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1962 Chicago Bears

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9-5-0, Finished 3rd in NFL West Division  · 1962 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 6.1, Offense: 2.7, Defense: 3.4, SoS: 3.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 321 points (22.9/g), 4th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 287 points (20.5/g), 5th.
 Differential of 34 points (2.4/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-6.1.

Coach: George Halas (9-5-0)

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

Team Info

Principal Owner/Head Coach/General Manager George Halas
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 321 4549 844 5.4 44 16 12 228 229 430 3060 20 28 6.7 128 386 1489 17 3.9 88
Team Defense 287 4147 849 4.9 47 24 19 228 170 363 2074 14 23 5.0 101 438 2073 17 4.7 108
Lg Rank Offense 4 6 9 6 12 2 6 7 11 7 11 12 4 11
Lg Rank Defense 5 5 3 1 4 4 4 3 9 3 8 11 7 13

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 16 boxscore W 1-0 @ San Francisco 49ers 30 14 12 271 13 258 14 193 72 121 2
2 Sun September 23 boxscore W 2-0 @ Los Angeles Rams 27 23 18 364 227 137 18 398 249 149 5
3 Sun September 30 boxscore L 2-1 @ Green Bay Packers 0 49 7 176 91 85 5 21 409 165 244 1
4 Sun October 7 boxscore W 3-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 13 0 12 249 135 114 16 259 130 129 5
5 Sun October 14 boxscore L 3-2 San Francisco 49ers 27 34 17 467 381 86 5 16 299 105 194 2
6 Sun October 21 boxscore W 4-2 Baltimore Colts 35 15 18 408 306 102 2 19 415 331 84 5
7 Sun October 28 boxscore L 4-3 @ Detroit Lions 3 11 8 75 15 60 1 13 188 109 79 3
8 Sun November 4 boxscore L 4-4 Green Bay Packers 7 38 16 212 147 65 7 25 376 161 215
9 Sun November 11 boxscore W 5-4 Minnesota Vikings 31 30 22 347 259 88 8 13 290 147 143 3
10 Sun November 18 boxscore W 6-4 @ Dallas Cowboys 34 33 28 504 437 67 2 14 301 144 157 1
11 Sun November 25 boxscore W 7-4 @ Baltimore Colts 57 0 27 505 407 98 1 10 118 57 61 5
12 Sun December 2 boxscore L 7-5 New York Giants 24 26 23 380 274 106 4 22 343 170 173 4
13 Sun December 9 boxscore W 8-5 Los Angeles Rams 30 14 11 273 186 87 5 14 333 105 228 5
14 Sun December 16 boxscore W 9-5 Detroit Lions 3 0 9 318 182 136 4 13 225 129 96 6

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
9 Billy Wade 32 QB 14 14 9-5-0 225 412 54.6% 3172 18 4.4 24 5.8 73 7.7 6.0 14.1 226.6 70.0 3 4
14 Rudy Bukich 30 5 0 3 13 23.1% 79 1 7.7 4 30.8 65 6.1 -6.2 26.3 15.8 38.5
29 Ronnie Bull 22 HB 14 0 0 3 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
35 Rick Casares 31 13 0 1 2 50.0% 35 1 50.0 0 0.0 35 17.5 27.5 35.0 2.7 135.4
Team Total 26.6 14 9-5-0 229 430 53.3% 3286 20 4.7 28 6.5 73 7.6 5.6 14.3 234.7 66.7 3 4
Opp Total 14 170 363 46.8% 2460 14 3.9 23 6.3 6.8 4.70 14.5 175.7 55.8 48 386 5.0 3.2 11.7

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
29 Ronnie Bull 22 HB 14 0 113 363 1 24 3.2 25.9 8.1 31 331 10.7 0 52 2.2 23.6 694 1 5
34 Joe Marconi 28 FB 13 0 89 406 5 57 4.6 31.2 6.8 23 306 13.3 1 63 1.8 23.5 712 6 0
35 Rick Casares 31 13 0 75 255 2 18 3.4 19.6 5.8 10 71 7.1 1 24 0.8 5.5 326 3 4
28 Willie Galimore 27 7 0 43 233 2 77 5.4 33.3 6.1 5 56 11.2 0 29 0.7 8.0 289 2 0
9 Billy Wade 32 QB 14 14 40 146 5 21 3.7 10.4 2.9 146 5 7
49 Charlie Bivins 24 12 0 14 44 1 15 3.1 3.7 1.2 3 52 17.3 0 28 0.3 4.3 96 1 1
22 Billy Martin 24 KR 14 0 9 28 1 12 3.1 2.0 0.6 1 8 8.0 0 8 0.1 0.6 36 1 3
47 Johnny Morris 27 FL/PR 14 0 2 7 0 7 3.5 0.5 0.1 58 889 15.3 5 73 4.1 63.5 896 5 2
79 Art Anderson 26 RT 14 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.5 0.1 7 0 0
89 Mike Ditka* 23 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 58 904 15.6 5 69 4.1 64.6 904 5 4
46 Angelo Coia 24 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 22 361 16.4 4 71 2.4 40.1 361 4 0
84 Bo Farrington 26 SE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 197 15.2 1 51 0.9 14.1 197 1 0
39 John Adams 25 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 111 22.2 3 59 0.4 7.9 111 3 0
Team Total 26.6 14 386 1489 17 77 3.9 106.4 27.6 229 3286 14.3 20 73 16.4 234.7 4775 37 29
Opp Total 14 438 2073 17 4.7 148.1 31.3 170 2074 12.2 14 12.1 148.1 4147 31 37

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
22 Billy Martin 24 KR 14 0 17 62 0 19 3.6 25 515 0 47 20.6 613
47 Johnny Morris 27 FL/PR 14 0 20 208 0 33 10.4 1104
49 Charlie Bivins 24 12 0 12 243 0 37 20.3 339
29 Ronnie Bull 22 HB 14 0 9 235 0 35 26.1 929
24 Rosey Taylor 25 RS 14 0 2 11 1 11 5.5 4 98 0 33 24.5 109
34 Joe Marconi 28 FB 13 0 2 30 0 21 15.0 742
87 Ed O'Bradovich 22 LDE 14 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
Team Total 26.6 14 39 281 1 33 7.2 53 1129 0 47 21.3 6185
Opp Total 14 32 308 0 9.6 60 1514 0 25.2

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
88 Bobby Joe Green 26 P 14 0 69 3018 72 0 43.7
83 Roger LeClerc 26 K 14 0 27 13 48.1%% 40 36 90.0%%
Team Total 26.6 14 27 13 48.1%% 40 36 90.0%% 69 3018 72 0 43.7
Opp Total 14 31 16 51.6%% 34 31 91.2%% 71 2968 41.8

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
9 Billy Wade 32 QB 14 14 0 7 2 0 0
29 Ronnie Bull 22 HB 14 0 0 5 3 21 0
17 Richie Petitbon* 24 LS 14 0 6 212 1 101 0 0 1 1 23 0
89 Mike Ditka* 23 TE 14 14 0 4 3 0 1
22 Billy Martin 24 KR 14 0 0 3 3 0 0
87 Ed O'Bradovich 22 LDE 14 0 0 0 5 0 0
23 Dave Whitsell 26 RCB 14 0 5 45 0 26 0
35 Rick Casares 31 13 0 0 4 0 0 0
71 Earl Leggett 29 RDT 14 0 0 0 4 5 0
33 Larry Morris 29 RLB 14 0 2 9 0 9 0 0 0 2 0 0
24 Rosey Taylor 25 RS 14 0 2 64 1 43 0 0 1 1 6 0
31 Joe Fortunato* 32 LLB 14 0 3 44 0 36 0
81 Doug Atkins* 32 RDE 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
25 J.C. Caroline 29 LCB 14 0 2 21 0 21 0
61 Bill George 33 MLB 13 0 2 26 0 15 0
78 Stan Jones 31 LG 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
74 Bob Kilcullen 26 LDT 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
26 Bennie McRae 23 14 0 1 47 0 47 0 0 0 1 0 0
47 Johnny Morris 27 FL/PR 14 0 0 2 0 0 0
79 Art Anderson 26 RT 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
49 Charlie Bivins 24 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
88 Bobby Joe Green 26 P 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
34 Joe Marconi 28 FB 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
40 Don Mullins 23 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
50 Mike Pyle 23 C 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
63 Bob Wetoska 25 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
75 Fred Williams 33 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.6 14 23 468 2 101 0 0 29 37 55 1
Opp Total 14 28 37 13 2

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
83 Roger LeClerc 26 K 14 0 36 13 75
89 Mike Ditka* 23 TE 14 14 5 1 6 36
34 Joe Marconi 28 FB 13 0 5 1 6 36
47 Johnny Morris 27 FL/PR 14 0 5 5 30
9 Billy Wade 32 QB 14 14 5 5 30
46 Angelo Coia 24 9 0 4 4 24
39 John Adams 25 14 0 3 3 18
35 Rick Casares 31 13 0 2 1 3 18
28 Willie Galimore 27 7 0 2 2 12
24 Rosey Taylor 25 RS 14 0 1 1 2 12
49 Charlie Bivins 24 12 0 1 1 6
29 Ronnie Bull 22 HB 14 0 1 1 6
84 Bo Farrington 26 SE 14 0 1 1 6
22 Billy Martin 24 KR 14 0 1 1 6
17 Richie Petitbon* 24 LS 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.6 14 17 20 1 1 2 41 36 13 321
Opp Total 14 17 14 2 1 31 16 2 287

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1962-09-16 @ SFO W, 30-14 1 43 interception Rosey Taylor 43 yard interception return (Roger LeClerc kick)
2 1962-09-16 @ SFO W, 30-14 2 16 rush Rick Casares 16 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
3 1962-09-16 @ SFO W, 30-14 3 37 rush Willie Galimore 37 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
4 1962-09-16 @ SFO W, 30-14 4 77 rush Willie Galimore 77 yard rush
5 1962-09-23 @ RAM W, 27-23 2 59 pass John Adams 59 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
6 1962-09-23 @ RAM W, 27-23 2 1 rush Billy Wade 1 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
7 1962-09-23 @ RAM W, 27-23 3 12 rush Billy Martin 12 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
8 1962-09-23 @ RAM W, 27-23 3 7 rush Joe Marconi 7 yard rush
9 1962-10-07 @ MIN W, 13-0 3 24 rush Ronnie Bull 24 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
10 1962-10-14 SFO L, 27-34 1 73 pass Johnny Morris 73 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
11 1962-10-14 SFO L, 27-34 2 35 pass Bo Farrington 35 yard pass from Rick Casares (Roger LeClerc kick)
12 1962-10-14 SFO L, 27-34 4 46 pass Joe Marconi 46 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
13 1962-10-21 BAL W, 35-15 2 12 pass Rick Casares 12 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
14 1962-10-21 BAL W, 35-15 3 69 pass Mike Ditka 69 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
15 1962-10-21 BAL W, 35-15 4 5 rush Joe Marconi 5 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
16 1962-10-21 BAL W, 35-15 4 1 rush Joe Marconi 1 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
17 1962-10-21 BAL W, 35-15 4 33 pass Johnny Morris 33 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
18 1962-11-04 GNB L, 7-38 2 4 pass John Adams 4 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
19 1962-11-11 MIN W, 31-30 2 20 pass John Adams 20 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
20 1962-11-11 MIN W, 31-30 3 7 pass Mike Ditka 7 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
21 1962-11-11 MIN W, 31-30 3 71 pass Angelo Coia 71 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
22 1962-11-11 MIN W, 31-30 4 1 rush Billy Wade 1 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
23 1962-11-18 @ DAL W, 34-33 2 16 pass Mike Ditka 16 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
24 1962-11-18 @ DAL W, 34-33 3 1 rush Joe Marconi 1 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
25 1962-11-18 @ DAL W, 34-33 4 1 rush Billy Wade 1 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
26 1962-11-18 @ DAL W, 34-33 4 45 pass Johnny Morris 45 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
27 1962-11-25 @ BAL W, 57-0 1 15 pass Angelo Coia 15 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
28 1962-11-25 @ BAL W, 57-0 2 5 pass Mike Ditka 5 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
29 1962-11-25 @ BAL W, 57-0 2 1 rush Joe Marconi 1 yard rush
30 1962-11-25 @ BAL W, 57-0 3 5 rush Billy Wade 5 yard rush
31 1962-11-25 @ BAL W, 57-0 3 3 pass Johnny Morris 3 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
32 1962-11-25 @ BAL W, 57-0 4 1 rush Rick Casares 1 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
33 1962-11-25 @ BAL W, 57-0 4 65 pass Angelo Coia 65 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Roger LeClerc kick)
34 1962-11-25 @ BAL W, 57-0 4 12 rush Charlie Bivins 12 yard rush (Roger LeClerc kick)
35 1962-12-02 NYG L, 24-26 1 0 fumble Mike Ditka 0 yard fumble return (Roger LeClerc kick)
36 1962-12-02 NYG L, 24-26 1 30 pass Johnny Morris 30 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
37 1962-12-02 NYG L, 24-26 4 25 pass Angelo Coia 25 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
38 1962-12-09 RAM W, 30-14 1 1 rush Billy Wade 1 yard rush
39 1962-12-09 RAM W, 30-14 1 20 pass Mike Ditka 20 yard pass from Billy Wade (Roger LeClerc kick)
40 1962-12-09 RAM W, 30-14 2 11 blocked punt Rosey Taylor 11 yard blocked punt return (Roger LeClerc kick)
41 1962-12-09 RAM W, 30-14 4 101 interception Richie Petitbon 101 yard interception return (Roger LeClerc kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1962-09-16 @ SFO L, 14-30 3 6 rush John Brodie 6 yard rush (Tommy Davis kick)
2 1962-09-16 @ SFO L, 14-30 4 33 pass Bernie Casey 33 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
3 1962-09-23 @ RAM L, 23-27 2 80 pass Carroll Dale 80 yard pass from Zeke Bratkowski (Danny Villanueva kick)
4 1962-09-23 @ RAM L, 23-27 3 45 rush Dick Bass 45 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
5 1962-09-23 @ RAM L, 23-27 4 3 rush Art Perkins 3 yard rush
6 1962-09-30 @ GNB W, 49-0 2 1 rush Jim Taylor 1 yard rush (Paul Hornung kick)
7 1962-09-30 @ GNB W, 49-0 2 54 pass Ron Kramer 54 yard pass from Bart Starr (Paul Hornung kick)
8 1962-09-30 @ GNB W, 49-0 3 3 rush Jim Taylor 3 yard rush (Paul Hornung kick)
9 1962-09-30 @ GNB W, 49-0 3 26 rush Elijah Pitts 26 yard rush (Paul Hornung kick)
10 1962-09-30 @ GNB W, 49-0 3 11 rush Jim Taylor 11 yard rush (Paul Hornung kick)
11 1962-09-30 @ GNB W, 49-0 4 5 rush Bart Starr 5 yard rush (Paul Hornung kick)
12 1962-09-30 @ GNB W, 49-0 4 50 interception Herb Adderley 50 yard interception return (Paul Hornung kick)
13 1962-10-14 SFO W, 34-27 1 37 fumble Abe Woodson 37 yard fumble return (Tommy Davis kick)
14 1962-10-14 SFO W, 34-27 2 5 rush J.D. Smith 5 yard rush (Tommy Davis kick)
15 1962-10-14 SFO W, 34-27 2 4 rush J.D. Smith 4 yard rush (Tommy Davis kick)
16 1962-10-14 SFO W, 34-27 4 80 pass Jimmy Johnson 80 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
17 1962-10-21 BAL L, 15-35 1 8 pass Jimmy Orr 8 yard pass from Johnny Unitas
18 1962-10-21 BAL L, 15-35 3 80 pass Jimmy Orr 80 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Dick Bielski kick)
19 1962-11-04 GNB W, 38-7 1 2 rush Jim Taylor 2 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
20 1962-11-04 GNB W, 38-7 3 1 rush Jim Taylor 1 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
21 1962-11-04 GNB W, 38-7 4 1 rush Jim Taylor 1 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
22 1962-11-04 GNB W, 38-7 4 2 rush Jim Taylor 2 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
23 1962-11-04 GNB W, 38-7 4 9 rush Earl Gros 9 yard rush (Jerry Kramer kick)
24 1962-11-11 MIN L, 30-31 1 23 pass Charley Ferguson 23 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Jim Christopherson kick)
25 1962-11-11 MIN L, 30-31 2 89 pass Charley Ferguson 89 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Jim Christopherson kick)
26 1962-11-11 MIN L, 30-31 3 18 pass Charley Ferguson 18 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Jim Christopherson kick)
27 1962-11-18 @ DAL L, 33-34 2 22 pass Amos Bullocks 22 yard pass from Don Meredith
28 1962-11-18 @ DAL L, 33-34 2 15 pass Lee Folkins 15 yard pass from Don Meredith (Sam Baker kick)
29 1962-11-18 @ DAL L, 33-34 3 26 pass Billy Howton 26 yard pass from Don Meredith (Sam Baker kick)
30 1962-11-18 @ DAL L, 33-34 4 73 rush Amos Bullocks 73 yard rush (Sam Baker kick)
31 1962-12-02 NYG W, 26-24 1 37 pass Joe Walton 37 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
32 1962-12-02 NYG W, 26-24 2 24 pass Del Shofner 24 yard pass from Y.A. Tittle (Don Chandler kick)
33 1962-12-09 RAM L, 14-30 1 17 rush Dick Bass 17 yard rush (Danny Villanueva kick)
34 1962-12-09 RAM L, 14-30 4 32 fumble Jack Pardee 32 yard fumble return (Danny Villanueva kick)