Week 15, 1987

played in Tennessee, TN

32 degrees, snow, 9 mph wind

Houston Oilers7670-20
Tennessee Titans310310-26

Scoring Summary
1Q: 08:28 TEN - Mike Lansford 30 field goal
1Q: 00:45 HOU - Lindsay Scott 16 pass from Frank Reich (Morten Andersen extra point)
2Q: 15:00 TEN - Michael Clemons 22 run (Mike Lansford extra point)
2Q: 09:14 TEN - Mike Lansford 46 field goal
2Q: 05:31 HOU - Mike Mularkey 20 pass from Frank Reich (Morten Andersen extra point failed)
3Q: 09:30 TEN - Mike Lansford 54 field goal
3Q: 04:35 HOU - Clarence Weathers 3 pass from Frank Reich (Morten Andersen extra point)
4Q: 12:10 TEN - Michael Clemons 8 run (Mike Lansford extra point)
4Q: 00:52 TEN - Mike Lansford 35 field goal

Team StatisticsHOUTEN
Record8-68-6
First Downs1218
- by Rushing57
- by Passing711
- by Penalty00
Total Net Yards205389
- Offensive Plays5767
- Yards per Play3.605.81
Net Rushing Yards75150
- Rushing Attempts2333
- Yards per Rush3.264.55
Net Passing Yards130239
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt34 - 21 - 031 - 24 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards130254
- Sacks/Yards Lost0/03/15
- Yards per Pass Play3.827.03
Fumbles/Lost1/12/2
3rd Down Conversions1/114/14
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.410.4
4th Down Conversions0/10/0
Penalties/Yards1/57/55
Punt Returns/Yards1/114/16
Kick Returns/Yards4/972/49
Interception Ret./Yards1/150/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits33
- Red Zone TDs/FGs3/01/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 35OWN 33
Time of Possession24:2635:34

Drive Charts

Houston Oilers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
113:121:24OWN 2831Punt
18:234:15OWN 38635Missed FG
10:490:12OPP 16216Touchdown
214:461:03OWN 1934Punt
29:093:53OWN 25975Touchdown
22:151:02OWN 193-4Punt
20:240:24OWN 2829Half
315:002:55OWN 1532Punt
39:243:16OWN 25623Punt
35:190:55OPP 636Touchdown
33:041:39OWN 2833Punt
412:042:59OWN 30519Punt
47:150:59OPP 4234Punt
42:170:24OWN 1844Downs
40:460:11OWN 2528Fumble
Tennessee Titans
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:001:48OWN 403-4Punt
111:483:25OWN 29758Field Goal
14:083:19OWN 346-7Fumble
10:370:51OWN 25275Touchdown
213:434:34OWN 24747Field Goal
25:163:01OWN 26617Punt
21:130:49OPP 46425Interception
312:052:41OWN 36527Field Goal
36:080:49OWN 922Fumble
34:241:20OWN 2532Punt
31:254:21OWN 24976Touchdown
49:051:50OWN 43-2Punt
46:163:59OWN 20621Punt
41:531:07OPP 2234Field Goal
40:350:35OPP 331-2Game

Game MVP: Frank Reich, Houston Oilers

Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Greg Bell12433.581430
RB Johnny Hector11322.911110
TennesseeAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Michael Clemons17865.062742
RB Mike Meade13554.235310
RB Herman Hunter2115.50700
QB Phil Simms1-2-2.00-200

Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Frank Reich34211300/0320098.9
TennesseeAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Phil Simms31242543/15035187.3

Receiving Statistics

HoustonCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR John Smith45256.2511170
WR Lindsay Scott411266.503161
TE Mark Keel45153.75090
WR Vince Williams34155.00060
WR Clarence Weathers23147.000111
RB Greg Bell2394.50260
RB Johnny Hector1166.00060
TE Mike Mularkey112020.0017201
WR James Pruitt0100.00000
TennesseeCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR John Jefferson911475.2231220
WR Al Toon455012.5031220
WR Sammy White224120.509230
RB Mike Meade243618.0026300
TE Pat Dunsmore233216.0014200
WR Curtis Duncan224623.0033350
FB Gerald Willhite1133.00030
TE Rocky Klever1233.00030
RB Herman Hunter11-4-4.000-40

Interception Statistics

HoustonIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Bobby Watkins11515.000
TennesseeIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

HoustonFumbRecovForceTD
WR Lindsay Scott1000
DE Curtis Greer0100
CB Bobby Watkins0100
S Carlton Williamson0010
ILB Dave Levenick0010
TennesseeFumbRecovForceTD
WR John Jefferson1000
QB Phil Simms1000
CB Richard Johnson0100
S James Griffin0010

Punting Statistics

HoustonPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Kidd836245.340.8512
TennesseePuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Bill Smith521142.240.0563

Kicking Statistics

HoustonFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Morten Andersen0/10/10/002/3
TennesseeFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Mike Lansford4/42/21/1542/2

Punt Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Barry Wilburn11111.00
TennesseeRetYardsAvgTD
John Jefferson4164.00

Kick Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Haynes24824.00
Carlton Williamson12020.00
Bobby Watkins12929.00
TennesseeRetYardsAvgTD
Al Toon24924.50

Defensive Statistics

HoustonTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Dave Levenick1331.03334
DT Mike Pitts700.03334
S Gene Atkins520.0206
OLB Mark Merrill441.02821
CB Bobby Watkins420.03234
DE Curtis Greer301.01714
S Carlton Williamson310.03034
S Vance Bedford310.03334
CB Ivory Sully300.01825
ILB Kurt Gouveia300.0610
DT Mark Walen230.01817
OLB Leon White230.01316
DE Al Harris200.02931
CB Barry Wilburn110.01816
DE Ezra Johnson100.02021
DT Mike Golic010.01517
TennesseeTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Hugh Green620.01420
S Todd Bell620.02334
CB Richard Johnson520.02334
DT Garin Veris500.02332
OLB Frank Bush500.0910
ILB Kevin Hancock230.02122
CB Javier Wean210.01424
TE Rocky Klever20---------
CB Carl Howard200.02130
OLB Cam Jacobs200.097
S James Griffin140.02125
DE Charles Haley120.02225
CB Brian Carpenter100.0311
TE Pat Dunsmore10---------
DT Eric Williams100.01925
ILB Pepper Johnson100.0213
DE Walt Bowyer010.02328

Pass Rush Statistics

HoustonSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
ILB Dave Levenick1.000134
OLB Mark Merrill1.000021
DE Curtis Greer1.000014
DE Ezra Johnson0.001021
TennesseeSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Eric Williams0.011025
DE Elvis Franks0.002115
DE Walt Bowyer0.002128
DE Charles Haley0.001125

Pass Defense Statistics

HoustonCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Dave Levenick50034
S Carlton Williamson30034
CB Bobby Watkins21134
OLB Leon White21016
OLB Mark Merrill20021
CB Ivory Sully20025
S Vance Bedford20034
ILB Kurt Gouveia20010
DT Mark Walen11017
DE Al Harris10031
DE Curtis Greer10014
CB Barry Wilburn10016
TennesseeCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Todd Bell31034
OLB Hugh Green30020
S James Griffin21025
CB Javier Wean21024
ILB Kevin Hancock20022
OLB Cam Jacobs2007
OLB Frank Bush20010
CB Richard Johnson20034
CB Brian Carpenter10011
CB Carl Howard10030
DT Garin Veris10032

Blocking Statistics

HoustonKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Tom Newberry35023034
T Will Wolford24023034
TE Mark Keel22023031
G Winford Hood17023034
G Kevin Gogan13023034
T Dwight Wheeler02023034
TennesseeKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Ken Jones27033134
G Todd Peat27033134
T Nate Newton16133034
T Bob Cryder16033134
C Perry Hartnett14033034
FB Gerald Willhite0106016
TE Pat Dunsmore01033032

Special Teams Tackles

HoustonTacklesSTPlays
Ezra Johnson217
Dwight Wheeler213
Timothy Dyer124
Lindsay Scott12
TennesseeTacklesSTPlays
Al Toon416
Javier Wean113

Participation

HoustonRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Carlton Williamson------30342084
CB Bobby Watkins------32341884
S Vance Bedford------33341582
ILB Dave Levenick------3334471
DT Mike Pitts------3334471
T Dwight Wheeler2334------1370
G Tom Newberry2334------966
T Will Wolford2334------966
G Kevin Gogan2334------966
DE Al Harris------2931464
DE Ezra Johnson------20211758
G Winford Hood2334---------57
QB Frank Reich2334---------57
TE Mark Keel2331------256
WR Lindsay Scott1931------252
OLB Mark Merrill------2821---49
RB Johnny Hector1120------1849
CB Barry Wilburn------18161448
CB Ivory Sully------1825346
WR John Smith1826---------44
WR Vince Williams1626---------42
DT Mark Walen------1817540
DT Mike Golic------1517436
DE Curtis Greer------1714435
FB Larry Moriarty66------1729
OLB Leon White------1316---29
TE Orson Mobley22------2327
OLB Timothy Dyer------022426
S Gene Atkins------206---26
WR Clarence Weathers36------1625
RB Greg Bell1213---------25
ILB Kurt Gouveia------610420
CB Mark Haynes------06612
ILB Darren Comeaux------001212
TE Mike Mularkey48---------12
WR James Pruitt11------1012
C Freddie Bates00------99
P John Kidd00------99
T Hugh Heyer00------88
K Morten Andersen00------55
RB Kenny Flowers00------22
DE Glenn Fones------02---2
QB Guido Merkens00---------0
C Roberto Peterson00---------0
DE Josh Barrett------00---0
WR Odessa Turner00---------0
TennesseeRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Todd Peat3334------976
WR John Jefferson1829------2370
WR Al Toon2923------1668
G Ken Jones3334---------67
T Bob Cryder3334---------67
QB Phil Simms3334---------67
C Perry Hartnett3334---------67
T Nate Newton3334---------67
TE Pat Dunsmore3332---------65
S Todd Bell------2334158
CB Richard Johnson------2334158
DT Garin Veris------2332---55
TE Rocky Klever1016------2854
RB Mike Meade1419------2053
DE Walt Bowyer------2328152
CB Carl Howard------2130152
CB Javier Wean------14241351
DE Charles Haley------2225---47
S James Griffin------2125---46
FB Gerald Willhite616------2345
DT Eric Williams------1925---44
ILB Kevin Hancock------2122---43
OLB Cam Jacobs------972238
OLB Hugh Green------1420337
CB Brian Carpenter------3111933
S Scottie Miller------182029
WR Sammy White199---------28
DE Elvis Franks------415928
WR Curtis Duncan167------427
WR Corn Redick02------1921
RB Michael Clemons174---------21
OLB Frank Bush------910---19
ILB Pepper Johnson------213116
DT Phil Duffy------18514
RB Herman Hunter211---------13
ILB Dwayne Jiles------001212
K Mike Lansford00------1111
C Terry Matthews00------99
C Rob Monaco00------99
G Lloyd Yancey00------99
T Mark Cochran00------99
P Bill Smith00------99
CB Bruce McNorton------0088
DT Tony Colorito------0358
TE Norris Brown12---------3
QB Scott Campbell00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left5-6-1.2
Middle11383.5
Right7436.1
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left410.3
Middle221185.4
Right6335.5
None1-2-2.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Frank Reich34211033630
TennesseeAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Phil Simms31246113111

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen4161.5
Short (0-8 Yds)2216803.6
Medium (9-18 Yds)64447.3
Long (19+ Yds)2000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen87688.5
Short (0-8 Yds)15121218.1
Medium (9-18 Yds)85658.1
Long (19+ Yds)0000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Lindsay Scott114226031
WR John Smith54025026
TE Mark Keel54015031
WR Vince Williams43115026
WR Clarence Weathers3201406
RB Greg Bell3209013
RB Johnny Hector1106020
TE Mike Mularkey1102018
WR James Pruitt100001
TennesseeTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR John Jefferson119147129
WR Al Toon54050123
RB Mike Meade42036119
TE Pat Dunsmore32032132
WR Sammy White2204119
TE Rocky Klever2103016
WR Curtis Duncan2204617
FB Gerald Willhite1103016
RB Herman Hunter110-4011

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Greg Bell1-1-1.003.58
TennesseeAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Michael Clemons273.505.06
RB Mike Meade100.004.23

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Frank Reich64427.003.82
TennesseeAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Phil Simms43102.508.19

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Lindsay Scott32196.332.36
TE Mark Keel1000.003.00
TE Mike Mularkey112020.0020.00
WR Clarence Weathers1133.004.67
TennesseeTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR John Jefferson1000.004.27
FB Gerald Willhite1133.003.00
RB Herman Hunter11-4-4.00-4.00
WR Curtis Duncan111111.0023.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

HoustonRushesConversions
RB Johnny Hector10
TennesseeRushesConversions
RB Mike Meade21
RB Herman Hunter20
RB Michael Clemons10

Third Down Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompConversions
Frank Reich1081
TennesseeAttCompConversions
Phil Simms883

Third Down Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargCatchConversions
WR John Smith220
WR Lindsay Scott210
TE Mark Keel220
WR Vince Williams110
RB Johnny Hector110
WR Clarence Weathers111
WR James Pruitt100
TennesseeTargCatchConversions
WR John Jefferson441
WR Sammy White111
TE Pat Dunsmore111
RB Herman Hunter110
WR Al Toon110

SectionAttendance
Stadium71,000 (71,000 capacity)
Upper Deck21,000 (21,000)
End Zone15,100 (15,100)
Mezzanine8,700 (8,700)
Sideline Seats13,400 (13,400)
Club Seats7,800 (7,800)
Luxury Boxes5,000 (5,000)