Week 1, 1987

played in Kansas City, MO

55 degrees, fair, 4 mph wind

San Diego Chargers10770-24
Kansas City Chiefs73011-21

Scoring Summary
1Q: 09:34 SDO - Ray Petrick 38 field goal
1Q: 03:31 SDO - Jim Jensen 5 pass from Boomer Esiason (Ray Petrick extra point)
1Q: 00:03 KCY - Herman Heard 3 run (Greg Davis extra point)
2Q: 10:01 SDO - Curt Warner 3 run (Ray Petrick extra point)
2Q: 05:32 KCY - Greg Davis 44 field goal
3Q: 04:47 SDO - Boyce Green 6 run (Ray Petrick extra point)
4Q: 14:23 KCY - Greg Davis 20 field goal
4Q: 05:20 KCY - Ira Valentine 2 run (Randall Cunningham pass to Horace Rubio for conversion)

Team StatisticsSDOKCY
Record1-00-1
First Downs3018
- by Rushing165
- by Passing1413
- by Penalty00
Total Net Yards495353
- Offensive Plays7260
- Yards per Play6.885.88
Net Rushing Yards22882
- Rushing Attempts3725
- Yards per Rush6.163.28
Net Passing Yards267271
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt35 - 21 - 235 - 23 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards267271
- Sacks/Yards Lost0/00/0
- Yards per Pass Play7.637.74
Fumbles/Lost0/00/0
3rd Down Conversions6/125/13
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down5.86.7
4th Down Conversions0/00/1
Penalties/Yards4/255/30
Punt Returns/Yards1/121/2
Kick Returns/Yards1/262/43
Interception Ret./Yards0/02/0
2pt Conversions0/01/1
Red Zone Visits53
- Red Zone TDs/FGs3/12/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 28OWN 26
Time of Possession33:5726:03

Drive Charts

San Diego Chargers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:005:34OWN 251154Field Goal
17:444:24OWN 28972Touchdown
215:005:09OWN 251075Touchdown
25:262:02OWN 25561Interception
21:441:19OWN 36528Missed FG
313:392:40OWN 23748Missed FG
38:293:50OWN 1799Touchdown
414:172:01OWN 25616Interception
49:512:02OWN 138Punt
45:104:14OWN 33825Punt
40:040:04OPP 121-1Game
Kansas City Chiefs
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
19:261:42OWN 2536Punt
13:203:20OWN 6994Touchdown
29:514:25OWN 17756Field Goal
23:241:40OWN 5514Punt
20:250:25OWN 43315Half
315:001:21OWN 2535Punt
310:592:30OWN 36623Punt
34:395:22OWN 341063Field Goal
412:162:25OPP 4835Punt
47:492:39OWN 43757Touchdown
40:560:52OWN 745Downs

Game MVP: Mike Baab, San Diego Chargers

Rushing Statistics

San DiegoAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Curt Warner191015.321931
RB Boyce Green161207.502541
QB Boomer Esiason273.50800
Kansas CityAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Herman Heard15483.201021
RB Ira Valentine8192.38901
QB Randall Cunningham11010.001010
WR Horace Rubio155.00500

Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Boomer Esiason35212670/0139269.5
Kansas CityAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Randall Cunningham35232710/0062089.1

Receiving Statistics

San DiegoCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Ray Butler47389.504130
TE Mike Williams45389.502160
WR Floyd Dixon478521.2549390
FB Tony Paige344113.6731310
WR Jim Jensen24157.500101
WR Wesley Walker141515.000150
RB Boyce Green1144.00040
TE Chris Dressel1155.00050
TE Malcolm Scott122626.0017260
Kansas CityCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
RB Herman Heard56448.8023210
WR Chris Burkett474411.0013140
WR Walter Murray46205.002110
WR Horace Rubio34289.3321250
TE Roger Lapham234221.0034390
WR Steve Largent121010.001100
FB Hubie Oliver1266.00660
TE Eric Sievers121010.004100
RB Ira Valentine1155.00050
TE Theo Young116262.0059620

Interception Statistics

San DiegoIntsYardsAvgTD
Kansas CityIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Kim Anderson100.000
S Brenard Wilson100.000

Fumble Statistics

San DiegoFumbRecovForceTD
Kansas CityFumbRecovForceTD

Punting Statistics

San DiegoPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Teltschik28542.541.5501
Kansas CityPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Mark Royals522745.443.0593

Kicking Statistics

San DiegoFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Ray Petrick1/30/20/1383/3
Kansas CityFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Greg Davis2/21/10/0441/1

Punt Return Statistics

San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Audray McMillian11212.00
Kansas CityRetYardsAvgTD
Chris Burkett122.00

Kick Return Statistics

San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Vernon Dean12626.00
Kansas CityRetYardsAvgTD
Issiac Holt24321.50

Defensive Statistics

San DiegoTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Dwight Hicks1000.02435
ILB Lucius Sanford840.02228
OLB David Little720.02228
CB Audray McMillian700.02435
CB Vernon Dean400.02535
S Jim Burroughs320.02435
OLB Jim Morrissey300.01526
DT William Perry120.02535
WR Wesley Walker10---------
WR Jim Jensen10---------
DE Joe Nash100.01615
CB Danny Walters100.01214
CB Ronnie Burgess100.0317
DT Blaise Winter020.01913
DT Ben Thomas020.0722
Kansas CityTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Lawrence Taylor1020.03734
ILB John Grimsley820.03734
S Brenard Wilson630.03735
CB Willie Tullis500.03130
S Jeffery Dale420.03334
OLB Chet Parlavecchio410.02320
CB Kim Anderson330.03429
CB Issiac Holt330.01718
DT Keith Williams220.02726
DT Joshua Campbell200.02825
DE Alan Wekwert110.02829
DE Josue Thornton110.02119
CB John Swain100.025
CB Tim McKyer100.010
DE B.J. Gunther100.01720
ILB Michael Brooks100.001
OLB Tim Pidgeon100.073
CB Kenny Hill010.0108

Pass Rush Statistics

San DiegoSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT William Perry0.010035
DE Louis Haynes0.00107
OLB Jim Morrissey0.001026
DE Joe Nash0.000115
Kansas CitySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Alan Wekwert0.011029
OLB Lawrence Taylor0.001034

Pass Defense Statistics

San DiegoCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Lucius Sanford60028
CB Audray McMillian41035
OLB David Little40028
OLB Jim Morrissey31026
S Dwight Hicks30035
CB Vernon Dean11035
CB Danny Walters11014
CB Ronnie Burgess10017
DE Joe Nash01015
Kansas CityCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB John Grimsley41034
CB Willie Tullis31030
S Jeffery Dale31034
OLB Chet Parlavecchio30020
CB Kim Anderson21129
OLB Lawrence Taylor20034
S Brenard Wilson10135
CB John Swain1005
CB Issiac Holt10018
ILB Michael Brooks1001
CB Kenny Hill0108

Blocking Statistics

San DiegoKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Mike Baab912037035
G Alex Starkey58037035
T Glen Howe46037035
T Rob Taylor45137035
G Mark Kirchner23037035
FB Tony Paige0105019
Kansas CityKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
TE Eric Sievers46022030
G Mike Munchak26025035
T Daren Gilbert24025035
C Frank Winters15025035
T Emil Boures12025035
G Gregg Harris01025035

Special Teams Tackles

San DiegoTacklesSTPlays
Malcolm Scott120
Donte Gomez115
Jim Jensen112
Kansas CityTacklesSTPlays
Chris Burkett114
Corwin Benton110

Participation

San DiegoRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
C Mike Baab3735------577
G Mark Kirchner3735------577
CB Audray McMillian------24351776
T Rob Taylor3735---------72
G Alex Starkey3735---------72
QB Boomer Esiason3735---------72
T Glen Howe3735---------72
WR Jim Jensen3127------1270
CB Vernon Dean------2535767
DT William Perry------2535767
WR Floyd Dixon3130------667
S Dwight Hicks------2435261
S Jim Burroughs------2435261
OLB David Little------2228959
RB Boyce Green1722------1554
ILB Lucius Sanford------2228252
DE Tom Gibson------2421146
TE Malcolm Scott149------2043
OLB Jim Morrissey------1526243
FB Tony Paige519------1842
WR Ray Butler2416---------40
DE Joe Nash------1615839
TE Chris Dressel2018---------38
DT Blaise Winter------1913133
RB Curt Warner1913---------32
DT Ben Thomas------722130
TE Mike Williams1712---------29
CB Danny Walters------1214---26
CB Ronnie Burgess------317121
WR Wesley Walker78------520
WR Cornell Burbage01------1718
DE Louis Haynes------47617
DE Grayson McCormick------412---16
S Donte Gomez------101516
OLB Dennis Gibson------101516
ILB Fernando Shields------001010
ILB Winston Moss------37---10
K Ray Petrick00------88
C Hardy Mahoney00------55
T Jeff Walker00------55
T Garth Thomas00------55
S Garland Rivers------0055
QB Ronald Paolillo00------33
P John Teltschik00------22
G Mike Haight00---------0
ILB Bob Ontko------00---0
Kansas CityRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Brenard Wilson------3735375
OLB Lawrence Taylor------3734374
ILB John Grimsley------3734374
S Jeffery Dale------3334269
T Daren Gilbert2535------767
G Gregg Harris2535------767
CB Kim Anderson------3429164
CB Willie Tullis------3130---61
G Mike Munchak2535---------60
T Emil Boures2535---------60
QB Randall Cunningham2535---------60
C Frank Winters2535---------60
RB Herman Heard1626------1759
WR Chris Burkett1925------1458
DE Alan Wekwert------2829158
DT Keith Williams------2726356
DT Joshua Campbell------2825---53
WR Steve Largent2032---------52
TE Eric Sievers2230---------52
OLB Chet Parlavecchio------2320144
DE Josue Thornton------2119343
TE Roger Lapham1013------1942
CB Issiac Holt------1718742
DE B.J. Gunther------1720542
CB Kenny Hill------1081533
FB Hubie Oliver76------1932
DT Joe McGrail------1314431
WR Walter Murray1018------230
OLB Tim Pidgeon------731727
RB Ira Valentine96------1025
WR Horace Rubio1015---------25
S Robert Jackson------411318
WR Gino Jarvis02------1012
CB John Swain------25411
RB Corwin Benton00------1010
ILB Michael Brooks------0178
P Mark Royals00------77
C Theodore Gildon00------77
G Randy Dixon00------77
T Sam Clayton00------77
K Greg Davis00------77
TE Theo Young22---------4
CB Tim McKyer------10---1
QB Marc Wilson00---------0
C Omar Stone00---------0
S Ron Francis------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left44812.0
Middle241345.6
Right8475.9
None1-1-1.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left8354.4
Middle14372.6
Right3103.3
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Boomer Esiason35213135202
Kansas CityAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Randall Cunningham35234125210

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen227035.0
Short (0-8 Yds)108707.0
Medium (9-18 Yds)17101116.5
Long (19+ Yds)61162.7
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen87718.9
Short (0-8 Yds)19141729.1
Medium (9-18 Yds)42287.0
Long (19+ Yds)3000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

San DiegoTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Ray Butler74238016
WR Floyd Dixon74085130
TE Mike Williams54138012
WR Wesley Walker4101508
WR Jim Jensen42015027
FB Tony Paige43041119
TE Malcolm Scott2102619
RB Boyce Green1104022
TE Chris Dressel1105018
Kansas CityTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Chris Burkett74144025
RB Herman Heard65044126
WR Walter Murray64020018
WR Horace Rubio43028115
TE Roger Lapham32042113
WR Steve Largent21110032
FB Hubie Oliver210606
TE Eric Sievers21010030
RB Ira Valentine110506
TE Theo Young1106212

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

San DiegoAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Curt Warner4123.005.32
RB Boyce Green166.007.50
QB Boomer Esiason1-1-1.003.50
Kansas CityAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Herman Heard4133.253.20
RB Ira Valentine3165.332.38
QB Randall Cunningham11010.0010.00

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Boomer Esiason42112.757.63
Kansas CityAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Randall Cunningham4182.007.74

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

San DiegoTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Ray Butler2163.005.43
WR Jim Jensen2152.503.75
Kansas CityTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Walter Murray2184.003.33
TE Eric Sievers1000.005.00
WR Chris Burkett1000.006.29

Third Down Rushing Statistics

San DiegoRushesConversions
RB Curt Warner52
RB Boyce Green11
Kansas CityRushesConversions
QB Randall Cunningham11

Third Down Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCompConversions
Boomer Esiason633
Kansas CityAttCompConversions
Randall Cunningham1284

Third Down Receiving Statistics

San DiegoTargCatchConversions
WR Wesley Walker200
TE Malcolm Scott211
WR Ray Butler111
WR Floyd Dixon111
Kansas CityTargCatchConversions
RB Herman Heard542
WR Chris Burkett221
WR Horace Rubio210
WR Steve Largent100
TE Eric Sievers100
WR Walter Murray111

SectionAttendance
Stadium62,600 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck19,400 (21,400)
End Zone13,300 (15,400)
Mezzanine8,000 (8,900)
Sideline Seats11,900 (13,600)
Club Seats6,800 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,200 (3,300)