Week 5, 1987

played in San Diego, CA

56 degrees, fair, 2 mph wind

Miami Dolphins01000-10
San Diego Chargers140714-35

Scoring Summary
1Q: 10:15 SDO - Floyd Dixon 16 pass from Boomer Esiason (Ray Petrick extra point)
1Q: 02:13 SDO - Boyce Green 6 run (Ray Petrick extra point)
2Q: 07:48 MIA - Paul Woodside 39 field goal
2Q: 02:29 MIA - Chas Fox 13 pass from Doug Flutie (Paul Woodside extra point)
3Q: 13:30 SDO - Ray Butler 1 pass from Boomer Esiason (Ray Petrick extra point)
4Q: 09:24 SDO - Boyce Green 5 run (Ray Petrick extra point)
4Q: 00:39 SDO - Dwight Hicks 25 interception return (Ray Petrick extra point)

Team StatisticsMIASDO
Record2-34-0
First Downs2018
- by Rushing510
- by Passing137
- by Penalty21
Total Net Yards392330
- Offensive Plays7859
- Yards per Play5.035.59
Net Rushing Yards124190
- Rushing Attempts2234
- Yards per Rush5.645.59
Net Passing Yards268140
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt53 - 32 - 324 - 16 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards291145
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/231/5
- Yards per Pass Play4.795.60
Fumbles/Lost1/10/0
3rd Down Conversions6/174/12
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.46.9
4th Down Conversions2/40/0
Penalties/Yards8/5410/61
Punt Returns/Yards4/191/24
Kick Returns/Yards2/461/16
Interception Ret./Yards0/03/57
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits23
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/03/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 22OWN 39
Time of Possession30:5529:05

Drive Charts

Miami Dolphins
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
110:085:27OWN 251049Missed FG
13:110:58OWN 142-1Interception
12:042:13OWN 29437Interception
212:384:55OWN 16962Field Goal
25:032:40OWN 20680Touchdown
20:380:34OWN 364-3Punt
315:000:08OWN 251-2Fumble
313:213:04OWN 25828Punt
36:024:33OWN 20728Punt
413:330:46OWN 3436Punt
49:131:47OWN 29628Downs
44:462:36OWN 91137Downs
41:301:01OWN 2512Interception
40:290:29OWN 25310Game
San Diego Chargers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:004:52OWN 251075Touchdown
14:411:30OWN 3338Punt
12:130:09OPP 616Touchdown
214:512:13OWN 31410Punt
27:432:40OWN 25732Punt
22:231:45OWN 1736Punt
20:040:04OPP 4210Half
314:521:31OPP 16516Touchdown
310:174:15OWN 20634Punt
31:292:56OWN 3621Punt
412:473:34OWN 24776Touchdown
47:262:40OWN 4333Punt
42:100:40OPP 4637Punt

Game MVP: Boyce Green, San Diego Chargers

Rushing Statistics

MiamiAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
QB Doug Flutie7517.291430
RB Chuck Sanders710.14900
RB Dwight Walker3268.673010
RB Ronnie Harmon362.00700
WR James Bennett14141.004110
FB John Settle1-1-1.00-100
San DiegoAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Boyce Green211497.102842
RB Curt Warner11262.36900
QB Boomer Esiason2157.50800

Passing Statistics

MiamiAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Doug Flutie53322913/23133357.9
San DiegoAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Boomer Esiason24161451/52420110.6

Receiving Statistics

MiamiCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR James Bennett8149812.2559310
WR Chas Fox58265.2011131
RB Dwight Walker34237.6716150
RB Chuck Sanders33299.6711170
FB John Settle37237.670150
TE Oliver Reed37196.33070
WR Mark Carrier34186.00080
TE Seth Flannery233718.5024330
RB Ronnie Harmon23189.0017190
San DiegoCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Floyd Dixon475914.7517231
FB Tony Paige33134.33080
WR Ray Butler2363.00051
TE Mike Williams2284.00050
TE Chris Dressel224422.0034420
WR Cornell Burbage25105.00060
RB Boyce Green1155.00750
TE Malcolm Scott0100.00000

Interception Statistics

MiamiIntsYardsAvgTD
San DiegoIntsYardsAvgTD
S Dwight Hicks12525.001
CB Vernon Dean12525.000
S Jim Burroughs177.000

Fumble Statistics

MiamiFumbRecovForceTD
RB Chuck Sanders1000
San DiegoFumbRecovForceTD
DE Joe Nash0100
DT Blaise Winter0010

Punting Statistics

MiamiPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Edwin Hemmerle416541.330.3491
San DiegoPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Teltschik835644.537.1514

Kicking Statistics

MiamiFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Paul Woodside1/20/10/0391/1
San DiegoFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Ray Petrick0/00/00/005/5

Punt Return Statistics

MiamiRetYardsAvgTD
Richard Carter4194.80
San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Audray McMillian12424.00

Kick Return Statistics

MiamiRetYardsAvgTD
Brian Brennan24623.00
San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Vernon Dean11616.00

Defensive Statistics

MiamiTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Ron Ferrari1100.03424
S Martin Bayless710.02919
OLB Ray Berry420.03119
CB Nate Odomes410.03024
DE Sean Jones321.03424
CB Richard Carter300.0710
DE Robert Banks300.02916
S Andre Young220.03425
OLB Perry Eichhorst210.0810
WR Chas Fox20---------
CB Manny Hendrix200.02316
CB Devon Mitchell200.02818
DT Erik Howard140.03422
ILB Marc Munford120.02214
ILB Ron Brown110.0118
WR Mark Carrier10---------
DE Sebastian Mahoney100.01114
San DiegoTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Audray McMillian820.02154
S Jim Burroughs740.02154
CB Danny Walters600.01532
CB Vernon Dean510.02256
CB Ronnie Burgess500.0518
OLB Jim Morrissey420.0515
ILB Lucius Sanford410.01737
DT William Perry301.02047
DT Blaise Winter310.01840
ILB Winston Moss300.01640
DE Louis Haynes201.01028
S Dwight Hicks210.02256
DE Tom Gibson111.01029
DE Joe Nash130.01938
DT Ben Thomas110.0625
OLB Dennis Gibson100.0314

Pass Rush Statistics

MiamiSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Sean Jones1.000024
DT Erik Howard0.001022
DE Robert Banks0.001016
San DiegoSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Tom Gibson1.010029
DE Louis Haynes1.001128
DT William Perry1.000147
DE Joe Nash0.002338
OLB David Little0.001018

Pass Defense Statistics

MiamiCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Richard Carter31010
S Andre Young30025
CB Manny Hendrix21016
OLB Ron Ferrari20024
CB Devon Mitchell11018
S Martin Bayless10019
DE Sebastian Mahoney10014
ILB Ron Brown1008
ILB Marc Munford10014
CB Nate Odomes10024
San DiegoCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Audray McMillian61054
CB Vernon Dean42156
ILB Winston Moss40040
ILB Lucius Sanford32037
CB Ronnie Burgess31018
CB Danny Walters30032
OLB Jim Morrissey30015
S Jim Burroughs21154
DT William Perry20047
S Dwight Hicks10156
OLB Dennis Gibson10014
DT Ben Thomas01025

Blocking Statistics

MiamiKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Reggie McElroy22022156
T Keith Van Horne14022056
C Jamie Vance14022056
G Paul O'Connor03022256
G Dennis McKnight02022056
TE Nickolas Williams010101
San DiegoKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Mark Kirchner48034125
T Jeff Walker46034025
T Rob Taylor37034025
G Alex Starkey27034025
C Mike Baab23134025
FB Tony Paige010509

Special Teams Tackles

MiamiTacklesSTPlays
Alexander Mathis110
Danny Villa16
San DiegoTacklesSTPlays
Jim Jensen317
Jim Morrissey121
Joe Nash118
Boyce Green16

Participation

MiamiRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Keith Van Horne2256------684
G Paul O'Connor2256------684
WR James Bennett2256---------78
G Dennis McKnight2256---------78
T Reggie McElroy2256---------78
QB Doug Flutie2256---------78
C Jamie Vance2256---------78
WR Mark Carrier2152---------73
S Andre Young------3425---59
OLB Ron Ferrari------3424---58
DE Sean Jones------3424---58
DT Erik Howard------3422---56
TE Oliver Reed1737---------54
CB Nate Odomes------3024---54
OLB Ray Berry------3119151
RB Dwight Walker727------1549
S Martin Bayless------2919149
WR Chas Fox1427------647
CB Devon Mitchell------2818---46
DE Robert Banks------2916---45
FB John Settle420------1943
CB Manny Hendrix------2316140
CB Richard Carter------7102138
OLB Perry Eichhorst------8102038
ILB Marc Munford------2214---36
TE Seth Flannery628---------34
DE Sebastian Mahoney------1114833
ILB Ron Brown------1181433
RB Ronnie Harmon418------628
TE Nickolas Williams11------2325
WR Brian Brennan33------1925
RB Chuck Sanders1111---------22
S Bobby Taylor------301619
S Michael Adams------26715
CB Alexander Mathis------301013
WR Walter Stanley00------99
DT Arnold Carlson------0088
CB Charles Wright------0088
DT Bruce Mesner------16---7
P Edwin Hemmerle00------66
C Carlos Peluso00------66
G Korey Cote00------66
T Danny Villa00------66
K Paul Woodside00------55
QB Walter Hudson00---------0
C Micah Huffman00---------0
San DiegoRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Audray McMillian------21541590
CB Vernon Dean------2256583
S Dwight Hicks------2256280
S Jim Burroughs------2154277
DE Joe Nash------19381875
DT William Perry------2047673
C Mike Baab3425------867
G Alex Starkey3425------867
ILB Winston Moss------1640965
WR Ray Butler3218------959
T Rob Taylor3425---------59
G Mark Kirchner3425---------59
QB Boomer Esiason3425---------59
WR Floyd Dixon3224------359
T Jeff Walker3425---------59
DT Blaise Winter------1840---58
ILB Lucius Sanford------1737---54
CB Danny Walters------1532---47
RB Curt Warner1114------2146
WR Cornell Burbage2520---------45
DE Louis Haynes------1028644
OLB Jim Morrissey------5152141
DE Tom Gibson------1029241
RB Boyce Green2310------639
DT Ben Thomas------625637
TE Chris Dressel2114---------35
FB Tony Paige59------2135
CB Ronnie Burgess------518225
OLB David Little------618---24
TE Mike Williams119---------20
WR Jim Jensen11------1719
OLB Dennis Gibson------314219
ILB Fernando Shields------513---18
S Donte Gomez------121316
WR Wesley Walker01------1314
TE Malcolm Scott95---------14
C Hardy Mahoney00------88
T Glen Howe00------88
G Mike Haight00------88
P John Teltschik00------88
K Ray Petrick00------66
DT Jeff Jackson------00---0
QB Ronald Paolillo00---------0
C Stan Eisenhooth00---------0
T Garth Thomas00---------0
S Garland Rivers------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left44010.0
Middle16905.6
Right2-6-3.0
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left3258.3
Middle221346.1
Right9313.4
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

MiamiAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Doug Flutie53322238453
San DiegoAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Boomer Esiason24162123200

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen104454.5
Short (0-8 Yds)29221705.9
Medium (9-18 Yds)136765.8
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen33113.7
Short (0-8 Yds)118363.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)959810.9
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

MiamiTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR James Bennett148198156
WR Chas Fox85026027
FB John Settle73123020
TE Oliver Reed73119037
RB Dwight Walker43023027
WR Mark Carrier43018052
TE Seth Flannery32037128
RB Ronnie Harmon32018018
RB Chuck Sanders33029011
San DiegoTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Floyd Dixon74259124
WR Cornell Burbage52010020
WR Ray Butler3206018
FB Tony Paige3301309
TE Mike Williams220809
TE Chris Dressel22044114
RB Boyce Green1105010
TE Malcolm Scott100005

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

MiamiAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
San DiegoAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Boyce Green5275.407.10
RB Curt Warner122.002.36

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

MiamiAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Doug Flutie111313.005.49
San DiegoAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Boomer Esiason64274.506.04

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

MiamiTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Chas Fox111313.003.25
San DiegoTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Ray Butler2263.002.00
WR Cornell Burbage2000.002.00
RB Boyce Green1155.005.00
WR Floyd Dixon111616.008.43

Third Down Rushing Statistics

MiamiRushesConversions
QB Doug Flutie42
RB Dwight Walker11
San DiegoRushesConversions
RB Curt Warner40
RB Boyce Green11

Third Down Passing Statistics

MiamiAttCompConversions
Doug Flutie1183
San DiegoAttCompConversions
Boomer Esiason753

Third Down Receiving Statistics

MiamiTargCatchConversions
WR James Bennett211
TE Seth Flannery221
WR Chas Fox220
FB John Settle200
TE Oliver Reed220
RB Dwight Walker111
San DiegoTargCatchConversions
WR Floyd Dixon422
WR Ray Butler111
FB Tony Paige110
WR Cornell Burbage110

SectionAttendance
Stadium70,000 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck21,400 (21,400)
End Zone15,400 (15,400)
Mezzanine8,900 (8,900)
Sideline Seats13,600 (13,600)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,300 (3,300)