1987 San Diego Chargers 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
8-7-0 0-0 4588 3280 1308 43 264 4953 2782 2171 28 280
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The San Diego Chargers' twenty-eighth season was in 1987, playing their home games at Jack Murphy Stadium. During the offseason they hired Al Saunders to lead the team. Saunders previously was the interim head coach/assistant head coach of the San Diego Chargers and had four years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 8-7-0, 4-3-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Kansas City Chiefs 13-20
Week 2 St. Louis Cardinals 28-24
Week 4 @ Cincinnati Bengals 10-9
Week 5 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-13
Week 6 @ Los Angeles Raiders 23-17
Week 7 Kansas City Chiefs 42-21
Week 8 Cleveland Browns 27-24
Week 9 @ Indianapolis Colts 16-13
Week 10 Los Angeles Raiders 16-14
Week 11 @ Seattle Seahawks 3-34
Week 12 Denver Broncos 17-31
Week 13 @ Houston Oilers 18-33
Week 14 Pittsburgh Steelers 16-20
Week 15 Indianapolis Colts 7-20
Week 16 @ Denver Broncos 0-24

Coaches

Head Coach: Al Saunders Offensive Coordinator: Dave Levy Defensive Coordinator: Ron Lynn Special Teams Coordinator: Wayne Sevier Quarterbacks Coach: Roger Theder Wide Receivers Coach: Charlie Joiner Offensive Line Coach: Dave Levy, Ed White Running Backs Coach: Bobby Jackson Defensive Line Coach: Gunther Cunningham Linebackers Coach: Mike Haluchak Defensive Quality Control Coach: Jim L. Mora (Jr.) Administrative Assistant: Mike Faklis