Week 6, 1987

played in New York, NY

69 degrees, rain, 15 mph wind

Dallas Cowboys7077-21
New York Giants010713-30

Scoring Summary
1Q: 05:01 DAL - James Jones 1 run (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
2Q: 06:12 NYK - Stacy Robinson 4 pass from Ken O'Brien (Don McAulay extra point)
2Q: 00:08 NYK - Don McAulay 40 field goal
3Q: 13:42 DAL - Marcus Allen 59 run (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
3Q: 10:27 NYK - Ken Margerum 15 pass from Ken O'Brien (Don McAulay extra point)
4Q: 12:46 DAL - James Jones 27 run (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
4Q: 06:55 NYK - Don McAulay 34 field goal
4Q: 00:46 NYK - Don McAulay 48 field goal
4Q: 00:19 NYK - Lloyd Burruss 46 interception return (Don McAulay extra point)

Team StatisticsDALNYK
Record4-13-3
First Downs1723
- by Rushing84
- by Passing919
- by Penalty00
Total Net Yards328388
- Offensive Plays5569
- Yards per Play5.965.62
Net Rushing Yards14862
- Rushing Attempts2821
- Yards per Rush5.292.95
Net Passing Yards180326
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt27 - 17 - 146 - 30 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards180336
- Sacks/Yards Lost0/02/10
- Yards per Pass Play6.676.79
Fumbles/Lost0/00/0
3rd Down Conversions6/129/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down9.77.7
4th Down Conversions0/00/1
Penalties/Yards8/562/15
Punt Returns/Yards2/351/-1
Kick Returns/Yards1/252/40
Interception Ret./Yards0/01/46
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits14
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/02/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 27OWN 23
Time of Possession28:2331:37

Drive Charts

Dallas Cowboys
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:11OWN 31619Punt
19:595:07OWN 391161Touchdown
214:081:23OWN 2335Punt
26:014:12OWN 6615Punt
313:420:22OWN 41159Touchdown
310:194:37OWN 25736Punt
32:511:49OWN 2444Punt
415:002:33OWN 40560Touchdown
46:474:31OWN 25821Punt
40:400:33OWN 25318Interception
40:070:07OWN 2510Game
New York Giants
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:491:50OWN 203-2Punt
14:525:44OWN 301047Downs
212:456:44OWN 291171Touchdown
21:491:49OWN 39838Field Goal
315:001:18OWN 253-4Punt
313:203:01OWN 25675Touchdown
35:422:51OWN 20510Punt
31:021:02OWN 2939Punt
412:275:40OWN 151268Field Goal
42:161:36OWN 3866Field Goal

Game MVP: Ken O'Brien, New York Giants

Rushing Statistics

DallasAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB James Jones16493.062722
RB Marcus Allen77711.005921
QB Steve Bono3113.671010
WR Rod Barksdale2115.501110
New YorkAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Robert Lavette19502.631730
QB Ken O'Brien2126.00700

Passing Statistics

DallasAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Bono27171800/0032166.9
New YorkAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Ken O'Brien46303362/102340101.3

Receiving Statistics

DallasCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Rod Barksdale587014.0036320
TE Jay Novacek46317.753150
WR Dwight Clark363311.0014270
FB Larry Kinnebrew22189.002130
TE Dave Young121111.000110
RB Marcus Allen1177.00470
RB James Jones111010.002100
WR Mervyn Fernandez0100.00000
New YorkCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Mark Jackson91112113.4469340
WR Stacy Robinson812577.130211
WR Ken Margerum6910517.5051221
RB Robert Lavette36165.33060
TE Johnathan Diblasio232311.500180
RB Marcus Dupree1144.00040
TE Phillip Sexton121010.000100
WR Danny Greene0100.00000
TE Dale Woodson0100.00000

Interception Statistics

DallasIntsYardsAvgTD
New YorkIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Lloyd Burruss14646.001

Fumble Statistics

DallasFumbRecovForceTD
New YorkFumbRecovForceTD

Punting Statistics

DallasPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Duane Cogdell626544.237.7511
New YorkPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Mike Black418345.837.0530

Kicking Statistics

DallasFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Kerry Turnbull0/00/00/003/3
New YorkFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Don McAulay3/32/20/0483/3

Punt Return Statistics

DallasRetYardsAvgTD
James Jones23517.50
New YorkRetYardsAvgTD
Leonard Smith1-1-1.00

Kick Return Statistics

DallasRetYardsAvgTD
Bobby Joe Edmonds12525.00
New YorkRetYardsAvgTD
Michael Harper24020.00

Defensive Statistics

DallasTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Troy West800.02031
CB Mark Collins630.02138
OLB Eugene Marve510.02036
CB Leonard Coleman410.5932
CB Rick Sanford420.02045
S Dave Duerson400.02148
DE Kevin Greene331.02145
ILB Mike Walter330.01333
S Dextor Clickscale300.0117
DE Leonard Marshall210.51942
ILB Ty Allert220.0713
DT Lee Roy Selmon210.01746
CB Zack Reese200.0015
DT Fred Smerlas120.01530
S Albert Myers120.068
OLB Mike Reichenbach100.0920
DT T.J. Turner010.0515
New YorkTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Rick Woods1000.02827
ILB Alvin Toles700.02722
S Thomas Everett540.02726
CB Lloyd Burruss420.02827
ILB John Offerdahl310.02826
CB Leonard Smith300.01720
OLB June James300.077
CB Raymond Polk210.02423
DT Scott Garnett120.02222
DT Glen Collins110.02623
DE Jeff Bryant100.02827
S Anthony Young100.015
DE Larry Roberts100.02213

Pass Rush Statistics

DallasSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Kevin Greene1.011145
DE Leonard Marshall0.500142
CB Leonard Coleman0.500032
DE Mark Studaway0.011011
CB Rick Sanford0.010045
DT Lee Roy Selmon0.002046
DT Fred Smerlas0.001030
New YorkSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Jeff Bryant0.001227
DT Scott Garnett0.001022
DE Christopher Montgomery0.00105

Pass Defense Statistics

DallasCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Troy West50031
CB Mark Collins40038
CB Rick Sanford32045
ILB Mike Walter32033
S Dextor Clickscale31017
OLB Eugene Marve31036
CB Zack Reese20015
CB Leonard Coleman20032
S Dave Duerson11048
DE Mark Studaway10011
OLB Mike Reichenbach10020
S Albert Myers1008
ILB Ty Allert10013
DT Lee Roy Selmon01046
New YorkCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Alvin Toles40022
S Rick Woods30027
S Thomas Everett30026
CB Leonard Smith20020
CB Raymond Polk20023
CB Lloyd Burruss11127
OLB June James1007
ILB John Offerdahl10026

Blocking Statistics

DallasKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Kevin Belcher36028027
G Terry Long27028027
T Rich Strenger24028027
C Don Mosebar15028027
T Ken Reeves13021021
T Harris Barton010505
New YorkKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Joe Levelis39021048
C James Campen14021048
T Harry Swayne11021048
G Eric Sanders04021048
TE Johnathan Diblasio01018041
T Luis Sharpe00021248

Special Teams Tackles

DallasTacklesSTPlays
Nolan Cromwell120
James Jones120
Jay Novacek120
New YorkTacklesSTPlays
Leonard Smith220
Michael Harper119

Participation

DallasRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Dave Duerson------2148372
TE Jay Novacek2725------2072
DE Kevin Greene------2145369
CB Rick Sanford------2045368
DE Leonard Marshall------1942768
S Troy West------20311667
DT Lee Roy Selmon------1746366
G Terry Long2827------661
G Kevin Belcher2827------661
CB Mark Collins------2138261
OLB Eugene Marve------2036258
RB James Jones2016------2056
C Don Mosebar2827---------55
T Rich Strenger2827---------55
QB Steve Bono2827---------55
WR Mervyn Fernandez2825---------53
WR Rod Barksdale2018------1452
ILB Mike Walter------1333248
DT Fred Smerlas------1530146
WR Dwight Clark2421---------45
CB Leonard Coleman------932243
T Ken Reeves2121---------42
DE Mark Studaway------7112139
OLB Mike Reichenbach------920231
DT T.J. Turner------515525
CB Nolan Cromwell------012021
RB Bobby Joe Edmonds01------2021
ILB Ty Allert------713121
CB Zack Reese------015520
S Dextor Clickscale------117119
T Harris Barton55------616
TE Dave Young45------615
RB Marcus Allen78---------15
FB Larry Kinnebrew69---------15
WR Steve Griffin45------615
S Duane Austin------001414
S Albert Myers------68---14
T Rusty Russell21------912
WR Wes Smith00------1010
C Blaine Pearson00------66
P Duane Cogdell00------66
K Kerry Turnbull00------44
TE Scott Eccles02---------2
OLB Larry Kelm------02---2
C John Adickes00------11
QB Burt Andersen00---------0
New YorkRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Joe Levelis2148------776
T Harry Swayne2148------776
WR Stacy Robinson2148------574
G Eric Sanders2148---------69
T Luis Sharpe2148---------69
QB Ken O'Brien2148---------69
C James Campen2148---------69
RB Robert Lavette2145------268
WR Ken Margerum2046---------66
ILB Alvin Toles------27221059
CB Raymond Polk------24231259
TE Johnathan Diblasio1841---------59
CB Leonard Smith------17202057
CB Lloyd Burruss------2827---55
DE Jeff Bryant------2827---55
S Rick Woods------2827---55
WR Mark Jackson1536------455
ILB John Offerdahl------2826---54
S Thomas Everett------2726---53
DT Scott Garnett------2222650
DT Glen Collins------2623---49
DE Larry Roberts------2213---35
TE Dale Woodson27------2332
OLB June James------771024
OLB Larry Station------122023
WR Michael Harper03------1922
RB Danny Bradley00------2222
S Anthony Young------151622
DT Tom Baldwin------910---19
RB Marcus Dupree23------1217
TE Phillip Sexton69---------15
WR Danny Greene02------911
CB Hanford Dixon------73---10
K Don McAulay00------99
C Collin Bailen00------77
P Mike Black00------77
DE Christopher Montgomery------25---7
OLB Brent Moore------34---7
G Stan Parker00------77
T Brian Williams00------77
DE Bob Buczkowski------0066
S Gary Hunt------0066
DE Darius Cook------15---6
QB Rob Patton00---------0
RB Dana Wright00---------0
WR Jeremiah Rogers00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left56513.0
Middle12383.2
Right11454.1
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left2-4-2.0
Middle12393.3
Right7273.9
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

DallasAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Bono27173141321
New YorkAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Ken O'Brien46306008520

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)115232.1
Medium (9-18 Yds)8710613.3
Long (19+ Yds)3000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen44184.5
Short (0-8 Yds)29181856.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)106969.6
Long (19+ Yds)323712.3

Detailed Receiving Statistics

DallasTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Rod Barksdale85170218
WR Dwight Clark63133121
TE Jay Novacek64131025
TE Dave Young2101105
FB Larry Kinnebrew2201809
RB Marcus Allen110708
RB James Jones11010016
WR Mervyn Fernandez1010025
New YorkTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Stacy Robinson128057148
WR Mark Jackson1190121236
WR Ken Margerum960105346
RB Robert Lavette63016045
TE Johnathan Diblasio32023041
TE Phillip Sexton2101009
WR Danny Greene100002
RB Marcus Dupree110403
TE Dale Woodson100007

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

DallasAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB James Jones210.503.06
RB Marcus Allen111.0011.00
New YorkAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Robert Lavette3124.002.63

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

DallasAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Bono32175.676.67
New YorkAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Ken O'Brien32196.337.30

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

DallasTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Dwight Clark1144.005.50
FB Larry Kinnebrew111313.009.00
TE Jay Novacek1000.005.17
New YorkTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Ken Margerum21157.5011.67
WR Stacy Robinson1144.004.75

Third Down Rushing Statistics

DallasRushesConversions
RB James Jones32
QB Steve Bono10
New YorkRushesConversions

Third Down Passing Statistics

DallasAttCompConversions
Steve Bono854
New YorkAttCompConversions
Ken O'Brien15129

Third Down Receiving Statistics

DallasTargCatchConversions
WR Dwight Clark322
WR Rod Barksdale322
TE Dave Young210
New YorkTargCatchConversions
WR Ken Margerum422
WR Mark Jackson443
RB Robert Lavette321
WR Stacy Robinson332
TE Johnathan Diblasio111

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)