Week 14, 1987

played in Arizona, AZ

70 degrees, fair, 5 mph wind

Pittsburgh Steelers3773-20
Arizona Cardinals10707-24

Scoring Summary
1Q: 08:29 PIT - Jim Breech 33 field goal
1Q: 03:57 ARI - Alfred Rhem 35 field goal
1Q: 01:22 ARI - Roger Craig 24 pass from Steve Bartkowski (Alfred Rhem extra point)
2Q: 13:28 PIT - Mike Harden 51 interception return (Jim Breech extra point)
2Q: 03:16 ARI - Irving Fryar 20 pass from Steve Bartkowski (Alfred Rhem extra point)
3Q: 06:54 PIT - Gerald Carter 21 pass from Bernie Kosar (Jim Breech extra point)
4Q: 09:38 ARI - Curtis Dickey 9 pass from Steve Bartkowski (Alfred Rhem extra point)
4Q: 03:50 PIT - Jim Breech 53 field goal

Team StatisticsPITARI
Record7-67-6
First Downs2018
- by Rushing85
- by Passing913
- by Penalty30
Total Net Yards314297
- Offensive Plays7056
- Yards per Play4.495.30
Net Rushing Yards9775
- Rushing Attempts2624
- Yards per Rush3.733.13
Net Passing Yards217222
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt43 - 23 - 131 - 22 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards222227
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/51/5
- Yards per Pass Play4.936.94
Fumbles/Lost2/02/0
3rd Down Conversions9/185/11
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down6.19.2
4th Down Conversions1/10/0
Penalties/Yards3/255/25
Punt Returns/Yards1/153/33
Kick Returns/Yards4/734/123
Interception Ret./Yards1/511/21
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits22
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/11/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 27OWN 35
Time of Possession32:5027:10

Drive Charts

Pittsburgh Steelers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
112:554:32OWN 42942Field Goal
13:511:04OWN 1730Punt
11:111:11OWN 2836Punt
29:511:53OWN 20517Punt
23:052:41OWN 25619Punt
315:003:38OWN 30611Punt
39:523:09OWN 40660Touchdown
35:176:40OWN 61466Interception
49:285:43OWN 24840Field Goal
42:162:16OWN 391043Game
Arizona Cardinals
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:002:05OWN 2834Punt
18:234:32OWN 25957Field Goal
12:471:36OWN 47453Touchdown
215:001:43OWN 18515Interception
213:173:26OWN 41516Punt
27:584:53OWN 311069Touchdown
20:240:24OWN 20210Half
311:221:30OWN 233-3Punt
36:431:26OPP 433-1Punt
413:374:09OWN 43857Touchdown
43:451:29OPP 47415Missed FG

Game MVP: Steve Bartkowski, Arizona Cardinals

Rushing Statistics

PittsburghAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Stanford Jennings13564.311220
QB Bernie Kosar5122.40900
RB Curtis Adams4153.751110
RB Barry Word3134.33900
WR Ron Brown111.00100
ArizonaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Curtis Dickey12403.33800
RB Roger Craig471.75300
QB Steve Bartkowski3165.33700
RB George Rogers284.001010
FB Major Everett2-2-1.00100
WR Cris Collinsworth166.00600

Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Bernie Kosar43232221/5132166.2
ArizonaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Bartkowski31222271/53321110.5

Receiving Statistics

PittsburghCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Nate Johnson813546.7510160
WR Ron Brown577014.0038320
TE Clint Didier48266.500110
WR Gerald Carter364113.6719211
TE Doug Crosbie1199.00090
RB Stanford Jennings12-2-2.000-20
RB Curtis Adams112424.0023240
TE Tim Wrightman0300.00000
ArizonaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Irving Fryar81110312.8843291
WR Emile Harry6116010.0027320
WR Cris Collinsworth3382.67760
RB George Rogers232412.002120
RB Curtis Dickey1199.00091
TE Alan McNeil11-1-1.000-10
RB Roger Craig112424.0017241

Interception Statistics

PittsburghIntsYardsAvgTD
S Mike Harden15151.001
ArizonaIntsYardsAvgTD
S Stacey Toran12121.000

Fumble Statistics

PittsburghFumbRecovForceTD
RB Curtis Adams1000
QB Bernie Kosar1000
T Joe Delvin0100
TE Clint Didier0100
OLB Mike Singletary0010
S Mike Whitwell0010
ArizonaFumbRecovForceTD
QB Steve Bartkowski1000
WR Cris Collinsworth1000
RB Curtis Dickey0100
TE Alan McNeil0100
CB Nesby Glasgow0010
DE Jaylen Zordich0010

Punting Statistics

PittsburghPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jim Arnold524148.237.6563
ArizonaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Leon Minevich416240.531.8431

Kicking Statistics

PittsburghFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Jim Breech2/21/11/1532/2
ArizonaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Alfred Rhem1/20/10/0353/3

Punt Return Statistics

PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Billy Ryckman11515.00
ArizonaRetYardsAvgTD
George Rogers33311.00

Kick Return Statistics

PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Billy Ryckman47318.30
ArizonaRetYardsAvgTD
Irving Fryar38528.30
Michael Morton13838.00

Defensive Statistics

PittsburghTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Glenn Cameron730.02020
OLB Robert Lyles730.02432
ILB Troy Benson520.0920
CB Kevin Ross410.02225
OLB Mike Singletary301.01219
DE Keith Ferguson320.02327
S Mike Whitwell300.0410
OLB Gary Padjen210.01214
DE Keith Willis210.0916
DT Kit Lathrop200.0413
S Mike Harden200.0910
CB Milton Mack200.0819
DE Dwayne Buckley110.01520
S Pete Shaw100.02025
WR Nate Johnson10---------
CB Marshall Bradbury100.01415
S Gerald Small010.02032
DT Henry Thomas010.02019
ArizonaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Stacey Toran1010.02644
DE Jaylen Zordich711.02335
CB Jeff Smith610.02644
ILB Guy Frazier430.02243
OLB Onzy Elam310.01212
CB Nesby Glasgow240.02343
S Vince Albritton220.02644
OLB Steve Apke220.01013
DE Chris Doleman210.02129
DT Ron Simmons200.0916
DT Bubba Green200.01116
OLB Bart Burton200.01623
ILB Ron Hadley200.053
DT Jerome Brown110.01934
CB Ricky Odom100.01531
DE Milford Hodge100.0315
DT Ike Reardon010.01322

Pass Rush Statistics

PittsburghSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Mike Singletary1.001019
DE Keith Ferguson0.003127
ArizonaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Jaylen Zordich1.010035
DE Chris Doleman0.011029
DE Milford Hodge0.001015
DE Clyde Simmons0.00109
DT Ike Reardon0.001022

Pass Defense Statistics

PittsburghCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Robert Lyles40032
ILB Troy Benson30020
ILB Glenn Cameron20020
S Gerald Small20032
OLB Mike Singletary20019
CB Milton Mack20019
S Pete Shaw10025
DT Kit Lathrop10013
OLB Gary Padjen10014
DE Keith Willis10016
S Mike Whitwell10010
CB Kevin Ross10025
CB Marshall Bradbury10015
S Mike Harden00110
ArizonaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Stacey Toran52144
CB Jeff Smith51044
ILB Guy Frazier31043
CB Nesby Glasgow26043
OLB Steve Apke20013
CB Ricky Odom10031
DE Jaylen Zordich10035
S Vince Albritton10044
OLB Bart Burton10023
ILB Ron Hadley1003
OLB Onzy Elam10012

Blocking Statistics

PittsburghKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Doug Smith58026044
G R.C. Thielemann48026044
T Joe Delvin13126037
T Doug Williams13026044
G Chris Godfrey01026044
FB Booker Moore0105011
C Don Macek000017
ArizonaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G David Jordan28024132
T Mark Koncar15024032
T Jimbo Covert14024032
G Jim Juriga11024032
C Paul Oswald03024032

Special Teams Tackles

PittsburghTacklesSTPlays
Robert Lyles312
Doug Crosbie121
Stanford Jennings117
Billy Ryckman114
Mike Harden111
ArizonaTacklesSTPlays
Emile Harry29
George Rogers121
Roger Craig19
Jim Juriga16

Participation

PittsburghRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Doug Williams2644------777
G R.C. Thielemann2644---------70
C Doug Smith2644---------70
G Chris Godfrey2644---------70
QB Bernie Kosar2644---------70
WR Nate Johnson2643---------69
OLB Robert Lyles------24321268
T Joe Delvin2637---------63
WR Gerald Carter2340---------63
TE Clint Didier2439---------63
RB Stanford Jennings1627------1760
S Gerald Small------2032153
DE Keith Ferguson------2327252
CB Kevin Ross------2225552
OLB Gary Padjen------12142046
S Pete Shaw------2025---45
CB Milton Mack------8191542
WR Ron Brown1224------541
ILB Glenn Cameron------2020---40
ILB Troy Benson------9201140
DT Henry Thomas------2019---39
DE Dwayne Buckley------1520237
CB Mario Clark------1512734
FB Booker Moore511------1632
OLB Mike Singletary------1219132
CB Marshall Bradbury------1415231
S Mike Harden------9101130
TE Doug Crosbie24------2127
TE Tim Wrightman1213---------25
DE Keith Willis------916---25
DT Kit Lathrop------413623
WR Brian Baschnagel14------1621
S Aaron Mitchell------321419
RB Curtis Adams612---------18
S Mike Whitwell------410216
C Don Macek07------714
WR Billy Ryckman00------1414
K Jim Breech00------77
DE Phil Murphy------1247
C Mike McDonald00------77
P Jim Arnold00------77
G Duval Love00------77
T Steve Buxton00------77
RB Barry Word33---------6
QB Deiter Brock00---------0
ILB David Wyman------00---0
ArizonaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Nesby Glasgow------2343773
CB Jeff Smith------2644272
S Stacey Toran------2644272
S Vince Albritton------2644272
ILB Guy Frazier------2243267
T Mark Koncar2432------662
T Jimbo Covert2432------662
G David Jordan2432------662
G Jim Juriga2432------662
WR Irving Fryar2332------560
DE Jaylen Zordich------2335159
QB Steve Bartkowski2432---------56
WR Emile Harry1829------956
C Paul Oswald2432---------56
DT Jerome Brown------1934154
DE Chris Doleman------2129---50
CB Ricky Odom------1531248
OLB Onzy Elam------12122044
OLB Bart Burton------1623241
TE Gary Lewis513------2139
RB Curtis Dickey1620---------36
DT Ike Reardon------1322---35
RB George Rogers58------2134
WR Cris Collinsworth1716------134
TE Alan McNeil1716---------33
FB Major Everett88------1733
DT Ron Simmons------916732
DT Bubba Green------1116128
DE Milford Hodge------315624
OLB Steve Apke------1013---23
CB Chris Goode------171422
WR Stacey Bailey20------1719
TE Grady Esiason513---------18
ILB Ron Hadley------531018
S Al Gross------011516
DE Clyde Simmons------59216
RB Roger Craig42------915
WR Willie Drewrey03------912
K Alfred Rhem00------77
C Ramon Crawford00------66
P Leon Minevich00------66
RB Michael Morton00------55
QB Wade Wilson00---------0
RB Lorenzo Hampton00---------0
G Tom Toth00---------0
T Philip Wyss00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left273.5
Middle19693.6
Right5214.2
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4205.0
Middle12292.4
Right8263.3
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Bernie Kosar432331010401
ArizonaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Bartkowski31224220411

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)158744.9
Medium (9-18 Yds)128695.8
Long (19+ Yds)41164.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)111112811.6
Medium (9-18 Yds)1481017.2
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Nate Johnson138054043
TE Clint Didier84026039
WR Ron Brown75070124
WR Gerald Carter63041140
TE Tim Wrightman3000013
RB Stanford Jennings210-2027
TE Doug Crosbie110904
RB Curtis Adams11024112
ArizonaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Irving Fryar1180103232
WR Emile Harry116260129
RB George Rogers3202408
WR Cris Collinsworth3308016
RB Curtis Dickey1109020
TE Alan McNeil110-1016
RB Roger Craig1102412

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

PittsburghAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Stanford Jennings111.004.31
QB Bernie Kosar1-3-3.002.40
ArizonaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Curtis Dickey1-3-3.003.33

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Bernie Kosar1000.005.16
ArizonaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Bartkowski53255.007.32

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Clint Didier1000.003.25
ArizonaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Curtis Dickey1199.009.00
RB George Rogers1000.008.00
WR Cris Collinsworth11-4-4.002.67
WR Irving Fryar112020.009.36
WR Emile Harry1000.005.45

Third Down Rushing Statistics

PittsburghRushesConversions
RB Stanford Jennings65
ArizonaRushesConversions
QB Steve Bartkowski22
RB Curtis Dickey10
FB Major Everett10

Third Down Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompConversions
Bernie Kosar1264
ArizonaAttCompConversions
Steve Bartkowski743

Third Down Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargCatchConversions
WR Nate Johnson532
WR Gerald Carter222
WR Ron Brown200
TE Clint Didier100
RB Stanford Jennings110
ArizonaTargCatchConversions
WR Emile Harry422
WR Irving Fryar211
WR Cris Collinsworth110

SectionAttendance
Stadium68,600 (70,600 capacity)
Upper Deck15,400 (17,000)
End Zone12,200 (12,200)
Mezzanine7,100 (7,100)
Sideline Seats10,400 (10,800)
Club Seats16,000 (16,000)
Luxury Boxes7,500 (7,500)