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Orlando 7 at New Jersey 24

1985 Week 10 - Monday, April 29, 1985
Attendance: 38,084, TV: ESPN


EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (AP) - As Herschel Walker goes, so go the New Jersey Generals, and both are doing very well now. Walker carried 22 times for 157 yards and a touchdown Monday night as the Generals outclassed the Orlando Renegades 24-7 for their fourth straight victory.

The win raised the Generals record to 7-3 and moved them into a first-place tie with Birmingham and Tampa Bay in the United States Football League's Eastern Conference.

With eight games remaining. Walker has gained 1,163 yards. He set the record of 1,812 yards during his rookie season in 1983.

New Jersey held a 10-0 halftime lead, getting a 20-yard field goal from Roger Ruzek on their first offensive series, and a four-yard touchdown pass from Dong Flutie to Sam Bowers early in the second period.

"The sign of a good team is when it comes out at the beginning of the second half, and scores," Walker said. "We did that tonight."

April 29, 1985
New Jersey Generals - 24
Orlando Renegades - 7
at Giants Stadium
38,084

Orlando      0   0   0   7  --   7
New Jersey   3   7  14   0  --  24

1st Qtr ---- NJ - FG Ruzek 20
2nd Qtr ---- NJ - Bowers 4 pass from Flutie (Ruzek kick)
3rd Qtr ---- NJ - Walker 2 run (Ruzek kick)
             NJ - Carthon 3 run (Ruzek kick)
4th Qtr ---- ORL - Walters 18 pass from Golsteyn (Brockhaus kick)

TEAM STATS            ORLANDO           NEW JERSEY
First Downs              16                   18
Rushes-Yards          17-41               44-288
Passing Yards           231                  100
Return Yards            133                  151
Passes                19-36-4               7-17-1
Sacks By                1-9                 3-28
Punts                  5-41                 4-39
Fumbles-Lost            2-0                  1-1
Penalties-Yards        6-45                 9-90
Time of Possession    25:02                34:58

INDIVIDUAL STATS
RUSHING = Orlando: Bledsoe 10-30, Collier 2-5, Claitt 2-3, Odom 3-3.  New
       Jersey: Walker 22-157, Flutie 8-67, Carthon 11-40, Reeves 1-15,
       Peques 2-9.
PASSING = Orlando: Collier 16-28-3-213, Golsteyn 3-7-0-46, Pisarkiewicz
       0-1-1-0.  New Jersey: Flutie 7-17-1-109.
RECEIVING = Orlando: Niziolek 8-77, Walters 6-111, Odom 2-15, Parrish
       1-27, Echols 1-20, Bledsoe 1-9.  New Jersey: Bowers 2-34, Walker 2-17,
       Broughton 1-36, Collins 1-17, Spek 1-5.
MISSED FIELD GOALS = New Jersey: Ruzek 50.

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