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Tampa Bay 24 at Philadelphia 38


1984 Week 6 - Sunday, April 1, 1984
Tampa Bay Bandits(3-2) at Philadelphia Stars(4-1)(-7.5)
Attendance: 30,270, TV: ABC

PHILADELPHIA(AP) - Kelvin Bryant, playing on a pulled hamstring that kept him out of practice all week, ran for 114 yards and three touchdowns in Philadelphia's 38-24 defeat of visiting Tampa Bay in fornt of a crowd of 30,270 at Veterans Stadium.

Bryant ran for 38 yards with a fumble for the Stars' second touchdown in the second quarter. After Tampa Bay cut the deficit to 24-10 with a 53-yard pass play from John Reaves to Marvin Harvey, Bryant scored on two 1-yard runs in a four-minute span of the third period.

Philadelphia stayed even with New Jersey in the Atlantic Division, while Tampa Bay is now 3-3.

4th Q




Complete Game




Highlights




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
TB	0	3      14       7   -   24
PHI	7      14      17	0   -   38

Scoring

PHI:Fusina 1 yd run (Trout kick) - PHI 7, TB 0

PHI:Bryant 38 yd fumble return (Trout kick) - PHI 14, TB 0

PHI:Fitzkee 5 yd pass from Fusina (Trout kick) - PHI 21, TB 0

TB: Andrusyshyn 36 yd field goal - PHI 21, TB 3

PHI:Trout 29 yd field goal - PHI 24, TB 3

TB: Harvey 53 yd pass from Reaves (Andrusyshyn kick) - PHI 24, TB 10

PHI:Bryant 1 yd run (Trout kick) - PHI 31, TB 10

PHI:Bryant 1 yd run (Trout kick) - PHI 38, TB 10

TB: Gillespie 32 yd pass from Reaves (Andrusyshyn kick) - PHI 38, TB 17

TB: Truvillion 6 yd pass from Reaves (Andrusyshyn kick) - PHI 38, TB 24

Box Score

                              TB            PHI
First Downs                   23             27
Rushes-Yards               11-42         54-220
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    38-25-343-2    29-19-146-0
Sacked-Yards Lost           2-12           4-38
Total Plays-Yards         51-373         87-328
Fumbles-Lost                 3-3            4-1
Penalties-Yards             7-44           7-42
Turnovers                      5              1
Time of Possession         16:07          43:53

Attendance = 30,270

TAMPA BAY				     PHILADELPHIA
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Reaves       33  25 343  2  3 113.6          Fusina       29  19 146  0  1  89.2
Peace         5   0   0  0  0  39.6          

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Anderson G    7  25  3.6  0                  Bryant       27 114  4.2  2
Boone         3  17  3.4  0                  Harvin       15  71  4.7  0
Reaves        1   0  0.0  0                  Fusina        5  17  3.4  1
                                             Russell       5  13  2.6  0
                                             Riley         2   5  2.5  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Gillespie     7 128 18.3  1                  Collier       4  52 13.0  0
Harvey        3  92 30.7  1                  Folsom        4  21  5.3  0
Truvillion    5  61 12.2  1                  Bryant        3  20  6.7  0
Anderson G    7  42  6.0  0                  Dunek         1  20 20.0  0
Boone         3  20  6.7  0                  Harris H      1  14 14.7  0
                                             Russell       1  11 11.0  0
                                             Fitzkee       1   5  5.0  1
                                             Harvin        4   3  0.8  0

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Fitzpatrick     2  31 15.5  0                McCants         1  26 26.0  0
Jackson         1  18 18.0  0                Rodenberger     1  17 17.0  0
Christian       1   7  7.0  0                 

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Anderson G      1   0  0.0  0                Lane            2  21 10.5  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Andrusyshyn     1-1  36  3-3    6            Trout           1-2  29  5-5    8
                miss: --                                     miss: 42

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Andrusyshyn     2  94 47.0                   Landeta         1  33 33.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Benson          1  11                        Lush            1   5
Anderson D      1  10                        Fuller        0.5 3.5
Clark M         1   9                        Cooper        0.5 3.5
Johnson       0.5   4                          
Clark K       0.5   4                         

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
None                                         Cooper          1   2  2.0  0
                                             Lush            1   0  0.0  0

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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