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1987 Detroit Lions (NFL) 4th place National Football Conference Central Division 4-11-0 .267
Head Coach: Darryl Rogers
Offensive CoordinatorBob Baker
Special Teams/SecondaryCarl Battershell
ReceiversLew Carpenter
Tight Ends/Administrative AssistantDon Doll
Defensive CoordinatorWayne Fontes
Offensive Quality ControlJohn Misciagna
Offensive LineBill Muir
LinebackersMike Murphy
Defensive LineRex Norris
Running BacksVic Rapp
Defensive BacksWillie Shaw
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/15/1987HIndianapolis Colts19-22LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome45753
Sat8/22/1987HCincinnati Bengals23-9WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome46461
Fri8/28/1987ASeattle Seahawks10-38LSeattle, WAKingdome56695
Thu9/3/1987APhiladelphia Eagles36-3WPhiladelphia, PAVeterans Stadium44737
Sun9/13/1987AMinnesota Vikings19-34LMinneapolis, MNMetrodome57061
Sun9/20/1987ALos Angeles Raiders7-27LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum50300
Sun9/27/1987HChicago Bears-Pontiac, MIPontiac SilverdomeCanceled
Sun10/4/1987HTampa Bay Buccaneers27-31LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome4919
Sun10/11/1987AGreen Bay Packers19-16WOTGreen Bay, WILambeau Field35779
Sun10/18/1987HSeattle Seahawks14-37LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome8310
Sun10/25/1987HGreen Bay Packers33-34LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome27278
Sun11/1/1987ADenver Broncos0-34LDenver, COMile High Stadium75172
Sun11/8/1987HDallas Cowboys27-17WPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome45325
Sun11/15/1987AWashington Redskins13-20LWashington, DCRFK Stadium53593
Sun11/22/1987AChicago Bears10-30LChicago, ILSoldier Field63357
Thu11/26/1987HKansas City Chiefs20-27LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome43820
Sun12/6/1987HLos Angeles Rams16-37LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome33413
Sun12/13/1987ATampa Bay Buccaneers20-10WTampa, FLTampa Stadium41669
Sun12/20/1987HMinnesota Vikings14-17LPontiac, MIPontiac Silverdome27693
Sun12/27/1987AAtlanta Falcons30-13WAtlanta, 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
50Earnest AdamsLB6'322528Illinois30
6Jim ArnoldP6'321126Vanderbilt110
68Steve BaackOG6'426527Oregon70
93Jerry BallNT6'131223Southern Methodist1212
61Scott BarrowsLOG6'227824West Virginia1210
99Bob BeemerDE6'523124Toledo20
68Charles BensonLDE6'326727Baylor33
25Karl BernardRB5'1120523Louisiana State; Louisiana-Lafayette83
11Mike BlackP6'219726Arizona State10
80Carl BlandWR5'1118226Virginia Union100
95Steve BoadwayLB6'424024Arizona20
39John BosticRCB5'917625Bethune-Cookman31
54Thomas BoydLILB6'221028Alabama43
86Danny BradleyWR5'917524Oklahoma31
75Lomas BrownLOT6'428424Florida1111
96Paul ButcherLB6'022624Wayne State (Michigan)120
65Pat CainC6'226025Wichita State32
58Carl CarrROLB6'323023North Carolina33
89Jeff ChadwickWR6'319027Grand Valley State88
45Raphel CherryFS-SS6'019426Hawaii1010
33Dexter ClarkCB-S6'019023Toledo20
55Mike CoferROLB6'524527Tennessee1111
98Jerome DavisNT6'126025Illinois Valley JC; Ball State33
84Jerry DiorioTE6'324525Michigan20
44Tony DollingerFB5'1120525Evangel21
70Keith DorneyROG6'528530Penn State55
46Stan EdwardsFB6'121427Michigan33
24Gary EllersonB5'1121924Wisconsin82
15Russell ErxlebenP6'423830Texas10
34Creig FedericoSS6'220524Iowa Central JC; Illinois State32
63Joe FeltonOG6'226623Albion22
77Keith FergusonRDE6'526028Ohio State129
21Anthony FieldsLCB-SS6'119223Eastern Michigan33
10Brendan FolmarQB6'120023California (Pennsylvania)10
40Duane GallowayLCB5'818126Santa Monica JC; Arizona State107
79William GayRDE6'526032San Diego CC; Southern California115
71Chris GeileROG6'430523Chabot JC; Eastern Illinois31
98Dennis GibsonRILB6'224123Iowa State1212
81Jimmie GilesTE6'324233Alcorn State41
53Kevin GloverROG-C6'228024Maryland129
33Bill GrahamSS5'1119128Texas21
62Curtis GreenDE-NT6'326730Alabama State120
34James GriffinSS-FS6'219926Middle Tennessee State1212
80Darrell GrymesWR6'218326Central State (Ohio)22
35Alvin HallFS5'1019329Miami (Ohio)33
23Maurice HarveyRCB5'1019031Ball State22
43Ivan HicksCB-S6'218524Michigan10
94Mark HicksLB6'222527Arizona State10
42Steve HirschRCB6'019525Northern Illinois31
18Todd HonsQB6'119526El Camino JC; Arizona State33
83Mel HooverWR6'018528Arizona State20
32Garry JamesRB5'1021424Louisiana State87
95George JamisonLB6'123025Cincinnati120
87Gilvanni JohnsonWR6'119524Michigan30
77Rick JohnsonOT6'625524Grand Valley State10
30James JonesFB6'223026Florida1111
87Vyto KabTE6'524028Penn State72
73Jeff KacmarekNT6'224024Western Michigan30
92Angelo KingLOLB6'122229South Carolina State11
1Matt KinzerP6'222524Purdue10
64Paul KiserOG6'427024Wake Forest10
30Nick KowgiosFB6'021625Lafayette30
83Gary LeeWR6'120122Georgia Tech123
81Mark LewisTE6'223726Texas A&M91
50Dannie LockettLB6'225023Sequoias JC; Arizona131
16Chuck LongQB6'421624Iowa1212
82Pete MandleyWR5'1019326Northern Arizona1212
57Vernon MaxwellLB6'223726Arizona State121
21Bob McDonoughCB-S6'117024California (Pennsylvania)30
97George McDuffieRDE6'627024Waldorf JC; Salem (North Carolina); Findlay32
29Bruce McNortonRCB5'1117528Georgetown (Kentucky)1212
71Joe MilinichikOG-OT6'529024North Carolina State110
14John MiskoP6'520733Porterville JC; Oregon State10
52Steve MottC6'327026Alabama1111
3Eddie MurrayK5'1118831Tulane120
86Mark NicholsWR6'220828Bakersfield CC; San Jose State121
53Tony OfficeRILB6'225027Illinois State32
67Greg OrtonLOG6'126525Nebraska33
49Tony PaigeRB5'1123525Virginia Tech50
19Mike PrindleK5'916024Western Michigan30
68Jerry QuaernaROT6'627524Michigan33
87Derrick RamseyTE6'523031Kentucky10
51Shelton RobinsonLILB6'223327North Carolina1212
60Reggie RogersDE6'628023Washington60
93Tim RossLB6'525529Bowling Green State30
84Rob RubickTE6'323427Grand Valley State98
97Dan SaleaumuaNT6'030323Arizona State90
73Harvey SalemROT-OG6'628626California1111
64Eric SandersOT-OG6'728229Nevada-Reno120
28Chris SheffieldCB6'118524Albany State60
41Ricky SmithCB6'018027Alabama State120
60Chuck SteeleC6'125523Saddleback JC; California31
71Rich StrengerROT6'728527Michigan33
44Ivory SullySS6'020030Delaware111
90Robert ThompsonLB6'322527Michigan32
99Stuart TolleNT6'324525Bowling Green State10
45Eric TruvillionWR6'420528Florida A&M33
72Jim WarneLOT6'731523Mesa CC; Arizona State33
27Bobby WatkinsCB5'1018427Texas State55
31Cleve WesterRB5'818823Concordia (Nebraska)31
48Mark WheelerTE6'223223Kentucky30
23Eric WilliamsCB6'119027North Carolina State10
76Eric WilliamsLDE6'428325Washington State1111
59Jimmy WilliamsLOLB6'323027Nebraska1212
38Scott WilliamsRB6'223425Georgia52
81Mark WitteTE6'324028North Texas33
21Butch WoolfolkRB6'121527Michigan120
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Reggie Rogers17DEWashington
Jerry Ball363NTSouthern Methodist
Garland Rivers492DBMichigan
Dannie Lockett6148LBArizona
Dan Saleaumua7175DTArizona State
Dennis Gibson8203LBIowa State
Rick Calhoun9230RBFullerton State
Ray Brown10259WRSouth Carolina
Brian Siverling11286TEPenn State
Gary Lee12315WRGeorgia Tech
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals569045753
Opponents Totals8915368740
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals28:1927081156335919130.951533.386737
Opponents Totals31:41314122162308120140.32540.0115907
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Eddie Murray02121100.0203262.5081
Pete Mandley70000042
Gary Ellerson40000024
Garry James40000024
Mike Prindle066100.06785.7024
Karl Bernard20000012
Danny Bradley20000012
Darrell Grymes20000012
Carl Bland1000006
Angelo King1000006
Rob Rubick1000006
Ricky Smith1000006
Eric Truvillion1000006
Scott Williams1000006
George Jamison0000012
Team Totals272727100.0263966.71269
Opponents Totals43424397.7283482.40384
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Eddie Murray203262.51/16/67/125/111/3
Mike Prindle6785.70/03/33/30/10/0
Team Totals263966.71/19/910/155/121/3
Opponents Totals283482.40/10/7/8/3/
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
James Jones963423.6190
Garry James822703.3174
Gary Ellerson471964.2333
Karl Bernard451874.2142
Cleve Wester331133.4140
Butch Woolfolk12826.8310
Stan Edwards32692.2130
Chuck Long22642.9150
Todd Hons5499.8230
Scott Williams8293.680
Tony Dollinger8222.880
Tony Paige4133.360
Pete Mandley133.030
Nick Kowgios122.020
Mike Black100.000
Jeff Chadwick1-6-6.0-60
Team Totals39814353.6339
Opponents Totals50420704.139t18
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Chuck Long41623255.816425986.211.253112.6204.817127247163.4
Todd Hons924346.7445526.012.853t55.455.496748561.5
James Jones100.0000.000.01100.00000.0
Team Totals50927554.020831506.211.553t163.1265.126194295662.1
Opponents Totals45925956.418135587.813.781t235.0194.142355320380.9
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Pete Mandley5872012.4417
James Jones342627.7350
Jeff Chadwick3041613.9380
Gary Lee1930816.2530
Butch Woolfolk191668.7130
Garry James1621513.4460
Rob Rubick1314711.3221
Karl Bernard13917.0120
Eric Truvillion1220717.353t1
Darrell Grymes914015.636t2
Mark Nichols78712.4230
Stan Edwards78211.7210
Danny Bradley7507.1142
Jimmie Giles66210.3250
Vyto Kab55410.8280
Gary Ellerson5489.6231
Scott Williams4164.071
Tony Dollinger3258.3150
Mark Wheeler2178.590
Carl Bland2147.011t1
Tony Paige210.530
Mark Witte11919.0190
Nick Kowgios133.030
Team Totals275315011.553t16
Opponents Totals259355813.781t23
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
James Griffin613021.7290
Duane Galloway34615.3300
Bruce McNorton3206.7200
Jimmy Williams25125.5480
Ricky Smith13434.034t1
Dennis Gibson155.050
Charles Benson122.020
Raphel Cherry122.020
Alvin Hall100.000
Team Totals1929015.3481
Opponents Totals2633512.9562
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Jim Arnold46200743.6600417104182339.6
Matt Kinzer723834.0420023520329.0
John Misko624240.3510012321936.5
Mike Black623338.8470011222136.8
Eddie Murray415538.846021311228.0
Russell Erxleben15252.05200005252.0
Team Totals70292741.8600622177263037.6
Opponents Totals65246137.9602610303203831.4
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Pete Mandley23625010.9540
Danny Bradley125534.4130
Carl Bland0100
Team Totals35123038.7540
Opponents Totals3491775.2230
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Gary Lee32071922.5500
Butch Woolfolk11021919.9440
Danny Bradley9018820.9270
Alvin Hall6010517.5250
Karl Bernard405413.5320
Dan Saleaumua305719.0210
Carl Bland204422.0220
Jerry Ball202311.5200
Kevin Glover101919.0190
Curtis Green1000.000
Team Totals710142820.1500
Opponents Totals56108919.4530
SACKSNOYDS
Mike Cofer8.5
Keith Ferguson6.0
Jimmy Williams4.0
Curtis Green2.5
Carl Carr2.0
William Gay2.0
George McDuffie2.0
Dan Saleaumua2.0
Robert Thompson2.0
Eric Williams2.0
Jerry Ball1.0
Charles Benson1.0
Thomas Boyd1.0
Creig Federico1.0
Dennis Gibson1.0
James Griffin1.0
George Jamison1.0
Dannie Lockett1.0
Tim Ross1.0
Team Totals42.0355.0
Opponents Totals26.0194.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Scott Barrows0010100
Charles Benson0001100
Karl Bernard310100
Mike Black110100
Danny Bradley220200
Paul Butcher0010100
Carl Carr0001100
Mike Cofer0001100
Stan Edwards3000-230
Keith Ferguson0001100
Curtis Green100000
Alvin Hall110100
Todd Hons2202-80
Garry James310100
James Jones200000
Vyto Kab0010100
Angelo King0001191
Gary Lee100000
Dannie Lockett0001100
Chuck Long8303-80
Pete Mandley0010100
Tony Paige0001100
Shelton Robinson0002200
Ivory Sully0001100
Robert Thompson0001100
Eric Truvillion100000
Jimmy Williams0002200
Butch Woolfolk100000
Team Totals2914151328-301
Opponents Totals36132211330
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