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Arizona 17 at Los Angeles 24


1984 Week 14 - Saturday, May 26, 1984
Arizona Wranglers(6-7) at Los Angeles Express(6-7)(-1)
Attendance: 11,702, TV: ESPN

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kevin Nelson's 2-yard touchdown run with 32 seconds left gave the Los Angeles Express a 24-17 victory over the Arizona Wranglers in a United States Football League game Saturday before a Crowd of 11,702 at the Coliseum.

The scoring play was set up by a 58-yard interception return by Troy West.

The win gave Los Angeles sole possession of second place in the Pacific Division at 7-7. Arizona fell to 6-8.

The Express entered the fourth quarter trailing 17-14, but tied the game with 2:18 left in the game on Tony Zendejas' 43-yard field goal.

Arizona took over and, in six plays, moved the ball from their 27 to the 47. The drive ended when Arizona quarterback Greg Landry's pass was picked off by West and returned to the Wrangler 2.

Nelson scored on the next play.

Arizona took a 7-0 lead on the first of two Tim Spencer touchdowns, a 5-yard run with 8:29 left in the first quarter.

The Express tied it on their next possession, an 11-play drive, capped by quarterback Steve Young's 6-yard touchdown run.

Arizona took a 10-7 halftime lead when Frank Corral kicked a 34-yard field goal with 20 seconds remaining in the half.

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