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1969 Chicago Bears

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1-13-0, Finished 4th in NFL Central Division  · 1969 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -5.9, Offense: -3.2, Defense: -2.6, SoS: 3.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 210 points (15.0/g), 16th of 16 in the NFL. Allowed 339 points (24.2/g), 12th.
 Differential of -129 points (-9.2/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 3.4-10.6.

Coach: Jim Dooley (1-13-0)

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
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 210 3568 901 4.0 38 17 20 237 193 384 1490 11 21 3.4 97 462 2078 14 4.5 120
Team Defense 339 3881 769 5.0 27 11 21 208 150 296 1981 23 16 6.0 98 440 1900 17 4.3 89
Lg Rank Offense 16 15 11 13 9 10 16 16 10 16 4 2 6 2
Lg Rank Defense 12 5 11 10 4 1 4 11 11 11 10 10 13 12

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 21 boxscore L 0-1 @ Green Bay Packers 0 17 12 204 114 90 2 18 286 90 196
2 Sun September 28 boxscore L 0-2 @ St. Louis Cardinals 17 20 26 371 242 129 2 11 170 86 84 2
3 Sun October 5 boxscore L 0-3 @ New York Giants 24 28 22 380 201 179 3 16 267 179 88 1
4 Sun October 12 boxscore L 0-4 Minnesota Vikings 0 31 8 119 65 54 4 19 256 71 185 1
5 Sun October 19 boxscore L 0-5 @ Detroit Lions 7 13 12 153 33 120 1 12 252 97 155 1
6 Sun October 26 boxscore L 0-6 Los Angeles Rams 7 9 14 159 5 154 2 14 236 110 126 2
7 Sun November 2 boxscore L 0-7 @ Minnesota Vikings 14 31 14 211 26 185 2 15 296 104 192 3
8 Sun November 9 boxscore W 1-7 Pittsburgh Steelers 38 7 25 379 107 272 4 10 86 55 31 4
9 Sun November 16 boxscore L 1-8 @ Atlanta Falcons 31 48 23 346 123 223 3 16 356 194 162 2
10 Sun November 23 boxscore L 1-9 Baltimore Colts 21 24 14 252 99 153 3 15 345 238 107 3
11 Sun November 30 boxscore L 1-10 Cleveland Browns 24 28 23 334 97 237 3 19 358 290 68 1
12 Sat December 6 boxscore L 1-11 @ San Francisco 49ers 21 42 24 368 300 68 4 14 360 174 186
13 Sun December 14 boxscore L 1-12 Green Bay Packers 3 21 11 196 38 158 2 14 363 190 173 3
14 Sun December 21 boxscore L 1-13 Detroit Lions 3 20 9 96 40 56 3 15 250 103 147 4

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
11 Jack Concannon 26 qb 14 5 0-5-0 87 160 54.4% 783 4 2.5 8 5.0 38 4.9 3.1 9.0 55.9 55.3 14 104 3.90 2.29 8.0
14 Bobby Douglass 22 QB 11 7 1-6-0 68 148 45.9% 773 5 3.4 8 5.4 48 5.2 3.5 11.4 70.3 50.9 37 312 2.49 1.09 20.0
15 Virgil Carter 24 qb 3 2 0-2-0 36 71 50.7% 343 2 2.8 5 7.0 41 4.8 2.2 9.5 114.3 44.5 3 20 4.36 1.86 4.1
88 Bobby Joe Green 33 P 14 0 2 2 100.0% 30 0 0.0 0 0.0 19 15.0 15.0 15.0 2.1 118.7 0 0 15.00 15.00 0.0
40 Gale Sayers*+ 26 HB/KR 14 0 0 2 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 1 3 -1.00 -1.00 33.3
29 Ronnie Bull 29 FB 6 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 26.1 14 1-13-0 193 384 50.3% 1929 11 2.9 21 5.5 48 5.0 3.1 10.0 137.8 51.7 55 439 3.39 1.74 12.5 0 0
Opp Total 14 150 296 50.7% 2239 23 7.8 16 5.4 7.6 6.69 14.9 159.9 79.2 33 258 6.0 5.2 10.0

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
40 Gale Sayers*+ 26 HB/KR 14 0 236 1032 8 28 4.4 73.7 16.9 17 116 6.8 0 25 1.2 8.3 1148 8 7
14 Bobby Douglass 22 QB 11 7 51 408 2 39 8.0 37.1 4.6 408 2 7
41 Brian Piccolo 26 9 0 45 148 2 15 3.3 16.4 5.0 17 143 8.4 1 25 1.9 15.9 291 3 2
29 Ronnie Bull 29 FB 6 0 44 187 0 16 4.3 31.2 7.3 14 91 6.5 0 17 2.3 15.2 278 0 1
33 Mike Hull 24 10 0 29 81 1 14 2.8 8.1 2.9 12 63 5.3 0 29 1.2 6.3 144 1 1
11 Jack Concannon 26 qb 14 5 22 62 1 30 2.8 4.4 1.6 62 1 2
22 Ross Montgomery 23 12 0 15 52 0 6 3.5 4.3 1.3 2 8 4.0 0 6 0.2 0.7 60 0 0
32 Ralph Kurek 26 14 0 8 24 0 6 3.0 1.7 0.6 4 30 7.5 0 13 0.3 2.1 54 0 0
89 Bob Wallace 24 WR 14 0 4 16 0 15 4.0 1.1 0.3 47 553 11.8 5 45 3.4 39.5 569 5 1
15 Virgil Carter 24 qb 3 2 4 19 0 11 4.8 6.3 1.3 19 0 0
45 Dick Gordon 25 WR 14 0 2 28 0 22 14.0 2.0 0.1 36 414 11.5 4 41 2.6 29.6 442 4 0
84 Austin Denney 25 TE 14 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 22 203 9.2 1 29 1.6 14.5 207 1 0
88 Bobby Joe Green 33 P 14 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 1.2 0.1 17 0 0
80 Jerry Simmons 27 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 178 13.7 0 48 1.6 22.3 178 0 0
38 Ray Ogden 27 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 100 14.3 0 21 0.6 9.1 100 0 0
44 Garry Lyle 24 PR 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.1 0.8 11 0 2
21 Cecil Turner 25 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 19 19.0 0 19 0.1 2.1 19 0 2
Team Total 26.1 14 462 2078 14 39 4.5 148.4 33.0 193 1929 10.0 11 48 13.8 137.8 4007 25 27
Opp Total 14 440 1900 17 4.3 135.7 31.4 150 1981 13.2 23 10.7 141.5 3881 40 21

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
44 Garry Lyle 24 PR 13 0 12 78 0 27 6.5 11 248 0 32 22.5 337
21 Cecil Turner 25 9 0 8 32 0 12 4.0 10 326 0 74 32.6 377
40 Gale Sayers*+ 26 HB/KR 14 0 14 339 0 52 24.2 1487
41 Brian Piccolo 26 9 0 9 43 0 15 4.8 334
45 Dick Gordon 25 WR 14 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 6 105 0 27 17.5 558
32 Ralph Kurek 26 14 0 4 66 0 20 16.5 120
51 Dick Butkus*+ 27 MLB 13 0 3 28 0 28 9.3 28
67 George Seals 27 LG 14 0 2 20 0 20 10.0 20
85 Willie Holman 24 RDT 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
59 Rudy Kuechenberg 26 RLB 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.1 14 30 164 0 27 5.5 52 1132 0 74 21.8 5303
Opp Total 14 28 106 0 3.8 38 917 1 24.1

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 33 P 14 0 76 2964 59 1 39.0
83 Mac Percival 29 K 14 0 2 1 6 3 8 4 3 2 21 8 38.1%% 26 26 100.0%%
Team Total 26.1 14 2 1 6 3 8 4 3 2 21 8 38.1%% 26 26 100.0%% 76 2964 59 1 39.0
Opp Total 14 31 13 41.9%% 43 42 97.7%% 63 2608 41.4

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
14 Bobby Douglass 22 QB 11 7 0 7 2 1 0
40 Gale Sayers*+ 26 HB/KR 14 0 0 7 2 0 0
37 George Youngblood 24 LS 14 0 3 22 1 22 0 0 0 2 0 0
51 Dick Butkus*+ 27 MLB 13 0 2 13 0 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
44 Garry Lyle 24 PR 13 0 1 10 0 10 0 0 2 1 0 0
55 Doug Buffone 25 LLB 14 0 2 12 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 0
23 Dick Daniels 25 RS 8 0 3 37 0 32 0
41 Brian Piccolo 26 9 0 0 2 1 8 0
20 Joe Taylor 30 RCB 14 0 3 37 0 23 0
29 Ronnie Bull 29 FB 6 0 0 1 1 0 0
11 Jack Concannon 26 qb 14 5 0 2 0 0 0
26 Bennie McRae 30 LCB 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
50 Mike Pyle 30 C 14 0 0 2 0 -20 0
21 Cecil Turner 25 9 0 0 2 0 0 0
81 Marty Amsler 27 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
72 Jim Cadile 29 RG 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
84 Austin Denney 25 TE 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
79 Dick Evey 28 LDE 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
33 Mike Hull 24 10 0 0 1 0 0 0
87 Ed O'Bradovich 29 RDE 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
38 Ray Ogden 27 11 0 0 0 1 0 0
57 Dan Pride 27 3 0 1 1 0 1 0
89 Bob Wallace 24 WR 14 0 0 1 0 0 0
63 Bob Wetoska 32 6 0 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.1 14 16 132 1 32 0 0 27 20 -11 0 2
Opp Total 14 55 21 10

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 Mac Percival 29 K 14 0 26 8 50
40 Gale Sayers*+ 26 HB/KR 14 0 8 8 48
89 Bob Wallace 24 WR 14 0 5 5 30
45 Dick Gordon 25 WR 14 0 4 4 24
41 Brian Piccolo 26 9 0 2 1 3 18
14 Bobby Douglass 22 QB 11 7 2 2 12
11 Jack Concannon 26 qb 14 5 1 1 6
84 Austin Denney 25 TE 14 0 1 1 6
33 Mike Hull 24 10 0 1 1 6
37 George Youngblood 24 LS 14 0 1 1 6
51 Dick Butkus*+ 27 MLB 13 0 1 2
87 Ed O'Bradovich 29 RDE 14 0 1 2
Team Total 26.1 14 14 11 1 26 26 8 2 210
Opp Total 14 17 23 1 2 42 13 339

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1969-09-28 @ STL L, 17-20 2 15 pass Dick Gordon 15 yard pass from Jack Concannon (Mac Percival kick)
2 1969-09-28 @ STL L, 17-20 3 3 pass Dick Gordon 3 yard pass from Jack Concannon (Mac Percival kick)
3 1969-10-05 @ NYG L, 24-28 2 8 pass Bob Wallace 8 yard pass from Jack Concannon (Mac Percival kick)
4 1969-10-05 @ NYG L, 24-28 2 15 pass Austin Denney 15 yard pass from Jack Concannon (Mac Percival kick)
5 1969-10-05 @ NYG L, 24-28 3 1 rush Jack Concannon 1 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
6 1969-10-19 @ DET L, 7-13 2 32 pass Bob Wallace 32 yard pass from Bobby Douglass (Mac Percival kick)
7 1969-10-26 RAM L, 7-9 1 1 rush Gale Sayers 1 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
8 1969-11-02 @ MIN L, 14-31 2 7 rush Brian Piccolo 7 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
9 1969-11-02 @ MIN L, 14-31 4 24 rush Gale Sayers 24 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
10 1969-11-09 PIT W, 38-7 1 25 pass Brian Piccolo 25 yard pass from Bobby Douglass (Mac Percival kick)
11 1969-11-09 PIT W, 38-7 1 2 rush Gale Sayers 2 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
12 1969-11-09 PIT W, 38-7 2 12 pass Bob Wallace 12 yard pass from Bobby Douglass (Mac Percival kick)
13 1969-11-09 PIT W, 38-7 3 1 rush Gale Sayers 1 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
14 1969-11-16 @ ATL L, 31-48 2 10 rush Gale Sayers 10 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
15 1969-11-16 @ ATL L, 31-48 3 39 rush Bobby Douglass 39 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
16 1969-11-16 @ ATL L, 31-48 3 12 pass Dick Gordon 12 yard pass from Bobby Douglass (Mac Percival kick)
17 1969-11-16 @ ATL L, 31-48 4 1 rush Brian Piccolo 1 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
18 1969-11-23 BAL L, 21-24 2 22 interception George Youngblood 22 yard interception return (Mac Percival kick)
19 1969-11-23 BAL L, 21-24 3 1 rush Gale Sayers 1 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
20 1969-11-23 BAL L, 21-24 4 1 rush Bobby Douglass 1 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
21 1969-11-30 CLE L, 24-28 1 21 pass Bob Wallace 21 yard pass from Bobby Douglass (Mac Percival kick)
22 1969-11-30 CLE L, 24-28 2 1 rush Gale Sayers 1 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
23 1969-11-30 CLE L, 24-28 2 4 rush Mike Hull 4 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
24 1969-12-06 @ SFO L, 21-42 2 4 rush Gale Sayers 4 yard rush (Mac Percival kick)
25 1969-12-06 @ SFO L, 21-42 3 41 pass Dick Gordon 41 yard pass from Virgil Carter (Mac Percival kick)
26 1969-12-06 @ SFO L, 21-42 4 13 pass Bob Wallace 13 yard pass from Virgil Carter (Mac Percival kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1969-09-21 @ GNB W, 17-0 1 31 pass Travis Williams 31 yard pass from Bart Starr (Mike Mercer kick)
2 1969-09-21 @ GNB W, 17-0 4 1 rush Jim Grabowski 1 yard rush (Mike Mercer kick)
3 1969-09-28 @ STL W, 20-17 1 12 pass John Gilliam 12 yard pass from Charley Johnson (Jim Bakken kick)
4 1969-09-28 @ STL W, 20-17 1 62 fumble Larry Stallings 62 yard fumble return
5 1969-09-28 @ STL W, 20-17 4 2 rush Willis Crenshaw 2 yard rush (Jim Bakken kick)
6 1969-10-05 @ NYG W, 28-24 1 42 pass Don Herrmann 42 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
7 1969-10-05 @ NYG W, 28-24 1 23 pass Freeman White 23 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
8 1969-10-05 @ NYG W, 28-24 2 17 pass Don Herrmann 17 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
9 1969-10-05 @ NYG W, 28-24 4 26 pass Joe Morrison 26 yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Pete Gogolak kick)
10 1969-10-12 MIN W, 31-0 1 0 fumble Mike Reilly 0 yard fumble return (Fred Cox kick)
11 1969-10-12 MIN W, 31-0 3 1 pass John Beasley 1 yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick)
12 1969-10-12 MIN W, 31-0 4 18 rush Clint Jones 18 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
13 1969-10-12 MIN W, 31-0 4 58 rush Dave Osborn 58 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
14 1969-10-19 @ DET W, 13-7 2 12 pass John Wright 12 yard pass from Greg Landry (Errol Mann kick)
15 1969-11-02 @ MIN W, 31-14 1 20 pass Gene Washington 20 yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick)
16 1969-11-02 @ MIN W, 31-14 2 13 pass John Beasley 13 yard pass from Joe Kapp (Fred Cox kick)
17 1969-11-02 @ MIN W, 31-14 3 1 rush Dave Osborn 1 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
18 1969-11-02 @ MIN W, 31-14 4 80 rush Clint Jones 80 yard rush (Fred Cox kick)
19 1969-11-09 PIT L, 7-38 4 2 rush Earl Gros 2 yard rush (Gene Mingo kick)
20 1969-11-16 @ ATL W, 48-31 1 11 pass Jim Mitchell 11 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Bob Etter kick)
21 1969-11-16 @ ATL W, 48-31 2 32 pass Paul Flatley 32 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Bob Etter kick)
22 1969-11-16 @ ATL W, 48-31 2 20 pass Paul Flatley 20 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Bob Etter kick)
23 1969-11-16 @ ATL W, 48-31 3 48 rush Harmon Wages 48 yard rush (Bob Etter kick)
24 1969-11-16 @ ATL W, 48-31 3 65 pass Cannonball Butler 65 yard pass from Randy Johnson (Bob Etter kick)
25 1969-11-16 @ ATL W, 48-31 4 48 kickoff Mal Snider 48 yard kickoff return (Bob Etter kick)
26 1969-11-23 BAL W, 24-21 1 28 pass Willie Richardson 28 yard pass from Earl Morrall (Lou Michaels kick)
27 1969-11-23 BAL W, 24-21 3 36 pass Willie Richardson 36 yard pass from Earl Morrall (Lou Michaels kick)
28 1969-11-23 BAL W, 24-21 4 16 rush Terry Cole 16 yard rush (Lou Michaels kick)
29 1969-11-30 CLE W, 28-24 2 10 pass Paul Warfield 10 yard pass from Bill Nelsen (Don Cockroft kick)
30 1969-11-30 CLE W, 28-24 2 1 rush Ron Johnson 1 yard rush (Don Cockroft kick)
31 1969-11-30 CLE W, 28-24 3 24 pass Chip Glass 24 yard pass from Bill Nelsen (Don Cockroft kick)
32 1969-11-30 CLE W, 28-24 4 7 rush Ron Johnson 7 yard rush (Don Cockroft kick)
33 1969-12-06 @ SFO W, 42-21 1 1 rush Doug Cunningham 1 yard rush (Momcilo Gavric kick)
34 1969-12-06 @ SFO W, 42-21 2 1 rush Bill Tucker 1 yard rush (Momcilo Gavric kick)
35 1969-12-06 @ SFO W, 42-21 2 18 pass Bill Tucker 18 yard pass from John Brodie (Momcilo Gavric kick)
36 1969-12-06 @ SFO W, 42-21 2 75 rush Jimmy Thomas 75 yard rush (Momcilo Gavric kick)
37 1969-12-06 @ SFO W, 42-21 3 75 pass Jimmy Thomas 75 yard pass from Steve Spurrier (Momcilo Gavric kick)
38 1969-12-06 @ SFO W, 42-21 4 24 rush Bill Tucker 24 yard rush (Momcilo Gavric kick)
39 1969-12-14 GNB W, 21-3 3 39 rush Travis Williams 39 yard rush (Booth Lusteg kick)
40 1969-12-14 GNB W, 21-3 3 10 pass Marv Fleming 10 yard pass from Don Horn (Booth Lusteg kick)
41 1969-12-14 GNB W, 21-3 3 60 pass Travis Williams 60 yard pass from Don Horn (Booth Lusteg kick)
42 1969-12-21 DET W, 20-3 1 27 pass Charlie Sanders 27 yard pass from Bill Munson (Errol Mann kick)
43 1969-12-21 DET W, 20-3 4 2 rush Bill Triplett 2 yard rush (Errol Mann kick)