Week 12, 1987

played in Atlanta, GA

64 degrees, fair, 13 mph wind

Tennessee Titans1031010-33
Atlanta Falcons01300-13

Scoring Summary
1Q: 09:11 TEN - Mike Lansford 48 field goal
1Q: 02:51 TEN - Mike Meade 1 run (Mike Lansford extra point)
2Q: 14:05 ATL - Max Zendejas 43 field goal
2Q: 04:48 ATL - Jewerl Thomas 6 pass from Warren Moon (Max Zendejas extra point)
2Q: 01:58 ATL - Max Zendejas 44 field goal
2Q: 00:03 TEN - Mike Lansford 56 field goal
3Q: 07:11 TEN - Mike Meade 9 pass from Phil Simms (Mike Lansford extra point)
3Q: 01:07 TEN - Mike Lansford 18 field goal
4Q: 14:13 TEN - Michael Clemons 5 run (Mike Lansford extra point)
4Q: 05:40 TEN - Mike Lansford 22 field goal

Team StatisticsTENATL
Record7-46-5
First Downs2412
- by Rushing94
- by Passing138
- by Penalty20
Total Net Yards422235
- Offensive Plays7156
- Yards per Play5.944.20
Net Rushing Yards17083
- Rushing Attempts3817
- Yards per Rush4.474.88
Net Passing Yards252152
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt33 - 24 - 135 - 22 - 2
- Gross Passing Yards252168
- Sacks/Yards Lost0/04/16
- Yards per Pass Play7.643.90
Fumbles/Lost1/01/1
3rd Down Conversions7/136/14
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down6.07.9
4th Down Conversions0/00/2
Penalties/Yards1/158/53
Punt Returns/Yards1/61/8
Kick Returns/Yards3/584/108
Interception Ret./Yards2/281/40
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits52
- Red Zone TDs/FGs3/21/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 33OWN 33
Time of Possession35:1624:44

Drive Charts

Tennessee Titans
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:005:55OWN 111158Field Goal
16:544:10OWN 30970Touchdown
213:591:33OWN 2537Punt
24:392:01OWN 24425Interception
21:531:53OWN 20641Field Goal
312:345:34OWN 241176Touchdown
35:104:1150849Field Goal
415:000:57OPP 16416Touchdown
411:185:43OWN 111084Field Goal
44:462:22OPP 3033Missed FG
40:250:25OWN 2036Game
Atlanta Falcons
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
19:052:11OWN 3632Punt
12:443:45OWN 34640Field Goal
212:267:47OWN 211479Touchdown
22:380:45OPP 233-4Field Goal
315:002:26OWN 25612Punt
37:001:50OWN 25325Fumble
30:590:59OWN 292-4Interception
414:032:45OWN 25611Punt
45:350:49OWN 2545Downs
42:241:59OWN 39944Interception

Game MVP: Elvis Franks, Tennessee Titans

Rushing Statistics

TennesseeAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Mike Meade16412.561011
RB Michael Clemons151137.532141
FB Gerald Willhite3-1-0.33200
QB Phil Simms252.50600
RB Herman Hunter2126.00900
AtlantaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Jewerl Thomas8405.001610
RB Newton Williams7344.861810
RB Rod Bernstine294.50500

Passing Statistics

TennesseeAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Phil Simms33242520/0128191.9
AtlantaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Warren Moon35221684/16139260.2

Receiving Statistics

TennesseeCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Al Toon777510.7145280
WR John Jefferson596513.0034230
TE Rocky Klever35237.670110
RB Mike Meade22126.00291
FB Gerald Willhite22199.509130
WR Curtis Duncan24136.50380
WR Sammy White122323.0018230
TE Norris Brown111515.001150
RB Herman Hunter1177.00070
AtlantaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Ernest Givins812718.8842390
RB Jewerl Thomas47205.00081
TE Tom Mullady3620.67070
WR Willis Adams33258.3318140
TE Steve Jordan364113.6730190
WR Calvin Muhammad1199.00090

Interception Statistics

TennesseeIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Terry Jackson100.000
OLB Hugh Green12828.000
AtlantaIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Brian Noble14040.000

Fumble Statistics

TennesseeFumbRecovForceTD
WR John Jefferson1100
S Scottie Miller0110
AtlantaFumbRecovForceTD
TE Steve Jordan1000
CB Steve Brown0010

Punting Statistics

TennesseePuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Bill Smith15555.047.0551
AtlantaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Harry Newsome313043.341.3532

Kicking Statistics

TennesseeFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Mike Lansford4/52/31/1563/3
AtlantaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Max Zendejas2/22/20/0441/1

Punt Return Statistics

TennesseeRetYardsAvgTD
John Jefferson166.00
AtlantaRetYardsAvgTD
Terry Taylor188.00

Kick Return Statistics

TennesseeRetYardsAvgTD
Al Toon23819.00
John Jefferson12020.00
AtlantaRetYardsAvgTD
Calvin Muhammad38327.70
Scott Woerner12525.00

Defensive Statistics

TennesseeTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Todd Bell520.01739
S James Griffin510.01625
DE Elvis Franks403.0220
ILB Kevin Hancock430.01519
CB Richard Johnson400.01637
OLB Frank Bush310.0917
OLB Hugh Green300.0817
OLB Cam Jacobs300.0813
CB Terry Jackson200.01736
DT Eric Williams200.01628
ILB Pepper Johnson200.0222
DT Garin Veris111.01634
G Ken Jones10---------
CB Javier Wean100.0222
DE Charles Haley100.01727
S Scottie Miller100.0012
DT Tony Colorito010.0114
AtlantaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Brian Noble840.03833
S Scott Woerner740.03832
CB Steve Brown610.02627
CB Terry Taylor610.03832
OLB Mike Merriweather530.02417
ILB Niko Noga410.03422
DE Keith Guthrie330.03421
DT Gerald Nichols310.01717
S Nelson Jones300.0510
S Perry Williams210.03832
CB Herb Welch210.01317
DT Pat Swoopes210.01913
DT Tim Newton200.02724
DT Randy Trautman110.01312
QB Warren Moon10---------
TE Steve Jordan10---------
OLB Matt Monger100.01014
CB Patrick Hunter100.0127
DE Mark Mraz100.03023

Pass Rush Statistics

TennesseeSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Elvis Franks3.001220
DT Garin Veris1.001034
DE Walt Bowyer0.003033
DT Eric Williams0.001128
AtlantaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Randy Trautman0.011012
DE Keith Guthrie0.002021

Pass Defense Statistics

TennesseeCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S James Griffin40025
CB Richard Johnson32037
OLB Frank Bush30017
CB Terry Jackson21136
S Todd Bell21039
ILB Kevin Hancock20019
ILB Pepper Johnson20022
S Scottie Miller20012
CB Javier Wean10022
OLB Cam Jacobs10013
OLB Hugh Green00117
AtlantaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Steve Brown50027
OLB Brian Noble30133
S Scott Woerner30032
S Nelson Jones30010
OLB Mike Merriweather20017
CB Herb Welch20017
DT Gerald Nichols20017
ILB Niko Noga11022
CB Terry Taylor10032
DT Pat Swoopes10013
CB Patrick Hunter1007

Blocking Statistics

TennesseeKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Ken Jones513038033
T Nate Newton48138033
C Perry Hartnett36038033
G Todd Peat25038033
TE Ozzie Newsome22018021
TE Rocky Klever01013019
TE Norris Brown010201
AtlantaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Scott Bergold35017039
T Don Sommer14017139
G Roy Foster14017039
C Tony Berryhill13017239
G Rich Rosen11017139

Special Teams Tackles

TennesseeTacklesSTPlays
Al Toon212
Gerald Willhite119
Brian Carpenter114
Javier Wean16
AtlantaTacklesSTPlays
Steve Brown220
Steve Jordan117
Calvin Muhammad111

Participation

TennesseeRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Todd Peat3833------677
G Lloyd Yancey3832------676
G Ken Jones3833---------71
QB Phil Simms3833---------71
C Perry Hartnett3833---------71
T Nate Newton3833---------71
WR Al Toon3322------1267
WR John Jefferson2026------1965
S Todd Bell------1739258
CB Richard Johnson------1637255
CB Terry Jackson------1736154
DT Garin Veris------1634252
RB Mike Meade1914------1750
DE Walt Bowyer------1633---49
DE Charles Haley------1727448
DT Eric Williams------1628145
TE Ozzie Newsome1821------544
S James Griffin------1625142
FB Gerald Willhite1111------1941
ILB Kevin Hancock------1519236
OLB Cam Jacobs------8131435
WR Curtis Duncan1811------433
TE Rocky Klever1319---------32
WR Sammy White1714---------31
ILB Pepper Johnson------222731
CB Javier Wean------222630
OLB Hugh Green------817328
TE Pat Dunsmore208---------28
OLB Frank Bush------917228
S Scottie Miller------0121527
DE Elvis Franks------220224
TE Norris Brown21------1922
RB Michael Clemons165---------21
CB Carl Howard------812---20
DT Tony Colorito------114419
CB Brian Carpenter------121417
WR Corn Redick02------1416
RB Herman Hunter311---------14
K Mike Lansford00------1212
T Mark Cochran01------67
C Terry Matthews00------66
C Rob Monaco00------66
P Bill Smith00------66
CB Bruce McNorton------0033
T Bob Cryder00---------0
QB Scott Campbell00---------0
AtlantaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Scott Woerner------38321686
CB Terry Taylor------38321080
OLB Brian Noble------3833576
S Perry Williams------3832575
CB Steve Brown------26272073
TE Steve Jordan1537------1769
ILB Niko Noga------34221066
G Rich Rosen1739------561
G Roy Foster1739------561
T Scott Bergold1739------561
T Don Sommer1739------561
WR Ernest Givins1536------859
DE Keith Guthrie------3421257
QB Warren Moon1739---------56
C Tony Berryhill1739---------56
DE Mark Mraz------3023154
DT Tim Newton------2724253
WR Willis Adams1536---------51
OLB Mike Merriweather------2417546
WR Calvin Muhammad1115------1137
RB Jewerl Thomas828---------36
DT Pat Swoopes------1913335
DT Gerald Nichols------1717135
CB Herb Welch------1317131
DT Randy Trautman------1312530
S Nelson Jones------5101429
OLB Matt Monger------1014428
FB Mickey Merrifield210------1426
TE Tom Mullady717---------24
CB Patrick Hunter------127423
RB Rod Bernstine22------1620
OLB Jim Haslett------011516
RB Newton Williams79---------16
WR Frankie Neal12------1316
DE Jim Reynosa------28414
K Max Zendejas00------66
TE Doug Marsh23---------5
P Harry Newsome00------55
C Tyler Lusk00------55
S Larry Brewton------01---1
G DeAndre Jamison00---------0
QB Randy Essington00---------0
T Dave Piepkorn00---------0
OLB Rydell Malancon------00---0
OLB Alex Gordon------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left7375.3
Middle231094.7
Right7253.6
None1-1-1.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left3134.3
Middle9475.2
Right5234.6
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

TennesseeAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Phil Simms33243211301
AtlantaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Warren Moon35221104632

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen1191079.7
Short (0-8 Yds)17131146.7
Medium (9-18 Yds)323110.3
Long (19+ Yds)2000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen55275.4
Short (0-8 Yds)21121105.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)75314.4
Long (19+ Yds)2000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

TennesseeTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR John Jefferson95165126
WR Al Toon77075122
TE Rocky Klever53023019
WR Curtis Duncan42013011
WR Sammy White21023114
RB Mike Meade22012014
FB Gerald Willhite22019011
TE Norris Brown1101501
RB Herman Hunter1107011
AtlantaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Ernest Givins128071136
RB Jewerl Thomas74020028
TE Tom Mullady6302017
TE Steve Jordan63041037
WR Willis Adams33025036
WR Calvin Muhammad1109015

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

TennesseeAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Mike Meade5102.002.56
RB Michael Clemons4112.757.53
FB Gerald Willhite100.00-0.33
RB Herman Hunter199.006.00
AtlantaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Newton Williams177.004.86
RB Rod Bernstine144.004.50

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

TennesseeAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Phil Simms43225.507.64
AtlantaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Warren Moon3162.004.80

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

TennesseeTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR John Jefferson1000.007.22
RB Mike Meade1199.006.00
TE Rocky Klever1155.004.60
WR Curtis Duncan1188.003.25
AtlantaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Tom Mullady2000.000.33
RB Jewerl Thomas1166.002.86

Third Down Rushing Statistics

TennesseeRushesConversions
RB Herman Hunter20
QB Phil Simms10
FB Gerald Willhite10
AtlantaRushesConversions
RB Newton Williams11

Third Down Passing Statistics

TennesseeAttCompConversions
Phil Simms997
AtlantaAttCompConversions
Warren Moon1075

Third Down Receiving Statistics

TennesseeTargCatchConversions
WR John Jefferson333
TE Rocky Klever222
RB Mike Meade111
TE Norris Brown111
RB Herman Hunter110
WR Al Toon110
AtlantaTargCatchConversions
TE Steve Jordan321
TE Tom Mullady211
WR Willis Adams222
RB Jewerl Thomas100
WR Calvin Muhammad110
WR Ernest Givins111

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)