On This Date 12/13/1942
The Washington Redskins upset the Chicago Bears 14-6 in the NFL Championship Game at Griffith Stadium. The Bears came into the game looking to finish off a perfect season and win a third straight championship. The Redskins were looking to avenge a humiliating 73-0 loss suffered two years earlier in the 1940 Championship Game. The game was a tight defensive battle, with six combined turnovers as the Redskins captured their second NFL Championship.