1987 Detroit Lions Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 4-11
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Darryl Rogers (4-11)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1987 Detroit Lions Statistics
1987 Detroit Lions Roster

The Detroit Lions of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 4 wins and 11 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

Detroit labored to change the scoreboard with just 269 points, while the shaky defensive squad surrendered 384. Chuck Long threw for 2,598 yards. Pete Mandley hauled in 58 balls for 720 yards.

James Jones rushed for a team-leading 342 yards for the Lions, while Garry James also buoyed the ground attack.

James Griffin intercepted 6 opponent throws. Mike Cofer sacked opposing passers 8.5 times.

Darryl Rogers coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 269
Regular Season Points Against: 384

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 13, 1987 Detroit Lions 19 at Minnesota Vikings 34 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
September 20, 1987 Detroit Lions 7 at Los Angeles Raiders 27 L 0-0-0 0-2-0 0-2-0
October 4, 1987 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31 at Detroit Lions 27 L 0-1-0 0-2-0 0-3-0
October 11, 1987 Detroit Lions 19 at Green Bay Packers 16 W 0-1-0 1-2-0 1-3-0 OT
October 18, 1987 Seattle Seahawks 37 at Detroit Lions 14 L 0-2-0 1-2-0 1-4-0
October 25, 1987 Green Bay Packers 34 at Detroit Lions 33 L 0-3-0 1-2-0 1-5-0
November 1, 1987 Detroit Lions 0 at Denver Broncos 34 L 0-3-0 1-3-0 1-6-0
November 8, 1987 Dallas Cowboys 17 at Detroit Lions 27 W 1-3-0 1-3-0 2-6-0
November 15, 1987 Detroit Lions 13 at Washington Redskins 20 L 1-3-0 1-4-0 2-7-0
November 22, 1987 Detroit Lions 10 at Chicago Bears 30 L 1-3-0 1-5-0 2-8-0
November 26, 1987 Kansas City Chiefs 27 at Detroit Lions 20 L 1-4-0 1-5-0 2-9-0
December 6, 1987 St. Louis Cardinals 37 at Detroit Lions 16 L 1-5-0 1-5-0 2-10-0
December 13, 1987 Detroit Lions 20 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 W 1-5-0 2-5-0 3-10-0
December 20, 1987 Minnesota Vikings 17 at Detroit Lions 14 L 1-6-0 2-5-0 3-11-0
December 27, 1987 Detroit Lions 30 at Atlanta Falcons 13 W 1-6-0 3-5-0 4-11-0


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