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1942 Chicago Bears

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11-0-0, Finished 1st in NFL West Division  · 1942 NFL Season Summary

Scored 376 points (34.2/g), 1st of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 84 points (7.6/g), 1st.
 Differential of 292 points (26.5/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 10.7-0.3.

Coach: George Halas (5-0-0), Hunk Anderson (6-0-0) (co-coach with Luke Johnsos) and Luke Johnsos (6-0-0)

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

Team Info

Principal Owner/Head Coach/General Manager George Halas
Acting President/General Manager Ralph Brizzolara

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 376 3855 664 5.8 44 15 9 155 94 194 1974 21 29 10.2 48 470 1881 23 4.0 98
Team Defense 84 1698 574 3.0 51 18 16 98 111 280 1179 7 33 4.2 47 294 519 3 1.8 35
Lg Rank Offense 1 1 9 9 2 7 2 2 8 1 2 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 1 1 1 2 1 10 3 3 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 27 boxscore W 1-0 @ Green Bay Packers 44 28 14 310 85 225 3 16 337 233 104 5
4 Sun October 4 boxscore W 2-0 @ Cleveland Rams 21 7 12 297 179 118 4 7 148 128 20 4
3 Sun October 11 boxscore W 3-0 Chicago Cardinals 41 14 11 332 252 80 5 8 199 156 43 2
4 Sun October 18 boxscore W 4-0 New York Giants 26 7 18 335 91 244 4 10 220 142 78 4
5 Sun October 25 boxscore W 5-0 Philadelphia Eagles 45 14 16 378 227 151 4 7 83 68 15 3
6 Sun November 1 boxscore W 6-0 Detroit Lions 16 0 16 321 161 160 6 6 125 43 82 4
7 Sun November 8 boxscore W 7-0 @ Brooklyn Dodgers 35 0 22 424 164 260 2 9 120 60 60 4
8 Sun November 15 boxscore W 8-0 Green Bay Packers 38 7 12 342 161 181 4 14 208 165 43 5
10 Sun November 22 boxscore W 9-0 @ Detroit Lions 42 0 8 362 270 92 5 10 144 63 81 12
10 Sun November 29 boxscore W 10-0 Cleveland Rams 47 0 14 506 323 183 3 6 58 48 10 4
11 Sun December 6 boxscore W 11-0 @ Chicago Cardinals 21 7 12 248 61 187 4 5 56 73 -17 4
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 13 boxscore L 11-1 @ Washington Redskins 6 14 10 188 119 69 4 9 170 66 104 2

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
Sid Luckman*+ 26 P/QB 11 10 57 105 54.3% 1024 10 9.5 13 12.4 52 9.8 6.1 18.0 93.1 80.1
Charlie O'Rourke 25 qb 11 1 37 88 42.0% 951 11 12.5 16 18.2 68 10.8 5.1 25.7 86.5 82.1
Frank Maznicki* 22 K 11 1 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 25.4 11 94 194 48.5% 1975 21 10.8 29 14.9 68 10.2 5.6 21.0 179.5 81.4 0 0
Opp Total 11 111 280 39.6% 1179 7 2.5 33 11.8 4.2 -0.59 10.6 107.2 21.4 0 0 4.2 -0.6 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
Gary Famiglietti* 29 FB 10 8 118 503 8 21 4.3 50.3 11.8 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 1.2 515 8 0
Hugh Gallarneau 25 PR/RH 10 9 68 292 4 20 4.3 29.2 6.8 14 291 20.8 3 60 1.4 29.1 583 7 0
Harry Clarke 26 KR/LH 10 7 58 273 4 26 4.7 27.3 5.8 6 131 21.8 2 49 0.6 13.1 404 6 0
Ray Nolting 29 hb 11 3 57 245 2 39 4.3 22.3 5.2 2 23 11.5 0 15 0.2 2.1 268 2 0
Frank Maznicki* 22 K 11 1 54 343 1 42 6.4 31.2 4.9 2 17 8.5 1 16 0.2 1.5 360 2 0
John Petty* 23 fb 10 2 41 149 2 14 3.6 14.9 4.1 4 53 13.3 0 16 0.4 5.3 202 2 0
Ray McLean 27 hb 11 2 26 63 0 15 2.4 5.7 2.4 19 571 30.1 8 68 1.7 51.9 634 8 0
Charlie O'Rourke 25 qb 11 1 18 -17 1 17 -0.9 -1.5 1.6 -17 1 0
Sid Luckman*+ 26 P/QB 11 10 13 -6 0 9 -0.5 -0.5 1.2 -6 0 0
Bill Geyer 23 5 0 9 18 0 6 2.0 3.6 1.8 1 22 22.0 0 22 0.2 4.4 40 0 0
Frank Morris 24 6 0 3 7 0 6 2.3 1.2 0.5 3 24 8.0 0 17 0.5 4.0 31 0 0
Adolph Kissell 22 4 0 2 -1 0 11 -0.5 -0.3 0.5 -1 0 0
Bill Osmanski 27 fb 1 1 2 9 0 14 4.5 9.0 2.0 9 0 0
Bob Nowaskey 24 LE 11 6 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.3 0.1 6 128 21.3 0 29 0.5 11.6 131 0 0
John Siegal* 24 e 11 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 264 20.3 2 32 1.2 24.0 264 2 0
Hampton Pool 27 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 321 32.1 5 64 0.9 29.2 321 5 0
George Wilson*+ 28 RE 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 89 9.9 0 16 0.8 8.1 89 0 0
Connie Mack Berry 27 e 10 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 29 7.3 0 16 0.4 2.9 29 0 0
Team Total 25.4 11 470 1881 22 42 4.0 171.0 42.7 94 1975 21.0 21 68 8.5 179.5 3856 43 0
Opp Total 11 294 519 3 1.8 47.2 26.7 111 1179 10.6 7 10.1 107.2 1698 10 33

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
Hugh Gallarneau 25 PR/RH 10 9 9 101 0 32 11.2 5 151 0 61 30.2 835
Harry Clarke 26 KR/LH 10 7 5 76 0 35 15.2 5 159 0 62 31.8 639
Ray McLean 27 hb 11 2 6 118 1 89 19.7 4 106 0 44 26.5 858
Frank Maznicki* 22 K 11 1 6 50 0 18 8.3 1 33 0 33 33.0 443
Sid Luckman*+ 26 P/QB 11 10 6 55 0 13 9.2 49
Ray Nolting 29 hb 11 3 3 23 0 10 7.7 1 10 0 10 10.0 301
Bill Geyer 23 5 0 2 28 0 15 14.0 68
Adolph Kissell 22 4 0 2 63 0 43 31.5 62
Charlie O'Rourke 25 qb 11 1 2 8 0 4 4.0 -9
Gary Famiglietti* 29 FB 10 8 1 9 0 9 9.0 524
Bulldog Turner+ 23 C 11 11 1 6 0 6 6.0 6
Team Total 25.4 11 39 459 1 89 11.8 20 537 0 62 26.9 4852
Opp Total 11 25 1774 1 71.0 60 1194 0 19.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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
Frank Maznicki* 22 K 11 1 5 4 80.0%% 22 21 95.5%%
Sid Luckman*+ 26 P/QB 11 10 24 976 60 0 40.7
Lee Artoe*+ 25 RT 11 11 1 0.0%% 22 20 90.9%%
Charlie O'Rourke 25 qb 11 1 23 817 57 0 35.5
Joe Stydahar 30 t 9 2 8 5 62.5%%
John Petty* 23 fb 10 2 2 109 53 0 54.5
Gary Famiglietti* 29 FB 10 8 1 0.0%%
Team Total 25.4 11 6 4 66.7%% 53 46 86.8%% 49 1902 60 0 38.8
Opp Total 11 2 0.0%% 12 12 100.0%% 76 2976 39.2

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
Bulldog Turner+ 23 C 11 11 8 96 1 42 0
Danny Fortmann*+ 26 LG 11 11 4 40 0 20 0
Sid Luckman*+ 26 P/QB 11 10 4 96 1 54 0
Frank Maznicki* 22 K 11 1 4 13 0 9 0
Ray McLean 27 hb 11 2 3 74 0 30 0
Charlie O'Rourke 25 qb 11 1 3 15 0 10 0
Al Matuza 24 11 0 2 8 0 4 0
Len Akin 26 g 11 1 1 0 0 0 0
Chuck Drulis* 24 11 0 1 41 0 41 0
Gary Famiglietti* 29 FB 10 8 1 10 0 10 0
John Petty* 23 fb 10 2 1 7 0 7 0
George Wilson*+ 28 RE 11 11 1 2 1 2 0
Team Total 25.4 11 33 402 3 54 0
Opp Total 11 33 15

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
Ray McLean 27 hb 11 2 8 1 9 54
Gary Famiglietti* 29 FB 10 8 8 8 48
Frank Maznicki* 22 K 11 1 1 1 2 21 4 45
Hugh Gallarneau 25 PR/RH 10 9 4 3 7 42
Harry Clarke 26 KR/LH 10 7 4 2 6 36
Hampton Pool 27 11 0 5 5 30
Lee Artoe*+ 25 RT 11 11 20 20
Ray Nolting 29 hb 11 3 2 1 3 18
Connie Mack Berry 27 e 10 1 1 1 2 12
John Petty* 23 fb 10 2 2 2 12
John Siegal* 24 e 11 4 2 2 12
Bulldog Turner+ 23 C 11 11 1 1 2 12
George Wilson*+ 28 RE 11 11 1 1 2 12
Danny Fortmann*+ 26 LG 11 11 1 1 6
Sid Luckman*+ 26 P/QB 11 10 1 1 6
Charlie O'Rourke 25 qb 11 1 1 1 6
Joe Stydahar 30 t 9 2 5 5
Team Total 25.4 11 22 21 1 4 3 2 53 46 4 376
Opp Total 11 3 7 1 1 12 84

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1942-09-27 @ GNB W, 44-28 1 39 rush Ray Nolting 39 yard rush (Joe Stydahar kick)
2 1942-09-27 @ GNB W, 44-28 2 2 interception George Wilson 2 yard interception return
3 1942-09-27 @ GNB W, 44-28 3 4 rush Gary Famiglietti 4 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
4 1942-09-27 @ GNB W, 44-28 3 2 rush Gary Famiglietti 2 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
5 1942-09-27 @ GNB W, 44-28 4 35 fumble Ray Nolting 35 yard fumble return (Lee Artoe kick)
6 1942-09-27 @ GNB W, 44-28 4 5 rush Gary Famiglietti 5 yard rush (Lee Artoe kick)
7 1942-10-04 @ RAM W, 21-7 1 63 pass Ray McLean 63 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Joe Stydahar kick)
8 1942-10-04 @ RAM W, 21-7 3 32 pass Ray McLean 32 yard pass from Charlie O'Rourke (Frank Maznicki kick)
9 1942-10-04 @ RAM W, 21-7 4 1 rush Harry Clarke 1 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
10 1942-10-11 CRD W, 41-14 1 89 punt Ray McLean 89 yard punt return (Frank Maznicki kick)
11 1942-10-11 CRD W, 41-14 1 40 pass Hampton Pool 40 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Joe Stydahar kick)
12 1942-10-11 CRD W, 41-14 1 42 interception Bulldog Turner 42 yard interception return (Joe Stydahar kick)
13 1942-10-11 CRD W, 41-14 2 67 pass Ray McLean 67 yard pass from Charlie O'Rourke (Joe Stydahar kick)
14 1942-10-11 CRD W, 41-14 2 1 rush Gary Famiglietti 1 yard rush
15 1942-10-11 CRD W, 41-14 4 pass Hampton Pool yard pass from Charlie O'Rourke (Lee Artoe kick)
16 1942-10-18 NYG W, 26-7 1 1 rush Gary Famiglietti 1 yard rush
17 1942-10-18 NYG W, 26-7 3 8 rush Hugh Gallarneau 8 yard rush (Lee Artoe kick)
18 1942-10-18 NYG W, 26-7 4 4 rush Gary Famiglietti 4 yard rush (Lee Artoe kick)
19 1942-10-18 NYG W, 26-7 4 52 pass Hampton Pool 52 yard pass from Sid Luckman
20 1942-10-25 PHI W, 45-14 1 25 fumble George Wilson 25 yard fumble return (Lee Artoe kick)
21 1942-10-25 PHI W, 45-14 2 14 pass Frank Maznicki 14 yard pass from Charlie O'Rourke (Lee Artoe kick)
22 1942-10-25 PHI W, 45-14 3 3 rush Hugh Gallarneau 3 yard rush (Lee Artoe kick)
23 1942-10-25 PHI W, 45-14 3 2 rush Harry Clarke 2 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
24 1942-10-25 PHI W, 45-14 4 32 rush Connie Mack Berry 32 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
25 1942-10-25 PHI W, 45-14 4 46 fumble Connie Mack Berry 46 yard fumble return (Frank Maznicki kick)
26 1942-11-01 DET W, 16-0 2 33 pass Ray McLean 33 yard pass from Charlie O'Rourke
27 1942-11-01 DET W, 16-0 3 26 pass Harry Clarke 26 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Lee Artoe kick)
28 1942-11-08 @ BKN W, 35-0 1 42 pass Hugh Gallarneau 42 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Lee Artoe kick)
29 1942-11-08 @ BKN W, 35-0 1 1 rush Harry Clarke 1 yard rush (Lee Artoe kick)
30 1942-11-08 @ BKN W, 35-0 2 3 rush Frank Maznicki 3 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
31 1942-11-08 @ BKN W, 35-0 3 3 rush Hugh Gallarneau 3 yard rush (Lee Artoe kick)
32 1942-11-08 @ BKN W, 35-0 4 1 rush John Petty 1 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
33 1942-11-15 GNB W, 38-7 1 42 fumble Bulldog Turner 42 yard fumble return (Lee Artoe kick)
34 1942-11-15 GNB W, 38-7 2 54 interception Sid Luckman 54 yard interception return (Lee Artoe kick)
35 1942-11-15 GNB W, 38-7 2 2 rush John Petty 2 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
36 1942-11-15 GNB W, 38-7 3 29 pass Ray McLean 29 yard pass from Charlie O'Rourke (Lee Artoe kick)
37 1942-11-15 GNB W, 38-7 4 65 pass Ray McLean 65 yard pass from Charlie O'Rourke (Frank Maznicki kick)
38 1942-11-22 @ DET W, 42-0 1 26 rush Harry Clarke 26 yard rush (Lee Artoe kick)
39 1942-11-22 @ DET W, 42-0 1 43 pass Harry Clarke 43 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Lee Artoe kick)
40 1942-11-22 @ DET W, 42-0 2 68 pass Ray McLean 68 yard pass from Charlie O'Rourke (Frank Maznicki kick)
41 1942-11-22 @ DET W, 42-0 2 5 pass Hampton Pool 5 yard pass from Charlie O'Rourke (Frank Maznicki kick)
42 1942-11-22 @ DET W, 42-0 3 60 pass Hugh Gallarneau 60 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Lee Artoe kick)
43 1942-11-22 @ DET W, 42-0 4 28 pass John Siegal 28 yard pass from Charlie O'Rourke (Frank Maznicki kick)
44 1942-11-29 RAM W, 47-0 2 8 pass Ray McLean 8 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Lee Artoe kick)
45 1942-11-29 RAM W, 47-0 2 18 rush Gary Famiglietti 18 yard rush (Lee Artoe kick)
46 1942-11-29 RAM W, 47-0 2 1 rush Charlie O'Rourke 1 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
47 1942-11-29 RAM W, 47-0 3 2 rush Ray Nolting 2 yard rush
48 1942-11-29 RAM W, 47-0 3 24 pass John Siegal 24 yard pass from Sid Luckman
49 1942-11-29 RAM W, 47-0 4 64 pass Hampton Pool 64 yard pass from Charlie O'Rourke (Frank Maznicki kick)
50 1942-11-29 RAM W, 47-0 4 21 rush Gary Famiglietti 21 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
51 1942-12-06 @ CRD W, 21-7 1 37 pass Hugh Gallarneau 37 yard pass from Sid Luckman (Frank Maznicki kick)
52 1942-12-06 @ CRD W, 21-7 3 7 rush Hugh Gallarneau 7 yard rush (Frank Maznicki kick)
53 1942-12-06 @ CRD W, 21-7 3 69 fumble Danny Fortmann 69 yard fumble return (Frank Maznicki kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1942-09-27 @ GNB L, 28-44 2 1 rush Lou Brock 1 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
2 1942-09-27 @ GNB L, 28-44 2 40 pass Don Hutson 40 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Don Hutson kick)
3 1942-09-27 @ GNB L, 28-44 2 1 rush Tony Canadeo 1 yard rush (Don Hutson kick)
4 1942-09-27 @ GNB L, 28-44 3 25 pass Don Hutson 25 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Don Hutson kick)
5 1942-10-04 @ RAM L, 7-21 4 14 pass Ben Hightower 14 yard pass from Jack Jacobs (Joe Pasqua kick)
6 1942-10-11 CRD L, 14-41 1 47 pass Steve Lach 47 yard pass from Bud Schwenk (Bill Daddio kick)
7 1942-10-11 CRD L, 14-41 2 6 rush Bud Schwenk 6 yard rush (Bill Daddio kick)
8 1942-10-18 NYG L, 7-26 1 15 pass Ward Cuff 15 yard pass from Tuffy Leemans (Ward Cuff kick)
9 1942-10-25 PHI L, 14-45 2 80 lateral Ernie Steele 80 yard lateral return (Len Barnum kick)
10 1942-10-25 PHI L, 14-45 4 3 pass Bert Johnson 3 yard pass from Tommy Thompson (Ernie Steele kick)
11 1942-11-15 GNB L, 7-38 4 7 pass Don Hutson 7 yard pass from Cecil Isbell (Don Hutson kick)
12 1942-12-06 @ CRD L, 7-21 4 4 fumble Champ Seibold 4 yard fumble return (Pop Ivy kick)