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1955 Chicago Bears (NFL)
2nd place Western Conference 8-4-0 .667
Head Coach: George Halas
Paddy DriscollAssistant Coach
Phil HandlerAssistant Coach
Luke JohnsosAssistant Coach
Sid LuckmanQuarterbacks
Bulldog TurnerCenters
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/20/1955NChicago Cardinals6-21LJacksonville, FLGator Bowl24000
Fri8/26/1955APhiladelphia Eagles26-20WPhiladelphia, PAConnie Mack Stadium47750
Sat9/3/1955NWashington Redskins45-10WMemphis, TNCrump Stadium10704
Sat9/10/1955NNew York Giants7-0WLittle Rock, ARWar Memorial Stadium19000
Thu9/15/1955HCleveland Browns24-21WChicago, ILSoldier Field43067
Sun9/25/1955ABaltimore Colts17-23LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium36167
Sun10/2/1955AGreen Bay Packers3-24LGreen Bay, WICity Stadium24662
Sun10/9/1955HSan Francisco 49ers19-20LChicago, ILWrigley Field41651
Sun10/16/1955HBaltimore Colts38-10WChicago, ILWrigley Field40184
Sun10/23/1955ASan Francisco 49ers34-23WSan Francisco, CAKezar Stadium56350
Sun10/30/1955ALos Angeles Rams31-20WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum69587
Sun11/6/1955HGreen Bay Packers52-31WChicago, ILWrigley Field48890
Sun11/13/1955HLos Angeles Rams24-3WChicago, ILWrigley Field50187
Sun11/20/1955ADetroit Lions24-14WDetroit, MIBriggs Stadium53610
Sun11/27/1955AChicago Cardinals14-53LChicago, ILComiskey Park47314
Sun12/4/1955HDetroit Lions21-20WChicago, ILWrigley Field39388
Sun12/11/1955HPhiladelphia Eagles17-10WChicago, ILWrigley Field34783
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
81Doug AtkinsRDE-LDE6-825725Tennessee1210
73Bill BishopRDT6-424824North Texas1212
16George BlandaQB-K6-121028Kentucky121
15Ed BrownQB-P6-220927Hartnell JC; San Francisco1211
35Rick CasaresLOH-FB-ROH6-222624Florida122
65Herman ClarkLOG-MG6-325825Oregon State1212
71George ConnorRLB6-324030Holy Cross; Notre Dame1212
21Ron DrzewieckiLOH-ROH5-1118522Marquette120
34Joe FortunatoLLB6-022525Virginia Military Institute; Mississippi State1212
61Bill GeorgeMG-LOG6-223726Wake Forest1212
62Kline GilbertROT6-223325Mississippi1212
14Ken GorgalLS6-220026Purdue1212
51Wayne HansenLLB6-223127Texas-El Paso120
80John HelwigLDH6-220828Notre Dame1212
87Harlon HillLOE6-319923North Alabama1212
82Jack HoffmanLDE-LOE6-523425Xavier (Ohio)1212
89John HoffmanLOH-ROE-ROH6-221530Arkansas1211
48Harry HugasianDB6-019326Stanford40
30Harry JagadeFB6-021329Indiana1211
69Ralph JechaROG-LOG6-223724Northwestern120
78Stan JonesROG-OT6-125224Maryland1212
6Don KindtRDH-ROH6-120730Wisconsin124
58John KreamcheckLDT6-525529William & Mary123
83Bill McCollROE6-423025Stanford1210
49Henry MosleyOHB6-121024Morris Brown10
39Pete PeriniFB6-022527Ohio State20
48Al RomineDB6-219123North Alabama10
88Gene SchroederROH-ROE-LOE6-319226Virginia124
20Ray Gene SmithRS-ROH5-1018827Cameron JC; Midwestern State1212
7Ed SprinkleRDE-LDE6-120632Hardin-Simmons; Navy122
55Larry StricklandC6-424824Tyler JC; North Texas1212
26Charlie SumnerRDH6-119425William & Mary108
45Bobby WatkinsROH-LOH5-919623Ohio State129
72Bill WightkinLOT6-223528Notre Dame1212
9Bobby WilliamsQB-P6-119725Notre Dame100
75Fred WilliamsLDT6-424926Arkansas129
DRAFT LIST
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollegeNotes
111Ron DrzewieckiBMarquette
223Bobby WatkinsBOhio State
447Joe O'MalleyEGeorgia
559Leland KendallTOklahoma State
663Dan ShannonENotre Dame
671Henry MosleyBMorris Brown
783Bruce SturgessBWilliam & Mary
895Gene VerkerkTNorth Texas
9107Jim LaveryBScranton
10119John AllenEArizona State
11131Tom RedfieldEDelaware
12143Clarence BrattBWisconsin
13155Norm CashBSul Ross State
14167Ed NicklaGMaryland
15179J.D. SmithBNorth Carolina A&T State
17203Mel HarrisonCSam Houston State
18215Claude RoachGTexas Christian
19227Allen JonesBBaylor
20239Joe JamesTHoward Payne
21251Choyce HallCMidwestern State
22263Carl AllisonBOklahoma
23275Jerry BargerBDuke
24287Joe YoungEMarquette
25299Charley DeesTMcNeese State
26311Perry JeterBCal Poly (San Luis Obispo)
27323Joel KinleyGTennessee
28335Charley WrightEPrairie View A&M
29347Dick KleinTIowa
30358Jerry FoutsBMidwestern State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4th
Team Totals481038360
Opponents Totals67634378
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals23511810116/ %/ %57498
Opponents Totals2169610614/ %/ %54530
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
George Blanda23737100.0111668.8082
Harlon Hill90000054
Bobby Watkins80000048
Rick Casares50000030
Bill McColl40000024
Ed Brown20000012
Harry Jagade20000012
Gene Schroeder20000012
John Hoffman1000018
George Connor1000006
Ron Drzewiecki1000006
Team Totals373737100.0111668.81294
Opponents Totals32263281.3112445.80251
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
George Blanda111668.83/3/2/3/0/
Team Totals111668.83/3/2/3/0/
Opponents Totals112445.83/4/0/4/0/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Rick Casares1256725.481t4
Bobby Watkins1105535.0338
John Hoffman944544.8470
Harry Jagade723094.3512
Ed Brown432034.732t2
Bobby Williams13796.1190
Ron Drzewiecki10545.4191
George Blanda15543.6102
Henry Mosley3103.340
Pete Perini200.010
Team Totals48723884.981t19
Opponents Totals39821005.317
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Ed Brown1648551.86913078.015.486t95.5106.195121271.4
George Blanda974243.3484594.710.951t44.177.25740241.6
Bobby Williams401537.5202566.417.137t37.5512.52822845.4
Rick Casares3266.70279.013.523133.3133.3002795.1
Bill McColl2150.015929.559.05900.000.0005995.8
Team Totals30614547.413821086.914.586t175.6237.5180192857.5
Opponents Totals35417750.015823696.713.4144.0195.4312205762.5
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Harlon Hill4278918.886t9
Bill McColl3550214.3424
Gene Schroeder1731518.551t2
Rick Casares161368.5291
John Hoffman1115313.9371
Harry Jagade7162.3150
Jack Hoffman68614.3320
Bobby Watkins67913.2340
Don Kindt2157.5100
Ray Gene Smith11313.0130
Pete Perini133.030
Ron Drzewiecki111.010
Team Totals145210814.586t17
Opponents Totals177236913.414
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Charlie Sumner716223.1630
Ken Gorgal610717.8340
Bill George2136.5130
Ray Gene Smith2126.0120
Bill Bishop155.050
George Connor100.000
Team Totals1929915.7630
Opponents Totals2324710.70
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Ed Brown44176640.1591
Bobby Williams1350839.1590
Team Totals57227439.959120136.4
Opponents Totals65273042.0147
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ron Drzewiecki201005.0280
Ray Gene Smith12473.9110
Don Kindt100.000
Al Romine100.000
Charlie Sumner100.000
Team Totals351474.2280
Opponents Totals402015.01
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Ron Drzewiecki2559123.6560
Charlie Sumner1028828.8810
Bobby Watkins514529.0640
Ray Gene Smith12424.0240
Harry Jagade12323.0230
Henry Mosley11414.0140
Harry Hugasian100.000
Team Totals44108524.7810
Opponents Totals4394321.90
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Bill Bishop0001100
Ed Brown410100
Rick Casares300000
George Connor00022531
Ron Drzewiecki320280
Joe Fortunato0001100
Bill George0002200
Ken Gorgal0002200
Wayne Hansen0001100
John Helwig0002200
John Hoffman300000
Harry Hugasian100000
Harry Jagade300000
Stan Jones0001150
John Kreamcheck0001100
Ray Gene Smith100000
Ed Sprinkle0001100
Charlie Sumner100000
Bobby Watkins500000
Bill Wightkin0020200
Fred Williams0001100
Team Totals231851520661
Opponents Totals28151318310
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