1958 Chicago Bears season
OwnerGeorge Halas
Head coachGeorge Halas
General managerGeorge Halas
Home fieldWrigley Field
Results
Record8–4
Division place2nd (tied) NFL Western
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 1958 season was the Chicago Bears' 39th in the National Football League. The team improved on their 5–7 record from 1957 and finished with an 8–4 record under George Halas; the owner took over again as head coach in February for the reassigned Paddy Driscoll.[1] Halas's team improved to a respectable second place tie.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 September 28 at Green Bay Packers W 34–20 1–0 32,150
2 October 4 at Baltimore Colts L 38–51 1–1 52,622
3 October 12 San Francisco 49ers W 28–6 2–1 45,310
4 October 19 Los Angeles Rams W 31–10 3–1 41,387
5 October 26 at San Francisco 49ers W 27–14 4–1 59,441
6 November 2 at Los Angeles Rams L 35–41 4–2 100,740
7 November 9 Green Bay Packers W 24–10 5–2 48,424
8 November 16 Baltimore Colts L 0–17 5–3 48,664
9 November 23 at Detroit Lions W 20–7 6–3 55,280
10 November 30 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 10–24 6–4 20,094
11 December 7 Chicago Cardinals W 30–14 7–4 41,617
12 December 14 Detroit Lions W 21–16 8–4 38,346

Roster

Game summaries

Week 1

1 234Total
• Bears 7 1476 34
Packers 10 307 20
  • Date: September 28
  • Location: City Stadium
  • Game attendance: 32,150

[3]

Week 2

1 234Total
Bears 3 7217 38
• Colts 27 7710 51
  • Date: October 4

[4]

Standings

NFL Western Conference
W L T PCT CONF PF PA STK
Baltimore Colts 9 3 0 .750 8–2 381 203 L2
Los Angeles Rams 8 4 0 .667 7–3 344 278 W3
Chicago Bears 8 4 0 .667 7–3 298 230 W2
San Francisco 49ers 6 6 0 .500 4–6 257 324 W2
Detroit Lions 4 7 1 .364 3–6–1 261 276 L2
Green Bay Packers 1 10 1 .091 0–9–1 193 382 L7

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

References

  1. ^ "Halas returns as coach of Bears". Milwaukee Sentinel. Associated Press. February 17, 1958. p. 2, part 2.
  2. ^ "52,622 see Colts stun Bears, 51-38". Milwaukee Sentinel. Associated Press. October 5, 1958. p. 2C.
  3. ^ "Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers - September 28th, 1958", Pro-Football-Reference.com
  4. ^ "Chicago Bears at Baltimore Colts - October 4th, 1958". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 25, 2021.