Week 15, 1987

played in New England, MA

42 degrees, fair, 8 mph wind

New Jersey Jets6730-16
New England Patriots101407-31

Scoring Summary
1Q: 11:55 NED - John Carney 32 field goal
1Q: 07:28 NJY - Buster Rhymes 16 pass from Steve Young (Al Del Greco extra point failed)
1Q: 02:58 NED - Larry Mucker 7 pass from Jeff Hostetler (John Carney extra point)
2Q: 12:08 NJY - Keith Byars 1 run (Al Del Greco extra point)
2Q: 06:06 NED - Ottis Anderson 3 run (John Carney extra point)
2Q: 05:46 NED - Robert Awalt 22 pass from Jeff Hostetler (John Carney extra point)
3Q: 09:13 NJY - Al Del Greco 31 field goal
4Q: 04:15 NED - Alvin Moore 23 pass from Jeff Hostetler (John Carney extra point)

Team StatisticsNJYNED
Record5-97-7
First Downs1823
- by Rushing713
- by Passing119
- by Penalty01
Total Net Yards284375
- Offensive Plays7066
- Yards per Play4.065.68
Net Rushing Yards78173
- Rushing Attempts1939
- Yards per Rush4.114.44
Net Passing Yards206202
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt49 - 23 - 126 - 18 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards218208
- Sacks/Yards Lost2/121/6
- Yards per Pass Play4.047.48
Fumbles/Lost2/21/0
3rd Down Conversions11/184/12
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.68.3
4th Down Conversions0/20/0
Penalties/Yards6/485/34
Punt Returns/Yards2/151/3
Kick Returns/Yards5/1170/0
Interception Ret./Yards0/01/12
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits35
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/12/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 25OWN 43
Time of Possession26:3133:29

Drive Charts

New Jersey Jets
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:474:25OWN 25975Touchdown
12:525:55OWN 371163Touchdown
25:311:12OWN 3930Punt
23:011:38OWN 47717Fumble
315:005:55OWN 241362Field Goal
36:532:38OWN 869Punt
31:081:55OWN 20616Interception
411:552:51OWN 7612Punt
44:000:47OWN 31514Downs
42:040:58OWN 1742Downs
New England Patriots
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:13OWN 25860Field Goal
17:224:30OWN 25975Touchdown
211:576:01OWN 251175Touchdown
25:460:15OPP 22122Touchdown
24:191:18OWN 223-5Punt
21:231:23OWN 3626Half
39:052:12OWN 25522Punt
34:153:07OWN 39725Punt
414:132:18OPP 31429Missed FG
49:045:04OWN 421058Touchdown
43:131:09OPP 4530Punt
41:061:06OPP 1948Game

Game MVP: Jeff Hostetler, New England Patriots

Rushing Statistics

New JerseyAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Keith Byars8415.132421
RB Earl Campbell5142.80400
QB Steve Young5183.60800
RB D.J. Dozier155.00500
New EnglandAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Alvin Moore161016.311340
QB Jeff Hostetler11181.64600
RB Ottis Anderson10474.701621
WR Larry Mucker133.00300
FB Rick Parros144.00400

Passing Statistics

New JerseyAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Young49232182/12131158.0
New EnglandAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jeff Hostetler26182081/63370131.5

Receiving Statistics

New JerseyCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Buster Rhymes101714014.0034311
WR Bill Brooks713578.144180
RB Earl Campbell2731.50030
TE Fred Cornwell23168.0010140
WR Doug Allen1433.00030
FB John Williams11-1-1.000-10
RB Keith Byars0200.00000
WR Nate Spadaford0100.00000
RB D.J. Dozier0100.00000
New EnglandCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
RB Alvin Moore668113.5065371
WR Jerry Rice5105711.4032290
TE Robert Awalt343712.3321221
WR Larry Mucker23189.008111
WR Elmo Boyd1277.00170
RB Ottis Anderson1188.00180

Interception Statistics

New JerseyIntsYardsAvgTD
New EnglandIntsYardsAvgTD
ILB Hal Garner11212.000

Fumble Statistics

New JerseyFumbRecovForceTD
WR Doug Allen1000
QB Steve Young1000
DE Jim Burt0010
New EnglandFumbRecovForceTD
RB Alvin Moore1000
G Joe Fields0100
S Tom Pridemore0100
DT Doug Smith0100
CB David Williams0010
DE Mike Gann0010

Punting Statistics

New JerseyPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Ruben Rodriguez312541.740.7470
New EnglandPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jim McCann416040.031.3452

Kicking Statistics

New JerseyFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Al Del Greco1/10/00/0311/2
New EnglandFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
John Carney1/20/00/0324/4

Punt Return Statistics

New JerseyRetYardsAvgTD
Mike Davis2157.50
New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD
Darnell Powell133.00

Kick Return Statistics

New JerseyRetYardsAvgTD
Doug Allen511723.40
New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD

Defensive Statistics

New JerseyTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Mike Davis710.03724
CB Mark Murphy610.03322
CB Gardner Williams610.03726
ILB Kevin Murphy420.03627
DE Jim Burt400.03319
DE Tony Elliott400.03820
OLB George Andrews320.0259
OLB Todd Seabaugh320.01110
S Theodis Windham220.02610
OLB Casey Tidwell220.02717
DE Karl Wilson220.01110
ILB Bobby Leopold200.01618
DT Scott Cooper200.01116
OLB Mike Weingrad101.01411
RB Earl Campbell10---------
S Mark Robinson100.01111
CB Kevin Walker100.02416
DT Jeff Shaw010.0158
New EnglandTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
DE Fred Stokes511.01645
OLB Duane Bickett520.01125
S Tom Pridemore510.01738
ILB Frank Manumaleuga410.01333
CB David Williams320.01545
S Mike Reinfeldt300.01645
CB Dwayne Woodruff300.0628
ILB Hal Garner300.0516
OLB Chris Washington220.01334
DT John Goodman210.01332
CB Rod Jones200.01022
CB Tim Gordon200.01849
DE Mike Gann101.01633
OLB Otis Wilson100.047
DT Doug Smith100.01640
S Mark Kelso010.0519

Pass Rush Statistics

New JerseySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Mike Weingrad1.001111
DE Jim Burt0.001019
New EnglandSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Fred Stokes1.002145
DE Mike Gann1.000033
DT John Goodman0.012032
DE Andre Townsend0.010018
DT Doug Smith0.001040
OLB Duane Bickett0.001025

Pass Defense Statistics

New JerseyCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Gardner Williams32026
S Mike Davis30024
CB Mark Murphy30022
ILB Kevin Murphy30027
OLB George Andrews2009
ILB Bobby Leopold10018
OLB Todd Seabaugh10010
OLB Casey Tidwell10017
CB Kevin Walker10016
CB Derrick Franklin0109
S Mark Robinson01011
New EnglandCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Frank Manumaleuga50033
CB David Williams32045
OLB Duane Bickett31025
S Mike Reinfeldt21045
CB Tim Gordon21049
ILB Hal Garner20116
CB Dwayne Woodruff12028
S Tom Pridemore11038
CB Rod Jones11022
DT John Goodman10032
OLB Otis Wilson1007
DE Fred Stokes10045
S Mark Kelso01019

Blocking Statistics

New JerseyKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Tom Thayer24019051
T Harvey Salem15019151
C Steve Sylvester14019051
T Irv Eatman12019051
G Dan Alexander01019151
New EnglandKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Dean Steinkuhler59039027
G Randy Cross57139027
C Nathan Henderson48139127
T Shaquille Jonas15039027
G Joe Fields13039027
TE Mark Boyer11031027

Special Teams Tackles

New JerseyTacklesSTPlays
Casey Tidwell118
New EnglandTacklesSTPlays
Jerry Rice310
Mike Reinfeldt118
Rick Parros115
Chris Washington115
David Williams114

Participation

New JerseyRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Mike Davis------37241879
TE Fred Cornwell1540------1873
C Steve Sylvester1951---------70
G Dan Alexander1951---------70
G Tom Thayer1951---------70
T Irv Eatman1951---------70
T Harvey Salem1951---------70
WR Buster Rhymes1951---------70
QB Steve Young1951---------70
WR Bill Brooks1849---------67
CB Gardner Williams------3726265
ILB Kevin Murphy------3627265
OLB Casey Tidwell------27171862
CB Mark Murphy------3322661
DE Tony Elliott------3820361
WR Doug Allen1132------1558
DE Jim Burt------3319153
RB Earl Campbell729------1450
CB Kevin Walker------2416242
CB Derrick Franklin------1691338
ILB Bobby Leopold------1618236
S Theodis Windham------2610---36
OLB George Andrews------259135
FB John Williams214------1531
DT Scott Cooper------1116229
RB Keith Byars1115------127
DE Karl Wilson------1110627
OLB Mike Weingrad------1411126
DT Jeff Shaw------158225
S John O'Neill------271524
S Mark Robinson------1111123
OLB Todd Seabaugh------1110---21
TE Ken Whisenhunt311------418
WR Nate Spadaford43------1017
RB D.J. Dozier17------614
DE Wes Dove------57113
WR Willie Marshall33------612
DE Tyrone Brock------101011
K Al Del Greco00------55
C Karl Kramer00------44
G Dave Heffernan00------44
T Pete Stansberry00------44
G Mike Simmonds00------44
P Ruben Rodriguez00------44
TE Kevin Starks11---------2
QB Joe Dufek00---------0
New EnglandRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Mike Reinfeldt------16451879
CB David Williams------15451474
G Joe Fields3927------672
G Randy Cross3927------672
T Shaquille Jonas3927------672
T Dean Steinkuhler3927------672
WR Jerry Rice3226------1068
CB Tim Gordon------1849168
C Nathan Henderson3927---------66
QB Jeff Hostetler3927---------66
WR Elmo Boyd3826---------64
DE Fred Stokes------1645263
OLB Chris Washington------13341562
S Tom Pridemore------1738661
DT Doug Smith------1640359
TE Mark Boyer3127------159
DE Mike Gann------1633---49
ILB Frank Manumaleuga------1333---46
DT John Goodman------1332---45
RB Alvin Moore2417------142
CB Dwayne Woodruff------628438
OLB Duane Bickett------1125137
WR Larry Mucker2114------136
CB Rod Jones------1022436
FB Rick Parros82------1525
DE Andre Townsend------618125
S Mark Kelso------519---24
WR Darnell Powell80------1523
DE Terry Beeson------217423
RB Ottis Anderson149---------23
TE Greg Baty41------1823
ILB Hal Garner------516122
WR Kris Haines71------1321
DT Mike Ruth------614121
TE Robert Awalt812---------20
RB Michael Gunter00------1515
OLB Otis Wilson------47213
ILB Jerry Muckensturm------1179
K John Carney00------88
P Jim McCann00------66
C K.C. Hoffman00------66
WR Weegie Thompson00------33
T J.T. Taylor00---------0
G Roy Simmons00---------0
C Joel Hilgenberg00---------0
QB Elliot Diaz00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left1-4-4.0
Middle10636.3
Right8192.4
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left9353.9
Middle21984.7
Right6447.3
None3-4-1.3

Detailed Passing Statistics

New JerseyAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Young492323410611
New EnglandAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jeff Hostetler26184114210

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)1911764.0
Medium (9-18 Yds)115827.5
Long (19+ Yds)103555.5
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen668714.5
Short (0-8 Yds)12101008.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)82212.6
Long (19+ Yds)0000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

New JerseyTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Buster Rhymes17100140251
WR Bill Brooks137157049
RB Earl Campbell7223029
WR Doug Allen4103032
TE Fred Cornwell32016040
RB Keith Byars2000015
FB John Williams110-1014
WR Nate Spadaford101003
RB D.J. Dozier100007
New EnglandTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Jerry Rice105057126
RB Alvin Moore66081217
TE Robert Awalt43037112
WR Larry Mucker32018014
WR Elmo Boyd2117026
RB Ottis Anderson110809

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

New JerseyAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Keith Byars252.505.13
RB Earl Campbell144.002.80
New EnglandAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
QB Jeff Hostetler4-5-1.251.64
RB Alvin Moore33210.676.31
RB Ottis Anderson133.004.70

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

New JerseyAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Young42153.754.45
New EnglandAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Jeff Hostetler73152.148.00

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

New JerseyTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Buster Rhymes21168.008.24
RB Earl Campbell1000.000.43
FB John Williams11-1-1.00-1.00
New EnglandTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Jerry Rice3000.005.70
WR Larry Mucker2173.506.00
RB Alvin Moore2284.0013.50

Third Down Rushing Statistics

New JerseyRushesConversions
QB Steve Young33
New EnglandRushesConversions
RB Alvin Moore10
QB Jeff Hostetler10

Third Down Passing Statistics

New JerseyAttCompConversions
Steve Young1588
New EnglandAttCompConversions
Jeff Hostetler1064

Third Down Receiving Statistics

New JerseyTargCatchConversions
WR Bill Brooks644
WR Buster Rhymes544
RB Earl Campbell300
WR Doug Allen100
New EnglandTargCatchConversions
RB Alvin Moore443
WR Jerry Rice300
WR Elmo Boyd100
WR Larry Mucker111
TE Robert Awalt110

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)