1957 Chicago Bears season

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1957 Chicago Bears season
Head coach Paddy Driscoll
General manager George Halas
Owner George Halas
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 5–7
Division place 5th NFL Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1957 Chicago Bears season was their 38th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club subpar 5–7 record under head coach Paddy Driscoll one year after making the championship game. The 47–7 loss in the 1956 title game coupled with a 5–7 season forced Halas to fire Driscoll at the end of the season.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 29, 1957 at Green Bay Packers L 21–17
32,132
2 October 5, 1957 at Baltimore Colts L 21–10
46,558
3 October 13, 1957 San Francisco 49ers L 21–17
45,310
4 October 20, 1957 Los Angeles Rams W 34–26
47,337
5 October 27, 1957 at San Francisco 49ers L 21–17
56,693
6 November 3, 1957 at Los Angeles Rams W 16–10
80,456
7 November 10, 1957 Green Bay Packers W 21–14
47,153
8 November 17, 1957 Baltimore Colts L 29–14
47,168
9 November 24, 1957 at Detroit Lions W 27–7
55,769
10 December 1, 1957 Washington Redskins L 14–3
39,148
11 December 8, 1957 at Chicago Cardinals W 14–6
43,735
12 December 15, 1957 Detroit Lions L 21–13
41,088

Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Detroit Lions 8 4 0 .667 6–4 251 231 W3
San Francisco 49ers 8 4 0 .667 7–3 260 264 W3
Baltimore Colts 7 5 0 .583 6–4 303 235 L2
Los Angeles Rams 6 6 0 .500 5–5 307 278 W2
Chicago Bears 5 7 0 .417 4–6 203 211 L1
Green Bay Packers 3 9 0 .250 2–8 218 311 L3

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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