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Washington 31 at Oakland 17


1984 Week 9 - Sunday, April 22, 1984
Washington Federals(0-8) at Oakland Invaders(0-8)(-3)
Attendance: 14,828

OAKLAND (AP) - Curtis Bledsoe set a club record with 165 yards and also scored a pair of touchdowns as the Washington Federals recorded their first win of the campaign, 31-17 over 0-9 Oakland.

That game drew only 14,828, a football low for the Oakland Coliseum. Bledsoe led the Federals, 1-8, to their highest scoring game of the season and Oakland, 0-9, squandered a 10-7 halftime lead.

Washington went ahead for good with 3:38 left in the third period when quarterback Mike Hohensee handed off to halfback Billy Taylor. Taylor lateraled back to Hohensee, who ran two yards for a touchdown.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
WAS	0	7      10      14   -   31
OAK	0      10	0	7   -   17

Scoring

OAK:Shea 34 yd field goal - OAK 3, WAS 0

OAK:Banks 23 yd pass from Besana (Shea kick) - OAK 10, WAS 0

WAS:Simmons 77 yd pass from Hohensee (Brockhaus kick) - OAK 10, WAS 7

WAS:Brockhaus 35 yd field goal - WAS 10, OAK 10

WAS:Hohensee 2 yd run (Brockhaus kick) - WAS 17, OAK 10

WAS:Bledsoe 5 yd run (Brockhaus kick) - WAS 24, OAK 10

OAK:Jordan 11 yd run (Shea kick) - WAS 24, OAK 17

WAS:Bledsoe 37 yd run (Brockhaus kick) - WAS 31, OAK 17   

Box Score

                             WAS            OAK
First Downs                   21             14
Rushes-Yards              45-214         20-118
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    26-15-217-1    27-10-113-2
Sacked-Yards Lost           3-21           4-35
Total Plays-Yards         74-410         51-196
Fumbles-Lost                 3-0            6-5
Penalties-Yards             9-85           4-20
Turnovers                      1              7
Time of Possession         37:34          22:26

Attendance = 14,828

WASHINGTON				     OAKLAND
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Hohensee     31  22 296  0  1 122.5          Neuheisel    33  21 219  2  1  67.6
                                             Roberts       1   0   0  0  0  39.6

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Bledsoe      27 165  6.1  2                  Jordan        8  64  8.0  1
Taylor B     14  47  3.4  0                  Newton        7  37  5.3  0
Hohensee      2   2  1.0  1                  Whittington   5  17  3.4  0
Claitt        2   0  0.0  0                  

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Simmons       3  97 32.3  1                  Banks         4  67 16.8  1
Walters       7  86 12.3  0                  Jackson       3  23  7.7  0
Robinson      2  18  9.0  0                  Jordan        1  13 13.0  0
Taylor G      2  16  8.0  0                  Gilbert       1   9  9.0  0
Bledsoe       1   0  0.0  0                  Smith H       1   1  1.0  0

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Taylor G        2  33 16.5  0                Brown           4  72 18.0  0
Robinson        1  21 21.0  0                Lewis           2  42 21.0  0

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Robinson        3  23  7.7  0                Banks           3   8  2.7  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Brockhaus       1-2  35  4-4    7            Shea            1-1  34  2-2    5
                miss: 22                                     miss: --

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Smigelsky       7 277 39.6                   Talley          6 222 37.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Randolph        2  16                        Browning        2  14
Cobb            1  16                        Bennett         1   7
Kellin          1   3                         

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Holley          1  17 17.0  0                Quinn           1  53 53.0  0
Hines           1   3  3.0  0 

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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