1987 Miami Dolphins season

1987 Miami Dolphins season

1987 Miami Dolphins season
Head coach Don Shula
Home field
Results
Record 8–7
Division place 3rd AFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1987 Miami Dolphins season was the team's 22nd as a member of the National Football League. The Dolphins improved upon their previous season's output of 8–8, losing one fewer game.[1] Despite the improvement the team failed to reach the playoffs.

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 13, 1987 at New England Patriots L 28–21
54,642
2 September 20, 1987 at Indianapolis Colts W 23–10
57,524
September 27, 1987 New York Giants canceled
3 October 4, 1987 at Seattle Seahawks L 24–20
19,448
4 October 11, 1987 Kansas City Chiefs W 42–0
25,867
5 October 18, 1987 at New York Jets L 37–31
18,249
6 October 25, 1987 Buffalo Bills L 34–31
61,295
7 November 1, 1987 Pittsburgh Steelers W 35–24
52,578
8 November 8, 1987 at Cincinnati Bengals W 20–14
53,840
9 November 15, 1987 Indianapolis Colts L 40–21
65,433
10 November 22, 1987 at Dallas Cowboys W 20–14
56,519
11 November 29, 1987 at Buffalo Bills L 27–0
68,055
12 December 7, 1987 New York Jets W 37–28
62,592
13 December 13, 1987 at Philadelphia Eagles W 28–10
63,841
14 December 20, 1987 Washington Redskins W 23–21
65,715
15 December 28, 1987 New England Patriots L 24–10
61,192

Standings

References