On This Date 1/10/1988
The Washington Redskins eliminated the Chicago Bears in the Divisional Playoffs for the second straight season, winning 21-17 at Soldier Field in Walter Payton’s final NFL Game. The Bears had gotten off to a great start taking a 14-0 lead. The Redskins rallied and took the lead as Jim McMahon was picked off three times. Seeking to take the lead, Payton is forced out of bounds, one yard short of a first down marker.