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Pittsburgh Steelers

1987 Pittsburgh Steelers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-7
Finished 3rd in the NFL's American Football Conference Central Division

Coach: Chuck Noll (8-7)

1987 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
1987 Pittsburgh Steelers Game-by-Game Results

The Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League ended the 1987 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the NFL's American Football Conference Central Division. Chuck Noll coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Mark Malone33615646.418965.661.8195.763 1815146.7
Steve Bono743445.94385.956.822.757 63076.3
Reggie Collier7457.111015.7228.6114.349 13101.8
Bubby Brister12433.3201.700.0325.010 2142.8
Totals42919846.224645.7133.0255.863 27198
Opponents48129060.333106.9224.6275.6

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Earnest Jackson1806963.939 1
Frank Pollard1285364.233 3
Walter Abercrombie1234593.728 2
Mark Malone341624.842 3
Dwight Stone171357.951 0
Chuck Sanders11655.914 1
Steve Bono8273.423 1
Reggie Collier4205.012 0
Harry Newsome2168.016 0
Rodney Carter5122.40
Dan Reeder284.00
Merril Hoge382.70
Totals51721444.151 11
Opponents45516103.58

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
John Stallworth4152112.745 2
Walter Abercrombie242098.724 0
Weegie Thompson1731318.463 1
Calvin Sweeney1621713.634 0
Rodney Carter1618011.326 3
Frank Pollard14775.517 0
Joey Clinkscales1324018.557 1
Danzell Lee1212410.324 0
Louis Lipps1116414.927 0
Charles Lockett711616.625 1
Merril Hoge79713.927 1
Earnest Jackson7527.423 0
Lyneal Alston38428.042 2
Russell Hairston2168.011 1
Theo Young2105.00
Preston Gothard294.51
Dwight Stone12222.022 0
Chuck Sanders11111.011 0
Steve Bono122.00
Jim Boyle100.00
Totals198246412.463 13
Opponents29033106.922

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Gary Anderson2121100.0272281.587
David Trout1010100.020.010
Totals3131100.0292275.997
Opponents343191.2262076.991

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Harry Newsome64267841.857
John Bruno1661938.756
Totals80329741.257
Opponents70274439.2

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Rod Woodson161358.420 0
Louis Lipps7466.612 0
Mel Anderson7385.410 0
Thomas Everett4225.511 0
Charles Lockett231.50
Totals362446.820 0
Opponents460.0 0

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Dwight Stone2856820.334 0
Rod Woodson1329022.336 0
Lupe Sanchez611619.327 0
Bruce Jones23819.022 0
Ralph Britt294.50
Spark Clark11818.018 0
Merril Hoge11313.013 0
Mel Anderson188.00
Cornell Gowdy100.00
Avon Riley100.00
Totals56106018.936 0
Opponents65108316.7 0

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Dwayne Woodruff59118.233 1
Delton Hall3299.725 1
Thomas Everett3227.321 0
Bryan Hinkle3155.00
Cornell Gowdy25025.045 1
Mike Merriweather22613.015 0
Larry Griffin221.00
Donnie Shell15050.050 1
Rod Woodson14545.045 1
Avon Riley144.00
Chris Sheffield122.00
Robin Cole100.00
Ray Williams100.00
Dave Edwards100.00
Totals2733612.450 5
Opponents250.0 

Sacks:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.
Mike Merriweather5.50.0
Keith Gary4.00.0
Gregg Carr3.00.0
Keith Willis3.00.0
Bryan Hinkle2.00.0
David Little1.50.0
Robin Cole1.00.0
Joe Williams1.00.0
Gerald Williams1.00.0
Xavier Warren1.00.0
Tommy Dawkins1.00.0
Totals24.00.00.0
Opponents27.0198.07.3

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
Walter Abercrombie4320
Buddy Aydelette01500
Steve Bono5300
Ralph Britt11000
Robin Cole001000
Gary Dunn01000
Thomas Everett720012701
Cornell Gowdy00210
Russell Hairston1000
Delton Hall0125010
Bryan Hinkle011000
Earnest Jackson2300
Tim Johnson50
Danzell Lee01000
David Little01000
Charles Lockett1100
Mark Malone105-30
Mike Merriweather004400
Edmund Nelson01000
Harry Newsome11-1700
Hardy Nickerson17001000
Frank Pollard3110
Avon Riley010000
Lupe Sanchez10000
Donnie Shell0011910
John Stallworth1000
Dwight Stone01000
Weegie Thompson0100
Xavier Warren011100
Bert Williams01000
Gerald Williams17001000
Craig Wolfley01000
Rod Woodson20003200
Totals013100000374580210
Opponents4117

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
Gregg Carr012
Chuck Sanders1006
Frank Pollard30018
Mark Malone3018
Charles Lockett1006
Donnie Shell11012
Weegie Thompson106
Rod Woodson00106
Dwayne Woodruff106
David Trout01010
Earnest Jackson1006
John Stallworth2012
Merril Hoge01006
Rodney Carter03018
Steve Bono1006
Gary Anderson0222187
Lyneal Alston2012
Joey Clinkscales106
Preston Gothard106
Delton Hall11012
Russell Hairston106
Cornell Gowdy0106
Walter Abercrombie20012
Totals111300520223101285
Opponents8220020312299