San Francisco 49ers at Buffalo Bills

October 4, 1998

Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
San Francisco 49ers 0 0 0 21 21
Buffalo Bills 10 10 3 3 26

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
2:30 Buf FG FG Steve Christie 24 Buf 3, SF 0
13:33 Buf TD Antowain Smith 6 run (Steve Christie Kick) Buf 10, SF 0
2nd Quarter
0:32 Buf TD Quinn Early 5 pass from Rob Johnson (Steve Christie Kick) Buf 17, SF 0
14:57 Buf FG FG Steve Christie 19 Buf 20, SF 0
3rd Quarter
12:09 Buf FG FG Steve Christie 38 Buf 23, SF 0
4th Quarter
1:44 SF TD Marc Edwards 47 pass from Steve Young (Jerry Rice Pass from Steve Young) Buf 23, SF 8
5:56 Buf FG FG Steve Christie 45 Buf 26, SF 8
9:27 SF TD Irv Smith 9 pass from Steve Young (Pass Failed) Buf 26, SF 14
14:03 SF TD J.J. Stokes 21 pass from Steve Young (Wade Richey Kick) Buf 26, SF 21

Attendance: 76,615
Missed Field Goals: SF - Wade Richey 48; Buf - Steve Christie 51

Team Statistics
  San Francisco 49ers Buffalo Bills
First downs 23 21
Rushes - yards 18 - 65 38 - 115
Passing 312 237
Punt returns 2 - 11 5 - 33
Kickoff returns 6 - 82 1 - 22
Interception returns 0 - 0 1 - 27
Pass attempts - Completions - Had Intercepted 23 - 38 - 1 19 - 27 - 0
Sacked - yards lost 5 - 17 3 - 17
Punts 5 - 44.6 5 - 39.4
Fumbles - lost 3 - 3 1 - 0
Penalties - yards 22 - 178 12 - 106
Time of possession 27:07 32:53

Passing
San Francisco 49ers Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Steve Young 38 23 329 8.66 3 1 47t 5 17 103.9
Buffalo Bills Att Cmp Yds Avg TD Int Lg Sack Loss Rating
Rob Johnson 27 19 254 9.41 1 0 50 3 17 112.3

Rushing
San Francisco 49ers Att Yds Avg Lg TD
Steve Young 5 34 6.8 13 0
Garrison Hearst 12 28 2.3 7 0
Chuck Levy 1 3 3.0 3 0
Buffalo Bills Att Yds Avg Lg TD
Antowain Smith 22 47 2.1 12 1
Thurman Thomas 8 42 5.2 15 0
Rob Johnson 6 20 3.3 11 0
Sam Gash 1 3 3.0 3 0
Kevin Williams 1 3 3.0 3 0

Receiving
San Francisco 49ers Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
J.J. Stokes 5 77 15.4 21t 1
Garrison Hearst 5 38 7.6 14 0
Terrell Owens 4 69 17.2 27 0
Jerry Rice 3 54 18.0 33 0
Irv Smith 3 34 11.3 19 1
Marc Edwards 2 50 25.0 47t 1
Chuck Levy 1 7 7.0 7 0
Buffalo Bills Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
Quinn Early 8 57 7.1 11 1
Kevin Williams 4 87 21.8 46 0
Eric Moulds 3 86 28.7 50 0
Thurman Thomas 2 13 6.5 12 0
Lonnie Johnson 1 8 8.0 8 0
Jay Riemersma 1 3 3.0 3 0

Kickoff Returns
San Francisco 49ers Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Chuck Levy 4 47 11.8 0 20 0
R.W. McQuarters 1 24 24.0 0 24 0
David Richie 1 11 11.0 0 11 0
Buffalo Bills Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Kevin Williams 1 22 22.0 0 22 0

Punt Returns
San Francisco 49ers Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
R.W. McQuarters 2 11 5.5 1 13 0
Buffalo Bills Num Yds Avg FC Lg TD
Kevin Williams 5 33 6.6 0 18 0

Punting
San Francisco 49ers Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Reggie Roby 5 223 44.6 49 0 0 0 38.0 5 33
Buffalo Bills Punts Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net OppRet RetYds
Chris Mohr 5 197 39.4 53 2 2 0 29.2 2 11

Defense
San Francisco 49ers Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Roy Barker 1.5 5.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Chris Doleman 0.5 5.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Merton Hanks 0.5 5.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Bryant Young 0.5 2.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Buffalo Bills Sacks Loss Ints Yds Avg Lg TD
Raymond Jackson 0.0 0.0 1 27 27.0 27 0
Phil Hansen 2.0 8.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Gabe Northern 1.0 1.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Bruce Smith 1.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Marcellus Wiley 1.0 8.0 0 0 0.0 0 0

1998 NFL Scoreboard - Week 5
Sunday, October 4, 1998
San Diego 12
Indianapolis 17
Boxscore FINAL
Miami 9
NY Jets 20
Boxscore FINAL
Dallas 31
Washington 10
Boxscore FINAL
Detroit 27
Chicago 31
Boxscore FINAL
New England 30
New Orleans 27
Boxscore FINAL
Carolina 23
Atlanta 51
Boxscore FINAL
San Francisco 21
Buffalo 26
Boxscore FINAL
Oakland 23
Arizona 20
Boxscore FINAL
NY Giants 3
Tampa Bay 20
Boxscore FINAL
Philadelphia 16
Denver 41
Boxscore FINAL
Seattle 6
Kansas City 17
Boxscore FINAL
Monday, October 5, 1998
Minnesota 37
Green Bay 24
Boxscore FINAL
Complete Scoreboard