1951 Chicago Bears season

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1951 Chicago Bears season
Head coach George Halas
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 7–5
Division place 4th NFL National
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1950 1952 >

The 1951 Chicago Bears season was their 32nd regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a mediocre 7–5 record under head coach George Halas placing them in fourth place in the NFL's National Conference. This season was a drop off from the previous season's near Championship game appearance.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 30, 1951 at Green Bay Packers W 31–20
24,666
2 October 7, 1951 at Chicago Cardinals L 28–14
33,781
3 October 14, 1951 New York Yanks W 24–21
37,697
4 October 21, 1951 San Francisco 49ers W 13–7
42,296
5 October 28, 1951 at Detroit Lions W 28–23
34,778
6 November 4, 1951 at Washington Redskins W 27–0
21,737
7 November 11, 1951 Detroit Lions L 41–28
43,709
8 November 18, 1951 Green Bay Packers W 24–13
36,771
9 November 25, 1951 at Cleveland Browns L 42–21
40,969
10 December 2, 1951 Los Angeles Rams L 42–17
50,286
11 December 9, 1951 at New York Yanks W 45–21
13,075
12 December 16, 1951 Chicago Cardinals L 24–14
15,085

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Bears 10 7 7 7 31
Packers 0 6 7 7 20

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Standings[edit]

NFL National Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 8 4 0 .667 7–2 392 261 W1
San Francisco 49ers 7 4 1 .636 5–2–1 255 205 W3
Detroit Lions 7 4 1 .636 5–4–1 336 259 L1
Chicago Bears 7 5 0 .583 6–2 286 282 L1
Green Bay Packers 3 9 0 .250 1–8 254 375 L7
New York Yanks 1 9 2 .100 1–7–2 241 382 L2

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Aug-20.