Week 8, 1987

played in Chicago, IL

54 degrees, fair, 1 mph wind

Minnesota Vikings3300-6
Chicago Bears77316-33

Scoring Summary
1Q: 07:27 MIN - Paul McFadden 28 field goal
1Q: 03:40 CHI - Jeff Chadwick 24 pass from Neil Lomax (Roger Ruzek extra point)
2Q: 11:59 MIN - Paul McFadden 46 field goal
2Q: 05:12 CHI - Kevin House 9 pass from Neil Lomax (Roger Ruzek extra point)
3Q: 09:06 CHI - Roger Ruzek 35 field goal
4Q: 13:03 CHI - Roger Ruzek 20 field goal
4Q: 05:39 CHI - Roger Ruzek 35 field goal
4Q: 03:22 CHI - Keith Griffin 80 run (Roger Ruzek extra point)
4Q: 01:40 CHI - Roger Ruzek 33 field goal

Team StatisticsMINCHI
Record4-46-1
First Downs1219
- by Rushing45
- by Passing713
- by Penalty11
Total Net Yards250408
- Offensive Plays5770
- Yards per Play4.395.83
Net Rushing Yards85140
- Rushing Attempts1827
- Yards per Rush4.725.19
Net Passing Yards165268
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt38 - 23 - 238 - 23 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards170291
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/55/23
- Yards per Pass Play4.236.23
Fumbles/Lost0/01/0
3rd Down Conversions2/128/17
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.810.6
4th Down Conversions0/10/0
Penalties/Yards5/536/55
Punt Returns/Yards3/424/37
Kick Returns/Yards3/601/27
Interception Ret./Yards0/02/23
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits25
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/11/4
Avg. Drive StartOWN 25OWN 35
Time of Possession25:0734:53

Drive Charts

Minnesota Vikings
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:594:39OWN 201169Field Goal
13:290:57OWN 2535Punt
11:541:39OWN 42421Interception
214:523:01OWN 30541Field Goal
29:200:29OWN 1830Punt
25:063:13OWN 25619Punt
315:002:11OWN 2558Punt
39:011:41OWN 1034Punt
36:111:36OWN 4239Punt
412:552:17OWN 837Punt
45:312:09OWN 37561Interception
43:050:56OWN 1843Downs
41:341:34OWN 3023Game
Chicago Bears
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:01OWN 25611Punt
17:203:51OWN 31769Touchdown
12:320:38OWN 193-5Punt
10:150:23OPP 483-5Punt
211:512:31OWN 25610Punt
28:513:45OPP 38838Touchdown
21:531:53OWN 15317Half
312:493:48OWN 29853Field Goal
37:201:09OWN 433-1Punt
34:356:40OWN 201377Field Goal
410:385:07OWN 42740Field Goal
43:220:17OWN 20180Touchdown
42:090:35OPP 2135Field Goal

Game MVP: Neil Lomax, Chicago Bears

Rushing Statistics

MinnesotaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Junior Tautalatasi10505.001320
QB Steve Grogan6315.171310
RB Tony Nathan242.00200
ChicagoAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Keith Griffin171176.888021
RB Kenneth Davis9232.56800
FB Thomas Wilcher100.00000

Passing Statistics

MinnesotaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Grogan32191691/5036247.5
Luc Tousignant6410/002070.1
ChicagoAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Neil Lomax38232915/232380101.9

Receiving Statistics

MinnesotaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Drew Hill59387.607260
WR Reggie Langhorne4782.00640
FB Santiago Erickson334113.6732340
TE David Little354916.3321360
WR Hassan Jones343210.672180
RB James Brooks2200.00410
TE Chris Kelley2231.50030
RB Chester Phillips11-1-1.000-10
RB Tony Nathan0200.00000
WR Art Monk0100.00000
TE Keith Lester0100.00000
RB Junior Tautalatasi0100.00000
ChicagoCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Gary Anderson710659.299190
WR Kevin House488721.7564381
WR Jeff Chadwick468320.7560251
WR Don Holmes46358.7525180
RB Kenneth Davis2494.50060
RB Keith Griffin1155.00450
WR Louis Lipps1277.00170
FB Thomas Wilcher0100.00000

Interception Statistics

MinnesotaIntsYardsAvgTD
ChicagoIntsYardsAvgTD
S Deron Cherry100.000
CB Darrell Green12323.000

Fumble Statistics

MinnesotaFumbRecovForceTD
S Kerry Justin0010
ChicagoFumbRecovForceTD
RB Kenneth Davis1000
WR Louis Lipps0100

Punting Statistics

MinnesotaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Dakota Gonzalez732246.037.9602
ChicagoPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Lee Johnson521643.234.8512

Kicking Statistics

MinnesotaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Paul McFadden2/21/10/0460/0
ChicagoFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Roger Ruzek4/40/00/0353/3

Punt Return Statistics

MinnesotaRetYardsAvgTD
Reggie Langhorne34214.00
ChicagoRetYardsAvgTD
Keith Griffin4379.30

Kick Return Statistics

MinnesotaRetYardsAvgTD
Lyle Pickens36020.00
ChicagoRetYardsAvgTD
Louis Lipps12727.00

Defensive Statistics

MinnesotaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Lester Boyd720.02530
S Kerry Justin620.02532
DE Robert Thompson520.02630
ILB Reggie McKenzie520.02429
CB Vann McElroy510.02743
S Eugene Robinson500.02025
CB Eric Thomas500.02542
DE Mark Jerue301.52642
CB Eugene Daniel301.01022
DT Todd Liebenstein360.02742
DT Gerald Williams222.02531
S Jeff Donaldson120.01021
OLB Ken Woodard110.0158
S Bo Metcalf110.0212
QB Steve Grogan10---------
RB Tony Nathan10---------
DE Jim Herrmann020.5214
OLB Micah Moon010.0212
ChicagoTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Ray Phillips820.01530
ILB Whitney Paul710.01732
DE Bruce Smith600.01738
S Deron Cherry310.01022
CB Darrell Green300.01838
DE Larry White210.5624
OLB Jesse Penn230.01330
S Tim McDonald220.01835
DE Mike Clark200.01318
CB Leslie Frazier200.0314
DT Toby Williams100.51018
CB Mike Mince100.0317
CB Mark Murphy100.01018
CB Gill Byrd100.01625
S Vencie Glenn100.0820
ILB Eric Fairs020.057
DT Jumpy Geathers010.0821

Pass Rush Statistics

MinnesotaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Gerald Williams2.000031
DE Mark Jerue1.512142
CB Eugene Daniel1.000022
DE Jim Herrmann0.500014
CB Vann McElroy0.010043
DE Robert Thompson0.002030
ChicagoSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Larry White0.500024
DT Toby Williams0.500018
DE Bruce Smith0.002038
DE Mike Clark0.001018
OLB Ray Phillips0.001030
OLB Michael Reid0.001021
OLB Jesse Penn0.000130

Pass Defense Statistics

MinnesotaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Eric Thomas51042
CB Vann McElroy40043
OLB Lester Boyd30030
S Kerry Justin21032
DE Robert Thompson20030
CB Eugene Daniel20022
S Eugene Robinson20025
S Jeff Donaldson11021
S Bo Metcalf10012
ILB Reggie McKenzie10029
ChicagoCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Ray Phillips50030
ILB Whitney Paul31032
S Deron Cherry30122
OLB Jesse Penn21030
S Tim McDonald21035
CB Leslie Frazier20014
DE Bruce Smith20038
CB Mark Murphy10018
DE Mike Clark10018
DE Larry White10024
S Vencie Glenn10020
CB Darrell Green01138

Blocking Statistics

MinnesotaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Chuck Thomas24018039
T Steve August12018039
G Raleigh McKenzie11018033
T Steve Moore03018139
G Steve Wallace02018039
ChicagoKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Ray Donaldson36027043
T Henry Lawrence22027443
G William Roberts17024043
G Mickey Marvin14027043
G Billy Ard03021116
T Mike Kenn0206027
TE Gary Anderson01026043
T Tom Andrews010300
FB Thomas Wilcher010806

Special Teams Tackles

MinnesotaTacklesSTPlays
Steve Wallace312
Santiago Erickson117
Raleigh McKenzie17
ChicagoTacklesSTPlays
Mark Murphy216
Mike Mince125
Michael Reid123
Vencie Glenn119
Leslie Frazier117

Participation

MinnesotaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Eric Thomas------25421784
CB Vann McElroy------2743474
DT Todd Liebenstein------2742473
DE Mark Jerue------2642472
G Steve Wallace1839------1269
T Steve August1839------966
S Kerry Justin------2532158
OLB Lester Boyd------2530358
G Raleigh McKenzie1833------758
DT Gerald Williams------2531258
T Steve Moore1839---------57
DE Robert Thompson------2630157
C Chuck Thomas1839---------57
ILB Reggie McKenzie------2429154
WR Drew Hill1636---------52
WR Reggie Langhorne1323------1652
QB Steve Grogan1833---------51
S Eugene Robinson------2025449
RB Junior Tautalatasi1318------1849
WR Hassan Jones1629---------45
TE David Little1628---------44
TE Chris Kelley512------2542
OLB Micah Moon------2122438
S Bo Metcalf------2121933
CB Eugene Daniel------1022---32
ILB Lance Sellers------2141632
S Jeff Donaldson------1021---31
FB Santiago Erickson29------1728
OLB Ken Woodard------158124
DE Jim Herrmann------214824
RB Tony Nathan417---------21
RB Chester Phillips01------2021
DT Jim Scott------112720
WR Jamie Holland11------1820
CB Lyle Pickens------001616
CB Maurice Douglass------211316
C Bob White06------915
TE Keith Lester28------111
C Juan Ware00------99
P Dakota Gonzalez00------99
T Roger Caron00------99
RB James Brooks08---------8
WR Art Monk25---------7
QB Luc Tousignant06---------6
K Paul McFadden00------55
DT Darien Hines------11---2
ChicagoRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G William Roberts2443------875
T Henry Lawrence2743---------70
G Mickey Marvin2743---------70
C Ray Donaldson2743---------70
QB Neil Lomax2743---------70
TE Gary Anderson2643---------69
WR Jeff Chadwick2137---------58
CB Darrell Green------1838258
DE Bruce Smith------1738257
S Tim McDonald------1835255
WR Kevin House2033---------53
RB Kenneth Davis1122------1952
OLB Michael Reid------8212352
ILB Whitney Paul------1732251
TE Trey Junkin814------2749
OLB Jesse Penn------1330447
S Vencie Glenn------8201947
G Billy Ard2116------946
RB Keith Griffin1721------846
WR Don Holmes1330------346
CB Mike Mince------3172545
OLB Ray Phillips------1530---45
CB Mark Murphy------10181644
CB Gill Byrd------1625---41
DE Larry White------624939
WR Louis Lipps106------2238
DT Jumpy Geathers------821837
FB Thomas Wilcher86------2236
CB Leslie Frazier------3141734
T Mike Kenn627---------33
S Deron Cherry------1022133
DE Mike Clark------1318---31
DT Toby Williams------1018129
ILB Eric Fairs------571022
K Roger Ruzek00------1212
T Tom Andrews30------912
WR Phil Freeman01------1112
P Lee Johnson00------99
C Ellis Clark00------99
T Ralph Van Dyke00------99
TE Mario Perry12---------3
DE Eric Dorsey------01---1
C Karl Dotson00------11
QB Tom Flick00---------0
TE Eric Kattus00---------0
RB Brent Fullwood00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left122.0
Middle17834.9
Right000.0
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left482.0
Middle16342.1
Right79814.0
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

MinnesotaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Grogan32193124402
Luc Tousignant640100110
ChicagoAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Neil Lomax38234153410

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen77456.4
Short (0-8 Yds)1612352.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)123645.3
Long (19+ Yds)31268.7
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen11913312.1
Short (0-8 Yds)17101015.9
Medium (9-18 Yds)64579.5
Long (19+ Yds)4000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

MinnesotaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Drew Hill95138136
WR Reggie Langhorne7408023
TE David Little53049128
WR Hassan Jones43032029
FB Santiago Erickson3304119
RB Tony Nathan2010017
RB James Brooks220008
TE Chris Kelley2203012
WR Art Monk100005
RB Chester Phillips110-101
TE Keith Lester100008
RB Junior Tautalatasi1000018
ChicagoTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Gary Anderson107065043
WR Kevin House84087233
WR Jeff Chadwick64283237
WR Don Holmes64135030
RB Kenneth Davis4219022
WR Louis Lipps211706
RB Keith Griffin1105021
FB Thomas Wilcher100006

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

MinnesotaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Junior Tautalatasi122.005.00
ChicagoAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Keith Griffin2-1-0.506.88
RB Kenneth Davis2-2-1.002.56

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

MinnesotaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Grogan3000.005.28
ChicagoAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Neil Lomax42235.757.66

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

MinnesotaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Tony Nathan1000.000.00
TE David Little1000.009.80
WR Reggie Langhorne1000.001.14
ChicagoTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Gary Anderson21147.006.50
WR Kevin House1199.0010.88
RB Kenneth Davis1000.002.25

Third Down Rushing Statistics

MinnesotaRushesConversions
QB Steve Grogan10
RB Tony Nathan10
ChicagoRushesConversions
RB Kenneth Davis20
RB Keith Griffin11

Third Down Passing Statistics

MinnesotaAttCompConversions
Steve Grogan952
Luc Tousignant110
ChicagoAttCompConversions
Neil Lomax1287

Third Down Receiving Statistics

MinnesotaTargCatchConversions
WR Drew Hill210
TE David Little221
WR Hassan Jones221
RB Tony Nathan100
WR Art Monk100
RB James Brooks110
WR Reggie Langhorne100
ChicagoTargCatchConversions
WR Kevin House433
WR Jeff Chadwick322
WR Don Holmes211
TE Gary Anderson110
WR Louis Lipps111
RB Kenneth Davis100

SectionAttendance
Stadium50,500 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck14,700 (21,400)
End Zone10,700 (15,400)
Mezzanine6,400 (8,900)
Sideline Seats9,700 (13,600)
Club Seats5,700 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,300 (3,300)