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1964 Chicago Bears

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5-9-0, NFL West Division  · 1964 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.5, Offense: -0.8, Defense: -3.7, SoS: 4.0, 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)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Billy Wade 34 10 10 182 for 327, 1,944 yards, 13 td, 14 int, & 24 rushes for 96 yards and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1952
HB Jon Arnett 29 7 0 119 rushes for 400 yards, 1 td, & 25 catches for 223 yards and 2 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1957
FB Ronnie Bull 24 2 0 86 rushes for 320 yards, 1 td, & 15 catches for 35 yards and 0 td Dallas Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 1962
Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1962
FL Johnny Morris+ 29 6 0 93 catches for 1,200 yards, 10 td Chicago Bears / 12th / 137th pick / 1958
SE Rich Kreitling 28 5 0 20 catches for 185 yards, 2 td Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1959
TE Mike Ditka*+ 25 3 14 75 catches for 897 yards, 5 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 5th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 1st / 8th pick / 1961
LT Herman Lee 33 7 0 Chicago Bears / 23rd / 270th pick / 1954
LG Mike Rabold 27 5 0 3 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 19th pick / 1959
C Mike Pyle 25 3 11 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 7th / 89th pick / 1961
RG Jim Cadile 24 2 14 Chicago Bears / 4th / 49th pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 22nd / 169th pick / 1962
RT Bob Wetoska 27 4 0 Washington Redskins / 5th / 49th pick / 1959
 Defensive Starters
LDE Dick Evey 23 Rook 0 0 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 12th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 1964
LDT Stan Jones 33 10 0 Chicago Bears / 5th / 54th pick / 1953
RDT Bob Kilcullen 28 7 0 Chicago Bears / 8th / 96th pick / 1957
RDE Doug Atkins 34 11 0 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1953
LLB Joe Fortunato*+ 34 9 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 7th / 80th pick / 1952
MLB Bill George 35 12 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1951
RLB Larry Morris 31 9 0 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 7th pick / 1955
LCB Bennie McRae 25 2 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 8th / 62nd pick / 1962
RCB Dave Whitsell 28 6 0 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 24th / 289th pick / 1958
LS Richie Petitbon 26 5 0 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1959
RS Rosey Taylor 27 3 0 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Bob Jencks 23 1 0 3 of 7 field goals & 29 of 32 extra points Chicago Bears / 2nd / 25th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 5th / 36th pick / 1963
P Bobby Joe Green 28 4 0 71 punts for a 44.5 average, 0 blocked San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1959
PR Jon Arnett 29 7 0 19 punt returns for a 9.9 average and 0 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1957
KR Billy Martin 26 2 0 24 kick returns for a 22.2 average and 0 td Buffalo Bills / 30th / 235th pick / 1961
Chicago Bears / 4th / 43rd pick / 1960

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
21 Jon Arnett 29 HB 14 0 197 5-11 USC 4/20/1935 7 6 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1957
81 Doug Atkins 34 RDE 12 0 257 6-8 Tennessee 5/8/1930 11 4 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1953
86 Gary Barnes 25 13 0 200 6-4 Clemson 9/13/1939 2 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 41st pick / 1962
New York Titans / 9th / 69th pick / 1962
49 Charlie Bivins 26 11 0 212 6-1 Morris Brown 10/16/1938 4 1 Chicago Bears / 7th / 79th pick / 1960
10 Rudy Bukich 32 qb 9 4 195 6-1 Iowa,USC 3/15/1932 11 5 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 24th pick / 1953
29 Ronnie Bull 24 FB 13 0 200 6-0 Baylor 2/2/1940 2 3 Dallas Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 1962
Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1962
68 George Burman 22 c 14 5 255 6-3 Northwestern 12/1/1942 Rook 3 Chicago Bears / 15th / 210th pick / 1964
72 Jim Cadile 24 RG 14 14 240 6-4 San Jose St. 7/16/1940 2 6 Chicago Bears / 4th / 49th pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 22nd / 169th pick / 1962
25 J.C. Caroline 31 14 0 185 6-0 Illinois 1/17/1933 8 2 Chicago Bears / 7th / 82nd pick / 1956
35 Rick Casares 33 13 0 226 6-2 Florida 7/4/1931 9 2 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 18th pick / 1954
89 Mike Ditka*+ 25 TE 14 14 228 6-3 Pittsburgh 10/18/1939 3 10 Chicago Bears / 1st / 5th pick / 1961
Houston Oilers / 1st / 8th pick / 1961
79 Dick Evey 23 LDE 14 0 245 6-4 Tennessee 2/12/1941 Rook 5 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 12th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 1964
31 Joe Fortunato*+ 34 LLB 13 0 225 6-1 VMI,Mississippi St. 3/28/1930 9 8 Chicago Bears / 7th / 80th pick / 1952
61 Bill George 35 MLB 8 0 237 6-2 Wake Forest 10/27/1929 12 5 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 23rd pick / 1951
43 Larry Glueck 23 11 0 190 6-0 Villanova 10/5/1941 1 2 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 34th pick / 1963
Chicago Bears / 3rd / 38th pick / 1963
88 Bobby Joe Green 28 P 14 0 175 5-11 Florida 5/7/1936 4 3 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1959
80 Bob Jencks 23 K 14 0 227 6-5 Miami (OH) 7/15/1941 1 1 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 25th pick / 1963
Buffalo Bills / 5th / 36th pick / 1963
76 John Johnson 23 14 0 260 6-5 Indiana 7/5/1941 1 2 Chicago Bears / 6th / 80th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 20th / 155th pick / 1963
78 Stan Jones 33 LDT 14 0 252 6-1 Maryland 11/24/1931 10 4 Chicago Bears / 5th / 54th pick / 1953
67 Ted Karras 30 14 0 245 6-1 Indiana 1/31/1934 6 3
74 Bob Kilcullen 28 RDT 12 0 245 6-3 Texas Tech 5/13/1936 7 4 Chicago Bears / 8th / 96th pick / 1957
82 Rich Kreitling 28 SE 14 0 208 6-2 Auburn,Illinois 3/13/1936 5 2 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 11th pick / 1959
83 Roger LeClerc 28 14 0 235 6-3 Trinity (CT) 10/1/1936 4 5 Chicago Bears / 15th / 177th pick / 1959
70 Herman Lee 33 LT 14 0 244 6-4 Florida A&M 8/29/1931 7 6 Chicago Bears / 23rd / 270th pick / 1954
71 Earl Leggett 31 14 0 265 6-3 LSU 3/5/1933 7 2 Chicago Bears / 1st / 13th pick / 1957
48 Andy Livingston 20 2 0 236 6-1 Phoenix College (JC) 10/21/1944 Rook 1
34 Joe Marconi 30 13 0 225 6-2 West Virginia 2/6/1934 8 3 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 6th pick / 1956
85 Bill Martin 22 14 0 238 6-4 Georgia Tech 10/27/1942 Rook 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 10th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1964
22 Billy Martin 26 KR 14 0 197 5-11 Minnesota 6/6/1938 2 0 Buffalo Bills / 30th / 235th pick / 1961
Chicago Bears / 4th / 43rd pick / 1960
26 Bennie McRae 25 LCB 14 0 180 6-0 Michigan 12/8/1939 2 4 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 8th / 62nd pick / 1962
47 Johnny Morris+ 29 FL 14 0 180 5-10 California-Santa Barbara 9/26/1935 6 14 Chicago Bears / 12th / 137th pick / 1958
33 Larry Morris 31 RLB 9 0 226 6-2 Georgia Tech 12/10/1933 9 4 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 7th pick / 1955
87 Ed O'Bradovich 24 7 0 255 6-3 Illinois 5/21/1940 2 2 Chicago Bears / 7th / 91st pick / 1962
17 Richie Petitbon 26 LS 14 0 206 6-3 Loyola (LA),Tulane 4/18/1938 5 4 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1959
53 Jim Purnell 23 6 0 229 6-2 Wisconsin 12/12/1941 Rook 2
50 Mike Pyle 25 C 11 11 250 6-3 Yale 7/18/1939 3 5 Chicago Bears / 7th / 89th pick / 1961
64 Mike Rabold 27 LG 14 0 239 6-2 Indiana 3/12/1937 5 6 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 19th pick / 1959
62 Mike Reilly 22 8 0 225 6-3 Iowa 3/27/1942 Rook 2 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 37th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 4th / 47th pick / 1964
27 John Sisk 23 3 0 195 6-3 Marquette,Miami (FL) 7/15/1941 Rook 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 29th / 232nd pick / 1963
Chicago Bears / 17th / 234th pick / 1963
24 Rosey Taylor 27 RS 14 0 186 5-11 Grambling St. 7/4/1937 3 4
9 Billy Wade 34 QB 11 10 202 6-2 Vanderbilt 10/4/1930 10 8 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 1st pick / 1952
63 Bob Wetoska 27 RT 14 0 240 6-3 Notre Dame 8/22/1937 4 6 Washington Redskins / 5th / 49th pick / 1959
23 Dave Whitsell 28 RCB 14 0 189 6-0 Indiana 6/14/1936 6 5 Detroit Lions / 24th / 289th pick / 1958
Team Total 27.3 14 222.0 6-2.0 4.6