Week 6, 1987

played in San Diego, CA

72 degrees, fair, 6 mph wind

New Jersey Jets100140-24
San Diego Chargers101767-40

Scoring Summary
1Q: 12:17 SDO - Ray Petrick 43 field goal
1Q: 11:52 NJY - Mark Murphy 90 interception return (Al Del Greco extra point)
1Q: 08:50 SDO - Ray Butler 1 pass from Boomer Esiason (Ray Petrick extra point)
1Q: 01:51 NJY - Al Del Greco 22 field goal
2Q: 12:21 SDO - Curt Warner 1 run (Ray Petrick extra point)
2Q: 02:26 SDO - Wesley Walker 4 pass from Boomer Esiason (Ray Petrick extra point)
2Q: 00:03 SDO - Ray Petrick 19 field goal
3Q: 09:17 NJY - Buster Rhymes 29 pass from Steve Young (Al Del Greco extra point)
3Q: 06:21 SDO - Chris Dressel 22 pass from Boomer Esiason (Ray Petrick extra point failed)
3Q: 00:36 NJY - Buster Rhymes 3 pass from Steve Young (Al Del Greco extra point)
4Q: 04:57 SDO - Curt Warner 5 run (Ray Petrick extra point)

Team StatisticsNJYSDO
Record2-45-0
First Downs2129
- by Rushing414
- by Passing1413
- by Penalty32
Total Net Yards372443
- Offensive Plays5866
- Yards per Play6.416.71
Net Rushing Yards79191
- Rushing Attempts2337
- Yards per Rush3.435.16
Net Passing Yards293252
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt35 - 22 - 229 - 19 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards293252
- Sacks/Yards Lost0/00/0
- Yards per Pass Play8.378.69
Fumbles/Lost2/20/0
3rd Down Conversions5/97/12
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down5.64.4
4th Down Conversions0/01/1
Penalties/Yards5/316/30
Punt Returns/Yards1/01/14
Kick Returns/Yards3/683/85
Interception Ret./Yards1/902/8
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits36
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/14/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 18OWN 41
Time of Possession29:4330:17

Drive Charts

New Jersey Jets
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
19:290:14OWN 7214Fumble
18:396:54OWN 311264Field Goal
212:105:13OWN 5992Missed FG
25:382:00OWN 25421Interception
22:191:24OWN 2538Punt
315:005:58OWN 19981Touchdown
36:105:42OWN 251075Touchdown
411:481:18OWN 633Punt
44:491:25OWN 25632Interception
San Diego Chargers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:002:50OWN 21653Field Goal
112:010:22OPP 2615Interception
111:392:10OWN 3736Punt
19:150:36OPP 929Touchdown
11:454:35OWN 251175Touchdown
26:571:19OWN 2036Punt
23:381:19OWN 44456Touchdown
20:550:55OWN 31667Field Goal
39:022:52OWN 49551Touchdown
30:283:40OWN 25519Punt
410:305:41OWN 491151Touchdown
43:243:24OWN 271060Game

Game MVP: Boomer Esiason, San Diego Chargers

Rushing Statistics

New JerseyAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB D.J. Dozier10313.10800
RB Earl Campbell8334.132010
QB Steve Young5153.00900
San DiegoAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Boyce Green231466.352060
RB Curt Warner12403.331012
QB Boomer Esiason252.50600

Passing Statistics

New JerseyAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Young35222930/0255284.6
San DiegoAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Boomer Esiason29192520/03381113.0

Receiving Statistics

New JerseyCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Buster Rhymes111813412.1845292
RB Earl Campbell334013.3324180
TE Fred Cornwell335217.3319290
WR Bill Brooks36124.00070
RB D.J. Dozier225527.5045550
WR Doug Allen0200.00000
WR Nate Spadaford0100.00000
San DiegoCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Ray Butler465313.2517271
WR Wesley Walker33248.000111
TE Mike Williams344314.3329370
WR Jim Jensen235025.009380
RB Curt Warner222110.503110
FB Tony Paige232211.009140
TE Chris Dressel122222.000221
TE Malcolm Scott111010.000100
WR Floyd Dixon1277.00070
RB Boyce Green0200.00000
WR Cornell Burbage0100.00000

Interception Statistics

New JerseyIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Mark Murphy19090.001
San DiegoIntsYardsAvgTD
ILB Lucius Sanford188.000
CB Danny Walters100.000

Fumble Statistics

New JerseyFumbRecovForceTD
RB Earl Campbell1000
WR Nate Spadaford1000
San DiegoFumbRecovForceTD
S Jim Burroughs0100
RB Boyce Green0100
CB Audray McMillian0010
DE Tom Gibson0010

Punting Statistics

New JerseyPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Ruben Rodriguez29246.039.0501
San DiegoPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Teltschik314949.749.7502

Kicking Statistics

New JerseyFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Al Del Greco1/20/00/0223/3
San DiegoFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Ray Petrick2/21/10/0434/5

Punt Return Statistics

New JerseyRetYardsAvgTD
Willie Marshall100.00
San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Audray McMillian11414.00

Kick Return Statistics

New JerseyRetYardsAvgTD
Doug Allen24824.00
Nate Spadaford12020.00
San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Vernon Dean38528.30

Defensive Statistics

New JerseyTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB George Andrews900.03622
ILB Kevin Murphy700.03622
DE Jim Burt530.03627
OLB Mike Weingrad530.03729
CB Gardner Williams510.03429
S Theodis Windham420.03428
ILB Bobby Leopold410.01015
DT Jeff Shaw410.02415
CB Mark Murphy210.03125
CB Derrick Franklin210.01411
WR Buster Rhymes20---------
CB Kevin Walker200.01912
S Tiger Greene140.03729
C Steve Sylvester10---------
DE Tony Elliott010.03725
DE Tyrone Brock010.053
DT Scott Cooper010.0811
San DiegoTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Audray McMillian820.02234
S Jim Burroughs600.02234
ILB Lucius Sanford520.02326
CB Vernon Dean520.02335
DT William Perry410.01928
OLB Jim Morrissey410.01522
S Dwight Hicks320.02335
CB Danny Walters200.01417
CB Ronnie Burgess200.029
ILB Winston Moss130.01523
OLB David Little110.088
DT Ben Thomas110.01021
DE Louis Haynes010.01018
DT Blaise Winter010.01721

Pass Rush Statistics

New JerseySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Tony Elliott0.011025
OLB Casey Tidwell0.00107
San DiegoSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Louis Haynes0.011018
DE Joe Nash0.010025
OLB David Little0.00108
OLB Jim Morrissey0.001022
DE Tom Gibson0.001010

Pass Defense Statistics

New JerseyCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Gardner Williams50029
OLB George Andrews40022
S Theodis Windham21028
CB Kevin Walker20012
CB Derrick Franklin11011
ILB Kevin Murphy11022
ILB Bobby Leopold10015
OLB Mike Weingrad10029
S Tiger Greene10029
DT Jeff Shaw10015
OLB Casey Tidwell0107
CB Mark Murphy00125
San DiegoCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Audray McMillian61034
CB Vernon Dean42035
ILB Lucius Sanford30126
CB Ronnie Burgess2009
CB Danny Walters10117
OLB David Little1008
S Jim Burroughs10034
DT William Perry10028
OLB Jim Morrissey10022
DE Tom Gibson10010
ILB Winston Moss10023
ILB Fernando Shields01011

Blocking Statistics

New JerseyKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Dan Alexander37023035
G Tom Thayer14023035
T Irv Eatman13023035
C Steve Sylvester12023035
T Harvey Salem04023035
TE Fred Cornwell01023032
San DiegoKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Glen Howe59037029
C Mike Baab47137029
T Rob Taylor38037029
G Mark Kirchner24037029
G Mike Haight2302309
G Alex Starkey22014020
FB Tony Paige1103014
TE Mike Williams0101109

Special Teams Tackles

New JerseyTacklesSTPlays
Earl Campbell116
Nate Spadaford116
Doug Allen110
Adam Hinds110
San DiegoTacklesSTPlays
Wesley Walker116
Audray McMillian116
Jim Jensen115
Joe Nash112

Participation

New JerseyRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Tiger Greene------3729773
OLB Mike Weingrad------3729167
DE Jim Burt------3627265
CB Gardner Williams------3429265
DE Tony Elliott------3725163
TE Fred Cornwell2332------863
S Theodis Windham------3428163
CB Mark Murphy------3125561
ILB Kevin Murphy------3622159
C Steve Sylvester2335---------58
G Dan Alexander2335---------58
OLB George Andrews------3622---58
G Tom Thayer2335---------58
T Irv Eatman2335---------58
T Harvey Salem2335---------58
QB Steve Young2335---------58
WR Bill Brooks2334---------57
WR Buster Rhymes2032---------52
WR Doug Allen1625------1051
DT Jeff Shaw------2415443
CB Derrick Franklin------14111641
RB Earl Campbell915------1640
RB D.J. Dozier1418------739
FB John Williams410------1933
CB Kevin Walker------1912---31
TE Ken Whisenhunt55------1828
OLB Casey Tidwell------171927
ILB Bobby Leopold------1015126
DT Scott Cooper------811120
WR Nate Spadaford01------1617
TE Kevin Starks11------1315
WR Willie Marshall02------1315
ILB Danny Lockett------311115
DE Tyrone Brock------53412
S Adam Hinds------111012
DE Wes Dove------1618
K Al Del Greco00------77
T Ted Albrecht00------44
C Karl Kramer00------44
CB Marshall Bradbury------31---4
G Dave Heffernan00------44
P Ruben Rodriguez00------44
OLB Jim Ellis------0011
QB Dennis Sproul00---------0
QB Joe Dufek00---------0
DT Dixon McPhee------00---0
San DiegoRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Audray McMillian------22341672
C Mike Baab3729------571
G Mark Kirchner3729------268
T Rob Taylor3729---------66
QB Boomer Esiason3729---------66
T Glen Howe3729---------66
CB Vernon Dean------2335765
WR Floyd Dixon3427------162
S Dwight Hicks------2335260
WR Ray Butler3619------560
S Jim Burroughs------2234258
OLB Jim Morrissey------15221855
DE Joe Nash------17251254
DT William Perry------1928451
ILB Lucius Sanford------2326150
WR Jim Jensen268------1549
RB Boyce Green2515------949
ILB Winston Moss------1523846
RB Curt Warner1214------1945
TE Chris Dressel2616---------42
DT Blaise Winter------1721139
G Alex Starkey1420------337
G Mike Haight239------537
FB Tony Paige314------1936
DT Ben Thomas------1021334
DE Louis Haynes------1018331
CB Danny Walters------1417---31
WR Cornell Burbage112------1124
WR Wesley Walker34------1623
TE Mike Williams119---------20
ILB Fernando Shields------711119
OLB David Little------88117
S Donte Gomez------111416
DE Tom Gibson------410216
TE Malcolm Scott87---------15
CB Ronnie Burgess------29112
K Ray Petrick00------99
OLB Dennis Gibson------1719
C Hardy Mahoney00------55
T Jeff Walker00------55
P John Teltschik00------33
QB Ronald Paolillo00------22
DT Jeff Jackson------00---0
C Stan Eisenhooth00---------0
T Garth Thomas00---------0
S Garland Rivers------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4235.8
Middle10363.6
Right9202.2
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left5244.8
Middle231255.4
Right8435.4
None1-1-1.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

New JerseyAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Young35225104402
San DiegoAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Boomer Esiason29194024201

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen65305.0
Short (0-8 Yds)1491027.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)11714112.8
Long (19+ Yds)41205.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen32217.0
Short (0-8 Yds)139896.8
Medium (9-18 Yds)116827.5
Long (19+ Yds)226030.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

New JerseyTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Buster Rhymes18110134332
WR Bill Brooks63012034
RB Earl Campbell33040015
TE Fred Cornwell33052132
WR Doug Allen2000025
RB D.J. Dozier22055118
WR Nate Spadaford100001
San DiegoTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Ray Butler64053119
TE Mike Williams4314319
WR Wesley Walker3302404
WR Jim Jensen3215018
FB Tony Paige32022014
RB Curt Warner22021014
RB Boyce Green2000015
TE Chris Dressel21022116
WR Floyd Dixon2107027
TE Malcolm Scott1101007
WR Cornell Burbage1000012

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

New JerseyAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
QB Steve Young263.003.00
RB D.J. Dozier252.503.10
San DiegoAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Curt Warner451.253.33
RB Boyce Green263.006.35
QB Boomer Esiason1-1-1.002.50

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

New JerseyAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Young52102.008.37
San DiegoAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Boomer Esiason65355.838.69

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

New JerseyTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Buster Rhymes42102.507.44
WR Bill Brooks1000.002.00
San DiegoTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Wesley Walker1144.008.00
WR Ray Butler1111.008.83
WR Jim Jensen111212.0016.67
TE Chris Dressel1000.0011.00
TE Malcolm Scott111010.0010.00
FB Tony Paige1188.007.33

Third Down Rushing Statistics

New JerseyRushesConversions
RB Earl Campbell11
San DiegoRushesConversions
RB Curt Warner32
RB Boyce Green22

Third Down Passing Statistics

New JerseyAttCompConversions
Steve Young854
San DiegoAttCompConversions
Boomer Esiason743

Third Down Receiving Statistics

New JerseyTargCatchConversions
WR Buster Rhymes311
RB Earl Campbell222
TE Fred Cornwell111
WR Bill Brooks100
RB D.J. Dozier110
San DiegoTargCatchConversions
WR Ray Butler200
RB Curt Warner222
WR Floyd Dixon210
TE Malcolm Scott111

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)