1976 Chicago Bears Schedule & Results

1976 Chicago Bears schedule and results. All games played on Sundays unless otherwise noted.

Regular Season

Sun 9/12 1234FINAL
Detroit (0-1) 03003
Chicago (1-0) 007310
Pass
J. Reed (DET), 23-11-91, 0 INT, 0 TD
B. Avellini (CHI), 16-7-120, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
H. King (DET), 15-57
W. Payton (CHI), 25-70
Rec
H. King (DET), 5-42
G. Latta (CHI), 2-87
Sun 9/19 1234FINAL
Chicago (2-0) 7120019
San Francisco (1-1) 320712
Pass
B. Avellini (CHI), 16-8-92, 1 INT, 0 TD
J. Plunkett (SF), 29-19-173, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 28-148, 2 TD
W. Jackson (SF), 13-29
Rec
R. Harper (CHI), 4-44
G. Washington (SF), 5-34
Sun 9/26 1234FINAL
Atlanta (1-2) 0001010
Chicago (2-1) 00000
Pass
S. Bartkowski (ATL), 32-14-164, 0 INT, 0 TD
B. Avellini (CHI), 22-10-110, 3 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. Bean (ATL), 22-81
W. Payton (CHI), 23-86
Rec
H. Stanback (ATL), 4-36
R. Harper (CHI), 4-24
Sun 10/3 1234FINAL
Washington (3-1) 00077
Chicago (3-1) 10107633
Pass
J. Theismann (WAS), 15-6-60, 3 INT, 1 TD
B. Avellini (CHI), 19-9-116, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
C. Hill (WAS), 13-41
W. Payton (CHI), 18-104, 1 TD
Rec
F. Grant (WAS), 3-38
B. Baschnagel (CHI), 3-35
Sun 10/10 1234FINAL
Chicago (3-2) 0013619
Minnesota (4-0-1) 7100320
Pass
B. Avellini (CHI), 20-13-116, 1 INT, 0 TD
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 30-18-210, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 19-141, 2 TD
C. Foreman (MIN), 23-63, 2 TD
Rec
W. Payton (CHI), 4-42
A. Rashad (MIN), 7-109
Sun 10/17 1234FINAL
Chicago (3-3) 057012
Los Angeles (4-1-1) 10001020
Pass
B. Avellini (CHI), 31-14-152, 3 INT, 0 TD
R. Jaworski (LA), 19-6-109, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 27-145, 1 TD
L. McCutcheon (LA), 26-96, 1 TD
Rec
R. Harper (CHI), 8-81
R. Jessie (LA), 3-76
Sun 10/24 1234FINAL
Chicago (3-4) 0714021
Dallas (6-1) 3147731
Pass
B. Avellini (CHI), 16-6-54, 0 INT, 0 TD
R. Staubach (DAL), 21-12-162, 0 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 17-41, 1 TD
D. Dennison (DAL), 14-62
Rec
J. Musso (CHI), 2-11
D. Pearson (DAL), 6-64, 1 TD
Sun 10/31 1234FINAL
Minnesota (6-1-1) 033713
Chicago (4-4) 700714
Pass
F. Tarkenton (MIN), 46-24-272, 2 INT, 0 TD
B. Avellini (CHI), 12-3-34, 0 INT, 0 TD
Rush
B. McClanahan (MIN), 17-60
W. Payton (CHI), 15-67, 1 TD
Rec
C. Foreman (MIN), 8-72
J. Scott (CHI), 2-40
Sun 11/7 1234FINAL
Oakland (8-1) 0147728
Chicago (4-5) 7020027
Pass
K. Stabler (OAK), 17-11-234, 0 INT, 3 TD
B. Avellini (CHI), 18-10-204, 1 INT, 1 TD
Rush
M. van Eeghen (OAK), 12-62
W. Payton (CHI), 36-97, 3 TD
Rec
C. Branch (OAK), 5-163, 2 TD
B. Baschnagel (CHI), 3-56
Sun 11/14 1234FINAL
Green Bay (4-6) 0103013
Chicago (5-5) 1407324
Pass
L. Dickey (GB), 24-13-181, 1 INT, 1 TD
B. Avellini (CHI), 19-9-79, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
J. Brockington (GB), 17-71
W. Payton (CHI), 18-109, 1 TD
Rec
S. Odom (GB), 6-92
G. Latta (CHI), 4-40
Sun 11/21 1234FINAL
Chicago (5-6) 700310
Detroit (5-6) 0140014
Pass
B. Avellini (CHI), 29-8-133, 1 INT, 1 TD
G. Landry (DET), 26-15-187, 2 INT, 2 TD
Rush
R. Harper (CHI), 10-64
L. Gaines (DET), 19-94
Rec
J. Scott (CHI), 4-78, 1 TD
D. Bussey (DET), 4-45
Sun 11/28 1234FINAL
Chicago (6-6) 1003316
Green Bay (4-8) 037010
Pass
B. Avellini (CHI), 12-7-97, 0 INT, 1 TD
C. Brown (GB), 17-5-125, 2 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 27-110
C. Brown (GB), 4-22
Rec
R. Harper (CHI), 4-26
O. Smith (GB), 4-121
Sun 12/5 1234FINAL
Chicago (7-6) 0621734
Seattle (2-11) 07007
Pass
B. Avellini (CHI), 24-12-209, 1 INT, 3 TD
J. Zorn (SEA), 34-15-188, 3 INT, 1 TD
Rush
W. Payton (CHI), 27-183
S. Smith (SEA), 15-71
Rec
R. Harper (CHI), 3-42, 1 TD
S. Largent (SEA), 4-47
Sun 12/12 1234FINAL
Denver (9-5) 0072128
Chicago (7-7) 770014
Pass
N. Weese (DEN), 22-7-98, 4 INT, 1 TD
B. Avellini (CHI), 17-2-64, 2 INT, 0 TD
Rush
N. Weese (DEN), 12-120
R. Harper (CHI), 13-50
Rec
O. Armstrong (DEN), 2-23
B. Baschnagel (CHI), 1-58

Preseason

Saturday, July 31, 1976 FINAL
Chicago (1-0) 15
Denver (1-1) 14
Saturday, August 7, 1976 FINAL
Chicago (2-0) 27
Seattle (0-2) 16
Saturday, August 14, 1976 FINAL
Baltimore (2-1) 14
Chicago (3-0) 25
Saturday, August 21, 1976 FINAL
St. Louis (3-1) 20
Chicago (3-1) 14
Saturday, August 28, 1976 FINAL
Chicago (4-1) 10
Tampa Bay (1-4) 7
Friday, September 3, 1976 FINAL
Chicago (5-1) 9
Washington (2-4) 7

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