Season Summary

Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
A
Sat Jun 6 1:00 PM
HAM 14 vs MTL 13 W 8,000  
B
Tue Jun 16 7:30 PM
TOR 17 @ HAM 15 L 12,449  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Fri Jun 26 8:00 PM
HAM 32 @ OTT 36 L 20,129 CFN
3
Sun Jul 5 1:30 PM
EDM 36 @ HAM 33 L 15,720 CFN
3
Sun Jul 12 4:00 PM
HAM 40 @ EDM 30 W 32,265 CFN
4
Fri Jul 17 8:00 PM
TOR 30 @ HAM 27 L 18,214 CFN
5
Sun Jul 26 4:00 PM
HAM 28 @ SSK 25 W 24,830 CFN
6
Fri Jul 31 8:00 PM
BC 20 @ HAM 21 W 18,088 CFN
7
Fri Aug 14 8:00 PM
WPG 14 @ HAM 26 W 18,503 CFN
8
Fri Aug 21 8:00 PM
HAM 28 @ TOR 25 W 33,648 CFN
9
Sat Aug 29 8:00 PM
OTT 23 @ HAM 28 W 17,447 CBC
10
Mon Sep 7 7:00 PM
TOR 25 @ HAM 19 L 24,770 CBC
12
Sun Sep 20 1:30 PM
HAM 29 @ TOR 39 L 26,619  
12
Sun Sep 27 1:30 PM
CGY 33 @ HAM 17 L 14,189 TSN
14
Sun Oct 4 4:00 PM
HAM 14 @ WPG 47 L 31,655 CFN
14
Sun Oct 11 1:30 PM
SSK 23 @ HAM 20 L 12,541 CBC
15
Sat Oct 17 10:00 PM
HAM 11 @ BC 25 L 34,909 TSN
16
Sat Oct 24 1:30 PM
HAM 28 @ OTT 2 W 16,370 CBC
17
Sun Nov 1 1:30 PM
CGY 34 @ HAM 33 L 13,520  
18
Fri Nov 6 9:30 PM
HAM 36 @ CGY 42 L 25,944 TSN
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance TV
P1
Sun Nov 15 1:30 PM
HAM 13 @ TOR 29 L 21,339 CBC
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 2 1 1 0 2 29 30 L1 1-1-0
Regular Season 18 7 11 0 14 470 509 L2 1-5-0
    Home 9 3 6 0 6 224 238 L4 2-4-0
    Visitor 9 4 5 0 8 246 271 L1 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 9 4 5 0 8 231 241 W1 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 9 3 6 0 6 239 268 L5 1-5-0

Full 1987 League Standings

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 6 (2-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (3-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (1-3-0) 11 (5-6-0) 1 (1-0-0) 6 (1-5-0)
After 2nd 4 (2-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (2-4-0) 7 (4-3-0) 2 (1-1-0) 9 (2-7-0)
After 3rd 6 (3-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (1-5-0) 9 (6-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (1-8-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 6 (0-6-0) 4 (4-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 7 (7-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 11 (0-11-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.488 2-2-0 (4) 2-3-0 (5)
Non-Divisional 0.537 1-4-0 (5) 2-2-0 (4)
Ottawa RedBlacks (3) 0.167
Toronto Argonauts (4) 0.639
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2) 0.667
BC Lions (2) 0.667
Calgary Stampeders (3) 0.556
Edmonton Elks (2) 0.611
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.306
19871986 +/-
Average Combined Score 54.39 +11.56
Average Winning Score 28.43 +2.32
Average Losing Score 24.64 +6.01
Average Home Score 24.89 +2.78
Average Visitor Score 27.33 +4.44
Average Margin of Victory 8.57 -2.65
Average Margin of Loss 9.00 +1.25
Quarter Team Home (PPG) Visitor (PPG) Total (PPG)
Total Hamilton 224 (24.9) 246 (27.3) 470 (26.1)
Opponent 271 (30.1) 238 (26.4) 509 (28.3)
1st Hamilton 76 (8.4) 60 (6.7) 136 (7.6)
Opponent 49 (5.4) 38 (4.2) 87 (4.8)
2nd Hamilton 62 (6.9) 35 (3.9) 97 (5.4)
Opponent 99 (11.0) 95 (10.6) 194 (10.8)
3rd Hamilton 43 (4.8) 53 (5.9) 96 (5.3)
Opponent 63 (7.0) 48 (5.3) 111 (6.2)
4th Hamilton 43 (4.8) 98 (10.9) 141 (7.8)
Opponent 60 (6.7) 57 (6.3) 117 (6.5)
Head Coaches
  • Al Bruno (Nov. 17, 1987 – Sept. 24, 1990)
  • Ted Schmitz* (Sept. 30, 1987 – Nov. 16, 1987)
  • Al Bruno (Oct. 7, 1983 – Sept. 30, 1987)
Assistant Coaches
  • Jerry Keeling – Offensive Coordinator
  • John Salavantis – Offensive Coordinator
  • Rich Stubler – Defensive Coordinator
  • Ted Schmitz – Defensive Coordinator
  • Frank North – Special teams
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1987 Stars of the Week
Offensive Star
  • 1 – Earl Winfield
  • 1 – Tom Porras
Defensive Star
  • 2 – Frank Robinson
  • 1 – Ben Zambiasi
Lineman Star
  • 1 – Mike Walker
1987 Player Awards and Nominations
1987 Most Outstanding
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1987 All-Star Selections
1 All-Canadian Selections
DT Mike Walker
5 All-Division Selections
WR Steve Stapler
DT Mike Walker
DE Grover Covington
OLB Frank Robinson
DB Howard Fields

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1987 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–9 (9)   Joe Germain (WR) Simon Fraser
3–9 (27)   Lou Godry (OL) Guelph
4–9 (36)   Robin Belanger (DB) McGill
5–9 (45)   Bill McIntyre (WR) St. Francis Xavier
6–9 (54)   Joe Fortune (OL) McMaster
7–9 (63)   Sean Guy (DL) Purdue
8–9 (72)   Greg Doren (OL) Nevada-Reno

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