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1987 Cincinnati Bengals season
Head Coach Sam Wyche
Home Field Riverfront Stadium
Results
Record 4–11
Place 4th AFC Central
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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The 1987 Cincinnati Bengals season was the team's 18th in the National Football League. The team could not improve upon its 10-6 playoff year of the previous campaign, as the team dipped to a record of 4-11 in a season shortend by one game due to another players' strike, in which replacement players were used for four games.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

1987 Cincinnati Bengals Draft
Round Pick # Overall Name Position College
1 17 17 Jason Buck Defensive end Brigham Young
2 21 49 Eric Thomas Defensive Back Tulane
3 20 76 Leonard Bell Defensive Back Indiana
3 21 77 Skip McClendon Defensive End Arizona State
4 19 103 Jim Riggs Tight End Clemson
5 18 130 Marc Logan Running Back Kentucky
5 27 139 Greg Horne Punter Arkansas
6 17 157 Sonny Gordon Defensive Back Ohio State
7 20 188 Chris Thatcher Guard Lafayette College
8 20 215 Solomon Wilcots Defensive Back Colorado
9 19 242 Craig Raddatz Linebacker Wisconsin
10 18 269 David McCluskey Running Back Georgia
11 17 296 Jim Warne Offensive Tackle Arizona State
12 21 328 John Holifeld Running Back West Virginia

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Location Attendance
1 September 13, 1987 at Indianapolis Colts W 23–21 Hoosier Dome
59,387
2 September 20, 1987 San Francisco 49ers L 27–26 Riverfront Stadium
53,498
September 27, 1987 at Los Angeles Rams canceled Anaheim Stadium
3 October 4, 1987 San Diego Chargers L 10–9 Riverfront Stadium
26,209
4 October 11, 1987 at Seattle Seahawks W 17–10 Kingdome
31,739
5 October 18, 1987 Cleveland Browns L 34–0 Riverfront Stadium
40,179
6 October 25, 1987 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 23–20 Three Rivers Stadium
53,692
7 November 1, 1987 Houston Oilers L 31–29 Riverfront Stadium
52,700
8 November 8, 1987 Miami Dolphins L 20–14 Joe Robbie Stadium
53,840
9 November 15, 1987 at Atlanta Falcons W 16–10 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
25,758
10 November 22, 1987 Pittsburgh Steelers L 30–16 Riverfront Stadium
59,910
11 November 29, 1987 at New York Jets L 27–20 The Meadowlands
41,135
12 December 6, 1987 Kansas City Chiefs W 30–27 Riverfront Stadium
46,489
13 December 13, 1987 at Cleveland Browns L 38–24 Cleveland Stadium
77,331
14 December 20, 1987 New Orleans Saints L 41–24 Riverfront Stadium
43,424
15 December 27, 1987 at Houston Oilers L 21–17 Houston Astrodome
49,775

StandingsEdit

Template:1987 AFC Central standings

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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