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1933 NFL Championship Game
1 2 3 4 Total
New York Giants 0 7 7 7 21
Chicago Bears 3 3 10 7 23
Date December 17, 1933
Stadium Wrigley Field
City Chicago, Illinois
Referee N/A
Attendance 26,000
Radio Network N/A
Radio Announcers N/A

The 1933 National Football League Championship game was held on December 17, 1933 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The attendance was estimated at 26,000. This was the first scheduled championship game since the NFL's founding in 1920. The game pitted the champions of the NFL's two divisions against each other: The champions of the Western Division, the Chicago Bears (10-2-1); and the champions of the Eastern Division, the New York Giants (11-3). The Bears scored the winning touchdown with less than a minute to go in the 4th quarter, capping a 23-21 victory. It was the Bears' second consecutive and third overall NFL title under George Halas.

  • First Quarter
    • Chi- FG Manders (16 yards) 3-0 CHI
  • Second Quarter
    • Chi- FG Manders (40 yards) 6-0 CHI
    • NY- Badgro 29 yard pass from Newman (Strong kick) 7-6 NYG
  • Third Quarter
    • Chi- FG Manders (15 yards) 9-7 CHI
    • NY - Krause 1 yard run (Strong Kick) 14-9 NYG
    • Chi- Karr 8 yard pass from Nagurski (Manders kick) 16-14 CHI
  • Fourth Quarter
    • NY- Strong 8 yard pass from Newman (Strong kick) 21-16 NYG
    • Chi- Karr 19 yard lateral from Hewitt after 13 yard pass from Nagurski to Hewitt (Brumbaugh kick) 23-21 CHI
Preceded by
NFL Championship Game, 1932
NFL Championship Game
Succeeded by
NFL Championship Game, 1934


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