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1967 Chicago Bears

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7-6-1, NFL Central Division  · 1967 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.0, Offense: -3.6, Defense: 6.6, SoS: 1.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 239 points (17.1/g), 13th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 218 points (15.6/g), 4th.
 Differential of 21 points (1.5/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 7.8-6.2.

Coach: George Halas (7-6-1)

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 Jack Concannon 24 3 12 92 for 186, 1,260 yards, 6 td, 14 int, & 67 rushes for 279 yards and 3 td Boston Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1964
Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 16th pick / 1964
HB Gale Sayers*+ 24 2 0 186 rushes for 880 yards, 7 td, & 16 catches for 126 yards and 1 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 4th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 5th pick / 1965
FB Brian Piccolo 24 1 0 87 rushes for 317 yards, 0 td, & 13 catches for 103 yards and 0 td
FL Johnny Morris 32 9 0 20 catches for 231 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for 6 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 12th / 137th pick / 1958
SE Dick Gordon 23 2 0 31 catches for 534 yards, 5 td, & 3 rushes for -7 yards and 0 td Chicago Bears / 7th / 88th pick / 1965
TE Austin Denney 23 Rook 0 12 catches for 113 yards, 0 td Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 160th pick / 1966
LT Randy Jackson 23 Rook 14 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 25th pick / 1966
Chicago Bears / 4th / 51st pick / 1966
LG George Seals 25 3 0 New York Giants / 4th / 52nd pick / 1964
San Diego Chargers / 8th / 64th pick / 1964
C Mike Pyle 28 6 14 Chicago Bears / 7th / 89th pick / 1961
RG Jim Cadile 27 5 0 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 49th pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 22nd / 169th pick / 1962
RT Bob Wetoska 30 7 11 Washington Redskins / 5th / 49th pick / 1959
 Defensive Starters
LDE Ed O'Bradovich 27 5 0 Chicago Bears / 7th / 91st pick / 1962
LDT Frank Cornish 23 1 0 2 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 11th / 144th pick / 1965
RDT Dick Evey 26 3 0 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 12th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 1964
RDE Marty Amsler 25 Rook 0 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 18th / 243rd pick / 1965
LLB Doug Buffone 23 1 0 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 60th pick / 1966
San Diego Chargers / 8th / 72nd pick / 1966
MLB Dick Butkus* 25 2 0 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1965
Denver Broncos / 2nd / 9th pick / 1965
RLB Jim Purnell 26 3 0
LCB Bennie McRae 28 5 0 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 8th / 62nd pick / 1962
RCB Curt Gentry 26 1 0 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 17th / 257th pick / 1966
LS Richie Petitbon* 29 8 0 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1959
RS Rosey Taylor 30 6 0 5 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Mac Percival 27 Rook 0 13 of 26 field goals & 26 of 29 extra points
P Bobby Joe Green 31 7 0 79 punts for a 42.9 average, 0 blocked San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1959
PR Dick Gordon 23 2 0 12 punt returns for a 6.8 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 7th / 88th pick / 1965
KR Gale Sayers*+ 24 2 0 16 kick returns for a 37.7 average and 3 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 4th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 5th pick / 1965

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
85 Duane Allen 30 5 0 225 6-4 Mount San Antonio JC 10/21/1937 6 0 Denver Broncos / 33rd / 258th pick / 1962
Los Angeles Rams / 9th / 116th pick / 1961
81 Marty Amsler 25 RDE 14 0 255 6-5 Indiana,Evansville 10/26/1942 Rook 9 Dallas Cowboys / 18th / 243rd pick / 1965
22 Charlie Brown 25 8 0 220 6-2 Syracuse 9/13/1942 1 4 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 28th pick / 1966
San Diego Chargers / 4th / 32nd pick / 1966
55 Doug Buffone 23 LLB 14 0 230 6-3 Louisville 6/27/1944 1 10 Chicago Bears / 4th / 60th pick / 1966
San Diego Chargers / 8th / 72nd pick / 1966
10 Rudy Bukich 35 3 0 195 6-1 Iowa,USC 3/15/1932 14 1 Los Angeles Rams / 2nd / 24th pick / 1953
29 Ronnie Bull 27 12 0 200 6-0 Baylor 2/2/1940 5 4 Dallas Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 1962
Chicago Bears / 1st / 7th pick / 1962
51 Dick Butkus* 25 MLB 14 0 245 6-3 Illinois 12/9/1942 2 12 Chicago Bears / 1st / 3rd pick / 1965
Denver Broncos / 2nd / 9th pick / 1965
72 Jim Cadile 27 RG 10 0 240 6-4 San Jose St. 7/16/1940 5 4 Chicago Bears / 4th / 49th pick / 1962
Oakland Raiders / 22nd / 169th pick / 1962
11 Jack Concannon 24 QB 13 12 205 6-3 Boston Col. 2/25/1943 3 6 Boston Patriots / 1st / 1st pick / 1964
Philadelphia Eagles / 2nd / 16th pick / 1964
73 Frank Cornish 23 LDT 14 0 282 6-4 Grambling St. 6/20/1944 1 10 Chicago Bears / 11th / 144th pick / 1965
61 Don Croftcheck 25 9 0 230 6-2 Indiana 9/12/1942 2 2 Washington Redskins / 8th / 105th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 17th / 133rd pick / 1965
84 Austin Denney 23 TE 7 0 230 6-2 Tennessee 1/2/1944 Rook 1 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 160th pick / 1966
23 Al Dodd 22 6 0 185 6-0 NW State (LA) 8/21/1945 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 4th / 90th pick / 1967
79 Dick Evey 26 RDT 12 0 245 6-4 Tennessee 2/12/1941 3 8 Buffalo Bills / 2nd / 12th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 1st / 14th pick / 1964
46 Curt Gentry 26 RCB 14 0 185 6-0 Md-Eastern Shore 8/8/1941 1 8 Chicago Bears / 17th / 257th pick / 1966
45 Dick Gordon 23 PR 14 0 190 5-11 Michigan St. 1/1/1944 2 6 Chicago Bears / 7th / 88th pick / 1965
88 Bobby Joe Green 31 P 14 0 175 5-11 Florida 5/7/1936 7 3 San Francisco 49ers / 9th / 102nd pick / 1959
65 Randy Jackson 23 LT 14 14 250 6-5 Florida 3/6/1944 Rook 4 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 25th pick / 1966
Chicago Bears / 4th / 51st pick / 1966
74 Dan James 30 2 0 262 6-4 Ohio St. 8/10/1937 7 2 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 8th pick / 1959
76 John Johnson 26 14 0 260 6-5 Indiana 7/5/1941 4 4 Chicago Bears / 6th / 80th pick / 1963
New York Jets / 20th / 155th pick / 1963
43 Bob Jones 22 14 0 196 6-4 San Diego St. 8/25/1945 Rook 1 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 36th pick / 1967
80 Jim Jones 26 14 0 195 6-3 Wisconsin 3/3/1941 2 2 Chicago Bears / 6th / 84th pick / 1964
Denver Broncos / 25th / 193rd pick / 1964
60 Doug Kriewald 22 2 0 245 6-4 West Texas A&M 8/30/1945 Rook 2 Chicago Bears / 6th / 143rd pick / 1967
59 Rudy Kuechenberg 24 14 0 215 6-0 Indiana 2/7/1943 Rook 4
32 Ralph Kurek 24 14 0 210 6-2 Wisconsin 2/23/1943 2 1 Chicago Bears / 20th / 269th pick / 1965
48 Andy Livingston 23 12 0 236 6-1 Phoenix College (JC) 10/21/1944 3 1
26 Bennie McRae 28 LCB 14 0 180 6-0 Michigan 12/8/1939 5 9 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1962
Boston Patriots / 8th / 62nd pick / 1962
74 Frank McRae 23 6 0 270 6-7 Tennessee St. 3/18/1944 Rook 3 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 60th pick / 1966
Chicago Bears / 6th / 92nd pick / 1966
47 Johnny Morris 32 FL 14 0 180 5-10 California-Santa Barbara 9/26/1935 9 3 Chicago Bears / 12th / 137th pick / 1958
87 Ed O'Bradovich 27 LDE 14 0 255 6-3 Illinois 5/21/1940 5 8 Chicago Bears / 7th / 91st pick / 1962
83 Mac Percival 27 K 14 0 220 6-4 Texas Tech 2/26/1940 Rook 1
17 Richie Petitbon* 29 LS 14 0 206 6-3 Loyola (LA),Tulane 4/18/1938 8 13 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 21st pick / 1959
86 Loyd Phillips 22 7 0 240 6-3 Arkansas 5/2/1945 Rook 4 Chicago Bears / 1st / 10th pick / 1967
41 Brian Piccolo 24 FB 14 0 205 6-0 Wake Forest 10/31/1943 1 4
70 Bob Pickens 24 12 0 258 6-4 Wisconsin,Nebraska 2/2/1943 Rook 2 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 44th pick / 1966
53 Jim Purnell 26 RLB 14 0 229 6-2 Wisconsin 12/12/1941 3 8
50 Mike Pyle 28 C 14 14 250 6-3 Yale 7/18/1939 6 4 Chicago Bears / 7th / 89th pick / 1961
64 Mike Rabold 30 11 0 239 6-2 Indiana 3/12/1937 8 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 19th pick / 1959
12 Larry Rakestraw 25 qb 5 2 195 6-2 Georgia 4/22/1942 1 1 Oakland Raiders / 11th / 87th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 8th / 112th pick / 1964
62 Mike Reilly 25 14 0 225 6-3 Iowa 3/27/1942 3 4 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 37th pick / 1964
Chicago Bears / 4th / 47th pick / 1964
40 Gale Sayers*+ 24 HB 13 0 198 6-0 Kansas 5/30/1943 2 12 Chicago Bears / 1st / 4th pick / 1965
Kansas City Chiefs / 1st / 5th pick / 1965
67 George Seals 25 LG 14 0 260 6-3 Missouri 10/2/1942 3 4 New York Giants / 4th / 52nd pick / 1964
San Diego Chargers / 8th / 64th pick / 1964
89 Terry Stoepel 22 6 0 235 6-4 Tulsa 2/8/1945 Rook 0
20 Joe Taylor 28 14 0 200 6-1 North Carolina A&T 8/27/1939 Rook 4 New York Giants / 15th / 209th pick / 1962
24 Rosey Taylor 30 RS 14 0 186 5-11 Grambling St. 7/4/1937 6 10
63 Bob Wetoska 30 RT 12 11 240 6-3 Notre Dame 8/22/1937 7 4 Washington Redskins / 5th / 49th pick / 1959
Team Total 25.8 14 223.4 6-2.3 3.0