1976 Chicago Bears Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Jack Pardee (7-7)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1976 Chicago Bears Roster
1976 Chicago Bears Results

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1976 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

The Bears scored 253 points, and the defense yielded 216. Walter Payton rushed for a team-leading 1,390 yards for Chicago.

Bob Avellini tossed for 1,580 yards. Roland Harper topped all receivers, hauling in 29 balls, while James Scott added 512 receiving yards.

The sticky-fingered defense created 47 turnovers. Ross Brupbacher intercepted 7 opponent throws.

Jack Pardee coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bob Avellini27111843.515805.883.0155.5632422549.4
Virgil Carter5360.07715.4120.000.05500143.8
Bob Parsons22100.04824.000.000.02500118.8
Totals27812344.217056.193.2155.463 24225


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Walter Payton31113904.560 13
Roland Harper1476254.328 2
Johnny Musso572003.511 4
Mike Adamle33932.812 0
Bob Avellini18583.215 1
Larry Schreiber4153.811 0
Bo Rather144.00
Bob Parsons122.00
Virgil Carter100.00
James Scott2-4-2.00
Greg Latta2-8-4.0-3 0
Brian Baschnagel1-12-12.0-12 0
Totals57823634.160 20


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Roland Harper2929110.039 1
James Scott2651219.763 6
Greg Latta1825414.158 0
Walter Payton151499.934 0
Brian Baschnagel1322617.458 0
Bo Rather5336.60
Steve Schubert47418.525 0
Mike Adamle4287.012 1
Johnny Musso4266.50
Ron Shanklin23216.035 0
Randy Burks15555.055 1
Larry Schreiber11616.016 0
Bob Parsons199.00
Totals123170513.963 9


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bob Thomas302790.0251248.063


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bob Parsons99372637.662

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Virgil Livers282057.351 0
Steve Schubert11605.514 0
Mike Adamle122.00
Brian Baschnagel221.00
Bill Knox100.00
Totals432696.351 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Brian Baschnagel2975426.048 0
Mike Adamle1117916.330 0
Roland Harper611919.830 0
Johnny Musso2189.017 0
Virgil Livers11414.014 0
Steve Schubert133.00
Walter Payton100.00
Totals51108721.348 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ross Brupbacher7497.025 0
Allan Ellis6477.822 1
Doug Plank4317.815 0
Virgil Livers33411.318 0
Waymond Bryant263.00
Craig Clemons12828.028 0
Wally Chambers188.00
Mike Hartenstine 1
Totals242038.528 2

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Walter Payton130000078
Bob Thomas1227063
James Scott0600036
Johnny Musso400000126
Roland Harper21000018
Mike Adamle010000018
Bob Avellini10006
Mike Hartenstine10006
Allan Ellis10006
Randy Burks10006


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