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Oakland 30 at Los Angeles 6


1985 Week 6 - Sunday, March 31, 1985
Oakland Invaders(3-1-1)(-4) at Los Angeles Express(1-4)
Attendance: 11,619

Los Angeles(AP) - Quarterback Bobby Hebert threw three touchdown passes Sunday, two of them to wide receiver Anthony Carter, to lead the Oakland Invaders to a convincing 30-6 United States Football League victory over the struggling Los Angeles Express.

The win was the third in a row for the Invaders, who raised their overall record to 4-1-1. The Express, playing without starting quarterback Steve Young, who is sidelined with a hyperextended left knee, fell to 1-5.

The Invaders went ahead to stay on a 48-yard scoring bomb from Hebert to Carter after 7:18 of play. Carter made a brilliant diving catch of the ball In the Los Angeles end zone. Novo Bojovlc's conversion attempt was blocked by Howard Carson.

Oakland made it 13-0 early In the second period when Carter recovered a fumble by teammate Brian Williams in the Los Angeles end zone. Williams was hit on the Los Angeles 1-yard line by John Warren and fumbled at the end of a 15-yard pass play and Carter recovered the loose ball for atouchdown.

	1	2	3	4	F
OAK	6      10      14	0   -   30
LA	0       3       0       3   -   6

Scoring

OAK:A.Carter 48 pass from Hebert(kick blocked) - OAK 6, LA 0

OAK:A.Carter fumble recovery in end zone(Bojovic kick) - OAK 13, LA 0

LA: Zendejas 48 FG - OAK 13, LA 3

OAK:Bojovic 51 FG - OAK 16, LA 3

OAK:A.Carter 18 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 23, LA 3

OAK:Banks 5 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 30, LA 3

LA: Zendejas 43 FG - OAK 30, LA 6

Box Score

                             OAK            LA
First Downs                   17	    10
Rushes-Yards               27-92         23-85
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    26-15-195-0    24-11-92-4
Sacked-Yards Lost           3-26          3-30
Total Plays-Yards         53-287        47-177
Fumbles-Lost                 2-1           2-1
Penalties-Yards             6-43          7-50
Turnovers                      1             5
Time of Possession         30:09         29:51

Attendance = 11,619 

OAKLAND					     LOS ANGELES
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Hebert       26  15 221  0  3 124.04         Seurer       24  11 121  4  0  21.70

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
A.Bentley    14  51  3.6  0		     Nelson        9  29  3.2  0
J.Williams    7  29  4.1  0                  Seurer        3  24  8.0  0
Jordan        2  10  5.0  0		     Gray          5  22  4.4  0
Newton        4   2  0.5  0		     Hersey        1   8  8.0  0
					     Warren        4   5  1.3  0
					     Boddie        1  -3 -3.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
A.Carter      4  91 22.8  2                  Hudson        6  93 15.5  0
Banks         3  35 11.7  1		     Haines        1  20 20.0  0
B.Williams    2  31 15.5  0		     Gray          1   6  6.0  0
A.Bentley     2  23 11.5  0		     Sherrod       1   5  5.0  0
Holloway      2  21 10.5  0		     Warren        1   3  3.0  0
Cozen         1  13 13.0  0		     Boddie        1  -5 -5.0  0
Shumann       1   7  7.0  0                  

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
A.Bentley       1  21 21.0  0		     Gray            3  65 21.7  0
Jordan          1  16 16.0  0		     Nelson          1  17 17.0  0
J.Sullivan      1   8  8.0  0		     Hersey          1   6  6.0  0
					     Boddie          1   0  0.0  0                

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Banks           3  16  5.3  0                Gunn            5  44  8.8  0
Faulkner        1   1  1.0  0                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Bojovic         1-2  51  3-4   6             Zendejas        2-2  48  0-0   6
                miss: 42                                     miss: --

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Talley          5 236 47.2                   Partridge       4 163 40.2

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Browning        1  10			     Weaver          1  12
Vaughan         1  10                        Cattage         1   8
Bennett        0.5  5			     Achica          1   6
Bethea         0.5  5                    

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
J.Sullivan      2   4  2.0  0		     None            -  --   --  -
Lucas           1   8  8.0  0
Martin          1   0  0.0  0

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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