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Oakland 19 at Los Angeles 24


1984 Week 17 - Friday, June 15, 1984
Oakland Invaders(7-9) at Los Angeles Express(9-7)(-6.5)
Attendance: 14,794

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles clinched a berth in the playoffs when Steve Young threw for one touchdown and ran 47 yards for another to lead the Express to a 24-19 victory over the Oakland Invaders Friday.

The Express had to survive a last-second Oakland drive, which ended with quarterback Fred Besana's pass being knocked away in the end zone as time ran out. Oakland had a seven-game winning streak snapped.

Highlights




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
OAK	3	3	6	7   -   19
LA	0      14	0      10   -   24

Scoring

OAK:Shea 26 yd field goal - OAK 3, LA 0

LA: Gray 76 yd pass from Young (Zendejas kick) - LA 7, OAK 3

OAK:Shea 47 yd field goal - LA 7, OAK 6

LA: Young 47 yd run (Zendejas kick) - LA 14, OAK 6

OAK:Jordan 1 yd run (pass failed) - LA 14, OAK 12

LA: Gray 7 yd run (Zendejas kick) - LA 21, OAK 12

OAK:Williams 30 yd pass from Besana (Shea kick) - LA 21, OAK 19

LA: Zendejas 37 yd field goal - LA 24, OAK 19

Box Score

                             OAK             LA
First Downs                   25             14
Rushes-Yards              28-136         31-153
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    35-23-256-0    16-14-195-0
Sacked-Yards Lost           3-22           1-14
Total Plays-Yards         66-370         48-334
Fumbles-Lost                 0-0            1-0
Penalties-Yards             4-30           8-43
Turnovers                      0              0
Time of Possession         33:18          26:42

Attendance = 14,794

OAKLAND					     LOS ANGELES
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Besana       36  23 256  0  1  94.2          Young        16  14 195  0  1 138.3

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Jordan       13  88  6.8  1                  Young         8  82 10.3  1
Newton       13  36  2.8  0                  Gray          5  44  8.8  1
Besana        1   9  9.0  0                  Nelson        7  15  2.1  0
Whittington   1   3  3.0  0                  Mack          9  13  1.4  0
                                             Hersey        1   4  4.0  0
                                             Townsell      1  -5 -5.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Williams      8  91 11.4  1                  Gray          4  82 20.5  1
Jordan        6  57  9.5  0                  Moore         4  70 17.5  0
Banks         4  46 11.5  0                  Boddie        3  24  8.0  0
Newton        3  37 12.3  0                  Hersey        1  10 10.0  0
Whittington   1  17 17.0  0                  Long          1   6  6.0  0
Lewis         1   8  8.0  0                  Sherrod       1   3  3.0  0

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Lewis           3  68 22.7  0                Gunn            3  79 26.3  0 
Brown           2  47 23.5  0                Boddie          2  56 28.0  0

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Banks           1   5  5.0  0                Gunn            1   2  2.0  0

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Shea            2-2  47  1-1    7            Zendejas        1-1  37  3-3    6
                miss: --                                     miss: --

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Talley          2 105 52.5                   Partridge       2  80 40.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Levasa          1  14                        Williams        2  20
                                             Ussery          1   2

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
None                                         None

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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