1987 New England Patriots Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Raymond Berry (8-7)
Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts
1987 New England Patriots Statistics
1987 New England Patriots Results

The New England Patriots of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Patriots scored 320 points, and the defensive squad surrendered 293. Steve Grogan passed for 1,183 yards. Tony Collins paced pass catchers, catching 44 passes, while Stanley Morgan accumulated 672 receiving yards.

Tony Collins rushed for a team-best 474 yards for New England.

Fred Marion picked off 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Andre Tippett topped pass rushers with 12.5 quarterback sacks, part of an overall team total of 43 sacks.

Raymond Berry coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
69Julius AdamsDE-DTApril 26, 19486'3"270Texas SouthernMacon, GA USA100
91Rogers AlexanderLBAugust 11, 19646'3"222Penn St.Washington, DC USA32
78Bruce ArmstrongRTSeptember 7, 19656'4"295LouisvilleMiami, FL USA1212
22Ricky AtkinsonDBAugust 28, 19656'0"175Southern Connecticut St.Middletown, CT USA10
85Greg BatyTEAugust 28, 19646'5"241StanfordHastings, MI USA50
30Frank BianchiniRBMay 27, 19615'8"190HofstraEast Islip, NY 10
51Mel BlackLBFebruary 2, 19626'2"228East. IllinoisNew Haven, CT USA32
55Don BlackmonLBMarch 14, 19586'3"235TulsaPompano Beach, FL USA40
10Bob BleierQBJune 1, 19646'3"210RichmondRochester, NY USA32
28Jim BowmanSSOctober 26, 19636'2"210Central MichiganCadillac, MI USA128
58Pete BrockCJuly 14, 19546'5"267ColoradoPortland, OR USA43
3Rich CamarilloPNovember 29, 19595'11"202WashingtonWhittier, CA USA120
81Brian CareyWRNovember 6, 19636'0"200American Int.Woburn, MA USA20
26Raymond ClaybornRCBJanuary 2, 19556'0"186TexasFort Worth, TX USA1010
43Duffy CobbsDBJanuary 17, 19645'11"178Penn St.Bad Kreuznach, West Germany30
83Wayne CoffeyWRMay 30, 19645'7"158Texas St.Rantoul, IL USA32
33Tony CollinsRBMay 27, 19595'11"208East CarolinaSanford, FL USA1311
63George ColtonGJuly 28, 19636'4"279MarylandLindenhurst, NY USA33
93Rico CorsettiLBJanuary 13, 19636'1"225BatesNewton, MA USA20
40Elgin DavisRBOctober 23, 19655'10"192Central FloridaJacksonville, FL USA40
87Lin DawsonTEJune 24, 19596'3"240North Carolina St.Norfolk, VA USA1211
59Steve DoigLBMarch 28, 19606'2"240New HampshireMelrose, MA USA10
21Reggie DupardRBOctober 30, 19635'11"206SMUNew Orleans, LA USA83
11Tony EasonQBOctober 8, 19596'4"212IllinoisBlythe, CA USA43
66Paul FairchildGSeptember 14, 19616'4"270KansasCarroll, IA USA112
62Sean FarrellLGMay 25, 19606'3"260Penn St.Southampton, NY USA1414
2Doug FlutieQBOctober 23, 19625'10"180Boston Col.Manchester, MD USA11
44Todd FrainTEJanuary 31, 19626'2"240NebraskaCouncil Bluffs, IA USA32
49Russ FrancisTEApril 3, 19536'6"240OregonSeattle, WA USA10
1Tony FranklinKNovember 18, 19565'8"182Texas A&MBig Spring, TX USA140
87Arnold FranklinTEDecember 16, 19636'3"246North CarolinaCincinnati, OH USA30
80Irving FryarPRSeptember 28, 19626'0"200NebraskaMount Holly, NJ USA1212
82Dennis GadboisWRSeptember 18, 19636'1"183Boston Univ.Biddeford, ME USA31
43Ernest GibsonRCBOctober 3, 19615'10"189FurmanJacksonville, FL USA125
14Steve GroganQBJuly 24, 19536'4"210Kansas St.San Antonio, TX USA76
97John GuzikNTSeptember 25, 19626'4"270OhioCleveland, OH USA32
24Bruce HansenRBSeptember 18, 19616'1"225BYUAmerican Fork, UT USA62
28David HendleyDBJune 29, 19646'0"188Southern Connecticut St.20
6Al HerlineK-PSeptember 16, 19646'0"168VanderbiltMonroe, LA USA30
97Milford HodgeDE-NTMarch 11, 19616'3"278Washington St.Los Angeles, CA USA120
41Darryl HolmesDBSeptember 6, 19646'2"190Fort Valley St.Birmingham, AL USA153
32Craig JamesRBJanuary 2, 19616'0"215SMUJacksonville, TX USA20
38Roland JamesDBFebruary 18, 19586'2"191TennesseeXenia, OH USA94
83Cedric JonesWRJune 1, 19606'1"184DukeNorfolk, VA USA124
93Tim JordanLBApril 26, 19646'3"226WisconsinMadison, WI USA50
27Michael LeBlancRBMay 5, 19625'11"199S.F. AustinMissouri City, TX USA42
80Larry LinneWRJuly 20, 19626'1"185TexasBaltimore, MD USA33
42Ronnie LippettLCBDecember 10, 19605'11"180Miami (FL)Melbourne, FL USA1212
96Dino MangieroNT-DEDecember 19, 19586'2"265RutgersNew York, NY USA20
31Fred MarionFSJanuary 2, 19596'2"192Miami (FL)Gainesville, FL USA1212
64Trevor MatichCOctober 9, 19616'4"277BYUSacramento, CA USA64
52Jerry McCabeLBJanuary 25, 19656'1"225Holy CrossDetroit, MI USA33
50Larry McGrewRILBJuly 23, 19576'5"233USCBerkeley, CA USA1212
55Joe McHaleLBSeptember 26, 19636'2"227DelawarePassaic, NJ USA30
32Chuck McSwainRBFebruary 21, 19616'0"193ClemsonRutherford, NC USA31
23Rod McSwainDBJanuary 28, 19626'1"198ClemsonCaroleen, NC USA120
54Greg MooreLBMarch 28, 19656'1"240Tenn-ChattanoogaCartersville, GA USA33
67Steve MooreTOctober 1, 19606'4"293Tennessee St.Memphis, TN USA54
86Stanley MorganWRFebruary 17, 19555'11"181TennesseeEasley, SC USA109
75Guy MorrissCMay 13, 19516'4"255TCUColorado City, TX USA117
57Steve NelsonLILBApril 26, 19516'2"230AugsburgFarmington, MN USA1111
34Bob PerrymanRBOctober 16, 19646'1"233MichiganRaleigh, NC USA91
45Joe PetersonDBAugust 15, 19645'10"185Nevada-RenoSan Francisco, CA USA33
48Clay PickeringWRJune 2, 19616'5"215MaineJacksonville, FL USA10
70Art PlunkettTMarch 8, 19596'7"269UNLVChicago, IL USA71
65Tom PorellNTSeptember 23, 19646'3"275Boston Col.Cambridge, MA USA11
22Gene ProfitDBNovember 11, 19645'10"168YaleBaton Rouge, LA USA70
12Tom RamseyQBJuly 9, 19616'1"189UCLAEncino, CA USA93
71Ben ReedDEMay 7, 19636'5"265MississippiBaton Rouge, LA USA33
52Johnny RembertLBJanuary 19, 19616'3"234ClemsonHollandale, MS USA111
95Ed ReynoldsLBSeptember 23, 19616'5"238VirginiaStuttgart, Germany121
61Greg RobinsonTDecember 25, 19626'5"280Nevada-RenoSacramento, CA USA33
65Mike RuthNTJune 25, 19646'2"266Boston Col.Norristown, PA USA10
95Frank SaccoLBApril 8, 19646'4"240Fordham20
72Todd SandhamGDecember 3, 19636'3"255Northeastern20
31Jon SawyerDBApril 6, 19645'9"175CincinnatiMiami, FL 20
1Eric SchubertKMay 28, 19625'8"185PittsburghAbington, PA USA10
88Willie ScottTEFebruary 13, 19596'4"245South CarolinaNewberry, SC USA91
59Randy SealbyLBMay 16, 19606'2"230MissouriAnn Arbor, MI USA21
42Ron ShegogDBMarch 2, 19635'11"190Austin Peay St.Batesville, MS USA33
77Kenneth SimsLDEOctober 31, 19596'5"272TexasKosse, TX USA128
81Stephen StarringKRJuly 30, 19615'10"172McNeese St.Baton Rouge, LA USA111
78Eric StokesCJanuary 13, 19626'4"255NortheasternDerby, CT USA11
30Mosi TatupuFBApril 26, 19556'0"227USCPago Pago, American Samoa129
56Andre TippettLOLBDecember 27, 19596'3"240IowaBirmingham, AL USA1313
74Bill TurnerGMarch 5, 19606'4"245Boston Col.20
64Darren TwomblyCMay 14, 19656'4"270Boston Col.11
60Garin VerisRDEFebruary 27, 19636'4"255StanfordChillicothe, OH USA1212
73Danny VillaLTSeptember 21, 19646'5"304Arizona St.Nogales, AZ USA117
15Todd WhittenQBFebruary 16, 19656'0"185S.F. AustinDallas, TX USA10
90Murray WichardNT-DENovember 16, 19636'2"260Frostburg St.30
99Steve WilburnDEFebruary 25, 19616'4"266Illinois St.Chicago, IL USA33
96Brent WilliamsLDEOctober 23, 19646'4"283ToledoFlint, MI USA125
82Derwin WilliamsWRMay 6, 19616'0"180New MexicoBrownwood, TX USA100
54Ed WilliamsROLBSeptember 8, 19616'4"244TexasOdessa, TX USA127
38Perry WilliamsDBApril 12, 19646'1"200ClemsonCartersville, GA USA30
90Toby WilliamsNTNovember 19, 19596'3"264NebraskaWashington, DC USA1212
34Carl WoodsRBOctober 22, 19645'11"200VanderbiltGallatin, TN USA20
61Ron WootenRGJune 28, 19596'4"274North CarolinaBourne, MA USA1313



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