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1987 New York Giants season
Head Coach Bill Parcells
Home Field Giants Stadium
Results
Record 6–9
Place 5th NFC East
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers 1
Timeline
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1986 1988

The 1987 New York Giants season was the 63rd season for the club in the National Football League. The Giants entered the season as the defending Super Bowl champion but failed to qualify for the playoffs. They were the sixth team in NFL history to enter a season as the defending Super Bowl champion and miss the playoffs.[1]

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Round Pick Player Position School
1 28 Mark Ingram Wide Receiver Michigan State
2 55 Adrian White Defensive BackFlorida
3 83 Stephen Baker Wide Receiver Fresno State
4 112 Odessa Turner Wide Receiver Northwest State
[2]

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Result Giants points Opponents Record Attendance
1 Sept. 14 at Chicago Bears Loss 19 34 0–1
65,704
2 Sept. 20 Dallas Cowboys Loss 14 16 0–2
73,426
Sept. 27 at Miami Dolphins Canceled 0–2
3 Oct. 5 San Francisco 49ers Loss 21 41 0–3
16,471
4 Oct. 11 Washington Redskins Loss 12 38 0–4
9,123
5 Oct. 18 at Buffalo Bills Loss (OT) 3 6 0–5
15,737
6 Oct. 25 St. Louis Cardinals Win 30 7 1–5
74,391
7 Nov. 2 at Dallas Cowboys Loss 24 33 1–6
55,730
8 Nov. 8 New England Patriots Win 17 10 2–6
73,817
9 Nov. 15 at Philadelphia Eagles Win 20 17 3–6
66,172
10 Nov. 22 at New Orleans Saints Loss 14 23 3–7
67,639
11 Nov. 29 at Washington Redskins Loss 19 23 3–8
45,815
12 Dec. 6 Philadelphia Eagles Win (OT) 23 20 4–8
65,874
13 Dec. 13 at St. Louis Cardinals Loss 24 27 4–9
29,623
14 Dec. 19 Green Bay Packers Win 20 10 5–9
51,013
15 Dec. 27 New York Jets Win 20 7 6–9
68,318
[3]

StandingsEdit

NFC East
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA STK
Washington Redskins 11 4 0 .733 379 285 W1
Dallas Cowboys 7 8 0 .467 340 348 W2
St. Louis Cardinals 7 8 0 .467 362 368 L1
Philadelphia Eagles 7 8 0 .467 337 380 W2
New York Giants 6 9 0 .400 280 312 W2
[4]

Awards and honorsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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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