Week 1, 1987

played in Miami, FL

71 degrees, stormy, 18 mph wind

New Jersey Jets3330-9
Miami Dolphins710610-33

Scoring Summary
1Q: 11:11 NJY - Al Del Greco 35 field goal
1Q: 03:53 MIA - James Bennett 58 pass from Doug Flutie (Paul Woodside extra point)
2Q: 10:38 MIA - James Bennett 10 pass from Doug Flutie (Paul Woodside extra point)
2Q: 07:52 NJY - Al Del Greco 21 field goal
2Q: 03:33 MIA - Paul Woodside 47 field goal
3Q: 10:44 MIA - Paul Woodside 42 field goal
3Q: 07:58 NJY - Al Del Greco 53 field goal
3Q: 02:46 MIA - Paul Woodside 28 field goal
4Q: 10:16 MIA - James Bennett 15 pass from Doug Flutie (Paul Woodside extra point)
4Q: 00:29 MIA - Paul Woodside 25 field goal

Team StatisticsNJYMIA
Record0-11-0
First Downs1323
- by Rushing29
- by Passing912
- by Penalty22
Total Net Yards322413
- Offensive Plays5672
- Yards per Play5.755.74
Net Rushing Yards93146
- Rushing Attempts1336
- Yards per Rush7.154.06
Net Passing Yards229267
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt42 - 26 - 236 - 26 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards235267
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/60/0
- Yards per Pass Play5.337.42
Fumbles/Lost2/12/0
3rd Down Conversions2/1211/20
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.66.3
4th Down Conversions1/30/0
Penalties/Yards7/406/30
Punt Returns/Yards3/363/29
Kick Returns/Yards3/842/48
Interception Ret./Yards0/02/39
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits35
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/22/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 29OWN 38
Time of Possession22:5537:05

Drive Charts

New Jersey Jets
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:54OWN 25757Field Goal
19:261:41OWN 2739Punt
14:260:33OWN 2130Punt
13:383:15OWN 27564Interception
210:312:47OWN 49547Field Goal
23:281:43OWN 3435Punt
20:440:4450318Missed FG
310:382:46OWN 25639Field Goal
36:460:49OWN 2720Fumble
32:381:33OWN 253-1Punt
410:100:55OWN 2543Downs
46:182:41OWN 201054Interception
40:210:21OWN 2527Game
Miami Dolphins
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:061:40OWN 3633Punt
17:453:19OWN 20624Punt
13:530:15OWN 42158Touchdown
10:234:52OWN 201080Touchdown
27:444:16OWN 29841Field Goal
21:451:01OWN 5417Punt
315:004:22OWN 25850Field Goal
37:521:06OWN 2538Punt
35:573:19OPP 27616Field Goal
31:055:55OWN 441256Touchdown
49:152:57OPP 28426Missed FG
43:373:16OPP 34726Field Goal

Game MVP: Doug Flutie, Miami Dolphins

Rushing Statistics

New JerseyAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Keith Byars46616.503820
QB Steve Young492.25500
WR Buster Rhymes221.00200
RB D.J. Dozier2147.00800
RB Earl Campbell122.00200
MiamiAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Roger Vick11222.001510
RB Ronnie Harmon10515.101330
RB Dwight Walker9384.221810
QB Doug Flutie3217.001110
FB John Settle252.50800
WR Walter Stanley199.00900

Passing Statistics

New JerseyAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Young42262351/6033257.1
MiamiAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Doug Flutie36262670/03580120.9

Receiving Statistics

New JerseyCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Buster Rhymes132114511.1531330
RB Keith Byars55275.408100
RB Earl Campbell3593.00150
TE Fred Cornwell24147.006110
WR Willie Marshall243316.5019280
WR Bill Brooks1177.00970
TE Ken Whisenhunt0100.00000
WR Doug Allen0100.00000
MiamiCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR James Bennett111316515.0094583
RB Dwight Walker47246.0019190
TE Seth Flannery33175.67070
RB Roger Vick34103.33060
RB Ronnie Harmon232010.0016210
WR Brian Brennan111010.004100
WR Chas Fox1300.00000
WR Mark Carrier122121.000210

Interception Statistics

New JerseyIntsYardsAvgTD
MiamiIntsYardsAvgTD
S Andre Young13939.000
OLB Perry Eichhorst100.000

Fumble Statistics

New JerseyFumbRecovForceTD
QB Steve Young2100
DE Jim Burt0010
S Theodis Windham0010
MiamiFumbRecovForceTD
RB Roger Vick2000
G Dennis McKnight0100
TE Oliver Reed0100
DE Robert Banks0100
OLB Ron Ferrari0010
DE Sean Jones0010

Punting Statistics

New JerseyPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Ruben Rodriguez419849.542.3562
MiamiPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Edwin Hemmerle417343.334.3482

Kicking Statistics

New JerseyFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Al Del Greco3/41/21/1530/0
MiamiFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Paul Woodside4/52/20/0473/3

Punt Return Statistics

New JerseyRetYardsAvgTD
Willie Marshall33612.00
MiamiRetYardsAvgTD
Richard Carter3299.70

Kick Return Statistics

New JerseyRetYardsAvgTD
Doug Allen38428.00
MiamiRetYardsAvgTD
Brian Brennan12323.00
Ronnie Harmon12525.00

Defensive Statistics

New JerseyTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Bobby Leopold1330.03133
OLB George Andrews850.03225
CB Gardner Williams510.03636
S Theodis Windham510.03233
ILB Kevin Murphy500.01814
DE Jim Burt410.03333
OLB Mike Weingrad410.03536
CB Derrick Franklin400.01719
CB Marshall Bradbury310.02529
S Mark Robinson230.02016
S Mark Kelso220.01620
DE Tony Elliott210.03432
WR Buster Rhymes10---------
DE Tyrone Brock100.053
QB Steve Young10---------
DT Scott Cooper100.01617
ILB Danny Lockett100.021
DT Jeff Shaw010.01814
OLB Casey Tidwell010.0613
CB Kevin Walker010.01411
MiamiTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Perry Eichhorst600.0426
OLB Ron Ferrari520.01141
S Martin Bayless500.0930
CB Devon Mitchell410.01132
CB Nate Odomes400.01139
DE Sean Jones301.01142
CB Richard Carter310.0517
OLB Ray Berry310.01232
CB Manny Hendrix240.01236
S Andre Young220.01343
S Michael Adams200.0313
DT Erik Howard110.01234
ILB Marc Munford010.0928

Pass Rush Statistics

New JerseySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Jim Burt0.011033
DT Jeff Shaw0.010014
ILB Bobby Leopold0.001033
OLB Mike Weingrad0.001036
DE Karl Wilson0.00109
MiamiSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Sean Jones1.001042
DE Sebastian Mahoney0.002013
DE Robert Banks0.002029
CB Manny Hendrix0.001036

Pass Defense Statistics

New JerseyCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Bobby Leopold51033
CB Marshall Bradbury50029
OLB George Andrews40025
CB Gardner Williams31036
CB Derrick Franklin30019
S Theodis Windham20033
OLB Mike Weingrad10036
S Mark Robinson10016
S Mark Kelso10020
ILB Kevin Murphy10014
DE Tony Elliott01032
MiamiCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Perry Eichhorst50126
S Martin Bayless50030
CB Devon Mitchell40032
OLB Ron Ferrari30041
CB Richard Carter21017
CB Nate Odomes20039
S Michael Adams20013
S Andre Young11143
CB Manny Hendrix11036
OLB Ray Berry10032
ILB Marc Munford01028

Blocking Statistics

New JerseyKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Steve Sylvester25013143
G Tom Thayer12013043
T Harvey Salem11013043
TE Fred Cornwell02011039
T Irv Eatman01013043
MiamiKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Dennis McKnight38036036
G Paul O'Connor36036036
T Keith Van Horne34036036
C Jamie Vance210036036
FB John Settle1301109
TE Seth Flannery11014020
T Reggie McElroy03036036

Special Teams Tackles

New JerseyTacklesSTPlays
John Williams224
Earl Campbell120
Ted Albrecht18
Keith Byars12
MiamiTacklesSTPlays
Roger Vick312
Richard Carter123
Brian Brennan121
Carlos Peluso19

Participation

New JerseyRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Gardner Williams------3636577
OLB Mike Weingrad------3536475
DE Tony Elliott------3432470
DE Jim Burt------3333369
S Theodis Windham------3233469
ILB Bobby Leopold------3133468
TE Fred Cornwell1139------959
CB Marshall Bradbury------2529559
OLB George Andrews------3225158
C Steve Sylvester1343---------56
G Dan Alexander1343---------56
G Tom Thayer1343---------56
T Irv Eatman1343---------56
T Harvey Salem1343---------56
CB Derrick Franklin------17192056
WR Buster Rhymes1343---------56
QB Steve Young1343---------56
RB Earl Campbell530------2055
WR Bill Brooks1138---------49
WR Willie Marshall1125------1248
OLB Casey Tidwell------6132544
S Mark Kelso------1620440
S Mark Robinson------2016137
DT Jeff Shaw------1814537
DT Scott Cooper------1617437
TE Ken Whisenhunt010------2434
WR Doug Allen410------2034
ILB Kevin Murphy------1814133
CB Kevin Walker------1411429
FB John Williams03------2427
RB Keith Byars613------221
TE Kevin Starks01------1718
S Adam Hinds------001616
ILB Danny Lockett------211316
WR Nate Spadaford20------1214
DE Karl Wilson------39214
DE Tyrone Brock------53513
RB D.J. Dozier23------813
T Ted Albrecht00------88
C Karl Kramer00------88
K Al Del Greco00------88
G Dave Heffernan00------88
P Ruben Rodriguez00------88
OLB Jim Ellis------3216
QB Joe Dufek00---------0
DE Wes Dove------00---0
MiamiRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Keith Van Horne3636------981
G Paul O'Connor3636------981
WR James Bennett3636---------72
G Dennis McKnight3636---------72
T Reggie McElroy3636---------72
QB Doug Flutie3636---------72
C Jamie Vance3636---------72
WR Mark Carrier3328---------61
S Andre Young------1343460
DE Sean Jones------1142457
OLB Ron Ferrari------1141456
CB Nate Odomes------1139454
CB Manny Hendrix------1236553
TE Oliver Reed2528---------53
RB Dwight Walker1120------2152
OLB Perry Eichhorst------4262252
DT Erik Howard------1234248
OLB Ray Berry------1232246
CB Richard Carter------5172345
CB Devon Mitchell------1132144
S Martin Bayless------930241
FB John Settle119------2141
ILB Marc Munford------928441
DE Robert Banks------1129---40
RB Roger Vick1412------1238
WR Chas Fox2013------437
TE Seth Flannery1420---------34
WR Brian Brennan45------2130
TE Nickolas Williams04------2529
DE Sebastian Mahoney------513826
RB Ronnie Harmon105------419
S Michael Adams------313319
ILB Ron Brown------17816
S Bobby Taylor------101516
WR Walter Stanley20------1214
DT Bruce Mesner------111214
K Paul Woodside00------1313
CB Alexander Mathis------101112
P Edwin Hemmerle00------99
C Carlos Peluso00------99
G Korey Cote00------99
T Danny Villa00------99
DT Arnold Carlson------0044
CB Charles Wright------0044
QB Walter Hudson00---------0
C Micah Huffman00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left362.0
Middle8273.4
Right26030.0
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left9242.7
Middle18844.7
Right9384.2
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

New JerseyAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Young42263134602
MiamiAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Doug Flutie36264013400

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)138725.5
Medium (9-18 Yds)1610855.3
Long (19+ Yds)525911.8
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen111014313.0
Short (0-8 Yds)157322.1
Medium (9-18 Yds)88718.9
Long (19+ Yds)212110.5

Detailed Receiving Statistics

New JerseyTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Buster Rhymes21132145243
RB Earl Campbell5309030
RB Keith Byars55027013
TE Fred Cornwell42014039
WR Willie Marshall42033125
TE Ken Whisenhunt1000010
WR Doug Allen1010010
WR Bill Brooks1107038
MiamiTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR James Bennett13110165236
RB Dwight Walker74124020
RB Roger Vick43010012
TE Seth Flannery33017020
RB Ronnie Harmon3202015
WR Chas Fox3100013
WR Mark Carrier21021128
WR Brian Brennan1101005

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

New JerseyAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Keith Byars144.0016.50
MiamiAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Dwight Walker5122.404.22
RB Roger Vick320.672.00
RB Ronnie Harmon2-8-4.005.10
QB Doug Flutie122.007.00
FB John Settle1-3-3.002.50

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

New JerseyAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Young4241.005.60
MiamiAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Doug Flutie42256.257.42

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

New JerseyTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Earl Campbell1155.001.80
TE Ken Whisenhunt1000.000.00
RB Keith Byars11-1-1.005.40
WR Willie Marshall1000.008.25
MiamiTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR James Bennett222512.5012.69
RB Dwight Walker1000.003.43
WR Chas Fox1000.000.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

New JerseyRushesConversions
WR Buster Rhymes10
QB Steve Young10
MiamiRushesConversions
RB Dwight Walker31
QB Doug Flutie22

Third Down Passing Statistics

New JerseyAttCompConversions
Steve Young1052
MiamiAttCompConversions
Doug Flutie15118

Third Down Receiving Statistics

New JerseyTargCatchConversions
WR Buster Rhymes411
RB Earl Campbell210
WR Willie Marshall221
TE Fred Cornwell100
WR Bill Brooks110
MiamiTargCatchConversions
WR James Bennett765
RB Dwight Walker320
WR Mark Carrier211
TE Seth Flannery111
WR Brian Brennan111
WR Chas Fox100

SectionAttendance
Stadium53,300 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck15,800 (21,400)
End Zone11,200 (15,400)
Mezzanine7,100 (8,900)
Sideline Seats10,300 (13,600)
Club Seats5,900 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,000 (3,300)