1987 Houston Oilers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-6
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Division Playoff
Coach: Jerry Glanville (9-6)
Location: Houston, Texas
1987 Houston Oilers Roster
1987 Houston Oilers Results

The Houston Oilers of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 9 wins and 6 losses, finishing second in the NFL's Central Division of the American Football Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Oilers chalked up 345 points, but the defensive unit gave up 349. Warren Moon threw for 2,806 yards. Ernest Givins hauled in 53 passes, while Drew Hill added 989 receiving yards.

Mike Rozier ran for a team-leading 957 yards for Houston.

Keith Bostic picked off 6 errant tosses from the opposition. Ray Childress sacked quarterbacks 6 times.

Jerry Glanville coached the team. The 1987 Houston Oilers lost in the Division Playoff.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Warren Moon36818450.028067.6215.7184.9832519874.2
Brent Pease1135649.67286.432.754.45153660.6
Drew Hill100.
Totals48224049.835347.3245.0234.883 30234


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Rozier2299574.241 3
Andrew Jackson602323.916 1
Allen Pinkett311494.822 2
Herman Hunter341444.221 0
Warren Moon341123.320 3
Alonzo Highsmith291063.725 1
Ray Wallace191025.419 0
Brent Pease15332.21
Spencer Tillman12292.413 1
Eric Cobble9232.612 0
Ricky Moore7223.111 0
Leonard Harris11717.017 0
Ira Valentine5102.00
Ernest Givins1-13-13.0-13 0
Totals48619234.041 12


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ernest Givins5393317.683 6
Drew Hill4998920.252 6
Mike Rozier271927.127 0
Curtis Duncan1323718.248 5
Jamie Williams1315812.225 3
Oliver Williams1116515.036 1
Willie Drewrey1114813.535 0
Leonard Harris1016416.439 0
Andrew Jackson10444.416 0
Haywood Jeffires78912.723 0
Ray Wallace7344.90
Joey Walters59919.851 0
Mark Gehring56412.831 1
Keith McDonald45614.024 1
Alonzo Highsmith45513.833 1
Ricky Moore3217.010 0
Herman Hunter3175.711 0
Ira Valentine2105.00
Chris Darrington13838.038 0
Arrike James11414.014 0
Allen Pinkett177.00
Totals240353414.783 24


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Tony Zendejas333297.0262076.992
John Diettrich55100.066100.023


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Lee Johnson41165240.359
Jeff Gossett25100840.353
Steve Superick826933.645

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kenny Johnson241968.226 0
Curtis Duncan8232.90
Joey Walters2199.512 0
Willie Drewrey3113.70
Totals372496.726 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Curtis Duncan2854619.562 0
Allen Pinkett1732218.930 0
Willie Drewrey813617.027 0
Leonard Harris38729.043 0
Herman Hunter47919.828 0
Kenny Johnson22412.018 0
Joey Walters11818.018 0
Ira Valentine11313.013 0
Spencer Tillman100.00
John Davis100.00
William Fuller100.00
Totals67122518.362 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Keith Bostic6-14-2.30
Domingo Bryant47518.829 0
Jeff Donaldson4164.00
Steve Brown24522.535 0
Robert Lyles24221.027 0
Eugene Seale17373.073 1
Patrick Allen13737.037 0
Donovan Small133.00
Richard Johnson100.00
Tony Newsom1-3-3.0-3 0
Totals2327411.973 1


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