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1964 Chicago Bears

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5-9-0, Finished 6th in NFL West Division  · 1964 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.6, Offense: -0.8, Defense: -3.8, SoS: 3.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 260 points (18.6/g), 10th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 379 points (27.1/g), 13th.
 Differential of -119 points (-8.5/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 4.1-9.9.

Coach: George Halas (5-9-0)

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

Team Info

Principal Owner George Halas
President/General Manager George Halas Jr.
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 260 4007 880 4.6 33 12 24 248 282 494 2841 25 21 5.4 141 356 1166 5 3.3 83
Team Defense 379 4485 832 5.4 30 20 28 248 188 366 2622 27 10 6.6 121 436 1863 19 4.3 99
Lg Rank Offense 10 8 5 3 5 1 1 2 8 10 14 14 14 13
Lg Rank Defense 13 13 9 4 11 3 10 12 14 13 7 11 13 11

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 13 boxscore L 0-1 @ Green Bay Packers 12 23 10 129 83 46 2 18 294 97 197 3
2 Sun September 20 boxscore W 1-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 34 28 24 432 344 88 1 20 413 305 108 3
3 Sun September 27 boxscore L 1-2 @ Baltimore Colts 0 52 14 241 181 60 3 20 456 243 213 1
4 Sun October 4 boxscore L 1-3 @ San Francisco 49ers 21 31 16 253 153 100 2 22 320 252 68
5 Sun October 11 boxscore W 2-3 Los Angeles Rams 38 17 21 328 235 93 17 263 239 24 6
6 Sun October 18 boxscore L 2-4 Detroit Lions 0 10 16 207 178 29 4 9 207 104 103 1
7 Sun October 25 boxscore L 2-5 @ Washington Redskins 20 27 22 321 305 16 3 10 214 166 48 2
8 Sun November 1 boxscore L 2-6 Dallas Cowboys 10 24 19 263 168 95 4 19 271 142 129 4
9 Sun November 8 boxscore L 2-7 Baltimore Colts 24 40 17 377 265 112 4 22 479 218 261
10 Sun November 15 boxscore W 3-7 @ Los Angeles Rams 34 24 21 394 267 127 1 13 359 283 76 3
11 Sun November 22 boxscore W 4-7 San Francisco 49ers 23 21 19 370 251 119 21 323 207 116 2
12 Thu November 26 boxscore W 5-7 @ Detroit Lions 27 24 26 313 197 116 2 20 220 120 100 2
13 Sat December 5 boxscore L 5-8 Green Bay Packers 3 17 14 197 79 118 5 15 234 64 170 2
14 Sun December 13 boxscore L 5-9 Minnesota Vikings 14 41 9 182 135 47 2 22 432 182 250 1

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 34 QB 11 10 2-8-0 182 327 55.7% 1944 13 4.0 14 4.3 68 5.9 4.8 10.7 176.7 68.6
10 Rudy Bukich 32 qb 9 4 3-1-0 99 160 61.9% 1099 12 7.5 7 4.4 63 6.9 6.4 11.1 122.1 89.0 1 2
21 Jon Arnett 29 HB/PR 14 0 0 4 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
29 Ronnie Bull 24 FB 13 0 1 3 33.3% 13 0 0.0 0 0.0 13 4.3 4.3 13.0 1.0 47.9
Team Total 27.3 14 5-9-0 282 494 57.1% 3056 25 5.1 21 4.3 68 6.2 5.3 10.8 218.3 74.6 1 2
Opp Total 14 188 366 51.4% 2897 27 7.4 10 2.7 7.9 8.16 15.4 206.9 91.1 30 275 6.6 6.8 7.6

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
21 Jon Arnett 29 HB/PR 14 0 119 400 1 21 3.4 28.6 8.5 25 223 8.9 2 27 1.8 15.9 623 3 5
29 Ronnie Bull 24 FB 13 0 86 320 1 50 3.7 24.6 6.6 15 35 2.3 0 9 1.2 2.7 355 1 1
34 Joe Marconi 30 13 0 46 98 2 8 2.1 7.5 3.5 20 181 9.1 3 29 1.5 13.9 279 5 0
35 Rick Casares 33 13 0 35 123 0 28 3.5 9.5 2.7 14 113 8.1 2 51 1.1 8.7 236 2 1
49 Charlie Bivins 26 11 0 29 92 0 17 3.2 8.4 2.6 11 59 5.4 1 21 1.0 5.4 151 1 1
9 Billy Wade 34 QB 11 10 24 96 1 31 4.0 8.7 2.2 96 1 2
10 Rudy Bukich 32 qb 9 4 12 28 0 12 2.3 3.1 1.3 28 0 3
48 Andy Livingston 20 2 0 2 -3 0 1 -1.5 -1.5 1.0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.5 0.0 -3 0 1
88 Bobby Joe Green 28 P 14 0 2 -2 0 7 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 -2 0 0
23 Dave Whitsell 28 RCB 14 0 1 14 0 14 14.0 1.0 0.1 14 0 1
47 Johnny Morris+ 29 FL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 93 1200 12.9 10 63 6.6 85.7 1200 10 1
89 Mike Ditka*+ 25 TE 14 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 75 897 12.0 5 34 5.4 64.1 897 5 2
82 Rich Kreitling 28 SE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 185 9.3 2 22 1.4 13.2 185 2 0
86 Gary Barnes 25 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 61 15.3 0 33 0.3 4.7 61 0 0
85 Bill Martin 22 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 93 31.0 0 68 0.2 6.6 93 0 0
22 Billy Martin 26 KR 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 0.6 9 0 1
Team Total 27.3 14 356 1166 5 50 3.3 83.3 25.4 282 3056 10.8 25 68 20.1 218.3 4222 30 19
Opp Total 14 436 1863 19 4.3 133.1 31.1 188 2622 13.9 27 13.4 187.3 4485 46 32

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 26 KR 14 0 11 31 0 9 2.8 24 534 0 36 22.3 574
21 Jon Arnett 29 HB/PR 14 0 19 188 0 44 9.9 15 331 0 44 22.1 1142
49 Charlie Bivins 26 11 0 8 218 0 41 27.3 369
48 Andy Livingston 20 2 0 6 167 1 86 27.8 164
29 Ronnie Bull 24 FB 13 0 2 44 0 27 22.0 399
34 Joe Marconi 30 13 0 2 12 0 12 6.0 291
53 Jim Purnell 23 6 0 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
Team Total 27.3 14 30 219 0 44 7.3 58 1314 1 86 22.7 5755
Opp Total 14 35 426 0 12.2 47 1183 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 28 P 14 0 71 3161 62 0 44.5
80 Bob Jencks 23 K 14 0 7 3 42.9%% 32 29 90.6%%
83 Roger LeClerc 28 14 0 16 10 62.5%%
Team Total 27.3 14 23 13 56.5%% 32 29 90.6%% 71 3161 62 0 44.5
Opp Total 14 26 17 65.4%% 47 46 97.9%% 62 2889 46.6

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
21 Jon Arnett 29 HB/PR 14 0 0 5 1 0 0
23 Dave Whitsell 28 RCB 14 0 2 57 0 41 0 0 1 3 0 0
10 Rudy Bukich 32 qb 9 4 0 3 1 0 0
79 Dick Evey 23 LDE 14 0 0 0 4 0 0
89 Mike Ditka*+ 25 TE 14 14 0 2 1 0 1
61 Bill George 35 MLB 8 0 2 28 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0
26 Bennie McRae 25 LCB 14 0 2 44 0 26 0 0 0 1 0 0
64 Mike Rabold 27 LG 14 0 0 0 3 0 0
24 Rosey Taylor 27 RS 14 0 2 45 0 26 0 0 0 1 0 0
25 J.C. Caroline 31 14 0 2 84 0 79 0
31 Joe Fortunato*+ 34 LLB 13 0 0 0 2 0 0
22 Billy Martin 26 KR 14 0 0 1 1 0 0
17 Richie Petitbon 26 LS 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
9 Billy Wade 34 QB 11 10 0 2 0 0 0
49 Charlie Bivins 26 11 0 0 1 0 0 0
29 Ronnie Bull 24 FB 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
35 Rick Casares 33 13 0 0 1 0 0 0
80 Bob Jencks 23 K 14 0 0 0 1 15 0
76 John Johnson 23 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
71 Earl Leggett 31 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
48 Andy Livingston 20 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
34 Joe Marconi 30 13 0 0 0 1 7 0
47 Johnny Morris+ 29 FL 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
33 Larry Morris 31 RLB 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
50 Mike Pyle 25 C 11 11 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 27.3 14 10 258 0 79 0 0 19 27 22 1
Opp Total 14 30 32 12

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
47 Johnny Morris+ 29 FL 14 0 10 10 60
80 Bob Jencks 23 K 14 0 29 3 38
89 Mike Ditka*+ 25 TE 14 14 5 1 6 36
83 Roger LeClerc 28 14 0 10 30
34 Joe Marconi 30 13 0 2 3 5 30
21 Jon Arnett 29 HB/PR 14 0 1 2 3 18
35 Rick Casares 33 13 0 2 2 12
82 Rich Kreitling 28 SE 14 0 2 2 12
49 Charlie Bivins 26 11 0 1 1 6
29 Ronnie Bull 24 FB 13 0 1 1 6
48 Andy Livingston 20 2 0 1 1 6
9 Billy Wade 34 QB 11 10 1 1 6
Team Total 27.3 14 5 25 1 1 32 29 13 260
Opp Total 14 19 27 1 46 17 379

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1964-09-13 @ GNB L, 12-23 3 13 pass Mike Ditka 13 yard pass from Rudy Bukich
2 1964-09-20 @ MIN W, 34-28 2 51 pass Rick Casares 51 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
3 1964-09-20 @ MIN W, 34-28 2 13 pass Johnny Morris 13 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
4 1964-09-20 @ MIN W, 34-28 3 10 pass Johnny Morris 10 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
5 1964-09-20 @ MIN W, 34-28 3 1 rush Billy Wade 1 yard rush
6 1964-09-20 @ MIN W, 34-28 4 3 rush Joe Marconi 3 yard rush (Bob Jencks kick)
7 1964-10-04 @ SFO L, 21-31 2 55 pass Johnny Morris 55 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
8 1964-10-04 @ SFO L, 21-31 3 16 pass Rich Kreitling 16 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
9 1964-10-04 @ SFO L, 21-31 3 10 pass Johnny Morris 10 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
10 1964-10-11 RAM W, 38-17 1 2 pass Johnny Morris 2 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
11 1964-10-11 RAM W, 38-17 2 0 fumble Mike Ditka 0 yard fumble return (Bob Jencks kick)
12 1964-10-11 RAM W, 38-17 2 2 pass Mike Ditka 2 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
13 1964-10-11 RAM W, 38-17 3 16 pass Mike Ditka 16 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
14 1964-10-11 RAM W, 38-17 3 52 pass Johnny Morris 52 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
15 1964-10-25 @ WAS L, 20-27 2 21 pass Charlie Bivins 21 yard pass from Billy Wade
16 1964-10-25 @ WAS L, 20-27 3 3 pass Johnny Morris 3 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
17 1964-10-25 @ WAS L, 20-27 4 3 pass Joe Marconi 3 yard pass from Billy Wade (Bob Jencks kick)
18 1964-11-01 DAL L, 10-24 4 1 rush Joe Marconi 1 yard rush (Bob Jencks kick)
19 1964-11-08 BAL L, 24-40 3 4 pass Rich Kreitling 4 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Bob Jencks kick)
20 1964-11-08 BAL L, 24-40 4 9 pass Mike Ditka 9 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Bob Jencks kick)
21 1964-11-08 BAL L, 24-40 4 63 pass Johnny Morris 63 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Bob Jencks kick)
22 1964-11-15 @ RAM W, 34-24 1 10 pass Johnny Morris 10 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Bob Jencks kick)
23 1964-11-15 @ RAM W, 34-24 2 12 pass Joe Marconi 12 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Bob Jencks kick)
24 1964-11-15 @ RAM W, 34-24 2 1 rush Jon Arnett 1 yard rush (Bob Jencks kick)
25 1964-11-15 @ RAM W, 34-24 3 18 pass Mike Ditka 18 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Roger LeClerc kick)
26 1964-11-22 SFO W, 23-21 1 12 pass Rick Casares 12 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Bob Jencks kick)
27 1964-11-22 SFO W, 23-21 1 10 pass Jon Arnett 10 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Bob Jencks kick)
28 1964-11-26 @ DET W, 27-24 2 1 pass Jon Arnett 1 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Bob Jencks kick)
29 1964-11-26 @ DET W, 27-24 2 5 pass Joe Marconi 5 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Bob Jencks kick)
30 1964-11-26 @ DET W, 27-24 2 16 pass Johnny Morris 16 yard pass from Rudy Bukich (Bob Jencks kick)
31 1964-12-13 MIN L, 14-41 3 86 kickoff Andy Livingston 86 yard kickoff return (Bob Jencks kick)
32 1964-12-13 MIN L, 14-41 4 10 rush Ronnie Bull 10 yard rush (Bob Jencks kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1964-09-13 @ GNB W, 23-12 1 11 pass Max McGee 11 yard pass from Bart Starr (Paul Hornung kick)
2 1964-09-13 @ GNB W, 23-12 2 33 pass Tom Moore 33 yard pass from Bart Starr (Paul Hornung kick)
3 1964-09-20 @ MIN L, 28-34 2 19 pass Bill Brown 19 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
4 1964-09-20 @ MIN L, 28-34 2 34 pass Hal Bedsole 34 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
5 1964-09-20 @ MIN L, 28-34 3 10 pass Jerry Reichow 10 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
6 1964-09-20 @ MIN L, 28-34 4 26 pass Hal Bedsole 26 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
7 1964-09-27 @ BAL W, 52-0 1 36 pass Raymond Berry 36 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
8 1964-09-27 @ BAL W, 52-0 2 37 pass Jimmy Orr 37 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
9 1964-09-27 @ BAL W, 52-0 2 3 rush Lenny Moore 3 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
10 1964-09-27 @ BAL W, 52-0 3 27 pass Jerry Hill 27 yard pass from Johnny Unitas (Lou Michaels kick)
11 1964-09-27 @ BAL W, 52-0 3 1 rush Tony Lorick 1 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
12 1964-09-27 @ BAL W, 52-0 4 7 pass Butch Wilson 7 yard pass from Gary Cuozzo (Lou Michaels kick)
13 1964-09-27 @ BAL W, 52-0 4 58 rush Joe Don Looney 58 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
14 1964-10-04 @ SFO W, 31-21 1 39 pass Don Lisbon 39 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
15 1964-10-04 @ SFO W, 31-21 2 43 pass Dave Parks 43 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
16 1964-10-04 @ SFO W, 31-21 2 25 pass Monty Stickles 25 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
17 1964-10-04 @ SFO W, 31-21 4 1 rush Mike Lind 1 yard rush (Tommy Davis kick)
18 1964-10-11 RAM L, 17-38 3 70 pass Bucky Pope 70 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
19 1964-10-11 RAM L, 17-38 4 2 rush Roman Gabriel 2 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
20 1964-10-18 DET W, 10-0 2 12 pass Jim Gibbons 12 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
21 1964-10-25 @ WAS W, 27-20 2 12 pass Bobby Mitchell 12 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Jim Martin kick)
22 1964-10-25 @ WAS W, 27-20 2 59 pass Angelo Coia 59 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen
23 1964-10-25 @ WAS W, 27-20 4 10 pass Angelo Coia 10 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Jim Martin kick)
24 1964-10-25 @ WAS W, 27-20 4 15 pass Preston Carpenter 15 yard pass from Sonny Jurgensen (Jim Martin kick)
25 1964-11-01 DAL W, 24-10 1 2 rush Don Perkins 2 yard rush (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
26 1964-11-01 DAL W, 24-10 2 31 pass Jim Stiger 31 yard pass from Don Meredith (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
27 1964-11-01 DAL W, 24-10 4 1 rush Don Meredith 1 yard rush (Dick Van Raaphorst kick)
28 1964-11-08 BAL W, 40-24 1 2 rush Lenny Moore 2 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
29 1964-11-08 BAL W, 40-24 3 3 rush Jerry Hill 3 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
30 1964-11-08 BAL W, 40-24 4 11 rush Johnny Unitas 11 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
31 1964-11-08 BAL W, 40-24 4 32 rush Jerry Hill 32 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
32 1964-11-15 @ RAM L, 24-34 1 12 pass Bucky Pope 12 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
33 1964-11-15 @ RAM L, 24-34 3 5 rush Les Josephson 5 yard rush (Bruce Gossett kick)
34 1964-11-15 @ RAM L, 24-34 4 14 pass Bucky Pope 14 yard pass from Roman Gabriel (Bruce Gossett kick)
35 1964-11-22 SFO L, 21-23 1 1 rush Mike Lind 1 yard rush (Tommy Davis kick)
36 1964-11-22 SFO L, 21-23 2 10 pass Dave Parks 10 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
37 1964-11-22 SFO L, 21-23 4 7 pass Bernie Casey 7 yard pass from John Brodie (Tommy Davis kick)
38 1964-11-26 @ DET L, 24-27 2 13 pass Terry Barr 13 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
39 1964-11-26 @ DET L, 24-27 2 5 pass Jim Gibbons 5 yard pass from Milt Plum (Wayne Walker kick)
40 1964-11-26 @ DET L, 24-27 3 1 rush Tom Watkins 1 yard rush (Wayne Walker kick)
41 1964-12-05 GNB W, 17-3 2 5 rush Paul Hornung 5 yard rush (Paul Hornung kick)
42 1964-12-05 GNB W, 17-3 3 13 rush Jim Taylor 13 yard rush (Paul Hornung kick)
43 1964-12-13 MIN W, 41-14 1 1 rush Bill Brown 1 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
44 1964-12-13 MIN W, 41-14 1 1 rush Tommy Mason 1 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
45 1964-12-13 MIN W, 41-14 2 20 pass Bill Brown 20 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Fred Cox kick)
46 1964-12-13 MIN W, 41-14 2 29 interception Rip Hawkins 29 yard interception return (Fred Cox kick)
47 1964-12-13 MIN W, 41-14 3 1 rush Bill Brown 1 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)