On This Date in Sports: December 7, 1940

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1940Bears On This Date in Sports: December 7, 1940

Players from the Chicago Bears lift up Coach George Halas after they beat the Washington Redskins 73-0 in the 1940 NFL Championship Game.

The NFL Championship Game turns into the biggest blowout in NFL history as the Chicago Bears crush the Washington Redskins 73-0 at Griffith Stadium. Just three weeks earlier the Redskins beat the Bears 7-3 with Skins owner George Preston Miller calling the Bears “crybabies. This leads George Halas to devise the T-Formation that confuses the Redskins all day long.

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