1981 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
6-10-0 0-0 4633 2462 2171 40 278 5394 3248 2146 40 290
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The Chicago Bears' sixty-second season was in 1981, and it was the fourth season Neill Armstrong served as the head coach of the team. The Bears played their home games at Soldier Field. They finished the season 6-10-0, 4-4-0 at home and 2-6-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Green Bay Packers 9-16
Week 2 @ San Francisco 49ers 17-28
Week 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28-17
Week 4 Los Angeles Rams 7-24
Week 5 @ Minnesota Vikings 21-24
Week 6 Washington Redskins 7-24
Week 7 @ Detroit Lions 17-48
Week 8 San Diego Chargers 20-17
Week 9 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10-20
Week 10 @ Kansas City Chiefs 16-13
Week 11 @ Green Bay Packers 17-21
Week 12 Detroit Lions 7-23
Week 13 @ Dallas Cowboys 9-10
Week 14 Minnesota Vikings 10-9
Week 15 @ Oakland Raiders 23-6
Week 16 Denver Broncos 35-24

Coaches

Head Coach: Neill Armstrong Offensive Coordinator: Ted Marchibroda Defensive Coordinator: Buddy Ryan Wide Receivers Coach: Ted Plumb Offensive Line Coach: Dick Stanfel Running Backs Coach: Hank Kuhlmann Defensive Line Coach: Dale Haupt Secondary Coach: Jim LaRue Special Teams Coach: Hank Kuhlmann Offensive Consultant: Jim Dooley General Manager: Jim Finks