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1990 Chicago Bears

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11-5-0, Finished 1st in NFC Central Division  · 1990 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.4, Offense: 0.1, Defense: 3.3, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 348 points (21.8/g), 10th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 280 points (17.5/g), 9th.
 Differential of 68 points (4.2/g), 10th.  Expected W-L: 10.0-6.0.

Coach: Mike Ditka (11-5-0)
 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
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 348 4980 1024 4.9 26 14 19 295 229 430 2544 14 12 5.4 134 551 2436 22 4.4 142
Team Defense 280 4492 927 4.8 45 14 18 256 258 495 2920 19 31 5.4 147 391 1572 10 4.0 91
Lg Rank Offense 10 13 6 10 9 23 28 24 6 24 1 2 1 5
Lg Rank Defense 9 6 1 15 4 16 10 9 1 6 6 7 8 14

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 9 boxscore W 1-0 Seattle Seahawks 17 0 21 366 195 171 1 6 132 74 58 3
2 Sun September 16 boxscore W 2-0 @ Green Bay Packers 31 13 18 303 157 146 1 18 270 189 81 5
3 Sun September 23 boxscore W 3-0 Minnesota Vikings 19 16 15 255 40 215 1 15 285 152 133 2
4 Sun September 30 boxscore L 3-1 @ Los Angeles Raiders 10 24 11 229 128 101 1 18 326 170 156 2
5 Sun October 7 boxscore W 4-1 Green Bay Packers 27 13 21 353 151 202 2 10 237 205 32 3
6 Sun October 14 boxscore W 5-1 Los Angeles Rams 38 9 22 402 248 154 15 267 179 88 1
7 Bye Week
8 Sun October 28 boxscore W 6-1 @ Phoenix Cardinals 31 21 20 382 159 223 1 19 331 223 108 1
9 Sun November 4 boxscore W 7-1 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26 6 21 378 191 187 3 9 205 113 92 6
10 Sun November 11 boxscore W 8-1 Atlanta Falcons 30 24 19 287 187 100 2 17 276 227 49 5
11 Sun November 18 boxscore W OT 9-1 @ Denver Broncos 16 13 21 341 139 202 21 330 222 108 2
12 Sun November 25 boxscore L 9-2 @ Minnesota Vikings 13 41 19 266 159 107 3 20 246 145 101
13 Sun December 2 boxscore W OT 10-2 Detroit Lions 23 17 21 361 197 164 17 296 204 92 2
14 Sun December 9 boxscore L 10-3 @ Washington Redskins 9 10 17 288 181 107 3 15 288 137 151 5
15 Sun December 16 boxscore L 10-4 @ Detroit Lions 21 38 19 225 88 137 2 20 411 310 101 3
16 Sun December 23 boxscore W 11-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27 14 24 368 249 119 3 13 209 110 99 3
17 Sat December 29 boxscore L 11-5 Kansas City Chiefs 10 21 6 176 75 101 3 23 383 260 123 2
Playoffs
WildCard Sun January 6 boxscore W 12-5 New Orleans Saints 16 6 18 365 176 189 1 11 193 128 65 3
Division Sun January 13 boxscore L 12-6 @ New York Giants 3 31 11 232 205 27 2 23 288 94 194 1

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player 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 SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
4 Jim Harbaugh 27 QB 14 14 10-4-0 180 312 57.7% 2178 10 3.2 6 1.9 80 7.0 6.8 12.1 155.6 81.9 31 206 5.75 5.55 9.0 1 3
18 Mike Tomczak 28 qb 16 2 1-1-0 39 104 37.5% 521 3 2.9 5 4.8 48 5.0 3.4 13.4 32.6 43.8 11 70 3.92 2.49 9.6
10 Peter Tom Willis 23 3 0 9 13 69.2% 106 1 7.7 1 7.7 18 8.2 6.2 11.8 35.3 87.3 1 7 7.07 5.29 7.1
22 Johnny Bailey 23 KR/PR 16 1 1 1 100.0% 22 0 0.0 0 0.0 22 22.0 22.0 22.0 1.4 118.7 0 0 22.00 22.00 0.0
Team Total 26.3 16 11-5-0 229 430 53.3% 2827 14 3.3 12 2.8 80 6.6 6.0 12.3 176.7 73.1 43 283 5.38 4.83 9.1 1 3
Opp Total 16 258 495 52.1% 3220 19 3.8 31 6.3 6.5 4.45 12.5 201.3 59.3 41 300 5.4 3.6 7.6

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player 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* 26 RB 15 14 260 1078 10 52 4.1 71.9 17.3 42 484 11.5 3 50 2.8 32.3 1562 13 2
25 Brad Muster 25 FB 16 15 141 664 6 28 4.7 41.5 8.8 47 452 9.6 0 48 2.9 28.3 1116 6 3
4 Jim Harbaugh 27 QB 14 14 51 321 4 17 6.3 22.9 3.6 321 4 8
31 Mark Green 23 rb 12 1 27 126 0 14 4.7 10.5 2.3 4 26 6.5 1 10 0.3 2.2 152 1 0
22 Johnny Bailey 23 KR/PR 16 1 26 86 0 9 3.3 5.4 1.6 86 0 8
30 James Rouse 24 16 0 16 56 0 10 3.5 3.5 1.0 56 0 0
18 Mike Tomczak 28 qb 16 2 12 41 2 14 3.4 2.6 0.8 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.1 0.3 46 2 2
29 Dennis Gentry 31 wr 14 5 11 43 0 11 3.9 3.1 0.8 23 320 13.9 2 80 1.6 22.9 363 2 1
33 Lars Tate 24 3 0 3 5 0 4 1.7 1.7 1.0 5 0 0
84 Ron Morris 26 WR 15 15 2 26 0 16 13.0 1.7 0.1 31 437 14.1 3 67 2.1 29.1 463 3 0
8 Maury Buford 30 P 16 0 1 -9 0 -9 -9.0 -0.6 0.1 -9 0 1
72 William Perry 28 LDT 16 16 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 -1 0 0
82 Wendell Davis 24 WR 14 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 39 572 14.7 3 51 2.8 40.9 572 3 1
80 James Thornton 25 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 254 13.4 1 32 1.2 15.9 254 1 1
86 Cap Boso 27 te 13 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 135 12.3 1 25 0.8 10.4 135 1 0
88 Glen Kozlowski 28 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 83 11.9 0 32 0.6 6.9 83 0 0
85 Quintin Smith 22 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 20 10.0 0 12 0.5 5.0 20 0 0
87 Tom Waddle 23 5 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 32 16.0 0 23 0.4 6.4 32 0 0
89 James Coley 23 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.4 7 0 0
Team Total 26.3 16 551 2436 22 52 4.4 152.3 34.4 229 2827 12.3 14 80 14.3 176.7 5263 36 29
Opp Total 16 391 1572 10 4.0 98.3 24.4 258 2920 11.3 19 16.1 182.5 4492 29 38

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
22 Johnny Bailey 23 KR/PR 16 1 36 399 1 95 11.1 23 363 0 30 15.8 848
29 Dennis Gentry 31 wr 14 5 18 388 0 59 21.6 751
31 Mark Green 23 rb 12 1 7 112 0 20 16.0 264
30 James Rouse 24 16 0 3 17 0 10 5.7 73
55 John Roper 25 14 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
96 Tim Ryan 23 15 0 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -1
33 Lars Tate 24 3 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 5
Team Total 26.3 16 36 399 1 95 11.1 54 879 0 59 16.3 6541
Opp Total 16 39 322 0 8.3 73 1494 0 20.5

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player 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 30 P 16 0 76 3073 59 2 40.4
6 Kevin Butler 28 K 16 0 1 1 8 8 8 5 13 8 7 4 37 26 70.3%% 37 36 97.3%%
Team Total 26.3 16 1 1 8 8 8 5 13 8 7 4 37 26 70.3%% 37 36 97.3%% 76 3073 59 2 40.4
Opp Total 16 28 22 78.6%% 31 28 90.3%% 74 2805 37.9

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
20 Mark Carrier* 22 FS 16 16 10 39 0 14 0 5 0 2 16 0 122 0
23 Shaun Gayle 28 SS 16 16 1.0 2 5 0 5 0 4 0 3 2 0 125 0
95 Richard Dent* 30 RDE 16 16 12.0 3 21 0 15 0 2 0 3 45 1 81 0
93 Trace Armstrong 25 LDE 16 16 10.0 2 0 2 0 0 82 0
76 Steve McMichael 33 rdt 16 7 4.0 71 0
21 Donnell Woolford 24 LCB 13 13 2.0 3 18 0 9 0 70 0
72 William Perry 28 LDT 16 16 4.0 70 0
49 David Tate 26 db 16 1 54 0
54 Ron Cox 22 13 0 3.0 28 0
26 John Mangum 23 10 0 1 0 1 0 0 13 0
53 Dante Jones 25 2 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 9 0
22 Johnny Bailey 23 KR/PR 16 1 0 8 4 0 0
4 Jim Harbaugh 27 QB 14 14 0 8 3 -4 0
32 Lemuel Stinson 24 RCB 10 10 6 66 0 30 0
51 Jim Morrissey 28 LLB 16 16 2 12 0 12 0 0 0 3 0 0
25 Brad Muster 25 FB 16 15 0 3 1 0 0
59 Ron Rivera 28 RLB 14 14 2 13 0 13 0 0 0 2 0 0
64 Glenell Sanders 24 2 0 2 0
37 Maurice Douglass 26 11 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0
36 Markus Paul 24 16 0 2 49 0 26 0 0 1 0 0 0
35 Neal Anderson* 26 RB 15 14 0 2 0 0 0
52 Mickey Pruitt 25 lb 16 2 1.0 0 0 1 0 0
50 Mike Singletary* 32 MLB 16 16 1.0 0 0 1 0 0
18 Mike Tomczak 28 qb 16 2 0 2 0 -2 0
8 Maury Buford 30 P 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
82 Wendell Davis 24 WR 14 12 0 1 0 0 0
67 Jerry Fontenot 24 c 16 2 0 1 0 0 0
29 Dennis Gentry 31 wr 14 5 0 1 0 0 0
24 Vestee Jackson 27 rcb 16 8 1 45 1 45 0
55 John Roper 25 14 0 1.0
57 Tom Thayer 29 RG 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
80 James Thornton 25 TE 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.3 16 41.0 31 268 1 45 0 15 29 28 58 1 728 0
Opp Total 16 43 38 24

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
6 Kevin Butler 28 K 16 0 36 26 114
35 Neal Anderson* 26 RB 15 14 10 3 13 78
25 Brad Muster 25 FB 16 15 6 6 36
4 Jim Harbaugh 27 QB 14 14 4 4 24
82 Wendell Davis 24 WR 14 12 3 3 18
84 Ron Morris 26 WR 15 15 3 3 18
29 Dennis Gentry 31 wr 14 5 2 2 12
18 Mike Tomczak 28 qb 16 2 2 2 12
22 Johnny Bailey 23 KR/PR 16 1 1 1 6
86 Cap Boso 27 te 13 1 1 1 6
95 Richard Dent* 30 RDE 16 16 1 1 6
31 Mark Green 23 rb 12 1 1 1 6
24 Vestee Jackson 27 rcb 16 8 1 1 6
80 James Thornton 25 TE 16 16 1 1 6
Team Total 26.3 16 22 14 1 1 1 39 36 26 348
Opp Total 16 10 19 2 28 22 280

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1990-09-09 SEA W, 17-0 2 17 rush Neal Anderson 17 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
2 1990-09-09 SEA W, 17-0 4 4 rush Neal Anderson 4 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
3 1990-09-16 @ GNB W, 31-13 2 1 rush Neal Anderson 1 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
4 1990-09-16 @ GNB W, 31-13 2 2 rush Jim Harbaugh 2 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
5 1990-09-16 @ GNB W, 31-13 3 40 pass Ron Morris 40 yard pass from Jim Harbaugh (Kevin Butler kick)
6 1990-09-16 @ GNB W, 31-13 4 16 pass Neal Anderson 16 yard pass from Jim Harbaugh (Kevin Butler kick)
7 1990-09-23 MIN W, 19-16 2 8 rush Neal Anderson 8 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
8 1990-09-30 @ RAI L, 10-24 1 80 pass Dennis Gentry 80 yard pass from Jim Harbaugh (Kevin Butler kick)
9 1990-10-07 GNB W, 27-13 1 3 rush Neal Anderson 3 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
10 1990-10-07 GNB W, 27-13 3 6 rush Mike Tomczak 6 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
11 1990-10-07 GNB W, 27-13 4 2 pass Cap Boso 2 yard pass from Mike Tomczak (Kevin Butler kick)
12 1990-10-14 RAM W, 38-9 1 12 pass Neal Anderson 12 yard pass from Jim Harbaugh (Kevin Butler kick)
13 1990-10-14 RAM W, 38-9 1 12 rush Jim Harbaugh 12 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
14 1990-10-14 RAM W, 38-9 2 18 pass Ron Morris 18 yard pass from Jim Harbaugh (Kevin Butler kick)
15 1990-10-14 RAM W, 38-9 2 13 rush Brad Muster 13 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
16 1990-10-14 RAM W, 38-9 4 15 rush Neal Anderson 15 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
17 1990-10-28 @ PHO W, 31-21 1 2 rush Neal Anderson 2 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
18 1990-10-28 @ PHO W, 31-21 2 1 rush Jim Harbaugh 1 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
19 1990-10-28 @ PHO W, 31-21 2 67 pass Ron Morris 67 yard pass from Jim Harbaugh (Kevin Butler kick)
20 1990-10-28 @ PHO W, 31-21 2 2 rush Neal Anderson 2 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
21 1990-11-04 @ TAM W, 26-6 2 12 rush Brad Muster 12 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
22 1990-11-04 @ TAM W, 26-6 2 1 rush Neal Anderson 1 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
23 1990-11-04 @ TAM W, 26-6 3 19 pass Dennis Gentry 19 yard pass from Jim Harbaugh
24 1990-11-11 ATL W, 30-24 2 8 rush Neal Anderson 8 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
25 1990-11-11 ATL W, 30-24 2 8 pass Wendell Davis 8 yard pass from Jim Harbaugh (Kevin Butler kick)
26 1990-11-11 ATL W, 30-24 3 1 rush Brad Muster 1 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
27 1990-11-11 ATL W, 30-24 4 45 interception Vestee Jackson 45 yard interception return
28 1990-11-18 @ DEN W, 16-13 3 10 rush Brad Muster 10 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
29 1990-11-25 @ MIN L, 13-41 3 10 pass Mark Green 10 yard pass from Jim Harbaugh (Kevin Butler kick)
30 1990-12-02 DET W, 23-17 2 6 rush Brad Muster 6 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
31 1990-12-02 DET W, 23-17 2 2 rush Jim Harbaugh 2 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
32 1990-12-02 DET W, 23-17 5 50 pass Neal Anderson 50 yard pass from Jim Harbaugh
33 1990-12-16 @ DET L, 21-38 1 1 rush Brad Muster 1 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
34 1990-12-16 @ DET L, 21-38 3 45 fumble Richard Dent 45 yard fumble return (Kevin Butler kick)
35 1990-12-16 @ DET L, 21-38 4 8 pass Wendell Davis 8 yard pass from Peter Tom Willis (Kevin Butler kick)
36 1990-12-23 TAM W, 27-14 2 1 rush Mike Tomczak 1 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
37 1990-12-23 TAM W, 27-14 2 18 pass Wendell Davis 18 yard pass from Mike Tomczak (Kevin Butler kick)
38 1990-12-23 TAM W, 27-14 3 12 pass James Thornton 12 yard pass from Mike Tomczak (Kevin Butler kick)
39 1990-12-29 KAN L, 10-21 2 95 punt Johnny Bailey 95 yard punt return (Kevin Butler kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1990-09-16 @ GNB L, 13-31 1 10 rush Keith Woodside 10 yard rush (Chris Jacke kick)
2 1990-09-23 MIN L, 16-19 4 17 pass Hassan Jones 17 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Donald Igwebuike kick)
3 1990-09-30 @ RAI W, 24-10 1 1 rush Marcus Allen 1 yard rush (Jeff Jaeger kick)
4 1990-09-30 @ RAI W, 24-10 2 1 fumble Greg Townsend 1 yard fumble return (Jeff Jaeger kick)
5 1990-09-30 @ RAI W, 24-10 4 3 rush Marcus Allen 3 yard rush (Jeff Jaeger kick)
6 1990-10-07 GNB L, 13-27 4 76 pass Sterling Sharpe 76 yard pass from Don Majkowski (Chris Jacke kick)
7 1990-10-14 RAM L, 9-38 3 11 pass Buford McGee 11 yard pass from Jim Everett
8 1990-10-28 @ PHO L, 21-31 2 3 pass J.T. Smith 3 yard pass from Timm Rosenbach (Al Del Greco kick)
9 1990-10-28 @ PHO L, 21-31 3 21 rush Johnny Johnson 21 yard rush (Al Del Greco kick)
10 1990-10-28 @ PHO L, 21-31 4 40 pass Roy Green 40 yard pass from Timm Rosenbach (Al Del Greco kick)
11 1990-11-04 @ TAM L, 6-26 4 5 pass Bruce Perkins 5 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (run failed)
12 1990-11-11 ATL L, 24-30 3 5 pass Tracy Johnson 5 yard pass from Chris Miller (Greg Davis kick)
13 1990-11-11 ATL L, 24-30 4 1 rush Steve Broussard 1 yard rush (Greg Davis kick)
14 1990-11-11 ATL L, 24-30 4 11 pass Andre Rison 11 yard pass from Chris Miller (Greg Davis kick)
15 1990-11-18 @ DEN L, 13-16 4 9 rush John Elway 9 yard rush (David Treadwell kick)
16 1990-11-25 @ MIN W, 41-13 1 2 rush Herschel Walker 2 yard rush (Fuad Reveiz kick)
17 1990-11-25 @ MIN W, 41-13 2 17 pass Herschel Walker 17 yard pass from Rich Gannon (Fuad Reveiz kick)
18 1990-11-25 @ MIN W, 41-13 2 5 pass Hassan Jones 5 yard pass from Rich Gannon (Fuad Reveiz kick)
19 1990-11-25 @ MIN W, 41-13 2 22 pass Anthony Carter 22 yard pass from Rich Gannon (Fuad Reveiz kick)
20 1990-11-25 @ MIN W, 41-13 3 33 fumble Mike Merriweather 33 yard fumble return (Fuad Reveiz kick)
21 1990-12-02 DET L, 17-23 1 1 rush Rodney Peete 1 yard rush (Eddie Murray kick)
22 1990-12-02 DET L, 17-23 4 22 pass Richard Johnson 22 yard pass from Bob Gagliano (Eddie Murray kick)
23 1990-12-09 @ WAS W, 10-9 3 8 pass Gary Clark 8 yard pass from Mark Rypien (Chip Lohmiller kick)
24 1990-12-16 @ DET W, 38-21 2 20 pass Robert Clark 20 yard pass from Rodney Peete (Eddie Murray kick)
25 1990-12-16 @ DET W, 38-21 2 44 pass Richard Johnson 44 yard pass from Rodney Peete (Eddie Murray kick)
26 1990-12-16 @ DET W, 38-21 2 1 pass Robert Clark 1 yard pass from Rodney Peete (Eddie Murray kick)
27 1990-12-16 @ DET W, 38-21 3 68 pass Terry Greer 68 yard pass from Rodney Peete (Eddie Murray kick)
28 1990-12-16 @ DET W, 38-21 4 1 rush Barry Sanders 1 yard rush (Eddie Murray kick)
29 1990-12-23 TAM L, 14-27 1 5 pass Mark Carrier 5 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (Steve Christie kick)
30 1990-12-23 TAM L, 14-27 4 4 pass Bruce Hill 4 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (Steve Christie kick)
31 1990-12-29 KAN W, 21-10 3 3 rush Christian Okoye 3 yard rush