Chicago Bears Records
Listed below are Chicago Bears Records, Firsts, Odds &
First Game: A 20-0 victory over Moline, 10/3/20.
First Winning Season: 1920 (10-1-2).
First Championship Season: 1921
First Player Deal: The Bears purchased tackle
Ed Healey's contract from the Rock Island Independents for $100,
First Player Drafted: T Joe Stydahar, 1936.
First Bears Elected to the Hall of Fame: HB
Red Grange, Owner/Coach/E George Halas, FB Bronko Nagurski,
1963 Charter Members.
First To Pass 400 Yards In A Game: Sid Luckman,
433 yards vs. the New York Giants, 11/14/43.
Longest Run From Scrimmage: Bill Osmanski rushed
86 yards vs. the Chicago Cardinals, 10/15/39.
First to Rush 100 Yards In A Game: Bronko Nagurski,
124 yards vs. the Portsmouth Spartans, 11/26/33 (the first year
official statistics were recorded).
First 1,000-Yard Rusher: Beattie Feathers became
the first back in NFL history to rush for 1,000 yards in a season.
He gained 1,004 yards in 1934.
Most Career Rushing Yards: Walter Payton, 16,726
Most Career Passing Yards: Sid Luckman, 14,686
Most Career Receptions: Walter Payton, 492
All-Time Leading Scorer: Kevin Butler, 1116
First Super Bowl Appearance: A 46-10 victory
over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX, 1/26/86.
Most Lopsided Win: A 73-0 victory over the
Washington Redskins in the 1940 NFL Championship game.
Last Player To Play Without A Helmet: End Dick
Plasman played without a helmet as late as the 1940 NFL Championship
game. He was the last NFL player to do so.