1987 Chicago Bears Statistics

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 Roster
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.

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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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Jim McMahon21012559.516397.8125.783.8592213687.4
Mike Tomczak1789754.512206.952.8105.65695962.0
Mike Hohensee522853.83436.647.711.92831992.1
Sean Payton23834.8793.400.014.32074727.3
Steve Bradley18633.3774.3211.1316.71832445.1
Jim Harbaugh11872.7625.600.000.02144586.2
Walter Payton100.000.000.01100.00000.0
Totals49327255.234206.9234.7244.959 48330


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Neal Anderson1295864.538 3
Walter Payton1465333.717 4
Lakei Heimuli341283.812 0
Thomas Sanders231225.317 1
Jim McMahon22884.013 2
Calvin Thomas25883.518 0
Anthony Mosley18804.416 0
Mike Hohensee9566.226 0
Chris Brewer24552.316 2
Mike Tomczak18543.010 1
Dennis Gentry6416.812 0
Sean Payton12828.028 0
Matt Suhey7243.40
Frank Harris6233.818 0
Willie Gault2168.00
Jim Harbaugh4153.80
Darryl Clark5112.20
Al Wolden284.00
Wilber Marshall111.00
Kevin Brown100.00
William Perry100.00
Steve Bradley1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals48519544.038 13


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Neal Anderson474679.959 3
Willie Gault3570520.156 7
Walter Payton332176.616 1
Dennis McKinnon2740615.033 1
Emery Moorehead2426911.227 1
Ron Morris2037919.042 1
Cap Boso1718811.131 2
Dennis Gentry1718310.838 1
Glen Kozlowski1519913.328 3
Matt Suhey7547.712 0
Chris Brewer55611.219 1
Lakei Heimuli55110.217 1
Don Kindt5346.811 1
Ken Knapczyk46215.522 0
Thomas Sanders35317.725 0
Gary Mullen23316.520 0
Brian Glasgow2168.011 0
Anthony Mosley2168.016 0
Al Wolden12626.026 0
Sam Bowers166.00
Totals272342012.659 23


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Kevin Butler302893.3281967.985
Tim Lashar1010100.04375.019


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Bryan Wagner36146140.671
Kevin Brown1874241.258
Tommy Barnhardt623639.350

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dennis McKinnon4040510.194 2
George Duarte8648.016 0
Dave Duerson11010.010 0
Eric Jeffries155.00
Totals504849.794 2

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dennis Gentry2562124.888 1
Thomas Sanders2034917.442 0
Glen Kozlowski37224.031 0
Lorenzo Lynch36622.037 0
Todd Bell11818.018 0
Anthony Mosley11717.017 0
Lawrence White11717.017 0
Ken Knapczyk11414.014 0
Eldridge Milton11010.010 0
Matt Suhey199.00
Totals57119320.988 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Dave Duerson300.00
Ron Rivera2199.515 0
Reggie Phillips210.50
Maurice Douglass200.00
Bruce McCray12323.023 1
Shaun Gayle12020.020 1
Jon Norris166.00
Vestee Jackson100.00
Totals13695.323 2


Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Kevin Butler1928085
Willie Gault0700042
Neal Anderson3300036
Walter Payton4100030
Tim Lashar310019
Chris Brewer2100018
Glen Kozlowski3000018
Dennis McKinnon1200018
Cap Boso200012
Dennis Gentry01100012
Jim McMahon200012
Bruce McCray10006
Mike Tomczak10006
Ron Morris10006
Lakei Heimuli010006
Don Kindt10006
Thomas Sanders1000006
Shaun Gayle10006
Anthony Mosley00010006
Emery Moorehead10006


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