1939 Chicago Bears Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-3
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division
Coach: George Halas (8-3)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1939 Chicago Bears Roster
1939 Chicago Bears Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1939 season with a record of 8 wins and 3 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division.

On offense, Chicago earned 298 points, tops in the circuit. At the same time, the defense conceded 157 points. Bill Osmanski rushed for a team-leading 699 yards for the Bears, and Joe Maniaci also aided the ground game.

Bernie Masterson passed for 914 yards, and Sid Luckman spent time under center, too. Dick Plasman hauled in 19 balls for 403 yards.

The ball-hawking defense created 42 turnovers.

George Halas coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Bernie Masterson1134438.99148.187.198.0058.6
Sid Luckman512345.163612.559.847.88591.6
Billy Patterson381436.82276.037.9410.5044.4
Bob Snyder12541.713511.200.0216.7044.1
Solly Sherman4250.04310.800.000.0088.5
Joe Maniaci2150.0105.000.000.01064.6
Dick Plasman100.


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Osmanski1216995.886 7
Joe Maniaci775447.175 4
Ray Nolting502164.32
Bob Swisher301926.42
Gary Famiglietti331283.90
Bob MacLeod17885.21
Jack Manders25632.53
Bob Snyder15563.70
Sid Luckman24421.80
Billy Patterson14342.40
Dick Schweidler5153.00
Bert Johnson341.30
Les McDonald1-2-2.0-2 0
Solly Sherman3-5-1.70
Bernie Masterson21-31-1.52
Totals43920434.786 21


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick Plasman1940321.23
Les McDonald1626116.33
Eggs Manske1032132.150 2
Bob MacLeod1023123.153 3
Bob Swisher722832.685 1
Ray Nolting68714.51
George Wilson56613.20
Gary Famiglietti37224.00
John Siegal37123.732 1
Bill Osmanski36521.71
Dick Schweidler24321.50
Bernie Masterson23718.50
Solly Sherman14242.042 0
Jack Manders12929.029 1
Joe Stydahar199.00
Totals89196522.185 16


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jack Manders201785.07342.926
Joe Maniaci8450.02150.07
Bob Snyder2150.011100.04
Joe Stydahar6466.74
Dick Plasman33100.010.03
Billy Patterson11100.01
Gary Famiglietti11100.01


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Sid Luckman27119944.467
Ray Nolting1246338.647
Billy Patterson830037.553
Bob Snyder729141.646
Bob Swisher39331.036


Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Joe Maniaci01

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jack Manders31317050
Bill Osmanski7100048
Joe Maniaci4114037
Bob MacLeod13100030
Ray Nolting21100024
Dick Plasman303021
Bob Swisher2100018
Les McDonald0300018
Bernie Masterson2000012
Eggs Manske200012
John Siegal10006
Solly Sherman0010006
Sid Luckman010006
Joe Stydahar00404
Bob Snyder01104
Billy Patterson00101
Gary Famiglietti000101


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