1957 Chicago Bears Season
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1957 Chicago Bears Season

1957 Chicago Bears season
Head coachPaddy Driscoll
General managerGeorge Halas
OwnerGeorge Halas
Home fieldWrigley Field
Results
Record5-7
Division place5th NFL Western
Playoff finishdid not qualify

The 1957 Chicago Bears season was their 38th regular season completed in the National Football League. The team finished with a 5-7 record under head coach Paddy Driscoll one year after making the championship game. The 47-7 loss in the 1956 title game coupled with a 5-7 season forced Halas to fire Driscoll at the end of the season.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 29, 1957 at Green Bay Packers L 21-17
32,132
2 October 5, 1957 at Baltimore Colts L 21-10
46,558
3 October 13, 1957 San Francisco 49ers L 21-17
45,310
4 October 20, 1957 Los Angeles Rams W 34-26
47,337
5 October 27, 1957 at San Francisco 49ers L 21-17
56,693
6 November 3, 1957 at Los Angeles Rams W 16-10
80,456
7 November 10, 1957 Green Bay Packers W 21-14
47,153
8 November 17, 1957 Baltimore Colts L 29-14
47,168
9 November 24, 1957 at Detroit Lions W 27-7
55,769
10 December 1, 1957 Washington Redskins L 14-3
39,148
11 December 8, 1957 at Chicago Cardinals W 14-6
43,735
12 December 15, 1957 Detroit Lions L 21-13
41,088

Standings

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Detroit Lions 8 4 0 .667 6-4 251 231 W3
San Francisco 49ers 8 4 0 .667 7-3 260 264 W3
Baltimore Colts 7 5 0 .583 6-4 303 235 L2
Los Angeles Rams 6 6 0 .500 5-5 307 278 W2
Chicago Bears 5 7 0 .417 4-6 203 211 L1
Green Bay Packers 3 9 0 .250 2-8 218 311 L3

Note: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.

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