1960 Chicago Bears season

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1960 Chicago Bears season
Chicago Bears logo
Head coach George Halas
General manager George Halas
Owner George Halas
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 5–6–1
Division place 5th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1959 1961 >

The 1960 Chicago Bears season was their 41st regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 5–6–1 record under George Halas finishing fifth in the NFL Western Conference, one game below .500, a rare sight under a Halas coached team.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 25, 1960 at Green Bay Packers W 17–14
32,150
2 October 2, 1960 at Baltimore Colts L 42–7
57,808
3 October 9, 1960 Los Angeles Rams W 34–27
47,776
4 October 16, 1960 San Francisco 49ers W 27–10
48,226
5 October 23, 1960 at Los Angeles Rams T 24–24
63,438
6 October 30, 1960 at San Francisco 49ers L 25–7
55,071
7 Bye
8 November 13, 1960 Baltimore Colts L 24–20
48,713
9 November 20, 1960 Detroit Lions W 28–7
46,267
10 November 27, 1960 Dallas Cowboys W 17–7
39,951
11 December 4, 1960 Green Bay Packers L 41–13
46,406
12 December 11, 1960 at Cleveland Browns L 42–0
38,155
13 December 18, 1960 at Detroit Lions L 36–0
51,017

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Bears 0 0 0 17 17
Packers 0 7 7 0 14
  • Date: September 25
  • Location: City Stadium
  • Game weather: 60°F, wind 13 mph

[1]



Week 9[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 0 0 7 0 7
• Bears 7 7 0 3 17

[2]


Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Green Bay Packers 8 4 0 .667 7–4 332 209 W3
Detroit Lions 7 5 0 .583 7–4 239 212 W4
San Francisco 49ers 7 5 0 .583 7–4 208 205 W1
Baltimore Colts 6 6 0 .500 5–6 288 234 L4
Chicago Bears 5 6 1 .455 5–5–1 194 299 L3
Los Angeles Rams 4 7 1 .364 4–6–1 265 297 L1
Dallas Cowboys 0 11 1 .000 0–6 177 369 L1

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

References[edit]