1987 Denver Broncos Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-4-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Super Bowl
Coach: Dan Reeves (10-4-1)
Location: Denver, Colorado
1987 Denver Broncos Statistics
1987 Denver Broncos Roster

The Denver Broncos of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

The Broncos piled up points with 379 points, while the defense conceded 288. John Elway threw for 3,198 yards. Vance Johnson hauled in 42 passes for 684 yards. Ricky Nattiel provided receiving help, too.

Sammy Winder ran for a team-best 741 yards for Denver.

The sticky-fingered defense manufactured 47 turnovers. Mike Harden picked off 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Karl Mecklenburg and Rulon Jones each sacked opposing passers 7 times.

Dan Reeves coached the team. The 1987 Denver Broncos lost in the Super Bowl.

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Regular Season Points For: 379
Regular Season Points Against: 288

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 13, 1987 Seattle Seahawks 17 at Denver Broncos 40 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 20, 1987 Denver Broncos 17 at Green Bay Packers 17 T 1-0-0 0-0-1 1-0-1 OT Milwaukee
October 4, 1987 Houston Oilers 40 at Denver Broncos 10 L 1-1-0 0-0-1 1-1-1
October 12, 1987 Los Angeles Raiders 14 at Denver Broncos 30 W 2-1-0 0-0-1 2-1-1
October 18, 1987 Denver Broncos 26 at Kansas City Chiefs 17 W 2-1-0 1-0-1 3-1-1
October 26, 1987 Denver Broncos 27 at Minnesota Vikings 34 L 2-1-0 1-1-1 3-2-1
November 1, 1987 Detroit Lions 0 at Denver Broncos 34 W 3-1-0 1-1-1 4-2-1
November 8, 1987 Denver Broncos 14 at Buffalo Bills 21 L 3-1-0 1-2-1 4-3-1
November 16, 1987 Chicago Bears 29 at Denver Broncos 31 W 4-1-0 1-2-1 5-3-1
November 22, 1987 Denver Broncos 23 at Los Angeles Raiders 17 W 4-1-0 2-2-1 6-3-1
November 29, 1987 Denver Broncos 31 at San Diego Chargers 17 W 4-1-0 3-2-1 7-3-1
December 6, 1987 New England Patriots 20 at Denver Broncos 31 W 5-1-0 3-2-1 8-3-1
December 13, 1987 Denver Broncos 21 at Seattle Seahawks 28 L 5-1-0 3-3-1 8-4-1
December 19, 1987 Kansas City Chiefs 17 at Denver Broncos 20 W 6-1-0 3-3-1 9-4-1
December 27, 1987 San Diego Chargers 0 at Denver Broncos 24 W 7-1-0 3-3-1 10-4-1
January 10, 1988 Houston Oilers 10 at Denver Broncos 34 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 AFC Divisional Playoff
January 17, 1988 Cleveland Browns 33 at Denver Broncos 38 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 AFC Championship
January 31, 1988 Washington Redskins 42 at Denver Broncos 10 L 2-1-0 0-0-0 2-1-0 Super Bowl 22 San Diego