Starters

Starters Table
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
Offensive Starters
QB George Blanda 27 5 7 131 for 281, 1,929 yards, 15 td, 17 int, & 19 rushes for 41 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
FB Chick Jagade* 28 5 0 157 rushes for 498 yards, 3 td, & 24 catches for 172 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 14th / 118th pick / 1948
LH Billy Stone 29 5 0 79 rushes for 306 yards, 3 td, & 35 catches for 395 yards and 3 td Chicago Cardinals / 12th / 120th pick / 1949
RH Jim Dooley 24 2 0 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 34 catches for 658 yards and 7 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 8th pick / 1952
LE Harlon Hill* 22 Rook 0 45 catches for 1,124 yards, 12 td Chicago Bears / 15th / 174th pick / 1954
LT Bill Wightkin 27 4 0 Chicago Bears / 8th / 79th pick / 1949
LG Fred Williams 25 2 0 Chicago Bears / 5th / 56th pick / 1952
C Wayne Hansen 26 4 0 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 6th / 76th pick / 1950
RG Kline Gilbert 24 1 0 Chicago Bears / 6th / 68th pick / 1953
RT Stan Jones 23 Rook 0 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 5th / 54th pick / 1953
RE John Hoffman 29 5 0 28 catches for 354 yards, 1 td, & 39 rushes for 178 yards and 1 td Chicago Bears / 5th / 49th pick / 1949
Defensive Starters
LDE Larry Brink 31 6 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Los Angeles Rams / 17th / 150th pick / 1948
LDT John Kreamcheck 28 1 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 8th / 89th pick / 1953
MG Bill George* 25 2 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1951
RDT Bill Bishop* 23 2 0 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 8th / 90th pick / 1952
RDE Ed Sprinkle* 31 10 0 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
LLB George Connor 29 6 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered New York Giants / 1st / 5th pick / 1946
RLB Bones Weatherly 26 4 0 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 8th / 72nd pick / 1949
LDH S.J. Whitman 28 3 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Cardinals / 22nd / 259th pick / 1951
RDH McNeil Moore 21 Rook 0 3 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 18th / 210th pick / 1954
LS Stan Wallace 23 Rook 0 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 6th pick / 1954
RS John Helwig 27 1 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 11th / 140th pick / 1950
Special Teams Starters
K George Blanda 27 5 7 8 of 16 field goals & 23 of 23 extra points Chicago Bears / 12th / 119th pick / 1949
P Zeke Bratkowski 23 Rook 5 39 punts for a 41.0 average, 0 blocked Chicago Bears / 2nd / 17th pick / 1953
PR Billy Stone 29 5 0 14 punt returns for a 2.9 average and 0 td Chicago Cardinals / 12th / 120th pick / 1949
KR Chick Jagade* 28 5 0 11 kick returns for a 17.7 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 14th / 118th pick / 1948

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