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Tampa Bay 30 at Denver 36


1984 Week 4 - Sunday, March 18, 1984
Tampa Bay Bandits(3-0)(-5) at Denver Gold(2-1)
Attendance: 19,173

Denver(AP) - Cornerback David Martin picked off a John Reaves sideline pass and returned it 38 yards for a touchdown with 6:34 left to give the Gold a 36-30 win over the Tampa Bay Bandits. Martin's score came just 37 seconds after Denver quarterback Craig Penrose threw a 13 yard touchdown pass to Leonard Harris that tied the score 30-30. Martin then stepped in front of Tampa Bay tight end Marvin Harvey, picked off Reaves' poorly thrown ball and ran untouched into the end zone.

	1	2	3	4	F
TB	7	7      13	3   -   30
DEN	0      16	7      13   -   36

Scoring

TB: Truvillion 13 yd pass from Reaves (Andrusyshyn kick) - TB 7, DEN 0

DEN:Speelman 31 yd field goal - TB 7, DEN 3

TB: Henderson 50 yd fumble return (Andrusyshyn kick) - TB 14, DEN 3

DEN:Bailey 14 yd pass from Penrose (Speelman kick) - TB 14, DEN 10

DEN:Speelman 33 yd field goal - TB 14, DEN 13

DEN:Speelman 46 yd field goal - DEN 16, TB 14

DEN:White 14 yd run (Speelman kick) - DEN 23, TB 14

TB: Gillespie 85 yd pass from Reaves (Andrusyshyn kick) - DEN 23, TB 21

TB: Boone 1 yd run (pass failed) - TB 27, DEN 23

TB: Andrusyshyn 35 yd field goal - TB 30, DEN 23

DEN:Harris 13 yd pass from Penrose (Speelman kick) - DEN 30, TB 30

DEN:Martin 38 yd interception return (kick blocked) - DEN 36, TB 30

Box Score

                              TB            DEN
First Downs                   14             17
Rushes-Yards               19-38         46-161
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    35-14-284-2    19-11-181-1
Sacked-Yards Lost           3-24           3-22
Total Plays-Yards         57-298         68-320
Fumbles-Lost                 1-1            4-3
Penalties-Yards             7-65           9-50
Turnovers                      3              4
Time of Possession         23:35          36:25

Attendance = 19,173

TAMPA BAY				     DENVER
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Reaves       34  13 250  2  2  59.7          Penrose      18  11 181  0  2 131.9
Anderson      1   1  34  0  0 118.8          Sydney        1   0   0  1  0   0.0

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Boone         7  22  3.1  1                  Sydney       18  69  3.8  0
Anderson     11  17  1.5  0                  White        15  60  4.0  1
Reaves        1  -1 -1.0  0                  Williams      2  16  8.0  0
                                             Murray        7  12  1.7  0
                                             Matthews      4   4  1.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Gillespie     2 100 50.0  1                  Harris        3  62 20.7  1
Truvillion    6  94 15.7  1                  Williams      1  39 39.0  0
Anderson      3  34 11.3  0                  Sydney        3  36 12.0  0
Harvey        1  34 34.0  0                  Bailey        1  14 14.0  1
Brodsky       2  22 11.0  0                  Niziolek      1  12 12.0  0
                                             White         1  10 10.0  0
                                             Arnold        1   8  8.0  0

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Bailey          3  57 19.0  0                Harris          3 150 50.0  0
Williams R      1  14 14.0  0                Williams        1  20 20.0  0

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Anderson        1  12 12.0  0                Martin          4  42 10.5  0
Bailey          3  10  3.3  0                White           1  15 15.0  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Andrusyshyn     1-1  35  3-3    6            Speelman        3-3  46  3-3   12
                miss: --                                     miss: --

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Andrusyshyn     7 265 37.9                   Gortz           4 164 41.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Ramey           1  13                        Gerken          1  10
Henderson       1   5                        Moore           1   8
Williams L      1   4                        Sullivan        1   6

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Hanna           1   0  0.0  0                Martin          1  38 38.0  1
                                             Sullivan        1  14 14.0  0

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Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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