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1964 Chicago Bears season
Head Coach George Halas
Home Field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 5–9
Place 6th Western
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1963 1965

The 1964 Chicago Bears season was their 45th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 5–9 record, earning them a sixth-place finish in the NFL Western Conference. It was a downfall from winning their eighth league title.

Before the season, Willie Galimore and John Farrington were killed in an automobile accident on July 27.

RosterEdit

1964 Chicago Bears roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
53 Active, 5 Inactive, 5 Practice squad

ScheduleEdit

[1]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 13, 1964 at Green Bay Packers L 23–12
42,327
2 September 20, 1964 at Minnesota Vikings W 34–28
41,387
3 September 27, 1964 at Baltimore Colts L 52–0
56,537
4 October 4, 1964 at San Francisco 49ers L 31–21
33,132
5 October 11, 1964 Los Angeles Rams W 38–17
47,358
6 October 18, 1964 Detroit Lions L 10–0
47,567
7 October 25, 1964 at Washington Redskins L 27–20
49,219
8 November 1, 1964 Dallas Cowboys L 24–10
47,527
9 November 8, 1964 Baltimore Colts L 40–24
47,891
10 November 15, 1964 at Los Angeles Rams W 34–24
61,115
11 November 22, 1964 San Francisco 49ers W 23–21
46,772
12 November 26, 1964 at Detroit Lions W 27–24
52,231
13 December 5, 1964 Green Bay Packers L 17–3
43,636
14 December 13, 1964 Minnesota Vikings L 41–14
46,486

Game summariesEdit

Week 1 at PackersEdit

Week One: Chicago Bears (0–0) at Green Bay Packers (0–0)
1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 3 9 0

12

Packers 7 10 3 3

23

at City StadiumGreen Bay, Wisconsin

  • Date: September 13
  • Game weather: 53 °F (12 °C) • Wind 10 miles per hour (16 km/h; 8.7 kn)
  • Game attendance: 42,327
  • Pro-Football-Reference.com

Week 12Edit

by Quarter1234 Total
• Bears 0 21 3 3 27
Lions 3 14 7 0 24

[2]

StandingsEdit

Template:1964 NFL Western standings

ReferencesEdit

Eastern Conference Western Conference
Cleveland Baltimore
Dallas Chicago
NY Giants Detroit
Philadelphia Green Bay
Pittsburgh Los Angeles
St. Louis Minnesota
Washington San Francisco
1964 NFL DraftNFL ChampionshipPro Bowl
Related: 1964 AFL Season


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