Week 6, 1989

played in Pittsburgh, PA

45 degrees, fair, 4 mph wind

Buffalo Bills6300-9
Pittsburgh Steelers7063-16

Scoring Summary
1Q: 07:06 BUF - Dennis Gentry 16 pass from Dave Krieg (Darrell Durham extra point failed)
1Q: 04:09 PIT - Gerald Carter 29 pass from Bernie Kosar (Charlie Baumann extra point)
2Q: 05:16 BUF - Darrell Durham 19 field goal
3Q: 08:23 PIT - Charlie Baumann 26 field goal
3Q: 04:34 PIT - Charlie Baumann 39 field goal
4Q: 11:26 PIT - Charlie Baumann 35 field goal

Team StatisticsBUFPIT
Record2-44-2
First Downs2314
- by Rushing73
- by Passing1410
- by Penalty21
Total Net Yards354304
- Offensive Plays7272
- Yards per Play4.924.22
Net Rushing Yards100105
- Rushing Attempts2024
- Yards per Rush5.004.38
Net Passing Yards254199
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt52 - 25 - 147 - 20 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards254201
- Sacks/Yards Lost0/01/2
- Yards per Pass Play4.884.15
Fumbles/Lost1/10/0
3rd Down Conversions2/135/19
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.98.6
4th Down Conversions0/10/0
Penalties/Yards7/6113/72
Punt Returns/Yards4/377/18
Kick Returns/Yards2/671/14
Interception Ret./Yards0/01/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits33
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/10/2
Avg. Drive StartOWN 25OWN 32
Time of Possession28:5131:09

Drive Charts

Buffalo Bills
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:000:59OWN 253-2Punt
110:223:22OWN 20780Touchdown
13:582:35OWN 40653Interception
214:523:16OWN 11723Punt
210:445:34OWN 46952Field Goal
22:261:17OWN 103-2Punt
20:390:39OWN 20431Half
313:440:24OWN 3430Punt
38:152:13OWN 45522Punt
34:261:52OWN 2536Punt
30:451:02OWN 22413Punt
411:192:19OWN 25511Punt
47:491:31OWN 2836Punt
42:441:03OWN 7513Downs
41:061:06OWN 22543Game
Pittsburgh Steelers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
114:013:39OWN 23845Punt
17:003:02OWN 34966Touchdown
11:231:31OWN 2047Punt
211:360:52OWN 832Punt
25:102:44OWN 25519Punt
21:090:30OWN 463-5Punt
315:001:16OWN 2534Punt
313:205:05OWN 331158Field Goal
36:020:46OWN 2032Punt
35:160:50OPP 2937Field Goal
32:341:49OWN 3633Punt
414:433:24OWN 45737Field Goal
49:001:11OWN 183-2Punt
46:183:34OWN 10538Punt
41:410:35OPP 2033Missed FG

Game MVP: Bernie Kosar, Pittsburgh Steelers

Rushing Statistics

BuffaloAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Herman Fontenot14694.932020
RB Thomas Sanders3186.001310
QB Dave Krieg155.00500
WR Virgil Seay166.00600
FB Robert Weathers122.00200
PittsburghAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
QB Bernie Kosar9212.33700
RB Robert Drummond7618.712530
RB Tim Worley5142.80700
RB Undra Johnson393.00700

Passing Statistics

BuffaloAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Dave Krieg52252540/0126160.9
PittsburghAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Bernie Kosar47202011/2129062.4

Receiving Statistics

BuffaloCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Bruce Hill817759.3811200
WR Virgil Seay484110.253140
WR Dennis Gentry35134.3318161
TE Eric Sievers253216.009260
RB Herman Fontenot222110.5010110
RB Thomas Sanders242211.0025240
TE Brent Jones273819.005220
TE Ozzie Newsome111010.000100
WR Wes Chandler1122.00020
FB Robert Weathers0100.00000
PittsburghCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Gerald Carter6197312.1724291
TE Hoby Brenner5136112.205160
WR Ron Brown465313.2518150
RB Undra Johnson3462.00660
RB Robert Drummond1166.00060
TE Mack Tucker1122.00020
FB Mark Higgs0100.00000
WR Rodd Harris0200.00000

Interception Statistics

BuffaloIntsYardsAvgTD
PittsburghIntsYardsAvgTD
OLB Robert Lyles100.000

Fumble Statistics

BuffaloFumbRecovForceTD
WR Wes Chandler1000
PittsburghFumbRecovForceTD
RB Undra Johnson0100
T Doug Williams0010

Punting Statistics

BuffaloPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Scott Tabor939143.439.2523
PittsburghPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Neil Blaise1049349.341.6634

Kicking Statistics

BuffaloFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Darrell Durham1/10/00/0190/1
PittsburghFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Charlie Baumann3/40/00/0391/1

Punt Return Statistics

BuffaloRetYardsAvgTD
Wes Chandler4379.30
PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Gerald Carter7182.60

Kick Return Statistics

BuffaloRetYardsAvgTD
Wes Chandler26733.50
PittsburghRetYardsAvgTD
Gerald Carter11414.00

Defensive Statistics

BuffaloTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Rick Woods700.02448
CB Steve Brown610.02448
OLB Rich D'Amico530.02448
CB Quintin Jones520.01635
OLB Darrell Reed420.01933
ILB John Rade410.0713
DE Charles Benson211.01729
ILB Jackie Shipp220.02348
DT Greg Kragen210.01828
OLB Scot Brantley200.0515
CB Demetrious Johnson200.0816
S Stefon Adams120.02341
DE Andre Tippett110.01731
QB Dave Krieg10---------
DT Doug Smith100.0927
S Kerry Justin050.01739
PittsburghTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Mike Harden1120.02052
OLB Eric Hill510.01638
ILB David Wyman410.01835
CB Artie McConnell410.01951
S Marcus Paul310.01846
OLB Robert Lyles300.01847
ILB Kevin Walker300.0525
CB Tony Zachery300.01534
CB Milton Mack210.01637
DE Henry Thomas200.01848
DE Dwayne Buckley110.01637
OLB Rod Carter110.0621
CB Cedric Cooper100.0620
S Michael Andrews100.026
DT Dennis Byrd020.01839

Pass Rush Statistics

BuffaloSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Charles Benson1.011029
CB Demetrious Johnson0.010016
OLB Rich D'Amico0.002048
DT Greg Kragen0.002028
DE Andre Tippett0.001231
DT Roy Hart0.00102
OLB Darrell Reed0.001033
DE Jeff Lageman0.001027
PittsburghSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Dennis Byrd0.012039
DE Jon Carter0.010013
DE Henry Thomas0.002248
DE Dwayne Buckley0.001037
DT Camden Burns0.001013
OLB Eric Hill0.001038
OLB Rod Carter0.001021
CB Artie McConnell0.001051

Pass Defense Statistics

BuffaloCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Quintin Jones50035
CB Steve Brown40048
S Rick Woods21048
CB Demetrious Johnson20016
ILB Jackie Shipp20048
ILB John Rade13013
OLB Scot Brantley10015
DE Andre Tippett10031
DT Greg Kragen10028
OLB Darrell Reed10033
S Stefon Adams03041
DE Charles Benson01029
DT Doug Smith01027
PittsburghCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Artie McConnell40051
S Mike Harden32052
S Marcus Paul32046
CB Tony Zachery31034
OLB Robert Lyles30147
ILB David Wyman30035
OLB Eric Hill21038
CB Milton Mack20037
CB Cedric Cooper11020
S Michael Andrews1006
DE Henry Thomas01048

Blocking Statistics

BuffaloKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Eric Moran46120052
G Jeff WIska45020052
G Adam Schreiber24020052
C Jeff Uhlenhake12020052
FB Robert Weathers1104021
T Clay Miller01012034
PittsburghKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Doug Williams48024048
C Doug Smith14024048
T Jumbo Elliott03024048
G David Franks03024048
FB Mark Higgs0218017
G Santiago McDaniel01024048
TE Hoby Brenner00023145

Special Teams Tackles

BuffaloTacklesSTPlays
Ulysses Norris327
Ozzie Newsome213
Scot Brantley131
Robert Weathers119
Andre Tippett116
Bill Lewis110
PittsburghTacklesSTPlays
Jumbo Elliott219
Undra Johnson122
Cedric Cooper115
Doug Williams114
David Franks114

Participation

BuffaloRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
S Stefon Adams------23412185
OLB Rich D'Amico------2448476
S Rick Woods------2448476
CB Steve Brown------2448476
ILB Jackie Shipp------2348374
QB Dave Krieg2052---------72
G Jeff WIska2052---------72
T Eric Moran2052---------72
G Adam Schreiber2052---------72
C Jeff Uhlenhake2052---------72
WR Bruce Hill1845------568
CB Quintin Jones------16351465
WR Virgil Seay1630------1864
DE Andre Tippett------17311664
S Kerry Justin------1739460
TE Brent Jones1842---------60
WR Dennis Gentry1841---------59
T Clay Miller1234------1056
RB Herman Fontenot1636---------52
OLB Darrell Reed------1933---52
OLB Scot Brantley------5153151
DE Jeff Lageman------11271351
DT Doug Smith------9271450
DE Charles Benson------1729147
DT Greg Kragen------1828---46
FB Robert Weathers421------1944
TE Ulysses Norris00------2727
T Kari Yli-Renko818---------26
WR Wes Chandler24------1925
CB Demetrious Johnson------816---24
TE Ozzie Newsome28------1323
ILB John Rade------713121
TE Eric Sievers218---------20
RB Thomas Sanders415------120
CB Darryl Henley------101819
ILB E.J. Junior------101617
RB Dalton Hilliard00------1717
C Mike McDonald00------1010
C Bill Lewis00------1010
T Tom Rehder00------1010
P Scott Tabor00------1010
G Tom Ricketts00------1010
WR Hart Lee Dykes00------55
K Darrell Durham00------44
DT Roy Hart------02---2
QB Mike Pagel00---------0
PittsburghRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Jumbo Elliott2448------1991
T Doug Williams2448------1486
G Santiago McDaniel2448------1486
G David Franks2448------1486
WR Gerald Carter2447------1283
OLB Eric Hill------16382882
C Doug Smith2448---------72
S Mike Harden------2052---72
QB Bernie Kosar2448---------72
CB Milton Mack------16371871
CB Artie McConnell------1951---70
WR Rodd Harris2442------369
TE Hoby Brenner2345---------68
DE Henry Thomas------1848167
OLB Robert Lyles------1847166
DT Dennis Byrd------1839966
ILB David Wyman------18351265
S Marcus Paul------1846165
DE Dwayne Buckley------16371063
CB Tony Zachery------15341059
RB Undra Johnson622------2250
WR Ron Brown1426------949
FB Mark Higgs817------2146
CB Cedric Cooper------6201541
TE Roman Phillip01------3132
ILB Kevin Walker------525131
OLB Rod Carter------621128
S Michael Andrews------261725
RB Robert Drummond1011---------21
TE Mack Tucker417---------21
WR Fred Hadley10------2021
RB Tim Worley612---------18
DE Jon Carter------413---17
DT Camden Burns------213116
C Lonnie Jordon00------1414
P Neil Blaise00------1414
T Howard Ballard00------1010
K Charlie Baumann00------99
DE Jerry Reese------25---7
CB Weston Hutton------15---6
DE George Hoover------0011
QB Deiter Brock00---------0
WR Anthony Edwards00---------0
C Andy Sinclair00---------0
G Todd Hembree00---------0
S Richard Brothers------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left7365.1
Middle11655.9
Right2-1-0.5
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left320.7
Middle14503.6
Right7537.6
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

BuffaloAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Dave Krieg52254338921
PittsburghAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Bernie Kosar47201619920

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen127554.6
Short (0-8 Yds)208422.1
Medium (9-18 Yds)127988.2
Long (19+ Yds)73598.4
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen96273.0
Short (0-8 Yds)155302.0
Medium (9-18 Yds)1791448.5
Long (19+ Yds)6000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

BuffaloTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Bruce Hill178175145
WR Virgil Seay84041030
TE Brent Jones72038142
TE Eric Sievers52132118
WR Dennis Gentry53013041
RB Thomas Sanders42022115
RB Herman Fontenot22021036
TE Ozzie Newsome1101008
WR Wes Chandler110204
FB Robert Weathers1010021
PittsburghTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Gerald Carter196173147
TE Hoby Brenner135061045
WR Ron Brown64053026
RB Undra Johnson4306022
WR Rodd Harris2000042
FB Mark Higgs1000017
RB Robert Drummond1106011
TE Mack Tucker1102017

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

BuffaloAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Herman Fontenot2115.504.93
PittsburghAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
QB Bernie Kosar221.002.33
RB Undra Johnson221.003.00

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

BuffaloAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Dave Krieg54326.404.88
PittsburghAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Bernie Kosar2000.004.28

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

BuffaloTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Dennis Gentry22178.502.60
WR Virgil Seay1199.005.13
TE Eric Sievers1166.006.40
TE Brent Jones1000.005.43
PittsburghTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Gerald Carter1000.003.84
TE Hoby Brenner1000.004.69

Third Down Rushing Statistics

BuffaloRushesConversions
RB Herman Fontenot11
PittsburghRushesConversions
QB Bernie Kosar30
RB Undra Johnson10

Third Down Passing Statistics

BuffaloAttCompConversions
Dave Krieg1231
PittsburghAttCompConversions
Bernie Kosar1575

Third Down Receiving Statistics

BuffaloTargCatchConversions
WR Bruce Hill821
TE Brent Jones200
WR Virgil Seay110
WR Dennis Gentry100
PittsburghTargCatchConversions
WR Gerald Carter622
TE Hoby Brenner632
RB Undra Johnson210
WR Ron Brown111

SectionAttendance
Stadium70,000 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck19,800 (19,800)
End Zone14,300 (14,300)
Mezzanine8,300 (8,300)
Sideline Seats12,700 (12,700)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes7,500 (7,500)