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New Orleans 21 at New Jersey 31


1984 Week 16 - Sunday, June 10, 1984
New Orleans Breakers(8-7) at New Jersey Generals(11-4)(-6.5)
Attendance: 23,114, TV: ABC

E.RUTHERFORD, NJ (AP) - Herschel Walker and Maurice Carthon each scored a pair of touchdowns for New Jersey as the Generals clinched a wild card playoff berth with a 31-21 victory over New Orleans.

Walker scored on a 1-yard run and a 44-yard option pass from Rod Pegues while Carthon tallied on a pair of 1-yard runs.

Complete Game




June 10, 1984
New Jersey Generals - 31
New Orleans Breakers - 21
at Giants Stadium
23,114

New Orleans	7	3	3	8    --	21
New Jersey	0	17	14	0    --	31

1st Quarter	NO - Walton 2 run (Mazzetti kick)
2nd Quarter	NJ - Carthon 1 run (Ruzek kick)
		NJ - Walker 1 run (Ruzek kick)
		NO - FG Mazzetti 21
		NJ - FG Ruzek 35
3rd Quarter	NJ - Carthon 1 run (Ruzek kick)
		NO - FG Mazzetti 35
		NJ - Walker 44 pass from Pegues (Ruzek kick)
4th Quarter	NO - Jordan 2 run (C.Smith pass from Woodward)

TEAM STATS:		NEW ORLEANS		NEW JERSEY
First downs		23			25
Rushes-yards		20-53			38-150
Passing yards		268			250
Return yards		57			86
Passes			23-33-1			15-23-0
Sacks by			1-3			2-20
Punts			2-51			2-37
Fumbles-lost		4-0			1-0
Penalties-yards		7-46			6-55
Time of possession		25:41			34:19

INDIVIDUAL STATS:
RUSHING = New Orleans: Jordan 11-34, Dupree 7-15, Walton 1-2, Woodward 1-2.  New Jersey:
	Carthon 16-71, Walker 12-41, Pegues 5-11, Calhoun 3-9, White 1-9, Sipe 1-9.
PASSING = New Orleans: Walton 17-23-1-205, Woodward 6-9-0-83, C.Smith 0-1-0-0.  New Jersey:
	Sipe 14-22-0-209, Pegues 1-1-0-44.
RECEIVING = New Orleans: Ross 7-108, Lockett 5-85, Jordan 3-8, Franz 2-30, C.Smith 2-25, 
	Dupree 2-14, Steels 1-9, Brown 1-9.  New Jersey: Knight 4-51, Walker 3-74, 
	Bowers 3-70, Collins 2-31, Carthon 2-12, Spek 1-15.
MISSED FIELD GOALS = none

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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