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1989 Chicago Bears

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6-10-0, Finished 4th in NFC Central Division  · 1989 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.0, Offense: 1.8, Defense: -1.8, SoS: 1.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 358 points (22.4/g), 10th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 377 points (23.6/g), 20th.
 Differential of -19 points (-1.2/g), 16th.  Expected W-L: 7.5-8.5.

Coach: Mike Ditka (6-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Greg Landry
 Defensive Coordinator: Vince Tobin
 Other Notable Asst.: Dave McGinnis (Linebackers)

Stadium: Soldier Field
 Training Camp: UW Platteville (Platteville, Wisconsin)

Team Info

Secretary of the Board of Directors Virginia Halas McCaskey
Director of Player Personnel/de facto General Manager Bill Tobin
Offensive Scheme Smashmouth
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 358 5375 1028 5.2 42 17 19 302 267 484 3088 21 25 6.0 147 516 2287 22 4.4 136
Team Defense 377 5729 1039 5.5 38 12 23 332 307 554 3832 21 26 6.5 191 446 1897 21 4.3 118
Lg Rank Offense 10 10 25 19 15 19 19 12 23 14 7 2 2 4
Lg Rank Defense 20 25 8 21 25 23 24 14 4 20 10 15 27 23

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 10 boxscore W 1-0 Cincinnati Bengals 17 14 19 365 153 212 3 23 330 151 179
2 Sun September 17 boxscore W 2-0 Minnesota Vikings 38 7 20 306 142 164 1 18 320 253 67 4
3 Sun September 24 boxscore W 3-0 @ Detroit Lions 47 27 23 542 323 219 20 305 107 198 5
4 Mon October 2 boxscore W 4-0 Philadelphia Eagles 27 13 22 374 261 113 3 23 435 368 67 6
5 Sun October 8 boxscore L 4-1 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 35 42 22 350 214 136 3 27 415 268 147 2
6 Sun October 15 boxscore L 4-2 Houston Oilers 28 33 22 332 239 93 6 20 457 317 140 2
7 Mon October 23 boxscore L 4-3 @ Cleveland Browns 7 27 16 301 152 149 1 17 326 273 53
8 Sun October 29 boxscore W 5-3 Los Angeles Rams 20 10 19 318 170 148 17 252 168 84 3
9 Sun November 5 boxscore L 5-4 @ Green Bay Packers 13 14 19 321 188 133 19 339 270 69 2
10 Sun November 12 boxscore W 6-4 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 20 0 20 337 134 203 4 10 216 162 54 6
11 Sun November 19 boxscore L 6-5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31 32 14 377 266 111 4 21 390 263 127
12 Sun November 26 boxscore L 6-6 @ Washington Redskins 14 38 13 191 132 59 3 35 492 390 102 2
13 Sun December 3 boxscore L 6-7 @ Minnesota Vikings 16 27 18 315 178 137 2 24 387 251 136 2
14 Sun December 10 boxscore L 6-8 Detroit Lions 17 27 21 302 172 130 2 17 295 168 127 2
15 Sun December 17 boxscore L 6-9 Green Bay Packers 28 40 19 355 197 158 5 24 456 239 217 1
16 Sun December 24 boxscore L 6-10 @ San Francisco 49ers 0 26 15 289 167 122 5 17 314 184 130 1

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
18 Mike Tomczak 27 QB 16 11 5-6-0 156 306 51.0 2058 16 5.2 16 5.2 79 6.7 5.4 13.2 128.6 68.2 10 68 6.30 5.03 3.2 1 1
4 Jim Harbaugh 26 qb 12 5 1-4-0 111 178 62.4 1204 5 2.8 9 5.1 49 6.8 5.1 10.8 100.3 70.5 18 106 5.60 4.05 9.2
Team Total 26.0 16 6-10-0 267 484 55.2 3262 21 4.3 25 5.2 79 6.7 5.3 12.2 203.9 69.1 28 174 6.03 4.65 5.5 1 1
Opp Total 16 307 554 55.4 4079 21 3.8 26 4.7 7.4 6.01 13.3 254.9 72.0 39 247 6.5 5.2 6.6

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
35 Neal Anderson* 25 RB 16 16 274 1275 11 73 4.7 79.7 17.1 50 434 8.7 4 49 3.1 27.1 1709 15 5
25 Brad Muster 24 FB 16 16 82 327 5 20 4.0 20.4 5.1 32 259 8.1 3 25 2.0 16.2 586 8 2
4 Jim Harbaugh 26 qb 12 5 45 276 3 26 6.1 23.0 3.8 276 3 2
20 Thomas Sanders 27 16 0 41 127 0 19 3.1 7.9 2.6 3 28 9.3 1 16 0.2 1.8 155 1 2
18 Mike Tomczak 27 QB 16 11 24 71 1 18 3.0 4.4 1.5 71 1 2
26 Matt Suhey 31 16 0 20 51 1 8 2.6 3.2 1.3 9 73 8.1 1 22 0.6 4.6 124 2 1
29 Dennis Gentry 30 KR/wr 16 6 17 106 0 29 6.2 6.6 1.1 39 463 11.9 1 79 2.4 28.9 569 1 1
31 Mark Green 22 PR 10 0 5 46 1 37 9.2 4.6 0.5 5 48 9.6 0 21 0.5 4.8 94 1 0
85 Dennis McKinnon 28 WR 16 10 3 5 0 3 1.7 0.3 0.2 28 418 14.9 3 41 1.8 26.1 423 3 3
27 Brian Taylor 22 5 0 2 7 0 7 3.5 1.4 0.4 7 0 0
84 Ron Morris 25 WR 16 9 1 -14 0 -14 -14.0 -0.9 0.1 30 486 16.2 1 58 1.9 30.4 472 1 1
80 James Thornton 24 TE 16 16 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 24 392 16.3 3 36 1.5 24.5 396 3 2
8 Maury Buford 29 P 16 0 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.4 0.1 6 0 0
82 Wendell Davis 23 wr 14 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 26 397 15.3 3 52 1.9 28.4 397 3 0
86 Cap Boso 26 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 182 10.7 1 43 1.1 11.4 182 1 0
88 Glen Kozlowski 27 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 74 24.7 0 55 0.2 4.9 74 0 1
87 Tom Waddle 22 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 8 8.0 0 8 0.3 2.7 8 0 0
Team Total 26.0 16 516 2287 22 73 4.4 142.9 32.3 267 3262 12.2 21 79 16.7 203.9 5549 43 23
Opp Total 16 446 1897 21 4.3 118.6 27.9 307 3832 12.5 21 19.2 239.5 5729 42 24

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
29 Dennis Gentry 30 KR/wr 16 6 28 667 0 63 23.8 1236
31 Mark Green 22 PR 10 0 16 141 0 24 8.8 11 239 0 37 21.7 474
20 Thomas Sanders 27 16 0 23 491 1 96 21.3 646
85 Dennis McKinnon 28 WR 16 10 10 67 0 17 6.7 490
26 Matt Suhey 31 16 0 6 93 0 21 15.5 217
88 Glen Kozlowski 27 15 0 4 -2 0 4 -0.5 1 12 0 12 12.0 84
52 Mickey Pruitt 24 lb 14 1 2 17 0 11 8.5 17
94 Dick Chapura 25 dt 16 3 1 8 0 8 8.0 8
49 David Tate 25 db 14 4 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
87 Tom Waddle 22 3 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 10
21 Donnell Woolford 23 LCB 11 11 1 12 0 12 12.0 12
Team Total 26.0 16 32 220 0 24 6.9 73 1539 1 96 21.1 7308
Opp Total 16 30 262 0 8.7 68 1375 0 20.2

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
8 Maury Buford 29 P 16 0 72 2844 60 0 39.5
6 Kevin Butler 27 K 16 0 6 6 7 6 5 3 1 19 15 78.9% 45 43 95.6%
Team Total 26.0 16 6 6 7 6 5 3 1 19 15 78.9% 45 43 95.6% 72 2844 60 0 39.5
Opp Total 16 36 26 72.2% 43 41 95.3% 67 2653 39.6

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
76 Steve McMichael 32 LDT 16 16 7.5 1 0 1 0 0 108 0
23 Shaun Gayle 27 FS 14 14 3 39 0 20 0 1 0 2 11 0 108 0
93 Trace Armstrong 24 LDE 15 14 5.0 1 0 1 0 0 80 0
95 Richard Dent 29 RDE 15 15 9.0 1 30 0 30 0 2 0 2 0 0 70 0
72 William Perry 27 RDT 13 9 4.0 0 0 2 5 0 61 0
49 David Tate 25 db 14 4 1 0 0 0 0 60 0
21 Donnell Woolford 23 LCB 11 11 3 0 0 0 0 56 0
43 Lorenzo Lynch 26 db 16 2 3 55 0 41 0 38 0
53 Dante Jones 24 lb 10 1 28 0
37 Maurice Douglass 25 db 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 23 0
55 John Roper 24 RLB 16 10 4.5 2 46 0 43 0 0 1 0 0 0
35 Neal Anderson* 25 RB 16 16 0 5 0 0 0
59 Ron Rivera 27 LLB 16 14 2.0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
85 Dennis McKinnon 28 WR 16 10 0 3 1 0 0
32 Lemuel Stinson 23 db 12 4 4 59 1 29 0
94 Dick Chapura 25 dt 16 3 3.0
24 Vestee Jackson 26 RCB 16 15 2 16 0 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
99 Dan Hampton 32 de 4 4 2.0
4 Jim Harbaugh 26 qb 12 5 0 2 0 0 0
51 Jim Morrissey 27 lb 6 4 2 0 0 0 0
25 Brad Muster 24 FB 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
20 Thomas Sanders 27 16 0 0 2 0 0 0
80 James Thornton 24 TE 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
18 Mike Tomczak 27 QB 16 11 0 2 0 0 0
62 Mark Bortz 28 LG 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
74 Jimbo Covert 29 LT 15 15 0 0 1 0 0
22 Dave Duerson 29 SS 12 12 1 2 0 2 0
67 Jerry Fontenot 23 16 0 0 0 1 0 0
29 Dennis Gentry 30 KR/wr 16 6 0 1 0 0 0
88 Glen Kozlowski 27 15 0 0 1 0 0 0
84 Ron Morris 25 WR 16 9 0 1 0 0 0
36 Markus Paul 23 db 16 3 1 20 0 20 0
50 Mike Singletary*+ 31 MLB 16 16 1.0
30 George Streeter 22 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
26 Matt Suhey 31 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
78 Keith Van Horne 32 RT 15 15 0 0 1 0 0
65 Tony Woods 23 dt 15 2 1.0
Team Total 26.0 16 39.0 26 268 1 43 0 5 23 17 16 0 632 0
Opp Total 16 28 24 12

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
35 Neal Anderson* 25 RB 16 16 11 4 15 90
6 Kevin Butler 27 K 16 0 43 15 88
25 Brad Muster 24 FB 16 16 5 3 8 48
82 Wendell Davis 23 wr 14 7 3 3 18
4 Jim Harbaugh 26 qb 12 5 3 3 18
85 Dennis McKinnon 28 WR 16 10 3 3 18
80 James Thornton 24 TE 16 16 3 3 18
20 Thomas Sanders 27 16 0 1 1 2 12
26 Matt Suhey 31 16 0 1 1 2 12
86 Cap Boso 26 16 0 1 1 6
29 Dennis Gentry 30 KR/wr 16 6 1 1 6
31 Mark Green 22 PR 10 0 1 1 6
84 Ron Morris 25 WR 16 9 1 1 6
32 Lemuel Stinson 23 db 12 4 1 1 6
18 Mike Tomczak 27 QB 16 11 1 1 6
Team Total 26.0 16 22 21 1 1 45 43 15 358
Opp Total 16 21 21 1 41 26 377