Ed Sprinkle

Edward Alexander Sprinkle "The Claw"
Born: September 3, 1923
Bradshaw, TX USA
Deceased: July 28, 2014
Palos Heights, IL
Position: DE-E-G-LB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 206
College: Hardin-Simmons, Navy
High School: Tuscola (TX)
Career: 1944-1955

Ed Sprinkle played from 1944 to 1955 during his career with the Chicago Bears. Sprinkle caught 32 passes for 451 yards and 7 receiving touchdowns in his career. He also ran for 2 yards in his career on 3 attempts.

Chicago Bears
Chicago Bears

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1949NFL Chicago Bears100.


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1948NFL Chicago Bears1-2-2.0-2 0
1949NFL Chicago Bears155.00
1950NFL Chicago Bears1-1-1.0-1 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946NFL Chicago Bears712417.734 2
1947NFL Chicago Bears44310.815 0
1948NFL Chicago Bears1013213.234 3
1949NFL Chicago Bears46917.247 0
1950NFL Chicago Bears47017.527 0
1951NFL Chicago Bears2115.51
1952NFL Chicago Bears122.01
Totals3245114.147 7

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1946NFL Chicago Bears2115.50
1950NFL Chicago Bears155.00
1952NFL Chicago Bears4399.811 0
1953NFL Chicago Bears100.00
1954NFL Chicago Bears382.70
Totals11635.711 0


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1944NFL Chicago Bears11515.015 0
1946NFL Chicago Bears13434.034 0
1951NFL Chicago Bears100.00
1954NFL Chicago Bears166.00
Totals45513.834 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1946NFL Chicago Bears0034410
1950NFL Chicago Bears02000
1951NFL Chicago Bears0025610
1952NFL Chicago Bears02110
1953NFL Chicago Bears1200
1955NFL Chicago Bears01000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1946NFL Chicago Bears200100018
1948NFL Chicago Bears0300018
1949NFL Chicago Bears0000012
1951NFL Chicago Bears10100012
1952NFL Chicago Bears100006
1953NFL Chicago Bears01006

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1944NFLChicago Bears93
1945NFLChicago Bears64
1946NFLChicago Bears119
1947NFLChicago Bears125
1948NFLChicago Bears102
1949NFLChicago Bears126
1950NFLChicago Bears120
1951NFLChicago Bears120
1952NFLChicago Bears120
1953NFLChicago Bears120
1954NFLChicago Bears120
1955NFLChicago Bears120


- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1940s Team


1949 - International News Service All-NFL/AAFC (1st Team)
1949 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1949 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1950 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1951 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1951 - United Press International All-NFL (2nd Team)
1952 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1954 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)


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