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.

Commissioner
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