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1968 Chicago Bears Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division
Coach: Jim Dooley (7-7)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1968 Chicago Bears Roster
1968 Chicago Bears Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1968 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division.

The Bears scored 250 points, but the defense surrendered 333. Gale Sayers rushed for a team-leading 856 yards for Chicago.

Virgil Carter threw for 769 yards, and Jack Concannon threw the ball also. Dick Gordon topped pass catchers, hauling in 29 passes for 477 yards. Austin Denney and Brian Piccolo provided receiving help, too.

Bennie McRae picked off 4 opponent throws.

Jim Dooley coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Virgil Carter1225545.17696.343.354.15059.8
Jack Concannon1437149.77155.053.596.35149.7
Larry Rakestraw673044.83615.411.5710.48027.2
Rudy Bukich7228.6233.300.000.01340.8
Jon Kilgore100.000.000.000.0039.6
Gale Sayers200.000.000.000.0039.6
Ronnie Bull100.000.000.000.0039.6
Totals34315846.118685.4102.9216.180 

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gale Sayers1388566.263 2
Ronnie Bull1074724.424 3
Brian Piccolo1234503.719 2
Virgil Carter482655.531 4
Jack Concannon281043.716 2
Ralph Kurek17955.623 1
Bob Wallace3299.718 0
Garry Lyle4287.026 0
Andy Livingston7253.60
Mike Hull12221.812 0
Cecil Turner2168.014 0
Larry Rakestraw9121.30
Bobby Green144.00
Austin Denney1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals50023774.863 14

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dick Gordon2947716.451 4
Brian Piccolo2829110.444 0
Austin Denney2324710.746 2
Bob Wallace1928114.827 2
Ronnie Bull171458.524 0
Gale Sayers151177.821 0
Cecil Turner1420814.980 2
Garry Lyle5326.413 0
Ralph Kurek45012.523 0
Mike Hull4205.00
Totals158186811.880 10

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Mac Percival2525100.0362569.4100
Totals2525100.0362569.4100

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jon Kilgore35123135.250
Bobby Green27114242.358
Garry Lyle413433.539
Totals66250738.058

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gale Sayers22914.518 0
Bob Wallace6274.50
Cecil Turner9192.112 0
Dick Gordon155.00
Major Hazelton111.00
Totals19814.318 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gale Sayers1746127.148 0
Cecil Turner2036318.233 0
Clarence Childs829136.488 0
Dick Gordon39732.337 0
Bob Wallace38026.742 0
Ralph Kurek44812.020 0
Dick Butkus23015.028 0
Rudy Kuechenberg100.00
Totals58137023.688 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bennie McRae44110.222 0
Rosey Taylor39632.096 1
Dick Butkus3144.714 0
Loyd Phillips22311.517 0
Richie Petitbon2189.018 0
Doug Buffone12121.021 0
Curt Gentry177.00
Dick Evey166.00
Joe Taylor100.00
Totals1822612.696 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
Mac Percival25250100
Dick Gordon40000024
Virgil Carter400024
Ronnie Bull3000018
Jack Concannon200012
Bob Wallace020000012
Austin Denney0200012
Brian Piccolo2000012
Cecil Turner020000012
Gale Sayers200000012
Rosey Taylor10006
Ralph Kurek1000006
Totals14100001002525000250



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