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1987 Minnesota Vikings 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 2-2 5882 3496 2386 37 359 5611 3558 2053 45 318
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1987 was the twenty-seventh season for the Minnesota Vikings and the first season for Jerry Burns as the head coach of the Vikings. They finished the season 8-7-0 in the regular season and 2-1 in the playoffs eventually losing to the Washington Redskins 17-10.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Detroit Lions 34-19
Week 2 @ Los Angeles Rams 21-16
Week 4 Green Bay Packers 16-23
Week 5 @ Chicago Bears 7-27
Week 6 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10-20
Week 7 Denver Broncos 34-27
Week 8 @ Seattle Seahawks 17-28
Week 9 Los Angeles Raiders 31-20
Week 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17
Week 11 Atlanta Falcons 24-13
Week 12 @ Dallas Cowboys 44-38
Week 13 Chicago Bears 24-30
Week 14 @ Green Bay Packers 10-16
Week 15 @ Detroit Lions 17-14
Week 16 Washington Redskins 24-27

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ New Orleans Saints 44-10
Divisional Round @ San Francisco 49ers 36-24
Conference Championship @ Washington Redskins 10-17

Coaches

Head Coach: Offensive Coordinator: Defensive Coordinator: Wide Receivers Coach: Offensive Line Coach: Running Backs Coach: , Tight Ends Coach: Defensive Line Coach: Linebackers Coach: Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Special Teams Coach: Consultant: Coaching Office Secretary: