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What Happened On Wednesday April 8, 1987 In NFL


1987 All Fantasy Team
Player Pos Team Fantasy Avg.
Randall Cunningham QB Eagles 23.05
Lionel Vital RB Redskins 15.75
Jerry Rice WR 49ers 16.42
Mark Bavaro TE Giants 7.61
Florian Kempf K Saints 13.00
There were no professional football games played on April 8, 1987.

There were 4 players born on this date: Darrel Young, Christian Ducre, Shareece Wright and Joe Horn, and 78 total players who share this birthday including: Stone Hallquist, Mickey Murtagh and George Musso.

The pro football champion in 1987 was the Washington Redskins who defeated the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl. The stat leaders for the year were: Neil Lomax (pass yds), Charles White (rush yds) and J.T. Smith (rec yds). The top fantasy players of '87 were Randall Cunningham, John Elway, Vince Evans, Neil Lomax and Dan Marino and the top fantasy games were: Bo Jackson with 40.80 pts against the Seattle Seahawks, Kyle Mackey with 37.60 pts against the New York Jets and Tom Ramsey with 36.80 pts against the Philadelphia Eagles.

The top pick in the 1987 draft was Vinny Testaverde by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the 1987 Hall of Fame Class Members were John Henry Johnson, Larry Csonka, Don Maynard, Joe Greene, Len Dawson, Gene Upshaw and Jim Langer.
Pro Football Players Born on April 8, 1987
Player Pos Fantasy Avg. Played
Darrel Young LB 1.53 2008 - 2014
Christian Ducre RB 0.00
Shareece Wright DB 0.00 2011 - 2014
Joe Horn WR 0.00
Players Who Share This Birthday (April 8)
Player Pos Year Born Played
Stone HallquistRB 1902 1926
Mickey MurtaghOL 1904 1926 - 1932
George MussoOL 1910 1933 - 1944
Les BordenDL 1910 1935
Clarence TommersonDB 1915 1938 - 1939
Emmett MortellDB 1916 1937 - 1939
Len AkinLB 1916 1942
John McLaughryLB 1917 1940
John PerkoOL 1918 1946
Carroll VogelaarDL 1920 1947 - 1950
Bill SmythDL 1922 1947 - 1950
Earl MavesDB 1923 1948
Ed BalattiDB 1924 1946 - 1948
Jim MartinLB 1924 1950 - 1964
Bob MannDL 1924 1948 - 1954
Royal CathcartRB 1926 1950
Chet OstrowskiDL 1930 1954 - 1959
Monte BrethauerDB 1931 1953 - 1955
Hugh PittsLB 1934 1956 - 1960
Bob BreitensteinOL 1943 1965 - 1970
Miller FarrDB 1943 1965 - 1973
Claude BrownleeDL 1944 1967
Jimmy Walker 1944
Jim UrbanekDL 1945 1968
Dennis MeyerDB 1950 1973
Rick DanmeierK 1952 1977 - 1982
Mike NelmsDB 1955 1980 - 1984
Terdell MiddletonRB 1955 1977 - 1983
Ricky BellRB 1955 1977 - 1982
Daryle Skaugstad 1957 1981 - 1983
Scott FitzkeeWR 1957 1979 - 1982
Fred SmerlasDL 1957 1979 - 1992
Joseph PellegriniOL 1957 1982 - 1986
Jack Matia 1957
Dean MiraldiOL 1958 1982 - 1987
Matt BouzaWR 1958 1981 - 1989
Steve WrightOL 1959 1981 - 1993
Mark ClaytonWR 1961 1983 - 1993
Freddie GilbertDL 1962 1986 - 1989
Pat BallageDB 1964 1986 - 1987
Frank SaccoLB 1964 1987
Scott MersereauDL 1965 1987 - 1993
Azizuddin Abdur-Ra'oof 1965
Gregg Harris 1966
Pat ColemanWR 1967 1990 - 1994
Anthony ThompsonRB 1967 1990 - 1993
Don DaveyDL 1968 1991 - 1998
Steve JacksonDB 1969 1991 - 1999
Harold BishopTE 1970 1994 - 1999
Alberto WhiteDL 1971 1994 - 1996
Isaac DavisOL 1972 1994 - 1998
Damon WattsDB 1972 1994 - 1997
Victor AlloteyOL 1975 1998 - 2003
John WaerigTE 1976 2001
Quincy Sanders 1977
Sammy DavisDB 1980 2003 - 2007
Lito SheppardDB 1981 2002 - 2011
Claude HarriottDL 1981 2006
T.J. HollowellLB 1981 2004 - 2005
Wes SimsOL 1981 2005 - 2006
Jeff DuganRB 1981 2004 - 2010
Kevin HuntleyDL 1982 2006 - 2007
Antoine HarrisDB 1982 2006 - 2010
Jasper HarveyOL 1983 2006
Roy SchueningOL 1984 2008 - 2011
David VoboraLB 1986 2008 - 2011
Greyson GunheimDL 1986 2008 - 2010
Cliff AvrilDL 1986 2008 - 2014
Javarris WilliamsRB 1986 2008 - 2010
Darrel YoungLB 1987 2008 - 2014
Christian DucreRB 1987
Shareece WrightDB 1987 2011 - 2014
Joe HornWR 1987
Keith WilliamsOL 1988 2012
J.R. SweezyOL 1989 2012 - 2014
Brandon BogotayK 1989 2013
Dalton WilliamsQB 1990
Keith SmithLB 1992
April 8, 1987 Football Games
No Games Played
Top Fantasy Games on April 8, 1987
Player Pos Stats Fantasy Pnts.
No Fantasy Game Data
Top Fantasy Games on this Day (April 8)
Player Pos Stats Fantasy Pnts.
No Fantasy Game Data
1987 Pro Football Champion
1987 Stat Leaders
Player Team Cat Stat
Neil Lomax St. Louis Cardinals Passing Yds 3,387
Joe Montana San Francisco 49ers Passing Tds 31
Charles White Los Angeles Rams Rushing Yds 1,374
Johnny Hector New York Jets Rushing Tds 11
J.T. Smith St. Louis Cardinals Receiving Yds 1,117
Jerry Rice San Francisco 49ers Receiving Tds 22
J.T. Smith St. Louis Cardinals Receptions 91
Morten Andersen New Orleans Saints FGs Made 28
Ray Wersching San Francisco 49ers XPs Made 44
1987 Fantasy Leaders
Player Pos Team Fantasy Pnts.
Randall Cunningham QB Eagles 23.05
John Elway QB Broncos 22.61
Vince Evans QB Raiders 22.30
Neil Lomax QB Cardinals 21.00
Dan Marino QB Dolphins 20.48
1987 Top Fantasy Games
1987 Top Draft Pick
Player Pos Team College
Vinny Testaverde QB Tampa Bay Buccaneers Miami (Fla.)
1987 Hall of Fame Class
Member Contribution
John Henry Johnson Player
Larry Csonka Player
Don Maynard Player
Joe Greene Player
Len Dawson Player
Gene Upshaw Player
Jim Langer Player
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