1987 Miami Dolphins 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 5538 3876 1662 37 331 5445 3247 2198 32 314
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The Miami Dolphins' twenty-second season was in 1987, and it was the eighteenth season Don Shula served as the head coach of the team. The Dolphins played their home games at Joe Robbie Stadium. They finished the season 8-7-0, 4-3-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road. At the end of the season, Troy Stradford was awarded with the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ New England Patriots 21-28
Week 2 @ Indianapolis Colts 23-10
Week 4 @ Seattle Seahawks 20-24
Week 5 Kansas City Chiefs 42-0
Week 6 @ New York Jets 31-37
Week 7 Buffalo Bills 31-34
Week 8 Pittsburgh Steelers 35-24
Week 9 @ Cincinnati Bengals 20-14
Week 10 Indianapolis Colts 21-40
Week 11 @ Dallas Cowboys 20-14
Week 12 @ Buffalo Bills 0-27
Week 13 New York Jets 37-28
Week 14 @ Philadelphia Eagles 28-10
Week 15 Washington Redskins 23-21
Week 16 New England Patriots 10-24

Coaches

Head Coach: Don Shula Assistant Head Coach: David Shula Quarterbacks Coach: David Shula Wide Receivers Coach: David Shula Offensive Line Coach: John Sandusky Tight Ends Coach: Mike Westhoff Offensive Backs Coach: Carl Taseff Linebackers Coach: Chuck Studley Secondary Coach: Mel Phillips Defensive Assistant Coach: Tom Olivadotti Special Teams Coach: Mike Westhoff Strength and Conditioning Coach: Junior Wade College Scout: Kevin Colbert