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Birmingham 11 at Chicago 22


1983 Week 6 - Sunday, April 10, 1983
Birmingham Stallions(2-3) at Chicago Blitz(3-2)(-10)
Attendance: 13,859, TV: ABC

CHICAGO(AP) - Kevin Long's 1-yard touchdown blast capped an 83-yard drive with 1:57 to play Sunday and clinched a 22-11 victory for the Chicago Blitz over the Birmingham Stallions in a USFL game.

It was the third straight win for Chicago and left the Blitz with a 4-2 record while Birmingham dropped to 2-4.

Chicago held only a 13-11 lead when the Blitz put together its final touchdown drive, highlighted by a 31-yard pass from Greg Landry to Doug Dennison.

The Blitz took a 6-0 lead on field goals of 20 and 42 yards by Frank Corral, who had been reactivated earlier in the day. Corral had been sidelined with a slight ligament tear in the right knee.

4th Q




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	1	2	3	4	F
BIR	0	6	0	5   -   11
CHI	3	3	7	9   -   22

Scoring

CHI:Corral 20 yd field goal - CHI 3, BIR 0

CHI:Corral 42 field goal - CHI 6, BIR 0

BIR:Collier 11 yd run (bad snap) - BIR 6, CHI 6

BIR:Spencer 2 yd run (Corral kick) - CHI 13, BIR 6 

BIR:Safety, Landry tackled in end zone - CHI 13, BIR 8

BIR:Norwood 36 yd field goal - CHI 13, BIR 11
  
CHI:Long 1 yd run (Corral kick) - CHI 20, BIR 11

CHI:Safety, Collier tackled in end zone - CHI 22, BIR 11

Box Score

                             BIR            CHI
First Downs                   16             24
Rushes-Yards              31-171         40-210
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    25-11-137-1    29-16-232-0
Sacked-Yards Lost           6-72           4-29
Total Plays-Yards         62-236         73-413
Fumbles-Lost                 1-0            2-1
Penalties-Yards             9-39           7-24
Turnovers                      1              1
Time of Possession         27:10          32:50

Attendance = 13,859

BIRMINGHAM				     CHICAGO
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Collier      25  11 137  1  0  44.9          Landry       29  16 232  0  0  81.4
 
Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Collier       9  74  8.2  1                  Spencer      19 106  5.6  1
Gant          6  32  5.3  0                  Long         17  73  4.3  1
Quarles       6  29  4.8  0                  Landry        1  11 11.0  0
White         7  29  4.1  0                  Dennison      1  10 10.0  0
Johnson       1   4  4.0  0                  Stone         2  10  5.0  0
Skibinski     2   3  1.5  0                  
  
Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Mason         2  31 15.5  0                  Ricker        3  58 19.3  0
Anderson      2  29 14.5  0                  Buggs         3  48 16.0  0
Smith         3  25  8.3  0                  Johnson       3  36 12.0  0
Gant          1  22 22.0  0                  Dennison      1  31 31.0  0
Frederick     1  16 16.0  0                  Spencer       1  26 26.0  0
Quarles       2  14  7.0  0                  Long          4  21  4.3  0
                                             Willis        1  12 12.0  0 
  
Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Dirden          3  69 23.0  0                Willis          4  70 17.5  0
Grandjean       2  20 10.0  0                
Frederick       1  14 14.0  0                
 
Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Frederick       2  12  6.0  0                Willis          2  33 16.5  0 
  
Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Norwood         1-1  36  0-1    3            Corral          2-3  42  2-2    8
                miss: none                                   miss: 30

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Bollinger       6 208 34.7                   Corral          3 110 36.7

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Cline           1   9                        Lathrop         2  29
Raines          1   9                        Lorch           2  19
Walker          1   8                        Ehrmann         1   9
Williams, B     1   3                        Ah You        0.5   7.5
                                             Fahnhorst     0.5   7.5
                                            
Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
None                                         Brown           1  11 11.0  0 

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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