1959 Chicago Bears Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-4
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division
Coach: George Halas (8-4)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1959 Chicago Bears Roster
1959 Chicago Bears Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1959 season with a record of 8 wins and 4 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division. George Halas coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Ed Brown24712550.618817.6135.3104.08876.7
Zeke Bratkowski623150.04036.523.258.13648.0
Rick Casares100.000.000.01100.000.0
Totals31015650.322847.4154.8165.288 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rick Casares1776993.947 10
Johnny Morris873123.633 0
Willie Galimore581993.436 1
Ed Brown331083.346 1
Zeke Bratkowski78612.341 0
Merrill Douglas24472.02
Rudy Bukich100.00
Harlon Hill100.00
John Adams4-13-3.20
Totals39214383.747 14

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Dooley4158014.141 3
Harlon Hill3657816.188 3
Rick Casares2727310.143 2
Willard Dewveall2042021.076 3
Johnny Morris1319715.251 2
Willie Galimore1012512.534 2
Bill McColl89411.826 0
Merrill Douglas11717.017 0
Totals156228414.688 15

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
John Aveni322887.5191052.658
Totals322887.5191052.658

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Ed Brown64263441.266
Rick Casares313946.371
Jack Johnson13232.032
Totals68280541.271

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Morris1417112.278 1
Richie Petitbon11726.517 0
Vic Zucco100.00
Totals262439.378 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Morris1743825.858 0
Willie Galimore1122920.833 0
Richie Petitbon46817.028 0
Bill Roehnelt100.00
Totals3373522.358 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Erich Barnes56713.429 0
J.C. Caroline5142.80
Richie Petitbon35217.333 1
Charlie Sumner3227.315 0
Bill George22010.020 0
Joe Fortunato2105.00
Larry Morris11414.014 0
Jack Johnson100.00
Totals221999.033 1

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 Casares10200072
John Aveni1028058
Willie Galimore12000018
Willard Dewveall300018
Johnny Morris021000018
Jim Dooley300018
Harlon Hill0300018
Merrill Douglas2000012
Richie Petitbon0010006
Ed Brown10006
Larry Morris010006
Earl Leggett00012
Totals14151001101028001252



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