1987 Cleveland Browns Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-5
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Marty Schottenheimer (10-5)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
1987 Cleveland Browns Roster
1987 Cleveland Browns Results

The Cleveland Browns of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 10 wins and 5 losses, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Cleveland lit up the scoreboard for 390 points, while the stingy defense gave up 239. Bernie Kosar passed for 3,033 yards. Earnest Byner topped the receiving corps, snagging 52 passes, while Webster Slaughter added 806 receiving yards, while Brian Brennan was targeted regularly, too.

Kevin Mack ran for a team-leading 735 yards for the Browns.

Frank Minnifield and Felix Wright each intercepted 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Carl Hairston dropped opposing passers 8 times.

Marty Schottenheimer coached the team. The 1987 Cleveland Browns lost in the Conference Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bernie Kosar38924162.030337.8225.792.3542212995.4
Jeff Christensen582441.42975.111.735.23453742.1
Gary Danielson332575.82818.5412.100.02324140.3
Herman Fontenot11100.01414.000.000.01400118.8
Jeff Jaeger100.
Totals48229160.436257.5275.6122.554 29170


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kevin Mack2017353.722 5
Earnest Byner1054324.121 8
Larry Mason562073.722 2
Tim Manoa231165.035 0
Major Everett34952.816 0
Jeff Christensen11413.715 0
Herman Fontenot15332.214 0
Stacey Driver9313.416 0
Bernie Kosar15221.51
Gerald McNeil11717.017 0
David Verser199.00
Johnny Davis177.00
Mike Katolin100.00
Gary Danielson100.00
Totals47417453.735 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Earnest Byner5255210.637 2
Webster Slaughter4780617.154 7
Brian Brennan4360714.153 6
Ozzie Newsome3437511.025 0
Kevin Mack322237.017 1
Reggie Langhorne2028814.425 1
Perry Kemp1222418.734 2
Clarence Weathers1115313.937 2
Derek Tennell910211.324 3
Gerald McNeil812015.039 2
Major Everett8415.110 0
Larry Mason5265.215 1
Herman Fontenot44010.025 0
Steve Pierce22110.513 0
Keith Tinsley11717.017 0
Remi Watson11313.013 0
Louis Watson199.00
Tim Manoa188.00
Totals291362512.554 27


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jeff Jaeger3333100.0221463.675
Matt Bahr10990.05480.021
Brian Franco22100.04375.011
Chris Kelley11100.01


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jeff Gossett1976940.555
George Winslow1861634.245
Dale Walters1140036.456
Lee Johnson931735.266

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gerald McNeil3438611.440 0
Troy Wilson1010110.117 0
Totals4448711.140 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Glen Young1841222.944 0
Gerald McNeil1120518.633 0
Herman Fontenot913014.424 0
Keith Tinsley23115.518 0
Clayton Beauford12222.022 0
Stacey Driver11616.016 0
Tim Manoa2147.013 0
Reggie Langhorne188.00
David Grayson166.00
Earnest Byner122.00
Larry Mason100.00
Totals4884617.644 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Felix Wright415238.068 1
Frank Minnifield4246.027 0
Clay Matthews36220.736 1
Hanford Dixon351.70
Chris Rockins22512.515 0
Mark Harper2168.016 0
Alvin Horn12828.028 0
Eddie Johnson11111.011 0
Mike Johnson133.00
Troy Wilson100.00
DeJuan Robinson100.00
Totals2332614.268 2


Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:


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