Wild Card Playoff Games, 1987

played in Tennessee, TN

39 degrees, rain, 4 mph wind

Houston Oilers00311-14
Tennessee Titans0000-0

Scoring Summary
3Q: 09:25 HOU - Morten Andersen 36 field goal
4Q: 10:51 HOU - Morten Andersen 40 field goal
4Q: 03:28 HOU - Johnny Hector 4 run (Frank Reich pass to Mark Keel for conversion)

Team StatisticsHOUTEN
Record9-810-7
First Downs1816
- by Rushing73
- by Passing1012
- by Penalty11
Total Net Yards293287
- Offensive Plays6163
- Yards per Play4.804.56
Net Rushing Yards9975
- Rushing Attempts3418
- Yards per Rush2.914.17
Net Passing Yards194212
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt27 - 19 - 039 - 22 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards194245
- Sacks/Yards Lost0/06/33
- Yards per Pass Play7.194.71
Fumbles/Lost0/03/1
3rd Down Conversions5/144/15
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.611.1
4th Down Conversions0/01/2
Penalties/Yards2/257/47
Punt Returns/Yards4/562/4
Kick Returns/Yards0/03/57
Interception Ret./Yards0/00/0
2pt Conversions1/10/0
Red Zone Visits21
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/10/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 22OWN 23
Time of Possession32:5627:04

Drive Charts

Houston Oilers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:122:05OWN 22437Punt
15:515:40OWN 211053Missed FG
211:451:33OWN 4333Punt
27:331:20OWN 53-4Punt
23:440:54OWN 2030Punt
21:020:57OWN 2032Punt
315:005:42OWN 25956Field Goal
37:062:33OWN 42517Punt
31:466:00OWN 111266Field Goal
47:254:04OWN 28772Touchdown
40:420:42OWN 102-2Game
Tennessee Titans
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:48OWN 20758Fumble
19:073:16OWN 5534Punt
10:113:26OWN 3369Punt
210:122:39OWN 9535Punt
26:132:29OWN 41615Punt
22:501:48OWN 27722Punt
20:050:05OWN 2710Half
39:182:12OWN 233-2Punt
34:332:47OWN 20522Punt
410:463:21OWN 28414Punt
43:212:39OWN 251565Downs

Game MVP: Ezra Johnson, Houston Oilers

Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Johnny Hector19603.161331
RB Kenny Flowers730.43300
QB Frank Reich6152.50800
FB Larry Moriarty22110.501120
TennesseeAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Michael Clemons6416.831420
RB Mike Meade5163.20900
QB Phil Simms3155.001010
FB Gerald Willhite263.00500
RB Herman Hunter2-3-1.50200

Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Frank Reich27191940/0038090.6
TennesseeAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Phil Simms39222456/33033075.3

Receiving Statistics

HoustonCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Lindsay Scott585511.0013180
WR Vince Williams47369.007180
RB Kenny Flowers447017.5038380
TE Mark Keel33217.004110
WR John Smith2394.50050
RB Johnny Hector1233.00430
TennesseeCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Pat Dunsmore6810417.3352330
WR Sammy White363110.332140
WR John Jefferson384715.678210
RB Mike Meade33186.0016160
RB Herman Hunter34165.337150
FB Gerald Willhite22189.0017110
TE Rocky Klever131010.004100
RB Michael Clemons1111.00010
WR Al Toon0400.00000

Interception Statistics

HoustonIntsYardsAvgTD
TennesseeIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

HoustonFumbRecovForceTD
CB Barry Wilburn0100
C Jameson Aguillard0010
CB Bobby Watkins0010
DT Mike Pitts0010
TennesseeFumbRecovForceTD
WR Sammy White1000
WR John Jefferson1000
QB Phil Simms1000
TE Norris Brown0100
T Nate Newton0100

Punting Statistics

HoustonPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Kidd628848.044.0592
TennesseePuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Bill Smith835143.934.4514

Kicking Statistics

HoustonFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Morten Andersen2/31/20/0400/0
TennesseeFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT

Punt Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Barry Wilburn45614.00
TennesseeRetYardsAvgTD
John Jefferson242.00

Kick Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
TennesseeRetYardsAvgTD
Al Toon35719.00

Defensive Statistics

HoustonTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Dave Levenick640.01845
CB Bobby Watkins510.01743
DT Mike Pitts411.01845
CB Ivory Sully400.0931
S Carlton Williamson400.01844
CB Barry Wilburn400.0928
DE Ezra Johnson313.01829
DE Al Harris322.01843
S Gene Atkins300.0915
OLB Mark Merrill230.01625
S Vance Bedford200.01843
OLB Leon White120.0814
DT Mike Golic110.01233
OLB Timothy Dyer100.003
CB Mark Haynes100.0210
ILB Kurt Gouveia100.0216
DT Mark Walen010.0612
TennesseeTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Todd Bell800.03427
ILB Kevin Hancock540.03016
CB Brian Carpenter520.03427
DT Garin Veris510.03227
DE Charles Haley420.03217
CB Carl Howard410.03026
OLB Frank Bush410.0205
OLB Hugh Green230.01622
S James Griffin210.02916
DT Tony Colorito200.01621
ILB Pepper Johnson200.0311
S Scottie Miller200.029
CB Javier Wean120.01321
DE Elvis Franks110.02116
DE Walt Bowyer110.03426
CB Mike Mince100.084
OLB Cam Jacobs100.0185

Pass Rush Statistics

HoustonSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Ezra Johnson3.000029
DE Al Harris2.021143
DT Mike Pitts1.000145
S Vance Bedford0.010043
DT Mike Golic0.003033
TennesseeSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Elvis Franks0.010216
DE Walt Bowyer0.001126
DT Garin Veris0.001027
DE Charles Haley0.001017

Pass Defense Statistics

HoustonCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Barry Wilburn41028
CB Ivory Sully40031
CB Bobby Watkins40043
S Carlton Williamson31044
ILB Dave Levenick12045
DE Al Harris11043
OLB Timothy Dyer1003
OLB Mark Merrill10025
CB Mark Haynes10010
S Vance Bedford10043
ILB Kurt Gouveia10016
DT Mike Golic01033
S Gene Atkins01015
TennesseeCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Brian Carpenter51027
CB Carl Howard40026
ILB Kevin Hancock20016
S Scottie Miller2009
S James Griffin11016
ILB Pepper Johnson11011
CB Mike Mince1004
S Todd Bell10027
CB Javier Wean10021
OLB Frank Bush1005

Blocking Statistics

HoustonKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Will Wolford37034027
C Roberto Peterson28034027
C Jameson Aguillard17034027
FB Larry Moriarty1301202
T Dwight Wheeler12034027
G Tom Newberry11034027
TE Mark Keel02034025
TennesseeKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Nate Newton46018345
C Rob Monaco23018145
G Ken Jones02018145
T Bob Cryder02018145
G Todd Peat02018045
FB Gerald Willhite0106020

Special Teams Tackles

HoustonTacklesSTPlays
Dwight Wheeler113
Ezra Johnson110
Jameson Aguillard19
Hugh Heyer16
Mark Keel11
TennesseeTacklesSTPlays
Hugh Green121
Al Toon113
Javier Wean111
Mark Cochran18

Participation

HoustonRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Dwight Wheeler3427------1374
C Jameson Aguillard3427------970
G Tom Newberry3427------970
T Will Wolford3427------970
CB Bobby Watkins------1743969
S Carlton Williamson------1844163
ILB Dave Levenick------1845---63
DT Mike Pitts------1845---63
DE Al Harris------1843---61
S Vance Bedford------1843---61
QB Frank Reich3427---------61
C Roberto Peterson3427---------61
TE Mark Keel3425------160
DE Ezra Johnson------18291057
WR Lindsay Scott2827------156
DT Mike Golic------1233853
RB Johnny Hector2512------1451
WR John Smith2621---------47
WR Vince Williams2225---------47
CB Barry Wilburn------928946
OLB Mark Merrill------1625---41
CB Ivory Sully------931---40
FB Larry Moriarty122------1630
TE Orson Mobley61------2128
CB Mark Haynes------2101325
S Gene Atkins------915---24
OLB Timothy Dyer------031922
OLB Leon White------814---22
RB Kenny Flowers814---------22
DE Josh Barrett------013821
WR Clarence Weathers12------1619
DT Mark Walen------612---18
ILB Kurt Gouveia------216---18
TE Mike Mularkey85---------13
S Allen Woodson------001212
ILB Darren Comeaux------0099
C Freddie Bates00------99
P John Kidd00------99
K Morten Andersen00------77
T Hugh Heyer00------66
WR James Pruitt01------45
DE Glenn Fones------03---3
QB Guido Merkens00---------0
G Winford Hood00---------0
G Doug Marone00---------0
WR Odessa Turner00---------0
TennesseeRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Todd Peat1845------871
S Todd Bell------3427364
CB Brian Carpenter------3427364
G Ken Jones1845---------63
T Bob Cryder1845---------63
QB Phil Simms1845---------63
T Nate Newton1845---------63
DE Walt Bowyer------3426363
C Rob Monaco1845---------63
DT Garin Veris------3227362
TE Pat Dunsmore1842---------60
OLB Hugh Green------16222159
CB Carl Howard------3026359
WR Al Toon1326------1352
DE Charles Haley------3217150
ILB Kevin Hancock------3016147
WR John Jefferson1026------1046
S James Griffin------2916146
CB Javier Wean------13211145
DT Tony Colorito------1621845
DE Elvis Franks------2116340
FB Gerald Willhite620------1137
WR Sammy White1124---------35
RB Herman Hunter419------1235
RB Mike Meade619------126
TE Norris Brown08------1826
OLB Frank Bush------205126
WR Curtis Duncan912------526
TE Rocky Klever519------125
CB Mike Mince------841224
OLB Cam Jacobs------185124
S Scottie Miller------291223
ILB Pepper Johnson------311216
RB Michael Clemons87---------15
ILB Dwayne Jiles------201012
WR Corn Redick01------1112
C Terry Matthews00------88
C Dan Fike00------88
G Lloyd Yancey00------88
T Mark Cochran00------88
P Bill Smith00------88
CB Bruce McNorton------0167
DE Skip McClendon------0066
TE Ozzie Newsome02---------2
K Mike Lansford00------11
QB Scott Campbell00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left3-4-1.3
Middle22582.6
Right7476.7
None2-2-1.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4174.3
Middle13564.3
Right122.0
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Frank Reich27192103330
TennesseeAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Phil Simms39223127420

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)97535.9
Medium (9-18 Yds)9711212.4
Long (19+ Yds)2000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)1481208.6
Medium (9-18 Yds)137917.0
Long (19+ Yds)4000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Lindsay Scott85055027
WR Vince Williams74036025
RB Kenny Flowers44070214
WR John Smith3209021
TE Mark Keel33021025
RB Johnny Hector2103012
TennesseeTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR John Jefferson83147126
TE Pat Dunsmore861104242
WR Sammy White63031024
RB Herman Hunter43016019
WR Al Toon4000026
RB Mike Meade33018019
TE Rocky Klever31010019
FB Gerald Willhite22018020
RB Michael Clemons110107

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Johnny Hector144.003.16
TennesseeAttYardsAvgOverall Avg

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
TennesseeAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Phil Simms31-1-0.336.28

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TennesseeTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Sammy White1000.005.17
RB Mike Meade11-1-1.006.00
TE Pat Dunsmore1000.0013.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

HoustonRushesConversions
RB Johnny Hector11
FB Larry Moriarty11
QB Frank Reich10
RB Kenny Flowers10
TennesseeRushesConversions
QB Phil Simms10

Third Down Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompConversions
Frank Reich1063
TennesseeAttCompConversions
Phil Simms1494

Third Down Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargCatchConversions
WR Vince Williams421
WR Lindsay Scott200
RB Kenny Flowers222
WR John Smith110
TE Mark Keel110
TennesseeTargCatchConversions
WR John Jefferson432
RB Herman Hunter320
WR Sammy White221
TE Pat Dunsmore210
FB Gerald Willhite111
TE Rocky Klever100
WR Al Toon100

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)