Week 6, 1989

played in Kansas City, MO

52 degrees, fair, 11 mph wind

Houston Oilers10670-23
Kansas City Chiefs03314-20

Scoring Summary
1Q: 07:27 HOU - Jeff Jaeger 22 field goal
1Q: 02:34 HOU - Lindsay Scott 1 pass from Frank Reich (Jeff Jaeger extra point)
2Q: 11:02 HOU - Jeff Jaeger 29 field goal
2Q: 03:31 KCY - Braxton Ridley 40 field goal
2Q: 00:06 HOU - Jeff Jaeger 38 field goal
3Q: 05:55 HOU - Lindsay Scott 6 pass from Frank Reich (Jeff Jaeger extra point)
3Q: 01:37 KCY - Braxton Ridley 48 field goal
4Q: 10:44 KCY - Randall Cunningham 15 run (Braxton Ridley extra point)
4Q: 03:27 KCY - Brent Novoselsky 19 pass from Randall Cunningham (Braxton Ridley extra point)

Team StatisticsHOUKCY
Record4-21-4
First Downs2021
- by Rushing67
- by Passing1014
- by Penalty40
Total Net Yards268396
- Offensive Plays5873
- Yards per Play4.625.42
Net Rushing Yards129112
- Rushing Attempts3027
- Yards per Rush4.304.15
Net Passing Yards139284
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt25 - 15 - 045 - 28 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards158287
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/191/3
- Yards per Pass Play4.966.17
Fumbles/Lost1/00/0
3rd Down Conversions4/127/16
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.29.6
4th Down Conversions0/00/1
Penalties/Yards4/2912/101
Punt Returns/Yards3/413/25
Kick Returns/Yards1/252/35
Interception Ret./Yards0/00/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits42
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/22/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 25OWN 26
Time of Possession29:5730:03

Drive Charts

Houston Oilers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:007:39OWN 251370Field Goal
14:562:30OWN 33667Touchdown
214:233:27OWN 20868Field Goal
27:451:26OWN 33-2Punt
23:241:49OWN 323-8Punt
20:060:06OPP 2100Field Goal
311:556:09OWN 71293Touchdown
31:301:43OWN 1533Punt
410:340:56OWN 253-4Punt
47:533:18OWN 21412Punt
43:211:11OWN 2538Punt
Kansas City Chiefs
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
17:212:25OWN 2338Punt
12:263:03OWN 25636Punt
210:563:11OWN 25723Punt
26:192:55OWN 34943Field Goal
21:351:29OWN 285-13Punt
315:003:05OWN 26525Punt
35:464:16OWN 25944Field Goal
414:474:13OWN 39861Touchdown
49:381:45OWN 24415Punt
44:351:14OWN 33567Touchdown
42:102:10OWN 81247Downs

Game MVP: Randall Cunningham, Kansas City Chiefs

Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Lars Tate14513.641520
RB Cleveland Gary10585.801710
QB Frank Reich4174.251010
WR Lindsay Scott122.00200
RB Michael Clemons111.00100
Kansas CityAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Herman Heard11403.64900
RB Diego McKelvey7344.861220
RB Jimmie Copeland591.80400
QB Randall Cunningham4297.251511

Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Frank Reich25151583/192370105.1
Kansas CityAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Randall Cunningham45282871/3132087.9

Receiving Statistics

HoustonCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Lindsay Scott588116.2063372
WR Ken Margerum24199.5014130
TE Tim Wrightman2210.50050
TE Walter Reeves22178.505110
WR John Smith122020.0014200
FB Larry Moriarty131111.000110
RB Michael Clemons1133.00030
TE Bob Mrosko1166.00160
RB Cleveland Gary0200.00000
Kansas CityCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Chris Burkett91312413.7846320
WR Shawn Collins575511.009120
TE J.J. Harding45307.500110
RB Herman Heard232814.0029290
TE Brent Novoselsky242412.000191
RB Diego McKelvey2352.50780
RB Jimmie Copeland2252.50990
WR Anthony Miller131010.000100
WR T.J. McNeil1466.00060

Interception Statistics

HoustonIntsYardsAvgTD
Kansas CityIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

HoustonFumbRecovForceTD
WR Ken Margerum1000
FB Larry Moriarty0100
Kansas CityFumbRecovForceTD
CB Otis Pearson0010

Punting Statistics

HoustonPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Greg Montgomery632554.250.0652
Kansas CityPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Charles Fuller625342.232.0493

Kicking Statistics

HoustonFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Jeff Jaeger3/30/00/0382/2
Kansas CityFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Braxton Ridley2/22/20/0482/2

Punt Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Haynes34113.70
Kansas CityRetYardsAvgTD
Chris Burkett3258.30

Kick Return Statistics

HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Haynes12525.00
Kansas CityRetYardsAvgTD
T.J. McNeil23517.50

Defensive Statistics

HoustonTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Bobby Watkins810.02431
S Gene Atkins720.02746
ILB Dave Levenick630.02746
ILB Larry McGrew610.02528
CB Mark Haynes610.0725
DT Mike Pitts410.02634
CB Jeff Smith410.02245
S Carlton Williamson330.02428
DT Pete Koch310.01422
S Vance Bedford210.0318
OLB Andy Headen110.5212
DE Shawn Lee100.52343
OLB John Grimsley130.01427
CB Andre Waters110.01634
DT Warren Powers100.01330
DE Mike Clark010.0715
Kansas CityTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
OLB Kurt Larson810.01922
S Ron Francis630.03028
ILB Aaron Chubb570.02619
DE Jeff Hunter500.51616
CB Otis Pearson420.02827
DT Jeff Wright321.03024
DT Curtis Anderson221.52020
DE Tracy Kelley210.02218
OLB Kevin Hendrix210.0157
DE Mike Baum200.01513
OLB Mack Covington200.0158
CB George Johnstone200.01622
CB Robert Massey200.01520
S Richard Shelton110.02518
ILB Grayson Cusano010.049

Pass Rush Statistics

HoustonSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Shawn Lee0.502143
OLB Andy Headen0.500012
DT Mike Pitts0.002034
DT Warren Powers0.001130
OLB John Grimsley0.001027
DE Keith Guthrie0.000222
Kansas CitySackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DT Curtis Anderson1.500020
DT Jeff Wright1.001024
DE Jeff Hunter0.500016
DE Tracy Kelley0.010018

Pass Defense Statistics

HoustonCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
CB Mark Haynes61025
S Gene Atkins51046
ILB Dave Levenick41046
CB Bobby Watkins30031
CB Jeff Smith30045
ILB Larry McGrew20028
CB Andre Waters11034
S Carlton Williamson10028
S Vance Bedford10018
OLB Andy Headen10012
OLB John Grimsley10027
Kansas CityCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Kurt Larson40022
S Ron Francis21028
ILB Aaron Chubb21019
OLB Mack Covington2008
CB George Johnstone11022
CB Robert Massey11020
DT Curtis Anderson10020
DE Tracy Kelley10018
CB Otis Pearson10027
CB Kennedy Bronson01013

Blocking Statistics

HoustonKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Tom Newberry59030028
T Dwight Wheeler24030128
C Glenn Streno24030028
FB Larry Moriarty12021018
TE Tim Wrightman1109010
C Rodney Lossow07030028
TE Walter Reeves010808
G Ron Solt00030128
RB Cleveland Gary00013118
Kansas CityKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Mike Munchak35027046
G Steve Wisniewski35027046
T Daren Gilbert16027046
T Jim Cooper14027146
C Frank Winters03027046

Special Teams Tackles

HoustonTacklesSTPlays
Bob Mrosko115
Lindsay Scott112
Tim Wrightman110
Freddie Bates19
James Pruitt19
Kansas CityTacklesSTPlays
Herman Heard224
Mack Covington122
Frank Winters111

Participation

HoustonRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
CB Jeff Smith------22451380
ILB Dave Levenick------2746275
S Gene Atkins------2746275
T Dwight Wheeler3028------1472
WR Lindsay Scott3027------1269
DE Shawn Lee------2343268
C Glenn Streno3028------967
G Ron Solt3028------967
G Tom Newberry3028------967
CB Bobby Watkins------24311166
DT Mike Pitts------2634161
FB Larry Moriarty2118------1958
QB Frank Reich3028---------58
C Rodney Lossow3028---------58
ILB Larry McGrew------2528154
S Carlton Williamson------2428254
CB Andre Waters------1634252
DT Warren Powers------1330851
CB Mark Haynes------7251850
DE Keith Guthrie------2222650
WR Ken Margerum2125------147
OLB John Grimsley------1427243
RB Lars Tate169------1641
OLB Andy Headen------2122438
S Vance Bedford------3181637
DT Pete Koch------1422137
RB Cleveland Gary1318---------31
TE Bob Mrosko114------1530
TE Tim Wrightman910------1029
WR John Smith1117---------28
DE Mike Clark------715---22
WR James Pruitt93------921
WR Eric Dickerson00------1818
TE Walter Reeves88---------16
ILB Kurt Gouveia------001010
C Freddie Bates00------99
P Greg Montgomery00------99
K Jeff Jaeger00------88
T Will Wolford00------66
RB Michael Clemons11------35
OLB Leon White------10---1
QB Scott Campbell00---------0
T Hugh Heyer00---------0
S Allen Woodson------00---0
G Harry Galbreath00---------0
T Kevin Robbins00---------0
Kansas CityRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
TE Brent Novoselsky2439------2487
C Frank Winters2746------1184
G Steve Wisniewski2746------881
T Jim Cooper2746---------73
G Mike Munchak2746---------73
QB Randall Cunningham2746---------73
T Daren Gilbert2746---------73
RB Herman Heard1628------2468
S Ron Francis------3028462
DT Jeff Wright------3024761
WR Anthony Miller1525------1858
CB Otis Pearson------2827358
WR Chris Burkett1627------851
RB Diego McKelvey922------1849
CB George Johnstone------16221048
ILB Aaron Chubb------2619146
OLB Mack Covington------1582245
CB Kennedy Bronson------15131745
OLB Kurt Larson------1922344
S Richard Shelton------2518144
DT Curtis Anderson------2020343
DE Tracy Kelley------2218141
WR Shawn Collins1019------938
WR T.J. McNeil1221------538
CB Robert Massey------1520237
DE Mike Baum------1513836
DT Jeff Roth------1519236
DE Jeff Hunter------1616335
TE J.J. Harding920---------29
ILB Grayson Cusano------491326
WR Erik Affholter714------425
S Terrence Jarvis------451625
RB Jimmie Copeland116------522
OLB Kevin Hendrix------157---22
TE Emmett Schaaf68---------14
C Mike Baab00------88
T Stacy Searels00------88
C Michael Overbeck00------88
T Darrell Hamilton00------88
P Charles Fuller00------88
K Braxton Ridley00------77
QB Dennis Sproul01---------1
ILB Jerome Rinehart------00---0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left10343.4
Middle16613.8
Right4348.5
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left7233.3
Middle15805.3
Right591.8
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Frank Reich25153215100
Kansas CityAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Randall Cunningham45283244640

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen64183.0
Short (0-8 Yds)16111408.8
Medium (9-18 Yds)2000.0
Long (19+ Yds)1000.0
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen75304.3
Short (0-8 Yds)20121316.6
Medium (9-18 Yds)14101077.6
Long (19+ Yds)31196.3

Detailed Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Lindsay Scott85081227
WR Ken Margerum42019025
FB Larry Moriarty31011018
WR John Smith21120117
TE Tim Wrightman2201010
RB Cleveland Gary2000018
TE Walter Reeves2201708
RB Michael Clemons110301
TE Bob Mrosko110604
Kansas CityTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Chris Burkett1391124227
WR Shawn Collins75055019
TE J.J. Harding54030020
TE Brent Novoselsky42224039
WR T.J. McNeil4116021
RB Herman Heard32028128
WR Anthony Miller31010025
RB Diego McKelvey3205022
RB Jimmie Copeland220506

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

HoustonAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Lars Tate2-2-1.003.64
RB Cleveland Gary294.505.80
QB Frank Reich100.004.25
Kansas CityAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Herman Heard122.003.64
QB Randall Cunningham11515.007.25

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Frank Reich75213.006.32
Kansas CityAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Randall Cunningham111919.006.38

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Lindsay Scott3272.3310.13
WR Ken Margerum1000.004.75
TE Tim Wrightman1155.000.50
RB Michael Clemons1133.003.00
TE Walter Reeves1166.008.50
Kansas CityTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
TE Brent Novoselsky111919.006.00

Third Down Rushing Statistics

HoustonRushesConversions
RB Lars Tate20
Kansas CityRushesConversions
RB Herman Heard11
QB Randall Cunningham10
RB Diego McKelvey11

Third Down Passing Statistics

HoustonAttCompConversions
Frank Reich1054
Kansas CityAttCompConversions
Randall Cunningham1285

Third Down Receiving Statistics

HoustonTargCatchConversions
WR Lindsay Scott422
WR John Smith211
WR Ken Margerum200
FB Larry Moriarty111
RB Michael Clemons110
Kansas CityTargCatchConversions
WR Chris Burkett543
RB Herman Heard211
TE J.J. Harding221
WR T.J. McNeil200
WR Shawn Collins110

SectionAttendance
Stadium66,100 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck20,300 (21,400)
End Zone13,800 (15,400)
Mezzanine8,500 (8,900)
Sideline Seats12,900 (13,600)
Club Seats7,300 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,300 (3,300)