Week 8, 1987

played in Cincinnati, OH

60 degrees, fair, 9 mph wind

Houston Oilers710314-34
Cincinnati Bengals01406-20

Scoring Summary
1Q: 03:06 HOU - Greg Bell 20 run (Morten Andersen extra point)
2Q: 14:20 CIN - Frank Hawkins 1 run (Bill Capece extra point)
2Q: 09:35 HOU - Morten Andersen 25 field goal
2Q: 03:17 CIN - Rueben Mayes 23 fumble return (Bill Capece extra point)
2Q: 00:50 HOU - Lindsay Scott 21 pass from Frank Reich (Morten Andersen extra point)
3Q: 08:55 HOU - Morten Andersen 20 field goal
4Q: 10:49 CIN - Bill Capece 31 field goal
4Q: 08:47 HOU - Greg Bell 14 run (Morten Andersen extra point)
4Q: 04:53 CIN - Bill Capece 22 field goal
4Q: 02:01 HOU - Johnny Hector 17 run (Morten Andersen extra point)

Team StatisticsHOUCIN
Record4-36-2
First Downs2021
- by Rushing145
- by Passing515
- by Penalty11
Total Net Yards400440
- Offensive Plays6061
- Yards per Play6.677.21
Net Rushing Yards268139
- Rushing Attempts3225
- Yards per Rush8.385.56
Net Passing Yards132301
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt27 - 19 - 034 - 24 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards138311
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/62/10
- Yards per Pass Play4.718.36
Fumbles/Lost0/05/2
3rd Down Conversions6/124/10
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down6.38.8
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards3/155/40
Punt Returns/Yards2/182/1
Kick Returns/Yards3/943/66
Interception Ret./Yards0/00/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits44
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/21/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 30OWN 25
Time of Possession29:2030:40

Drive Charts

Houston Oilers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
113:031:14OWN 293-6Punt
18:065:12OWN 2998Touchdown
214:114:43OWN 341158Field Goal
27:214:04OWN 18739Punt
22:372:02OWN 35565Touchdown
315:006:11OWN 271070Field Goal
31:101:46OWN 2134Punt
410:431:36OWN 253-2Punt
48:510:12OPP 14214Touchdown
44:472:54OWN 25875Touchdown
Cincinnati Bengals
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:001:57OWN 4033Punt
111:493:43OWN 32620Punt
12:543:43OWN 25775Touchdown
29:282:07OWN 24420Punt
23:170:40OWN 20180Touchdown
20:350:35OWN 2923Half
38:497:39OWN 251354Fumble
414:243:41OWN 17769Field Goal
49:070:16OWN 2114Fumble
48:393:52OWN 25970Field Goal
41:531:53OWN 25855Game

Game MVP: Greg Bell, Houston Oilers

Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Greg Bell221336.052252
RB Johnny Hector410526.254641
QB Frank Reich4297.251810
WR Vince Williams210.50400
CincinnatiAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Frank Hawkins12191.58901
RB Rueben Mayes9768.443520
QB Mike Rieker44411.001920

Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Frank Reich27191381/6129094.3
CincinnatiAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Mike Rieker34243112/10057099.0

Receiving Statistics

HoustonCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Mike Mularkey44328.008130
WR Lindsay Scott355217.3323291
FB Larry Moriarty3341.33750
WR Vince Williams2442.00050
TE Mark Keel23126.00270
RB Greg Bell242311.507150
WR Clarence Weathers1133.00030
WR Mark Smith1299.00090
WR James Pruitt11-1-1.000-10
CincinnatiCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Jesse Thompson696010.0017190
TE Don Warren686010.0024220
WR Bruce Davis5510821.6073570
RB Frank Hawkins22105.00560
RB Rueben Mayes234120.5035350
WR Bobby Duckworth111515.000150
FB Frankie Ellison111010.007100
TE Keith McKeller1177.00270
WR Ira Hillary0200.00000

Interception Statistics

HoustonIntsYardsAvgTD
CincinnatiIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

HoustonFumbRecovForceTD
OLB Mark Merrill0100
DE Glenn Fones0100
T Dwight Wheeler0010
DE Al Harris0010
S Carlton Williamson0010
CB Bobby Watkins0010
TE Orson Mobley0010
CincinnatiFumbRecovForceTD
WR Bruce Davis2000
QB Mike Rieker1000
WR Jesse Thompson1000
WR Ira Hillary1000
RB Rueben Mayes0101
DE Curtis Anderson0100
FB Frankie Ellison0100

Punting Statistics

HoustonPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Kidd420350.845.5561
CincinnatiPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Rich Camarillo313043.337.3463

Kicking Statistics

HoustonFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Morten Andersen2/20/00/0254/4
CincinnatiFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Bill Capece2/20/00/0312/2

Punt Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Barry Wilburn2189.00
CincinnatiRetYardsAvgTD
Jesse Thompson210.50

Kick Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Haynes39431.30
CincinnatiRetYardsAvgTD
Ira Hillary24522.50
Frank Hawkins12121.00

Defensive Statistics

HoustonTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Dave Levenick711.02536
CB Barry Wilburn620.01230
CB Bobby Watkins550.02535
S Gene Atkins520.01819
S Carlton Williamson410.02536
DE Al Harris321.02328
CB Ivory Sully320.01224
DT Greg Meisner310.01919
OLB Mark Merrill210.01618
CB Mark Haynes210.02024
S Vance Bedford210.0717
DT Mike Golic200.01228
ILB Kurt Gouveia200.029
OLB Timothy Dyer110.033
DT Mike Pitts110.02026
DE Curtis Greer100.02024
CincinnatiTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Mike Cofer901.03027
ILB Keith Butler820.03228
S Terry Kinard630.03228
OLB Mike Wilcher610.01311
S Wes Hopkins440.03228
CB Bobby Humphrey410.03028
DE Charles Mann220.01918
CB Dennis Thurman200.03028
DE Tim Cofield200.0135
DT Mike Fultz110.02521
CB Tim Lavender110.02317
DT Ted Vincent100.02621
DT Lester Williams100.01314
DE Hasson Arbubakrr100.02319
WR Bruce Davis10---------

Pass Rush Statistics

HoustonSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Al Harris1.001028
ILB Dave Levenick1.000036
DE Curtis Greer0.002224
DT Mike Golic0.001028
DT Mike Pitts0.000126
CincinnatiSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Mike Cofer1.000127
DT Mike Fultz0.001021
ILB Keith Butler0.001028
DE Curtis Anderson0.00107
DE Doug Martin0.00107
DT Ted Vincent0.000121
DT Lester Williams0.000114

Pass Defense Statistics

HoustonCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Bobby Watkins31035
CB Ivory Sully30024
CB Barry Wilburn30030
S Carlton Williamson21036
OLB Mark Merrill20018
DE Al Harris20028
S Vance Bedford20017
ILB Kurt Gouveia2009
S Gene Atkins20019
CB Mark Haynes10024
ILB Dave Levenick10036
DT Mike Golic10028
CincinnatiCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Keith Butler41028
OLB Mike Cofer41027
CB Bobby Humphrey30028
S Terry Kinard30028
OLB Mike Wilcher20011
S Wes Hopkins20028
CB Dennis Thurman10028

Blocking Statistics

HoustonKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Tom Newberry69032128
T Will Wolford58132028
C George Yarno46032028
T Dwight Wheeler23032028
G Kevin Gogan02032028
CincinnatiKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G John Choma35025136
T Chris Hinton14125036
G Chuck Commiskey13025036
C Kani Kauahi07025136
T Jim Lachey02025036
TE Willie Smith01011011

Special Teams Tackles

HoustonTacklesSTPlays
Orson Mobley119
Dwight Wheeler113
George Yarno111
Carlton Williamson18
Hugh Heyer14
CincinnatiTacklesSTPlays
Mike Fultz414
Willie Smith121

Participation

HoustonRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Dwight Wheeler3228------1373
C George Yarno3228------1171
CB Bobby Watkins------25351070
S Carlton Williamson------2536869
G Tom Newberry3228------666
T Will Wolford3228------666
G Kevin Gogan3228------666
ILB Dave Levenick------2536263
CB Mark Haynes------20241761
QB Frank Reich3228---------60
WR Vince Williams3127---------58
DE Al Harris------2328253
WR Lindsay Scott2722------251
TE Mike Mularkey2823---------51
DT Mike Pitts------2026551
RB Greg Bell2819---------47
CB Barry Wilburn------1230547
DE Curtis Greer------2024---44
DT Mike Golic------1228242
S Vance Bedford------7171640
DT Greg Meisner------1919---38
S Gene Atkins------1819---37
CB Ivory Sully------1224---36
OLB Mark Merrill------1618---34
FB Larry Moriarty98------1734
RB Johnny Hector48------1830
WR Mark Smith1911---------30
TE Orson Mobley54------1928
OLB Timothy Dyer------331925
TE Mark Keel813------223
DE Glenn Fones------516223
WR Clarence Weathers03------1619
OLB Leon White------114---15
ILB Kurt Gouveia------29213
WR James Pruitt01------1112
K Morten Andersen00------99
ILB Darren Comeaux------0088
C Freddie Bates00------66
P John Kidd00------66
T Hugh Heyer00------44
DE Josh Barrett------0033
RB Kenny Flowers10---------1
WR Odessa Turner01---------1
QB Guido Merkens00---------0
C Jameson Aguillard00---------0
G Winford Hood00---------0
CincinnatiRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
WR Ira Hillary2221------2164
ILB Keith Butler------3228262
S Wes Hopkins------3228262
S Terry Kinard------3228262
QB Mike Rieker2536---------61
WR Jesse Thompson2334------461
G John Choma2536---------61
G Chuck Commiskey2536---------61
C Kani Kauahi2536---------61
T Chris Hinton2536---------61
T Jim Lachey2536---------61
DT Mike Fultz------25211460
CB Dennis Thurman------3028260
CB Bobby Humphrey------3028260
OLB Mike Cofer------3027259
CB Tim Lavender------23171757
DT Ted Vincent------2621249
DE Hasson Arbubakrr------2319143
TE Willie Smith1111------2143
TE Don Warren1229---------41
WR Bruce Davis819------1239
DE Charles Mann------1918138
WR Bobby Duckworth1422---------36
FB Frankie Ellison107------1835
RB Frank Hawkins1413------633
RB Rueben Mayes920---------29
DT Lester Williams------1314---27
OLB Mike Wilcher------1311125
OLB Andy Headen------201921
DE Tim Cofield------135---18
TE Keith McKeller24------1218
RB Larry Collins00------1717
DE Curtis Anderson------57517
S David Fulcher------001616
DE Doug Martin------47112
ILB Mark Brown------001111
K Bill Capece00------77
C Al Pitts00------55
T Lindsey Mason00------55
T Art Plunkett00------55
P Rich Camarillo00------55
G Rob Fada00------55
C Maxwell Forbes00------55
CB Stephen Braggs------0145
WR Alfred Jackson00------11
QB Stan Gelbaugh00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left78211.7
Middle131259.6
Right12615.1
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left8182.3
Middle12897.4
Right5326.4
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Frank Reich27192202430
CincinnatiAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Mike Rieker34245112430

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen3331.0
Short (0-8 Yds)1611623.9
Medium (9-18 Yds)757310.4
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen32217.0
Short (0-8 Yds)191620610.8
Medium (9-18 Yds)95657.2
Long (19+ Yds)111919.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Lindsay Scott53052222
WR Vince Williams4204027
TE Mike Mularkey44032023
RB Greg Bell42023019
FB Larry Moriarty330408
TE Mark Keel32012013
WR Mark Smith2109011
WR Clarence Weathers110303
WR James Pruitt110-101
CincinnatiTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Jesse Thompson96060034
TE Don Warren86060229
WR Bruce Davis550108219
RB Rueben Mayes32041120
RB Frank Hawkins22010013
WR Ira Hillary2010021
WR Bobby Duckworth11015022
FB Frankie Ellison1101007
TE Keith McKeller110704

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Greg Bell4379.256.05
RB Johnny Hector11717.0026.25
CincinnatiAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Frank Hawkins5142.801.58
RB Rueben Mayes3-1-0.338.44

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Frank Reich7210.145.11
CincinnatiAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Mike Rieker52142.809.15

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Lindsay Scott2000.0010.40
TE Mark Keel2152.504.00
RB Greg Bell2000.005.75
FB Larry Moriarty11-4-4.001.33
CincinnatiTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Don Warren2173.507.50
WR Jesse Thompson1000.006.67
WR Bruce Davis1177.0021.60
WR Ira Hillary1000.000.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

HoustonRushesConversions
RB Johnny Hector33
RB Greg Bell11
QB Frank Reich11
CincinnatiRushesConversions
QB Mike Rieker11
RB Frank Hawkins10

Third Down Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompConversions
Frank Reich631
CincinnatiAttCompConversions
Mike Rieker753

Third Down Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargCatchConversions
TE Mark Keel210
WR Vince Williams100
WR Lindsay Scott110
TE Mike Mularkey111
WR Mark Smith100
CincinnatiTargCatchConversions
WR Jesse Thompson310
TE Don Warren111
RB Frank Hawkins110
FB Frankie Ellison111
TE Keith McKeller111

SectionAttendance
Stadium99,000 (99,000 capacity)
Upper Deck24,900 (24,900)
End Zone18,000 (18,000)
Mezzanine10,400 (10,400)
Sideline Seats15,900 (15,900)
Club Seats19,900 (19,900)
Luxury Boxes9,900 (9,900)