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1938 Chicago Bears

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6-5-0, Finished 3rd in NFL West Division  · 1938 NFL Season Summary

Scored 194 points (17.6/g), 2nd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 148 points (13.5/g), 4th.
 Differential of 46 points (4.2/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 7.2-3.8.

Coach: George Halas (6-5-0)

Stadium: Wrigley Field
 Training Camp: St. John's Military Academy (Delafield, Wisconsin)

Team Info

Principal Owner/Head Coach/General Manager George Halas

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 194 2908 658 4.4 18 0 141 72 197 1222 12 18 6.2 461 1686 11 3.7 141
Team Defense 148 2133 572 3.7 38 14 76 190 897 9 24 4.7 382 1236 8 3.2
Lg Rank Offense 2 3 3 1 2 5 5 3 3 2 3 2 2 3
Lg Rank Defense 4 2 3 3 1 4 1 4 3 2 4 5 5 6

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 11 boxscore W 1-0 Chicago Cardinals 16 13
2 Sun September 18 boxscore W 2-0 @ Green Bay Packers 2 0 75 75 118 118
4 Sun October 2 boxscore W 3-0 @ Philadelphia Eagles 28 6
5 Sun October 9 boxscore L 3-1 @ Cleveland Rams 7 14
6 Sun October 16 boxscore W 4-1 @ Chicago Cardinals 34 28
6 Sun October 23 boxscore L 4-2 Cleveland Rams 21 23
7 Sun October 30 boxscore L 4-3 Detroit Lions 7 13
8 Sun November 6 boxscore L 4-4 Green Bay Packers 17 24
9 Sun November 13 boxscore W 5-4 Washington Redskins 31 7
10 Sun November 20 boxscore W 6-4 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 24 6 17 406 172 234 1 6 155 67 88 1
10 Thu November 24 boxscore L 6-5 @ Detroit Lions 7 14 12 209 209 12 242 242

Passing

No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
Bernie Masterson 27 QB 11 3 46 112 41.1 848 5 4.5 9 8.0 0 7.6 4.8 18.4 77.1 49.3 0 0
Ray Buivid 23 qb 11 6 17 48 35.4 295 5 10.4 2 4.2 0 6.1 6.4 17.4 26.8 74.6 0 0
Ray Nolting 25 LH 11 9 0 11 0.0 0 0 0.0 3 27.3 0 0.0 -12.3 0.0 0.0 0 0
George Corbett 30 b 7 3 3 9 33.3 32 1 11.1 3 33.3 0 3.6 -9.2 10.7 4.6 42.1 0 0
Carl Brumbaugh 32 9 0 2 4 50.0 25 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 6.3 6.3 12.5 2.8 69.8 0 0
Bob Swisher 24 9 0 1 4 25.0 8 1 25.0 1 25.0 8 2.0 -4.3 8.0 0.9 39.6 0 0
Sam Francis 25 fb 11 1 1 3 33.3 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 42.4 0 0
Bert Johnson 26 FB 9 7 1 2 50.0 4 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 2.0 2.0 4.0 0.4 56.2 0 0
Jack Manders 29 K/RH 11 10 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
John Oelerich 22 2 0 1 1 100.0 10 0 0.0 0 0.0 10 10.0 10.0 10.0 5.0 108.3 0 0
Gene Ronzani 29 b 8 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Dick Schweidler 23 10 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0
Team Total 25.8 11 72 197 36.5 1222 12 6.1 18 9.1 10 6.2 3.3 17.0 111.1 40.6 0 0
Opp Total 11 76 190 40.0 897 9 4.7 24 12.6 4.7 -0.02 11.8 81.5 31.3 0 0 4.7 0.0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. 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
Sam Francis 25 fb 11 1 85 297 3 0 3.5 27.0 7.7 1 8 8.0 0 8 0.1 0.7 305 3 0
Joe Maniaci 24 b 9 1 71 288 3 0 4.1 32.0 7.9 6 72 12.0 0 0 0.7 8.0 360 3 0
Jack Manders 29 K/RH 11 10 67 263 2 0 3.9 23.9 6.1 2 27 13.5 1 17 0.2 2.5 290 3 0
Ray Nolting 25 LH 11 9 63 297 1 0 4.7 27.0 5.7 4 90 22.5 1 0 0.4 8.2 387 2 0
Bert Johnson 26 FB 9 7 37 138 2 0 3.7 15.3 4.1 138 2 0
Gary Famiglietti 25 fb 9 3 33 129 0 0 3.9 14.3 3.7 129 0 0
Ray Buivid 23 qb 11 6 32 65 0 0 2.0 5.9 2.9 1 8 8.0 0 8 0.1 0.7 73 0 0
Bob Swisher 24 9 0 22 133 0 0 6.0 14.8 2.4 5 65 13.0 0 0 0.6 7.2 198 0 0
Dick Schweidler 23 10 0 16 57 0 0 3.6 5.7 1.6 1 21 21.0 0 21 0.1 2.1 78 0 0
Bernie Masterson 27 QB 11 3 13 -16 0 0 -1.2 -1.5 1.2 1 4 4.0 0 4 0.1 0.4 -12 0 0
George Corbett 30 b 7 3 7 29 0 0 4.1 4.1 1.0 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.1 1.4 39 0 0
Gene Ronzani 29 b 8 1 7 12 0 0 1.7 1.5 0.9 12 0 0
Carl Brumbaugh 32 9 0 3 -15 0 0 -5.0 -1.7 0.3 1 23 23.0 0 23 0.1 2.6 8 0 0
John Oelerich 22 2 0 2 2 0 0 1.0 1.0 1.0 2 0 0
Bill Karr 27 e 10 4 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.6 0.1 14 253 18.1 4 0 1.4 25.3 259 4 0
Les McDonald 24 RE 10 6 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 9 175 19.4 1 30 0.9 17.5 175 1 0
Reino Nori 25 1 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1 0 0
Eggs Manske 26 e 6 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 197 19.7 1 44 1.7 32.8 197 1 0
Dick Plasman 24 LE 8 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 117 14.6 1 0 1.0 14.6 117 1 0
George Wilson 24 le 11 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 81 20.3 1 0 0.4 7.4 81 1 0
Fred Dreher 25 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 69 23.0 1 32 1.0 23.0 69 1 0
Bill Conkright 24 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 2 2.0 1 2 0.1 0.2 2 1 0
Team Total 25.8 11 461 1686 11 6 3.7 153.3 41.9 72 1222 17.0 12 44 6.5 111.1 2908 23 0
Opp Total 11 382 1236 8 3.2 112.4 34.7 76 897 11.8 9 6.9 81.5 2133 17 0

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
Jack Manders 29 K/RH 11 10 9 3 33.3% 12 10 83.3%
Joe Maniaci 24 b 9 1 3 1 33.3% 11 11 100.0%
Sam Francis 25 fb 11 1 2 0.0%
Les McDonald 24 RE 10 6 1 1 100.0%
Team Total 25.8 11 12 4 33.3% 26 22 84.6%
Opp Total 11 4 20 16 80.0%

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
Jack Manders 29 K/RH 11 10 2 1 3 10 3 37
Joe Maniaci 24 b 9 1 3 3 11 1 32
Bill Karr 27 e 10 4 4 4 24
Sam Francis 25 fb 11 1 3 3 18
Bert Johnson 26 FB 9 7 2 2 12
Ray Nolting 25 LH 11 9 1 1 2 12
Les McDonald 24 RE 10 6 1 1 1 7
Dick Bassi 23 9 0 1 1 6
Bill Conkright 24 9 0 1 1 6
George Corbett 30 b 7 3 1 1 6
Fred Dreher 25 3 0 1 1 6
Eggs Manske 26 e 6 1 1 1 6
Dick Plasman 24 LE 8 6 1 1 6
George Wilson 24 le 11 5 1 1 6
Joe Zeller 30 11 0 1 1 6
Team Total 25.8 11 11 12 1 2 26 22 4 2 190
Opp Total 11 8 9 16 4 148