1978 Chicago Bears Season
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1978 Chicago Bears Season
1978 Chicago Bears season
Head coachNeill Armstrong
General managerJim Finks
OwnerGeorge Halas
Home fieldSoldier Field
Results
Record7-9
Division place4th NFC Central
Playoff finishdid not qualify

The 1978 Chicago Bears season was their 59th regular season completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 7-9 record in the first year of Coach Neill Armstrong, yet another below .500 record in the 1970s.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team
3 74 Brad Shearer Defensive tackle Texas

Undrafted free agents

1978 Undrafted Free Agents of note
Player Position College
Mike Morgan Running back Wisconsin

Roster

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 3, 1978 St. Louis Cardinals W 17-10
52,791
2 September 10, 1978 at San Francisco 49ers W 16-13
49,502
3 September 17, 1978 at Detroit Lions W 19-0
65,982
4 September 25, 1978 Minnesota Vikings L 24-20
53,551
5 October 1, 1978 Oakland Raiders L 25-19
52,848
6 October 8, 1978 at Green Bay Packers L 24-14
56,267
7 October 16, 1978 at Denver Broncos L 16-7
75,008
8 October 22, 1978 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 33-19
68,146
9 October 29, 1978 Detroit Lions L 21-17
53,378
10 November 5, 1978 Seattle Seahawks L 31-29
50,697
11 November 12, 1978 at Minnesota Vikings L 17-14
43,286
12 November 19, 1978 Atlanta Falcons W 13-7
46,022
13 November 26, 1978 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 14-3
42,373
14 December 4, 1978 at San Diego Chargers L 40-7
48,492
15 December 10, 1978 Green Bay Packers W 14-0
34,306
16 December 16, 1978 at Washington Redskins W 14-10
49,774

Game summaries

Week 2

1 234Total
• Bears 3 337 16
49ers 7 303 13

[1]

Week 16

1 234Total
Bears 7 070 14
Redskins 0 307 10
  • Date: December 16
  • Location: RFK Stadium o Washington, D.C.
  • Game start: 1:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: 46°F o Wind 11

[2]

Standings

NFC Central
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Minnesota Vikings(3) 8 7 1 .531 5-2-1 7-4-1 294 306 L2
Green Bay Packers 8 7 1 .531 5-2-1 6-5-1 249 269 L2
Detroit Lions 7 9 0 .438 4-4 5-7 290 300 W2
Chicago Bears 7 9 0 .438 3-5 7-5 253 274 W2
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5 11 0 .313 2-6 3-11 241 259 L4

References



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