1974 Chicago Bears season

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1974 Chicago Bears season
Head coach Abe Gibron
General manager Jim Finks
Owner George Halas
Home field Soldier Field
Results
Record 4–10
Division place 4th NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1973 1975 >

The 1974 Chicago Bears season was their 55th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 4–10 record, another dismal season led to the termination of Abe Gibron as head coach.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1974 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 15, 1974 Detroit Lions W 17–9
48,134
2 September 22, 1974 New York Jets L 23–21
50,213
3 September 29, 1974 at Minnesota Vikings L 11–7
46,217
4 October 6, 1974 New Orleans Saints W 24–10
45,818
5 October 13, 1974 at Atlanta Falcons L 13–10
47,835
6 October 21, 1974 Green Bay Packers W 10–9
50,623
7 October 27, 1974 at Buffalo Bills L 16–6
78,084
8 November 3, 1974 Minnesota Vikings L 17–0
33,343
9 November 10, 1974 at Green Bay Packers L 20–3
46,567
10 November 17, 1974 San Francisco 49ers L 34–0
42,686
11 November 24, 1974 at Detroit Lions L 34–17
40,930
12 December 1, 1974 New York Giants W 16–13
18,802
13 December 8, 1974 at San Diego Chargers L 28–21
33,662
14 December 15, 1974 at Washington Redskins L 42–0
52,085

Game summaries[edit]

Week 6: vs. Green Bay Packers[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 0 6 3 9
Bears 10 0 0 0 10


Standings[edit]

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Minnesota Vikings 10 4 0 .714 4–2 8–3 310 195
Detroit Lions 7 7 0 .500 3–3 6–5 256 270
Green Bay Packers 6 8 0 .429 3–3 4–7 210 206
Chicago Bears 4 10 0 .286 2–4 4–7 152 279

Roster[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

References[edit]