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1987 Denver Broncos season

1987 Denver Broncos season
Head coach Dan Reeves
General manager John Beake
Owner Pat Bowlen
Home field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 10–4–1
Division place 1st AFC West
Playoff finish Won Divisional Playoff (Oilers) 34–10
Won AFC Championship Game (Browns) 38–33
Lost Super Bowl XXII (Redskins) 10–42
Timeline
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< 1986 1988 >

The 1987 Denver Broncos season was the team's 28th year in professional football and its 18th with the National Football League (NFL). Games scheduled during the third week of the season were cancelled, and games played from weeks 4 to 6 were played with replacement teams. The Broncos finished first in the AFC West, and were AFC Champions for the second straight year. Quarterback John Elway was voted league MVP for 1987.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Personnel

Staff

1987 Denver Broncos staff
Front office
  • President and Chief Executive Officer – Pat Bowlen
  • General Manager – John Beake
  • Director of Player Personnel – Reed Johnson
  • Director of Pro Personnel – Lide Huggins

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Al Miller

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Roster

1987 Denver Broncos final roster
Quarterbacks

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Offensive linemen

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Linebackers

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Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
Active, Inactive, Practice squad

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 13 Seattle Seahawks W 40–17 Mile High Stadium 1–0
75,999
2 September 20 at Green Bay Packers T 17–17 (OT) Milwaukee County Stadium 1–0–1
50,624
September 28 at Cleveland Browns canceled Cleveland Stadium 1–0–1
4 October 4 Houston Oilers L 10–40 Mile High Stadium 1–1–1
38,494
5 October 12 Los Angeles Raiders W 30–14 Mile High Stadium 2–1–1
61,230
6 October 18 at Kansas City Chiefs W 26–17 Arrowhead Stadium 3–1–1
20,296
7 October 26 at Minnesota Vikings L 27–34 Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 3–2–1
51,011
8 November 1 Detroit Lions W 34–0 Mile High Stadium 4–2–1
75,172
9 November 8 at Buffalo Bills L 14–21 Rich Stadium 4–3–1
63,698
10 November 16 Chicago Bears W 31–29 Mile High Stadium 5–3–1
75,783
11 November 22 at Los Angeles Raiders W 23–17 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 6–3–1
61,318
12 November 29 at San Diego Chargers W 31–17 Jack Murphy Stadium 7–3–1
61,880
13 December 6 New England Patriots W 31–20 Mile High Stadium 8–3–1
75,795
14 December 13 at Seattle Seahawks L 21–28 Kingdome 8–4–1
61,759
15 December 19 Kansas City Chiefs W 20–17 Mile High Stadium 9–4–1
75,053
16 December 27 San Diego Chargers W 24–0 Mile High Stadium 10–4–1
21,189

Game summaries

Week 1

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Seahawks 14 300 17
• Broncos 7 13146 40
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Week 4

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Raiders 0 1400 14
• Broncos 14 367 30
  • Date: October 12
  • Location: Mile High Stadium, Denver, CO
  • Game start: 9:00 p.m. EST
  • Game attendance: 61,230
  • Game weather: 53°F; wind 7
  • Television network: ABC
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Standings

AFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
Denver Broncos(1) 10 4 1 .700 379 288 W2
Seattle Seahawks(5) 9 6 0 .600 371 314 L1
San Diego Chargers 8 7 0 .533 253 317 L6
Los Angeles Raiders 5 10 0 .333 301 289 L3
Kansas City Chiefs 4 11 0 .267 273 388 W1

Playoffs

Round Date Opponent Result Game site Attendance
Divisional Playoffs January 10 Houston Oilers W 34–10 Mile High Stadium
75,968
AFC Championship January 17 Cleveland Browns W 38–33 Mile High Stadium
75,993
Super Bowl XXII January 31 Washington Redskins L 10–42 Jack Murphy Stadium
73,302

AFC Divisional Playoff

AFC Championship Game

Super Bowl

Awards and records

  • Ricky Nattiel, All-Rookie selection

References

  1. ^ 2010 Denver Broncos Media Guide. p. 353. Retrieved March 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Feb-02.
  3. ^ Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2014-Aug-25.

External links