December 8. 1940 the Chicago Bears made history. They set a record which still stands to this very day. What is the record you ask?
The highest score by any single team was set by the Chicago Bears over the Washington Redskins on December 8, 1940, at 73 points. Not only was it the highest score ever in a professional football game, they won by the most points in history as well.
The Bears won 73-0