Week 4, 1987

played in New Orleans, LA

93 degrees, fair, 6 mph wind

Detroit Lions31407-24
New Orleans Saints0377-17

Scoring Summary
1Q: 08:02 DET - Chester Jacobsen 19 field goal
2Q: 12:14 DET - Daryl Turner 2 pass from Scott Lindquist (Chester Jacobsen extra point)
2Q: 03:26 NOS - Rex Robinson 19 field goal
2Q: 00:31 DET - Dennis McKinnon 29 pass from Scott Lindquist (Chester Jacobsen extra point)
3Q: 08:04 NOS - Earnest Byner 5 pass from John Elway (Rex Robinson extra point)
4Q: 12:52 DET - Daryl Turner 9 pass from Scott Lindquist (Chester Jacobsen extra point)
4Q: 07:20 NOS - James Maness 4 pass from John Elway (Rex Robinson extra point)

Team StatisticsDETNOS
Record3-10-4
First Downs2014
- by Rushing82
- by Passing1111
- by Penalty11
Total Net Yards363225
- Offensive Plays6959
- Yards per Play5.263.81
Net Rushing Yards16538
- Rushing Attempts3714
- Yards per Rush4.462.71
Net Passing Yards198187
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt31 - 21 - 143 - 22 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards201199
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/32/12
- Yards per Pass Play6.194.16
Fumbles/Lost1/02/0
3rd Down Conversions10/185/15
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down4.98.8
4th Down Conversions0/02/3
Penalties/Yards6/508/59
Punt Returns/Yards2/112/14
Kick Returns/Yards1/163/70
Interception Ret./Yards1/01/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits33
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/12/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 28OWN 29
Time of Possession36:1223:48

Drive Charts

Detroit Lions
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:001:22OWN 2538Punt
111:584:03OPP 41739Field Goal
16:179:10OWN 61994Touchdown
29:452:44OWN 1540Punt
23:182:57OWN 16884Touchdown
312:431:08OWN 283-4Interception
37:553:43OWN 25622Punt
33:015:17OWN 431057Touchdown
47:134:48OWN 17612Punt
40:500:50OPP 3937Game
New Orleans Saints
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
113:381:40OWN 2538Interception
17:551:38OWN 373-5Punt
212:072:22OWN 3331Punt
27:013:43OWN 91589Field Goal
20:210:21OWN 251-2Half
315:002:17OWN 313-1Punt
311:353:40OPP 30730Touchdown
34:121:11OWN 334Punt
412:445:31OWN 251475Touchdown
42:251:35OWN 3386Downs

Game MVP: Scott Lindquist, Detroit Lions

Rushing Statistics

DetroitAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Van Williams19864.532330
RB Randy McMillan11565.093310
QB Scott Lindquist5163.20600
FB Amos Lawrence273.50700
New OrleansAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Earnest Byner9323.561310
RB Butch Woolfork2-3-1.50000
QB John Elway252.50700
WR Chester Cooper144.00400

Passing Statistics

DetroitAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Scott Lindquist31212011/33351104.4
New OrleansAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
John Elway43221992/12229169.8

Receiving Statistics

DetroitCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Clarence Kay56367.2013170
WR Daryl Turner59367.200112
WR Dennis McKinnon476917.2544351
TE Tony Davis222512.508130
WR Karl Powe22105.00060
FB Amos Lawrence1188.00080
RB Van Williams1211.00210
TE Damone Johnson111616.0011160
RB Randy McMillan0100.00000
New OrleansCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Chester Cooper576713.4035290
WR James Maness575110.208221
TE Chris Combs49328.0021190
RB Earnest Byner41182.000101
RB Butch Woolfork111010.003100
FB Patrick Shepard111212.0010120
TE Mark Bavaro1233.00030
WR Haywood Jeffires151616.006160

Interception Statistics

DetroitIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Wanye Smith100.000
New OrleansIntsYardsAvgTD
S Chris Williams100.000

Fumble Statistics

DetroitFumbRecovForceTD
RB Van Williams1000
QB Scott Lindquist0100
OLB Curtis Stowers0010
CB Andre Waters0010
New OrleansFumbRecovForceTD
WR Kenny Randle1000
RB Butch Woolfork1000
G Cameron Augustyniak0100
DE Jason Buck0100
CB Carl Lee0010

Punting Statistics

DetroitPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Earnest Lucas419047.544.0502
New OrleansPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Mike Hubach422756.854.0652

Kicking Statistics

DetroitFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Chester Jacobsen1/10/00/0193/3
New OrleansFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Rex Robinson1/10/00/0192/2

Punt Return Statistics

DetroitRetYardsAvgTD
Curt Pardridge2115.50
New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Kenny Randle2147.00

Kick Return Statistics

DetroitRetYardsAvgTD
Curt Pardridge11616.00
New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Roland James37023.30

Defensive Statistics

DetroitTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Andre Waters1010.01342
OLB Greg Lloyd620.01328
S Rodney Bellinger520.01445
S Brett Maxie400.01228
OLB Curtis Stowers210.0424
DT Brad White200.0219
DE Bill Acker111.01024
DE Sean McNanie101.0526
DT Mike Stensrud120.01241
CB Reyna Thompson120.01340
ILB Jeff Schuh100.012
TE Clarence Kay10---------
DT William Devane100.01225
ILB Garry Cobb010.01330
New OrleansTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Seth Joyner1111.03531
CB Carl Lee700.03023
DT Dave Puzzuoli540.02721
ILB Sam Anno530.01719
S Roland James500.03222
CB Ricky Smith420.01619
CB Jeff Sanchez330.03630
OLB Darryl Talley310.03124
DE Doug Reed300.03328
CB Ernest Gibson300.03127
DT Lester Hancock200.01213
DE Byron Darby110.01117
S Chris Williams100.01214
WR Chester Cooper10---------
DT Warren Lyles100.01415
DT Donald Chumley040.02316
ILB Steve Busick020.02013
DE Jason Buck010.01914

Pass Rush Statistics

DetroitSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Sean McNanie1.002026
DE Bill Acker1.000024
DE Jim Jeffcoat0.012031
DT William Devane0.010025
DE Sam Clancy0.001015
OLB Greg Lloyd0.001028
New OrleansSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Seth Joyner1.001031
DE Byron Darby0.001017
CB Ernest Gibson0.001027
DT Warren Lyles0.000215
DE Doug Reed0.000128
DT Donald Chumley0.000116

Pass Defense Statistics

DetroitCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Andre Waters72042
S Rodney Bellinger42045
OLB Greg Lloyd41028
S Brett Maxie30028
OLB Curtis Stowers20024
DT Brad White11019
CB Reyna Thompson10040
ILB Garry Cobb02030
CB Wanye Smith00120
New OrleansCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Seth Joyner41031
CB Carl Lee30023
ILB Sam Anno30019
CB Ricky Smith21019
S Roland James20022
CB Ernest Gibson20027
CB Jeff Sanchez11030
S Chris Williams10114
DT Warren Lyles10015
DT Dave Puzzuoli10021
OLB Darryl Talley10024
OLB Calvin Daniels0106

Blocking Statistics

DetroitKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Sal Cerario48037032
C Jim Sweeney39037032
C Kevin Belcher17037132
T Daryle Smith13037032
G Steve Sybeldon05037032
New OrleansKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Paul Tabor24014045
G Kurt Peterson13014145
T Gary Kowalski1103014
T Dean Miraldi03014045
G Cameron Augustyniak01011131

Special Teams Tackles

DetroitTacklesSTPlays
Van Williams118
Andre Waters118
Gregg Carr118
Daryle Smith110
Greg Lloyd19
New OrleansTacklesSTPlays
Tim Green38

Participation

DetroitRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Daryle Smith3732------1079
T Sal Cerario3732------574
CB Andre Waters------13421873
G Steve Sybeldon3732------170
RB Van Williams2428------1870
QB Scott Lindquist3732---------69
C Kevin Belcher3732---------69
C Jim Sweeney3732---------69
WR Daryl Turner3226------967
TE Clarence Kay3231------164
CB Reyna Thompson------1340962
S Rodney Bellinger------1445160
DT Mike Stensrud------1241558
WR Dennis McKinnon3123---------54
ILB Garry Cobb------1330851
OLB Greg Lloyd------1328950
DE Jim Jeffcoat------1231---43
S Brett Maxie------1228---40
DT William Devane------1225138
DE Sean McNanie------526536
DE Bill Acker------1024135
CB Jafus White------421530
OLB Curtis Stowers------424129
WR Karl Powe1613---------29
CB Wanye Smith------820---28
TE Tony Davis1414---------28
S Elbert Shelley------0151328
FB Amos Lawrence1413---------27
DT Brad White------219122
OLB Gregg Carr------121821
DE Sam Clancy------315---18
RB Lionel Vital00------1818
RB Randy McMillan134---------17
ILB John Rade------016---16
TE Damone Johnson58------316
WR Kitrick Taylor00------1414
WR Curt Pardridge40------812
K Chester Jacobsen00------66
G Joe Bostic00------55
P Earnest Lucas00------55
C Elias Carter00------55
G Nick Haden00------55
ILB Jeff Schuh------1214
S Mo Hamiter------21---3
QB Jack Trudeau00---------0
OLB Gary Spann------00---0
New OrleansRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
TE Chris Combs1444------1876
OLB Darryl Talley------31241873
RB Earnest Byner1142------1467
CB Jeff Sanchez------3630167
OLB Seth Joyner------3531---66
C Paul Tabor1445------564
DE Doug Reed------3328162
G Kurt Peterson1445---------59
S Roland James------3222559
T Dean Miraldi1445---------59
T Tootie Robbins1445---------59
QB John Elway1445---------59
WR Chester Cooper1134------1358
CB Carl Lee------3023558
CB Ernest Gibson------3127---58
DT Dave Puzzuoli------2721553
CB Ricky Smith------16191348
WR James Maness1134---------45
ILB Steve Busick------2013942
G Cameron Augustyniak1131---------42
S Chris Williams------12141440
DT Donald Chumley------2316140
WR Haywood Jeffires1029---------39
DE Jason Buck------1914437
ILB Sam Anno------1719137
DT Warren Lyles------1415---29
DE Byron Darby------1117129
DT Lester Hancock------1213126
FB Patrick Shepard110------1425
WR Kenny Randle35------1422
T Gary Kowalski314------522
TE Tony Hunter315---------18
OLB Calvin Daniels------86115
TE Mark Bavaro39---------12
WR Steve Tasker00------88
OLB Tim Green------0088
RB Butch Woolfork33---------6
P Mike Hubach00------55
RB Freeman McNeil00------55
C Joshua George00------55
K Rex Robinson00------55
T Brian Blados00------55
G Jeff Bregel00------55
C Jeff Toews00---------0
QB Rusty Hilger00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left11524.7
Middle18683.8
Right6477.8
None2-2-1.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left8303.8
Middle4112.8
Right1-1-1.0
None1-2-2.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

DetroitAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Scott Lindquist31212204341
New OrleansAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
John Elway43223318601

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)17141347.9
Medium (9-18 Yds)116666.0
Long (19+ Yds)0000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen104101.0
Short (0-8 Yds)18131196.6
Medium (9-18 Yds)145705.0
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

DetroitTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Daryl Turner95036026
WR Dennis McKinnon74069223
TE Clarence Kay65036031
RB Van Williams2101028
TE Tony Davis22025014
WR Karl Powe22010013
FB Amos Lawrence1108013
RB Randy McMillan100004
TE Damone Johnson1101608
New OrleansTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
RB Earnest Byner11418042
TE Chris Combs94032044
WR Chester Cooper75067234
WR James Maness75051134
WR Haywood Jeffires51016029
TE Mark Bavaro210309
RB Butch Woolfork1101003
FB Patrick Shepard11012010

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

DetroitAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Van Williams482.004.53
FB Amos Lawrence273.503.50
New OrleansAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Earnest Byner284.003.56
WR Chester Cooper144.004.00

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

DetroitAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Scott Lindquist44205.006.48
New OrleansAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
John Elway95212.334.63

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

DetroitTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Daryl Turner33165.334.00
WR Dennis McKinnon1144.009.86
New OrleansTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Earnest Byner5220.400.73
WR James Maness2294.507.29
RB Butch Woolfork111010.0010.00
WR Haywood Jeffires1000.003.20

Third Down Rushing Statistics

DetroitRushesConversions
RB Van Williams53
RB Randy McMillan11
QB Scott Lindquist10
New OrleansRushesConversions
RB Earnest Byner11

Third Down Passing Statistics

DetroitAttCompConversions
Scott Lindquist1176
New OrleansAttCompConversions
John Elway1454

Third Down Receiving Statistics

DetroitTargCatchConversions
TE Clarence Kay322
WR Daryl Turner311
RB Van Williams210
WR Dennis McKinnon111
TE Damone Johnson111
WR Karl Powe111
New OrleansTargCatchConversions
RB Earnest Byner510
TE Chris Combs311
WR Chester Cooper311
WR James Maness211
WR Haywood Jeffires111

SectionAttendance
Stadium51,500 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck15,400 (21,400)
End Zone10,600 (15,400)
Mezzanine6,500 (8,900)
Sideline Seats10,200 (13,600)
Club Seats5,700 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,100 (3,300)