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4-9-2, Finished 9th in NFL  · 1929 NFL Season Summary

Scored 119 points (7.9/g), 7th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 227 points (15.1/g), 9th.
 Differential of -108 points (-7.2/g), 9th.  Expected W-L: 2.7-12.3.

Coach: George Halas (4-9-2)

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 119 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 227 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 9 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 22 boxscore W 1-0 @ Minneapolis Red Jackets 19 6
2 Sun September 29 boxscore L 1-1 @ Green Bay Packers 0 23
3 Sun October 6 boxscore W 2-1 @ Minneapolis Red Jackets 7 6
4 Sun October 13 boxscore W 3-1 @ Buffalo Bisons 16 0
5 Sun October 20 boxscore T 3-1-1 Chicago Cardinals 0 0
6 Sun October 27 boxscore W 4-1-1 Minneapolis Red Jackets 27 0
7 Sun November 3 boxscore L 4-2-1 New York Giants 14 26
8 Sun November 10 boxscore L 4-3-1 Green Bay Packers 0 14
8 Sat November 16 boxscore L 4-4-1 @ Frankford Yellow Jackets 14 20
9 Sun November 17 boxscore L 4-5-1 @ New York Giants 0 34
10 Sun November 24 boxscore L 4-6-1 Buffalo Bisons 7 19
10 Thu November 28 boxscore L 4-7-1 Chicago Cardinals 6 40
11 Sun December 1 boxscore T 4-7-2 Frankford Yellow Jackets 0 0
12 Sun December 8 boxscore L 4-8-2 Green Bay Packers 0 25
13 Sun December 15 boxscore L 4-9-2 New York Giants 9 14

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
Bill Senn 24 rh 15 7 1 2 1 4 24
Luke Johnsos 24 le/RE 15 13 3 3 18
Laurie Walquist 31 RH 13 7 3 3 18
Red Grange 26 hb 14 10 2 2 1 13
Gardie Grange 23 LH 14 3 2 2 12
Buck White 29 fb 10 7 2 2 12
Paddy Driscoll 34 lh 14 9 1 1 3 9
Joey Sternaman 29 QB 15 12 8 8
Walt Holmer 27 FB 15 8 1 3
Team Total 24.4 15 9 7 1 17 12 1 117
Opp Total 15 227

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1929-09-22 @ MIN W, 19-6 3 2 rush Buck White 2 yard rush
2 1929-09-22 @ MIN W, 19-6 3 26 rush Bill Senn 26 yard rush
3 1929-09-22 @ MIN W, 19-6 4 2 rush Laurie Walquist 2 yard rush (Joey Sternaman kick)
4 1929-10-06 @ MIN W, 7-6 1 fumble Bill Senn unknown yard fumble return (Paddy Driscoll kick)
5 1929-10-13 @ BUF W, 16-0 2 pass Bill Senn unknown yard pass from Red Grange (Joey Sternaman kick)
6 1929-10-13 @ BUF W, 16-0 3 pass Bill Senn unknown yard pass from Walt Holmer (Paddy Driscoll kick)
7 1929-10-27 MIN W, 27-0 1 22 rush Laurie Walquist 22 yard rush (Paddy Driscoll kick)
8 1929-10-27 MIN W, 27-0 1 3 rush Paddy Driscoll 3 yard rush
9 1929-10-27 MIN W, 27-0 3 rush Buck White unknown yard rush (Joey Sternaman kick)
10 1929-10-27 MIN W, 27-0 4 16 pass Gardie Grange 16 yard pass from Red Grange (Red Grange pass from Joey Sternaman)
11 1929-11-03 NYG L, 14-26 1 2 rush Red Grange 2 yard rush (Joey Sternaman kick)
12 1929-11-03 NYG L, 14-26 4 6 rush Laurie Walquist 6 yard rush (Joey Sternaman kick)
13 1929-11-16 @ FRN L, 14-20 1 7 pass Luke Johnsos 7 yard pass from Walt Holmer (Joey Sternaman kick)
14 1929-11-16 @ FRN L, 14-20 4 pass Luke Johnsos unknown yard pass from Walt Holmer (Joey Sternaman kick)
15 1929-11-24 BUF L, 7-19 2 1 rush Red Grange 1 yard rush (Joey Sternaman kick)
16 1929-11-28 CRD L, 6-40 3 60 pass Gardie Grange 60 yard pass from Walt Holmer
17 1929-12-15 NYG L, 9-14 1 pass Luke Johnsos unknown yard pass from Walt Holmer

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1929-09-22 @ MIN L, 6-19 1 60 rush Mally Nydall 60 yard rush
2 1929-09-29 @ GNB W, 23-0 2 rush Herdis McCrary unknown yard rush (Red Dunn kick)
3 1929-09-29 @ GNB W, 23-0 2 15 pass Tom Nash 15 yard pass from Johnny Blood (Red Dunn kick)
4 1929-09-29 @ GNB W, 23-0 3 10 rush Bo Molenda 10 yard rush (Red Dunn kick)
5 1929-10-06 @ MIN L, 6-7 3 4 rush Herb Joesting 4 yard rush
6 1929-11-03 NYG W, 26-14 1 6 rush Tony Plansky 6 yard rush
7 1929-11-03 NYG W, 26-14 3 pass Ray Flaherty unknown yard pass from Benny Friedman (Ray Flaherty pass from Benny Friedman)
8 1929-11-03 NYG W, 26-14 3 35 pass Ray Flaherty 35 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Tony Plansky kick)
9 1929-11-03 NYG W, 26-14 3 2 rush Snitz Snyder 2 yard rush
10 1929-11-10 GNB W, 14-0 3 pass Herdis McCrary unknown yard pass from Red Dunn (Red Dunn kick)
11 1929-11-10 GNB W, 14-0 3 interception Herdis McCrary unknown yard interception return (Red Dunn kick)
12 1929-11-16 @ FRN W, 20-14 1 32 rush Ed Halicki 32 yard rush (Ed Halicki kick)
13 1929-11-16 @ FRN W, 20-14 1 35 fumble George Barna 35 yard fumble return
14 1929-11-16 @ FRN W, 20-14 4 pass Ed Halicki unknown yard pass from Wild Bill Kelly (Ed Halicki kick)
15 1929-11-17 @ NYG W, 34-0 2 pass Glenn Campbell unknown yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
16 1929-11-17 @ NYG W, 34-0 3 6 pass Hap Moran 6 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
17 1929-11-17 @ NYG W, 34-0 3 15 pass Hap Moran 15 yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)
18 1929-11-17 @ NYG W, 34-0 3 20 pass Snitz Snyder 20 yard pass from Benny Friedman
19 1929-11-17 @ NYG W, 34-0 4 35 pass Tiny Feather 35 yard pass from Hap Moran (Tony Plansky kick)
20 1929-11-24 BUF W, 19-7 2 85 kickoff Cassy Ryan 85 yard kickoff return (Chuck Weimer kick)
21 1929-11-24 BUF W, 19-7 4 rush Chuck Weimer unknown yard rush
22 1929-11-28 CRD W, 40-6 1 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush
23 1929-11-28 CRD W, 40-6 1 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush (Ernie Nevers kick)
24 1929-11-28 CRD W, 40-6 2 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush (Ernie Nevers kick)
25 1929-11-28 CRD W, 40-6 3 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush (Ernie Nevers kick)
26 1929-11-28 CRD W, 40-6 4 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush
27 1929-11-28 CRD W, 40-6 4 rush Ernie Nevers unknown yard rush (Ernie Nevers kick)
28 1929-12-08 GNB W, 25-0 1 rush Cully Lidberg unknown yard rush
29 1929-12-08 GNB W, 25-0 3 rush Verne Lewellen unknown yard rush
30 1929-12-08 GNB W, 25-0 3 pass Eddie Kotal unknown yard pass from Red Dunn (Red Dunn kick)
31 1929-12-08 GNB W, 25-0 3 pass Eddie Kotal unknown yard pass from Verne Lewellen
32 1929-12-15 NYG W, 14-9 1 rush Benny Friedman unknown yard rush (Benny Friedman kick)
33 1929-12-15 NYG W, 14-9 4 pass Len Sedbrook unknown yard pass from Benny Friedman (Benny Friedman kick)