1947 Chicago Bears season

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1947 Chicago Bears season
Head coach George Halas
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 8–4
Division place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1946 1948 >

The 1947 Chicago Bears season was their 28th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a competitive 8–4 record under head coach George Halas, but the team finished second in the NFL Western Division behind their inner city rivals the Chicago Cardinals missing out on an NFL title game appearance.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 28, 1947 at Green Bay Packers L 29–20
2 October 5, 1947 at Chicago Cardinals L 31–7
3 October 12, 1947 Philadelphia Eagles W 40–7
4 October 19, 1947 Detroit Lions W 33–24
5 October 26, 1947 at Washington Redskins W 56–20
6 November 2, 1947 at Boston Yanks W 28–24
7 November 9, 1947 Green Bay Packers W 20–17
8 November 16, 1947 at Los Angeles Rams W 41–21
9 November 23, 1947 Pittsburgh Steelers W 49–7
10 November 27, 1947 at Detroit Lions W 34–14
11 December 7, 1947 Los Angeles Rams L 17–14
12 December 14, 1947 Chicago Cardinals L 30–21

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Division
W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Cardinals 9 3 0 .750 7–1 306 231 W2
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 4–4 363 241 L2
Green Bay Packers 6 5 1 .545 5–3 274 210 L1
Los Angeles Rams 6 6 0 .500 4–4 259 214 W2
Detroit Lions 3 9 0 .250 0–8 231 305 L3

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