2. Jan. 3, 1987: Redskins 27, Bears 13. Bears fans craved more than the Super Bowl XX championship from a team that boasted one of the most dominant defenses in NFL history and the league's all-time leading rusher at the time, Walter Payton. After finishing 14-2 during the 1986 regular season, the Bears appeared to be on another Super Bowl mission, but the Redskins bounced them in the divisional round at Soldier Field. The Bears trailed 14-13 entering the fourth quarter, when Payton fumbled and the Redskins responded with an 83-yard touchdown drive. Washington added a pair of field goals to douse Chicago's dreams of back-to-back titles.
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