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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 1.41 2008 - 2015
Christian Ducre RB .00
Shareece Wright DB .00 2011 - 2016
Joe Horn WR .00
Players Who Share This Birthday (April 8)
Player Pos Year Born Played
Stone HallquistRB 1926
Mickey MurtaghOL 1926 - 1932
George MussoOL 1933 - 1944
Les BordenDL 1935
Clarence TommersonDB 1938 - 1939
Emmett MortellDB 1937 - 1939
Len AkinLB 1942
John McLaughryLB 1940
John PerkoOL 1946
Carroll VogelaarDL 1947 - 1950
Bill SmythDL 1947 - 1950
Earl MavesDB 1948
Ed BalattiDB 1946 - 1948
Jim MartinLB 1950 - 1964
Bob MannDL 1948 - 1954
Royal CathcartRB 1950
Chet OstrowskiDL 1954 - 1959
Monte BrethauerDB 1953 - 1955
Hugh PittsLB 1956 - 1960
Bob BreitensteinOL 1965 - 1970
Miller FarrDB 1965 - 1973
Claude BrownleeDL 1967
Jimmy Walker
Jim UrbanekDL 1968
Dennis MeyerDB 1973
Rick DanmeierK 1977 - 1982
Mike NelmsDB 1980 - 1984
Terdell MiddletonRB 1977 - 1983
Ricky BellRB 1977 - 1982
Daryle Skaugstad 1981 - 1983
Scott FitzkeeWR 1979 - 1982
Fred SmerlasDL 1979 - 1992
Joseph PellegriniOL 1982 - 1986
Jack Matia
Dean MiraldiOL 1982 - 1987
Matt BouzaWR 1981 - 1989
Steve WrightOL 1981 - 1993
Mark ClaytonWR 1983 - 1993
Freddie GilbertDL 1986 - 1989
Pat BallageDB 1986 - 1987
Frank SaccoLB 1987
Scott MersereauDL 1987 - 1993
Azizuddin Abdur-Ra'oof
Gregg Harris
Pat ColemanWR 1990 - 1994
Anthony ThompsonRB 1990 - 1993
Don DaveyDL 1991 - 1998
Steve JacksonDB 1991 - 1999
Harold BishopTE 1994 - 1999
Alberto WhiteDL 1994 - 1996
Isaac DavisOL 1994 - 1998
Damon WattsDB 1994 - 1997
Victor AlloteyOL 1998 - 2003
John WaerigTE 2001
Quincy Sanders
Sammy DavisDB 2003 - 2007
Lito SheppardDB 2002 - 2011
Claude HarriottDL 2006
T.J. HollowellLB 2004 - 2005
Wes SimsOL 2005 - 2006
Jeff DuganRB 2004 - 2010
Kevin HuntleyDL 2006 - 2007
Antoine HarrisDB 2006 - 2010
Jasper HarveyOL 2006
Roy SchueningOL 2008 - 2011
David VoboraLB 2008 - 2011
Greyson GunheimDL 2008 - 2010
Cliff AvrilDL 2008 - 2016
Javarris WilliamsRB 2008 - 2010
Darrel YoungLB 2008 - 2015
Christian DucreRB
Shareece WrightDB 2011 - 2016
Joe HornWR
Keith WilliamsOL 2012
J.R. SweezyOL 2012 - 2016
Brandon BogotayK 2013
Dalton WilliamsQB
Keith SmithLB 2014 - 2016
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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