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1947 Chicago Bears

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8-4-0, Finished 2nd in NFL West Division  · 1947 NFL Season Summary

Scored 363 points (30.2/g), 1st of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 241 points (20.1/g), 4th.
 Differential of 122 points (10.2/g), 1st.  Expected W-L: 8.7-3.3.

Coach: George Halas (8-4-0)

Stadium: Wrigley Field
 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 1 CHI Bob Fenimore HB 1 1947 1947 0 0 0 0 10 2 3 27 0 0 53 189 1 15 219 2 Oklahoma St.
1 11 CHI Don Kindt DB 9 1947 1955 0 1 7 0 108 172 586 4 43 506 2 Wisconsin
3 23 CHI Frank Minini HB 3 1947 1949 0 0 1 0 36 51 216 4 3 37 1 San Jose St.
5 32 CHI Lloyd Merriman B 0 0 0 Stanford
5 35 CHI Jim Canady B 2 1948 1949 0 0 0 0 15 25 99 0 5 80 0 Ark-Monticello
6 42 CHI Roger Stephens B 0 0 0 Cincinnati
6 45 CHI Harlan Wetz T 1 1947 1947 0 0 0 0 11 Texas
7 55 CHI Reid Moseley E 0 0 0 Georgia
8 65 CHI Allen Smith E 2 1947 1948 0 0 0 0 22 3 29 0 Mississippi
9 75 CHI Dwight (Dike) Eddleman B 0 0 0 Illinois
10 85 CHI Arnold Tucker B 0 0 0 Army
11 95 CHI Larry Hatch B 0 0 0 Washington
12 105 CHI Tony Adamle LB 6 1947 1954 0 2 2 0 75 60 255 2 2 35 0 Ohio St.
13 115 CHI Emil Fritz G 0 0 0 Maryland
14 125 CHI Jim Turner T 0 0 0 California
15 135 CHI Wayne Goodall E 0 0 0 Oklahoma City
16 145 CHI Verne Gagne E 0 0 0 Minnesota
17 155 CHI Wally Dreyer DB 2 1949 1950 0 0 0 0 24 46 172 0 7 94 0 Michigan
18 165 CHI Walt Pupa B 0 0 0 North Carolina
19 175 CHI John McLellan T 0 0 0 Montana St.
20 185 CHI Bill Cromer B 0 0 0 Texas
21 195 CHI Russ Reader DB 1 1947 1947 0 0 0 0 2 Michigan St.
22 205 CHI Jim Batchelor B 0 0 0 East Texas St.
23 215 CHI Al Lawler HB 1 1948 1948 0 0 0 0 7 9 44 0 3 40 0 Texas
24 225 CHI Gordon Berlin C 0 0 0 Washington
25 235 CHI John Cunningham E 0 0 0 California
26 245 CHI Max Morris E 3 1946 1948 0 0 1 0 38 1 20 0 53 677 2 Northwestern
27 255 CHI Bill Morris E 0 0 0 Oklahoma
28 265 CHI Joe Billy Baumgardner HB 1 1948 1948 0 0 0 0 2 Texas
29 275 CHI Jerry McCarthy E 0 0 0 Pennsylvania
30 285 CHI Jack Pierce B 0 0 0 Illinois
31 293 CHI Ed Ehlers B 0 0 0 Purdue