The Chicago Bears were easily defeated by the New Orleans Saints, 42 to 24, on October 2, 1977.

Final

NO

Saints

1-2-0

42

CHI

Bears

1-2-0

24

Team

NO

CHI

1

7

7

2

14

3

3

7

0

4

14

14

Total

42

24

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

NO

CHI

Bears

Walter Payton 33-yard pass from Bob Avellini (Bob Thomas kick)

0

7

Saints

Archie Manning 8-yard run (Richie Szaro kick)

7

7

2nd quarter

NO

CHI

Saints

Archie Manning 2-yard run (Richie Szaro kick)

14

7

Saints

Chuck Muncie 35-yard pass from Archie Manning (Richie Szaro kick)

21

7

Bears

Bob Thomas 21-yard field goal

21

10

3rd quarter

NO

CHI

Saints

Archie Manning 11-yard run (Richie Szaro kick)

28

10

4th quarter

NO

CHI

Saints

Bob Pollard 52-yard fumble return (Richie Szaro kick)

35

10

Bears

Walter Payton 21-yard run (Bob Thomas kick)

35

17

Saints

Jim Merlo 57-yard interception return (Richie Szaro kick)

42

17

Bears

Walter Payton 1-yard run (Bob Thomas kick)

42

24