1987 Washington Redskins Game-by-Game Results

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 11-4
Finishing 1st in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 3-0 Won Super Bowl
Coach: Joe Gibbs (11-4)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1987 Washington Redskins Statistics
1987 Washington Redskins Roster

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 11 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.

The Redskins piled up points with 379 points, while the solid defense yielded 285. Jay Schroeder threw for 1,878 yards, and Doug Williams played quarterback, too. Gary Clark grabbed 56 passes for 1,066 yards. Kelvin Bryant provided receiving help also.

George Rogers carried the ball for a team-best 613 yards for Washington.

Barry Wilburn intercepted 9 opponent throws. Charles Mann sacked opposing passers 9.5 times, part of an overall team total of 53 sacks.

Joe Gibbs coached the team. The 1987 Washington Redskins won the Super Bowl.

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Regular Season Points For: 379
Regular Season Points Against: 285

Date Game Res Home Road Record
September 13, 1987 Philadelphia Eagles 24 at Washington Redskins 34 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
September 20, 1987 Washington Redskins 20 at Atlanta Falcons 21 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
October 4, 1987 St. Louis Cardinals 21 at Washington Redskins 28 W 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0
October 11, 1987 Washington Redskins 38 at New York Giants 12 W 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0
October 19, 1987 Washington Redskins 13 at Dallas Cowboys 7 W 2-0-0 2-1-0 4-1-0
October 25, 1987 New York Jets 16 at Washington Redskins 17 W 3-0-0 2-1-0 5-1-0
November 1, 1987 Washington Redskins 27 at Buffalo Bills 7 W 3-0-0 3-1-0 6-1-0
November 8, 1987 Washington Redskins 27 at Philadelphia Eagles 31 L 3-0-0 3-2-0 6-2-0
November 15, 1987 Detroit Lions 13 at Washington Redskins 20 W 4-0-0 3-2-0 7-2-0
November 23, 1987 St. Louis Cardinals 30 at Washington Redskins 26 L 4-1-0 3-2-0 7-3-0
November 29, 1987 New York Giants 19 at Washington Redskins 23 W 5-1-0 3-2-0 8-3-0
December 6, 1987 Washington Redskins 34 at St. Louis Cardinals 17 W 5-1-0 4-2-0 9-3-0
December 13, 1987 Dallas Cowboys 20 at Washington Redskins 24 W 6-1-0 4-2-0 10-3-0
December 20, 1987 Washington Redskins 21 at Miami Dolphins 23 L 6-1-0 4-3-0 10-4-0
December 26, 1987 Washington Redskins 27 at Minnesota Vikings 24 W 6-1-0 5-3-0 11-4-0 OT
January 10, 1988 Washington Redskins 21 at Chicago Bears 17 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 NFC Divisional Playoff
January 17, 1988 Minnesota Vikings 10 at Washington Redskins 17 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 NFC Championship
January 31, 1988 Washington Redskins 42 at Denver Broncos 10 W 1-0-0 2-0-0 3-0-0 Super Bowl 22 San Diego


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