1964 Chicago Bears season

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1964 Chicago Bears season
Head coach George Halas
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 5–9
Division place 6th Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1963 1965 >

The 1964 Chicago Bears season was their 45th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 5–9 record, earning them a sixth place finish in the NFL Western Conference. It was a downfall from winning their eighth league title.

Before the season, Willie Galimore and John Farrington were killed in an automobile accident on July 27.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 13, 1964 at Green Bay Packers L 23–12
42,327
2 September 20, 1964 at Minnesota Vikings W 34–28
41,387
3 September 27, 1964 at Baltimore Colts L 52–0
56,537
4 October 4, 1964 at San Francisco 49ers L 31–21
33,132
5 October 11, 1964 Los Angeles Rams W 38–17
47,358
6 October 18, 1964 Detroit Lions L 10–0
47,567
7 October 25, 1964 at Washington Redskins L 27–20
49,219
8 November 1, 1964 Dallas Cowboys L 24–10
47,527
9 November 8, 1964 Baltimore Colts L 40–24
47,891
10 November 15, 1964 at Los Angeles Rams W 34–24
61,115
11 November 22, 1964 San Francisco 49ers W 23–21
46,772
12 November 26, 1964 at Detroit Lions W 27–24
52,231
13 December 5, 1964 Green Bay Packers L 17–3
43,636
14 December 13, 1964 Minnesota Vikings L 41–14
46,486

Standings[edit]

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Baltimore Colts 12 2 0 .857 428 225 W-1
Green Bay Packers 8 5 1 .615 342 245 T-1
Minnesota Vikings 8 5 1 .615 355 296 W-3
Detroit Lions 7 5 2 .583 280 260 W-2
Los Angeles Rams 5 7 2 .417 283 339 T-1
Chicago Bears 5 9 0 .357 260 379 L-2
San Francisco 49ers 4 10 0 .286 236 330 L-1