Exhibition Week 2, 1987

played in New England, MA

49 degrees, fair, 5 mph wind

New Orleans Saints71403-24
New England Patriots3730-13

Scoring Summary
1Q: 09:40 NED - John Carney 32 field goal
1Q: 06:35 NOS - Earnest Byner 2 run (Rex Robinson extra point)
2Q: 10:29 NOS - James Maness 6 pass from Rusty Hilger (Rex Robinson extra point)
2Q: 02:17 NOS - Earnest Byner 6 run (Rex Robinson extra point)
2Q: 01:07 NED - Fred Stokes 21 fumble return (John Carney extra point)
3Q: 05:00 NED - John Carney 37 field goal
4Q: 01:19 NOS - Rex Robinson 47 field goal

Team StatisticsNOSNED
Record1-00-1
First Downs1810
- by Rushing84
- by Passing106
- by Penalty00
Total Net Yards311241
- Offensive Plays7160
- Yards per Play4.384.02
Net Rushing Yards15689
- Rushing Attempts3324
- Yards per Rush4.733.71
Net Passing Yards155152
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt37 - 22 - 136 - 20 - 3
- Gross Passing Yards162152
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/70/0
- Yards per Pass Play4.084.22
Fumbles/Lost1/11/1
3rd Down Conversions6/153/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down6.37.8
4th Down Conversions0/11/2
Penalties/Yards2/155/35
Punt Returns/Yards4/212/13
Kick Returns/Yards3/512/38
Interception Ret./Yards3/331/29
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits41
- Red Zone TDs/FGs3/00/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 38OWN 25
Time of Possession31:4628:14

Drive Charts

New Orleans Saints
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
19:323:07OWN 25675Touchdown
13:514:30OWN 331060Interception
213:293:11OPP 39739Touchdown
26:372:23OWN 33614Punt
22:410:31OPP 11311Touchdown
21:070:16OWN 281-7Fumble
20:510:51OWN 3020Half
315:001:40OWN 2036Punt
311:561:36OWN 2934Punt
34:543:49OWN 25847Missed FG
414:153:49OWN 35829Punt
49:014:14OWN 36727Punt
43:321:03OWN 303-4Punt
42:000:49OPP 3131Field Goal
40:030:03OWN 391-1Game
New England Patriots
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:005:28OWN 331052Field Goal
16:252:34OWN 2632Punt
214:210:52OWN 3326Fumble
210:183:41OWN 25649Missed FG
24:141:33OWN 332Interception
22:101:03OWN 2537Punt
313:201:24OWN 293-6Punt
310:205:26OWN 19961Field Goal
31:051:50OWN 47614Interception
410:261:25OWN 2037Punt
44:471:15OWN 2036Punt
42:290:29OWN 2556Downs
41:111:08OWN 25515Interception

Game MVP: Earnest Byner, New Orleans Saints

Rushing Statistics

New OrleansAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Butch Woolfork16352.19800
RB Earnest Byner141097.794642
QB Rusty Hilger3124.00900
New EnglandAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Alvin Moore9525.782210
RB Ottis Anderson8222.75800
QB Jeff Hostetler3134.33800
QB Elliot Diaz362.00500
FB Rick Parros1-4-4.00-400

Passing Statistics

New OrleansAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Rusty Hilger34201291/7122076.7
John Elway32330/0023163.9
New EnglandAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Elliot Diaz2612850/0018314.5
Jeff Hostetler108670/0031094.6

Receiving Statistics

New OrleansCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Kenny Randle566112.2022220
RB Butch Woolfork34-2-0.67220
TE Chris Combs252613.0010230
WR Chester Cooper23126.00080
WR James Maness22178.500111
WR Steve Tasker2473.50080
WR Haywood Jeffires2263.005100
TE Tony Hunter1577.00070
RB Earnest Byner1255.00150
FB Patrick Shepard1166.00060
TE Mark Bavaro131717.002170
New EnglandCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Mark Boyer47256.25070
WR Jerry Rice4115413.5037180
WR Elmo Boyd333311.0030310
WR Darnell Powell23126.00390
WR Stanley Morgan2200.00010
WR Larry Mucker23157.504110
RB Ottis Anderson1233.00030
FB Rick Parros1277.00070
TE Bobby Micho1133.00030
RB Alvin Moore0100.00000

Interception Statistics

New OrleansIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Ricky Smith100.000
CB Carl Lee155.000
CB Ernest Gibson12828.000
New EnglandIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Fred Marion12929.000

Fumble Statistics

New OrleansFumbRecovForceTD
QB Rusty Hilger1000
S Chris Williams0100
DT Warren Lyles0010
New EnglandFumbRecovForceTD
RB Alvin Moore1000
DE Fred Stokes0101
DE Andre Townsend0010

Punting Statistics

New OrleansPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Mike Hubach627045.036.2562
New EnglandPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jim McCann522945.841.6591

Kicking Statistics

New OrleansFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Rex Robinson1/21/20/0473/3
New EnglandFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
John Carney2/30/10/0371/1

Punt Return Statistics

New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Kenny Randle4215.30
New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD
Darnell Powell2136.50

Kick Return Statistics

New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Roland James35117.00
New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD
Stanley Morgan23819.00

Defensive Statistics

New OrleansTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
DT Warren Lyles710.02232
S Ken Stills530.02132
OLB Seth Joyner500.02027
ILB Karl Mecklenburg430.01324
CB Ernest Gibson410.01730
CB Carl Lee320.01729
DT Donald Chumley300.01728
S Roland James220.01015
DE Doug Reed200.01012
DT Dave Puzzuoli200.045
ILB Sam Anno120.01213
S Chris Williams110.01529
CB Ricky Smith110.01832
OLB Darryl Talley110.02029
TE Chris Combs10---------
CB Jeff Sanchez100.01312
DE Jason Buck100.078
DE Byron Darby010.01727
OLB Tim Green010.042
New EnglandTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Frank Manumaleuga600.0149
S Bobby Kemp530.02934
S Tom Pridemore500.01313
CB Dwayne Woodruff500.02134
DE Andre Townsend401.01928
OLB Duane Bickett460.01930
S Ken Hillis420.02125
DT Doug Smith420.03233
ILB Jerry Muckensturm320.01929
CB David Williams310.02329
DT John Goodman210.03237
OLB Chris Washington210.01311
DE Mike Gann210.02636
S Mike Reinfeldt120.01730
WR Darnell Powell10---------
WR Larry Mucker10---------
CB Fred Marion100.0159
TE Mark Boyer10---------
DE Fred Stokes100.0129
OLB Otis Wilson010.01310

Pass Rush Statistics

New OrleansSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Warren Lyles0.011232
DE Jason Buck0.01008
DE Byron Darby0.001027
DT Donald Chumley0.001028
ILB Sam Anno0.001013
New EnglandSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Andre Townsend1.001028
DT Doug Smith0.012033
DE Mike Gann0.010036
DE Terry Beeson0.00109
OLB Otis Wilson0.001010

Pass Defense Statistics

New OrleansCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Ernest Gibson40130
CB Carl Lee20129
S Roland James20015
ILB Karl Mecklenburg20024
S Ken Stills20032
OLB Seth Joyner20027
S Chris Williams12029
CB Ricky Smith10132
DT Warren Lyles10032
DT Donald Chumley10028
CB Jeff Sanchez10012
DE Jason Buck1008
ILB Sam Anno01013
New EnglandCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Bobby Kemp51034
CB Dwayne Woodruff40034
OLB Duane Bickett31030
CB David Williams30029
ILB Frank Manumaleuga2009
ILB Jerry Muckensturm12029
CB Fred Marion1019
S Mike Reinfeldt10030
DE Andre Townsend10028
OLB Chris Washington10011
CB Rod Jones0103

Blocking Statistics

New OrleansKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Kurt Peterson311033138
T Dean Miraldi35033038
T Tootie Robbins24033038
C Jeff Toews15033038
G Cameron Augustyniak03018017
TE Tony Hunter01020024
T Gary Kowalski01015021
New EnglandKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Dean Steinkuhler36124036
C Bill Bryan25011022
G Joe Fields13013014
G Randy Cross12024036
T Ron Singleton02011022
C Nathan Henderson02013014
FB Rick Parros010306
T Shaquille Jonas01013014

Special Teams Tackles

New OrleansTacklesSTPlays
Karl Mecklenburg221
Earnest Byner117
Gary Kowalski18
New EnglandTacklesSTPlays
Mike Reinfeldt222
Otis Wilson120
Rick Parros118
William Andrews117
Randy Cross18
Ken Hillis15

Participation

New OrleansRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
OLB Darryl Talley------20292372
C Jeff Toews3338---------71
G Kurt Peterson3338---------71
T Dean Miraldi3338---------71
T Tootie Robbins3338---------71
S Ken Stills------21321669
WR Kenny Randle1831------1665
DT Warren Lyles------2232862
CB Carl Lee------17291662
CB Ricky Smith------1832858
ILB Karl Mecklenburg------13242158
QB Rusty Hilger2035---------55
CB Ernest Gibson------1730249
OLB Seth Joyner------2027249
TE Chris Combs1918------1047
DT Donald Chumley------1728247
S Chris Williams------1529246
DE Byron Darby------1727246
RB Butch Woolfork1827---------45
WR Chester Cooper2121------244
TE Tony Hunter2024---------44
T Gary Kowalski1521------844
RB Earnest Byner1511------1743
WR Steve Tasker1118------1241
G Cameron Augustyniak1817---------35
FB Patrick Shepard810------1634
TE Mark Bavaro75------2032
WR Haywood Jeffires1615---------31
S Roland James------1015530
CB Jeff Sanchez------1312227
ILB Sam Anno------1213227
DE Doug Reed------1012224
WR James Maness1210---------22
OLB Tim Green------421117
QB John Elway133---------16
DE Jason Buck------78116
DT Lester Hancock------57113
DT Dave Puzzuoli------45---9
P Mike Hubach00------88
C Joshua George00------88
T Brian Blados00------88
G Jeff Bregel00------88
K Rex Robinson00------77
DE Donald Evans------1157
RB Freeman McNeil00------44
OLB Calvin Daniels------12---3
New EnglandRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
DT John Goodman------3237877
CB Dwayne Woodruff------21341570
S Mike Reinfeldt------17302269
WR Jerry Rice2436------969
G Randy Cross2436------868
T Dean Steinkuhler2436------868
DT Doug Smith------3233267
S Bobby Kemp------2934265
DE Mike Gann------2636264
CB David Williams------23291062
ILB Jerry Muckensturm------19291361
DE Andre Townsend------1928855
S Ken Hillis------2125551
OLB Duane Bickett------1930251
OLB Otis Wilson------13102043
TE Mark Boyer1825---------43
RB Alvin Moore1427---------41
WR Larry Mucker1121------840
QB Elliot Diaz1326---------39
WR Stanley Morgan713------1838
TE Bobby Micho49------2336
G Joe Fields1314------835
T Shaquille Jonas1314------835
T Jackie Slater1122---------33
T Ron Singleton1122---------33
C Bill Bryan1122---------33
WR Darnell Powell79------1127
S Tom Pridemore------1313127
C Nathan Henderson1314---------27
FB Rick Parros36------1827
WR Elmo Boyd1213------126
CB Fred Marion------159---24
OLB Chris Washington------1311---24
ILB Frank Manumaleuga------149---23
TE Greg Baty1013---------23
DE Terry Beeson------139---22
QB Jeff Hostetler1110---------21
DE Fred Stokes------129---21
CB Rod Jones------113519
RB Ottis Anderson108---------18
RB William Andrews00------1717
P Jim McCann00------88
C K.C. Hoffman00------88
K John Carney00------77
ILB Hal Garner------10---1
G David Diaz-Infante00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left15845.6
Middle13544.2
Right4194.8
None1-1-1.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left3103.3
Middle15442.9
Right6355.8
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

New OrleansAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Rusty Hilger34202115500
John Elway321000001
New EnglandAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Elliot Diaz26120122313
Jeff Hostetler1081001110

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)157523.5
Medium (9-18 Yds)1391058.1
Long (19+ Yds)0000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen97728.0
Short (0-8 Yds)158352.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)74344.9
Long (19+ Yds)41112.8

Detailed Receiving Statistics

New OrleansTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Kenny Randle65061231
TE Chris Combs52026118
TE Tony Hunter5107024
RB Butch Woolfork430-2027
WR Steve Tasker4207018
WR Chester Cooper32012021
TE Mark Bavaro3111705
RB Earnest Byner2105011
WR James Maness22017010
WR Haywood Jeffires2206015
FB Patrick Shepard1106010
New EnglandTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Jerry Rice114254036
TE Mark Boyer74025025
WR Darnell Powell3201209
WR Elmo Boyd33033113
WR Larry Mucker32015021
WR Stanley Morgan2200013
RB Ottis Anderson210308
FB Rick Parros210706
RB Alvin Moore1000027
TE Bobby Micho110309

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

New OrleansAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Earnest Byner7182.577.79
RB Butch Woolfork122.002.19
New EnglandAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Ottis Anderson2-1-0.502.75

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

New OrleansAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Rusty Hilger64213.503.79
John Elway1000.0011.00
New EnglandAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Jeff Hostetler1133.006.70
Elliot Diaz1000.003.27

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

New OrleansTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Kenny Randle2131.5010.17
TE Chris Combs2000.005.20
TE Tony Hunter1177.001.40
RB Earnest Byner1155.002.50
WR James Maness1166.008.50
New EnglandTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Elmo Boyd1133.0011.00
RB Alvin Moore1000.000.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

New OrleansRushesConversions
RB Earnest Byner32
RB Butch Woolfork10
New EnglandRushesConversions
RB Alvin Moore22
RB Ottis Anderson10
QB Jeff Hostetler10

Third Down Passing Statistics

New OrleansAttCompConversions
Rusty Hilger1154
New EnglandAttCompConversions
Elliot Diaz1040
Jeff Hostetler221

Third Down Receiving Statistics

New OrleansTargCatchConversions
WR Kenny Randle333
WR Steve Tasker200
RB Butch Woolfork110
WR Chester Cooper100
TE Tony Hunter100
RB Earnest Byner100
TE Mark Bavaro100
WR James Maness111
New EnglandTargCatchConversions
WR Jerry Rice410
WR Darnell Powell211
WR Stanley Morgan220
TE Mark Boyer210
FB Rick Parros110
RB Alvin Moore100

SectionAttendance
Stadium70,000 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck21,400 (21,400)
End Zone15,400 (15,400)
Mezzanine8,900 (8,900)
Sideline Seats13,600 (13,600)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,300 (3,300)