Week 11, 1987

played in Minnesota, MN

35 degrees, fair, 9 mph wind

Detroit Lions0300-3
Minnesota Vikings61070-23

Scoring Summary
1Q: 09:58 MIN - Drew Hill 9 pass from Steve Grogan (Paul McFadden extra point failed)
2Q: 05:34 MIN - David Little 2 pass from Steve Grogan (Paul McFadden extra point)
2Q: 02:45 DET - Chester Jacobsen 26 field goal
2Q: 00:41 MIN - Paul McFadden 51 field goal
3Q: 06:07 MIN - David Little 12 pass from Steve Grogan (Paul McFadden extra point)

Team StatisticsDETMIN
Record7-36-4
First Downs1525
- by Rushing315
- by Passing1110
- by Penalty10
Total Net Yards245356
- Offensive Plays6079
- Yards per Play4.084.51
Net Rushing Yards37229
- Rushing Attempts1440
- Yards per Rush2.645.73
Net Passing Yards208127
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt44 - 21 - 235 - 20 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards217153
- Sacks/Yards Lost2/94/26
- Yards per Pass Play4.523.26
Fumbles/Lost0/00/0
3rd Down Conversions2/138/17
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down10.07.9
4th Down Conversions1/30/0
Penalties/Yards2/106/45
Punt Returns/Yards2/213/16
Kick Returns/Yards1/152/38
Interception Ret./Yards1/42/4
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits23
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/13/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 25OWN 31
Time of Possession22:1637:44

Drive Charts

Detroit Lions
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:000:45OWN 253-3Punt
19:522:05OWN 25419Punt
13:180:59OWN 73-3Punt
214:152:19OWN 1732Punt
29:452:11OWN 20417Punt
25:242:47OWN 25966Field Goal
20:350:35OWN 25437Missed FG
312:470:58OWN 37318Interception
35:572:57OWN 14418Punt
414:531:42OWN 2035Punt
410:540:16OWN 2920Interception
49:153:25OWN 201474Downs
43:270:32OPP 3240Downs
Minnesota Vikings
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
114:154:23OWN 321068Touchdown
17:474:29OWN 9733Punt
12:193:04OWN 29610Interception
211:562:11OWN 46419Punt
27:342:10OPP 21521Touchdown
22:372:02OWN 22744Field Goal
315:002:13OWN 223-4Punt
311:495:52OWN 291271Touchdown
33:003:07OWN 10738Punt
413:112:17OWN 34510Punt
410:381:23OPP 4035Punt
45:502:23OWN 636Punt
42:552:55OWN 32720Game

Game MVP: Steve Grogan, Minnesota Vikings

Rushing Statistics

DetroitAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Van Williams11181.641820
QB Scott Lindquist2157.50800
RB Randy McMillan144.00400
MinnesotaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Junior Tautalatasi241415.881940
QB Steve Grogan9596.561120
RB James Brooks492.25600
RB Tony Nathan3206.671510

Passing Statistics

DetroitAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Scott Lindquist44212172/9027243.5
MinnesotaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Grogan35201534/26325184.6

Receiving Statistics

DetroitCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Dennis McKinnon71510915.578270
TE Clarence Kay464210.5011140
WR Daryl Turner48307.500100
FB Amos Lawrence22157.500100
TE Damone Johnson22168.003130
RB Randy McMillan1111.00110
TE Tony Davis1244.00040
RB Van Williams0200.00000
WR Karl Powe0600.00000
MinnesotaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Art Monk68406.6723120
TE David Little676811.3316252
WR Drew Hill512346.80191
RB Tony Nathan1255.00050
WR Reggie Langhorne1344.00040
RB Junior Tautalatasi1122.00120
TE Chris Kelley0200.00000

Interception Statistics

DetroitIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Andre Waters144.000
MinnesotaIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Ken Woodard122.000
CB Eugene Daniel122.000

Fumble Statistics

DetroitFumbRecovForceTD
MinnesotaFumbRecovForceTD

Punting Statistics

DetroitPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Earnest Lucas730443.441.1612
MinnesotaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Dakota Gonzalez728640.929.3522

Kicking Statistics

DetroitFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Chester Jacobsen1/20/10/1260/0
MinnesotaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Paul McFadden1/11/11/1512/3

Punt Return Statistics

DetroitRetYardsAvgTD
Jeff Sprowls22110.50
MinnesotaRetYardsAvgTD
Reggie Langhorne3165.30

Kick Return Statistics

DetroitRetYardsAvgTD
Curt Pardridge11515.00
MinnesotaRetYardsAvgTD
Reggie Langhorne11919.00
Lyle Pickens11919.00

Defensive Statistics

DetroitTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Garry Cobb1130.03629
OLB Greg Lloyd1050.03623
S Jeff Sprowls610.02818
DT Mike Stensrud500.03435
CB Reyna Thompson410.03832
CB Wanye Smith400.0921
DE Jim Jeffcoat302.03623
OLB Curtis Stowers201.01213
DE Sean McNanie201.01016
S Brett Maxie230.03625
CB Andre Waters210.03837
S Elbert Shelley200.01121
S Mo Hamiter110.0515
CB Jafus White110.02625
DT Stan Mataele110.01914
DT Brad White100.01925
DE Sam Clancy100.01124
WR Dennis McKinnon10---------
ILB John Rade100.0410
TE Clarence Kay10---------
OLB Gregg Carr100.013
DE Bill Acker010.03019
MinnesotaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Reggie McKenzie710.01132
CB Eric Thomas420.01345
S Kerry Justin310.01335
OLB Lester Boyd310.01132
CB Vann McElroy210.01446
ILB Lance Sellers210.0314
OLB Ken Woodard200.0720
DE Robert Thompson200.01232
S Bo Metcalf200.0929
CB Eugene Daniel200.0519
S Eugene Robinson200.0516
CB Maurice Douglass200.0312
DE Jim Herrmann101.0314
DT Todd Liebenstein120.51345
DE Mark Jerue100.51346
WR Drew Hill10---------
OLB Micah Moon100.0211

Pass Rush Statistics

DetroitSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Jim Jeffcoat2.002223
DE Sean McNanie1.011316
OLB Curtis Stowers1.000113
DE Sam Clancy0.001124
MinnesotaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Jim Herrmann1.000014
DE Mark Jerue0.501146
DT Todd Liebenstein0.501045
DE Robert Thompson0.003032
DT Gerald Williams0.001132
OLB Ken Woodard0.001020
ILB Reggie McKenzie0.000132

Pass Defense Statistics

DetroitCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Wanye Smith50021
ILB Garry Cobb31029
OLB Greg Lloyd31023
CB Andre Waters22137
CB Reyna Thompson21032
OLB Curtis Stowers20013
S Mo Hamiter11015
DT Brad White10025
S Jeff Sprowls10018
MinnesotaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Reggie McKenzie31032
CB Eric Thomas31045
OLB Lester Boyd22032
CB Eugene Daniel21119
CB Vann McElroy21046
S Eugene Robinson21016
S Kerry Justin20035
ILB Lance Sellers20014
S Bo Metcalf11029
CB Maurice Douglass11012
OLB Ken Woodard10120
CB Lyle Pickens01011

Blocking Statistics

DetroitKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Buddy Hardaway13014046
G Steve Sybeldon12014146
T Daryle Smith03014046
C Kevin Belcher02014146
C Jim Sweeney02014046
MinnesotaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Steve Wallace510040139
T Steve August47040239
C Chuck Thomas37040039
G Raleigh McKenzie24040139
T Steve Moore12040039
FB Santiago Erickson110608

Special Teams Tackles

DetroitTacklesSTPlays
Gregg Carr321
Andre Waters222
MinnesotaTacklesSTPlays
Chris Kelley122
Lyle Pickens114
Steve Wallace113

Participation

DetroitRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Andre Waters------38372297
CB Reyna Thompson------38321080
DT Mike Stensrud------3435877
ILB Garry Cobb------36291277
RB Van Williams1338------2374
T Daryle Smith1446------1171
G Steve Sybeldon1446------969
OLB Greg Lloyd------3623968
WR Daryl Turner1343------763
T Buddy Hardaway1446------262
S Brett Maxie------3625---61
QB Scott Lindquist1446---------60
C Kevin Belcher1446---------60
C Jim Sweeney1446---------60
S Jeff Sprowls------28181460
DE Jim Jeffcoat------3623---59
TE Clarence Kay1343------157
CB Jafus White------2625---51
WR Dennis McKinnon1338---------51
DE Bill Acker------3019---49
DT Brad White------1925145
S Elbert Shelley------11211345
DE Sam Clancy------1124136
DT Stan Mataele------1914---33
CB Wanye Smith------921131
DE Sean McNanie------1016127
OLB Curtis Stowers------1213126
WR Karl Powe719---------26
OLB Gregg Carr------132125
RB Lionel Vital00------2323
TE Tony Davis518---------23
S Mo Hamiter------515121
FB Amos Lawrence317---------20
WR Kitrick Taylor00------1616
ILB John Rade------410115
TE Damone Johnson16------411
P Earnest Lucas00------99
RB Randy McMillan18---------9
C Elias Carter00------99
G Nick Haden00------99
T Sal Cerario00------99
DE Josh Troy------1179
WR Curt Pardridge10------56
K Chester Jacobsen00------44
QB Jack Trudeau00---------0
OLB Gary Spann------00---0
MinnesotaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Steve Wallace4039------1392
T Steve August4039------887
G Raleigh McKenzie4039------786
QB Steve Grogan4039---------79
T Steve Moore4039---------79
C Chuck Thomas4039---------79
WR Drew Hill3936---------75
WR Art Monk3836---------74
WR Reggie Langhorne2928------1572
CB Eric Thomas------13451068
TE David Little3631---------67
RB Junior Tautalatasi3118------1463
CB Vann McElroy------1446262
DE Mark Jerue------1346261
DT Todd Liebenstein------1345159
S Bo Metcalf------9291452
S Kerry Justin------1335250
OLB Lester Boyd------1132245
DE Robert Thompson------1232145
ILB Reggie McKenzie------1132245
DT Gerald Williams------1232145
TE Chris Kelley109------2241
OLB Micah Moon------2112134
FB Santiago Erickson68------1529
OLB Ken Woodard------720128
CB Lyle Pickens------2111427
CB Eugene Daniel------519226
DE Jim Herrmann------314825
DT Jim Scott------214824
S Eugene Robinson------516223
WR Jamie Holland07------1421
ILB Lance Sellers------314---17
RB Tony Nathan511---------16
RB Chester Phillips00------1515
CB Maurice Douglass------312---15
ILB Ilia Jarostchuk------0099
C Juan Ware00------88
P Dakota Gonzalez00------88
T Roger Caron00------88
C Bob White00------88
RB James Brooks43---------7
WR Hassan Jones07---------7
K Paul McFadden00------66
TE Keith Lester21---------3
DT Darien Hines------1113
QB Luc Tousignant00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4164.0
Middle6122.0
Right492.3
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left11515.0
Middle321695.3
Right6477.8
None1-2-2.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

DetroitAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Scott Lindquist442121310732
MinnesotaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Grogan35201126471

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)2210723.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)138917.0
Long (19+ Yds)62538.8
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)1611593.7
Medium (9-18 Yds)86729.0
Long (19+ Yds)2000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

DetroitTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Dennis McKinnon1572109238
WR Daryl Turner84030043
TE Clarence Kay64042043
WR Karl Powe6000019
FB Amos Lawrence22015017
RB Van Williams2000038
TE Damone Johnson2201606
TE Tony Davis2114018
RB Randy McMillan110108
MinnesotaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Drew Hill125034036
WR Art Monk86140036
TE David Little76068131
WR Reggie Langhorne3104028
RB Tony Nathan2105011
TE Chris Kelley201009
RB Junior Tautalatasi1102018

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

DetroitAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
QB Scott Lindquist188.007.50
MinnesotaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Junior Tautalatasi3175.675.88

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

DetroitAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Scott Lindquist5191.804.93
MinnesotaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Grogan73233.294.37

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

DetroitTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Dennis McKinnon2000.007.27
WR Daryl Turner2194.503.75
WR Karl Powe1000.000.00
MinnesotaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Drew Hill3193.002.83
TE David Little22147.009.71
WR Art Monk1000.005.00
TE Chris Kelley1000.000.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

DetroitRushesConversions
RB Van Williams10
QB Scott Lindquist11
MinnesotaRushesConversions
RB Tony Nathan32
QB Steve Grogan20

Third Down Passing Statistics

DetroitAttCompConversions
Scott Lindquist1051
MinnesotaAttCompConversions
Steve Grogan1266

Third Down Receiving Statistics

DetroitTargCatchConversions
WR Dennis McKinnon431
RB Van Williams200
WR Daryl Turner200
FB Amos Lawrence110
TE Clarence Kay110
MinnesotaTargCatchConversions
WR Drew Hill411
TE David Little333
WR Art Monk211
RB Tony Nathan111
WR Reggie Langhorne100
TE Chris Kelley100

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)