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1987 New York Giants

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6-9-0, NFC East Division  · 1987 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.7, Offense: -2.9, Defense: 2.2, SoS: 1.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 280 points (18.7/g), 22nd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 312 points (20.8/g), 13th.
 Differential of -32 points (-2.1/g), 18th.  Expected W-L: 6.5-8.5.

Coach: Bill Parcells (6-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ron Erhardt
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Belichick
 Other Notable Asst.: Romeo Crennel (Special Teams)

Stadium: The Meadowlands
 Training Camp: Pace University (Pleasantville, New York)

Team Info

Principal Owner Wellington Mara
General Manager George Young
Offensive Scheme Erhardt-Perkins
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 280 4659 1000 4.7 42 20 18 266 265 499 3202 26 22 5.7 168 440 1457 4 3.3 80
Team Defense 312 4658 1056 4.4 34 14 30 275 292 508 2890 17 20 5.1 148 493 1768 14 3.6 97
Lg Rank Offense 22 18 24 23 21 13 10 6 21 16 22 24 28 27
Lg Rank Defense 13 7 15 16 6 25 10 5 12 4 20 13 14 6

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Mon September 14 boxscore L 0-1 @ Chicago Bears 19 34 14 203 122 81 1 17 416 292 124 2
2 Sun September 20 boxscore L 0-2 Dallas Cowboys 14 16 14 265 205 60 5 21 356 242 114 4
3 Mon October 5 boxscore L 0-3 San Francisco 49ers 21 41 14 231 154 77 4 28 433 191 242 1
4 Sun October 11 boxscore L 0-4 Washington Redskins 12 38 13 171 124 47 3 24 376 176 200 2
5 Sun October 18 boxscore L OT 0-5 @ Buffalo Bills 3 6 19 308 180 128 2 22 331 164 167 7
6 Sun October 25 boxscore W 1-5 St. Louis Cardinals 30 7 21 394 232 162 1 19 308 257 51 4
7 Mon November 2 boxscore L 1-6 @ Dallas Cowboys 24 33 16 297 242 55 5 15 240 214 26 2
8 Sun November 8 boxscore W 2-6 New England Patriots 17 10 24 347 217 130 3 11 232 159 73 3
9 Sun November 15 boxscore W 3-6 @ Philadelphia Eagles 20 17 17 384 268 116 3 22 337 146 191 1
10 Sun November 22 boxscore L 3-7 @ New Orleans Saints 14 23 16 298 223 75 7 16 278 175 103 2
11 Sun November 29 boxscore L 3-8 @ Washington Redskins 19 23 16 319 200 119 1 20 357 275 82 4
12 Sun December 6 boxscore W OT 4-8 Philadelphia Eagles 23 20 15 299 221 78 2 15 259 164 95 1
13 Sun December 13 boxscore L 4-9 @ St. Louis Cardinals 24 27 23 397 335 62 2 23 322 164 158
14 Sat December 19 boxscore W 5-9 Green Bay Packers 20 10 21 326 215 111 3 10 179 105 74 1
15 Sun December 27 boxscore W 6-9 New York Jets 20 7 23 420 264 156 13 234 166 68

Passing

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
11 Phil Simms 32 QB 9 9 4-5-0 163 282 57.8 2230 17 6.0 9 3.2 50 7.9 7.7 13.7 247.8 90.0 35 225 6.32 6.12 11.0 0 1
17 Jeff Rutledge 30 qb 13 4 2-2-0 79 155 51.0 1048 5 3.2 11 7.1 50 6.8 4.2 13.3 80.6 53.9 17 129 5.34 3.05 9.9 0 1
8 Mike Busch 25 qb 2 1 0-1-0 17 47 36.2 278 3 6.4 2 4.3 63 5.9 5.3 16.4 139.0 60.4 7 72 3.81 3.26 13.0
9 Jim Crocicchia 23 qb 1 1 0-1-0 6 15 40.0 89 1 6.7 0 0.0 46 5.9 7.3 14.8 89.0 82.4 2 17 4.24 5.41 11.8
Team Total 25.5 15 6-9-0 265 499 53.1 3645 26 5.2 22 4.4 63 7.3 6.4 13.8 280.4 75.8 61 443 5.72 4.88 10.9 0 2
Opp Total 15 292 508 57.5 3272 17 3.3 20 3.9 6.4 5.34 11.2 218.1 71.6 55 382 5.1 4.1 9.8

Rushing & Receiving

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
20 Joe Morris 27 RB 11 10 193 658 3 34 3.4 59.8 17.5 11 114 10.4 0 25 1.0 10.4 772 3 2
33 George Adams 25 FB 12 7 61 169 1 14 2.8 14.1 5.1 35 298 8.5 1 25 2.9 24.8 467 2 3
22 Lee Rouson 25 KR 12 2 41 155 0 14 3.8 12.9 3.4 11 129 11.7 1 26 0.9 10.8 284 1 3
35 Van Williams 28 rb 3 3 29 108 0 17 3.7 36.0 9.7 5 36 7.2 0 12 1.7 12.0 144 0 2
44 Maurice Carthon 26 fb 11 5 26 60 0 10 2.3 5.5 2.4 8 71 8.9 0 25 0.7 6.5 131 0 0
36 Robert DiRico 24 rb 3 1 25 90 0 14 3.6 30.0 8.3 2 22 11.0 0 15 0.7 7.3 112 0 2
17 Jeff Rutledge 30 qb 13 4 15 31 0 20 2.1 2.4 1.2 31 0 7
11 Phil Simms 32 QB 9 9 14 44 0 20 3.1 4.9 1.6 44 0 4
30 Tony Galbreath 33 12 0 10 74 0 17 7.4 6.2 0.8 26 248 9.5 0 21 2.2 20.7 322 0 1
39 Kaulana Park 25 rb 2 2 6 11 0 4 1.8 5.5 3.0 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.5 3.0 17 0 0
26 Earl Beecham 22 1 0 5 22 0 10 4.4 22.0 5.0 22 0 0
29 Jaime Covington 25 2 0 4 0 0 2 0.0 0.0 2.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.5 4.5 9 0 0
9 Jim Crocicchia 23 qb 1 1 4 5 0 7 1.3 5.0 4.0 5 0 2
88 Edwin Lovelady 24 wr 3 3 2 11 0 8 5.5 3.7 0.7 10 125 12.5 2 23 3.3 41.7 136 2 5
24 Ottis Anderson 30 4 0 2 6 0 4 3.0 1.5 0.5 2 16 8.0 0 9 0.5 4.0 22 0 0
86 Lionel Manuel 25 WR 12 12 1 -10 0 -10 -10.0 -0.8 0.1 30 545 18.2 6 50 2.5 45.4 535 6 1
85 Stephen Baker 23 WR 12 5 1 18 0 18 18.0 1.5 0.1 15 277 18.5 2 50 1.3 23.1 295 2 1
41 Fred DiRenzo 26 1 0 1 5 0 5 5.0 5.0 1.0 5 0 0
89 Mark Bavaro*+ 24 TE 12 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 55 867 15.8 8 38 4.6 72.3 867 8 2
80 Phil McConkey 30 PR 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 11 186 16.9 0 31 0.9 15.5 186 0 2
87 Lewis Bennett 24 wr 3 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 184 18.4 1 46 3.3 61.3 184 1 0
83 Odessa Turner 23 wr 7 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 10 195 19.5 1 36 1.4 27.9 195 1 0
81 Stacy Robinson 25 wr 5 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 58 9.7 2 14 1.2 11.6 58 2 0
85 Jeff Smith 25 te 3 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 6 72 12.0 0 19 2.0 24.0 72 0 0
18 Reggie McGowan 23 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 111 27.8 1 63 1.3 37.0 111 1 0
84 Zeke Mowatt 26 te 12 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 39 13.0 1 29 0.3 3.3 39 1 0
82 Mark Ingram 22 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 32 16.0 0 18 0.2 3.6 32 0 0
83 Charles Coleman 24 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.3 1.7 5 0 0
Team Total 25.5 15 440 1457 4 34 3.3 112.1 33.8 265 3645 13.8 26 63 20.4 280.4 5102 30 38
Opp Total 15 493 1768 14 3.6 117.9 32.9 292 2890 9.9 17 19.5 192.7 4658 31 31

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
80 Phil McConkey 30 PR 12 0 42 394 0 37 9.4 1 8 0 8 8.0 588
22 Lee Rouson 25 KR 12 2 22 497 0 49 22.6 781
88 Edwin Lovelady 24 wr 3 3 10 38 0 14 3.8 174
33 George Adams 25 FB 12 7 9 166 0 27 18.4 633
82 Mark Ingram 22 9 0 6 114 0 25 19.0 146
21 Boris Byrd 25 3 0 4 99 0 34 24.8 99
49 Jimmy Norris 23 3 0 4 70 0 29 17.5 70
85 Stephen Baker 23 WR 12 5 3 16 0 6 5.3 311
26 Earl Beecham 22 1 0 3 70 0 30 23.3 92
36 Robert DiRico 24 rb 3 1 2 31 0 25 15.5 143
89 Mark Bavaro*+ 24 TE 12 12 1 16 0 16 16.0 883
83 Charles Coleman 24 3 0 1 20 0 20 20.0 25
19 Mack Cummings 28 1 0 1 11 0 11 11.0 11
77 Eric Dorsey 23 de 12 3 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
73 Scott Urch 22 t 3 1 1 13 0 13 13.0 13
Team Total 25.5 15 55 448 0 37 8.1 56 1128 0 49 20.1 6678
Opp Total 15 51 811 2 15.9 68 1463 0 21.5

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT 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
5 Sean Landeta 25 P 12 0 65 2773 64 1 42.7
2 Raul Allegre 28 K 12 0 1 1 8 7 5 4 9 3 4 2 27 17 63.0% 26 25 96.2%
6 Dana Moore 26 p 2 0 14 486 46 1 34.7
12 Jim Miller 30 p 1 0 10 345 53 0 34.5
3 George Benyola 23 k 3 0 2 2 1 2 1 5 3 60.0% 3 3 100.0%
Team Total 25.5 15 1 1 10 9 6 4 11 4 4 2 32 20 62.5% 29 28 96.6% 89 3604 64 2 40.5
Opp Total 15 34 23 67.6% 35 33 94.3% 96 3658 38.1

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
58 Carl Banks*+ 25 LOLB 12 12 9.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 101 0
52 Pepper Johnson 23 LILB 12 12 1.0 2 0 1 0 0 74 0
70 Leonard Marshall 26 RDE 10 10 8.0 1 0 0 0 0 68 0
25 Mark Collins 23 LCB 11 11 1.5 2 28 0 28 0 49 0
74 Erik Howard 23 nt 12 4 5.5 0 0 1 0 0 27 0
56 Lawrence Taylor* 28 ROLB 12 11 12.0 3 16 0 15 0
17 Jeff Rutledge 30 qb 13 4 0 7 3 -3 0
88 Edwin Lovelady 24 wr 3 3 0 5 2 0 0
54 Andy Headen 27 lb 12 2 2.5 2 25 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0
43 Terry Kinard 28 FS 12 12 5 163 1 70 0
75 George Martin 34 LDE 12 9 5.0
11 Phil Simms 32 QB 9 9 0 4 1 0 0
33 George Adams 25 FB 12 7 0 3 1 0 0
22 Lee Rouson 25 KR 12 2 0 3 1 0 0
35 Van Williams 28 rb 3 3 0 2 2 0 0
9 Jim Crocicchia 23 qb 1 1 0 2 1 0 0
36 Robert DiRico 24 rb 3 1 0 2 1 0 0
48 Kenny Hill 29 SS 12 12 1.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 0
80 Phil McConkey 30 PR 12 0 0 2 1 0 0
23 Perry Williams 26 RCB 10 10 1 -5 0 -5 0 0 0 2 1 0
89 Mark Bavaro*+ 24 TE 12 12 0 2 0 0 0
47 Donald Brown 24 db 3 3 1 4 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
64 Jim Burt 28 NT 8 8 2.0
53 Harry Carson* 34 RILB 12 12 1.0 0 0 1 0 0
95 Chris Davis 24 lb 3 2 0 0 2 0 0
71 Anthony Howard 27 nt 3 1 0 0 2 0 0
20 Joe Morris 27 RB 11 10 0 2 0 0 0
97 Warren Thompson 24 lb 3 3 2.0
27 Herb Welch 26 db 12 2 2 7 0 7 0
46 Greg Lasker 23 11 0 1.5
85 Stephen Baker 23 WR 12 5 0 1 0 0 0
87 Lewis Bennett 24 wr 3 3 0 0 1 0 0
77 Dennis Borcky 23 nt 2 2 0 0 1 0 0
72 Dan DeRose 25 lb 3 2 1 10 0 10 0
77 Eric Dorsey 23 de 12 3 1.0
30 Tony Galbreath 33 12 0 0 1 0 0 0
90 Chris Jones 23 c 3 3 0 1 0 -18 0
86 Lionel Manuel 25 WR 12 12 0 1 0 0 0
65 Bart Oates 29 C 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
55 Gary Reasons 25 10 0 1.0
37 Steve Rehage 24 db 3 3 1 14 0 14 0
73 John Washington 24 de 12 2 1.0
Team Total 25.5 15 55.0 20 263 1 70 0 3 38 30 -9 0 319 0
Opp Total 15 61 31 17

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
2 Raul Allegre 28 K 12 0 25 17 76
89 Mark Bavaro*+ 24 TE 12 12 8 8 48
86 Lionel Manuel 25 WR 12 12 6 6 36
20 Joe Morris 27 RB 11 10 3 3 18
33 George Adams 25 FB 12 7 1 1 2 12
85 Stephen Baker 23 WR 12 5 2 2 12
3 George Benyola 23 k 3 0 3 3 12
88 Edwin Lovelady 24 wr 3 3 2 2 12
81 Stacy Robinson 25 wr 5 4 2 2 12
87 Lewis Bennett 24 wr 3 3 1 1 6
28 Tom Flynn 25 12 0 1 1 6
43 Terry Kinard 28 FS 12 12 1 1 6
18 Reggie McGowan 23 3 0 1 1 6
84 Zeke Mowatt 26 te 12 1 1 1 6
22 Lee Rouson 25 KR 12 2 1 1 6
83 Odessa Turner 23 wr 7 2 1 1 6
Team Total 25.5 15 4 26 1 1 32 28 20 280
Opp Total 15 14 17 2 1 33 23 312