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1987 New York Giants season

 

1987 New York Giants season

1987 New York Giants season
Head coach Bill Parcells
General manager George Young
Owner Wellington Mara
Home field Giants Stadium
Results
Record 6–9
Division place 5th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Pro Bowlers 1
Timeline
Previous season      Next season
< 1986      1988 >

The 1987 New York Giants season was the 63rd season for the club in the National Football League. The Giants entered the season as the defending Super Bowl champion but failed to qualify for the playoffs. They were the sixth team in NFL history to enter a season as the defending Super Bowl champion and miss the playoffs.[1]

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School
1 28 Mark Ingram Wide Receiver Michigan State
2 55 Adrian White Defensive Back Florida
3 83 Stephen Baker Wide Receiver Fresno State
4 112 Odessa Turner Wide Receiver Northwest State
[2]

Regular season

Schedule

Game Date Opponent Result Giants points Opponents Record Attendance
1 Sept. 14 at Chicago Bears Loss 19 34 0–1
65,704
2 Sept. 20 Dallas Cowboys Loss 14 16 0–2
73,426
Sept. 27 at Miami Dolphins Canceled 0–2
3 Oct. 5 San Francisco 49ers Loss 21 41 0–3
16,471
4 Oct. 11 Washington Redskins Loss 12 38 0–4
9,123
5 Oct. 18 at Buffalo Bills Loss (OT) 3 6 0–5
15,737
6 Oct. 25 St. Louis Cardinals Win 30 7 1–5
74,391
7 Nov. 2 at Dallas Cowboys Loss 24 33 1–6
55,730
8 Nov. 8 New England Patriots Win 17 10 2–6
73,817
9 Nov. 15 at Philadelphia Eagles Win 20 17 3–6
66,172
10 Nov. 22 at New Orleans Saints Loss 14 23 3–7
67,639
11 Nov. 29 at Washington Redskins Loss 19 23 3–8
45,815
12 Dec. 6 Philadelphia Eagles Win (OT) 23 20 4–8
65,874
13 Dec. 13 at St. Louis Cardinals Loss 24 27 4–9
29,623
14 Dec. 19 Green Bay Packers Win 20 10 5–9
51,013
15 Dec. 27 New York Jets Win 20 7 6–9
68,318
[3]

Season summary

Week 1

1 234Total
Giants 7 066 19
• Bears 3 71410 34

[4]


Week 2

1 234Total
• Cowboys 3 733 16
Giants 7 070 14

[5]


Week 3

1 234Total
• 49ers 3 141014 41
Giants 0 7014 21

[6]


Week 4

1 234Total
• Redskins 3 2177 38
Giants 3 090 12

[7]


Week 5

1 234OTTotal
Giants 0 0300 3
• Bills 0 0033 6

[8]


Week 6

1 234Total
Cardinals 0 007 7
• Giants 14 3310 30

[9]


Week 7

1 234Total
Giants 0 1077 24
• Cowboys 7 7019 33

[10]


Week 8

1 234Total
Patriots 0 073 10
• Giants 0 1430 17

[11]


Week 9

1 234Total
Giants 7 373 20
Eagles 10 070 17

[12]



Week 10

1 234Total
Giants 0 770 14
• Saints 3 10010 23
  • Date: November 22
  • Location: Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Game start: 3:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: indoors (dome)

[13]


Week 11

1 234Total
Giants 10 630 19
• Redskins 0 0914 23

[14]


Week 12

1 234OTTotal
Eagles 0 60140 20
• Giants 7 0673 23

[15]


Week 13

1 234Total
Giants 7 377 24
• Cardinals 14 1300 27
  • Date: December 13
  • Location: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Game start: 3:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: 34°F, wind 9

[16]


Week 14

1 234Total
Packers 0 037 10
• Giants 0 1370 20

[17]


Week 15

1 234Total
Jets 7 000 7
• Giants 0 1730 20

[18]


Standings

Awards and honors

See also

References

  • New York Giants on Pro Football Reference
  • Giants on jt-sw.com


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