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1953 Chicago Bears

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3-8-1, Finished 4th in NFL West Division  · 1953 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.6, Offense: -4.5, Defense: -0.0, SoS: -0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 218 points (18.2/g), 6th of 12 in the NFL. Allowed 262 points (21.8/g), 7th.
 Differential of -44 points (-3.7/g), 7th.  Expected W-L: 4.7-7.3.

Coach: George Halas (3-8-1)

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 6 CHI Billy Anderson DB 2 1953 1954 0 0 1 0 19 3 8 0 3 33 0 Compton CC (CA)
2 17 CHI Zeke Bratkowski QB 14 1954 1971 0 0 3 20 132 762 1484 10345 65 122 92 308 5 Georgia
3 30 CHI Bill Rowekamp B 0 0 0 Army/Missouri
4 41 CHI Joe Koch B 0 0 0 Wake Forest
5 54 CHI Stan Jones HOF G 13 1954 1966 3 7 12 39 157 Maryland
6 65 CHI Art DeCarlo DB 6 1953 1960 0 0 2 4 61 9 126 0 Georgia
6 68 CHI Kline Gilbert T 5 1953 1957 0 1 5 0 60 Mississippi
7 75 CHI Bucky McElroy HB 1 1954 1954 0 0 0 0 1 Southern Miss
7 78 CHI Don Bingham HB 1 1956 1956 0 0 0 0 12 7 36 0 1 7 0 Sul Ross St.
8 89 CHI John Kreamcheck DT 3 1953 1955 0 0 2 0 36 William & Mary
9 102 CHI Bruno Ashley T 0 0 0 Texas A&M-Commerce
10 113 CHI Jimmy Moore B 0 0 0 Florida A&M
11 125 CHI Ralph Charney B 0 0 0 Kentucky
11 126 CHI Jim Slowey C 0 0 0
12 137 CHI Jim Lawrence T 0 0 0 Duke
13 150 CHI Larry Strickland C 6 1954 1959 1 1 4 0 62 North Texas
14 161 CHI Harland Carl HB 1 1956 1956 0 0 0 0 9 29 66 1 2 31 0 Wisconsin
15 174 CHI Ralph Jecha G 2 1955 1956 0 0 1 0 19 Northwestern
16 185 CHI Johnny Hatley G 4 1953 1960 0 0 3 5 48 Sul Ross St.
17 198 CHI Bob Beal E 0 0 0 California
18 209 CHI Jim Shirley B 0 0 0 Clemson
19 222 CHI Bill Byrus T 0 0 0 Iowa St.
20 233 CHI Tom Mahin T 0 0 0 Purdue
21 246 CHI Wayne Martin E 0 0 0 TCU
22 257 CHI Wayne Wood T 0 0 0 Memphis
23 270 CHI Jim Mask E 0 0 0 Mississippi
24 281 CHI Paul Hatcher C 0 0 0 Arkansas City JC
25 294 CHI Clyde Pickard G 0 0 0 Wake Forest
26 305 CHI Bob Evans T 0 0 0 Pennsylvania
27 318 CHI Marvin Wahlin B 0 0 0 Arizona St.
28 329 CHI Jim Caldwell T 0 0 0 Tennessee St.
29 342 CHI Jack Lewis E 0 0 0 Wake Forest
30 353 CHI Bill Brehany QB 0 0 0 VMI