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.
Wild Card
AFC/NFC Champ.
Super Bowl
SEA 20
HOU 23
MIN 44
NO 10
IND 21
CLE 38
DEN 34
HOU 10
WAS 21
CHI 17
SF 24
MIN 36
CLE 33
DEN 38
WAS 17
MIN 10
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DEN 10
WAS 42
1987 NFL Champion Washington Redskins
z: best record, c: conference winner, y: division winner, w: wildcard, x: clinched playoff spot

Wild Card Game

Date    OpponentResultScore
1/3at New OrleansW  44-10

Division Championship

Date    OpponentResultScore
1/9at San FranciscoW  36-24

AFC/NFC Championship

Date    OpponentResultScore
1/17at WashingtonL  10-17