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Michigan 21 at New Jersey 31


1984 Week 10 - Sunday, April 29, 1984
Michigan Panthers(6-3) at New Jersey Generals(7-2)(-2.5)
Attendance: 50,908, TV: ABC

East Rutherford,NJ (AP) -Quarterback Brian Sipe ran for a touchdown and passed for another in a 17-point second quarter for New Jersey against visiting Michigan.

The Generals 31-21 victory gave them an 8-2 record and moved them one game behind division leader Philadelphia. The defending USFL champion Panthers are 6-4 after their fourth straight loss.

Sipe, who completed 13 of 18 passes, scored on a 1-yard bootleg run and lofted a 2-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jeff Spek to help New Jersey take a 24-14 halftime lead.

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Highlights




April 29, 1984
New Jersey Generals - 31
Michigan Panthers - 21
at Giants Stadium
50,908

Michigan		7	7	0	7    --	21
New Jersey	7	17	7	0    --	31

1st Quarter	MICH - Williams 17 run (Bojovic kick)
		NJ - Johnson recovered blocked punt in end zone (Ruzek kick)
2nd Quarter	NJ - Sipe 1 run (Ruzek kick)
		MICH - Hebert 3 run (Bojovic kick)
		NJ - Spek 2 pass from Sipe (Ruzek kick)
3rd Quarter	NJ - FG Ruzek 45
4th Quarter	MICH - Holloway 38 pass from Hebert (Bojovic kick)

TEAM STATS:		MICHIGAN		NEW JERSEY
First downs		18		19
Rushes-yards		30-127		38-155
Passing yards		218		145
Return yards		5-79		10-110
Passes			15-27-3		15-21-0
Sacks by			1-7		4-26
Punts			4-26		4-38
Fumbles-lost		1-0		1-0
Penalties-yards		9-62		4-25
Time of possession		28:30		31:30

INDIVIDUAL STATS:
RUSHING = Michigan: J.Williams 18-79, Lacy 9-32, Hebert 2-14, Miller 1-2.  New Jersey: Carthon
	14-56, Walker 12-44, Pegues 11-54, Sipe 1-1.
PASSING = Michigan: Hebert 15-27-3-218.  New Jersey: 13-18-0-132, Bradley 2-3-0-13.
RECEIVING = Michigan: Holloway 5-79, Broughton 5-69, Cobb 2-20, Allen 1-37, Patrick 1-5, Miller
	1-6, Lacy 1-2.  New Jersey: Bowers 2-6, Walker 3-18, Collins 4-74, Carthon 1-9, 
	Spek 2-6, McConnaughey 2-19, Knight 1-13.
MISSED FIELD GOALS = New Jersey: Ruzek 33.

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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