Week 3, 1989

played in New Orleans, LA

82 degrees, fair, 4 mph wind

Detroit Lions10637-26
New Orleans Saints0700-7

Scoring Summary
1Q: 10:53 DET - Chester Jacobsen 38 field goal
1Q: 06:03 DET - Kitrick Taylor 10 pass from Scott Lindquist (Chester Jacobsen extra point)
2Q: 08:55 DET - Chester Jacobsen 34 field goal
2Q: 02:00 NOS - Charles Lockett 22 pass from Marty Cortez (Rex Robinson extra point)
2Q: 00:03 DET - Chester Jacobsen 33 field goal
3Q: 09:30 DET - Chester Jacobsen 39 field goal
4Q: 02:27 DET - Curtis Dickey 3 run (Chester Jacobsen extra point)

Team StatisticsDETNOS
Record3-01-2
First Downs2214
- by Rushing93
- by Passing1211
- by Penalty10
Total Net Yards459291
- Offensive Plays6762
- Yards per Play6.854.69
Net Rushing Yards16384
- Rushing Attempts2821
- Yards per Rush5.824.00
Net Passing Yards296207
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt36 - 25 - 039 - 20 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards312217
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/162/10
- Yards per Pass Play7.595.05
Fumbles/Lost1/03/2
3rd Down Conversions4/134/15
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down7.88.0
4th Down Conversions0/01/2
Penalties/Yards4/275/35
Punt Returns/Yards0/02/6
Kick Returns/Yards1/192/50
Interception Ret./Yards0/00/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits40
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/20/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 29OWN 24
Time of Possession34:3325:27

Drive Charts

Detroit Lions
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:004:12OWN 23656Field Goal
18:342:37OWN 20780Touchdown
13:404:18OWN 25730Punt
212:474:00OWN 35948Field Goal
28:021:46OPP 3638Missed FG
25:131:25OWN 935Punt
21:501:50OWN 25559Field Goal
312:363:12OWN 20758Field Goal
35:032:30OWN 20639Punt
413:051:20OWN 2039Punt
49:315:53OWN 4945Punt
43:140:55OPP 828Touchdown
New Orleans Saints
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
110:482:14OWN 25523Punt
15:572:17OWN 2338Punt
214:221:35OWN 2037Punt
28:470:45OWN 25211Fumble
26:161:03OWN 3531Punt
23:481:58OWN 34866Touchdown
315:002:24OWN 38423Punt
39:244:21OWN 25837Punt
32:334:28OWN 20935Punt
411:452:14OWN 25424Punt
43:380:24OWN 335Fumble
42:192:19OWN 251021Downs

Game MVP: Scott Lindquist, Detroit Lions

Rushing Statistics

DetroitAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Curtis Dickey14946.713521
RB Randall Morris12705.833510
QB Scott Lindquist166.00600
WR Dennis McKinnon1-7-7.00-700
New OrleansAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
QB Marty Cortez9637.001220
RB Robert Lavette620.33400
RB George Adams5173.40900
WR Haywood Jeffires122.00200

Passing Statistics

DetroitAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Scott Lindquist36253123/161380105.3
New OrleansAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Marty Cortez39202172/10130076.5

Receiving Statistics

DetroitCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE William Harris9119911.0024190
WR Kitrick Taylor577615.2042381
FB Booker Moore33206.67070
WR Daryl Turner345618.6738320
TE Marv Cook22178.500120
RB Curtis Dickey1299.001090
WR Preston Brown111919.0017190
WR Dennis McKinnon141616.000160
WR Jimmy Childs0100.00000
RB Randall Morris0100.00000
New OrleansCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Haywood Jeffires6166010.0035230
TE Chris Combs484010.0019240
WR Michael Irvin353210.6717300
WR Steve Tasker222412.0011140
WR Charles Lockett243316.5014221
RB Donald Jordan1155.00250
RB George Adams1100.00000
TE Tony Davis112323.0014230
RB Robert Lavette0100.00000

Interception Statistics

DetroitIntsYardsAvgTD
New OrleansIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

DetroitFumbRecovForceTD
RB Randall Morris1000
DT Harvey Armstrong0100
T Sal Cerario0100
DE Josh Troy0100
DE Bill Acker0010
S Andre Young0010
CB Reyna Thompson0010
New OrleansFumbRecovForceTD
QB Marty Cortez3100
ILB Darryl Talley0010

Punting Statistics

DetroitPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Mike Black523847.638.4542
New OrleansPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Kidd835844.834.8552

Kicking Statistics

DetroitFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Chester Jacobsen4/50/10/0392/2
New OrleansFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Rex Robinson0/00/00/001/1

Punt Return Statistics

DetroitRetYardsAvgTD
New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Issiac Holt263.00

Kick Return Statistics

DetroitRetYardsAvgTD
Preston Brown11919.00
New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Michael Irvin25025.00

Defensive Statistics

DetroitTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Elbert Shelley730.02039
CB Ronnie Burgess710.02037
ILB Jim Eliopulos400.01134
CB Reyna Thompson400.01734
OLB Greg Lloyd320.02034
CB Alonzo Estep300.0720
DE Jim Jeffcoat211.01927
OLB Ken Woodard220.01114
DT Brian Luft210.01529
ILB Jerry Muckensturm200.086
DE Bill Acker101.0518
S Albert Myers120.01932
DT Tony Chickillo100.0615
CB Devon Mitchell100.01126
DE Josh Troy020.01630
New OrleansTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Brad Edwards720.02838
OLB Tim Green620.02529
CB Mike Richardson600.02739
ILB Sam Anno540.02835
S Deron Cherry520.02839
DE Walt Bowyer402.52735
DE Keith Ferguson420.52533
DT Darryl Grant320.02736
CB Leonard Coleman320.01729
CB Carl Lee300.01214
OLB Jesse Penn300.01323
ILB Darryl Talley210.01211
OLB Fred Strickland200.01826
CB Issiac Holt100.01628

Pass Rush Statistics

DetroitSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Jim Jeffcoat1.012127
DE Bill Acker1.010018
DE Josh Troy0.010230
DT Mike Stensrud0.002015
CB Ronnie Burgess0.001037
OLB Greg Lloyd0.001034
New OrleansSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Walt Bowyer2.511035
DE Keith Ferguson0.501033
DT Darryl Grant0.001036
DE Doug Reed0.00108
ILB Sam Anno0.000135

Pass Defense Statistics

DetroitCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Ronnie Burgess40037
S Elbert Shelley31039
ILB Jim Eliopulos30034
CB Alonzo Estep30020
OLB Greg Lloyd21034
CB Reyna Thompson20034
CB Devon Mitchell11026
DT Brian Luft10029
S Albert Myers10032
New OrleansCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Mike Richardson50039
S Brad Edwards50038
OLB Tim Green40029
S Deron Cherry30039
CB Carl Lee20014
OLB Jesse Penn20023
ILB Sam Anno12035
CB Leonard Coleman10029
CB Issiac Holt10028
OLB Fred Strickland10026
DT Darryl Grant01036

Blocking Statistics

DetroitKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Reggie McElroy49028239
C Jim Sweeney34128039
G Dave Heffernan23028139
G Brian Habib16028039
T Sal Cerario14028039
TE William Harris11028030
New OrleansKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Jeff Dellenbach25021041
T Brian Blados02021141
G Jeff Bregel02021141
G Jeff Zimmerman02021041
T Tootie Robbins01021041

Special Teams Tackles

DetroitTacklesSTPlays
Booker Moore126
Jimmy Childs121
Curtis Dickey118
Buddy Hardaway111
New OrleansTacklesSTPlays
Tim Green117

Participation

DetroitRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Reggie McElroy2839------1077
G Dave Heffernan2839------1077
T Sal Cerario2839------1077
G Brian Habib2839------1077
QB Scott Lindquist2839---------67
C Jim Sweeney2839---------67
WR Dennis McKinnon2738---------65
CB Reyna Thompson------1734859
S Elbert Shelley------2039---59
TE William Harris2830---------58
CB Ronnie Burgess------2037---57
WR Kitrick Taylor2629------257
ILB Jim Eliopulos------11341055
OLB Greg Lloyd------2034---54
S Albert Myers------1932---51
WR Daryl Turner1828------248
RB Curtis Dickey1513------1846
DE Jim Jeffcoat------1927---46
DE Josh Troy------1630---46
DT Brian Luft------1529---44
FB Booker Moore413------2643
CB Alonzo Estep------7201643
RB Randall Morris1326---------39
S Andre Young------4181638
CB Devon Mitchell------1126---37
DT Harvey Armstrong------1223---35
DT Mike Stensrud------915832
DE Bill Acker------518831
WR Jimmy Childs15------2127
TE Chris Dressel00------2626
OLB Ken Woodard------1114---25
OLB Hugh Green------102122
DT Tony Chickillo------615---21
WR Preston Brown03------1619
TE Marv Cook89---------17
ILB Jerry Muckensturm------86---14
T Buddy Hardaway00------1111
K Chester Jacobsen00------1111
P Mike Black00------1010
C Alfred Palmer00------1010
RB Joe Carter00------66
TE Damone Johnson01---------1
C Paul Tabor00---------0
G Terry Tausch00---------0
T Daryle Smith00---------0
QB Timm Rosenbaugh00---------0
New OrleansRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Brad Edwards------28381783
S Deron Cherry------2839572
CB Mike Richardson------2739571
OLB Tim Green------25291771
T Tootie Robbins2141------870
T Brian Blados2141------870
G Jeff Zimmerman2141------870
G Jeff Bregel2141------870
OLB Fred Strickland------18262569
DT Darryl Grant------2736467
DE Walt Bowyer------2735567
ILB Sam Anno------2835467
CB Leonard Coleman------17291864
DE Keith Ferguson------2533462
QB Marty Cortez2141---------62
C Jeff Dellenbach2141---------62
WR Haywood Jeffires1940------362
WR Michael Irvin1734------1061
TE Chris Combs1938---------57
CB Issiac Holt------1628953
OLB Jesse Penn------1323440
WR Charles Lockett1117------836
RB Donald Jordan314------1633
RB Robert Lavette1217---------29
FB Patrick Shepard510------1328
CB Carl Lee------1214127
TE Mike Williams22------2125
ILB Darryl Talley------1211124
WR Steve Tasker312------924
TE Tony Davis811---------19
DE Doug Reed------48618
RB George Adams69---------15
WR James Maness01------1314
ILB Steve Busick------011213
DT Jumpy Geathers------13610
C Joshua George00------88
P John Kidd00------88
K Rex Robinson00------22
DE Jason Buck------02---2
T Gary Kowalski00---------0
RB Buford McGee00---------0
QB Jared Drake00---------0
P Mark Royals00---------0
G Tyrone Sorrells00---------0
S Steve Gage------00---0
C Courtney Hall00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left382.7
Middle14463.3
Right111099.9
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left200.0
Middle16825.1
Right320.7
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

DetroitAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Scott Lindquist36253123410
New OrleansAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Marty Cortez39206433630

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)17121086.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)13814110.8
Long (19+ Yds)111616.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen64223.7
Short (0-8 Yds)15121167.7
Medium (9-18 Yds)154795.3
Long (19+ Yds)3000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

DetroitTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE William Harris119199030
WR Kitrick Taylor75076129
WR Dennis McKinnon41116038
WR Daryl Turner43056228
FB Booker Moore33020013
RB Curtis Dickey2109013
TE Marv Cook2201709
WR Jimmy Childs100005
WR Preston Brown1101903
RB Randall Morris1000026
New OrleansTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Haywood Jeffires166260240
TE Chris Combs84040138
WR Michael Irvin53132134
WR Charles Lockett42033117
WR Steve Tasker22024012
RB Donald Jordan1105014
RB Robert Lavette1000017
RB George Adams110009
TE Tony Davis11023111

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

DetroitAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Curtis Dickey284.006.71
New OrleansAttYardsAvgOverall Avg

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

DetroitAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Scott Lindquist52132.608.67
New OrleansAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

DetroitTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Dennis McKinnon2000.004.00
WR Kitrick Taylor22136.5010.86
TE William Harris1000.009.00
New OrleansTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg

Third Down Rushing Statistics

DetroitRushesConversions
RB Randall Morris21
New OrleansRushesConversions
QB Marty Cortez20
RB George Adams11

Third Down Passing Statistics

DetroitAttCompConversions
Scott Lindquist1173
New OrleansAttCompConversions
Marty Cortez1253

Third Down Receiving Statistics

DetroitTargCatchConversions
WR Dennis McKinnon210
WR Daryl Turner211
WR Kitrick Taylor211
RB Curtis Dickey111
FB Booker Moore110
RB Randall Morris100
TE William Harris110
TE Marv Cook110
New OrleansTargCatchConversions
WR Haywood Jeffires510
TE Chris Combs332
WR Michael Irvin200
WR Steve Tasker111
WR Charles Lockett100

SectionAttendance
Stadium49,300 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck14,700 (21,400)
End Zone9,700 (15,400)
Mezzanine6,400 (8,900)
Sideline Seats9,900 (13,600)
Club Seats5,600 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,000 (3,300)