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1950 Chicago Bears

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9-3-0, Finished 1st in NFL National Division  · 1950 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.5, Offense: -5.5, Defense: 5.9, SoS: -5.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 279 points (23.2/g), 5th of 13 in the NFL. Allowed 207 points (17.2/g), 5th.
 Differential of 72 points (6.0/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 8.0-4.0.

Coach: George Halas (9-3-0)

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Johnny Lujack*+ 25 2 12 121 for 254, 1,731 yards, 4 td, 21 int, & 63 rushes for 397 yards and 11 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 4th pick / 1946
FB John Hoffman 25 1 0 42 rushes for 154 yards, 0 td, & 8 catches for 161 yards and 2 td Chicago Bears / 5th / 49th pick / 1949
LH George Gulyanics 29 3 0 146 rushes for 571 yards, 2 td, & 12 catches for 137 yards and 0 td
RH Julie Rykovich 27 3 0 122 rushes for 394 yards, 7 td, & 21 catches for 344 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 2nd / 14th pick / 1946
LE Ken Kavanaugh 34 10 0 17 catches for 331 yards, 2 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1940
LT George Connor*+ 25 2 0 New York Giants / 1st / 5th pick / 1946
LG Dick Barwegen*+ 28 3 0 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 6th / 44th pick / 1945
C Bulldog Turner* 31 10 0 Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1940
RG Ray Bray* 33 11 0 Chicago Bears / 9th / 76th pick / 1939
RT Paul Stenn 32 8 0 2 fumbles recovered
RE Ed Sprinkle* 27 6 0 4 catches for 70 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for -1 yards and 0 td
 Defensive Starters
LDE Bill Wightkin 23 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 8th / 79th pick / 1949
LDT George Connor*+ 25 2 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 5th pick / 1946
MG Ray Bray* 33 11 0 Chicago Bears / 9th / 76th pick / 1939
RDT Alf Bauman 30 3 0 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 15th pick / 1942
RDE Ed Sprinkle* 27 6 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
LLB Bones Weatherly 22 Rook 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 8th / 72nd pick / 1949
MLB Fred Negus 27 3 0 Cleveland Rams / 7th / 59th pick / 1945
RLB Ed Cody 27 3 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 5th / 36th pick / 1946
LDH Red O'Quinn 25 Rook 0 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 3rd / 31st pick / 1949
RDH George McAfee 32 10 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 2nd pick / 1940
S Don Kindt 25 3 0 Chicago Bears / 1st / 11th pick / 1947
 Special Teams Starters
K Johnny Lujack*+ 25 2 12 3 of 5 field goals & 34 of 35 extra points Chicago Bears / 1st / 4th pick / 1946
P Fred Morrison 24 Rook 0 57 punts for a 43.3 average, 0 blocked Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1950
PR George McAfee 32 10 0 33 punt returns for a 8.6 average and 0 td Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 2nd pick / 1940
KR Chuck Hunsinger 25 Rook 0 12 kick returns for a 28.6 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1950

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
26 Dick Barwegen*+ 28 LG 11 0 227 6-1 Purdue 12/25/1922 3 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 6th / 44th pick / 1945
41 Alf Bauman 30 RDT 12 0 228 6-2 Northwestern 1/3/1920 3 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 15th pick / 1942
22 George Blanda 23 11 0 215 6-2 Kentucky 9/17/1927 1 Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
57 J.R. Boone 25 10 0 162 5-8 Tulsa 7/28/1925 2 Chicago Bears / 22nd / 203rd pick / 1948
38 Ed Bradley 24 4 0 212 6-0 Wake Forest 9/16/1926 Rook Chicago Bears / 16th / 206th pick / 1950
82 Ray Bray* 33 MG 12 0 237 6-0 West. Michigan,North Carolina 2/1/1917 11 Chicago Bears / 9th / 76th pick / 1939
10 Al Campana 24 9 0 180 5-11 Youngstown St. 2/25/1926 Rook
31 Stu Clarkson 31 11 0 217 6-2 Texas A&M-Kingsville 7/4/1919 8 Chicago Bears / 22nd / 200th pick / 1942
16 Ed Cody 27 RLB 10 0 191 5-10 Boston Col.,Purdue 2/27/1923 3 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 36th pick / 1946
81 George Connor*+ 25 LDT 11 0 240 6-3 Holy Cross,Notre Dame 1/21/1925 2 New York Giants / 1st / 5th pick / 1946
24 Fred Davis* 32 12 0 244 6-3 Alabama 2/15/1918 9 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 25th pick / 1941
19 Harper Davis 25 12 0 173 5-11 Mississippi St. 12/11/1925 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 16th pick / 1949
40 Frank Dempsey 25 6 0 235 6-3 Florida 5/27/1925 Rook Chicago Bears / 13th / 166th pick / 1950
9 Dick Flanagan 24 1 0 216 6-0 Ohio St. 10/31/1926 2 Chicago Bears / 10th / 83rd pick / 1948
44 Dub Garrett 25 3 0 235 6-1 Mississippi St. 1/29/1925 2 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 21st pick / 1948
39 George Gulyanics 29 LH 12 0 198 6-0 Alabama 6/11/1921 3
14 Wayne Hansen 22 12 0 231 6-2 Texas-El Paso 10/6/1928 Rook Chicago Bears / 6th / 76th pick / 1950
29 John Hoffman 25 FB 12 0 215 6-2 Arkansas 12/8/1925 1 Chicago Bears / 5th / 49th pick / 1949
46 Chuck Hunsinger 25 KR 10 0 188 6-0 Florida 7/25/1925 Rook Chicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1950
51 Ken Kavanaugh 34 LE 12 0 207 6-3 LSU 11/23/1916 10 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 22nd pick / 1940
20 Jim Keane 26 12 0 217 6-4 Iowa,Northwestern 1/11/1924 4 Chicago Bears / 18th / 182nd pick / 1945
6 Don Kindt 25 S 12 0 207 6-1 Wisconsin 7/2/1925 3 Chicago Bears / 1st / 11th pick / 1947
42 Sid Luckman 34 11 0 197 6-0 Columbia 11/21/1916 11 Chicago Bears / 1st / 2nd pick / 1939
32 Johnny Lujack*+ 25 K 12 12 186 6-0 Notre Dame 1/4/1925 2 Chicago Bears / 1st / 4th pick / 1946
5 George McAfee 32 PR 12 0 178 6-0 Duke 3/13/1918 10 Philadelphia Eagles / 1st / 2nd pick / 1940
15 Fred Morrison 24 P 12 0 215 6-2 Ohio St. 10/7/1926 Rook Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1950
18 Fred Negus 27 MLB 11 0 208 6-1 Michigan,Wisconsin 11/7/1923 3 Cleveland Rams / 7th / 59th pick / 1945
37 Red O'Quinn 25 LDH 12 0 195 6-2 Wake Forest 9/7/1925 Rook Chicago Bears / 3rd / 31st pick / 1949
12 Steve Romanik 26 1 0 190 6-1 Villanova 5/27/1924 Rook Chicago Bears / 3rd / 36th pick / 1950
11 Julie Rykovich 27 RH 12 0 204 6-2 Notre Dame,Illinois 4/6/1923 3 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 14th pick / 1946
23 Wash Serini 28 12 0 236 6-2 Kentucky 3/11/1922 2
7 Ed Sprinkle* 27 RDE 12 0 206 6-1 Hardin-Simmons,Navy 9/3/1923 6
35 Paul Stenn 32 RT 12 0 242 6-2 Villanova 7/12/1918 8
66 Bulldog Turner* 31 C 12 0 237 6-1 Hardin-Simmons 3/10/1919 10 Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1940
45 Bones Weatherly 22 LLB 6 0 218 6-5 Rice 12/26/1928 Rook Chicago Bears / 8th / 72nd pick / 1949
53 Bill Wightkin 23 LDE 12 0 235 6-3 Notre Dame 7/28/1927 Rook Chicago Bears / 8th / 79th pick / 1949
Team Total 26.9 12 211.7 6-1.2 3.4