1940 NFL Championship Game
The 1940 National Football League Championship Game was the NFL's eighth title game, played at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C. on December 8, with a sellout capacity attendance of 36,034. The Chicago Bears (8–3) of the Western Division met the Washington Redskins (9–2), champions of the Eastern Division. Neither team had played in the title game since 1937, when the Redskins won a close game at Chicago's Wrigley Field. For this game in Washington, the Bears entered as slight favorites.
1940 NFL Championship Game
The 1940 National Football League Championship Game was the NFL's eighth title game, played at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C. on December 8, with a sellout capacity attendance of 36,034. The Chicago Bears (8–3) of the Western Division met the Washington Redskins (9–2), champions of the Eastern Division. Neither team had played in the title game since 1937, when the Redskins won a close game at Chicago's Wrigley Field. For this game in Washington, the Bears entered as slight favorites.