Week 11, 1987

played in Buffalo, NY

53 degrees, fair, 10 mph wind

New England Patriots0700-7
Buffalo Bills143310-30

Scoring Summary
1Q: 11:56 BUF - Herman Fontenot 3 run (Darrell Durham extra point)
1Q: 04:33 BUF - Brent Jones 13 pass from Dave Krieg (Darrell Durham extra point)
2Q: 12:10 NED - Mark Boyer 6 pass from Jeff Hostetler (John Carney extra point)
2Q: 03:16 BUF - Darrell Durham 21 field goal
3Q: 02:28 BUF - Darrell Durham 21 field goal
4Q: 10:00 BUF - Eric Dickerson 1 run (Darrell Durham extra point)
4Q: 06:28 BUF - Darrell Durham 40 field goal

Team StatisticsNEDBUF
Record5-54-5-1
First Downs1318
- by Rushing57
- by Passing810
- by Penalty01
Total Net Yards222406
- Offensive Plays6666
- Yards per Play3.366.15
Net Rushing Yards93150
- Rushing Attempts2230
- Yards per Rush4.235.00
Net Passing Yards129256
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt40 - 20 - 235 - 26 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards150263
- Sacks/Yards Lost4/211/7
- Yards per Pass Play2.937.11
Fumbles/Lost2/03/1
3rd Down Conversions2/145/13
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down9.17.5
4th Down Conversions0/40/0
Penalties/Yards8/366/38
Punt Returns/Yards1/44/43
Kick Returns/Yards3/671/24
Interception Ret./Yards1/42/8
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits15
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/03/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 26OWN 39
Time of Possession25:4134:19

Drive Charts

New England Patriots
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:451:46OWN 2539Punt
18:271:14OWN 535Punt
14:273:01OWN 25626Punt
215:002:56OWN 47753Touchdown
29:313:43OWN 6829Punt
23:092:31OWN 20635Interception
20:230:23OWN 4838Half
315:003:17OWN 23419Punt
32:202:05OWN 2534Punt
414:410:59OWN 243-6Punt
49:491:49OWN 344-4Downs
46:201:12OWN 25615Downs
42:381:26OWN 20615Interception
41:040:35OWN 3844Downs
Buffalo Bills
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:15OWN 24776Touchdown
19:591:32OWN 4136Punt
17:132:46OWN 45655Touchdown
11:261:26OWN 238Punt
212:042:33OWN 25525Punt
25:482:39OWN 23573Field Goal
20:380:15OWN 4623Interception
311:439:23OWN 121684Field Goal
30:150:34OWN 2831Punt
413:423:53OPP 48748Touchdown
48:001:40OPP 3037Field Goal
45:082:30OPP 4033Punt
41:120:08OPP 361-2Fumble
40:290:29OPP 4237Game

Game MVP: Kenny Neil, Buffalo Bills

Rushing Statistics

New EnglandAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Alvin Moore8435.381320
RB Ottis Anderson760.86900
QB Jeff Hostetler6366.001110
FB Rick Parros188.00800
BuffaloAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Herman Fontenot151177.806331
RB Eric Dickerson12352.92901
QB Dave Krieg2-3-1.50-100
FB Robert Weathers111.00100

Passing Statistics

New EnglandAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jeff Hostetler31171253/15123161.9
Elliot Diaz93251/601112.8
BuffaloAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Dave Krieg35262631/7147192.9

Receiving Statistics

New EnglandCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Stanley Morgan49389.505140
RB Ottis Anderson36124.00250
TE Mark Boyer36217.001111
WR Jerry Rice333210.6722230
RB Alvin Moore23178.500100
WR Weegie Thompson2673.50660
TE Greg Baty24157.501100
WR Darnell Powell1188.00080
WR Larry Mucker0200.00000
BuffaloCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Wes Chandler910808.8920300
RB Eric Dickerson778311.8674470
TE Brent Jones57489.6024161
RB Herman Fontenot253718.5025300
TE Ulysses Norris1166.00060
WR Virgil Seay141212.002120
WR Dennis Gentry11-3-3.000-30

Interception Statistics

New EnglandIntsYardsAvgTD
S Ken Hillis144.000
BuffaloIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Demetrious Johnson188.000
CB Ricky Reynolds100.000

Fumble Statistics

New EnglandFumbRecovForceTD
WR Darnell Powell1000
FB Rick Parros1000
ILB Jerry Muckensturm0100
CB Fred Marion0100
QB Jeff Hostetler0100
ILB Frank Manumaleuga0010
DT John Goodman0010
DE Fred Stokes0010
BuffaloFumbRecovForceTD
RB Eric Dickerson1100
QB Dave Krieg1000
RB Herman Fontenot1000
C Dwight Stephenson0100
TE Ron LaPointe0010
DT Michael Carter0010

Punting Statistics

New EnglandPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jim McCann732145.939.7523
BuffaloPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Eddie George522344.639.8482

Kicking Statistics

New EnglandFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
John Carney0/00/00/001/1
BuffaloFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Darrell Durham3/31/10/0403/3

Punt Return Statistics

New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD
Darnell Powell144.00
BuffaloRetYardsAvgTD
Wes Chandler44310.80

Kick Return Statistics

New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD
Rod Jones36722.30
BuffaloRetYardsAvgTD
Virgil Seay12424.00

Defensive Statistics

New EnglandTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Chris Washington1130.02836
S Bobby Kemp700.02636
ILB Frank Manumaleuga620.02327
DT John Goodman400.52928
DE Mike Gann410.02525
OLB Duane Bickett400.01718
DE Fred Stokes310.52634
S Ken Hillis310.02728
CB Fred Marion310.02634
S Tom Pridemore210.068
CB Dwayne Woodruff110.02236
DT Doug Smith110.02830
RB Ottis Anderson10---------
WR Weegie Thompson10---------
DE Andre Townsend100.048
CB Rod Jones100.01017
BuffaloTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Ricky Reynolds630.02041
ILB Neal Olkewicz410.01029
DT Harvey Armstrong410.01423
S Lawrence Johnson310.01633
OLB Rich D'Amico310.01821
CB Demetrious Johnson310.02142
CB Russell Carter310.01525
S Jerry Holmes300.01828
DT Michael Carter300.01728
ILB Chris Duliban300.01213
DE Kenny Neil202.01427
S Mike Hatchett220.01030
DE Andre Tippett111.51131
DT John Cannon100.51332
WR Virgil Seay10---------
OLB Scot Brantley100.020
OLB Scott Pelluer100.0811
DE Jeff Stover100.01935
CB Lee Miller100.0425

Pass Rush Statistics

New EnglandSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Fred Stokes0.511234
DT John Goodman0.500028
OLB Duane Bickett0.000118
BuffaloSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Kenny Neil2.000027
DE Andre Tippett1.503131
DT John Cannon0.500032
DE Jeff Stover0.004335
DT Michael Carter0.002128
DT Harvey Armstrong0.001023
CB Ricky Reynolds0.001041

Pass Defense Statistics

New EnglandCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Bobby Kemp61036
CB Dwayne Woodruff31036
CB Fred Marion31034
OLB Chris Washington31036
S Ken Hillis20128
ILB Frank Manumaleuga20027
DE Mike Gann20025
OLB Duane Bickett20018
S Tom Pridemore1008
DT John Goodman10028
CB Rod Jones10017
BuffaloCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Ricky Reynolds51141
CB Demetrious Johnson31142
ILB Neal Olkewicz30029
CB Russell Carter20025
S Lawrence Johnson11033
OLB Rich D'Amico11021
S Jerry Holmes10028
OLB Scott Pelluer10011
S Mike Hatchett10030
CB Lee Miller10025
ILB Chris Duliban10013
DE Jeff Stover01035

Blocking Statistics

New EnglandKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Nathan Henderson27022244
G Joe Fields24022144
T Shaquille Jonas23022044
T J.T. Taylor11022144
G Roy Simmons04022044
BuffaloKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Jeff WIska47130036
T Kari Yli-Renko37030036
C Dwight Stephenson17030136
T Eric Moran12030036
G Rich Moran03030036
FB Robert Weathers01011010
TE Brent Jones01029036

Special Teams Tackles

New EnglandTacklesSTPlays
Otis Wilson121
Greg Baty119
Jerry Rice18
J.T. Taylor17
Joel Hilgenberg17
BuffaloTacklesSTPlays
Ron LaPointe211
Robert Weathers119
Andre Tippett119

Participation

New EnglandRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T J.T. Taylor2244------773
OLB Chris Washington------2836367
G Joe Fields2244---------66
C Nathan Henderson2244---------66
G Roy Simmons2244---------66
T Shaquille Jonas2244---------66
DT Doug Smith------2830866
S Bobby Kemp------2636365
DE Fred Stokes------2634464
CB Fred Marion------2634363
CB Dwayne Woodruff------2236361
TE Mark Boyer2138------261
WR Stanley Morgan1133------1458
DT John Goodman------2928158
S Ken Hillis------2728156
QB Jeff Hostetler2234---------56
ILB Frank Manumaleuga------2327151
DE Mike Gann------2525151
WR Jerry Rice1920------847
TE Greg Baty819------1946
WR Weegie Thompson725------739
WR Larry Mucker1220------638
OLB Duane Bickett------1718338
CB David Williams------11101637
CB Rod Jones------1017936
RB Alvin Moore1121------234
FB Rick Parros314------1431
DE Terry Beeson------1112528
RB Ottis Anderson820---------28
OLB Otis Wilson------602127
WR Darnell Powell1010------626
S Mike Reinfeldt------002121
S Tom Pridemore------68418
ILB Jerry Muckensturm------301215
RB Michael Gunter00------1414
DE Andre Townsend------48214
ILB Hal Garner------29213
QB Elliot Diaz010---------10
P Jim McCann00------77
T Jackie Slater00------77
C Joel Hilgenberg00------77
C K.C. Hoffman00------77
G David Diaz-Infante00------77
CB Donnie Elder------0055
K John Carney00------22
TE Robert Awalt00---------0
BuffaloRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Rich Moran3036------874
WR Wes Chandler2436------767
QB Dave Krieg3036---------66
C Dwight Stephenson3036---------66
G Jeff WIska3036---------66
T Kari Yli-Renko3036---------66
T Eric Moran3036---------66
S Lawrence Johnson------16331665
TE Brent Jones2936---------65
CB Ricky Reynolds------2041364
CB Demetrious Johnson------2142---63
DE Andre Tippett------11311961
DE Jeff Stover------1935---54
WR Dennis Gentry2031---------51
ILB Neal Olkewicz------1029948
CB Russell Carter------1525747
TE Ulysses Norris139------2446
S Jerry Holmes------1828---46
DT John Cannon------1332---45
DT Michael Carter------1728---45
CB Lee Miller------4251645
DT Harvey Armstrong------1423744
RB Herman Fontenot1726---------43
WR Virgil Seay1821------241
DE Kenny Neil------1427---41
FB Robert Weathers1110------1940
S Mike Hatchett------1030---40
OLB Rich D'Amico------1821---39
ILB Chris Duliban------1213---25
RB Eric Dickerson1310------124
OLB Scot Brantley------202123
WR Jeff Moore01------1920
OLB Scott Pelluer------811---19
TE Ron LaPointe50------1116
RB Earnest Jackson00------1616
OLB Jeff Gaylord------010---10
K Darrell Durham00------1010
WR Bruce Hill00------99
T Leonard Mitchell00------88
C Branden Trejo00------88
G Adam Schreiber00------88
P Eddie George00------88
T Clay Miller00------88
QB Mike Pagel00---------0
OLB Kiki DeAyala------00---0
C Bill Lewis00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left2115.5
Middle16784.9
Right441.0
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left310.3
Middle11353.2
Right141178.4
None2-3-1.5

Detailed Passing Statistics

New EnglandAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jeff Hostetler31171023841
Elliot Diaz930002311
BuffaloAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Dave Krieg35263114131

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen75172.4
Short (0-8 Yds)1511946.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)123252.1
Long (19+ Yds)61142.3
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen109393.9
Short (0-8 Yds)20141748.7
Medium (9-18 Yds)32206.7
Long (19+ Yds)213015.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

New EnglandTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Stanley Morgan94138033
RB Ottis Anderson63012020
WR Weegie Thompson6207025
TE Mark Boyer63021038
TE Greg Baty42015019
RB Alvin Moore32017021
WR Jerry Rice33032120
WR Larry Mucker2010020
WR Darnell Powell1108010
BuffaloTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Wes Chandler109080136
RB Eric Dickerson77083110
TE Brent Jones75048036
RB Herman Fontenot52137126
WR Virgil Seay41012021
TE Ulysses Norris110609
WR Dennis Gentry110-3031

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

New EnglandAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Alvin Moore133.005.38
QB Jeff Hostetler177.006.00
BuffaloAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Herman Fontenot571.407.80
RB Eric Dickerson2105.002.92

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

New EnglandAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Jeff Hostetler1166.004.03
BuffaloAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Dave Krieg64203.337.51

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

New EnglandTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Mark Boyer1166.003.50
BuffaloTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Eric Dickerson22105.0011.86
TE Brent Jones21136.506.86
WR Dennis Gentry11-3-3.00-3.00
RB Herman Fontenot1000.007.40

Third Down Rushing Statistics

New EnglandRushesConversions
RB Ottis Anderson10
RB Alvin Moore11
BuffaloRushesConversions
RB Herman Fontenot31
RB Eric Dickerson10

Third Down Passing Statistics

New EnglandAttCompConversions
Jeff Hostetler951
Elliot Diaz200
BuffaloAttCompConversions
Dave Krieg954

Third Down Receiving Statistics

New EnglandTargCatchConversions
WR Stanley Morgan200
RB Alvin Moore210
WR Weegie Thompson210
WR Darnell Powell110
WR Larry Mucker100
TE Mark Boyer100
WR Jerry Rice111
TE Greg Baty110
BuffaloTargCatchConversions
WR Wes Chandler332
RB Herman Fontenot311
TE Brent Jones211
WR Virgil Seay100

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)