1973 Chicago Bears season

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1973 Chicago Bears season
Head coach Abe Gibron
General manager George Halas, Jr.
Owner George Halas
Home field Soldier Field
Results
Record 3–11
Division place 4th NFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1973 Chicago Bears season was their 54th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 3–11 record, the second worst showing in franchise history.

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 16, 1973 Dallas Cowboys L 20–17
49,970
2 September 23, 1973 Minnesota Vikings L 22–13
52,035
3 September 30, 1973 at Denver Broncos W 33–14
51,159
4 October 7, 1973 at New Orleans Saints L 21–16
56,561
5 October 14, 1973 at Atlanta Falcons L 46–6
58,850
6 October 21, 1973 New England Patriots L 13–10
47,643
7 October 28, 1973 Houston Oilers W 35–14
43,755
8 November 4, 1973 at Green Bay Packers W 31–17
56,267
9 November 12, 1973 at Kansas City Chiefs L 19–7
70,664
10 November 18, 1973 Detroit Lions L 30–7
48,625
11 November 25, 1973 at Minnesota Vikings L 31–13
46,430
12 December 2, 1973 Los Angeles Rams L 26–0
47,620
13 December 9, 1973 at Detroit Lions L 40–7
41,729
14 December 16, 1973 Green Bay Packers L 21–0
29,157

Roster[edit]

1973 Chicago Bears final roster
Quarterbacks

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Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

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Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad

Source
pro-football-reference.com, Retrieved 2013-Jul-22
Head coach


Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Game summaries[edit]

Week 8[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Bears 7 3 14 7 31
Packers 7 10 0 0 17
  • Date: November 4
  • Location: Lambeau Field
  • Game start: 1:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 56,267
  • Game weather: 31°F • Wind 9

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Standings[edit]

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings 12 2 0 .857 6–0 10–1 296 168 W2
Detroit Lions 6 7 1 .464 3–2–1 6–4–1 271 247 L1
Green Bay Packers 5 7 2 .429 1–4–1 4–6–1 202 259 W1
Chicago Bears 3 11 0 .214 1–5 1–9 195 334 L6

References[edit]