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Birmingham 16 at Boston 27


1983 Week 5 - Saturday, April 2, 1983
Birmingham Stallions(2-2) at Boston Breakers(3-1)(-4)
Attendance: 10,976

BOSTON(AP) - Johnnie Walton threw two touchdown passes in the first 5:22 and Tim Mazzetti kicked two field goals as the Boston Breakers rolled to their fourth consecutive United States Football League victory 27-16 over the Birmingham Stallions Saturday.

Birmingham scored in the second quarter on a 2-yard run by Cornelius Quarles and a 22-yard field goal by Scott Norwood, and trailed 20-10 at halftime.

Highlights




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
BIR	0      10	3	3   -   16
BOS    14	6	0	7   -   27

Scoring

BOS:Franz 26 yd pass from Walton (Mazzetti kick) - BOS 7, BIR 0

BOS:Crump 13 yd pass from Walton (Mazzetti kick) - BOS 14, BIR 0

BIR:Quarles 1 yd run (Norwood kick) - BOS 14, BIR 7

BIR:Norwood 22 yd field goal - BOS 14, BIR 10 

BOS:Mazzetti 42 yd field goal - BOS 17, BIR 10

BOS:Mazzetti 22 yd field goal - BOS 20, BIR 10

BIR:Norwood 47 yd field goal - BOS 20, BIR 13

BIR:Norwood 29 yd field goal - BOS 20, BIR 16 

BOS:Davis 2 yd run (Mazzetti kick) - BOS 27, BIR 16

Box Score

                             BIR            BOS
First Downs                   18             21
Rushes-Yards              29-121         28-130
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    35-18-243-2    30-18-205-0
Sacked-Yards Lost           3-19            0-0
Total Plays-Yards         67-345         58-335
Fumbles-Lost                 3-1            0-0
Penalties-Yards             2-11           5-45
Turnovers                      3              0
Time of Possession         28:55          31:05

Attendance = 10,976

BIRMINGHAM				     BOSTON
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Lane         26  16 277  2  0  65.7          Walton       30  18 205  0  2 102.8 
Collier       9   2  23  0  0  39.6           
 
Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Gant         12  44  3.7  0                  Davis        12  51  4.3  1
Quarles      12  40  3.3  1                  Johnson, A    6  44  7.3  0
White         3  21  7.0  0                  Crump         9  35  3.9  0
Lane          2  16  8.0  0                  Walton        1   0  0.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Mason         5  80 16.0  0                  Franz         5  73 32.0  1
Frederick     4  60 15.0  0                  Smith, C      4  52 27.5  0
Anderson      2  59 29.5  0                  Lockett       3  37  7.0  0
Dirden        3  22  7.3  0                  Crump         3  26 14.5  1
Quarles       2  14  7.0  0                  Johnson, A    2  17  9.3  0
Gant          1   6  6.0  0                  Davis         1   0  8.5  0
White         1   2  2.0  0                   

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Dirden          3  54 18.0  0                Matthews        3  49 16.3  0
Kincaid         2  33 16.5  0                Harbison        2  18  9.0  0
 
Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Frederick       2   4  2.0  0                None
Dirden          1   0  0.0  0                
  
Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Norwood         3-3  47  1-1   10            Mazzetti        2-2  42  3-3    9
                miss: none                                   miss: none

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Bollinger       2  88 44.0                   Restic          6 191 31.8

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
None                                         Love            1   8
                                             Marek           1   6
                                             Roe             1   5
                                            
Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
None                                         Smith, T        1  31 31.0  0
                                             Wilson          1   0  0.0  0

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Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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