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1987 San Diego Chargers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-7
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Al Saunders (8-7)
Location: San Diego, California
1987 San Diego Chargers Roster
1987 San Diego Chargers Results

The San Diego Chargers of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

The Chargers stumbled, scoring only 253 points, and the defense conceded 317. Dan Fouts threw for 2,517 yards. Kellen Winslow paced the receiving corps, grabbing 53 passes, while Wes Chandler accumulated 617 receiving yards. Gary Anderson and Lionel James contributed to the receiving game, too.

Curtis Adams carried the ball for a team-best 343 yards for San Diego, while Gary Anderson also contributed to the rushing attack.

Billy Smith picked off 5 opponent throws. Lee Williams sacked opposing passers 8 times, part of an overall team total of 45 sacks.

Al Saunders coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Dan Fouts36420656.625176.9102.7154.1462417670.0
Mark Herrmann573764.94057.111.858.83433755.1
Rick Neuheisel594067.83676.211.711.732108983.1
Mike Kelley291758.630510.513.400.06717106.3
Mark Vlasic6350.081.300.0116.7711316.7
Billy Smith100.000.000.01100.00000.0
Totals51630358.736027.0132.5234.567 39322


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Curtis Adams903433.824 1
Gary Anderson802603.225 3
Tim Spencer732283.116 0
Lionel James271023.815 2
Keyvan Jenkins22884.00
Frank Middleton28742.621 1
Martin Sartin19522.710 1
Rick Neuheisel6416.818 1
Barry Redden11363.30
Todd Spencer14241.70
Jamie Holland11717.017 0
Mike Kelley4174.210 0
Al Williams11111.011 0
Rod Bernstine199.00
Anthony Steels133.00
Ken Zachary133.00
Tim Moffett111.00
Dan Fouts1200.02
Mark Herrmann4-1-0.20
Totals39613083.325 11


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kellen Winslow535199.830 3
Gary Anderson4750310.738 2
Lionel James4159314.546 3
Wes Chandler3961715.827 2
Pete Holohan2023912.018 0
Tim Spencer171237.218 0
Al Williams1224720.657 1
Rod Bernstine10767.615 1
Frank Middleton8435.417 0
Keyvan Jenkins8405.00
Harry Holt7568.017 0
Barry Redden7466.613 0
Jamie Holland613823.045 0
Tag Rome6498.213 0
Martin Sartin6193.20
Tim Moffett58016.025 1
Curtis Adams4389.521 0
Calvin Muhammad28743.567 0
Todd Spencer24723.545 0
Timmie Ware23819.023 0
Anthony Steels144.00
Totals303360211.967 13


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Vince Abbott232295.7221359.161
Jeff Gaffney5480.06350.013
Rick Neuheisel11100.01


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Ralf Mojsiejenko67287542.957
Joe Prokop1765438.550

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lionel James3240012.581 1
Al Williams10969.625 0
Tag Rome3124.00
Totals4550811.381 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gary Anderson2243319.731 0
Jamie Holland1941021.646 0
Martin Sartin511723.428 0
Keyvan Jenkins24623.025 0
Lionel James24120.521 0
Curtis Adams4328.011 0
Tag Rome22814.017 0
Randy Kirk3155.010 0
Rod Bernstine11313.013 0
Ken Zachary122.00
Daniel Hunter100.00
Totals62113718.346 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Billy Smith5285.612 0
Vencie Glenn416641.5103 1
Elvis Patterson17575.075 1
Chip Banks12020.020 0
Gary Plummer122.00
Carl Brazley100.00
Totals1329122.4103 2


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