Week 7, 1987

played in Denver, CO

72 degrees, rain, 4 mph wind

San Diego Chargers61477-34
Denver Broncos0600-6

Scoring Summary
1Q: 10:22 SDO - Ray Petrick 28 field goal
1Q: 02:16 SDO - Ray Petrick 46 field goal
2Q: 10:26 SDO - Boyce Green 13 run (Ray Petrick extra point)
2Q: 04:32 DEN - Mike Cofer 37 field goal
2Q: 02:31 SDO - Jim Jensen 17 pass from Boomer Esiason (Ray Petrick extra point)
2Q: 00:03 DEN - Mike Cofer 30 field goal
3Q: 07:02 SDO - Curt Warner 7 run (Ray Petrick extra point)
4Q: 11:46 SDO - Curt Warner 1 run (Ray Petrick extra point)

Team StatisticsSDODEN
Record6-00-6
First Downs2114
- by Rushing74
- by Passing128
- by Penalty22
Total Net Yards310197
- Offensive Plays6168
- Yards per Play5.082.90
Net Rushing Yards11024
- Rushing Attempts3218
- Yards per Rush3.441.33
Net Passing Yards200173
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt29 - 18 - 049 - 24 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards200174
- Sacks/Yards Lost0/01/1
- Yards per Pass Play6.903.46
Fumbles/Lost1/12/0
3rd Down Conversions5/139/21
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.39.9
4th Down Conversions1/10/0
Penalties/Yards6/5010/105
Punt Returns/Yards7/1241/1
Kick Returns/Yards2/595/97
Interception Ret./Yards0/00/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits52
- Red Zone TDs/FGs4/10/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 42OWN 25
Time of Possession32:3227:28

Drive Charts

San Diego Chargers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
112:452:30OWN 27562Field Goal
17:092:01OWN 20431Punt
14:162:08OWN 49422Field Goal
10:014:44OWN 141086Touchdown
24:252:01OWN 37563Touchdown
315:001:58OWN 363-10Punt
39:162:23OPP 22522Touchdown
34:442:37OWN 37611Punt
30:404:01OPP 42942Touchdown
49:285:01OPP 46715Punt
43:341:41OPP 4531Punt
Denver Broncos
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:002:15OWN 34618Punt
110:153:06OWN 21729Punt
15:080:52OWN 203-4Punt
12:082:07OWN 263-5Punt
210:173:32OWN 25611Punt
26:452:20OPP 32612Field Goal
22:242:24OWN 251262Field Goal
313:023:46OWN 25921Punt
36:532:09OWN 3232Punt
32:071:27OWN 73-4Punt
411:392:11OWN 1335Punt
44:270:53OWN 2030Punt
41:531:53OWN 20420Game

Game MVP: Boomer Esiason, San Diego Chargers

Rushing Statistics

San DiegoAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Curt Warner16382.38702
RB Boyce Green16724.501631
DenverAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Derrick Harmon14130.931010
QB Doug Williams3103.33700
WR Dwight Collins111.00100

Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Boomer Esiason29182000/0124094.0
DenverAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Doug Williams47231681/1023057.7
Jim Crocicchia2160/006056.3

Receiving Statistics

San DiegoCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Floyd Dixon464812.0012240
FB Tony Paige3382.67460
WR Ray Butler23178.501130
WR Jim Jensen253316.5015171
TE Mike Williams223819.0019240
TE Malcolm Scott223718.5012220
RB Curt Warner1100.00000
RB Boyce Green1266.00260
WR Cornell Burbage121313.000130
WR Wesley Walker0100.00000
TE Chris Dressel0200.00000
DenverCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Carlos Carson58377.409230
RB Derrick Harmon58346.8012190
WR Jimmy Childs34206.67280
WR Dwight Collins38103.33070
TE John Thompson26178.50090
RB Allen Pinkett23136.5010100
RB Paul Palmer222613.0015180
TE Peyton Earhart1466.00060
TE Renaldo Hancock121111.000110
WR Mark Pattison0400.00000

Interception Statistics

San DiegoIntsYardsAvgTD
DenverIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

San DiegoFumbRecovForceTD
CB Audray McMillian1000
DE Joe Nash0010
OLB Jim Morrissey0010
DenverFumbRecovForceTD
QB Doug Williams1000
WR Dwight Collins1000
S Don Bessillieu0100
T Lomas Brown0100
T Bruce Armstrong0100
RB Derrick Harmon0010

Punting Statistics

San DiegoPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Teltschik521943.831.6501
DenverPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Scott Fulhage1044344.329.9604

Kicking Statistics

San DiegoFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Ray Petrick2/21/10/0464/4
DenverFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Mike Cofer2/20/00/0370/0

Punt Return Statistics

San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Audray McMillian712417.70
DenverRetYardsAvgTD
Dwight Collins111.00

Kick Return Statistics

San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Vernon Dean25929.50
DenverRetYardsAvgTD
Jimmy Childs59719.40

Defensive Statistics

San DiegoTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Jim Burroughs710.01650
ILB Lucius Sanford510.01020
CB Vernon Dean500.01847
CB Audray McMillian420.01650
ILB Winston Moss400.0830
DT Blaise Winter320.51637
CB Ronnie Burgess300.0319
DT William Perry230.01342
DT Ben Thomas210.0821
ILB Fernando Shields200.0615
OLB Jim Morrissey100.5830
S Dwight Hicks120.01848
OLB David Little120.01435
CB Danny Walters110.01124
OLB Dennis Gibson110.01027
DE Louis Haynes100.0719
DE Joe Nash010.0712
DenverTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Dennis Smith920.03128
ILB Eugene Lockhart630.03128
S Bryan Howard520.03122
OLB Scott Stephen410.02329
OLB Todd Shell300.03020
CB Delton Hall300.01720
ILB Calvin O'Neal210.082
S Don Bessillieu210.01312
CB Patrick Allen210.02329
DE Leslie O'Neal210.03229
DE Hal Stephens200.0101
CB Ed Berry120.02617
DE Frank Warren100.01919
DT Tim Gooch100.01210
ILB Jim Eliopulos100.028
S Robert Moore100.090
DT Tim Johnson100.057
DT Richard Tharpe010.01512

Pass Rush Statistics

San DiegoSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Jim Morrissey0.502030
DT Blaise Winter0.501037
DE Joe Nash0.010112
DT Jeff Jackson0.010024
DE Louis Haynes0.002019
DT Ben Thomas0.001121
DT William Perry0.001142
CB Audray McMillian0.001050
ILB Winston Moss0.001030
DenverSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Leslie O'Neal0.002129

Pass Defense Statistics

San DiegoCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Vernon Dean43047
S Jim Burroughs40050
CB Audray McMillian40050
ILB Winston Moss31030
ILB Lucius Sanford22020
CB Ronnie Burgess20019
ILB Fernando Shields20015
S Dwight Hicks10048
DT Blaise Winter10037
DT Ben Thomas10021
OLB David Little01035
DenverCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Bryan Howard40022
OLB Scott Stephen40029
S Dennis Smith31028
CB Delton Hall30020
ILB Eugene Lockhart20028
S Don Bessillieu11012
CB Ed Berry11017
CB Patrick Allen01029

Blocking Statistics

San DiegoKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Mark Kirchner310032029
T Rob Taylor35032029
C Mike Baab24032029
T Glen Howe15032029
G Mike Haight14023029
TE Chris Dressel12016019
T Jeff Walker020900
DenverKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Robert Gradkowski14018050
T Lomas Brown14018050
T Bruce Armstrong14018050
G Reggie Singletary02016145
C Kirk Lowdermilk010205
G Steve Trapilo01016045

Special Teams Tackles

San DiegoTacklesSTPlays
Joe Nash322
Jim Jensen214
Boyce Green19
DenverTacklesSTPlays
Don Bessillieu226
Bennett Sanderson212
Todd Shell124
Derrick Harmon121
Dwayne Crutchfield116
Reggie Singletary112
Bruce Armstrong112

Participation

San DiegoRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Audray McMillian------16502187
CB Vernon Dean------1847469
S Dwight Hicks------1848268
C Mike Baab3229------768
S Jim Burroughs------1650268
G Mark Kirchner3229------768
DT William Perry------13421267
OLB Jim Morrissey------8302664
T Rob Taylor3229---------61
T Glen Howe3229---------61
G Mike Haight2329------759
QB Boomer Esiason2929---------58
RB Curt Warner1612------2654
DT Blaise Winter------1637154
ILB Winston Moss------8301452
WR Ray Butler3018------351
OLB David Little------1435---49
WR Floyd Dixon2126---------47
WR Jim Jensen2110------1445
RB Boyce Green1617------942
FB Tony Paige214------2642
DE Joe Nash------7122241
DT Ben Thomas------8211140
OLB Dennis Gibson------1027239
WR Wesley Walker124------2137
DE Louis Haynes------7191036
CB Danny Walters------1124136
TE Chris Dressel1619---------35
DT Jeff Jackson------724233
ILB Lucius Sanford------1020---30
TE Malcolm Scott178---------25
CB Ronnie Burgess------319123
ILB Fernando Shields------615---21
S Donte Gomez------201921
WR Cornell Burbage011------819
T Jeff Walker90------716
TE Mike Williams96---------15
K Ray Petrick00------99
C Hardy Mahoney00------77
QB Ronald Paolillo30------25
P John Teltschik00------55
C Stan Eisenhooth00---------0
T Garth Thomas00---------0
S Garland Rivers------00---0
DenverRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Lomas Brown1850------1280
T Bruce Armstrong1850------1280
OLB Todd Shell------30202474
ILB Eugene Lockhart------31281473
G Reggie Singletary1645------1273
G Steve Trapilo1645------1273
C Robert Gradkowski1850---------68
TE John Thompson1650---------66
RB Derrick Harmon1727------2165
QB Doug Williams1648---------64
WR Carlos Carson1845---------63
DE Leslie O'Neal------3229263
S Dennis Smith------3128261
CB Patrick Allen------2329860
WR Dwight Collins1230------1658
OLB Scott Stephen------2329254
S Bryan Howard------3122---53
S Don Bessillieu------13122651
WR Mark Pattison922------1445
CB Ed Berry------2617---43
CB Delton Hall------1720239
DE Frank Warren------1919---38
FB Dwayne Crutchfield513------1634
WR Jimmy Childs719------733
TE Renaldo Hancock17------2533
DT Richard Tharpe------1512---27
DE Ron Holmes------1310225
DT Tim Gooch------1210224
CB Ellis Jones------181524
ILB Calvin O'Neal------821222
TE Peyton Earhart416------121
DT Tim Johnson------57517
DE Hal Stephens------101516
RB Allen Pinkett115---------16
C Bennett Sanderson00------1212
P Scott Fulhage00------1212
OLB Joe Kohlbrand------18211
S Robert Moore------90211
ILB Jim Eliopulos------28---10
T Lance Reynolds25---------7
C Kirk Lowdermilk25---------7
WR Thomas Henley00------77
RB Paul Palmer06---------6
QB Jim Crocicchia22---------4
K Mike Cofer00------44
G Paul Fairchild00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left6305.0
Middle19573.0
Right7233.3
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left210.5
Middle10313.1
Right6-8-1.3
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Boomer Esiason29183324210
DenverAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Doug Williams47231427930
Jim Crocicchia210010000

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen3262.0
Short (0-8 Yds)127655.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)12912910.8
Long (19+ Yds)2000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen75192.7
Short (0-8 Yds)2012844.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)167714.4
Long (19+ Yds)6000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

San DiegoTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Floyd Dixon64048126
WR Jim Jensen52133010
WR Ray Butler32017018
FB Tony Paige3308014
TE Mike Williams2203816
RB Boyce Green2106017
TE Chris Dressel2000019
TE Malcolm Scott2203718
WR Cornell Burbage21013011
WR Wesley Walker101004
RB Curt Warner1100012
DenverTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Carlos Carson85137145
RB Derrick Harmon85034027
WR Dwight Collins83010030
TE John Thompson62117050
WR Jimmy Childs43020019
WR Mark Pattison4000022
TE Peyton Earhart4106016
RB Allen Pinkett32013015
RB Paul Palmer2202606
TE Renaldo Hancock2111107

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

San DiegoAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Curt Warner5193.802.38
RB Boyce Green5306.004.50
DenverAttYardsAvgOverall Avg

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Boomer Esiason52214.206.90
DenverAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Doug Williams6220.333.57

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

San DiegoTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Chris Dressel2000.000.00
WR Ray Butler1144.005.67
WR Jim Jensen111717.006.60
WR Floyd Dixon1000.008.00
DenverTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Carlos Carson21-1-0.504.63
TE John Thompson1000.002.83
RB Derrick Harmon1133.004.25
WR Mark Pattison1000.000.00
TE Peyton Earhart1000.001.50

Third Down Rushing Statistics

San DiegoRushesConversions
RB Curt Warner41
RB Boyce Green11
DenverRushesConversions
RB Derrick Harmon33
QB Doug Williams11

Third Down Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCompConversions
Boomer Esiason863
DenverAttCompConversions
Doug Williams1685

Third Down Receiving Statistics

San DiegoTargCatchConversions
WR Floyd Dixon331
WR Ray Butler111
RB Curt Warner110
TE Chris Dressel100
TE Malcolm Scott111
WR Cornell Burbage100
DenverTargCatchConversions
WR Carlos Carson432
RB Allen Pinkett321
TE Peyton Earhart311
WR Jimmy Childs211
TE John Thompson210
WR Dwight Collins100
WR Mark Pattison100

SectionAttendance
Stadium40,300 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck11,500 (21,400)
End Zone8,300 (15,400)
Mezzanine5,100 (8,900)
Sideline Seats8,000 (13,600)
Club Seats4,500 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes2,900 (3,300)