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1987 New York Jets (NFL) 5th place American Football Conference Eastern Division 6-9-0 .400
Head Coach: Joe Walton
QuarterbacksZeke Bratkowski
Defensive LineRay Callahan
Defensive CoordinatorBud Carson
Special Assistant to the Head CoachMike Faulkiner
Running BacksBobby Hammond
Offensive Coordinator/ReceiversRich Kotite
Special TeamsLarry Pasquale
LinebackersDan Radakovich
LinebackersJim Vechiarella
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/15/1987HPhiladelphia Eagles13-10WEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium37325
Sat8/22/1987ATampa Bay Buccaneers27-29LTampa, FLTampa Stadium56598
Sat8/29/1987ANew York Giants30-23WEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium75841
Fri9/4/1987ASan Diego Chargers6-30LSan Diego, CAJack Murphy Stadium45757
Sun9/13/1987ABuffalo Bills31-28WOrchard Park, NYRich Stadium76718
Mon9/21/1987HNew England Patriots43-24WEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium70847
Sun9/27/1987APittsburgh Steelers-Pittsburgh, PAThree Rivers StadiumCanceled
Sun10/4/1987HDallas Cowboys24-38LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium12370
Sun10/11/1987AIndianapolis Colts0-6LIndianapolis, INHoosier Dome34927
Sun10/18/1987HMiami Dolphins37-31WOTEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium18249
Sun10/25/1987AWashington Redskins16-17LWashington, DCRFK Stadium53497
Sun11/1/1987HIndianapolis Colts14-19LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium60863
Mon11/9/1987HSeattle Seahawks30-14WEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium60452
Sun11/15/1987AKansas City Chiefs16-9WKansas City, MOArrowhead Stadium40718
Sun11/22/1987HBuffalo Bills14-17LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium58407
Sun11/29/1987HCincinnati Bengals27-20WEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium41135
Mon12/7/1987AMiami Dolphins28-37LMiami-Dade County, FLJoe Robbie Stadium62592
Sun12/13/1987ANew England Patriots20-42LFoxborough, MASullivan Stadium60617
Sun12/20/1987HPhiladelphia Eagles27-38LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium30572
Sun12/27/1987ANew York Giants7-20LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium68318
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
60Dan AlexanderROT6'427132Louisiana State1212
58Lynwood AlfordLB6'322024Coffeyville CC; Syracuse10
87Don BaldwinDT6'326323Purdue80
63Ted BankerLOG6'227026Southeast Missouri State139
31Marion BarberFB6'322828Minnesota120
78Barry BennettRDE6'425932Concordia (Moorhead)1311
54Troy BensonLILB6'223524Pittsburgh1111
64Guy BinghamC6'326029Montana1211
23Dennis BligenFB5'1121025St. John's (New York)62
16Walter BriggsQB6'120522Montclair State10
90Jay BrophyRILB6'323327Miami (Florida)33
79Chris BrownOT6'129524New York Tech; Lamar10
29Joe BurkeRB6'020026Rutgers20
27Russell CarterRCB6'219725Southern Methodist86
75Tony ChickilloNT-DE6'226527Miami (Florida)21
33John ChiricoWR-FB6'022022Columbia31
59Kyle CliftonRILB6'423425Texas Christian128
44Trent CollinsLS6'118726Sequoias JC; San Diego State33
64Martin CornelsonC6'123026North Carolina State30
67Anthony CorvinoOG-OT6'126222Southern Connecticut State20
62Eric CossC6'327024Temple33
50Bob CrableROLB6'323028Notre Dame1211
22Sean DykesCB5'1017023Eastern Arizona JC; Bowling Green State62
52Onzy ElamLB6'223023Tennessee State50
30Nuu FaaolaFB5'1121723Hawaii120
65Joe FieldsROG6'225334Rutgers-Camden; Widener1010
23Derrick FosterRB5'1120524William Patterson30
98Jerome FosterDE6'227027Ohio State40
81Derrick GaffneyWR6'117932Florida20
70Tony GarbarczykDE6'427523Nassau JC; Wake Forest20
90Mark GastineauDE6'527031Eastern Arizona JC; Arizona State; East Central157
35Kerry GlennCB5'917525Minnesota82
55Alex GordonLOLB6'524523Cincinnati1212
81Billy GriggsTE6'323025Virginia121
79Mike HaightOG-OT6'427525Iowa61
39Harry HamiltonFS6'019325Penn State1212
84Michael HarperWR5'1018026Southern California32
51Jim HaslettLILB6'323632Indiana (Pennsylvania)32
37Jo Jo HeathCB-S5'1018230Pittsburgh20
34Johnny HectorTE-FB5'1120527Texas A&M116
40Marc HoganRCB6'018025Tennessee33
80Scott HolmanWR6'119325Oregon32
47Jerry HolmesLCB6'217530Chowan JC; West Virginia87
28Carl HowardRCB6'218926Rutgers127
48Bobby HumpheryCB5'1018026New Mexico State122
69Tom HumphreyLOG6'328025Iowa33
45Eddie HunterRB5'1120522Virginia Tech33
86Stan HunterWR6'118424Bowling Green State30
66Vince JasperOG6'427023Iowa State31
4Dave JenningsP6'420235St. Lawrence120
72Ken JonesROT6'527035Arkansas State54
72Gordon KingOT-OG6'627031Stanford20
73Joe KleckoNT6'326334Temple77
88Rocky KleverTE6'322828Montana126
82Jamie KuriskoTE6'423624Allentown; Southern Connecticut State32
5Pat LeahyK6'019636St. Louis120
21Sid LewisDB5'1118023Penn State20
26Lester LylesLS6'321225Virginia41
93Marty LyonsLDE6'526930Alabama1313
86Tracy MartinWR6'320523North Dakota120
57Kevin McArthurLB6'224025Lamar123
71Pete McCartneyROG6'626025Louisville31
68Reggie McElroyOT6'627327West Texas A&M85
24Freeman McNeilRB5'1121028UCLA98
56Lance MehlLB6'323529Penn State32
94Scott MersereauNT6'327822Southern Connecticut State134
36Rich MianoSS6'020025Hawaii1211
58Matt MongerLB6'123926Oklahoma State120
35Tim NewmanRB6'022023Johnson C. Smith10
77Gerald NicholsNT6'226723Florida State135
17David NorrieQB6'422024UCLA22
7Ken O'BrienQB6'420727Sacramento State; UC Davis1212
14Tom O'ConnorP6'119024Nassau CC; South Carolina30
25George RadachowskyRS5'1119025Boston College83
11Pat RagusaK5'818024St. John's (New York)30
19Bobby RileyWR5'816823Oklahoma State10
87Eric RileyTE6'323023Eastern Washington21
49Larry RobinsonLCB5'919425Northwestern State (Louisiana)32
92Ken RoseLOLB6'121125Nevada-Las Vegas103
10Pat RyanQB6'321032Tennessee131
82Mickey ShulerTE6'323131Penn State1110
74Don SmithDT6'526230Miami (Florida)30
85Reggie SmithWR5'416831North Carolina Central10
87Kurt SohnWR5'1118030Nassau JC; North Carolina State; Fordham124
21Treg SongyCB6'220025Tulane20
53Jim SweeneyLOT6'428525Pittsburgh1212
88Tony SweetTE6'424024Montclair State32
76John ThomasLOT6'428023Toledo33
88Al ToonWR6'420524Wisconsin1211
83Jojo TownsellWR5'918027UCLA120
42Maurice TurnerRB5'1120027Utah State10
43Roger VickRB6'322823Texas A&M1210
86Wesley WalkerWR6'018232California54
96Henry WallsLB6'222023Clemson30
91Ladell WillsROLB6'324025Jackson State31
55Mike WitteckLB6'222523Northwestern30
38Mike ZordichS6'120824Penn State100
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Roger Vick121RBTexas A&M
Alex Gordon242LBCincinnatifrom LARI
Onzy Elam375LBTennessee State
Kirby Jackson5129DBMississippi State
Tracy Martin6161WRNorth Dakota
Gerald Nichols7187NTFlorida State
Eddie Hunter8196RBVirginia Techfrom TB
Mike Rice8214PMontana
Ron McLean9241DEFullerton State
Sid Lewis10268DBPenn State
Kirk Timmer11300LBMontana State
Billy Ransdell12327QBKentucky
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals3295681336
Opponents Totals58129105680
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals30:2829297169269523440.6102147.61351055
Opponents Totals29:32300117153308121038.64850.096881
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Pat Leahy03131100.0182281.8085
Johnny Hector110000066
Al Toon50000030
Mickey Shuler30000018
Pat Ragusa077100.02450.0013
Nuu Faaola20000012
Michael Harper20000012
Eddie Hunter20000012
Kurt Sohn20000012
Dennis Bligen1000006
John Chirico1000006
Billy Griggs1000006
Bobby Humphery1000006
Stan Hunter1000006
Jamie Kurisko1000006
Freeman McNeil1000006
Rich Miano1000006
Rich Miano1000006
Pat Ryan1000006
Jojo Townsell1000006
Roger Vick1000006
Wesley Walker1000006
Marty Lyons0000012
Team Totals393838100.0202676.91334
Opponents Totals43424397.7202969.00360
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Pat Leahy182281.80/011/115/62/40/1
Pat Ragusa2450.00/01/11/20/10/0
Team Totals202676.90/012/126/82/50/1
Opponents Totals202969.03/34/69/104/100/0
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Freeman McNeil1215304.4300
Johnny Hector1114353.920t11
Roger Vick772573.3141
Eddie Hunter481693.5230
Dennis Bligen311284.1151
Ken O'Brien30612.0110
Nuu Faaola14433.1182
John Chirico12221.841
Derrick Foster199.090
Dave Jennings252.540
Pat Ryan451.38t1
David Norrie551.020
Walter Briggs144.040
Jojo Townsell1-2-2.0-20
Team Totals45816713.632*17
Opponents Totals47618353.93515
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Ken O'Brien39323459.515126966.911.559133.382.050364233282.8
Pat Ryan533260.4193145.99.835t47.523.81730786.5
David Norrie683551.5293765.510.741t11.545.9157230448.4
Dave Jennings11100.001616.016.01600.000.00016118.8
Walter Briggs200.0100.000.0150.00000.0
Team Totals51730258.420034026.611.359183.5152.966443295977.7
Opponents Totals48826053.321034127.013.157275.5183.729206320678.7
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Al Toon6897614.458t5
Mickey Shuler4343410.132t3
Johnny Hector322497.8270
Freeman McNeil2426210.9571
Kurt Sohn2326111.3312
Michael Harper1822512.535t1
Scott Holman1515510.3300
Rocky Klever1415210.9300
Roger Vick131088.3230
Dennis Bligen11817.4190
Wesley Walker919021.1591
Stan Hunter6508.3121
Eddie Hunter5244.88t2
Eric Riley44210.5160
Jojo Townsell4379.3110
John Chirico4184.580
Tony Sweet34515.0220
Billy Griggs2178.5131
Jamie Kurisko14141.041t1
Nuu Faaola11616.0160
Derrick Gaffney11010.0100
Derrick Foster199.090
Team Totals302340211.35918
Opponents Totals260341213.15727
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Carl Howard3299.7290
Harry Hamilton3258.3250
Rich Miano3248.0210
George Radachowsky24522.5450
Larry Robinson13838.0380
Jo Jo Heath13535.0350
Jerry Holmes12020.0200
Jim Haslett199.090
Bob Crable188.080
Marc Hogan155.050
Ken Rose111.010
Team Totals1823913.3450
Opponents Totals1521014.0440
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Dave Jennings64244438.2580612100222434.8
Tom O'Connor1860233.4470126252028.9
Team Totals82304637.1580714162274433.5
Opponents Totals80307338.4670517497247631.0
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Jojo Townsell321138111.991t1
Michael Harper419323.378t1
Reggie Smith2094.570
Derrick Foster2084.040
Kurt Sohn1066.060
Trent Collins1000.000
Team Totals421249711.891t2
Opponents Totals33221624.9150
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Bobby Humphery18035719.8470
Jojo Townsell11027224.7600
Tracy Martin8018022.5470
Eddie Hunter8012315.4270
Rocky Klever508517.0290
Michael Harper407518.8220
Reggie Smith406015.0200
Kurt Sohn304715.7180
Marion Barber2052.550
Billy Griggs101313.0130
Nuu Faaola1044.040
Team Totals650122118.8600
Opponents Totals54101318.8430
SACKSNOYDS
Alex Gordon5.0
Mark Gastineau4.5
Marty Lyons3.5
Bob Crable2.5
Gerald Nichols2.5
Carl Howard2.0
Barry Bennett1.5
Scott Mersereau1.5
Ken Rose1.5
Jay Brophy1.0
Jerry Holmes1.0
Joe Klecko1.0
Mike Zordich1.0
Kerry Glenn0.5
Team Totals29.0206.0
Opponents Totals66.0443.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Dan Alexander0020200
Ted Banker0010100
Dennis Bligen110100
Russell Carter0001100
John Chirico102200
Trent Collins101100
Nuu Faaola0001130
Joe Fields0010100
Harry Hamilton0001100
Jim Haslett0001100
Johnny Hector210100
Scott Holman100000
Bobby Humphery1112461
Eddie Hunter3000-120
Joe Klecko0001100
Freeman McNeil100000
Scott Mersereau0001100
David Norrie4202-20
Ken O'Brien8101-100
Tom O'Connor110100
Eric Riley0001100
Mickey Shuler200000
Reggie Smith100000
Jojo Townsell320200
Roger Vick300000
Team Totals3320131124251
Opponents Totals23111219311
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