1987 Buffalo Bills

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1987 Buffalo Bills

What was the record of the 1987 Buffalo Bills?

The Buffalo Bills finished the regular season with a 7-8 record. They went 4-4 at home and 3-4 on the road.

What division did the 1987 Buffalo Bills play in?

The 1987 Buffalo Bills played in the East Division of the American Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1987 Buffalo Bills?

During the regular season, the 1987 Buffalo Bills went 4-4 against their AFC East opponents.

What was the 1987 Buffalo Bills record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Miami Dolphins 2-0 100% +30
New York Jets 1-1 50% 0
Indianapolis Colts 1-1 50% -17
New England Patriots 0-2 0% -13

What was the 1987 Buffalo Bills record by month?

The 1987 Buffalo Bills had their best month in November, when they went 3-2 and had a 60% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 1-3 and had a 25% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 1-1 50% +1
October 2-2 50% -42
November 3-2 60% +11
December 1-3 25% -5

Did the 1987 Buffalo Bills make the Playoffs?

No, the Bills didn't make the Playoffs in 1987.

What was the point differential for the 1987 Buffalo Bills?

The Buffalo Bills finished the regular season with a point differential of -35. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Bills could have been expected to have about 6.4 wins, or a 6-9 record in the regular season.

How did the 1987 Buffalo Bills perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1987 Buffalo Bills went 5-4. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Bills went 3-1.

How did the 1987 Buffalo Bills perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1987 Buffalo Bills went 2-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1987 Buffalo Bills?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1987 Buffalo Bills was a 2 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1987 Buffalo Bills?

The longest losing streak that the Buffalo Bills had during the 1987 regular season was 2 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1987 Buffalo Bills Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 13, 1987 vs New York Jets Loss 28 - 31
2 Sun, Sep 20, 1987 vs Houston Oilers Win 34 - 30
4 Sun, Oct 4, 1987 vs Indianapolis Colts Loss 6 - 47
5 Sun, Oct 11, 1987 @ New England Patriots Loss 7 - 14
6 Sun, Oct 18, 1987 vs New York Giants Win 6 - 3 OT
7 Sun, Oct 25, 1987 @ Miami Dolphins Win 34 - 31 OT
8 Sun, Nov 1, 1987 vs Washington Redskins Loss 7 - 27
9 Sun, Nov 8, 1987 vs Denver Broncos Win 21 - 14
10 Sun, Nov 15, 1987 @ Cleveland Browns Loss 21 - 27
11 Sun, Nov 22, 1987 @ New York Jets Win 17 - 14
12 Sun, Nov 29, 1987 vs Miami Dolphins Win 27 - 0
13 Sun, Dec 6, 1987 @ Los Angeles Raiders Loss 21 - 34
14 Sun, Dec 13, 1987 @ Indianapolis Colts Win 27 - 3
15 Sun, Dec 20, 1987 vs New England Patriots Loss 7 - 13
16 Sun, Dec 27, 1987 @ Philadelphia Eagles Loss 7 - 17

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