Week 4, 1989

played in New Orleans, LA

90 degrees, fair, 8 mph wind

Los Angeles Rams0700-7
New Orleans Saints3730-13

Scoring Summary
1Q: 06:10 NOS - Rex Robinson 26 field goal
2Q: 13:52 LAS - Jim Everett 2 run (Scott Norwood extra point)
2Q: 12:12 NOS - Michael Irvin 23 pass from Marty Cortez (Rex Robinson extra point)
3Q: 04:21 NOS - Rex Robinson 36 field goal

Team StatisticsLASNOS
Record2-22-2
First Downs1612
- by Rushing64
- by Passing88
- by Penalty20
Total Net Yards255252
- Offensive Plays5756
- Yards per Play4.474.50
Net Rushing Yards8784
- Rushing Attempts2829
- Yards per Rush3.112.90
Net Passing Yards168168
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt27 - 17 - 223 - 17 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards177189
- Sacks/Yards Lost2/94/21
- Yards per Pass Play5.796.22
Fumbles/Lost0/01/0
3rd Down Conversions5/125/15
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down9.57.7
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards4/284/27
Punt Returns/Yards3/263/11
Kick Returns/Yards3/622/66
Interception Ret./Yards0/02/4
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits22
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/00/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 27OWN 27
Time of Possession29:2530:35

Drive Charts

Los Angeles Rams
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:002:56OWN 22415Punt
16:022:11OWN 1937Punt
11:453:01OWN 49651Touchdown
212:011:55OWN 2539Punt
28:465:59OWN 39949Missed FG
21:161:16OWN 20627Half
312:273:15OWN 1765Punt
34:142:11OWN 2933Punt
412:161:18OWN 324-18Punt
49:502:23OWN 32534Interception
45:493:03OWN 20755Interception
40:210:21OWN 2825Game
New Orleans Saints
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
112:046:02OWN 201271Field Goal
13:512:06OWN 153-7Punt
213:441:43OWN 35365Touchdown
210:061:20OWN 1737Punt
22:471:31OWN 2749Punt
315:002:33OWN 443-6Punt
39:124:58OWN 45836Field Goal
32:034:47OWN 27948Missed FG
410:581:08OWN 273-8Punt
47:271:38OWN 3039Punt
42:462:25OWN 14616Punt

Game MVP: Marty Cortez, New Orleans Saints

Rushing Statistics

Los AngelesAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Sammie Smith12403.331410
QB Jim Everett10444.401121
RB Napoleon McCallum4102.50400
WR Andre Rison2-7-3.50100
New OrleansAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB George Adams18563.111410
RB Robert Lavette640.67300
QB Marty Cortez2147.00800
RB Donald Jordan2126.00800
WR Haywood Jeffires1-2-2.00-200

Passing Statistics

Los AngelesAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jim Everett27171772/9030251.0
New OrleansAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Marty Cortez23171894/211340112.3

Receiving Statistics

Los AngelesCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
TE Keith Jackson585811.6011200
WR Vince Williams334214.0019250
RB Sammie Smith336622.0060300
WR Andre Rison2342.00030
WR Malcolm Barnwell15-1-1.000-10
WR Matt Bouza1188.00080
WR Eric Richardson13-1-1.000-10
RB Napoleon McCallum1111.00010
New OrleansCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Michael Irvin7712117.2954341
TE Chris Combs47143.507130
WR Haywood Jeffires46348.5018180
WR Charles Lockett222010.005160
RB George Adams0100.00000

Interception Statistics

Los AngelesIntsYardsAvgTD
New OrleansIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Tim Green242.000

Fumble Statistics

Los AngelesFumbRecovForceTD
DE Robert Goff0010
New OrleansFumbRecovForceTD
QB Marty Cortez1000
T Tootie Robbins0100

Punting Statistics

Los AngelesPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Mike Hubach631552.547.3632
New OrleansPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
John Kidd736752.443.0641

Kicking Statistics

Los AngelesFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Scott Norwood0/10/00/001/1
New OrleansFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Rex Robinson2/30/10/0361/1

Punt Return Statistics

Los AngelesRetYardsAvgTD
Malcolm Barnwell3268.70
New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Issiac Holt3113.70

Kick Return Statistics

Los AngelesRetYardsAvgTD
Napoleon McCallum36220.70
New OrleansRetYardsAvgTD
Michael Irvin26633.00

Defensive Statistics

Los AngelesTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Jim Burroughs940.02927
ILB Craig Bingham900.02718
DT Lester Williams522.02924
S Martin Bayless500.01718
OLB Jessie Small420.02718
DT Garin Veris301.087
OLB Chris Washington340.02725
ILB Hardy Nickerson310.01216
DT Alvin Wright210.0107
CB Ricky Smith200.01820
DE Robert Goff111.02425
S Jerry Holmes110.022
S Clarence Vaughn110.0107
CB Sheldon White110.02416
WR Malcolm Barnwell10---------
TE Keith Jackson10---------
CB Fulton Walker010.0410
DE Martin Moss010.01618
CB Brian Carpenter010.02926
New OrleansTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Deron Cherry810.02322
ILB Sam Anno640.02626
CB Mike Richardson510.02628
OLB Fred Strickland420.01614
DT Darryl Grant311.02724
ILB Darryl Talley320.01314
CB Issiac Holt310.01616
CB Charles Dimry310.01718
S Brad Edwards300.01320
S Steve Gage220.01916
DE Keith Ferguson200.02124
OLB Jesse Penn101.01219
ILB Steve Busick100.021
CB Leonard Coleman100.01516
OLB Tim Green100.02522
DE Walt Bowyer010.02426
DE Doug Reed010.0106

Pass Rush Statistics

Los AngelesSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Lester Williams2.000124
DE Robert Goff1.011025
DT Garin Veris1.00007
DT Alvin Wright0.00107
OLB Jessie Small0.001018
New OrleansSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
OLB Jesse Penn1.001219
DT Darryl Grant1.001024
DE Keith Ferguson0.000424

Pass Defense Statistics

Los AngelesCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Craig Bingham30018
S Martin Bayless30018
S Jim Burroughs21027
CB Ricky Smith20020
OLB Chris Washington20025
ILB Hardy Nickerson20016
CB Sheldon White20016
S Clarence Vaughn1007
New OrleansCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Mike Richardson30028
ILB Sam Anno30026
S Deron Cherry20022
ILB Darryl Talley20014
CB Issiac Holt20016
S Steve Gage20016
CB Charles Dimry20018
DT Darryl Grant10024
OLB Jesse Penn01019
OLB Tim Green00222

Blocking Statistics

Los AngelesKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Dean Steinkuhler36028029
G Rich Moran14028029
C Al Pitts13128029
G Crawford Ker13028229
T Dean Miraldi12028029
FB Del Rodgers0108013
TE Lance Seidman010300
New OrleansKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Jeff Dellenbach410029027
T Tootie Robbins37029027
G Jeff Bregel04029227
T Luis Sharpe03029027
TE Chris Combs02027026
G Jeff Zimmerman01029027
RB Donald Jordan000219
TE Tony Davis000718

Special Teams Tackles

Los AngelesTacklesSTPlays
Lance Seidman220
Malcolm Barnwell120
Del Rodgers120
Vince Williams12
New OrleansTacklesSTPlays
Tim Green319
James Maness115
Michael Irvin113
Fred Strickland111

Participation

Los AngelesRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
DT Lester Williams------29241063
S Jim Burroughs------2927359
CB Brian Carpenter------2926358
C Al Pitts2829---------57
T Dean Miraldi2829---------57
T Dean Steinkuhler2829---------57
G Rich Moran2829---------57
G Crawford Ker2829---------57
QB Jim Everett2829---------57
TE Keith Jackson2828---------56
OLB Chris Washington------2725254
DE Robert Goff------2425251
WR Andre Rison2224------450
ILB Craig Bingham------2718247
OLB Jessie Small------2718247
WR Malcolm Barnwell1115------2046
CB Ricky Smith------1820846
DE Martin Moss------1618943
CB Sheldon White------2416242
FB Del Rodgers813------2041
RB Sammie Smith2017---------37
OLB Forrest Valora------4112136
S Martin Bayless------1718136
RB Napoleon McCallum712------1332
WR Vince Williams1612------230
ILB Hardy Nickerson------1216230
WR Eric Richardson1613---------29
CB Fulton Walker------4101428
TE Lance Seidman30------2023
WR Matt Bouza24------1319
S Jerry Holmes------221418
DT Alvin Wright------107118
S Clarence Vaughn------107118
DT Garin Veris------87116
ILB Garth Jax------221216
TE Clarence Kay77---------14
C Spencer Curran00------77
P Mike Hubach00------77
C Kevin Belcher00------77
T Hank Goebel00------77
T Bruce Wilkerson00------77
G Doug Widell00------77
RB Marc Logan00------66
K Scott Norwood00------33
DE Howie Long------00---0
QB Cedric Sellers00---------0
New OrleansRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Luis Sharpe2927------1066
T Tootie Robbins2927------1066
OLB Tim Green------25221966
G Jeff Zimmerman2927------1066
G Jeff Bregel2927------1066
WR Michael Irvin2725------1365
QB Marty Cortez2927---------56
C Jeff Dellenbach2927---------56
CB Mike Richardson------2628155
WR Haywood Jeffires2725------254
TE Chris Combs2726---------53
ILB Sam Anno------2626153
DT Darryl Grant------2724152
DE Walt Bowyer------2426151
CB Charles Dimry------17181247
DE Keith Ferguson------2124146
S Deron Cherry------2322---45
S Brad Edwards------13201245
WR Charles Lockett1818------642
OLB Fred Strickland------16141141
CB Leonard Coleman------1516839
CB Issiac Holt------1616638
S Steve Gage------1916237
RB George Adams2014---------34
OLB Jesse Penn------1219132
ILB Darryl Talley------1314128
RB Donald Jordan29------1627
FB Patrick Shepard84------1527
TE Mike Williams22------2226
DE Doug Reed------106622
TE Tony Davis78---------15
WR James Maness00------1515
DT Jumpy Geathers------25613
ILB Steve Busick------21811
RB Robert Lavette74---------11
C Joshua George00------1010
P John Kidd00------1010
K Rex Robinson00------77
DE Jason Buck------12---3
T Gary Kowalski00---------0
RB Buford McGee00---------0
T Brian Blados00---------0
QB Jared Drake00---------0
G Tyrone Sorrells00---------0
C Courtney Hall00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left710.1
Middle16603.8
Right5265.2
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left1-2-2.0
Middle22813.7
Right650.8
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

Los AngelesAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jim Everett27175321262
New OrleansAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Marty Cortez23173101310

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
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Short (0-8 Yds)86303.8
Medium (9-18 Yds)127836.9
Long (19+ Yds)3000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen31-4-1.3
Short (0-8 Yds)13111017.8
Medium (9-18 Yds)659215.3
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

Los AngelesTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Keith Jackson85058228
WR Malcolm Barnwell510-1015
WR Vince Williams33042112
WR Eric Richardson311-1013
RB Sammie Smith33066217
WR Andre Rison3214024
WR Matt Bouza110804
RB Napoleon McCallum1101012
New OrleansTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Chris Combs74014026
WR Michael Irvin770121325
WR Haywood Jeffires64034025
WR Charles Lockett22020018
RB George Adams1000014

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

Los AngelesAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
QB Jim Everett231.504.40
RB Sammie Smith242.003.33
New OrleansAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Robert Lavette1-1-1.000.67

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

Los AngelesAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
New OrleansAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Marty Cortez2294.508.22

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

Los AngelesTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
New OrleansTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Chris Combs1100.002.00
WR Michael Irvin1199.0017.29

Third Down Rushing Statistics

Los AngelesRushesConversions
QB Jim Everett31
RB Sammie Smith11
New OrleansRushesConversions
RB Donald Jordan21
RB George Adams21

Third Down Passing Statistics

Los AngelesAttCompConversions
Jim Everett873
New OrleansAttCompConversions
Marty Cortez873

Third Down Receiving Statistics

Los AngelesTargCatchConversions
WR Eric Richardson210
TE Keith Jackson222
WR Matt Bouza110
WR Vince Williams111
RB Napoleon McCallum110
WR Andre Rison110
New OrleansTargCatchConversions
TE Chris Combs220
WR Charles Lockett221
WR Haywood Jeffires222
RB George Adams100
WR Michael Irvin110

SectionAttendance
Stadium46,400 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck13,900 (21,400)
End Zone9,200 (15,400)
Mezzanine5,900 (8,900)
Sideline Seats9,300 (13,600)
Club Seats5,300 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes2,800 (3,300)