Pop Quiz: 2004 Schedule

To get you ready for the season, here is a trivial tour of the Bears schedule. Good luck testing your knowledge on the Bears history with their 2004 foes!

GAMES 1 AND 15 VS. DETROIT
1. Who came off the bench and was 13 of 24 with 130 yards and one interception in the Bears' 16-13 win vs. Detroit at the Silverdome Dec. 15, 1986?
A. Doug Flutie
B. Mike Tomczak
C. Steve Fuller
D. Rusty Lisch

GAMES 2 AND 16 VS. GREEN BAY
2. Who threw for 203 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a touchdown in the Bears' 27-24 win at Green Bay Oct. 1, 2000?
A. Jim Miller
B. Shane Matthews
C. Dave Krieg
D. Cade McNown

GAMES 3 AND 12 VS. MINNESOTA
3. Who recorded the last of his three 100-yard rushing games as a Bear in a 13-6 win over Minnesota Nov. 25, 2001 at the Metrodome?
A. James Allen
B. Edgar Bennett
C. Leon Johnson
D. Curtis Enis

GAME 4 VS. Philadelphia
4. At which venue did the Bears post their first win as a visiting team against the Eagles?
A. Shibe Park
B. Municipal Stadium
C. Forbes Field
D. Baker Bowl

GAME 5 VS. WASHINGTON
5. Who caught the last of his two touchdown passes in the Bears' 45-10 win over the Washington Redskins Sept. 29, 1985 at Soldier Field?
A. Jim McMahon
B. Mike Richardson
C. Kevin Butler
D. Jimbo Covert

GAME 6 VS. Tampa Bay
6. In what year did the Bears defeat Tampa Bay for their 600th victory as a franchise?
A. 1996
B. 1995
C. 1997
D. 1998

GAME 7 VS. SAN FRANCISCO
7. Who stopped Roger Craig on 4th-and-2 to preserve the Bears 10-9 win over the 49ers Oct. 24, 1988 at Soldier Field on Monday Night Football?
A. Greg Clark
B. Dave Duerson
C. Dan Hampton
D. Mike Singletary

GAME 8 VS. New York Giants
8. Name the kicker that hit a 28-yard field goal to give the Bears a 12-9 overtime victory against the Giants and their first playoff appearance in 14 seasons at New York Dec. 18, 1977?
D. Bob Thomas
E. Mac Percival
F. Mirro Roder
D. John Roveto

GAME 9 VS. Tennessee
9. What stadium did the Bears play their last game against the Titans?
A. The Astrodome
B. Vanderbilt Stadium
C. Adelphia Coliseum
D. Soldier Field

GAME 10 VS. Indianapolis
10. This quarterback had two 300-yard passing games against the then Baltimore Colts during the 1962 campaign.
A. Rudy Bukich
B. Ed Brown
C. Bill Wade
D. Jack Concannon

GAME 11 VS. Dallas
11. Who caught 10 balls for 201 yards against the Dallas Cowboys Nov. 18, 1962 at Dallas?
A. Dick Gordon
B. Johnny Morris
C. Harlon Hill
D. Mike Ditka

GAME 13 VS. Jacksonville
12. Who rushed for 160 yards on 33 carries in the Bears 33-13 victory over Jacksonville in the season finale of the 2001 regular season?
A. Adrian Peterson
B. Raymont Harris
C. James Allen
D. Anthony Thomas

GAME 14 VS. Houston
13. What future Bears Hall of Famer retired after the 1958 season only to return to football in 1960 with the Houston Oilers?
A. George Blanda
E. Sid Luckman
F. Clyde "Bulldog" Turner
D. Stan Jones

ANSWERS
1. A, Doug Flutie. After Tomczak misfired on his first two passes, Mike Ditka went to the recently-signed Flutie in the Monday nighter in Michigan.

2. D, Cade McNown. In his best game as a Bear, McNown hit Marcus Robinson with TD passes of 68- and 58-yards as Chicago stunned Green Bay.

3. A, James Allen. Allen ran for 107 yards on 27 carries in the win over the Vikings. Allen also rushed for 163 yards against Baltimore Dec. 20, 1998 and 122 yards against the Jets Nov. 26, 2000.

4. D, Baker Bowl. The Philadelphia Eagles played in the Baker Bowl from 1933-35. They hosted Chicago in their inaugural and played to a 3-3 tie. However the Bears trounced the Eagles 39-0 in the final meeting between the two clubs in the stadium.

5. A, Jim McMahon. "The Punky QB" hauled in a 13-yard pass from Walter Payton in the Bears' 31-point outburst in the second quarter of the rout of Washington. McMahon also caught a TD pass in 1983.

6. C, 1997. The Bears beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13-7 for the 600th win in team history. Chicago becomes the first NFL franchise to reach the 600-win plateau.

7. B, Dave Duerson. That Monday nighter was a big game for Double D. The Notre Damer also had an interception in addition to his tackle which enabled the Bears to hold on for the emotional victory.

8. A, Bob Thomas. His kick with just :09 seconds left in overtime gave the Bears their sixth straight win and with a 9-5 record propelled them to the postseason for the first time since they won the NFL title in 1963.

9. B, Vanderbilt Stadium. The Houston Oilers moved to Tennessee in 1998. They played in Vanderbilt Stadium for one season before moving to the Adelphia Coliseum and changing their nickname to the Titans the following year.

10. B, Johnny Morris. The career day for Morris helped the Bears defeat Dallas 34-33 in their only appearance at the Cotton Bowl. The 201 yards receiving is the second highest total for a single game in franchise history.

11. C, Bill Wade. The quarterback went over 300 yards four times in 1962 with two of the efforts coming in victories against the Baltimore Colts.

12. D, Anthony Thomas. The "A-Train" capped off his Offensive Rookie of the Year campaign by rushing for 160 yards on 33 carries and a touchdown.

13. A, George Blanda. After nine seasons with the Bears the quarterback/kicker retired in 1958. He took a year off and then signed with the Houston Oilers in 1960. In seven seasons he led them to two AFL titles. Blanda finished his career with the Oakland where he played nine years for the Raiders.


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