Week 15, 1987

played in Denver, CO

52 degrees, fair, 20 mph wind

Kansas City Chiefs103012-25
Denver Broncos71007-24

Scoring Summary
1Q: 10:57 KCY - Greg Davis 46 field goal
1Q: 05:47 DEN - Derrick Harmon 8 run (Mike Cofer extra point)
1Q: 01:49 KCY - Herman Heard 5 run (Greg Davis extra point)
2Q: 14:07 DEN - Paul Palmer 21 run (Mike Cofer extra point)
2Q: 10:44 DEN - Mike Cofer 22 field goal
2Q: 00:52 KCY - Greg Davis 45 field goal
4Q: 11:28 DEN - Mark Pattison 3 pass from Doug Williams (Mike Cofer extra point)
4Q: 04:44 KCY - Herman Heard 4 run (Ira Valentine run for conversion failed)
4Q: 00:49 KCY - Ira Valentine 4 pass from Randall Cunningham (Randall Cunningham pass for conversion failed)

Team StatisticsKCYDEN
Record6-80-14
First Downs2127
- by Rushing612
- by Passing1513
- by Penalty02
Total Net Yards343388
- Offensive Plays6573
- Yards per Play5.285.32
Net Rushing Yards82178
- Rushing Attempts1837
- Yards per Rush4.564.81
Net Passing Yards261210
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt46 - 24 - 132 - 23 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards265228
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/44/18
- Yards per Pass Play5.555.83
Fumbles/Lost1/02/0
3rd Down Conversions5/146/12
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.56.4
4th Down Conversions2/20/0
Penalties/Yards4/543/28
Punt Returns/Yards3/243/20
Kick Returns/Yards3/613/54
Interception Ret./Yards1/01/10
2pt Conversions2/00/0
Red Zone Visits33
- Red Zone TDs/FGs3/02/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 27OWN 27
Time of Possession23:1336:47

Drive Charts

Kansas City Chiefs
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:004:08OWN 40731Field Goal
15:383:56OWN 20880Touchdown
213:510:16OWN 2520Interception
210:371:29OWN 2334Punt
27:312:00OWN 27520Punt
22:582:12OWN 37835Field Goal
313:311:15OWN 3837Punt
37:212:42OWN 2066Punt
411:202:18OWN 10614Punt
46:502:15OWN 29871Touchdown
42:381:56OWN 35965Touchdown
Denver Broncos
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
110:525:14OWN 14986Touchdown
11:422:51OWN 25775Touchdown
213:352:58OPP 24519Field Goal
29:081:37OWN 4130Punt
25:312:33OWN 8624Punt
20:460:46OWN 25317Half
315:001:29OWN 25533Interception
312:164:55OWN 181042Punt
34:398:19OWN 211879Touchdown
49:022:12OWN 1936Punt
44:351:57OWN 1631Punt
40:420:42OWN 36230Missed FG

Game MVP: Herman Heard, Kansas City Chiefs

Rushing Statistics

Kansas CityAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Herman Heard11666.001822
RB Ira Valentine5153.001210
QB Randall Cunningham210.50500
DenverAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Derrick Harmon24953.961921
RB Paul Palmer5367.202111
QB Doug Williams4215.25800
WR Dwight Collins22412.001320
RB Allen Pinkett221.00600

Passing Statistics

Kansas CityAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Randall Cunningham46242651/4131167.7
DenverAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Doug Williams32232284/18131189.0

Receiving Statistics

Kansas CityCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Walter Murray7168812.5739230
WR Chris Burkett6116510.8317310
WR Gino Jarvis45379.250180
TE Roger Lapham353712.3310140
RB Herman Heard333411.3321280
RB Ira Valentine1144.00041
FB Hubie Oliver0200.00000
TE Eric Sievers0300.00000
DenverCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Carlos Carson788612.2965310
WR Mark Pattison55316.200121
WR Jimmy Childs44102.50030
TE John Thompson364615.3312200
WR Dwight Collins23136.501380
RB Derrick Harmon152020.0013200
TE Peyton Earhart112222.0015220

Interception Statistics

Kansas CityIntsYardsAvgTD
S Ron Francis100.000
DenverIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Delton Hall11010.000

Fumble Statistics

Kansas CityFumbRecovForceTD
WR Walter Murray1000
RB Herman Heard0100
OLB Chet Parlavecchio0010
OLB Tim Pidgeon0010
DenverFumbRecovForceTD
QB Doug Williams1000
RB Derrick Harmon1000
C Robert Gradkowski0100
G Paul Fairchild0100
CB Delton Hall0010

Punting Statistics

Kansas CityPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Mark Royals523446.842.8583
DenverPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Scott Fulhage522144.235.4570

Kicking Statistics

Kansas CityFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Greg Davis2/22/20/0461/1
DenverFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Mike Cofer1/20/10/1223/3

Punt Return Statistics

Kansas CityRetYardsAvgTD
Chris Burkett3248.00
DenverRetYardsAvgTD
Dwight Collins3206.70

Kick Return Statistics

Kansas CityRetYardsAvgTD
Issiac Holt24120.50
Ira Valentine12020.00
DenverRetYardsAvgTD
Jimmy Childs23718.50
Mark Pattison11717.00

Defensive Statistics

Kansas CityTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Brenard Wilson1250.03636
OLB Lawrence Taylor820.03736
OLB Chet Parlavecchio601.02524
ILB John Grimsley620.03735
CB Issiac Holt410.01726
CB Willie Tullis330.03327
S Ron Francis310.03227
OLB Tim Pidgeon201.095
DE Alan Wekwert220.52920
DT Joe McGrail200.51719
DE B.J. Gunther220.01513
CB Kenny Hill200.0813
DE Josue Thornton111.01621
CB John Swain110.035
DT Joshua Campbell110.03025
CB Kim Anderson100.03427
WR Chris Burkett10---------
S Jeffery Dale100.038
CB Tim McKyer100.003
DT Lorenzo Freeman100.02423
ILB Michael Brooks100.002
DenverTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Dennis Smith730.01747
OLB Joe Kohlbrand710.01645
ILB Eugene Lockhart520.01847
S Bryan Howard400.01632
CB Ed Berry310.0528
DE Frank Warren300.01729
DE Leslie O'Neal201.01645
OLB Scott Stephen240.01645
ILB Art Stringer230.01114
S Don Bessillieu200.0421
CB Delton Hall200.01744
WR Carlos Carson10---------
DT Tim Gooch100.0420
CB Patrick Allen010.01847

Pass Rush Statistics

Kansas CitySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Chet Parlavecchio1.002124
DE Josue Thornton1.000021
OLB Tim Pidgeon1.00005
DT Joe McGrail0.501019
DE Alan Wekwert0.500020
DenverSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Leslie O'Neal1.002045
DE Frank Warren0.010029
DT Tim Gooch0.002020
CB Patrick Allen0.001047
OLB Joe Kohlbrand0.001045
DE Ron Holmes0.000120

Pass Defense Statistics

Kansas CityCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB John Grimsley40035
S Ron Francis30127
CB Issiac Holt30026
OLB Lawrence Taylor22036
CB Kim Anderson20027
S Brenard Wilson20036
CB Willie Tullis20027
OLB Chet Parlavecchio20024
CB John Swain1105
CB Tim McKyer1003
ILB Michael Brooks1002
DenverCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Dennis Smith63047
ILB Eugene Lockhart30047
OLB Joe Kohlbrand30045
CB Ed Berry30028
CB Delton Hall23144
S Don Bessillieu22021
OLB Scott Stephen22045
S Bryan Howard20032
DT Tim Gooch10020

Blocking Statistics

Kansas CityKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Emil Boures25018047
G Gregg Harris23018047
G Mike Munchak13018047
C Frank Winters13018047
FB Hubie Oliver1208020
T Daren Gilbert11018147
DenverKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Robert Gradkowski513137336
G Paul Fairchild47037136
T Bruce Armstrong34037036
T Lomas Brown24037036
G Steve Trapilo13037036
FB Dwayne Crutchfield120806

Special Teams Tackles

Kansas CityTacklesSTPlays
Herman Heard318
Hubie Oliver223
Lee Dillon118
DenverTacklesSTPlays
Don Bessillieu321
Dwayne Crutchfield118
Derrick Harmon118
Lomas Brown17

Participation

Kansas CityRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
OLB Lawrence Taylor------3736275
ILB John Grimsley------3735375
S Brenard Wilson------3636274
T Daren Gilbert1847------772
TE Roger Lapham1033------2366
RB Herman Heard1137------1866
G Mike Munchak1847---------65
T Emil Boures1847---------65
QB Randall Cunningham1847---------65
C Frank Winters1847---------65
G Gregg Harris1847---------65
WR Walter Murray1646------163
CB Kim Anderson------3427162
CB Willie Tullis------3327161
S Ron Francis------3227160
WR Gino Jarvis1542---------57
DT Joshua Campbell------3025156
FB Hubie Oliver820------2351
OLB Chet Parlavecchio------2524251
CB Issiac Holt------1726649
DE Alan Wekwert------2920---49
DT Lorenzo Freeman------2423148
DT Joe McGrail------1719743
WR Chris Burkett829------542
DE Josue Thornton------1621542
CB Kenny Hill------8131839
OLB Tim Pidgeon------952236
DE B.J. Gunther------1513129
RB Ira Valentine610------1127
TE Eric Sievers915---------24
S Robert Jackson------211619
WR Lee Dillon10------1819
WR Horace Rubio23------1015
CB John Swain------35513
S Jeffery Dale------38112
RB Corwin Benton00------1111
ILB Michael Brooks------02911
K Greg Davis00------88
P Mark Royals00------77
C Theodore Gildon00------77
C Omar Stone00------77
G Randy Dixon00------77
T Sam Clayton00------77
CB Tim McKyer------0314
TE Theo Young30---------3
QB Zach Richardson10---------1
DenverRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Paul Fairchild3736------780
T Lomas Brown3736------780
G Steve Trapilo3736------780
T Bruce Armstrong3736------780
ILB Eugene Lockhart------18471277
RB Derrick Harmon2927------1874
QB Doug Williams3736---------73
C Robert Gradkowski3736---------73
CB Patrick Allen------1847873
TE John Thompson3734---------71
WR Carlos Carson3333---------66
S Dennis Smith------1747266
WR Dwight Collins2226------1866
OLB Joe Kohlbrand------1645364
DE Leslie O'Neal------1645263
OLB Scott Stephen------1645263
CB Delton Hall------1744263
WR Mark Pattison2024------1559
S Bryan Howard------1632250
DE Frank Warren------1729248
S Don Bessillieu------4212146
TE Peyton Earhart117------2341
WR Jimmy Childs1412------733
CB Ed Berry------528---33
FB Dwayne Crutchfield86------1832
DT Tim Gooch------420529
ILB Art Stringer------1114227
DT Tim Johnson------913224
OLB Lonnie Flynn------222024
DE Ron Holmes------320---23
CB Ellis Jones------321520
DT Richard Tharpe------514---19
ILB Calvin O'Neal------001111
RB Allen Pinkett37---------10
S Robert Moore------1258
RB Paul Palmer52---------7
C Bennett Sanderson00------77
P Scott Fulhage00------77
K Mike Cofer00------77
WR Thomas Henley00------66
DE Hal Stephens------0055
TE Renaldo Hancock32---------5
T Lance Reynolds00---------0
C Kirk Lowdermilk00---------0
G Reggie Singletary00---------0
QB Jim Crocicchia00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left5306.0
Middle10454.5
Right372.3
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left7649.1
Middle20693.5
Right10454.5
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

Kansas CityAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Randall Cunningham462442210611
DenverAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Doug Williams32235023311

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen444110.3
Short (0-8 Yds)23121034.5
Medium (9-18 Yds)146694.9
Long (19+ Yds)525210.4
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen657111.8
Short (0-8 Yds)20131065.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)44317.8
Long (19+ Yds)212010.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

Kansas CityTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Walter Murray167188246
WR Chris Burkett116065129
TE Roger Lapham53037033
WR Gino Jarvis54037042
TE Eric Sievers3010015
RB Herman Heard33034137
FB Hubie Oliver2000020
RB Ira Valentine1104010
DenverTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Carlos Carson87086233
TE John Thompson63046134
RB Derrick Harmon51120127
WR Mark Pattison55031024
WR Jimmy Childs44010012
WR Dwight Collins32113026
TE Peyton Earhart1102217

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

Kansas CityAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Herman Heard3134.336.00
DenverAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Derrick Harmon4112.753.96

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

Kansas CityAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Randall Cunningham1144.005.76
DenverAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Doug Williams4371.757.13

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

Kansas CityTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Ira Valentine1144.004.00
DenverTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Jimmy Childs2242.002.50
TE John Thompson1000.007.67
WR Mark Pattison1133.006.20

Third Down Rushing Statistics

Kansas CityRushesConversions
RB Ira Valentine11
DenverRushesConversions
RB Allen Pinkett20
QB Doug Williams11
RB Derrick Harmon11

Third Down Passing Statistics

Kansas CityAttCompConversions
Randall Cunningham1384
DenverAttCompConversions
Doug Williams744

Third Down Receiving Statistics

Kansas CityTargCatchConversions
WR Chris Burkett431
WR Walter Murray421
TE Roger Lapham211
TE Eric Sievers100
RB Herman Heard111
WR Gino Jarvis110
DenverTargCatchConversions
TE John Thompson522
WR Jimmy Childs111
WR Carlos Carson111

SectionAttendance
Stadium34,400 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck10,000 (21,400)
End Zone7,200 (15,400)
Mezzanine4,300 (8,900)
Sideline Seats6,900 (13,600)
Club Seats3,700 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes2,300 (3,300)