Week 12, 1987

played in Houston, TX

67 degrees, fair, 10 mph wind

Tampa Bay Buccaneers6037-16
Houston Oilers7003-10

Scoring Summary
1Q: 10:05 TBY - John Lee 21 field goal
1Q: 05:16 HOU - John Smith 3 pass from Frank Reich (Morten Andersen extra point)
1Q: 02:39 TBY - John Lee 43 field goal
3Q: 07:17 TBY - John Lee 27 field goal
4Q: 08:08 TBY - Stefon Adams 36 interception return (John Lee extra point)
4Q: 02:12 HOU - Morten Andersen 18 field goal

Team StatisticsTBYHOU
Record3-86-5
First Downs1027
- by Rushing010
- by Passing814
- by Penalty23
Total Net Yards242434
- Offensive Plays5287
- Yards per Play4.654.99
Net Rushing Yards23201
- Rushing Attempts1837
- Yards per Rush1.285.43
Net Passing Yards219233
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt32 - 16 - 146 - 27 - 4
- Gross Passing Yards230252
- Sacks/Yards Lost2/114/19
- Yards per Pass Play6.444.66
Fumbles/Lost1/02/1
3rd Down Conversions0/125/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.96.6
4th Down Conversions0/00/1
Penalties/Yards11/769/83
Punt Returns/Yards3/133/20
Kick Returns/Yards1/141/33
Interception Ret./Yards4/511/4
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits23
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/21/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 26OWN 29
Time of Possession22:4837:12

Drive Charts

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
113:053:05OWN 40856Field Goal
15:072:33OWN 25449Field Goal
213:221:44OWN 3333Punt
29:283:30OWN 10633Punt
22:210:08OWN 371-10Interception
22:001:36OWN 1537Punt
315:000:26OWN 2530Punt
310:072:55OWN 20870Field Goal
33:071:04OWN 1237Punt
30:270:38OWN 3238Punt
413:051:49OWN 28518Punt
47:112:17OWN 2737Punt
42:040:44OWN 173-1Punt
40:080:08OPP 461-2Game
Houston Oilers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:001:55OWN 45422Missed FG
110:004:53OWN 251075Touchdown
12:344:12OWN 25949Missed FG
211:382:10OWN 20534Interception
25:583:37OWN 19840Interception
22:130:13OPP 3020Interception
20:240:24OWN 47314Half
314:344:27OWN 35829Punt
37:124:05OWN 25632Punt
32:031:36OWN 2137Punt
414:491:44OWN 1632Punt
411:163:20OWN 3826Interception
47:560:45OWN 2530Punt
44:542:50OWN 251074Field Goal
41:201:12OWN 45515Fumble

Game MVP: Greg Townsend, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Rushing Statistics

Tampa BayAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Steve Smith540.80600
QB John Reaves4143.50800
RB Dave D'Addio430.75600
RB Vance Mueller420.50400
RB Steve Strachan100.00000
HoustonAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Greg Bell251255.001750
QB Frank Reich6559.171630
RB Johnny Hector4225.501210
WR Vince Williams2-1-0.50400

Passing Statistics

Tampa BayAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
John Reaves32162302/11042160.7
HoustonAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Frank Reich46272524/19122444.8

Receiving Statistics

Tampa BayCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Lam Jones6129816.3312290
WR Andre Reed34155.00160
WR Kenny Jackson23168.008130
TE Cap Boso223115.5019230
TE John Spagnola13-2-2.000-20
RB Steve Smith123030.0026300
TE Jim Riggs144242.0011420
RB Dave D'Addio0200.00000
HoustonCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
RB Greg Bell55418.2018140
WR John Smith48328.0011161
WR Vince Williams495814.5020220
WR Lindsay Scott444611.5015190
WR Clarence Weathers3593.00090
RB Johnny Hector2210.50230
WR Mark Smith233115.5031180
TE Mark Keel1588.00080
TE Mike Mularkey1199.00390
WR James Pruitt111717.002170
FB Larry Moriarty0200.00000

Interception Statistics

Tampa BayIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Dave Waymer11111.000
S Bobby Butler100.000
CB Mike Smith144.000
S Stefon Adams13636.001
HoustonIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Bobby Watkins144.000

Fumble Statistics

Tampa BayFumbRecovForceTD
WR Kenny Jackson1000
TE John Spagnola0100
OLB Tim Harris0100
DE Greg Townsend0010
ILB Wilbur Marshall0010
HoustonFumbRecovForceTD
WR Clarence Weathers1100
QB Frank Reich1000
S Carlton Williamson0010

Punting Statistics

Tampa BayPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Lewis Colbert942847.643.1694
HoustonPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Kidd522244.437.8581

Kicking Statistics

Tampa BayFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
John Lee3/31/10/0431/1
HoustonFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Morten Andersen1/30/20/1181/1

Punt Return Statistics

Tampa BayRetYardsAvgTD
Kenny Jackson3134.30
HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Barry Wilburn3206.70

Kick Return Statistics

Tampa BayRetYardsAvgTD
Dokie Williams11414.00
HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Haynes13333.00

Defensive Statistics

Tampa BayTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Tim Harris1211.03548
ILB Wilbur Marshall620.01625
S Stefon Adams600.02131
DE Greg Townsend532.03744
S Bobby Butler540.03750
DE Mike Perko510.03642
OLB Keena Turner420.03534
CB Dave Waymer420.03533
OLB Forrest Valora410.01930
ILB Cliff Odom330.02119
CB Sam Seale310.02036
DE Al Baker201.0714
S Adrian White220.01619
CB Randle Tate200.0418
CB Lorenzo Lynch200.03548
OLB Chip Banks110.025
TE John Spagnola10---------
DT Tony Casillas100.01110
DT Tony Chickillo010.01715
HoustonTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Mark Merrill620.01320
S Carlton Williamson510.01834
CB Bobby Watkins500.01832
DE Al Harris301.01831
ILB Dave Levenick310.01834
CB Mark Haynes300.01320
S Vance Bedford210.01028
CB Barry Wilburn210.01318
WR Vince Williams20---------
DT Mark Walen121.0513
T Dwight Wheeler10---------
WR John Smith10---------
CB Ivory Sully100.0522
DT Mike Pitts100.01834
ILB Kurt Gouveia100.058
OLB Leon White100.0516
DE Curtis Greer010.01323
S Gene Atkins010.086

Pass Rush Statistics

Tampa BaySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Greg Townsend2.013044
DE Al Baker1.001014
OLB Tim Harris1.000148
DT Curt Jarvis0.001014
HoustonSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Al Harris1.001131
DT Mark Walen1.000013
DE Curtis Greer0.002023

Pass Defense Statistics

Tampa BayCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Tim Harris50048
S Stefon Adams30131
OLB Forrest Valora21030
CB Sam Seale21036
CB Dave Waymer20133
S Bobby Butler20150
OLB Keena Turner20034
DE Mike Perko20042
CB Randle Tate20018
S Adrian White20019
ILB Wilbur Marshall11025
DE Greg Townsend10044
CB Lorenzo Lynch10048
CB Mike Smith0016
HoustonCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Carlton Williamson32034
CB Mark Haynes30020
CB Ivory Sully24022
CB Bobby Watkins21132
OLB Mark Merrill20020
CB Barry Wilburn20018
OLB Leon White12016
S Vance Bedford10028
ILB Kurt Gouveia0108

Blocking Statistics

Tampa BayKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Russ Grimm11018134
G Craig Wolfley06018134
C Bill Bechtold03018034
G Terry Tausch03018034
TE John Spagnola01018027
T Mike Perrino01018034
HoustonKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Will Wolford512237350
G Tom Newberry47037050
G Kevin Gogan33037050
T Dwight Wheeler24037150
C Jameson Aguillard03037050
FB Larry Moriarty01010015
TE Mark Keel01037039

Special Teams Tackles

Tampa BayTacklesSTPlays
Wilbur Marshall223
Russ Grimm217
HoustonTacklesSTPlays
Ezra Johnson29
Timothy Dyer122
Kevin Gogan18

Participation

Tampa BayRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Bobby Butler------3750390
OLB Tim Harris------3548386
CB Lorenzo Lynch------3548386
DE Greg Townsend------3744384
DE Mike Perko------3642381
OLB Keena Turner------3534271
CB Dave Waymer------3533270
T Russ Grimm1834------1769
S Stefon Adams------21311466
CB Sam Seale------2036965
G Craig Wolfley1834------1264
G Terry Tausch1834------1264
ILB Wilbur Marshall------16252364
T Mike Perrino1834------1264
WR Andre Reed1832------353
QB John Reaves1834---------52
OLB Forrest Valora------1930352
C Bill Bechtold1834---------52
WR Lam Jones1829---------47
TE John Spagnola1827------146
ILB Cliff Odom------2119242
RB Dave D'Addio610------2541
WR Kenny Jackson1114------1338
DT Tony Chickillo------1715537
S Adrian White------1619237
CB Randle Tate------4181436
OLB Chip Banks------252229
TE Cap Boso04------2428
WR Dokie Williams28------1626
RB Vance Mueller69------1025
DT Tony Casillas------1110223
TE Jim Riggs419---------23
DE Al Baker------714122
DT Curt Jarvis------314---17
RB Steve Strachan210------113
RB Steve Smith58---------13
C Walter Fredrickson00------1212
P Lewis Colbert00------1212
DE Curtis White------05510
T Ron Mattes00------99
K John Lee00------88
CB Mike Smith------06---6
OLB Bob White------04---4
G Tunch Ilkin00---------0
QB Buddy Funck00---------0
C Ray Hitchcock00---------0
HoustonRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Dwight Wheeler3750------1198
G Tom Newberry3750------895
T Will Wolford3750------895
G Kevin Gogan3750------895
C Jameson Aguillard3750---------87
QB Frank Reich3750---------87
TE Mark Keel3739------177
WR Lindsay Scott2946------176
WR John Smith2938---------67
RB Greg Bell3035---------65
CB Bobby Watkins------18321363
S Carlton Williamson------1834759
ILB Dave Levenick------1834355
DT Mike Pitts------1834355
CB Mark Haynes------13201952
DE Al Harris------1831251
WR Clarence Weathers1416------2050
CB Barry Wilburn------13181546
FB Larry Moriarty1015------2045
DT Mike Golic------13211145
S Vance Bedford------1028442
DE Curtis Greer------1323339
OLB Mark Merrill------1320---33
TE Orson Mobley63------2433
RB Johnny Hector610------1632
S Gene Atkins------861731
CB Ivory Sully------522229
DE Ezra Johnson------514928
WR Vince Williams721---------28
TE Mike Mularkey815---------23
OLB Timothy Dyer------002222
OLB Leon White------516122
DT Mark Walen------513119
WR Mark Smith88---------16
ILB Kurt Gouveia------58215
ILB Darren Comeaux------001414
WR James Pruitt04------711
DE Josh Barrett------0099
C Freddie Bates00------88
P John Kidd00------88
K Morten Andersen00------66
T Hugh Heyer00------55
RB Kenny Flowers10---------1
QB Guido Merkens00---------0
G Winford Hood00---------0
C Roberto Peterson00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left3-2-0.7
Middle12302.5
Right2-3-1.5
None1-2-2.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left9293.2
Middle161288.0
Right12443.7
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

Tampa BayAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
John Reaves321651110311
HoustonAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Frank Reich46271413514

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen32289.3
Short (0-8 Yds)189724.0
Medium (9-18 Yds)112424.0
Long (19+ Yds)10410610.6
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen108363.6
Short (0-8 Yds)16121147.1
Medium (9-18 Yds)146805.7
Long (19+ Yds)51224.4

Detailed Receiving Statistics

Tampa BayTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Lam Jones126198229
WR Andre Reed43015032
TE Jim Riggs41042119
TE John Spagnola310-2027
WR Kenny Jackson32016014
RB Dave D'Addio2000010
TE Cap Boso2203114
RB Steve Smith2103018
HoustonTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Vince Williams94058121
WR John Smith84032038
TE Mark Keel5108039
WR Clarence Weathers5319016
RB Greg Bell55041035
WR Lindsay Scott44046046
WR Mark Smith3203108
RB Johnny Hector2201010
FB Larry Moriarty2000015
TE Mike Mularkey1109015
WR James Pruitt1101704

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

Tampa BayAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Steve Smith200.000.80
HoustonAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Greg Bell5173.405.00
RB Johnny Hector122.005.50

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

Tampa BayAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
John Reaves32144.677.19
HoustonAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Frank Reich3131.005.48

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

Tampa BayTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Andre Reed1166.003.75
TE Cap Boso1188.0015.50
TE Jim Riggs1000.0010.50
HoustonTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR John Smith1133.004.00
FB Larry Moriarty1000.000.00
WR Mark Smith1000.0010.33

Third Down Rushing Statistics

Tampa BayRushesConversions
RB Vance Mueller40
QB John Reaves10
HoustonRushesConversions
RB Johnny Hector21
RB Greg Bell21
QB Frank Reich21

Third Down Passing Statistics

Tampa BayAttCompConversions
John Reaves640
HoustonAttCompConversions
Frank Reich1052

Third Down Receiving Statistics

Tampa BayTargCatchConversions
TE John Spagnola210
WR Lam Jones210
WR Andre Reed220
HoustonTargCatchConversions
WR John Smith311
WR Vince Williams211
RB Johnny Hector220
TE Mark Keel100
WR Clarence Weathers110

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)