did not qualify
| 5th NFC East|
LB Lawrence Taylor
| 1986 New York Giants season, 1989 New York Giants season, 1984 Los Angeles Raiders s, 1990 San Francisco 49ers sea, 1999 Denver Broncos s|Lawrence Taylor, NFC Pro Bowl selection
Lawrence Taylor, Pro Football Weekly: 1st team all-conf.
Lawrence Taylor, UPI: 2nd team all-conf.
Lawrence Taylor, Associated Press: 2nd team all-NFL
Lawrence Taylor, Pro Football Weekly: 1st team all-NFL
1987 New York Giants season Wikipedia
The 1987 New York Giants season was the 63rd season for the club in the National Football League (NFL). The Giants entered the season as the defending Super Bowl champion but failed to qualify for the playoffs. They were the sixth team in NFL history to enter a season as the defending Super Bowl champion and miss the playoffs.