1968 Chicago Bears season

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1968 Chicago Bears season
Head coach Jim Dooley
General manager George Halas
Owner George Halas
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 7–7
Division place 2nd Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1967 1969 >

The 1968 Chicago Bears season was their 49th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 7–7 record, earning them another second place finish in the Central Division within the NFL's Western Conference behind the Minnesota Vikings.

Offseason[edit]

On May 27, 1968, George Halas retired as head coach of the Bears for the fourth and final time.[1]

NFL Draft[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 15, 1968 Washington Redskins L 38–28
41,321
2 September 22, 1968 at Detroit Lions L 42–0
50,688
3 September 29, 1968 at Minnesota Vikings W 27–17
47,644
4 October 6, 1968 at Baltimore Colts L 28–7
60,238
5 October 13, 1968 Detroit Lions L 28–10
46,996
6 October 20, 1968 at Philadelphia Eagles W 29–16
60,858
7 October 27, 1968 Minnesota Vikings W 26–24
46,562
8 November 3, 1968 at Green Bay Packers W 13–10
50,861
9 November 10, 1968 San Francisco 49ers W 27–19
46,978
10 November 17, 1968 Atlanta Falcons L 16–13
44,214
11 November 24, 1968 Dallas Cowboys L 34–3
46,667
12 December 1, 1968 at New Orleans Saints W 23–17
78,285
13 December 8, 1968 at Los Angeles Rams W 17–16
66,368
14 December 15, 1968 Green Bay Packers L 28–27
46,435

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1[edit]

Week 2[edit]

Week 3[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Bears 14 6 0 7 27
Vikings 0 3 0 14 17

[2]


Week 4[edit]

Week 5[edit]

Week 6[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Bears 7 6 3 13 29
Eagles 3 10 3 0 16

[3]


Week 7[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 7 7 0 10 24
• Bears 7 6 7 6 26

[4]

Week 8[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Bears 0 3 7 3 13
Packers 0 0 7 3 10

[5]

Standings[edit]

NFL Central
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings 8 6 0 .571 282 242 W-2
Chicago Bears 7 7 0 .500 250 333 L-1
Green Bay Packers 6 7 1 .462 281 227 W-1
Detroit Lions 4 8 2 .333 207 241 L-1

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 283
  2. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Oct-27.
  3. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Oct-28.
  4. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Oct-29.
  5. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Oct-31.