Chicago Bears (3-5) 31, Green Bay Packers (2-4-2) 17
Sunday November 4th 1973 (at Green Bay)
(GREEN BAY) - Bobby Douglass passed for 118 yards and ran for 100 more, including four short touchdown thrusts, sparking the Chicago Bears to a 31-17 victory over the fading Green Bay Packers. The Bears, down 17-7 in the second quarter, closed to within 17-10 on Mac Percival's 10-yard field goal two seconds before halftime. Douglass scored touchdowns on runs of one and two yards the first two times the Bears had the ball in the second half, triggering both drives with runs of 42 and 10 yards as Chicago took a 24-17 lead. Chicago's defense held Green Bay to seven yards in the second half after trailing 17-10 at the intermission. The Packers ended up with -12 net yards passing, second worst in team history. Chicago's Ike Hill returned a punt 72 yards, the top such punt return in the NFC in 1973.
CHICAGO   -  7  3 14  7 - 31
GREEN BAY -  7 10  0  0 - 17
                         CHICAGO     GREEN BAY
First downs                   21             8
Rush-yards-TDs          52-230-4      32-110-1
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 10-15-118-0-0   3-16-17-1-1
Sacked-yards                1-11          4-29
Net pass yards               107           -12
Total yards                  337            98
Fumbles-lost                 4-3           0-0
Turnovers                      3             1
Penalties-yards             6-66          6-81
SCORING
1st - CHI - Bobby Douglass, 1-yard run (Mac Percival kick) CHICAGO 7-0
1st - GB - Lane, 5-yard pass from Hunter (Marcol kick) TIED 7-7
2nd - GB - Hunter, 1-yard run (Marcol kick) GREEN BAY 14-7
2nd - GB - Marcol, 25-yard field goal GREEN BAY 17-7
2nd - CHI - Percival, 10-yard field goal GREEN BAY 17-10
3rd - CHI - Douglass, 1-yard run (Percival kick) TIED 17-17
3rd - CHI - Douglass, 2-yard run (Percival kick) CHICAGO 24-17
4th - CHI - Douglass, 1-yard run (Percival kick) CHICAGO 31-17
RUSHING
GREEN BAY - John Brockington 16-66, MacArthur Lane 13-53, Perry Williams 1-(-4), Scott Hunter 2-(-5) 1 TD
CHICAGO - Bobby Douglass 19-100 4 TD, Carl Garrett 20-72, Jim Harrison 10-52, Joe Moore 2-5, Gary Kosins 1-1
PASSING
GREEN BAY - Scott Hunter 15-3-17 1 TD 1 INT, Jerry Tagge 1-0-0
CHICAGO - Bobby Douglass 15-10-118
RECEIVING
GREEN BAY - MacArthur Lane 3-17 1 TD
CHICAGO - Craig Cotton 3-34, Earl Thomas 2-26, Carl Garrett 2-25, Roger Lawson 2-18, George Farmer 1-15