Week 1, 1987

played in Jacksonville, FL

81 degrees, fair, 10 mph wind

Houston Oilers101330-26
Jacksonville Jaguars7370-17

Scoring Summary
1Q: 15:00 HOU - Bobby Watkins 28 interception return (Morten Andersen extra point)
1Q: 14:49 JAX - Raymond Clayborn 107 kickoff return (Carlos Reveiz extra point)
1Q: 02:34 HOU - Morten Andersen 27 field goal
2Q: 14:31 HOU - Mark Keel 40 pass from Frank Reich (Morten Andersen extra point)
2Q: 07:17 HOU - Morten Andersen 33 field goal
2Q: 03:13 JAX - Carlos Reveiz 23 field goal
2Q: 00:01 HOU - Morten Andersen 53 field goal
3Q: 05:36 HOU - Morten Andersen 43 field goal
3Q: 00:32 JAX - Simon Fletcher 10 interception return (Carlos Reveiz extra point)

Team StatisticsHOUJAX
Record1-00-1
First Downs1913
- by Rushing127
- by Passing76
- by Penalty00
Total Net Yards385221
- Offensive Plays7466
- Yards per Play5.203.35
Net Rushing Yards19498
- Rushing Attempts3125
- Yards per Rush6.263.92
Net Passing Yards191123
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt40 - 23 - 139 - 17 - 2
- Gross Passing Yards205139
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/142/16
- Yards per Pass Play4.443.00
Fumbles/Lost0/02/0
3rd Down Conversions3/153/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.57.6
4th Down Conversions0/01/3
Penalties/Yards3/252/10
Punt Returns/Yards1/193/71
Kick Returns/Yards2/503/140
Interception Ret./Yards2/281/10
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits21
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/20/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 31OWN 26
Time of Possession31:5628:04

Drive Charts

Houston Oilers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
114:361:34OWN 253-3Punt
111:201:37OWN 4930Punt
18:155:47OWN 231167Field Goal
10:511:34OWN 17583Touchdown
211:013:50OWN 20964Field Goal
23:053:05OWN 24940Field Goal
315:001:10OWN 4130Punt
38:313:03OWN 15659Field Goal
33:590:47OPP 4638Punt
32:290:43OPP 253-4Missed FG
30:320:13OWN 510Interception
30:192:56OWN 25733Punt
49:251:38OWN 736Punt
45:252:23OWN 3833Punt
41:331:33OWN 49519Game
Jacksonville Jaguars
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:000:11OWN 2510Interception
113:021:42OPP 273-7Missed FG
19:431:28OWN 1936Punt
12:281:37OWN 2536Punt
214:173:16OWN 25722Punt
27:114:06OWN 251069Field Goal
313:505:19OWN 11039Punt
35:281:29OWN 213-4Punt
33:120:43OWN 2032Interception
31:461:14OWN 363-2Punt
412:232:58OWN 20623Punt
47:472:22OWN 42620Downs
43:021:29OWN 7844Downs

Game MVP: Greg Bell, Houston Oilers

Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Greg Bell261756.732080
RB Johnny Hector3175.671310
QB Frank Reich221.00400
JacksonvilleAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Otis Wonsley10464.601120
RB Joe Cribbs830.38500
QB Guy Benjamin7497.001320

Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Frank Reich40232053/14143169.3
JacksonvilleAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Guy Benjamin39171392/16032231.9

Receiving Statistics

HoustonCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR John Smith57408.005130
WR Vince Williams596613.2038430
WR Lindsay Scott512142.804130
TE Mike Mularkey45276.75090
RB Johnny Hector24168.000110
TE Mark Keel224221.0033401
FB Larry Moriarty0100.00000
JacksonvilleCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
RB Joe Cribbs57275.4013120
RB Otis Wonsley363110.334140
WR Tracy Martin313134.33150
WR Derrick Gaffney2484.00090
WR Jared Manley235025.0020320
TE Jonah Norton1133.00030
WR Scott Schwedes1177.00470
TE Jim Popp0200.00000
WR Craig Richardson0200.00000

Interception Statistics

HoustonIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Bobby Watkins22814.001
JacksonvilleIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Simon Fletcher11010.001

Fumble Statistics

HoustonFumbRecovForceTD
S Carlton Williamson0010
DT Mike Golic0010
JacksonvilleFumbRecovForceTD
QB Guy Benjamin2000
T Jim Cooper0100
WR Tracy Martin0100

Punting Statistics

HoustonPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Kidd734349.033.1593
JacksonvillePuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Greg Horne735350.444.9613

Kicking Statistics

HoustonFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Morten Andersen4/52/31/1532/2
JacksonvilleFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Carlos Reveiz1/20/10/1232/2

Punt Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Barry Wilburn11919.00
JacksonvilleRetYardsAvgTD
Ernie Apold37123.70

Kick Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Haynes13232.00
Carlton Williamson11818.00
JacksonvilleRetYardsAvgTD
Raymond Clayborn314046.71

Defensive Statistics

HoustonTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Mark Haynes700.02440
CB Bobby Watkins620.02541
OLB Mark Merrill500.02221
ILB Dave Levenick410.02440
DT Greg Meisner400.02324
DT Mike Pitts311.02539
DE Curtis Greer310.02324
S Carlton Williamson310.02541
DT Mike Golic201.0219
DE Ezra Johnson210.02234
S Vance Bedford210.01133
CB Barry Wilburn200.0318
OLB Timothy Dyer110.01214
ILB Kurt Gouveia110.0213
ILB Darren Comeaux010.032
JacksonvilleTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Joey Browner1010.03143
CB Scott Case720.03143
OLB Simon Fletcher710.03130
S Jerry Anderson540.03043
DE Jon Hand520.02927
DT Jerry Ball401.02738
OLB Ravin Caldwell330.01824
ILB Johnny Holland320.01434
DE Mack Moore212.03133
CB Ernie Apold210.02929
ILB Dino Hackett200.0179
DT Colin Scotts200.0716
CB Kerry Glenn110.01230
DT Joe Phillips110.02727
RB Joe Cribbs10---------
CB Chuckie Miller100.0014

Pass Rush Statistics

HoustonSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Mike Pitts1.001039
DT Mike Golic1.000019
OLB Mark Merrill0.010021
DT Greg Meisner0.010024
OLB Timothy Dyer0.001014
DE Curtis Greer0.001024
JacksonvilleSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Mack Moore2.013233
DT Jerry Ball1.000038
DE Jon Hand0.002027

Pass Defense Statistics

HoustonCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Bobby Watkins61241
CB Mark Haynes41040
S Vance Bedford21033
S Carlton Williamson13041
DT Mike Golic11019
DE Ezra Johnson10034
DT Mike Pitts10039
ILB Kurt Gouveia10013
OLB Mark Merrill01021
CB Ivory Sully01022
JacksonvilleCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Scott Case50043
OLB Simon Fletcher40130
S Joey Browner32043
ILB Johnny Holland30034
S Jerry Anderson21043
CB Kerry Glenn11030
CB Ernie Apold10029
DE Jon Hand10027
ILB Dino Hackett1009
DT Jerry Ball10038
CB Chuckie Miller10014

Blocking Statistics

HoustonKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Tom Newberry612131043
T Will Wolford46031143
G Kevin Gogan34031043
T Dwight Wheeler11031243
FB Larry Moriarty110907
TE Mike Mularkey11028035
C Jameson Aguillard04031043
JacksonvilleKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Keith Kartz34025041
T Jim Cooper23025141
G Keith Bishop17025041
T Dale Hellestrae13025041
G Dave Scott02025141
TE Rico Dolan010905

Special Teams Tackles

HoustonTacklesSTPlays
Ezra Johnson322
Dwight Wheeler118
Will Wolford112
JacksonvilleTacklesSTPlays
Otis Wonsley126
Scott Case125
Rico Dolan14

Participation

HoustonRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Dwight Wheeler3143------1892
G Tom Newberry3143------1286
T Will Wolford3143------1286
G Kevin Gogan3143------1286
CB Mark Haynes------24401983
CB Bobby Watkins------25411379
DE Ezra Johnson------22342278
S Carlton Williamson------25411278
C Jameson Aguillard3143---------74
QB Frank Reich3143---------74
OLB Mark Merrill------22212366
ILB Dave Levenick------2440266
DT Mike Pitts------2539266
TE Mike Mularkey2835---------63
WR Lindsay Scott2336------362
RB Greg Bell2827---------55
DT Greg Meisner------2324754
TE Mark Keel1015------2954
WR John Smith1835---------53
WR Vince Williams1731---------48
DE Curtis Greer------2324---47
S Vance Bedford------1133347
WR Clarence Weathers1011------2243
RB Johnny Hector314------2239
FB Larry Moriarty97------2238
CB Ivory Sully------1222---34
S Gene Atkins------1481032
CB Barry Wilburn------318930
OLB Timothy Dyer------1214127
DT Mike Golic------219223
DE Glenn Fones------317222
ILB Kurt Gouveia------213217
ILB Darren Comeaux------321116
C Freddie Bates00------1212
P John Kidd00------1212
K Morten Andersen00------1111
WR James Pruitt00------77
T Hugh Heyer00------77
TE Orson Mobley42---------6
WR Mark Smith32---------5
RB Kenny Flowers20---------2
OLB Leon White------01---1
QB Guido Merkens00---------0
G Winford Hood00---------0
C Roberto Peterson00---------0
DE Josh Barrett------00---0
JacksonvilleRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Scott Case------31432599
TE Jim Popp2334------2683
S Joey Browner------3143579
S Jerry Anderson------3043578
T Dale Hellestrae2541------975
DT Jerry Ball------2738570
OLB Ravin Caldwell------18242668
CB Ernie Apold------2929967
G Dave Scott2541---------66
T Jim Cooper2541---------66
QB Guy Benjamin2541---------66
G Keith Bishop2541---------66
C Keith Kartz2541---------66
DE Mack Moore------3133165
OLB Simon Fletcher------3130465
WR Scott Schwedes1530------1863
RB Otis Wonsley1519------2660
DE Jon Hand------2927157
WR Derrick Gaffney1535------656
DT Joe Phillips------2727155
ILB Johnny Holland------1434452
RB Joe Cribbs1533---------48
CB Kerry Glenn------1230345
WR Tracy Martin1629---------45
ILB Dino Hackett------1791440
DT Colin Scotts------7161134
CB Chuckie Miller------0141832
S Raymond Clayborn------561829
DE John Bosa------1151127
RB Dalton Hilliard23------1924
WR Craig Richardson47------1021
TE Rico Dolan95------418
DT Jeff Drost------112417
WR Jared Manley78------116
G Ron Solt00------99
G Larry Williams00------99
C Gerald Cohen00------99
T Joe MacEsker00------99
P Greg Horne00------99
S Zeph Lee------0066
TE Jonah Norton42---------6
K Carlos Reveiz00------66
QB Steve Dills00---------0
C Ed Blevins00---------0
G Tom McHale00---------0
OLB Henry Rolling------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left12645.3
Middle11756.8
Right7578.1
None1-2-2.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left3196.3
Middle17653.8
Right5142.8
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Frank Reich40232334521
JacksonvilleAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Guy Benjamin39171429302

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen9680.9
Short (0-8 Yds)22131255.7
Medium (9-18 Yds)747210.3
Long (19+ Yds)2000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen75202.9
Short (0-8 Yds)167382.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)114635.7
Long (19+ Yds)51183.6

Detailed Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Lindsay Scott125014036
WR Vince Williams95266131
WR John Smith75040035
TE Mike Mularkey54127035
RB Johnny Hector42016014
TE Mark Keel22042115
FB Larry Moriarty100007
JacksonvilleTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Tracy Martin133213029
RB Joe Cribbs75027033
RB Otis Wonsley63031019
WR Derrick Gaffney4208035
WR Jared Manley3205018
TE Jim Popp2000034
WR Craig Richardson200007
TE Jonah Norton110302
WR Scott Schwedes1107030

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Greg Bell144.006.73
JacksonvilleAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
QB Guy Benjamin166.007.00

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Frank Reich4151.255.13
JacksonvilleAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Guy Benjamin5271.403.56

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Lindsay Scott2000.001.17
WR Vince Williams1000.007.33
RB Johnny Hector1155.004.00
JacksonvilleTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Tracy Martin3000.001.00
RB Joe Cribbs1100.003.86
WR Scott Schwedes1177.007.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

HoustonRushesConversions
RB Johnny Hector21
RB Greg Bell10
JacksonvilleRushesConversions
QB Guy Benjamin10
RB Otis Wonsley11

Third Down Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompConversions
Frank Reich1172
JacksonvilleAttCompConversions
Guy Benjamin1382

Third Down Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargCatchConversions
WR John Smith421
RB Johnny Hector321
WR Lindsay Scott210
WR Vince Williams110
TE Mike Mularkey110
JacksonvilleTargCatchConversions
RB Joe Cribbs651
WR Tracy Martin210
WR Derrick Gaffney110
RB Otis Wonsley100
TE Jim Popp100
WR Craig Richardson100
WR Scott Schwedes111

SectionAttendance
Stadium99,000 (99,000 capacity)
Upper Deck24,900 (24,900)
End Zone18,000 (18,000)
Mezzanine10,400 (10,400)
Sideline Seats15,900 (15,900)
Club Seats19,900 (19,900)
Luxury Boxes9,900 (9,900)