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1946 Chicago Bears season
Head Coach George Halas
General Manager George Halas
Home Field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 8–2–1
Place 1st NFL Western
Playoff Finish Won NFL Championship
Timeline
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1945 1947

The 1946 Chicago Bears season was their 27th regular season and ninth postseason appearance in the National Football League.

The club posted an 8–2–1 record under head coach George Halas making his return from World War II en route to a Western Division title and an appearance in the NFL Championship Game. In the title game, the Bears defeated the New York Giants for their seventh league title and their fourth of the decade.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 29 at Green Bay Packers W 30–7
2 October 6 at Chicago Cardinals W 34–17
3 October 13 Los Angeles Rams T 28–28
4 October 20 Philadelphia Eagles W 21–14
5 October 27 at New York Giants L 14–0
6 November 3 Green Bay Packers W 10–7
7 November 10 at Los Angeles Rams W 27–21
8 November 17 Washington Redskins W 24–20
9 November 24 Detroit Lions W 42–6
10 December 1 Chicago Cardinals L 35–28
11 December 8 at Detroit Lions W 45–24

Game summariesEdit

Week 1Edit

by Quarter1234 Total
• Bears 3 14 7 6 30
Packers 0 0 0 7 7

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PlayoffsEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 15, 1946 at New York Giants W 24–14

StandingsEdit

NFL Western Division
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 8 2 1 .800 6–1–1 289 193 W1
Los Angeles Rams 6 4 1 .600 5–2–1 277 257 W2
Chicago Cardinals 6 5 0 .545 5–3 260 198 W2
Green Bay Packers 6 5 0 .545 3–5 148 158 L1
Detroit Lions 1 10 0 .091 0–8 142 310 L4

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

References Edit

  1. Pro-Football-Reference.com
Eastern Division Western Division
Boston Chicago Bears
New York Chicago Cardinals
Philadelphia Detroit
Pittsburgh Green Bay
Washington Los Angeles
1946 NFL DraftNFL Championship
Related: 1946 AAFC Season


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