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New Jersey 25 at Houston 32


1984 Week 4 - Sunday, March 18, 1984
New Jersey Generals(3-0)(-2.5) at Houston Gamblers(2-1)
Attendance: 35,532, TV: ABC

Houston(AP) - Sam Harrell scored two touchdowns and cornerback Will Lewis intercepted two passes, returning one 34 yards for a touchdown and the other 13 yards to set up a 1-yard run by Harrell in the Gamblers 32-25 home victory over the New Jersey Generals. Harrell scored his first touchdown on a 5-yard run after Jim Kelly, who completed 22 of 36 passes for 271 yards, fired a 29-yarder to Gerald McNeil and a 12-yarder to Greg Moser.

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March 18, 1984
Houston Gamblers - 32
New Jersey Generals - 25
at Astrodome
35,532

New Jersey	7	0	3	15    --	25
Houston		8	7	7	10    --	32

1st Quarter	NJ - Spek 7 pass from Sipe (Ruzek kick)
		HOU - Harrell 5 run (Harrell pass from Fritsch)
2nd Quarter	HOU - Harrell 1 run (Fritsch kick)
3rd Quarter	NJ - FG Ruzek 34
		HOU - McGhee 25 pass from Kelly (Fritsch kick)
4th Quarter	HOU - FG Fritsch 20
		HOU - Lewis 34 interception return (Fritsch kick)
		NJ - Collins 6 pass from Sipe (Walker pass from Sipe)
		NJ - Walker 1 run (Ruzek kixk)

TEAM STATS:		NEW JERSEY	HOUSTON
First downs		17		22
Rushes-yards		21-95		27-119
Passing yards		148		271
Return yards		142		60
Passes			18-29-3		22-36-1
Sacks by			0-0		0-0
Punts			4-43		4-46
Fumbles-lost		0-0		0-0
Penalties-yards		3-27		5-48
Time of possession		27:04		32:56

INDIVIDUAL STATS:
RUSHING = New Jersey: Walker 14-65, Carthon 5-11, Sipe 1-16, Harmon 1-3.  
	Houston: Harrell 20-60, Kelly 6-65, Walters 1-(-6).
PASSING = New Jersey: Sipe 18-29-3-148.  Houston: Kelly 22-36-1-271.
RECEIVING = New Jersey: Collins 6-64, Spek 1-17, Bowers 3-19, Walker 3-21, Carthon 2-3, Harmon
	2-24.  Houston: McNeil 5-73, McGhee 4-66, Moser 4-59, Johnson 6-46, Sanders 2-17, 
	Harrell 1-10.
MISSED FIELD GOALS = none

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Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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