1940 Chicago Bears Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-3
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 1-0 Won Championship
Coach: George Halas (8-3)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1940 Chicago Bears Roster
1940 Chicago Bears Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1940 season with a record of 8 wins and 3 losses, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-0.

Chicago piled up points with 238 points, while the defense allowed 152. Ray Nolting rushed for a team-leading 373 yards for the Bears, while Joe Maniaci and Gary Famiglietti also contributed to the rushing attack.

Sid Luckman tossed for 941 yards. Ken Kavanaugh hauled in 12 balls for 276 yards.

George McAfee, Harry Clarke and Gary Famiglietti each seized 4 opponent throws.

George Halas coached the team. The 1940 Chicago Bears won the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Sid Luckman1054845.79419.043.898.67454.5
Bernie Masterson23939.12129.228.7313.0062.5
Bob Snyder22522.71456.614.514.53950.8
George McAfee11436.4504.5218.200.0090.9
Ray Nolting2150.03819.000.000.03895.8
Solly Sherman4125.0153.8125.000.01582.3
Bob Swisher100.
Harry Clarke300.000.000.0266.700.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ray Nolting783734.81
Joe Maniaci843684.42
Gary Famiglietti933203.44
Harry Clarke562584.62
George McAfee472535.42
Bill Osmanski501923.868 3
Bob Swisher15704.70
Jack Manders8202.50
Bob Snyder7121.70
Solly Sherman8101.20
Ray McLean14100.71
Bob Nowaskey144.00
Bernie Masterson10-7-0.71
Sid Luckman23-65-2.80
Totals49418183.768 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ken Kavanaugh1227623.074 3
Dick Plasman1124522.32
George McAfee711716.70
Ray McLean613823.02
Eggs Manske68113.50
Bob Nowaskey510521.02
George Wilson49022.51
John Siegal45313.20
Harry Clarke38026.70
Ray Nolting33612.00
Bob Swisher210653.00
Hampton Pool25527.535 0
Bill Osmanski11313.013 0
Gary Famiglietti11111.011 0
Joe Maniaci1-5-5.0-5 0
Totals68140120.674 10


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jack Manders181794.43266.723
Phil Martinovich22100.06
Bob Snyder5480.04125.07
Lee Artoe2150.011100.04
Dick Plasman33100.03
Ray McLean11100.01
Bernie Masterson11100.01
Joe Maniaci2150.01


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Sid Luckman27114742.570
George McAfee2285138.779
Bob Snyder517635.248
Ray Nolting26834.038
Harry Clarke13030.030

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ray McLean 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ray Nolting 1
George McAfee 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Harry Clarke46215.51
George McAfee45012.50
Gary Famiglietti4184.50
Ray Nolting3186.00
Sid Luckman3175.70
Joe Maniaci23819.01
Solly Sherman200.00
Jack Manders12727.027 0
John Siegal12020.020 0
Bulldog Turner199.00
Danny Fortmann177.00
Ray McLean155.00
Totals2727110.027 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
John Siegal01
Harry Clarke01

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Ray McLean121001025
Harry Clarke201100024
Gary Famiglietti40000024
Jack Manders00217023
Joe Maniaci20101019
Bill Osmanski3000018
George McAfee201000018
Ken Kavanaugh300018
Dick Plasman203015
Bob Nowaskey0200012
Ray Nolting101000012
Bernie Masterson10107
Bob Snyder01407
John Siegal0010006
George Wilson10006
Phil Martinovich2006
Lee Artoe1104


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