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1987 Detroit Lions

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4-11-0, Finished 5th in NFC Central Division  · 1987 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -9.9, Offense: -4.5, Defense: -5.4, SoS: -2.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 269 points (17.9/g), 25th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 384 points (25.6/g), 26th.
 Differential of -115 points (-7.7/g), 26th.  Expected W-L: 4.5-10.5.

Coach: Darryl Rogers (4-11-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Bob Baker
 Defensive Coordinator: Wayne Fontes

Stadium: Pontiac Silverdome
 Training Camp: Oakland University (Rochester, Michigan)

Team Info

Principal Owner/Chairman William Clay Ford Sr.
General Manager Russ Thomas
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Penalties
PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD Pen Yds 1stPy
Team Stats 269 4391 933 4.7 37 11 270 275 509 2956 16 26 5.5 156 398 1435 9 3.6 81 86 737 33
Opp. Stats 384 5273 1005 5.2 32 13 314 259 459 3203 23 19 6.4 162 504 2070 18 4.1 122 115 907 30
Lg Rank Offense 25 26 18 3 20 9 17 23 27 20 25 25 23 24
Lg Rank Defense 26 24 18 19 24 9 19 15 14 25 23 23 24 20

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 13 boxscore L 0-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 19 34 17 272 189 83 2 21 353 240 113 3
2 Sun September 20 boxscore L 0-2 @ Los Angeles Raiders 7 27 16 291 244 47 3 25 405 234 171 1
4 Sun October 4 boxscore L 0-3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27 31 12 262 161 101 4 12 219 106 113 1
5 Sun October 11 boxscore W OT 1-3 @ Green Bay Packers 19 16 21 342 220 122 2 16 273 122 151 3
6 Sun October 18 boxscore L 1-4 Seattle Seahawks 14 37 15 197 104 93 2 24 404 324 80 2
7 Sun October 25 boxscore L 1-5 Green Bay Packers 33 34 23 353 336 17 1 23 465 293 172 3
8 Sun November 1 boxscore L 1-6 @ Denver Broncos 0 34 14 191 128 63 2 28 460 248 212 1
9 Sun November 8 boxscore W 2-6 Dallas Cowboys 27 17 20 293 217 76 4 20 290 167 123 5
10 Sun November 15 boxscore L 2-7 @ Washington Redskins 13 20 23 341 238 103 4 18 309 174 135 2
11 Sun November 22 boxscore L 2-8 @ Chicago Bears 10 30 10 179 149 30 2 29 383 205 178 1
12 Thu November 26 boxscore L 2-9 Kansas City Chiefs 20 27 22 357 206 151 22 408 246 162 2
13 Sun December 6 boxscore L 2-10 Los Angeles Rams 16 37 19 328 271 57 3 22 423 313 110 2
14 Sun December 13 boxscore W 3-10 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 10 22 298 108 190 1 20 263 216 47 1
15 Sun December 20 boxscore L 3-11 Minnesota Vikings 14 17 17 364 235 129 5 20 340 135 205
16 Sun December 27 boxscore W 4-11 @ Atlanta Falcons 30 13 19 323 150 173 2 14 278 180 98 5

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
16 Chuck Long 24 QB 12 12 3-9-0 232 416 55.8 2598 11 2.6 20 4.8 53 6.2 4.6 11.2 216.5 63.4 17 127 5.71 4.14 3.9 0 1
18 Todd Hons 26 qb 3 3 1-2-0 43 92 46.7 552 5 5.4 5 5.4 53 6.0 4.6 12.8 184.0 61.5 9 67 4.80 3.56 8.9 1 1
30 James Jones 26 FB 11 11 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 100.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.00 -45.00 0.0
Team Total 25.9 15 4-11-0 275 509 54.0 3150 16 3.1 26 5.1 53 6.2 4.5 11.5 242.3 62.1 26 194 5.53 3.94 4.9 1 2
Opp Total 15 259 459 56.4 3558 23 5.0 19 4.1 7.8 6.89 13.7 237.2 80.9 42 355 6.4 5.6 8.4

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
30 James Jones 26 FB 11 11 96 342 0 19 3.6 31.1 8.7 34 262 7.7 0 35 3.1 23.8 604 0 2
32 Garry James 24 RB 8 7 82 270 4 17 3.3 33.8 10.3 16 215 13.4 0 46 2.0 26.9 485 4 3
42 Gary Ellerson 24 rb 8 2 47 196 3 33 4.2 24.5 5.9 5 48 9.6 1 23 0.6 6.0 244 4 0
25 Karl Bernard 23 rb 8 3 45 187 2 14 4.2 23.4 5.6 13 91 7.0 0 12 1.6 11.4 278 2 3
31 Cleve Wester 23 rb 3 1 33 113 0 14 3.4 37.7 11.0 113 0 0
46 Stan Edwards 27 rb 3 3 32 69 0 13 2.2 23.0 10.7 7 82 11.7 0 21 2.3 27.3 151 0 3
16 Chuck Long 24 QB 12 12 22 64 0 15 2.9 5.3 1.8 64 0 8
21 Butch Woolfolk 27 12 0 12 82 0 31 6.8 6.8 1.0 19 166 8.7 0 13 1.6 13.8 248 0 1
38 Scott Williams 25 rb 5 2 8 29 0 8 3.6 5.8 1.6 4 16 4.0 1 7 0.8 3.2 45 1 0
44 Tony Dollinger 25 rb 2 1 8 22 0 8 2.8 11.0 4.0 3 25 8.3 0 15 1.5 12.5 47 0 0
18 Todd Hons 26 qb 3 3 5 49 0 23 9.8 16.3 1.7 49 0 2
49 Tony Paige 25 5 0 4 13 0 6 3.3 2.6 0.8 2 1 0.5 0 3 0.4 0.2 14 0 0
82 Pete Mandley 26 PR/WR 12 12 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.3 0.1 58 720 12.4 7 41 4.8 60.0 723 7 0
89 Jeff Chadwick 27 WR 8 8 1 -6 0 -6 -6.0 -0.8 0.1 30 416 13.9 0 36 3.8 52.0 410 0 0
30 Nick Kowgios 25 3 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 0.7 0.3 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.3 1.0 5 0 0
11 Mike Black 26 p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0 0 1
83 Gary Lee 22 KR 12 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 19 308 16.2 0 53 1.6 25.7 308 0 1
84 Rob Rubick 27 TE 9 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 147 11.3 1 22 1.4 16.3 147 1 0
45 Eric Truvillion 28 wr 3 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 207 17.3 1 53 4.0 69.0 207 1 1
80 Darrell Grymes 26 wr 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 9 140 15.6 2 36 4.5 70.0 140 2 0
86 Danny Bradley 24 rb 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 50 7.1 2 14 2.3 16.7 50 2 2
86 Mark Nichols 28 wr 12 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 87 12.4 0 23 0.6 7.3 87 0 0
81 Jimmie Giles 33 te 4 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 62 10.3 0 25 1.5 15.5 62 0 0
87 Vyto Kab 28 te 7 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 54 10.8 0 28 0.7 7.7 54 0 0
80 Carl Bland 26 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 14 7.0 1 11 0.2 1.4 14 1 0
82 Mark Wheeler 23 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 17 8.5 0 9 0.7 5.7 17 0 0
81 Mark Witte 28 te 3 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 19 19.0 0 19 0.3 6.3 19 0 0
Team Total 25.9 15 398 1435 9 33 3.6 110.4 30.6 275 3150 11.5 16 53 21.2 242.3 4585 25 29
Opp Total 15 504 2070 18 4.1 138.0 33.6 259 3203 12.4 23 17.3 213.5 5273 41 36

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
83 Gary Lee 22 KR 12 3 32 719 0 50 22.5 1027
82 Pete Mandley 26 PR/WR 12 12 23 250 0 54 10.9 973
86 Danny Bradley 24 rb 3 1 12 53 0 13 4.4 9 188 0 27 20.9 291
21 Butch Woolfolk 27 12 0 11 219 0 44 19.9 467
35 Alvin Hall 29 db 3 3 6 105 0 25 17.5 105
25 Karl Bernard 23 rb 8 3 4 54 0 32 13.5 332
97 Dan Saleaumua 23 9 0 3 57 0 21 19.0 57
93 Jerry Ball 23 NT 12 12 2 23 0 20 11.5 23
80 Carl Bland 26 10 0 2 44 0 22 22.0 58
53 Kevin Glover 24 RG 12 9 1 19 0 19 19.0 19
62 Curtis Green 30 12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 25.9 15 35 303 0 54 8.7 71 1428 0 50 20.1 6286
Opp Total 15 34 177 0 5.2 56 1089 0 19.4

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
3 Eddie Murray 31 K 12 0 1 1 6 6 12 7 11 5 2 1 32 20 62.5% 21 21 100.0% 4 155 46 0 38.8
6 Jim Arnold*+ 26 P 11 0 46 2007 60 0 43.6
19 Mike Prindle 24 k 3 0 3 3 3 3 1 7 6 85.7% 6 6 100.0%
1 Matt Kinzer 24 p 1 0 7 238 42 0 34.0
11 Mike Black 26 p 1 0 6 233 47 0 38.8
14 John Misko 33 p 1 0 6 242 51 0 40.3
15 Russell Erxleben 30 p 1 0 1 52 52 0 52.0
Team Total 25.9 15 1 1 9 9 15 10 12 5 2 1 39 26 66.7% 27 27 100.0% 70 2927 60 0 41.8
Opp Total 15 34 28 82.4% 43 42 97.7% 65 2464 37.9

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
98 Dennis Gibson 23 RILB 12 12 1 5 0 5 0 1.0 82 0
93 Jerry Ball 23 NT 12 12 1.0 36 0
97 Dan Saleaumua 23 9 0 2.0 16 0
95 George Jamison 25 12 0 1.0 16 0 1
96 Paul Butcher 24 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 0
16 Chuck Long 24 QB 12 12 0 8 3 -8 0
55 Mike Cofer 27 ROLB 11 11 0 0 1 0 0 8.5
59 Jimmy Williams 27 LOLB 12 12 2 51 0 48 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.0
77 Keith Ferguson 28 RDE 12 9 0 0 1 0 0 6.0
34 James Griffin 26 SS 12 12 6 130 0 29 0 1.0
25 Karl Bernard 23 rb 8 3 0 3 1 0 0
86 Danny Bradley 24 rb 3 1 0 2 2 0 0
18 Todd Hons 26 qb 3 3 0 2 2 -8 0
32 Garry James 24 RB 8 7 0 3 1 0 0
62 Curtis Green 30 12 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.5
69 Charles Benson 27 de 3 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.0
58 Carl Carr 23 lb 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 2.0
46 Stan Edwards 27 rb 3 3 0 3 0 -23 0
40 Duane Galloway 26 LCB 10 7 3 46 0 30 0
35 Alvin Hall 29 db 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
29 Bruce McNorton 28 RCB 12 12 3 20 0 20 0
90 Robert Thompson 27 lb 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 2.0
11 Mike Black 26 p 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
79 William Gay 32 rde 11 5 2.0
30 James Jones 26 FB 11 11 0 2 0 0 0
50 Danny Lockett 23 lb 13 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.0
97 George McDuffie 24 de 3 2 2.0
51 Shelton Robinson 27 LILB 12 12 0 0 2 0 0
76 Eric Williams 25 LDE 11 11 2.0
61 Scott Barrows 24 LG 12 10 0 0 1 0 0
54 Thomas Boyd 28 lb 4 3 1.0
45 Raphel Cherry 26 FS 10 10 1 2 0 2 0
34 Creig Federico 24 db 3 2 1.0
87 Vyto Kab 28 te 7 2 0 0 1 0 0
92 Angelo King 29 lb 1 1 0 0 1 9 1
83 Gary Lee 22 KR 12 3 0 1 0 0 0
82 Pete Mandley 26 PR/WR 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
49 Tony Paige 25 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
93 Tim Ross 29 3 0 1.0
41 Ricky Smith 27 12 0 1 34 1 34 0
44 Ivory Sully 30 db 11 1 0 0 1 0 0
45 Eric Truvillion 28 wr 3 3 0 1 0 0 0
21 Butch Woolfolk 27 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 25.9 15 19 290 1 48 0 0 29 28 -30 1 42.0 161 0 1
Opp Total 15 36 23 26

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
3 Eddie Murray 31 K 12 0 21 21 20 32 81
82 Pete Mandley 26 PR/WR 12 12 7 7 42
42 Gary Ellerson 24 rb 8 2 3 1 4 24
32 Garry James 24 RB 8 7 4 4 24
19 Mike Prindle 24 k 3 0 6 6 6 7 24
25 Karl Bernard 23 rb 8 3 2 2 12
86 Danny Bradley 24 rb 3 1 2 2 12
80 Darrell Grymes 26 wr 2 2 2 2 12
80 Carl Bland 26 10 0 1 1 6
92 Angelo King 29 lb 1 1 1 1 6
84 Rob Rubick 27 TE 9 8 1 1 6
41 Ricky Smith 27 12 0 1 1 6
45 Eric Truvillion 28 wr 3 3 1 1 6
38 Scott Williams 25 rb 5 2 1 1 6
95 George Jamison 25 12 0 1 2
Team Total 25.9 15 9 16 1 1 27 27 27 26 39 1 271
Opp Total 15 18 23 2 42 43 28 34 384

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1987-09-13 @ MIN L, 19-34 2 5 pass Pete Mandley 5 yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)
2 1987-09-20 @ RAI L, 7-27 2 2 pass Scott Williams 2 yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)
3 1987-10-04 TAM L, 27-31 1 36 pass Darrell Grymes 36 yard pass from Todd Hons (Mike Prindle kick)
4 1987-10-04 TAM L, 27-31 1 9 fumble Angelo King 9 yard fumble return (Mike Prindle kick)
5 1987-10-04 TAM L, 27-31 2 53 pass Eric Truvillion 53 yard pass from Todd Hons (Mike Prindle kick)
6 1987-10-11 @ GNB W, 19-16 4 7 pass Darrell Grymes 7 yard pass from Todd Hons (Mike Prindle kick)
7 1987-10-18 SEA L, 14-37 2 5 pass Danny Bradley 5 yard pass from Todd Hons (Mike Prindle kick)
8 1987-10-18 SEA L, 14-37 4 3 pass Danny Bradley 3 yard pass from Todd Hons (Mike Prindle kick)
9 1987-10-25 GNB L, 33-34 2 11 pass Carl Bland 11 yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)
10 1987-10-25 GNB L, 33-34 2 12 pass Pete Mandley 12 yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)
11 1987-10-25 GNB L, 33-34 4 22 pass Pete Mandley 22 yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)
12 1987-10-25 GNB L, 33-34 4 2 rush Garry James 2 yard rush (Eddie Murray kick)
13 1987-11-08 DAL W, 27-17 1 20 pass Rob Rubick 20 yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)
14 1987-11-08 DAL W, 27-17 3 2 rush Garry James 2 yard rush (Eddie Murray kick)
15 1987-11-08 DAL W, 27-17 4 4 rush Garry James 4 yard rush (Eddie Murray kick)
16 1987-11-15 @ WAS L, 13-20 3 2 rush Karl Bernard 2 yard rush (Eddie Murray kick)
17 1987-11-22 @ CHI L, 10-30 2 15 pass Pete Mandley 15 yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)
18 1987-11-26 KAN L, 20-27 2 11 rush Karl Bernard 11 yard rush (Eddie Murray kick)
19 1987-11-26 KAN L, 20-27 4 10 pass Gary Ellerson 10 yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)
20 1987-12-06 RAM L, 16-37 2 3 pass Pete Mandley 3 yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)
21 1987-12-13 @ TAM W, 20-10 1 8 pass Pete Mandley 8 yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)
22 1987-12-13 @ TAM W, 20-10 4 6 rush Gary Ellerson 6 yard rush (Eddie Murray kick)
23 1987-12-20 MIN L, 14-17 2 4 pass Pete Mandley 4 yard pass from Chuck Long (Eddie Murray kick)
24 1987-12-20 MIN L, 14-17 4 16 rush Garry James 16 yard rush (Eddie Murray kick)
25 1987-12-27 @ ATL W, 30-13 1 8 rush Gary Ellerson 8 yard rush (Eddie Murray kick)
26 1987-12-27 @ ATL W, 30-13 3 2 rush Gary Ellerson 2 yard rush (Eddie Murray kick)
27 1987-12-27 @ ATL W, 30-13 4 34 interception Ricky Smith 34 yard interception return (Eddie Murray kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type Detail
1 1987-09-13 @ MIN L, 19-34 2 2 pass D.J. Dozier 2 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Chuck Nelson kick)
2 1987-09-13 @ MIN L, 19-34 3 73 pass Anthony Carter 73 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Chuck Nelson kick)
3 1987-09-13 @ MIN L, 19-34 3 1 rush D.J. Dozier 1 yard rush (Chuck Nelson kick)
4 1987-09-13 @ MIN L, 19-34 3 24 pass Leo Lewis 24 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Chuck Nelson kick)
5 1987-09-20 @ RAI L, 7-27 3 14 pass Dokie Williams 14 yard pass from Rusty Hilger (Chris Bahr kick)
6 1987-09-20 @ RAI L, 7-27 4 1 rush Marcus Allen 1 yard rush (Chris Bahr kick)
7 1987-09-20 @ RAI L, 7-27 4 1 rush Vance Mueller 1 yard rush (Chris Bahr kick)
8 1987-10-04 TAM L, 27-31 2 15 pass Adrian Wright 15 yard pass from Mike Hold (Van Tiffin kick)
9 1987-10-04 TAM L, 27-31 2 15 interception Paul Tripoli 15 yard interception return (Van Tiffin kick)
10 1987-10-04 TAM L, 27-31 2 61 pass Eric Streater 61 yard pass from Mike Hold (Van Tiffin kick)
11 1987-10-04 TAM L, 27-31 3 1 rush Harold Ricks 1 yard rush (Van Tiffin kick)
12 1987-10-11 @ GNB W, 19-16 4 10 pass Don Summers 10 yard pass from Alan Risher (Max Zendejas kick)
13 1987-10-18 SEA L, 14-37 1 19 pass Steve Largent 19 yard pass from Jeff Kemp (Norm Johnson kick)
14 1987-10-18 SEA L, 14-37 1 21 pass Steve Largent 21 yard pass from Jeff Kemp (Norm Johnson kick)
15 1987-10-18 SEA L, 14-37 1 2 pass Steve Largent 2 yard pass from Jeff Kemp (Norm Johnson kick)
16 1987-10-18 SEA L, 14-37 2 12 pass Jimmy Teal 12 yard pass from Jeff Kemp (pass failed)
17 1987-10-18 SEA L, 14-37 3 1 rush Michael Morton 1 yard rush (Norm Johnson kick)
18 1987-10-25 GNB L, 33-34 1 1 rush Brent Fullwood 1 yard rush (Al Del Greco kick)
19 1987-10-25 GNB L, 33-34 1 70 pass Walter Stanley 70 yard pass from Don Majkowski (Al Del Greco kick)
20 1987-10-25 GNB L, 33-34 1 39 rush Kenneth Davis 39 yard rush (Al Del Greco kick)
21 1987-10-25 GNB L, 33-34 2 28 rush Kenneth Davis 28 yard rush (Al Del Greco kick)
22 1987-11-01 @ DEN L, 0-34 1 3 rush John Elway 3 yard rush (Rich Karlis kick)
23 1987-11-01 @ DEN L, 0-34 1 2 rush Sammy Winder 2 yard rush (Rich Karlis kick)
24 1987-11-01 @ DEN L, 0-34 2 35 pass Vance Johnson 35 yard pass from John Elway (Rich Karlis kick)
25 1987-11-01 @ DEN L, 0-34 4 7 rush John Elway 7 yard rush (Rich Karlis kick)
26 1987-11-08 DAL W, 27-17 2 1 rush Timmy Newsome 1 yard rush (Roger Ruzek kick)
27 1987-11-08 DAL W, 27-17 4 24 rush Timmy Newsome 24 yard rush (Roger Ruzek kick)
28 1987-11-15 @ WAS L, 13-20 2 16 pass Kelvin Bryant 16 yard pass from Doug Williams (Ali Haji-Sheikh kick)
29 1987-11-15 @ WAS L, 13-20 2 42 pass Gary Clark 42 yard pass from Doug Williams (Ali Haji-Sheikh kick)
30 1987-11-22 @ CHI L, 10-30 1 20 interception Shaun Gayle 20 yard interception return (Kevin Butler kick)
31 1987-11-22 @ CHI L, 10-30 1 31 pass Dennis McKinnon 31 yard pass from Jim McMahon (Kevin Butler kick)
32 1987-11-22 @ CHI L, 10-30 2 16 rush Neal Anderson 16 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
33 1987-11-26 KAN L, 20-27 1 7 pass Jonathan Hayes 7 yard pass from Bill Kenney (Nick Lowery kick)
34 1987-11-26 KAN L, 20-27 2 13 pass Paul Coffman 13 yard pass from Bill Kenney (Nick Lowery kick)
35 1987-11-26 KAN L, 20-27 2 2 rush Herman Heard 2 yard rush (Nick Lowery kick)
36 1987-12-06 RAM L, 16-37 2 4 pass Jon Francis 4 yard pass from Jim Everett (Mike Lansford kick)
37 1987-12-06 RAM L, 16-37 3 1 rush Charles White 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
38 1987-12-06 RAM L, 16-37 4 81 pass Henry Ellard 81 yard pass from Jim Everett (Mike Lansford kick)
39 1987-12-06 RAM L, 16-37 4 1 rush Charles White 1 yard rush (Mike Lansford kick)
40 1987-12-13 @ TAM W, 20-10 4 28 pass Bruce Hill 28 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (Donald Igwebuike kick)
41 1987-12-20 MIN L, 14-17 2 20 pass D.J. Dozier 20 yard pass from Wade Wilson (Chuck Nelson kick)
42 1987-12-20 MIN L, 14-17 4 2 rush Wade Wilson 2 yard rush (Chuck Nelson kick)
43 1987-12-27 @ ATL W, 30-13 2 51 pass Floyd Dixon 51 yard pass from Chris Miller (Mick Luckhurst kick)