PRE-SEASON GAMES 11 Aug v Pittsburgh Lost 17-27 The offense 19 Aug at NY Jets 26 Aug v Baltimore
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NFC EAST NFC CENTRAL NFC WEST Washington 11-4 Chicago 11-4 San Francisco 13-2 Dallas 7-8 Minnesota 8-7 New Orleans 12-3 St Louis 7-8 Green Bay 5-9-1 LA Rams 6-9 Philadelphia 7-8 Tampa Bay 4-11 Atlanta 3-12 NY Giants 6-9 Detroit 4-11 AFC EAST AFC CENTRAL AFC WEST Indianapolis 9-6 Cleveland 10-5 Denver 10-4-1 New England 8-7 Houston 9-6 Seattle 9-6 Miami 8-7 Pittsburgh 8-7 San Diego 8-7 Buffalo 7-8 Cincinnati 4-11 LA Raiders 5-10 NY Jets 6-9 Kansas City 4-11 WILD CARD GAMES Minnesota 44 New Orleans 10 Houston 23 Seattle 20 DIVISIONAL GAMES Minnesota 36 San Francisco 24 Washington 21 Chicago 17 Cleveland 38 Indianapolis 21 Denver 34 Houston 10 CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES Washington 17 Minnesota 10 Denver 38 Cleveland 33 SUPER BOWL XXII at Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego Washington 42 Denver 10
The Ray Perkins' era began merely began with the biggest victory in franchise history. It did turn out to be a false dawn as a 4-3 start progressed into an eight-game losing streak and two of those victories came from the replacement team as the NFL strike took effect in September. What Perkins did do in 1987 was fill the roster with young talent, something that was totally devoid under Leeman Bennett. Click here for a series of features on the replacement Bucs who played the three strike games
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