1987 Denver Broncos Game-by-Game Results
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 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
|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|