1987 San Diego Chargers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 8-7
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Al Saunders (8-7)
Location: San Diego, California
1987 San Diego Chargers Roster
The San Diego Chargers of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.
San Diego stumbled, scoring only 253 points, while the defense conceded 317. Dan Fouts threw for 2,517 yards. Kellen Winslow paced the receiving corps, grabbing 53 passes, while Wes Chandler accumulated 617 receiving yards. Lionel James and Gary Anderson were targeted regularly, too.
Curtis Adams carried the ball for a team-best 343 yards for the Chargers, while Gary Anderson also contributed to the rushing attack.
Billy Smith picked off 5 opponent throws. Lee Williams sacked opposing passers 8 times, part of an overall team total of 45 sacks.
Al Saunders coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 253
Regular Season Points Against: 317
|September 13, 1987||San Diego Chargers 13 at Kansas City Chiefs 20||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|September 20, 1987||St. Louis Cardinals 24 at San Diego Chargers 28||W||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 4, 1987||San Diego Chargers 10 at Cincinnati Bengals 9||W||1-0-0||1-1-0||2-1-0|
|October 11, 1987||San Diego Chargers 17 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13||W||1-0-0||2-1-0||3-1-0|
|October 18, 1987||San Diego Chargers 23 at Los Angeles Raiders 17||W||1-0-0||3-1-0||4-1-0|
|October 25, 1987||Kansas City Chiefs 21 at San Diego Chargers 42||W||2-0-0||3-1-0||5-1-0|
|November 1, 1987||Cleveland Browns 24 at San Diego Chargers 27||W||3-0-0||3-1-0||6-1-0||OT|
|November 8, 1987||San Diego Chargers 16 at Indianapolis Colts 13||W||3-0-0||4-1-0||7-1-0|
|November 15, 1987||Los Angeles Raiders 14 at San Diego Chargers 16||W||4-0-0||4-1-0||8-1-0|
|November 22, 1987||San Diego Chargers 3 at Seattle Seahawks 34||L||4-0-0||4-2-0||8-2-0|
|November 29, 1987||Denver Broncos 31 at San Diego Chargers 17||L||4-1-0||4-2-0||8-3-0|
|December 6, 1987||San Diego Chargers 18 at Houston Oilers 33||L||4-1-0||4-3-0||8-4-0|
|December 13, 1987||Pittsburgh Steelers 20 at San Diego Chargers 16||L||4-2-0||4-3-0||8-5-0|
|December 20, 1987||Indianapolis Colts 20 at San Diego Chargers 7||L||4-3-0||4-3-0||8-6-0|
|December 27, 1987||San Diego Chargers 0 at Denver Broncos 24||L||4-3-0||4-4-0||8-7-0|