1987 NFL Season

League Note
A 24-day players' strike was called after week two. Week 3 games were cancelled, but the games for weeks 4-6 were played with replacement players, after which the union voted to end the strike.

Pete Rozelle
Union Director
Gene Upshaw
Player President
Marvin Powell

1987 NFL Draft

Pick Player Team
1 Vinny Testaverde / QB Buccaneers
2 Cornelius Bennett / LB Colts
3 Alonzo Highsmith / RB Oilers
4 Brent Fullwood / RB Packers
5 Mike Junkin / LB Browns