Exhibition Week 5, 1987

played in New Jersey, NJ

78 degrees, fair, 7 mph wind

Dallas Cowboys0073-10
New Jersey Jets7700-14

Scoring Summary
1Q: 07:12 NJY - D.J. Dozier 7 run (Al Del Greco extra point)
2Q: 08:32 NJY - Buster Rhymes 13 pass from Joe Dufek (Al Del Greco extra point)
3Q: 04:30 DAL - James Jones 15 run (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
4Q: 03:46 DAL - Kerry Turnbull 28 field goal

Team StatisticsDALNJY
Record3-11-3
First Downs1023
- by Rushing410
- by Passing611
- by Penalty02
Total Net Yards243273
- Offensive Plays5581
- Yards per Play4.423.37
Net Rushing Yards115140
- Rushing Attempts2138
- Yards per Rush5.483.68
Net Passing Yards128133
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt33 - 14 - 038 - 21 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards134168
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/65/35
- Yards per Pass Play3.763.09
Fumbles/Lost4/12/1
3rd Down Conversions3/158/18
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.510.4
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards9/736/40
Punt Returns/Yards4/515/36
Kick Returns/Yards2/531/38
Interception Ret./Yards1/260/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits23
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/12/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 33OWN 32
Time of Possession23:1036:50

Drive Charts

Dallas Cowboys
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
17:022:46OWN 25737Punt
11:591:59OPP 3435Missed FG
213:233:07OWN 20619Punt
28:211:38OWN 3235Punt
22:492:03OWN 2068Punt
315:002:02OWN 2337Punt
310:322:42OWN 20640Punt
36:001:37OWN 45455Touchdown
31:521:30OWN 223-17Punt
412:551:03OWN 735Punt
49:031:56OWN 20525Punt
45:210:23OPP 46314Fumble
44:491:11OPP 1332Field Goal
New Jersey Jets
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:007:58OWN 251575Touchdown
14:162:17OWN 20514Fumble
215:001:37OWN 363-10Punt
210:161:55OPP 26626Touchdown
26:433:54OWN 191030Punt
20:460:46OWN 1633Punt
312:582:26OWN 45516Punt
37:501:50OWN 20510Punt
34:232:31OWN 25617Punt
30:222:27OWN 4948Punt
411:522:49OWN 27629Punt
47:071:46OWN 33-1Punt
44:580:09OWN 3910Interception
43:383:38OPP 431041Game

Game MVP: Buster Rhymes, New Jersey Jets

Rushing Statistics

DallasAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB James Jones16986.132141
QB Burt Andersen273.50600
RB Bobby Joe Edmonds231.50500
QB Steve Bono177.00700
New JerseyAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Keith Byars20673.351320
RB D.J. Dozier11413.731521
QB Joe Dufek5234.601010
QB Dennis Sproul294.50700

Passing Statistics

DallasAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Bono218871/6027051.1
Burt Andersen126470/0015060.0
New JerseyAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Joe Dufek2613982/12132156.2
Dennis Sproul128703/23017081.9

Receiving Statistics

DallasCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Dwight Clark33258.337140
WR Mervyn Fernandez37227.330140
WR Steve Griffin37299.6715160
TE Jeff Parks233015.0021270
TE Jay Novacek13-1-1.000-10
WR Rod Barksdale151414.0014140
WR Wes Smith111515.000150
RB James Jones0100.00000
TE Ron Hall0300.00000
New JerseyCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Buster Rhymes689115.1742321
TE Kevin Starks44287.002110
WR Doug Allen39299.673130
RB Keith Byars3451.673130
TE Fred Cornwell1344.00740
WR Mitchell Brookins1300.00000
WR Bill Brooks1133.00030
RB D.J. Dozier1433.00030
WR Willie Marshall1255.00350

Interception Statistics

DallasIntsYardsAvgTD
S Dextor Clickscale12626.000
New JerseyIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

DallasFumbRecovForceTD
RB James Jones3200
WR Dwight Clark1000
CB Nolan Cromwell0100
CB Leonard Coleman0100
DT T.J. Turner0020
New JerseyFumbRecovForceTD
QB Dennis Sproul1000
RB D.J. Dozier1000
CB Marshall Bradbury0100
G Mike Simmonds0100
RB Earl Campbell0010
S Mark Robinson0010
OLB Casey Tidwell0010
ILB Danny Lockett0010

Punting Statistics

DallasPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Duane Cogdell939844.235.8663
New JerseyPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Ruben Rodriguez944149.036.7613

Kicking Statistics

DallasFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Kerry Turnbull1/20/10/0281/1
New JerseyFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Al Del Greco0/00/00/002/2

Punt Return Statistics

DallasRetYardsAvgTD
James Jones45112.80
New JerseyRetYardsAvgTD
Willie Marshall5367.20

Kick Return Statistics

DallasRetYardsAvgTD
Wes Smith25326.50
New JerseyRetYardsAvgTD
Doug Allen13838.00

Defensive Statistics

DallasTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Ty Allert1130.03642
DE Kevin Greene821.53843
S Albert Myers810.03238
OLB Eugene Marve600.02018
S Dextor Clickscale510.02429
DT T.J. Turner401.01218
CB Rick Sanford300.03843
CB Zack Reese300.01421
DE Mark Studaway202.03533
DE Bob Kohrs240.52532
DT Fred Smerlas210.03636
OLB Mike Reichenbach210.02834
CB Nolan Cromwell200.02726
CB Leonard Coleman200.01317
S Duane Austin120.02120
WR Wes Smith10---------
New JerseyTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Mark Kelso610.01831
DE Tony Elliott501.02031
OLB Mike Weingrad410.02134
CB Gardner Williams310.01934
OLB Casey Tidwell310.01225
OLB Jim Ellis310.01311
S Theodis Windham210.02033
ILB Kevin Murphy210.02133
DE Jim Burt200.02132
CB Derrick Franklin200.01833
WR Mitchell Brookins10---------
DE Karl Wilson100.01330
DT Scott Cooper100.044
CB Marshall Bradbury010.01629
ILB Danny Lockett010.052

Pass Rush Statistics

DallasSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Mark Studaway2.001033
DE Kevin Greene1.502143
DT T.J. Turner1.000018
DE Bob Kohrs0.500032
OLB Mike Reichenbach0.011134
DT Doug Barlett0.00108
New JerseySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Tony Elliott1.002031
DE Karl Wilson0.003030
DE Jim Burt0.002232
CB Marshall Bradbury0.001029
OLB Casey Tidwell0.001025

Pass Defense Statistics

DallasCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Albert Myers50038
ILB Ty Allert41042
S Dextor Clickscale30129
CB Rick Sanford22043
CB Zack Reese20021
CB Nolan Cromwell10026
DE Bob Kohrs10032
OLB Eugene Marve10018
DE Kevin Greene10043
DT T.J. Turner10018
New JerseyCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Mark Kelso31031
CB Gardner Williams20034
CB Derrick Franklin12033
OLB Mike Weingrad11034
ILB Kevin Murphy11033
OLB Jim Ellis11011
DE Jim Burt10032
DE Tony Elliott10031
S Mark Robinson1005
OLB Casey Tidwell10025
DE Karl Wilson10030

Blocking Statistics

DallasKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Mike Schad23021034
T Rusty Russell2219121
G Terry Long15021034
T Keegan Edwards12012013
C John Adickes11012013
G Kevin Belcher0309021
T Ken Reeves01021034
TE Ron Hall0101106
New JerseyKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Ted Albrecht35017125
T Harvey Salem25221118
G Tom Thayer25021018
C Steve Sylvester14021018
G Dan Alexander13021018
T Irv Eatman12021018
G Dave Heffernan12017025
G Mike Simmonds12017025
TE Kevin Starks11012017
C Matt Darwin03017125
T Pete Stansberry01017225
FB John Williams010309

Special Teams Tackles

DallasTacklesSTPlays
Jay Novacek226
Nolan Cromwell124
Larry Kelm123
Jeff Parks112
Terry Long111
New JerseyTacklesSTPlays
John Williams224
Danny Lockett224
Earl Campbell215

Participation

DallasRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
ILB Ty Allert------36421290
CB Rick Sanford------3843---81
DE Kevin Greene------3843---81
CB Nolan Cromwell------27262477
RB James Jones1833------2677
DE Mark Studaway------3533977
DT Fred Smerlas------3636---72
S Albert Myers------3238---70
G Terry Long2134------1166
T Ken Reeves2134------1166
G Mike Schad2134------1166
TE Jay Novacek1424------2664
OLB Mike Reichenbach------2834---62
WR Rod Barksdale1530------1762
DE Bob Kohrs------2532---57
S Duane Austin------21201556
WR Mervyn Fernandez2032------254
S Dextor Clickscale------2429---53
S Troy West------16151243
OLB Eugene Marve------2018139
QB Steve Bono1422---------36
T Keegan Edwards1213------1136
CB Zack Reese------1421---35
T Rusty Russell921---------30
CB Leonard Coleman------1317---30
G Kevin Belcher921---------30
WR Steve Griffin721------230
DT T.J. Turner------1218---30
FB Larry Kinnebrew48------1729
C John Adickes1213---------25
OLB Larry Kelm------002323
TE Jeff Parks46------1222
QB Burt Andersen712---------19
DT Doug Barlett------28919
WR Dwight Clark98---------17
TE Ron Hall116---------17
C Blaine Pearson00------1111
P Duane Cogdell00------1111
WR Wes Smith02------57
RB Bobby Joe Edmonds30------36
K Kerry Turnbull00------55
ILB Carl Carr------10---1
RB Tom Rathman00---------0
OLB Tony Furjanic------00---0
G Dan Morgan00---------0
T Harris Barton00---------0
New JerseyRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
WR Buster Rhymes3843---------81
CB Derrick Franklin------18331768
TE Fred Cornwell2121------2466
S Theodis Windham------20331366
WR Doug Allen2526------1566
DE Tony Elliott------20311364
S Mark Kelso------18311564
OLB Mike Weingrad------2134257
ILB Kevin Murphy------2133256
DE Jim Burt------2132255
QB Joe Dufek2728---------55
CB Gardner Williams------1934255
RB Keith Byars2332---------55
T Ted Albrecht1725------951
G Dave Heffernan1725------951
T Pete Stansberry1725------951
G Mike Simmonds1725------951
CB Marshall Bradbury------1629247
DE Karl Wilson------1330245
C Matt Darwin1725---------42
C Steve Sylvester2118---------39
G Dan Alexander2118---------39
G Tom Thayer2118---------39
T Irv Eatman2118---------39
T Harvey Salem2118---------39
OLB Casey Tidwell------1225239
WR Willie Marshall1212------1539
WR Mitchell Brookins2018---------38
RB D.J. Dozier1511------1238
FB John Williams39------2436
WR Bill Brooks1619---------35
TE Kevin Starks1217------332
ILB Danny Lockett------522431
QB Dennis Sproul1115---------26
OLB Jim Ellis------1311---24
DT Jeff Shaw------551020
TE Ken Whisenhunt57------618
RB Earl Campbell00------1515
CB Kevin Walker------11911
C Karl Kramer00------99
S Mark Robinson------45---9
P Ruben Rodriguez00------99
DT Scott Cooper------44---8
K Al Del Greco00------33
DE Wes Dove------01---1
QB Steve Young00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4205.0
Middle10565.6
Right7395.6
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left451.3
Middle251024.1
Right8344.3
None1-1-1.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

DallasAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Bono2181044520
Burt Andersen1260002400
New JerseyAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Joe Dufek26131323321
Dennis Sproul1280110200

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen53224.4
Short (0-8 Yds)188693.8
Medium (9-18 Yds)73436.1
Long (19+ Yds)3000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen64101.7
Short (0-8 Yds)21121135.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)115454.1
Long (19+ Yds)0000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

DallasTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Mervyn Fernandez73122032
WR Steve Griffin73129021
WR Rod Barksdale51214030
WR Dwight Clark3302508
TE Jay Novacek310-1024
TE Jeff Parks3203016
TE Ron Hall300006
RB James Jones1000033
WR Wes Smith1101502
New JerseyTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Doug Allen93129026
WR Buster Rhymes86091143
RB Keith Byars4315032
TE Kevin Starks44028017
RB D.J. Dozier4113011
TE Fred Cornwell3104021
WR Mitchell Brookins3100018
WR Willie Marshall2105012
WR Bill Brooks1103019

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

DallasAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB James Jones2147.006.13
New JerseyAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Keith Byars3134.333.35
RB D.J. Dozier3103.333.73
QB Joe Dufek1-1-1.004.60

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

DallasAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Bono3131.004.14
New JerseyAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Dennis Sproul2163.005.83
Joe Dufek21136.503.77

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

DallasTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Steve Griffin2000.004.14
TE Jeff Parks1133.0010.00
New JerseyTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Fred Cornwell1000.001.33
WR Doug Allen1166.003.22
WR Buster Rhymes111313.0011.38
RB D.J. Dozier1000.000.75

Third Down Rushing Statistics

DallasRushesConversions
QB Burt Andersen10
RB James Jones11
New JerseyRushesConversions
RB Keith Byars32

Third Down Passing Statistics

DallasAttCompConversions
Steve Bono840
Burt Andersen522
New JerseyAttCompConversions
Joe Dufek1063
Dennis Sproul333

Third Down Receiving Statistics

DallasTargCatchConversions
WR Mervyn Fernandez300
WR Rod Barksdale311
WR Dwight Clark221
WR Steve Griffin210
RB James Jones100
TE Jay Novacek110
TE Jeff Parks110
New JerseyTargCatchConversions
WR Doug Allen421
WR Buster Rhymes433
TE Kevin Starks332
WR Mitchell Brookins100
RB Keith Byars110

SectionAttendance
Stadium78,300 (80,000 capacity)
Upper Deck23,900 (24,700)
End Zone17,100 (17,700)
Mezzanine10,200 (10,200)
Sideline Seats15,700 (15,700)
Club Seats8,000 (8,000)
Luxury Boxes3,400 (3,700)