1987 Chicago Bears Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Mike Ditka (11-4)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1987 Chicago Bears Statistics
1987 Chicago Bears Roster

The Chicago Bears of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 11 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Bears racked up 356 points, and the rigid defensive squad allowed 282. Jim McMahon threw for 1,639 yards, and Mike Tomczak threw the ball, too. Neal Anderson hauled in 47 passes, while Willie Gault added 705 receiving yards.

Neal Anderson rushed for a team-leading 586 yards for Chicago, and Walter Payton also contributed to the rushing attack.

Dave Duerson picked off 3 opponent throws. Richard Dent topped the defensive unit with 12.5 quarterback sacks, helping propel the defense to an overall total of 69 sacks.

Mike Ditka coached the team. The 1987 Chicago Bears lost in the Division Playoff.

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Regular Season Points For: 356
Regular Season Points Against: 282

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 14, 1987 New York Giants 19 at Chicago Bears 34 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 20, 1987 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 at Chicago Bears 20 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
October 4, 1987 Chicago Bears 35 at Philadelphia Eagles 3 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0
October 11, 1987 Minnesota Vikings 7 at Chicago Bears 27 W 3-0-0 1-0-0 4-0-0
October 18, 1987 New Orleans Saints 19 at Chicago Bears 17 L 3-1-0 1-0-0 4-1-0
October 25, 1987 Chicago Bears 27 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26 W 3-1-0 2-0-0 5-1-0
November 1, 1987 Kansas City Chiefs 28 at Chicago Bears 31 W 4-1-0 2-0-0 6-1-0
November 8, 1987 Chicago Bears 26 at Green Bay Packers 24 W 4-1-0 3-0-0 7-1-0
November 16, 1987 Chicago Bears 29 at Denver Broncos 31 L 4-1-0 3-1-0 7-2-0
November 22, 1987 Detroit Lions 10 at Chicago Bears 30 W 5-1-0 3-1-0 8-2-0
November 29, 1987 Green Bay Packers 10 at Chicago Bears 23 W 6-1-0 3-1-0 9-2-0
December 6, 1987 Chicago Bears 30 at Minnesota Vikings 24 W 6-1-0 4-1-0 10-2-0
December 14, 1987 Chicago Bears 0 at San Francisco 49ers 41 L 6-1-0 4-2-0 10-3-0
December 20, 1987 Seattle Seahawks 34 at Chicago Bears 21 L 6-2-0 4-2-0 10-4-0
December 27, 1987 Chicago Bears 6 at Los Angeles Raiders 3 W 6-2-0 5-2-0 11-4-0
January 10, 1988 Washington Redskins 21 at Chicago Bears 17 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 NFC Divisional Playoff


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