Week 4, 1987

played in Miami, FL

81 degrees, fair, 1 mph wind

Buffalo Bills0630-9
Miami Dolphins3030-6

Scoring Summary
1Q: 10:56 MIA - Paul Woodside 33 field goal
2Q: 04:35 BUF - Scot Brantley 74 interception return (Darrell Durham extra point failed)
3Q: 11:21 MIA - Paul Woodside 29 field goal
3Q: 03:13 BUF - Darrell Durham 23 field goal

Team StatisticsBUFMIA
Record2-22-2
First Downs1815
- by Rushing54
- by Passing139
- by Penalty02
Total Net Yards319254
- Offensive Plays6565
- Yards per Play4.913.91
Net Rushing Yards10187
- Rushing Attempts2622
- Yards per Rush3.883.95
Net Passing Yards218167
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt37 - 25 - 238 - 24 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards234198
- Sacks/Yards Lost2/165/31
- Yards per Pass Play5.593.88
Fumbles/Lost3/30/0
3rd Down Conversions5/132/15
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.08.1
4th Down Conversions0/00/1
Penalties/Yards7/548/59
Punt Returns/Yards4/503/12
Kick Returns/Yards3/720/0
Interception Ret./Yards1/742/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits32
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/10/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 32OWN 25
Time of Possession29:0830:52

Drive Charts

Buffalo Bills
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
110:513:52OWN 25758Interception
12:052:22OWN 24722Punt
211:252:33OWN 20519Punt
26:580:09OPP 4015Fumble
23:030:49OWN 363-3Punt
21:441:44OWN 1848Half
315:001:24OWN 32214Fumble
311:161:21OWN 3837Fumble
38:595:51OWN 201274Field Goal
31:403:14OWN 446-1Punt
410:005:15OWN 1990Interception
42:481:41OWN 14517Punt
40:250:25OPP 151-1Game
Miami Dolphins
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:004:09OWN 25959Field Goal
16:594:54OWN 111040Punt
214:433:18OWN 7832Punt
28:521:54OWN 534Punt
26:492:22OWN 35534Interception
24:271:24OWN 253-3Punt
22:140:30OWN 333-2Punt
313:362:20OPP 38426Field Goal
39:550:56OPP 4535Punt
33:081:28OWN 2534Punt
413:263:26OWN 20717Punt
44:451:57OWN 2048Punt
41:070:42OWN 1045Downs

Game MVP: Jim Laughlin, Buffalo Bills

Rushing Statistics

BuffaloAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Herman Fontenot15765.071520
RB Eric Dickerson9262.891010
QB Dave Krieg1-1-1.00-100
FB Robert Weathers100.00000
MiamiAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Ronnie Harmon6355.83900
RB Chuck Sanders6162.67700
RB Dwight Walker561.20600
QB Doug Flutie33511.672020
WR James Bennett2-5-2.50-200

Passing Statistics

BuffaloAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Dave Krieg37252342/16051262.2
MiamiAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Doug Flutie38241985/31027165.4

Receiving Statistics

BuffaloCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Dennis Gentry9119310.3343210
TE Brent Jones56418.2031240
WR Virgil Seay495714.2546510
TE Ulysses Norris22178.507140
WR Jeff Moore1233.00030
TE Ron LaPointe1188.00080
FB Robert Weathers1266.00060
RB Eric Dickerson1133.00030
RB Herman Fontenot1366.00060
MiamiCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR James Bennett9149911.0034270
RB Dwight Walker3482.67040
WR Mark Carrier333010.0021170
WR Walter Stanley2294.50270
RB Ronnie Harmon2284.00150
RB Chuck Sanders2384.00260
TE Oliver Reed233115.501190
FB John Settle1255.00450
WR Chas Fox0400.00000

Interception Statistics

BuffaloIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Scot Brantley17474.001
MiamiIntsYardsAvgTD
S Andre Young100.000
ILB Ron Brown100.000

Fumble Statistics

BuffaloFumbRecovForceTD
WR Virgil Seay1000
RB Herman Fontenot1000
TE Brent Jones1000
MiamiFumbRecovForceTD
CB Nate Odomes0200
S Michael Adams0100
OLB Ron Ferrari0010
S Andre Young0010
OLB Ray Berry0010

Punting Statistics

BuffaloPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Eddie George524148.245.8594
MiamiPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Edwin Hemmerle943348.138.1623

Kicking Statistics

BuffaloFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Darrell Durham1/10/00/0230/1
MiamiFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Paul Woodside2/20/00/0330/0

Punt Return Statistics

BuffaloRetYardsAvgTD
Dennis Gentry45012.50
MiamiRetYardsAvgTD
Richard Carter3124.00

Kick Return Statistics

BuffaloRetYardsAvgTD
Dennis Gentry37224.00
MiamiRetYardsAvgTD

Defensive Statistics

BuffaloTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Jim Laughlin711.52238
OLB Rich D'Amico730.02126
S Jerry Holmes630.02128
S Mike Hatchett620.01024
DE Jeff Stover401.52042
DT Harvey Armstrong401.01129
CB Demetrious Johnson410.02143
S Lawrence Johnson300.01337
DT Michael Carter201.02132
DT John Cannon210.01114
CB Lee Miller210.01235
CB Ricky Reynolds210.01924
OLB Scott Pelluer110.01018
ILB Chris Duliban110.005
WR Jeff Moore10---------
QB Dave Krieg10---------
WR Virgil Seay10---------
CB Russell Carter030.0417
DE Kenny Neil010.01625
DE Andre Tippett010.0929
MiamiTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Ray Berry611.02533
CB Devon Mitchell600.02231
S Martin Bayless520.02228
ILB Marc Munford520.01120
OLB Ron Ferrari430.02439
CB Manny Hendrix410.01623
CB Nate Odomes410.02534
ILB Ron Brown400.0915
DE Sean Jones351.02639
DE Robert Banks300.02027
OLB Perry Eichhorst300.01012
DT Erik Howard110.02434
S Andre Young100.02639
DE Sebastian Mahoney100.01220

Pass Rush Statistics

BuffaloSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Jeff Stover1.501342
ILB Jim Laughlin1.500038
DT Harvey Armstrong1.001029
DT Michael Carter1.001032
DE Andre Tippett0.013129
OLB Scott Pelluer0.001118
MiamiSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Sean Jones1.013239
OLB Ray Berry1.000033
ILB Ron Brown0.010015
CB Richard Carter0.001013

Pass Defense Statistics

BuffaloCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Mike Hatchett40024
ILB Jim Laughlin31038
S Jerry Holmes30028
OLB Rich D'Amico30026
CB Demetrious Johnson30043
S Lawrence Johnson20037
CB Lee Miller20035
DE Jeff Stover10042
DT Harvey Armstrong10029
ILB Chris Duliban1005
CB Ricky Reynolds10024
OLB Scot Brantley0017
MiamiCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Devon Mitchell51031
ILB Ron Brown30115
S Martin Bayless30028
CB Nate Odomes30034
CB Manny Hendrix21023
S Andre Young20139
ILB Marc Munford20020
OLB Perry Eichhorst20012
OLB Ray Berry11033
OLB Ron Ferrari10039
DE Robert Banks10027

Blocking Statistics

BuffaloKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Kari Yli-Renko49026139
G Rich Moran25026139
G Jeff WIska24026039
C Dwight Stephenson14026039
T Eric Moran12026039
FB Robert Weathers0107012
MiamiKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Reggie McElroy47022043
G Dennis McKnight24022043
C Jamie Vance14022143
G Paul O'Connor13022243
T Danny Villa01022243

Special Teams Tackles

BuffaloTacklesSTPlays
Andre Tippett29
Ron LaPointe121
MiamiTacklesSTPlays
Richard Carter521
Brian Brennan113
Walter Stanley16

Participation

BuffaloRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Demetrious Johnson------21431276
ILB Jim Laughlin------22381474
DE Jeff Stover------20421173
G Jeff WIska2639------671
T Kari Yli-Renko2639------671
T Eric Moran2639------671
G Rich Moran2639------671
TE Brent Jones2238------868
S Lawrence Johnson------13371767
WR Dennis Gentry1935------1367
OLB Rich D'Amico------21261966
QB Dave Krieg2639---------65
C Dwight Stephenson2639---------65
DT Michael Carter------2132962
WR Virgil Seay1735------658
S Jerry Holmes------2128---49
CB Lee Miller------1235148
DE Andre Tippett------929947
CB Ricky Reynolds------1924144
DE Kenny Neil------1625243
DT Harvey Armstrong------1129242
RB Herman Fontenot1623---------39
WR Bruce Hill1718------338
RB Eric Dickerson1015------1237
S Mike Hatchett------1024236
CB Russell Carter------4171536
FB Robert Weathers712------1635
OLB Scott Pelluer------1018230
TE Ron LaPointe51------2127
DT John Cannon------1114126
WR Jeff Moore99---------18
TE Ulysses Norris88---------16
WR Ricky Nattiel00------1515
OLB Scot Brantley------17210
C Branden Trejo00------66
P Eddie George00------66
ILB Chris Duliban------05---5
K Darrell Durham00------44
RB Earnest Jackson01---------1
G Roy Simmons00---------0
T Leonard Mitchell00---------0
QB Mike Pagel00---------0
OLB Jeff Gaylord------00---0
OLB Kiki DeAyala------00---0
G Adam Schreiber00---------0
C Bill Lewis00---------0
MiamiRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
TE Oliver Reed2035------2176
G Paul O'Connor2243------1176
T Danny Villa2243------1176
S Andre Young------2639166
DE Sean Jones------2639166
G Dennis McKnight2243---------65
T Reggie McElroy2243---------65
QB Doug Flutie2243---------65
C Jamie Vance2243---------65
OLB Ron Ferrari------2439164
WR James Bennett2241---------63
OLB Ray Berry------2533260
CB Nate Odomes------2534160
DT Erik Howard------2434---58
WR Mark Carrier2133---------54
CB Devon Mitchell------2231---53
S Martin Bayless------2228252
DE Robert Banks------2027---47
WR Chas Fox1229------344
CB Richard Carter------8132142
CB Manny Hendrix------1623241
OLB Perry Eichhorst------10121941
RB Dwight Walker716------1740
DE Sebastian Mahoney------1220638
ILB Ron Brown------915832
ILB Marc Munford------1120132
FB John Settle113------1327
S Michael Adams------4101327
TE Seth Flannery716------124
RB Chuck Sanders816---------24
RB Ronnie Harmon79------319
WR Brian Brennan13------1317
DT Bruce Mesner------210113
P Edwin Hemmerle00------1111
C Micah Huffman00------1111
C Carlos Peluso00------1111
G Korey Cote00------1111
S Bobby Taylor------01910
WR Walter Stanley02------68
CB Alexander Mathis------0178
TE Nickolas Williams42---------6
K Paul Woodside00------55
DT Arnold Carlson------0055
CB Charles Wright------0055
T Keith Van Horne00---------0
QB Walter Hudson00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4153.8
Middle9192.1
Right12685.7
None1-1-1.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left6152.5
Middle15664.4
Right166.0
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

BuffaloAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Dave Krieg37253013422
MiamiAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Doug Flutie38241121751

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen85486.0
Short (0-8 Yds)22171516.9
Medium (9-18 Yds)63355.8
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen118474.3
Short (0-8 Yds)159563.7
Medium (9-18 Yds)979510.6
Long (19+ Yds)2000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

BuffaloTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Dennis Gentry119193135
WR Virgil Seay94057135
TE Brent Jones65041138
RB Herman Fontenot3106023
TE Ulysses Norris2201708
WR Jeff Moore210309
FB Robert Weathers2106012
TE Ron LaPointe110801
RB Eric Dickerson1103015
MiamiTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR James Bennett149099141
RB Dwight Walker4308016
WR Chas Fox4000029
RB Chuck Sanders3218016
TE Oliver Reed32031035
WR Mark Carrier33030033
WR Walter Stanley220902
RB Ronnie Harmon220809
FB John Settle2115013

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

BuffaloAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Eric Dickerson3124.002.89
QB Dave Krieg1-1-1.00-1.00
FB Robert Weathers100.000.00
MiamiAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
WR James Bennett1-2-2.00-2.50
RB Ronnie Harmon166.005.83

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

BuffaloAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Dave Krieg5261.206.32
MiamiAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Doug Flutie2242.005.21

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

BuffaloTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Ulysses Norris1133.008.50
WR Virgil Seay1000.006.33
FB Robert Weathers1000.003.00
RB Eric Dickerson1133.003.00
TE Brent Jones1000.006.83
MiamiTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Dwight Walker1122.002.00
WR Walter Stanley1122.004.50

Third Down Rushing Statistics

BuffaloRushesConversions
RB Herman Fontenot21
MiamiRushesConversions
WR James Bennett10

Third Down Passing Statistics

BuffaloAttCompConversions
Dave Krieg1064
MiamiAttCompConversions
Doug Flutie1272

Third Down Receiving Statistics

BuffaloTargCatchConversions
WR Jeff Moore210
FB Robert Weathers211
WR Dennis Gentry222
TE Brent Jones210
WR Virgil Seay100
RB Herman Fontenot111
MiamiTargCatchConversions
RB Dwight Walker430
WR James Bennett421
WR Mark Carrier221
WR Chas Fox100

SectionAttendance
Stadium57,700 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck17,100 (21,400)
End Zone12,100 (15,400)
Mezzanine7,600 (8,900)
Sideline Seats11,100 (13,600)
Club Seats6,500 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,300 (3,300)