2005 Chicago Bears schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
11-5-0 0-1 4383 2187 2196 29 256 4943 3183 1760 35 280
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The Chicago Bears' eighty-sixth season was in 2005, and it was the second season Lovie Smith served as the head coach of the team. The Bears played their home games at Soldier Field. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC North, but they lost their first playoff game to the Carolina Panthers 29-21. At the end of the season Lovie Smith earned Coach of the Year and Brian Urlacher earned AP Defensive Player of the Year.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Washington Redskins 7-9
Week 2 Detroit Lions 38-6
Week 3 Cincinnati Bengals 7-24
Week 5 @ Cleveland Browns 10-20
Week 6 Minnesota Vikings 28-3
Week 7 Baltimore Ravens 10-6
Week 8 @ Detroit Lions 19-13
Week 9 @ New Orleans Saints 20-17
Week 10 San Francisco 49ers 17-9
Week 11 Carolina Panthers 13-3
Week 12 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13-10
Week 13 Green Bay Packers 19-7
Week 14 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 9-21
Week 15 Atlanta Falcons 16-3
Week 16 @ Green Bay Packers 24-17
Week 17 @ Minnesota Vikings 10-34


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Carolina Panthers 21-29

2005 Chicago Bears Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Lovie Smith Offensive Coordinator: Ron Turner Defensive Coordinator: Ron Rivera Quarterbacks Coach: Wade Wilson Wide Receivers Coach: Darryl Drake Offensive Line Coach: Harry Hiestand Running Backs Coach: Tim Spencer Tight Ends Coach: Rob Boras Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Harold Goodwin Offensive Quality Control Coach: Mike Bajakian Defensive Line Coach: Don Johnson Linebackers Coach: Bob Babich Defensive Backs Coach: Perry Fewell Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Torrian Gray Defensive Quality Control Coach: Lloyd Lee Special Teams Coach: Dave Toub Assistant Special Teams Coach: Charlie Coiner Director of Physical Development: Rusty Jones Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jim Arthur, Ryan George General Manager: Jerry Angelo Southwest Area Scout: Chris Ballard