1956 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
9-2-1 0-1 4807 2272 2535 32 263 4024 2415 1609 40 223
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The Chicago Bears' thirty-seventh season was in 1956, playing their home games at Wrigley Field. During the offseason they hired Paddy Driscoll to lead the team. During his time in the NFL he was head coach for three years. They finished the regular season 9-2-1 and continued to the postseason. They faced the New York Giants in the playoffs and lost 47-7.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Baltimore Colts 21-28
Week 2 @ Green Bay Packers 37-21
Week 3 San Francisco 49ers 31-7
Week 4 Baltimore Colts 58-27
Week 5 @ San Francisco 49ers 38-21
Week 6 @ Los Angeles Rams 35-24
Week 7 Green Bay Packers 38-14
Week 8 Los Angeles Rams 30-21
Week 9 @ New York Giants 17-17
Week 10 @ Detroit Lions 10-42
Week 11 Chicago Cardinals 10-3
Week 12 Detroit Lions 38-21

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Championship @ New York Giants 7-47

Coaches

Head Coach: Paddy Driscoll Running Backs Coach: Chick Jagade Line Coach: Phil Handler Defensive Assistant Coach: Clark Shaughnessy Assistant Coach: Luke Johnsos, Bulldog Turner