Exhibition Week 4, 1987

played in Detroit, MI

73 degrees, fair, 1 mph wind

Pittsburgh Steelers0140173-34
Detroit Lions107770-31

Scoring Summary
1Q: 08:20 DET - Chester Jacobsen 21 field goal
1Q: 01:03 DET - Van Williams 10 run (Chester Jacobsen extra point)
2Q: 13:37 PIT - Nate Johnson 4 pass from Deiter Brock (Jim Breech extra point)
2Q: 10:05 DET - Karl Powe 26 pass from Scott Lindquist (Chester Jacobsen extra point)
2Q: 03:04 PIT - Brian Baschnagel 23 pass from Deiter Brock (Jim Breech extra point)
3Q: 06:10 DET - Damone Johnson 10 pass from Jack Trudeau (Chester Jacobsen extra point)
4Q: 10:35 PIT - Jim Breech 39 field goal
4Q: 06:18 DET - Randy McMillan 8 run (Chester Jacobsen extra point)
4Q: 04:02 PIT - Tim Wrightman 7 pass from Deiter Brock (Jim Breech extra point)
4Q: 00:24 PIT - Stanford Jennings 5 pass from Deiter Brock (Jim Breech extra point)
OT: 00:06 PIT - Jim Breech 38 field goal

Team StatisticsPITDET
Record3-01-2
First Downs2729
- by Rushing710
- by Passing1619
- by Penalty40
Total Net Yards417467
- Offensive Plays7284
- Yards per Play5.795.56
Net Rushing Yards114163
- Rushing Attempts2241
- Yards per Rush5.183.98
Net Passing Yards303304
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt47 - 30 - 141 - 26 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards322314
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/192/10
- Yards per Pass Play6.067.07
Fumbles/Lost2/00/0
3rd Down Conversions4/139/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.27.6
4th Down Conversions2/20/0
Penalties/Yards3/2010/61
Punt Returns/Yards2/223/46
Kick Returns/Yards2/423/47
Interception Ret./Yards1/61/5
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits44
- Red Zone TDs/FGs4/03/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 29OWN 26
Time of Possession30:5739:03

Drive Charts

Pittsburgh Steelers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
18:121:42OWN 2532Punt
10:552:24OWN 25675Touchdown
29:520:55OWN 2531Punt
27:400:55OPP 4934Punt
25:272:36OWN 16784Touchdown
315:002:30OWN 203-1Punt
310:591:09OWN 1933Punt
35:594:35OWN 37836Interception
413:523:22OWN 41737Field Goal
46:102:18OWN 25675Touchdown
42:312:14OWN 401260Touchdown
OT16:284:34OWN 31035Punt
OT10:280:28OPP 42121Field Goal
Detroit Lions
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:006:48OWN 251371Field Goal
16:305:35OWN 431257Touchdown
213:313:39OWN 19681Touchdown
28:571:17OWN 38411Interception
26:451:18OWN 2036Punt
22:512:51OWN 4626Half
312:301:31OWN 4230Punt
39:503:51OWN 281072Touchdown
31:242:32OWN 33633Missed FG
410:304:20OWN 35865Touchdown
43:521:21OWN 253-7Punt
40:170:17OWN 6118Half
OT110:003:32OWN 23617Punt
OT11:541:26OWN 637Punt

Game MVP: Deiter Brock, Pittsburgh Steelers

Rushing Statistics

PittsburghAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Stanford Jennings16704.382530
QB Deiter Brock2168.00900
RB Curtis Adams263.00800
WR Billy Ryckman11616.001610
QB Bernie Kosar166.00600
DetroitAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Randy McMillan25963.843421
RB Van Williams12514.251321
QB Jack Trudeau3206.671410
FB Amos Lawrence1-4-4.00-400

Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Deiter Brock44282743/194381101.9
Bernie Kosar32480/00440109.7
DetroitAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jack Trudeau24121341/5121163.5
Scott Lindquist17141801/51260130.4

Receiving Statistics

PittsburghCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Brian Baschnagel7119713.8613381
WR Gerald Carter569719.405440
TE Tim Wrightman56459.004161
WR Billy Ryckman38165.33770
WR Nate Johnson33206.67981
TE Clint Didier2252.50140
RB Stanford Jennings24168.000111
TE Doug Crosbie121010.004100
WR Ron Brown121212.001120
RB Curtis Adams1144.00040
FB Booker Moore0100.00000
DetroitCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Daryl Turner7138912.7135200
WR Dennis McKinnon6138113.509190
WR Karl Powe557014.0037261
TE Damone Johnson33227.331101
RB Randy McMillan222010.0010180
TE Tony Davis22189.000150
TE Clarence Kay121414.009140
FB Amos Lawrence0100.00000

Interception Statistics

PittsburghIntsYardsAvgTD
S Mike Harden166.000
DetroitIntsYardsAvgTD
ILB Jeff Schuh155.000

Fumble Statistics

PittsburghFumbRecovForceTD
QB Deiter Brock2000
C Don Macek0100
WR Gerald Carter0100
DetroitFumbRecovForceTD
ILB Garry Cobb0010
DE Jim Jeffcoat0010

Punting Statistics

PittsburghPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jim Arnold629148.537.5521
DetroitPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Earnest Lucas523747.443.0572

Kicking Statistics

PittsburghFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Jim Breech2/20/00/0394/4
DetroitFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Chester Jacobsen1/20/10/1214/4

Punt Return Statistics

PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Billy Ryckman22211.00
DetroitRetYardsAvgTD
Curt Pardridge34615.30

Kick Return Statistics

PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Billy Ryckman24221.00
DetroitRetYardsAvgTD
Curt Pardridge34715.70

Defensive Statistics

PittsburghTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Robert Lyles1020.04142
OLB Gary Padjen710.02222
S Gerald Small610.01722
DE Keith Willis521.03536
S Mike Whitwell500.02220
CB Don Anderson430.01927
ILB Tommy Taylor410.02318
DE Phil Murphy400.02423
OLB Mike Singletary321.01922
ILB Glenn Cameron320.02325
S Pete Shaw320.02523
S Mike Harden320.02022
CB Elvis Patterson310.04143
S Aaron Mitchell300.02727
WR Billy Ryckman10---------
DT Kit Lathrop100.02829
DT Henry Thomas100.01314
ILB Troy Benson040.01618
DE Keith Ferguson010.01618
DE Dwayne Buckley010.079
DetroitTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Garry Cobb920.52043
CB Wanye Smith830.02041
S Mo Hamiter520.01938
ILB Jeff Schuh440.51636
OLB Curtis Stowers410.52146
S Rodney Bellinger300.01843
CB Reyna Thompson300.0311
DE Jim Jeffcoat211.02150
DT William Devane250.51840
CB Andre Waters210.01339
DT Brad White200.02149
ILB John Rade200.0312
S Brett Maxie200.02045
S Elbert Shelley200.0514
OLB Greg Lloyd110.0210
WR Karl Powe10---------
OLB Gary Spann010.0710

Pass Rush Statistics

PittsburghSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Keith Willis1.002136
OLB Mike Singletary1.001022
DE Phil Murphy0.001023
DT Henry Thomas0.001014
DetroitSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Jim Jeffcoat1.001150
ILB Jeff Schuh0.501036
OLB Curtis Stowers0.501046
ILB Garry Cobb0.500043
DT William Devane0.500040
DT Brad White0.001049

Pass Defense Statistics

PittsburghCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Gerald Small50022
OLB Robert Lyles42042
CB Elvis Patterson30043
CB Don Anderson30027
S Mike Harden20122
S Pete Shaw20023
S Aaron Mitchell20027
OLB Gary Padjen20022
S Mike Whitwell20020
ILB Glenn Cameron11025
CB Kenny Johnson0103
DetroitCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Wanye Smith61041
ILB Garry Cobb60043
ILB Jeff Schuh21136
S Mo Hamiter21038
S Elbert Shelley21014
ILB John Rade20012
CB Andre Waters20039
S Brett Maxie20045
CB Reyna Thompson20011
S Rodney Bellinger12043
OLB Curtis Stowers10046
DE Jim Jeffcoat10050
OLB Greg Lloyd10010
OLB Gary Spann01010

Blocking Statistics

PittsburghKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Duval Love33017133
C Doug Smith26122050
T Steve Buxton23017033
C Don Macek22017033
G Chris Godfrey12022050
TE Clint Didier1105016
T Joe Delvin0105117
TE Tim Wrightman01016037
T Doug Williams0105017
RB Stanford Jennings00020140
DetroitKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Jim Sweeney511141043
C Kevin Belcher410041143
T Buddy Hardaway24041143
G Steve Sybeldon14041043
T Sal Cerario13020024
G Joe Bostic12021019
FB Amos Lawrence12015012
TE Clarence Kay01018024
TE Damone Johnson01026022

Special Teams Tackles

PittsburghTacklesSTPlays
Robert Lyles315
Booker Moore120
Pete Shaw119
Steve Buxton18
DetroitTacklesSTPlays
Van Williams126
Andre Waters126
Greg Lloyd124
Nick Haden17

Participation

PittsburghRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Elvis Patterson------41431599
OLB Robert Lyles------41421598
RB Stanford Jennings2040------2181
WR Brian Baschnagel1741------2078
C Doug Smith2250---------72
G Chris Godfrey2250---------72
DE Keith Willis------3536172
OLB Gary Padjen------22222569
S Pete Shaw------25231967
WR Billy Ryckman1631------1865
QB Deiter Brock1847---------65
CB Don Anderson------19271965
DT Kit Lathrop------2829764
ILB Glenn Cameron------23251361
C Don Macek1733------858
G Duval Love1733------858
T Steve Buxton1733------858
S Aaron Mitchell------2727155
DE Phil Murphy------2423653
TE Tim Wrightman1637---------53
S Gerald Small------1722746
TE Doug Crosbie513------2644
S Mike Harden------2022143
S Mike Whitwell------2220143
WR Gerald Carter1527---------42
OLB Mike Singletary------1922142
ILB Tommy Taylor------2318---41
FB Booker Moore515------2040
DE Keith Ferguson------1618135
ILB Troy Benson------1618---34
T Doug Williams517------830
DT Henry Thomas------1314---27
CB Mario Clark------710724
T Joe Delvin517---------22
G R.C. Thielemann517---------22
WR Nate Johnson615---------21
TE Clint Didier516---------21
DE Dwayne Buckley------79117
WR Ron Brown35------614
RB Curtis Adams210---------12
K Jim Breech00------99
CB Kenny Johnson------63---9
C Mike McDonald00------88
P Jim Arnold00------88
QB Bernie Kosar43---------7
RB Barry Word00---------0
DetroitRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Buddy Hardaway4143------791
WR Daryl Turner3540------1388
G Steve Sybeldon4143---------84
C Kevin Belcher4143---------84
C Jim Sweeney4143---------84
ILB Garry Cobb------20431578
CB Andre Waters------13392678
WR Dennis McKinnon3538---------73
DE Jim Jeffcoat------2150273
DT Brad White------2149272
OLB Curtis Stowers------2146269
S Brett Maxie------2045267
CB Wanye Smith------2041263
S Rodney Bellinger------1843263
DT William Devane------1840260
S Mo Hamiter------1938259
RB Van Williams1318------2657
ILB Jeff Schuh------1636254
TE Damone Johnson2622------654
RB Randy McMillan2825---------53
QB Jack Trudeau2825---------53
G Joe Bostic2119------747
T Sal Cerario2024------246
TE Clarence Kay1824------143
S Elbert Shelley------5141938
OLB Greg Lloyd------2102436
TE Tony Davis1817---------35
WR Karl Powe1519---------34
QB Scott Lindquist1318---------31
FB Amos Lawrence1512---------27
RB Lionel Vital00------2626
CB Reyna Thompson------3111226
WR Kitrick Taylor00------2121
DT Bill Acker------361120
OLB Gary Spann------710---17
ILB John Rade------312---15
WR Curt Pardridge20------1315
DT Mike Stensrud------26614
CB Jafus White------51713
T Daryle Smith00------1313
DE Josh Troy------310---13
DE Mike Hamby------2068
K Chester Jacobsen00------88
P Earnest Lucas00------77
C Elias Carter00------77
G Nick Haden00------77

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left6172.8
Middle11635.7
Right5346.8
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left9596.6
Middle23582.5
Right9465.1
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Deiter Brock44283217411
Bernie Kosar321010000
DetroitAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jack Trudeau24122313411
Scott Lindquist17141011100

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen65213.5
Short (0-8 Yds)2111562.7
Medium (9-18 Yds)1191019.2
Long (19+ Yds)8514418.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen0000.0
Short (0-8 Yds)23151486.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)18111669.2
Long (19+ Yds)0000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Brian Baschnagel117297341
WR Billy Ryckman83016031
WR Gerald Carter65097127
TE Tim Wrightman65045037
RB Stanford Jennings42016040
WR Nate Johnson33020015
TE Doug Crosbie21010013
TE Clint Didier2205016
WR Ron Brown2101205
FB Booker Moore1000015
RB Curtis Adams1104010
DetroitTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Dennis McKinnon136181038
WR Daryl Turner137089140
WR Karl Powe55070219
TE Damone Johnson33022022
RB Randy McMillan22020025
TE Clarence Kay21014024
TE Tony Davis22018017
FB Amos Lawrence1010012

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

PittsburghAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
DetroitAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Randy McMillan5183.603.84
RB Van Williams2126.004.25

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Deiter Brock85283.506.23
DetroitAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Scott Lindquist2000.0010.59
Jack Trudeau21105.005.58

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Brian Baschnagel22126.008.82
TE Tim Wrightman2173.507.50
WR Billy Ryckman1000.002.00
WR Nate Johnson1144.006.67
RB Stanford Jennings1155.004.00
DetroitTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Dennis McKinnon2000.006.23
WR Daryl Turner1000.006.85
TE Damone Johnson111010.007.33

Third Down Rushing Statistics

PittsburghRushesConversions
RB Stanford Jennings10
QB Bernie Kosar11
DetroitRushesConversions
RB Randy McMillan42
RB Van Williams22

Third Down Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompConversions
Deiter Brock1173
DetroitAttCompConversions
Jack Trudeau642
Scott Lindquist433

Third Down Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargCatchConversions
WR Brian Baschnagel443
WR Billy Ryckman310
TE Doug Crosbie110
TE Clint Didier110
WR Ron Brown100
RB Stanford Jennings100
DetroitTargCatchConversions
WR Dennis McKinnon421
WR Daryl Turner332
RB Randy McMillan111
TE Clarence Kay100
TE Tony Davis111

SectionAttendance
Stadium69,500 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck21,100 (21,400)
End Zone15,400 (15,400)
Mezzanine8,900 (8,900)
Sideline Seats13,600 (13,600)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,100 (3,300)