1987 New York Jets Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 6-9
Finishing 5th in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Joe Walton (6-9)
Location: New York, New York
1987 New York Jets Roster
The New York Jets of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 6 wins and 9 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.
The Jets chalked up 334 points, but the defense allowed 360. Ken O'Brien threw for 2,696 yards. Al Toon topped pass catchers, hauling in 68 balls for 976 yards.
Freeman McNeil rushed for a team-leading 530 yards for New York, while Johnny Hector also buoyed the ground attack.
Harry Hamilton, Carl Howard and Rich Miano each picked off 3 opponent throws. Alex Gordon led the defensive unit with 5 sacks.
Joe Walton coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 334
Regular Season Points Against: 360
|September 13, 1987||New York Jets 31 at Buffalo Bills 28||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 21, 1987||New England Patriots 24 at New York Jets 43||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0|
|October 4, 1987||Dallas Cowboys 38 at New York Jets 24||L||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0|
|October 11, 1987||New York Jets 0 at Indianapolis Colts 6||L||1-1-0||1-1-0||2-2-0|
|October 18, 1987||Miami Dolphins 31 at New York Jets 37||W||2-1-0||1-1-0||3-2-0||OT|
|October 25, 1987||New York Jets 16 at Washington Redskins 17||L||2-1-0||1-2-0||3-3-0|
|November 1, 1987||Indianapolis Colts 19 at New York Jets 14||L||2-2-0||1-2-0||3-4-0|
|November 9, 1987||Seattle Seahawks 14 at New York Jets 30||W||3-2-0||1-2-0||4-4-0|
|November 15, 1987||New York Jets 16 at Kansas City Chiefs 9||W||3-2-0||2-2-0||5-4-0|
|November 22, 1987||Buffalo Bills 17 at New York Jets 14||L||3-3-0||2-2-0||5-5-0|
|November 29, 1987||Cincinnati Bengals 20 at New York Jets 27||W||4-3-0||2-2-0||6-5-0|
|December 7, 1987||New York Jets 28 at Miami Dolphins 37||L||4-3-0||2-3-0||6-6-0|
|December 13, 1987||New York Jets 20 at New England Patriots 42||L||4-3-0||2-4-0||6-7-0|
|December 20, 1987||Philadelphia Eagles 38 at New York Jets 27||L||4-4-0||2-4-0||6-8-0|
|December 27, 1987||New York Jets 7 at New York Giants 20||L||4-4-0||2-5-0||6-9-0|