St. Louis Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys 16 to 21

Sunday, December 27, 1987, Week 16

The St. Louis Cardinals played the Dallas Cowboys in Irving on Sunday, December 27, 1987, Week 16 of the 1987 season. The Cowboys won by a score of 21-16. The Cowboys and the Cardinals split the season series for the 1987 season, each winning one game. With this game, the Cowboys finished the season 3-4-0 at home, while the Cardinals finished 3-5-0 on the road for the 1987 season.

The Cowboys finished the season with a record of 7-8-0, while the Cardinals finished the season at 7-8-0.

St. Louis Cardinals offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
422 296 126 2 26


Head Coach: Gene Stallings Offensive Coordinator: Jim Shofner Wide Receivers Coach: Mal M. Moore Offensive Line Coach: Tom Bresnahan Running Backs Coach: Hank Kuhlmann Defensive Line Coach: Jim Johnson Linebackers Coach: Joe Pascale Defensive Backs Coach: Mel Renfro Special Teams Coach: Marv Braden Special Assistant Coach: Leon McLaughlin Quality Control Coach: Leon McLaughlin Strength and Conditioning Coach: LeBaron Caruthers Assistant Athletic Trainer: Jeff Herndon

Dallas Cowboys offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
285 122 163 0 17


Head Coach: Tom Landry Offensive Coordinator: Paul Hackett Defensive Coordinator: Ernie Stautner Quarterbacks Coach: Paul Hackett Wide Receivers Coach: Alan Lowry Offensive Line Coach: Jim Erkenbeck Running Backs Coach: Al Lavan Defensive Line Coach: Ernie Stautner Linebackers Coach: Jerry Tubbs Defensive Backs Coach: Dick Nolan Special Teams Coach: Mike Solari Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bob Ward Scout: Jim Garrett Research and Development: Neill Armstrong