Week 12, 1987

played in Dallas, TX

68 degrees, fair, 4 mph wind

Buffalo Bills7307-17
Dallas Cowboys0077-14

Scoring Summary
1Q: 08:01 BUF - Herman Fontenot 6 pass from Dave Krieg (Darrell Durham extra point)
2Q: 10:14 BUF - Darrell Durham 28 field goal
3Q: 01:28 DAL - Roy Green 25 pass from Steve Bono (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
4Q: 12:27 DAL - James Jones 12 run (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
4Q: 01:32 BUF - Jeff Moore 63 pass from Dave Krieg (Darrell Durham extra point)

Team StatisticsBUFDAL
Record5-5-18-3
First Downs2315
- by Rushing44
- by Passing178
- by Penalty23
Total Net Yards396236
- Offensive Plays7957
- Yards per Play5.014.14
Net Rushing Yards7265
- Rushing Attempts2223
- Yards per Rush3.272.83
Net Passing Yards324171
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt55 - 34 - 032 - 21 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards334180
- Sacks/Yards Lost2/102/9
- Yards per Pass Play5.685.03
Fumbles/Lost0/00/0
3rd Down Conversions6/182/12
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.610.3
4th Down Conversions1/10/1
Penalties/Yards9/708/40
Punt Returns/Yards1/71/13
Kick Returns/Yards0/02/55
Interception Ret./Yards1/10/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits21
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/11/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 24OWN 31
Time of Possession33:2926:31

Drive Charts

Buffalo Bills
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:007:05OWN 251275Touchdown
16:133:41OWN 8860Punt
11:076:00OWN 231266Field Goal
28:081:37OWN 3518Punt
24:541:05OWN 2030Punt
22:232:14OWN 20843Punt
312:163:27OWN 15841Punt
37:181:04OPP 4134Punt
31:170:49OWN 253-15Punt
412:212:04OWN 25418Punt
46:571:12OWN 1231Punt
42:391:37OWN 20780Touchdown
40:240:24OPP 3330Game
Dallas Cowboys
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
17:551:42OWN 3838Punt
12:321:25OWN 2035Punt
210:071:59OWN 25419Punt
26:311:37OPP 4533Punt
23:491:26OWN 25727Punt
20:090:09OWN 201-1Half
315:002:44OWN 3935Punt
38:491:31OWN 2047Interception
36:144:57OWN 20980Touchdown
30:283:07OPP 41741Touchdown
410:173:20OWN 14736Punt
45:453:06OWN 43423Punt
41:020:38OWN 2548Downs

Game MVP: Dave Krieg, Buffalo Bills

Rushing Statistics

BuffaloAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Eric Dickerson10363.601820
RB Herman Fontenot7304.291610
FB Robert Weathers210.50100
RB Earnest Jackson273.50500
QB Dave Krieg1-2-2.00-200
DallasAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB James Jones10363.601211
RB Marcus Allen7-3-0.431010
QB Steve Bono5377.401710
WR Dwight Clark1-5-5.00-500

Passing Statistics

BuffaloAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Dave Krieg55343342/10263091.0
DallasAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Bono32211802/9125177.6

Receiving Statistics

BuffaloCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Wes Chandler1011606.0018180
WR Dennis Gentry68447.3311150
RB Eric Dickerson57459.0026210
WR Jeff Moore488320.7564631
WR Virgil Seay344816.0023370
TE Ron LaPointe223216.003160
TE Ulysses Norris1466.00060
FB Robert Weathers1277.00070
RB Herman Fontenot1666.00061
TE Brent Jones1333.00030
DallasCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Ron Hall68488.0018190
WR Roy Green4114310.7525251
WR Dwight Clark34258.334150
FB Larry Kinnebrew33165.333100
WR Mervyn Fernandez33196.339110
RB James Jones222914.5020200
TE Todd Christensen0100.00000

Interception Statistics

BuffaloIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Jeff Gaylord111.000
DallasIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

BuffaloFumbRecovForceTD
DallasFumbRecovForceTD

Punting Statistics

BuffaloPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Eddie George936040.029.7551
DallasPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Duane Cogdell836145.136.8595

Kicking Statistics

BuffaloFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Darrell Durham1/10/00/0282/2
DallasFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Kerry Turnbull0/00/00/002/2

Punt Return Statistics

BuffaloRetYardsAvgTD
Wes Chandler177.00
DallasRetYardsAvgTD
James Jones11313.00

Kick Return Statistics

BuffaloRetYardsAvgTD
DallasRetYardsAvgTD
Wes Smith25527.50

Defensive Statistics

BuffaloTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Ricky Reynolds710.02334
ILB Chris Duliban610.01513
OLB Rich D'Amico501.02021
ILB Neal Olkewicz400.0720
DT Michael Carter400.01528
DE Andre Tippett201.01621
S Jerry Holmes240.02326
S Mike Hatchett210.0822
S Lawrence Johnson200.01623
DE Jeff Stover200.02028
DT Harvey Armstrong200.01718
DT John Cannon110.01422
CB Lee Miller110.01931
OLB Scott Pelluer100.058
OLB Jeff Gaylord100.028
CB Demetrious Johnson010.049
CB Russell Carter010.01923
DallasTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Mark Collins940.02254
S Dave Duerson910.02257
OLB Eugene Marve800.02142
DE Kevin Greene521.52255
CB Leonard Coleman520.02256
DT Fred Smerlas310.01120
ILB Mike Walter310.01037
ILB Ty Allert310.01220
DE Mark Studaway200.52041
S Troy West210.02139
OLB Mike Reichenbach210.01328
S Albert Myers200.0928
DE Bob Kohrs100.0218
RB James Jones10---------
DT T.J. Turner100.01032
DT Lee Roy Selmon010.01247

Pass Rush Statistics

BuffaloSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Andre Tippett1.000221
OLB Rich D'Amico1.000021
DE Jeff Stover0.001128
DE Kenny Neil0.001019
DT Michael Carter0.001028
DT John Cannon0.000122
DallasSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Kevin Greene1.504455
DE Mark Studaway0.511141
DE Bob Kohrs0.002118
DT T.J. Turner0.002032
DT Lee Roy Selmon0.000147

Pass Defense Statistics

BuffaloCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Ricky Reynolds51034
ILB Neal Olkewicz30020
OLB Rich D'Amico30021
S Mike Hatchett21022
ILB Chris Duliban20013
S Lawrence Johnson12023
CB Lee Miller11031
OLB Jeff Gaylord1018
DE Jeff Stover10028
DE Andre Tippett10021
DT Michael Carter10028
DallasCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Mark Collins81054
S Dave Duerson61057
CB Leonard Coleman52056
ILB Mike Walter41037
OLB Eugene Marve31042
S Albert Myers21028
S Troy West11039
DE Bob Kohrs10018
DE Mark Studaway10041
OLB Mike Reichenbach10028
DE Kevin Greene10055
ILB Ty Allert10020
CB Zack Reese01012

Blocking Statistics

BuffaloKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Kari Yli-Renko38022057
G Rich Moran25022057
G Jeff WIska14022057
C Dwight Stephenson03022157
FB Robert Weathers0109021
T Eric Moran00022157
DallasKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Ken Reeves46023134
T Rich Strenger12023034
C Don Mosebar06023034
G Mike Schad04023134
G Terry Long02023034

Special Teams Tackles

BuffaloTacklesSTPlays
Andre Tippett121
Lawrence Johnson115
Ron LaPointe113
DallasTacklesSTPlays
Nolan Cromwell124

Participation

BuffaloRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Rich Moran2257------1089
QB Dave Krieg2257---------79
C Dwight Stephenson2257---------79
G Jeff WIska2257---------79
T Kari Yli-Renko2257---------79
T Eric Moran2257---------79
TE Brent Jones1952---------71
WR Dennis Gentry1752------170
WR Wes Chandler1843------768
CB Lee Miller------19311565
CB Ricky Reynolds------2334360
DE Andre Tippett------16212158
S Lawrence Johnson------16231554
CB Russell Carter------1923850
TE Ulysses Norris816------2549
S Jerry Holmes------2326---49
DE Jeff Stover------2028---48
WR Virgil Seay1331------347
FB Robert Weathers921------1646
DT Harvey Armstrong------1718843
DT Michael Carter------1528---43
OLB Rich D'Amico------2021---41
RB Herman Fontenot1031---------41
ILB Chris Duliban------15131139
DT John Cannon------1422---36
RB Eric Dickerson1020------131
S Mike Hatchett------822---30
DE Kenny Neil------1019---29
WR Jeff Moore111------1628
ILB Neal Olkewicz------720---27
OLB Scot Brantley------002424
RB Earnest Jackson23------1621
TE Ron LaPointe33------1319
OLB Scott Pelluer------58---13
CB Demetrious Johnson------49---13
T Leonard Mitchell00------1010
C Branden Trejo00------1010
OLB Jeff Gaylord------28---10
G Adam Schreiber00------1010
P Eddie George00------1010
T Clay Miller00------1010
WR Bruce Hill02------79
K Darrell Durham00------55
QB Mike Pagel00---------0
OLB Kiki DeAyala------00---0
C Bill Lewis00---------0
DallasRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
DE Mark Studaway------20412485
S Dave Duerson------2257180
CB Leonard Coleman------2256179
DE Kevin Greene------2255178
CB Mark Collins------2254177
S Troy West------21391676
T Ken Reeves2334------966
RB James Jones1427------2465
G Terry Long2334------865
OLB Eugene Marve------2142---63
DT Lee Roy Selmon------1247160
DT T.J. Turner------10321759
C Don Mosebar2334---------57
T Rich Strenger2334---------57
QB Steve Bono2334---------57
G Mike Schad2334---------57
WR Roy Green2331---------54
TE Ron Hall2227---------49
WR Mervyn Fernandez2226---------48
ILB Mike Walter------1037148
OLB Mike Reichenbach------1328142
S Albert Myers------928---37
DT Doug Barlett------1115935
WR Rod Barksdale55------2434
WR Dwight Clark1419---------33
ILB Ty Allert------1220---32
DT Fred Smerlas------1120---31
DE Bob Kohrs------2181030
CB Nolan Cromwell------042428
TE Jay Novacek04------2428
CB Zack Reese------1121023
S Dextor Clickscale------118120
TE Todd Christensen312------419
RB Marcus Allen86------418
WR Wes Smith00------1616
FB Larry Kinnebrew210---------12
WR Steve Griffin23------712
T Harris Barton00------1010
C Blaine Pearson00------88
G Kevin Belcher00------88
P Duane Cogdell00------88
K Kerry Turnbull00------33
OLB Larry Kelm------03---3
CB Rick Sanford------01---1
QB Burt Andersen00---------0
C John Adickes00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left33411.3
Middle11252.3
Right7152.1
None1-2-2.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left3124.0
Middle10585.8
Right9-4-0.4
None1-1-1.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

BuffaloAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Dave Krieg55343119970
DallasAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Bono32212025341

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen107444.4
Short (0-8 Yds)31201364.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)13715411.8
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen446516.3
Short (0-8 Yds)1612623.9
Medium (9-18 Yds)95535.9
Long (19+ Yds)3000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

BuffaloTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Wes Chandler1110060043
WR Jeff Moore84183111
WR Dennis Gentry86044052
RB Eric Dickerson75045120
RB Herman Fontenot6106031
TE Ulysses Norris4106016
WR Virgil Seay43048131
TE Brent Jones3103052
TE Ron LaPointe2203203
FB Robert Weathers2107021
DallasTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Roy Green114043131
TE Ron Hall86148027
WR Dwight Clark43125019
FB Larry Kinnebrew33016010
WR Mervyn Fernandez33019026
RB James Jones22029127
TE Todd Christensen1000012

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

BuffaloAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Herman Fontenot362.004.29
DallasAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB James Jones2147.003.60
RB Marcus Allen1-4-4.00-0.43

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

BuffaloAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Dave Krieg2163.006.07
DallasAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

BuffaloTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Herman Fontenot2163.001.00
DallasTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg

Third Down Rushing Statistics

BuffaloRushesConversions
QB Dave Krieg10
DallasRushesConversions
RB James Jones10
QB Steve Bono10

Third Down Passing Statistics

BuffaloAttCompConversions
Dave Krieg1696
DallasAttCompConversions
Steve Bono962

Third Down Receiving Statistics

BuffaloTargCatchConversions
RB Herman Fontenot411
WR Jeff Moore311
WR Wes Chandler221
WR Virgil Seay222
TE Ulysses Norris100
FB Robert Weathers110
WR Dennis Gentry110
RB Eric Dickerson111
TE Brent Jones100
DallasTargCatchConversions
WR Roy Green310
RB James Jones221
FB Larry Kinnebrew221
TE Todd Christensen100
WR Dwight Clark110

SectionAttendance
Stadium68,600 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck20,100 (21,000)
End Zone14,600 (15,100)
Mezzanine8,700 (8,700)
Sideline Seats13,400 (13,400)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes4,400 (4,400)