Week 4, 1987

played in Atlanta, GA

68 degrees, fair, 5 mph wind

Tampa Bay Buccaneers10633-22
Atlanta Falcons01007-17

Scoring Summary
1Q: 07:11 TBY - Lam Jones 17 pass from John Reaves (John Lee extra point)
1Q: 03:25 TBY - John Lee 38 field goal
2Q: 14:54 ATL - Max Zendejas 48 field goal
2Q: 12:16 TBY - John Lee 35 field goal
2Q: 07:38 ATL - Newton Williams 4 run (Max Zendejas extra point)
2Q: 03:06 TBY - John Lee 52 field goal
3Q: 10:17 TBY - John Lee 39 field goal
4Q: 03:53 TBY - John Lee 30 field goal
4Q: 02:40 ATL - Willis Adams 32 pass from Warren Moon (Max Zendejas extra point)

Team StatisticsTBYATL
Record1-32-2
First Downs2520
- by Rushing87
- by Passing1312
- by Penalty41
Total Net Yards396335
- Offensive Plays7257
- Yards per Play5.505.88
Net Rushing Yards12081
- Rushing Attempts2726
- Yards per Rush4.443.12
Net Passing Yards276254
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt42 - 27 - 031 - 19 - 2
- Gross Passing Yards296254
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/200/0
- Yards per Pass Play6.138.19
Fumbles/Lost2/01/1
3rd Down Conversions5/142/9
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.111.8
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards7/557/55
Punt Returns/Yards1/20/0
Kick Returns/Yards2/420/0
Interception Ret./Yards2/260/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits31
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/21/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 33OWN 22
Time of Possession34:4925:11

Drive Charts

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:56OWN 2862Punt
18:231:23OPP 40340Touchdown
15:051:46OPP 49428Field Goal
214:492:39OWN 25557Field Goal
27:294:28OWN 25840Field Goal
20:570:57OWN 16318Half
312:402:31OWN 47631Field Goal
39:250:50OWN 3736Punt
36:414:59OWN 271039Missed FG
30:023:44OWN 20840Punt
49:556:09OWN 39948Field Goal
42:282:28OWN 25847Game
Atlanta Falcons
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:042:41OWN 7731Interception
17:001:55OWN 25424Interception
13:193:30OWN 25844Field Goal
212:104:41OWN 25875Touchdown
23:012:04OWN 25626Punt
315:002:20OWN 25628Fumble
310:090:44OWN 2532Punt
38:351:54OWN 4421Punt
31:421:40OWN 4157Punt
411:181:23OWN 203-3Punt
43:461:18OWN 25475Touchdown

Game MVP: John Reaves, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Rushing Statistics

Tampa BayAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Steve Smith10363.601110
QB John Reaves6254.171310
RB Dave D'Addio5295.801220
RB Vance Mueller4164.00600
RB Steve Strachan2147.00800
AtlantaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Newton Williams12302.502021
RB Rod Bernstine11322.911320
QB Warren Moon3196.331110

Passing Statistics

Tampa BayAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
John Reaves42272963/20141092.9
AtlantaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Warren Moon31192540/0132271.1

Receiving Statistics

Tampa BayCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Andre Reed89718.8826210
WR Lam Jones6116911.503221
TE John Spagnola364113.677180
WR Dokie Williams33289.332120
TE Jim Riggs233216.0023290
RB Dave D'Addio1111.00010
WR Kenny Jackson134141.000410
RB Steve Strachan1122.00020
RB Vance Mueller1144.00440
RB Steve Smith1377.00270
TE Cap Boso0100.00000
AtlantaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Willis Adams668013.3348321
TE Tom Mullady587114.2041310
WR Ernest Givins578216.4065320
TE Doug Marsh161010.004100
WR Calvin Muhammad1288.00080
RB Rod Bernstine1133.00530
RB Jewerl Thomas0100.00000

Interception Statistics

Tampa BayIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Keena Turner11414.000
ILB Wilbur Marshall11212.000
AtlantaIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

Tampa BayFumbRecovForceTD
QB John Reaves2000
T Russ Grimm0100
G Rickey Bolden0100
DT Curt Jarvis0100
ILB Cliff Odom0010
AtlantaFumbRecovForceTD
QB Warren Moon1000
DE Keith Guthrie0010
CB Patrick Hunter0010

Punting Statistics

Tampa BayPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Lewis Colbert315652.045.3632
AtlantaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Harry Newsome521543.038.6521

Kicking Statistics

Tampa BayFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
John Lee5/61/21/2521/1
AtlantaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Max Zendejas1/11/10/0482/2

Punt Return Statistics

Tampa BayRetYardsAvgTD
Kenny Jackson122.00
AtlantaRetYardsAvgTD

Kick Return Statistics

Tampa BayRetYardsAvgTD
Dokie Williams24221.00
AtlantaRetYardsAvgTD

Defensive Statistics

Tampa BayTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Tim Harris730.02631
ILB Wilbur Marshall630.01511
S Bobby Butler530.02631
ILB Cliff Odom430.01826
OLB Keena Turner410.02522
S Adrian White300.01212
DE Mike Perko210.02321
CB Randle Tate210.02516
CB Dave Waymer200.009
CB Mike Smith200.018
S Stefon Adams200.01217
DE Greg Townsend120.02630
DT Tony Chickillo120.01411
OLB Forrest Valora100.0917
CB Lorenzo Lynch020.02631
AtlantaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Scott Woerner610.02338
ILB Niko Noga610.02128
CB Steve Brown510.02232
OLB Brian Noble500.0930
CB Patrick Hunter421.02643
DE Keith Guthrie411.02330
OLB Mike Merriweather430.01030
S Perry Williams420.02738
CB Herb Welch410.02232
OLB Jim Haslett301.02328
DT Pat Swoopes300.01315
DT Tim Newton210.02637
DE Mark Mraz210.01525
RB Jewerl Thomas10---------
OLB Matt Monger100.01418
WR Ernest Givins10---------
DT Gerald Nichols100.0526
S Nelson Jones100.0415

Pass Rush Statistics

Tampa BaySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Curtis White0.01006
CB Dave Waymer0.00109
OLB Forrest Valora0.001017
DE Greg Townsend0.001030
DT Tony Chickillo0.001011
AtlantaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Keith Guthrie1.001130
OLB Jim Haslett1.000028
CB Patrick Hunter1.000043
OLB Rydell Malancon0.01009
DE Mark Mraz0.010025
DT Tim Newton0.001037

Pass Defense Statistics

Tampa BayCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Tim Harris50031
S Bobby Butler22031
CB Dave Waymer2009
CB Randle Tate20016
CB Mike Smith2008
S Adrian White20012
OLB Keena Turner10122
ILB Wilbur Marshall10111
ILB Cliff Odom10026
S Stefon Adams10017
S Barney Bussey0102
DT Curt Jarvis01020
AtlantaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Niko Noga51028
OLB Brian Noble41030
CB Herb Welch40032
OLB Mike Merriweather31030
CB Steve Brown30032
S Perry Williams30038
CB Patrick Hunter11043
S Nelson Jones11015
S Scott Woerner10038
OLB Matt Monger10018
DT Pat Swoopes10015

Blocking Statistics

Tampa BayKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Bill Bechtold38027045
G Rickey Bolden34027145
T Russ Grimm16027145
G Terry Tausch12018014
TE John Spagnola11027036
T Ron Mattes1109031
G Tunch Ilkin01020145
AtlantaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Roy Foster26026031
C Tony Berryhill14026031
G Joe Milinichik14026030
TE Tom Mullady12021024
T Don Sommer12026031
T Dave Piepkorn05026031

Special Teams Tackles

Tampa BayTacklesSTPlays
AtlantaTacklesSTPlays
Herb Welch113
Roy Foster16
Jim Haslett12

Participation

Tampa BayRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Russ Grimm2745------1688
G Rickey Bolden2745------981
C Bill Bechtold2745------577
WR Andre Reed2745------476
G Tunch Ilkin2045------974
QB John Reaves2745---------72
WR Lam Jones2743---------70
OLB Tim Harris------2631966
TE John Spagnola2736------164
S Bobby Butler------2631158
CB Lorenzo Lynch------2631158
DE Greg Townsend------2630157
WR Kenny Jackson1623------1655
OLB Keena Turner------2522---47
CB Randle Tate------2516647
T Ron Mattes931------646
DE Mike Perko------2321145
ILB Cliff Odom------1826---44
WR Dokie Williams611------2239
RB Dave D'Addio75------2537
DT Curt Jarvis------1120637
CB Sam Seale------1417536
ILB Wilbur Marshall------1511935
G Terry Tausch1814---------32
S Stefon Adams------1217130
RB Vance Mueller59------1630
RB Steve Smith1118---------29
OLB Forrest Valora------917127
TE Cap Boso02------2426
DT Tony Chickillo------1411---25
CB Mike Smith------181625
S Adrian White------1212---24
TE Jim Riggs419---------23
OLB Bob White------131721
S Barney Bussey------221620
RB Steve Strachan514------120
K John Lee00------1313
DE Curtis White------06511
CB Dave Waymer------09---9
C Walter Fredrickson00------99
P Lewis Colbert00------99
G Craig Wolfley70------18
T Mike Perrino00------55
QB Dean May00---------0
QB Buddy Funck00---------0
C Ray Hitchcock00---------0
AtlantaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Patrick Hunter------26431483
CB Steve Brown------22322579
S Scott Woerner------23381071
S Perry Williams------2738570
DT Tim Newton------2637568
CB Herb Welch------22321367
G Roy Foster2631------663
T Dave Piepkorn2631------663
T Don Sommer2631------663
G Joe Milinichik2630------662
WR Ernest Givins2428------860
ILB Niko Noga------21281059
QB Warren Moon2631---------57
C Tony Berryhill2631---------57
DE Keith Guthrie------2330255
OLB Jim Haslett------2328253
WR Willis Adams2428---------52
OLB Mike Merriweather------1030646
TE Tom Mullady2124---------45
OLB Brian Noble------930544
RB Rod Bernstine139------2042
WR Calvin Muhammad1613------1241
DE Mark Mraz------1525---40
OLB Rydell Malancon------692439
S Nelson Jones------4151837
DT Gerald Nichols------526435
OLB Matt Monger------1418234
DT Pat Swoopes------1315331
FB Mickey Merrifield69------1530
TE Steve Jordan26------2028
RB Newton Williams1313---------26
TE Doug Marsh1015---------25
DE Jim Reynosa------513725
WR Frankie Neal11------1315
DT Randy Trautman------38213
RB Jewerl Thomas09---------9
P Harry Newsome00------66
C Tyler Lusk00------66
K Max Zendejas00------55
G DeAndre Jamison01---------1
G Rich Rosen00---------0
QB Randy Essington00---------0
T Scott Bergold00---------0
OLB Alex Gordon------00---0
S Larry Brewton------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left5275.4
Middle20894.5
Right166.0
None1-2-2.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left5153.0
Middle13191.5
Right8475.9
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

Tampa BayAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
John Reaves42275245210
AtlantaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Warren Moon31194014402

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen65376.2
Short (0-8 Yds)21151065.0
Medium (9-18 Yds)63518.5
Long (19+ Yds)9410211.3
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen656210.3
Short (0-8 Yds)16111559.7
Medium (9-18 Yds)73375.3
Long (19+ Yds)2000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

Tampa BayTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Lam Jones116069243
WR Andre Reed98071145
TE John Spagnola63241036
WR Dokie Williams33028011
WR Kenny Jackson31141123
RB Steve Smith3107018
TE Jim Riggs32132119
RB Dave D'Addio110105
RB Steve Strachan1102014
RB Vance Mueller110409
TE Cap Boso100002
AtlantaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Tom Mullady85071124
WR Ernest Givins75082228
WR Willis Adams66080128
TE Doug Marsh61110015
WR Calvin Muhammad2108013
RB Jewerl Thomas100009
RB Rod Bernstine110309

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

Tampa BayAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Steve Smith210.503.60
RB Steve Strachan166.007.00
RB Vance Mueller100.004.00
AtlantaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Newton Williams242.002.50

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

Tampa BayAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
John Reaves111717.007.05
AtlantaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

Tampa BayTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Lam Jones111717.006.27
AtlantaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg

Third Down Rushing Statistics

Tampa BayRushesConversions
RB Vance Mueller42
RB Steve Smith11
AtlantaRushesConversions

Third Down Passing Statistics

Tampa BayAttCompConversions
John Reaves862
AtlantaAttCompConversions
Warren Moon932

Third Down Receiving Statistics

Tampa BayTargCatchConversions
WR Andre Reed331
WR Lam Jones210
TE John Spagnola100
RB Steve Strachan111
RB Vance Mueller110
AtlantaTargCatchConversions
TE Tom Mullady321
TE Doug Marsh200
WR Willis Adams111
RB Jewerl Thomas100
WR Calvin Muhammad100
WR Ernest Givins100

SectionAttendance
Stadium69,300 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck20,900 (21,400)
End Zone15,200 (15,400)
Mezzanine8,900 (8,900)
Sideline Seats13,600 (13,600)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,300 (3,300)