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1972 Chicago Bears

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4-9-1, Finished 4th in NFC Central Division  · 1972 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -1.3, Offense: -2.8, Defense: 1.5, SoS: 2.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 225 points (16.1/g), 21st of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 275 points (19.6/g), 15th.
 Differential of -50 points (-3.6/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 5.4-8.6.

Coach: Abe Gibron (4-9-1)

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

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week 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 Atlanta Falcons 21 37 15 283 69 214 3 16 319 146 173 2
2 Sun September 24 boxscore T 0-1-1 Los Angeles Rams 13 13 11 170 26 144 4 8 171 65 106 3
3 Sun October 1 boxscore L 0-2-1 Detroit Lions 24 38 21 327 74 253 3 21 312 115 197
4 Sun October 8 boxscore L 0-3-1 @ Green Bay Packers 17 20 13 258 119 139 1 17 341 240 101 2
5 Sun October 15 boxscore W 1-3-1 @ Cleveland Browns 17 0 13 310 54 256 1 9 163 126 37 1
6 Mon October 23 boxscore W 2-3-1 Minnesota Vikings 13 10 17 241 46 195 4 12 282 231 51 4
7 Sun October 29 boxscore W 3-3-1 @ St. Louis Cardinals 27 10 15 329 180 149 2 17 269 119 150 4
8 Sun November 5 boxscore L 3-4-1 @ Detroit Lions 0 14 9 146 24 122 1 21 326 135 191 4
9 Sun November 12 boxscore L 3-5-1 Green Bay Packers 17 23 19 296 117 179 3 8 163 40 123 2
10 Sun November 19 boxscore L 3-6-1 San Francisco 49ers 21 34 15 356 223 133 3 20 376 266 110
11 Sun November 26 boxscore L 3-7-1 Cincinnati Bengals 3 13 9 216 106 110 2 13 271 113 158 2
12 Sun December 3 boxscore L 3-8-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 10 23 5 91 1 90 3 19 341 261 80 3
13 Sun December 10 boxscore W 4-8-1 @ Philadelphia Eagles 21 12 13 250 36 214 4 18 230 147 83 4
14 Sun December 17 boxscore L 4-9-1 @ Oakland Raiders 21 28 15 195 33 162 1 25 359 168 191 4