Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19  Chicago Bears 27 Sunday 6 October 1985 at Tampa Stadium
SCORING TB 10:56-2Q Igwebuike FG19 TB 6:22-2Q House 21 pass from DeBerg (kick failed) TB 1:51-2Q Igwebuike FG38 CHI 0:01-2Q Butler FG30 CHI 3:40-3Q McKinnon 21 pass from McMahon (Butler kick) CHI 0:00-3Q Butler FG30 CHI 7:51-4Q Payton 4 run (Butler kick) TB 5:21-4Q Carter 25 pass from DeBerg (Igwebuike kick) CHI 0:52-4Q Payton 9 run (Butler kick)
Steve DeBerg's 346-yard passing was the most given up by the famed 46 defense on the way to the Super Bowl and once again, the Bucs dominated the first half against the Bears just as they had in Week 1 in Soldier Field.   And once again, Chicago came back to win it in the second half, two Walter Payton TDs doing the damage. James Wilder was stopped in his bid for a record seventh straight 100-yard rushing game.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: Wilder 18-29, DeBerg 1-0, Springs 1-(-2). BEARS: Payton 16-63, McMahon 8-46, Suhey 6-38, Thomas 1-3, Gault 1-(-3). PASSING BUCS: DeBerg 43-23-346-2-2. BEARS: McMahon 34-22-292-2-1. RECEIVING BUCS: Giles 7-112, House 6-100, Wilder 4-31, J.Bell 3-50, Carter 2-46, Magee 1-7. BEARS: Moorehead 8-114, Suhey 5-30, McKinnon 4-67, Gault 2- 56, Payton 1-9, Margerum 1-9, Thomas 1-7. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Greenwood 2-5. BEARS: Duerson 1-37, Frazier 1-0. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Freeman 2-79, Bright 1-16. BEARS: Gault 2-62, Gentry 2-57. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Bright 2-34. BEARS: Taylor 1-5. SACKS BUCS: Washington 0.5-3, Green 0.5-3. BEARS: none.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 66 Yarno DE 78 Cannon LG 72 Courson DT 76 Logan C 60 Grimes DE 90 Holmes RG 62 Farrell LOLB 51 Washington RT 73 Heller LILB 58 Davis TE 88 Giles RILB 52 Brantley TE 82 Bell ROLB 53 Green WR 87 Carter LCB 23 Castille WR 89 House RCB 21 Holt RB 32 Wilder SS 30 Greenwood QB 17 DeBerg FS 44 Sully PLAYED 1 Igwebuike, 5 Garcia, 7 Risher, 20 Springs, 24 Prior, 29 Bright, 31 Curry, 40 Armstrong, 47 Dombrowski, 54 Randle, 56 Johnson, 57 Browner, 65 Fielder, 67 Morgan, 68 Mallory, 75 Lindstrom, 79 Kaplan, 81 Freeman, 83 T Bell, 85 Witte, 86 Magee DID NOT PLAY 8 Young, 64 Shearin
COMMENTARY CREW Tim Ryan and Johnny Morris
GAME HIGHLIGHTS           Click on the boxes below to watch the clip Kevin House had the first Buccaneer touchdown of the game David Greenwood had two picks of Jim McMahon - this is the first The Bucs pulled a score back in the fourth quarter when Gerald Carter beat linebacker coverage