1987 Atlanta Falcons Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 3-12
Finishing 4th in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Marion Campbell (3-12)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1987 Atlanta Falcons Roster
The Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 3 wins and 12 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference.
Atlanta scored only 205 points, worst in the league, while the leaky defense yielded 436, most in the circuit. Scott Campbell threw for 1,728 yards. Floyd Dixon hauled in 36 passes for 600 yards. Aubrey Matthews provided receiving help also.
Gerald Riggs ran for a team-best 875 yards for the Falcons.
Bobby Butler picked off 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Buddy Moor topped pass rushers with 4 sacks.
Marion Campbell coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 205
Regular Season Points Against: 436
|September 13, 1987||Atlanta Falcons 10 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|September 20, 1987||Washington Redskins 20 at Atlanta Falcons 21||W||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 4, 1987||Pittsburgh Steelers 28 at Atlanta Falcons 12||L||1-1-0||0-1-0||1-2-0|
|October 11, 1987||San Francisco 49ers 25 at Atlanta Falcons 17||L||1-2-0||0-1-0||1-3-0|
|October 18, 1987||St. Louis Cardinals 20 at Atlanta Falcons 24||W||2-2-0||0-1-0||2-3-0|
|October 25, 1987||Atlanta Falcons 33 at Houston Oilers 37||L||2-2-0||0-2-0||2-4-0|
|November 1, 1987||New Orleans Saints 38 at Atlanta Falcons 0||L||2-3-0||0-2-0||2-5-0|
|November 8, 1987||Atlanta Falcons 3 at Cleveland Browns 38||L||2-3-0||0-3-0||2-6-0|
|November 15, 1987||Cincinnati Bengals 16 at Atlanta Falcons 10||L||2-4-0||0-3-0||2-7-0|
|November 22, 1987||Atlanta Falcons 13 at Minnesota Vikings 24||L||2-4-0||0-4-0||2-8-0|
|November 29, 1987||St. Louis Cardinals 34 at Atlanta Falcons 21||L||2-5-0||0-4-0||2-9-0|
|December 6, 1987||Atlanta Falcons 21 at Dallas Cowboys 10||W||2-5-0||1-4-0||3-9-0|
|December 13, 1987||Atlanta Falcons 0 at Los Angeles Rams 33||L||2-5-0||1-5-0||3-10-0|
|December 20, 1987||Atlanta Falcons 7 at San Francisco 49ers 35||L||2-5-0||1-6-0||3-11-0|
|December 27, 1987||Detroit Lions 30 at Atlanta Falcons 13||L||2-6-0||1-6-0||3-12-0|