1959 Chicago Bears season

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1959 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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< 1958 1960 >

The 1959 Chicago Bears season was their 40th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted yet another 8–4 record under the coaching of George Halas.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 27, 1959 at Green Bay Packers L 9–6
32,150
2 October 3, 1959 at Baltimore Colts W 26–21
57,557
3 October 11, 1959 Los Angeles Rams L 28–21
47,036
4 October 18, 1959 Baltimore Colts L 21–7
48,430
5 October 25, 1959 at San Francisco 49ers L 20–17
59,045
6 November 1, 1959 at Los Angeles Rams W 26–21
77,943
7 November 8, 1959 Green Bay Packers W 28–17
46,205
8 November 15, 1959 San Francisco 49ers W 14–3
42,157
9 November 22, 1959 at Detroit Lions W 24–14
54,059
10 November 29, 1959 at Chicago Cardinals W 31–7
48,687
11 December 6, 1959 Pittsburgh Steelers W 27–21
41,476
12 December 13, 1959 Detroit Lions W 25–14
40,890

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1[edit]

Week 2[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Bears 9 14 3 0 26
Colts 0 0 0 21 21

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Week 7[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 10 0 7 17
Bears 14 7 7 0 28

at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Baltimore Colts 9 3 0 .750 9–1 374 251 W5
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 6–4 252 196 W7
San Francisco 49ers 7 5 0 .583 5–5 255 237 L2
Green Bay Packers 7 5 0 .583 6–4 248 246 W4
Detroit Lions 3 8 1 .273 2–8 203 275 L1
Los Angeles Rams 2 10 0 .167 2–8 242 315 L8

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Nov-09.