1943 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
8-1-1 1-1 4416 2596 1820 35 175 2511 1179 1332 36 111
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The Chicago Bears' twenty-fourth season was in 1943, playing their home games at Wrigley Field. During the offseason they hired Hunk Anderson to lead the team. Anderson previously was the assistant coach/co-head coach of the Chicago Bears and had four years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the regular season 8-1-1 and continued to the postseason. They faced the Washington Redskins and won 41-21, clinching the NFL championship for the 1943 season.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 2 @ Green Bay Packers 21-21
Week 3 @ Detroit Lions 27-21
Week 4 Chicago Cardinals 20-0
Week 5 Phi/Pit Eagles/Steelers 48-21
Week 6 Brooklyn Dodgers 33-21
Week 7 Detroit Lions 35-14
Week 8 Green Bay Packers 21-7
Week 9 @ New York Giants 56-7
Week 10 @ Washington Redskins 7-21
Week 11 @ Chicago Cardinals 35-24

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Championship Washington Redskins 41-21

Coaches

Head Coach: Hunk Anderson Co-Head Coach: Luke Johnsos Assistant Coach: Paddy Driscoll