1964 Chicago Bears season

1964 Chicago Bears season

1964 Chicago Bears season
Head coach George Halas
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 5–9
Division place 6th Western
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1963 1965 >

The 1964 Chicago Bears season was their 45th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 5–9 record, earning them a sixth place finish in the NFL Western Conference. It was a downfall from winning their eighth league title.

Before the season, Willie Galimore and John Farrington were killed in an automobile accident on July 27.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 13, 1964 at Green Bay Packers L 23–12
42,327
2 September 20, 1964 at Minnesota Vikings W 34–28
41,387
3 September 27, 1964 at Baltimore Colts L 52–0
56,537
4 October 4, 1964 at San Francisco 49ers L 31–21
33,132
5 October 11, 1964 Los Angeles Rams W 38–17
47,358
6 October 18, 1964 Detroit Lions L 10–0
47,567
7 October 25, 1964 at Washington Redskins L 27–20
49,219
8 November 1, 1964 Dallas Cowboys L 24–10
47,527
9 November 8, 1964 Baltimore Colts L 40–24
47,891
10 November 15, 1964 at Los Angeles Rams W 34–24
61,115
11 November 22, 1964 San Francisco 49ers W 23–21
46,772
12 November 26, 1964 at Detroit Lions W 27–24
52,231
13 December 5, 1964 Green Bay Packers L 17–3
43,636
14 December 13, 1964 Minnesota Vikings L 41–14
46,486

Standings

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Baltimore Colts 12 2 0 .857 428 225 W-1
Green Bay Packers 8 5 1 .615 342 245 T-1
Minnesota Vikings 8 5 1 .615 355 296 W-3
Detroit Lions 7 5 2 .583 280 260 W-2
Los Angeles Rams 5 7 2 .417 283 339 T-1
Chicago Bears 5 9 0 .357 260 379 L-2
San Francisco 49ers 4 10 0 .286 236 330 L-1