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New Jersey 10 at Boston 34

1983 Week 18 - Sunday, July 3, 1983
Attendance: 15,798


BOSTON(AP) - The Boston Breakers turned back the New Jersey Generals and their league rushing champion Herschel Walker 34-10.

Johnnie Walton fired two touchdown passes for the Breakers,11-7, who took advantage of five New Jersey turnovers. Walker rushed 19 times for 74 yards to finish his first pro season with 1,812.

1983 USFL Regular Season

1983 Week 18

Sunday, July 3, 1983  

New Jersey Generals 10 @ Boston Breakers 34

Stadium : Nickerson Field, Boston, MA.

Attendance: 15,798

                   New Jersey    Boston

First Downs            21          17
Rushes - Yards       24-108      33-126
Passing Yards         209         208
Return Yards          159         190
Passes               23-42-4     14-25-0
Sacks - Yards Lost    3-25        0-0
Punts - Avg.         5-40.0      6-42.7
Fumbles-Lost          2-1         2-0
Penalties-Yards       7-60       12-91
Time of Possession   33:00       27:00


                    1st 2nd 3rd 4th  Total

New Jersey           3   0   0   7   - 10
Boston               7  17   3   7   - 34


1st Quarter Scoring

New Jersey Generals - 36 yd. Field Goal by Roveto.

Boston Breakers - Coash 10 yd. Pass from Walton ( Mazzetti Kick ).


2nd Quarter Scoring

Boston Breakers - Crump 20 yd. Run ( Mazzetti Kick ).

Boston Breakers - 35 yd. Field Goal by Mazzetti.

Boston Breakers - Steels 1 yd. Run ( Mazzetti Kick ).


3rd Quarter Scoring

Boston Breakers - 44 yd. Field Goal by Mazzetti.


4th Quarter Scoring

Boston Breakers - C. Smith 58 yd. Pass from Walton ( Mazzetti Kick ).

New Jersey Generals - Anderson 4 yd. Pass from Knapple ( Roveto Kick ).



INDIVIDUAL Statistics

Rushing 

New Jersey Generals - Walker 19-74, Anderson 4-25, Boisture 1-9. 

Boston Breakers - Crump 10-72, Steels 12-48, Hughes 6-15, D. Johnson 4-5,
Lockett 1 for minus 14.
 

Passing

New Jersey Generals - Knapple 22-36-4-231, Boisture 1-6-0-3.

Boston Breakers - Walton 14-25-0-208.


Receiving

New Jersey Generals - McConnaughey 4-39, Walker 5-24, Anderson 5-22, 
Friede 3-47, Bowers 3-39, Tullis 2-52, Slawson 1-11. 

Boston Breakers - C. Smith 5-126, Lockett 3-44, D. Johnson 3-6,
Coash 2-11, Steels 1-21.


Kickoff Returns

New Jersey Generals - Lott 5-103, Williams 2-49.

Boston Breakers - Hughes 3-68.


Punt Returns

New Jersey Generals - Lott 2-7.

Boston Breakers - Steels 1-11, Wilson 1-6.


Punting

New Jersey Generals - Olander 5-40.0 Yd. Avg.

Boston Breakers - Casarino 6-42.7 Yd. Avg.


Field Goals

New Jersey Generals - Roveto 1 of 1.

Boston Breakers - Mazzetti 3 of 3.


Interceptions

New Jersey Generals - None.

Boston Breakers - Marek 2-13, Harbison 1-59, Jones 1-33.


Sacks

New Jersey Generals - None.

Boston Breakers - Lee 1-13, Jackson 1-7, Harbison 1-5. 	
Box Courtesy of Tom Hefner

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