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1942 Chicago Bears season

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1942 Chicago Bears season

1942 Chicago Bears season
Head coach George Halas
Hunk Anderson
Luke Johnsos
Home field Wrigley Field
Record 11–0
Division place 1st NFL Western
Playoff finish Lost NFL Championship
Previous season Next season
< 1941 1943 >

The 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.

The 1942 Bears were "the single most dominant team in the history of the NFL," according to Cold Hard Football Facts. "The 1942 Bears went 11–0, scored 376 points and surrendered just 84 points. Of course, that dominant team, like the dominant undefeated 2007 Patriots, was upset in the NFL championship game."[1]


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


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


NFL Western
Chicago Bears 11 0 0 1.000 376 84 W-11
Green Bay Packers 8 2 1 .800 300 215 W-2
Cleveland Rams 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
  1. ^ Cold Hard Football Facts: 40 and Fabulous: in praise of passer rating

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