1987 Cleveland Browns Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 10-5
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Marty Schottenheimer (10-5)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1987 Cleveland Browns Roster
The Cleveland Browns of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 10 wins and 5 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.
The Browns lit up the scoreboard for 390 points, and the stingy defense gave up 239. Bernie Kosar passed for 3,033 yards. Earnest Byner topped the receiving corps, snagging 52 passes, while Webster Slaughter added 806 receiving yards. Brian Brennan contributed to the receiving game, too.
Kevin Mack ran for a team-leading 735 yards for Cleveland.
Frank Minnifield and Felix Wright each intercepted 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Carl Hairston dropped opposing passers 8 times.
Marty Schottenheimer coached the team. The 1987 Cleveland Browns lost in the Conference Championship.
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Regular Season Points For: 390
Regular Season Points Against: 239
|September 13, 1987||Cleveland Browns 21 at New Orleans Saints 28||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|September 20, 1987||Pittsburgh Steelers 10 at Cleveland Browns 34||W||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 4, 1987||Cleveland Browns 20 at New England Patriots 10||W||1-0-0||1-1-0||2-1-0|
|October 11, 1987||Houston Oilers 15 at Cleveland Browns 10||L||1-1-0||1-1-0||2-2-0|
|October 18, 1987||Cleveland Browns 34 at Cincinnati Bengals 0||W||1-1-0||2-1-0||3-2-0|
|October 26, 1987||St. Louis Cardinals 17 at Cleveland Browns 30||W||2-1-0||2-1-0||4-2-0|
|November 1, 1987||Cleveland Browns 24 at San Diego Chargers 27||L||2-1-0||2-2-0||4-3-0||OT|
|November 8, 1987||Atlanta Falcons 3 at Cleveland Browns 38||W||3-1-0||2-2-0||5-3-0|
|November 15, 1987||Buffalo Bills 21 at Cleveland Browns 27||W||4-1-0||2-2-0||6-3-0|
|November 22, 1987||Cleveland Browns 40 at Houston Oilers 7||W||4-1-0||3-2-0||7-3-0|
|November 29, 1987||Cleveland Browns 24 at San Francisco 49ers 38||L||4-1-0||3-3-0||7-4-0|
|December 6, 1987||Indianapolis Colts 9 at Cleveland Browns 7||L||4-2-0||3-3-0||7-5-0|
|December 13, 1987||Cincinnati Bengals 24 at Cleveland Browns 38||W||5-2-0||3-3-0||8-5-0|
|December 20, 1987||Cleveland Browns 24 at Los Angeles Raiders 17||W||5-2-0||4-3-0||9-5-0|
|December 26, 1987||Cleveland Browns 19 at Pittsburgh Steelers 13||W||5-2-0||5-3-0||10-5-0|
|January 9, 1988||Indianapolis Colts 21 at Cleveland Browns 38||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||AFC Divisional Playoff|
|January 17, 1988||Cleveland Browns 33 at Denver Broncos 38||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0||AFC Championship|