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1987 New England Patriots season


1987 New England Patriots season

1987 New England Patriots season
Head coach Raymond Berry
General manager Patrick Sullivan
Owner Billy Sullivan
Home field Sullivan Stadium
Record 8–7
Division place T-2nd AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers WR Stanley Morgan
LB Andre Tippett
AP All-Pros LB Andre Tippett (1st team)
Previous season      Next season
< 1986      1988 >

The New England Patriots finished the National Football League's strike-shortened 1987 season with a record of eight wins and seven losses, and finished tied for second in the AFC East division.


New England Patriots 1987 staff
Front Office
  • President – Billy Sullivan
  • Executive Vice President – Chuck Sullivan
  • Vice President – Bucko Kilroy
  • General Manager – Patrick Sullivan
  • Director of Player Development – Dick Steinberg
  • Director of College Scouting – Joe Mendes
  • Director of Pro Scouting – Bill McPeak

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  • Quarterbacks/Receivers – Les Steckel
  • Quarterbacks/Special Assistant to the Head Coach – John Polonchek
  • Offensive Backfield – Bobby Grier
  • Receivers – Harold Jackson
  • Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line – Rod Humenuik

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Dean Brittenham

Regular season


Week Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 Miami Dolphins W 28–21 1–0
2 at New York Jets L 43–24 1–1
at Washington Redskins canceled 1–1
3 Cleveland Browns L 20–10 1–2
4 Buffalo Bills W 14–7 2–2
5 at Houston Oilers W 21–7 3–2
6 at Indianapolis Colts L 30–16 3–3
7 Los Angeles Raiders W 26–23 4–3
8 at New York Giants L 17–10 4–4
9 Dallas Cowboys L 23–17 4–5
10 Indianapolis Colts W 24–0 5–5
11 Philadelphia Eagles L 34–31 5–6
12 at Denver Broncos L 31–20 5–7
13 New York Jets W 42–20 6–7
14 at Buffalo Bills W 13–7 7–7
15 at Miami Dolphins W 24–10 8–7


Template:1987 AFC East standings


All of the following players appeared in at least one game for the 1987 New England Patriots.

Name Position Notes


See also

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