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Washington 6 at New Jersey 43


1984 Week 5 - Sunday, March 25, 1984
Washington Federals(0-4) at New Jersey Generals(3-1)(-16.5)
Attendance: 38,075

E. Rutherford,NJ(AP) - Herschel Walker rushed for 116 yards, his best performance of the season, and tied a league record by scoring four touchdowns as New Jersey buried winless Washington 43-6.

Walker, who carried 27 times, scored on a 4-yard pass play from Brian Sipe in the first period, on runs of 9 and 3 yards in a space of 70 seconds late in the second quarter and on a 5-yard run midway in the third quarter.

Sipe completed nine of 13 passes for 132 yards.

Highlights




March 25, 1984
New Jersey Generals - 43
Washington Federals - 6
at Giants Stadium
33,075

Washington	0	0	0	6     --	6
New Jersey	7	14	12	10   --	43

1st Quarter	NJ - Walker 4 pass from Sipe (Ruzek kick)
2nd Quarter	NJ - Walker 9 run (Ruzek kick)
		NJ - Walker 3 run (Ruzek kick)
3rd Quarter	NJ - FG Ruzek 47
		NJ - Safety, Washington holding in end zone
		NJ - Walker 5 run (Ruzek kick)
4th Quarter	NJ - FG Ruzek 36
		WASH - Simmons 21 pass from Collier (kick failed)
		NJ - Sullivan 5 run (Ruzek kick)

TEAM STATS:		WASHINGTON		NEW JERSEY
First downs		18			23
Rushes-yards		20-74			53-282
Passing yards		205			122
Return yards		144			111
Passes			19-33-1			9-14-0
Sacks by			1-10			4-10
Punts			4-29			2-33
Fumbles-lost		2-1			1-1
Penalties-yards		13-104			10-70
Time of possession		26:23			33:37

INDIVIDUAL STATS:
RUSHING = Washington: B.Taylor 10-47, Bledsoe 6-12, Hohensee 2-8, Claitt 2-7.  New Jersey:
	Walker 27-116, Sullivan 8-81, Carthon 9-55, Harmon 7-33, Sipe 2-(-3).
PASSING = Washington: Hohensee 14-22-0-154, Collier 5-11-1-61.  New Jersey: Sipe 9-13-0-132,
	Bradley 0-1-0-0.
RECEIVING = Washington: Bledsoe 5-30, G.Taylor 4-60, B.Taylor 4-24, Walters 3-49, 
	M.Harris 1-31, Simmons 1-21, Robinson 1-0.  New Jersey: Walker 3-45, Spek 3-45, 
	Collins 2-35, Carthon 1-7.
MISSED FIELD GOALS = Washington 36.

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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