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Dallas Cowboys

1987 Dallas Cowboys Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 7-8
Finished 2nd in the NFL's National Football Conference East Division

Coach: Tom Landry (7-8)

1987 Dallas Cowboys Roster
1987 Dallas Cowboys Game-by-Game Results

The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 7 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the NFL's National Football Conference East Division. Tom Landry coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Danny White36221559.426177.2123.3174.743 4435373.2
Steve Pelluer1015554.56426.433.022.044 53575.6
Kevin Sweeney281450.029110.4414.313.677 315111.8
Loren Snyder9444.4444.900.000.022 0059.5
Totals50028857.635947.2193.8204.077 52403
Opponents50226953.634446.9214.2234.6

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Herschel Walker2098914.360 7
Tony Dorsett1304563.524 1
Steve Pelluer251425.721 1
Alvin Blount461252.715 3
Timmy Newsome251214.824 2
Kelvin Edwards26130.562 1
David Adams7497.027 1
Danny White10141.41
Kevin Sweeney581.60
E.J. Jones273.50
Loren Snyder200.00
Gerald White1-4-4.0-4 0
Doug Cosbie1-5-5.0-5 0
Totals46518654.062 17
Opponents45916173.519

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Herschel Walker6071511.944 1
Mike Renfro4666214.443 4
Doug Cosbie3642111.730 3
Kelvin Edwards3452115.338 3
Timmy Newsome342748.130 2
Tony Dorsett191779.333 1
Gordon Banks1523115.434 1
Rod Barksdale1216513.822 1
Cornell Burbage716824.077 2
Kelvin Martin510320.633 0
Gerald White5469.214 0
Thornton Chandler5255.01
E.J. Jones3165.310 0
Sebron Spivey23417.025 0
Chuck Scott11111.011 0
David Adams188.00
Todd Fowler166.00
Robert Lavette166.00
Alvin Blount155.00
Totals288359412.577 19
Opponents26934446.921

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Roger Ruzek2626100.0252288.092
Luis Zendejas1010100.04375.019
Kerry Brady11100.00.01
Totals3737100.0292586.2112
Opponents413995.1291965.596

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Mike Saxon68268539.563
Buzz Sawyer1663939.954
Totals84332439.663
Opponents75304540.6

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Kelvin Martin222169.838 0
Kelvin Edwards8759.413 0
Gordon Banks5336.612 0
Cornell Burbage5295.813 0
Bruce Livingston100.00
Totals413538.638 0
Opponents450.0 1

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Darryl Clack2963521.948 0
Kelvin Martin1223719.838 0
Kelvin Edwards715522.132 0
David Adams611318.827 0
Robert Lavette47218.022 0
Sebron Spivey24924.529 0
Timmy Newsome22211.012 0
Thornton Chandler177.00
Rich Borresen155.00
Totals64129520.248 0
Opponents65128119.7 0

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Everson Walls5387.630 0
Michael Downs45614.027 0
Bill Bates3289.328 0
Tommy Haynes372.30
Ron Francis2189.018 1
Jim Jeffcoat12626.026 1
Jesse Penn12121.021 0
Eugene Lockhart11313.013 0
Victor Scott111.00
Randy White100.00
Alex Green100.00
Totals232089.030 2
Opponents200.0 

Sacks:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.
Too Jones10.00.0
Randy White6.00.0
Jim Jeffcoat5.00.0
Jeff Rohrer4.00.0
Randy Watts3.00.0
Kevin Brooks3.00.0
Bill Bates3.00.0
Mike Hegman3.00.0
Tommy Haynes3.00.0
Ray Perkins2.00.0
Eugene Lockhart2.00.0
Chris Duliban2.00.0
Mark Walen1.00.0
Walt Johnson1.00.0
Mike Dwyer1.00.0
Danny Noonan1.00.0
Totals50.00.00.0
Opponents52.0403.07.8

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
David Adams2100
Gordon Banks1100
Bill Bates8100
Alvin Blount1000
Kevin Brooks01000
Ron Burton01000
Darryl Clack10000
Steve DeOssie260
Tony Dorsett3000
Michael Downs001000
Mike Dwyer02000
Kelvin Edwards1000
Ron Francis00120
Kevin Gogan01000
Mike Hegman01000
Manny Hendrix01000
Jim Jeffcoat44000281
Dale Jones022600
Too Jones01000
George Lilja10000
Bruce Livingston10000
Eugene Lockhart001000
Kelvin Martin10000
Timmy Newsome1000
Jesse Penn001000
Tom Rafferty01000
Mike Renfro1000
Jeff Rohrer02000
Victor Scott001300
Loren Snyder10000
Kevin Sweeney01000
Mark Tuinei01000
Herschel Walker4100
Randy Watts01000
Bob White20000
Danny White93-70
Robert Williams01000
Totals015100000303032010
Opponents2920

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Steve Pelluer106
Timmy Newsome220024
Jim Jeffcoat106
Mike Renfro4024
Roger Ruzek0222692
Luis Zendejas031019
Danny White106
Herschel Walker71048
Ron Francis106
Kelvin Edwards1300024
Alvin Blount30018
Rod Barksdale106
Gordon Banks1006
Kerry Brady011
Cornell Burbage20012
Tony Dorsett11012
Doug Cosbie03018
Thornton Chandler1006
David Adams10006
Totals171900200253700340
Opponents1921101939348