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1949 Chicago Bears season
Head Coach George Halas
Home Field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 9–3
Place 2nd NFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1948 1950

The 1949 Chicago Bears season was their 30th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a competitive 9–3 record under head coach George Halas, but the team finished in second place in the NFL Western Division for a third time missing out on a chance to add more league titles to their trophy case.

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 25, 1949 at Green Bay Packers W 17–0
2 October 2, 1949 at Chicago Cardinals W 17–7
3 October 9, 1949 Los Angeles Rams L 31–16
4 October 16, 1949 Philadelphia Eagles W 38–21
5 October 23, 1949 at New York Giants L 35–28
6 October 30, 1949 at Los Angeles Rams L 27–24
7 November 6, 1949 Green Bay Packers W 24–3
8 November 13, 1949 Detroit Lions W 27–24
9 November 20, 1949 at Washington Redskins W 31–21
10 November 24, 1949 at Detroit Lions W 28–7
11 December 4, 1949 Pittsburgh Steelers W 30–21
12 December 11, 1949 Chicago Cardinals W 52–21

StandingsEdit

NFL Western Division
view · talk · edit W L T PCT DIV PF PA STK
Los Angeles Rams 8 2 2 .800 6–1–1 360 239 W1
Chicago Bears 9 3 0 .750 6–2 332 218 W6
Chicago Cardinals 6 5 1 .545 4–3–1 360 301 L1
Detroit Lions 4 8 0 .333 2–6 237 259 W2
Green Bay Packers 2 10 0 .167 1–7 114 329 L6

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

Eastern Division Western Division
NY Bulldogs Chicago Bears
NY Giants Chicago Cardinals
Philadelphia Detroit
Pittsburgh Green Bay
Washington Los Angeles
1949 NFL DraftNFL Championship
Related: 1949 AAFC Season


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