1987 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 4-11
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Ray Perkins (4-11)
Location: Tampa, Florida
1987 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Roster
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 4 wins and 11 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.
The Buccaneers racked up 286 points, but the defense allowed 360. Steve DeBerg tossed for 1,891 yards, and Vinny Testaverde took a significant amount of snaps also. James Wilder caught 40 balls, while Gerald Carter contributed 586 receiving yards. Calvin Magee contributed to the receiving game, too.
James Wilder rushed for a team-high 488 yards for Tampa Bay.
Paul Tripoli picked off 3 opponent throws. Ron Holmes sacked quarterbacks 8 times.
Ray Perkins coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 286
Regular Season Points Against: 360
|September 13, 1987||Atlanta Falcons 10 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 48||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|September 20, 1987||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 at Chicago Bears 20||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|October 4, 1987||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31 at Detroit Lions 27||W||1-0-0||1-1-0||2-1-0|
|October 11, 1987||San Diego Chargers 17 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13||L||1-1-0||1-1-0||2-2-0|
|October 18, 1987||Minnesota Vikings 10 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20||W||2-1-0||1-1-0||3-2-0|
|October 25, 1987||Chicago Bears 27 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26||L||2-2-0||1-1-0||3-3-0|
|November 1, 1987||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23 at Green Bay Packers 17||W||2-2-0||2-1-0||4-3-0||Milwaukee|
|November 8, 1987||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28 at St. Louis Cardinals 31||L||2-2-0||2-2-0||4-4-0|
|November 15, 1987||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 at Minnesota Vikings 23||L||2-2-0||2-3-0||4-5-0|
|November 22, 1987||San Francisco 49ers 24 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10||L||2-3-0||2-3-0||4-6-0|
|November 29, 1987||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3 at Los Angeles Rams 35||L||2-3-0||2-4-0||4-7-0|
|December 6, 1987||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34 at New Orleans Saints 44||L||2-3-0||2-5-0||4-8-0|
|December 13, 1987||Detroit Lions 20 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10||L||2-4-0||2-5-0||4-9-0|
|December 20, 1987||St. Louis Cardinals 31 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14||L||2-5-0||2-5-0||4-10-0|
|December 27, 1987||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6 at Indianapolis Colts 24||L||2-5-0||2-6-0||4-11-0|