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1987 Washington Redskins

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11-4-0, Finished 1st in NFC East Division  · 1987 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.8, Offense: 1.8, Defense: 2.0, SoS: -2.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 379 points (25.3/g), 4th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 285 points (19.0/g), 6th.
 Differential of 94 points (6.3/g), 4th.  Expected W-L: 9.9-5.1.

Coach: Joe Gibbs (11-4-0)
 Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello and Richie Petitbon

Stadium: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
 Training Camp: Dickinson College (Carlisle, Pennsylvania)


Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jay Schroeder 26 2 10 129 for 267, 1,878 yards, 12 td, 10 int, & 26 rushes for 120 yards and 3 td Washington Redskins / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1984
RB George Rogers 29 6 9 163 rushes for 613 yards, 6 td, & 4 catches for 23 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 1st pick / 1981
WR Gary Clark*+ 25 2 11 56 catches for 1,066 yards, 7 td, & 1 rush for 0 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 2nd / 55th pick / 1984 Supp
WR Art Monk 30 7 9 38 catches for 483 yards, 6 td, & 6 rushes for 63 yards and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 18th pick / 1980
TE Clint Didier 28 5 6 13 catches for 178 yards, 1 td Washington Redskins / 12th / 314th pick / 1981
TE Don Warren 31 8 12 7 catches for 43 yards, 0 td Washington Redskins / 4th / 103rd pick / 1979
LT Joe Jacoby 28 6 12
LG Raleigh McKenzie 24 2 12 Washington Redskins / 11th / 290th pick / 1985
C Russ Grimm 28 6 5 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 69th pick / 1981
RG R.C. Thielemann 32 10 12 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 36th pick / 1977
RT Mark May 28 6 10 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 1st / 20th pick / 1981
 Defensive Starters
LDE Charles Mann* 26 4 12 9.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 3rd / 84th pick / 1983
LDT Dave Butz 37 14 12 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1973
RDT Darryl Grant 28 6 11 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 9th / 231st pick / 1981
RDE Dexter Manley 29 6 10 8.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 5th / 119th pick / 1981
LLB Mel Kaufman 29 6 12 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
MLB Neal Olkewicz 30 8 6 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Monte Coleman 30 8 12 4.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 11th / 289th pick / 1979
LCB Darrell Green* 27 4 12 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Washington Redskins / 1st / 28th pick / 1983
RCB Barry Wilburn+ 24 2 12 0.0 sacks, 9 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 8th / 219th pick / 1985
SS Alvin Walton 23 1 12 3.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Washington Redskins / 3rd / 75th pick / 1986
FS Todd Bowles 24 1 12 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Ali Haji-Sheikh 26 4 0 13 of 19 field goals & 29 of 32 extra points New York Giants / 9th / 237th pick / 1983
P Steve Cox 29 6 0 63 punts for a 40.8 average, 1 blocked Cleveland Browns / 5th / 134th pick / 1981
PR Eric Yarber 24 1 0 37 punt returns for a 7.4 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 12th / 323rd pick / 1986
KR Keith Griffin 26 3 2 25 kick returns for a 19.1 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 10th / 279th pick / 1984

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
89 Anthony Allen 28 wr 3 3 180 5-11 Washington 6/29/1959 2 3 Atlanta Falcons / 6th / 156th pick / 1983
5 Obed Ariri 31 2 0 170 5-8 Clemson 4/7/1956 3 0 Baltimore Colts / 7th / 178th pick / 1981
4 Jess Atkinson 26 1 0 165 5-9 Maryland 12/11/1961 2 0
95 Dan Benish 26 dt 3 3 273 6-5 Clemson 11/21/1961 4 2
88 Cliff Benson 26 2 0 238 6-4 Purdue 8/28/1961 3 0 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 132nd pick / 1984
84 Keiron Bigby 21 1 0 177 5-10 Brown 2/27/1966 Rook 0
53 Jeff Bostic 29 c 12 5 268 6-2 Clemson 9/18/1958 7 4
23 Todd Bowles 24 FS 12 12 203 6-2 Temple 11/18/1963 1 6
29 Reggie Branch 25 12 0 232 5-11 West Virginia St.,East Carolina 10/22/1962 2 0
75 Darrick Brilz 23 c 7 4 287 6-3 Oregon St. 2/14/1964 Rook 3
24 Kelvin Bryant 27 rb 11 1 195 6-2 North Carolina 9/26/1960 1 8 Washington Redskins / 7th / 196th pick / 1983
92 Derek Bunch 26 3 0 215 6-3 Michigan St. 10/28/1961 Rook 0
22 Danny Burmeister 24 3 0 201 6-2 North Carolina 9/13/1963 Rook 0
65 Dave Butz 37 LDT 12 12 291 6-7 Purdue 6/23/1950 14 6 St. Louis Cardinals / 1st / 5th pick / 1973
50 Ravin Caldwell 24 12 0 233 6-3 Arkansas 8/4/1963 Rook 1 Washington Redskins / 5th / 113th pick / 1986
82 Joe Caravello 24 te 11 5 270 6-3 Tulane 6/6/1963 Rook 0
79 Mark Carlson 24 t 3 3 284 6-6 Boston Univ.,Southern Connecticut St. 6/6/1963 Rook 2
84 Gary Clark*+ 25 WR 12 11 173 5-9 James Madison 5/1/1962 2 11 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 55th pick / 1984 Supp
36 Joe Cofer 24 db 3 1 200 6-0 Tennessee 3/5/1963 Rook 1
51 Monte Coleman 30 RLB 12 12 242 6-2 Central Arkansas 11/4/1957 8 7 Washington Redskins / 11th / 289th pick / 1979
57 Anthony Copeland 24 3 0 250 6-2 Wichita St.,Louisville 4/14/1963 Rook 0
54 John Cowne 25 3 0 245 6-2 Virginia Tech 5/23/1962 Rook 0
12 Steve Cox 29 P 12 0 195 6-4 Tulsa,Arkansas 5/11/1958 6 2 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 134th pick / 1981
56 Eric Coyle 24 c 3 3 260 6-3 Colorado 10/26/1963 Rook 2
90 Bobby Curtis 23 lb 3 3 235 6-3 The Citadel,Jackson St.,Savannah St. 10/23/1964 Rook 2
34 Brian Davis 24 7 0 190 6-2 Nebraska 8/31/1963 Rook 1 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 30th pick / 1987
32 Vernon Dean 28 12 0 178 5-11 U.S. International,San Diego St. 5/5/1959 5 1 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 49th pick / 1982
89 Glenn Dennison 26 te 2 1 225 6-3 Miami (FL) 11/17/1961 3 0 New York Jets / 2nd / 39th pick / 1984
86 Clint Didier 28 TE 9 6 240 6-5 Portland St. 4/4/1959 5 2 Washington Redskins / 12th / 314th pick / 1981
87 K.D. Dunn 24 3 0 235 6-3 Clemson 4/28/1963 2 0 St. Louis Cardinals / 5th / 116th pick / 1985
25 Dave Etherly 25 3 0 190 6-1 Oregon St.,Portland St. 12/22/1962 Rook 0
76 Frank Frazier 27 3 0 290 6-5 Miami (FL) 6/15/1960 Rook 0
48 Steve Gage 23 db 4 1 210 6-3 Tulsa 5/10/1964 Rook 1 Washington Redskins / 6th / 144th pick / 1987
96 Alec Gibson 24 de 3 3 270 6-4 Illinois 12/9/1963 Rook 2
54 Kurt Gouveia 23 lb 11 1 233 6-1 BYU 9/14/1964 Rook 1 Washington Redskins / 8th / 213th pick / 1986
77 Darryl Grant 28 RDT 12 11 269 6-1 Rice 11/22/1959 6 6 Washington Redskins / 9th / 231st pick / 1981
28 Darrell Green* 27 LCB 12 12 184 5-9 Texas A&M-Kingsville 2/15/1960 4 9 Washington Redskins / 1st / 28th pick / 1983
35 Keith Griffin 26 KR 9 2 185 5-8 Miami (FL) 10/26/1961 3 2 Washington Redskins / 10th / 279th pick / 1984
68 Russ Grimm 28 C 6 5 273 6-3 Pittsburgh 5/2/1959 6 3 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 69th pick / 1981
6 Ali Haji-Sheikh 26 K 11 0 172 6-0 Michigan 1/11/1961 4 1 New York Giants / 9th / 237th pick / 1983
78 Dean Hamel 26 dt 12 1 279 6-3 Tulsa 7/7/1961 2 1 Washington Redskins / 12th / 309th pick / 1985
64 Steve Hamilton 26 12 0 263 6-4 East Carolina 9/28/1961 2 1 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 55th pick / 1984
31 Allen Harvin 28 1 0 200 5-9 Cincinnati 3/18/1959 Rook 0
59 Ray Hitchcock 22 5 0 289 6-2 Minnesota 6/20/1965 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 12th / 331st pick / 1987
30 Walter Holman 28 3 0 208 5-10 West Virginia St. 4/6/1959 Rook 0
37 Charles Jackson 25 db 1 1 210 6-4 Texas Tech 3/12/1962 Rook 0
66 Joe Jacoby 28 LT 12 12 305 6-7 Louisville 7/6/1959 6 7
21 Tim Jessie 24 3 0 190 5-11 Auburn 3/1/1963 Rook 0 Chicago Bears / 11th / 305th pick / 1987
83 Richard Johnson 26 1 0 182 5-7 Colorado 10/19/1961 Rook 0
82 Anthony Jones 27 2 0 248 6-3 Md-Eastern Shore,Wichita St. 5/16/1960 3 0 Washington Redskins / 11th / 306th pick / 1984
58 David Jones 26 5 0 262 6-3 Texas 10/25/1961 3 0 Detroit Lions / 8th / 214th pick / 1984
99 Ted Karras 23 dt 1 1 265 6-2 Northwestern 12/10/1964 Rook 1
55 Mel Kaufman 29 LLB 12 12 221 6-2 Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 2/24/1958 6 6
61 Rick Kehr 28 5 0 285 6-3 Carthage 6/18/1959 Rook 0
34 Garry Kimble 24 3 0 184 5-11 Sam Houston St. 4/5/1963 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 11th / 304th pick / 1985
50 Jon Kimmel 27 lb 1 1 240 6-4 Colgate 7/21/1960 2 1
74 Markus Koch 24 de 12 2 270 6-5 Boise St. 2/13/1963 1 2 Washington Redskins / 2nd / 30th pick / 1986
39 Skip Lane 27 db 3 3 210 6-1 Mississippi 1/30/1960 3 1
67 Kit Lathrop 31 1 0 255 6-5 Arizona St. 8/10/1956 8 0
72 Dexter Manley 29 RDE 11 10 253 6-3 Oklahoma St. 2/2/1958 6 6 Washington Redskins / 5th / 119th pick / 1981
71 Charles Mann* 26 LDE 12 12 268 6-6 Nevada-Reno 4/12/1961 4 14 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 84th pick / 1983
98 Steve Martin 23 de 3 3 260 6-3 Jackson St. 12/24/1964 Rook 2
73 Mark May 28 RT 10 10 295 6-6 Pittsburgh 11/2/1959 6 6 Washington Redskins / 1st / 20th pick / 1981
26 Craig McEwen 22 te 4 3 220 6-1 Utah 12/16/1965 Rook 2
74 Curtis McGriff 29 1 0 270 6-5 Alabama 5/17/1958 7 0
63 Raleigh McKenzie 24 LG 12 12 290 6-2 Tennessee 2/8/1963 2 7 Washington Redskins / 11th / 290th pick / 1985
60 Dan McQuaid 27 1 0 278 6-7 UNLV 10/4/1960 2 0
57 Rich Milot 30 mlb 9 5 234 6-4 Penn St. 5/28/1957 8 3 Washington Redskins / 7th / 182nd pick / 1979
46 Michael Mitchell 26 db 3 3 180 5-10 Howard Payne 10/18/1961 Rook 1
81 Art Monk 30 WR 9 9 210 6-3 Syracuse 12/5/1957 7 5 Washington Redskins / 1st / 18th pick / 1980
41 Tim Morrison 24 7 0 195 6-1 North Carolina 4/3/1963 1 0
52 Neal Olkewicz 30 MLB 10 6 230 6-0 Maryland 1/30/1957 8 4
87 Terry Orr 26 te 10 1 231 6-3 Texas 9/27/1961 1 0 Washington Redskins / 10th / 263rd pick / 1985
62 Phil Pettey 26 g 3 3 274 6-4 Missouri 4/17/1961 Rook 2
84 Joe Phillips 24 2 0 188 5-9 Kentucky 5/12/1963 2 0
15 Tony Robinson 23 1 0 200 6-3 Tennessee 1/22/1964 Rook 1
38 George Rogers 29 RB 11 9 228 6-2 South Carolina 12/8/1958 6 5 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 1st pick / 1981
50 Carlton Rose 25 lb 2 2 220 6-2 Michigan 2/8/1962 Rook 1
16 Ed Rubbert 23 qb 3 3 225 6-5 Louisville 5/28/1964 Rook 2
94 Tony Sagnella 23 dt 3 2 260 6-5 Rutgers 2/28/1964 Rook 1
83 Ricky Sanders 27 wr 12 5 182 5-11 Texas St. 9/30/1960 1 6 New England Patriots / 1st / 16th pick / 1984 Supp
10 Jay Schroeder 26 QB 11 10 215 6-4 UCLA 6/28/1961 2 8 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1984
61 Willard Scissum 25 t 3 3 275 6-3 Alabama 10/28/1962 Rook 2
91 Tony Settles 23 3 0 210 6-3 Elon 8/29/1964 Rook 0
88 Derrick Shepard 23 wr 2 1 186 5-10 Oklahoma 1/22/1964 Rook 0
76 Ed Simmons 24 t 5 3 315 6-5 East. Washington 12/31/1963 Rook 2 Washington Redskins / 6th / 164th pick / 1987
36 Timmy Smith 23 7 0 216 5-11 Texas Tech 1/24/1964 Rook 1 Washington Redskins / 5th / 117th pick / 1987
69 R.C. Thielemann 32 RG 12 12 255 6-4 Arkansas 8/12/1955 10 7 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 36th pick / 1977
67 Steve Thompson 22 1 0 275 6-2 Minnesota 6/24/1965 Rook 0
8 Brendan Toibin 23 1 0 205 6-0 Richmond 2/2/1964 Rook -1
85 Dave Truitt 23 1 0 232 6-4 North Carolina 2/18/1964 Rook 0
31 Clarence Vaughn 23 5 0 202 6-0 Northern Illinois 7/17/1964 Rook 0 Washington Redskins / 8th / 219th pick / 1987
89 Clarence Verdin 24 wr 3 1 160 5-8 La-Lafayette 6/14/1963 1 1 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1984 Supp
20 Lionel Vital 24 rb 3 3 195 5-9 Nicholls St. 7/15/1963 Rook 3 Washington Redskins / 7th / 185th pick / 1985
67 Henry Waechter 28 1 0 270 6-5 Nebraska 2/13/1959 5 0 Chicago Bears / 7th / 173rd pick / 1982
40 Alvin Walton 23 SS 12 12 180 6-0 Kansas 3/14/1964 1 5 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 75th pick / 1986
85 Don Warren 31 TE 12 12 242 6-4 San Diego St. 5/5/1956 8 0 Washington Redskins / 4th / 103rd pick / 1979
2 Jack Weil 25 3 0 175 5-11 Wyoming 3/16/1962 1 0
45 Barry Wilburn+ 24 RCB 12 12 196 6-2 Mississippi 12/9/1963 2 16 Washington Redskins / 8th / 219th pick / 1985
17 Doug Williams 32 qb 5 2 220 6-4 Grambling St. 8/9/1955 9 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 1st / 17th pick / 1978
48 Marv Williams 24 2 0 233 6-3 Cal State-Fullerton 10/11/1963 Rook 0
59 Eric Wilson 25 lb 3 3 247 6-1 Maryland 10/17/1962 2 2 Green Bay Packers / 7th / 171st pick / 1985
80 Ted Wilson 23 wr 3 2 170 5-9 Central Florida 7/14/1964 Rook 1 Washington Redskins / 10th / 274th pick / 1987
26 Wayne Wilson 30 2 0 215 6-3 Shepherd 9/4/1957 8 1 Houston Oilers / 12th / 324th pick / 1979
58 Dave Windham 26 3 0 240 6-2 Jackson St. 3/14/1961 Rook 0 New England Patriots / 9th / 251st pick / 1984
46 Dennis Woodberry 26 db 12 3 183 5-10 Southern Arkansas 4/22/1961 1 2 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 63rd pick / 1984 Supp
60 Mike Wooten 25 3 0 260 6-3 VMI 10/23/1962 Rook 0
80 Eric Yarber 24 PR 12 0 156 5-8 Idaho 9/22/1963 1 0 Washington Redskins / 12th / 323rd pick / 1986
Team Total 25.8 15 228.8 6-1.8 2.2