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1924 Chicago Bears season
Head Coach George Halas
Home Field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 6-1-4
Place 2nd NFL
Playoff Finish No playoffs until 1932
Timeline
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1923 1925

The 1924 Chicago Bears season was their fifth regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 6-1-4 record under head coach George Halas earning them a second place finish in the team standings, the fourth time in the last five years. The Bears started slow with 2 ties and a loss, but quickly gained their stride, winning 6 of their last 8 games with two ties. The Bears only loss of the year was to the Cleveland Bulldogs, the eventual champions (the NFL officially considers the 1924 Bulldogs a different team than the Canton team from the previous year -- however, all the players were the same). Despite coming in second, the Bears did defeat the cross-town rival Cardinals twice, both shutouts, and their future classic rival, the Green Bay Packers, once in a 3-0 shutout. The Sternaman brothers again carried the team, with Joe Sternaman having his best season. The younger Sternaman scored 6 touchdowns, threw for another, had 9 field goals, and 12 PATs, finishing with 75 of the Bears' 136 points.

Future Hall of Fame PlayersEdit

Other Leading PlayersEdit

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Location Result Score Record
Sep. 28 Rock Island Independents Douglas Park Tie 0-0 0-0-1
Oct. 5 Cleveland Bulldogs Dunn Field Loss 14-16 0-1-1
Oct. 12 Racine Legion Wrigley Field Tie 10-10 0-1-2
Oct. 19 Chicago Cardinals Wrigley Field Win 6-0 1-1-2
Oct. 26 Frankford Yellowjackets Wrigley Field Win 33-3 2-1-2
Nov. 2 Rock Island Independents Wrigley Field Tie 3-3 2-1-3
Nov. 9 Columbus Tigers Wrigley Field Win 12-6 3-1-3
Nov. 16 Racine Legion Wrigley Field Tie 3-3 3-1-4
Nov. 23 Green Bay Packers Wrigley Field Win 3-0 4-1-4
Nov. 27 Chicago Cardinals Comiskey Park Win 21-0 5-1-4
Nov. 30 Milwaukee Badgers Wrigley Field Win 31-14 6-1-4

StandingsEdit

W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PCT= Winning Percentage

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

TeamWLTPCT
Cleveland Bulldogs 711.875
Chicago Bears 614.857
Frankford Yellow Jackets 1121.846
Duluth Kelleys 510.833
Rock Island Independents 522.714
Green Bay Packers 740.636
Racine Legion 433.571
Chicago Cardinals 541.556
Buffalo Bisons 650.545
Columbus Tigers 440.500
Hammond Pros 221.500
Milwaukee Badgers 580.385
Akron Pros 260.250
Dayton Triangles 260.250
Kansas City Blues 270.222
Kenosha Maroons 041.000
Minneapolis Marines 060.000
Rochester Jeffersons 070.000
Akron Buffalo Chicago Bears Chicago Cardinals Cleveland Columbus
Dayton Duluth Frankford Green Bay Hammond Kansas City
Kenosha Milwaukee Minneapolis Racine Rochester Rock Island
 

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