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  NFL 1987 Football Season Archives
1987 NFL Division Standings: Division ranking and statistics such as winning and loosing streaks, division record, conference record, etc.
1987 NFL Team Rankings: Computer ranking of all the teams in the NFL based on performance AND strength of schedule and more...
1987 NFL Weekly Matchups: Team matchups, computer predications and results of (scheduled games) for the season from the first game of the regular season through the playoffs.
home.earthlink.net /~ob1gui/nflsbar/nflarc87.htm   (130 words)

  
  Eric Dickerson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Twelve times during that season he gained more than 100 yards rushing, breaking the record of 100-yard games in a season held by O.J. Simpson.
Dickerson's neck was injured during the season, and on his doctor's advice, he elected to retire.
As of the 2005 football season, Dickerson was working as a broadcaster for KCBS television in Los Angeles, providing commentary for that station's NFL pregame and postgame shows.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eric_Dickerson   (688 words)

  
 1987 NFL season at AllExperts
The 1987 NFL season was the 68th regular season of the National Football League.
Starting on November 8, 1987, ESPN debuted ESPN Sunday Night Football, in which the cable network started to broadcast NFL Sunday night games primarily during the second half of the season.
The season ended with Super Bowl XXII when the Washington Redskins defeated the Denver Broncos.
en.allexperts.com /e/0/1987_nfl_season.htm   (610 words)

  
 NFL playoffs, 1987-88 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The NFL playoffs following the 1987 NFL season led up to Super Bowl XXII.
Wide receiver Anthony Carter recorded an NFL playoff record 84-yard punt return for a touchdown.
Aided by wide receiver Anthony Carter's NFL playoff record 227 receiving yards, the Vikings upset the top seeded 49ers, who had earned the league's best record during the regular season at 13-2.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/NFL_playoffs,_1987-88   (1635 words)

  
 NFL EUROPE in association with Sports.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
During the 2003 NFL season he worked part-time for the Baltimore Ravens, where he had an internship in the summer of 2003.
From 2001-2003 he was a seasonal, gameday and training camp athletic training intern for the Chicago Bears, where he assisted in daily treatments and practice coverage as well as assisting on the sidelines.
NFL Europe League, NFL Europe shield design and the team marks and logos are registered trademarks of the National Football League and its affiliates.
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 Detroit Lions Site: Chuck Priefer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In 2002, the returner role was handed off to Eddie Drummond as he finished with the NFL’s fourth-best kickoff return average (28.0 yards per return) and highest of rookies, and he returned one punt for a touchdown (73 yards) during the season.
In 2004, Drummond was the NFL’s leader in punt returns with a 13.2 avg (24 PR for 316 yds) and combined kick returns for touchdowns with four (2 PR, 2 KR), and ranked second in kickoff returns with a 26.6 avg (41 KR for 1,092 yds).
Drummond is only the second player in NFL history to return two punts and two kickoffs for touchdowns in a single season.
www.detroitlions.com /bio.cfm?bio_id=99§ion_id=15&top=21&level=2&season=1   (1539 words)

  
 1987 Nfl Playoffs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
NFL PLAYOFFS 1987 nfl playoffs...year NFL veteran said the decision has been made and it will be announced after the playoffs.
NFL Standings and Playoffs 1987 1987 nfl playoffs NFL Standings and Playoffs 1987....
AOL's Coverage of NFL Playoffs 1987 nfl playoffs...to beat the Browns for Denver in the 1987 AFC...
www.the-football-gift-zone.com /football-source/1987-nfl-playoffs.html   (246 words)

  
 Kansas City Chiefs - Top Personalities of 1999 NFL Season Selected as Award Winners for 30th Annual 101 Banquet
He topped all NFL passers with a 109.2 QB rating and, with 41 touchdown passes, joined Dan Marino as the only players in league history to throw more than 40 TD passes in a season.
Manning, in just his second NFL season, is one of the most rapidly developing quarterbacks in recent NFL history.
Kearse exploded onto the NFL scene in 1999 as a rookie defensive end from the University of Florida, leading the AFC in quarterback sacks with 14.5.
www.kcchiefs.com /news/2000/01/13/top_personalities_of_1999_nfl_season_selected_as_award_winners_for_30th_annual_101_banquet   (866 words)

  
 1987 Chicago Bears
The 1987 season proved to be a frustrating one for not only the Bears, but probably for most associated with professional football.
It was the longest punt return in the NFL in 1987 and to that point the longest in Bears history.
Chicago finished the strike-shortened season 11-4, but were defeated by the Washington Redskins in the playoffs at Soldier Field for the second season in a row.
www.bearshistory.com /seasons/1987chicagobears.aspx   (2100 words)

  
 NFL Preview - Denver (7-5) At San Diego (10-2) - NFLNews Story - WMAQ | Chicago
Denver's rushing attack is ranked fourth in the NFL with an average of 136.8 yards per game, but it hasn't been quite as dominant this season as it had been in years past.
L.T. has helped give the Chargers the second-best rushing offense in the NFL this year, as the team is averaging 152.8 yards on the ground per week.
Overall, the Chargers are rated 13th in the NFL in passing offense (209 ypg).
www.nbc5.com /nfl/10485681/detail.html   (1885 words)

  
 ESPN.com: NFL - NFL calls off weekend games
Calling off the games changes the NFL season dramatically as did the strikes in 1982 and 1987, the only other time the league wiped out games.
There are three options for the rest of the season, and the NFL on Friday announced it would not announce its decision until Tuesday at the earliest:
Giants player representative Jason Sehorn said Thursday he would not have participated if the NFL had decided to play games this weekend and he said many other Giants players told him they had the same sentiments.
espn.go.com /nfl/news/2001/0913/1251077.html   (1475 words)

  
 Green Bay Packers (1919-Present)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In the Packers 2nd season a section was of stands was built, it was just a small bleacher with a capacity of a couple hundred, on one side of the field, and a fee charged to sit there.
This was a pattern that had been used for the Packers, almost form the start as the NFL was afraid of extremely cold Green Bay winters, and spilt the Packers season in half with the first half all being played at home and the second half all being played on the road.
In his first season as coach the Packers began to show their age as they struggled to a 6-7-1 season, as players began to retire, and fade away.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /nfl/gb/packers.html   (9259 words)

  
 History: All-time rushing record holders - Pro Football Hall of Fame
Smith surpassed the NFL career rushing total of Walter Payton when he ran through the left side of the line for an 11-yard gain in the fourth quarter of the Dallas Cowboys' 17-14 loss to the visiting Seattle Seahawks in Week 8.
He established the NFL record during the second week of the 1958 season in a 33-3 loss to the Los Angeles Rams at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco.
Van Buren led the NFL in rushing four times and retired after the 1951 season with 5,860 yards and 69 TDs.
www.profootballhof.com /history/general/rushers/index.jsp   (722 words)

  
 Rice Retires As A 49er - NFLNews Story - KSBW Monterey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Rice was set to return for his 21st season in the NFL after agreeing to terms on a contract with the Denver Broncos last year, but decided to retire when he was told he might not play a major role with the team.
He was also named NFL MVP again in 1990 when he led the league with 105 catches and 1,502 yards along with 13 touchdowns.
He spent 20 years in the NFL with his first 16 seasons as a member of the 49ers, where he was a member of three Super Bowl championships.
www.theksbwchannel.com /nfl/9705079/detail.html   (579 words)

  
 NFL players struggle with weight game
NFL offensive linemen started to get bigger than their defensive counterparts in 1975, the first year the O-lines outweighed the D-lines.
This season, the average weight for an offensive lineman is 312 — 23 pounds heavier than the average defensive lineman.
Former Dolphins coach Don Shula, who was an NFL defensive back in the '50s, said he and his teammates did little more than play some pickup basketball and run in the off-season.
www.palmbeachpost.com /sports/content/sports/epaper/2006/10/29/a1b_nflweight_1029.html   (1878 words)

  
 Walter Payton
Walter Payton, the former Chicago Bears running back and current all-time leader in NFL career rushing yards, died Monday at his home in Barrington, Ill. of the rare liver disease primary sclerosing cholangitis.
Dubbed "Sweetness" by his teammates in reference to his pleasant disposition and his phenomenal moves on the football field, Payton retired after the 1987 season with 16,726 rushing yards in 13 seasons with the Bears.
On Nov. 20, 1977, Payton rushed for an NFL record 275 yards against the Minnesota Vikings, eclipsing O.J. Simpson's mark of 273.
www.factmonster.com /spot/walterpayton1.html   (265 words)

  
 NFL.com - NFL News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Beginning in the late 1980s, the NFL and its players have been at the forefront of sports on this issue.
We initiated testing of our players for steroids in 1987; started suspending violators in 1989 upon their first positive steroid test; and instituted in 1990 a year-round, random testing program backed by immediate suspensions for any violations.
NFL and the NFL shield design are registered trademarks of the National Football League.
www.nfl.com /news/story/7132443   (988 words)

  
 NFL EUROPE in association with SportsLine.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
From 1984 to 1986, Lantz was defensive line coach at Notre Dame and spent five seasons as defensive coordinator at the University of Louisville before moving on to Virginia.
That season was the most successful year of his career with 11.5 sacks and 1 interception.
The native of New York brings three years of NFL experience to the Thunder having served as a seasonal athletic trainer for the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles, nursing the bumps and bruises of NFL stars such as quarterback Donovan McNabb.
ww1.nfleurope.com /thunder/thundercoacheng03.html   (1789 words)

  
 MiamiDolphins.com: Press Box   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The 2002 season marked just the third as a full-time starter in the NFL for Dolphins quarterback Jay Fiedler, as he led the Dolphins to a record of 7-3 in his ten starts.
Of current NFL quarterbacks with at least 25 regular season starts to their credit in their careers, Fiedler¡¦s winning percentage of.690 is second-best in the league.
SAM I AM Entering his seventh NFL season in 2003, Dolphins cornerback Sam Madison has established himself as one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL, as he was selected to the Pro Bowl each of the last four seasons.
www.miamidolphins.com /pressbox/pregamereport/pregamereportbody.asp?contentID=111&contentType=Diamonds   (2052 words)

  
 Jerry Rice profile, statistics and more
He caught his only TD pass of the season on a 14-yard scoring play in the second quarter, but re-injured his knee on the play.
Left little doubt as to who is the greatest wide receiver in NFL history with his finest year as a pro...
Set an NFL record for receivers with 22 touchdowns, two short of John Riggins' all-time NFL record of 24, despite playing in only 12 games in the strike-shortened season...
espn.go.com /nfl/profiles/notes/0126.html   (523 words)

  
 Tagliabue Heads List Of Hall Finalists - NFLNews Story - WNBC | New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
He is the only player to lead the NFL in total yards from scrimmage for four consecutive seasons and was the league's MVP in 1991.
Dent spent most of his career with the Chicago Bears and was the MVP of the Super Bowl after the 1985 season when he led the NFL with 17 sacks as part of Chicago's dominating defense.
He was the NFL lineman of the year in 1987, was a seven-time Pro Bowl choice and only one of a handful of players to be selected for two All-Decade Teams (1980s and 1990s).
www.wnbc.com /nfl/10716273/detail.html   (1239 words)

  
 AllSports' NFL News - More cuts looming as NFL owners break off talks with union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
That's what the NFL is bracing for after owners voted unanimously to reject the Players Association's latest proposal on an extension to the collective bargaining agreement.
NFL MVP Shaun Alexander and fellow running backs Edgerrin James and Jamal Lewis are among the free agents that will have to contend with a slow market.
The major sticking point between the league and the union is in the sharing of "total football revenues." The union wants at least 60 percent of revenues that represent a new formula that expands from the television and ticket receipts that largely account for the "designated gross revenues" in the current CBA.
www.allsports.com /cgi-bin/showstory.cgi?story_id=58192   (679 words)

  
 NFL Preview - Denver (4-1) At Cleveland (1-4) - NFLNews Story - KNBC | Los Angeles
Meanwhile, fans of the 2006 Broncos have a few reasons to live in the moment after their team improved to 4-1 with a clinical 13-3 downing of the Oakland Raiders in Sunday night primetime on the west coast.
The Broncos were 23-20 overtime winners when the teams last met, at Mile High in 2003, and also claimed a 29-14 decision in their last trip to Cleveland, in 1993.
In addition to the regular season series, the teams have an extensive history against one another in the postseason.
www.nbc4.tv /nfl/10113126/detail.html   (1521 words)

  
 Aikman And White Headline List Of Six Elected To Hall Of Fame - NFLNews Story - KNBC | Los Angeles
Injuries and concussions forced Aikman to call it quits after the 2000 season, but he was an accurate passer with six Pro Bowl selections and was the MVP of Super Bowl XXVII after the 1992 season in a 52-17 victory over Buffalo.
He twice led the NFL league in sacks, and his 21 for the Eagles in 1987 is tied for third place on the NFL's all-time single-season list.
He had 12 seasons with 10-plus sacks and was honored as the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1987 and '98.
www.nbc4.tv /nfl/6002255/detail.html   (1161 words)

  
 St. Louis Rams Stadium - Edward Jones Dome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
However, the team was moved to Arizona, and Sun Devil Stadium after the 1987 season.
Hoping to land a NFL through relocation or expansion, the city decided to build a new dome stadium in the early 1990’s.
During the first several weeks of the 1995 season, the Rams played at Busch Stadium, which was home of the St. Louis Cardinals (MLB).
www.nfl-pictures.com /strams.htm   (174 words)

  
 AllSports' NFL News - NFL owners still considering latest union proposal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Hours after negotiations between representatives of the NFL and the Players Association broke off Sunday in an attempt to reach a new collective bargaining agreement, both sides again agreed to postpone free agency another 72 hours.
The major sticking point is in the sharing of "total football revenues." The union wants at least 60 percent of revenues that represent a new formula that expands from the television and ticket receipts that largely account for the "designated gross revenues" in the current CBA.
NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue described the union as "overreaching" in asking for 60 percent.
www.allsports.com /cgi-bin/showstory.cgi?story_id=58331   (926 words)

  
 Official Site of the Arizona Cardinals
John Lott, a 12-year NFL assistant, enters his first season as the Cardinals strength and conditioning coach after being hired on 1/19/07.
Previously with the Cleveland Browns the past two seasons, Lott served in the same capacity with the New York Jets for eight years (1997-2004) where he worked with current Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt in 2000.
A fixture at the NFL scouting combine each February in Indianapolis, Lott was also recognized by Power Magazine as the 2001 Powermag All-NFL Team Top Strength Coach.
www.azcardinals.com /team/staff_detail.php?PRKey=3   (460 words)

  
 FOX Sports - NFL Draft - NFL Draft's top 25 QB busts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The top overall pick of the 1999 NFL Draft was out of football after only five seasons, after hitting 60 percent of his passes for over 11,000 yards, and leaving at least a couple thousand people in Cleveland Browns Stadium still wearing a No. 2 jersey at every home game...
His 12,478 career passing yards sure are a lot for someone considered a "bust," but five NFL seasons is a pretty short career for the third pick in the draft.
Problems with drugs cut Marinovich's NFL career short after two seasons, and he spent most of the 1990s either in the CFL, the Arena League, on a surfboard, in a rock band, or in trouble.
msn.foxsports.com /nfl/story/6620150   (2074 words)

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