Week 1, 1989

played in Arizona, AZ

69 degrees, fair, 9 mph wind

Los Angeles Rams09710-26
Arizona Cardinals31073-23

Scoring Summary
1Q: 05:56 ARI - Bjorn Nittmo 26 field goal
2Q: 14:31 ARI - Elias Crane 19 pass from Wade Wilson (Bjorn Nittmo extra point)
2Q: 12:01 LAS - Scott Norwood 42 field goal
2Q: 08:19 ARI - Bjorn Nittmo 34 field goal
2Q: 05:28 LAS - Scott Norwood 49 field goal
2Q: 00:42 LAS - Scott Norwood 57 field goal
3Q: 03:05 LAS - Jim Everett 3 run (Scott Norwood extra point)
3Q: 02:54 ARI - Irving Fryar 96 kickoff return (Bjorn Nittmo extra point)
4Q: 06:37 LAS - Keith Jackson 6 pass from Jim Everett (Scott Norwood extra point)
4Q: 04:34 ARI - Bjorn Nittmo 29 field goal
4Q: 00:03 LAS - Scott Norwood 58 field goal

Team StatisticsLASARI
Record1-00-1
First Downs2115
- by Rushing113
- by Passing911
- by Penalty11
Total Net Yards335305
- Offensive Plays6962
- Yards per Play4.864.92
Net Rushing Yards15760
- Rushing Attempts2817
- Yards per Rush5.613.53
Net Passing Yards178245
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt38 - 21 - 044 - 24 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards194250
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/161/5
- Yards per Pass Play4.345.44
Fumbles/Lost1/10/0
3rd Down Conversions6/152/12
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down6.810.1
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards4/308/45
Punt Returns/Yards4/203/9
Kick Returns/Yards4/1015/238
Interception Ret./Yards0/00/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits24
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/01/3
Avg. Drive StartOWN 28OWN 35
Time of Possession32:2527:35

Drive Charts

Los Angeles Rams
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:004:24OWN 31831Missed FG
15:482:15OWN 2434Punt
214:252:30OWN 31544Field Goal
28:132:53OWN 35733Field Goal
21:581:22OWN 20540Field Goal
313:581:08OWN 253-1Punt
311:372:20OWN 34519Punt
36:173:23OWN 27773Touchdown
32:411:16OWN 2536Punt
413:156:47OWN 391261Touchdown
44:281:44OWN 253-12Punt
42:002:00OWN 22837Field Goal
Arizona Cardinals
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
110:364:48OWN 45846Field Goal
13:334:08OWN 311069Touchdown
211:553:42OWN 25758Field Goal
25:203:22OWN 28524Punt
20:360:36OWN 26518Half
315:001:02OWN 3330Punt
312:501:13OWN 38535Missed FG
39:173:00OWN 9623Punt
31:250:59OWN 1333Punt
30:262:11OPP 3957Missed FG
46:282:00OPP 103-2Field Goal
42:440:44OWN 2939Punt

Game MVP: Jim Everett, Los Angeles Rams

Rushing Statistics

Los AngelesAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Sammie Smith181015.612630
QB Jim Everett7436.141021
RB Napoleon McCallum3134.331210
ArizonaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Marion Butts11565.091530
RB Stanford Jennings510.20400
QB Wade Wilson133.00300

Passing Statistics

Los AngelesAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jim Everett38211943/16139078.2
ArizonaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Wade Wilson44242501/5135078.8

Receiving Statistics

Los AngelesCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Andre Rison677612.6727260
TE Keith Jackson57336.6013151
WR Sterling Sharpe495413.5033390
RB Napoleon McCallum34103.33070
RB Sammie Smith23178.500110
WR Eric Richardson1544.00040
WR Malcolm Barnwell0100.00000
FB Del Rodgers0100.00000
TE Clarence Kay0100.00000
ArizonaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Pete Holohan8179211.5036340
RB Stanford Jennings58336.609130
WR Irving Fryar588216.4041350
WR Cris Collinsworth35144.6713110
RB Marion Butts24105.00570
WR Elias Crane121919.0016191

Interception Statistics

Los AngelesIntsYardsAvgTD
ArizonaIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

Los AngelesFumbRecovForceTD
WR Malcolm Barnwell1000
ArizonaFumbRecovForceTD
G Tom Toth0100
RB Marion Butts0010

Punting Statistics

Los AngelesPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Mike Hubach524048.046.2602
ArizonaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Leon Minevich523647.239.2502

Kicking Statistics

Los AngelesFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Scott Norwood4/54/52/3582/2
ArizonaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Bjorn Nittmo3/50/20/0342/2

Punt Return Statistics

Los AngelesRetYardsAvgTD
Malcolm Barnwell4205.00
ArizonaRetYardsAvgTD
Cris Collinsworth393.00

Kick Return Statistics

Los AngelesRetYardsAvgTD
Napoleon McCallum25527.50
Andre Rison24623.00
ArizonaRetYardsAvgTD
Irving Fryar423157.81
Cris Collinsworth177.00

Defensive Statistics

Los AngelesTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Hardy Nickerson1440.01537
OLB Chris Washington800.01745
S Martin Bayless400.01435
S Jim Burroughs310.01745
DT Garin Veris201.039
OLB Jessie Small220.01735
DE Robert Goff210.0528
OLB Forrest Valora200.0218
CB Brian Carpenter120.01734
DE Martin Moss110.01536
DE Howie Long100.01426
DT Lester Williams100.01325
ILB Craig Bingham010.0310
CB Ricky Smith010.01331
ArizonaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Stacey Toran710.02741
CB Lemuel Stinson610.02122
S Vince Albritton540.02841
DE Chris Doleman400.52123
OLB Onzy Elam420.02030
DE Clyde Simmons311.02226
CB Gary Richard320.01313
OLB Keena Turner310.01619
CB Danny Walters310.0921
DT Ike Reardon300.02531
DT Jerome Brown220.02640
ILB Antonio Goss210.01526
ILB Ron Hadley200.01215
DE Jim Burt101.0413
DT Steve Gabbard100.031
CB D.J. Johnson100.02539
OLB Steve Hyche010.5912

Pass Rush Statistics

Los AngelesSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Garin Veris1.00009
DT Alvin Wright0.010011
DE Martin Moss0.001036
CB Ricky Smith0.001031
ArizonaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Jim Burt1.010013
DE Clyde Simmons1.002026
DE Chris Doleman0.511323
OLB Steve Hyche0.501012
OLB Bart Burton0.002111
OLB Onzy Elam0.001130
DT Jerome Brown0.001040
ILB Antonio Goss0.001026

Pass Defense Statistics

Los AngelesCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Hardy Nickerson80037
OLB Chris Washington60045
S Martin Bayless41035
S Jim Burroughs22045
OLB Forrest Valora10018
CB Brian Carpenter10034
DT Garin Veris1009
DE Robert Goff10028
S Jerry Holmes0108
S Clarence Vaughn01010
ArizonaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Lemuel Stinson41022
S Stacey Toran31041
OLB Onzy Elam31030
S Vince Albritton30041
OLB Keena Turner20019
CB Danny Walters20021
DE Chris Doleman10023
ILB Ron Hadley10015
CB Gary Richard10013
CB D.J. Johnson10039
CB Tim McKyer0106

Blocking Statistics

Los AngelesKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Rich Moran45028141
C Al Pitts35028141
G Crawford Ker34028041
T Dean Steinkuhler14028141
T Dean Miraldi13028041
TE Clarence Kay0106011
ArizonaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Jimbo Covert25017145
T Paul Gruber25017045
C Paul Oswald03017045
G Jim Juriga02017045
G Tom Toth01017045

Special Teams Tackles

Los AngelesTacklesSTPlays
Del Rodgers327
Forrest Valora127
Lance Seidman127
Malcolm Barnwell122
Vince Williams117
ArizonaTacklesSTPlays
Chris Doleman317
Grady Esiason317
Pete Holohan127
Marion Butts127

Participation

Los AngelesRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Rich Moran2841------1079
WR Sterling Sharpe2741------1179
S Martin Bayless------14352271
C Al Pitts2841---------69
T Dean Miraldi2841---------69
T Dean Steinkuhler2841---------69
G Crawford Ker2841---------69
QB Jim Everett2841---------69
S Jim Burroughs------1745567
OLB Chris Washington------1745567
TE Keith Jackson2737---------64
CB Fulton Walker------12282161
DE Martin Moss------15361061
WR Andre Rison2132------659
ILB Hardy Nickerson------1537456
CB Ricky Smith------1331953
RB Sammie Smith2429---------53
OLB Jessie Small------1735153
CB Brian Carpenter------1734152
OLB Forrest Valora------2182747
DT Lester Williams------1325947
FB Del Rodgers611------2744
DE Howie Long------1426---40
DE Robert Goff------528538
WR Vince Williams811------1736
WR Eric Richardson1521---------36
RB Napoleon McCallum410------2236
CB Sheldon White------424533
TE Lance Seidman20------2729
WR Malcolm Barnwell02------2224
TE Clarence Kay611---------17
ILB Craig Bingham------310---13
DT Alvin Wright------111113
S Clarence Vaughn------310---13
DT Garin Veris------39---12
RB Marc Logan00------1212
S Jerry Holmes------28111
K Scott Norwood00------1111
ILB Garth Jax------001111
C Spencer Curran00------1010
P Mike Hubach00------1010
T Hank Goebel00------1010
T Bruce Wilkerson00------1010
G Doug Widell00------1010
C Kevin Belcher00---------0
QB Cedric Sellers00---------0
ArizonaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
TE Pete Holohan1641------2784
RB Marion Butts1541------2783
WR Cris Collinsworth1442------2278
S Stacey Toran------2741674
S Vince Albritton------2841574
T Jimbo Covert1745------1072
G Tom Toth1745------1072
G Jim Juriga1745------1072
T Paul Gruber1745------1072
DT Jerome Brown------2640369
WR Irving Fryar1645------768
CB D.J. Johnson------2539468
QB Wade Wilson1745---------62
C Paul Oswald1745---------62
DE Chris Doleman------21231761
DT Ike Reardon------2531460
OLB Onzy Elam------2030353
DE Clyde Simmons------2226351
WR Elias Crane1020------1646
CB Lemuel Stinson------2122144
ILB Antonio Goss------1526243
ILB Ron Hadley------12151441
RB Stanford Jennings518------1740
OLB Keena Turner------1619338
CB Danny Walters------921434
CB Tim McKyer------361827
CB Gary Richard------1313127
TE Grady Esiason35------1725
OLB Steve Hyche------912122
OLB Steve Apke------002121
DE Jim Burt------413320
DT Tim Goade------310720
OLB Bart Burton------411318
CB Chris Goode------211316
S William White------001616
TE Danta Whitaker38---------11
K Bjorn Nittmo00------1111
C Ramon Crawford00------1010
P Leon Minevich00------1010
WR Darryl Usher33---------6
CB Cliff Hicks------0055
DT Steve Gabbard------3115
QB Ben Bennett02---------2
QB Robbie Bosco00---------0
T Glenn Derby00---------0
T Herb Wester00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left7365.1
Middle14634.5
Right7588.3
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left000.0
Middle13513.9
Right492.3
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

Los AngelesAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jim Everett38212204950
ArizonaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Wade Wilson442441025200

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen21157.5
Short (0-8 Yds)22151265.7
Medium (9-18 Yds)74344.9
Long (19+ Yds)71192.7
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen118514.6
Short (0-8 Yds)22131175.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)82486.0
Long (19+ Yds)313411.3

Detailed Receiving Statistics

Los AngelesTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Sterling Sharpe94054141
TE Keith Jackson75033037
WR Andre Rison76076132
WR Eric Richardson5104021
RB Napoleon McCallum43010010
RB Sammie Smith32017029
WR Malcolm Barnwell100002
FB Del Rodgers1000011
TE Clarence Kay1000011
ArizonaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Pete Holohan178192241
RB Stanford Jennings85033018
WR Irving Fryar85182245
WR Cris Collinsworth53014042
RB Marion Butts42010041
WR Elias Crane21019020

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

Los AngelesAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Sammie Smith3113.675.61
QB Jim Everett2136.506.14
ArizonaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Marion Butts100.005.09

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

Los AngelesAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Jim Everett32124.005.11
ArizonaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Wade Wilson75415.865.68

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

Los AngelesTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
FB Del Rodgers1000.000.00
TE Keith Jackson1166.004.71
RB Sammie Smith1166.005.67
ArizonaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Pete Holohan3293.005.41
WR Cris Collinsworth111111.002.80
RB Stanford Jennings1122.004.13
RB Marion Butts1000.002.50
WR Elias Crane111919.009.50

Third Down Rushing Statistics

Los AngelesRushesConversions
RB Sammie Smith22
QB Jim Everett11
RB Napoleon McCallum11
ArizonaRushesConversions

Third Down Passing Statistics

Los AngelesAttCompConversions
Jim Everett1052
ArizonaAttCompConversions
Wade Wilson1262

Third Down Receiving Statistics

Los AngelesTargCatchConversions
RB Napoleon McCallum321
WR Eric Richardson210
TE Keith Jackson200
WR Andre Rison221
WR Sterling Sharpe100
ArizonaTargCatchConversions
TE Pete Holohan310
RB Stanford Jennings321
WR Irving Fryar221
RB Marion Butts200
WR Cris Collinsworth110
WR Elias Crane100

SectionAttendance
Stadium60,600 (70,600 capacity)
Upper Deck13,900 (17,000)
End Zone10,800 (12,200)
Mezzanine6,300 (7,100)
Sideline Seats9,000 (10,800)
Club Seats14,000 (16,000)
Luxury Boxes6,600 (7,500)