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1970 Chicago Bears

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6-8-0, Finished 4th in NFC Central Division  · 1970 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.2, Offense: 0.4, Defense: 1.8, SoS: 2.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 256 points (18.3/g), 16th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 261 points (18.6/g), 10th.
 Differential of -5 points (-0.4/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 6.8-7.2.

Coach: Jim Dooley (6-8-0)

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 256 3265 808 4.0 35 13 20 179 210 422 2173 21 22 4.8 104 353 1092 3 3.1 55
Team Defense 261 4067 895 4.5 31 14 18 234 233 394 2596 18 17 6.0 133 459 1471 11 3.2 83
Lg Rank Offense 16 25 15 7 26 3 15 6 15 22 25 25 26 26
Lg Rank Defense 10 18 17 17 19 20 23 16 19 22 16 8 14 3

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sat September 19 boxscore W 1-0 @ New York Giants 24 16 18 256 158 98 3 16 311 253 58 3
2 Sun September 27 boxscore W 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles 20 16 12 181 144 37 1 19 323 232 91 1
3 Mon October 5 boxscore L 2-1 @ Detroit Lions 14 28 8 177 139 38 3 22 350 210 140 1
4 Sun October 11 boxscore L 2-2 Minnesota Vikings 0 24 9 137 75 62 6 17 342 200 142 3
5 Sun October 18 boxscore L 2-3 San Diego Chargers 7 20 15 217 117 100 2 20 357 274 83
6 Sun October 25 boxscore L 2-4 Detroit Lions 10 16 10 310 235 75 4 13 187 79 108 1
7 Sun November 1 boxscore W 3-4 @ Atlanta Falcons 23 14 10 154 65 89 2 17 278 131 147 3
8 Sun November 8 boxscore L 3-5 San Francisco 49ers 16 37 11 178 87 91 2 19 387 340 47 1
9 Sun November 15 boxscore L 3-6 @ Green Bay Packers 19 20 12 282 172 110 18 319 196 123 1
10 Sun November 22 boxscore W 4-6 Buffalo Bills 31 13 12 241 150 91 2 14 253 119 134 5
11 Sun November 29 boxscore L 4-7 @ Baltimore Colts 20 21 14 235 132 103 18 308 258 50 5
12 Sat December 5 boxscore L 4-8 @ Minnesota Vikings 13 16 9 129 88 41 3 16 281 79 202 1
13 Sun December 13 boxscore W 5-8 Green Bay Packers 35 17 20 392 339 53 3 16 180 82 98 2
14 Sun December 20 boxscore W 6-8 @ New Orleans Saints 24 3 19 376 272 104 4 9 191 143 48 4

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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 27 QB 14 13 5-8-0 194 385 50.4 2130 16 4.2 18 4.7 69 5.5 4.3 11.0 152.1 61.5 24 206 4.70 3.51 5.9
10 Bobby Douglass 23 qb 3 1 1-0-0 12 30 40.0 218 4 13.3 3 10.0 53 7.3 5.4 18.2 72.7 65.7 7 46 4.65 3.16 18.9
29 Ronnie Bull 30 FB 12 5 2 4 50.0 46 1 25.0 1 25.0 34 11.5 5.3 23.0 3.8 91.7 0 0 11.50 5.25 0.0
88 Bobby Joe Green* 34 P 14 0 2 2 100.0 37 0 0.0 0 0.0 34 18.5 18.5 18.5 2.6 118.7 0 0 18.50 18.50 0.0
16 Kent Nix 26 1 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 1 2 -1.00 -1.00 50.0
44 Garry Lyle 25 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 4 -4.00 -4.00 100.0
Team Total 26.0 14 6-8-0 210 422 49.8 2431 21 5.0 22 5.2 69 5.8 4.4 11.6 173.6 62.4 33 258 4.78 3.52 7.3 0 0
Opp Total 14 233 394 59.1 2925 18 4.6 17 4.3 7.4 6.40 12.6 208.9 79.5 42 329 6.0 5.0 9.6

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
24 Don Shy 25 8 3 79 227 1 45 2.9 28.4 9.9 10 149 14.9 0 64 1.3 18.6 376 1 3
29 Ronnie Bull 30 FB 12 5 68 214 0 28 3.1 17.8 5.7 13 60 4.6 0 17 1.1 5.0 274 0 1
22 Ross Montgomery 24 RB 14 8 62 229 0 38 3.7 16.4 4.4 14 75 5.4 0 17 1.0 5.4 304 0 0
11 Jack Concannon 27 QB 14 13 42 136 2 16 3.2 9.7 3.0 136 2 6
33 Mike Hull 25 13 5 32 99 0 13 3.1 7.6 2.5 13 44 3.4 0 17 1.0 3.4 143 0 1
46 Craig Baynham 26 5 5 26 68 0 9 2.6 13.6 5.2 12 43 3.6 0 13 2.4 8.6 111 0 0
40 Gale Sayers 27 2 2 23 52 0 15 2.3 26.0 11.5 1 -6 -6.0 0 -6 0.5 -3.0 46 0 1
10 Bobby Douglass 23 qb 3 1 7 22 0 7 3.1 7.3 2.3 22 0 1
32 Ralph Kurek 27 11 0 6 24 0 11 4.0 2.2 0.5 3 11 3.7 0 5 0.3 1.0 35 0 0
45 Dick Gordon*+ 26 WR 14 14 4 17 0 7 4.3 1.2 0.3 71 1026 14.5 13 69 5.1 73.3 1043 13 2
21 Cecil Turner* 26 14 0 3 -3 0 1 -1.0 -0.2 0.2 2 53 26.5 0 34 0.1 3.8 50 0 1
88 Bobby Joe Green* 34 P 14 0 1 7 0 7 7.0 0.5 0.1 7 0 0
43 George Farmer 22 WR 11 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 31 496 16.0 2 60 2.8 45.1 496 2 0
89 Bob Wallace 25 5 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 160 10.7 0 33 3.0 32.0 160 0 0
86 Jimmy Hester 26 5 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 54 7.7 0 16 1.4 10.8 54 0 1
37 Rich Coady 26 TE 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 44 7.3 1 14 0.4 3.1 44 1 0
84 Jim Seymour 24 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 145 24.2 4 53 0.9 20.7 145 4 0
25 Linzy Cole 22 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 47 15.7 0 34 0.4 6.7 47 0 1
44 Garry Lyle 25 14 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.4 5 0 1
38 Ray Ogden 28 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 6 6.0 1 6 0.1 0.7 6 1 0
83 Mac Percival 30 K 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 19 19.0 0 19 0.1 1.4 19 0 0
Team Total 26.0 14 353 1092 3 45 3.1 78.0 25.2 210 2431 11.6 21 69 15.0 173.6 3523 24 29
Opp Total 14 459 1471 11 3.2 105.1 32.8 233 2596 11.1 18 16.6 185.4 4067 29 27

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
48 Ron Smith 27 KR/PR 14 4 33 126 0 15 3.8 28 651 0 46 23.3 777
21 Cecil Turner* 26 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 23 752 4 96 32.7 802
25 Linzy Cole 22 7 0 14 83 0 15 5.9 130
44 Garry Lyle 25 14 1 9 37 0 13 4.1 42
22 Ross Montgomery 24 RB 14 8 4 69 0 21 17.3 373
51 Dick Butkus*+ 28 MLB 14 14 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 26.0 14 57 246 0 15 4.3 56 1472 4 96 26.3 5241
Opp Total 14 40 268 0 6.7 47 935 0 19.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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
88 Bobby Joe Green* 34 P 14 0 83 3395 56 0 40.9
83 Mac Percival 30 K 14 0 4 4 6 5 12 9 9 1 3 1 34 20 58.8% 28 28 100.0%
44 Garry Lyle 25 14 1 1 29 29 0 29.0
Team Total 26.0 14 4 4 6 5 12 9 9 1 3 1 34 20 58.8% 28 28 100.0% 84 3424 56 0 40.8
Opp Total 14 29 16 55.2% 31 27 87.1% 87 3271 37.6

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
11 Jack Concannon 27 QB 14 13 0 6 6 0 0
48 Ron Smith 27 KR/PR 14 4 0 4 5 0 0
50 Bob Hyland 25 C 14 14 0 6 0 0 0
51 Dick Butkus*+ 28 MLB 14 14 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
55 Doug Buffone 26 LLB 14 14 4 33 0 16 0
21 Cecil Turner* 26 14 0 0 1 3 0 0
24 Don Shy 25 8 3 0 3 0 0 0
20 Joe Taylor 31 RCB 11 10 2 18 0 18 0 0 0 1 0 0
31 Ross Brupbacher 22 14 0 2 17 0 10 0
60 Lee Roy Caffey 29 RLB 14 14 0 0 2 0 0
39 Phil Clark 25 SS 13 0 1 32 0 32 0 0 0 1 12 0
23 Dick Daniels 26 FS 13 0 2 29 0 16 0
45 Dick Gordon*+ 26 WR 14 14 0 2 0 0 0
61 Glen Holloway 22 LG 14 9 0 0 2 0 0
67 George Seals 28 LDT 14 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0
46 Craig Baynham 26 5 5 0 0 1 0 0
29 Ronnie Bull 30 FB 12 5 0 1 0 0 0
72 Jim Cadile 30 RG 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
25 Linzy Cole 22 7 0 0 1 0 0 0
47 Butch Davis 22 10 0 1 0 0 0 0
10 Bobby Douglass 23 qb 3 1 0 1 0 0 0
78 Harry Gunner 26 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
86 Jimmy Hester 26 5 3 0 1 0 0 0
85 Willie Holman 25 LDE 14 14 0 0 1 0 0
33 Mike Hull 25 13 5 0 1 0 0 0
65 Randy Jackson 26 LT 10 10 0 0 1 0 0
44 Garry Lyle 25 14 1 0 1 0 0 0
26 Bennie McRae 31 LCB 13 13 1 0 0 0 0
22 Ross Montgomery 24 RB 14 8 0 0 1 1 0
40 Gale Sayers 27 2 2 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.0 14 17 129 0 32 0 0 29 29 20 0
Opp Total 14 33 27 13

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
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 30 K 14 0 28 20 88
45 Dick Gordon*+ 26 WR 14 14 13 13 78
84 Jim Seymour 24 7 0 4 4 24
21 Cecil Turner* 26 14 0 4 4 24
11 Jack Concannon 27 QB 14 13 2 2 12
43 George Farmer 22 WR 11 9 2 2 12
37 Rich Coady 26 TE 14 0 1 1 6
38 Ray Ogden 28 9 0 1 1 6
24 Don Shy 25 8 3 1 1 6
Team Total 26.0 14 3 21 4 28 28 20 256
Opp Total 14 11 18 1 1 27 16 261