1987 Houston Oilers Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-6
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Jerry Glanville (9-6)
Location: Houston, Texas
1987 Houston Oilers Statistics
1987 Houston Oilers Roster

The Houston Oilers of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 9 wins and 6 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Houston chalked up 345 points, while the defensive unit gave up 349. Warren Moon threw for 2,806 yards. Ernest Givins hauled in 53 passes, while Drew Hill added 989 receiving yards.

Mike Rozier ran for a team-leading 957 yards for the Oilers.

Keith Bostic picked off 6 errant tosses from the opposition. Ray Childress sacked quarterbacks 6 times.

Jerry Glanville coached the team. The 1987 Houston Oilers lost in the Division Playoff.

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Regular Season Points For: 345
Regular Season Points Against: 349

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 13, 1987 St. Louis Cardinals 16 at Houston Oilers 20 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 20, 1987 Houston Oilers 30 at Buffalo Bills 34 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
October 4, 1987 Houston Oilers 40 at Denver Broncos 10 W 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0
October 11, 1987 Houston Oilers 15 at Cleveland Browns 10 W 1-0-0 2-1-0 3-1-0
October 18, 1987 New England Patriots 21 at Houston Oilers 7 L 1-1-0 2-1-0 3-2-0
October 25, 1987 Atlanta Falcons 33 at Houston Oilers 37 W 2-1-0 2-1-0 4-2-0
November 1, 1987 Houston Oilers 31 at Cincinnati Bengals 29 W 2-1-0 3-1-0 5-2-0
November 8, 1987 Houston Oilers 20 at San Francisco 49ers 27 L 2-1-0 3-2-0 5-3-0
November 15, 1987 Houston Oilers 23 at Pittsburgh Steelers 3 W 2-1-0 4-2-0 6-3-0
November 22, 1987 Cleveland Browns 40 at Houston Oilers 7 L 2-2-0 4-2-0 6-4-0
November 29, 1987 Houston Oilers 27 at Indianapolis Colts 51 L 2-2-0 4-3-0 6-5-0
December 6, 1987 San Diego Chargers 18 at Houston Oilers 33 W 3-2-0 4-3-0 7-5-0
December 13, 1987 Houston Oilers 10 at New Orleans Saints 24 L 3-2-0 4-4-0 7-6-0
December 20, 1987 Pittsburgh Steelers 16 at Houston Oilers 24 W 4-2-0 4-4-0 8-6-0
December 27, 1987 Cincinnati Bengals 17 at Houston Oilers 21 W 5-2-0 4-4-0 9-6-0
January 3, 1988 Seattle Seahawks 20 at Houston Oilers 23 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 OT AFC Wild Card Playoff
January 10, 1988 Houston Oilers 10 at Denver Broncos 34 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 AFC Divisional Playoff