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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Passing:

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 Haluska4125.082.000.000.0839.6
Perry Jeter100.000.000.000.0039.6
Harlon Hill100.000.000.000.0039.6
Rick Casares300.000.000.0133.300.0
Totals25013554.021938.8197.6197.679 

Rushing:

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

Receiving:

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

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
George Blanda474595.7281242.981
Totals474595.7281242.981

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Ed Brown42164439.153
Rick Casares15151.051
George Blanda13333.033
Totals44172839.353

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

Interceptions:

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
Totals22191103101245000363



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