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Orlando 17 at Portland 23


1985 Week 4 - Saturday, March 16, 1985
Orlando Renegades(0-3) at Portland Breakers(1-2)(-17.5)
Attendance: 25,885

PORTLAND, OR (AP) - Running back Buford Jordan rambled for 175 yards and Tim Mazzetti kicked three field goals Saturday night as the Portland Breakers held on for a 23-17 victory over winless Orlando.

The Renegades nearly pulled off a miracle finish as Victor Jackson raced 71 yards on a punt return, bouncing the ball off the turf and catching it en route, before Portland's Robert Pennywell made a desperation, game-saving tackle at the Breakers' 14-yard line as the game ended.

The bruising 230-pound Jordan, who topped the 100-yardmark for the third week in a row, carried the ball 19 times and scored what proved to be the winning touchdown on a 25-yard run early in the fourth quarter.

Portland (2-2) dominated the statistics, but turnovers, including two Jordan fumbles, helped the Renegades stay close.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
ORL	0	0	3      14   -   17
POR	0       9       3      11   -   23

Scoring

POR:Beverley 35 pass from Robinson(pass failed) - POR 6, ORL 0

POR:Mazzetti 35 FG - POR 9, ORL 0

ORL:Brockhaus 37 FG - POR 9, ORL 3

POR:Mazzetti 30 FG - POR 12, ORL 3

POR:Mazzetti 43 FG - POR 15, ORL 3

ORL:Parrish 95 kickoff return(Brockhaus kick) - POR 15, ORL 10

POR:Jordan 25 run(Beverley pass from Robinson) - POR 23, ORL 10

ORL:Bledsoe 1 run(Brockhaus kick) - POR 23, ORL 17

Box Score

                             ORL            POR
First Downs                   13	     17
Rushes-Yards               31-94         35-250
Passing (A-C-Y-I)     18-10-56-1     16-9-158-2
Sacked-Yards Lost           3-32            0-0
Total Plays-Yards         49-150         51-408
Fumbles-Lost                 1-0            3-2 
Penalties-Yards             5-30           6-40
Turnovers                      1              4
Time of Possession         31:23          28:37

Attendance = 25,885

ORLANDO					     PORTLAND
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Golsteyn     13   6  34  1  0  20.99         Robinson     16   9 158  2  1  71.35
Collier       5   4  22  0  0  85.00

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Bledsoe      16  76  4.8  1                  Jordan       19 175  9.2  1
Odom          6  17  2.8  0                  Williams     14  70  5.0  0
Collier       3   5  1.7  0                  Ricks         1   3  3.0  0
Harrison      3   5  1.7  0                  Robinson      1   2  2.0  0
Miller        3  -9 -3.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Walters       3  32 10.7  0		     Lockett       2  60 30.0  0
Flowers       1   8  8.0  0                  Beverley      1  35 35.0  1
Bledsoe       2   7  3.5  0		     Willis        1  26 26.0  0
Harrison      1   5  5.0  0                  Williams      2  19  9.5  0
Miller        1   4  4.0  0		     Ross          2  14  7.0  0
Odom          2   2  1.0  0		     Jordan        1   4  4.0  0                 

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Parrish         4 153 38.3  1                Jackson         2  47 23.5  0
Miller          1  26 26.0  0                Ricks           1  36 36.0  0                  

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
V.Jackson       1  71 71.0  0                Hall            1  26 26.0  0                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Brockhaus       1-2  37  2-2   5             Mazzetti        3-3  43  0-0   9  
                miss: 39                                     miss: --

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Cater           5 192 38.4                   Gossett         1  40 40.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
None            -  --                        Hughes          1  11
					     Neil            1  11
					     Storr           1  10                    

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Gray		1  28 28.0  0		     Jones	     1   5  5.0  0
Freeman         1   0  0.0  0

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Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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