Chicago Bears statistics

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This page details statistics about the Chicago Bears American football team.

Franchise Firsts[edit]

Individual statistical career leaders[edit]

The following is a list of historical leaders in select offensive and defensive statistical records. For a complete list of statistical team records including individual career, single-season, single-game, and team records, see List of Chicago Bears team records.
Table key
active Active players are listed in italics
* Tie between two or more players/teams
Tied for NFL record
§ NFL record
Individual Career Passing Yards
Rank Player Yards Bears Career Ref
1 Jay Cutler 18,018 2009–present
2 Sid Luckman 14,686 1939–1950
3 Jim Harbaugh 11,567 1987–1993
4 Jim McMahon 11,203 1982–1988
5 Erik Kramer 10,582 1994–1998
Individual Career Rushing Yards
Rank Player Yards Bears Career Ref
1 Walter Payton 16,726 1975–1987
2 Matt Forte 7,494 2008–present
3 Neal Anderson 6,166 1986–1993
4 Rick Casares 5,657 1955–1964
5 Gale Sayers 4,956 1965–1971
Individual Career Receiving Yards
Rank Player Yards Bears Career Ref
1 Johnny Morris 5,059 1958–1967
2 Harlon Hill 4,616 1954–1961
3 Walter Payton 4,538 1975–1987
4 Mike Ditka 4,503 1961–1966
5 Curtis Conway 4,498 1993–1999

Team records[edit]

For a complete list of statistical team records including team season and game records, see List of Chicago Bears team records.

Season Results[edit]

  • Best Record: 15-1, 1985 (16 games)
  • Worst Record: 1-13, 1969 (14 games)
  • Highest Winning Percentage: 1.000†, 1942 (11 games); 1934 (13 games)
  • Lowest Winning Percentage: .071, 1969 (14 games)
  • Home Wins: 9, 1926 (11 games)
  • Road Wins: 7, (5 times) Last: 2006 (8 road games)

†-tied NFL record

Game Results[edit]

  • Largest Margin of Victory - 73-0*, at Washington, 12/8/40
  • Largest Margin of Defeat - 52-0, at Baltimore Colts, 9/27/64
  • Largest Margin of Victory at Home - 61-7, Green Bay, 12/7/80
  • Largest Margin of Defeat at Home - 34-0, San Francisco, 11/17/74

* - 1940 NFL Championship

Postseason statistics[edit]

For complete list of statistical team records during postseason play see, List of Chicago Bears postseason team records

NFL Championship Game Results[edit]

Game Winning Team Score Losing Team
1921 NFL Season Chicago Bears No Game None
NFL Playoff Game, 1932 Chicago Bears 9–0 Portsmouth Spartans
NFL Championship Game, 1933 Chicago Bears 23–21 New York Giants
NFL Championship Game, 1934 New York Giants 30–13 Chicago Bears
NFL Championship Game, 1937 Washington Redskins 28–21 Chicago Bears
NFL Championship Game, 1940 Chicago Bears 73–0 Washington Redskins
NFL Championship Game, 1941 Chicago Bears 37–9 New York Giants
NFL Championship Game, 1942 Washington Redskins 14–6 Chicago Bears
NFL Championship Game, 1943 Chicago Bears 41–21 Washington Redskins
NFL Championship Game, 1946 Chicago Bears 24–14 New York Giants
NFL Championship Game, 1956 New York Giants 47–7 Chicago Bears
NFL Championship Game, 1963 Chicago Bears 14–10 New York Giants
Super Bowl XX Chicago Bears 46–10 New England Patriots
Super Bowl XLI Indianapolis Colts 29–17 Chicago Bears
Total: (13 NFL Championships played); (8–5 record); (9 NFL Championships)

Coaching Records[edit]

  • Most victories as franchise head coach (regular plus postseason): 324George Halas (1920–1929, 1933–1942, 1946–1955, 1958–1967)
  • Most victories as franchise head coach (regular season): 318George Halas (1920–1929, 1933–1942, 1946–1955, 1958–1967)
  • Most victories as franchise head coach (postseason): 6George Halas (1933–1942, 1946–1955, 1958–1967) and Mike Ditka (1982–1992)
  • Highest winning percentage as head coach: .706Ralph Jones (1930–1932)
  • Lowest winning percentage as head coach: .268Abe Gibron (1972–1974)
  • Most seasons as franchise head coach: 40George Halas (1920–1929, 1933–1942, 1946–1955, 1958–1967)
  • Most consecutive seasons as head coach: 11Mike Ditka (1982–92)

Season-by-season results[edit]

For more information on the yearly results of the Chicago Bears, see List of Chicago Bears seasons
For more information on yearly team awards and honors, see List of Chicago Bears team awards
For more information on the all-time series record for the Chicago Bears all NFL franchises (present and defunct), see List of Chicago Bears all-time record versus NFL
For more information on the yearly result of the Chicago Bears on Primetime football games, see List of Chicago Bears results on Primetime Football
For more information on the yearly result of the Chicago Bears on Holidays football games such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, see List of Chicago Bears results on Holidays Football

All-time Records[edit]

  • Regular season all-time record (as of 2014): 735–541–42 (.559)
  • Postseason all-time record (as of 2014): 17–18 (.486)
  • Total all-time record: (as of 2014): 752–559–42 (.557)

All-time home/road Records[edit]

  • Home Games all-time record (as of 2014): 445–237–25 (.632)
    • Wrigley Field all-time record (1921-1970): 224–90–22 (.668)
    • Soldier Field all-time record (1971-2001; 2003–present): 212–142–1 (.601)
  • Road Games all-time record (as of 2014): 307–322–17 (.479)

Records on different playing surfaces[edit]

  • Dome/Retractable Roof all-time record (as of 2014): 47–64 (.423)
  • Artificial Turf all-time record (1971–present): 166–148–1 (.529)

Records on different holidays/special day games[edit]

Miscellaneous Records[edit]

  • Opening Day all-time record (as of 2014): 54–36–5 (.574)
  • NFC Central Division all-time record (1970-2001): 101–84 (.546)
  • NFC North Division all-time record (2002–present): 39–37 (.528)
  • Shutouts all-time record (as of 2014): 118–57–17 (.617)
  • Preseason all-time record (as of 2014): 232–168–8 (.570)
  • Overtime all-time record (as of 2014): 22–19 (.549)
  • First Game after Bye Week all-time record (1990–present): 17–9 (.654)

Individual league awards[edit]

For a complete list of individual league awards handed out to Chicago Bears players and coaches, see List of Chicago Bears award winners.

The club have had two most valuable players, Sid Luckman and Walter Payton.

Footnotes[edit]

References[edit]

Chicago Bears Team Stats and Records
Pro Football Hall of Fame: Chicago Bears
Pro-Football Reference