Week 15, 1987

played in Buffalo, NY

26 degrees, fair, 3 mph wind

Miami Dolphins3003-6
Buffalo Bills07213-31

Scoring Summary
1Q: 08:54 MIA - Paul Woodside 40 field goal
2Q: 12:01 BUF - Dennis Gentry 81 punt return (Darrell Durham extra point)
3Q: 11:55 BUF - Eric Dickerson 11 run (Darrell Durham extra point)
3Q: 09:13 BUF - Eric Dickerson 21 run (Darrell Durham extra point)
3Q: 02:28 BUF - Eric Dickerson 8 pass from Dave Krieg (Darrell Durham extra point)
4Q: 13:20 BUF - Darrell Durham 25 field goal
4Q: 02:30 MIA - Paul Woodside 33 field goal

Team StatisticsMIABUF
Record6-87-6-1
First Downs1223
- by Rushing211
- by Passing912
- by Penalty10
Total Net Yards167450
- Offensive Plays5975
- Yards per Play2.836.00
Net Rushing Yards48223
- Rushing Attempts1333
- Yards per Rush3.696.76
Net Passing Yards119227
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt39 - 18 - 241 - 26 - 2
- Gross Passing Yards170236
- Sacks/Yards Lost7/511/9
- Yards per Pass Play2.595.40
Fumbles/Lost1/11/1
3rd Down Conversions2/149/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down11.94.7
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards3/153/35
Punt Returns/Yards5/324/114
Kick Returns/Yards4/881/19
Interception Ret./Yards2/02/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits23
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/22/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 29OWN 30
Time of Possession26:1833:42

Drive Charts

Miami Dolphins
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
112:574:10OWN 251052Field Goal
17:174:43OWN 3971Missed FG
214:210:42OWN 3438Punt
212:510:58OWN 3430Punt
211:531:32OWN 2730Punt
26:281:54OWN 263-9Punt
23:331:41OWN 3131Punt
315:000:26OWN 2530Punt
311:441:29OWN 1636Interception
38:551:22OWN 373-4Punt
32:211:31OWN 253-11Punt
413:153:40OWN 35623Interception
47:571:43OWN 22417Punt
43:561:34OPP 29413Field Goal
Buffalo Bills
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:002:03OWN 25560Fumble
18:471:15OWN 1836Punt
17:320:15OPP 3020Interception
12:343:13OWN 33640Missed FG
213:390:48OWN 273-4Punt
210:213:53OWN 25743Interception
24:341:01OWN 2034Punt
21:521:52OWN 24931Half
314:342:50OWN 34566Touchdown
310:151:20OPP 47347Touchdown
37:335:12OWN 211179Touchdown
30:502:35OPP 46838Field Goal
49:351:38OWN 3136Punt
46:142:18OWN 236Punt
42:222:22OWN 25423Game

Game MVP: Eric Dickerson, Buffalo Bills

Rushing Statistics

MiamiAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Roger Vick4194.751010
QB Doug Flutie3134.331010
RB Ronnie Harmon3144.671010
RB Chuck Sanders273.50900
WR Brian Brennan1-5-5.00-500
BuffaloAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Eric Dickerson231606.963952
RB Herman Fontenot6355.831310
QB Dave Krieg3248.001010
FB Robert Weathers144.00400

Passing Statistics

MiamiAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Doug Flutie32161385/40024148.7
Walter Hudson72322/1102016.5
BuffaloAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Dave Krieg41262361/9128266.7

Receiving Statistics

MiamiCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Mark Carrier57479.4030220
WR Mark Duper344414.670200
TE Seth Flannery232110.5010150
RB Roger Vick262814.0017240
FB John Settle2484.00040
WR James Bennett171414.000140
RB Ronnie Harmon1133.00030
WR Chas Fox1500.00000
TE Oliver Reed1155.00050
WR Brian Brennan0100.00000
BuffaloCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Brent Jones787510.7125280
WR Virgil Seay57428.400200
WR Jeff Moore34144.671160
RB Eric Dickerson374314.3328181
RB Herman Fontenot36268.679170
WR Bruce Hill34103.33060
TE Ulysses Norris112121.009210
WR Dennis Gentry1455.00050

Interception Statistics

MiamiIntsYardsAvgTD
S Martin Bayless200.000
BuffaloIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Demetrious Johnson100.000
CB Ricky Reynolds100.000

Fumble Statistics

MiamiFumbRecovForceTD
CB Richard Carter1000
ILB Ron Brown0100
S Andre Young0010
BuffaloFumbRecovForceTD
WR Virgil Seay1000
T Clay Miller0100
CB Ricky Reynolds0010

Punting Statistics

MiamiPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Edwin Hemmerle943748.639.7592
BuffaloPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Eddie George522845.639.2521

Kicking Statistics

MiamiFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Paul Woodside2/31/20/0400/0
BuffaloFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Darrell Durham1/20/10/0254/4

Punt Return Statistics

MiamiRetYardsAvgTD
Richard Carter5326.40
BuffaloRetYardsAvgTD
Dennis Gentry411428.51

Kick Return Statistics

MiamiRetYardsAvgTD
Brian Brennan36321.00
Ronnie Harmon12525.00
BuffaloRetYardsAvgTD
Ricky Reynolds11919.00

Defensive Statistics

MiamiTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Martin Bayless1300.03231
OLB Ron Ferrari600.03235
DE Robert Banks520.02834
DT Erik Howard411.03235
OLB Perry Eichhorst400.01416
CB Nate Odomes400.02640
OLB Ray Berry340.02938
S Andre Young310.03342
CB Devon Mitchell300.01419
CB Richard Carter210.01414
DE Sean Jones210.03342
CB Manny Hendrix210.02437
OLB Will Johnson200.01715
ILB Marc Munford110.0919
WR Mark Duper10---------
FB John Settle10---------
DE Sebastian Mahoney100.0411
ILB Ron Brown100.01616
BuffaloTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Ricky Reynolds630.01238
ILB Neal Olkewicz500.0931
OLB Rich D'Amico410.0926
CB Demetrious Johnson400.01345
DE Jeff Stover323.01044
OLB Scott Pelluer311.0621
DT John Cannon311.01036
S Lawrence Johnson310.0632
DT Michael Carter202.01028
S Mike Hatchett220.0931
RB Eric Dickerson20---------
WR Virgil Seay10---------
DE Andre Tippett100.0830
S Vince Newsome100.01133
DE Cesar Adams100.021
DT Harvey Armstrong010.0520
OLB Jeff Gaylord010.0011
OLB Kiki DeAyala010.014
ILB Chris Duliban010.0413

Pass Rush Statistics

MiamiSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Erik Howard1.010035
OLB Ron Ferrari0.010035
DE Sebastian Mahoney0.010011
DT Bruce Mesner0.00107
OLB Perry Eichhorst0.001016
BuffaloSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Jeff Stover3.010544
DT Michael Carter2.000128
DT John Cannon1.002036
OLB Scott Pelluer1.001021
OLB Rich D'Amico0.010026
DE Andre Tippett0.001130
ILB Neal Olkewicz0.001031
DE Kenny Neil0.001025
CB Ricky Reynolds0.001038

Pass Defense Statistics

MiamiCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Andre Young41042
S Martin Bayless40231
OLB Perry Eichhorst30016
CB Manny Hendrix22037
OLB Ray Berry21038
CB Richard Carter20014
CB Devon Mitchell20019
CB Nate Odomes20040
OLB Ron Ferrari10035
DE Robert Banks10034
ILB Ron Brown10016
ILB Marc Munford10019
OLB Will Johnson10015
BuffaloCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Ricky Reynolds51138
CB Demetrious Johnson40145
ILB Neal Olkewicz30031
OLB Scott Pelluer20021
OLB Rich D'Amico11026
S Lawrence Johnson10032
DE Andre Tippett10030
S Mike Hatchett10031
CB Lee Miller01030

Blocking Statistics

MiamiKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Paul O'Connor24012039
C Micah Huffman22012339
T Keith Van Horne11013146
T Reggie McElroy11013046
G Dennis McKnight01013246
TE Oliver Reed0108031
G Chris Conlin010107
T Danny Villa000117
BuffaloKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Kari Yli-Renko611233042
G Rich Moran45233042
C Dwight Stephenson25033042
G Jeff WIska23129042
T Clay Miller22029142
T Leonard Mitchell020400
TE Brent Jones02028042

Special Teams Tackles

MiamiTacklesSTPlays
Michael Adams225
Roger Vick212
BuffaloTacklesSTPlays
Andre Tippett614
Ulysses Norris125
Ricky Reynolds117
Clay Miller17

Participation

MiamiRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Andre Young------3342277
DE Sean Jones------3342277
OLB Ray Berry------2938370
DT Erik Howard------3235168
CB Nate Odomes------2640268
OLB Ron Ferrari------3235---67
CB Manny Hendrix------2437667
S Martin Bayless------3231366
G Paul O'Connor1239------1263
DE Robert Banks------2834---62
TE Seth Flannery628------2660
T Keith Van Horne1346---------59
G Dennis McKnight1346---------59
T Reggie McElroy1346---------59
WR James Bennett1344---------57
OLB Perry Eichhorst------14162454
RB Roger Vick634------1252
C Micah Huffman1239---------51
QB Doug Flutie1237---------49
CB Richard Carter------14141644
ILB Ron Brown------16161143
WR Mark Carrier1129---------40
S Michael Adams------4112540
CB Devon Mitchell------1419639
TE Oliver Reed831---------39
FB John Settle219------1738
WR Mark Duper412------1733
OLB Will Johnson------1715---32
ILB Marc Munford------919230
RB Chuck Sanders23------2025
RB Ronnie Harmon411------722
DE Sebastian Mahoney------411722
WR Chas Fox714---------21
G Chris Conlin17------1220
T Danny Villa17------1220
WR Brian Brennan14------914
P Edwin Hemmerle00------1212
C Carlos Peluso00------1212
G Korey Cote00------1212
QB Walter Hudson19---------10
DT Bruce Mesner------27110
WR Walter Stanley00------66
K Paul Woodside00------66
DT Arnold Carlson------0055
TE Steven Gipp11---------2
C Jamie Vance00---------0
BuffaloRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Kari Yli-Renko3342------782
G Rich Moran3342------782
G Jeff WIska2942------778
T Clay Miller2942------778
C Dwight Stephenson3342---------75
WR Dennis Gentry2439------972
QB Dave Krieg2942---------71
TE Brent Jones2842---------70
CB Ricky Reynolds------12381767
S Vince Newsome------11332064
WR Virgil Seay2734---------61
CB Demetrious Johnson------1345361
RB Eric Dickerson2616------1658
DE Jeff Stover------1044357
DE Andre Tippett------8301452
CB Lee Miller------8301452
TE Ulysses Norris179------2551
DT John Cannon------1036349
FB Robert Weathers1112------2043
ILB Neal Olkewicz------931242
S Lawrence Johnson------632442
S Mike Hatchett------931141
WR Bruce Hill1525---------40
DT Michael Carter------1028---38
WR Jeff Moore611------2037
DT Harvey Armstrong------5201136
OLB Rich D'Amico------926---35
DE Kenny Neil------725133
RB Herman Fontenot722------231
ILB Chris Duliban------4131229
OLB Scott Pelluer------621128
OLB Scot Brantley------012324
CB Russell Carter------361524
OLB Jeff Gaylord------011213
DE Cesar Adams------21912
WR Ricky Nattiel00------99
K Darrell Durham00------88
C Branden Trejo00------77
P Eddie George00------77
OLB Kiki DeAyala------1416
TE Ron LaPointe40---------4
T Leonard Mitchell40---------4
QB Mike Pagel40---------4
G Adam Schreiber40---------4
RB Earnest Jackson00------11
C Bill Lewis00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left22010.0
Middle8141.8
Right3144.7
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4307.5
Middle19924.8
Right1010110.1
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

MiamiAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Doug Flutie32162233541
Walter Hudson721020231
BuffaloAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Dave Krieg41263134202

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen74172.4
Short (0-8 Yds)179895.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)113322.9
Long (19+ Yds)42328.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen64213.5
Short (0-8 Yds)24151245.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)767110.1
Long (19+ Yds)41205.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

MiamiTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR James Bennett71314044
WR Mark Carrier75047129
RB Roger Vick62028134
WR Chas Fox5110014
WR Mark Duper43044112
FB John Settle4218019
TE Seth Flannery32021028
WR Brian Brennan100004
RB Ronnie Harmon1103011
TE Oliver Reed1105031
BuffaloTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Brent Jones87075142
WR Virgil Seay75042134
RB Eric Dickerson73143016
RB Herman Fontenot63026022
WR Jeff Moore43014011
WR Dennis Gentry4125039
WR Bruce Hill43010025
TE Ulysses Norris1102119

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

MiamiAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Roger Vick111.004.75
BuffaloAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Eric Dickerson5265.206.96

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

MiamiAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Walter Hudson2000.004.57
BuffaloAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Dave Krieg32113.675.76

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

MiamiTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Roger Vick1000.004.67
FB John Settle1000.002.00
BuffaloTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Eric Dickerson1188.006.14
RB Herman Fontenot1000.004.33
WR Bruce Hill1133.002.50

Third Down Rushing Statistics

MiamiRushesConversions
BuffaloRushesConversions
RB Eric Dickerson31
QB Dave Krieg11
RB Herman Fontenot11

Third Down Passing Statistics

MiamiAttCompConversions
Doug Flutie1152
Walter Hudson200
BuffaloAttCompConversions
Dave Krieg1176

Third Down Receiving Statistics

MiamiTargCatchConversions
WR James Bennett311
RB Roger Vick310
WR Chas Fox200
FB John Settle210
WR Mark Duper111
TE Seth Flannery110
WR Brian Brennan100
BuffaloTargCatchConversions
TE Brent Jones665
RB Herman Fontenot311
WR Jeff Moore100
WR Virgil Seay100

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)