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Memphis 10 at New Jersey 35


1984 Week 7 - Sunday, April 8, 1984
Memphis Showboats(2-4) at New Jersey Generals(5-1)(-14)
Attendance: 43,671

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (AP) -- Brian Sipe fired three touchdown passes and fullback Maurice Carthon ran for 104 yards and one touchdown, leading the New Jersey Generals to a 35-10 victory Sunday over the Memphis Showboats in the United States Football League.

Sipe threw for three touchdowns, including a fluke 59-yard deflection to Jeff Spek, to lead the Generals. Sipe was 13-for-16 for 193 yards and no interceptions.

Maurice Carthon gained 104 yards, including a 4-yard TD run as the Generals won without injured Herschel Walker.

The Showboats, 2-5, got a 52-yard field goal by Alan Duncan which was the USFL's longest of the season.

Highlights




April 8, 1984
New Jersey Generals - 35
Memphis Showboats - 10
at Giants Stadium
43,671

Memphis		0	7	3	0     --	10
New Jersey	0	14	7	14   --	35

1st Quarter	none
2nd Quarter	NJ - McConnaughey 9 pass from Sipe (Ruzek kick)
		MEMP - Penaranda 7 pass from Lewis (Duncan kick)
		NJ - Collins 30 pass from Sipe (Ruzek kick)
3rd Quarter	NJ - Spek 59 pass from Sipe (Ruzek kick)
		MEMP - FG Duncan 52
4th Quarter	NJ - Carthon 4 run (Ruzek kick)
		NJ - Pegues 1 run (Ruzek kick)

TEAM STATS:		MEMPHIS		NEW JERSEY
First downs		17		19
Rushes-yards		31-127		36-201
Passing yards		144		182
Return yards		75		78
Passes			16-26-0		13-16-0
Sacks by			2-11		0-0
Punts			4-42.5		2-40
Fumbles-lost		3-0		1-1
Penalties-yards		2-15		4-45
Time of possession		29:38		30:22

INDIVIDUAL STATS:
RUSHING = Memphis: Reid 15-52, Quarles 5-8, Lewis 6-56, B.White 3-7, Penaranda 2-4.  
	New Jersey: Harmon 13-56, Carthon 15-104, Pegues 6-31, Calhoun 2-10.
PASSING = Memphis: Lewis 16-26-0-144.  New Jersey: Sipe 13-16-0-193.
RECEIVING = Memphis: Shirk 4-40, Penaranda 2-8, Crawford 2-41, Heflin 2-19, Reid 4-24, Quarles
	2-12.  New Jersey: Spek 4-90, McConnaughey 1-9, Harmon 4-40, Collins 3-46, Brown 1-8.
MISSED FIELD GOALS = Memphis: Duncan 31, 51.

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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