1991 Chicago Bears season

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1991 Chicago Bears season
Head coach Mike Ditka
Home field Soldier Field
Results
Record 11–5
Division place 2nd NFC Central
Playoff finish Lost NFC Wild Card
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1990 1992 >

The 1991 Chicago Bears season was their 72nd regular season and 21st postseason completed in the National Football League. The Bears returned to the playoffs for a second consecutive season as one of three NFC Wild Cards, finishing with an 11–5 record and in second place in the NFC Central. They were beaten, however, by the Dallas Cowboys in their first playoff game. This was Mike Ditka's last playoff game as a head coach.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1991 NFL Draft
1991 Chicago Bears NFL Draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Pick
1 22 Stan Thomas OT Texas
2 49 Chris Zorich DT Notre Dame
3 78 Chris Gardocki P Clemson
4 105 Joe Johnson DB North Carolina State
5 134 Anthony Morgan WR Tennessee
6 161 Darren Lewis RB Texas A&M
7 190 Paul Justin QB Arizona State
8 217 Larry Horton DB Texas A&M
9 245 Mike Stonebreaker LB Notre Dame
10 272 Tom Backes DE Oklahoma
11 301 Stacy Long G Clemson
12 328 John Cook DT Washington

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1991 Chicago Bears staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches


[1]

Roster[edit]

1991 Chicago Bears roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 1, 1991 Minnesota Vikings W 10–6
64,112
2 September 8, 1991 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 21–20
65,625
3 September 15, 1991 New York Giants W 20–17
64,829
4 September 23, 1991 New York Jets W 19–13
65,255
5 September 29, 1991 at Buffalo Bills L 35–20
80,366
6 October 6, 1991 Washington Redskins L 20–7
64,941
7 Bye
8 October 17, 1991 at Green Bay Packers W 10–0
58,435
9 October 27, 1991 at New Orleans Saints W 20–17
68,591
10 November 3, 1991 Detroit Lions W 20–10
57,281
11 November 11, 1991 at Minnesota Vikings W 34–17
59,001
12 November 17, 1991 at Indianapolis Colts W 31–17
60,519
13 November 24, 1991 Miami Dolphins L 16–13
58,288
14 November 28, 1991 at Detroit Lions L 16–6
78,879
15 December 8, 1991 Green Bay Packers W 27–13
62,353
16 December 14, 1991 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 27–0
54,719
17 December 23, 1991 at San Francisco 49ers L 52–14
60,419

Standings[edit]

NFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA
Detroit Lions 12 4 0 .750 339 295
Chicago Bears 11 5 0 .688 299 269
Minnesota Vikings 8 8 0 .500 301 306
Green Bay Packers 4 12 0 .250 273 313
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 13 0 .188 199 365

Playoffs[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Wild Card December 29, 1991 Dallas Cowboys L 17–13
62,594

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1991 Chicago Bears Media Guide. p. 4.