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. The Broncos played their home games at Mile High Stadium. They finished the year 10-4-1 in the regular season, en route to winning the AFC West, 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

1987 Denver Broncos Coaching Staff

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 Linebackers Coach: Mike Nolan, Myrel Moore Defensive Backs Coach: Charlie West Defense: Joe Collier Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Rubin Carter Special Teams Coach: Mike Nolan Special Assistant Coach: Marvin Crosby Bass Strength and Conditioning Coach: Al Miller General Manager: John Beake