Order the new book, The United States Football League, 1982–1986.
Washington 31 at Oakland 171984 Week 9 - Sunday, April 22, 1984
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.