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Birmingham 31 at Denver 14
1984 Week 10 - Sunday, April 29, 1984
Birmingham Stallions(8-1)(-6) at Denver Gold(7-2)
Attendance: 35,262, TV: ABC
DENVER(AP) - Joe Cribbs ran for 110 yards to become the first 1,000-yard rusher in the USFL this season and he also caught a 50-yard scoring pass from Cliff Stoudt as Birmingham won at Denver 31-14 for its ninth straight victory.
The Stallions are now 9-1 and lead New Orleans by two games in the Southern Division, while the Gold, 7-3, still lead the Pacific Division by three games.
The Stallions took a 14-0 lead on two 2-yard scoring runs by fullback Leon Perry in the first quarter. They widened the margin to 24-7 in the fourth period when Cribbs caught a pass at the Denver 30 and outran the secondary to the end zone.
Craig Penrose threw two touchdown passes to account for Denver's points.
Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn