Week 5, 1989

played in Los Angeles, CA

80 degrees, fair, 1 mph wind

Carolina Panthers131277-39
Los Angeles Rams1071013-40

Scoring Summary
1Q: 13:56 CAR - Pat Ballage 60 interception return (Nick Lowery extra point failed)
1Q: 10:16 LAS - Scott Norwood 28 field goal
1Q: 07:07 CAR - James Lofton 16 pass from Steve Bono (Nick Lowery extra point)
1Q: 03:08 LAS - Jim Everett 4 run (Scott Norwood extra point)
2Q: 11:44 CAR - Nick Lowery 39 field goal
2Q: 05:19 CAR - John Stephens 5 run (Nick Lowery extra point failed)
2Q: 02:28 LAS - Sammie Smith 3 pass from Jim Everett (Scott Norwood extra point)
2Q: 00:03 CAR - Nick Lowery 31 field goal
3Q: 09:56 LAS - Del Rodgers 12 pass from Jim Everett (Scott Norwood extra point)
3Q: 06:33 CAR - Emile Harry 1 pass from Steve Bono (Nick Lowery extra point)
3Q: 02:45 LAS - Scott Norwood 45 field goal
4Q: 04:40 CAR - John Stephens 2 run (Nick Lowery extra point)
4Q: 02:24 LAS - Clarence Kay 11 pass from Jim Everett (Scott Norwood extra point)
4Q: 00:08 LAS - Andre Rison 16 pass from Jim Everett (Jim Everett pass for conversion failed)

Team StatisticsCARLAS
Record1-43-2
First Downs2332
- by Rushing711
- by Passing1221
- by Penalty40
Total Net Yards407515
- Offensive Plays5480
- Yards per Play7.546.44
Net Rushing Yards115178
- Rushing Attempts2528
- Yards per Rush4.606.36
Net Passing Yards292337
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt28 - 20 - 149 - 30 - 2
- Gross Passing Yards298359
- Sacks/Yards Lost1/63/22
- Yards per Pass Play10.076.48
Fumbles/Lost4/22/0
3rd Down Conversions2/76/14
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down9.110.4
4th Down Conversions0/01/2
Penalties/Yards2/2012/91
Punt Returns/Yards3/183/31
Kick Returns/Yards5/1083/63
Interception Ret./Yards2/601/3
2pt Conversions0/01/0
Red Zone Visits57
- Red Zone TDs/FGs4/15/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 27OWN 38
Time of Possession26:4433:16

Drive Charts

Carolina Panthers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:000:42OWN 3710Interception
110:083:08OWN 30670Touchdown
12:571:49OWN 2932Punt
215:003:23OWN 18560Field Goal
28:313:19OWN 16884Touchdown
22:222:22OWN 25761Field Goal
39:483:23OWN 25875Touchdown
32:381:54OWN 3344Punt
414:442:14OWN 2035Punt
49:064:32OWN 41959Touchdown
42:180:34OWN 2538Punt
Los Angeles Rams
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
114:180:31OPP 392-5Interception
113:473:39OWN 38851Field Goal
17:004:03OWN 25875Touchdown
11:081:08OWN 41533Interception
211:373:06OWN 25618Punt
25:122:02OWN 2537Punt
23:100:48OPP 24324Touchdown
315:005:12OWN 29871Touchdown
36:250:53OWN 253-4Punt
35:322:54OPP 3173Field Goal
30:441:00OWN 29424Punt
412:303:24OWN 31728Downs
44:342:16OWN 29871Touchdown
41:441:43OWN 31969Touchdown

Game MVP: Jim Everett, Los Angeles Rams

Rushing Statistics

CarolinaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB John Stephens19965.053032
RB Toussaint Tyler6193.171010
Los AngelesAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Sammie Smith15724.802250
QB Jim Everett6498.171421
RB Napoleon McCallum581.60500
WR Kelvin Edwards24924.502720

Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Bono28202981/62371114.9
Los AngelesAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Jim Everett49303593/22432293.8

Receiving Statistics

CarolinaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR James Lofton475012.509181
WR Emile Harry456917.2536371
TE Paul Green466516.250250
TE Malcolm Scott23189.007100
RB John Stephens22199.5011100
FB Kenny King112626.0017260
TE Tom Coombs111919.000190
RB Alvin Moore112727.0021270
WR Kelvin Martin1255.00050
Los AngelesCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Andre Rison71511216.0022291
FB Del Rodgers55428.4036151
TE Keith Jackson484812.0017160
RB Sammie Smith455012.5040201
WR Vince Williams36258.3316120
TE Clarence Kay34196.332111
WR Malcolm Barnwell223819.000320
RB Napoleon McCallum1166.00060
WR Kelvin Edwards121919.009190

Interception Statistics

CarolinaIntsYardsAvgTD
DE Richard Dent100.000
CB Pat Ballage16060.001
Los AngelesIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Jessie Small133.000

Fumble Statistics

CarolinaFumbRecovForceTD
WR James Lofton2000
RB Toussaint Tyler1100
S John Hagy1000
TE Tom Coombs0100
DE Richard Dent0010
DE Charles Bennett0010
Los AngelesFumbRecovForceTD
QB Jim Everett2100
T Dean Miraldi0100
FB Del Rodgers0100
G Doug Widell0100
WR Malcolm Barnwell0010
OLB Forrest Valora0010
OLB Chris Washington0010
RB Napoleon McCallum0010

Punting Statistics

CarolinaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Brian Doherty417343.335.5521
Los AngelesPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Mike Hubach419749.339.8532

Kicking Statistics

CarolinaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Nick Lowery2/20/00/0393/5
Los AngelesFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Scott Norwood2/21/10/0454/4

Punt Return Statistics

CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
James Lofton3186.00
Los AngelesRetYardsAvgTD
Malcolm Barnwell33110.30

Kick Return Statistics

CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
John Hagy48721.80
Kelvin Martin12121.00
Los AngelesRetYardsAvgTD
Napoleon McCallum23919.50
Andre Rison12424.00

Defensive Statistics

CarolinaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Joe Comier820.52837
S Solomon Wilcots820.02852
OLB Jim Morrissey731.02138
ILB Jessie Solomon510.0929
CB Arnold Brown500.02852
OLB Ron Rivera410.02852
CB Pat Ballage320.02852
S Brett Maxie300.02639
CB Stan Petry300.01632
DE Charles Bennett201.02039
DE Richard Dent220.52751
S Barton Hundley200.0418
ILB Erwin Grabisna200.0815
DT Richard Turner100.01922
WR Emile Harry10---------
DE Marcus Norman100.0814
Los AngelesTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Jim Burroughs930.02429
OLB Chris Washington610.02428
ILB Craig Bingham420.02523
ILB Hardy Nickerson320.01523
S Martin Bayless310.0913
CB Ricky Smith300.01013
DT Garin Veris220.02321
S Clarence Vaughn200.01516
CB Sheldon White200.02320
OLB Jessie Small200.02523
DT Lester Williams101.015
DE Robert Goff130.02428
DE Howie Long110.01616
OLB Forrest Valora110.017
CB Brian Carpenter110.02529
DT Alvin Wright100.033
TE Keith Jackson10---------

Pass Rush Statistics

CarolinaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Charles Bennett1.003339
OLB Jim Morrissey1.000038
DE Richard Dent0.503651
OLB Joe Comier0.500037
DT Greg Brown0.001130
DT Richard Turner0.001022
Los AngelesSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Lester Williams1.00005
DE Howie Long0.011016

Pass Defense Statistics

CarolinaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Jessie Solomon41029
CB Arnold Brown40052
S Brett Maxie31039
CB Pat Ballage30152
OLB Ron Rivera30052
OLB Jim Morrissey30038
OLB Joe Comier20037
S Barton Hundley20018
S Solomon Wilcots20052
CB Stan Petry20032
DT Richard Turner10022
ILB Erwin Grabisna10015
DT Greg Brown01030
DE Richard Dent00151
Los AngelesCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Jim Burroughs50029
OLB Chris Washington50028
ILB Hardy Nickerson20023
CB Sheldon White20020
OLB Forrest Valora1007
CB Brian Carpenter10029
CB Ricky Smith10013
S Martin Bayless10013
S Clarence Vaughn10016
DE Robert Goff10028
OLB Jessie Small00123

Blocking Statistics

CarolinaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Kevin Call69025029
C Jamie Dukes25025029
G Bruce Collie14025029
T Robert Jenkins13025029
TE Malcolm Scott11016019
G Mark Bortz03025129
Los AngelesKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Rich Moran49028152
T Dean Steinkuhler25028052
G Crawford Ker25028052
C Al Pitts13028152
TE Keith Jackson01027049
RB Napoleon McCallum0007119

Special Teams Tackles

CarolinaTacklesSTPlays
Tom Robinson211
Emile Harry211
Tom Coombs125
Jim Morrissey125
Donald Evans14
Los AngelesTacklesSTPlays
Del Rodgers325
Malcolm Barnwell225
Forrest Valora123
Napoleon McCallum121
Fulton Walker119

Participation

CarolinaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Pat Ballage------2852787
OLB Jim Morrissey------21382584
OLB Ron Rivera------2852282
CB Arnold Brown------2852282
S Solomon Wilcots------2852282
DE Richard Dent------2751280
S Brett Maxie------2639267
CB Stan Petry------16321967
OLB Joe Comier------2837---65
DE Charles Bennett------2039261
G Mark Bortz2529------660
T Kevin Call2529------660
G Bruce Collie2529------660
T Robert Jenkins2529------660
QB Steve Bono2529---------54
WR Emile Harry2122------1154
C Jamie Dukes2529---------54
ILB Jessie Solomon------9291351
WR Kelvin Martin1813------1546
DT Richard Turner------1922445
WR James Lofton1523------543
S Barton Hundley------4182042
RB John Stephens1923---------42
DT Greg Brown------930241
TE Malcolm Scott1619---------35
FB Kenny King48------2133
RB Toussaint Tyler64------2131
TE Paul Green1219---------31
TE Tom Coombs05------2530
TE Tom Robinson125------1128
WR J.T. Israel22------2125
ILB Erwin Grabisna------815124
DE Marcus Norman------814---22
K Nick Lowery00------99
S John Hagy------0088
WR Flipper Anderson00------77
P Brian Doherty00------66
C Edwin Jennings00------66
DE Donald Evans------1045
RB Alvin Moore02---------2
QB Burt Andersen00---------0
T Ellis Gardner00---------0
G Carl Bax00---------0
DT Phillip Terhune------00---0
DT Pat Marlatt------00---0
OLB Jerrol Williams------00---0
Los AngelesRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
C Al Pitts2852---------80
T Dean Miraldi2852---------80
T Dean Steinkuhler2852---------80
G Rich Moran2852---------80
G Crawford Ker2852---------80
QB Jim Everett2852---------80
WR Andre Rison2348------778
TE Keith Jackson2749---------76
WR Vince Williams2034------862
WR Kelvin Edwards2039---------59
CB Brian Carpenter------2529256
S Jim Burroughs------2429255
OLB Chris Washington------2428254
DE Robert Goff------2428254
RB Sammie Smith2133---------54
ILB Craig Bingham------2523250
OLB Jessie Small------2523250
RB Napoleon McCallum719------2147
DT Garin Veris------2321145
CB Sheldon White------2320245
FB Del Rodgers910------2544
ILB Hardy Nickerson------1523139
WR Malcolm Barnwell28------2535
DE Howie Long------1616133
S Clarence Vaughn------1516132
OLB Forrest Valora------172331
TE Lance Seidman51------2531
DE Martin Moss------914528
CB Ricky Smith------1013528
CB Fulton Walker------171927
TE Clarence Kay619---------25
S Martin Bayless------913123
S Jerry Holmes------101920
WR Matt Bouza00------1919
RB Marc Logan00------1515
ILB Garth Jax------111113
DT Lester Williams------15410
K Scott Norwood00------1010
DT Alvin Wright------3317
C Spencer Curran00------66
P Mike Hubach00------66
C Kevin Belcher00------66
T Hank Goebel00------66
T Bruce Wilkerson00------66
G Doug Widell00------66
QB Cedric Sellers00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left881.0
Middle12756.3
Right5326.4
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left9859.4
Middle14392.8
Right55410.8
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Bono28206230101
Los AngelesAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Jim Everett493051438102

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen1199.0
Short (0-8 Yds)131113710.5
Medium (9-18 Yds)95859.4
Long (19+ Yds)536713.4
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen86658.1
Short (0-8 Yds)1511785.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)16101539.6
Long (19+ Yds)93637.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR James Lofton74150023
TE Paul Green64165219
WR Emile Harry54069222
TE Malcolm Scott32018019
WR Kelvin Martin2115013
RB John Stephens22019023
FB Kenny King1102618
TE Tom Coombs1101905
RB Alvin Moore1102712
Los AngelesTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Andre Rison1571112348
TE Keith Jackson84148049
WR Vince Williams63225034
FB Del Rodgers55042010
RB Sammie Smith54050133
TE Clarence Kay43019019
WR Malcolm Barnwell2203818
WR Kelvin Edwards21019039
RB Napoleon McCallum1106019

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

CarolinaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB John Stephens5265.205.05
RB Toussaint Tyler188.003.17
Los AngelesAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Sammie Smith4-6-1.504.80
QB Jim Everett2115.508.17
RB Napoleon McCallum1-4-4.001.60

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Bono22178.5010.64
Los AngelesAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Jim Everett87789.757.33

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR James Lofton111616.007.14
WR Emile Harry1111.0013.80
Los AngelesTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Andre Rison222914.507.47
WR Vince Williams111212.004.17
FB Del Rodgers111212.008.40
TE Clarence Kay111111.004.75
TE Keith Jackson111111.006.00
RB Sammie Smith1133.0010.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

CarolinaRushesConversions
Los AngelesRushesConversions
QB Jim Everett11

Third Down Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompConversions
Steve Bono642
Los AngelesAttCompConversions
Jim Everett1185

Third Down Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargCatchConversions
TE Malcolm Scott210
WR Emile Harry221
WR James Lofton100
TE Tom Coombs111
Los AngelesTargCatchConversions
WR Andre Rison743
WR Malcolm Barnwell111
TE Clarence Kay110
RB Napoleon McCallum110
TE Keith Jackson111

SectionAttendance
Stadium66,200 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck19,900 (21,400)
End Zone14,300 (15,400)
Mezzanine8,600 (8,900)
Sideline Seats13,000 (13,600)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,000 (3,300)