Washington Redskins at Chicago Bears 21 to 17

Sunday, January 10, 1988, Divisional Round

The Redskins began their playoff run on the road against the Bears on Sunday, January 10, 1988. The Redskins won, 21-17 and advanced to play Minnesota Vikings. The Bears finished their season 11-4-0 in the regular season, 0-1 in the playoffs.


Washington Redskins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
272 200 72 2 17

Coaches

Head Coach: Joe Gibbs Assistant Head Coach-Defense: Richie Petitbon Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello Passing Game Coordinator: Dan Henning Quarterbacks Coach: Dan Henning, Jerry Rhome Wide Receivers Coach: Charley Taylor Offensive Line Coach: Joe Bugel Running Backs Coach: Don Breaux Tight Ends Coach: Warren "Rennie" Simmons Secondary Coach: Emmitt Thomas Defensive Scouting Reports: Bill Hickman Strength Coach: Dan Riley Strength Assistant Coach: Joe Diange Administrative Assistant: Bill Hickman


Chicago Bears offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
280 170 110 3 15

Coaches

Head Coach: Mike Ditka Offensive Coordinator: Ed Hughes Defensive Coordinator: Vince Tobin Quarterbacks Coach: Greg Landry Wide Receivers Coach: Greg Landry Offensive Line Coach: Dick Stanfel, John Levra Running Backs Coach: Johnny Roland Tight Ends Coach: Steve Kazor Linebackers Coach: Dave McGinnis Defensive Backs Coach: Jim LaRue Special Teams Coach: Steve Kazor General Manager: Jerry Vainisi Research and Quality Control: Jim Dooley