8-7 (.533)
3rd place in AFC Western

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 Al Saunders
General Manager Steve Ortmayer
Team Owner Alex Spanos
Stadium Jack Murphy Stadium
Attendance 371,676 total
53,097 per game

1987 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 24 Rod Bernstine RB
2 53 Louis Brock DB
3 59 Karl Wilson DE
4 88 Mark Vlasic QB
5 115 Nelson Jones DB

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