Canadian Football League 1987 Season

75th Grey Cup Championship

Full 1987 Schedule and Results

1987 CFL Regular Season Standings

East Division
GP W L T PTS PF PA
WPG 18 12 6 0 24 554 409
TOR 18 11 6 1 23 484 427
HAM 18 7 11 0 14 470 509
OTT 18 3 15 0 6 377 598
West Division
GP W L T PTS PF PA
BC 18 12 6 0 24 502 370
EDM 18 11 7 0 22 617 462
CGY 18 10 8 0 20 453 517
SSK 18 5 12 1 11 364 529

Full 1987 Standings

League Scoring

19871986 +/-
Average Combined Score 53.07 5.17 +
Average Winning Score 33.13 2.37 +
Average Losing Score 19.76 2.34 +
Average Home Score 28.64 2.45 +
Average Visitor Score 24.43 2.71 +
Average Margin of Victory 13.18 0.17 +

Offence Rankings – PF (PPG)

  • EDM — 617 (34.3)
  • WPG — 554 (30.8)
  • BC — 502 (27.9)
  • TOR — 484 (26.9)
  • HAM — 470 (26.1)
  • CGY — 453 (25.2)
  • OTT — 377 (20.9)
  • SSK — 364 (20.2)

Defence Rankings – PA (PPG)

  • BC — 370 (20.6)
  • WPG — 409 (22.7)
  • TOR — 427 (23.7)
  • EDM — 462 (25.7)
  • HAM — 509 (28.3)
  • CGY — 517 (28.7)
  • SSK — 529 (29.4)
  • OTT — 598 (33.2)

1987 CFL Regular Season Attendance

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1987 Regular Season TV Ratings

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1987 Player Awards

1987 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Tom Clements (WPG)
  • Defensive Player — Gregg Stumon (BC)
  • Canadian Player — Scott Flagel (WPG)
  • Offensive Lineman — Chris Walby (WPG)
  • Rookie — Gill Fenerty (TOR)
1987 Other Awards
  • Tom Pate Memorial Award — Nick Arakgi (MTL)

1987 Canadian Football League All-Star Team

Offense

QB Tom Clements* WPG
RB Gill Fenerty TOR
RB Willard Reaves WPG
SB Darrell Smith TOR
SB Perry Tuttle WPG
WR Brian Kelly EDM
WR Jim Sandusky BC
C Rod Connop EDM
G Roger Aldag SSK
G Dan Ferrone TOR
T Chris Schultz TOR
T Chris Walby WPG

Defense

DT Jearld Baylis TOR
DT Mike Walker HAM
DE Bobby Jurasin SSK
DE Gregg Stumon BC
MLB James West WPG
OLB Tyrone Jones WPG
OLB Kevin Konar BC
DB Roy Bennett WPG
DB Larry Crawford BC
DB Ken Hailey WPG
DB James Jefferson, III WPG
S Scott Flagel WPG

Special Teams

P Hank Ilesic TOR
K Dave Ridgway SSK
ST Henry “Gizmo” Williams* EDM

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1987 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 2 – Gilbert Renfroe (TOR)
  • 2 – Matt Dunigan (EDM)
  • 2 – Tom Clements (WPG)
  • 2 – Willard Reaves (WPG)
  • 1 – Kent Austin (SSK)

Defensive Star

  • 3 – Tyrone Jones (WPG)
  • 2 – Stanley Blair (EDM)
  • 2 – Melvin Byrd (BC)
  • 2 – Doug Landry (TOR)
  • 2 – Frank Robinson (HAM)

Lineman Star

  • 4 – Stewart Hill (EDM)
  • 3 – Rodney Harding (TOR)
  • 2 – Mike Gray (WPG)
  • 1 – Glenn Kulka (TOR)
  • 1 – Chris Walby (WPG)

1987 CFL Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 OTT Leo Groenwegen (OL) British Columbia
2 EDM [MTL] Blake Marshall (FB) Western Ontario
3 EDM [SSK] Todd Storme (OL) Utah State
4 BC [TOR] Tony Visco (DL) Purdue
5 CGY Rocco Romano (OL) Concordia
6 WPG Andrew McConnell (DL) St. Francis Xavier
7 BC Larry Clarkson (OL) Montana
8 MTL [EDM] Matthew Salo (OL) Bishop's
9 HAM Joe Germain (WR) Simon Fraser

Complete 1987 CFL Amateur Draft Selections