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1960 Chicago Bears season
Head Coach George Halas
General Manager George Halas
Home Field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 5–6–1
Place 5th NFL Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1959 1961

The 1960 Chicago Bears season was their 41st regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 5–6–1 record under George Halas, finishing fifth in the NFL Western Conference, a game below .500, a rare sight under a Halas coached team. The Bears lost all three games in December by significant margins, the last two were shutouts.

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 September 18 at Green Bay Packers W 17–14 1–0
32,150
2 September 25 at Baltimore Colts L 42–7 1–1
57,808
3 October 2 Los Angeles Rams W 34–27 2–1
47,776
4 October 9 San Francisco 49ers W 27–10 3–1
48,226
5 October 16 at Los Angeles Rams T 24–24 3–1–1
63,438
6 October 23 at San Francisco 49ers L 25–7 3–2–1
55,071
7 October 30 Bye
8 November 6 Baltimore Colts L 24–20 3–3–1
48,713
9 November 20 Detroit Lions W 28–7 4–3–1
46,267
10 November 27 Dallas Cowboys W 17–7 5–3–1
39,951
11 December 3 Green Bay Packers L 41–13 5–4–1
46,406
12 December 11 at Cleveland Browns L 42–0 5–5–1
38,155
13 December 18 at Detroit Lions L 36–0 5–6–1
51,017
  • A bye week was necessary in 1960, as the league expanded to an odd-number (13) of teams (Dallas); one team was idle each week.

Game summariesEdit

Week 1Edit

by Quarter1234 Total
• Bears 0 0 0 17 17
Packers 0 7 7 0 14

[1]



Week 9Edit

by Quarter1234 Total
Cowboys 0 0 7 0 7
• Bears 7 7 0 3 17

[2]


StandingsEdit

Template:1960 NFL Western standings

ReferencesEdit

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Cleveland Baltimore
NY Giants Chicago
Philadelphia Dallas
Pittsburgh Detroit
St. Louis Green Bay
Washington Los Angeles
San Francisco
1960 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl
Related: 1960 AFL Season


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