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1976 Chicago Bears season
Head Coach Jack Pardee
General Manager Jim Finks
Home Field Soldier Field
Results
Record 7–7
Place 2nd NFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1975 1977

The 1976 Chicago Bears season was their 57th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 7–7 record, in their second season under Jack Pardee. The .500 record and second-place finish were the team's best since 1968. This was also the first season for the Chicago Honey Bears, the team's official cheerleading squad.[1]

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

RosterEdit

1976 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

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 12, 1976 Detroit Lions W 10–3
54,125
2 September 19, 1976 at San Francisco 49ers W 19–12
44,158
3 September 26, 1976 Atlanta Falcons L 10–0
41,029
4 October 3, 1976 Washington Redskins W 33–7
52,105
5 October 10, 1976 at Minnesota Vikings L 20–19
47,614
6 October 17, 1976 at Los Angeles Rams L 20–12
71,751
7 October 24, 1976 at Dallas Cowboys L 31–21
61,346
8 October 31, 1976 Minnesota Vikings W 14–13
53,602
9 November 7, 1976 Oakland Raiders L 28–27
53,585
10 November 14, 1976 Green Bay Packers W 24–13
52,907
11 November 21, 1976 at Detroit Lions L 14–10
78,042
12 November 28, 1976 at Green Bay Packers W 16–10
56,267
13 December 5, 1976 at Seattle Seahawks W 34–7
60,510
14 December 12, 1976 Denver Broncos L 28–14
44,459

StandingsEdit

Template:1976 NFC Central standings

Awards and honors Edit

  • UPI Coach of the Year – Jack Pardee

ReferencesEdit

AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Baltimore Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Buffalo Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit Los Angeles
Miami Houston Oakland Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Tampa Bay Washington Seattle
1976 NFL DraftNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XI


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