Week 14, 1987

played in New England, MA

24 degrees, fair, 10 mph wind

Dallas Cowboys77310-27
New England Patriots7370-17

Scoring Summary
1Q: 08:29 DAL - Steve Bono 12 run (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
1Q: 03:29 NED - Mark Boyer 4 pass from Jeff Hostetler (John Carney extra point)
2Q: 15:00 DAL - James Jones 9 run (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
2Q: 03:33 NED - John Carney 51 field goal
3Q: 10:47 DAL - Kerry Turnbull 50 field goal
3Q: 02:04 NED - Greg Baty 8 pass from Jeff Hostetler (John Carney extra point)
4Q: 03:30 DAL - Dwight Clark 2 pass from Steve Bono (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
4Q: 00:28 DAL - Kerry Turnbull 30 field goal

Team StatisticsDALNED
Record10-36-7
First Downs1518
- by Rushing55
- by Passing1013
- by Penalty00
Total Net Yards264368
- Offensive Plays7477
- Yards per Play3.574.78
Net Rushing Yards77112
- Rushing Attempts2428
- Yards per Rush3.214.00
Net Passing Yards187256
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt46 - 21 - 047 - 23 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards209260
- Sacks/Yards Lost4/222/4
- Yards per Pass Play3.745.22
Fumbles/Lost1/01/1
3rd Down Conversions8/217/18
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.56.7
4th Down Conversions0/00/1
Penalties/Yards3/154/32
Punt Returns/Yards4/612/0
Kick Returns/Yards2/634/72
Interception Ret./Yards1/160/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits42
- Red Zone TDs/FGs3/12/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 40OWN 18
Time of Possession28:5731:03

Drive Charts

Dallas Cowboys
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:000:39OWN 2530Punt
112:033:41OWN 20780Touchdown
13:181:25OPP 403-2Punt
10:340:44OPP 19319Touchdown
211:274:08OWN 20832Punt
23:261:37OWN 2569Punt
20:480:48OWN 30613Half
313:292:48OWN 33634Field Goal
38:591:18OWN 433-6Punt
36:310:51OWN 4435Punt
31:582:09OWN 2830Punt
413:001:10OWN 4734Punt
410:100:58OWN 183-5Punt
49:121:38OPP 383-1Punt
45:502:30OWN 46854Touchdown
42:442:23OPP 31618Field Goal
New England Patriots
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
114:212:18OWN 31615Punt
18:225:04OWN 321168Touchdown
11:531:19OWN 20311Interception
214:503:23OWN 25936Punt
27:193:53OWN 4962Field Goal
21:491:01OWN 1439Punt
315:001:31OWN 253-5Punt
310:411:42OWN 1335Punt
37:411:10OWN 733Punt
35:403:42OWN 51095Touchdown
414:491:49OWN 2734Punt
411:501:40OWN 20625Punt
47:341:44OWN 339Punt
43:200:36OWN 2546Downs
40:210:21OWN 3320Game

Game MVP: James Jones, Dallas Cowboys

Rushing Statistics

DallasAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB James Jones14553.931011
RB Marcus Allen791.29500
QB Steve Bono2147.001211
WR Dwight Clark1-1-1.00-100
New EnglandAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Alvin Moore16503.131210
RB Ottis Anderson7334.711120
QB Jeff Hostetler4297.25900
FB Rick Parros100.00000

Passing Statistics

DallasAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Bono46212094/22141066.3
New EnglandAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jeff Hostetler47232602/4242171.2

Receiving Statistics

DallasCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
RB James Jones710537.5742410
WR Roy Green4166516.250400
WR Mervyn Fernandez343010.0020220
WR Dwight Clark25115.50091
FB Larry Kinnebrew222512.506150
WR Rod Barksdale232010.000210
TE Todd Christensen1255.00050
WR Steve Griffin0100.00000
TE Ron Hall0300.00000
New EnglandCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Mark Boyer666310.5033261
WR Jerry Rice6178113.5034420
WR Elmo Boyd586112.2029190
RB Ottis Anderson2200.00140
WR Larry Mucker1344.00040
FB Rick Parros121919.0015190
RB Alvin Moore132424.0023240
TE Greg Baty1688.00081

Interception Statistics

DallasIntsYardsAvgTD
S Dave Duerson11616.000
New EnglandIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

DallasFumbRecovForceTD
QB Steve Bono1000
WR Mervyn Fernandez0100
DE Mark Studaway0100
T Ken Reeves0010
New EnglandFumbRecovForceTD
CB Rod Jones1000
DE Fred Stokes0010

Punting Statistics

DallasPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Duane Cogdell1046446.442.4525
New EnglandPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jim McCann943448.237.0622

Kicking Statistics

DallasFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Kerry Turnbull2/21/11/1503/3
New EnglandFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
John Carney1/11/11/1512/2

Punt Return Statistics

DallasRetYardsAvgTD
James Jones46115.30
New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD
Rod Jones200.00

Kick Return Statistics

DallasRetYardsAvgTD
Wes Smith26331.50
New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD
Kris Haines47218.00

Defensive Statistics

DallasTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Eugene Marve830.02432
S Dave Duerson800.02849
ILB Ty Allert630.01523
CB Mark Collins510.01936
OLB Mike Reichenbach320.0926
DT Lee Roy Selmon310.02133
CB Nolan Cromwell310.01017
DE Kevin Greene211.02743
DT T.J. Turner210.51025
DT Fred Smerlas230.02026
CB Leonard Coleman210.02236
DE Bob Kohrs100.51016
ILB Mike Walter120.01326
S Dextor Clickscale110.01017
S Troy West110.02038
CB Zack Reese100.02041
DE Mark Studaway100.01939
New EnglandTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
DT John Goodman901.52329
S Tom Pridemore730.02347
DT Doug Smith411.02440
OLB Chris Washington420.52327
ILB Frank Manumaleuga400.02226
CB Fred Marion320.02137
ILB Hal Garner300.0222
CB Tim Gordon300.02333
CB Dwayne Woodruff230.0628
CB David Williams210.0125
S Ken Hillis210.01118
DE Fred Stokes111.02241
S Mike Reinfeldt110.01330
WR Larry Mucker10---------
OLB Duane Bickett100.01022
DE Mike Gann020.02032

Pass Rush Statistics

DallasSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Kevin Greene1.006243
DT T.J. Turner0.510025
DE Bob Kohrs0.500116
DE Mark Studaway0.013039
DT Fred Smerlas0.002026
DT Lee Roy Selmon0.001033
ILB Mike Walter0.000126
New EnglandSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT John Goodman1.501029
DE Fred Stokes1.002141
DT Doug Smith1.002040
OLB Chris Washington0.501127
DE Andre Townsend0.031022
DE Terry Beeson0.001023
CB Tim Gordon0.001033

Pass Defense Statistics

DallasCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Dave Duerson42149
OLB Mike Reichenbach31026
CB Nolan Cromwell30017
OLB Eugene Marve30032
CB Mark Collins21036
CB Leonard Coleman20036
ILB Ty Allert20023
CB Zack Reese10041
ILB Mike Walter10026
S Troy West10038
DE Mark Studaway10039
New EnglandCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Tim Gordon32033
CB Fred Marion31037
OLB Chris Washington31027
S Tom Pridemore30047
CB David Williams21025
CB Dwayne Woodruff21028
ILB Hal Garner21022
S Mike Reinfeldt10030
S Ken Hillis10018
OLB Duane Bickett10022

Blocking Statistics

DallasKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Mike Schad25024150
G Terry Long24024250
C Don Mosebar14024050
T Rich Strenger12016044
G Kevin Belcher110806
T Ken Reeves08024050
TE Ron Hall00023133
New EnglandKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Nathan Henderson56028049
T Dean Steinkuhler47128049
G Joe Fields15028149
G Randy Cross13028149
T Shaquille Jonas04028049

Special Teams Tackles

DallasTacklesSTPlays
Nolan Cromwell230
Jay Novacek131
Mark Studaway129
Troy West119
Ken Reeves112
New EnglandTacklesSTPlays
Fred Stokes314
Otis Wilson131
Alvin Moore120
Randy Cross110

Participation

DallasRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
RB James Jones1739------3187
DE Mark Studaway------19392987
G Terry Long2450------1286
T Ken Reeves2450------1286
S Dave Duerson------2849178
S Troy West------20381977
G Mike Schad2450------276
C Don Mosebar2450---------74
QB Steve Bono2450---------74
DE Kevin Greene------2743171
WR Roy Green2446---------70
CB Zack Reese------2041162
WR Mervyn Fernandez2239---------61
T Rich Strenger1644---------60
CB Leonard Coleman------2236159
CB Nolan Cromwell------10173057
OLB Eugene Marve------2432---56
TE Ron Hall2333---------56
DT Lee Roy Selmon------2133155
WR Dwight Clark1342---------55
CB Mark Collins------1936---55
DT Fred Smerlas------2026---46
DT T.J. Turner------10251045
ILB Mike Walter------1326140
WR Rod Barksdale07------3138
ILB Ty Allert------1523---38
DE Bob Kohrs------10161036
OLB Mike Reichenbach------926136
TE Jay Novacek04------3135
S Dextor Clickscale------1017128
DT Doug Barlett------514928
G Kevin Belcher86------1226
FB Larry Kinnebrew718---------25
TE Todd Christensen79------420
S Duane Austin------001919
WR Wes Smith00------1919
RB Marcus Allen77------418
T Harris Barton00------1818
WR Steve Griffin06------1016
C Blaine Pearson00------1212
P Duane Cogdell00------1212
K Kerry Turnbull00------88
OLB Larry Kelm------60---6
S Albert Myers------02---2
QB Burt Andersen00---------0
C John Adickes00---------0
New EnglandRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Joe Fields2849------1087
G Randy Cross2849------1087
T Shaquille Jonas2849------1087
T Dean Steinkuhler2849------1087
WR Elmo Boyd2649------883
WR Jerry Rice2343------1379
C Nathan Henderson2849---------77
QB Jeff Hostetler2849---------77
DE Fred Stokes------22411477
DT Doug Smith------24401074
S Tom Pridemore------2347272
TE Mark Boyer2644------272
RB Alvin Moore1930------2069
S Mike Reinfeldt------13302265
CB Fred Marion------2137260
CB Tim Gordon------2333---56
DT John Goodman------2329153
DE Mike Gann------2032153
CB Rod Jones------11261653
OLB Otis Wilson------2173150
OLB Chris Washington------2327---50
CB David Williams------1252248
ILB Frank Manumaleuga------2226---48
WR Larry Mucker1729---------46
CB Dwayne Woodruff------6281145
DE Terry Beeson------5231240
FB Rick Parros810------2139
OLB Duane Bickett------1022234
TE Robert Awalt21------2831
S Ken Hillis------1118---29
WR Kris Haines26------2028
DE Andre Townsend------122225
ILB Hal Garner------222125
TE Greg Baty816---------24
RB Ottis Anderson913---------22
ILB Jerry Muckensturm------021719
WR Weegie Thompson04------913
P Jim McCann00------1010
C K.C. Hoffman00------1010
K John Carney00------55
S Bobby Kemp------13---4
T J.T. Taylor00---------0
G Roy Simmons00---------0
RB Michael Gunter00---------0
C Joel Hilgenberg00---------0
QB Elliot Diaz00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left7344.9
Middle6101.7
Right11333.0
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4348.5
Middle21633.0
Right3155.0
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

DallasAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Bono46214247920
New EnglandAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jeff Hostetler472331441241

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)208773.9
Medium (9-18 Yds)54408.0
Long (19+ Yds)72618.7
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen74182.6
Short (0-8 Yds)24131847.7
Medium (9-18 Yds)136584.5
Long (19+ Yds)3000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

DallasTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Roy Green164065146
RB James Jones107153139
WR Dwight Clark52111042
WR Mervyn Fernandez43030139
WR Rod Barksdale3212017
TE Ron Hall3010033
TE Todd Christensen210509
FB Larry Kinnebrew22025018
WR Steve Griffin100006
New EnglandTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Jerry Rice176281143
WR Elmo Boyd85161049
TE Mark Boyer66063144
TE Greg Baty6108016
WR Larry Mucker3104029
RB Alvin Moore31124130
RB Ottis Anderson2200013
FB Rick Parros21019010

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

DallasAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB James Jones4225.503.93
WR Dwight Clark1-1-1.00-1.00
RB Marcus Allen155.001.29
QB Steve Bono11212.007.00
New EnglandAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Ottis Anderson166.004.71

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

DallasAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Bono42133.254.54
New EnglandAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Jeff Hostetler54265.205.53

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

DallasTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Dwight Clark1122.002.20
WR Roy Green1000.004.06
WR Mervyn Fernandez111111.007.50
TE Ron Hall1000.000.00
New EnglandTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Mark Boyer22147.0010.50
WR Larry Mucker1000.001.33
RB Ottis Anderson1144.000.00
TE Greg Baty1188.001.33

Third Down Rushing Statistics

DallasRushesConversions
RB James Jones21
New EnglandRushesConversions
RB Ottis Anderson32
RB Alvin Moore31
QB Jeff Hostetler20

Third Down Passing Statistics

DallasAttCompConversions
Steve Bono1797
New EnglandAttCompConversions
Jeff Hostetler1064

Third Down Receiving Statistics

DallasTargCatchConversions
WR Roy Green622
WR Mervyn Fernandez432
RB James Jones210
FB Larry Kinnebrew222
WR Dwight Clark100
WR Rod Barksdale111
WR Steve Griffin100
New EnglandTargCatchConversions
WR Elmo Boyd331
WR Jerry Rice311
RB Alvin Moore211
TE Mark Boyer111
TE Greg Baty100

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)