“As usual, we got ourselves in trouble early and came back,” said Coach Joe Gibbs, now in his fourth NFC championship game in seven seasons as head coach. Wide receiver Kelvin Harmon speaks with Voice of the Redskins Larry Michael on Redskins Nation. Early in the game, the Bears took advantage of a couple of Redskins mistakes. Defensive Coordinator, Jack Del Rio, stops by the Redskins Nation desk to talk about the upcoming season. Or write about sports? Then in the final minutes, they simply held on for dear life, running legend Walter Payton out of bounds at the Chicago 43 a yard short of a first down with 31 seconds left to end the Bears’ final possession, and the running back’s storied career. About logos. 17. Part one of Redskins Quarterback Alex Smith's interview with The Voice of the Redskins Larry Michael on Redskins Nation. The instant replay review showed McKinnon did not have possession, and the call was reversed. Do you have a blog? The season was a shortened due to the 1987 NFL strike. Schroeder, originally hoping to throw, took the snap, then got up and wheeled around, attempting to run outside. ”When somebody disrespects you like they did us, it gets you incredibly fired up,” said Mann. Washington Redskins 0 at New York Giants 17 on January 11th, 1987 - Full team and player stats and box score ... NFC Championship - Washington Redskins at New York Giants - January 11th, 1987. via Sports Logos.net. Do you have a sports website? 16-2. Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera joins voice of the Redskins Larry Michael at the Nation desk for an exclusive interview. We sent this offer to email@example.com, Pulling back the curtain on the tech and politics behind ‘Watch Dogs: Legion’, ‘Valorant’ Act 3 brings new map, agent and skins, Hail or Fail: Cole Holcomb wasn’t about to let Ezekiel Elliott keep him from sacking Andy Dalton. They went on this way for most of the period. Themselves. After the Bears’ Kevin Butler was short on a 48-yard field goal attempt into the 12 mph wind, the Redskins got their opportunity to tie with 1:49 remaining. Scott Turner, stops by the Redskins Nation desk to discuss his new role as Offensive coordinator of the Washington Redskins. All rights reserved. “No one thought the Redskins could do it. The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. Gibbs loves going into halftime with an emotional boost. Prince Georges County Executive Angela Alsobrooks joins Larry Michael for an exclusive interview discussing the latest actions by Prince Georges County to provide testing sites for the states constituents. View the 1987 Washington Redskins schedule, results and scores for regular season, preseason and postseason NFL games. New York Giants. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? Three plays later, Rogers scored. Defensive Coordinator, Jack Del Rio, stops by the Redskins Nation desk to talk about his first week with the Washington Redskins. Washington Redskins players listed alphabetically or numerically. But the crowd was too loud and Washington’s receivers never heard the call. There were two anxious late moments for the Redskins. The Mayor of Richmond Levar Stoney sits down with the Voice of the Redskins Larry Michael on Redskins Nation. The two also discuss the impact first round draft pick Chase Young will have on the football field. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. Sanders caught a 13-yard pass and was hit late by cornerback Maurice Douglass. Rookie Timmy Smith entered the game the next time the Redskins had the ball and Rogers returned for just one play -- his touchdown run. The Redskins scored on their next possession, when Williams found Sanders for the 32-yard gain over the middle on an out-pattern that the wide receiver turned back to the middle of the field. The Redskins rejoiced, thinking the game was over. Check out part two of Vernon Davis' interview on Redskins Nation! “I thought we were in big-time trouble.”. Didier said Williams threw the pass before Didier made his cut. The Redskins called a timeout with 1:13 left. They took the lead for good on an acrobatic 52-yard punt return by Darrell Green, who sprained rib cartilage on the third-quarter play and had to leave the game; he will be evaluated on a daily basis this week. After trying to throw on their first series without success, the Bears kept the ball on the ground this time, and running back Calvin Thomas finally scored on a two-yard touchdown run with 6:23 left in the first quarter. the official stats partner of the NFL. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. He was replaced admirably by the team’s top draft choice, Brian Davis, who was beaten only once, by speedster Willie Gault on a 44-yard reception. Part two of Redskins Quarterback Alex Smith's interview with The Voice of the Redskins Larry Michael on Redskins Nation. Newly named Redskins head coach Ron Rivera stops by the Nation desk for his first time in this exclusive interview. It was the second time in as many years that the Redskins came into Soldier Field and beat the Bears to advance to the NFC title game. Take a look back at the Redskins' 1987 Super Bowl victory over the Denver Broncos, 42-10! The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. Rookie wide receiver Terry McLaurin joins voice of the Redskins Larry Michael at the Redskins Nation desk to talk about the start of the season and the upcoming matchup against the Dallas Cowboys. We present them here for purely educational purposes. Smith gained 66 yards on 16 carries. Matt Ioannidis recorded 9 tackles in Sunday's games against the San Francisco 49ers. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Redskins coaching intern Jennifer King told Redskins Nation she eventually wants to become an NFL coordinator. Their joy was absolutely warranted. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. They weren’t. “Who would have thought that a couple days ago?”. The Bears seemed just one McMahon miracle away from taking the lead. Gary Clark caught two passes for 23 yards, and, after two incompletions, Williams spotted Didier over the middle for his touchdown with 51 seconds left in the half. Meanwhile, the Washington defense, holding McMahon to less than 200 yards passing (197), intercepted him three times in the second half, one by cornerback Barry Wilburn in the end zone to snuff out a possible go-ahead Chicago touchdown in the fourth quarter. Williams, who threw for 207 yards on a 14-for-29 day, converted on seven of 14 third-down attempts, including three that led to Washington touchdowns. Three plays later, McMahon threw to Dennis McKinnon at the Washington 46. Our look back continues with a playoff win over the Bears in 1987. A 14-yard pass to Didier took the ball to the Chicago 3 moments later, and Rogers took it over right tackle for the touchdown with 4:51 left in the half. That left the fourth quarter. The penalty took the ball to the Chicago 41. Nate Kaczor appears on Redskins Nation to discuss retaining his role as Special Teams coordinator and working alongside new staff. Terry McLaurin had 4 catches for 100 yards and 2 touchdowns in Sundays win over the Miami Dolphins! He bobbled the ball, then lost it, and Davis recovered what the officials called a fumble. The ball was kicked and rolled about 20 yards downfield, until defensive tackle Steve McMichael pounced on it at the Washington 30. Reporting archive: Trump’s financial records, depositions and interview transcripts. Desktop notifications are on | Turn off, Get breaking news alerts from The Washington Post, Jan 11, 1988: Green Returns Redskins to Title Game: McMahon, Bears Fall, 21-17. After his family fought a battle with breast cancer, Marc Heyison created Men Against breast Cancer to help support survivors of the disease. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. He slipped, however, and the Bears gained possession at their 25. But it wasn’t. The Bears had one more chance on fourth down, but Payton gained only seven of the necessary eight yards on a swing pass. For the fourth time this season, a Williams fumble set up an opponents’ touchdown. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. And defensive end Charles Mann had another outstanding game, sacking McMahon three times for 20 yards. Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Monday, October 26, 6:42AM. His team got the physical lift it needed when Green, a swift, star cornerback, hurdled and dashed his way 52 yards with a punt for the game-winning touchdown with 11:40 left in the third quarter. Washington Redskins roster for the 1987 NFL season. Williams tried a quarterback sneak, but he was stopped short, and the Bears took over. Find out more. Copyright © 2020 Washington Football Team. Offensive tackle Donald Penn sits down with the Voice of the Redskins Larry Michael on Redskins Nation. This time, they are favored by four to beat the upstart Vikings at RFK, where the Redskins won their last NFC titles, in 1982 and 1983. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. After today’s game, the Redskins said they’ve never been happier. On first down at the Chicago 45, Williams, starting in place of the benched Jay Schroeder, was blindsided by defensive end Richard Dent and fumbled 5 1/2 minutes into the game. Head Coach Jay Gruden speaks to Voice of the Redskins Larry Michael about building team chemistry, presented by Lewis-Price. Pro-Football-Reference utilizes Official NFL data for current NFL seasons. Data Provided By Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Last year, the Redskins won here, 27-13, but lost the championship game to the New York Giants, 17-0. Little did the Redskins know it, but they were about to catch fire. ”As usual, nobody thought we could win, except us,” said offensive tackle Mark May. Join our linker program.