1987 Chicago Bears schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
11-4-0 0-1 5324 3260 2064 47 334 4487 3002 1485 26 278
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The Chicago Bears' sixty-eighth season was in 1987, and it was the sixth season Mike Ditka served as the head coach of the team. The Bears played their home games at Soldier Field. They finished the year 11-4-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the NFC Central, but they lost their first playoff game to the Washington Redskins 21-17. At the end of the season, Dave Duerson was awarded with the Man of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 New York Giants 34-19
Week 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-3
Week 4 @ Philadelphia Eagles 35-3
Week 5 Minnesota Vikings 27-7
Week 6 New Orleans Saints 17-19
Week 7 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-26
Week 8 Kansas City Chiefs 31-28
Week 9 @ Green Bay Packers 26-24
Week 10 @ Denver Broncos 29-31
Week 11 Detroit Lions 30-10
Week 12 Green Bay Packers 23-10
Week 13 @ Minnesota Vikings 30-24
Week 14 @ San Francisco 49ers 0-41
Week 15 Seattle Seahawks 21-34
Week 16 @ Los Angeles Raiders 6-3


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Washington Redskins 17-21

1987 Chicago Bears Coaching Staff

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 Research and Quality Control: Jim Dooley General Manager: Jerry Vainisi