1987 Dallas Cowboys Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 7-8
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Tom Landry (7-8)
Location: Dallas, Texas
1987 Dallas Cowboys Roster
The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 7 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.
The Cowboys scored 340 points, but the defense conceded 348. Danny White threw for 2,617 yards. Herschel Walker paced the receiving corps, hauling in 60 passes for 715 yards. Mike Renfro contributed to the receiving game, too.
Herschel Walker ran for a team-best 891 yards for Dallas.
The opportunistic defense led the way with 43 turnovers. Everson Walls intercepted 5 errant tosses from the opposition. Too Jones topped the defensive unit with 10 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 50 sacks.
Tom Landry coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 340
Regular Season Points Against: 348
|September 13, 1987||Dallas Cowboys 13 at St. Louis Cardinals 24||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|September 20, 1987||Dallas Cowboys 16 at New York Giants 14||W||0-0-0||1-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 4, 1987||Dallas Cowboys 38 at New York Jets 24||W||0-0-0||2-1-0||2-1-0|
|October 11, 1987||Philadelphia Eagles 22 at Dallas Cowboys 41||W||1-0-0||2-1-0||3-1-0|
|October 19, 1987||Washington Redskins 13 at Dallas Cowboys 7||L||1-1-0||2-1-0||3-2-0|
|October 25, 1987||Dallas Cowboys 20 at Philadelphia Eagles 37||L||1-1-0||2-2-0||3-3-0|
|November 2, 1987||New York Giants 24 at Dallas Cowboys 33||W||2-1-0||2-2-0||4-3-0|
|November 8, 1987||Dallas Cowboys 17 at Detroit Lions 27||L||2-1-0||2-3-0||4-4-0|
|November 15, 1987||Dallas Cowboys 23 at New England Patriots 17||W||2-1-0||3-3-0||5-4-0||OT|
|November 22, 1987||Miami Dolphins 20 at Dallas Cowboys 14||L||2-2-0||3-3-0||5-5-0|
|November 26, 1987||Minnesota Vikings 44 at Dallas Cowboys 38||L||2-3-0||3-3-0||5-6-0||OT|
|December 6, 1987||Atlanta Falcons 21 at Dallas Cowboys 10||L||2-4-0||3-3-0||5-7-0|
|December 13, 1987||Dallas Cowboys 20 at Washington Redskins 24||L||2-4-0||3-4-0||5-8-0|
|December 21, 1987||Dallas Cowboys 29 at Los Angeles Rams 21||W||2-4-0||4-4-0||6-8-0|
|December 27, 1987||St. Louis Cardinals 16 at Dallas Cowboys 21||W||3-4-0||4-4-0||7-8-0|