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Chicago 29 at Denver 17


1984 Week 12 - Friday, May 11, 1984
Chicago Blitz(3-8) at Denver Gold(7-4)(-9)
Attendance: 45,299

DENVER -- Fullback Larry Canada bolted for two fourth-quarter touchdowns as the Chicago Blitz exploded for 23 points in the final period to upset the Denver Gold 29-17.

Chicago snapped a two-game losing streak and raised its record to 4-8, while Pacific Division-leading Denver suffered its fourth straight loss and fell to 7-5.

The game was witnessed by 45,299, a figure that was swelled somewhat by a free concert after the game by the pop-rock group Chicago.

	1	2	3	4	F
CHI	3	0	3      23   -  29
DEN	0	3	0      14   -  17

Scoring

CHI:Seibel 27 yd field goal - CHI 3, DEN 0

DEN:Speelman 47 yd field goal - DEN 3, CHI 3

CHI:Seibel 46 yd field goal - CHI 6, DEN 3

DEN:Mortensen 2 yd run (Speelman kick) - DEN 10, CHI 6

CHI:Canada 1 yd run (Seibel kick) - CHI 13, DEN 10

CHI:Seibel 47 yd field goal - CHI 16, DEN 10

CHI:Daniel 52 yd interception return (pass failed) - CHI 22, DEN 10

DEN:Sydney 5 yd pass from Mortensen (Speelman kick) - CHI 22, DEN 17

CHI:Canada 44 yd run (Seibel kick) - CHI 29, DEN 17

Box Score

                             CHI            DEN
First Downs                   15             20
Rushes-Yards              21-111          21-57
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    25-14-224-0    37-27-396-1
Sacked-Yards Lost           5-32           4-32
Total Plays-Yards         51-303         62-421
Fumbles-Lost                 2-0            1-0
Penalties-Yards             9-57          16-92
Turnovers                      0              1
Time of Possession         26:26          33:34

Attendance = 45,299

CHICAGO					     DENVER
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Reeves       25  14 224  0  0  86.1          Mortensen    37  27 396  1  1 105.2

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Canada        7  71 10.1  2                  Sydney        7  30  4.3  0
Worthy       13  22  1.7  0                  Mortensen     4  12  3.0  1
Reeves        1  18 18.0  0                  White         7   9  1.3  0
                                             Matthews B    2   3  1.5  0
                                             Johnson B     1   3  3.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Anderson      5 100 20.0  0                  Wiliams       6 138 23.0  0
Lewis         2  45 22.5  0                  Bailey        4  89 22.3  0
Worthy        2  38 19.0  0                  White         8  62  7.8  0
Keel          2  27 13.5  0                  Hicks         3  61 20.3  0
Haines        1   8  8.0  0                  Arnold        2  29 14.5  0
Canada        2   6  3.0  0                  Preston       1   8  8.0  0
                                             Sydney        1   5  5.0  1
                                             Niziolek      1   2  2.0  0
                                             Johnson B     1   2  2.0  0

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
James           2  44 22.0  0                Harris          5 102 20.4  0
Daniel          1  11 11.0  0                

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Daniel          1   8  8.0  0                None

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Seibel          3-3  47  2-2    8            Speelman        1-3  47  2-2    5
                miss: --                                     miss: 40,24

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Gossett         3 147 49.0                   Hobart          2  92 46.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Puha            1   9                        Thornton        1   7
Times           1   9                        Ogrin           1   7
Jostes          1   7                        Johnson S       1   4
Morgan          1   7                        Edwards         1   2
                                             Turner        0.5  8.5
                                             Newton        0.5  3.5

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Daniel          1  52 52.0  1                None

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Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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