1941 NFL playoffs

The 1941 National Football League season resulted in a tie for the Western Division championship between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers, requiring a one-game playoff to be played between them. This divisional championship game was played on December 14, 1941, at Wrigley Field. The winner of the game then hosted the New York Giants on December 21.

Tournament bracket

  Western Division playoff     NFL Championship
                 
    E New York Giants 9
  W Green Bay Packers 14     W Chicago Bears 37
  W Chicago Bears 33  
1941 Chicago Bears season

The 1941 Chicago Bears season was their 22nd regular season and 6th postseason completed in the National Football League. The club posted a 10–1 record under head coach George Halas en route to their second straight NFL Championship and fifth overall league title.

Game information
  • First Quarter
  • Second Quarter
    • CH – field goal Snyder 24 CH 9–7
    • CH – Standlee, 3 run (Stydahar kick) CH 16–7
    • CH – Standlee, 2 run (Stydahar kick) CH 23–7
    • CH – Swisher, 9 run (Stydahar kick) CH 30–7
  • Third Quarter
  • Fourth Quarter
    • CH – field goal Snyder 26 CH 33–14
Game information
  • First Quarter
    • CH – field goal Snyder 14 CH 3–0
    • NY – Franck, 31 pass from Leemans (kick failed) NY 6–3
  • Second Quarter
    • CH – field goal Snyder 39 6–6
    • CH – field goal Snyder 37 CH 9–6
  • Third Quarter
    • NY – field goal Cuff 16 9–9
    • CH – Standlee, 2 run (Snyder kick) CH 16–9
    • CH – Standlee, 7 run (Maniaci kick) CH 23–9
  • Fourth Quarter
Conference tiebreakers
NFL playoff system
AFL

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