Week 7, 1987

played in Houston, TX

53 degrees, fair, 1 mph wind

Tennessee Titans147280-49
Houston Oilers01433-20

Scoring Summary
1Q: 13:34 TEN - Paul Skansi 53 pass from Phil Simms (Mike Lansford extra point)
1Q: 02:17 TEN - Al Toon 21 pass from Phil Simms (Mike Lansford extra point)
2Q: 12:44 TEN - John Jefferson 21 pass from Phil Simms (Mike Lansford extra point)
2Q: 03:18 HOU - Mark Smith 10 pass from Frank Reich (Morten Andersen extra point)
2Q: 00:10 HOU - Ivory Sully 40 interception return (Morten Andersen extra point)
3Q: 12:30 HOU - Morten Andersen 42 field goal
3Q: 10:14 TEN - Pepper Johnson 14 interception return (Mike Lansford extra point)
3Q: 08:18 TEN - Pat Dunsmore 27 pass from Phil Simms (Mike Lansford extra point)
3Q: 02:40 TEN - Paul Skansi 7 pass from Phil Simms (Mike Lansford extra point)
3Q: 01:21 TEN - Hugh Green 55 interception return (Mike Lansford extra point)
4Q: 04:05 HOU - Morten Andersen 46 field goal

Team StatisticsTENHOU
Record5-13-3
First Downs2016
- by Rushing33
- by Passing1712
- by Penalty01
Total Net Yards422377
- Offensive Plays5871
- Yards per Play7.285.31
Net Rushing Yards8781
- Rushing Attempts2420
- Yards per Rush3.634.05
Net Passing Yards335296
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt34 - 24 - 149 - 26 - 4
- Gross Passing Yards335311
- Sacks/Yards Lost0/02/15
- Yards per Pass Play9.855.80
Fumbles/Lost0/01/1
3rd Down Conversions2/105/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.910.3
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards5/345/42
Punt Returns/Yards1/12/20
Kick Returns/Yards3/765/139
Interception Ret./Yards4/771/40
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits01
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/01/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 30OWN 23
Time of Possession28:1531:45

Drive Charts

Tennessee Titans
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:001:42OWN 25475Touchdown
110:041:29OWN 2038Punt
15:503:45OWN 6894Touchdown
10:313:02OWN 14786Touchdown
29:362:33OWN 20529Punt
23:102:05OWN 34511Punt
20:100:10OWN 3210Interception
312:232:00OWN 28415Punt
38:440:36OPP 26226Touchdown
34:471:25OWN 4733Punt
32:400:09OPP 717Touchdown
414:464:04OWN 3849Punt
48:071:55OWN 630Punt
43:582:06OWN 4633Punt
40:120:12OWN 1011Game
Houston Oilers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
113:183:14OWN 25739Punt
18:352:45OWN 17430Punt
12:051:34OWN 2537Punt
212:292:53OWN 40412Punt
27:033:53OWN 51295Touchdown
21:050:55OWN 1633Punt
315:002:37OWN 32643Field Goal
310:230:21OWN 720Interception
310:021:18OWN 2530Interception
38:083:21OWN 22631Interception
33:220:42OWN 4212Fumble
32:311:22OWN 3526Interception
31:091:23OWN 4036Punt
410:422:35OWN 20624Punt
46:122:14OPP 3536Field Goal
41:521:40OWN 4638Punt

Game MVP: Phil Simms, Tennessee Titans

Rushing Statistics

TennesseeAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Eddie Hunter13715.461730
RB Herman Hunter9101.11400
FB Gerald Willhite111.00100
RB Michael Clemons155.00500
HoustonAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Greg Bell12504.171230
QB Frank Reich3237.67900
QB Guido Merkens2115.50600
RB Johnny Hector200.00400
WR Vince Williams1-3-3.00-300

Passing Statistics

TennesseeAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Phil Simms33233180/05531127.2
Scott Campbell11170/00170118.8
HoustonAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Frank Reich34192471/9140449.1
Guido Merkens157641/6030058.7

Receiving Statistics

TennesseeCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Pat Dunsmore447218.0021271
WR Paul Skansi468120.2534532
WR John Jefferson343411.3318211
FB Gerald Willhite343311.0023140
RB Eddie Hunter33165.335100
TE Ozzie Newsome23126.00090
TE Rocky Klever223819.0029280
WR Al Toon233819.0023211
WR Sammy White131111.000110
RB Herman Hunter0100.00000
RB Michael Clemons0100.00000
HoustonCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Vince Williams8149311.6361340
TE Mike Mularkey497418.5047400
RB Greg Bell4582.00180
WR Mark Smith485614.0023331
WR Lindsay Scott343612.0013290
TE Mark Keel1333.00030
WR Clarence Weathers123030.0023300
WR James Pruitt121111.000110
RB Johnny Hector0100.00000
WR Odessa Turner0100.00000

Interception Statistics

TennesseeIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Richard Johnson284.000
OLB Hugh Green15555.001
ILB Pepper Johnson11414.001
HoustonIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Ivory Sully14040.001

Fumble Statistics

TennesseeFumbRecovForceTD
DT Eric Williams0100
ILB Kevin Hancock0010
HoustonFumbRecovForceTD
RB Greg Bell1000

Punting Statistics

TennesseePuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Bill Smith837346.641.6586
HoustonPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Kidd838648.343.1555

Kicking Statistics

TennesseeFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Mike Lansford0/00/00/007/7
HoustonFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Morten Andersen2/22/20/0462/2

Punt Return Statistics

TennesseeRetYardsAvgTD
Paul Skansi111.00
HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Barry Wilburn22010.00

Kick Return Statistics

TennesseeRetYardsAvgTD
Al Toon37625.30
HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Haynes411929.80
Carlton Williamson12020.00

Defensive Statistics

TennesseeTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Kevin Hancock720.01626
CB Terry Jackson600.02050
CB Richard Johnson600.01951
OLB Frank Bush400.01227
S Todd Bell320.02051
ILB Pepper Johnson310.0637
OLB Hugh Green300.01111
OLB Cam Jacobs300.047
OLB Cornelius Bennett300.069
DT Garin Veris221.02049
CB Javier Wean200.0525
DT Eric Williams200.01942
DE Charles Haley120.51741
DE Walt Bowyer100.51950
CB Carl Howard100.0727
S James Griffin010.01630
HoustonTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Gene Atkins730.01628
S Carlton Williamson710.02333
ILB Dave Levenick610.02434
DT Mike Pitts530.01924
OLB Mark Merrill310.01426
DT Greg Meisner300.01224
CB Bobby Watkins210.02433
CB Mark Haynes200.0820
OLB Leon White200.0814
DE Al Harris110.02434
CB Ivory Sully100.01615
DE Curtis Greer100.02330
WR Lindsay Scott10---------
S Vance Bedford100.0109
TE Mike Mularkey10---------
RB Greg Bell10---------
CB Barry Wilburn100.01018
ILB Kurt Gouveia100.0118
DT Mike Golic020.01720

Pass Rush Statistics

TennesseeSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Garin Veris1.000049
DE Walt Bowyer0.523050
DE Charles Haley0.522041
OLB Hugh Green0.000111
HoustonSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Greg Meisner0.010024
DE Curtis Greer0.001230
DT Mike Pitts0.001124
DT Mike Golic0.001120
DE Al Harris0.001034

Pass Defense Statistics

TennesseeCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Terry Jackson61050
CB Richard Johnson53251
ILB Pepper Johnson30137
OLB Cam Jacobs3007
ILB Kevin Hancock20026
OLB Cornelius Bennett2009
CB Carl Howard11027
CB Javier Wean10025
DT Eric Williams10042
OLB Frank Bush10027
S Scottie Miller10010
S Todd Bell02051
OLB Hugh Green00111
HoustonCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Gene Atkins50028
S Carlton Williamson40033
OLB Mark Merrill30026
ILB Dave Levenick30034
CB Mark Haynes20020
CB Bobby Watkins20033
OLB Leon White20014
CB Ivory Sully10115
DT Greg Meisner10024
CB Barry Wilburn10018

Blocking Statistics

TennesseeKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Perry Hartnett27024034
G Ken Jones17024034
T Bob Cryder15024034
T Nate Newton14024034
TE Ozzie Newsome11012025
HoustonKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Will Wolford25220151
C George Yarno14020051
G Tom Newberry13011113
T Dwight Wheeler02020051
G Kevin Gogan01018040

Special Teams Tackles

TennesseeTacklesSTPlays
Al Toon520
Paul Skansi120
Herman Hunter120
HoustonTacklesSTPlays
Orson Mobley128
Larry Moriarty122
Vance Bedford119
Dwight Wheeler114

Participation

TennesseeRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Todd Bell------2051273
CB Terry Jackson------2050272
CB Richard Johnson------1951272
DE Walt Bowyer------1950271
DT Garin Veris------2049271
DT Eric Williams------1942970
DE Charles Haley------1741159
G Todd Peat1734------859
G Ken Jones2434---------58
T Bob Cryder2434---------58
C Perry Hartnett2434---------58
T Nate Newton2434---------58
WR Al Toon1621------2057
ILB Pepper Johnson------6371356
WR Paul Skansi1718------2055
TE Ozzie Newsome1225------1148
QB Phil Simms1433---------47
FB Gerald Willhite1016------2046
TE Rocky Klever118------2746
S James Griffin------1630---46
WR John Jefferson1722------443
ILB Kevin Hancock------1626143
OLB Frank Bush------1227241
CB Javier Wean------525838
RB Herman Hunter108------2038
OLB Cam Jacobs------472738
CB Carl Howard------727236
RB Eddie Hunter1319---------32
S Scottie Miller------1102031
CB Brian Carpenter------062026
OLB Hugh Green------1111224
DE Skip McClendon------212923
WR Sammy White715---------22
WR Curtis Duncan00------2020
TE Pat Dunsmore411---------15
C Rob Monaco70------815
OLB Cornelius Bennett------69---15
QB Scott Campbell101---------11
K Mike Lansford00------88
C Terry Matthews00------88
CB Bruce McNorton------0088
G Lloyd Yancey00------88
T Mark Cochran00------88
RB Michael Clemons17---------8
P Bill Smith00------88
TE Norris Brown20---------2
HoustonRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Dwight Wheeler2051------1485
C George Yarno2051------1283
T Will Wolford2051------1081
S Carlton Williamson------2333965
CB Bobby Watkins------2433865
G Kevin Gogan1840------765
WR Lindsay Scott1444------260
DE Al Harris------2434---58
ILB Dave Levenick------2434---58
WR Vince Williams1640---------56
RB Greg Bell1739---------56
DE Curtis Greer------2330---53
TE Mike Mularkey1736---------53
QB Frank Reich1835---------53
C Jameson Aguillard938------350
CB Barry Wilburn------10181947
FB Larry Moriarty915------2246
CB Mark Haynes------8201745
DT Mike Golic------1720845
OLB Mark Merrill------1426444
S Gene Atkins------1628---44
DT Mike Pitts------1924---43
WR Clarence Weathers413------2239
S Vance Bedford------1091938
RB Johnny Hector312------2237
WR Mark Smith730---------37
DT Greg Meisner------1224---36
TE Orson Mobley42------2834
CB Ivory Sully------1615---31
G Tom Newberry1113------428
OLB Timothy Dyer------002424
TE Mark Keel814------224
OLB Leon White------814---22
ILB Darren Comeaux------401620
G Winford Hood211------619
ILB Kurt Gouveia------118---19
QB Guido Merkens216---------18
WR James Pruitt07------1017
C Freddie Bates00------1010
P John Kidd00------1010
DE Josh Barrett------0088
T Hugh Heyer00------88
K Morten Andersen00------66
DE Glenn Fones------14---5
WR Odessa Turner03---------3
RB Kenny Flowers10---------1

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left100.0
Middle18804.4
Right571.4
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4205.0
Middle12413.4
Right4205.0
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

TennesseeAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Phil Simms33236220441
Scott Campbell110000000
HoustonAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Frank Reich34195203414
Guido Merkens1571104100

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)20161899.5
Medium (9-18 Yds)73415.9
Long (19+ Yds)328026.7
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)21141657.9
Medium (9-18 Yds)1881518.4
Long (19+ Yds)5000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

TennesseeTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Paul Skansi64081118
WR John Jefferson43034122
FB Gerald Willhite43133016
TE Pat Dunsmore44072211
WR Sammy White31011015
TE Ozzie Newsome32012025
WR Al Toon32138121
RB Eddie Hunter33016019
TE Rocky Klever2203818
RB Herman Hunter100008
RB Michael Clemons100007
HoustonTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Vince Williams148093240
TE Mike Mularkey94074136
WR Mark Smith84056130
RB Greg Bell5408039
WR Lindsay Scott43036144
TE Mark Keel3103014
WR Clarence Weathers21030113
WR James Pruitt2101107
RB Johnny Hector1000012
WR Odessa Turner100003

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

TennesseeAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
HoustonAttYardsAvgOverall Avg

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

TennesseeAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Phil Simms1177.009.64
HoustonAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Frank Reich3262.007.26

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

TennesseeTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Paul Skansi1177.0013.50
HoustonTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Vince Williams11-4-4.006.64
TE Mark Keel1000.001.00
WR Mark Smith111010.007.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

TennesseeRushesConversions
RB Herman Hunter30
HoustonRushesConversions
QB Guido Merkens20
RB Johnny Hector10
RB Greg Bell11

Third Down Passing Statistics

TennesseeAttCompConversions
Phil Simms742
HoustonAttCompConversions
Frank Reich953
Guido Merkens321

Third Down Receiving Statistics

TennesseeTargCatchConversions
WR Paul Skansi211
WR Sammy White110
TE Ozzie Newsome110
FB Gerald Willhite100
TE Rocky Klever111
RB Herman Hunter100
HoustonTargCatchConversions
WR Vince Williams311
TE Mike Mularkey310
WR Mark Smith222
RB Johnny Hector100
WR Clarence Weathers111
RB Greg Bell110
WR James Pruitt110

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)