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1974 Chicago Bears: 4-10-0
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Home record: 4-3-0 (88 points scored, 115 allowed) Road record: 0-7-0 (64 points scored, 164 allowed) Head Coach: Abe Gibron 152 points scored (25th of 26 teams), 279 points allowed (17th) NFL Averages: 18.2 points/game (254.5 points/team) Team stats and rankings: ---------------- PASSING ---------------- ----------- RUSHING ---------- --- TOTAL --- Cmp Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Int Att Yards (Rank) Yd/Att TD Yards (Rank) Turnovers Offense: 185 396 1,720 (24) 3.98 8 22 434 1,480 (22) 3.4 10 3,200 (25) 37 Defense: 174 329 2,079 (11) 5.87 12 18 519 1,739 ( 9) 3.4 17 3,818 ( 9) 32


Team roster (starters in bold): # Player Pos GP Hgt Wgt Age Exp College 10 Bobby Douglass QB 7 6'3 228 27 6 Kansas 15 Mirro Roder K 14 6'1 228 30 2 None 17 Ike Hill WR 13 5'10 180 27 4 Catawba 19 Gary Huff QB 13 6'1 194 23 2 Florida State 20 Joe Taylor DB 14 6'2 197 35 8 North Carolina A&T 21 Dave Gagnon RB 13 5'10 210 23 1 Ferris State 22 Clifton Taylor RB 14 5'11 200 22 R Memphis 23 Joe Barnes QB 3 5'11 196 22 R Texas Tech 25 Craig Clemons DB 14 5'11 200 25 3 Iowa 26 Carl Garrett RB 7 5'11 205 27 6 New Mexico Highlands 27 Randy Montgomery DB 14 5'11 185 27 4 Weber State 30 Jimmy Gunn LB 14 6'1 218 25 5 Southern California 31 Bill Knox DB 14 5'9 193 23 R Purdue 33 Gary Kosins RB 14 6'1 213 25 3 Dayton 34 Norm Hodgins DB 14 6'1 190 22 R Louisiana State 35 Jim Harrison RB 9 6'4 238 26 4 Missouri 36 Perry Williams RB 14 6'2 222 27 6 Purdue 38 Hurles Scales DB 1 6'1 200 23 1 North Texas State 43 George Farmer WR 9 6'4 214 26 5 UCLA 44 Garry Lyle DB 14 6'2 193 29 7 George Washington 46 Pete Van Valkenberg RB 6 6'2 205 24 2 Brigham Young 47 Ken Grandberry RB 14 6'0 196 22 R Washington State 48 Allan Ellis DB 14 5'10 182 23 2 UCLA 50 Waymond Bryant LB 13 6'3 230 22 R Tennessee State 52 Rich Coady C 11 6'3 246 29 5 Memphis 55 Doug Buffone LB 14 6'1 227 30 9 Louisville 57 Don Rives LB 14 6'2 220 23 2 Texas Tech 58 Bob Pifferini LB 12 6'2 226 24 3 UCLA 60 Wally Chambers DE 14 6'6 255 23 2 Eastern Kentucky 62 Tom Forrest OG 8 6'2 255 22 R Cincinnati 63 Steve Kinney OT 10 6'5 260 25 2 Utah State 64 Ernie Janet OG 14 6'4 255 25 3 Washington 65 Randy Jackson OT 11 6'5 247 30 8 Florida 67 Mike Hoban OG 1 6'2 235 22 R Michigan 67 Don Hultz DE 8 6'3 240 33 12 Southern Mississippi 68 Jim Osborne DT 14 6'3 254 25 3 Southern 72 Gary Hrivnak DE 14 6'5 254 23 2 Purdue 74 Bob Asher OT 14 6'5 260 26 4 Vanderbilt 76 Dave Gallagher DE 14 6'4 256 22 R Michigan 78 Bob Newton OG 14 6'4 260 25 4 Nebraska 79 Lionel Antoine OT 14 6'6 263 24 3 Southern Illinois 80 Bo Rather WR 13 6'1 180 24 2 Michigan 81 Clint Haslerig WR 3 6'0 190 22 R Michigan 82 Fred Pagac TE 14 6'0 220 22 R Ohio State 83 Charlie Wade WR 14 5'10 163 24 1 Tennessee State 84 Richard Harris DE 14 6'4 255 26 4 Grambling 85 Wayne Wheeler WR 12 6'2 180 24 R Alabama 86 Bob Parsons P 14 6'4 234 24 3 Penn State 88 Jim Kelly TE 14 6'4 210 23 R Tennessee State 89 Mel Tom DE 14 6'4 242 33 8 San Jose State
Per Per Passing Att Cmp Pct Yards Att Cmp TD TD% Int Int% Sack Loss Rating Gary Huff 283 142 50.2 1,663 5.88 11.7 6 2.1 17 6.0 24 260 50.4 Bobby Douglass 100 41 41.0 387 3.87 9.4 2 2.0 4 4.0 9 69 42.4 Joe Barnes 9 2 22.2 29 3.22 14.5 0 0.0 1 11.1 3 30 0.9 Ike Hill 1 0 0.0 0 0.00 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 39.6 Norm Hodgins 1 0 0.0 0 0.00 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 39.6 Bob Parsons 1 0 0.0 0 0.00 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 39.6 Bo Rather 1 0 0.0 0 0.00 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 39.6
Receiving             Rec  Yards    Avg   TD
Charlie Wade           39    683   17.5    1
Ken Grandberry         30    212    7.1    0
Bo Rather              29    400   13.8    3
Perry Williams         25    167    6.7    0
Carl Garrett           16    132    8.2    1
Jim Kelly               8    100   12.5    0
Ike Hill                7    109   15.6    1
Fred Pagac              6     79   13.2    0
Wayne Wheeler           5     59   11.8    1
George Farmer           5     45    9.0    0
Jim Harrison            5     38    7.6    0
Dave Gagnon             4     20    5.0    0
Clifton Taylor          3     23    7.7    0
Bob Parsons             2      9    4.5    1
Gary Kosins             1      3    3.0    0
Rushing               Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Ken Grandberry        144    475    3.3    2
Carl Garrett           96    346    3.6    1
Bobby Douglass         36    229    6.4    1
Perry Williams         74    218    2.9    1
Jim Harrison           36     94    2.6    1
Gary Huff              23     37    1.6    2
Gary Kosins             8     30    3.8    1
Joe Barnes              1     19   19.0    0
Clifton Taylor          9     18    2.0    1
Dave Gagnon             1     15   15.0    0
Bo Rather               2     10    5.0    0
Norm Hodgins            1      3    3.0    0
Don Rives               1      2    2.0    0
Fred Pagac              1     -1   -1.0    0
Charlie Wade            1    -15  -15.0    0
Kickoff Returns       Att  Yards    Avg   TD
Clifton Taylor         27    567   21.0    0
Ken Grandberry         22    568   25.8    0
Fred Pagac              3     53   17.7    0
Dave Gagnon             2     32   16.0    0
Pete Van Valkenberg     1     20   20.0    0
Dave Gallagher          1     16   16.0    0
Steve Kinney            1      0    0.0    0
Punt Returns          Att  Yards    Avg   FC   TD
Ike Hill               33    183    5.5    2    0
Bill Knox               5     35    7.0    2    0
Pete Van Valkenberg     4     22    5.5    0    0
Norm Hodgins            2      8    4.0    1    0
Punting Punts Yards Avg TB In20 Blk Ret Yards Net Bob Parsons 90 3,408 37.9 0 0 1 0 0 37.5 Joe Barnes 1 27 27.0 0 0 0 0 0 27.0 Kicking 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Total PAT Pts Mirro Roder 0/0 4/5 3/5 2/3 0/0 9/13 17/17 44 Defense Sacks Ints Yards TD Waymond Bryant 2 11 0 Doug Buffone 1 0 0 Craig Clemons 4 84 0 Allan Ellis 3 32 0 Bill Knox 2 26 0 Garry Lyle 3 57 0 Randy Montgomery 2 56 0 Joe Taylor 1 27 0
1974 Draft: NFL Rnd Ovr Pos Player Games College 1 4 LB Waymond Bryant 53 Tennessee State 1 20 DE Dave Gallagher 51 Michigan [pick acquired from WAS via LA] 3 54 WR Wayne Wheeler 12 Alabama [pick acquired from SD] 3 56 OG Greg Horton 63 Colorado 3 62 RB Cliff Taylor 21 Memphis [pick acquired from NE via WAS] 7 160 WR Jack Ettinger Arkansas 8 186 QB Alan Chadwick East Tennessee State 8 190 RB Ken Grandberry 14 Washington State [pick acquired from NE] 11 264 DB Norm Hodgins 14 LSU 12 290 DT Jeff Sevy 73 California 13 316 RB Joe Barnes 3 Texas Tech 14 342 DT Paul Vellano Maryland 15 368 TE Oliver Alexander Grambling 16 394 DB Randy Geist Colorado 17 420 QB Craig Holland Texas-Arlington

Traded draft picks: #2 to NE (Steve Corbett), #4 to PIT via NE (John Stallworth), #5 to PHI (Jim Cagle), #6 to GB (Don Woods), #9 to MIA (Tom Wickert), #10 to CLE (Mike Puestow)


Transactions:
04-02-1974traded Greg Horton to Rams for Los Angeles' #3 and #10 picks in the 1975 draft
04-03-1974traded an undisclosed draft pick to 49ers for Dave Olerich
08-06-1974traded $100 cash to Chargers for Tom Forrest
08-09-1974traded Chicago's #10 pick in the 1975 draft to Dolphins for Charley Wade
08-10-1974traded a draft pick to Cowboys for Henry Abadi
08-11-1974claimed Al Nelson on waivers from Eagles
08-13-1974traded Chicago's #8 pick in the 1975 draft to Broncos for Randy Montgomery
08-14-1974traded Cecil Turner to 49ers for John Isenbarger and Dick Witcher
08-14-1974Bobby Joe Green retired
08-14-1974Mel Tom retired
08-14-1974traded cash to Patriots for James Callier
08-16-1974claimed Al Jenkins on waivers from Oilers
08-16-1974claimed Levert Carr on waivers from Oilers
08-16-1974traded Charlie Ford to Eagles for Richard Harris
08-23-1974traded Earl Thomas to Cardinals for Wayne Mulligan, Cliff McClain and Washington's #7 pick in the 1975 draft
08-29-1974traded Wayne Mulligan to Jets for the Jets' #7 pick in the 1975 draft
09-09-1974traded Chicago's #3 pick in the 1977 draft to Dolphins for Bo Rather
09-10-1974traded Glen Holloway to Browns for Cleveland's #6 pick in the 1976 draft
09-10-1974traded Tony McGee to Patriots for New England's #8 pick in the 1975 draft and #3 pick in the 1976 draft
10-29-1974claimed Pete Van Valkenburg on waivers from Packers


1974 Regular Season Game Log:   Click on the date to view the game summary.

Date        Opponent                   Result      Record
09/15/74    vs Detroit Lions           W 17-9      1-0-0
09/22/74    vs New York Jets           L 21-23     1-1-0
09/29/74    at Minnesota Vikings       L 7-11      1-2-0
10/06/74    vs New Orleans Saints      W 24-10     2-2-0
10/13/74    at Atlanta Falcons         L 10-13     2-3-0
10/21/74    vs Green Bay Packers       W 10-9      3-3-0
10/27/74    at Buffalo Bills           L 6-16      3-4-0
11/03/74    vs Minnesota Vikings       L 0-17      3-5-0
11/10/74    at Green Bay Packers       L 3-20      3-6-0
11/17/74    vs San Francisco 49ers     L 0-34      3-7-0
11/24/74    at Detroit Lions           L 17-34     3-8-0
12/01/74    vs New York Giants         W 16-13     4-8-0
12/08/74    at San Diego Chargers      L 21-28     4-9-0
12/15/74    at Washington Redskins     L 0-42      4-10-0

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