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1997 Chicago Bears

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Record: 4-12-0, Finished 5th in NFC Central Division
NFL Season Summary

Scored 263 points (16.4/g), 28th of 30 in the NFL.
 Allowed 421 points (26.3/g), 29th.
 Differential of -158 points (-9.9/g), 29th.
 Expected W-L: 4.0-12.0.

 Record vs. Vegas Line: 6-9-1

 Takeaway/Giveaway Differential -11 (-0.7/g), 26th.

Simple Rating System: Total -8.5, Offense: -3.1, Defense: -5.3, SoS: 1.4, versus averages of 0.0.

Coached by Dave Wannstedt(4-12-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Matt Cavanaugh
 Defensive Coordinator: Bob Slowik
 Other Notable Asst.: Greg Schiano (Defensive Assistant) and Eric Studesville (Offensive Quality Control)

Team Executives

 Defensive Alignment: 4-3

Training Camp: UW Platteville (Platteville, Wisconsin)