Week 1, 1989

played in Pittsburgh, PA

61 degrees, fair, 2 mph wind

Cincinnati Bengals0070-7
Pittsburgh Steelers71437-31

Scoring Summary
1Q: 08:06 PIT - Mark Higgs 2 run (Charlie Baumann extra point)
2Q: 03:09 PIT - Ron Brown 7 pass from Bernie Kosar (Charlie Baumann extra point)
2Q: 01:39 PIT - Weston Hutton 85 interception return (Charlie Baumann extra point)
3Q: 09:33 CIN - Ron LaPointe 5 pass from Craig Bradshaw (Paul McFadden extra point)
3Q: 03:23 PIT - Charlie Baumann 21 field goal
4Q: 11:20 PIT - Hoby Brenner 50 pass from Bernie Kosar (Charlie Baumann extra point)

Team StatisticsCINPIT
Record0-11-0
First Downs1719
- by Rushing47
- by Passing1211
- by Penalty11
Total Net Yards292359
- Offensive Plays7362
- Yards per Play4.005.79
Net Rushing Yards60106
- Rushing Attempts2032
- Yards per Rush3.003.31
Net Passing Yards232253
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt49 - 27 - 128 - 19 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards257262
- Sacks/Yards Lost4/252/9
- Yards per Pass Play4.388.43
Fumbles/Lost2/10/0
3rd Down Conversions3/152/11
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down9.97.5
4th Down Conversions1/40/0
Penalties/Yards3/153/15
Punt Returns/Yards4/414/27
Kick Returns/Yards4/732/31
Interception Ret./Yards0/01/85
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits13
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/02/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 29OWN 26
Time of Possession28:3031:30

Drive Charts

Cincinnati Bengals
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:001:45OWN 2534Punt
18:004:29OWN 25716Punt
10:292:30OWN 20631Punt
210:591:29OWN 38333Fumble
28:341:27OWN 3834Punt
23:021:36OWN 25633Interception
21:261:08OWN 2554Punt
313:484:25OPP 43843Touchdown
33:161:09OWN 3233Punt
30:322:26OWN 25521Punt
411:022:56OWN 46619Downs
46:252:01OWN 17733Downs
42:402:12OWN 71143Downs
Pittsburgh Steelers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
113:155:15OWN 211079Touchdown
13:313:02OWN 20633Punt
212:592:00OWN 2038Punt
29:300:56OWN 293-3Punt
27:074:05OWN 20980Touchdown
20:180:18OWN 251-2Half
315:001:12OWN 1133Punt
39:236:07OWN 191077Field Goal
32:071:35OWN 2130Punt
413:062:04OWN 22578Touchdown
48:061:41OWN 3531Punt
44:241:445035Punt
40:280:28503-5Game

Game MVP: Bernie Kosar, Pittsburgh Steelers

Rushing Statistics

CincinnatiAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Rueben Mayes10404.001320
QB Craig Bradshaw492.25400
RB Earnest Byner4112.75700
WR Ira Hillary1-2-2.00-200
TE Keith McKeller122.00200
PittsburghAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
FB Mark Higgs9394.332011
RB Tim Worley9414.561410
QB Bernie Kosar5255.001420
RB Kerry Goode4-2-0.50200
QB Deiter Brock3-5-1.67-100
RB Undra Johnson144.00400
WR Rodd Harris144.00400

Passing Statistics

CincinnatiAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Craig Bradshaw38222094/25124171.0
Scott Secules115480/0023058.1
PittsburghAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Bernie Kosar28192622/92500121.4

Receiving Statistics

CincinnatiCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Bobby Duckworth699215.3323240
WR Willis Adams59418.2024190
RB Earnest Byner58438.6028240
TE Keith McKeller494411.0015200
TE Ron LaPointe252512.506201
WR Ira Hillary23105.00070
RB Rueben Mayes2421.00310
WR Carlos Carson1100.00000
TE Willie Smith0100.00000
PittsburghCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Gerald Carter7118412.0042270
WR Ron Brown45246.004141
TE Hoby Brenner369431.3348501
WR Rodd Harris224623.0023290
FB Mark Higgs1155.00750
RB Undra Johnson1133.00330
RB Tim Worley1166.00060
RB Kerry Goode0100.00000

Interception Statistics

CincinnatiIntsYardsAvgTD
PittsburghIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Weston Hutton18585.001

Fumble Statistics

CincinnatiFumbRecovForceTD
QB Craig Bradshaw1100
TE Keith McKeller1000
PittsburghFumbRecovForceTD
CB Cedric Cooper0100
OLB Robert Lyles0010
CB Milton Mack0010

Punting Statistics

CincinnatiPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Rich Camarillo736552.139.7593
PittsburghPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Neil Blaise732646.637.9552

Kicking Statistics

CincinnatiFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Paul McFadden0/00/00/001/1
PittsburghFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Charlie Baumann1/10/00/0214/4

Punt Return Statistics

CincinnatiRetYardsAvgTD
Willis Adams44110.30
PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Gerald Carter4276.80

Kick Return Statistics

CincinnatiRetYardsAvgTD
Manny Hendrix35719.00
Ira Hillary11616.00
PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Gerald Carter23115.50

Defensive Statistics

CincinnatiTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Nikita Blair800.53130
ILB Britt Hager730.03130
S David Fulcher520.02524
OLB Gary Spann500.01411
S Michael Stewart350.03030
CB Bobby Humphrey320.03130
CB Manny Hendrix300.01311
DE Charles Mann210.52921
DT William Devane210.02213
CB Malik Harnisch200.058
DT Tim Newton200.02622
DT John Goodman101.01518
DE Sam Clancy110.02122
S William Graham100.066
CB Gill Byrd100.01110
PittsburghTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Robert Lyles740.02051
ILB David Wyman610.01932
CB Artie McConnell510.02050
ILB Kevin Walker500.01223
S Mike Harden441.02053
DE Henry Thomas401.02053
CB Milton Mack311.01248
DE Dwayne Buckley300.01139
S Richard Brothers220.01419
DT Camden Burns200.0923
S Michael Andrews200.0120
DT Dennis Byrd101.01128
DE Jon Carter110.099
OLB Rod Carter110.01115
OLB Eric Hill100.0943
CB Tony Zachery100.0837
CB Cedric Cooper100.01011

Pass Rush Statistics

CincinnatiSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT John Goodman1.001018
DE Charles Mann0.511021
OLB Nikita Blair0.500030
OLB Duane Bickett0.00118
DE Phil Tabor0.001016
DE Sam Clancy0.001022
OLB Gary Spann0.000111
PittsburghSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Henry Thomas1.003153
CB Milton Mack1.001048
S Mike Harden1.000053
DT Dennis Byrd1.000028
DE Dwayne Buckley0.012039

Pass Defense Statistics

CincinnatiCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Britt Hager41030
S David Fulcher40024
CB Bobby Humphrey30030
OLB Gary Spann30011
CB Manny Hendrix20011
S William Graham1006
CB Gill Byrd10010
CB Malik Harnisch1008
S Michael Stewart01030
PittsburghCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Robert Lyles60051
CB Artie McConnell51050
ILB Kevin Walker50023
S Mike Harden30053
DE Dwayne Buckley21039
CB Tony Zachery13037
CB Milton Mack11048
DE Henry Thomas10053
ILB David Wyman10032
S Michael Andrews10020
S Richard Brothers10019
CB Weston Hutton01125
OLB Eric Hill01043

Blocking Statistics

CincinnatiKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G R.C. Thielemann27020153
C Ray Donaldson26020053
G Nick Haden14020153
T Chris Hinton02020240
PittsburghKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G David Franks310032030
C Doug Smith16032030
T Doug Williams15032130
T Jumbo Elliott14032030
FB Mark Higgs01016015
G Santiago McDaniel00032130

Special Teams Tackles

CincinnatiTacklesSTPlays
Ron LaPointe210
Ickey Woods122
Mike Mularkey121
Karl Mecklenburg116
David Fulcher116
PittsburghTacklesSTPlays
Cedric Cooper413
Jumbo Elliott214
Harrison Irwin122
Mark Higgs116

Participation

CincinnatiRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
TE Ron LaPointe1949------1078
G R.C. Thielemann2053---------73
C Ray Donaldson2053---------73
G Nick Haden2053---------73
WR Willis Adams1646------769
S David Fulcher------25241665
QB Craig Bradshaw2042---------62
CB Bobby Humphrey------3130162
OLB Nikita Blair------3130162
ILB Britt Hager------3130162
S Michael Stewart------3030161
T Chris Hinton2040---------60
T Jim Lachey2039---------59
WR Ira Hillary1534------857
DE Sam Clancy------2122851
WR Bobby Duckworth1139---------50
DE Charles Mann------2921---50
DT Tim Newton------2622---48
RB Rueben Mayes1425------847
DT William Devane------2213742
CB Stephen Braggs------2220---42
TE Keith McKeller1227---------39
CB Gill Byrd------11101637
OLB Duane Bickett------582336
DT John Goodman------1518134
RB Earnest Byner627---------33
WR Carlos Carson311------1832
DE Phil Tabor------1416131
CB Manny Hendrix------1311630
RB Ickey Woods22------2226
OLB Gary Spann------1411---25
TE Mike Mularkey00------2121
CB Malik Harnisch------58821
T Mark Behning014------721
T Glen Howe013------720
ILB Karl Mecklenburg------101617
S William Graham------66---12
QB Scott Secules011---------11
WR James Milling01------910
P Rich Camarillo00------77
C Perry Hartnett00------77
C Maxwell Forbes00------77
G Ken Moyer00------77
TE Willie Smith24---------6
K Paul McFadden00------22
ILB Mackenzie Grossreider------00---0
PittsburghRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Jumbo Elliott3230------1476
CB Milton Mack------12481575
S Mike Harden------2053---73
DE Henry Thomas------2053---73
WR Gerald Carter3230------971
OLB Robert Lyles------2051---71
T Doug Williams3230------870
G Santiago McDaniel3230------870
G David Franks3230------870
CB Artie McConnell------2050---70
C Doug Smith3230---------62
TE Hoby Brenner3130---------61
ILB David Wyman------1932960
QB Bernie Kosar2930---------59
DE Dwayne Buckley------1139757
WR Rodd Harris2827---------55
OLB Eric Hill------943---52
CB Tony Zachery------837752
WR Ron Brown1617------1649
FB Mark Higgs1615------1647
DT Dennis Byrd------1128746
S Michael Andrews------1201536
ILB Kevin Walker------1223---35
CB Cedric Cooper------10111334
RB Kerry Goode611------1633
S Richard Brothers------1419---33
DT Camden Burns------923---32
CB Weston Hutton------425---29
TE Roman Phillip22------2327
OLB Rod Carter------1115---26
OLB Harrison Irwin------002222
TE Mack Tucker138---------21
RB Tim Worley127---------19
DE Jon Carter------99---18
WR Lonzell Hill10------89
C Lonnie Jordon00------88
P Neil Blaise00------88
T Howard Ballard00------77
K Charlie Baumann00------77
RB Undra Johnson23---------5
DE Jerry Reese------04---4
QB Deiter Brock30---------3
WR Anthony Edwards10------23
C Andy Sinclair00---------0
G Todd Hembree00---------0
DE George Hoover------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left144.0
Middle15442.9
Right4123.0
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left242.0
Middle13503.8
Right13594.5
None4-7-1.8

Detailed Passing Statistics

CincinnatiAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Craig Bradshaw38224145411
Scott Secules1151013200
PittsburghAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Bernie Kosar28195102520

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)2513973.9
Medium (9-18 Yds)116867.8
Long (19+ Yds)51234.6
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)129988.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)12816313.6
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

CincinnatiTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Willis Adams95141046
WR Bobby Duckworth96192239
TE Keith McKeller94144127
RB Earnest Byner85143127
TE Ron LaPointe52025149
RB Rueben Mayes4202025
WR Ira Hillary32010034
WR Carlos Carson1100011
TE Willie Smith101004
PittsburghTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Gerald Carter117084230
TE Hoby Brenner63094230
WR Ron Brown54024017
WR Rodd Harris22046127
RB Kerry Goode1000011
FB Mark Higgs1105015
RB Undra Johnson110303
RB Tim Worley110607

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

CincinnatiAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Earnest Byner100.002.75
RB Rueben Mayes1-1-1.004.00
PittsburghAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Tim Worley252.504.56
QB Bernie Kosar1-1-1.005.00
FB Mark Higgs122.004.33
WR Rodd Harris144.004.00

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

CincinnatiAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Craig Bradshaw33196.335.50
PittsburghAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Bernie Kosar53204.009.36

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

CincinnatiTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Ron LaPointe1155.005.00
WR Bobby Duckworth111313.0010.22
RB Rueben Mayes1111.000.50
PittsburghTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Ron Brown22147.004.80
TE Hoby Brenner1000.0015.67
RB Kerry Goode1000.000.00
RB Tim Worley1166.006.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

CincinnatiRushesConversions
QB Craig Bradshaw10
PittsburghRushesConversions
RB Kerry Goode20
QB Deiter Brock10

Third Down Passing Statistics

CincinnatiAttCompConversions
Craig Bradshaw1042
Scott Secules311
PittsburghAttCompConversions
Bernie Kosar842

Third Down Receiving Statistics

CincinnatiTargCatchConversions
WR Bobby Duckworth322
RB Earnest Byner331
TE Keith McKeller300
TE Ron LaPointe200
WR Willis Adams100
TE Willie Smith100
PittsburghTargCatchConversions
TE Hoby Brenner300
WR Ron Brown332
WR Gerald Carter210

SectionAttendance
Stadium69,000 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck19,000 (19,800)
End Zone14,100 (14,300)
Mezzanine8,300 (8,300)
Sideline Seats12,700 (12,700)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes7,500 (7,500)