1956 Chicago Bears Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-2-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Paddy Driscoll (9-2-1)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1956 Chicago Bears Roster
1956 Chicago Bears Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1956 season with a record of 9 wins and 2 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the NFL's West Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. Paddy Driscoll coached the team. The 1956 Chicago Bears lost in the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Ed Brown1689657.116679.9116.5127.17083.1
George Blanda693753.64396.4710.145.86982.9
Bill McColl4125.07919.8125.0250.07979.2
Jim Haluska4125.
Perry Jeter100.
Harlon Hill100.
Rick Casares300.000.000.0133.300.0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Casares23411264.868 12
Perry Jeter603165.351 2
Bobby Watkins682764.125 2
John Hoffman562724.939 2
Ed Brown401644.131 1
J.C. Caroline341414.126 2
Harland Carl29662.312 1
George Blanda6477.817 0
Don Bingham7365.112 0
Harlon Hill22412.012 0
Totals53624684.668 22


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Harlon Hill47112824.079 11
Bill McColl2432213.469 4
Rick Casares232038.833 2
Gene Schroeder2031515.832 1
John Hoffman78512.135 0
Perry Jeter55210.423 0
Jim Dooley44711.815 0
Harland Carl23115.520 0
Bobby Watkins231.51
Don Bingham177.00
Totals135219316.279 19


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
George Blanda474595.7281242.981


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Ed Brown42164439.153
Rick Casares15151.051
George Blanda13333.033

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Perry Jeter66611.051 1
Ray Smith66510.822 0
J.C. Caroline22914.516 0
McNeil Moore3289.325 0
Don Bingham1370.50
Totals301956.551 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Don Bingham1744426.1100 1
Perry Jeter510521.026 0
Harland Carl410225.545 0
Rick Casares39531.749 0
J.C. Caroline23216.018 0
McNeil Moore11919.019 0
Ray Smith11616.016 0
Stan Wallace11313.013 0
Bill McColl242.00
Doug Atkins100.00
Totals3783022.4100 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
J.C. Caroline618230.359 2
Ray Smith49022.541 0
McNeil Moore33010.022 0
Joe Fortunato23015.027 1
Jesse Castete22613.026 0
Bill George294.50
M.L. Brackett12424.024 0
Wayne Hansen11111.011 0
Fred Williams11111.011 0
Stan Wallace177.00
Totals2342018.359 3

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Rick Casares122000084
George Blanda01245081
Harlon Hill01100066
Bill McColl4000024
J.C. Caroline200200024
Bobby Watkins2100018
Perry Jeter201000018
Ed Brown1100012
John Hoffman2000012
Harland Carl1000006
Joe Fortunato10006
Gene Schroeder10006
Don Bingham00010006


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