1981 Chicago Bears season

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1981 Chicago Bears season
Head coach Neill Armstrong
General manager Jim Finks
Owner George Halas
Home field Soldier Field
Results
Record 6–10
Division place 5th NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1980 1982 >

The 1981 Chicago Bears season was their 62nd regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 6–10 record under fourth year coach Neill Armstrong, who was fired at the end of the season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 6, 1981 Green Bay Packers L 16–9
62,411
2 September 13, 1981 at San Francisco 49ers L 28–17
49,520
3 September 20, 1981 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 28–17
60,130
4 September 28, 1981 Los Angeles Rams L 24–7
62,461
5 October 4, 1981 at Minnesota Vikings L 24–21
43,827
6 October 11, 1981 Washington Redskins L 24–7
57,683
7 October 19, 1981 at Detroit Lions L 48–17
71,273
8 October 25, 1981 San Diego Chargers W 20–17
52,906
9 November 1, 1981 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 20–10
63,688
10 November 8, 1981 at Kansas City Chiefs W 16–13
60,605
11 November 15, 1981 at Green Bay Packers L 21–17
55,338
12 November 22, 1981 Detroit Lions L 23–7
50,082
13 November 26, 1981 at Dallas Cowboys L 10–9
63,499
14 December 6, 1981 Minnesota Vikings W 10–9
50,766
15 December 13, 1981 at Oakland Raiders W 23–6
40,384
16 December 20, 1981 Denver Broncos W 35–24
40,125

Game summaries[edit]

Week 16[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Broncos 3 0 14 7 24
• Bears 0 14 14 7 35

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Standings[edit]

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Tampa Bay Buccaneers(3) 9 7 0 .563 6–2 9–3 315 268
Detroit Lions 8 8 0 .500 4–4 6–6 397 322
Green Bay Packers 8 8 0 .500 4–4 7–7 324 361
Minnesota Vikings 7 9 0 .438 4–4 6–6 325 369
Chicago Bears 6 10 0 .375 2–6 2–10 253 324

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com

External links[edit]