1987 Buffalo Bills 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
7-8-0 0-0 4741 2901 1840 43 294 4906 2854 2052 31 297
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The Buffalo Bills' twenty-eighth season was in 1987, playing their home games at Rich Stadium. During the offseason they promoted Marv Levy to lead the team. During his time in the NFL he was head coach for five years. They finished the season 7-8-0, 4-4-0 at home and 3-4-0 on the road. At the end of the season, Shane Conlan was awarded with the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 New York Jets 28-31
Week 2 Houston Oilers 34-30
Week 4 Indianapolis Colts 6-47
Week 5 @ New England Patriots 7-14
Week 6 New York Giants 6-3
Week 7 @ Miami Dolphins 34-31
Week 8 Washington Redskins 7-27
Week 9 Denver Broncos 21-14
Week 10 @ Cleveland Browns 21-27
Week 11 @ New York Jets 17-14
Week 12 Miami Dolphins 27-0
Week 13 @ Los Angeles Raiders 21-34
Week 14 @ Indianapolis Colts 27-3
Week 15 New England Patriots 7-13
Week 16 @ Philadelphia Eagles 7-17

1987 Buffalo Bills Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Marv Levy Offensive Coordinator: Jim Ringo Defensive Coordinator: Walt Corey Quarterbacks Coach: Ted Marchibroda Wide Receivers Coach: Ted Tollner, Joe Daniels Offensive Line Coach: Jim Ringo Running Backs Coach: Elijah Pitts Defensive Line Coach: Ted Cottrell Linebackers Coach: Walt Corey Defensive Backs Coach: Dick Roach Defensive Assistant Coach: Chuck Lester Special Teams Coach: Bruce DeHaven Assistant Coach: Chuck Dickerson Strength and Conditioning Coordinator: Rusty Jones