1987 New Orleans Saints Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 12-3
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Jim Mora (12-3)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
1987 New Orleans Saints Statistics
1987 New Orleans Saints Results

The New Orleans Saints of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 12 wins and 3 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division of the National Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Saints moved the ball well, scoring 422 points, while the rigid defensive squad surrendered 283. Rueben Mayes carried the pigskin for a team-leading 917 yards for New Orleans.

Bobby Hebert threw for 2,119 yards. Eric Martin topped pass catchers, grabbing 44 passes for 778 yards.

The larcenous defense created 48 turnovers, topping in the league. Dave Waymer and Reggie Sutton each seized 5 opponent throws. Pat Swilling led pass rushers with 10.5 quarterback sacks, topping a defense credited with 47 sacks.

Jim Mora coached the team. The 1987 New Orleans Saints lost in the Wild Card.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
40Michael AdamsDBApril 5, 19645'9"195Arkansas St.Shelby, MS USA73
30Vincent AlexanderRBMarch 11, 19645'10"205Southern MissSt. Tammany, LA USA10
7Morten AndersenKAugust 19, 19606'2"217Michigan St.Copenhagen, Denmark120
96Sheldon AndrusDTOctober 5, 19626'2"271Nicholls St.Lafayette, LA USA31
28Gene AtkinsSSNovember 22, 19645'11"201Florida A&MTallahassee, FL USA135
10Tommy BarnhardtPJune 11, 19636'2"228East CarolinaSalisbury, NC USA30
83Cliff BensonTEAugust 28, 19616'4"238PurdueChicago, IL USA83
47Dwight BeverlyRBDecember 5, 19615'11"205IllinoisLong Beach, CA USA33
95Robert BrannonDEMarch 26, 19616'7"245Kent St.Charleston, SC USA10
85Hoby BrennerTEJune 2, 19596'4"240USCLinwood, CA USA1210
67Stan BrockRTJune 8, 19586'6"295ColoradoPortland, OR USA1212
59James CampenCJune 11, 19646'3"269TulaneSacramento, CA USA33
75Bruce ClarkLDEMarch 31, 19586'3"273Penn St.New Castle, PA USA1515
89Robert ClarkWRAugust 6, 19655'11"175North Carolina CentralBrooklyn, NY USA20
4Mike CoferKFebruary 19, 19646'1"195North Carolina St.Columbia, SC USA20
66Chuck CommiskeyGMarch 28, 19586'4"290MississippiKilleen, TX USA124
70Bill ContzTDecember 5, 19616'5"268Penn St.Belle Vernon, PA USA30
41Toi CookDBDecember 3, 19645'11"188StanfordChicago, IL USA70
26Stacey DawseyWROctober 24, 19655'9"154IndianaBradenton, FL USA33
55Joe DeForestLBApril 17, 19656'1"240La-LafayetteTeaneck, NJ USA33
72Jim DombrowskiLTOctober 19, 19636'5"300VirginiaWilliamsville, NY USA1010
63Brad EdelmanLGSeptember 3, 19606'6"265MissouriJacksonville, FL USA119
99Tony ElliottNTApril 23, 19596'2"282WisconsinNew York, NY USA1414
64Ted ElliottNTNovember 16, 19646'6"275Mankato St.Inver Grove Heights, MN USA30
11John FourcadeQBOctober 11, 19606'1"208MississippiGretna, LA USA33
53Keith FourcadeLBOctober 20, 19615'11"225MississippiMarrero, LA USA30
97Jumpy GeathersDE-DTJune 26, 19606'7"290Wichita St.Georgetown, SC USA10
27Antonio GibsonSSJuly 5, 19626'3"206CincinnatiJackson, MS USA1010
77Daren GilbertLTOctober 3, 19636'6"285Cal State-FullertonSan Diego, CA USA65
82Darren GottschalkTEDecember 1, 19646'4"225California LutheranMerced, CA USA10
37Mel GrayKRMarch 16, 19615'9"167PurdueWilliamsburg, VA USA121
10Brian HansenPOctober 26, 19606'4"215Sioux FallsHawarden, IA USA120
80Herbert HarrisWRMay 4, 19616'1"206LamarHouston, TX USA20
86Vic HarrisonWRFebruary 9, 19615'9"184North CarolinaHenderson, NC USA30
92James HaynesLBAugust 9, 19606'2"230Miss. Valley St.Tallulah, LA USA120
3Bobby HebertQBAugust 19, 19606'4"215NW State (LA)Baton Rouge, LA USA1212
61Joel HilgenbergCJuly 10, 19626'3"250IowaIowa City, IA USA1212
87Lonzell HillWRSeptember 25, 19655'11"189WashingtonStockton, CA USA101
21Dalton HilliardRBJanuary 21, 19645'8"204LSUPatterson, LA USA121
68Walt HousmanT-GOctober 13, 19626'5"285IowaMarshall, MO USA30
12Kevin IngramQBApril 26, 19626'0"178East CarolinaPhiladelphia, PA USA20
57Rickey JacksonLOLBMarch 20, 19586'2"243PittsburghPahokee, FL USA1212
22Van JakesRCBMay 10, 19616'0"188Kent St.Phenix City, AL USA1210
50Phillip JamesGDecember 3, 19646'2"265SouthernAtlanta, TX USA33
43Garland Jean-BatisteRBApril 2, 19656'0"208LSULafayette, LA USA30
45Nate JohnsonRBOctober 25, 19636'2"224Texas SouthernFort Worth, TX USA10
53Vaughan JohnsonRILBMarch 24, 19626'3"235North Carolina St.Morehead City, NC USA1212
86Mike JonesWRApril 14, 19605'11"181Tennessee St.Chattanooga, TN USA127
23Buford JordanRBJune 26, 19626'0"223McNeese St.Lafayette, IN USA124
71Ken KaplanTJanuary 12, 19606'4"270New HampshireBoston, MA USA33
5Florian KempfKMay 25, 19565'9"170PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA USA10
78Shawn KnightDEJune 4, 19646'6"290BYUProvo, UT USA100
55Joe KohlbrandLBMarch 18, 19636'4"242Miami (FL)Merritt Island, FL USA120
60Steve KorteC-GJanuary 15, 19606'3"265ArkansasDenver, CO USA30
58Scott LeachLBSeptember 18, 19636'2"221Ohio St.Bridgeport, CT USA32
74Bill LeachG-TJuly 2, 19646'5"280KentuckyBaltimore, MD USA10
61Greg LobergGDecember 7, 19616'4"264CaliforniaSan Rafael, CA USA31
24Milton MackDBSeptember 20, 19635'11"188Alcorn St.Jackson, MS USA130
91Ken MarchiolLBAugust 27, 19656'2"248Adams St.Las Vegas, NV USA31
84Eric MartinWRNovember 8, 19616'1"207LSUVan Vleck, TX USA1511
39Brett MaxieFSJanuary 13, 19626'2"194Texas SouthernDallas, TX USA1210
36Rueben MayesRBJune 6, 19635'11"201Washington St.North Battleford, SK Canada1212
51Larry McCoyLBAugust 12, 19616'2"240LamarMadisonville, TX USA33
51Sam MillsLILBJune 3, 19595'9"229Montclair St.Neptune, NJ USA1212
82Ken O'NealTEJune 21, 19626'3"240Idaho St.San Francisco, CA USA20
88Mark PattisonWRDecember 13, 19616'2"190WashingtonSeattle, WA USA94
25Johnnie PoeDBAugust 29, 19596'1"190MissouriSt. Louis, MO USA122
14Tim RiordanQBJuly 15, 19606'1"185TempleNew London, CT USA10
34Jeff RodenbergerRBNovember 3, 19596'3"235MarylandQuakertown, PA USA33
54Bill RoeLBFebruary 6, 19586'3"233ColoradoSouth Bend, IN USA33
87Malcolm ScottTEJuly 10, 19616'4"243LSUNew Orleans, LA USA33
20Jon SuttonDBJuly 2, 19576'1"195New MexicoNew Orleans, LA USA20
29Reggie SuttonDBFebruary 15, 19655'10"190Miami (FL)Miami, FL USA113
56Pat SwillingROLBOctober 25, 19646'3"245Georgia TechToccoa, GA USA1212
69Pat SwoopesNTMarch 4, 19646'4"280Mississippi St.Florence, AL USA93
22Derrick TaylorDBMarch 15, 19645'11"186DavidsonSt. Louis, MO USA33
85Curtland ThomasWRFebruary 19, 19626'0"185MissouriSt. Louis, MO USA20
79Henry ThomasGFebruary 12, 19646'2"275Texas St.Richmond, TX USA32
89Joe ThomasWRMarch 25, 19635'11"175Miss. Valley St.Lafayette, LA USA10
33Junior ThurmanDBSeptember 8, 19646'0"180USCLos Angeles, CA USA30
82John TiceTEJune 22, 19606'5"242MarylandBay Shore, NY USA128
54Alvin TolesLBMarch 23, 19636'1"211TennesseeBarnesville, GA USA120
32Darrel ToussaintDBOctober 3, 19586'0"175NW State (LA)Chicago, IL USA20
65Steve TrapiloRGSeptember 20, 19646'5"290Boston Col.Boston, MA USA1111
83Dwight WalkerRB-WRJanuary 10, 19595'10"185Nicholls St.Metairie, LA USA20
73Frank WarrenDE-NTSeptember 14, 19596'4"285AuburnBirmingham, AL USA120
88Mike WatersTE-RBMarch 15, 19626'2"228San Diego St.San Diego, CA USA50
49Frank WatteletDBOctober 25, 19586'0"185KansasPaola, KS USA22
44Dave WaymerLCBJuly 1, 19586'1"195Notre DameBrooklyn, NY USA1212
56Ron WeissenhoferLBFebruary 3, 19646'3"235Notre DameChicago, IL USA10
94Jim WilksRDEMarch 12, 19586'5"266CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA USA1212
18Dave WilsonQBApril 27, 19596'3"206IllinoisAnaheim, CA USA40
24Scott WoernerDBDecember 18, 19586'0"190GeorgiaBaytown, TX USA10
34Barry WordRBJanuary 17, 19636'2"242VirginiaLong Island, VA USA121
93Kevin YoungDENovember 8, 19646'5"265TulaneNew Orleans, LA USA10