Week 3, 1989

played in Denver, CO

80 degrees, fair, 18 mph wind

New England Patriots30147-24
Denver Broncos0730-10

Scoring Summary
1Q: 01:29 NED - John Carney 39 field goal
2Q: 05:22 DEN - Paul Palmer 16 pass from Doug Williams (David Treadwell extra point)
3Q: 07:46 DEN - David Treadwell 40 field goal
3Q: 02:48 NED - Derrick Harmon 18 run (John Carney extra point)
3Q: 01:48 NED - Rod Jones 49 interception return (John Carney extra point)
4Q: 06:07 NED - Dwayne Crutchfield 6 pass from Jeff Hostetler (John Carney extra point)

Team StatisticsNEDDEN
Record3-01-2
First Downs1715
- by Rushing53
- by Passing1212
- by Penalty00
Total Net Yards289276
- Offensive Plays6961
- Yards per Play4.194.52
Net Rushing Yards9253
- Rushing Attempts2916
- Yards per Rush3.173.31
Net Passing Yards197223
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt39 - 25 - 041 - 21 - 3
- Gross Passing Yards202245
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/54/22
- Yards per Pass Play4.934.96
Fumbles/Lost0/00/0
3rd Down Conversions8/182/12
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.67.5
4th Down Conversions0/00/1
Penalties/Yards2/103/30
Punt Returns/Yards3/284/18
Kick Returns/Yards1/174/71
Interception Ret./Yards3/720/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits21
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/01/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 31OWN 23
Time of Possession35:2824:32

Drive Charts

New England Patriots
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
111:534:43OWN 20837Punt
15:521:09OWN 3733Punt
13:071:44OPP 45423Field Goal
213:313:44OWN 16727Punt
28:101:32OWN 1638Punt
25:132:51OWN 25518Punt
20:540:43OWN 3239Punt
315:001:51OWN 1334Punt
37:395:05OWN 251275Touchdown
413:227:24OWN 201480Touchdown
44:181:54OWN 373-2Punt
42:150:32OPP 3133Missed FG
40:340:34OWN 491-1Game
Denver Broncos
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:003:07OWN 31625Punt
17:101:18OWN 438Punt
14:431:36OWN 103-2Punt
11:232:52OWN 24516Punt
29:471:37OWN 3239Punt
26:381:25OWN 44456Touchdown
22:221:28OWN 2520Punt
20:110:11OWN 61-1Half
313:095:30OWN 36941Field Goal
32:340:55OWN 331-10Interception
31:393:17OWN 13739Punt
45:581:40OWN 25644Interception
42:240:09OWN 3410Interception
41:431:09OWN 35716Downs

Game MVP: Jeff Hostetler, New England Patriots

Rushing Statistics

New EnglandAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Craig Heyward15573.801620
RB Derrick Harmon8253.131821
QB Jeff Hostetler6101.67500
DenverAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Paul Palmer12463.831410
QB Doug Williams351.67800
RB Allen Pinkett122.00200

Passing Statistics

New EnglandAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jeff Hostetler39252021/5120085.6
DenverAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Doug Williams41212454/22121347.3

Receiving Statistics

New EnglandCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Greg Baty797110.1417190
WR Jerry Rice576212.4021180
WR Mark Jackson44194.754100
TE Pat Kelly34113.67160
FB Dwayne Crutchfield2484.00361
RB Derrick Harmon1255.00350
WR Reggie Langhorne112020.004200
WR Walter Murray1733.00130
RB Craig Heyward1133.00030
DenverCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Travis McNeal474912.2529190
RB Paul Palmer33279.0011161
TE Darren Flutie364314.3311210
WR John Ford35258.330150
WR Tim Brown293819.0020200
TE Donald Schroeder233618.000180
WR John Kolesr24168.007100
WR Lawyer Tillman22115.50070
RB Allen Pinkett0100.00000
RB Gaston Green0100.00000

Interception Statistics

New EnglandIntsYardsAvgTD
S Dextor Clickscale11212.000
S James Griffin11111.000
CB Rod Jones14949.001
DenverIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

New EnglandFumbRecovForceTD
DenverFumbRecovForceTD

Punting Statistics

New EnglandPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Monte Robbins834042.540.3553
DenverPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Scott Fulhage734148.739.0552

Kicking Statistics

New EnglandFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
John Carney1/20/10/0393/3
DenverFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
David Treadwell1/11/10/0401/1

Punt Return Statistics

New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD
Reggie Langhorne3289.30
DenverRetYardsAvgTD
Anthony Parker4184.50

Kick Return Statistics

New EnglandRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Jackson11717.00
DenverRetYardsAvgTD
Tim Brown22814.00
Chris Hale24321.50

Defensive Statistics

New EnglandTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Greg Manusky720.01638
DT Tony Woods411.01425
DE Eric Dorsey312.01630
DE Mike Gann311.01533
DT Ted Vincent310.01130
OLB Will Johnson300.01629
CB Tim Gordon300.01545
CB Kevin Walker210.01426
S James Griffin200.01633
ILB Hal Garner200.007
CB Donnie Elder110.0015
CB Rod Jones110.0926
S Greg Jackson110.01630
OLB Kiki DeAyala100.0010
DE Brent Williams100.0223
OLB Brent Moore100.0918
DT Stan Mataele100.0617
DenverTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Scott Stephen720.02337
CB Chris Hale720.02938
S Carnell Lake620.02628
ILB Clifton King610.02127
OLB Jerry Leggett610.02728
S Robert Moore300.0916
DE Matt Brock221.02527
CB Delton Hall210.0815
OLB Troy Johnson210.01429
S George Streeter210.02126
DE Leslie O'Neal200.02438
WR Tim Brown20---------
DE Willie Griffin200.0715
CB Anthony Parker200.0128
CB Deion Sanders120.02838
DT Pete Curkendall100.0510
OLB LaSalle Harper100.011
DT Tim Johnson040.02430

Pass Rush Statistics

New EnglandSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Eric Dorsey2.004030
DT Tony Woods1.011025
DE Mike Gann1.000033
DE Brent Williams0.002023
DT Mike Ruth0.002015
DT Ted Vincent0.001030
DT Stan Mataele0.001017
DenverSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Matt Brock1.010027
DE Leslie O'Neal0.002138
DE Ron Holmes0.002012
DT Tim Johnson0.000130

Pass Defense Statistics

New EnglandCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Greg Manusky62038
CB Rod Jones20126
ILB Hal Garner2007
CB Tim Gordon20045
CB Donnie Elder11015
S James Griffin10133
OLB Kiki DeAyala10010
DE Brent Williams10023
DE Eric Dorsey10030
OLB Brent Moore10018
CB Kevin Walker10026
OLB Will Johnson10029
S Greg Jackson10030
S Dextor Clickscale00120
DenverCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Chris Hale52038
OLB Scott Stephen32037
OLB Jerry Leggett30028
S Carnell Lake21028
S Robert Moore20016
CB Delton Hall20015
ILB Clifton King20027
CB Anthony Parker2008
OLB Troy Johnson11029
DE Matt Brock11027
CB Deion Sanders11038
S George Streeter10026

Blocking Statistics

New EnglandKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Bo Hallock38029040
G David Diaz-Infante26029040
G Gregg Harris13029040
FB Dwayne Crutchfield1206010
T Nick Eyre03029140
T Dan Remsberg03029040
TE Greg Baty01019033
DenverKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Steve Trapilo25016345
G Reggie Singletary24016045
C Kirk Lowdermilk12016145
T Lomas Brown12016045
T Bruce Armstrong01016045

Special Teams Tackles

New EnglandTacklesSTPlays
Greg Jackson313
Craig Heyward218
Brent Moore124
Dextor Clickscale116
Donnie Elder116
DenverTacklesSTPlays
Tim Johnson119
Tim Brown115
Paul Palmer19
Bruce Armstrong18

Participation

New EnglandRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G David Diaz-Infante2940------1584
G Gregg Harris2940------1079
TE Greg Baty1933------1971
T Nick Eyre2940---------69
QB Jeff Hostetler2940---------69
T Dan Remsberg2940---------69
C Bo Hallock2940---------69
WR Jerry Rice2536---------61
CB Tim Gordon------1545161
WR Mark Jackson2432------359
S Greg Jackson------16301359
RB Craig Heyward1623------1857
ILB Greg Manusky------1638---54
OLB Brent Moore------9182451
DT Ted Vincent------1130849
S James Griffin------1633---49
DE Mike Gann------1533---48
WR Walter Murray2324---------47
DE Eric Dorsey------1630---46
CB Rod Jones------9261045
OLB Will Johnson------1629---45
CB Kevin Walker------1426---40
DT Tony Woods------1425---39
S Dextor Clickscale------1201637
FB Dwayne Crutchfield610------1733
DE Brent Williams------223833
CB Donnie Elder------0151631
RB Derrick Harmon1017---------27
WR Reggie Langhorne83------1526
WR Wesley Walker24------1723
DT Stan Mataele------617---23
TE Pat Kelly714---------21
S Mike Hatchett------018119
ILB Hal Garner------071118
DT Mike Ruth------015116
TE Robert Awalt54------615
OLB Kiki DeAyala------010111
T Lindsey Mason00------1010
G Joe Levelis00------1010
C Butch Brennan00------1010
P Monte Robbins00------1010
DE Christopher Montgomery------0718
C Mark Stepnoski00------88
K John Carney00------77
QB Abel Money00---------0
RB Tracy Johnson00---------0
DenverRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
OLB Scott Stephen------23372585
CB Chris Hale------2938774
DT Tim Johnson------24301973
WR Tim Brown1541------1571
T Lomas Brown1645------869
G Reggie Singletary1645------869
G Steve Trapilo1645------869
T Bruce Armstrong1645------869
CB Deion Sanders------2838268
DE Leslie O'Neal------2438264
S George Streeter------21261562
QB Doug Williams1645---------61
C Kirk Lowdermilk1645---------61
ILB Clifton King------21271361
TE Darren Flutie1640------157
OLB Jerry Leggett------2728---55
S Carnell Lake------2628---54
RB Paul Palmer1430------953
DE Matt Brock------2527153
WR John Kolesr726------1750
OLB Troy Johnson------1429245
RB Allen Pinkett214------2339
CB Ed Berry------10171138
CB Anthony Parker------1281535
CB Delton Hall------8151033
WR Lawyer Tillman821------130
S Robert Moore------916328
TE Donald Schroeder14------2328
WR John Ford721---------28
DE Ron Holmes------5121027
TE Travis McNeal617---------23
DE Willie Griffin------715123
DT Pete Curkendall------510116
RB Gaston Green410------115
P Scott Fulhage00------88
C Trevor Benton00------88
WR Leland Everett00------77
K David Treadwell00------44
OLB LaSalle Harper------11---2
QB Enrique Mickelson01---------1
G Ralph Tamm00---------0
QB Jeff Carlson00---------0
T Nicholas Benson00---------0
DT Harvey Wright------00---0
OLB Victor Woods------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left331.0
Middle18422.3
Right7486.9
None1-1-1.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left144.0
Middle10333.3
Right4174.3
None1-1-1.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

New EnglandAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jeff Hostetler39251018420
DenverAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Doug Williams412121131103

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen5330.6
Short (0-8 Yds)19141025.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)138977.5
Long (19+ Yds)2000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen52163.2
Short (0-8 Yds)18121226.8
Medium (9-18 Yds)1471077.6
Long (19+ Yds)4000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

New EnglandTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Greg Baty97071033
WR Jerry Rice75162036
WR Walter Murray7103024
FB Dwayne Crutchfield4208010
WR Mark Jackson44019032
TE Pat Kelly43011014
RB Derrick Harmon2105017
WR Reggie Langhorne1102013
RB Craig Heyward1103023
DenverTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Tim Brown92138141
TE Travis McNeal74049017
TE Darren Flutie63043140
WR John Ford53025021
WR John Kolesr42016026
RB Paul Palmer33027030
TE Donald Schroeder3203604
WR Lawyer Tillman22011021
RB Allen Pinkett1000014
RB Gaston Green1000010

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

New EnglandAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Derrick Harmon11818.003.13
DenverAttYardsAvgOverall Avg

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

New EnglandAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Jeff Hostetler22136.505.18
DenverAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Doug Williams111616.005.98

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

New EnglandTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
FB Dwayne Crutchfield1166.002.00
WR Mark Jackson1177.004.75
DenverTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Paul Palmer111616.009.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

New EnglandRushesConversions
RB Craig Heyward20
DenverRushesConversions

Third Down Passing Statistics

New EnglandAttCompConversions
Jeff Hostetler16108
DenverAttCompConversions
Doug Williams1152

Third Down Receiving Statistics

New EnglandTargCatchConversions
WR Jerry Rice542
TE Greg Baty322
WR Walter Murray300
TE Pat Kelly211
WR Reggie Langhorne111
WR Mark Jackson111
RB Craig Heyward111
DenverTargCatchConversions
WR Tim Brown411
WR John Ford320
RB Paul Palmer110
RB Gaston Green100
TE Darren Flutie100
TE Travis McNeal111

SectionAttendance
Stadium34,200 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck9,400 (21,400)
End Zone6,700 (15,400)
Mezzanine4,300 (8,900)
Sideline Seats6,800 (13,600)
Club Seats3,900 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,100 (3,300)