Week 12, 1987

played in Seattle, WA

43 degrees, fair, 8 mph wind

Pittsburgh Steelers31003-16
Seattle Seahawks10376-26

Scoring Summary
1Q: 11:45 PIT - Jim Breech 26 field goal
1Q: 07:24 SEA - Donald Jordan 8 run (Edgar Ellison extra point)
1Q: 03:23 SEA - Edgar Ellison 32 field goal
2Q: 11:45 PIT - Jim Breech 41 field goal
2Q: 10:38 PIT - Curtis Adams 10 run (Jim Breech extra point)
2Q: 03:18 SEA - Edgar Ellison 40 field goal
3Q: 04:53 SEA - Mark Ingram 1 pass from Dan Marino (Edgar Ellison extra point)
4Q: 11:44 PIT - Jim Breech 51 field goal
4Q: 02:38 SEA - Edgar Ellison 36 field goal
4Q: 01:24 SEA - Edgar Ellison 42 field goal

Team StatisticsPITSEA
Record6-57-4
First Downs1420
- by Rushing53
- by Passing817
- by Penalty10
Total Net Yards286375
- Offensive Plays5569
- Yards per Play5.205.43
Net Rushing Yards6986
- Rushing Attempts1832
- Yards per Rush3.832.69
Net Passing Yards217289
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt37 - 19 - 135 - 28 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards217299
- Sacks/Yards Lost0/02/10
- Yards per Pass Play5.867.81
Fumbles/Lost0/02/0
3rd Down Conversions3/139/17
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.28.1
4th Down Conversions1/20/0
Penalties/Yards2/107/50
Punt Returns/Yards2/263/21
Kick Returns/Yards3/632/32
Interception Ret./Yards0/01/23
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits15
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/12/3
Avg. Drive StartOWN 30OWN 33
Time of Possession23:1736:43

Drive Charts

Pittsburgh Steelers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:20OWN 25766Field Goal
17:181:38OWN 21423Interception
13:172:58OWN 3369Punt
213:371:57OWN 40536Field Goal
210:380:10OPP 10110Touchdown
23:111:54OWN 2538Punt
39:540:48OWN 2036Punt
34:461:09OWN 2534Punt
31:475:11OWN 61160Field Goal
48:561:38OWN 2633Punt
42:330:37OWN 2543Downs
41:191:19OWN 28558Game
Seattle Seahawks
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:404:22OWN 25975Touchdown
15:402:23OPP 25510Field Goal
10:191:42OWN 1234Punt
211:401:02OWN 253-4Punt
210:287:17OWN 141263Field Goal
21:171:17OWN 30533Missed FG
315:005:06OWN 27932Punt
39:064:20OWN 31869Touchdown
33:371:50OWN 3533Punt
411:362:40OWN 2437Punt
47:184:45OWN 31650Field Goal
41:560:37OPP 2833Field Goal

Game MVP: Dan Marino, Seattle Seahawks

Rushing Statistics

PittsburghAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Curtis Adams6264.331011
QB Bernie Kosar6376.171320
RB Stanford Jennings571.40700
RB Barry Word1-1-1.00-100
SeattleAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Neal Anderson17513.001010
RB Donald Jordan9232.56801
RB Jimmy Smith451.25400
QB Dan Marino11111.001110
WR Fred Banks1-4-4.00-400

Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Bernie Kosar37192170/0047158.0
SeattleAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Dan Marino35282992/101410111.8

Receiving Statistics

PittsburghCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Clint Didier512295.809150
WR Ron Brown444511.2533320
WR Nate Johnson368829.3336470
WR Gerald Carter243015.000250
WR Brian Baschnagel11-2-2.000-20
FB Booker Moore1211.00010
TE Tim Wrightman151717.0010170
RB Stanford Jennings1122.00020
RB Barry Word1277.00270
SeattleCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Mike Quick8118010.0027230
WR Mark Ingram8109912.3820331
WR Fred Banks465413.5039410
TE Ron Heller333612.001250
RB Donald Jordan22115.50370
WR Leon Gonzalez1133.00030
RB Neal Anderson1155.00050
TE Jerry Reese111111.000110

Interception Statistics

PittsburghIntsYardsAvgTD
SeattleIntsYardsAvgTD
S Mike Prior12323.000

Fumble Statistics

PittsburghFumbRecovForceTD
S Pete Shaw0010
OLB Robert Lyles0010
SeattleFumbRecovForceTD
RB Donald Jordan1000
WR Fred Banks1000
T Stan Brock0100
DE Reggie Rogers0100

Punting Statistics

PittsburghPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jim Arnold522344.640.4501
SeattlePuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Bruno521042.032.8602

Kicking Statistics

PittsburghFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Jim Breech3/32/21/1511/1
SeattleFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Edgar Ellison4/52/30/1422/2

Punt Return Statistics

PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Billy Ryckman22613.00
SeattleRetYardsAvgTD
Fred Banks3217.00

Kick Return Statistics

PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Billy Ryckman24723.50
Kevin Ross11616.00
SeattleRetYardsAvgTD
Leon Gonzalez23216.00

Defensive Statistics

PittsburghTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Robert Lyles910.03237
S Pete Shaw700.02625
S Gerald Small630.03237
DT Henry Thomas511.02421
OLB Mike Singletary550.03237
CB Kevin Ross430.03237
DE Keith Ferguson420.02730
ILB Glenn Cameron310.02623
ILB Troy Benson310.01616
CB Mario Clark300.02024
S Mike Harden300.0812
DE Keith Willis300.02421
S Mike Whitwell200.5512
CB Milton Mack200.01217
DE Wilson Whitney100.0511
RB Barry Word10---------
DE Phil Murphy010.5812
SeattleTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Ron Rivera630.01837
S Derrick Beasley510.01837
CB Toi Cook430.01836
S Mike Prior400.01628
ILB Jerry Robinson300.01533
CB Lewis Billups220.01532
DT Tony Degrate210.01425
DE Reggie Rogers200.0414
CB Duffy Cobbs200.034
OLB Doug Landry120.01422
DE Martin Moss110.01421
ILB Joe Mauntel110.0413
DE Leon Seals110.01529
OLB Paul Migliazzo110.0515
S Eric Jeffries100.0415

Pass Rush Statistics

PittsburghSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Henry Thomas1.000021
DE Phil Murphy0.500012
S Mike Whitwell0.500012
DE Keith Ferguson0.011030
CB Mario Clark0.001024
DE Keith Willis0.001021
SeattleSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Doug Landry0.020022
DE Martin Moss0.003021
ILB Jerry Robinson0.001033
OLB Ron Rivera0.001037
CB Toi Cook0.001036

Pass Defense Statistics

PittsburghCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Robert Lyles42037
S Pete Shaw40025
S Gerald Small40037
CB Mario Clark30024
S Mike Harden30012
OLB Mike Singletary20037
ILB Troy Benson20016
CB Milton Mack20017
ILB Glenn Cameron10023
DE Wilson Whitney10011
DE Keith Ferguson10030
CB Kevin Ross10037
SeattleCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Derrick Beasley41037
S Mike Prior31128
OLB Ron Rivera31037
ILB Jerry Robinson22033
OLB Paul Migliazzo11015
CB Toi Cook11036
DT Tony Degrate10025
CB Lewis Billups10032
DE Reggie Rogers10014
CB Duffy Cobbs1004
S Eric Jeffries10015

Blocking Statistics

PittsburghKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G R.C. Thielemann35018037
C Doug Smith24118037
T Joe Delvin02018037
G Chris Godfrey01018037
TE Clint Didier01015037
T Steve Buxton01018037
SeattleKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Mitch Frerotte48032137
T Ron Heller16032037
T Stan Brock15032137
C Dan Turk06032037
G Bruce Reimers05032037
TE Jerry Reese0101405

Special Teams Tackles

PittsburghTacklesSTPlays
Pete Shaw312
Aaron Mitchell116
Steve Buxton18
SeattleTacklesSTPlays
Martin Moss312
Fred Banks117
Neal Anderson112

Participation

PittsburghRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
OLB Robert Lyles------32371584
CB Kevin Ross------32371281
S Gerald Small------3237574
OLB Mike Singletary------3237574
CB Mario Clark------20242165
S Pete Shaw------26251263
T Steve Buxton1837------863
DE Keith Ferguson------2730461
T Joe Delvin1837---------55
G R.C. Thielemann1837---------55
C Doug Smith1837---------55
WR Nate Johnson1837---------55
G Chris Godfrey1837---------55
QB Bernie Kosar1837---------55
TE Clint Didier1537---------52
ILB Glenn Cameron------2623150
RB Stanford Jennings820------2048
DT Henry Thomas------2421146
WR Gerald Carter1629---------45
DE Keith Willis------2421---45
CB Kenny Johnson------1417738
ILB Troy Benson------1616537
FB Booker Moore68------2034
DT Kit Lathrop------816933
CB Milton Mack------1217332
TE Doug Crosbie05------2530
WR Ron Brown815------730
WR Brian Baschnagel62------2028
DE Wilson Whitney------511925
OLB Gary Padjen------122225
DE Phil Murphy------812222
S Mike Harden------812121
S Mike Whitwell------512421
TE Tim Wrightman416---------20
WR Billy Ryckman00------1717
S Aaron Mitchell------001616
RB Curtis Adams79---------16
ILB David Wyman------001111
RB Barry Word27---------9
C Don Macek00------88
K Jim Breech00------88
C Mike McDonald00------88
P Jim Arnold00------88
G Duval Love00------88
T Doug Williams00------88
QB Deiter Brock00---------0
SeattleRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Stan Brock3237------1079
G Bruce Reimers3237------1079
T Ron Heller3237------1079
G Mitch Frerotte3237------1079
WR Mike Quick3137------573
QB Dan Marino3237---------69
C Dan Turk3237---------69
WR Fred Banks1829------1764
OLB Ron Rivera------1837459
S Derrick Beasley------1837459
WR Mark Ingram2434---------58
CB Toi Cook------1836357
RB Neal Anderson1822------1252
ILB Jerry Robinson------1533351
TE Ron Heller1829------249
CB Lewis Billups------1532249
DE Martin Moss------14211247
DE Leon Seals------1529347
RB Donald Jordan1014------2246
S Mike Prior------1628145
FB Tyrone Anthony118------2241
TE Rod Jones115------2541
DT Tony Degrate------1425---39
S Eric Jeffries------4151938
CB Terry Lewis------1122437
OLB Doug Landry------1422---36
ILB Joe Mauntel------4131027
DE Reggie Rogers------414826
WR Leon Gonzalez02------2224
OLB Paul Migliazzo------515323
OLB Ron Moten------002121
CB Najee Mustafaa------321621
DT Leonard Wingate------413320
TE Jerry Reese145---------19
K Edgar Ellison00------1212
DE Shawn Knight------39---12
CB Duffy Cobbs------34512
C Kennedy Greer00------1010
P John Bruno00------1010
RB Jimmy Smith50---------5
DT John Haines------0055
WR Mike Sherrard00------55
C Tom Baugh00---------0
T J.D. Maarleveld00---------0
ILB Kurt Alexander------00---0
QB Sean Payton00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4297.3
Middle11444.0
Right3-4-1.3
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left7-1-0.1
Middle17593.5
Right8283.5
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Bernie Kosar37195027601
SeattleAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Dan Marino35286012300

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen54336.6
Short (0-8 Yds)2411994.1
Medium (9-18 Yds)52132.6
Long (19+ Yds)327224.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen77628.9
Short (0-8 Yds)14121027.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)116575.2
Long (19+ Yds)337826.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Clint Didier125129037
WR Nate Johnson63088337
TE Tim Wrightman51117016
WR Gerald Carter42030129
WR Ron Brown44045115
FB Booker Moore210108
RB Barry Word210707
WR Brian Baschnagel110-202
RB Stanford Jennings1102020
SeattleTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Mike Quick118180137
WR Mark Ingram108099334
WR Fred Banks64054129
TE Ron Heller33036129
RB Donald Jordan22011014
WR Leon Gonzalez110302
RB Neal Anderson1105022
TE Jerry Reese1101105

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

PittsburghAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Stanford Jennings177.001.40
RB Curtis Adams11010.004.33
SeattleAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Donald Jordan3144.672.56
RB Neal Anderson210.503.00
QB Dan Marino11111.0011.00

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Bernie Kosar2000.005.86
SeattleAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Dan Marino6361.008.54

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Nate Johnson1000.0014.67
TE Clint Didier1000.002.42
SeattleTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Mark Ingram3110.339.90
WR Mike Quick1000.007.27
WR Fred Banks1100.009.00
RB Neal Anderson1155.005.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

PittsburghRushesConversions
QB Bernie Kosar11
SeattleRushesConversions
RB Donald Jordan41
QB Dan Marino11

Third Down Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompConversions
Bernie Kosar1262
SeattleAttCompConversions
Dan Marino12107

Third Down Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargCatchConversions
TE Clint Didier620
TE Tim Wrightman200
WR Ron Brown221
WR Brian Baschnagel110
WR Nate Johnson111
SeattleTargCatchConversions
WR Mark Ingram542
WR Mike Quick432
RB Donald Jordan222
WR Leon Gonzalez111

SectionAttendance
Stadium63,000 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck20,900 (21,400)
End Zone11,200 (15,400)
Mezzanine8,800 (8,900)
Sideline Seats11,400 (13,600)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,300 (3,300)