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1940 Chicago Bears

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8-3-0, Finished 1st in NFL West Division  · 1940 NFL Season Summary

Scored 238 points (21.6/g), 2nd of 10 in the NFL. Allowed 152 points (13.8/g), 4th.
 Differential of 86 points (7.8/g), 2nd.  Expected W-L: 8.2-2.8.

Coach: George Halas (8-3-0)

Stadium: Wrigley Field
 Training Camp: St. John's Military Academy (Delafield, Wisconsin)


Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
2 Sun September 22 boxscore W 1-0 @ Green Bay Packers 41 10 6 288 191 97 3 15 341 192 149 9
3 Wed September 25 boxscore L 1-1 @ Chicago Cardinals 7 21 17 256 121 135 3 12 256 83 173 2
3 Sun October 6 boxscore W 2-1 @ Cleveland Rams 21 14 13 240 53 187 4 10 233 158 75 3
4 Sun October 13 boxscore W 3-1 Detroit Lions 7 0 10 210 15 195 4 13 173 66 107 2
5 Sun October 20 boxscore W 4-1 Brooklyn Dodgers 16 7 18 417 117 300 2 9 261 187 74 1
6 Sun October 27 boxscore W 5-1 @ New York Giants 37 21 12 245 171 74 21 326 252 74 6
7 Sun November 3 boxscore W 6-1 Green Bay Packers 14 7 13 246 59 187 4 11 208 156 52 5
9 Sun November 10 boxscore L 6-2 @ Detroit Lions 14 17 14 299 167 132 3 14 253 155 98 1
9 Sun November 17 boxscore L 6-3 @ Washington Redskins 3 7 16 297 148 149 3 11 169 125 44 2
10 Sun November 24 boxscore W 7-3 Cleveland Rams 47 25 15 429 295 134 2 11 282 209 73 4
11 Sun December 1 boxscore W 8-3 Chicago Cardinals 31 23 8 254 63 191 4 11 240 139 101 2
Playoffs
Championship Sun December 8 boxscore W 9-3 @ Washington Redskins 73 0 17 519 138 381 1 17 231 226 5 9