Week 17, 1987

played in San Diego, CA

51 degrees, fair, 5 mph wind

Denver Broncos101000-20
San Diego Chargers07010-17

Scoring Summary
1Q: 11:27 DEN - Mark Pattison 18 pass from Doug Williams (Mike Cofer extra point)
1Q: 04:20 DEN - Mike Cofer 20 field goal
2Q: 11:08 SDO - Curt Warner 10 run (Ray Petrick extra point)
2Q: 08:41 DEN - Derrick Harmon 1 run (Mike Cofer extra point)
2Q: 00:08 DEN - Mike Cofer 19 field goal
4Q: 09:31 SDO - Ray Petrick 26 field goal
4Q: 01:08 SDO - Tony Paige 1 run (Ray Petrick extra point)

Team StatisticsDENSDO
Record1-1513-3
First Downs2616
- by Rushing57
- by Passing199
- by Penalty20
Total Net Yards439311
- Offensive Plays7557
- Yards per Play5.855.46
Net Rushing Yards10384
- Rushing Attempts3324
- Yards per Rush3.123.50
Net Passing Yards336227
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt39 - 27 - 131 - 17 - 1
- Gross Passing Yards359240
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/232/13
- Yards per Pass Play8.006.88
Fumbles/Lost2/11/0
3rd Down Conversions9/174/13
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.49.8
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards3/259/80
Punt Returns/Yards2/61/9
Kick Returns/Yards1/173/74
Interception Ret./Yards1/101/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits43
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/22/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 24OWN 34
Time of Possession34:5125:09

Drive Charts

Denver Broncos
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:42OWN 25775Touchdown
19:405:27OWN 201077Field Goal
10:121:35OWN 2058Punt
210:592:29OWN 25775Touchdown
27:051:00OWN 2134Punt
25:021:17OPP 4332Punt
21:561:56OWN 20978Field Goal
311:256:27OWN 201155Missed FG
33:082:20OWN 32611Interception
412:532:04OWN 4428Fumble
49:241:48OWN 1634Punt
46:163:08OWN 11423Punt
41:011:01OPP 4749Game
San Diego Chargers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:181:38OWN 4835Punt
14:134:01OWN 32722Punt
213:372:38OWN 36664Touchdown
28:301:25OWN 223-8Punt
26:051:03OWN 26414Interception
23:451:49OWN 20537Punt
315:003:35OWN 25734Punt
34:581:50OWN 3232Punt
30:482:55OWN 22619Punt
410:491:25OPP 1233Field Goal
47:361:20OWN 4331Punt
43:082:07OWN 17783Touchdown

Game MVP: Doug Williams, Denver Broncos

Rushing Statistics

DenverAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Derrick Harmon25823.281441
QB Doug Williams4246.001010
RB Allen Pinkett231.50300
WR Carlos Carson1-4-4.00-400
RB Paul Palmer1-2-2.00-200
San DiegoAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Carl Byrum12231.92700
RB Curt Warner7486.861341
FB Tony Paige4102.50601
QB Boomer Esiason133.00300

Passing Statistics

DenverAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Doug Williams39273593/23143196.0
San DiegoAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Boomer Esiason31172402/13051166.6

Receiving Statistics

DenverCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE John Thompson679916.5046430
WR Mark Pattison465112.756181
WR Carlos Carson354414.671220
RB Derrick Harmon34144.67670
WR Dwight Collins36279.009160
TE Peyton Earhart344515.0010190
WR Jimmy Childs222814.0018180
RB Allen Pinkett222613.0027230
TE Renaldo Hancock132525.0010250
San DiegoCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Ray Butler499423.5031510
TE Chris Dressel454912.254210
WR Jim Jensen344916.339170
FB Tony Paige33258.3311160
TE Mike Williams111414.000140
TE Malcolm Scott1177.00070
RB Carl Byrum1222.00320
WR Wesley Walker0100.00000
RB Curt Warner0100.00000
WR Floyd Dixon0400.00000

Interception Statistics

DenverIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Ed Berry11010.000
San DiegoIntsYardsAvgTD
S Dwight Hicks100.000

Fumble Statistics

DenverFumbRecovForceTD
RB Allen Pinkett1100
RB Derrick Harmon1000
OLB Scott Stephen0010
San DiegoFumbRecovForceTD
WR Ray Butler1100
OLB Dennis Gibson0100
S Dwight Hicks0010
ILB Winston Moss0010

Punting Statistics

DenverPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Scott Fulhage520841.635.8460
San DiegoPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Teltschik836745.935.1552

Kicking Statistics

DenverFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Mike Cofer2/30/10/0202/2
San DiegoFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Ray Petrick1/10/00/0262/2

Punt Return Statistics

DenverRetYardsAvgTD
Dwight Collins263.00
San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Audray McMillian199.00

Kick Return Statistics

DenverRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Pattison11717.00
San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Audray McMillian37424.70

Defensive Statistics

DenverTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Scott Stephen810.02432
ILB Eugene Lockhart710.02433
S Dennis Smith510.02433
OLB Joe Kohlbrand321.02432
DE Leslie O'Neal311.02230
ILB Art Stringer310.079
DT Richard Tharpe300.01511
CB Ed Berry300.01924
CB Delton Hall200.01723
CB Patrick Allen110.02433
DE Frank Warren100.02022
S Bryan Howard100.02223
WR Dwight Collins10---------
T Lomas Brown10---------
DE Ron Holmes100.0614
DT Tim Gooch010.0513
DT Tim Johnson010.049
San DiegoTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Dwight Hicks710.01730
CB Audray McMillian630.03342
ILB Lucius Sanford620.03132
ILB Winston Moss530.01730
DT William Perry411.02233
S Jim Burroughs420.03040
OLB Jim Morrissey410.01714
S Donte Gomez410.01816
CB Ronnie Burgess400.02935
OLB Dennis Gibson400.02629
DT Jeff Jackson321.01719
OLB David Little210.01314
DT Blaise Winter210.02830
DT Ben Thomas210.01414
CB Ricky Ray200.01829
DE Tom Gibson101.01822
TE Chris Dressel10---------
CB Danny Walters010.016
DE Grayson McCormick010.01427

Pass Rush Statistics

DenverSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Joe Kohlbrand1.000032
DE Leslie O'Neal1.000030
CB Patrick Allen0.002033
DE Frank Warren0.001022
CB Ellis Jones0.00108
San DiegoSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Jeff Jackson1.000019
DT William Perry1.000033
DE Tom Gibson1.000022
OLB David Little0.010014
DE Grayson McCormick0.001027

Pass Defense Statistics

DenverCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Eugene Lockhart31033
OLB Scott Stephen31032
CB Delton Hall21023
CB Ed Berry20124
ILB Art Stringer2009
OLB Joe Kohlbrand20032
S Dennis Smith14033
S Bryan Howard11023
DE Frank Warren10022
San DiegoCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Dwight Hicks40130
ILB Lucius Sanford32032
CB Ronnie Burgess32035
OLB Jim Morrissey31014
CB Audray McMillian30042
S Jim Burroughs22040
CB Ricky Ray20029
OLB David Little20014
S Donte Gomez20016
DT Jeff Jackson10019
OLB Dennis Gibson10029
ILB Winston Moss10030
DT Ben Thomas01014

Blocking Statistics

DenverKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Lomas Brown49033042
C Robert Gradkowski27033042
G Paul Fairchild15033042
G Steve Trapilo14033242
T Bruce Armstrong13033142
TE Peyton Earhart0109011
San DiegoKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Mike Baab49024133
T Glen Howe22024133
G Mike Haight14024033
G Alex Starkey13024033
T Jeff Walker13024033
TE Mike Williams02019012

Special Teams Tackles

DenverTacklesSTPlays
Don Bessillieu322
Mark Pattison116
San DiegoTacklesSTPlays
Jim Morrissey123
Tony Paige122
Jim Jensen114

Participation

DenverRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Paul Fairchild3342------883
T Lomas Brown3342------883
G Steve Trapilo3342------883
T Bruce Armstrong3342------883
QB Doug Williams3342---------75
C Robert Gradkowski3342---------75
TE John Thompson3339---------72
WR Carlos Carson3140---------71
CB Patrick Allen------24331168
WR Dwight Collins1826------1963
OLB Joe Kohlbrand------2432359
S Dennis Smith------2433158
ILB Eugene Lockhart------2433158
OLB Scott Stephen------2432157
WR Mark Pattison1624------1656
DE Leslie O'Neal------2230153
RB Derrick Harmon2723------151
S Bryan Howard------2223---45
TE Peyton Earhart911------2444
CB Ed Berry------1924---43
DE Frank Warren------2022---42
FB Dwayne Crutchfield1112------1942
CB Delton Hall------1723141
S Don Bessillieu------5122239
WR Jimmy Childs1316------433
RB Allen Pinkett413------1532
DT Tim Gooch------513927
DT Richard Tharpe------1511---26
CB Ellis Jones------281525
DT Tim Johnson------49922
DE Ron Holmes------614121
OLB Lonnie Flynn------011920
ILB Art Stringer------79---16
ILB Calvin O'Neal------001212
DE Hal Stephens------0088
C Bennett Sanderson00------88
P Scott Fulhage00------88
K Mike Cofer00------77
S Robert Moore------0145
RB Paul Palmer23---------5
TE Renaldo Hancock13---------4
WR Thomas Henley00------44
T Lance Reynolds00---------0
C Kirk Lowdermilk00---------0
G Reggie Singletary00---------0
QB Jim Crocicchia00---------0
San DiegoRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Audray McMillian------33421287
S Jim Burroughs------3040272
DT William Perry------22331671
C Mike Baab2433------966
G Alex Starkey2433------966
CB Ronnie Burgess------2935266
ILB Lucius Sanford------3132265
CB Ricky Ray------18291562
DT Blaise Winter------2830260
QB Boomer Esiason2433---------57
T Glen Howe2433---------57
G Mike Haight2433---------57
T Jeff Walker2433---------57
ILB Winston Moss------17301057
WR Jim Jensen1923------1456
OLB Dennis Gibson------2629156
WR Floyd Dixon2431---------55
OLB Jim Morrissey------17142354
RB Carl Byrum1318------2253
S Donte Gomez------18161549
S Dwight Hicks------1730148
FB Tony Paige520------2247
DE Grayson McCormick------1427647
DE Tom Gibson------1822242
WR Ray Butler1917------541
DT Jeff Jackson------1719339
DT Ben Thomas------1414735
TE Mike Williams1912---------31
OLB David Little------1314229
WR Wesley Walker47------1425
TE Chris Dressel516------324
RB Curt Warner711------523
TE Malcolm Scott59---------14
C Hardy Mahoney00------99
T Rob Taylor00------99
G Mark Kirchner00------99
P John Teltschik00------88
CB Danny Walters------16---7
WR Cornell Burbage01------67
K Ray Petrick00------55
DE Joe Nash------0044
QB Ronald Paolillo00------11
ILB Fernando Shields------00---0
T Garth Thomas00---------0
S Garland Rivers------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left5-4-0.8
Middle16986.1
Right11111.0
None1-2-2.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left591.8
Middle12746.2
Right710.1
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

DenverAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Doug Williams39274108101
San DiegoAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Boomer Esiason31173018401

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen53306.0
Short (0-8 Yds)18151669.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)11712211.1
Long (19+ Yds)52418.2
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen2252.5
Short (0-8 Yds)95374.1
Medium (9-18 Yds)1681267.9
Long (19+ Yds)427218.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

DenverTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE John Thompson76099139
WR Dwight Collins63027026
WR Mark Pattison64051024
WR Carlos Carson53044140
RB Derrick Harmon43014023
TE Peyton Earhart43045011
TE Renaldo Hancock3102513
WR Jimmy Childs22028016
RB Allen Pinkett22026113
San DiegoTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Ray Butler94094217
TE Chris Dressel54049116
WR Jim Jensen43049023
WR Floyd Dixon4010031
FB Tony Paige33025020
RB Carl Byrum2102018
WR Wesley Walker100007
TE Mike Williams11014012
RB Curt Warner1000011
TE Malcolm Scott110709

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

DenverAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Derrick Harmon591.803.28
RB Allen Pinkett100.001.50
San DiegoAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Carl Byrum362.001.92
FB Tony Paige221.002.50
RB Curt Warner11010.006.86

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

DenverAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Doug Williams42287.009.21
San DiegoAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Boomer Esiason3251.677.74

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

DenverTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Mark Pattison21189.008.50
TE Peyton Earhart111010.0011.25
TE Renaldo Hancock1000.008.33
San DiegoTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Ray Butler1133.0010.44
TE Chris Dressel1000.009.80
RB Carl Byrum1122.001.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

DenverRushesConversions
QB Doug Williams20
RB Derrick Harmon20
RB Allen Pinkett11
San DiegoRushesConversions
RB Carl Byrum22
QB Boomer Esiason10

Third Down Passing Statistics

DenverAttCompConversions
Doug Williams11108
San DiegoAttCompConversions
Boomer Esiason1042

Third Down Receiving Statistics

DenverTargCatchConversions
TE John Thompson332
WR Mark Pattison332
WR Dwight Collins211
WR Jimmy Childs111
WR Carlos Carson111
RB Allen Pinkett111
San DiegoTargCatchConversions
WR Ray Butler311
WR Jim Jensen211
WR Floyd Dixon200
TE Chris Dressel100
TE Malcolm Scott110
FB Tony Paige110

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)