Week 16, 1987

played in New Jersey, NJ

39 degrees, fair, 1 mph wind

Dallas Cowboys733113-27
New Jersey Jets370140-24

Scoring Summary
1Q: 06:04 NJY - Al Del Greco 32 field goal
1Q: 03:26 DAL - Jay Novacek 2 pass from Steve Bono (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
2Q: 06:11 NJY - Kevin Murphy 21 fumble return (Al Del Greco extra point)
2Q: 00:30 DAL - Kerry Turnbull 24 field goal
3Q: 10:00 DAL - Kerry Turnbull 19 field goal
4Q: 14:13 DAL - Kerry Turnbull 48 field goal
4Q: 00:45 NJY - Buster Rhymes 1 pass from Steve Young (Al Del Greco extra point)
4Q: 00:23 NJY - Kevin Walker 90 interception return (Al Del Greco extra point)
4Q: 00:05 DAL - Roy Green 44 pass from Steve Bono (Steve Bono pass to Dwight Clark for conversion)
OT: 07:00 DAL - Kerry Turnbull 20 field goal

Team StatisticsDALNJY
Record12-35-10
First Downs1918
- by Rushing24
- by Passing1312
- by Penalty42
Total Net Yards368280
- Offensive Plays6965
- Yards per Play5.334.31
Net Rushing Yards5747
- Rushing Attempts2221
- Yards per Rush2.592.24
Net Passing Yards311233
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt45 - 27 - 143 - 31 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards321241
- Sacks/Yards Lost2/101/8
- Yards per Pass Play6.625.30
Fumbles/Lost1/11/1
3rd Down Conversions4/153/13
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down6.28.8
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards9/5514/95
Punt Returns/Yards2/254/49
Kick Returns/Yards1/203/72
Interception Ret./Yards1/61/90
2pt Conversions1/10/0
Red Zone Visits42
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/31/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 24OWN 32
Time of Possession30:3432:33

Drive Charts

Dallas Cowboys
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:005:05OWN 10924Punt
15:562:39OWN 25575Touchdown
213:441:08OWN 1036Punt
29:230:25OWN 2730Punt
26:520:53OWN 1833Fumble
25:595:35OWN 261467Field Goal
313:183:25OWN 36762Field Goal
36:551:23OWN 1532Punt
32:461:41OWN 203-10Punt
30:251:2050419Field Goal
411:260:48OWN 1435Punt
46:162:21OWN 3534Punt
40:390:25OWN 25333Interception
40:140:14OWN 25375Touchdown
OT19:462:53OPP 27424Field Goal
New Jersey Jets
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
19:553:59OWN 26659Field Goal
13:174:33OWN 32628Punt
212:363:13OWN 455-9Punt
28:582:06OWN 4043Punt
20:240:24OWN 2515Half
315:001:42OWN 1032Punt
39:532:58OWN 33523Punt
35:322:46OWN 46614Punt
31:050:40OWN 4230Interception
414:052:39OWN 25520Punt
410:384:22OWN 46826Missed FG
43:553:16OWN 231277Touchdown
OT110:000:14OWN 3012Fumble

Game MVP: Roy Green, Dallas Cowboys

Rushing Statistics

DallasAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB James Jones15302.00600
RB Marcus Allen4143.50800
QB Steve Bono2105.00500
WR Dwight Clark133.00300
New JerseyAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Keith Byars1480.57300
QB Steve Young7395.571310

Passing Statistics

DallasAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Bono45273212/10246187.3
New JerseyAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Young43312411/8135183.6

Receiving Statistics

DallasCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Roy Green111615313.9163441
WR Dwight Clark47205.00080
TE Jay Novacek48266.509131
TE Ron Hall356020.0046460
RB James Jones22157.506100
WR Steve Griffin264422.003250
TE Todd Christensen1133.00030
New JerseyCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Bill Brooks1014838.3039270
WR Doug Allen89587.2519230
WR Buster Rhymes4106315.7529351
TE Ken Whisenhunt2294.50050
RB Keith Byars2352.50030
FB John Williams2273.50080
RB D.J. Dozier2273.50080
TE Fred Cornwell1199.00290

Interception Statistics

DallasIntsYardsAvgTD
S Dextor Clickscale166.000
New JerseyIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Kevin Walker19090.001

Fumble Statistics

DallasFumbRecovForceTD
QB Steve Bono1000
ILB Ty Allert0100
OLB Mike Reichenbach0010
New JerseyFumbRecovForceTD
WR Bill Brooks1000
ILB Kevin Murphy0101
DT Scott Cooper0010

Punting Statistics

DallasPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Duane Cogdell731945.638.6521
New JerseyPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Ruben Rodriguez728540.734.3505

Kicking Statistics

DallasFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Kerry Turnbull4/41/10/0481/1
New JerseyFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Al Del Greco1/20/10/0323/3

Punt Return Statistics

DallasRetYardsAvgTD
Dave Duerson22512.50
New JerseyRetYardsAvgTD
Mike Davis44912.30

Kick Return Statistics

DallasRetYardsAvgTD
Wes Smith12020.00
New JerseyRetYardsAvgTD
Doug Allen37224.00

Defensive Statistics

DallasTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Dave Duerson930.02144
CB Rick Sanford700.02144
DE Kevin Greene621.02133
OLB Eugene Marve610.01931
ILB Mike Walter610.01233
CB Mark Collins610.02034
DT Lee Roy Selmon300.01933
DE Leonard Marshall210.01842
CB Leonard Coleman200.01631
ILB Ty Allert200.0610
S Albert Myers110.01831
CB Zack Reese100.0212
DT Fred Smerlas010.01833
OLB Mike Reichenbach010.0620
DT T.J. Turner010.0317
New JerseyTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Kevin Murphy610.02239
S Theodis Windham600.01328
S Mike Davis430.02143
CB Gardner Williams410.02247
CB Mark Murphy400.01230
DE Tyrone Brock301.01828
S Mark Robinson310.0821
OLB Casey Tidwell310.01531
ILB Bobby Leopold300.0930
DE Tony Elliott300.01938
CB Derrick Franklin300.0919
OLB George Andrews200.01627
DT Scott Cooper101.0820
OLB Todd Seabaugh120.0612
DT Dixon McPhee110.01113
T Harvey Salem10---------
TE Ken Whisenhunt10---------
CB Kevin Walker100.01531
OLB Mike Weingrad010.0716

Pass Rush Statistics

DallasSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Kevin Greene1.011033
DE Bob Kohrs0.001013
DE Leonard Marshall0.001042
DT T.J. Turner0.001017
New JerseySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Tyrone Brock1.000028
DT Scott Cooper1.000020
CB Gardner Williams0.001047
OLB Casey Tidwell0.001031
DE Karl Wilson0.001021

Pass Defense Statistics

DallasCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Rick Sanford82044
S Dave Duerson71044
CB Mark Collins40034
OLB Eugene Marve31031
ILB Mike Walter20033
CB Leonard Coleman20031
ILB Ty Allert20010
OLB Mike Reichenbach11020
CB Zack Reese10012
DE Leonard Marshall10042
S Dextor Clickscale00113
New JerseyCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Theodis Windham61028
ILB Kevin Murphy41039
CB Mark Murphy30030
CB Derrick Franklin30019
ILB Bobby Leopold22030
S Mike Davis20043
DE Tony Elliott20038
OLB Casey Tidwell20031
CB Gardner Williams15047
CB Kevin Walker12131
S Mark Robinson10021

Blocking Statistics

DallasKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Mike Schad46022147
C Don Mosebar23022047
G Terry Long14022047
T Harris Barton13022047
G Kevin Belcher04022147
FB Larry Kinnebrew0104016
New JerseyKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Tom Thayer13021044
TE Ken Whisenhunt110309
C Steve Sylvester05021044
T Irv Eatman04021044
G Dan Alexander02021044
T Harvey Salem01021144
TE Fred Cornwell01019038

Special Teams Tackles

DallasTacklesSTPlays
Jay Novacek413
Nolan Cromwell225
Todd Christensen129
New JerseyTacklesSTPlays
John Williams127
Ken Whisenhunt125
Keith Byars15

Participation

DallasRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Dave Duerson------21442085
RB James Jones1737------2983
G Terry Long2247------1180
G Kevin Belcher2247------1180
G Mike Schad2247------1180
T Harris Barton2247------1180
WR Dwight Clark1631------2269
C Don Mosebar2247---------69
QB Steve Bono2247---------69
CB Rick Sanford------2144267
WR Roy Green2240---------62
DE Leonard Marshall------1842161
WR Steve Griffin2135------561
TE Ron Hall2238---------60
DE Kevin Greene------2133155
CB Mark Collins------2034155
DT Lee Roy Selmon------1933153
DT Fred Smerlas------1833152
OLB Eugene Marve------1931---50
TE Todd Christensen317------2949
CB Leonard Coleman------1631249
S Albert Myers------1831---49
ILB Mike Walter------1233146
CB Nolan Cromwell------252532
DT T.J. Turner------317929
OLB Mike Reichenbach------620127
DE Bob Kohrs------313925
RB Marcus Allen55------1525
DE Mark Studaway------002525
CB Zack Reese------212923
TE Jay Novacek09------1322
FB Larry Kinnebrew416---------20
S Dextor Clickscale------313218
S Duane Austin------001818
ILB Ty Allert------610117
WR Rod Barksdale05------1116
DT Doug Barlett------25714
C Blaine Pearson00------1111
P Duane Cogdell00------1111
K Kerry Turnbull00------1010
WR Wes Smith02------57
OLB Larry Kelm------10---1
TE Dave Young00---------0
QB Burt Andersen00---------0
T Rich Strenger00---------0
C John Adickes00---------0
New JerseyRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Mike Davis------21432892
CB Gardner Williams------2247473
OLB Casey Tidwell------15312773
DE Tony Elliott------1938966
C Steve Sylvester2144---------65
G Dan Alexander2144---------65
G Tom Thayer2144---------65
T Irv Eatman2144---------65
T Harvey Salem2144---------65
WR Buster Rhymes2144---------65
QB Steve Young2144---------65
ILB Kevin Murphy------2239364
WR Bill Brooks1941---------60
TE Fred Cornwell1938------259
WR Doug Allen1732------857
CB Kevin Walker------1531955
RB Keith Byars2029------554
CB Derrick Franklin------9192149
DE Tyrone Brock------1828248
OLB George Andrews------1627144
CB Mark Murphy------1230143
ILB Bobby Leopold------930443
S Theodis Windham------1328243
FB John Williams29------2738
DE Karl Wilson------7211038
TE Ken Whisenhunt39------2537
RB D.J. Dozier115------2036
S Mark Robinson------821332
DT Scott Cooper------820331
S John O'Neill------261826
OLB Mike Weingrad------716225
DT Dixon McPhee------1113---24
WR Nate Spadaford12------1922
DE Wes Dove------217322
OLB Todd Seabaugh------612119
WR Willie Marshall21------1013
ILB Danny Lockett------001313
C Karl Kramer00------99
G Dave Heffernan00------99
TE Kevin Starks00------99
T Pete Stansberry00------99
G Mike Simmonds00------99
P Ruben Rodriguez00------99
K Al Del Greco00------77
QB Joe Dufek00---------0
OLB Jim Ellis------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left341.3
Middle8303.8
Right11232.1
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left5132.6
Middle13251.9
Right393.0
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

DallasAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Bono452752111301
New JerseyAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Young43313105401

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)17121096.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)167935.8
Long (19+ Yds)526913.8
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)23171476.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)86688.5
Long (19+ Yds)4000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

DallasTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Roy Green16110153340
TE Jay Novacek8402609
WR Dwight Clark74020031
WR Steve Griffin62144135
TE Ron Hall53060138
RB James Jones22015037
TE Todd Christensen1103017
New JerseyTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Bill Brooks1410083141
WR Buster Rhymes104063144
WR Doug Allen98058132
RB Keith Byars3205029
TE Ken Whisenhunt220909
FB John Williams220709
RB D.J. Dozier2207015
TE Fred Cornwell1109038

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

DallasAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB James Jones331.002.00
QB Steve Bono155.005.00
New JerseyAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Keith Byars133.000.57
QB Steve Young122.005.57

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

DallasAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Bono106515.107.13
New JerseyAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Young4292.255.60

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

DallasTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Jay Novacek52153.003.25
WR Roy Green2273.509.56
WR Dwight Clark1000.002.86
RB James Jones111010.007.50
WR Steve Griffin111919.007.33
New JerseyTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Buster Rhymes2110.506.30
WR Doug Allen1000.006.44
FB John Williams1188.003.50

Third Down Rushing Statistics

DallasRushesConversions
RB James Jones20
WR Dwight Clark11
New JerseyRushesConversions
QB Steve Young11

Third Down Passing Statistics

DallasAttCompConversions
Steve Bono1153
New JerseyAttCompConversions
Steve Young1252

Third Down Receiving Statistics

DallasTargCatchConversions
WR Roy Green311
TE Jay Novacek321
WR Dwight Clark210
TE Ron Hall200
WR Steve Griffin111
New JerseyTargCatchConversions
WR Bill Brooks521
WR Buster Rhymes300
WR Doug Allen210
RB D.J. Dozier221

SectionAttendance
Stadium80,000 (80,000 capacity)
Upper Deck24,700 (24,700)
End Zone17,700 (17,700)
Mezzanine10,200 (10,200)
Sideline Seats15,700 (15,700)
Club Seats8,000 (8,000)
Luxury Boxes3,700 (3,700)