1987 Denver Broncos 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
10-4-1 2-1 6679 4395 2284 41 392 6216 3718 2498 55 347
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The Denver Broncos' twenty-eighth season was in 1987, and it was the seventh season Dan Reeves served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 10-4-1 in the regular season and 2-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Washington Redskins 42-10.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Seattle Seahawks 40-17
Week 2 @ Green Bay Packers 17-17
Week 4 Houston Oilers 10-40
Week 5 Los Angeles Raiders 30-14
Week 6 @ Kansas City Chiefs 26-17
Week 7 @ Minnesota Vikings 27-34
Week 8 Detroit Lions 34-0
Week 9 @ Buffalo Bills 14-21
Week 10 Chicago Bears 31-29
Week 11 @ Los Angeles Raiders 23-17
Week 12 @ San Diego Chargers 31-17
Week 13 New England Patriots 31-20
Week 14 @ Seattle Seahawks 21-28
Week 15 Kansas City Chiefs 20-17
Week 16 San Diego Chargers 24-0


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Houston Oilers 34-10
Conference Championship Cleveland Browns 38-33
Super Bowl vs. Washington Redskins 10-42


Head Coach: Dan Reeves Assistant Head Coach: Joe Collier Offensive Coordinator: Mike Shanahan Special Teams Coordinator: Mike Nolan Wide Receivers Coach: Chan Gailey Offensive Line Coach: Alex Gibbs Running Backs Coach: Nick Nicolau Tight Ends Coach: Chan Gailey Defensive Line Coach: Stan Jones Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Rubin Carter Linebackers Coach: Mike Nolan, Myrel Moore Defensive Backs Coach: Charlie West Defense: Joe Collier Special Teams Coach: Mike Nolan Special Assistant Coach: Marvin Crosby Bass Strength and Conditioning Coach: Al Miller General Manager: John Beake