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Pittsburgh 12 at Los Angeles 20


1984 Week 11 - Saturday, May 5, 1984
Pittsburgh Maulers(2-8) at Los Angeles Express(4-6)(-6.5)
Attendance: 16,789

(AP) - Steve Young completed 12 of 24 passes for 185 yards and one touchdown Saturday night as the Los Angeles Express held off a late rally by the Pittsburgh Maulers to take a 20-12 United States Football League victory in Los Angeles.

Young, the former BYU standout who finished second in the 1983 Heisman Trophy balloting to Mike Rozier of Nebraska, overshadowed Rozier in their first pro meeting. Rozier, a running back for the Maulers, gained just 55 yards on 16 carries against the stubborn Los Angeles defense.

The loss, Pittsburgh's fifth in a row, spoiled the pro head coaching debut of the Maulers' Ellis Rainsberger, who was elevated to the post on an interim basis last Monday after Joe Pendry was fired.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
PIT	0	0	3	9   -   12
LA	0	3      14	3   -   20

Scoring

LA: Zendejas 36 yd field goal - LA 3, PIT 0

LA: Townsell 19 yd pass from Young (Zendejas kick) - LA 10, PIT 0

PIT:Lee 41 yd field goal - LA 10, PIT 3

LA: Nelson 2 yd run (Zendejas kick) - LA 17, PIT 3

LA: Zendejas 18 yd field goal - LA 20, PIT 3

PIT:Safety, Partridge runs out of end zone - LA 20, PIT 5

PIT:Anderson 10 yd pass from Rozantz (Lee kick) - LA 20, PIT 12

Box Score

                             PIT             LA
First Downs                   16             18
Rushes-Yards              29-104         36-145
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    31-17-198-4    24-12-185-1
Sacked-Yards Lost           4-24           4-31
Total Plays-Yards         64-278         64-299
Fumbles-Lost                 2-2            3-2
Penalties-Yards             6-45           4-24
Turnovers                      6              3
Time of Possession         30:39          29:21

Attendance = 16,789

PITTSBURGH				     LOS ANGELES
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td                Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td
Carano       19  10  94  2  0                Young        24  12 185  1  1 
Rozantz      12   7 104  2  1                

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Rozier       16  55  3.4  0                  Gray         15  78  5.2  0
Holman        7  32  4.6  0                  Nelson       16  56  3.5  1
Lawrence      3  11  3.7  0                  Boddie        1   6  6.0  0
Rozantz       1   4  4.0  0                  Young         4   5  1.3  0
Carano        1   3  3.0  0                  
Miller        1  -1 -1.0  0                   

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Anderson      7  85 12.1  1                  Townsell      5  77 15.4  1
Raugh         3  53 17.7  0                  Nelson        4  66 16.5  0
Flowers       2  25 12.5  0                  Moore         2  25 12.5  0
Rozier        2  13  6.5  0                  Gray          1  17 17.0  0
Miller        1  10 10.0  0                  
Holman        1   9  9.0  0                  
Kimichik      1   3  3.0  0                  

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Miller          3  61 20.3  0                Gray            2  23 11.5  0
Walls           1  35 35.0  0                Henderson       1   3  3.0  0
Griffin         1   0  0.0  0                

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Harper          1   1  1.0  0                Gunn            3  17  5.7  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Lee             1-2  41  1-1    4            Zendejas        2-3  36  2-2    8
                miss: 35                                     miss: 54

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Swider          6 270 45.0                   Partridge       3  94 31.3

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Clancy          2  13                        Jenkins         2  14
McKibben        1  11                        Forte           1   6
Crosby          1   7                        Weaver          1   4

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Holmes          1   0  0.0  0                Justin          1  32 32.0  0
                                             Mitchell        1  12 12.0  0
                                             Pattillo        1   0  0.0  0
                                             West            1   0  0.0  0

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Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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