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1987 New England Patriots season
Head Coach Raymond Berry
General Manager Patrick Sullivan
Home Field Sullivan Stadium
Results
Record 8–7
Place T-2nd AFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers WR Stanley Morgan
LB Andre Tippett
Uniform
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Timeline
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1986 1988

The New England Patriots finished the National Football League's strike-shortened 1987 season with a record of eight wins and seven losses, and finished tied for second in the AFC East division.

Staff

New England Patriots 1987 staff
Front Office
  • President – Billy Sullivan
  • Executive Vice President – Chuck Sullivan
  • Vice President – Bucko Kilroy
  • General Manager – Patrick Sullivan
  • Director of Player Development – Dick Steinberg
  • Director of College Scouting – Joe Mendes
  • Director of Pro Scouting – Bill McPeak

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

  • Defensive Coordinator – Rod Rust
  • Defensive Line – Eddie Khayat
  • Assistant Defensive Line – Ray Hamilton
  • Linebackers – Don Shinnick
  • Defensive Backfield – Jim Carr

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Dean Brittenham

Regular season

Schedule

Week Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 Miami Dolphins W 28–21 1–0
54,642
2 at New York Jets L 43–24 1–1
70,847
at Washington Redskins canceled 1–1
3 Cleveland Browns L 20–10 1–2
14,830
4 Buffalo Bills W 14–7 2–2
11,878
5 at Houston Oilers W 21–7 3–2
26,294
6 at Indianapolis Colts L 30–16 3–3
48,850
7 Los Angeles Raiders W 26–23 4–3
60,664
8 at New York Giants L 17–10 4–4
73,817
9 Dallas Cowboys L 23–17 4–5
60,567
10 Indianapolis Colts W 24–0 5–5
56,906
11 Philadelphia Eagles L 34–31 5–6
54,198
12 at Denver Broncos L 31–20 5–7
75,795
13 New York Jets W 42–20 6–7
60,617
14 at Buffalo Bills W 13–7 7–7
74,945
15 at Miami Dolphins W 24–10 8–7
61,192

Standings

AFC East
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA STK
Indianapolis Colts 9 6 0 .600 300 238 W2
New England Patriots 8 7 0 .533 320 293 W3
Miami Dolphins 8 7 0 .533 362 335 L1
Buffalo Bills 7 8 0 .467 270 305 L2
New York Jets 6 9 0 .400 334 360 L4

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Roster

All of the following players appeared in at least one game for the 1987 New England Patriots.

Name Position Notes

References

See also

  • New England Patriots seasons
AFC East Central West East Central West NFC
Buffalo Cincinnati Denver Dallas Chicago Atlanta
Indianapolis Cleveland Kansas City NY Giants Detroit LA Rams
Miami Houston LA Raiders Philadelphia Green Bay New Orleans
New England Pittsburgh San Diego St. Louis Minnesota San Francisco
NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
1987 NFL Draft1987 NFL strikeNFL PlayoffsPro BowlSuper Bowl XXII
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