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Los Angeles 0 at Denver 51


1985 Week 9 - Saturday, April 20, 1985
Los Angeles Express(2-6) at Denver Gold(5-3)(-6)
Attendance: 13,165

On Saturday, Bob Gagliano, making his first start, completed 17 of 25 passes for 297 yards and four touchdowns --three to Leonard Harris --as the Denver Gold buried the Los Angeles Express 51-0.

Gagliano left the game in the fourth quarter and Vince Evans, who had injured his hand a week ago, took over, running for one TD and passing for one.

Steve Young, the LA quarterback, returned to action after being sidelined several weeks with a knee injury. He was sacked six times and completed five of 10 passes for 63 yards before coming out late in the first half.

Highlights




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
LA	0	0	0	0   -    0
DEN	7      10      13      21   -   51

Scoring

DEN:L.Harris 46 pass from Gagliano(Asmus kick) - DEN 7, LA 0

DEN:L.Harris 9 pass from Gagliano(Asmus kick) - DEN 14, LA 0

DEN:Asmus 35 FG - DEN 17, LA 0

DEN:B.Johnson 15 run(kick Failed) - DEN 23, LA 0

DEN:L.Harris 30 pass from Gagliano(Asmus kick) - DEN 30, LA 0

DEN:White 29 pass from Gagliano(Asmus kick) - DEN 37, LA 0

DEN:Evans 6 run(Asmus kick) - DEN 44, LA 0

DEN:Stegall 29 pass from Evans(Asmus kick) - DEN 51, LA 0

Box Score

                             LA            DEN
First Downs                  14		    29  
Rushes-Yards              22-70         25-170
Passing (A-C-Y-I)   25-15-178-2    28-19-341-1
Sacked-Yards Lost          8-77           1-16   
Total Plays-Yards        47-248         53-511
Fumbles-Lost                0-0            1-0
Penalties-Yards           10-86           4-40
Turnovers                     2              1
Time of Possession        31:40          28:20

Attendance = 13,165 

LOS ANGLES				     DENVER
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Seurer       15  10 115  1  0  61.81	     Gagliano     25  17 297  1  4 131.17
Young        10   5  63  1  0  30.42	     Evans         3   2  60  0  1 149.31  

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Nelson       14  46  3.3  0		     B.Johnson    17 131  7.7  1
Gray          8  24  3.0  0		     Gagliano      2  16  8.0  0
				             Gerhart       4  13  3.3  0
					     Evans         2  10  5.0  1

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Gunn          4  67 16.8  0		     L.Harris     10 188 18.8  3
Sherrod       2  36 18.0  0		     Lewis         4  67 16.8  0
Hudson        4  32  8.0  0		     White         2  37 18.5  1
Townsell      2  27 13.5  0		     Calip         1  31 31.0  0
Hersey        2  22 11.0  0		     Stegall       1  29 29.0  1                 
Nelson        1  -6 -6.0  0		     T.Johnson     1   5  5.0  0

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Boddie          2  41 20.5  0		     L.Turner        1  24 24.0  0
Gray            2  31 15.5  0
Nelson          1  21 21.0  0                

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
None            -  --   --  -		     Martin          1  15 15.0  0                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Zendejas        0-1  --  0-0   0             Asmus           1-2  35  6-7   9
                miss: 47                                     miss: 47

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Partridge       4 161 40.3		     None            -  --   --

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk  Yds
Howard          1  16			     Thornton       4.5 38.5
					     C.Turner        2  14
					     Taliferro       1  19
					     Trimble        0.5  5.5                 

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Patillo         1   9  9.0  0		     Walls           1  19 19.0  0
					     Blinka          1   2  2.0  0

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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