1987 Pittsburgh Steelers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 8-7
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Chuck Noll (8-7)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1987 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference.
Pittsburgh chalked up 285 points, while the defensive unit gave up 299. Earnest Jackson carried the ball for a team-best 696 yards for the Steelers, and Frank Pollard also contributed to the rushing attack.
Mark Malone threw for 1,896 yards. John Stallworth grabbed 41 passes for 521 yards.
The opportunistic defense pounced on 44 turnovers. Dwayne Woodruff intercepted 5 opponent throws. Mike Merriweather topped the defensive unit with 5.5 sacks.
Chuck Noll coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 285
Regular Season Points Against: 299
|September 13, 1987||San Francisco 49ers 17 at Pittsburgh Steelers 30||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 20, 1987||Pittsburgh Steelers 10 at Cleveland Browns 34||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 4, 1987||Pittsburgh Steelers 28 at Atlanta Falcons 12||W||1-0-0||1-1-0||2-1-0|
|October 11, 1987||Pittsburgh Steelers 21 at Los Angeles Rams 31||L||1-0-0||1-2-0||2-2-0|
|October 18, 1987||Indianapolis Colts 7 at Pittsburgh Steelers 21||W||2-0-0||1-2-0||3-2-0|
|October 25, 1987||Cincinnati Bengals 20 at Pittsburgh Steelers 23||W||3-0-0||1-2-0||4-2-0|
|November 1, 1987||Pittsburgh Steelers 24 at Miami Dolphins 35||L||3-0-0||1-3-0||4-3-0|
|November 8, 1987||Pittsburgh Steelers 17 at Kansas City Chiefs 16||W||3-0-0||2-3-0||5-3-0|
|November 15, 1987||Houston Oilers 23 at Pittsburgh Steelers 3||L||3-1-0||2-3-0||5-4-0|
|November 22, 1987||Pittsburgh Steelers 30 at Cincinnati Bengals 16||W||3-1-0||3-3-0||6-4-0|
|November 29, 1987||New Orleans Saints 20 at Pittsburgh Steelers 16||L||3-2-0||3-3-0||6-5-0|
|December 6, 1987||Seattle Seahawks 9 at Pittsburgh Steelers 13||W||4-2-0||3-3-0||7-5-0|
|December 13, 1987||Pittsburgh Steelers 20 at San Diego Chargers 16||W||4-2-0||4-3-0||8-5-0|
|December 20, 1987||Pittsburgh Steelers 16 at Houston Oilers 24||L||4-2-0||4-4-0||8-6-0|
|December 26, 1987||Cleveland Browns 19 at Pittsburgh Steelers 13||L||4-3-0||4-4-0||8-7-0|