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1991 Chicago Bears

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11-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFC Central Division  · 1991 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.8, Offense: -1.2, Defense: 2.0, SoS: -1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 299 points (18.7/g), 14th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 269 points (16.8/g), 9th.
 Differential of 30 points (1.9/g), 11th.  Expected W-L: 9.0-7.0.

Coach: Mike Ditka (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Greg Landry
 Defensive Coordinator: Vince Tobin
 Other Notable Asst.: Dave McGinnis (Linebackers)

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jim Harbaugh 28 4 16 275 for 478, 3,121 yards, 15 td, 16 int, & 70 rushes for 338 yards and 2 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 26th pick / 1987
RB Neal Anderson* 27 5 12 210 rushes for 747 yards, 6 td, & 47 catches for 368 yards and 3 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 27th pick / 1986
FB Brad Muster 26 3 11 90 rushes for 412 yards, 6 td, & 35 catches for 287 yards and 1 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 23rd pick / 1988
WR Wendell Davis 25 3 16 61 catches for 945 yards, 6 td Chicago Bears / 1st / 27th pick / 1988
WR Tom Waddle 24 2 13 55 catches for 599 yards, 3 td
TE James Thornton 26 3 13 17 catches for 278 yards, 1 td Chicago Bears / 4th / 105th pick / 1988
LT John Wojciechowski 28 4 9 1 fumble recovered
LG Mark Bortz 30 8 9 Chicago Bears / 8th / 219th pick / 1983
C Jay Hilgenberg* 32 10 16
RG Tom Thayer 30 6 16 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 4th / 91st pick / 1983
RT Keith Van Horne 34 10 16 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 11th pick / 1981
 Defensive Starters
LDE Trace Armstrong 26 2 12 1.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 12th pick / 1989
LDT Steve McMichael 34 11 16 9.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered New England Patriots / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1980
RDT William Perry 29 6 16 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 22nd pick / 1985
RDE Richard Dent 31 8 16 10.5 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 8th / 203rd pick / 1983
LLB Jim Morrissey 29 6 11 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 11th / 302nd pick / 1985
MLB Mike Singletary*+ 33 10 16 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 38th pick / 1981
RLB John Roper 26 2 16 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 36th pick / 1989
LCB Donnell Woolford 25 2 15 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 11th pick / 1989
RCB Lemuel Stinson 25 3 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 6th / 161st pick / 1988
SS Shaun Gayle* 29 7 9 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Chicago Bears / 10th / 271st pick / 1984
FS Mark Carrier* 23 1 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 1st / 6th pick / 1990
 Special Teams Starters
K Kevin Butler 29 6 0 19 of 29 field goals & 32 of 34 extra points Chicago Bears / 4th / 105th pick / 1985
P Maury Buford 31 9 0 69 punts for a 40.8 average, 1 blocked San Diego Chargers / 8th / 215th pick / 1982
PR Johnny Bailey 24 1 0 36 punt returns for a 7.8 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 9th / 228th pick / 1990
KR Johnny Bailey 24 1 0 16 kick returns for a 19.4 average and 0 td Chicago Bears / 9th / 228th pick / 1990

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
35 Neal Anderson* 27 RB 13 12 210 5-11 Florida 8/14/1964 5 8 Chicago Bears / 1st / 27th pick / 1986
93 Trace Armstrong 26 LDE 12 12 275 6-4 Arizona St.,Florida 10/5/1965 2 5 Chicago Bears / 1st / 12th pick / 1989
22 Johnny Bailey 24 KR 14 0 190 5-8 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3/17/1967 1 0 Chicago Bears / 9th / 228th pick / 1990
62 Mark Bortz 30 LG 9 9 282 6-6 Iowa 2/12/1961 8 4 Chicago Bears / 8th / 219th pick / 1983
86 Cap Boso 28 te 6 1 232 6-4 Illinois 9/10/1963 5 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 8th / 207th pick / 1986
8 Maury Buford 31 P 16 0 191 6-1 Texas Tech 2/18/1960 9 2 San Diego Chargers / 8th / 215th pick / 1982
6 Kevin Butler 29 K 16 0 215 6-0 Georgia 7/24/1962 6 1 Chicago Bears / 4th / 105th pick / 1985
20 Mark Carrier* 23 FS 16 16 192 6-1 USC 4/28/1968 1 9 Chicago Bears / 1st / 6th pick / 1990
54 Ron Cox 23 6 0 235 6-2 Fresno St. 2/27/1968 1 1 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 33rd pick / 1990
82 Wendell Davis 25 WR 16 16 188 5-11 LSU 1/3/1966 3 9 Chicago Bears / 1st / 27th pick / 1988
95 Richard Dent 31 RDE 16 16 265 6-5 Tennessee St. 12/13/1960 8 8 Chicago Bears / 8th / 203rd pick / 1983
37 Maurice Douglass 27 16 0 210 5-11 Kentucky 2/12/1964 5 1 Chicago Bears / 8th / 221st pick / 1986
67 Jerry Fontenot 25 lg 16 7 300 6-3 Texas A&M 11/21/1966 2 4 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 65th pick / 1989
17 Chris Gardocki 21 4 0 192 6-1 Clemson 2/7/1970 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 78th pick / 1991
23 Shaun Gayle* 29 SS 12 9 202 5-11 Ohio St. 3/8/1962 7 6 Chicago Bears / 10th / 271st pick / 1984
29 Dennis Gentry 32 15 0 181 5-8 Baylor 2/10/1959 9 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 89th pick / 1982
31 Mark Green 24 rb 16 4 184 5-11 Notre Dame 3/22/1967 2 2 Chicago Bears / 5th / 130th pick / 1989
4 Jim Harbaugh 28 QB 16 16 215 6-3 Michigan 12/23/1963 4 13 Chicago Bears / 1st / 26th pick / 1987
38 John Hardy 23 4 0 166 5-10 California 6/11/1968 Rook 0
63 Jay Hilgenberg* 32 C 16 16 259 6-3 Iowa 3/21/1959 10 10
85 Keith Jennings 25 te 10 3 262 6-4 Clemson 5/19/1966 2 1 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 113th pick / 1989
53 Dante Jones 26 16 0 235 6-1 Oklahoma 3/23/1965 3 1 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 51st pick / 1988
88 Glen Kozlowski 29 16 0 200 6-1 BYU 12/31/1962 4 0 Chicago Bears / 11th / 305th pick / 1986
33 Darren Lewis 23 15 0 230 5-10 Texas A&M 11/7/1968 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 6th / 161st pick / 1991
26 John Mangum 24 db 16 1 187 5-10 Alabama 3/16/1967 1 2 Chicago Bears / 6th / 144th pick / 1990
75 Ron Mattes 28 15 0 309 6-6 Virginia 8/8/1963 5 1 Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 193rd pick / 1985
76 Steve McMichael 34 LDT 16 16 270 6-2 Texas 10/17/1957 11 14 New England Patriots / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1980
81 Anthony Morgan 24 wr 14 2 200 6-1 Tennessee 11/15/1967 Rook 2 Chicago Bears / 5th / 134th pick / 1991
84 Ron Morris 27 wr 3 1 190 6-1 SMU 11/4/1964 4 1 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 54th pick / 1987
51 Jim Morrissey 29 LLB 16 11 223 6-3 Michigan St. 12/24/1962 6 5 Chicago Bears / 11th / 302nd pick / 1985
25 Brad Muster 26 FB 11 11 235 6-3 Stanford 4/11/1965 3 6 Chicago Bears / 1st / 23rd pick / 1988
36 Markus Paul 25 ss 14 7 200 6-2 Syracuse 4/1/1966 2 4 Chicago Bears / 4th / 95th pick / 1989
72 William Perry 29 RDT 16 16 335 6-2 Clemson 12/16/1962 6 7 Chicago Bears / 1st / 22nd pick / 1985
59 Ron Rivera 29 llb 16 5 239 6-3 California 1/7/1962 7 3 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 44th pick / 1984
55 John Roper 26 RLB 16 16 232 6-1 Texas A&M 10/4/1965 2 8 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 36th pick / 1989
30 James Rouse 25 rb 14 4 220 6-0 Arkansas 12/18/1966 1 1 Chicago Bears / 8th / 200th pick / 1990
96 Tim Ryan 24 de 16 4 268 6-4 USC 9/8/1967 1 3 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 61st pick / 1990
50 Mike Singletary*+ 33 MLB 16 16 230 6-0 Baylor 10/9/1958 10 15 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 38th pick / 1981
32 Lemuel Stinson 25 RCB 16 16 166 5-9 Texas Tech 5/10/1966 3 8 Chicago Bears / 6th / 161st pick / 1988
58 Mike Stonebreaker 24 16 0 226 6-0 Notre Dame 1/14/1967 Rook 1 Chicago Bears / 9th / 245th pick / 1991
49 David Tate 27 16 0 197 6-1 Colorado 11/22/1964 3 1 Chicago Bears / 8th / 208th pick / 1988
57 Tom Thayer 30 RG 16 16 271 6-4 Notre Dame 8/16/1961 6 8 Chicago Bears / 4th / 91st pick / 1983
60 Stan Thomas 23 lt 15 7 295 6-5 Texas 10/28/1968 Rook 4 Chicago Bears / 1st / 22nd pick / 1991
80 James Thornton 26 TE 16 13 242 6-2 Cal State-Fullerton 2/8/1965 3 3 Chicago Bears / 4th / 105th pick / 1988
78 Keith Van Horne 34 RT 16 16 281 6-6 USC 11/6/1957 10 8 Chicago Bears / 1st / 11th pick / 1981
87 Tom Waddle 24 WR 16 13 185 6-0 Boston Col. 2/20/1967 2 6
71 James Williams 23 14 0 329 6-7 Cheyney 3/29/1968 Rook 1
10 Peter Tom Willis 24 4 0 188 6-2 Florida St. 1/4/1967 1 1 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1990
73 John Wojciechowski 28 LT 16 9 272 6-4 Michigan St. 7/30/1963 4 5
21 Donnell Woolford 25 LCB 15 15 192 5-9 Clemson 1/6/1966 2 6 Chicago Bears / 1st / 11th pick / 1989
97 Chris Zorich 22 12 0 278 6-1 Notre Dame 3/13/1969 Rook 1 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 49th pick / 1991
Team Total 26.6 16 230.1 6-1.4 3.7