8-7 (.533)
2nd place in NFC Central

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.

Head Coach Burns
General Manager Mike Lynn
Team Owner Bill Boyer
Max Winter
Wheelock Whitney
Stadium Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Attendance 403,095
Average 50,387

1987 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 14 D.J. Dozier RB
2 44 Ray Berry LB
3 72 Henry Thomas DT
4 100 Reggie Rutland DB
6 156 Greg Richardson WR

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