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1942 Chicago Bears season
Head coach George Halas
Hunk Anderson
Luke Johnsos
Home field Wrigley Field
Results
Record 11-0
Place 1st NFL Western
Playoff finish Lost NFL Championship
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1941 1943

The 1942 Chicago Bears season was their 23rd regular season and 7th postseason completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 11-0 record under head coach George Halas- who left for World War II in November- and temporary co-coaches Hunk Anderson and Luke Johnsos. The Bears were denied a three-peat and the undefeated season when they lost to the Washington Redskins in the year's title game.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result
1 September 27, 1942 at Green Bay Packers W 44-28
2 October 4, 1942 at Cleveland Rams W 21-7
3 October 11, 1942 Chicago Cardinals W 41-14
4 October 18, 1942 New York Giants W 26-7
5 October 25, 1942 Philadelphia Eagles W 45-14
6 November 1, 1942 Detroit Lions W 16-0
7 November 8, 1942 at Brooklyn Dodgers W 35-0
8 November 15, 1942 Green Bay Packers W 38-7
9 November 22, 1942 at Detroit Lions W 42-0
10 November 29, 1942 Cleveland Rams W 47-0
11 December 6, 1942 at Chicago Cardinals W 21-7

Playoffs

Week Date Opponent Result
Championship December 13, 1942 at Washington Redskins L 14-6

Standings

NFL Western
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Chicago Bears 11 0 0 1.000 376 84 W-11
Green Bay Packers 8 2 1 .800 300 215 W-2
Cleveland Browns 5 6 0 .455 150 207 L-1
Chicago Cardinals 3 8 0 .273 98 209 L-6
Detroit Lions 0 11 0 .000 38 263 L-11
Eastern Division Western Division
Brooklyn Chicago Bears
New York Chicago Cardinals
Philadelphia Cleveland
Pittsburgh Detroit
Washington Green Bay
1942 NFL DraftNFL Championship
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