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



NFL Schedule

Date Time (ET)
Sun, Nov 17 DEN at MIN 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Nov 17 DAL at DET 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Nov 17 BUF at MIA 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Nov 17 NYJ at WAS 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Nov 17 NO at TB 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Nov 17 HOU at BAL 1:00 p.m.
Sun, Nov 17 JAC 7 at IND 17 3:53 3rd
Sun, Nov 17 ATL 3 at CAR 0 7:05 1st
Sun, Nov 17 ARI at SF 4:05 p.m.
Sun, Nov 17 CIN at OAK 4:25 p.m.
Sun, Nov 17 NE at PHI 4:25 p.m.
Sun, Nov 17 CHI at LAR 8:20 p.m.
Mon, Nov 18 KC at LAC 8:15 p.m.
Thu, Nov 21 IND at HOU 8:20 p.m.
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