Week 5, 1987

played in Indianapolis, IN

70 degrees, fair, 10 mph wind

Pittsburgh Steelers1471410-45
Indianapolis Colts01437-24

Scoring Summary
1Q: 08:02 PIT - Nate Johnson 13 pass from Bernie Kosar (Jim Breech extra point)
1Q: 02:49 PIT - Stanford Jennings 36 run (Jim Breech extra point)
2Q: 14:23 IND - Ben Bennett 3 run (Chris Bahr extra point)
2Q: 10:21 PIT - Nate Johnson 13 pass from Bernie Kosar (Jim Breech extra point)
2Q: 07:44 IND - Phil Epps 14 pass from Ben Bennett (Chris Bahr extra point)
3Q: 10:17 IND - Chris Bahr 28 field goal
3Q: 07:04 PIT - Clint Didier 2 pass from Bernie Kosar (Jim Breech extra point)
3Q: 04:39 PIT - Aaron Mitchell 71 interception return (Jim Breech extra point)
4Q: 14:12 PIT - Jim Breech 34 field goal
4Q: 08:35 IND - Matt Bouza 17 pass from Ben Bennett (Chris Bahr extra point)
4Q: 01:39 PIT - Robert Lyles 21 interception return (Jim Breech extra point)

Team StatisticsPITIND
Record4-12-3
First Downs1625
- by Rushing810
- by Passing815
- by Penalty00
Total Net Yards352414
- Offensive Plays5675
- Yards per Play6.295.52
Net Rushing Yards189172
- Rushing Attempts3425
- Yards per Rush5.566.88
Net Passing Yards163242
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt22 - 16 - 047 - 27 - 3
- Gross Passing Yards163267
- Sacks/Yards Lost0/03/25
- Yards per Pass Play7.414.84
Fumbles/Lost0/01/1
3rd Down Conversions4/125/15
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down9.88.9
4th Down Conversions1/11/3
Penalties/Yards3/406/35
Punt Returns/Yards1/33/24
Kick Returns/Yards3/634/82
Interception Ret./Yards3/920/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits45
- Red Zone TDs/FGs3/13/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 37OWN 29
Time of Possession28:3831:22

Drive Charts

Pittsburgh Steelers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:007:07OWN 251275Touchdown
16:170:47OWN 4334Punt
13:441:11OWN 49351Touchdown
214:124:00OWN 30970Touchdown
27:372:30OWN 2335Punt
21:220:51OWN 2035Punt
310:123:16OWN 25775Touchdown
32:513:44OWN 30653Field Goal
48:262:28OWN 2538Punt
43:401:15OWN 454-21Punt
42:250:33OPP 324-11Punt
40:040:04OPP 361-2Game
Indianapolis Colts
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
17:531:36OWN 253-2Punt
15:301:46OWN 203-8Punt
12:333:21OWN 22778Touchdown
210:122:35OWN 33467Touchdown
25:073:45OWN 361150Interception
20:310:31OWN 39327Missed FG
315:004:48OWN 25964Field Goal
36:562:25OWN 25531Interception
34:311:40OWN 383-13Punt
414:075:41OWN 331167Touchdown
45:582:18OWN 43812Downs
41:520:25OWN 203-5Interception
41:271:23OWN 25511Downs

Game MVP: Bernie Kosar, Pittsburgh Steelers

Rushing Statistics

PittsburghAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Stanford Jennings11716.453621
RB Curtis Adams9738.113910
RB Barry Word760.86400
QB Bernie Kosar6406.674110
WR Ron Brown1-1-1.00-100
IndianapolisAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Joe Carter13957.312630
QB Ben Bennett7456.43901
RB Jon Francis4276.751420
WR Mark Clayton155.00500

Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Bernie Kosar22161630/03300133.1
IndianapolisAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Ben Bennett47272673/25235361.2

Receiving Statistics

PittsburghCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Brian Baschnagel36248.002210
WR Nate Johnson333411.330132
TE Clint Didier33258.3315161
RB Stanford Jennings335016.6747300
RB Curtis Adams23189.0017170
TE Tim Wrightman121010.000100
WR Ron Brown1122.00020
WR Billy Ryckman0100.00000
IndianapolisCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Phil Epps811698.6321161
WR Mark Clayton7157310.4353350
TE Tony Samuels344916.3320270
WR Matt Bouza38227.335171
RB Joe Carter343913.0023300
TE Billy Griggs35155.00670

Interception Statistics

PittsburghIntsYardsAvgTD
S Aaron Mitchell17171.001
OLB Robert Lyles12121.001
CB Milton Mack100.000
IndianapolisIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

PittsburghFumbRecovForceTD
C Mike McDonald0100
RB Curtis Adams0010
IndianapolisFumbRecovForceTD
CB Everson Walls1000

Punting Statistics

PittsburghPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jim Arnold626043.332.7530
IndianapolisPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Brian Hansen312140.339.3450

Kicking Statistics

PittsburghFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Jim Breech1/10/00/0346/6
IndianapolisFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Chris Bahr1/20/10/1283/3

Punt Return Statistics

PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Billy Ryckman133.00
IndianapolisRetYardsAvgTD
Everson Walls3248.00

Kick Return Statistics

PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Enrique Bose24623.00
Billy Ryckman11717.00
IndianapolisRetYardsAvgTD
Everson Walls48220.50

Defensive Statistics

PittsburghTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Gerald Small960.02550
S Pete Shaw710.02141
ILB Troy Benson520.51125
DE Keith Ferguson421.02137
ILB Glenn Cameron410.01830
OLB Robert Lyles410.02550
CB Milton Mack400.01030
DE Phil Murphy201.01017
CB Kenny Johnson200.01323
OLB Mike Singletary200.02550
S Mike Whitwell200.01119
DE Wilson Whitney100.5516
S Aaron Mitchell130.02038
CB Enrique Bose120.0617
CB Mario Clark100.01426
OLB Gary Padjen100.011
DE Keith Willis100.01430
DT Henry Thomas100.01326
DT Kit Lathrop010.01224
IndianapolisTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Emanuel King730.03220
S William Graham430.03421
S Glenn Blackwood420.01810
CB Dave Becker410.01612
ILB Craig Bingham320.03013
CB Everson Walls310.01910
OLB Mike Douglass300.039
DE Phil Tabor300.03116
DT Bill Pickel230.02519
DE Freddie Joe Nunn230.03421
OLB Joel Williams210.0134
S Benny Perrin200.01512
DT Frank Wright200.02816
CB Ted Watts110.01911
DE George Crump100.01610
CB Mike Richardson100.03013
QB Ben Bennett10---------
S Lester Lyles100.048

Pass Rush Statistics

PittsburghSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Phil Murphy1.001117
DE Keith Ferguson1.000537
ILB Troy Benson0.510025
DE Wilson Whitney0.500016
DT Kit Lathrop0.011024
OLB Mike Singletary0.001050
DT Henry Thomas0.000126
IndianapolisSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Freddie Joe Nunn0.001221
DT Bill Pickel0.001019
DT Frank Wright0.001016
ILB Jon Brooks0.000110

Pass Defense Statistics

PittsburghCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Pete Shaw50041
ILB Glenn Cameron42030
CB Milton Mack41130
S Gerald Small32050
ILB Troy Benson31025
OLB Robert Lyles30150
S Aaron Mitchell10138
CB Mario Clark10026
OLB Gary Padjen1001
CB Kenny Johnson10023
S Mike Whitwell10019
OLB Mike Singletary01050
IndianapolisCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Emanuel King30020
OLB Mike Douglass2009
CB Dave Becker20012
CB Everson Walls20010
S William Graham20021
CB Ted Watts10011
ILB Craig Bingham10013
S Benny Perrin10012
DE Freddie Joe Nunn10021
S Lester Lyles1008

Blocking Statistics

PittsburghKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Doug Smith513134022
T Doug Williams35034022
G Chris Godfrey17034022
T Joe Delvin13034022
G Larry Williams03034022
FB Booker Moore010802
IndianapolisKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T John Alt610225050
T Matt Darwin24025050
C Jim Hough12023046
C Jay Hilgenberg11023135
TE Billy Griggs01023047
RB Joe Carter00021141
T Dan Remsberg0002115

Special Teams Tackles

PittsburghTacklesSTPlays
Doug Crosbie323
Curtis Adams119
Booker Moore117
Robert Lyles116
Larry Williams17
IndianapolisTacklesSTPlays
Benny Perrin220
Del Rodgers18
Matt Bouza12

Participation

PittsburghRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
OLB Robert Lyles------25501691
S Gerald Small------2550479
OLB Mike Singletary------2550277
WR Brian Baschnagel2821------1766
T Joe Delvin3422------763
S Pete Shaw------2141163
G Chris Godfrey3422------763
G Larry Williams3422------763
T Doug Williams3422------763
S Aaron Mitchell------2038260
DE Keith Ferguson------2137260
C Doug Smith3422---------56
WR Nate Johnson3422---------56
QB Bernie Kosar3422---------56
CB Milton Mack------10301555
TE Clint Didier3220---------52
ILB Glenn Cameron------1830149
S Mike Whitwell------11191747
CB Mario Clark------1426646
ILB Troy Benson------11251046
DE Keith Willis------1430145
RB Curtis Adams1311------1943
DT Kit Lathrop------1224440
DT Henry Thomas------1326140
CB Kenny Johnson------1323137
WR Ron Brown1910------534
TE Tim Wrightman105------1429
WR Billy Ryckman57------1628
DE Phil Murphy------1017---27
FB Booker Moore82------1727
CB Enrique Bose------617326
DE Wilson Whitney------516425
TE Doug Crosbie11------2325
OLB Gary Padjen------112224
RB Stanford Jennings1110------122
RB Barry Word91---------10
K Jim Breech00------99
C Mike McDonald00------77
P Jim Arnold00------77
C Don Macek00---------0
WR Gerald Carter00---------0
QB Deiter Brock00---------0
G Duval Love00---------0
T Steve Buxton00---------0
T Howard Ballard00---------0
ILB David Wyman------00---0
IndianapolisRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Bill Dugan2550------580
T John Alt2550------580
T Matt Darwin2550------580
QB Ben Bennett2550---------75
WR Mark Clayton2449---------73
TE Billy Griggs2347---------70
C Jim Hough2346---------69
RB Joe Carter2141------264
WR Phil Epps2142---------63
C Jay Hilgenberg2335---------58
S William Graham------3421156
DE Freddie Joe Nunn------3421156
OLB Emanuel King------3220153
DT Bill Pickel------2519751
TE Tony Samuels619------2449
DE Phil Tabor------3116148
CB Everson Walls------19101948
S Benny Perrin------15122047
WR Matt Bouza1628------246
CB Ted Watts------19111444
ILB Craig Bingham------3013144
CB Mike Richardson------3013144
DT Frank Wright------2816---44
CB Dave Becker------1612937
OLB Mike Douglass------392335
WR Jackie Flowers76------2134
FB Kenny King28------2131
ILB Jon Brooks------5101429
S Glenn Blackwood------1810---28
RB Jon Francis48------1628
DE George Crump------1610---26
OLB Joel Williams------134118
S Lester Lyles------48618
T Dan Remsberg215---------17
DE Markus Koch------27615
WR Perry Tuttle01------1112
TE Dan Ross11------810
FB Del Rodgers00------88
K Chris Bahr00------77
G Ray Brown24------17
C Cole Berry00------55
P Brian Hansen00------55
G Doug Marone00------44
QB Mike Kelley00---------0
T Ed Muransky00---------0
RB Tony Cherry00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left9687.6
Middle18995.5
Right6244.0
None1-2-2.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left56112.2
Middle12655.4
Right8465.8
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Bernie Kosar22163120330
IndianapolisAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Ben Bennett47273327373

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)75537.6
Medium (9-18 Yds)222110.5
Long (19+ Yds)223417.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)16141358.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)176855.0
Long (19+ Yds)5000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Brian Baschnagel63024121
WR Nate Johnson33034022
TE Clint Didier33025020
RB Stanford Jennings33050210
RB Curtis Adams32018011
TE Tim Wrightman2111005
WR Billy Ryckman101007
WR Ron Brown1102010
IndianapolisTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Mark Clayton157173149
WR Phil Epps118069042
WR Matt Bouza83022028
TE Billy Griggs53115047
TE Tony Samuels43049119
RB Joe Carter43039141

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

PittsburghAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Barry Word252.500.86
RB Curtis Adams100.008.11
IndianapolisAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
WR Mark Clayton155.005.00
QB Ben Bennett133.006.43
RB Joe Carter133.007.31
RB Jon Francis133.006.75

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Bernie Kosar65264.337.41
IndianapolisAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Ben Bennett84324.005.68

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Nate Johnson222613.0011.33
WR Brian Baschnagel1122.004.00
TE Clint Didier1122.008.33
RB Stanford Jennings11-4-4.0016.67
RB Curtis Adams1000.006.00
IndianapolisTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Matt Bouza21178.502.75
WR Phil Epps21147.006.27
TE Billy Griggs2121.003.00
TE Tony Samuels1000.0012.25
WR Mark Clayton11-1-1.004.87

Third Down Rushing Statistics

PittsburghRushesConversions
RB Stanford Jennings30
IndianapolisRushesConversions
QB Ben Bennett43

Third Down Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompConversions
Bernie Kosar974
IndianapolisAttCompConversions
Ben Bennett922

Third Down Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargCatchConversions
TE Clint Didier221
TE Tim Wrightman210
RB Stanford Jennings222
WR Brian Baschnagel100
WR Nate Johnson111
WR Ron Brown110
IndianapolisTargCatchConversions
TE Tony Samuels211
WR Mark Clayton200
TE Billy Griggs200
WR Matt Bouza100
WR Phil Epps111
RB Joe Carter100

SectionAttendance
Stadium69,700 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck20,500 (20,500)
End Zone14,500 (14,800)
Mezzanine8,600 (8,600)
Sideline Seats13,100 (13,100)
Club Seats8,000 (8,000)
Luxury Boxes5,000 (5,000)