Week 8, 1987

played in Pittsburgh, PA

47 degrees, fair, calm

Tennessee Titans010146-30
Pittsburgh Steelers71307-27

Scoring Summary
1Q: 04:19 PIT - Nate Johnson 8 pass from Bernie Kosar (Jim Breech extra point)
2Q: 11:56 TEN - Eddie Hunter 2 run (Mike Lansford extra point)
2Q: 08:11 PIT - Jim Breech 36 field goal
2Q: 06:45 PIT - Jim Breech 39 field goal
2Q: 03:07 TEN - Mike Lansford 37 field goal
2Q: 01:01 PIT - Bernie Kosar 2 run (Jim Breech extra point)
3Q: 10:09 TEN - Sammy White 9 pass from Phil Simms (Mike Lansford extra point)
3Q: 05:46 TEN - Sammy White 20 pass from Phil Simms (Mike Lansford extra point)
4Q: 10:20 TEN - Mike Lansford 53 field goal
4Q: 06:18 PIT - Gerald Carter 21 pass from Bernie Kosar (Jim Breech extra point)
4Q: 01:06 TEN - Mike Lansford 54 field goal

Team StatisticsTENPIT
Record6-15-3
First Downs2220
- by Rushing58
- by Passing1711
- by Penalty01
Total Net Yards378332
- Offensive Plays7361
- Yards per Play5.185.44
Net Rushing Yards70136
- Rushing Attempts2725
- Yards per Rush2.595.44
Net Passing Yards308196
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt44 - 32 - 133 - 24 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards320214
- Sacks/Yards Lost2/123/18
- Yards per Pass Play6.705.44
Fumbles/Lost4/12/1
3rd Down Conversions9/163/11
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.69.7
4th Down Conversions0/00/1
Penalties/Yards3/405/39
Punt Returns/Yards3/63/27
Kick Returns/Yards2/374/122
Interception Ret./Yards0/01/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits33
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/02/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 32OWN 33
Time of Possession33:5626:04

Drive Charts

Tennessee Titans
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
114:510:46OPP 30226Interception
110:562:11OWN 1637Punt
14:127:26OWN 251675Touchdown
28:040:10OWN 251-1Fumble
26:403:38OWN 25755Field Goal
20:490:49OWN 2635Half
315:005:01OWN 26974Touchdown
38:573:23OWN 35965Touchdown
32:231:56OWN 4130Punt
413:203:05OWN 37527Field Goal
46:062:26OWN 253-11Punt
43:022:04OWN 131050Field Goal
40:140:14OPP 402-4Game
Pittsburgh Steelers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:000:09OWN 2515Fumble
114:053:09OWN 20723Punt
18:454:33OWN 39961Touchdown
211:463:4250831Field Goal
27:541:14OPP 2432Field Goal
23:022:13OWN 28872Touchdown
39:591:02OWN 2531Punt
35:343:11OWN 25741Missed FG
30:272:07OWN 193-9Punt
410:154:09OWN 28772Touchdown
43:400:38OWN 3437Punt
40:580:44OWN 3446Downs

Game MVP: Bernie Kosar, Pittsburgh Steelers

Rushing Statistics

TennesseeAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Eddie Hunter18351.94801
QB Phil Simms4123.00800
RB Michael Clemons273.50600
WR Sammy White11010.001010
FB Gerald Willhite155.00500
RB Herman Hunter111.00100
PittsburghAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Curtis Adams8496.132610
QB Bernie Kosar8405.001211
RB Stanford Jennings6366.001410
RB Barry Word3113.67500

Passing Statistics

TennesseeAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Phil Simms44323202/12238198.6
PittsburghAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Bernie Kosar33242143/182250109.9

Receiving Statistics

TennesseeCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR John Jefferson7118912.7160380
WR Al Toon67386.339190
TE Pat Dunsmore57459.008190
WR Sammy White454511.2513202
RB Herman Hunter44348.5013110
TE Rocky Klever333812.6717270
RB Eddie Hunter23157.50890
WR Paul Skansi121616.000160
FB Gerald Willhite0200.00000
PittsburghCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Nate Johnson8109812.2531251
WR Gerald Carter333812.677211
RB Stanford Jennings34144.67670
RB Curtis Adams34217.0013180
TE Doug Crosbie232211.000110
TE Clint Didier25115.50360
WR Billy Ryckman1144.00040
WR Ron Brown121010.007100
RB Barry Word11-4-4.000-40

Interception Statistics

TennesseeIntsYardsAvgTD
PittsburghIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Robert Lyles100.000

Fumble Statistics

TennesseeFumbRecovForceTD
RB Eddie Hunter2000
QB Phil Simms1100
WR Paul Skansi1000
G Ken Jones0100
CB Carl Howard0100
OLB Cam Jacobs0100
OLB Hugh Green0020
PittsburghFumbRecovForceTD
TE Clint Didier1100
RB Curtis Adams1000
DE Keith Ferguson0100
S Gerald Small0010
OLB Mike Singletary0010
DE Keith Willis0010
OLB Robert Lyles0010

Punting Statistics

TennesseePuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Bill Smith315752.343.3601
PittsburghPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jim Arnold417443.542.0472

Kicking Statistics

TennesseeFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Mike Lansford3/32/22/2543/3
PittsburghFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Jim Breech2/30/10/1393/3

Punt Return Statistics

TennesseeRetYardsAvgTD
Paul Skansi252.50
John Jefferson111.00
PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Billy Ryckman3279.00

Kick Return Statistics

TennesseeRetYardsAvgTD
Al Toon23718.50
PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Billy Ryckman412230.50

Defensive Statistics

TennesseeTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Kevin Hancock731.02123
CB Richard Johnson730.02336
OLB Hugh Green600.01121
DE Walt Bowyer500.02331
S Todd Bell410.02436
OLB Frank Bush410.01212
S James Griffin320.02327
CB Terry Jackson300.02536
DT Eric Williams202.02332
CB Carl Howard210.01218
ILB Pepper Johnson210.0716
DT Garin Veris200.02431
QB Phil Simms10---------
CB Javier Wean020.0217
OLB Cam Jacobs010.086
DE Charles Haley010.02430
PittsburghTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Mike Harden800.02644
OLB Robert Lyles710.02744
S Gerald Small620.02746
ILB Troy Benson600.01031
ILB Glenn Cameron500.02329
CB Kevin Ross500.02746
OLB Mike Singletary411.02646
DT Henry Thomas430.02426
DE Keith Ferguson330.52537
CB Milton Mack310.01029
DE Keith Willis230.52428
CB Kenny Johnson200.01719
DE Phil Murphy100.0511

Pass Rush Statistics

TennesseeSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Eric Williams2.000032
ILB Kevin Hancock1.000023
OLB Frank Bush0.010012
DE Charles Haley0.001030
PittsburghSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Mike Singletary1.010046
DE Keith Ferguson0.521237
DE Keith Willis0.521028
DT Kit Lathrop0.001020
OLB Robert Lyles0.001044
DE Phil Murphy0.000111

Pass Defense Statistics

TennesseeCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Richard Johnson70036
OLB Frank Bush31012
OLB Hugh Green30021
S Todd Bell30036
CB Carl Howard20018
ILB Pepper Johnson20016
CB Terry Jackson10036
DE Walt Bowyer10031
S James Griffin10027
ILB Kevin Hancock10023
CB Javier Wean01017
OLB Cam Jacobs0106
PittsburghCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Robert Lyles70144
ILB Troy Benson50031
CB Kevin Ross31046
ILB Glenn Cameron30029
S Gerald Small30046
S Mike Harden30044
CB Milton Mack30029
CB Kenny Johnson20019
DT Henry Thomas20026
DE Keith Ferguson10037

Blocking Statistics

TennesseeKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Ken Jones37027046
C Perry Hartnett37027046
T Nate Newton13027046
G Todd Peat03027146
T Bob Cryder02027146
TE Pat Dunsmore01026040
PittsburghKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Joe Delvin35025236
T Doug Williams25025136
G R.C. Thielemann14025036
G Chris Godfrey12025036
TE Clint Didier11025032
C Doug Smith01025036

Special Teams Tackles

TennesseeTacklesSTPlays
Herman Hunter219
Al Toon216
Javier Wean113
Lloyd Yancey16
Mark Cochran16
PittsburghTacklesSTPlays
Robert Lyles212
Doug Crosbie123
Mario Clark117
Mike Harden112

Participation

TennesseeRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Todd Peat2746------679
G Ken Jones2746---------73
T Bob Cryder2746---------73
QB Phil Simms2746---------73
C Perry Hartnett2746---------73
T Nate Newton2746---------73
WR Al Toon2235------1673
TE Pat Dunsmore2640---------66
CB Terry Jackson------2536364
S Todd Bell------2436363
CB Richard Johnson------2336362
WR John Jefferson1533------1159
DT Garin Veris------2431358
DE Walt Bowyer------2331357
DT Eric Williams------2332---55
DE Charles Haley------2430---54
S James Griffin------2327---50
RB Eddie Hunter2327---------50
ILB Kevin Hancock------2123---44
WR Sammy White1923---------42
FB Gerald Willhite614------2040
WR Paul Skansi1312------1338
RB Herman Hunter216------1937
OLB Hugh Green------1121335
CB Javier Wean------2171332
OLB Frank Bush------1212832
CB Carl Howard------1218---30
TE Norris Brown16------2229
TE Rocky Klever619------227
OLB Cam Jacobs------861327
S Scottie Miller------252027
ILB Pepper Johnson------716326
CB Brian Carpenter------211720
WR Curtis Duncan02------1820
DT Tony Colorito------48719
DE Skip McClendon------310619
ILB Dwayne Jiles------201012
K Mike Lansford00------1010
C Terry Matthews00------66
C Rob Monaco00------66
G Lloyd Yancey00------66
T Mark Cochran00------66
P Bill Smith00------66
RB Michael Clemons23---------5
CB Bruce McNorton------0044
QB Scott Campbell00---------0
PittsburghRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
OLB Robert Lyles------27441283
CB Kevin Ross------27461083
S Mike Harden------26441282
S Gerald Small------2746376
OLB Mike Singletary------2646375
DE Keith Ferguson------2537264
T Joe Delvin2536---------61
G R.C. Thielemann2536---------61
C Doug Smith2536---------61
WR Nate Johnson2536---------61
G Chris Godfrey2536---------61
QB Bernie Kosar2536---------61
T Doug Williams2536---------61
TE Clint Didier2532---------57
RB Stanford Jennings1222------2357
WR Gerald Carter2234---------56
CB Mario Clark------14221753
DE Keith Willis------2428153
ILB Glenn Cameron------2329---52
DT Henry Thomas------2426---50
TE Doug Crosbie1210------2345
ILB Troy Benson------1031445
CB Kenny Johnson------1719541
CB Milton Mack------1029241
WR Ron Brown1121------739
DT Kit Lathrop------320629
WR Brian Baschnagel27------1928
OLB Gary Padjen------332127
RB Curtis Adams1214------127
DE Wilson Whitney------116623
S Aaron Mitchell------431623
RB Barry Word32------1520
WR Billy Ryckman01------1617
DE Phil Murphy------511---16
ILB David Wyman------121013
K Jim Breech00------99
C Don Macek00------77
C Mike McDonald00------77
P Jim Arnold00------77
G Duval Love00------77
T Steve Buxton00------77
T Howard Ballard00------77
S Pete Shaw------0213
TE Tim Wrightman11---------2
S Mike Whitwell------02---2
QB Deiter Brock00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left5224.4
Middle18543.0
Right2-2-1.0
None2-4-2.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left5367.2
Middle14866.1
Right6142.3
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

TennesseeAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Phil Simms44324101431
PittsburghAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Bernie Kosar33243223100

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)25191817.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)96717.9
Long (19+ Yds)31196.3
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)1713955.6
Medium (9-18 Yds)759012.9
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

TennesseeTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR John Jefferson117089233
TE Pat Dunsmore75045040
WR Al Toon76038035
WR Sammy White54045123
RB Herman Hunter44034016
TE Rocky Klever33038119
RB Eddie Hunter32015027
FB Gerald Willhite2000014
WR Paul Skansi21016012
PittsburghTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Nate Johnson108198236
TE Clint Didier52111032
RB Stanford Jennings43014022
RB Curtis Adams43021014
TE Doug Crosbie32022010
WR Gerald Carter33038134
WR Ron Brown21010021
WR Billy Ryckman110401
RB Barry Word110-402

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

TennesseeAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Eddie Hunter300.001.94
FB Gerald Willhite155.005.00
PittsburghAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Stanford Jennings100.006.00
QB Bernie Kosar122.005.00

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

TennesseeAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Phil Simms64447.337.27
PittsburghAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Bernie Kosar65305.006.48

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

TennesseeTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Sammy White333712.339.00
WR John Jefferson2173.508.09
WR Al Toon1000.005.43
PittsburghTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Nate Johnson22168.009.80
WR Billy Ryckman1144.004.00
TE Clint Didier1000.002.20
WR Ron Brown111010.005.00
RB Stanford Jennings1100.003.50

Third Down Rushing Statistics

TennesseeRushesConversions
QB Phil Simms10
PittsburghRushesConversions
RB Stanford Jennings11
QB Bernie Kosar10

Third Down Passing Statistics

TennesseeAttCompConversions
Phil Simms15129
PittsburghAttCompConversions
Bernie Kosar952

Third Down Receiving Statistics

TennesseeTargCatchConversions
WR Sammy White333
WR John Jefferson311
TE Pat Dunsmore332
RB Herman Hunter332
FB Gerald Willhite100
WR Paul Skansi111
WR Al Toon110
PittsburghTargCatchConversions
WR Nate Johnson322
RB Stanford Jennings220
WR Gerald Carter110
TE Clint Didier100
WR Ron Brown100
RB Curtis Adams100

SectionAttendance
Stadium70,000 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck19,800 (19,800)
End Zone14,300 (14,300)
Mezzanine8,300 (8,300)
Sideline Seats12,700 (12,700)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes7,500 (7,500)