1950 Chicago Bears season

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1950 Chicago Bears season
Head coach George Halas
General manager George Halas
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 9–3
(Home: 6–0)
(Road: 3–3)
Division place 1st NFL National
Playoff finish Lost National Conference playoff
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1949 1951 >

The 1950 Chicago Bears season was their 31st regular season and 10th postseason completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 9–3 record under head coach George Halas forcing a tie for first in the National Conference with the Los Angeles Rams, but the team finished in second place because the Bears lost to the Rams in the NFL's National Conference one-game playoff allowing the Rams to move on to the NFL Championship Game.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance Stadium
1 September 17, 1950 at Los Angeles Rams W 24–20
21,000
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
2 September 24, 1950 at San Francisco 49ers W 32–20
35,558
Kezar Stadium
3 October 1, 1950 at Green Bay Packers L 21–31
24,893
City Stadium
4 October 8, 1950 Chicago Cardinals W 27–6
48,025
Wrigley Field
5 October 15, 1950 Green Bay Packers W 28–14
51,065
Wrigley Field
6 Bye
7 October 29, 1950 at New York Yanks L 27–38
48,642
Yankee Stadium
8 November 5, 1950 at Detroit Lions W 35–21
32,000
Tiger Stadium
9 November 12, 1950 New York Yanks W 28–20
50,102
Wrigley Field
10 November 19, 1950 San Francisco 49ers W 17–0
35,105
Wrigley Field
11 November 26, 1950 Los Angeles Rams W 24–14
43,678
Wrigley Field
12 December 3, 1950 at Chicago Cardinals L 10–20
31,919
Comiskey Park
13 December 10, 1950 Detroit Lions W 6–3
34,604
Wrigley Field

Bold text equals notable games during the season. Italic text equals upset loss.

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance Stadium
Divisional December 17, 1950 at Los Angeles Rams L 14–24
83,501
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Standings[edit]

NFL National Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 9 3 0 .750 9–2 466 309 W1
Chicago Bears 9 3 0 0.750 8–2 279 207 W1
New York Yanks 7 5 0 .583 7–4 366 367 W1
Detroit Lions 6 6 0 .500 5–6 321 285 L1
San Francisco 49ers 3 9 0 .250 3–8 213 300 W1
Green Bay Packers 3 9 0 .250 2–9 244 406 L2
Baltimore Colts 1 11 0 .083 1–4 213 462 L5

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

For more details on this topic, see NFL playoffs, 1950.