1987 New York Jets Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 6-9
Finishing 5th in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Joe Walton (6-9)
Location: New York, New York
1987 New York Jets Statistics
1987 New York Jets Results

The New York Jets of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 6 wins and 9 losses, finishing fifth in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Jets chalked up 334 points, but the defense allowed 360. Ken O'Brien threw for 2,696 yards. Al Toon topped pass catchers, hauling in 68 balls for 976 yards.

Freeman McNeil rushed for a team-leading 530 yards for New York, while Johnny Hector also buoyed the ground attack.

Harry Hamilton, Carl Howard and Rich Miano each picked off 3 opponent throws. Alex Gordon led the defensive unit with 5 sacks.

Joe Walton coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
60Dan AlexanderRGJune 17, 19556'4"260LSUHouston, TX USA1212
58Lynwood AlfordLBAugust 22, 19636'3"220Syracuse10
97Don BaldwinDEJuly 9, 19646'3"263PurdueSt. Charles, MO USA80
63Ted BankerLGFebruary 17, 19616'2"270SE Missouri St.Belleville, IL USA129
31Marion BarberRBDecember 6, 19596'3"224MinnesotaFort Lauderdale, FL USA120
78Barry BennettRDEDecember 10, 19556'4"257Concordia (MN)St. Paul, MN USA1311
54Troy BensonLILBJuly 30, 19636'2"235PittsburghAltoona, PA USA1111
64Guy BinghamCFebruary 25, 19586'3"255MontanaKoiaumi Gumma Ken, Japan1211
23Dennis BligenRBMarch 3, 19625'11"215St. John's (NY)New York, NY USA62
16Walter BriggsQBAugust 6, 19656'1"205Montclair St.Elmira, NY USA10
90Jay BrophyLBJuly 27, 19606'3"233Miami (FL)Akron, OH USA33
79Chris BrownTJuly 16, 19636'1"295New York Tech10
29Joe BurkeRBFebruary 9, 19616'0"200RutgersAlbany, NY USA20
27Russell CarterRCBFebruary 10, 19626'2"195SMUPhiladelphia, PA USA86
75Tony ChickilloNTJuly 8, 19606'3"262Miami (FL)Miami, FL USA21
33John ChiricoRBAugust 15, 19656'0"220ColumbiaBrooklyn, NY USA31
59Kyle CliftonRILBAugust 23, 19626'4"236TCUOlney, TX USA128
44Trent CollinsDBMay 18, 19616'1"187San Diego St.New Orleans, LA USA33
64Martin CornelsonCJune 4, 19616'1"230North Carolina St.Clinton, SC USA30
67Anthony CorvinoG-TSeptember 15, 19656'1"262Southern Connecticut St.20
62Eric CossCJune 12, 19636'3"270Temple33
50Bob CrableROLBSeptember 22, 19596'3"228Notre DameCincinnati, OH USA1211
22Sean DykesDBAugust 8, 19645'10"170Bowling GreenNew Orleans, LA USA62
52Onzy ElamLBDecember 1, 19646'2"225Tennessee St.Miami, FL USA50
30Nuu FaaolaRBJanuary 15, 19645'11"215HawaiiHonolulu, HI USA120
65Joe FieldsRGNovember 14, 19536'2"250Rutgers-CamdenWoodbury, NJ USA1010
46Derrick FosterRBOctober 12, 19635'11"205William Paterson30
98Jerome FosterDE-DTJuly 25, 19606'2"268Ohio St.Detroit, MI USA40
81Derrick GaffneyWRMay 24, 19556'1"181FloridaJacksonville, FL USA20
70Tony GarbarczykDEJanuary 20, 19646'4"275Wake ForestQueens, NY USA20
99Mark GastineauLDENovember 20, 19566'5"266Arizona St.Ardmore, OK USA157
35Kerry GlennDBJanuary 3, 19625'9"175MinnesotaEast St. Louis, IL USA82
55Alex GordonLOLBSeptember 14, 19646'5"246CincinnatiJacksonville, FL USA1212
81Billy GriggsTEAugust 4, 19626'3"230VirginiaCamden, NJ USA121
79Mike HaightGOctober 6, 19626'4"281IowaManchester, IA USA61
39Harry HamiltonFSNovember 29, 19626'0"194Penn St.Queens, NY USA1212
84Michael HarperWRMay 11, 19615'10"180USCKansas City, MO USA32
51Jim HaslettLBDecember 9, 19556'3"232Indiana (PA)Pittsburgh, PA USA32
37Jo Jo HeathDBMarch 9, 19575'10"182PittsburghMonessen, PA USA20
34Johnny HectorRBNovember 26, 19605'11"204Texas A&MLafayette, LA USA116
40Marc HoganDBApril 21, 19626'0"180TennesseePittsburgh, PA USA33
80Scott HolmanWRSeptember 27, 19626'2"195OregonPortland, OR USA32
47Jerry HolmesLCBDecember 22, 19576'2"175ChowanNewport News, VA USA87
28Carl HowardRCBSeptember 20, 19616'2"188RutgersNewark, NJ USA127
48Bobby HumpheryKRAugust 23, 19615'10"178New Mexico St.Lubbock, TX USA122
69Tommy HumphreyGDecember 16, 19626'3"280IowaHuntington, WV USA33
45Eddie HunterRBJanuary 20, 19655'10"205Virginia TechReno, NV USA33
86Stan HunterWRNovember 29, 19636'2"184Bowling GreenDayton, OH USA30
66Vince JasperGNovember 30, 19646'4"270Iowa St.Hawarden, IA USA31
4Dave JenningsPJune 8, 19526'4"203St. LawrenceNew York, NY USA120
72Ken JonesTDecember 1, 19526'5"260Arkansas St.St. Louis, MO USA54
72Gordon KingT-GFebruary 3, 19566'6"275StanfordMadison, WI USA20
73Joe KleckoNTOctober 15, 19536'3"263TempleChester, PA USA77
89Rocky KleverTEJuly 10, 19596'3"225MontanaPortland, OR USA126
82Jamie KuriskoTEDecember 22, 19636'4"236Allentown CollegeNyack, NY USA32
5Pat LeahyKMarch 19, 19516'0"194St. LouisSt. Louis, MO USA120
21Sid LewisDBMay 30, 19645'11"180Penn St.Canton, OH USA20
26Lester LylesDBDecember 27, 19626'3"209VirginiaWashington, DC USA41
93Marty LyonsLDEJanuary 5, 19576'5"269AlabamaTakoma Park, MD USA1313
86Tracy MartinWRDecember 4, 19646'3"205North DakotaMinneapolis, MN USA120
57Kevin McArthurLBMay 11, 19626'2"244LamarCameron, LA USA123
71Pete McCartneyTJune 15, 19626'6"260Louisville31
68Reggie McElroyRTMarch 4, 19606'6"290West Texas A&MBeaumont, TX USA85
24Freeman McNeilRBApril 22, 19595'11"216UCLAJackson, MS USA98
56Lance MehlLBFebruary 14, 19586'3"235Penn St.Bellaire, OH USA32
94Scott MersereauDTApril 8, 19656'4"275Southern Connecticut St.Riverhead, NY USA134
36Rich MianoSSSeptember 3, 19626'1"200HawaiiNewton, MA USA1211
58Matt MongerLBNovember 15, 19616'1"235Oklahoma St.Denver, CO USA120
35Tim NewmanRBJune 11, 19646'0"220Johnson C. SmithCharlotte, NC USA10
77Gerald NicholsNTFebruary 10, 19646'2"261Florida St.St. Louis, MO USA135
17David NorrieQBNovember 30, 19636'4"220UCLABoston, MA USA22
7Ken O'BrienQBNovember 27, 19606'4"210Sacramento St.Rockville Centre, NY USA1212
14Tom O'ConnorPNovember 8, 19636'1"190South CarolinaPatchoge, NY USA30
25George RadachowskyDBSeptember 7, 19625'11"186Boston Col.Danbury, CT USA83
11Pat RagusaKMarch 17, 19635'8"180St. John's (NY)Caracas, Venezuela30
87Eric RileyTEOctober 10, 19646'3"230East. WashingtonSnoqualmie, WA USA21
19Bobby RileyWROctober 17, 19645'8"168Oklahoma St.Nowata, OK USA10
49Larry RobinsonDBApril 30, 19625'9"194NW State (LA)Shreveport, LA USA32
92Ken RoseLBJune 9, 19626'1"215UNLVSacramento, CA USA103
10Pat RyanQBSeptember 16, 19556'3"210TennesseeHutchinson, KS USA131
82Mickey ShulerTEAugust 21, 19566'3"232Penn St.Harrisburg, PA USA1110
74Don SmithNT-DE-DTMay 9, 19576'5"256Miami (FL)Oakland, CA USA30
85Reggie SmithWR,WR/DBJuly 15, 19565'4"168North Carolina CentralKinston, NC USA10
87Kurt SohnWRJune 26, 19575'11"180North Carolina St.Ithaca, NY USA124
21Treg SongyDBJune 15, 19626'2"200TulaneNew Orleans, LA USA20
53Jim SweeneyLTAugust 8, 19626'4"297PittsburghPittsburgh, PA USA1212
88Tony SweetTEDecember 13, 19636'4"230Montclair St.32
76John ThomasTMarch 6, 19646'4"280ToledoCincinnati, OH USA33
88Al ToonWRApril 30, 19636'4"205WisconsinNewport News, VA USA1211
83Jo-Jo TownsellPRNovember 4, 19605'9"180UCLAReno, NV USA120
42Maurice TurnerRBSeptember 10, 19605'11"200Utah St.Salt Lake City, UT USA10
43Roger VickFBAugust 11, 19646'3"239Texas A&MConroe, TX USA1210
85Wesley WalkerWRMay 26, 19556'0"179CaliforniaSan Bernardino, CA USA54
96Henry WallsLBFebruary 13, 19646'2"220ClemsonLexington, NC USA30
91Ladell WillsLBMay 30, 19626'3"240Jackson St.Flint, MI USA31
55Mike WitteckLBFebruary 21, 19646'2"225NorthwesternQueens, NY USA30
38Mike ZordichDBOctober 12, 19636'1"207Penn St.Youngstown, OH USA100