| ||Offense ||Defense |
|Record ||Playoff record ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs ||Total yards ||Pass yards ||Rush yards ||Turnovers ||First downs |
|4-9-1 ||0-0 ||3468 ||1108 ||2360 ||35 ||190 ||3923 ||2172 ||1751 ||35 ||224 |
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The Chicago Bears' fifty-third season was in 1972, playing their home games at Soldier Field. During the offseason they promoted Abe Gibron to lead the team. Gibron previously was the defensive line coach of the Chicago Bears and had twelve years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 4-9-1, 1-5-1 at home and 3-4-0 on the road.
1972 Chicago Bears Coaching Staff
Head Coach: Abe Gibron Quarterbacks Coach: Zeke Bratkowski Offensive Line Coach: Whitey Dovell General Manager: George Halas, George S. Halas