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1931 Chicago Bears

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8-5-0, Finished 3rd in NFL  · 1931 NFL Season Summary

Scored 145 points (11.2/g), 4th of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 92 points (7.1/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 53 points (4.1/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 9.7-3.3.

Coach: Ralph Jones (8-5-0)

 Training Camp: Loyola (IL) University (Chicago, Illinois)

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Defense 92 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lg Rank Offense 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Fri September 18 W 1-0 Cleveland Indians 21 0
3 Sun September 27 L 1-1 @ Green Bay Packers 0 7
3 Sun October 11 W 2-1 New York Giants 6 0
4 Sun October 18 W 3-1 Chicago Cardinals 26 13
5 Sun October 25 L 3-2 Frankford Yellow Jackets 12 13
6 Sun November 1 L 3-3 Green Bay Packers 2 6
7 Sun November 8 W 4-3 Portsmouth Spartans 9 6
9 Sun November 15 W 5-3 @ New York Giants 12 6
12 Sun November 22 W 6-3 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 26 0
10 Thu November 26 W 7-3 Chicago Cardinals 18 7
14 Sun November 29 L 7-4 @ Portsmouth Spartans 0 3
12 Sun December 6 W 8-4 Green Bay Packers 7 6
13 Sun December 13 L 8-5 New York Giants 6 25

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Red Grange+ 28 hb 13 11 5 2 7 42
Luke Johnsos+ 26 LE 13 13 1 1 4 1 13
Joe Lintzenich 23 RH 11 7 2 2 12
Bronko Nagurski 23 FB 10 8 2 2 12
Dick Nesbitt 24 rh 13 6 1 1 2 12
Gardie Grange 25 LH 12 3 1 1 1 7
Bill Senn 26 1 0 1 1 1 7
Carl Brumbaugh 25 K/KR/P/PR/QB 12 9 1 1 6
Hoot Drury 25 RE 10 6 1 1 6
Paul Franklin 25 b 12 3 1 1 6
Herb Joesting 26 fb 6 2 1 1 6
Link Lyman 33 LT 11 9 1 1 6
Keith Molesworth 26 hb 11 2 1 1 6
Cookie Tackwell 24 lt 4 4 2 2
Team Total 25.2 13 13 7 1 1 22 8 1 143
Opp Total 13 92