1986 Chicago Bears Roster

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 Results

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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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
35Neal AndersonRBAugust 14, 19645'11"210FloridaGraceville, FL USA141
81Lew BarnesPRDecember 27, 19625'8"163OregonLong Beach, CA USA160
79Kurt BeckerGDecember 22, 19586'5"271MichiganAurora, IL USA141
25Todd BellDB-LBNovember 28, 19586'1"207Ohio St.Middletown, OH USA150
68Paul BlairTAugust 3, 19636'4"295Oklahoma St.Edmond, OK USA140
62Mark BortzLGFebruary 12, 19616'6"282IowaPardeeville, WI USA1515
8Maury BufordPFebruary 18, 19606'1"191Texas TechMount Pleasant, TX USA160
6Kevin ButlerKJuly 24, 19626'0"215GeorgiaSavannah, GA USA160
54Brian CabralLBJune 23, 19566'1"233ColoradoFort Benning, GA USA30
74Jimbo CovertLTMarch 22, 19606'4"277PittsburghConway, PA USA1616
95Richard DentRDEDecember 13, 19606'5"265Tennessee St.Atlanta, GA USA1514
36Maurice DouglassDBFebruary 12, 19645'11"210KentuckyMuncie, IN USA40
22Dave DuersonSSNovember 28, 19606'1"207Notre DameMuncie, IN USA1616
45Gary FencikFSJune 11, 19546'1"194YaleChicago, IL USA1616
2Doug FlutieQBOctober 23, 19625'10"180Boston Col.Manchester, MD USA41
4Steve FullerQBJanuary 5, 19576'4"198ClemsonEnid, OK USA162
83Willie GaultWRSeptember 5, 19606'0"181TennesseeGriffin, GA USA1616
23Shaun GayleDBMarch 8, 19625'11"202Ohio St.Newport News, VA USA160
29Dennis GentryWRFebruary 10, 19595'8"181BaylorLubbock, TX USA152
99Dan HamptonLDESeptember 19, 19576'5"264ArkansasOklahoma City, OK USA1616
90Al HarrisDEDecember 31, 19566'5"250Arizona St.Bangor, ME USA163
73Mike HartenstineDEJuly 27, 19536'3"251Penn St.Bethlehem, PA USA162
63Jay HilgenbergCMarch 21, 19596'3"259IowaIowa City, IA USA1616
75Stefan HumphriesGJanuary 20, 19626'3"265MichiganFort Lauderdale, FL USA40
24Vestee JacksonRCBAugust 14, 19636'0"189WashingtonFresno, CA USA168
82Ken MargerumWROctober 5, 19586'0"175StanfordFountain Valley, CA USA11
58Wilber MarshallRLBApril 18, 19626'1"231FloridaTitusville, FL USA1615
9Jim McMahonQBAugust 21, 19596'1"195BYUJersey City, NJ USA66
76Steve McMichaelLDTOctober 17, 19576'2"270TexasHouston, TX USA1616
87Emery MooreheadTEMarch 22, 19546'2"218ColoradoEvanston, IL USA1616
51Jim MorrisseyLBDecember 24, 19626'3"223Michigan St.Flint, MI USA160
89Keith OrtegoWRAugust 30, 19636'0"180McNeese St.Eunice, LA USA1613
34Walter PaytonRBJuly 25, 19545'10"200Jackson St.Columbia, MS USA1616
72William PerryRDTDecember 16, 19626'2"325ClemsonAiken, SC USA1616
48Reggie PhillipsRCBDecember 12, 19605'10"170SMUHouston, TX USA168
86Clay PickeringWRJune 2, 19616'5"215MaineJacksonville, FL USA40
53Dan RainsLBApril 26, 19546'1"224CincinnatiRochester, PA USA90
27Mike RichardsonLCBMay 23, 19616'0"187Arizona St.Compton, CA USA1616
59Ron RiveraLBJanuary 7, 19626'3"239CaliforniaFort Ord, CA USA162
52Larry RubensCJanuary 25, 19596'1"253Montana St.Spokane, WA USA160
20Thomas SandersKRJanuary 4, 19625'11"203Texas A&MGiddings, TX USA161
50Mike SingletaryMLBOctober 9, 19586'0"230BaylorHouston, TX USA1414
26Matt SuheyFBJuly 7, 19585'11"217Penn St.Bellefonte, PA USA1614
57Tom ThayerRGAugust 16, 19616'4"271Notre DameJoliet, IL USA1616
33Calvin ThomasRBJanuary 7, 19605'11"239IllinoisSt. Louis, MO USA160
18Mike TomczakQBOctober 23, 19626'1"202Ohio St.Chicago, IL USA137
78Keith Van HorneRTNovember 6, 19576'6"281USCMount Lebanon, PA USA1616
70Henry WaechterDE-DTFebruary 13, 19596'5"270NebraskaEpworth, IA USA160
55Otis WilsonLLBSeptember 15, 19576'2"227SyracuseNew York, NY USA1514
80Tim WrightmanTEMarch 27, 19606'3"237UCLALos Angeles, CA USA160


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