1937 Chicago Bears Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-1-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Championship
Coach: George Halas (9-1-1)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1937 Chicago Bears Roster
1937 Chicago Bears Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1937 season with a record of 9 wins and 1 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The defense proved to be a force, as the Bears led the league with just 100 points allowed. Chicago moved the ball well, scoring 201 points. Ray Nolting rushed for a team-leading 424 yards, while Bronko Nagurski and Jack Manders also contributed to the rushing attack.

Bernie Masterson passed for 615 yards. Les McDonald topped pass catchers, hauling in 11 balls, while Eggs Manske added 225 receiving yards.

George Halas coached the team. The 1937 Chicago Bears lost in the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bernie Masterson722636.16158.5912.579.7067.8
Ray Buivid351748.62055.9617.125.7082.7
Gene Ronzani13430.8846.500.017.7022.6
Bronko Nagurski2150.03517.5150.000.035135.4
Sam Francis6350.0345.7116.7233.3067.4
John Doehring3266.7258.300.000.0092.4
Beattie Feathers6233.3122.000.000.0042.4
Keith Molesworth6116.740.700.000.0439.6
Ray Nolting400.000.000.0125.000.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ray Nolting1064244.02
Bronko Nagurski733434.71
Jack Manders733194.40
Beattie Feathers662113.21
Sam Francis481292.70
Pug Rentner21703.30
Keith Molesworth20532.60
John Doehring9333.70
Ray Buivid19241.30
Gene Ronzani12171.40
Bill Karr11010.010 0
John Bettridge100.00
Bernie Masterson30-21-0.71
Totals47916123.410 5


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Les McDonald1117916.342 4
Eggs Manske922525.064 3
Bill Karr718826.942 2
Jack Manders716323.363 4
Pug Rentner610116.81
Ray Nolting46416.00
Keith Molesworth4215.20
Dick Plasman3186.01
Gene Ronzani24020.021 1
George Wilson12020.020 0
Ray Buivid144.01
Sam Francis1-9-9.0-9 0
Totals56101418.164 17



Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Sam Francis 1
Jack Manders 1
Eggs Manske 1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jack Manders041815069
Eggs Manske3100024
Les McDonald400024
Ray Nolting2000012
Bill Karr0200012
Dick Plasman10208
Sam Francis0010107
Beattie Feathers10006
George Wilson010006
Bernie Masterson10006
Ray Buivid010006
Bronko Nagurski10006
Pug Rentner010006
Gene Ronzani010006
Keith Molesworth000101


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