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1934 Chicago Bears

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13-0-0, Finished 1st in NFL West Division  · 1934 NFL Season Summary

Scored 286 points (22.0/g), 1st of 11 in the NFL. Allowed 86 points (6.6/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 200 points (15.4/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 12.3-0.7.

Coach: George Halas (13-0-0)

Stadium: Wrigley Field
 Training Camp: Lane Tech High School (Chicago, Illinois)

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 286 3802 759 5.0 24 0 57 192 955 16 24 5.0 567 2847 20 5.0
Team Defense 86 2213 655 3.4 27 0 73 226 806 2 27 3.6 429 1407 9 3.3
Lg Rank Offense 1 1 7 1 1 5 4 1 7 6 2 1 2 1
Lg Rank Defense 2 3 2 1 1 11 9 2 2 2 3 3 5 4

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
2 Sun September 23 boxscore W 1-0 @ Green Bay Packers 24 10
3 Sun September 30 boxscore W 2-0 @ Cincinnati Reds 21 3
2 Sun October 7 boxscore W 3-0 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 21 7
6 Wed October 10 boxscore W 4-0 @ Pittsburgh Pirates 28 0
4 Sun October 14 boxscore W 5-0 @ Chicago Cardinals 20 0
6 Sun October 21 boxscore W 6-0 Cincinnati Reds 41 7
7 Sun October 28 boxscore W 7-0 Green Bay Packers 27 14
8 Sun November 4 boxscore W 8-0 New York Giants 27 7 11 287 102 185 1 16 227 109 118 6
9 Sun November 11 boxscore W 9-0 @ Boston Redskins 21 0
10 Sun November 18 boxscore W 10-0 @ New York Giants 10 9 10 198 12 186 3 11 135 23 112 1
11 Sun November 25 boxscore W 11-0 Chicago Cardinals 17 6
12 Thu November 29 boxscore W 12-0 @ Detroit Lions 19 16 6 193 77 116 2 14 238 37 201 2
13 Sun December 2 boxscore W 13-0 Detroit Lions 10 7
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 9 boxscore L 13-1 @ New York Giants 13 30 10 165 76 89 3 12 276 103 173 4

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Keith Molesworth 29 hb 12 3 13 39 33.3% 249 3 7.7 4 10.3 0 6.4 3.3 19.2 20.8 42.5
Gene Ronzani 25 RH 12 11 9 36 25.0% 150 3 8.3 6 16.7 0 4.2 -1.7 16.7 12.5 32.6
Carl Brumbaugh 28 QB 13 12 8 35 22.9% 232 2 5.7 2 5.7 0 6.6 5.2 29.0 17.8 49.9
Red Grange 31 12 0 6 25 24.0% 81 1 4.0 7 28.0 0 3.2 -8.6 13.5 6.8 14.3 0 0
Bronko Nagurski+ 26 FB 13 11 5 14 35.7% 48 2 14.3 1 7.1 0 3.4 3.1 9.6 3.7 56.0
Beattie Feathers+ 25 LH 11 10 4 12 33.3% 41 2 16.7 2 16.7 0 3.4 -0.8 10.3 3.7 44.1 0 0
John Doehring 25 2 0 3 11 27.3% 48 1 9.1 0 0.0 0 4.4 6.2 16.0 24.0 75.6 0 0
Johnny Sisk 28 hb 8 1 2 9 22.2% 13 0 0.0 2 22.2 0 1.4 -8.6 6.5 1.6 0.0
George Corbett 26 b 7 2 1 3 33.3% 36 1 33.3 0 0.0 36 12.0 18.7 36.0 5.1 119.4 0 0
Jack Manders+ 25 hb 13 2 2 3 66.7% 14 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 4.7 4.7 7.0 1.1 77.1
Bernie Masterson 23 9 0 3 3 100.0% 39 1 33.3 0 0.0 0 13.0 19.7 13.0 4.3 158.3 0 0
Bill Hewitt+ 25 LE 13 12 1 2 50.0% 4 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 2.0 2.0 4.0 0.3 56.2
Team Total 26.7 13 57 192 29.7% 955 16 8.3 24 12.5 36 5.0 1.0 16.8 73.5 36.0 0 0
Opp Total 13 73 226 32.3% 806 2 0.9 27 11.9 3.6 -1.63 11.0 62.0 7.2 0 0 3.6 -1.6 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
Bronko Nagurski+ 26 FB 13 11 123 586 7 0 4.8 45.1 9.5 3 32 10.7 0 0 0.2 2.5 618 7 0
Beattie Feathers+ 25 LH 11 10 119 1004 8 82 8.4 91.3 10.8 6 174 29.0 1 0 0.5 15.8 1178 9 0
Gene Ronzani 25 RH 12 11 84 485 0 0 5.8 40.4 7.0 5 114 22.8 3 37 0.4 9.5 599 3 0
Keith Molesworth 29 hb 12 3 61 125 1 0 2.0 10.4 5.1 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.1 0.5 131 1 0
Jack Manders+ 25 hb 13 2 57 184 2 0 3.2 14.2 4.4 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 0.9 196 2 0
Johnny Sisk 28 hb 8 1 41 166 1 0 4.0 20.8 5.1 2 44 22.0 0 0 0.3 5.5 210 1 0
Red Grange 31 12 0 32 156 1 0 4.9 13.0 2.7 2 46 23.0 2 36 0.2 3.8 202 3 0
George Corbett 26 b 7 2 30 119 0 0 4.0 17.0 4.3 1 2 2.0 0 2 0.1 0.3 121 0 0
John Doehring 25 2 0 8 6 0 0 0.8 3.0 4.0 1 14 14.0 0 14 0.5 7.0 20 0 0
Carl Brumbaugh 28 QB 13 12 7 -9 0 0 -1.3 -0.7 0.5 5 84 16.8 2 0 0.4 6.5 75 2 0
Bernie Masterson 23 9 0 4 11 0 0 2.8 1.2 0.4 5 89 17.8 1 0 0.6 9.9 100 1 0
Bill Hewitt+ 25 LE 13 12 1 14 0 14 14.0 1.1 0.1 11 151 13.7 5 0 0.8 11.6 165 5 0
Luke Johnsos 29 e 13 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 57 11.4 1 0 0.4 4.4 57 1 0
Bill Karr 23 RE 12 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 68 22.7 1 49 0.3 5.7 68 1 0
Joe Kopcha+ 29 RG 11 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 24 12.0 0 0 0.2 2.2 24 0 0
Ted Rosequist 26 t 11 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 20 10.0 0 0 0.2 1.8 20 0 0
Wayland Becker 24 K/KR/P/PR 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 18 18.0 0 18 0.5 9.0 18 0 0
Team Total 26.7 13 567 2847 20 82 5.0 219.0 43.6 56 955 17.1 16 49 4.3 73.5 3802 36 0
Opp Total 13 429 1407 9 3.3 108.2 33.0 73 806 11.0 2 5.6 62.0 2213 11 0

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
Jack Manders+ 25 hb 13 2 2 1 3 28 10 76
Beattie Feathers+ 25 LH 11 10 8 1 9 1 55
Bronko Nagurski+ 26 FB 13 11 7 7 2 44
Bill Hewitt+ 25 LE 13 12 5 5 30
Red Grange 31 12 0 1 2 3 18
Gene Ronzani 25 RH 12 11 3 3 18
Carl Brumbaugh 28 QB 13 12 2 2 2 14
Bernie Masterson 23 9 0 1 1 1 7
Luke Johnsos 29 e 13 2 1 1 6
Bill Karr 23 RE 12 11 1 1 6
Keith Molesworth 29 hb 12 3 1 1 6
Johnny Sisk 28 hb 8 1 1 1 6
Team Total 26.7 13 20 16 1 37 34 10 286
Opp Total 13 9 2 9 3 1 86

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1934-09-23 @ GNB W, 24-10 3 7 pass Bill Hewitt 7 yard pass from Bronko Nagurski (Jack Manders kick)
2 1934-09-23 @ GNB W, 24-10 4 1 rush Bronko Nagurski 1 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
3 1934-09-23 @ GNB W, 24-10 4 40 rush Bronko Nagurski 40 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
4 1934-09-30 @ CIN W, 21-3 2 2 rush Beattie Feathers 2 yard rush (Carl Brumbaugh kick)
5 1934-09-30 @ CIN W, 21-3 4 6 rush Bronko Nagurski 6 yard rush (Carl Brumbaugh kick)
6 1934-09-30 @ CIN W, 21-3 4 2 rush Red Grange 2 yard rush (Carl Brumbaugh kick)
7 1934-10-07 @ BKN W, 21-7 1 26 rush Beattie Feathers 26 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
8 1934-10-07 @ BKN W, 21-7 3 16 rush Johnny Sisk 16 yard rush (Bernie Masterson kick)
9 1934-10-07 @ BKN W, 21-7 4 rush Jack Manders unknown yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
10 1934-10-10 @ PIT W, 28-0 1 6 pass Gene Ronzani 6 yard pass from Carl Brumbaugh (Jack Manders kick)
11 1934-10-10 @ PIT W, 28-0 2 82 rush Beattie Feathers 82 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
12 1934-10-10 @ PIT W, 28-0 4 2 rush Keith Molesworth 2 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
13 1934-10-10 @ PIT W, 28-0 4 3 pass Luke Johnsos 3 yard pass from Keith Molesworth (Jack Manders kick)
14 1934-10-14 @ CRD W, 20-0 2 37 pass Gene Ronzani 37 yard pass from Carl Brumbaugh (Jack Manders kick)
15 1934-10-14 @ CRD W, 20-0 4 7 rush Beattie Feathers 7 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
16 1934-10-21 CIN W, 41-7 1 5 rush Jack Manders 5 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
17 1934-10-21 CIN W, 41-7 1 34 rush Beattie Feathers 34 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
18 1934-10-21 CIN W, 41-7 1 67 interception Jack Manders 67 yard interception return (Jack Manders kick)
19 1934-10-21 CIN W, 41-7 2 18 pass Bernie Masterson 18 yard pass from Red Grange
20 1934-10-21 CIN W, 41-7 2 10 pass Red Grange 10 yard pass from John Doehring (Jack Manders kick)
21 1934-10-21 CIN W, 41-7 3 4 rush Beattie Feathers 4 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
22 1934-10-28 GNB W, 27-14 1 18 pass Beattie Feathers 18 yard pass from Gene Ronzani (Jack Manders kick)
23 1934-10-28 GNB W, 27-14 3 27 pass Carl Brumbaugh 27 yard pass from Gene Ronzani (Jack Manders kick)
24 1934-10-28 GNB W, 27-14 4 46 rush Beattie Feathers 46 yard rush (Bronko Nagurski kick)
25 1934-11-04 NYG W, 27-7 1 49 pass Bill Karr 49 yard pass from Carl Brumbaugh (Jack Manders kick)
26 1934-11-04 NYG W, 27-7 1 rush Bronko Nagurski unknown yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
27 1934-11-04 NYG W, 27-7 3 11 pass Carl Brumbaugh 11 yard pass from Beattie Feathers (Jack Manders kick)
28 1934-11-04 NYG W, 27-7 4 36 pass Red Grange 36 yard pass from George Corbett
29 1934-11-11 @ BOS W, 21-0 1 20 pass Bill Hewitt 20 yard pass from Gene Ronzani (Jack Manders kick)
30 1934-11-11 @ BOS W, 21-0 2 20 pass Bill Hewitt 20 yard pass from Keith Molesworth (Jack Manders kick)
31 1934-11-11 @ BOS W, 21-0 4 1 rush Bronko Nagurski 1 yard rush (Carl Brumbaugh kick)
32 1934-11-18 @ NYG W, 10-9 4 12 rush Beattie Feathers 12 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
33 1934-11-25 CRD W, 17-6 1 13 lateral Bill Hewitt 13 yard lateral return (Jack Manders kick)
34 1934-11-25 CRD W, 17-6 4 rush Bronko Nagurski unknown yard rush (Jack Manders kick)
35 1934-11-29 @ DET W, 19-16 2 14 pass Gene Ronzani 14 yard pass from Keith Molesworth (Jack Manders kick)
36 1934-11-29 @ DET W, 19-16 4 2 pass Bill Hewitt 2 yard pass from Bronko Nagurski
37 1934-12-02 DET W, 10-7 1 2 rush Bronko Nagurski 2 yard rush (Jack Manders kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1934-09-23 @ GNB L, 10-24 3 11 rush Buckets Goldenberg 11 yard rush (Bob Monnett kick)
2 1934-10-07 @ BKN L, 7-21 1 41 rush Shipwreck Kelly 41 yard rush (Ralph Kercheval kick)
3 1934-10-21 CIN L, 7-41 2 11 rush Pete Saumer 11 yard rush (Biff Lee kick)
4 1934-10-28 GNB L, 14-27 2 9 pass Al Rose 9 yard pass from Bob Monnett (Bob Monnett kick)
5 1934-10-28 GNB L, 14-27 4 13 pass Lavvie Dilweg 13 yard pass from Arnie Herber (Clarke Hinkle kick)
6 1934-11-04 NYG L, 7-27 4 4 rush Harry Newman 4 yard rush (Harry Newman kick)
7 1934-11-18 @ NYG L, 9-10 2 4 rush Ken Strong 4 yard rush (Ken Strong kick)
8 1934-11-25 CRD L, 6-17 4 2 rush Roy Horstmann 2 yard rush
9 1934-11-29 @ DET L, 16-19 1 4 rush Ace Gutowsky 4 yard rush (Dutch Clark kick)
10 1934-11-29 @ DET L, 16-19 2 rush Ace Gutowsky unknown yard rush
11 1934-12-02 DET L, 7-10 4 33 rush Glenn Presnell 33 yard rush (Glenn Presnell kick)