1961 Chicago Bears Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-6
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division
Coach: George Halas (8-6)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1961 Chicago Bears Roster
1961 Chicago Bears Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1961 season with a record of 8 wins and 6 losses, finishing third 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
Billy Wade25013955.622589.0228.8135.29893.7
Ed Brown984646.97427.644.11111.28446.8
John Adams11100.01111.000.000.011112.5
Totals34918653.330118.6267.4246.998 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Willie Galimore1537074.660 4
Rick Casares1355884.423 8
Billy Wade452555.729 2
Charlie Bivins431884.424 1
Bill Brown22813.720 0
Johnny Morris8496.121 0
Ed Brown13181.413 0
J.D. Smith362.00
John Adams14-2-0.110 1
Totals43618904.360 16

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Ditka56107619.276 12
Johnny Morris3654815.280 4
Willie Galimore3350215.284 3
Bo Farrington2134916.698 4
Angelo Coia1224920.864 3
Rick Casares8698.631 0
Jim Dooley69015.025 0
John Adams58016.036 0
Charlie Bivins4-9-2.20
Harlon Hill35117.023 0
Bill Brown263.013 0
Totals186301116.298 26

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Roger LeClerc414097.6241041.770
Ed Brown11100.02150.04
Bill George10.00
Totals424197.6271140.774

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Ed Brown58244842.269
John Adams25628.043
Totals60250441.769

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Morris231556.716 0
Richie Petitbon294.50
Rosey Taylor144.00
Larry Morris122.00
Totals271706.316 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Charlie Bivins2566826.778 0
Rosey Taylor1437927.160 0
Willie Galimore58216.425 0
Bill Brown45413.519 0
Johnny Morris24623.025 0
J.D. Smith11818.018 0
Totals51124724.578 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Whitsell612320.552 0
Richie Petitbon57114.243 0
Harlon Hill35217.324 0
J.C. Caroline34816.028 0
Joe Fortunato33411.316 0
Bill George3186.013 0
Larry Morris12525.025 0
Totals2437115.552 0

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Mike Ditka1200072
Roger LeClerc1040070
Rick Casares8000048
Willie Galimore43000042
Johnny Morris040000024
Bo Farrington400024
Angelo Coia300018
Billy Wade200012
John Adams100006
Charlie Bivins1000006
Ed Brown01104
Totals16260000001141000326



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