Week 7, 1989

played in Houston, TX

83 degrees, fair, 5 mph wind

Denver Broncos101470-31
Houston Oilers71000-17

Scoring Summary
1Q: 11:32 HOU - Cleveland Gary 14 run (Jeff Jaeger extra point)
1Q: 08:37 DEN - Tim Brown 41 pass from Doug Williams (David Treadwell extra point)
1Q: 03:19 DEN - David Treadwell 32 field goal
2Q: 13:40 HOU - Jeff Jaeger 48 field goal
2Q: 09:08 DEN - Todd Millikan 3 pass from Doug Williams (David Treadwell extra point)
2Q: 03:14 HOU - Frank Reich 2 run (Jeff Jaeger extra point)
2Q: 02:00 DEN - Tim Brown 78 pass from Doug Williams (David Treadwell extra point)
3Q: 01:47 DEN - John Kolesr 6 pass from Doug Williams (David Treadwell extra point)

Team StatisticsDENHOU
Record3-34-3
First Downs1721
- by Rushing47
- by Passing1313
- by Penalty01
Total Net Yards421349
- Offensive Plays6482
- Yards per Play6.584.26
Net Rushing Yards50112
- Rushing Attempts2420
- Yards per Rush2.085.60
Net Passing Yards371237
- Att./Comp./Intrcpt36 - 23 - 059 - 34 - 0
- Gross Passing Yards396258
- Sacks/Yards Lost4/253/21
- Yards per Pass Play9.283.82
Fumbles/Lost1/01/0
3rd Down Conversions7/166/20
- Avg. YtG on 3rd Down8.17.4
4th Down Conversions0/02/3
Penalties/Yards7/504/25
Punt Returns/Yards5/324/36
Kick Returns/Yards1/173/82
Interception Ret./Yards0/00/0
2pt Conversions0/00/0
Red Zone Visits32
- Red Zone TDs/FGs2/12/0
Avg. Drive StartOWN 25OWN 27
Time of Possession30:4129:19

Drive Charts

Denver Broncos
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
115:002:29OWN 2558Punt
111:233:03OWN 18682Touchdown
16:563:44OWN 29856Field Goal
213:354:36OWN 25975Touchdown
26:330:30OWN 2030Punt
23:081:26OWN 25375Touchdown
20:210:21OWN 201-2Half
314:041:23OWN 283-5Punt
311:471:07OWN 4036Punt
39:271:32OWN 3139Punt
35:343:56OWN 21979Touchdown
414:320:56OWN 1039Punt
411:083:06OWN 20516Punt
44:091:45OWN 4233Punt
Houston Oilers
QuarBeganPossFromPlaysYardsResult
112:311:08OWN 27473Touchdown
18:201:24OWN 2530Punt
13:124:37OWN 25844Field Goal
28:592:26OWN 29512Punt
26:032:55OWN 39961Touchdown
21:421:21OWN 47610Punt
315:000:56OWN 2531Punt
312:410:54OWN 2636Punt
310:401:13OWN 932Punt
37:552:21OWN 16625Punt
31:382:06OWN 363-3Punt
413:362:28OWN 43515Punt
48:023:53OWN 61252Downs
42:242:24OWN 251351Game

Game MVP: Doug Williams, Denver Broncos

Rushing Statistics

DenverAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Allen Pinkett21331.571110
QB Doug Williams1-2-2.00-200
RB Paul Palmer11313.001310
WR Tim Brown166.00600
HoustonAttYardsAvgLG10+TD
RB Cleveland Gary9566.221411
RB Michael Clemons6193.17700
QB Frank Reich4317.751221
WR James Pruitt166.00600

Passing Statistics

DenverAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Doug Williams36233964/254780138.2
HoustonAttCompYardsSk/YdTDLGIntRate
Frank Reich59342583/21033068.3

Receiving Statistics

DenverCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
RB Allen Pinkett686711.1756400
WR Tim Brown5616432.80111782
TE Todd Millikan455814.5034341
WR John Kolesr365819.3352321
WR John Ford353612.0022230
TE Travis McNeal23136.50080
RB Gaston Green0200.00000
WR Leland Everett0100.00000
HoustonCatchTargYardsAvgYACLGTD
WR Ken Margerum8169411.7564330
TE Bob Mrosko513316.200150
WR Lindsay Scott48358.755150
FB Larry Moriarty4471.750130
WR John Smith353110.339190
RB Cleveland Gary33155.001370
TE Tim Wrightman232010.008190
WR James Pruitt23-6-3.000-20
RB Michael Clemons223015.0021260
RB Lars Tate1111.00010

Interception Statistics

DenverIntsYardsAvgTD
HoustonIntsYardsAvgTD

Fumble Statistics

DenverFumbRecovForceTD
RB Allen Pinkett1000
C Kirk Lowdermilk0100
OLB Troy Johnson0010
HoustonFumbRecovForceTD
RB Michael Clemons1000
TE Tim Wrightman0100
ILB Dave Levenick0010

Punting Statistics

DenverPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Scott Fulhage838848.544.0585
HoustonPuntYardsAvgNetLGIn20
Greg Montgomery944949.939.7602

Kicking Statistics

DenverFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
David Treadwell1/10/00/0324/4
HoustonFGs40+Yd50+YdLGPAT
Jeff Jaeger1/11/10/0482/2

Punt Return Statistics

DenverRetYardsAvgTD
Anthony Parker5326.40
HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Haynes4369.00

Kick Return Statistics

DenverRetYardsAvgTD
Tim Brown11717.00
HoustonRetYardsAvgTD
Mark Haynes38227.30

Defensive Statistics

DenverTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
CB Chris Hale820.01961
OLB Scott Stephen810.01957
ILB Clifton King720.01940
OLB Troy Johnson500.01035
S Carnell Lake420.02058
DE Matt Brock301.51539
DE Leslie O'Neal311.01953
CB Delton Hall300.0230
DT Tim Johnson210.52050
CB Ed Berry220.01453
OLB Jerry Leggett210.01946
S Robert Moore200.0326
CB Deion Sanders200.0712
DE Ron Holmes110.0423
CB Anthony Parker110.0920
S George Streeter100.01742
HoustonTackAsstSackRPlayPPlay
ILB Larry McGrew710.02329
ILB Dave Levenick651.02440
DE Keith Guthrie611.02129
DE Shawn Lee510.02338
CB Jeff Smith400.02234
S Gene Atkins330.02440
OLB Andy Headen201.019
OLB John Grimsley210.51425
CB Bobby Watkins210.02129
S Carlton Williamson200.02227
DT Mike Pitts200.02432
CB Mark Haynes110.0416
DE Mike Clark100.034
S Vance Bedford100.0213
DT Pete Koch100.01422
OLB Leon White100.012
DT Warren Powers010.5922
CB Andre Waters020.01228

Pass Rush Statistics

DenverSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Matt Brock1.502039
DE Leslie O'Neal1.003053
DT Tim Johnson0.512050
DE Ron Holmes0.001123
OLB Troy Johnson0.001035
CB Chris Hale0.001061
HoustonSackBlockHurryKnockPPlay
DE Keith Guthrie1.002129
ILB Dave Levenick1.000040
OLB Andy Headen1.00009
OLB John Grimsley0.501025
DT Warren Powers0.500022
DT Pete Koch0.011022
DT Mike Pitts0.010032
DE Shawn Lee0.001238
CB Jeff Smith0.001034

Pass Defense Statistics

DenverCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
OLB Scott Stephen71057
ILB Clifton King70040
CB Chris Hale42061
S Carnell Lake40058
CB Delton Hall30030
CB Ed Berry20053
S Robert Moore20026
OLB Troy Johnson20035
DE Leslie O'Neal10053
DE Matt Brock10039
S George Streeter10042
OLB Jerry Leggett01046
HoustonCaughtDefnsdIntrcpPPlay
ILB Dave Levenick50040
CB Jeff Smith41034
ILB Larry McGrew31029
S Carlton Williamson21027
OLB John Grimsley11025
CB Mark Haynes10016
CB Bobby Watkins10029
S Vance Bedford10013
OLB Andy Headen1009
CB Andre Waters10028
OLB Leon White1002
S Gene Atkins10040
DE Shawn Lee10038

Blocking Statistics

DenverKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
T Lomas Brown29024040
G Steve Trapilo16024240
C Kirk Lowdermilk14024240
G Reggie Singletary12024040
T Bruce Armstrong11024040
TE Travis McNeal01013018
HoustonKeyBlBlOppPancRPlySckAPPly
C Glenn Streno37020062
G Tom Newberry24220062
T Dwight Wheeler13020162
FB Larry Moriarty1207021
T Will Wolford11020162
C Rodney Lossow11020162

Special Teams Tackles

DenverTacklesSTPlays
Tim Johnson315
Tim Brown218
Todd Millikan128
Lomas Brown19
HoustonTacklesSTPlays
Michael Clemons219
Lindsay Scott213
Tim Wrightman127
Dwight Wheeler114

Participation

DenverRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
RB Allen Pinkett2336------2887
CB Ed Berry------14532087
DT Tim Johnson------20501585
CB Chris Hale------1961585
OLB Scott Stephen------1957379
WR Tim Brown2239------1879
TE Todd Millikan2031------2879
S Carnell Lake------2058---78
T Lomas Brown2440------973
G Reggie Singletary2440------973
DE Leslie O'Neal------1953173
G Steve Trapilo2440------973
T Bruce Armstrong2440------973
ILB Clifton King------19401372
OLB Troy Johnson------10352671
OLB Jerry Leggett------1946---65
QB Doug Williams2440---------64
C Kirk Lowdermilk2440---------64
S George Streeter------1742---59
WR John Kolesr1325------2058
DE Matt Brock------1539---54
S Robert Moore------3262049
WR John Ford1024------943
CB Delton Hall------2301042
CB Anthony Parker------920938
DE Ron Holmes------4231037
TE Travis McNeal1318---------31
RB Gaston Green79------1026
WR Leland Everett1114------126
DT Pete Curkendall------113923
DE Willie Griffin------219122
CB Deion Sanders------712120
P Scott Fulhage00------99
C Trevor Benton00------99
K David Treadwell00------77
OLB John Roper------05---5
RB Paul Palmer11------13
TE Donald Schroeder03---------3
DT Harvey Wright------10---1
QB Enrique Mickelson00---------0
G Ralph Tamm00---------0
QB Jeff Carlson00---------0
T Nicholas Benson00---------0
OLB Victor Woods------00---0
OLB LaSalle Harper------00---0
HoustonRPlyOffPPlyOffRPlyDefPPlyDefSTPlyTotal Plays
T Dwight Wheeler2062------1496
C Glenn Streno2062------1092
G Tom Newberry2062------1092
T Will Wolford2062------1092
WR Lindsay Scott1953------1385
QB Frank Reich2062---------82
C Rodney Lossow2062---------82
CB Jeff Smith------22341571
WR Ken Margerum1651------269
TE Tim Wrightman1028------2765
ILB Dave Levenick------2440165
S Gene Atkins------2440165
CB Bobby Watkins------21291464
DE Shawn Lee------2338162
DE Keith Guthrie------2129858
TE Bob Mrosko1542---------57
DT Mike Pitts------2432---56
ILB Larry McGrew------2329---52
S Carlton Williamson------2227150
WR John Smith1138---------49
FB Larry Moriarty721------1947
RB Cleveland Gary1231---------43
CB Andre Waters------1228141
OLB John Grimsley------1425140
DT Warren Powers------922940
CB Mark Haynes------4161939
OLB Andy Headen------192838
RB Michael Clemons811------1938
DT Pete Koch------1422137
WR James Pruitt214------1834
S Vance Bedford------2131833
RB Lars Tate019------120
ILB Kurt Gouveia------011415
C Freddie Bates00------1010
WR Odessa Turner01------910
P Greg Montgomery00------1010
T Hugh Heyer00------99
DE Mike Clark------34---7
K Jeff Jaeger00------55
OLB Leon White------12---3
TE Orson Mobley01------12
QB Scott Campbell00---------0
G Kevin Gogan00---------0
S Allen Woodson------00---0
G Harry Galbreath00---------0
T Kevin Robbins00---------0

Directional Rushing Statistics

DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left2-1-0.5
Middle14271.9
Right7263.7
None1-2-2.0
DistanceAttYardsAvg
Left7284.0
Middle10727.2
Right3124.0
None000.0

Detailed Passing Statistics

DenverAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Doug Williams36238014630
HoustonAttCmp20+BdThDropDfnsHurrKnckIntc
Frank Reich593422741010

Directional Passing Statistics

DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen85729.0
Short (0-8 Yds)151217211.5
Medium (9-18 Yds)95748.2
Long (19+ Yds)417819.5
DistanceAttCompYardsAvg
Screen1310191.5
Short (0-8 Yds)27161495.5
Medium (9-18 Yds)158906.0
Long (19+ Yds)3000.0

Detailed Receiving Statistics

DenverTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
RB Allen Pinkett86067136
WR Tim Brown650164339
WR John Kolesr63058225
TE Todd Millikan54058131
WR John Ford53036124
TE Travis McNeal32113018
RB Gaston Green200009
WR Leland Everett1000014
HoustonTargtCaugtDropdYards20+PPlay
WR Ken Margerum168394151
TE Bob Mrosko135231042
WR Lindsay Scott84235053
WR John Smith53031038
FB Larry Moriarty4407021
TE Tim Wrightman32020028
WR James Pruitt320-6014
RB Cleveland Gary33015031
RB Michael Clemons22030111
RB Lars Tate1101019

Red-Zone Rushing Statistics

DenverAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Allen Pinkett4174.251.57
HoustonAttYardsAvgOverall Avg
RB Cleveland Gary2168.006.22
QB Frank Reich122.007.75

Red-Zone Passing Statistics

DenverAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Doug Williams33134.3311.00
HoustonAttCompYardsAvg/AttOverall Avg
Frank Reich32134.334.37

Red-Zone Receiving Statistics

DenverTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
RB Allen Pinkett1144.008.38
TE Todd Millikan1133.0011.60
WR John Kolesr1166.009.67
HoustonTargetCatchYardsAvg/TargOverall Avg
WR Ken Margerum2184.005.88
TE Bob Mrosko1155.002.38

Third Down Rushing Statistics

DenverRushesConversions
RB Allen Pinkett21
HoustonRushesConversions

Third Down Passing Statistics

DenverAttCompConversions
Doug Williams1186
HoustonAttCompConversions
Frank Reich19116

Third Down Receiving Statistics

DenverTargCatchConversions
WR Tim Brown443
RB Allen Pinkett210
TE Todd Millikan222
WR John Ford211
WR John Kolesr100
HoustonTargCatchConversions
WR Ken Margerum522
WR Lindsay Scott311
WR James Pruitt320
TE Bob Mrosko311
FB Larry Moriarty220
WR John Smith111
TE Tim Wrightman111
RB Lars Tate110

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)