1987 St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) season

1987 St. Louis Cardinals season
Head coach Gene Stallings
Owner Bill Bidwill
Home field Busch Stadium
Results
Record 7–8
Division place 3rd NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1987 St louis Cardinals season was the franchise's 68th season in the National Football League and the final season in St. Louis as the team moved to Tempe, Arizona in March 1988. This move left St. Louis without an NFL franchise until the Los Angeles Rams moved there in 1995 to play, only to relocate back to Los Angeles in 2016, once again leaving St. Louis without an NFL team.

Offseason

NFL Draft

Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Personnel

Staff

1987 St. Louis Cardinals staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Marv Braden

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – LeBaron Caruthers

Roster

1987 St. Louis Cardinals roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams


Rookies in italics

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 13, 1987 Dallas Cowboys W 24–13
47,241
2 September 20, 1987 at San Diego Chargers L 28–24
47,988
September 27, 1987 Indianapolis Colts canceled
3 October 4, 1987 at Washington Redskins L 28–21
27,728
4 October 11, 1987 New Orleans Saints W 24–19
11,795
5 October 18, 1987 at San Francisco 49ers L 34–28
38,094
6 October 25, 1987 at New York Giants L 30–7
74,391
7 November 1, 1987 Philadelphia Eagles L 28–23
24,586
8 November 8, 1987 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 31–28
22,449
9 November 15, 1987 Los Angeles Rams L 27–24
27,730
10 November 22, 1987 at Philadelphia Eagles W 31–19
55,592
11 November 29, 1987 at Atlanta Falcons W 34–21
15,909
12 December 6, 1987 Washington Redskins L 34–17
31,324
13 December 13, 1987 New York Giants W 27–24
29,623
14 December 20, 1987 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 31–14
32,046
15 December 27, 1987 at Dallas Cowboys L 21–16
36,788

Standings

NFC East
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Washington Redskins(3) 11 4 0 .733 7–1 9–3 379 285 W1
Dallas Cowboys 7 8 0 .467 4–4 5–7 340 348 W2
St. Louis Cardinals 7 8 0 .467 3–5 7–7 362 368 L1
Philadelphia Eagles 7 8 0 .467 3–5 4–7 337 380 W2
New York Giants 6 9 0 .400 3–5 4–8 280 312 W2

Awards and records

  • Luis Sharpe, NFC Pro Bowl selection
  • J.T. Smith, NFL Receiving Leader, 91 Receptions [1]
  • J.T. Smith, Led NFL, Receiving Yards, 1,117 yards [2]
  • Ron Wolfley, Pro Bowl selection

References

  1. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 451
  2. NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 452
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