1976 Chicago Bears season

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1976 Chicago Bears season
Head coach Jack Pardee
General manager Jim Finks
Owner George Halas
Home field Soldier Field
Results
Record 7–7
Division place 2nd NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1975 1977 >

The 1976 Chicago Bears season was their 57th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 7–7 record, in their second season under Jack Pardee. This was also the first season for the Chicago Honey Bears, the team's official cheerleading squad.[1]

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1976 NFL Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1976 Detroit Lions W 10–3
54,125
2 September 19, 1976 at San Francisco 49ers W 19–12
44,158
3 September 26, 1976 Atlanta Falcons L 10–0
41,029
4 October 3, 1976 Washington Redskins W 33–7
52,105
5 October 10, 1976 at Minnesota Vikings L 20–19
47,614
6 October 17, 1976 at Los Angeles Rams L 20–12
71,751
7 October 24, 1976 at Dallas Cowboys L 31–21
61,346
8 October 31, 1976 Minnesota Vikings W 14–13
53,602
9 November 7, 1976 Oakland Raiders L 28–27
53,585
10 November 14, 1976 Green Bay Packers W 24–13
52,907
11 November 21, 1976 at Detroit Lions L 14–10
78,042
12 November 28, 1976 at Green Bay Packers W 16–10
56,267
13 December 5, 1976 at Seattle Seahawks W 34–7
60,510
14 December 12, 1976 Denver Broncos L 28–14
44,459

Standings[edit]

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Minnesota Vikings(2) 11 2 1 .821 5–1 9–2 305 176
Chicago Bears 7 7 0 .500 4–2 7–5 253 216
Detroit Lions 6 8 0 .429 2–4 5–7 262 220
Green Bay Packers 5 9 0 .357 1–5 4–8 218 299

Awards and honors[edit]

  • UPI Coach of the Year – Jack Pardee

References[edit]