1968 Chicago Bears season

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1968 Chicago Bears season
Head coach Jim Dooley
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 7–7
Division place 2nd Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 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

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