1987 Cleveland Browns Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
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 Statistics
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, while 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 provided receiving help, too.

Kevin Mack ran for a team-leading 735 yards for Cleveland.

Felix Wright and Frank Minnifield 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

Date Game Res Home Road Record
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


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