1987 Chicago Bears Roster

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 Results

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.

Chicago racked up 356 points, while 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 the Bears, 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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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
54John AdickesCJune 29, 19646'3"264BaylorQueens, NY USA60
47Egypt AllenDBJuly 28, 19646'0"203TCUDallas, TX USA63
70Jim AlthoffDTSeptember 27, 19616'3"278Winona St.McHenry, IL USA43
35Neal AndersonFBAugust 14, 19645'11"210FloridaGraceville, FL USA1110
67John ArpTAugust 15, 19656'5"275Lincoln (MO)21
17Tommy BarnhardtPJune 11, 19636'2"228East CarolinaSalisbury, NC USA20
79Kurt BeckerGDecember 22, 19586'5"271MichiganAurora, IL USA121
97Bobby BellLBFebruary 7, 19626'3"217MissouriSt. Paul, MN USA33
25Todd BellSSNovember 28, 19586'1"207Ohio St.Middletown, OH USA1211
85Todd BlackWRApril 12, 19645'11"174Concordia (MN)Fort Dodge, IA 10
68Paul BlairTAugust 3, 19636'4"295Oklahoma St.Edmond, OK USA102
62Mark BortzLGFebruary 12, 19616'6"282IowaPardeeville, WI USA1212
86Cap BosoTESeptember 10, 19636'4"232IllinoisKansas City, MO USA120
84Sam BowersTEDecember 22, 19576'4"250Tennessee St.White Plains, NY USA30
12Steve BradleyQBJuly 16, 19636'2"216Valparaiso11
32Chris BrewerRBJanuary 23, 19626'1"203ArizonaDenver, CO USA31
11Kevin BrownPJanuary 11, 19636'2"178West Texas A&MPanhandle, TX USA30
6Kevin ButlerKJuly 24, 19626'0"215GeorgiaSavannah, GA USA120
94Dick ChapuraDTJune 15, 19646'3"277MissouriSarasota, FL USA20
37Darryl ClarkRBAugust 9, 19615'11"204TexasHouston, TX USA30
74Jimbo CovertLTMarch 22, 19606'4"277PittsburghConway, PA USA99
95Richard DentRDEDecember 13, 19606'5"265Tennessee St.Atlanta, GA USA1212
37Maurice DouglassDBFebruary 12, 19645'11"210KentuckyMuncie, IN USA121
30George DuarteDBFebruary 9, 19645'9"178Arizona St.Tucson, AZ USA30
22Dave DuersonFSNovember 28, 19606'1"207Notre DameMuncie, IN USA1212
45Gary FencikDBJune 11, 19546'1"194YaleChicago, IL USA121
96Greg FitzgeraldDEJuly 3, 19636'4"265IowaChicago, IL USA30
2Doug FlutieQBOctober 23, 19625'10"180Boston Col.Manchester, MD USA10
83Willie GaultWRSeptember 5, 19606'0"181TennesseeGriffin, GA USA1212
23Shaun GayleDBMarch 8, 19625'11"202Ohio St.Newport News, VA USA80
29Dennis GentryKRFebruary 10, 19595'8"181BaylorLubbock, TX USA120
82Brian GlasgowTEJune 9, 19616'2"230Northern IllinoisBurlington, IA USA31
99Dan HamptonLDESeptember 19, 19576'5"264ArkansasOklahoma City, OK USA88
14Jim HarbaughQBDecember 23, 19636'3"215MichiganToledo, OH USA60
90Al HarrisLDEDecember 31, 19566'5"250Arizona St.Bangor, ME USA125
75Chuck HarrisTOctober 7, 19616'3"225West VirginiaColumbus, OH USA32
36Frank HarrisRBJuly 1, 19646'1"196North Carolina St.Waukesha, WI USA30
38Lakei HeimuliRBJune 24, 19655'11"219BYUVavau, Tonga33
63Jay HilgenbergCMarch 21, 19596'3"259IowaIowa City, IA USA1212
35Mike HintzDBAugust 8, 19656'1"190Wisc-PlattevilleEau Claire, WI USA30
8Mike HohenseeQBFebruary 22, 19616'0"205MinnesotaRowland Heights, CA USA22
59Leonard JacksonLBOctober 5, 19646'0"240Oklahoma St.Pine Bluff, AR USA10
24Vestee JacksonRCBAugust 14, 19636'0"189WashingtonFresno, CA USA1212
94Mike JanuaryLBJune 30, 19646'1"234TexasLake Charles, LA USA33
24Eric JeffriesDBJuly 25, 19645'10"161TexasSpringfield, MO USA20
53Brent JohnsonCMay 16, 19636'2"255Tenn-ChattanoogaChattanooga, TN 30
89Herbert JohnsonWROctober 13, 19635'11"182MissouriFulton, MO USA30
67Will JohnsonLBDecember 4, 19646'4"245La-MonroeMonroe, LA USA110
81Don KindtTEMay 9, 19616'6"242Wisc-LaCrosseMilwaukee, WI USA32
88Ken KnapczykWRApril 21, 19635'11"190Northern IowaMokena, IL USA33
83Glen KozlowskiWRDecember 31, 19626'1"200BYUHonolulu, HI USA33
16Tim LasharKSeptember 5, 19645'9"160OklahomaSanta Monica, CA USA30
43Lorenzo LynchDBApril 6, 19635'11"200Sacramento St.Oakland, CA USA22
58Wilber MarshallRLBApril 18, 19626'1"231FloridaTitusville, FL USA1212
31Bruce McCrayDBOctober 27, 19635'9"181West. Illinois33
68Sean McInerneyDEDecember 27, 19606'3"255Frostburg St.33
85Dennis McKinnonPRAugust 22, 19616'1"185Florida St.Quitman, GA USA120
9Jim McMahonQBAugust 21, 19596'1"195BYUJersey City, NJ USA76
76Steve McMichaelLDTOctober 17, 19576'2"270TexasHouston, TX USA1212
92Paul MigliazzoLBMarch 11, 19646'1"228OklahomaKansas City, MO USA30
57Eldridge MiltonLBDecember 8, 19626'1"235ClemsonFolkston, CA USA30
87Emery MooreheadTEMarch 22, 19546'2"218ColoradoEvanston, IL USA1212
84Ron MorrisWRNovember 4, 19646'1"190SMUCooper, TX USA1212
92Raymond MorrisLBJune 8, 19615'10"222Texas-El PasoCrane, TX USA30
51Jim MorrisseyLBDecember 24, 19626'3"223Michigan St.Flint, MI USA100
46Anthony MosleyRBJune 17, 19655'9"205Fresno St.Selma, CA USA22
80Gary MullenWRFebruary 1, 19635'11"174West VirginiaMcKeesport, PA USA30
98Jon NorrisDENovember 1, 19626'3"260American Int.Lancaster, Wales33
91Jay NorvellLBMarch 28, 19636'2"232IowaMadison, WI USA63
71Jack OliverTFebruary 3, 19626'3"281Texas-El PasoWashington, DC USA33
89Keith OrtegoWRAugust 30, 19636'0"180McNeese St.Eunice, LA USA80
17Sean PaytonQBDecember 29, 19635'11"200East. IllinoisNaperville, IL USA30
34Walter PaytonRBJuly 25, 19545'10"200Jackson St.Columbia, MS USA1212
72William PerryRDTDecember 16, 19626'2"325ClemsonAiken, SC USA1211
48Reggie PhillipsLCBDecember 12, 19605'10"170SMUHouston, TX USA125
27Mike RichardsonLCBMay 23, 19616'0"187Arizona St.Compton, CA USA116
69Stuart RindyTMay 22, 19646'5"266Wisc-WhitewaterMilwaukee, WI USA20
59Ron RiveraLLBJanuary 7, 19626'3"239CaliforniaFort Ord, CA USA125
32Garland RiversDBNovember 3, 19646'1"181Michigan20
51Mark RodenhauserCJune 6, 19616'5"270Illinois St.Elmhurst, IL USA93
64Jon RoehlkGJune 25, 19616'2"257IowaDavenport, IA USA33
54Doug RothschildLBApril 27, 19656'2"231WheatonSunnyvale, CA USA30
65Eugene RowellDTFebruary 15, 19586'3"265DubuqueSan Diego, CA USA11
20Thomas SandersRBJanuary 4, 19625'11"203Texas A&MGiddings, TX USA120
50Mike SingletaryMLBOctober 9, 19586'0"230BaylorHouston, TX USA1212
97Sean SmithDE-DTMarch 27, 19656'4"280Grambling St.Bogalusa, LA USA100
44Mike StoopsDBDecember 13, 19616'1"182IowaYoungstown, OH USA31
26Matt SuheyRBJuly 7, 19585'11"217Penn St.Bellefonte, PA USA122
93Guy TeafatillerDTMay 10, 19646'2"260IllinoisConcord, CA USA32
57Tom ThayerRGAugust 16, 19616'4"271Notre DameJoliet, IL USA1111
33Calvin ThomasRBJanuary 7, 19605'11"239IllinoisSt. Louis, MO USA120
18Mike TomczakQBOctober 23, 19626'1"202Ohio St.Chicago, IL USA126
40Steve TrimbleDBMay 11, 19585'10"181MarylandCumberland, MD USA33
78Keith Van HorneRTNovember 6, 19576'6"281USCMount Lebanon, PA USA1212
15Bryan WagnerPMarch 28, 19626'2"200California LutheranEscondido, CA USA100
83Lawrence WhiteWRJune 3, 19636'2"187DanaTuscaloosa, AL USA20
55Otis WilsonLLBSeptember 15, 19576'2"227SyracuseNew York, NY USA77
73John WojciechowskiTJuly 30, 19636'4"272Michigan St.Detroit, IL USA44
39Al WoldenRBApril 11, 19656'3"232Bemidji St.Gonvick, MN USA30



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