1987 Minnesota Vikings

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1987 Minnesota Vikings

What was the record of the 1987 Minnesota Vikings?

The Minnesota Vikings finished the regular season with a 8-7 record. They went 5-3 at home and 3-4 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Minnesota Vikings went 10-8. Their final game was a loss in the Conference Championship to the Washington Redskins.

What division did the 1987 Minnesota Vikings play in?

The 1987 Minnesota Vikings played in the Central Division of the National Football Conference.

What was the division record of the 1987 Minnesota Vikings?

During the regular season, the 1987 Minnesota Vikings went 3-5 against their NFC Central opponents.

What was the 1987 Minnesota Vikings record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
Detroit Lions 2-0 100% +18
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1-1 50% -4
Green Bay Packers 0-2 0% -13
Chicago Bears 0-2 0% -26

What was the 1987 Minnesota Vikings record by month?

The 1987 Minnesota Vikings had their best month in September, when they went 2-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was October, when they went 1-3 and had a 25% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
September 2-0 100% +20
October 1-3 25% -30
November 4-1 80% +23
December 1-3 25% -12

Did the 1987 Minnesota Vikings make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Minnesota Vikings made the Playoffs in 1987. They won their first game against the San Francisco 49ers in the Divisional Round. They eventually lost against the Washington Redskins in the Conference Championship.

What was the point differential for the 1987 Minnesota Vikings?

The Minnesota Vikings finished the regular season with a point differential of +1. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Vikings could have been expected to have about 7.5 wins, or a 8-7 record in the regular season.

How did the 1987 Minnesota Vikings perform in one-score games?

In close, one-score games, the 1987 Minnesota Vikings went 5-4. In games decided by a field goal or less, the Vikings went 2-1.

How did the 1987 Minnesota Vikings perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1987 Minnesota Vikings went 1-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1987 Minnesota Vikings?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1987 Minnesota Vikings was a 4 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1987 Minnesota Vikings?

The longest losing streak that the Minnesota Vikings had during the 1987 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1987 Minnesota Vikings Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Week Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
1 Sun, Sep 13, 1987 vs Detroit Lions Win 34 - 19
2 Sun, Sep 20, 1987 @ Los Angeles Rams Win 21 - 16
4 Sun, Oct 4, 1987 vs Green Bay Packers Loss 16 - 23
5 Sun, Oct 11, 1987 @ Chicago Bears Loss 7 - 27
6 Sun, Oct 18, 1987 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers Loss 10 - 20
7 Mon, Oct 26, 1987 vs Denver Broncos Win 34 - 27
8 Sun, Nov 1, 1987 @ Seattle Seahawks Loss 17 - 28
9 Sun, Nov 8, 1987 vs Los Angeles Raiders Win 31 - 20
10 Sun, Nov 15, 1987 vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers Win 23 - 17
11 Sun, Nov 22, 1987 vs Atlanta Falcons Win 24 - 13
12 Thu, Nov 26, 1987 @ Dallas Cowboys Win 44 - 38 OT
13 Sun, Dec 6, 1987 vs Chicago Bears Loss 24 - 30
14 Sun, Dec 13, 1987 @ Green Bay Packers Loss 10 - 16
15 Sun, Dec 20, 1987 @ Detroit Lions Win 17 - 14
16 Sat, Dec 26, 1987 vs Washington Redskins Loss 24 - 27 OT
Playoffs
WC Wild Card Round Sun, Jan 3, 1988 @ New Orleans Saints Win 44 - 10
Div Divisional Round Sat, Jan 9, 1988 @ San Francisco 49ers Win 36 - 24
CC Conference Championship Sun, Jan 17, 1988 @ Washington Redskins Loss 10 - 17

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