Week 3, 1987

played in New Orleans, LA

76 degrees, fair, 5 mph wind

Los Angeles Rams30147-24
New Orleans Saints3330-9

Scoring Summary
1Q: 10:26 LAS - Jimmie Perkins 43 field goal
1Q: 00:04 NOS - Rex Robinson 24 field goal
2Q: 06:24 NOS - Rex Robinson 37 field goal
3Q: 12:34 LAS - Eric Martin 17 pass from John Witkowski (Jimmie Perkins extra point)
3Q: 07:54 LAS - John Witkowski 1 run (Jimmie Perkins extra point)
3Q: 00:40 NOS - Rex Robinson 39 field goal
4Q: 11:45 LAS - George Adams 3 run (Jimmie Perkins extra point)

Team StatisticsLASNOS
Record1-20-3
First Downs2118
- by Rushing116
- by Passing1010
- by Penalty02
Total Net Yards363326
- Offensive Plays6364
- Yards per Play5.765.09
Net Rushing Yards159164
- Rushing Attempts3223
- Yards per Rush4.977.13
Net Passing Yards204162
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt30 - 20 - 040 - 20 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards214168
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/101/6
- Yards per Pass Play6.583.95
Fumbles/Lost0/02/1
3rd Down Conversions5/132/12
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down9.07.3
4th Down Conversions0/11/2
Penalties/Yards6/454/25
Punt Returns/Yards2/192/6
Kick Returns/Yards1/243/65
Interception Ret./Yards1/360/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits42
- Red Zone TDs/FGs3/00/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 35OWN 28
Time of Possession32:3027:30

Drive Charts

Los Angeles Rams
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:004:39OWN 25949Field Goal
17:373:10OWN 1357Punt
215:002:02OWN 21438Punt
212:031:52OWN 453-2Punt
26:162:42OWN 25641Downs
22:090:40OWN 3734Punt
313:000:33OPP 30230Touchdown
310:132:27OPP 26526Touchdown
30:343:56OWN 25975Touchdown
49:272:45OWN 1531Punt
46:056:05OPP 431239Game
New Orleans Saints
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
110:212:44OWN 22774Fumble
14:274:27OWN 411152Field Goal
212:580:55OWN 2034Punt
210:113:55OWN 14866Field Goal
23:341:25OWN 3433Punt
21:291:29OWN 14424Half
315:002:00OWN 39323Interception
312:272:14OWN 25617Punt
37:467:12OWN 211357Field Goal
411:382:11OWN 4238Punt
46:420:37OWN 4043Downs

Game MVP: John Witkowski, Los Angeles Rams

Rushing Statistics

Los AngelesAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB George Adams15775.131311
RB Marc Logan9333.671220
QB John Witkowski8496.132521
New OrleansAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Earnest Byner14755.361430
RB Butch Woolfork56212.402620
WR Chester Cooper231.50200
QB John Elway22412.001220

Passing Statistics

Los AngelesAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
John Witkowski30202141/10129098.4
New OrleansAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
John Elway40201681/6035150.8

Receiving Statistics

Los AngelesCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Cornelius O'Neill916829.1133290
WR Eric Martin444812.0021171
RB Marc Logan333411.3320290
RB George Adams1277.00070
TE Fred Grennes112424.0022240
WR Ron Morris122323.0010230
WR Gabriel Shonek11-4-4.000-40
TE Carter Manns0100.00000
New OrleansCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Chris Combs6106210.3334210
RB Earnest Byner612345.6722100
WR Chester Cooper36144.67470
RB Butch Woolfork2384.000100
FB Patrick Shepard11-1-1.000-10
WR James Maness121616.003160
WR Haywood Jeffires153535.0023350
TE Mark Bavaro0100.00000

Interception Statistics

Los AngelesIntsYardsAvgTD
S Raphel Cherry13636.000
New OrleansIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

Los AngelesFumbRecovForceTD
ILB Garth Jax0100
DT Pete Koch0010
S Terry Hoage0010
New OrleansFumbRecovForceTD
WR Kenny Randle1000
QB John Elway1000
WR Chester Cooper0100

Punting Statistics

Los AngelesPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Glen Becker520240.435.2462
New OrleansPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Mike Hubach412531.326.5491

Kicking Statistics

Los AngelesFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Jimmie Perkins1/11/10/0433/3
New OrleansFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Rex Robinson3/30/00/0390/0

Punt Return Statistics

Los AngelesRetYardsAvgTD
Larry Braziel2199.50
New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Kenny Randle263.00

Kick Return Statistics

Los AngelesRetYardsAvgTD
Napoleon McCallum12424.00
New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Roland James23618.00
Freeman McNeil12929.00

Defensive Statistics

Los AngelesTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Reggie Mathis620.02341
ILB Hardy Nickerson610.02130
CB Lou Brock600.02139
DT Pete Koch500.02239
CB Jitter Fields500.01625
S Raphel Cherry310.02341
CB Larry Braziel300.02338
ILB Garth Jax300.0913
OLB Craig Raddatz210.02128
S Terry Hoage200.02341
DE Howie Long111.02341
DE Craig Weber110.02028
CB Johnny Holloway010.008
OLB Curtis Taliaferro010.028
New OrleansTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Carl Lee1010.02921
OLB Seth Joyner800.03131
CB Jeff Sanchez510.03229
CB Ricky Smith500.01522
DT Donald Chumley300.01712
DE Doug Reed210.02629
CB Ernest Gibson210.02730
ILB Sam Anno210.01621
S Chris Williams200.0712
DT Warren Lyles200.01417
DT Lester Hancock200.01016
DE Jason Buck101.0157
DT Dave Puzzuoli120.02417
DE Byron Darby110.01016
OLB Darryl Talley110.02622
G Kurt Peterson10---------
S Roland James100.02723
QB John Elway10---------
ILB Steve Busick030.01610

Pass Rush Statistics

Los AngelesSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Howie Long1.014141
DT Pete Koch0.003139
DT Dick Chapura0.00104
New OrleansSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Jason Buck1.00007
DT Warren Lyles0.010017
DT Lester Hancock0.001116
DT Donald Chumley0.001112
DE Byron Darby0.001016
OLB Calvin Daniels0.00016
OLB Seth Joyner0.000131
ILB Sam Anno0.000121

Pass Defense Statistics

Los AngelesCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Reggie Mathis40041
CB Jitter Fields32025
S Raphel Cherry31141
CB Larry Braziel30038
CB Lou Brock30039
ILB Hardy Nickerson20030
S Terry Hoage12041
ILB Garth Jax11013
New OrleansCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Jeff Sanchez42029
CB Ricky Smith30022
OLB Seth Joyner30031
CB Carl Lee20021
DT Donald Chumley20012
OLB Darryl Talley11022
ILB Sam Anno11021
S Roland James10023
DT Warren Lyles10017
DT Lester Hancock10016
CB Ernest Gibson10030
DE Doug Reed01029

Blocking Statistics

Los AngelesKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Guy McIntyre58132031
T Kevin Allen49032131
G Howard Richards35032031
C Gregg Razoczy23032031
T Hank Goebel22032031
New OrleansKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Dean Miraldi46023141
T Tootie Robbins24123041
C Paul Tabor24023041
G Cameron Augustyniak24023041
G Kurt Peterson13023041

Special Teams Tackles

Los AngelesTacklesSTPlays
Terry Hoage214
Eric Martin214
George Adams119
New OrleansTacklesSTPlays
Earnest Byner116
Tim Green18
Brian Blados17

Participation

Los AngelesRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Terry Hoage------23411478
WR Eric Martin3130------1475
CB Larry Braziel------23381273
G Howard Richards3231------669
G Guy McIntyre3231------669
T Kevin Allen3231------669
T Hank Goebel3231------669
S Raphel Cherry------2341468
OLB Reggie Mathis------2341367
DE Howie Long------2341367
CB Lou Brock------2139666
QB John Witkowski3231---------63
DT Pete Koch------2239263
C Gregg Razoczy3231---------63
RB George Adams2119------1959
TE Cornelius O'Neill2830------159
CB Jitter Fields------16251556
WR Ron Morris2326------655
ILB Hardy Nickerson------2130---51
DE Craig Weber------2028149
OLB Craig Raddatz------2128---49
TE Fred Grennes138------1839
RB Marc Logan1517------436
WR Gabriel Shonek1520---------35
OLB Curtis Taliaferro------282030
ILB Tim Meamber------2161129
ILB Garth Jax------913224
WR Everett Gay90------1322
DE Russell Wilcox------19616
RB Napoleon McCallum32------1015
S J.C. Pearson------001111
CB Johnny Holloway------08---8
C Cornell Barth00------66
P Glen Becker00------66
K Jimmie Perkins00------66
DT Dick Chapura------24---6
TE Carter Manns23---------5
DT Joe Drake------0044
DT Alvin Wright------1214
T Nick Eyre00---------0
T Scott Raridon00---------0
QB Gale Gilbert00---------0
QB Jim Everett00---------0
T Bruce Wilkerson00---------0
S Clarence Vaughn------00---0
New OrleansRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
TE Chris Combs2339------2183
C Paul Tabor2341------771
RB Earnest Byner1836------1670
OLB Darryl Talley------26221967
G Kurt Peterson2341---------64
T Dean Miraldi2341---------64
G Cameron Augustyniak2341---------64
T Tootie Robbins2341---------64
QB John Elway2341---------64
OLB Seth Joyner------3131163
CB Jeff Sanchez------3229162
WR Haywood Jeffires2337---------60
CB Ernest Gibson------2730158
WR Chester Cooper1527------1456
DE Doug Reed------2629156
S Roland James------2723555
CB Carl Lee------2921555
CB Ricky Smith------15221552
WR James Maness1632---------48
DT Dave Puzzuoli------2417546
ILB Sam Anno------1621138
ILB Steve Busick------16101036
S Chris Williams------7121534
DT Warren Lyles------1417132
FB Patrick Shepard39------1729
DT Donald Chumley------1712---29
DT Lester Hancock------1016127
DE Byron Darby------1016127
DE Jason Buck------157527
TE Tony Hunter712---------19
WR Kenny Randle00------1717
OLB Calvin Daniels------86---14
TE Mark Bavaro58---------13
RB Butch Woolfork55---------10
OLB Tim Green------20810
WR Steve Tasker00------88
P Mike Hubach00------77
C Joshua George00------77
K Rex Robinson00------77
T Gary Kowalski00------77
T Brian Blados00------77
G Jeff Bregel00------77
RB Freeman McNeil00------55
C Jeff Toews00---------0
QB Rusty Hilger00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left3206.7
Middle14956.8
Right13463.5
None2-2-1.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left12947.8
Middle10646.4
Right166.0
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

Los AngelesAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
John Witkowski30204105350
New OrleansAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
John Elway40202226821

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen54499.8
Short (0-8 Yds)19131246.5
Medium (9-18 Yds)53418.2
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen106222.2
Short (0-8 Yds)2211914.1
Medium (9-18 Yds)63559.2
Long (19+ Yds)2000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

Los AngelesTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Cornelius O'Neill169082130
WR Eric Martin44048030
RB Marc Logan33034117
RB George Adams2107019
WR Ron Morris21023126
TE Fred Grennes1102418
TE Carter Manns100003
WR Gabriel Shonek110-4020
New OrleansTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
RB Earnest Byner126134036
TE Chris Combs106062139
WR Chester Cooper63014027
WR Haywood Jeffires51135137
RB Butch Woolfork320805
WR James Maness21016032
FB Patrick Shepard110-109
TE Mark Bavaro100008

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

Los AngelesAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
QB John Witkowski451.256.13
RB George Adams4194.755.13
RB Marc Logan3113.673.67
New OrleansAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
WR Chester Cooper122.001.50
QB John Elway11212.0012.00
RB Earnest Byner166.005.36

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

Los AngelesAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
John Witkowski21178.507.13
New OrleansAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
John Elway1000.004.20

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

Los AngelesTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Eric Martin111717.0012.00
TE Cornelius O'Neill1000.005.13
New OrleansTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Chester Cooper1000.002.33

Third Down Rushing Statistics

Los AngelesRushesConversions
QB John Witkowski30
RB George Adams22
New OrleansRushesConversions
RB Earnest Byner21

Third Down Passing Statistics

Los AngelesAttCompConversions
John Witkowski863
New OrleansAttCompConversions
John Elway1031

Third Down Receiving Statistics

Los AngelesTargCatchConversions
TE Cornelius O'Neill432
RB George Adams110
WR Eric Martin110
TE Carter Manns100
WR Ron Morris111
New OrleansTargCatchConversions
TE Chris Combs300
WR Chester Cooper320
RB Earnest Byner200
WR James Maness100
WR Haywood Jeffires111

SectionAttendance
Stadium49,000 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck14,700 (21,400)
End Zone10,100 (15,400)
Mezzanine6,200 (8,900)
Sideline Seats9,600 (13,600)
Club Seats5,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,000 (3,300)