Conference Semifinals, 1987

played in Dallas, TX

69 degrees, fair, 7 mph wind

San Francisco 49ers7101410-41
Dallas Cowboys14030-17

Scoring Summary
1Q: 07:50 DAL - Roy Green 2 pass from Steve Bono (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
1Q: 04:36 SFO - Preston Brown 14 pass from Joe Montana (Nick Lowery extra point)
1Q: 02:22 DAL - Steve Griffin 7 pass from Steve Bono (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
2Q: 12:09 SFO - Nick Lowery 33 field goal
2Q: 09:36 SFO - Victor Simmons 12 pass from Joe Montana (Nick Lowery extra point)
3Q: 13:34 SFO - Matt Suhey 25 run (Nick Lowery extra point)
3Q: 13:03 SFO - Matt Suhey 4 run (Nick Lowery extra point)
3Q: 05:36 DAL - Kerry Turnbull 22 field goal
4Q: 13:39 SFO - Nick Lowery 47 field goal
4Q: 03:32 SFO - Matt Suhey 6 run (Nick Lowery extra point)

Team StatisticsSFODAL
Record14-412-5
First Downs2319
- by Rushing97
- by Passing1312
- by Penalty10
Total Net Yards323304
- Offensive Plays6966
- Yards per Play4.684.61
Net Rushing Yards107125
- Rushing Attempts3022
- Yards per Rush3.575.68
Net Passing Yards216179
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt36 - 21 - 140 - 20 - 7
- Gross Passing Yards234199
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/184/20
- Yards per Pass Play5.544.07
Fumbles/Lost0/00/0
3rd Down Conversions2/124/10
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.57.9
4th Down Conversions1/10/2
Penalties/Yards1/54/35
Punt Returns/Yards2/172/17
Kick Returns/Yards2/804/138
Interception Ret./Yards7/571/20
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits54
- Red Zone TDs/FGs3/12/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 48OWN 34
Time of Possession31:3728:23

Drive Charts

San Francisco 49ers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
17:433:16OWN 251075Touchdown
12:115:09OWN 361048Field Goal
211:091:40OPP 23423Touchdown
25:513:49OWN 23847Missed FG
21:561:0150416Missed FG
20:310:29OWN 3630Punt
315:001:45OPP 27227Touchdown
313:030:09OPP 414Touchdown
311:181:48OWN 263-10Punt
35:315:29OWN 251138Interception
415:001:28OPP 3939Field Goal
48:373:04OWN 20422Punt
44:200:56OPP 19219Touchdown
42:160:38OWN 43416Punt
40:030:03OPP 431-1Game
Dallas Cowboys
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:007:17OWN 301270Touchdown
14:272:16OPP 28428Touchdown
212:020:53OWN 253-4Interception
29:293:38OWN 30625Punt
22:020:06OWN 3710Interception
20:550:24OWN 41311Interception
20:020:02OWN 34110Half
313:150:12OWN 2510Interception
312:541:36OWN 2535Punt
39:303:59OWN 42853Field Goal
30:020:02OWN 4210Interception
413:324:55OWN 391053Interception
45:331:13OWN 244-5Downs
43:241:08OWN 25415Interception
41:381:35OWN 20523Downs

Game MVP: Matt Suhey, San Francisco 49ers

Rushing Statistics

San FranciscoAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Matt Suhey19834.372543
RB Sammy Winder581.601110
QB Joe Montana382.67800
RB Merril Hoge382.67400
DallasAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Marcus Allen10444.401320
RB James Jones7476.712120
QB Steve Bono3237.671210
QB Burt Andersen2115.50800

Passing Statistics

San FranciscoAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Joe Montana36212343/18222184.7
DallasAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Bono35191774/20227647.8
Burt Andersen51220/002215.8

Receiving Statistics

San FranciscoCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Preston Brown8128510.6314181
WR Stephen Baker5105811.6017220
WR John Taylor444912.257150
WR Victor Simmons22168.001121
TE Lance Seidman1499.00090
WR Jo-Jo Townsell121717.003170
RB Merril Hoge0100.00000
TE Marcos McCue0100.00000
DallasCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Roy Green612518.504161
WR Mervyn Fernandez485112.7522190
TE Ron Hall47112.7513100
WR Steve Griffin353712.337221
WR Dwight Clark244824.0032270
RB James Jones1211.00310
TE Todd Christensen0100.00000
RB Marcus Allen0100.00000

Interception Statistics

San FranciscoIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Greg Bright24221.000
S Willie Teal100.000
ILB Tyler McDermott11212.000
ILB Avon Riley100.000
CB Ronnie Lott133.000
S Shaun Gayle100.000
DallasIntsYardsAvgTD
S Dextor Clickscale12020.000

Fumble Statistics

San FranciscoFumbRecovForceTD
DallasFumbRecovForceTD

Punting Statistics

San FranciscoPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Ramon Basham416441.031.8510
DallasPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Duane Cogdell28341.533.0481

Kicking Statistics

San FranciscoFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Nick Lowery2/41/30/1475/5
DallasFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Kerry Turnbull1/10/00/0222/2

Punt Return Statistics

San FranciscoRetYardsAvgTD
Shaun Gayle2178.50
DallasRetYardsAvgTD
Dave Duerson2178.50

Kick Return Statistics

San FranciscoRetYardsAvgTD
Jo-Jo Townsell12525.00
John Taylor15555.00
DallasRetYardsAvgTD
Wes Smith413834.50

Defensive Statistics

San FranciscoTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Rick Graf610.0922
CB Ronnie Lott500.01138
DE Filipo Mokofisi441.52140
S Shaun Gayle420.02244
DE Neal Dellocono302.01131
ILB Thomas Brown310.0116
S Willie Teal300.02243
ILB Avon Riley300.01212
CB Ted Deneault300.0219
ILB Tyler McDermott210.0829
DT Steve Niehaus200.01110
S John Krimm120.0927
CB Greg Bright110.02232
OLB Joe Kelly110.0419
DT Ralph Warthen100.0816
CB Clint Harris100.01313
OLB Ervin Randle100.0115
RB Merril Hoge10---------
DT Bob Slater010.5213
DallasTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Eugene Marve1010.02726
DE Kevin Greene532.52933
ILB Ty Allert500.01311
DE Leonard Marshall410.52932
CB Leonard Coleman410.02034
S Albert Myers400.02725
S Dave Duerson310.03039
CB Mark Collins300.02932
ILB Mike Walter210.01828
OLB Mike Reichenbach200.01211
DT Lee Roy Selmon120.02035
CB Rick Sanford120.02939
WR Dwight Clark10---------
WR Roy Green10---------
S Dextor Clickscale100.0214
CB Zack Reese100.0212
RB Marcus Allen10---------
RB James Jones10---------
FB Larry Kinnebrew10---------
DE Mark Studaway100.016
QB Steve Bono10---------
TE Ron Hall10---------
DT Fred Smerlas020.02128

Pass Rush Statistics

San FranciscoSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Neal Dellocono2.001131
DE Filipo Mokofisi1.501140
DT Bob Slater0.500013
DT David Galloway0.002028
DT Steve Niehaus0.001010
DallasSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Kevin Greene2.501133
DE Leonard Marshall0.501032
CB Leonard Coleman0.010034
DE Mark Studaway0.00106

Pass Defense Statistics

San FranciscoCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Ronnie Lott40138
OLB Rick Graf40022
S Shaun Gayle31144
CB Ted Deneault21019
ILB Tyler McDermott20129
CB Greg Bright11232
S Willie Teal10143
ILB Avon Riley10112
S John Krimm10027
DE Filipo Mokofisi10040
DT David Galloway01028
CB Clint Harris01013
DallasCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Eugene Marve42026
ILB Mike Walter30028
CB Leonard Coleman30034
S Albert Myers20025
ILB Ty Allert20011
CB Rick Sanford12039
S Dave Duerson12039
CB Mark Collins11032
S Dextor Clickscale10114
CB Zack Reese10012
DE Leonard Marshall10032
OLB Mike Reichenbach10011

Blocking Statistics

San FranciscoKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Glenn Streno410030239
T Jeff Criswell34030139
C Jay Pennison29030039
C Robert Shaw13030039
TE Lance Seidman12024025
DallasKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Don Mosebar35022344
T Rich Strenger35022144
G Mike Schad12022044
TE Ron Hall11021034
G Terry Long02022044
TE Todd Christensen010608
T Rusty Russell01022044

Special Teams Tackles

San FranciscoTacklesSTPlays
Stephen Baker216
Tim Sherwin122
Merril Hoge122
Willie Teal115
Jay Pennison18
DallasTacklesSTPlays
Todd Christensen119
Marcus Allen119
Mark Studaway118
Rusty Russell13

Participation

San FranciscoRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Willie Teal------22431580
C Jay Pennison3039------877
T Rick Mallory3039------877
QB Joe Montana3039---------69
C Robert Shaw3039---------69
C Glenn Streno3039---------69
S Shaun Gayle------2244369
WR Stephen Baker2231------1669
T Jeff Criswell3039---------69
WR Preston Brown2234------1268
RB Matt Suhey2230------1264
DE Filipo Mokofisi------2140162
CB Greg Bright------2232155
WR John Taylor2427------455
TE Lance Seidman2425------453
CB Ronnie Lott------1138150
DE Neal Dellocono------1131143
DE George Little------7181439
ILB Tyler McDermott------829138
S John Krimm------927137
RB Merril Hoge69------2237
CB Ted Deneault------2191435
DT David Galloway------528134
WR Jo-Jo Townsell313------1834
DE Fred Small------1213631
OLB Rick Graf------922---31
TE Tim Sherwin44------2230
CB Clint Harris------1313228
ILB Avon Riley------1212---24
DT Ralph Warthen------816---24
OLB Joe Kelly------419124
DT Steve Niehaus------1110223
WR Victor Simmons1011---------21
ILB John McGriff------001818
ILB Thomas Brown------116---17
DT Bob Slater------213116
OLB Ervin Randle------115---16
TE Marcos McCue88---------16
DE Byron Jones------96---15
K Nick Lowery00------1212
P Ramon Basham00------88
RB Sammy Winder53---------8
C Tony Turner00------88
G Geoff Blackwell00------88
G Tyrone Sorrells00------88
QB Jeff Kolmo00---------0
DallasRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Dave Duerson------30392089
CB Rick Sanford------2939472
G Terry Long2244------369
T Rusty Russell2244------369
C Don Mosebar2244---------66
T Rich Strenger2244---------66
DE Kevin Greene------2933466
G Mike Schad2244---------66
DE Leonard Marshall------2932465
WR Roy Green2143---------64
CB Mark Collins------2932---61
WR Mervyn Fernandez2040---------60
QB Steve Bono2039---------59
CB Leonard Coleman------2034458
DT Lee Roy Selmon------2035156
OLB Eugene Marve------2726255
TE Ron Hall2134---------55
S Albert Myers------2725254
DT Fred Smerlas------2128251
RB James Jones1125------1349
ILB Mike Walter------1828248
RB Marcus Allen1117------1947
WR Dwight Clark1026------844
TE Todd Christensen68------1933
WR Steve Griffin316------1231
DT T.J. Turner------1112730
OLB Mike Reichenbach------1211427
ILB Ty Allert------1311226
DE Mark Studaway------161825
CB Zack Reese------212620
CB Nolan Cromwell------011819
S Dextor Clickscale------214218
S Duane Austin------101617
TE Jay Novacek12------1417
WR Wes Smith00------1717
DT Doug Barlett------83617
FB Larry Kinnebrew69---------15
DE Bob Kohrs------17412
QB Burt Andersen25---------7
K Kerry Turnbull00------55
C Blaine Pearson00------33
G Kevin Belcher00------33
P Duane Cogdell00------33
T Harris Barton00------33
OLB Larry Kelm------01---1
C John Adickes00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left9394.3
Middle13423.2
Right7273.9
None1-1-1.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left284.0
Middle12574.8
Right8607.5
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

San FranciscoAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Joe Montana36211127311
DallasAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Bono35192024416
Burt Andersen511011111

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen11-1-1.0
Short (0-8 Yds)127605.0
Medium (9-18 Yds)18121618.9
Long (19+ Yds)51142.8
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen63284.7
Short (0-8 Yds)1612935.8
Medium (9-18 Yds)122302.5
Long (19+ Yds)63488.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

San FranciscoTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Preston Brown128185034
WR Stephen Baker105058131
TE Lance Seidman4109025
WR John Taylor44049027
WR Victor Simmons22016011
WR Jo-Jo Townsell21017013
RB Merril Hoge100009
TE Marcos McCue101008
DallasTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Roy Green126151043
WR Mervyn Fernandez84051040
TE Ron Hall74111034
WR Steve Griffin53037116
WR Dwight Clark42048226
RB James Jones2111025
TE Todd Christensen100008
RB Marcus Allen1000017

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

San FranciscoAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Matt Suhey461.504.37
DallasAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Marcus Allen263.004.40
RB James Jones2105.006.71

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

San FranciscoAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Joe Montana53397.806.50
DallasAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Bono74172.435.06

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

San FranciscoTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Preston Brown21147.007.08
WR Stephen Baker21136.505.80
WR Victor Simmons111212.008.00
DallasTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Roy Green3262.004.25
TE Ron Hall2000.001.57
WR Mervyn Fernandez1144.006.38
WR Steve Griffin1177.007.40

Third Down Rushing Statistics

San FranciscoRushesConversions
RB Matt Suhey20
DallasRushesConversions

Third Down Passing Statistics

San FranciscoAttCompConversions
Joe Montana832
DallasAttCompConversions
Steve Bono954
Burt Andersen100

Third Down Receiving Statistics

San FranciscoTargCatchConversions
WR Preston Brown421
TE Lance Seidman100
WR Jo-Jo Townsell111
RB Merril Hoge100
TE Marcos McCue100
DallasTargCatchConversions
WR Roy Green522
TE Ron Hall310
WR Dwight Clark111
WR Steve Griffin111

SectionAttendance
Stadium70,000 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck21,000 (21,000)
End Zone15,100 (15,100)
Mezzanine8,700 (8,700)
Sideline Seats13,400 (13,400)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes4,400 (4,400)