Week 9, 1987

played in New England, MA

39 degrees, fair, calm

San Diego Chargers0032-5
New England Patriots71300-20

Scoring Summary
1Q: 08:49 NED - Elmo Boyd 24 pass from Jeff Hostetler (John Carney extra point)
2Q: 03:33 NED - Jeff Hostetler 4 run (John Carney extra point failed)
2Q: 00:39 NED - Jerry Rice 12 pass from Jeff Hostetler (John Carney extra point)
3Q: 10:58 SDO - Ray Petrick 37 field goal
4Q: 14:51 SDO - Safety: Dennis Gibson tackled ball carrier in end zone

Team StatisticsSDONED
Record7-15-3
First Downs726
- by Rushing39
- by Passing315
- by Penalty12
Total Net Yards164440
- Offensive Plays5176
- Yards per Play3.225.79
Net Rushing Yards95162
- Rushing Attempts2238
- Yards per Rush4.324.26
Net Passing Yards69278
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt26 - 12 - 038 - 27 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards86278
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/170/0
- Yards per Pass Play2.387.32
Fumbles/Lost0/00/0
3rd Down Conversions5/169/17
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down6.38.1
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards8/6512/106
Punt Returns/Yards1/74/32
Kick Returns/Yards4/1440/0
Interception Ret./Yards0/00/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits02
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/02/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 30OWN 15
Time of Possession23:4336:17

Drive Charts

San Diego Chargers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
113:151:39OWN 473-10Punt
18:371:33OWN 4437Punt
12:182:10OWN 2732Punt
211:332:18OWN 6435Punt
27:440:55OWN 732Punt
23:251:31OWN 2539Punt
20:330:33OWN 40410Half
315:004:08OWN 44736Field Goal
38:473:30OWN 39613Punt
33:123:21OWN 32619Punt
414:411:49OPP 4031Punt
47:450:35OWN 2030Punt
New England Patriots
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:001:45OWN 123-2Punt
111:362:59OWN 5695Touchdown
17:044:46OWN 2854Punt
10:083:35OWN 18829Punt
29:151:31OWN 1539Punt
26:493:24OWN 45855Touchdown
21:541:21OWN 26874Touchdown
310:281:41OWN 630Punt
35:172:05OWN 13611Punt
414:510:10OWN 11-1Safety
412:525:07OWN 201034Punt
47:107:10OWN 261447Game

Game MVP: Jeff Hostetler, New England Patriots

Rushing Statistics

San DiegoAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Boyce Green14795.642620
RB Curt Warner8162.00500
New EnglandAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Alvin Moore19824.321340
RB Ottis Anderson11534.821010
QB Jeff Hostetler7162.291011
WR Jerry Rice11111.001110

Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Boomer Esiason1910741/8014062.1
Ronald Paolillo72122/908039.6
New EnglandAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jeff Hostetler38272780/02410109.3

Receiving Statistics

San DiegoCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
RB Boyce Green33103.33240
WR Floyd Dixon393110.3313130
WR Jim Jensen2384.00050
WR Ray Butler1288.00080
TE Mike Williams111414.007140
FB Tony Paige1122.00020
WR Cornell Burbage131313.002130
WR Wesley Walker0400.00000
New EnglandCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Jerry Rice68599.8327211
WR Elmo Boyd585711.4036241
WR Larry Mucker57479.403160
RB Alvin Moore33268.6718130
RB Ottis Anderson232110.5017110
FB Rick Parros2273.500110
WR Darnell Powell1122.00120
TE Mark Boyer134141.0021410
TE Greg Baty1277.00070
TE Robert Awalt111111.000110

Interception Statistics

San DiegoIntsYardsAvgTD
New EnglandIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

San DiegoFumbRecovForceTD
New EnglandFumbRecovForceTD

Punting Statistics

San DiegoPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Teltschik1048248.243.0587
New EnglandPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jim McCann735851.147.3693

Kicking Statistics

San DiegoFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Ray Petrick1/10/00/0370/0
New EnglandFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
John Carney0/00/00/002/3

Punt Return Statistics

San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Audray McMillian177.00
New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD
Darnell Powell4328.00

Kick Return Statistics

San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Vernon Dean414436.00
New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD

Defensive Statistics

San DiegoTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Audray McMillian1210.03737
S Dwight Hicks730.03838
S Jim Burroughs620.03737
DT William Perry510.03227
OLB Dennis Gibson500.02625
OLB David Little420.03128
ILB Lucius Sanford410.01014
CB Vernon Dean330.03838
ILB Winston Moss240.02824
CB Danny Walters210.02012
DT Jeff Jackson200.01220
DT Blaise Winter200.02423
DE Joe Nash130.0915
DE Louis Haynes100.0169
DT Ben Thomas100.01819
CB Ronnie Burgess100.01013
DE Tom Gibson100.077
OLB Jim Morrissey010.01418
New EnglandTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
DT John Goodman620.02218
OLB Chris Washington500.01627
DE Mike Gann402.02020
ILB Frank Manumaleuga410.01618
CB Dwayne Woodruff400.01628
DT Doug Smith311.01721
S Bobby Kemp220.01618
DE Terry Beeson200.0612
CB Fred Marion200.02024
CB Rod Jones110.01111
ILB Jerry Muckensturm100.060
CB David Williams100.01016
S Ken Hillis100.02218
DE Fred Stokes100.01623
S Mike Reinfeldt010.0611
OLB Duane Bickett010.0917

Pass Rush Statistics

San DiegoSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Jeff Jackson0.001020
DT Ben Thomas0.001019
OLB Jim Morrissey0.001018
New EnglandSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Mike Gann2.001020
DT Doug Smith1.000021
OLB Duane Bickett0.010017
DE Fred Stokes0.001123
DE Terry Beeson0.001012
DT John Goodman0.001018

Pass Defense Statistics

San DiegoCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Audray McMillian92037
S Jim Burroughs41037
ILB Winston Moss31024
S Dwight Hicks21038
ILB Lucius Sanford20014
CB Vernon Dean20038
CB Ronnie Burgess11013
OLB David Little10028
DT Jeff Jackson10020
CB Danny Walters10012
ILB Fernando Shields10013
New EnglandCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Dwayne Woodruff41028
CB Fred Marion21024
OLB Chris Washington20027
CB David Williams11016
ILB Frank Manumaleuga10018
S Ken Hillis10018
CB Rod Jones10011

Blocking Statistics

San DiegoKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Mike Baab45022029
G Mark Kirchner36022129
T Jeff Walker23022129
T Glen Howe14022129
G Mike Haight02022029
TE Malcolm Scott010907
FB Tony Paige0103014
New EnglandKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Shaquille Jonas46038038
T Dean Steinkuhler210038038
C Joel Hilgenberg28038038
G Roy Simmons26038038
G Joe Fields13038038
TE Mark Boyer11034035

Special Teams Tackles

San DiegoTacklesSTPlays
Jim Jensen217
Tony Paige125
Joe Nash119
New EnglandTacklesSTPlays
Jerry Rice212
Mike Reinfeldt125
Michael Gunter113
Tom Pridemore16

Participation

San DiegoRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Audray McMillian------37371488
CB Vernon Dean------3838581
S Dwight Hicks------3838---76
S Jim Burroughs------3737---74
DT William Perry------3227766
ILB Winston Moss------28241264
C Mike Baab2229------1162
G Mark Kirchner2229------1162
G Mike Haight2229------1162
OLB David Little------3128---59
OLB Jim Morrissey------14182456
T Glen Howe2229---------51
T Jeff Walker2229---------51
OLB Dennis Gibson------2625---51
WR Floyd Dixon2127---------48
RB Curt Warner814------2547
DT Blaise Winter------2423---47
WR Ray Butler2019------645
DT Ben Thomas------1819744
DE Joe Nash------9151943
FB Tony Paige314------2542
WR Jim Jensen139------1739
QB Boomer Esiason1620---------36
DT Jeff Jackson------1220---32
CB Danny Walters------2012---32
RB Boyce Green1414------331
TE Chris Dressel1317---------30
DE Louis Haynes------169---25
ILB Lucius Sanford------1014---24
CB Ronnie Burgess------1013---23
WR Wesley Walker25------1522
ILB Fernando Shields------913---22
WR Cornell Burbage012------618
QB Ronald Paolillo69------116
TE Malcolm Scott97---------16
S Donte Gomez------111416
TE Mike Williams77---------14
DE Tom Gibson------77---14
C Hardy Mahoney00------1111
T Garth Thomas00------1111
P John Teltschik00------1010
DE Grayson McCormick------1078
K Ray Petrick00------33
T Rob Taylor00---------0
C Stan Eisenhooth00---------0
S Garland Rivers------00---0
New EnglandRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Joe Fields3838------783
G Roy Simmons3838------783
T Shaquille Jonas3838------783
T Dean Steinkuhler3838------783
WR Jerry Rice3536------1283
QB Jeff Hostetler3838---------76
C Joel Hilgenberg3838---------76
WR Elmo Boyd3737---------74
TE Mark Boyer3435------170
DT Doug Smith------17211048
CB Dwayne Woodruff------1628145
CB Fred Marion------2024145
TE Greg Baty1111------2345
WR Larry Mucker2517------244
CB David Williams------10161844
OLB Chris Washington------1627144
S Mike Reinfeldt------6112542
RB Alvin Moore2219------142
DT John Goodman------2218---40
S Ken Hillis------2218---40
DE Mike Gann------2020---40
DE Fred Stokes------1623140
RB Ottis Anderson1519---------34
ILB Frank Manumaleuga------1618---34
S Bobby Kemp------1618---34
FB Rick Parros69------1732
OLB Otis Wilson------602430
DE Terry Beeson------6121129
OLB Duane Bickett------917127
WR Darnell Powell45------1726
CB Rod Jones------1111224
DE Andre Townsend------713121
ILB Jerry Muckensturm------601218
S Tom Pridemore------011617
WR Weegie Thompson00------1717
RB Michael Gunter00------1313
ILB Hal Garner------011112
CB Donnie Elder------021012
P Jim McCann00------77
C K.C. Hoffman00------77
K John Carney00------55
TE Robert Awalt12---------3
T Jackie Slater00---------0
C Nathan Henderson00---------0
QB Elliot Diaz00---------0
G David Diaz-Infante00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left33210.7
Middle15473.1
Right4164.0
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left5234.6
Middle25943.8
Right7466.6
None1-1-1.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Boomer Esiason19100023310
Ronald Paolillo720220100
New EnglandAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jeff Hostetler38274116300

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen33196.3
Short (0-8 Yds)55285.6
Medium (9-18 Yds)144392.8
Long (19+ Yds)4000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen87729.0
Short (0-8 Yds)20161316.6
Medium (9-18 Yds)73344.9
Long (19+ Yds)314113.7

Detailed Receiving Statistics

San DiegoTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Floyd Dixon93131027
WR Wesley Walker403005
WR Jim Jensen320809
RB Boyce Green33010014
WR Cornell Burbage31013012
WR Ray Butler2108019
TE Mike Williams1101407
FB Tony Paige1102014
New EnglandTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Elmo Boyd85057237
WR Jerry Rice86159136
WR Larry Mucker75047017
RB Ottis Anderson32021019
RB Alvin Moore33026019
TE Mark Boyer31041135
FB Rick Parros220709
TE Greg Baty2107011
WR Darnell Powell110205
TE Robert Awalt1101102

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

San DiegoAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
New EnglandAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
QB Jeff Hostetler144.002.29

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Boomer Esiason1000.003.89
New EnglandAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Jeff Hostetler64355.837.32

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

San DiegoTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Wesley Walker1000.000.00
New EnglandTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Jerry Rice32206.677.38
WR Elmo Boyd1111.007.13
WR Larry Mucker111414.006.71
RB Ottis Anderson1000.007.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

San DiegoRushesConversions
RB Curt Warner43
RB Boyce Green20
New EnglandRushesConversions
RB Alvin Moore33
QB Jeff Hostetler31
RB Ottis Anderson11

Third Down Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCompConversions
Boomer Esiason622
Ronald Paolillo410
New EnglandAttCompConversions
Jeff Hostetler1054

Third Down Receiving Statistics

San DiegoTargCatchConversions
WR Floyd Dixon632
WR Wesley Walker200
WR Ray Butler100
WR Jim Jensen100
New EnglandTargCatchConversions
WR Larry Mucker311
TE Mark Boyer200
WR Jerry Rice211
WR Elmo Boyd111
RB Alvin Moore111
TE Greg Baty110

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)