Exhibition Week 2, 1987

played in Miami, FL

92 degrees, rain, 10 mph wind

Atlanta Falcons7367-23
Miami Dolphins10303-16

Scoring Summary
1Q: 13:20 ATL - Jewerl Thomas 23 run (Max Zendejas extra point)
1Q: 06:34 MIA - Paul Woodside 34 field goal
1Q: 02:32 MIA - Roger Vick 1 run (Paul Woodside extra point)
2Q: 07:06 ATL - Max Zendejas 42 field goal
2Q: 00:03 MIA - Paul Woodside 26 field goal
3Q: 06:08 ATL - Calvin Muhammad 32 pass from Randy Essington (Max Zendejas extra point failed)
4Q: 03:31 MIA - Paul Woodside 19 field goal
4Q: 00:32 ATL - Steve Jordan 8 pass from Randy Essington (Max Zendejas extra point)

Team StatisticsATLMIA
Record1-00-2
First Downs1615
- by Rushing64
- by Passing911
- by Penalty10
Total Net Yards320289
- Offensive Plays6566
- Yards per Play4.924.38
Net Rushing Yards10467
- Rushing Attempts1925
- Yards per Rush5.472.68
Net Passing Yards216222
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt40 - 19 - 137 - 26 - 2
- Gross Passing Yards248247
- Sacks/Yards Lost6/324/25
- Yards per Pass Play4.705.41
Fumbles/Lost2/15/2
3rd Down Conversions3/154/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down12.17.1
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards3/306/30
Punt Returns/Yards3/279/90
Kick Returns/Yards2/573/66
Interception Ret./Yards2/211/45
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits14
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/01/3
Avg. Drive StartOWN 36OWN 37
Time of Possession26:4133:19

Drive Charts

Atlanta Falcons
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:001:40OWN 3052Punt
113:200:14OPP 23123Touchdown
111:112:37OWN 20414Punt
16:291:22OWN 2537Punt
12:263:28OWN 37720Punt
29:591:41OWN 3539Punt
28:181:20OPP 2631Field Goal
23:241:11OWN 203-6Punt
20:540:41OWN 34441Interception
312:500:50OWN 463-4Punt
38:292:33OWN 17683Touchdown
33:170:20OPP 432-3Fumble
31:233:30OWN 8743Punt
412:171:39OPP 303-6Missed FG
48:531:22OWN 1134Punt
43:240:46OWN 2532Punt
41:501:28OWN 35665Touchdown
Miami Dolphins
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
113:061:55OWN 28422Punt
18:342:05OPP 2134Field Goal
15:072:41OWN 31569Touchdown
213:583:59OWN 2838Punt
26:583:34OWN 42620Punt
22:131:19OWN 443-11Punt
20:130:13OPP 34125Field Goal
315:002:10OWN 253-6Punt
312:003:31OWN 21725Punt
35:562:39OWN 25636Interception
32:571:34OPP 443-10Punt
412:530:36OWN 2222Interception
410:381:45OWN 4339Punt
47:314:07OPP 48746Field Goal
42:380:48OWN 243-5Punt
40:220:22OWN 3420Game

Game MVP: Sean Jones, Miami Dolphins

Rushing Statistics

AtlantaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Newton Williams7355.003110
RB Jewerl Thomas6386.332321
QB Warren Moon3175.671010
RB Rod Bernstine3144.671010
MiamiAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Dwight Walker17492.881810
RB Ronnie Harmon3124.00700
RB Roger Vick3-5-1.67101
QB Walter Hudson111.00100
WR Mark Carrier11010.001010

Passing Statistics

AtlantaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Randy Essington22131703/192380113.8
Warren Moon186783/13039124.8
MiamiAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Walter Hudson28191534/25033251.6
Doug Flutie97940/00350110.2

Receiving Statistics

AtlantaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Steve Jordan516346.806141
WR Ernest Givins577715.4017390
TE Tom Mullady335919.6731380
WR Calvin Muhammad253417.0023321
WR Willis Adams1433.00030
RB Jewerl Thomas121010.009100
TE Doug Marsh1155.00050
FB Mickey Merrifield112626.0023260
RB Newton Williams0100.00000
MiamiCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Brian Brennan710517.2925330
WR Mark Carrier56448.8030350
RB Dwight Walker46297.259120
WR James Bennett45338.2514250
WR Chas Fox335117.0029200
TE Seth Flannery243115.500160
WR Walter Stanley1188.00080
FB John Settle0100.00000
TE Oliver Reed0100.00000

Interception Statistics

AtlantaIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Jim Haslett12121.000
S Scott Woerner100.000
MiamiIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Ron Ferrari14545.000

Fumble Statistics

AtlantaFumbRecovForceTD
QB Warren Moon1000
QB Randy Essington1000
T Dave Piepkorn0100
G Joe Milinichik0100
T Don Sommer0100
S Scott Woerner0020
OLB Jim Haslett0010
OLB Mike Merriweather0010
DE Rick Bryan0010
MiamiFumbRecovForceTD
CB Richard Carter3000
QB Walter Hudson1000
RB Roger Vick1000
G Dennis McKnight0100
T Danny Villa0100
OLB Perry Eichhorst0100
S Bobby Taylor0100
DE Sean Jones0020

Punting Statistics

AtlantaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Harry Newsome1041341.333.6484
MiamiPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Edwin Hemmerle937441.634.1503

Kicking Statistics

AtlantaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Max Zendejas1/21/20/1422/3
MiamiFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Paul Woodside3/30/00/0341/1

Punt Return Statistics

AtlantaRetYardsAvgTD
Terry Taylor3279.00
MiamiRetYardsAvgTD
Richard Carter99010.00

Kick Return Statistics

AtlantaRetYardsAvgTD
Calvin Muhammad25728.50
MiamiRetYardsAvgTD
Ronnie Harmon24020.00
Brian Brennan12626.00

Defensive Statistics

AtlantaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Brian Noble1111.02438
S Perry Williams710.02541
DE Rick Bryan602.52541
OLB Jim Haslett620.01828
OLB Mike Merriweather520.01320
DT Tim Newton320.02338
DT Randy Trautman210.51935
S Scott Woerner220.02336
CB Steve Brown210.02135
CB Herb Welch210.02033
CB Patrick Hunter200.0814
DT Gerald Nichols200.068
ILB Niko Noga110.089
CB Terry Taylor110.01629
TE Tom Mullady10---------
C Tony Berryhill10---------
OLB Matt Monger100.01628
S Nelson Jones100.004
MiamiTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
DE Sean Jones703.01846
ILB Marc Munford510.01041
CB Richard Carter420.5938
CB Manny Hendrix400.01215
DT Erik Howard321.51943
CB Devon Mitchell320.01536
S Andre Young300.01845
OLB Ron Ferrari230.01846
S Martin Bayless200.01641
OLB Ray Berry200.01635
S Michael Adams200.0821
OLB Perry Eichhorst101.01038
TE Seth Flannery10---------
WR Brian Brennan10---------
DE Sebastian Mahoney100.0420
CB Alexander Mathis100.021

Pass Rush Statistics

AtlantaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Rick Bryan2.500141
OLB Brian Noble1.000038
DT Randy Trautman0.501135
DT Tim Newton0.001038
MiamiSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Sean Jones3.002046
DT Erik Howard1.501043
OLB Perry Eichhorst1.002038
CB Richard Carter0.500038
OLB Ron Ferrari0.020146
OLB Ray Berry0.001035

Pass Defense Statistics

AtlantaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Brian Noble60038
OLB Jim Haslett40128
OLB Mike Merriweather30020
DE Rick Bryan20041
CB Patrick Hunter20014
CB Steve Brown12035
CB Herb Welch11033
DT Randy Trautman10035
S Perry Williams10041
ILB Niko Noga1009
CB Terry Taylor10029
DT Tim Newton10038
DT Gerald Nichols1008
S Nelson Jones1004
S Scott Woerner01136
MiamiCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Marc Munford40041
CB Devon Mitchell31036
CB Richard Carter30038
S Andre Young21045
S Michael Adams21021
CB Manny Hendrix20015
S Martin Bayless12041
DE Sean Jones10046
OLB Ray Berry10035
OLB Ron Ferrari01146

Blocking Statistics

AtlantaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Tony Berryhill23019046
G Joe Milinichik23013019
G Roy Foster13019146
G DeAndre Jamison1206027
T Dave Piepkorn11013119
T Scott Bergold0306227
T Don Sommer01013119
G Rich Rosen0006127
MiamiKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Dennis McKnight27025141
T Keith Van Horne25013123
T Reggie McElroy14025041
G Paul O'Connor13012018
C Jamie Vance11012018
C Micah Huffman01013123
T Danny Villa01012118
TE Seth Flannery0109012
G Korey Cote01013023

Special Teams Tackles

AtlantaTacklesSTPlays
Scott Woerner520
Jim Haslett329
Rod Bernstine221
Dave Piepkorn112
Harry Newsome112
MiamiTacklesSTPlays
Richard Carter230
Dwight Walker121
Keith Van Horne112
Sebastian Mahoney110
Walter Stanley19

Participation

AtlantaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Steve Brown------21353086
S Scott Woerner------23362079
G Roy Foster1946------1277
OLB Jim Haslett------18282975
S Perry Williams------2541571
DE Rick Bryan------2541369
CB Herb Welch------20331669
DT Randy Trautman------19351266
C Tony Berryhill1946---------65
OLB Brian Noble------2438365
DT Tim Newton------2338263
TE Steve Jordan1645------162
WR Willis Adams1744---------61
WR Calvin Muhammad1535------959
CB Terry Taylor------16291257
OLB Matt Monger------1628246
T Dave Piepkorn1319------1244
G Joe Milinichik1319------1244
T Don Sommer1319------1244
WR Ernest Givins1425------443
RB Newton Williams828---------36
QB Warren Moon1421---------35
OLB Mike Merriweather------1320235
G Rich Rosen627---------33
G DeAndre Jamison627---------33
T Scott Bergold627---------33
ILB Niko Noga------891431
FB Mickey Merrifield29------2031
QB Randy Essington525---------30
RB Rod Bernstine45------2130
TE Jon Embree00------2929
TE Tom Mullady721---------28
CB Patrick Hunter------814123
WR Frankie Neal21------2023
S Nelson Jones------041721
RB Jewerl Thomas713---------20
DE Keith Guthrie------78116
DE Jim Reynosa------151016
DT Gerald Nichols------68115
P Harry Newsome00------1212
C Tyler Lusk00------1212
TE Doug Marsh34---------7
K Max Zendejas00------77
DT Pat Swoopes------21---3
OLB Rydell Malancon------00---0
OLB Alex Gordon------00---0
MiamiRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Richard Carter------9383077
OLB Perry Eichhorst------10382977
TE Nickolas Williams1626------3173
RB Dwight Walker1932------2172
WR Brian Brennan1832------2272
ILB Marc Munford------10411768
G Dennis McKnight2541---------66
T Reggie McElroy2541---------66
OLB Ron Ferrari------1846266
DE Sean Jones------1846266
S Andre Young------1845265
DT Erik Howard------1943264
S Martin Bayless------1641360
WR James Bennett2236---------58
OLB Ray Berry------1635253
CB Devon Mitchell------1536152
T Keith Van Horne1323------1248
G Korey Cote1323------1248
QB Walter Hudson1432---------46
G Paul O'Connor1218------1242
T Danny Villa1218------1242
WR Chas Fox1420------539
C Micah Huffman1323---------36
DE Sebastian Mahoney------4201034
C Jamie Vance1218---------30
S Michael Adams------821130
CB Manny Hendrix------1215229
RB Roger Vick59------1327
FB John Settle14------2227
WR Mark Carrier1015---------25
CB Nate Odomes------1014125
DE Robert Banks------1111---22
ILB Ron Brown------1111---22
TE Seth Flannery912---------21
QB Doug Flutie119---------20
S Bobby Taylor------111820
TE Oliver Reed610---------16
CB Alexander Mathis------211316
WR Walter Stanley23------914
RB Ronnie Harmon36------514
P Edwin Hemmerle00------1212
C Carlos Peluso00------1212
DT Arnold Carlson------001010
CB Charles Wright------001010
K Paul Woodside00------77
DT Bruce Mesner------1315

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left5102.0
Middle10979.7
Right4-3-0.8
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left10373.7
Middle13201.5
Right2105.0
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

AtlantaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Randy Essington22133032310
Warren Moon1861124301
MiamiAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Walter Hudson28192122222
Doug Flutie972002000

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen55489.6
Short (0-8 Yds)1281028.5
Medium (9-18 Yds)155593.9
Long (19+ Yds)81394.9
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen1410523.7
Short (0-8 Yds)14101047.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)869111.4
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

AtlantaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Steve Jordan165334045
WR Ernest Givins75077125
WR Calvin Muhammad52134135
WR Willis Adams4113044
TE Tom Mullady33059121
RB Jewerl Thomas21010013
TE Doug Marsh110504
RB Newton Williams1000028
FB Mickey Merrifield1102619
MiamiTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Brian Brennan107151132
RB Dwight Walker64029032
WR Mark Carrier65144115
WR James Bennett54033136
TE Seth Flannery42031012
WR Chas Fox33051120
WR Walter Stanley110803
FB John Settle100004
TE Oliver Reed1000010

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

AtlantaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
MiamiAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Dwight Walker362.002.88
RB Roger Vick2-3-1.50-1.67
RB Ronnie Harmon111.004.00

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

AtlantaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Randy Essington22136.507.73
MiamiAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Walter Hudson3272.335.46
Doug Flutie1133.0010.44

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

AtlantaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Doug Marsh1155.005.00
TE Steve Jordan1188.002.13
MiamiTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Brian Brennan2110.505.10
WR James Bennett1166.006.60
WR Mark Carrier1133.007.33

Third Down Rushing Statistics

AtlantaRushesConversions
QB Warren Moon10
MiamiRushesConversions
RB Dwight Walker31
QB Walter Hudson10
RB Roger Vick10
WR Mark Carrier11

Third Down Passing Statistics

AtlantaAttCompConversions
Warren Moon741
Randy Essington532
MiamiAttCompConversions
Walter Hudson752
Doug Flutie100

Third Down Receiving Statistics

AtlantaTargCatchConversions
TE Steve Jordan730
WR Ernest Givins432
TE Tom Mullady111
MiamiTargCatchConversions
RB Dwight Walker200
WR Brian Brennan220
WR James Bennett111
TE Seth Flannery100
WR Chas Fox111
WR Mark Carrier110

SectionAttendance
Stadium48,100 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck14,300 (21,400)
End Zone10,100 (15,400)
Mezzanine6,400 (8,900)
Sideline Seats9,300 (13,600)
Club Seats5,300 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes2,700 (3,300)