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1944 Chicago Bears

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6-3-1, NFL West Division  · 1944 NFL Season Summary

Scored 258 points (25.8/g), 2nd of 11 in the NFL. Allowed 172 points (17.2/g), 6th.
 Differential of 86 points (8.6/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 7.2-2.8.

Coach: Hunk Anderson (6-3-1) (co-coach with Luke Johnsos) and Luke Johnsos (6-3-1)

 Training Camp: St. Joseph's College (Rensselaer, Indiana)

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Passing Rushing Receiving
Rnd Pick Tm Pos Yrs From To AP1 PB St CarAV G Cmp Att Yds TD Int Att Yds TD Rec Yds TD College/Univ
1 9 CHI Ray Evans TB 1 1948 1948 0 0 1 0 9 64 137 924 5 17 99 343 2 7 93 0 Kansas
3 24 CHI Rudy Smeja E 3 1944 1946 0 0 1 0 29 11 166 1 Michigan
5 40 CHI Abe Croft E 2 1944 1945 0 0 0 0 11 11 152 2 SMU
6 51 CHI C.B. Stanley T 1 1946 1946 0 0 1 0 13 Tulsa
7 62 CHI Darwin Seeley C 0 0 0 Stanford
8 73 CHI Randall (Buck) Fawcett B 0 0 0 Stanford
9 84 CHI Jack Morton E 3 1945 1947 0 0 0 0 22 5 62 1 Purdue
10 95 CHI Bill Starford C 0 0 0 Wake Forest
11 106 CHI Lin Houston G 8 1946 1953 0 0 3 0 98 0 19 0 Ohio St.
12 117 CHI J.P. Moore B 0 0 0 Vanderbilt
13 128 CHI Bill Duffey E 0 0 0
14 139 CHI Joe Hartley T 0 0 0 LSU
15 150 CHI Bill Milner LB 4 1947 1950 0 0 1 0 48 Duke
16 161 CHI Buckets Hirsch QB 3 1947 1949 0 0 0 0 34 4 7 0 Northwestern
17 172 CHI Ed Ryckeley E 0 0 0 Georgia Tech
18 183 CHI Howdy Plasman B 0 0 0 Miami (FL)
19 194 CHI Barry French G 4 1947 1951 0 0 2 0 49 Purdue
20 205 CHI Paul Taylor B 0 0 0 USC
21 216 CHI Bob Margarita HB 3 1944 1946 0 0 2 0 21 204 960 7 38 524 2 Brown
22 227 CHI Ed Davis B 0 0 0 Oklahoma
23 238 CHI Dick Jamison T 0 0 0 USC
24 249 CHI Jack Bortka B 0 0 0 Kansas St.
25 260 CHI Roy Ruskusky E 1 1947 1947 0 0 0 0 11 St. Mary's (CA)
26 271 CHI Harry Franck B 0 0 0 Northwestern
27 282 CHI Jack McKewan T 0 0 0 Alabama
28 293 CHI Charlie Mitchell HB 2 1945 1946 0 0 0 0 10 Tulsa
29 304 CHI Pat Boyle G 0 0 0 Wisconsin
30 315 CHI Bernie Pepper T 0 0 0 Missouri
31 321 CHI Karl Vogt T 0 0 0 Villanova
32 327 CHI Bob Endres T 0 0 0 Colgate