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Washington 13 at Houston 31


1984 Week 7 - Monday, April 9, 1984
Washington Federals(0-6) at Houston Gamblers(3-3)(-14.5)
Attendance: 16,710

HOUSTON(AP) -Houston running back Sam Harrell scored on runs of seven and 16 yards, sandwiched around a 39-yard field goal by Toni Fritsch, as Houston, 4-3, turned a 7-0 first quarter edge into a 24-7 halftime lead and a 31-13 final over Washington.

Quarterback Jim Kelly had a 51-yard TD pass to Clarence Verdin on the Gamblers' fourth offensive play of the game. The Federals, 0-7, sacked Kelly three times and held the Gamblers without a first down for the first 24 minutes of the second half.

Highlights




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
WAS 	0	7	0	6   -   13
HOU	7      17	0	7   -   31

Scoring

HOU:Verdin 51 yd pass from Kelly (Fritsch kick) - HOU 7, WAS 0

WAS:Bledsoe 2 yd run (Porter kick) - WAS 7, HOU 7

HOU:Harrell 7 yd run (Fritsch kick) - HOU 14, WAS 7

HOU:Fritsch 39 yd field goal - HOU 17, WAS 7

HOU:Harrell 16 yd run (Fritsch kick) - HOU 24, WAS 7

WAS:G. Taylor 32 yd pass from Hohensee (kick failed) - HOU 24, WAS 13

HOU:Courville 23 yd pass from Kelly (Fritsch kick) - HOU 31, WAS 13  

Box Score

                             WAS            HOU
First Downs                   23             15
Rushes-Yards               33-65          14-72
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    44-27-305-0    27-14-307-0
Sacked-Yards Lost           5-48           7-41
Total Plays-Yards         82-322         48-338
Fumbles-Lost                 5-2            2-1
Penalties-Yards             5-42           8-43
Turnovers                      2              1
Time of Possession         38:47          21:13

Attendance = 16,710

WASHINGTON				     HOUSTON
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Hohensee     44  27 305  0  1  89.7          Kelly        27  14 307  0  2 117.4

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Bledsoe      13  53  4.1  1                  Harrell       9  49  5.4  2
Taylor B     15  34  2.3  0                  Kelly         2  19  9.5  0
Claitt        1   0  0.0  0                  Fowler        3   4  1.3  0
Hohensee      4 -22 -5.5  0                   

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Taylor G      8 102 12.8  1                  Verdin        3  93 31.0  1
Walters       7  71 10.1  0                  Johnson       5  88 17.6  0
Harris M      5  67 13.4  0                  Moser         3  72 24.0  0
Simmons       5  54 10.8  0                  Sanders       2  31 15.5  0
Burke         1   7  7.0  0                  Courville     1  23 23.0  1
Taylor B      1   4  4.0  0                  

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Taylor G        3  63 21.0  0                Verdin          1  25 25.0  0
Hines           1   9  9.0  0                Courville       1  23 23.0  0
Apuna           1   2  2.0  0                 

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Robinson        4  39  9.8  0                Sanders         3  33 11.0  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Porter          0-1  --  1-2    1            Fritsch         1-1  39  4-4    7
                miss: 49                                     miss: --

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Smigelsky       5 165 33.0                   Walters         6 243 40.5

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Brown G       2.5 15.5                       Crosby          2  26
Hines           1   9                        Fitzpatrick     1   8
Smith           1   8                        Myers           1   8
Kellin          1   6                        Anae            1   6
Corvino         1   2                          
Apuna         0.5  0.5                        

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
None                                         None                                          

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Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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