1991 Chicago Bears season
Head Coach Mike Ditka
Home Field Soldier Field
Results
Record 11–5
Place 2nd NFC Central
Playoff Finish Lost NFC Wild Card
Timeline
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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 | edit source]

NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

1991 Chicago Bears final staff
Front Office
  • Chairman of the Board – Ed McCaskey
  • President/Chief Executive Officer – Michael McCaskey
  • Vice President of Player Personnel – Bill Tobin
  • Assistant Director of Player Personnel – Rod Graves

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  Defensive Coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator – Vince Tobin
  • Defensive Line – John Levra
  • Linebackers – Dave McGinnis
  • Defensive Backs – Zaven Yaralian

Special Teams Coaches

  • Special Teams/Tight Ends – Steve Kazor


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Roster[edit | edit source]

1991 Chicago Bears roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

Template:1991 NFC Central standings

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
Wildcard December 29 Dallas Cowboys L 17-13
62,594

References[edit | edit source]

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