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Jacksonville 24 at Memphis 27


1984 Week 6 - Saturday, March 31, 1984
Jacksonville Bulls(2-3)(-1) at Memphis Showboats(1-4)
Attendance: 17,180, TV: ESPN

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Alan Duncan booted a 32-yard field goal with less than 10 seconds left to give the Memphis Showboats a 27-24 victory over Jacksonville.

Duncan's kick broke a 24-24 tie in a see-saw battle between two USFL, expansion teams. The victory, before 17,180 at the Liberty Bowl, gave Memphis a 2-4 record. The Bulls are also 2-4.

Jacksonville drew first blood when running back Larry Mason capped a 79-yard drive with a 1-yard plunge over left guard. Quarterback Robbie Mahfouz completed five passes during the drive, including a 19-yard toss that gave the Bulls a first down on the Memphis 4.

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	1	2	3	4	F
JAX	6      11	0	7   -   24
MEM	3	7	7      10   -   27

Scoring

JAX:Mason 1 yd run (kick failed) - JAX 6, MEM 0

MEM:Duncan 37 yd field goal - JAX 6, MEM 3

JAX:McClendon 4 yd run (Mason pass from Mahfouz) - JAX 14, MEM 3

MEM:Crawford 5 yd pass from Lewis (Duncan kick) - JAX 14, MEM 10

JAX:Franco 18 yd field goal - JAX 17, MEM 10

MEM:Quarles 10 yd pass from Lewis (Duncan kick) - MEM 17, JAX 17

JAX:Bergmann 1 yd pass from Mahfouz (Franco kick) - JAX 24, MEM 17

MEM:Lewis 3 yd run (Duncan kick) - MEM 24, JAX 24

MEM:Duncan 32 yd field goal - MEM 27, JAX 24 

Box Score

                             JAX            MEM
First Downs                   20             19
Rushes-Yards               22-75         37-206
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    39-21-272-0    24-14-164-2
Sacked-Yards Lost           2-16            0-0
Total Plays-Yards         63-331         61-370
Fumbles-Lost                 3-2            1-0
Penalties-Yards             3-10           4-30
Turnovers                      2              2
Time of Possession         28:08          31:52

Attendance = 17,180

JACKSONVILLE				     MEMPHIS
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Mahfouz      39  21 272  0  1  84.6          Lewis        24  14 164  2  2  72.2

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
McClendon    10  38  3.8  1                  Lewis         7  91 13.0  1
Lewis         4  15  3.8  0                  Reid         16  69  4.3  0
Mason         5  11  2.2  1                  Quarles       9  36  4.0  0
Matthews      1   6  6.0  0                  White B       3  10  3.3  0
Whiting       2   5  2.5  0                  Crawford      1   0  0.0  0
                                             Middleton     1   0  0.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Kemp          4  82 20.5  0                  Carney        3  62 20.7  0
McClendon     5  59 11.8  0                  Crawford      3  50 16.7  1
Mason         4  51 12.8  0                  Shirk         2  22 11.0  0
Matthews      3  39 13.0  0                  Reid          2  12  6.0  0
Bergmann      2  22 11.0  1                  Quarles       3  11  3.7  1
Whiting       1   9  9.0  0                  Smith F       1   7  7.0  0
Henderson     1   9  9.0  0                   
Lewis         1   1  1.0  0                   

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Lewis           3  77 25.7  0                Reid            1  29 29.0  0
Clark           2  46 23.0  0                Carney          1  24 24.0  0
                                             Crawford        1  18 18.0  0
                                             Krahenbuhl      2   0  0.0  0

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Clark           1   1  1.0  0                Dameron         2   9  4.5  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Franco          1-2  18  1-2    4            Duncan          2-3  37  3-3    9
                miss: 49                                     miss: 41

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Brockhaus       3  93 31.0                   Partridge       2  74 37.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
None                                         Howard          1   9
                                             White R         1   7

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Bessillieu      1  15 15.0  0                None
Gee             1  11 11.0  0     

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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