1987 Miami Dolphins Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Don Shula (8-7)
Location: Miami, Florida
1987 Miami Dolphins Statistics
1987 Miami Dolphins Roster

The Miami Dolphins of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Dolphins scored 362 points, and the defensive squad yielded 335. Dan Marino directed the offense, passing for 3,245 yards. Troy Stradford paced all receivers, hauling in 48 passes, while Mark Clayton accumulated 776 receiving yards. Mark Duper contributed to the receiving game, too.

Troy Stradford ran for a team-best 619 yards for Miami.

Glenn Blackwood and Paul Lankford each intercepted 3 errant tosses from the opposition. T.J. Turner topped pass rushers with 4 sacks.

Don Shula coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 362
Regular Season Points Against: 335

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 13, 1987 Miami Dolphins 21 at New England Patriots 28 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
September 20, 1987 Miami Dolphins 23 at Indianapolis Colts 10 W 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
October 4, 1987 Miami Dolphins 20 at Seattle Seahawks 24 L 0-0-0 1-2-0 1-2-0
October 11, 1987 Kansas City Chiefs 0 at Miami Dolphins 42 W 1-0-0 1-2-0 2-2-0
October 18, 1987 Miami Dolphins 31 at New York Jets 37 L 1-0-0 1-3-0 2-3-0 OT
October 25, 1987 Buffalo Bills 34 at Miami Dolphins 31 L 1-1-0 1-3-0 2-4-0 OT
November 1, 1987 Pittsburgh Steelers 24 at Miami Dolphins 35 W 2-1-0 1-3-0 3-4-0
November 8, 1987 Miami Dolphins 20 at Cincinnati Bengals 14 W 2-1-0 2-3-0 4-4-0
November 15, 1987 Indianapolis Colts 40 at Miami Dolphins 21 L 2-2-0 2-3-0 4-5-0
November 22, 1987 Miami Dolphins 20 at Dallas Cowboys 14 W 2-2-0 3-3-0 5-5-0
November 29, 1987 Miami Dolphins 0 at Buffalo Bills 27 L 2-2-0 3-4-0 5-6-0
December 7, 1987 New York Jets 28 at Miami Dolphins 37 W 3-2-0 3-4-0 6-6-0
December 13, 1987 Miami Dolphins 28 at Philadelphia Eagles 10 W 3-2-0 4-4-0 7-6-0
December 20, 1987 Washington Redskins 21 at Miami Dolphins 23 W 4-2-0 4-4-0 8-6-0
December 28, 1987 New England Patriots 24 at Miami Dolphins 10 L 4-3-0 4-4-0 8-7-0


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