1941 Chicago Bears season

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1941 Chicago Bears season
Head coach George Halas
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 10–1
Division place 1st NFL Western
Playoff finish

Won Divisional Playoff Game

Won NFL Championship

The 1941 Chicago Bears season was their 22nd regular season and 6th postseason completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 10–1 record under head coach George Halas en route to their second straight NFL Championship and fifth overall league title.

Regular season

Schedule

Date Opponent Location Result Score Record
Sunday, September 28 at Green Bay Packers East Stadium Win 25–17 1–0
Sunday, October 5 at Cleveland Rams Municipal Stadium Win 48–21 2–0
Sunday, October 12 Chicago Cardinals Wrigley Field Win 53–7 3–0
Sunday, October 19 Detroit Lions Wrigley Field Win 49–0 4–0
Sunday, October 26 Pittsburgh Steelers Wrigley Field Win 34–7 5–0
Sunday, November 2 Green Bay Packers Wrigley Field Loss 14–16 5–1
Sunday, November 9 Cleveland Rams Wrigley Field Win 31–13 6–1
Sunday, November 16 Washington Redskins Wrigley Field Win 35–21 7–1
Sunday, November 23 at Detroit Lions Briggs Stadium Win 24–7 8–1
Sunday, November 30 at Philadelphia Eagles Shibe Park Win 49–14 9–1
Sunday, December 7 at Chicago Cardinals Comiskey Park Win 34–24 10–1

Standings

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 10 1 0 .909 7–1 396 147 W5
Green Bay Packers 10 1 0 .909 7–1 258 120 W8
Detroit Lions 4 6 1 .400 3–4–1 121 195 W1
Chicago Cardinals 3 7 1 .300 1–6–1 127 197 L2
Cleveland Rams 2 9 0 .182 1–7 116 244 L9

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

Postseason

The Bears won the Western Division championship by beating the Packers, 33–14, in a playoff at Wrigley Field. The Bears then beat the Giants, 37–9, at Wrigley Field to win the NFL Championship.

See 1941 NFL playoffs and NFL Championship Game, 1941

All-Star Game

The Bears defeated the NFL All-Stars 35–24 on January 4, 1942

References

  • "1941 Chicago Bears Statistics & Players". Pro Football Reference. 


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