1940 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
8-3-0 1-1 3700 1538 2162 33 159 2973 1948 1025 46 155
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The Chicago Bears' twenty-first season was in 1940, and it was the seventeenth season George Halas served as the head coach of the team. They finished the regular season 8-3-0 and continued to the postseason. They faced the Washington Redskins and won 73-0, clinching the NFL championship for the 1940 season.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 3 @ Chicago Cardinals 7-21
Week 3 @ Green Bay Packers 41-10
Week 5 @ Cleveland Rams 21-14
Week 6 Detroit Lions 7-0
Week 7 Brooklyn Dodgers 16-7
Week 8 @ New York Giants 37-21
Week 9 Green Bay Packers 14-7
Week 10 @ Detroit Lions 14-17
Week 11 @ Washington Redskins 3-7
Week 12 Cleveland Rams 47-25
Week 13 Chicago Cardinals 31-23

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Championship @ Washington Redskins 73-0

Coaches

Head Coach: George Halas Line Coach: Hunk Anderson Assistant Coach: Luke Johnsos Assistant Backfield Coach: Carl Brumbaugh