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Denver 10 at Oakland 31


1985 Week 1 - Sunday, February 24, 1985
Denver Gold(0-0) at Oakland Invaders(0-0)(-6)
Attendance: 23,622

OAKLAND(AP) - At Oakland, before 23,633, Bobby Hebert - who came to the Invaders when the team merged with the Michigan Panthers - hit four touchdown passes to lead Oakland to a 31-10 triumph over the Denver Gold. Hebert connected with Anthony Carter on a 50-yard TD pass on the first play of the fourth quarter to snap a 10-10 tie. A pair of interceptions by Derrick Martin led to two more scores.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
DEN	7	0	3	0   -   10
OAK	7       3       0      21   -   31

Scoring

OAK:Holloway 25 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 7,DEN 0

DEN:Hemphill 52 fumble return(Speelman kick) - OAK 7, DEN 7

OAK:Bojovic 32 FG - OAK 10, DEN 7

DEN:Speelman 28 FG - OAK 10, DEN 10

OAK:Carter 50 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 17, DEN 10

OAK:B.Williams 3 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 24, DEN 10

OAK:J.Williams 14 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 31, DEN 10

Box Score

                             DEN            OAK
First Downs        	      12             18           
Rushes-Yards               10-60         33-153         
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    45-14-148-3    28-15-219-1
Sacked-Yards Lost            1-2           2-14
Total Plays-Yards         55-228         61-372
Fumbles-Lost                 0-0            1-1
Penalties-Yards             9-89           9-75
Turnovers                      3              2                  
Time of Possession         22:21          37:39

Attendance = 23,622 

DENVER					     OAKLAND
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Evans        45  14 150  3  0  13.94         Hebert       26  15 233  1  4 111.06
  					     Carter        1   0   0  0  0   --
                                             J.Williams    1   0   0  0  0   --

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
B.Johnson     6  30  5.0  0                  Newton       13  72  5.5  0
Evans         4  30  7.5  0                  J.Williams   12  32  2.7  0
					     Bentley       5  29  5.8  0
				             Faulkner      3  20  6.7  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
White         6  87 14.5  0                  Holloway      4  86 21.5  1
L.Harris      6  46  7.7  0                  Carter        3  76 25.3  1
L.Turner      1  13 13.0  0                  J.Williams    2  38 19.0  1
B.Johnson     1   4  4.0  0                  Banks         1  13 13.0  0
				             B.Williams    2  10  5.0  1
                                             Newton        2   6  3.0  0
                                             Bentley       1   4  4.0  0                  

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
L.Turner        6 115 19.2  0                Brown           3  49 16.3  0
					     Faulkner        1  12 12.0  0      

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Martin          2   9  4.5  0                Faulkner        2   3  1.5  0                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Speelman        1-2  28  1-1   4             Bojovic         1-1  32  4-4   7
                miss: 54                                     miss: --

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Speelman        5 186 37.2                   Talley          5 213 42.6        

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Thornton        1   7                        Vaughan         1   2
Walls           1   7                    

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Hemphill        1   0  0.0  0		     Martin          2  29 14.5  0
                                             McKeever        1  20 20.0  0 

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Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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