 7-6 4 27 pass Two-Bits Homan 27 yard pass from Hust Stockton (Tex Hamer kick)
9 1926-12-12 POT L, 7-9 3 8 rush Tony Latone 8 yard rush (Russ Hathaway kick)