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Chicago Bears

1959 Chicago Bears Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-4
Finished 2nd in the NFL's West Division

Coach: George Halas (8-4)

1959 Chicago Bears Roster
1959 Chicago Bears Game-by-Game 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.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Ed Brown24712550.618817.6135.3104.088 76.7
Zeke Bratkowski623150.04036.523.258.136 48.0
Rick Casares100.000.000.01100.00.0
Totals31015650.322847.4154.8165.288 00
Opponents33314443.218935.7144.2226.6

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Rick Casares1776993.947 10
Johnny Morris873123.633 0
Willie Galimore581993.436 1
Ed Brown331083.346 1
Zeke Bratkowski78612.341 0
Merrill Douglas24472.02
Harlon Hill100.00
Rudy Bukich100.00
John Adams4-13-3.30
Totals39214383.747 14
Opponents42917834.211

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
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
Opponents14418935.714

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
John Aveni322887.5191052.658
Totals322887.5191052.658
Opponents2626100.017423.538

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Ed Brown64263441.266
Rick Casares313946.371
Jack Johnson13232.032
Totals68280541.371
Opponents61258042.3

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Johnny Morris1417112.278 1
Richie Petitbon11726.517 0
Vic Zucco100.00
Totals262439.378 1
Opponents460.0 1

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Johnny Morris1743825.858 0
Willie Galimore1122920.833 0
Richie Petitbon46817.028 0
Bill Roehnelt100.00
Totals3373522.358 0
Opponents3875419.8 0

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
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
Opponents160.0 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Erich Barnes002000
Bill Bishop01000
Ed Brown71-30
J.C. Caroline010000
Rick Casares7000
John Damore01000
Willard Dewveall02-30
Joe Fortunato003000
Willie Galimore4100
Bill George001000
Harlon Hill1100
Chuck Howley01000
Stan Jones01-300
Dick Klein12000
Earl Leggett0100
John Mellekas01000
Johnny Morris3200
Larry Morris0021910
Richie Petitbon01000
Charlie Sumner0122700
Fred Williams02000
Totals0000000262737100
Opponents3817

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Earl Leggett012
Harlon Hill03018
Johnny Morris0210018
Larry Morris0106
Richie Petitbon00106
Willie Galimore120018
Merrill Douglas20012
Ed Brown106
Rick Casares102072
Willard Dewveall3018
Jim Dooley3018
John Aveni0102858
Totals141510110102801252
Opponents1114104261196