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1961 Chicago Bears

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8-6-0, Finished 3rd in NFL West Division  · 1961 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 4.3, Offense: 2.8, Defense: 1.5, SoS: 2.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 326 points (23.3/g), 5th of 14 in the NFL. Allowed 302 points (21.6/g), 9th.
 Differential of 24 points (1.7/g), 6th.  Expected W-L: 7.6-6.4.

Coach: George Halas (8-6-0)

Stadium: Wrigley Field
 Training Camp: St. Joseph's College (Rensselaer, Indiana)

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore L 0-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 13 37 20 270 136 134 5 17 336 257 79 1
2 Sat September 23 boxscore W 1-1 @ Los Angeles Rams 21 17 15 328 194 134 2 13 299 219 80 3
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 1-2 @ Green Bay Packers 0 24 16 255 131 124 4 18 281 83 198 3
4 Sun October 8 boxscore W 2-2 @ Detroit Lions 31 17 15 454 281 173 2 13 339 174 165 4
5 Sun October 15 boxscore W 3-2 Baltimore Colts 24 10 14 284 194 90 1 20 362 256 106 1
6 Sun October 22 boxscore W 4-2 San Francisco 49ers 31 0 17 305 156 149 1 6 132 40 92 6
7 Sun October 29 boxscore W 5-2 @ Baltimore Colts 21 20 17 341 199 142 3 19 372 292 80 2
8 Sun November 5 boxscore L 5-3 @ Philadelphia Eagles 14 16 9 215 89 126 19 342 237 105 3
9 Sun November 12 boxscore L 5-4 Green Bay Packers 28 31 15 242 169 73 2 20 322 160 162 1
10 Sun November 19 boxscore L 5-5 @ San Francisco 49ers 31 41 21 428 295 133 4 15 536 318 218
11 Sun November 26 boxscore W 6-5 Los Angeles Rams 28 24 24 371 199 172 3 19 357 287 70 4
12 Sun December 3 boxscore L 6-6 Detroit Lions 15 16 12 193 66 127 3 17 245 172 73 4
13 Sun December 10 boxscore W 7-6 Cleveland Browns 17 14 19 324 216 108 4 15 320 245 75 2
14 Sun December 17 boxscore W 8-6 Minnesota Vikings 52 35 25 552 347 205 4 12 206 57 149 3