Week 2, 1989

played in Dallas, TX

87 degrees, rain, 14 mph wind

San Diego Chargers7303-13
Dallas Cowboys01407-21

Scoring Summary
1Q: 09:15 SDO - Tony Martin 2 pass from Boomer Esiason (Alfred Rhem extra point)
2Q: 07:16 SDO - Alfred Rhem 32 field goal
2Q: 03:55 DAL - Marcus Allen 1 pass from Mike Tomczak (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
2Q: 02:20 DAL - Ron Hall 14 pass from Mike Tomczak (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
4Q: 06:01 DAL - Keith Jennings 3 pass from Mike Tomczak (Kerry Turnbull extra point)
4Q: 04:34 SDO - Alfred Rhem 35 field goal

Team StatisticsSDODAL
Record1-12-0
First Downs2217
- by Rushing37
- by Passing1610
- by Penalty30
Total Net Yards269287
- Offensive Plays6953
- Yards per Play3.905.42
Net Rushing Yards3287
- Rushing Attempts2427
- Yards per Rush1.333.22
Net Passing Yards237200
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt41 - 21 - 126 - 22 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards262200
- Sacks/Yards Lost4/250/0
- Yards per Pass Play5.277.69
Fumbles/Lost3/12/1
3rd Down Conversions7/163/9
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down10.37.4
4th Down Conversions0/10/0
Penalties/Yards5/307/40
Punt Returns/Yards2/303/56
Kick Returns/Yards3/913/56
Interception Ret./Yards0/01/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits33
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/23/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 29OWN 33
Time of Possession33:4126:19

Drive Charts

San Diego Chargers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:005:51OWN 41959Touchdown
17:283:57OWN 21720Punt
13:313:36OWN 38627Punt
213:045:54OWN 351250Field Goal
23:491:06OWN 253-9Fumble
22:091:13OWN 49530Interception
311:201:04OWN 3033Punt
37:083:25OWN 2726Punt
31:264:33OWN 21824Punt
45:551:29OWN 34548Field Goal
41:500:50OWN 254-9Downs
Dallas Cowboys
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
19:091:41OWN 2736Punt
214:551:51OWN 2038Punt
27:103:21OWN 19881Touchdown
22:430:34OPP 16316Touchdown
20:560:56OWN 20421Half
315:003:40OWN 24519Punt
310:163:08OWN 19525Punt
33:432:17OWN 3839Punt
411:535:58OWN 201180Touchdown
44:262:36OWN 12619Punt
41:001:00OPP 162-7Game

Game MVP: Mike Tomczak, Dallas Cowboys

Rushing Statistics

San DiegoAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Ronnie Harmon11-12-1.09300
RB Caleb Jones8425.251820
RB Jon Francis410.25500
FB Tony Paige111.00100
DallasAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Bobby Joe Edmonds17643.761330
RB Marcus Allen5153.00700
FB Larry Kinnebrew221.00100
QB Mike Tomczak273.50800
WR J.J. Birden1-1-1.00-100

Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Boomer Esiason41212624/25131169.3
DallasAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Mike Tomczak26222000/03320137.1

Receiving Statistics

San DiegoCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Floyd Dixon497418.5025250
WR Cornell Burbage4127218.002310
WR Tony Martin48348.502171
WR Steve Griffin343311.0021190
TE Brian Kinchen35196.331190
FB Tony Paige111515.004150
RB Ronnie Harmon1166.00060
RB Caleb Jones1199.00490
DallasCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Ron Hall67518.5011181
WR Roy Green556713.4018230
WR J.J. Birden445513.7522320
WR Mervyn Fernandez33113.67870
RB Marcus Allen1211.00011
FB Larry Kinnebrew1188.00080
RB Bobby Joe Edmonds1344.00340
TE Keith Jennings1133.00131

Interception Statistics

San DiegoIntsYardsAvgTD
DallasIntsYardsAvgTD
CB Mark Collins100.000

Fumble Statistics

San DiegoFumbRecovForceTD
QB Boomer Esiason1000
RB Ronnie Harmon1000
WR Floyd Dixon1000
C Collin Bailen0100
WR Cornell Burbage0100
WR Tony Martin0100
S Terry Hoage0010
ILB Winston Moss0010
DallasFumbRecovForceTD
QB Mike Tomczak1000
WR Lamont Weber1000
DE Bob Kohrs0100
C John Adickes0100
CB Mark Collins0020
DT T.J. Turner0010

Punting Statistics

San DiegoPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Teltschik522545.026.4552
DallasPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Rick Tuten629048.343.3613

Kicking Statistics

San DiegoFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Alfred Rhem2/20/00/0351/1
DallasFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Kerry Turnbull0/00/00/003/3

Punt Return Statistics

San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Ernest Gibson23015.00
DallasRetYardsAvgTD
Lamont Weber35618.70

Kick Return Statistics

San DiegoRetYardsAvgTD
Ronnie Harmon27738.50
Ernest Gibson11414.00
DallasRetYardsAvgTD
Ellis Dillahunt23919.50
Wes Smith11717.00

Defensive Statistics

San DiegoTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Terry Hoage830.02619
ILB Winston Moss800.02626
DT Ben Thomas620.02320
CB Ernest Gibson510.02524
S Tom Flynn400.02726
DE Danny Stubbs310.02624
DE Jaylen Zordich300.02118
OLB Jamie Kimmel260.02619
CB Bo Orlando210.02626
DT Albert Goss200.0512
QB Boomer Esiason10---------
OLB Steve Forch100.068
DT Chris Gannon100.02517
DE Tom Gibson010.0813
DallasTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Larry Kelm801.02440
ILB Alvin Toles810.02441
DE Kevin Greene502.02341
DE Leonard Marshall520.02341
S Dave Duerson440.02445
CB Donnell Woolford410.01633
CB Jerry Gray400.02444
DT T.J. Turner310.52127
CB Mark Collins330.02432
S Dennis Smith200.0117
DT Danny Noonan200.02222
DE David Grant010.515
OLB Eugene Marve010.0813
S Troy West010.02327

Pass Rush Statistics

San DiegoSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Ben Thomas0.010020
CB Ernest Gibson0.001024
DallasSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Kevin Greene2.001041
OLB Larry Kelm1.000040
DE David Grant0.50105
DT T.J. Turner0.500027
DT Danny Noonan0.011022
DE Leonard Marshall0.002241
ILB Alvin Toles0.001041
DT Doug Barlett0.001026

Pass Defense Statistics

San DiegoCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Winston Moss61026
CB Ernest Gibson40024
S Terry Hoage40019
S Tom Flynn30026
CB Bo Orlando20026
DE Jaylen Zordich10018
DT Ben Thomas10020
DE Danny Stubbs10024
DallasCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Alvin Toles41041
OLB Larry Kelm41040
CB Donnell Woolford40033
CB Jerry Gray22044
S Dave Duerson21045
CB Mark Collins20132
S Dennis Smith10017
DE Leonard Marshall10041
DT Ted Gregory10015
S Troy West01027
DT T.J. Turner01027
CB Ellis Dillahunt01017

Blocking Statistics

San DiegoKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Rob Monaco46024245
FB Tony Paige1209016
G Todd Kalis05024045
T Kevin Haverdink04024145
G Pat Tomberlin04024045
T Philip Wyss02024145
TE Brian Kinchen01019037
DallasKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Mike Schad46027026
G William Roberts38027026
C John Adickes24027026
T Harris Barton14027026
T Caesar Rentie13027026

Special Teams Tackles

San DiegoTacklesSTPlays
Winston Moss319
Jay Novacek121
Pat Tomberlin17
Jon Francis14
DallasTacklesSTPlays
Dennis Smith221
Ellis Dillahunt121
Ian Cotter119
Doug Armstrong110

Participation

San DiegoRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Pat Tomberlin2445------776
WR Floyd Dixon2138------1675
ILB Winston Moss------26261971
QB Boomer Esiason2445---------69
C Rob Monaco2445---------69
T Philip Wyss2445---------69
G Todd Kalis2445---------69
T Kevin Haverdink2445---------69
CB Ernest Gibson------25241160
S Terry Hoage------26191459
TE Brian Kinchen1937---------56
WR Tony Martin2033------356
WR Cornell Burbage2034------155
S Tom Flynn------2726---53
CB Bo Orlando------2626---52
DE Danny Stubbs------2624---50
CB Donte Gomez------21141348
DT Chris Gannon------2517648
FB Tony Paige916------2146
OLB Jamie Kimmel------2619---45
DT Ben Thomas------2320---43
DE Jaylen Zordich------2118---39
TE Jay Novacek511------2137
RB Caleb Jones829---------37
RB Ronnie Harmon1110------1536
OLB June James------271928
DE Tom Gibson------813627
DT Albert Goss------512---17
RB Jon Francis46------414
WR Steve Griffin211------114
OLB Steve Forch------68---14
CB Chet Brooks------26614
S Michael Mayes------17---8
C Collin Bailen00------77
G Rob Fada00------77
G Mike Haight00------77
T Jeff Walker00------77
WR Mike Alexander00------77
K Alfred Rhem00------66
P John Teltschik00------55
QB John Witkowski00------22
TE Norris Brown10---------1
ILB Fernando Shields------10---1
DT Dean Hamel------00---0
WR Jeff James00---------0
T Derrell Marshall00---------0
DallasRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Dave Duerson------2445271
CB Jerry Gray------2444270
ILB Alvin Toles------2441267
DE Leonard Marshall------2341266
DE Kevin Greene------2341266
OLB Larry Kelm------2440266
G Mike Schad2726------659
T Harris Barton2726------659
CB Mark Collins------2432---56
DT T.J. Turner------2127755
G William Roberts2726---------53
QB Mike Tomczak2726---------53
RB Bobby Joe Edmonds2212------1953
C John Adickes2726---------53
T Caesar Rentie2726---------53
CB Donnell Woolford------1633251
S Troy West------2327---50
TE Ron Hall2622------149
DT Danny Noonan------2222549
WR Roy Green2620------147
DT Doug Barlett------5261445
WR J.J. Birden2019------342
S Dennis Smith------1172139
WR Mervyn Fernandez2217---------39
CB Ellis Dillahunt------0172138
RB Marcus Allen512------825
TE Keith Jennings814---------22
OLB Eugene Marve------813---21
WR Wes Smith00------1919
OLB Ian Cotter------001919
DT Ted Gregory------015116
FB Larry Kinnebrew510---------15
WR Lamont Weber00------1313
TE Troy Sadowski14------813
S Brian Jordan------001313
T Doug Armstrong00------1010
C Blaine Pearson00------66
G Kevin Belcher00------66
P Rick Tuten00------66
DE David Grant------15---6
DE Bob Kohrs------14---5
K Kerry Turnbull00------44
ILB Claude Sidharta------04---4
OLB Willis Crockett------01---1
C Don Mosebar00---------0
QB Rusty Hilger00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left3-2-0.7
Middle13362.8
Right8-2-0.3
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left1-4-4.0
Middle9283.1
Right16644.0
None1-1-1.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Boomer Esiason41213038721
DallasAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Mike Tomczak26222101100

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen55367.2
Short (0-8 Yds)95364.0
Medium (9-18 Yds)24101596.6
Long (19+ Yds)313110.3
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen6430.5
Short (0-8 Yds)13121199.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)667813.0
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

San DiegoTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Cornell Burbage124172134
WR Floyd Dixon94274238
WR Tony Martin84034033
TE Brian Kinchen53019037
WR Steve Griffin43033011
FB Tony Paige11015016
RB Ronnie Harmon1106010
RB Caleb Jones1109029
DallasTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Ron Hall76051022
WR Roy Green55067120
WR J.J. Birden44055119
WR Mervyn Fernandez33011017
RB Bobby Joe Edmonds3104012
RB Marcus Allen2101012
FB Larry Kinnebrew1108010
TE Keith Jennings1103014

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

San DiegoAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
DallasAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Bobby Joe Edmonds294.503.76

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Boomer Esiason83212.636.39
DallasAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Mike Tomczak76385.437.69

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

San DiegoTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Floyd Dixon21157.508.22
WR Cornell Burbage2000.006.00
TE Brian Kinchen2142.003.80
WR Tony Martin2121.004.25
DallasTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Ron Hall33248.007.29
RB Marcus Allen1111.000.50
RB Bobby Joe Edmonds1000.001.33
WR J.J. Birden111010.0013.75
TE Keith Jennings1133.003.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

San DiegoRushesConversions
RB Ronnie Harmon11
DallasRushesConversions
RB Marcus Allen10
RB Bobby Joe Edmonds11

Third Down Passing Statistics

San DiegoAttCompConversions
Boomer Esiason1366
DallasAttCompConversions
Mike Tomczak762

Third Down Receiving Statistics

San DiegoTargCatchConversions
WR Cornell Burbage422
WR Floyd Dixon311
WR Steve Griffin211
FB Tony Paige111
RB Caleb Jones111
TE Brian Kinchen100
WR Tony Martin100
DallasTargCatchConversions
WR Roy Green221
TE Ron Hall221
RB Marcus Allen100
FB Larry Kinnebrew110
WR Mervyn Fernandez110

SectionAttendance
Stadium64,500 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck18,600 (21,000)
End Zone14,100 (15,100)
Mezzanine8,200 (8,700)
Sideline Seats12,300 (13,400)
Club Seats7,100 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes4,200 (4,400)