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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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Joey Sternaman 29 7 12
FB Walt Holmer 27 Rook 8
LH Gardie Grange 23 Rook 3
RH Laurie Walquist 31 7 7
LE Cookie Cunningham 24 2 11
LT Packie Nelson 22 Rook 7
LG Zuck Carlson 25 Rook 9
C George Trafton 33 9 8
RG John Polisky 28 Rook 6
RT Don Murry 7 13
RE Luke Johnsos 24 Rook 13
 Special Teams Starters
K Zuck Carlson 25 Rook 9
P Zuck Carlson 25 Rook 9
PR Zuck Carlson 25 Rook 9
KR Zuck Carlson 25 Rook 9

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Zuck Carlson 25 K 14 9 208 6-0 Oregon St. 11/12/1904 Rook
Cookie Cunningham 24 LE 11 11 210 6-3 Ohio St. 2/4/1905 2
Paddy Driscoll 34 LH 14 9 160 5-11 Northwestern 1/11/1895 9
Shorty Elness 23 4 0 166 5-8 Bradley 5/10/1906 Rook
Earl Evans 29 rg 6 5 204 5-11 Marquette,Harvard 4/14/1900 4
Bill Fleckenstein 26 LG 15 10 208 6-1 Carleton,Iowa 11/4/1903 4
Gardie Grange 23 LH 14 3 173 6-0 Illinois 12/2/1906 Rook
Red Grange 26 HB 14 10 180 6-0 Illinois 6/13/1903 4
Tom Hearden 25 1 0 178 5-9 Notre Dame 9/8/1904 2
Walt Holmer 27 FB 15 8 185 6-0 Northwestern 12/5/1902 Rook
Luke Johnsos 24 LE 15 13 195 6-2 Northwestern 12/6/1905 Rook
Joe Kopcha 24 RG 12 9 221 6-0 Tenn-Chattanooga 12/23/1905 Rook
Ojay Larson 32 1 0 199 6-1 Notre Dame 10/15/1897 7
Harvey Long 23 t 4 3 195 6-0 Detroit Mercy 9/11/1906 Rook
Ralph Maillard 24 t 4 1 190 6-2 Creighton 10/10/1905 Rook
Don Murry RT 14 13 191 6-2 Wisconsin 7
Packie Nelson 22 LT 7 7 205 5-11 Illinois 2/18/1907 Rook
Bert Pearson 24 c 12 7 206 6-0 Kansas St. 3/22/1905 Rook
John Polisky 28 RG 9 6 225 6-0 St. Edward's,Notre Dame 1/15/1901 Rook
Ted Richards 28 1 0 174 5-9 Illinois 11/7/1901 Rook
Harry Richman 22 1 0 186 5-11 Illinois 1/9/1907 Rook
Sod Ryan t 5 1 205 6-2 Detroit Mercy Rook
Bill Senn 24 rh 15 7 177 6-0 Knox 7/14/1905 3
Joey Sternaman 29 QB 15 12 152 5-6 Illinois 2/1/1900 7
Dick Sturtridge 25 hb 2 1 171 6-1 DePauw 3/8/1904 1
George Trafton 33 C 12 8 230 6-2 Notre Dame 12/6/1896 9
Laurie Walquist 31 RH 13 7 167 5-8 Illinois 3/9/1898 7
Buck White 29 fb 10 7 195 6-0 Howard Payne,Valparaiso 2/28/1900 4
Team Total 24.4 15 191.3 5-11.7 2.5