Week 9, 1987

played in Baltimore, MD

37 degrees, fair, 5 mph wind

Houston Oilers6703-16
Baltimore Ravens0073-10

Scoring Summary
1Q: 05:32 HOU - James Pruitt 11 pass from Frank Reich (Morten Andersen extra point failed)
2Q: 10:15 HOU - Carlton Williamson 46 interception return (Morten Andersen extra point)
3Q: 02:23 BAL - Charles Buchanan 23 fumble return (Eddie Murray extra point)
4Q: 10:32 HOU - Morten Andersen 27 field goal
4Q: 00:19 BAL - Eddie Murray 18 field goal

Team StatisticsHOUBAL
Record5-31-8
First Downs1715
- by Rushing106
- by Passing77
- by Penalty02
Total Net Yards251229
- Offensive Plays7360
- Yards per Play3.443.82
Net Rushing Yards14887
- Rushing Attempts3720
- Yards per Rush4.004.35
Net Passing Yards103142
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt32 - 22 - 038 - 18 - 2
- Gross Passing Yards126161
- Sacks/Yards Lost4/232/19
- Yards per Pass Play2.863.55
Fumbles/Lost2/21/1
3rd Down Conversions7/183/13
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.010.7
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards3/203/30
Punt Returns/Yards4/525/13
Kick Returns/Yards1/222/56
Interception Ret./Yards2/460/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits22
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/10/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 31OWN 31
Time of Possession35:0025:00

Drive Charts

Houston Oilers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:004:28OWN 25832Punt
18:321:57OWN 2034Punt
16:351:10OPP 23323Touchdown
12:382:26OWN 20515Punt
213:122:14OWN 6518Punt
26:210:46OWN 20210Fumble
24:230:46OWN 2031Punt
22:042:04OWN 28728Half
313:323:16OWN 4725Punt
38:111:57OWN 383-13Punt
33:141:07OWN 2231Fumble
32:076:40OWN 251365Field Goal
49:521:13OPP 4135Punt
47:054:42OWN 48728Missed FG
40:130:13OPP 461-1Game
Baltimore Ravens
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
110:322:00OWN 20631Punt
15:252:47OWN 25517Punt
10:122:00OWN 7528Punt
210:580:53OWN 443-3Interception
210:053:44OWN 25632Punt
25:351:12OPP 304-10Punt
23:371:33OWN 3435Punt
315:001:28OWN 373-4Punt
310:162:05OWN 12422Punt
36:143:00OWN 38522Punt
410:270:35OWN 4110Interception
48:391:34OWN 2031Punt
42:232:10OWN 311368Field Goal

Game MVP: Greg Bell, Houston Oilers

Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Greg Bell291123.861950
QB Frank Reich4246.001010
RB Johnny Hector3113.67800
WR Vince Williams111.00100
BaltimoreAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
QB Jim McMahon8303.751210
RB Thomas Sanders7355.001520
RB Jacque Robinson3103.33600
RB Earl Ferrell11111.001110
FB Rondell Carter111.00100

Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Frank Reich32221264/23123086.1
BaltimoreAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jim McMahon38181612/19030237.3

Receiving Statistics

HoustonCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR John Smith57326.4015230
RB Greg Bell45-1-0.25010
TE Mike Mularkey35196.330110
WR Vince Williams242211.002110
WR Lindsay Scott23136.508100
TE Mark Keel23157.50090
WR James Pruitt22115.505111
FB Larry Moriarty1155.00250
WR Mark Smith121010.000100
BaltimoreCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Thornton Chandler510418.204170
RB Thomas Sanders39175.675110
FB Rondell Carter334013.3324300
WR Mike Young34237.673130
RB Jacque Robinson23147.00680
WR Pete Mandley1199.00190
WR Calvin Nicholas161717.000170
TE Dwight Montgomery0100.00000

Interception Statistics

HoustonIntsYardsAvgTD
DE Ezra Johnson100.000
S Carlton Williamson14646.001
BaltimoreIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

HoustonFumbRecovForceTD
WR John Smith1000
QB Frank Reich1000
C Freddie Bates0100
T Hugh Heyer0010
BaltimoreFumbRecovForceTD
CB Carl Carter1000
DE Charles Buchanan0101
OLB Carl Banks0100
DE Ron Faurot0010
CB Jerry Gray0010

Punting Statistics

HoustonPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Kidd837647.040.4582
BaltimorePuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Kendrick Adamov1047447.434.2634

Kicking Statistics

HoustonFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Morten Andersen1/20/10/0271/2
BaltimoreFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Eddie Murray1/10/00/0181/1

Punt Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Barry Wilburn45213.00
BaltimoreRetYardsAvgTD
Carl Carter5132.60

Kick Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Haynes12222.00
BaltimoreRetYardsAvgTD
Pete Mandley25628.00

Defensive Statistics

HoustonTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Leon White600.01016
ILB Dave Levenick530.02040
S Carlton Williamson420.01940
S Vance Bedford400.01329
DE Al Harris311.51732
OLB Mark Merrill320.01224
CB Bobby Watkins300.01937
DT Mike Pitts230.51837
OLB Timothy Dyer200.022
CB Ivory Sully200.01021
DE Ezra Johnson110.0916
DE Curtis Greer100.01728
DT Greg Meisner100.0711
DT Mike Golic100.01027
ILB Kurt Gouveia100.058
DE Glenn Fones100.029
S Gene Atkins010.0811
BaltimoreTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Carl Banks830.03323
CB Jerry Gray830.03736
ILB Jessie Tuggle710.02831
OLB Monte Coleman700.01421
CB Carl Carter601.03124
DE Ron Faurot502.03030
DT Steve McMichael421.03736
S Ken Coffey320.02117
S Sonny Gordon210.0516
DE Charles Buchanan200.01725
S Jeff Turk120.03731
DE Andre Pinesett120.02921
CB Freddie Robinson110.02528
ILB Bob Brudzinski100.085
S Chris Golub100.0128
OLB Mike Hawkins100.0139
RB Thomas Sanders10---------
DT Roland Barbay100.02519
CB Camden Hickman100.0516

Pass Rush Statistics

HoustonSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Al Harris1.500032
DT Mike Pitts0.500137
CB Bobby Watkins0.010037
DE Curtis Greer0.001228
ILB Dave Levenick0.001140
DE Glenn Fones0.00109
BaltimoreSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Ron Faurot2.000130
DT Steve McMichael1.011236
CB Carl Carter1.000024
OLB Monte Coleman0.011021
OLB Carl Banks0.001023
DE Andre Pinesett0.001021
ILB Jessie Tuggle0.001031

Pass Defense Statistics

HoustonCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Carlton Williamson40140
OLB Leon White31016
CB Bobby Watkins23037
S Vance Bedford20029
ILB Dave Levenick14040
OLB Mark Merrill11024
OLB Timothy Dyer1002
DE Al Harris10032
CB Ivory Sully10021
DT Mike Golic10027
DE Glenn Fones1009
CB Barry Wilburn01024
DE Ezra Johnson00116
BaltimoreCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Monte Coleman60021
CB Jerry Gray41036
ILB Jessie Tuggle30031
S Ken Coffey20017
S Jeff Turk11031
ILB Bob Brudzinski1005
DE Andre Pinesett10021
CB Carl Carter10024
DE Charles Buchanan10025
CB Camden Hickman10016
S Sonny Gordon10016
OLB Carl Banks01023

Blocking Statistics

HoustonKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Kevin Gogan45037136
T Will Wolford210137236
G Tom Newberry26037136
T Dwight Wheeler14037036
C George Yarno13015018
FB Larry Moriarty1201407
C Jameson Aguillard02022018
TE Mike Mularkey01030029
BaltimoreKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Gene Chilton47020040
G John Gesek11020040
G Jeff Zimmerman03020040
T John Clay02020140
FB Rondell Carter020907
T Karl Baldischwiler01020140

Special Teams Tackles

HoustonTacklesSTPlays
Ezra Johnson413
Dwight Wheeler214
Hugh Heyer18
BaltimoreTacklesSTPlays
Pete Mandley218
Mike Hawkins125
Bob Olderman111
Mark Krerowicz111

Participation

HoustonRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Dwight Wheeler3736------1487
G Tom Newberry3736------1083
T Will Wolford3736------1083
G Kevin Gogan3736------1083
QB Frank Reich3736---------73
CB Bobby Watkins------19371268
WR Lindsay Scott3232------165
S Carlton Williamson------1940463
ILB Dave Levenick------2040161
TE Mike Mularkey3029---------59
DT Mike Pitts------1837156
WR John Smith2827---------55
CB Mark Haynes------12281454
RB Greg Bell3219---------51
DE Al Harris------1732150
CB Barry Wilburn------10241650
DT Mike Golic------10271148
DE Curtis Greer------1728---45
S Vance Bedford------1329244
C Jameson Aguillard2218---------40
FB Larry Moriarty147------1940
DE Ezra Johnson------9161338
OLB Mark Merrill------1224137
RB Johnny Hector513------1735
S Gene Atkins------8111635
WR Mark Smith1915---------34
TE Orson Mobley53------2634
C George Yarno1518---------33
CB Ivory Sully------1021---31
OLB Timothy Dyer------222529
OLB Leon White------1016127
TE Mark Keel914------124
WR Clarence Weathers23------1924
WR Vince Williams615---------21
DE Glenn Fones------291021
DT Greg Meisner------711---18
ILB Darren Comeaux------001313
ILB Kurt Gouveia------58---13
C Freddie Bates00------1010
P John Kidd00------1010
WR James Pruitt03------69
T Hugh Heyer00------88
K Morten Andersen00------66
RB Kenny Flowers30---------3
QB Guido Merkens00---------0
G Winford Hood00---------0
BaltimoreRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
DT Steve McMichael------3736477
CB Jerry Gray------3736376
S Jeff Turk------3731371
T John Clay2040------1171
DE Ron Faurot------30301070
ILB Jessie Tuggle------28311170
WR Pete Mandley1432------1864
CB Carl Carter------3124863
CB Freddie Robinson------25281063
TE Thornton Chandler1940------261
T Karl Baldischwiler2040---------60
QB Jim McMahon2040---------60
C Gene Chilton2040---------60
G Jeff Zimmerman2040---------60
G John Gesek2040---------60
OLB Carl Banks------3323---56
WR Mike Young1639------156
DT Roland Barbay------2519953
DE Andre Pinesett------2921151
OLB Mike Hawkins------1392547
DE Charles Buchanan------1725244
S Ken Coffey------2117---38
RB Thomas Sanders1325---------38
OLB Monte Coleman------1421237
CB Camden Hickman------5161637
S Sonny Gordon------5161637
FB Rondell Carter97------1632
WR Calvin Nicholas1115------632
WR Tim McGee410------1529
ILB Bob Brudzinski------851427
TE Ivan Covington21------2427
RB Earl Ferrell15------1824
TE Dwight Montgomery516---------21
S Chris Golub------128---20
RB Jacque Robinson610------420
P Kendrick Adamov00------1111
G Bob Olderman00------1111
G Mark Krerowicz00------1111
T John Staurt00------1111
C Alexander Barnes00------1111
K Eddie Murray00------44
QB Pat Ryan00---------0
RB Ron Davenport00---------0
C Brian Johnston00---------0
RB Troy Stradford00---------0
WR Robert Clark00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left11423.8
Middle14503.6
Right11575.2
None1-1-1.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left11111.0
Middle14513.6
Right5255.0
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Frank Reich32221003530
BaltimoreAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jim McMahon381811210342

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen6581.3
Short (0-8 Yds)1611543.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)86648.0
Long (19+ Yds)2000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen8481.0
Short (0-8 Yds)149805.7
Medium (9-18 Yds)145735.2
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR John Smith75032127
TE Mike Mularkey53019029
RB Greg Bell540-1019
WR Vince Williams42022015
WR Lindsay Scott32013032
TE Mark Keel32015014
WR Mark Smith21010015
WR James Pruitt2201103
FB Larry Moriarty110507
BaltimoreTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Thornton Chandler105041040
RB Thomas Sanders93117025
WR Calvin Nicholas61017015
WR Mike Young43023039
RB Jacque Robinson32014010
FB Rondell Carter3304017
WR Pete Mandley1109032
TE Dwight Montgomery1010016

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Greg Bell252.503.86
BaltimoreAttYardsAvgOverall Avg

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Frank Reich32103.333.94
BaltimoreAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Jim McMahon31175.674.24

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR John Smith11-1-1.004.57
TE Mike Mularkey1000.003.80
WR James Pruitt111111.005.50
BaltimoreTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Calvin Nicholas21178.502.83

Third Down Rushing Statistics

HoustonRushesConversions
RB Johnny Hector31
QB Frank Reich22
BaltimoreRushesConversions
QB Jim McMahon41

Third Down Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompConversions
Frank Reich1074
BaltimoreAttCompConversions
Jim McMahon852

Third Down Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargCatchConversions
WR John Smith532
TE Mark Keel321
TE Mike Mularkey221
BaltimoreTargCatchConversions
TE Thornton Chandler531
RB Jacque Robinson210
FB Rondell Carter111

SectionAttendance
Stadium70,900 (70,900 capacity)
Upper Deck16,300 (16,300)
End Zone11,700 (11,700)
Mezzanine6,800 (6,800)
Sideline Seats10,400 (10,400)
Club Seats17,400 (17,400)
Luxury Boxes8,300 (8,300)