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1952 Chicago Bears

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5-7-0, NFL National Division  · 1952 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.8, Offense: -1.3, Defense: -5.5, SoS: -0.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 245 points (20.4/g), 8th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 326 points (27.2/g), 11th.
 Differential of -81 points (-6.8/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 4.0-8.0.

Coach: George Halas (5-7-0)

 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 Bob Williams 22 1 7 45 for 87, 579 yards, 6 td, 5 int, & 11 rushes for 33 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 2nd pick / 1951
FB Fred Morrison 26 2 0 95 rushes for 367 yards, 3 td, & 10 catches for 129 yards and 1 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1950
LH Chuck Hunsinger 27 2 0 58 rushes for 139 yards, 0 td, & 16 catches for 170 yards and 2 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1950
RH Billy Stone 27 3 0 50 rushes for 196 yards, 2 td, & 13 catches for 283 yards and 2 td Chicago Cardinals / 12th / 120th pick / 1949
LE Bill Wightkin 25 2 0 7 catches for 120 yards, 2 td Chicago Bears / 8th / 79th pick / 1949
LT George Connor*+ 27 4 0 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 5th pick / 1946
LG Dick Barwegen* 30 5 0 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 6th / 44th pick / 1945
C Wayne Hansen 24 2 0 Chicago Bears / 6th / 76th pick / 1950
RG Bill George 23 Rook 0 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1951
RT Bulldog Turner 33 12 0 Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1940
RE Gene Schroeder* 23 1 0 39 catches for 660 yards, 6 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 12th pick / 1951
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jack Hoffman 22 Rook 0 1 interception, 4 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 5th / 54th pick / 1952
LDT Fred Williams* 23 Rook 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 5th / 56th pick / 1952
MG Herman Clark 22 Rook 0 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 44th pick / 1952
RDT Bill Bishop 21 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 8th / 90th pick / 1952
RDE Ed Sprinkle* 29 8 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
LLB George Connor*+ 27 4 0 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New York Giants / 1st / 5th pick / 1946
RLB Bill George 23 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1951
LDH Don Kindt 27 5 0 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 11th pick / 1947
RDH Jim Dooley 22 Rook 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 8th pick / 1952
LS John Hoffman 27 3 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 5th / 49th pick / 1949
RS Al Campana 26 2 0
 Special Teams Starters
K George Blanda 25 3 2 6 of 25 field goals & 30 of 30 extra points Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
P Fred Morrison 26 2 0 64 punts for a 42.3 average, 1 blocked Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1950
PR Wilford White 24 1 0 23 punt returns for a 5.1 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 3rd / 36th pick / 1951
KR Chuck Hunsinger 27 2 0 15 kick returns for a 20.5 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)
61 Dick Barwegen* 30 LG 11 0 227 6-1 Purdue 12/25/1922 5 Bos/Bkn Yanks/Tigers / 6th / 44th pick / 1945
73 Bill Bishop 21 RDT 12 0 248 6-4 North Texas 5/8/1931 Rook Chicago Bears / 8th / 90th pick / 1952
16 George Blanda 25 K 12 2 215 6-2 Kentucky 9/17/1927 3 Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
67 Ed Bradley 26 8 0 212 6-0 Wake Forest 9/16/1926 2 Chicago Bears / 16th / 206th pick / 1950
40 Al Campana 26 RS 12 0 180 5-11 Youngstown St. 2/25/1926 2
32 Leon Campbell 25 8 0 199 6-0 Arkansas 7/1/1927 2 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 15th pick / 1950
74 Herman Clark 22 MG 12 0 256 6-3 Oregon St. 11/30/1930 Rook Chicago Bears / 4th / 44th pick / 1952
31 Emerson Cole 25 1 0 215 6-2 Toledo 12/10/1927 2 Cleveland Browns / 12th / 156th pick / 1950
71 George Connor*+ 27 LLB 12 0 240 6-3 Holy Cross,Notre Dame 1/21/1925 4 New York Giants / 1st / 5th pick / 1946
76 Bobby Cross 21 12 0 240 6-4 S.F. Austin 4/4/1931 Rook Chicago Bears / 9th / 104th pick / 1952
62 Frank Dempsey 27 10 0 235 6-3 Florida 5/27/1925 2 Chicago Bears / 13th / 166th pick / 1950
41 Babe Dimancheff 30 9 0 178 5-11 Butler,Purdue 9/6/1922 7 Boston Yanks / 3rd / 27th pick / 1944
43 Jim Dooley 22 RDH 12 0 198 6-4 Miami (FL) 2/8/1930 Rook Chicago Bears / 1st / 8th pick / 1952
34 John Dottley 24 5 0 200 6-1 Mississippi 8/25/1928 1 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 24th pick / 1950
72 Bill George 23 RG 12 0 237 6-2 Wake Forest 10/27/1929 Rook Chicago Bears / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1951
39 George Gulyanics 31 2 0 198 6-0 Alabama 6/11/1921 5
51 Wayne Hansen 24 C 10 0 231 6-2 Texas-El Paso 10/6/1928 2 Chicago Bears / 6th / 76th pick / 1950
82 Jack Hoffman 22 LDE 12 0 234 6-5 Xavier (OH) 3/11/1930 Rook Chicago Bears / 5th / 54th pick / 1952
89 John Hoffman 27 LS 4 0 215 6-2 Arkansas 12/8/1925 3 Chicago Bears / 5th / 49th pick / 1949
46 Chuck Hunsinger 27 KR 12 0 188 6-0 Florida 7/25/1925 2 Chicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1950
6 Don Kindt 27 LDH 12 0 207 6-1 Wisconsin 7/2/1925 5 Chicago Bears / 1st / 11th pick / 1947
49 Jimmy Lesane 22 10 0 176 5-10 The Citadel,Virginia 3/8/1930 Rook Chicago Bears / 20th / 236th pick / 1952
25 Eddie Macon 25 11 0 177 6-0 Pacific 3/7/1927 Rook Chicago Bears / 2nd / 20th pick / 1952
83 Bill McColl 22 12 0 230 6-4 Stanford 4/2/1930 Rook Chicago Bears / 3rd / 32nd pick / 1952
15 Fred Morrison 26 FB 12 0 215 6-2 Ohio St. 10/7/1926 2 Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1950
55 Bob Moser 24 12 0 240 6-3 Pacific 12/26/1928 1 Chicago Bears / 4th / 47th pick / 1951
12 Steve Romanik 28 qb 10 3 190 6-1 Villanova 5/27/1924 2 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 36th pick / 1950
88 Gene Schroeder* 23 RE 12 0 192 6-3 Virginia 3/3/1929 1 Chicago Bears / 1st / 12th pick / 1951
7 Ed Sprinkle* 29 RDE 12 0 206 6-1 Hardin-Simmons,Navy 9/3/1923 8
45 Billy Stone 27 RH 10 0 191 6-0 Bradley 10/25/1925 3 Chicago Cardinals / 12th / 120th pick / 1949
66 Bulldog Turner 33 RT 12 0 237 6-1 Hardin-Simmons 3/10/1919 12 Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1940
50 Bones Weatherly 24 5 0 218 6-5 Rice 12/26/1928 2 Chicago Bears / 8th / 72nd pick / 1949
33 Wilford White 24 PR 11 0 172 5-9 Arizona St. 9/26/1928 1 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 36th pick / 1951
86 Bill Wightkin 25 LE 11 0 235 6-3 Notre Dame 7/28/1927 2 Chicago Bears / 8th / 79th pick / 1949
9 Bob Williams 22 QB 11 7 197 6-1 Notre Dame 1/2/1930 1 Chicago Bears / 1st / 2nd pick / 1951
75 Fred Williams* 23 LDT 12 0 249 6-4 Arkansas 2/8/1929 Rook Chicago Bears / 5th / 56th pick / 1952
Team Total 25.2 12 213.3 6-1.7 2.3