1955 Chicago Bears season

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1955 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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< 1954 1956 >

The 1955 Chicago Bears season was their 36th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted 8–4 record for the second straight year under head coach George Halas placing them in second place for the second straight year in the NFL's Western Conference. After the season was over, Halas announced that he was stepping down as head coach of the Bears ending his third ten-year tenure as coach.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 25, 1955 at Baltimore Colts L 23–17
36,167
2 October 2, 1955 at Green Bay Packers L 24–3
24,662
3 October 9, 1955 San Francisco 49ers L 20–19
41,651
4 October 16, 1955 Baltimore Colts W 38–10
40,184
5 October 23, 1955 at San Francisco 49ers W 34–23
56,350
6 October 30, 1955 at Los Angeles Rams W 31–20
69,587
7 November 6, 1955 Green Bay Packers W 52–31
48,890
8 November 13, 1955 Los Angeles Rams W 24–3
50,187
9 November 20, 1955 at Detroit Lions W 24–14
53,610
10 November 27, 1955 at Chicago Cardinals L 53–14
47,314
11 December 4, 1955 Detroit Lions W 21–20
39,388
12 December 11, 1955 Philadelphia Eagles W 17–10
34,783

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 8 3 1 .727 6–3–1 260 231 W3
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 7–3 294 251 W2
Green Bay Packers 6 6 0 .500 5–5 258 276 L1
Baltimore Colts 5 6 1 .455 5–4–1 214 239 L2
San Francisco 49ers 4 8 0 .333 4–6 216 298 W1
Detroit Lions 3 9 0 .250 2–8 230 275 L2

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