Week 7, 1989

played in Atlanta, GA

69 degrees, fair, 2 mph wind

Carolina Panthers0370-10
Atlanta Falcons14141410-52

Scoring Summary
1Q: 08:49 ATL - Ernest Givins 21 pass from Warren Moon (Max Zendejas extra point)
1Q: 05:55 ATL - Fred Banks 7 pass from Warren Moon (Max Zendejas extra point)
2Q: 11:43 ATL - Newton Williams 2 run (Max Zendejas extra point)
2Q: 06:55 CAR - Nick Lowery 31 field goal
2Q: 03:50 ATL - Warren Moon 17 run (Max Zendejas extra point)
3Q: 11:34 CAR - James Lofton 3 pass from Burt Andersen (Nick Lowery extra point)
3Q: 11:01 ATL - Don Beebe 67 pass from Warren Moon (Max Zendejas extra point)
3Q: 08:14 ATL - Ernest Givins 41 pass from Warren Moon (Max Zendejas extra point)
4Q: 13:52 ATL - Fred Banks 3 pass from Rich Gannon (Max Zendejas extra point)
4Q: 02:35 ATL - Max Zendejas 31 field goal

Team StatisticsCARATL
Record2-54-2
First Downs1424
- by Rushing77
- by Passing617
- by Penalty10
Total Net Yards263499
- Offensive Plays5661
- Yards per Play4.708.18
Net Rushing Yards119102
- Rushing Attempts2430
- Yards per Rush4.963.40
Net Passing Yards144397
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt29 - 16 - 131 - 25 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards157397
- Sacks/Yards Lost3/130/0
- Yards per Pass Play4.5012.81
Fumbles/Lost1/10/0
3rd Down Conversions3/128/12
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down9.26.6
4th Down Conversions0/00/0
Penalties/Yards3/204/19
Punt Returns/Yards1/93/17
Kick Returns/Yards4/763/69
Interception Ret./Yards0/01/24
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits25
- Red Zone TDs/FGs1/14/1
Avg. Drive StartOWN 24OWN 36
Time of Possession28:0731:53

Drive Charts

Carolina Panthers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
113:091:04OWN 2638Punt
18:350:56OWN 25224Fumble
15:473:09OWN 25737Punt
211:364:47OWN 201166Field Goal
23:393:08OWN 20628Punt
315:003:36OWN 25775Touchdown
310:451:49OWN 253-6Punt
37:583:56OWN 28621Punt
413:412:29OWN 233-2Punt
49:141:35OWN 3230Punt
45:530:58OWN 1426Interception
42:271:08OWN 2530Punt
Atlanta Falcons
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:001:51OWN 3432Punt
112:053:30OWN 33867Touchdown
17:391:52OPP 44444Touchdown
12:386:02OWN 201180Touchdown
26:493:10OWN 26774Touchdown
20:310:31OWN 121-4Half
311:240:39OWN 33167Touchdown
38:560:58OPP 45245Touchdown
34:025:21OWN 101390Touchdown
411:121:58OWN 3132Punt
47:391:46OWN 3738Punt
44:552:28OPP 1632Field Goal
41:191:19OWN 42212Game

Game MVP: Warren Moon, Atlanta Falcons

Rushing Statistics

CarolinaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB John Stephens141017.214120
RB Toussaint Tyler7-2-0.29400
QB Burt Andersen3206.671110
AtlantaAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Newton Williams11211.911111
RB Rod Bernstine10333.30900
QB Warren Moon4317.751711
RB Keith Henderson4184.501210
QB Rich Gannon1-1-1.00-100

Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Steve Bono1771250/0029067.0
Burt Andersen129323/13112170.1
AtlantaAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Warren Moon26213480/04670158.3
Rich Gannon54490/01240147.1

Receiving Statistics

CarolinaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Emile Harry45338.251170
TE Malcolm Scott373010.0022240
RB John Stephens343110.3318290
WR James Lofton223115.508281
FB Kenny King111111.001110
TE Tom Robinson151212.000120
WR J.T. Israel1311.00010
WR Kelvin Martin1288.00080
AtlantaCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Ernest Givins71017324.7179412
TE Tom Mullady55408.0022240
WR Fred Banks45328.006112
WR Don Beebe4411228.0059671
WR Derrick Gaffney111010.000100
FB Gary James1288.00080
RB Rod Bernstine11-4-4.000-40
TE Jon Embree1299.00490
RB Keith Henderson111717.0010170

Interception Statistics

CarolinaIntsYardsAvgTD
AtlantaIntsYardsAvgTD
S Raymond Clayborn12424.000

Fumble Statistics

CarolinaFumbRecovForceTD
TE Malcolm Scott1000
AtlantaFumbRecovForceTD
ILB Vincent Brown0100
OLB Alex Gordon0010

Punting Statistics

CarolinaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Brian Doherty831239.034.4493
AtlantaPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Dylan Renze312341.038.0501

Kicking Statistics

CarolinaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Nick Lowery1/10/00/0311/1
AtlantaFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Max Zendejas1/10/00/0317/7

Punt Return Statistics

CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
James Lofton199.00
AtlantaRetYardsAvgTD
Fred Banks3175.70

Kick Return Statistics

CarolinaRetYardsAvgTD
John Hagy47619.00
AtlantaRetYardsAvgTD
Don Griffin24824.00
Scott Woerner12121.00

Defensive Statistics

CarolinaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Solomon Wilcots700.02830
OLB Ron Rivera520.02026
OLB Joe Comier400.02725
CB Mike Mayock310.01920
CB Arnold Brown310.02931
CB Pat Ballage310.01319
S Barton Hundley310.01714
DT Greg Brown300.01220
OLB Jim Morrissey220.02419
S Brett Maxie210.02324
ILB Erwin Grabisna210.01613
DT Richard Turner200.01811
DE Richard Dent200.01220
DE Charles Bennett200.02523
ILB Jessie Solomon200.01218
DE Marcus Norman120.02118
WR James Lofton10---------
WR Kelvin Martin10---------
DE Donald Evans100.071
OLB Jerrol Williams100.022
AtlantaTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
S Perry Williams730.02130
OLB Alex Gordon501.01727
S Benny Perrin430.02119
ILB Vincent Brown400.02017
S Scott Woerner320.0615
ILB Mark Brown310.039
CB Don Griffin310.02122
DE Sean McNanie201.5916
ILB Jerry Robinson230.01424
OLB Mike Merriweather220.02023
OLB Joe Kohlbrand200.079
CB Patrick Hunter110.02025
DT Scott Garnett100.01211
ILB Ty Allert100.058
DE Wayne Martin100.01622
DE Ron Faurot030.52225

Pass Rush Statistics

CarolinaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Richard Dent0.002120
DE Charles Bennett0.001223
DT Greg Brown0.001020
AtlantaSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Sean McNanie1.500116
OLB Alex Gordon1.010027
DE Ron Faurot0.500025
DT Scott Garnett0.001111
ILB Jerry Robinson0.001024
ILB Mark Brown0.00109
DT Blaise Winter0.001016

Pass Defense Statistics

CarolinaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Ron Rivera41026
S Brett Maxie41024
CB Arnold Brown30031
CB Mike Mayock20020
DE Richard Dent20020
CB Pat Ballage20019
S Barton Hundley20014
S Solomon Wilcots20030
ILB Jessie Solomon10018
OLB Joe Comier10025
ILB Erwin Grabisna10013
OLB Jerrol Williams1002
AtlantaCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
S Scott Woerner30015
OLB Alex Gordon30027
ILB Vincent Brown22017
ILB Mark Brown2009
CB Don Griffin20022
S Benny Perrin11019
OLB Mike Merriweather10023
S Perry Williams10030
CB Patrick Hunter10025
S Raymond Clayborn0119

Blocking Statistics

CarolinaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Jamie Dukes36024032
T Kevin Call23024132
T Robert Jenkins14024032
FB Kenny King1205111
G Mark Bortz04024032
TE Tom Coombs010619
G Bruce Collie01023026
AtlantaKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
G Joe Milinichik36130031
T Don Sommer25030031
T Joe Wolf24022031
C Dan Turk15030031
G Sean Ferrell14022031
FB Gary James1201308
G Steve Sybeldon010800
C Tony Berryhill010800

Special Teams Tackles

CarolinaTacklesSTPlays
Kenny King216
Stan Petry114
Tom Robinson111
Emile Harry111
Bruce Collie19
AtlantaTacklesSTPlays
Derrick Gaffney424
Alex Gordon124

Participation

CarolinaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
G Mark Bortz2432------965
T Kevin Call2432------965
T Robert Jenkins2432------965
CB Arnold Brown------2931161
S Solomon Wilcots------2830159
G Bruce Collie2326------958
C Jamie Dukes2432---------56
OLB Joe Comier------2725153
TE Tom Robinson1722------1150
WR Emile Harry1820------1149
DE Charles Bennett------2523149
S Brett Maxie------2324249
OLB Ron Rivera------2026147
S Barton Hundley------17141546
RB John Stephens1630---------46
WR Kelvin Martin1816------1145
OLB Jim Morrissey------2419144
CB Mike Mayock------1920443
ILB Jessie Solomon------12181242
WR James Lofton1521------440
DE Marcus Norman------2118140
TE Tom Coombs69------2439
TE Malcolm Scott1223---------35
DT Greg Brown------1220133
CB Pat Ballage------1319133
FB Kenny King511------1632
DE Richard Dent------1220---32
QB Steve Bono1517---------32
RB Toussaint Tyler81------2130
DT Richard Turner------1811130
ILB Erwin Grabisna------1613130
WR J.T. Israel56------1627
OLB Jerrol Williams------222226
CB Stan Petry------471425
QB Burt Andersen915---------24
DE Donald Evans------71311
P Brian Doherty00------99
C Edwin Jennings00------99
WR Flipper Anderson00------99
S John Hagy------0099
T Ellis Gardner16---------7
K Nick Lowery00------44
DT Phillip Terhune------0022
RB Alvin Moore01---------1
DT Pat Marlatt------10---1
G Carl Bax00---------0
AtlantaRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
OLB Alex Gordon------17272468
G Joe Milinichik3031------465
T Don Sommer3031------465
C Dan Turk3031---------61
WR Ernest Givins2530------459
G Sean Ferrell2231------457
T Joe Wolf2231------457
S Perry Williams------2130152
CB Don Griffin------2122851
CB Patrick Hunter------2025550
WR Derrick Gaffney159------2448
DE Ron Faurot------2225---47
WR Fred Banks1218------1747
OLB Mike Merriweather------2023144
QB Warren Moon1726---------43
FB Gary James138------2142
TE Tom Mullady1822------141
S Benny Perrin------2119---40
ILB Jerry Robinson------1424139
TE Jon Embree106------2339
DE Wayne Martin------1622139
WR Don Beebe1523---------38
ILB Vincent Brown------2017---37
RB Newton Williams127------1635
S Raymond Clayborn------592034
DE Sean McNanie------916934
S Scott Woerner------6151233
DT Scott Garnett------1211932
RB Rod Bernstine1219---------31
CB Ernie Apold------1010929
DT Blaise Winter------1116---27
CB Carl Howard------291627
ILB Mark Brown------391123
QB Rich Gannon135---------18
TE Mike Hinnant126---------18
OLB Joe Kohlbrand------79---16
ILB Ty Allert------58---13
RB Keith Henderson65---------11
WR Perry Tuttle02------810
K Max Zendejas00------1010
G Steve Sybeldon80---------8
C Tony Berryhill80---------8
DT Rollin Putzier------26---8
C Branden Trejo00------44
P Dylan Renze00------44
T Rory Graves00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left791.3
Middle13534.1
Right45714.3
None000.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left6152.5
Middle13513.9
Right11363.3
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Steve Bono1773123300
Burt Andersen1290001121
AtlantaAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Warren Moon26216001430
Rich Gannon541001000

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen2000.0
Short (0-8 Yds)1410594.2
Medium (9-18 Yds)557014.0
Long (19+ Yds)81283.5
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen55479.4
Short (0-8 Yds)11916915.4
Medium (9-18 Yds)128836.9
Long (19+ Yds)339832.7

Detailed Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
TE Malcolm Scott73130123
TE Tom Robinson51112022
WR Emile Harry54033020
RB John Stephens43031130
WR J.T. Israel310106
WR James Lofton22031121
WR Kelvin Martin2108016
FB Kenny King11011011
AtlantaTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Ernest Givins1070173430
TE Tom Mullady55040122
WR Fred Banks54032018
WR Don Beebe440112223
FB Gary James210808
TE Jon Embree210906
WR Derrick Gaffney1101009
RB Rod Bernstine110-4019
RB Keith Henderson1101705

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

CarolinaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB John Stephens2115.507.21
RB Toussaint Tyler1-4-4.00-0.29
AtlantaAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Newton Williams441.001.91
RB Rod Bernstine242.003.30
QB Warren Moon11717.007.75

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Steve Bono2000.007.35
Burt Andersen1133.002.67
AtlantaAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Warren Moon1177.0013.38
Rich Gannon1133.009.80

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR James Lofton1133.0015.50
TE Malcolm Scott1000.004.29
WR Emile Harry1000.006.60
AtlantaTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Fred Banks22105.006.40

Third Down Rushing Statistics

CarolinaRushesConversions
RB Toussaint Tyler20
QB Burt Andersen21
AtlantaRushesConversions
RB Newton Williams20
RB Keith Henderson22
QB Warren Moon11
RB Rod Bernstine10

Third Down Passing Statistics

CarolinaAttCompConversions
Steve Bono522
Burt Andersen210
AtlantaAttCompConversions
Warren Moon544
Rich Gannon111

Third Down Receiving Statistics

CarolinaTargCatchConversions
TE Malcolm Scott410
WR James Lofton111
WR Emile Harry111
WR Kelvin Martin100
AtlantaTargCatchConversions
WR Fred Banks222
WR Ernest Givins222
WR Derrick Gaffney111
FB Gary James100

SectionAttendance
Stadium70,000 (70,000 capacity)
Upper Deck21,400 (21,400)
End Zone15,400 (15,400)
Mezzanine8,900 (8,900)
Sideline Seats13,600 (13,600)
Club Seats7,400 (7,400)
Luxury Boxes3,300 (3,300)