1964 Chicago Bears season

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1964 Chicago Bears season
Head coach George Halas
Owner George Halas
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 5–9
Division place 6th Western
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1964 Chicago Bears season was their 45th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 5–9 record, earning them a sixth-place finish in the NFL Western Conference. It was a downfall from winning their eighth league title.

Before the season, Willie Galimore and John Farrington were killed in an automobile accident on July 27.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 13, 1964 at Green Bay Packers L 23–12
42,327
2 September 20, 1964 at Minnesota Vikings W 34–28
41,387
3 September 27, 1964 at Baltimore Colts L 52–0
56,537
4 October 4, 1964 at San Francisco 49ers L 31–21
33,132
5 October 11, 1964 Los Angeles Rams W 38–17
47,358
6 October 18, 1964 Detroit Lions L 10–0
47,567
7 October 25, 1964 at Washington Redskins L 27–20
49,219
8 November 1, 1964 Dallas Cowboys L 24–10
47,527
9 November 8, 1964 Baltimore Colts L 40–24
47,891
10 November 15, 1964 at Los Angeles Rams W 34–24
61,115
11 November 22, 1964 San Francisco 49ers W 23–21
46,772
12 November 26, 1964 at Detroit Lions W 27–24
52,231
13 December 5, 1964 Green Bay Packers L 17–3
43,636
14 December 13, 1964 Minnesota Vikings L 41–14
46,486

Game summaries[edit]

Week 12[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Bears 0 21 3 3 27
Lions 3 14 7 0 24
  • Date: November 26
  • Location: Tiger Stadium
  • Game attendance: 52,231
  • Game weather: 41°F; wind 13

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Standings[edit]

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Baltimore Colts 12 2 0 .857 10–2 428 225 W1
Green Bay Packers 8 5 1 .615 6–5–1 342 245 T1
Minnesota Vikings 8 5 1 .615 6–5–1 355 296 W3
Detroit Lions 7 5 2 .583 6–4–2 280 260 W2
Los Angeles Rams 5 7 2 .417 3–7–2 283 339 T1
Chicago Bears 5 9 0 .357 5–7 260 379 L2
San Francisco 49ers 4 10 0 .286 3–9 236 330 L1

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2015-Aug-13.