Exhibition Week 4, 1987

played in Carolina, NC

90 degrees, fair, 5 mph wind

New England Patriots3603-12
Carolina Panthers301410-27

Scoring Summary
1Q: 09:12 NED - John Carney 39 field goal
1Q: 03:52 CAR - Rolf Benirschke 43 field goal
2Q: 10:26 NED - John Carney 36 field goal
2Q: 02:45 NED - John Carney 44 field goal
3Q: 12:07 CAR - Lionel Manuel 25 pass from Jeb Blount (Rolf Benirschke extra point)
3Q: 09:43 CAR - Jeff Nixon 55 interception return (Rolf Benirschke extra point)
4Q: 12:47 NED - John Carney 35 field goal
4Q: 05:10 CAR - Rolf Benirschke 28 field goal
4Q: 03:01 CAR - James Hunter 52 fumble return (Rolf Benirschke extra point)

Team StatisticsNEDCAR
Record0-33-0
First Downs1712
- by Rushing54
- by Passing116
- by Penalty12
Total Net Yards288283
- Offensive Plays7156
- Yards per Play4.065.05
Net Rushing Yards74101
- Rushing Attempts3031
- Yards per Rush2.473.26
Net Passing Yards214182
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt38 - 25 - 324 - 14 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards230189
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/161/7
- Yards per Pass Play5.227.28
Fumbles/Lost1/10/0
3rd Down Conversions3/152/13
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down9.09.9
4th Down Conversions0/10/0
Penalties/Yards8/6013/88
Punt Returns/Yards4/424/58
Kick Returns/Yards1/152/56
Interception Ret./Yards0/03/83
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits22
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/20/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 28OWN 34
Time of Possession34:1225:48

Drive Charts

New England Patriots
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:005:55OWN 251153Field Goal
17:441:33OWN 2632Punt
13:472:02OWN 253-11Punt
10:094:49OWN 20961Field Goal
25:382:59OWN 20553Field Goal
21:560:58OWN 253-2Punt
311:562:25OWN 25619Interception
39:311:10OWN 2536Punt
36:201:11OWN 2830Interception
33:541:53OWN 4037Punt
30:382:57OPP 35617Field Goal
48:230:48OWN 253-4Punt
45:032:17OWN 25627Fumble
42:461:39OWN 13640Downs
40:130:10OWN 3610Interception
Carolina Panthers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
19:051:21OWN 2533Punt
16:112:24OWN 32542Field Goal
11:451:36OWN 2737Punt
210:204:42OWN 35721Punt
22:390:43OWN 2530Punt
20:580:58OWN 41425Half
315:003:04OWN 32568Touchdown
38:212:01OWN 2732Punt
35:091:15OPP 323-1Missed FG
32:011:23OWN 737Punt
412:414:18OWN 4932Punt
47:352:32OWN 36553Field Goal
41:070:54OWN 473-19Punt
40:030:03OPP 301-2Game

Game MVP: Mike Mayock, Carolina Panthers

Rushing Statistics

New EnglandAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Ottis Anderson17342.001720
RB Alvin Moore8313.881210
QB Jeff Hostetler231.50200
WR Jerry Rice2105.00700
QB Elliot Diaz1-4-4.00-400
CarolinaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Toussaint Tyler25793.161330
QB Jeb Blount3155.00900
RB Wilbert Montgomery221.00300
QB Eric Hipple155.00500

Passing Statistics

New EnglandAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Elliot Diaz31201931/8033342.2
Jeff Hostetler75372/8024083.6
CarolinaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jeb Blount17101331/71310103.3
Eric Hipple74560/0046083.0

Receiving Statistics

New EnglandCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Jerry Rice6109816.3364330
TE Mark Boyer55469.201240
RB Ottis Anderson44256.2525310
TE Bobby Micho47184.504100
WR Weegie Thompson34289.3322220
WR Elmo Boyd12-1-1.000-10
FB Rick Parros1166.00060
TE Greg Baty111010.000100
WR Darnell Powell0300.00000
WR Larry Mucker0100.00000
CarolinaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Tom Robinson45369.006150
TE Tom Coombs33186.00970
WR Lionel Manuel386220.6740311
TE Kellen Winslow237537.5061460
RB Wilbert Montgomery11-4-4.000-40
WR Kelvin Martin1222.00020
WR James Lofton0200.00000

Interception Statistics

New EnglandIntsYardsAvgTD
CarolinaIntsYardsAvgTD
S Mike Mayock22814.000
CB Jeff Nixon15555.001

Fumble Statistics

New EnglandFumbRecovForceTD
QB Elliot Diaz1000
CarolinaFumbRecovForceTD
DE James Hunter0101
DE Richard Dent0010

Punting Statistics

New EnglandPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jim McCann631853.043.3613
CarolinaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Brian Doherty836745.938.1521

Kicking Statistics

New EnglandFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
John Carney4/41/10/0440/0
CarolinaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Rolf Benirschke2/31/20/1433/3

Punt Return Statistics

New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD
Darnell Powell44210.50
CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
James Lofton45814.50

Kick Return Statistics

New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD
Rod Jones11515.00
CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
Ray Horton25628.00

Defensive Statistics

New EnglandTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Tom Pridemore700.02118
DT Doug Smith610.03125
ILB Hal Garner520.02116
DE Terry Beeson401.02520
S Ken Hillis400.0119
CB Rod Jones400.02614
S Bobby Kemp300.097
DT John Goodman210.03022
CB Fred Marion210.0913
OLB Chris Washington120.02216
S Mike Reinfeldt110.02116
ILB Frank Manumaleuga110.088
CB David Williams100.02718
OLB Otis Wilson100.02014
TE Bobby Micho10---------
DE Andre Townsend100.02117
WR Jerry Rice10---------
DE Mike Gann100.0105
ILB Jerry Muckensturm010.010
CarolinaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Brad Vassar1100.02332
ILB Bryan Hinkle840.01614
S Mike Mayock711.02941
S Theodore Hopper720.01529
OLB Ken Fantetti450.02339
DE Richard Dent321.03041
CB Ray Horton311.03041
DT Louie Kelcher300.01434
OLB Robin Cole300.097
S Solomon Wilcots300.01613
DT Ken Clarke210.0167
ILB Linden King200.01325
CB Jeff Nixon110.03041
S Barton Hundley110.064
CB Pat Ballage020.01221
DE James Hunter010.01533
CB Arnold Brown010.01113
ILB Jessie Solomon010.078

Pass Rush Statistics

New EnglandSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Terry Beeson1.000020
DT Doug Smith0.002125
DT John Goodman0.001122
DE Andre Townsend0.001017
OLB Duane Bickett0.00019
CarolinaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Richard Dent1.002541
S Mike Mayock1.000041
CB Ray Horton1.000041
DE James Hunter0.004233
DT Louie Kelcher0.000134

Pass Defense Statistics

New EnglandCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Hal Garner40016
S Ken Hillis2009
CB Rod Jones20014
S Mike Reinfeldt11016
S Tom Pridemore11018
ILB Frank Manumaleuga1008
OLB Otis Wilson10014
S Bobby Kemp1007
CB Fred Marion10013
CB David Williams01018
OLB Chris Washington01016
CarolinaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Theodore Hopper50029
OLB Ken Fantetti40039
ILB Bryan Hinkle40014
S Mike Mayock30241
OLB Brad Vassar30032
ILB Linden King11025
CB Jeff Nixon10141
DT Louie Kelcher10034
CB Ray Horton10041
S Barton Hundley1004
S Solomon Wilcots10013
ILB Jessie Solomon0108

Blocking Statistics

New EnglandKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Shaquille Jonas25020114
G Randy Cross25020014
C Nathan Henderson18030041
G David Diaz-Infante13020014
T Dean Steinkuhler11030141
C Bill Bryan05010127
G Joe Fields02010027
T Jackie Slater01010027
CarolinaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Kevin Call38031025
G Mark Bortz34012113
C Jamie Dukes15031025
G Steve Wright13031025
T Petey Perot05019012
T Buddy Aydelette01019012
T Robert Jenkins01012013

Special Teams Tackles

New EnglandTacklesSTPlays
Mike Reinfeldt228
Otis Wilson127
Weegie Thompson119
Jerry Rice111
Randy Cross110
CarolinaTacklesSTPlays
Kellen Winslow415
Toussaint Tyler122

Participation

New EnglandRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Dean Steinkuhler3041------1081
WR Jerry Rice3040------1181
C Nathan Henderson3041---------71
TE Bobby Micho1326------2968
WR Darnell Powell1430------2367
CB David Williams------27182267
DT Doug Smith------31251167
S Mike Reinfeldt------21162865
OLB Otis Wilson------20142761
DE Terry Beeson------25201156
DT John Goodman------3022254
RB Ottis Anderson2030---------50
QB Elliot Diaz1732---------49
CB Rod Jones------2614848
S Tom Pridemore------2118847
WR Weegie Thompson1313------1945
G Randy Cross2014------1044
T Shaquille Jonas2014------1044
G David Diaz-Infante2014------1044
DE Andre Townsend------2117341
ILB Hal Garner------2116340
OLB Chris Washington------2216139
G Joe Fields1027---------37
T Jackie Slater1027---------37
C Bill Bryan1027---------37
FB Rick Parros110------2334
WR Elmo Boyd1811---------29
TE Mark Boyer1613---------29
CB Fred Marion------913123
TE Greg Baty617---------23
CB Dwayne Woodruff------912122
QB Jeff Hostetler139---------22
WR Larry Mucker105------621
CB Donnie Elder------75921
S Ken Hillis------119---20
RB Alvin Moore910------120
RB Michael Gunter00------2020
DE Fred Stokes------811120
ILB Frank Manumaleuga------88---16
S Bobby Kemp------97---16
ILB Jerry Muckensturm------101415
DE Mike Gann------105---15
OLB Duane Bickett------49114
P Jim McCann00------1010
C K.C. Hoffman00------1010
K John Carney00------99
CarolinaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
OLB Ken Fantetti------23392991
CB Jeff Nixon------30411182
DE Richard Dent------30411081
CB Ray Horton------3041980
S Mike Mayock------2941474
G Steve Wright3125------1167
T Kevin Call3125------1167
RB Toussaint Tyler2716------2265
S Theodore Hopper------15291963
TE Tom Robinson1915------2660
WR Malcolm Barnwell2512------2057
OLB Brad Vassar------2332257
C Jamie Dukes3125---------56
TE Kellen Winslow2119------1555
WR Lionel Manuel2817------1055
DT Louie Kelcher------1434452
DE James Hunter------1533452
ILB Linden King------13251250
CB Pat Ballage------12211750
QB Jeb Blount2318---------41
DT Ken Clarke------1671437
G Mark Bortz1213------1136
T Robert Jenkins1213------1136
T Petey Perot1912---------31
T Buddy Aydelette1912---------31
S Solomon Wilcots------1613231
WR James Lofton1111------830
ILB Bryan Hinkle------1614---30
FB Calvin Thomas37------2030
CB Arnold Brown------1113327
DE Donnie Humphrey------158---23
WR Kelvin Martin118---------19
OLB Robin Cole------97218
TE Tom Coombs611------118
ILB Jessie Solomon------78318
QB Eric Hipple87---------15
RB Wilbert Montgomery49---------13
P Brian Doherty00------1111
C Matthew Hurley00------1111
S Barton Hundley------64---10
K Rolf Benirschke00------99
DT Danny Noonan------0066
WR Laron Brown00------44
DE Reggie Kinlaw------00---0
G Bruce Collie00---------0
RB Vince Amoia00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left133.0
Middle21612.9
Right8101.3
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left300.0
Middle21643.0
Right6396.5
None1-2-2.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

New EnglandAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Elliot Diaz31204201573
Jeff Hostetler751001110
CarolinaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jeb Blount17103104210
Eric Hipple741010220

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen77618.7
Short (0-8 Yds)2013964.8
Medium (9-18 Yds)73324.6
Long (19+ Yds)424110.3
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen52-1-0.2
Short (0-8 Yds)141017212.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)42184.5
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

New EnglandTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Jerry Rice106098240
TE Bobby Micho74018026
TE Mark Boyer55046113
RB Ottis Anderson44025130
WR Weegie Thompson43028113
WR Darnell Powell3000030
WR Elmo Boyd210-1011
WR Larry Mucker100005
FB Rick Parros1106010
TE Greg Baty11010017
CarolinaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Lionel Manuel83062217
TE Tom Robinson54036015
TE Kellen Winslow32075219
TE Tom Coombs33018011
WR James Lofton2010011
WR Kelvin Martin210208
RB Wilbert Montgomery110-409

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

New EnglandAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Ottis Anderson1-3-3.002.00
CarolinaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Toussaint Tyler144.003.16

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

New EnglandAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Elliot Diaz3341.336.23
CarolinaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Jeb Blount3193.007.82

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

New EnglandTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Bobby Micho11-1-1.002.57
WR Weegie Thompson1111.007.00
WR Jerry Rice1144.009.80
CarolinaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Tom Robinson2194.507.20
WR Lionel Manuel1000.007.75

Third Down Rushing Statistics

New EnglandRushesConversions
RB Ottis Anderson11
CarolinaRushesConversions
RB Wilbert Montgomery11
QB Eric Hipple10
RB Toussaint Tyler10

Third Down Passing Statistics

New EnglandAttCompConversions
Elliot Diaz1172
Jeff Hostetler200
CarolinaAttCompConversions
Jeb Blount731
Eric Hipple200

Third Down Receiving Statistics

New EnglandTargCatchConversions
RB Ottis Anderson331
WR Jerry Rice311
TE Bobby Micho210
WR Darnell Powell100
WR Elmo Boyd100
WR Larry Mucker100
WR Weegie Thompson110
TE Mark Boyer110
CarolinaTargCatchConversions
WR Lionel Manuel411
WR James Lofton200
TE Tom Robinson220
WR Kelvin Martin100

SectionAttendance
Stadium85,000 (85,000 capacity)
Upper Deck25,400 (25,400)
End Zone18,300 (18,300)
Mezzanine10,600 (10,600)
Sideline Seats16,200 (16,200)
Club Seats9,500 (9,500)
Luxury Boxes5,000 (5,000)