Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 Chicago Bears 20
Sunday 20 September 1987 at Soldier Field
CHI5:46-1QPayton 1 run (Butler kick)
TB12:23-2QIgwebuike FG43
CHI8:31-2QAnderson 27 run (Butler kick)
CHI3:20-4QPayton 9 pass from Tomczak (kick failed)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
RUSHING
BUCS: Wilder 17-80, Austin 7-9, DeBerg 1-0.
BEARS: Anderson 16-117, Payton 14-24, Sanders 3-11, Tomczak 1-10, Thomas 2-6.
PASSING
BUCS: DeBerg 36-18-195-2-0, Testaverde 4-1-14-0-0.
BEARS: Tomczak 27-15-150-2-1.
RECEIVING
BUCS: Carter 4-55, Austin 4-36, Wilder 4-29, Magee 3-34, Carrier 2-7, Hall 1-14, Freeman 1-14.
BEARS: Moorehead 6-53, Anderson 4-28, Payton 2-2, Gault 1-46, Morris 1-15, McKinnon 1-6.
INTERCEPTIONS
BUCS: Kemp 1-11, Jones 1-0.
BEARS: Phillips 1-1, Jackson 1-0.
KICK RETURNS
BUCS: Futrell 3-61.
OPPONENTS: Gentry 2-38.
PUNT RETURNS
BUCS: none.
OPPONENTS: McKinnon 5-81.
SACKS
BUCS: Team 1-17.
OPPONENTS: Wilson 2-15, Dent 1-11, Perry 1-10.
GAME REPORTS AND COMMENTS
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The Bears won their ninth straight game against the Bucs in an encounter marked by Walter Payton breaking Jim Brown's NFL touchdown record with his first quarter score.

Vinny Testaverde made his NFL debut following an injury to Steve DeBerg and completed his second NFL pass to Phil Freeman.
OFFENSEDEFENSE
LT72 R.Taylor LDE78 Cannon
LG66 Yarno NT94 Stensrud
C60 Grimes RDE90 Holmes
RG68 Mallory LOLB51 Washington
RT74 Powell LILB58 Davis
WR87 Carter RILB54 Randle
WR89 Carrier ROLB57 Moss
TE86 Magee LCB29 Reynolds
FB39 Austin SS33 Kemp
RB32 Wilder FS20 Woods
QB17 DeBerg RCB22 Jones
SUBSTITUTIONS
1 Igwebuike, 5 Garcia, 14 Testaverde, 23 Anderson, 25 Howard, 31 Gordon, 35 Smith, 36 Futrell, 42 Bartalo, 50 Turk, 52 Brantley, 53 Graham, 56 Walker, 73 Heller , 75 Kellin, 77 Maarleveld, 79 Goode, 81 Freeman, 82 Hall, 98 Keys
DID NOT PLAY
59 Murphy, 83 Holloway, 85 G.Taylor, 93 Sileo
INACTIVE