Week 7, 1987

played in Chicago, IL

34 degrees, fair, 7 mph wind

New Orleans Saints61407-27
Chicago Bears02163-30

Scoring Summary
1Q: 09:48 NOS - Rex Robinson 21 field goal
1Q: 05:00 NOS - Rex Robinson 45 field goal
2Q: 14:32 CHI - Keith Griffin 2 run (Roger Ruzek extra point)
2Q: 12:45 NOS - Patrick Shepard 25 pass from John Elway (Rex Robinson extra point)
2Q: 05:25 NOS - John Elway 45 run (Rex Robinson extra point)
2Q: 03:12 CHI - Kevin House 27 pass from Neil Lomax (Roger Ruzek extra point)
2Q: 01:21 CHI - Tim McDonald 55 interception return (Roger Ruzek extra point)
3Q: 09:35 CHI - Roger Ruzek 52 field goal
3Q: 04:39 CHI - Roger Ruzek 40 field goal
4Q: 10:26 CHI - Roger Ruzek 53 field goal
4Q: 06:49 NOS - Earnest Byner 23 pass from John Elway (Rex Robinson extra point)

Team StatisticsNOSCHI
Record1-65-1
First Downs2024
- by Rushing310
- by Passing1712
- by Penalty02
Total Net Yards393374
- Offensive Plays6568
- Yards per Play6.055.50
Net Rushing Yards94170
- Rushing Attempts2034
- Yards per Rush4.705.00
Net Passing Yards299204
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt44 - 22 - 134 - 20 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards309204
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/100/0
- Yards per Pass Play6.646.00
Fumbles/Lost1/00/0
3rd Down Conversions7/154/12
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.96.7
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards6/502/15
Punt Returns/Yards1/41/9
Kick Returns/Yards4/1092/55
Interception Ret./Yards0/01/55
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits22
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/21/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 25OWN 32
Time of Possession28:0131:59

Drive Charts

New Orleans Saints
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:005:20OWN 251071Field Goal
18:183:23OWN 39733Field Goal
12:431:01OWN 203-5Punt
214:241:51OWN 48452Touchdown
27:292:13OWN 20580Touchdown
23:021:52OWN 25412Interception
21:101:10OWN 25515Half
39:280:56OWN 253-4Punt
37:140:56OWN 23-1Punt
34:316:12OWN 261038Punt
410:183:42OWN 28872Touchdown
42:460:31OWN 2030Punt
Chicago Bears
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
19:401:22OWN 253-1Punt
14:552:12OWN 25520Punt
11:422:18OWN 42658Touchdown
212:335:04OWN 261166Missed FG
25:162:14OWN 25775Touchdown
315:005:32OWN 251040Field Goal
38:321:18OWN 3638Punt
36:181:47OPP 47524Field Goal
413:193:01OWN 20744Field Goal
46:363:50OWN 36518Punt
42:152:15OWN 39727Game

Game MVP: Keith Griffin, Chicago Bears

Rushing Statistics

New OrleansAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Earnest Byner14191.36600
RB Butch Woolfork4215.251110
QB John Elway25427.004511
ChicagoAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Keith Griffin221215.502441
QB Neil Lomax5204.001110
RB Kenneth Davis5224.40900
WR Kevin House1-2-2.00-200
WR Louis Lipps199.00900

Passing Statistics

New OrleansAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
John Elway44223091/10231178.7
ChicagoAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Neil Lomax34202040/0128085.9

Receiving Statistics

New OrleansCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Haywood Jeffires7138812.5714170
RB Earnest Byner5116713.4040231
WR Chester Cooper393010.003160
TE Chris Combs242814.004170
WR James Maness223417.005240
RB Butch Woolfork1166.00460
TE Tony Hunter113131.0016310
FB Patrick Shepard112525.0014251
WR Kenny Randle0200.00000
ChicagoCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Gary Anderson577314.6021280
RB Keith Griffin454010.0022240
TE Trey Junkin33175.678100
RB Kenneth Davis33248.0016150
WR Don Holmes23136.501100
WR Kevin House152727.0024271
WR Jeff Chadwick1522.00020
WR Louis Lipps1388.00880

Interception Statistics

New OrleansIntsYardsAvgTD
ChicagoIntsYardsAvgTD
S Tim McDonald15555.001

Fumble Statistics

New OrleansFumbRecovForceTD
RB Butch Woolfork1000
TE Tony Hunter0100
ChicagoFumbRecovForceTD
ILB Eric Fairs0010

Punting Statistics

New OrleansPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Mike Hubach521843.637.8520
ChicagoPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Lee Johnson419649.038.0551

Kicking Statistics

New OrleansFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Rex Robinson2/21/10/0453/3
ChicagoFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Roger Ruzek3/43/32/2533/3

Punt Return Statistics

New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Kenny Randle144.00
ChicagoRetYardsAvgTD
Keith Griffin199.00

Kick Return Statistics

New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Roland James410927.30
ChicagoRetYardsAvgTD
Louis Lipps25527.50

Defensive Statistics

New OrleansTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Carl Lee810.03430
OLB Seth Joyner540.03334
ILB Steve Busick510.01510
S Chris Williams510.01518
ILB Sam Anno500.01924
OLB Darryl Talley410.02024
CB Ernest Gibson400.03132
DT Donald Chumley400.01712
DT Warren Lyles310.01319
CB Ricky Smith200.02929
DT Dave Puzzuoli200.02319
S Roland James120.03027
CB Jeff Sanchez110.01115
DT Lester Hancock100.01618
DE Doug Reed010.03228
ChicagoTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Tim McDonald700.02042
ILB Whitney Paul530.02045
S Deron Cherry510.01330
CB Darrell Green321.02042
OLB Jesse Penn310.01240
OLB Ray Phillips310.01829
DE Mike Clark210.01733
CB Mike Mince200.0420
DE Bruce Smith200.02040
S Vencie Glenn200.0718
CB Mark Murphy120.01226
CB Leslie Frazier110.0111
DE Larry White100.0619
DT Toby Williams100.01030
ILB Eric Fairs100.068
OLB Michael Reid100.0720
CB Gill Byrd010.01727
DT Jumpy Geathers010.01015

Pass Rush Statistics

New OrleansSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Byron Darby0.013016
DT Lester Hancock0.010018
OLB Seth Joyner0.010034
DE Jason Buck0.001012
ChicagoSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
CB Darrell Green1.000042
DE Mike Clark0.020033
DE Bruce Smith0.012040
DT Toby Williams0.010030
DT Jumpy Geathers0.010015
ILB Whitney Paul0.001045

Pass Defense Statistics

New OrleansCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Carl Lee41030
ILB Sam Anno40024
OLB Seth Joyner30034
CB Ricky Smith22029
CB Ernest Gibson20032
DT Donald Chumley20012
S Chris Williams11018
OLB Darryl Talley11024
CB Jeff Sanchez10015
ChicagoCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Tim McDonald51142
S Deron Cherry40030
CB Mike Mince31020
CB Darrell Green22042
OLB Jesse Penn20040
CB Leslie Frazier12011
ILB Whitney Paul10045
CB Mark Murphy10026
DE Mike Clark10033
DE Larry White10019
S Vencie Glenn10018
CB Gill Byrd01027

Blocking Statistics

New OrleansKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Kurt Peterson26020145
G Cameron Augustyniak15020045
C Paul Tabor12020045
T Dean Miraldi12020045
FB Patrick Shepard1205011
TE Chris Combs01020043
ChicagoKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G William Roberts47034034
C Ray Donaldson37034034
T Henry Lawrence36134034
T Mike Kenn35034034
G Mickey Marvin24034034
TE Gary Anderson11028032

Special Teams Tackles

New OrleansTacklesSTPlays
Tim Green211
Darryl Talley126
ChicagoTacklesSTPlays
Mark Murphy318
Thomas Wilcher122
Leslie Frazier113

Participation

New OrleansRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
RB Earnest Byner1543------2078
C Paul Tabor2045------772
OLB Seth Joyner------3334471
OLB Darryl Talley------20242670
CB Ricky Smith------29291068
CB Ernest Gibson------3132467
CB Carl Lee------3430266
G Kurt Peterson2045---------65
S Roland James------3027865
T Dean Miraldi2045---------65
G Cameron Augustyniak2045---------65
T Tootie Robbins2045---------65
QB John Elway2045---------65
TE Chris Combs2043------164
DE Doug Reed------3228363
WR Haywood Jeffires1644---------60
S Chris Williams------15182154
DT Dave Puzzuoli------2319648
WR James Maness1236---------48
ILB Sam Anno------1924447
WR Chester Cooper1226------745
ILB Steve Busick------15101136
DT Lester Hancock------1618236
DE Byron Darby------1816236
DT Warren Lyles------1319335
FB Patrick Shepard511------1935
DE Jason Buck------1512532
TE Mark Bavaro62------2331
WR Kenny Randle29------1930
DT Donald Chumley------1712130
CB Jeff Sanchez------1115127
WR Steve Tasker01------2122
TE Tony Hunter78---------15
CB Kevin O'Neill------001515
OLB Calvin Daniels------37212
OLB Tim Green------001111
K Rex Robinson00------88
P Mike Hubach00------77
RB Freeman McNeil00------77
RB Butch Woolfork52---------7
T Gary Kowalski00------77
T Brian Blados00------77
G Jeff Bregel00------77
C Joshua George00------66
C Jeff Toews00------11
QB Rusty Hilger00---------0
ChicagoRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G William Roberts3434------876
T Henry Lawrence3434---------68
G Mickey Marvin3434---------68
T Mike Kenn3434---------68
C Ray Donaldson3434---------68
QB Neil Lomax3434---------68
ILB Whitney Paul------2045267
CB Darrell Green------2042163
S Tim McDonald------2042163
DE Bruce Smith------2040161
TE Gary Anderson2832---------60
WR Kevin House2929---------58
CB Mark Murphy------12261856
RB Keith Griffin2920------756
OLB Jesse Penn------1240355
WR Jeff Chadwick2925---------54
DE Mike Clark------1733151
OLB Michael Reid------7202350
TE Trey Junkin914------2649
WR Don Holmes2022------749
CB Mike Mince------4202448
OLB Ray Phillips------1829---47
S Deron Cherry------1330245
CB Gill Byrd------1727---44
S Vencie Glenn------7181944
DT Toby Williams------1030141
RB Kenneth Davis715------1941
FB Thomas Wilcher113------2236
WR Louis Lipps67------2235
DE Larry White------619732
DT Jumpy Geathers------1015631
ILB Eric Fairs------681226
CB Leslie Frazier------1111325
WR Phil Freeman00------1212
K Roger Ruzek00------1111
G Billy Ard00------88
T Tom Andrews00------88
P Lee Johnson00------88
C Ellis Clark00------88
T Ralph Van Dyke00------88
TE Mario Perry23---------5
QB Tom Flick00---------0
TE Eric Kattus00---------0
DE Eric Dorsey------00---0
RB Brent Fullwood00---------0
C Karl Dotson00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left610.2
Middle11888.0
Right351.7
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left10373.7
Middle15996.6
Right7385.4
None2-4-2.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

New OrleansAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
John Elway44224337301
ChicagoAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Neil Lomax34204205400

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)127857.1
Medium (9-18 Yds)23121677.3
Long (19+ Yds)41246.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)1912844.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)62396.5
Long (19+ Yds)112828.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

New OrleansTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Haywood Jeffires137288044
RB Earnest Byner115067143
WR Chester Cooper93130026
TE Chris Combs42028043
WR Kenny Randle200009
WR James Maness22034136
RB Butch Woolfork110602
TE Tony Hunter1103118
FB Patrick Shepard11025111
ChicagoTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Gary Anderson75073232
WR Kevin House51027129
WR Jeff Chadwick5102025
RB Keith Griffin54040120
TE Trey Junkin33017014
WR Louis Lipps310807
WR Don Holmes32013022
RB Kenneth Davis33024015

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

New OrleansAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Earnest Byner284.001.36
ChicagoAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Keith Griffin2115.505.50
WR Kevin House1-2-2.00-2.00
RB Kenneth Davis122.004.40

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

New OrleansAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
John Elway3000.007.02
ChicagoAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Neil Lomax1000.006.00

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

New OrleansTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Earnest Byner2000.006.09
WR Chester Cooper1000.003.33
ChicagoTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Jeff Chadwick1000.000.40

Third Down Rushing Statistics

New OrleansRushesConversions
QB John Elway11
ChicagoRushesConversions
RB Kenneth Davis32

Third Down Passing Statistics

New OrleansAttCompConversions
John Elway1366
ChicagoAttCompConversions
Neil Lomax932

Third Down Receiving Statistics

New OrleansTargCatchConversions
WR Chester Cooper511
RB Earnest Byner422
WR Haywood Jeffires211
TE Chris Combs111
WR James Maness111
ChicagoTargCatchConversions
TE Gary Anderson321
WR Kevin House200
WR Jeff Chadwick200
TE Trey Junkin111
WR Louis Lipps100

SectionAttendance
Stadium45,600 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck13,200 (21,400)
End Zone9,700 (15,400)
Mezzanine5,700 (8,900)
Sideline Seats8,800 (13,600)
Club Seats5,100 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,100 (3,300)