1987 Cleveland Browns schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
10-5-0 1-1 6068 4020 2048 34 360 4991 3339 1652 39 298
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The Cleveland Browns' forty-second season was in 1987, and it was the fourth season Marty Schottenheimer served as the head coach of the team. The Browns played their home games at Cleveland Stadium. They finished the year 10-5-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the AFC Central, and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Denver Broncos 38-33.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ New Orleans Saints 21-28
Week 2 Pittsburgh Steelers 34-10
Week 4 @ New England Patriots 20-10
Week 5 Houston Oilers 10-15
Week 6 @ Cincinnati Bengals 34-0
Week 7 Los Angeles Rams 30-17
Week 8 @ San Diego Chargers 24-27
Week 9 Atlanta Falcons 38-3
Week 10 Buffalo Bills 27-21
Week 11 @ Houston Oilers 40-7
Week 12 @ San Francisco 49ers 24-38
Week 13 Indianapolis Colts 7-9
Week 14 Cincinnati Bengals 38-24
Week 15 @ Los Angeles Raiders 24-17
Week 16 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 19-13


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Indianapolis Colts 38-21
Conference Championship @ Denver Broncos 33-38

1987 Cleveland Browns Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Marty Schottenheimer Offensive Coordinator: Lindy Infante Defensive Coordinator: Dave Adolph Quarterbacks Coach: Lindy Infante Wide Receivers Coach: Richard Mann Offensive Line Coach: Howard Mudd Running Backs Coach: Joe Pendry Tight Ends Coach: Charlie Davis Defensive Line Coach: Tom Pratt Linebackers Coach: Dave Adolph Secondary Coach: Bill Cowher Special Teams Coach: Kurt Schottenheimer Special Assistant: Darvin Wallis Strength and Conditioning Coach: Dave Redding Scouting Administrative Assistant: Debbie Pollom Athletic Trainer: Leo Murphy