Week 2, 1989

played in Detroit, MI

50 degrees, fair, 8 mph wind

Pittsburgh Steelers71370-27
Detroit Lions71467-34

Scoring Summary
1Q: 07:28 DET - William Harris 25 pass from Scott Lindquist (Chester Jacobsen extra point)
1Q: 03:42 PIT - Tim Worley 2 run (Charlie Baumann extra point)
2Q: 15:00 DET - Kitrick Taylor 3 pass from Scott Lindquist (Chester Jacobsen extra point)
2Q: 08:21 PIT - Charlie Baumann 29 field goal
2Q: 06:26 DET - Dennis McKinnon 24 pass from Scott Lindquist (Chester Jacobsen extra point)
2Q: 04:31 PIT - Hoby Brenner 16 pass from Bernie Kosar (Charlie Baumann extra point)
2Q: 00:03 PIT - Charlie Baumann 28 field goal
3Q: 12:08 PIT - Ron Brown 63 pass from Bernie Kosar (Charlie Baumann extra point)
3Q: 07:47 DET - Randall Morris 5 run (Chester Jacobsen extra point failed)
4Q: 02:03 DET - William Harris 9 pass from Scott Lindquist (Chester Jacobsen extra point)

Team StatisticsPITDET
Record1-12-0
First Downs2528
- by Rushing89
- by Passing1518
- by Penalty21
Total Net Yards476439
- Offensive Plays6961
- Yards per Play6.907.20
Net Rushing Yards130139
- Rushing Attempts2427
- Yards per Rush5.425.15
Net Passing Yards346300
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt44 - 31 - 234 - 29 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards352300
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/60/0
- Yards per Pass Play7.698.82
Fumbles/Lost1/00/0
3rd Down Conversions9/154/9
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down6.86.1
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards8/458/70
Punt Returns/Yards3/183/20
Kick Returns/Yards2/363/93
Interception Ret./Yards0/02/17
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits44
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/23/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 23OWN 26
Time of Possession29:4330:17

Drive Charts

Pittsburgh Steelers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
112:291:43OWN 10431Punt
17:143:41OWN 25775Touchdown
214:496:33OWN 231365Field Goal
26:141:51OWN 25675Touchdown
22:252:25OWN 13976Field Goal
315:003:09OWN 25675Touchdown
37:363:13OWN 25622Punt
32:541:28OWN 2939Punt
412:352:21OWN 22523Interception
48:071:17OWN 373-3Punt
41:561:32OWN 25943Interception
Detroit Lions
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:002:31OWN 3837Punt
110:463:32OWN 23777Touchdown
13:333:44OWN 25875Touchdown
28:162:02OWN 32468Touchdown
24:231:58OWN 3036Punt
311:514:15OWN 25875Touchdown
34:231:29OWN 43-1Punt
31:263:51OWN 9730Punt
410:142:07OPP 43613Missed FG
46:504:54OWN 291171Touchdown
40:240:24OWN 211-2Game

Game MVP: Scott Lindquist, Detroit Lions

Rushing Statistics

PittsburghAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
QB Bernie Kosar9798.781940
FB Mark Higgs6122.00900
RB Tim Worley6254.171611
RB Kerry Goode3144.671210
DetroitAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Curtis Dickey16825.131340
RB Randall Morris8435.382211
QB Scott Lindquist284.001010
WR Dennis McKinnon166.00600

Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Bernie Kosar44313521/6263290.3
DetroitAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Scott Lindquist34293000/04360142.6

Receiving Statistics

PittsburghCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Gerald Carter81010513.1341260
TE Hoby Brenner812769.5023271
WR Ron Brown789613.7160631
TE Mack Tucker44328.000150
RB Tim Worley223216.0022280
RB Kerry Goode1577.00470
FB Mark Higgs1144.00040
WR Rodd Harris0200.00000
DetroitCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Kitrick Taylor912647.1119151
WR Dennis McKinnon7712417.7162361
TE William Harris555310.6021252
RB Randall Morris33268.6714170
WR Daryl Turner34155.00060
FB Booker Moore1166.00060
TE Damone Johnson121212.000120

Interception Statistics

PittsburghIntsYardsAvgTD
DetroitIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Reyna Thompson100.000
CB Devon Mitchell11717.000

Fumble Statistics

PittsburghFumbRecovForceTD
TE Hoby Brenner1000
WR Rodd Harris0100
DetroitFumbRecovForceTD
S Elbert Shelley0010

Punting Statistics

PittsburghPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Neil Blaise419548.843.8603
DetroitPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Mike Black421152.848.3722

Kicking Statistics

PittsburghFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Charlie Baumann2/20/00/0293/3
DetroitFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Chester Jacobsen0/10/10/004/5

Punt Return Statistics

PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Gerald Carter3186.00
DetroitRetYardsAvgTD
Jimmy Childs3206.70

Kick Return Statistics

PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Gerald Carter23618.00
DetroitRetYardsAvgTD
Preston Brown26532.50
Jimmy Childs12828.00

Defensive Statistics

PittsburghTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB David Wyman1030.02629
OLB Robert Lyles930.02633
DE Henry Thomas420.02432
ILB Kevin Walker420.01122
DT Dennis Byrd410.01719
S Mike Harden320.02734
CB Artie McConnell310.02531
S Marcus Paul310.02633
OLB Eric Hill220.01616
CB Tony Zachery200.01615
DE Dwayne Buckley110.02219
TE Hoby Brenner10---------
CB Milton Mack100.01918
DE Jon Carter100.0816
WR Rodd Harris10---------
CB Weston Hutton100.033
CB Cedric Cooper100.0817
S Michael Andrews100.011
OLB Harrison Irwin010.022
DetroitTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Elbert Shelley810.02344
OLB Greg Lloyd621.02245
ILB Jim Eliopulos640.01433
CB Reyna Thompson640.02043
S Albert Myers410.02133
OLB Ken Woodard400.01112
CB Ronnie Burgess400.02242
ILB Jerry Muckensturm300.0911
CB Devon Mitchell300.01219
CB Alonzo Estep200.0920
DT Tony Chickillo120.01216
S Andre Young110.0413
DE Jim Jeffcoat110.02334
DE Bill Acker100.0213
DT Harvey Armstrong100.01226
DT Brian Luft100.01530
DE Josh Troy100.02242

Pass Rush Statistics

PittsburghSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Dennis Byrd0.010019
DetroitSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Greg Lloyd1.000045
DE Jim Jeffcoat0.003134
DE Josh Troy0.001142

Pass Defense Statistics

PittsburghCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB David Wyman50029
OLB Robert Lyles40033
S Marcus Paul31033
ILB Kevin Walker30022
CB Artie McConnell30031
S Mike Harden20034
CB Tony Zachery20015
CB Cedric Cooper20017
DE Henry Thomas10032
DE Jon Carter10016
DT Dennis Byrd10019
OLB Eric Hill10016
CB Weston Hutton1003
DetroitCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Reyna Thompson62143
S Elbert Shelley50044
CB Ronnie Burgess42042
CB Devon Mitchell30119
ILB Jim Eliopulos30033
S Albert Myers30033
CB Alonzo Estep20020
OLB Greg Lloyd20045
OLB Ken Woodard10012
S Andre Young10013
DE Josh Troy10042
ILB Jerry Muckensturm01011

Blocking Statistics

PittsburghKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Doug Williams23024145
G Santiago McDaniel14024045
G David Franks11024045
C Doug Smith08024045
T Jumbo Elliott01024045
DetroitKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Dave Heffernan510027034
T Reggie McElroy25027034
C Jim Sweeney24027034
T Sal Cerario22027034
TE William Harris11025031
G Brian Habib03027034

Special Teams Tackles

PittsburghTacklesSTPlays
Cedric Cooper39
Jumbo Elliott211
Howard Ballard14
DetroitTacklesSTPlays
Buddy Hardaway210
Booker Moore120
Chris Dressel120
Joe Carter16

Participation

PittsburghRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Jumbo Elliott2445------1180
WR Gerald Carter2444------1078
T Doug Williams2445------675
G Santiago McDaniel2445------675
G David Franks2445------675
C Doug Smith2445---------69
QB Bernie Kosar2445---------69
TE Hoby Brenner2245---------67
ILB David Wyman------26291065
S Mike Harden------2734162
S Marcus Paul------2633261
OLB Robert Lyles------2633160
WR Rodd Harris2337---------60
FB Mark Higgs1427------1758
DE Henry Thomas------2432157
CB Artie McConnell------2531157
CB Milton Mack------19181653
WR Ron Brown1525------848
DE Dwayne Buckley------2219546
RB Kerry Goode716------1740
DT Dennis Byrd------1719137
CB Tony Zachery------1615536
ILB Kevin Walker------1122134
CB Cedric Cooper------817934
OLB Eric Hill------1616133
DT Camden Burns------1015429
OLB Rod Carter------918---27
TE Roman Phillip04------2125
DE Jon Carter------816---24
TE Mack Tucker717---------24
OLB Harrison Irwin------221923
WR Lonzell Hill20------1618
S Michael Andrews------111416
RB Tim Worley64---------10
WR Anthony Edwards00------1010
K Charlie Baumann00------77
RB Undra Johnson06---------6
C Lonnie Jordon00------66
P Neil Blaise00------66
CB Weston Hutton------33---6
T Howard Ballard00------44
DE Jerry Reese------11---2
QB Deiter Brock00---------0
C Andy Sinclair00---------0
G Todd Hembree00---------0
DE George Hoover------00---0
DetroitRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Reyna Thompson------2043669
OLB Greg Lloyd------2245269
S Elbert Shelley------2344269
T Reggie McElroy2734------566
G Dave Heffernan2734------566
T Sal Cerario2734------566
DE Josh Troy------2242266
G Brian Habib2734------566
CB Ronnie Burgess------2242165
QB Scott Lindquist2734---------61
C Jim Sweeney2734---------61
DE Jim Jeffcoat------2334259
WR Dennis McKinnon2731---------58
ILB Jim Eliopulos------14331057
TE William Harris2531---------56
S Albert Myers------2133155
WR Kitrick Taylor1824------547
CB Alonzo Estep------9201746
DT Brian Luft------1530146
RB Curtis Dickey178------1641
FB Booker Moore713------2040
WR Daryl Turner1916------540
DT Harvey Armstrong------1226139
RB Randall Morris1026---------36
DT Mike Stensrud------1018533
S Andre Young------4131633
CB Devon Mitchell------1219132
DT Tony Chickillo------1216129
OLB Ken Woodard------1112124
WR Jimmy Childs42------1622
TE Marv Cook715---------22
OLB Hugh Green------111921
ILB Jerry Muckensturm------911---20
TE Chris Dressel00------2020
DE Bill Acker------213419
WR Preston Brown11------1517
T Buddy Hardaway00------1010
K Chester Jacobsen00------77
RB Joe Carter00------66
P Mike Black00------55
C Alfred Palmer00------55
TE Damone Johnson03---------3
C Paul Tabor00---------0
G Terry Tausch00---------0
T Daryle Smith00---------0
QB Timm Rosenbaugh00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left200.0
Middle181206.7
Right4102.5
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left294.5
Middle14604.3
Right10727.2
None1-2-2.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Bernie Kosar44316115422
DetroitAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Scott Lindquist34295121000

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)19171588.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)1681579.8
Long (19+ Yds)21168.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen12121048.7
Short (0-8 Yds)12111008.3
Medium (9-18 Yds)545010.0
Long (19+ Yds)52469.2

Detailed Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Hoby Brenner128076145
WR Gerald Carter1081105244
WR Ron Brown87096225
RB Kerry Goode5107016
TE Mack Tucker44032017
RB Tim Worley2203214
WR Rodd Harris2000037
FB Mark Higgs1104027
DetroitTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Kitrick Taylor129164024
WR Dennis McKinnon770124431
TE William Harris55053131
WR Daryl Turner43015016
RB Randall Morris33026026
TE Damone Johnson2111203
FB Booker Moore1106013

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

PittsburghAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Tim Worley122.004.17
DetroitAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Randall Morris155.005.38

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Bernie Kosar54265.208.00
DetroitAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Scott Lindquist76365.148.82

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Hoby Brenner222311.506.33
WR Gerald Carter1000.0010.50
WR Ron Brown11-1-1.0012.00
FB Mark Higgs1144.004.00
DetroitTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Kitrick Taylor33175.675.33
WR Daryl Turner2152.503.75
TE William Harris22147.0010.60

Third Down Rushing Statistics

PittsburghRushesConversions
QB Bernie Kosar11
RB Kerry Goode11
DetroitRushesConversions
RB Curtis Dickey21

Third Down Passing Statistics

PittsburghAttCompConversions
Bernie Kosar1387
DetroitAttCompConversions
Scott Lindquist753

Third Down Receiving Statistics

PittsburghTargCatchConversions
WR Gerald Carter433
RB Kerry Goode311
TE Hoby Brenner210
TE Mack Tucker222
WR Ron Brown111
WR Rodd Harris100
DetroitTargCatchConversions
RB Randall Morris221
WR Kitrick Taylor210
WR Dennis McKinnon111
WR Daryl Turner111
TE Damone Johnson100

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)