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1981 Chicago Bears season
Head Coach Neill Armstrong
General Manager Jim Finks
Home Field Soldier Field
Results
Record 6–10
Place 5th NFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1980 1982

The 1981 Chicago Bears season was their 62nd regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 6–10 record under fourth year coach Neill Armstrong, who was fired at the end of the season.

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

RosterEdit

1981 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
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 6, 1981 Green Bay Packers L 16–9
62,411
2 September 13, 1981 at San Francisco 49ers L 28–17
49,520
3 September 20, 1981 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 28–17
60,130
4 September 28, 1981 Los Angeles Rams L 24–7
62,461
5 October 4, 1981 at Minnesota Vikings L 24–21
43,827
6 October 11, 1981 Washington Redskins L 24–7
57,683
7 October 19, 1981 at Detroit Lions L 48–17
71,273
8 October 25, 1981 San Diego Chargers W 20–17
52,906
9 November 1, 1981 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 20–10
63,688
10 November 8, 1981 at Kansas City Chiefs W 16–13
60,605
11 November 15, 1981 at Green Bay Packers L 21–17
55,338
12 November 22, 1981 Detroit Lions L 23–7
50,082
13 November 26, 1981 at Dallas Cowboys L 10–9
63,499
14 December 6, 1981 Minnesota Vikings W 10–9
50,766
15 December 13, 1981 at Oakland Raiders W 23–6
40,384
16 December 20, 1981 Denver Broncos W 35–24
40,125

Game summariesEdit

Week 1Edit

Week 2Edit

Week 3Edit

by Quarter1234 Total
Buccaneers 7 0 7 3 17
• Bears 0 14 7 7 28

[1]

Week 8Edit

by Quarter1234

<th width="20">OT</th>

Total
Chargers 0 3 0 14

<td>0</td>

17
• Bears 7 3 0 7

<td>3</td>

20

[2]

Week 15Edit

Chicago Bears (4–10) at Oakland Raiders (7–7)
1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 7 0 14 2

23

Raiders 6 0 0 0

6

at Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumOakland, California

Week 16Edit

by Quarter1234 Total
Broncos 3 0 14 7 24
• Bears 0 14 14 7 35

[3]


StandingsEdit

Template:1981 NFC Central standings

References Edit

  1. Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Dec-11.
  2. Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Oct-18.
  3. Pro-Football-Reference.com

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