The Chicago Bears decisively defeated the Denver Broncos, 35 to 24, on December 20, 1981.

Final

DEN

Broncos

10-6-0

24

CHI

Bears

6-10-0

35

Team

DEN

CHI

1

3

0

2

0

14

3

14

14

4

7

7

Total

24

35

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DEN

CHI

Broncos

Fred Steinfort 46-yard field goal

3

0

2nd quarter

DEN

CHI

Bears

Walter Payton 19-yard pass from Vince Evans (John Roveto kick)

3

7

Bears

Roland Harper 4-yard run (John Roveto kick)

3

14

3rd quarter

DEN

CHI

Bears

Gary Fencik 69-yard interception return (John Roveto kick)

3

21

Broncos

Riley Odoms 6-yard pass from Craig Morton (Fred Steinfort kick)

10

21

Bears

Al Harris 44-yard interception return (John Roveto kick)

10

28

Broncos

Rick Upchurch 25-yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Fred Steinfort kick)

17

28

4th quarter

DEN

CHI

Bears

Walter Payton 7-yard pass from Vince Evans (John Roveto kick)

17

35

Broncos

Rick Upchurch 39-yard pass from Steve DeBerg (Fred Steinfort kick)

24

35