Week 10, 1987

played in Indianapolis, IN

28 degrees, fair, 3 mph wind

Houston Oilers01400-14
Indianapolis Colts30160-19

Scoring Summary
1Q: 09:13 IND - Chris Bahr 18 field goal
2Q: 15:00 HOU - Lindsay Scott 8 pass from Frank Reich (Morten Andersen extra point)
2Q: 02:04 HOU - Frank Reich 1 run (Morten Andersen extra point)
3Q: 11:16 IND - Safety: Craig Bingham tackled ball carrier in end zone
3Q: 10:11 IND - Phil Epps 79 pass from Ben Bennett (Chris Bahr extra point)
3Q: 05:39 IND - William Graham 87 interception return (Chris Bahr extra point)

Team StatisticsHOUIND
Record5-44-5
First Downs2018
- by Rushing66
- by Passing1312
- by Penalty10
Total Net Yards273406
- Offensive Plays6165
- Yards per Play4.486.25
Net Rushing Yards104119
- Rushing Attempts2632
- Yards per Rush4.003.72
Net Passing Yards169287
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt30 - 17 - 130 - 19 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards210302
- Sacks/Yards Lost5/413/15
- Yards per Pass Play4.838.70
Fumbles/Lost1/02/0
3rd Down Conversions3/118/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down10.68.1
4th Down Conversions1/10/0
Penalties/Yards3/153/16
Punt Returns/Yards1/83/25
Kick Returns/Yards4/1022/41
Interception Ret./Yards1/01/87
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits21
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/00/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 26OWN 22
Time of Possession27:0732:53

Drive Charts

Houston Oilers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
19:082:03OWN 4335Punt
13:473:53OWN 22778Touchdown
211:441:43OWN 2236Punt
29:231:11OPP 4433Punt
26:044:06OWN 411059Touchdown
315:001:38OWN 313-4Punt
311:160:06OWN 31-3Safety
39:554:24OWN 33737Interception
35:311:49OWN 3146Punt
413:403:52OWN 20737Punt
44:261:08OWN 531Punt
42:032:03OWN 51043Game
Indianapolis Colts
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:005:52OWN 281171Field Goal
17:053:18OWN 9636Punt
214:543:10OWN 25614Punt
210:010:38OWN 929Interception
28:122:08OWN 20546Missed FG
21:581:58OWN 25754Half
313:222:06OWN 35511Punt
311:101:15OWN 24276Touchdown
33:425:02OWN 17945Punt
49:485:22OWN 1938Punt
43:181:15OPP 4934Punt

Game MVP: Freddie Joe Nunn, Indianapolis Colts

Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Greg Bell13473.621730
QB Frank Reich10494.90901
RB Johnny Hector242.00300
WR Vince Williams144.00400
IndianapolisAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Joe Carter16573.561310
QB Ben Bennett7578.142110
RB Tony Cherry720.29400
RB Jon Francis231.50500

Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Frank Reich30172105/41123175.7
IndianapolisAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Ben Bennett30193023/15179194.0

Receiving Statistics

HoustonCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR John Smith474711.7529200
WR Vince Williams495313.2515230
RB Greg Bell33289.3322120
WR Lindsay Scott232110.501131
WR Mark Smith223015.000180
FB Larry Moriarty111212.009120
TE Mike Mularkey111919.0012190
TE Mark Keel0200.00000
WR Clarence Weathers0100.00000
IndianapolisCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Matt Bouza699916.5073320
WR Phil Epps4611428.5093791
WR Mark Clayton46379.252230
WR Jackie Flowers2384.00050
TE Billy Griggs253316.5019210
TE Tony Samuels111111.000110

Interception Statistics

HoustonIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Barry Wilburn100.000
IndianapolisIntsYardsAvgTD
S William Graham18787.001

Fumble Statistics

HoustonFumbRecovForceTD
FB Larry Moriarty1100
WR Lindsay Scott0010
CB Barry Wilburn0010
IndianapolisFumbRecovForceTD
WR Matt Bouza1100
CB Dave Becker1000
CB Ted Watts0100
ILB Craig Bingham0010

Punting Statistics

HoustonPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Kidd734048.642.1624
IndianapolisPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Brian Hansen626243.739.0564

Kicking Statistics

HoustonFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Morten Andersen0/00/00/002/2
IndianapolisFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Chris Bahr1/20/10/1182/2

Punt Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Barry Wilburn188.00
IndianapolisRetYardsAvgTD
Everson Walls3258.30

Kick Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Haynes410225.50
IndianapolisRetYardsAvgTD
Dave Becker11818.00
Everson Walls12323.00

Defensive Statistics

HoustonTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Bobby Watkins820.03233
ILB Dave Levenick721.03233
S Carlton Williamson710.03033
CB Barry Wilburn400.01822
DE Ezra Johnson311.02220
OLB Mark Merrill311.01920
DE Al Harris310.02525
CB Mark Haynes310.01920
S Gene Atkins310.01413
DT Mike Pitts210.02524
S Vance Bedford200.02020
ILB Kurt Gouveia200.0713
OLB Leon White200.01310
DE Curtis Greer120.02025
CB Ivory Sully110.01714
DE Josh Barrett100.0119
DE Glenn Fones100.078
IndianapolisTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Everson Walls800.01723
DT Frank Wright500.51917
DE Freddie Joe Nunn434.02635
S Glenn Blackwood410.02123
ILB Craig Bingham410.02122
OLB Emanuel King320.02329
CB Ted Watts310.01717
DE Phil Tabor220.52128
CB Dave Becker210.01221
ILB Jon Brooks200.0513
S Benny Perrin200.039
CB Mike Richardson200.02122
S William Graham110.02635
DT Bill Pickel110.02228
DE Jacob Green100.0715
WR Matt Bouza10---------
DE George Crump100.0917
S Lester Lyles100.0712

Pass Rush Statistics

HoustonSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Mark Merrill1.001020
ILB Dave Levenick1.000133
DE Ezra Johnson1.000020
DT Mike Pitts0.002224
DE Al Harris0.001125
DE Curtis Greer0.001125
IndianapolisSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Freddie Joe Nunn4.000135
DE Phil Tabor0.500028
DT Frank Wright0.500017
DE George Crump0.002217
DT Bill Pickel0.001128

Pass Defense Statistics

HoustonCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Bobby Watkins41033
S Carlton Williamson21033
CB Barry Wilburn20122
CB Mark Haynes20020
ILB Kurt Gouveia20013
OLB Leon White20010
DE Ezra Johnson10020
DE Al Harris10025
CB Ivory Sully10014
S Vance Bedford10020
S Gene Atkins10013
ILB Dave Levenick01033
IndianapolisCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Everson Walls31023
CB Ted Watts21017
ILB Craig Bingham20022
S Benny Perrin2009
CB Mike Richardson20022
S William Graham10135
ILB Jon Brooks10013
DE Freddie Joe Nunn10035
DT Frank Wright10017
OLB Emanuel King10029
S Lester Lyles10012
S Glenn Blackwood01023

Blocking Statistics

HoustonKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Tom Newberry34026235
T Will Wolford14026035
T Dwight Wheeler13026135
G Kevin Gogan12026235
C Jameson Aguillard02026035
TE Mark Keel0106018
IndianapolisKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Bill Dugan25032033
T John Alt15032033
G Ray Brown15032033
C Jay Hilgenberg14032133
T Matt Darwin05032233
FB Kenny King010500

Special Teams Tackles

HoustonTacklesSTPlays
Timothy Dyer221
Ezra Johnson112
Hugh Heyer17
Lindsay Scott12
IndianapolisTacklesSTPlays
Don Laster410
Lester Lyles113

Participation

HoustonRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Bobby Watkins------32331277
T Dwight Wheeler2635------1172
S Carlton Williamson------3033770
G Tom Newberry2635------768
T Will Wolford2635------768
G Kevin Gogan2635------768
ILB Dave Levenick------3233267
C Jameson Aguillard2635---------61
QB Frank Reich2635---------61
DT Mike Pitts------2524857
CB Mark Haynes------19201655
S Vance Bedford------20201555
DE Ezra Johnson------22201254
WR Lindsay Scott2130------253
DE Al Harris------2525151
CB Barry Wilburn------1822747
DE Curtis Greer------2025146
WR John Smith2322---------45
TE Mike Mularkey2025---------45
RB Greg Bell2124---------45
OLB Mark Merrill------1920140
DT Mike Golic------1821140
FB Larry Moriarty711------1432
CB Ivory Sully------1714---31
RB Johnny Hector68------1529
DE Josh Barrett------119727
TE Orson Mobley44------1927
S Gene Atkins------1413---27
TE Mark Keel618------226
WR Vince Williams421---------25
OLB Timothy Dyer------302124
WR Mark Smith168---------24
OLB Leon White------1310124
ILB Kurt Gouveia------713121
WR Clarence Weathers12------1417
DE Glenn Fones------78116
ILB Darren Comeaux------001010
WR James Pruitt02------68
C Freddie Bates00------77
P John Kidd00------77
T Hugh Heyer00------77
K Morten Andersen00------44
RB Kenny Flowers10---------1
QB Guido Merkens00---------0
G Winford Hood00---------0
C Roberto Peterson00---------0
IndianapolisRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Bill Dugan3233------873
T John Alt3233------873
G Ray Brown3233------873
T Matt Darwin3233------873
S William Graham------2635970
C Jay Hilgenberg3233---------65
QB Ben Bennett3233---------65
WR Mark Clayton3133---------64
TE Billy Griggs2833---------61
DE Freddie Joe Nunn------2635---61
DT Bill Pickel------2228757
CB Everson Walls------17231555
WR Phil Epps2429---------53
OLB Emanuel King------2329---52
TE Tony Samuels1413------2350
DE Phil Tabor------2128---49
RB Joe Carter2224------147
CB Ted Watts------17171145
S Glenn Blackwood------2123---44
ILB Craig Bingham------2122---43
CB Mike Richardson------2122---43
CB Dave Becker------1221437
DT Frank Wright------1917---36
WR Matt Bouza1519------135
DE George Crump------917733
S Lester Lyles------7121332
OLB Mike Douglass------282131
WR Jackie Flowers95------1731
ILB Jon Brooks------5131129
FB Kenny King50------1722
DE Jacob Green------715---22
OLB Joel Williams------711---18
RB Jon Francis20------1517
RB Tony Cherry89---------17
TE Dan Ross20------1012
S Benny Perrin------39---12
C Don Laster00------1010
C Cole Berry00------88
P Brian Hansen00------88
WR Perry Tuttle00------77
K Chris Bahr00------66
C Jim Hough00---------0
QB Mike Kelley00---------0
T Ed Muransky00---------0
G Larry Williams00---------0
T Dan Remsberg00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left500.0
Middle16784.9
Right5265.2
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left8121.5
Middle14705.0
Right10373.7
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Frank Reich30172143341
IndianapolisAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Ben Bennett30196113551

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen556913.8
Short (0-8 Yds)86678.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)104333.3
Long (19+ Yds)62416.8
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen5413627.2
Short (0-8 Yds)1811965.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)53479.4
Long (19+ Yds)212311.5

Detailed Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Vince Williams94153121
WR John Smith74347122
WR Lindsay Scott32021030
RB Greg Bell33028024
TE Mark Keel2000018
WR Mark Smith2203008
FB Larry Moriarty11012011
TE Mike Mularkey11019025
WR Clarence Weathers100002
IndianapolisTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Matt Bouza96099219
WR Phil Epps641114229
WR Mark Clayton64037133
TE Billy Griggs52033133
WR Jackie Flowers320805
TE Tony Samuels11011013

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
QB Frank Reich2105.004.90
IndianapolisAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Joe Carter252.503.56

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Frank Reich1188.007.00
IndianapolisAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Ben Bennett21115.5010.07

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Lindsay Scott1188.007.00
IndianapolisTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Tony Samuels111111.0011.00
WR Matt Bouza1000.0011.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

HoustonRushesConversions
QB Frank Reich20
RB Johnny Hector10
IndianapolisRushesConversions
RB Joe Carter31
QB Ben Bennett20
RB Tony Cherry11

Third Down Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompConversions
Frank Reich743
IndianapolisAttCompConversions
Ben Bennett1076

Third Down Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargCatchConversions
WR Vince Williams321
WR John Smith100
WR Lindsay Scott111
TE Mark Keel100
WR Mark Smith111
IndianapolisTargCatchConversions
WR Matt Bouza433
WR Mark Clayton221
TE Billy Griggs211
WR Jackie Flowers111
WR Phil Epps100

SectionAttendance
Stadium68,900 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck20,000 (20,500)
End Zone14,200 (14,800)
Mezzanine8,600 (8,600)
Sideline Seats13,100 (13,100)
Club Seats8,000 (8,000)
Luxury Boxes5,000 (5,000)