1986 Chicago Bears Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 14-2
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Mike Ditka (14-2)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1986 Chicago Bears Statistics
1986 Chicago Bears Roster

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1986 season with a record of 14 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Defensively, the Bears led the circuit with just 187 points allowed. Chicago scored 352 points. Walter Payton rushed for a team-leading 1,333 yards.

Mike Tomczak passed for 1,105 yards. Willie Gault topped the receiving corps, hauling in 42 balls for 818 yards. Walter Payton contributed to the receiving game, too.

The sticky-fingered defense manufactured 47 turnovers. Mike Richardson intercepted 7 opponent throws. Richard Dent paced the defensive unit with 11.5 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 62 sacks.

Mike Ditka coached the team. The 1986 Chicago Bears lost in the Division Playoff.

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Regular Season Points For: 352
Regular Season Points Against: 187

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 7, 1986 Cleveland Browns 31 at Chicago Bears 41 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 14, 1986 Philadelphia Eagles 10 at Chicago Bears 13 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 OT
September 22, 1986 Chicago Bears 25 at Green Bay Packers 12 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0
September 28, 1986 Chicago Bears 44 at Cincinnati Bengals 7 W 2-0-0 2-0-0 4-0-0
October 5, 1986 Minnesota Vikings 0 at Chicago Bears 23 W 3-0-0 2-0-0 5-0-0
October 12, 1986 Chicago Bears 20 at Houston Oilers 7 W 3-0-0 3-0-0 6-0-0
October 19, 1986 Chicago Bears 7 at Minnesota Vikings 23 L 3-0-0 3-1-0 6-1-0
October 26, 1986 Detroit Lions 7 at Chicago Bears 13 W 4-0-0 3-1-0 7-1-0
November 3, 1986 Los Angeles Rams 20 at Chicago Bears 17 L 4-1-0 3-1-0 7-2-0
November 9, 1986 Chicago Bears 23 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 W 4-1-0 4-1-0 8-2-0
November 16, 1986 Chicago Bears 13 at Atlanta Falcons 10 W 4-1-0 5-1-0 9-2-0
November 23, 1986 Green Bay Packers 10 at Chicago Bears 12 W 5-1-0 5-1-0 10-2-0
November 30, 1986 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 at Chicago Bears 13 W 6-1-0 5-1-0 11-2-0 OT
December 7, 1986 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 at Chicago Bears 48 W 7-1-0 5-1-0 12-2-0
December 15, 1986 Chicago Bears 16 at Detroit Lions 13 W 7-1-0 6-1-0 13-2-0
December 21, 1986 Chicago Bears 24 at Dallas Cowboys 10 W 7-1-0 7-1-0 14-2-0
January 3, 1987 Washington Redskins 27 at Chicago Bears 13 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 NFC Divisional Playoff


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