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1987 Atlanta Falcons (NFL) 4th place National Football Conference Western Division 3-12-0 .200
Head Coach: Marion Campbell
Defensive LineTommy Brasher
Assistant Head Coach/DefenseFred Bruney
Administrative AssistantScott Campbell
LinebackersChuck Clausen
Running BacksSteve Crosby
Offensive CoordinatorRod Dowhower
Special Teams/Tight EndsAl Groh
Assistant Head/OffenseJim Hanifan
Defensive AssistantClaude Humphrey
Strength and ConditioningTim Jorgensen
ReceiversJimmy Raye
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/15/1987HBuffalo Bills19-14WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium31166
Sat8/22/1987AKansas City Chiefs10-13LKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium39164
Sat8/29/1987HCleveland Browns3-23LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium35960
Fri9/4/1987NNew England Patriots13-14LJacksonville, FLGator Bowl52508
Sun9/13/1987ATampa Bay Buccaneers10-48LTampa, FLTampa Stadium51250
Sun9/20/1987HWashington Redskins21-20WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium63567
Sun9/27/1987ANew Orleans Saints-New Orleans, LALouisiana SuperdomeCanceled
Sun10/4/1987HPittsburgh Steelers12-28LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium16667
Sun10/11/1987HSan Francisco 49ers17-25LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium8684
Sun10/18/1987HLos Angeles Rams24-20WAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium15813
Sun10/25/1987AHouston Oilers33-37LHouston, TXAstrodome29062
Sun11/1/1987HNew Orleans Saints0-38LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium42196
Sun11/8/1987ACleveland Browns3-38LCleveland, OHCleveland Stadium71135
Sun11/15/1987HCincinnati Bengals10-16LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium25758
Sun11/22/1987AMinnesota Vikings13-24LMinneapolis, MNMetrodome53866
Sun11/29/1987HSt. Louis Cardinals21-34LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium15909
Sun12/6/1987ADallas Cowboys21-10WIrving, TXTexas Stadium40103
Sun12/13/1987ALos Angeles Rams0-33LAnaheim, CAAnaheim Stadium43310
Sun12/20/1987ASan Francisco 49ers7-35LSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park54275
Sun12/27/1987HDetroit Lions13-30LAtlanta, GAAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium13906
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
16David ArcherQB6'220825Snow JC; Iowa State91
33Rick BadanjekFB5'821725Maryland22
82Stacey BaileyWR6'016027San Jose State76
53Doug BarnettC6'325027Azusa Pacific100
84Milton BarneyWR5'915724Alcorn State33
6Louis BerryP6'019322Florida State20
75Dwight BinghamDE6'626526Mississippi30
58Kenny BowenLB6'122025East Tennessee State10
26James BrittCB6'018527Louisiana State120
90Aaron BrownLB6'223831Ohio State61
89Charlie BrownWR5'1018229South Carolina State60
98Greg BrownDE-NT6'526530Kansas State; Eastern Illinois125
77Rick BryanRDE6'426525Oklahoma99
23Bobby ButlerLCB5'1117728Florida State1212
39Jerry ButlerRB5'1119326Tennessee Military Institute JC; East Tennessee State10
88Sylvester ByrdTE6'222524Kansas32
10Scott CampbellQB6'019525Purdue129
25Scott CaseRCB6'018125Northeastern Oklahoma A&M JC; Oklahoma1110
75Tony CasillasNT6'327924Oklahoma99
20Wendell CasonFS5'1119724Oregon32
28Bret ClarkFS6'319826Nebraska11
66Randy ClarkROT6'326230Northern Illinois33
56Joe CostelloLB6'324527Central Connecticut State94
88Arthur CoxTE6'227026Texas Southern1210
30David CroudipCB5'818529Ventura JC; San Diego State122
50Buddy CurryLILB6'422229North Carolina44
5Greg DavisK6'020222The Citadel30
86Floyd DixonWR5'917023Stephen F. Austin State1212
3Rick DonnellyP6'019025Wyoming120
64Jamie DukesOG6'127523Florida State40
24Larry EmeryRB5'919523Wisconsin50
87John EvansTE6'224323Stephen F. Austin State11
39Major EverettRB5'1021827Mississippi College70
48Kenny FlowersRB6'021023Clemson81
79Bill FralicROG6'528025Pittsburgh1212
76Mike GannLDE6'526824Notre Dame1212
89Leon GonzalezWR5'1016224Bethune-Cookman20
41Tim GordonFS6'018822Tulsa118
32Norm GrangerRB5'1022526Iowa31
59Paul GrayLB6'223125Western Kentucky20
99Tim GreenLOLB6'224524Syracuse95
32Steve GriffinRB5'1018524Clemson40
86Steve GriffinWR5'1118823Purdue20
50James HallLB6'125224Northwestern State (Louisiana)30
85Kwante HamptonWR6'118224Oregon; Long Beach State10
68Dennis HarrisonDE6'828031Vanderbilt115
53Jim HendleyC6'325723Florida State33
28Charlie HuffLCB5'1119524Presbyterian32
64Lawrence JacksonLOG6'127523Presbyterian33
81Billy JohnsonWR5'917035Widener121
30Lyndell JonesRCB5'917528Columbia Basin JC; Hawaii32
47John KamanaHBK6'023026Southern California21
78Mike KennLOT6'727831Michigan1212
63Jeff KiewelOG6'427027Arizona120
37Leander KnightCB-S6'119324Hudson Valley JC; Ferrum; Montclair State10
10Erik KramerQB6'119923Los Angeles Pierce JC; North Carolina State32
96Rich KraynakLB6'123026Pittsburgh98
93Jim LaughlinRILB6'122229Ohio State53
18Mick LuckhurstK6'118029St. Cloud State; California120
34Mike LushFS6'219529East Stroudsburg33
73Doug MackieLOT6'428030Ohio State33
83Aubrey MatthewsWR5'716525Gulf Coast JC; Delta State126
48Joe McIntoshRB5'1019225North Carolina State20
87Ron MiddletonHBK-TE6'225222Auburn124
62Brett MillerOT6'729529Glendale CC; Iowa20
12Chris MillerQB6'220622Oregon32
73Leonard MitchellROT6'729029Houston1212
72Buddy MoorRDE6'525029Eastern Kentucky31
34Robert MooreSS5'1119023Northwestern State (Louisiana)1212
76Dwaine MorrisDE-NT6'226024Southeastern Louisiana32
23Gary MossSS5'1019223Georgia33
67Mark MrazDE6'426022Utah State110
26Jerome NorrisS6'019723Furman30
45Darryl OliverRB5'1019423Miami (Florida)20
24Shelley PooleRB5'721923Temple10
52Art PriceLB6'322725Wisconsin30
72Andrew ProvenceOT6'328626South Carolina51
62Greg QuickOT6'428023Catawba10
59John RadeRILB6'124027Northern Arizona; Modesto JC; Boise State1111
55Wayne RadloffC6'527426Georgia1212
95Michael ReidLB6'223523Wisconsin110
42Gerald RiggsRB6'123227Arizona State1212
74Don RobinsonOT6'528022Baylor20
55Pat SaindonROG6'327326Vanderbilt33
61John ScullyLOG6'627029Notre Dame1212
24John SettleRB5'920922Appalachian State91
80Dan SharpTE6'223525Ranger JC; Texas Christian90
37Elbert ShelleyS5'1118023Arkansas State40
81James ShibestWR5'1118723Arkansas11
20Struggy SmithDB6'219023Appalachian State20
51Herbie SpencerROLB6'323028Newberry32
29Sylvester StampsRB5'717726Jackson State70
3John StarnesP6'318525North Texas10
78Mark StudawayLDE6'326027Tennessee22
92Lenny TaylorWR6'018326Tennessee32
25Leon ThomassonLCB5'1119024Texas Southern32
58Jessie TuggleLB5'1123022Valdosta State124
21Jimmy TurnerCB6'018728UCLA20
16Jeff Van RaaphorstQB6'121024Arizona State21
68Emanuel WeaverNT6'426027Arizona Western JC; South Carolina State22
45Ken WhisenhuntHBK-TE6'223725Georgia Tech77
54Eric WiegandC6'226023Missouri S&T20
51Reggie WilkesLOLB6'424231Georgia Tech65
54Joel WilliamsROLB6'122631Peru State; Wisconsin-LaCrosse88
42Mike WilliamsFB6'221826Northeast Mississippi CC; Mississippi College31
22Brenard WilsonFS6'018532Vanderbilt81
77Leonard WingateDE6'326526South Carolina State11
71Mitch YoungDT6'325326Northwest Mississippi CC; Arkansas State10
46Geno ZimmerlinkHBK6'322224Virginia31
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Chris Miller113QBOregon
Kenny Flowers231RBClemsonfrom GB
Ralph Van Dyke497TSouthern Illinois
Mark Mraz5125DEUtah State
Paul Kiser6153GWake Forest
Michael Reid7181LBWisconsin
Curtis Taliaferro8208LBVirginia Tech
Terrence Anthony9236DBIowa State
Jerry Reese10264TEIllinois
Elbert Shelley11292DBArkansas State
Larry Emery12320RBWisconsin
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals34436761
Opponents Totals8713695118
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals26:0123073139185718730.551533.398807
Opponents Totals33:593541621642811422450.991656.392729
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Mick Luckhurst01717100.091369.2044
Floyd Dixon50000030
Stacey Bailey30000018
Aubrey Matthews30000018
Greg Davis066100.03475.0015
Milton Barney20000012
Scott Campbell20000012
Gerald Riggs20000012
Rick Badanjek1000006
John Kamana1000006
Joe McIntosh1000006
Robert Moore1000006
Sylvester Stamps1000006
Lenny Taylor1000006
Ken Whisenhunt1000006
(Team)0010.00012
Team Totals24232495.8121770.61205
Opponents Totals54515494.4193063.32436
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Greg Davis3475.00/01/11/11/20/0
Mick Luckhurst91369.21/11/12/23/52/4
Team Totals121770.61/12/23/34/72/4
Opponents Totals193063.31/16/74/107/111/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Gerald Riggs2038754.3442
Scott Campbell211024.9242
Rick Badanjek29873.0311
John Settle19723.8120
Kenny Flowers14614.4140
Mike Williams14493.590
Chris Miller4215.3110
Norm Granger6122.060
Joe McIntosh5112.250
Erik Kramer2105.0110
David Archer284.070
Sylvester Stamps166.060
Jeff Van Raaphorst166.060
Larry Emery155.050
Jerry Butler111.010
Darryl Oliver100.000
Steve Griffin1-2-2.0-20
Floyd Dixon3-3-1.070
Aubrey Matthews1-4-4.0-40
Rick Donnelly3-6-2.000
Lenny Taylor1-13-13.0-130
Team Totals33312983.9445
Opponents Totals60027344.63524
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Scott Campbell26013652.311017286.612.744t114.2145.425178155065.0
Erik Kramer924548.9425596.112.43344.355.4108247760.0
Jeff Van Raaphorst341852.9141745.19.72412.925.931915552.8
Chris Miller923942.4445526.014.25711.199.853751526.4
David Archer23939.112954.110.63300.028.73247115.7
Team Totals50124749.322231086.212.657173.4326.446340276853.7
Opponents Totals45324353.619532917.313.557265.7153.317118317382.4
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Floyd Dixon3660016.751t5
Aubrey Matthews3253716.8573
Gerald Riggs251998.0480
Stacey Bailey2032516.3353
Ken Whisenhunt171458.5261
Lenny Taylor1217114.3281
John Settle1115313.9360
Arthur Cox111019.2190
Milton Barney1017517.5322
Mike Williams9707.8150
Billy Johnson88410.5190
Sylvester Byrd712517.9330
John Kamana7517.3151
Kenny Flowers7507.1240
Rick Badanjek6355.8160
Charlie Brown510320.6230
Larry Emery5316.2130
Sylvester Stamps44010.0190
Leon Gonzalez34013.3220
Joe McIntosh3155.091
Norm Granger23417.0260
Jerry Butler273.540
Dan Sharp263.050
John Evans188.080
Darryl Oliver122.020
Ron Middleton111.010
Team Totals247310812.65717
Opponents Totals243329113.55726
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Bobby Butler44812.0310
David Croudip24020.0400
Tim Gordon22814.0270
Robert Moore22311.5180
Charlie Huff2147.0140
Gary Moss11818.0180
Scott Case11212.0120
James Britt1-1-1.040
Team Totals1518212.1400
Opponents Totals3234210.747t2
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Rick Donnelly61268644.062289501202532.1
Louis Berry725836.9510101522331.9
John Starnes620333.8490021918430.7
Greg Davis619131.855010616527.5
Mick Luckhurst13737.03701001717.0
Team Totals83337540.76221111541261431.5
Opponents Totals60238339.7600816221200233.4
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Billy Johnson2161688.0450
Milton Barney50285.6110
Gary Moss31155.0110
Jerry Butler20105.090
Team Totals3172217.1450
Opponents Totals48754111.378t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Sylvester Stamps24066027.597t1
Larry Emery21044021.0660
John Settle10015815.8220
Darryl Oliver509018.0280
Kenny Flowers407218.0200
Joe McIntosh3010836.0710
Major Everett203316.5180
Rick Badanjek202713.5160
Mike Williams20157.5150
Gary Moss102323.0230
Steve Griffin102121.0210
David Croudip101818.0180
Jerry Butler101313.0130
Arthur Cox101111.0110
Dan Sharp101111.0110
Team Totals790170021.597t1
Opponents Totals4491520.892t1
SACKSNOYDS
Buddy Moor4.0
Rick Bryan2.5
Greg Brown2.0
Tony Casillas2.0
Dennis Harrison1.5
Mike Gann1.0
Tim Green1.0
John Rade1.0
Jessie Tuggle1.0
Dwaine Morris0.5
Mark Studaway0.5
Team Totals17.0118.0
Opponents Totals46.0340.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Rick Badanjek100000
Stacey Bailey100000
Milton Barney100000
Aaron Brown0001100
Rick Bryan0001100
Scott Campbell420200
Tony Casillas0001100
Arthur Cox200000
Rick Donnelly2101-40
Kenny Flowers110100
Tim Gordon0001100
Norm Granger100000
Tim Green00022350
Billy Johnson200000
John Kamana100000
Aubrey Matthews201100
Robert Moore00022201
Gerald Riggs410100
Pat Saindon0010160
John Settle210100
Sylvester Stamps110100
Leon Thomasson0001100
Jeff Van Raaphorst100000
Emanuel Weaver0001100
Ken Whisenhunt110100
Brenard Wilson0001100
Team Totals271891221571
Opponents Totals1812417210
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