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Philadelphia 17 at Los Angeles 3


1983 Week 6 - Sunday, April 10, 1983
Philadelphia Stars(4-1) at Los Angeles Express(3-2)(E)
Attendance: 18,671

LOS ANGELES(AP) - Quarterback Chuck Fusina completed 21 of 37 passes for 214 yards and one touchdown Sunday, leading the Philadelphia Stars to a 17-3 United States Football League victory of the Los Angeles Express.

The win was the fifth in six games for the Stars, while the Express fell to 3-3 in losing its first home game of the season after three triumphs.

The game was played before a crowd of 18,671 at the Los Angeles Coliseum.

Rookie running back Kelvin Bryant, the USFL's leading rusher, gained 81 yards on 21 carries and scored Philadelphia's first touchdown on a 2-yard run with 6:52 remaining in the second quarter.

That gave the Stars a 10-3 lead. Los Angeles took a 3-0 lead on a 42-yard field goal by Vince Abbott, his longest of the season, with 1:12 left in the first quarter.

The Stars tied it 3-3 on a 46-yard field goal by David Trout with 10:34 to go in the second period.

Bryant's touchdown, which put the Stars ahead to stay, capped a 10-play, 68-yard drive after Jonathan Sutton intercepted a Mike Rae pass at the Philadelphia 32.

Fusina hit wide receiver Scott Fitzkee with a 19-yard scoring throw midway through the final period to complete the scoring. The touchdown climaxed a seven-play 43-yard march after a Los Angeles punt.

Highlights




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
PHI	0      10	0	7   -   17
LA	3	0	0	0   -    3

Scoring

LA: Abbott 42 yd field goal - LA 3, PHI 0

PHI:Trout 26 yd field goal - PHI 3, LA 3

PHI:Bryant 2 yd run (Trout kick) - PHI 10, LA 3

PHI:Fitzkee 19 yd pass from Fusina (Trout kick) - PHI 17, LA 3

Box Score

                             PHI             LA
First Downs                   19             11
Rushes-Yards              39-147          16-55
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    37-21-214-0    40-16-209-2
Sacked-Yards Lost           6-44            2-8
Total Plays-Yards         82-217         58-256
Fumbles-Lost                 2-1            1-1
Penalties-Yards             6-56           5-40
Turnovers                      1              3
Time of Possession         36:00          24:00

Attendance = 18,671

PHILADELPHIA				     LOS ANGELES
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Fusina       37  21 214  0  1  82.5          Rae          26  10 132  2  0  23.2
                                             Ramsey       14   6  77  0  0  60.7
 
Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Bryant       21  81  3.9  1                  Harrington    6  14  2.3  0
Fusina        4  29  7.3  0                  Haslip        2  11  5.5  0
Harvin        9  17  1.9  0                  Boddie        6  11  1.8  0
Riley         2  10  5.0  0                  Barnett       1  10 10.0  0
Russell       3  10  3.3  0                  Ramsey        1   9  9.0  0
  
Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Fitzkee       6  88 14.7  1                  Haines        4  66 16.5  0
Collier       5  64 12.8  0                  Ellis         5  64 12.8  0
Russell       1  22 22.0  0                  Boddie        4  47 11.8  0
Donovan       1  17 17.0  0                  Williams, K   1  17 17.0  0
Folsom        3  15  5.0  0                  Barnett       1   8  8.0  0
Bryant        4   9  2.3  0                  Harrington    1   7  7.0  0
Harvin        1  -1 -1.0  0                  
  
Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Harvin          2  44 22.0  0                Fox             3  64 21.3  0
 
Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Woerner         5  54 10.8  0                Byers           2   2  1.0  0
                                             Fox             2   0  0.0  0
  
Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Trout           1-2  26  2-2    5            Abbott          1-4  42  0-0    3
                miss: 54                                   miss: 48, 48, 47

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Landeta         8 312 39.0                   Partridge       5 215 43.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Opfar           1   5                        Turner        2.5  16.5
Rosborough      1   3                        Scoggins      1.5  15.5
                                             Edwards         1  10
                                             Fields, G       1   2
 
Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Woerner         1   4  4.0  0                None 
Sutton          1   0  0.0  0 

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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