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1968 Chicago Bears

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7-7-0, Finished 2nd in NFL Central Division  · 1968 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -5.0, Offense: -1.1, Defense: -3.9, SoS: 0.9, avg is 0.0.

Scored 250 points (17.9/g), 10th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 333 points (23.8/g), 12th.
 Differential of -83 points (-5.9/g), 12th.  Expected W-L: 4.7-9.3.

Coach: Jim Dooley (7-7-0)

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

Team Info

Principal Owner George Halas
President/General Manager George Halas Jr.
Director of Player Personnel Bobby Walston
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 250 4058 867 4.7 37 16 20 219 158 343 1681 10 21 4.6 78 500 2377 14 4.8 121
Team Defense 333 4371 790 5.5 30 12 36 240 172 333 2667 25 18 7.3 102 427 1704 17 4.0 102
Lg Rank Offense 10 9 10 13 14 13 16 15 10 16 2 1 6 1
Lg Rank Defense 12 11 12 10 9 4 13 13 9 15 7 7 12 8

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 15 boxscore L 0-1 Washington Redskins 28 38 18 316 151 165 3 18 337 263 74 1
2 Sun September 22 boxscore L 0-2 @ Detroit Lions 0 42 11 167 106 61 10 22 468 295 173 2
3 Sun September 29 boxscore W 1-2 @ Minnesota Vikings 27 17 20 409 131 278 2 17 279 121 158 3
4 Sun October 6 boxscore L 1-3 @ Baltimore Colts 7 28 7 225 80 145 1 22 460 306 154 3
5 Sun October 13 boxscore L 1-4 Detroit Lions 10 28 12 241 111 130 2 24 405 161 244 1
6 Sun October 20 boxscore W 2-4 @ Philadelphia Eagles 29 16 16 258 94 164 1 12 190 101 89 3
7 Sun October 27 boxscore W 3-4 Minnesota Vikings 26 24 20 418 171 247 1 17 274 177 97 1
8 Sun November 3 boxscore W 4-4 @ Green Bay Packers 13 10 18 328 37 291 3 12 242 135 107 1
9 Sun November 10 boxscore W 5-4 San Francisco 49ers 27 19 26 449 234 215 1 11 255 199 56 4
10 Sun November 17 boxscore L 5-5 Atlanta Falcons 13 16 16 302 185 117 2 14 300 143 157 1
11 Sun November 24 boxscore L 5-6 Dallas Cowboys 3 34 9 147 80 67 3 26 343 230 113 2
12 Sun December 1 boxscore W 6-6 @ New Orleans Saints 23 17 15 259 46 213 3 17 292 178 114 5
13 Sun December 8 boxscore W 7-6 @ Los Angeles Rams 17 16 17 248 98 150 2 16 210 107 103 2
14 Sun December 15 boxscore L 7-7 Green Bay Packers 27 28 14 291 157 134 3 12 316 251 65 1

Passing

No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
11 Jack Concannon 25 QB 7 7 3-4-0 71 143 49.7 715 5 3.5 9 6.3 51 5.0 2.9 10.1 102.1 49.7
15 Virgil Carter 23 qb 7 5 4-1-0 55 122 45.1 769 4 3.3 5 4.1 50 6.3 5.1 14.0 109.9 59.8 1 3
12 Larry Rakestraw 26 qb 7 2 0-2-0 30 67 44.8 361 1 1.5 7 10.4 80 5.4 1.0 12.0 51.6 27.2
10 Rudy Bukich 36 2 0 2 7 28.6 23 0 0.0 0 0.0 13 3.3 3.3 11.5 11.5 40.8
40 Gale Sayers+ 25 HB 9 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
29 Ronnie Bull 28 FB 13 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
80 Jon Kilgore 25 P 7 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
Team Total 26.0 14 7-7-0 158 343 46.1 1868 10 2.9 21 6.1 80 5.4 3.3 11.8 133.4 47.4 1 3
Opp Total 14 172 333 51.7 2893 25 7.5 18 5.4 8.7 7.76 16.8 206.6 83.8 30 226 7.3 6.5 8.3

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. 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
40 Gale Sayers+ 25 HB 9 0 138 856 2 63 6.2 95.1 15.3 15 117 7.8 0 21 1.7 13.0 973 2 7
41 Brian Piccolo 25 14 0 123 450 2 19 3.7 32.1 8.8 28 291 10.4 0 44 2.0 20.8 741 2 0
29 Ronnie Bull 28 FB 13 0 107 472 3 24 4.4 36.3 8.2 17 145 8.5 0 24 1.3 11.2 617 3 3
15 Virgil Carter 23 qb 7 5 48 265 4 31 5.5 37.9 6.9 265 4 3
11 Jack Concannon 25 QB 7 7 28 104 2 16 3.7 14.9 4.0 104 2 1
32 Ralph Kurek 25 14 0 17 95 1 23 5.6 6.8 1.2 4 50 12.5 0 23 0.3 3.6 145 1 2
33 Mike Hull 23 14 0 12 22 0 12 1.8 1.6 0.9 4 20 5.0 0 9 0.3 1.4 42 0 1
12 Larry Rakestraw 26 qb 7 2 9 12 0 7 1.3 1.7 1.3 12 0 3
48 Andy Livingston 24 4 0 7 25 0 8 3.6 6.3 1.8 25 0 1
44 Garry Lyle 23 12 0 4 28 0 26 7.0 2.3 0.3 5 32 6.4 0 13 0.4 2.7 60 0 1
89 Bob Wallace 23 12 0 3 29 0 18 9.7 2.4 0.3 19 281 14.8 2 27 1.6 23.4 310 2 1
21 Cecil Turner 24 FL/KR/PR 14 0 2 16 0 14 8.0 1.1 0.1 14 208 14.9 2 80 1.0 14.9 224 2 3
84 Austin Denney 24 TE 14 0 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 23 247 10.7 2 46 1.6 17.6 246 2 0
88 Bobby Joe Green 32 p 7 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.6 0.1 4 0 0
45 Dick Gordon 24 SE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 29 477 16.4 4 51 2.1 34.1 477 4 1
Team Total 26.0 14 500 2377 14 63 4.8 169.8 35.7 158 1868 11.8 10 80 11.3 133.4 4245 24 28
Opp Total 14 427 1704 17 4.0 121.7 30.5 172 2667 15.5 25 12.3 190.5 4371 42 20

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
21 Cecil Turner 24 FL/KR/PR 14 0 9 19 0 12 2.1 20 363 0 33 18.2 606
40 Gale Sayers+ 25 HB 9 0 2 29 0 18 14.5 17 461 0 48 27.1 1463
89 Bob Wallace 23 12 0 6 27 0 9 4.5 3 80 0 42 26.7 417
23 Clarence Childs 30 4 0 8 291 0 88 36.4 291
45 Dick Gordon 24 SE 14 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 3 97 0 37 32.3 579
32 Ralph Kurek 25 14 0 4 48 0 20 12.0 193
51 Dick Butkus*+ 26 MLB 13 0 2 30 0 28 15.0 30
49 Major Hazelton 24 14 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 1
59 Rudy Kuechenberg 25 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.0 14 19 81 0 18 4.3 58 1370 0 88 23.6 5696
Opp Total 14 28 120 0 4.3 54 968 0 17.9

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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
83 Mac Percival 28 K 14 0 8 7 9 6 6 5 11 6 2 1 36 25 69.4% 25 25 100.0%
80 Jon Kilgore 25 P 7 0 35 1231 50 2 35.2
88 Bobby Joe Green 32 p 7 0 27 1142 58 1 42.3
44 Garry Lyle 23 12 0 4 134 39 0 33.5
Team Total 26.0 14 8 7 9 6 6 5 11 6 2 1 36 25 69.4% 25 25 100.0% 66 2507 58 3 38.0
Opp Total 14 31 11 35.5% 43 40 93.0% 66 2647 40.1

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
15 Virgil Carter 23 qb 7 5 0 3 4 0 0
40 Gale Sayers+ 25 HB 9 0 0 7 0 0 0
21 Cecil Turner 24 FL/KR/PR 14 0 0 3 2 0 0
29 Ronnie Bull 28 FB 13 0 0 3 1 0 0
51 Dick Butkus*+ 26 MLB 13 0 3 14 0 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
26 Bennie McRae 29 LCB 14 0 4 41 0 22 0
49 Major Hazelton 24 14 0 0 1 2 0 0
32 Ralph Kurek 25 14 0 0 2 1 0 0
12 Larry Rakestraw 26 qb 7 2 0 3 0 0 0
24 Rosey Taylor* 31 RS 14 0 3 96 1 96 0
89 Bob Wallace 23 12 0 0 1 2 0 0
55 Doug Buffone 24 LLB 14 0 1 21 0 21 0 0 0 1 0 0
17 Richie Petitbon 30 LS 14 0 2 18 0 18 0
86 Loyd Phillips 23 RDE 13 0 2 23 0 17 0
53 Jim Purnell 27 RLB 14 0 0 0 2 0 0
20 Joe Taylor 29 RCB 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Jim Cadile 28 RG 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
11 Jack Concannon 25 QB 7 7 0 1 0 0 0
73 Frank Cornish 24 13 0 0 0 1 0 0
79 Dick Evey 27 RDT 14 0 1 6 0 6 0
46 Curt Gentry 27 11 0 1 7 0 7 0
45 Dick Gordon 24 SE 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
85 Willie Holman 23 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
33 Mike Hull 23 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
76 John Johnson 27 LDT 14 3 0 0 1 0 0
59 Rudy Kuechenberg 25 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
48 Andy Livingston 24 4 0 0 1 0 0 0
44 Garry Lyle 23 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
87 Ed O'Bradovich 28 LDE 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
41 Brian Piccolo 25 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.0 14 18 226 1 96 0 0 28 24 0 0
Opp Total 14 24 20 8 1

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
83 Mac Percival 28 K 14 0 25 25 100
15 Virgil Carter 23 qb 7 5 4 4 24
45 Dick Gordon 24 SE 14 0 4 4 24
29 Ronnie Bull 28 FB 13 0 3 3 18
11 Jack Concannon 25 QB 7 7 2 2 12
84 Austin Denney 24 TE 14 0 2 2 12
41 Brian Piccolo 25 14 0 2 2 12
40 Gale Sayers+ 25 HB 9 0 2 2 12
21 Cecil Turner 24 FL/KR/PR 14 0 2 2 12
89 Bob Wallace 23 12 0 2 2 12
32 Ralph Kurek 25 14 0 1 1 6
24 Rosey Taylor* 31 RS 14 0 1 1 6
Team Total 26.0 14 14 10 1 25 25 25 250
Opp Total 14 17 25 1 40 11 1 333