Week 1, 1989

played in Atlanta, GA

62 degrees, fair, 4 mph wind

Tampa Bay Buccaneers10609-25
Atlanta Falcons70143-24

Scoring Summary
1Q: 11:40 TBY - Andre Reed 66 pass from Phil Simms (John Lee extra point)
1Q: 08:03 ATL - Tom Mullady 5 pass from Warren Moon (Max Zendejas extra point)
1Q: 01:42 TBY - John Lee 51 field goal
2Q: 09:17 TBY - John Lee 47 field goal
2Q: 00:45 TBY - John Lee 46 field goal
3Q: 06:09 ATL - Tom Mullady 6 pass from Warren Moon (Max Zendejas extra point)
3Q: 04:44 ATL - Perry Williams 45 interception return (Max Zendejas extra point)
4Q: 13:41 TBY - John Lee 41 field goal
4Q: 06:35 TBY - John Lee 43 field goal
4Q: 02:00 ATL - Max Zendejas 47 field goal
4Q: 00:23 TBY - John Lee 21 field goal

Team StatisticsTBYATL
Record1-00-1
First Downs2018
- by Rushing35
- by Passing1513
- by Penalty20
Total Net Yards443308
- Offensive Plays6860
- Yards per Play6.515.13
Net Rushing Yards41121
- Rushing Attempts1120
- Yards per Rush3.736.05
Net Passing Yards402187
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt55 - 33 - 136 - 26 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards411210
- Sacks/Yards Lost2/94/23
- Yards per Pass Play7.054.68
Fumbles/Lost1/01/0
3rd Down Conversions5/156/14
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down5.37.6
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards7/515/34
Punt Returns/Yards5/400/0
Kick Returns/Yards3/584/88
Interception Ret./Yards0/01/45
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits12
- Red Zone TDs/FGs0/12/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 27OWN 23
Time of Possession29:4530:15

Drive Charts

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:400:16OWN 34166Touchdown
17:546:20OWN 251341Field Goal
214:215:12OWN 201050Field Goal
23:580:50OWN 3639Punt
22:091:31OWN 41730Field Goal
315:003:56OWN 11624Punt
35:581:23OWN 3124Interception
34:351:37OWN 303-2Punt
31:463:13OWN 23653Field Goal
412:242:32OWN 27528Punt
48:141:46OWN 33541Field Goal
41:521:35OWN 22774Field Goal
Atlanta Falcons
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:20OWN 26414Punt
111:243:30OWN 41659Touchdown
11:342:13OWN 25636Punt
29:095:11OWN 25946Missed FG
23:080:59OWN 232Punt
20:380:38OWN 25320Half
311:045:06OWN 101190Touchdown
32:581:12OWN 3332Punt
413:331:09OWN 253-2Punt
49:521:38OWN 2031Punt
46:284:36OWN 30840Field Goal
40:170:17OWN 1510Game

Game MVP: John Lee, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Rushing Statistics

Tampa BayAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB George Wonsley5163.20600
QB Phil Simms3165.33600
RB Eric Ball393.001110
AtlantaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Rod Bernstine13927.083330
QB Warren Moon4164.00700
RB Keith Henderson3134.33500

Passing Statistics

Tampa BayAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Phil Simms55334112/9166181.7
AtlantaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Warren Moon36262104/232250105.1

Receiving Statistics

Tampa BayCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Jim Riggs913869.5621170
WR Lam Jones710426.004100
WR Andre Reed6714624.33113661
TE Todd Christensen273216.002190
RB George Wonsley2484.00040
WR Eric Martin285326.5015500
RB Tony Jordan22126.00070
FB George Cooper232211.003120
TE Cap Boso111010.007100
AtlantaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Ernest Givins7107210.2941250
WR Fred Banks55132.60060
TE Steve Jordan49389.5011180
RB Rod Bernstine3372.33430
WR Don Beebe353712.3312130
TE Tom Mullady22115.50162
FB Gary James111010.004100
RB Keith Henderson112222.0019220

Interception Statistics

Tampa BayIntsYardsAvgTD
AtlantaIntsYardsAvgTD
S Perry Williams14545.001

Fumble Statistics

Tampa BayFumbRecovForceTD
QB Phil Simms1100
CB Lorenzo Lynch0010
AtlantaFumbRecovForceTD
WR Ernest Givins1000
TE Steve Jordan0100
DT Scott Garnett0010

Punting Statistics

Tampa BayPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Brian Shulman418746.841.8532
AtlantaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Dylan Renze629849.739.7562

Kicking Statistics

Tampa BayFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
John Lee6/65/51/1511/1
AtlantaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Max Zendejas1/21/20/0473/3

Punt Return Statistics

Tampa BayRetYardsAvgTD
Andre Reed5408.00
AtlantaRetYardsAvgTD

Kick Return Statistics

Tampa BayRetYardsAvgTD
Carlo Cheattom35819.30
AtlantaRetYardsAvgTD
Don Griffin48822.00

Defensive Statistics

Tampa BayTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Wilbur Marshall1401.02038
OLB Tim Harris520.02039
S Adrian White420.0625
S Bobby Butler410.02040
CB Eugene Daniel410.01520
DE Trace Armstrong301.02025
DT Tony Casillas300.51524
S Myron Guyton310.01314
CB Lorenzo Lynch300.02040
CB Carlo Cheattom300.0623
OLB Chip Banks101.01827
ILB Cliff Odom110.0712
CB Kevin Guidry100.01326
DE Mike Perko020.52027
DT Curt Jarvis010.0521
OLB Bob White010.0215
AtlantaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Patrick Hunter800.01049
OLB Mike Merriweather520.0649
ILB Mark Brown510.0418
S Perry Williams400.01054
CB Steve Brown310.0620
CB Don Griffin310.01050
S Scott Woerner300.0734
OLB Alex Gordon300.0751
ILB Vincent Brown300.0846
DT Scott Garnett201.0518
DE Wayne Martin101.0745
S Benny Perrin110.0526
DT Blaise Winter110.0332
S Raymond Clayborn100.016
CB Carl Howard100.0728
ILB Ty Allert100.0316

Pass Rush Statistics

Tampa BaySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
ILB Wilbur Marshall1.010038
OLB Chip Banks1.001027
DE Trace Armstrong1.000025
DE Mike Perko0.501027
DT Tony Casillas0.500024
DE Curtis White0.001010
AtlantaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Wayne Martin1.011045
DT Scott Garnett1.000018
DE Sean McNanie0.012424
OLB Alex Gordon0.002151
DT Blaise Winter0.002032
DE Ron Faurot0.001345

Pass Defense Statistics

Tampa BayCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Wilbur Marshall70038
OLB Tim Harris51039
S Bobby Butler31040
CB Carlo Cheattom30023
CB Eugene Daniel20020
S Adrian White20025
S Myron Guyton20014
CB Lorenzo Lynch10040
CB Kevin Guidry10026
AtlantaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Mike Merriweather50049
ILB Mark Brown50018
CB Patrick Hunter50049
ILB Vincent Brown31046
S Perry Williams22154
S Scott Woerner20034
CB Steve Brown20020
CB Carl Howard20028
CB Don Griffin20050
S Benny Perrin11026
ILB Ty Allert11016
S Raymond Clayborn1006
DT Blaise Winter10032
OLB Alex Gordon10051
OLB Joe Mott0107

Blocking Statistics

Tampa BayKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Eric Stokes33011057
T Ron Mattes13011157
G Tony Mandarich02011157
T Mike Perrino01011057
G Gerald Perry01011057
AtlantaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Joe Milinichik45120140
G Sean Ferrell27020140
T Joe Wolf23020040
C Dan Turk03020140
T Don Sommer01020140

Special Teams Tackles

Tampa BayTacklesSTPlays
Myron Guyton218
Wilbur Marshall214
AtlantaTacklesSTPlays
Derrick Gaffney425
Patrick Hunter217
Joe Mott122
Perry Tuttle113

Participation

Tampa BayRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
WR Eric Martin1157------1381
T Ron Mattes1157------1078
T Mike Perrino1157------1078
G Gerald Perry1157------1078
G Tony Mandarich1157------1078
CB Lorenzo Lynch------20401474
ILB Wilbur Marshall------20381472
QB Phil Simms1157---------68
C Eric Stokes1157---------68
WR Lam Jones1153---------64
S Bobby Butler------2040262
OLB Tim Harris------2039261
RB George Wonsley852---------60
WR Andre Reed832------1959
CB Kevin Guidry------13262059
TE Todd Christensen321------2953
TE Jim Riggs742---------49
DE Mike Perko------2027---47
OLB Chip Banks------1827146
DT Tony Casillas------1524645
DE Trace Armstrong------2025---45
S Myron Guyton------13141845
OLB Bob White------2152441
FB George Cooper113------2539
CB Carlo Cheattom------623736
CB Eugene Daniel------1520---35
S Adrian White------625334
WR Floyd Turner33------2430
DT Curt Jarvis------521228
RB Steve Smith00------2323
ILB Cliff Odom------712---19
DE Curtis White------010818
DE Rueben Davis------013215
K John Lee00------1414
ILB Troy Benson------011112
C Elias Carter00------1010
P Brian Shulman00------1010
TE Cap Boso07---------7
RB Eric Ball32---------5
RB Tony Jordan03---------3
T Rusty Russell00---------0
QB Steve Bailey00---------0
C Ray Hitchcock00---------0
C Dave Widell00---------0
QB Brent Snyder00---------0
OLB Eric Lindstrom------00---0
AtlantaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Patrick Hunter------10491776
CB Don Griffin------10501474
S Perry Williams------1054670
G Sean Ferrell2040------868
G Joe Milinichik2040------868
T Don Sommer2040------868
T Joe Wolf2040------868
OLB Alex Gordon------751765
QB Warren Moon2040---------60
OLB Mike Merriweather------649560
C Dan Turk2040---------60
TE Steve Jordan1840---------58
ILB Vincent Brown------846357
DE Ron Faurot------845356
DE Wayne Martin------745456
WR Ernest Givins1936---------55
RB Rod Bernstine1630------854
CB Steve Brown------6202147
TE Tom Mullady518------2346
WR Don Beebe1234---------46
S Scott Woerner------734344
WR Fred Banks1618------943
DE Sean McNanie------724940
DT Blaise Winter------332338
ILB Mark Brown------4181436
CB Carl Howard------728136
WR Derrick Gaffney45------2534
S Benny Perrin------526334
FB Gary James69------1934
OLB Joe Mott------472233
S Raymond Clayborn------161724
RB Newton Williams11------2123
DT Scott Garnett------518---23
ILB Ty Allert------316322
DT Rollin Putzier------37717
WR Perry Tuttle00------1313
RB Keith Henderson39---------12
C Branden Trejo00------88
P Dylan Renze00------88
K Max Zendejas00------77
CB Ernie Apold------0246
TE Jon Embree00------22
G Steve Sybeldon00---------0
C Tony Berryhill00---------0
QB Rich Gannon00---------0
T Rory Graves00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4287.0
Middle681.3
Right155.0
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left4399.8
Middle11706.4
Right5122.4
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

Tampa BayAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Phil Simms55333236881
AtlantaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Warren Moon36263042300

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen96707.8
Short (0-8 Yds)21151075.1
Medium (9-18 Yds)21101657.9
Long (19+ Yds)426917.3
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen55295.8
Short (0-8 Yds)20171316.6
Medium (9-18 Yds)64508.3
Long (19+ Yds)5000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

Tampa BayTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Jim Riggs139186042
WR Lam Jones107042053
WR Eric Martin82153157
TE Todd Christensen72032021
WR Andre Reed760146232
RB George Wonsley4208052
FB George Cooper32122013
RB Tony Jordan2201203
TE Cap Boso1101007
AtlantaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Ernest Givins107172236
TE Steve Jordan94338040
WR Fred Banks55013018
WR Don Beebe53037034
RB Rod Bernstine3307030
TE Tom Mullady22011018
FB Gary James1101009
RB Keith Henderson1102219

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

Tampa BayAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
AtlantaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Keith Henderson284.004.33
RB Rod Bernstine111.007.08

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

Tampa BayAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Phil Simms3162.007.47
AtlantaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Warren Moon33144.675.83

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

Tampa BayTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Andre Reed2163.0020.86
FB George Cooper1000.007.33
AtlantaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Tom Mullady22115.505.50
RB Rod Bernstine1133.002.33

Third Down Rushing Statistics

Tampa BayRushesConversions
QB Phil Simms21
RB George Wonsley11
AtlantaRushesConversions

Third Down Passing Statistics

Tampa BayAttCompConversions
Phil Simms1153
AtlantaAttCompConversions
Warren Moon1396

Third Down Receiving Statistics

Tampa BayTargCatchConversions
WR Lam Jones531
TE Todd Christensen100
RB George Wonsley100
WR Andre Reed100
WR Eric Martin100
TE Cap Boso111
FB George Cooper111
AtlantaTargCatchConversions
TE Steve Jordan532
TE Tom Mullady222
WR Ernest Givins211
WR Don Beebe211
WR Fred Banks110
RB Rod Bernstine110

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)