Week 15, 1987

played in Pittsburgh, PA

47 degrees, fair, 2 mph wind

Cleveland Browns0000-0
Pittsburgh Steelers141400-28

Scoring Summary
1Q: 07:01 PIT - Barry Word 20 pass from Bernie Kosar (Jim Breech extra point)
1Q: 00:14 PIT - Stanford Jennings 22 run (Jim Breech extra point)
2Q: 07:12 PIT - Gerald Carter 16 pass from Bernie Kosar (Jim Breech extra point)
2Q: 04:06 PIT - Gerald Carter 25 pass from Bernie Kosar (Jim Breech extra point)

Team StatisticsCLEPIT
Record7-78-6
First Downs1221
- by Rushing510
- by Passing611
- by Penalty10
Total Net Yards207445
- Offensive Plays6067
- Yards per Play3.456.64
Net Rushing Yards116238
- Rushing Attempts2038
- Yards per Rush5.806.26
Net Passing Yards91207
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt37 - 18 - 028 - 17 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards101223
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/101/16
- Yards per Pass Play2.287.14
Fumbles/Lost0/00/0
3rd Down Conversions0/146/15
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down6.97.1
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards3/154/35
Punt Returns/Yards2/147/66
Kick Returns/Yards3/600/0
Interception Ret./Yards0/00/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits01
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/01/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 20OWN 31
Time of Possession25:5334:07

Drive Charts

Cleveland Browns
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
113:063:54OWN 29624Punt
16:471:45OWN 1738Punt
14:100:54OWN 234Punt
215:003:35OWN 23719Punt
27:061:22OWN 253-5Punt
23:531:07OWN 25414Punt
20:400:40OWN 20520Half
315:004:33OWN 32633Missed FG
38:583:36OWN 22741Punt
33:310:52OWN 2036Punt
414:532:17OWN 42517Punt
48:551:44OWN 14416Punt
43:200:47OWN 135Punt
40:260:26OWN 9210Game
Pittsburgh Steelers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:001:54OWN 2537Punt
19:122:25OWN 7593Touchdown
15:020:52OWN 3430Punt
13:163:16OPP 46646Touchdown
211:254:19OWN 51095Touchdown
25:441:51OWN 39561Touchdown
22:462:06OWN 30625Punt
310:271:29OWN 4251Punt
35:221:51OWN 2039Punt
32:392:46OWN 36629Missed FG
412:363:41OWN 20737Punt
47:113:51OWN 41523Punt
42:332:07OPP 4734Punt

Game MVP: Bernie Kosar, Pittsburgh Steelers

Rushing Statistics

ClevelandAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB George Wonsley15885.871920
QB Jay Schroeder2168.001110
WR Eddie Brown100.00000
FB Gary James199.00900
RB Rick Fenney133.00300
PittsburghAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Stanford Jennings17663.882221
RB Curtis Adams151379.133350
QB Bernie Kosar3268.671310
RB Barry Word263.00400
WR Nate Johnson133.00300

Passing Statistics

ClevelandAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jay Schroeder3416802/7013053.8
Mark Malone32211/3014086.8
PittsburghAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Bernie Kosar28172231/163340121.5

Receiving Statistics

ClevelandCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Cris Carter610294.8319110
WR Eddie Brown513469.2010130
RB George Wonsley22157.504140
TE Joe Jones2473.50040
RB Dan Reeder1155.00350
FB Gary James1200.00000
WR Allyn Griffin11-1-1.000-10
RB Rick Fenney0200.00000
TE Brian Siverling0200.00000
PittsburghCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Gerald Carter6119616.0043252
RB Stanford Jennings343913.0033220
TE Clint Didier254221.0033340
RB Barry Word222713.5013201
WR Brian Baschnagel1133.00030
WR Nate Johnson1166.00060
FB Booker Moore11-3-3.000-30
RB Curtis Adams111313.003130
WR Ron Brown0200.00000

Interception Statistics

ClevelandIntsYardsAvgTD
PittsburghIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

ClevelandFumbRecovForceTD
PittsburghFumbRecovForceTD

Punting Statistics

ClevelandPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Larry Swider1149845.335.6543
PittsburghPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Jim Arnold834643.339.0645

Kicking Statistics

ClevelandFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Mick Luckhurst0/10/10/100/0
PittsburghFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Jim Breech0/10/10/104/4

Punt Return Statistics

ClevelandRetYardsAvgTD
Dan Reeder2147.00
PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Billy Ryckman7669.40

Kick Return Statistics

ClevelandRetYardsAvgTD
Allyn Griffin36020.00
PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD

Defensive Statistics

ClevelandTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
DE Lee Kunz1020.03827
S Tom Tutson710.03121
CB Tommy Sims511.02821
OLB Anthony Bell510.03122
ILB E.J. Junior500.01819
OLB Jamie Kimmel330.02917
DT Pete Kugler220.03623
S Tom Flynn210.03323
CB David King210.03520
S Len Bell210.088
DT Dean Hamel200.03121
OLB Scott Leach200.01218
CB Kirby Jackson200.077
DE Charles Bennett120.02621
CB Derrick Burroughs110.03427
DE Jeff Faulkner110.088
DE Charles Benson020.01113
PittsburghTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Robert Lyles710.02040
S Mike Harden530.01737
DE Dwayne Buckley401.0626
OLB Gary Padjen320.51719
ILB Glenn Cameron310.52026
CB Kevin Ross310.01731
CB Mario Clark200.0824
S Aaron Mitchell200.0416
CB Kenny Johnson200.01330
S Mike Whitwell200.0819
ILB Troy Benson200.0917
DT Kit Lathrop101.0825
DE Phil Murphy110.0923
DE Keith Ferguson100.01521
OLB Eugene Williams100.0315
DT Henry Thomas100.01215
CB Milton Mack100.0714
S Pete Shaw010.01523

Pass Rush Statistics

ClevelandSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
CB Tommy Sims1.000021
DT Dean Hamel0.012021
DE Charles Benson0.010013
DE Lee Kunz0.001027
DT Pete Kugler0.000123
PittsburghSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Kit Lathrop1.002025
DE Dwayne Buckley1.000026
ILB Glenn Cameron0.500026
OLB Gary Padjen0.500019
DE Keith Willis0.010019
DE Phil Murphy0.002023

Pass Defense Statistics

ClevelandCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Anthony Bell40022
DE Lee Kunz30027
S Len Bell3008
S Tom Flynn20023
CB Derrick Burroughs11027
DT Pete Kugler10023
ILB E.J. Junior10019
CB David King10020
OLB Scott Leach10018
DT Dean Hamel01021
CB Tommy Sims01021
PittsburghCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Robert Lyles40040
CB Kenny Johnson21030
S Aaron Mitchell20016
DE Dwayne Buckley20026
S Mike Harden11037
OLB Eugene Williams11015
S Mike Whitwell11019
CB Milton Mack11014
CB Mario Clark10024
DE Keith Ferguson10021
CB Kevin Ross10031
ILB Troy Benson10017
S Pete Shaw01023

Blocking Statistics

ClevelandKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Eric Stokes35014027
G Max Montoya34020040
T Joe Walter24120040
G Crawford Ker11020040
T Jim Warne04019232
C Darrick Brilz0006113
PittsburghKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Chris Godfrey59038129
G R.C. Thielemann37038029
C Doug Smith16038029
T Doug Williams13030029
C Don Macek121800
FB Booker Moore1201009
T Steve Buxton03030029
G Duval Love020800
TE Tim Wrightman010709

Special Teams Tackles

ClevelandTacklesSTPlays
Cris Carter324
Pete Kugler313
Arthur Wells126
PittsburghTacklesSTPlays
Robert Lyles314
Doug Crosbie126
Mike Harden113

Participation

ClevelandRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
WR Cris Carter1536------2475
TE Brian Siverling1730------2673
G Max Montoya2040------1272
DT Pete Kugler------36231372
G Crawford Ker2040------1272
T Joe Walter2040------1272
S Tom Flynn------33231571
CB Derrick Burroughs------3427970
DE Lee Kunz------3827---65
CB Tommy Sims------28211362
DT Dean Hamel------3121961
WR Eddie Brown1738------560
CB David King------3520156
QB Jay Schroeder1936---------55
OLB Anthony Bell------3122154
S Tom Tutson------3121153
T Jim Warne1932---------51
RB George Wonsley1727------549
DE Charles Bennett------2621148
OLB Jamie Kimmel------2917248
ILB E.J. Junior------1819845
C Eric Stokes1427---------41
OLB Scott Leach------1218131
TE Arthur Wells21------2629
OLB Donald Giles------022527
DE Charles Benson------1113---24
WR Allyn Griffin415------524
WR Ted Wilson816---------24
DE Jeff Faulkner------88824
TE Joe Jones711------523
FB Gary James1011------223
T Paul Blair18------1221
C Darrick Brilz613---------19
RB Rick Fenney314---------17
S Len Bell------88117
CB Kirby Jackson------77---14
P Larry Swider00------1212
C Jeffery Baxter00------1212
RB Dan Reeder01------89
QB Mark Malone14---------5
OLB Edwin Western------0055
WR Billy Waddy00------44
K Mick Luckhurst00------22
DT Steve O'Malley------20---2
S Alvin Walton------01---1
RB Rodney Carter00---------0
PittsburghRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G R.C. Thielemann3829------976
G Chris Godfrey3829------976
OLB Robert Lyles------20401474
T Steve Buxton3029------968
T Doug Williams3029------968
C Doug Smith3829---------67
S Mike Harden------17371367
QB Bernie Kosar3829---------67
TE Clint Didier3827---------65
WR Gerald Carter3523---------58
WR Nate Johnson2728---------55
CB Kenny Johnson------13301154
RB Stanford Jennings1917------1551
CB Kevin Ross------1731250
CB Mario Clark------8241749
ILB Glenn Cameron------2026147
DT Kit Lathrop------8251144
DE Phil Murphy------9231244
WR Ron Brown2518------144
OLB Eugene Williams------3152341
S Pete Shaw------1523139
OLB Gary Padjen------1719339
ILB Troy Benson------9171339
S Aaron Mitchell------4161737
FB Booker Moore109------1837
DE Keith Ferguson------1521137
DE Dwayne Buckley------626---32
DE Keith Willis------1219---31
TE Doug Crosbie21------2629
S Mike Whitwell------819128
DT Henry Thomas------1215128
WR Brian Baschnagel81------1827
RB Curtis Adams169---------25
CB Milton Mack------714122
WR Billy Ryckman00------1717
TE Tim Wrightman79---------16
C Mike McDonald00------99
P Jim Arnold00------99
C Don Macek80---------8
G Duval Love80---------8
K Jim Breech00------66
RB Barry Word33---------6
QB Deiter Brock00---------0
ILB Tommy Taylor------00---0
T Howard Ballard00---------0
DT Ron McLean------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left5295.8
Middle13796.1
Right284.0
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left141168.3
Middle15785.2
Right9444.9
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

ClevelandAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jay Schroeder34160265400
Mark Malone320001000
PittsburghAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Bernie Kosar28176123310

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen76284.0
Short (0-8 Yds)179382.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)93353.9
Long (19+ Yds)4000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen43266.5
Short (0-8 Yds)1291179.8
Medium (9-18 Yds)95808.9
Long (19+ Yds)3000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

ClevelandTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Eddie Brown135446038
WR Cris Carter106129036
TE Joe Jones4207011
RB George Wonsley22015027
FB Gary James2100011
RB Rick Fenney2000014
TE Brian Siverling2010030
RB Dan Reeder110501
WR Allyn Griffin110-1015
PittsburghTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Gerald Carter116196323
TE Clint Didier52142127
RB Stanford Jennings43039117
WR Ron Brown2000018
RB Barry Word2202713
WR Brian Baschnagel110301
WR Nate Johnson1106028
FB Booker Moore110-309
RB Curtis Adams1101309

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

ClevelandAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
PittsburghAttYardsAvgOverall Avg

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

ClevelandAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
PittsburghAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Bernie Kosar223618.007.96

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

ClevelandTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
PittsburghTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Gerald Carter111616.008.73
RB Barry Word112020.0013.50

Third Down Rushing Statistics

ClevelandRushesConversions
PittsburghRushesConversions
RB Stanford Jennings51
QB Bernie Kosar10

Third Down Passing Statistics

ClevelandAttCompConversions
Jay Schroeder1230
Mark Malone110
PittsburghAttCompConversions
Bernie Kosar865

Third Down Receiving Statistics

ClevelandTargCatchConversions
WR Eddie Brown620
WR Cris Carter320
RB Rick Fenney200
TE Joe Jones100
TE Brian Siverling100
PittsburghTargCatchConversions
RB Stanford Jennings333
WR Brian Baschnagel111
WR Gerald Carter100
WR Nate Johnson110
TE Clint Didier111
WR Ron Brown100

SectionAttendance
Stadium70,000 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck19,800 (19,800)
End Zone14,300 (14,300)
Mezzanine8,300 (8,300)
Sideline Seats12,700 (12,700)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes7,500 (7,500)