1975 Chicago Bears season

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1975 Chicago Bears season
Head coach Jack Pardee
General manager Jim Finks
Owner George Halas
Home field Soldier Field
Results
Record 4–10
Division place 3rd NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1974 1976 >

The 1975 Chicago Bears season was their 56th regular season in the National Football League. The club posted another 4–10 record, in the first season under head coach Jack Pardee.

The 1975 Bears are one of only two NFL teams[1] to have been outscored by 25 points six different times during the season.[2]

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1975 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
1 4 Walter Payton Running Back Jackson State University
2 31 Mike Hartenstine Defensive End Penn State

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 21, 1975 Baltimore Colts L 35–7
54,152
2 September 28, 1975 Philadelphia Eagles W 15–13
48,071
3 October 5, 1975 at Minnesota Vikings L 28–3
47,578
4 October 12, 1975 at Detroit Lions L 27–7
74,032
5 October 19, 1975 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 34–3
47,579
6 October 27, 1975 Minnesota Vikings L 13–9
51,259
7 November 2, 1975 Miami Dolphins L 46–13
57,455
8 November 9, 1975 Green Bay Packers W 27–14
48,738
9 November 16, 1975 at San Francisco 49ers L 31–3
41,726
10 November 23, 1975 at Los Angeles Rams L 38–10
64,979
11 November 30, 1975 at Green Bay Packers L 28–7
56,267
12 December 7, 1975 Detroit Lions W 25–21
37,772
13 December 14, 1975 St. Louis Cardinals L 34–20
35,052
14 December 21, 1975 at New Orleans Saints W 42–17
33,371

Season summary[edit]

Week 2[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 3 3 0 7 13
Bears 0 9 0 6 15
  • Date: September 28
  • Location: Soldier Field • Chicago, Illinois
  • Game start: 1:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 56°F, wind 6 mph

[3]


Week 8[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Packers 0 7 0 7 14
• Bears 10 7 10 0 27

[4]


Standings[edit]

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Minnesota Vikings(1) 12 2 0 .857 5–1 8–2 377 180
Detroit Lions 7 7 0 .500 4–2 6–5 245 262
Chicago Bears 4 10 0 .286 2–4 4–7 191 379
Green Bay Packers 4 10 0 .286 1–5 4–7 226 285

[5]

Roster[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

References[edit]