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Denver 6 at Arizona 41


1984 Week 13 - Saturday, May 19, 1984
Denver Gold(7-5) at Arizona Wranglers(5-7)(-7)
Attendance: 21,741

TEMPE, AZ (Chicago Herald) -- Quarterback Greg Landry hit on 23 of 28 passes for 284 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Arizona Wranglers to a 41-6 rout of the Denver Gold.

Landry,a 17-year veteran, had been benched In Arizona's three previous starts as coach George Allen opted to look at second-year pro Alan Risher. However, he came back with a flourish, connecting on his first nine passes.

The Wranglers' win turned the Pacific Division race Into a wide-open chase.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
DEN	0	0	0	6   -    6
AZ	0      21	6      14   -   41

Scoring

AZ: Spencer 1 yd run (Corral kick) - AZ 7, DEN 0

AZ: Landry 2 yd run (Corral kick) - AZ 14, DEN 0

AZ: Willis 15 yd pass from Landry (Corral kick) - AZ 21, DEN 0

AZ: T. Johnson 18 yd pass from Landry (kick failed) - AZ 27, DEN 0

AZ: Spencer 10 yd run (Corral kick) - AZ 34, DEN 0

AZ: White 24 yd interception return (Corral kick) - AZ 41, DEN 0

DEN:Sydney 19 yd run (run failed) - AZ 41, DEN 6 

Box Score

                             DEN            AZ
First Downs                   13             21
Rushes-Yards              33-118          23-91
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    22-12-123-1    29-23-284-1
Sacked-Yards Lost           3-28            1-7
Total Plays-Yards         58-213         53-368
Fumbles-Lost                 5-4            1-0
Penalties-Yards            10-50          13-65
Turnovers                      2              1
Time of Possession         31:49          28:11

Attendance = 21,741

DENVER					     ARIZONA
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Mortensen     5   4  95  1  0  79.2          Landry       28  23 284  0  3 144.6
Penrose      10   7  31  0  0  73.3          Risher        1   0   0  1  0   0.0
Hobart        7   1  -3  0  0  39.6          

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Sydney        9  39  4.3  1                  Spencer      10  45  4.5  2
Preston       5  32  6.4  0                  Long          8  27  3.4  0
White         9  21  2.3  0                  Boatner       2  12  6.0  0
Hobart        6  17  2.8  0                  Willis        1   7  7.0  0
Matthews      1   6  6.0  0                  Landry        2   0  0.0  1
Mortensen     3   3  1.0  0                  

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Williams      1  49 49.0  0                  Johnson T     6  90 15.0  1
Sydney        4  34  8.5  0                  Ricker        5  62 12.4  0
Harris        2  21 10.5  0                  Douglas       4  56 14.0  0
Hicks         1  16 16.0  0                  Willis        3  40 13.3  1
Matthews      1   2  2.0  0                  Long          1  15 15.0  0
Preston       3   1  0.3  0                  Spencer       2   9  4.5  0
                                             Dennison      1   9  9.0  0
                                             Boatner       1   3  3.0  0

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Harris          3  75 25.0  0                Tolbert         1  19 19.0  0
Williams        1   9  9.0  0                

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
None                                         None

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Speelman        0-0  --  0-0    0            Corral          0-1  --  5-6    5
                miss: --                                     miss: 28

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Hobart          4 134 33.5                   Corral          2  97 48.5
Mortensen       1  14 14.0                   

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Stalls          1   7                        Lee           1.5 13.5
                                             Ehrmann       0.5   5
                                             Lathrop       0.5   5
                                             Lorch         0.5  4.5

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Allen           1   0  0.0  0                White           1  24 24.0  1

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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