1989 Chicago Bruisers Game-by-Game Results

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 1-3
Finishing 4th in the Arena League
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Semifinal
Coach: George Brancato (1-3)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Attendance: 6,622, Avg. 6,622 in 1 home dates
1989 Chicago Bruisers Statistics
1989 Chicago Bruisers Roster

The Chicago Bruisers of the Arena Football League ended the 1989 season with a record of 1 wins and 3 losses, finishing fourth in the Arena League. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

On offense, the Bruisers led the circuit with 167 points. Meanwhile, the defensive squad yielded 155 points. Ben Bennett threw for 808 yards. Reggie Smith snagged 30 passes, while Carl Aikens accumulated 360 receiving yards.

Darryl Clark ran for a team-best 83 yards.

Steve Thonn picked off 3 errant tosses from the opposition. Ted McNairy topped pass rushers with 2 sacks.

George Brancato coached the team. The 1989 Chicago Bruisers lost in the Semifinal.

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Regular Season Points For: 167
Regular Season Points Against: 155

Date Game Res Home Road Record
July 7, 1989 Detroit Drive 40 at Chicago Bruisers 28 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
July 22, 1989 Chicago Bruisers 38 at Pittsburgh Gladiators 47 L 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0
July 29, 1989 Chicago Bruisers 61 at Maryland Commandos 27 W 0-1-0 1-1-0 1-2-0 Cincinnati, OH
August 4, 1989 Chicago Bruisers 40 at Denver Dynamite 41 L 0-1-0 1-2-0 1-3-0 Atlanta, GA
August 11, 1989 Chicago Bruisers 10 at Detroit Drive 43 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 Playoff


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