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Tampa Bay 24 at Los Angeles 14


1985 Week 11 - Saturday, May 4, 1985
Tampa Bay Bandits(7-3)(-9) at Los Angeles Express(3-7)
Attendance: 4,912, TV: ESPN

LOS ANGELES(AP) - Quarterback John Reaves completed 20 of 38 passes and threw for two touchdowns in leading the Tampa Bay Bandits to a 24-14 USFL victory over the Los Angeles Express before 4,912, the smallest crowd of the season at the LA Coliseum.

After failing behind early, Tampa Bay carne up with 24 unanswered points in the second and third quarters, taking control of the game from the financially struggling Express.

Complete Game




	1	2	3	4	F
TB	7      10	7	0   -   24
LA	7       0       0       7   -   14

Scoring

LA: Warren 4 run(Zendejas kick) - LA 7, TB 0

TB: Brodsky 26 pass from Reaves(Andrusyshyn kick) - LA 7, TB 7

TB: Boone 9 run(Andrusyshyn kick) - TB 14, LA 7

TB: Andrusyshyn 42 FG - TB 17, LA 7

TB: Harvey 14 pass from Reaves(Andusyshyn kick) - TB 24, LA 7

LA: Gunn 18 pass from Seurer(Zendejas kick) - TB 24, LA 14

Box Score

                             TB            LA
First Downs            	     21            13       
Rushes-Yards              33-99        24-111 
Passing (A-C-Y-I)   38-20-314-3   32-16-195-4
Sacked-Yards Lost          3-20          6-52  
Total Plays-Yards        71-413        56-306
Fumbles-Lost                2-1           3-0
Penalties-Yards            6-45          2-14
Turnovers                     4             4
Time of Possession        31:27         28:33

Attendance = 4,912 

TAMPA BAY				     LOS ANGELES
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Reaves       38  20 314  3  2  65.02         Seurer       21  11  92  2  1  40.28
					     Young        11   5  67  2  0  25.76

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Anderson     21  58  2.8  0                  Nelson        9  53  5.9  0
Boone         7  30  4.3  1                  Warren        8  26  3.3  1
Holman        4  12  3.0  0		     Gray          5  12  2.4  0
Blunk         1  -1 -1.0  0		     Townsell      1  11 11.0  0
					     Seurer        1   9  9.0  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Brodsky       7 129 18.4  1                  Hersey        4  54 13.5  0
Harvey        4  75 18.8  1                  Nelson        4  29  7.3  0
Anderson      5  42  8.4  0		     Hudson        2  20 10.0  0
Gillespie     2  37 18.5  0		     Warren        2  12  6.0  0
Jackson       2  31 15.5  0		     Gray          2  11  5.5  0
                                             Gunn          1  18 18.0  1
					     Townsell      1  15 15.0  0                

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Bailey          1  22 22.0  0		     Nelson          1  54 54.0  0
Boone           1  14 14.0  0		     Gray            2  29 14.5  0
Holman          1  14 14.0  0		     Gunn            1  21 21.0  0                

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Bailey          2   9  4.5  0		     None            -  --   --  -
Quinn           1   0  0.0  0                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Andrusyshyn     1-1  42  3-3   5	     Zendejas        0-1  --  2-2   2            
                miss: --                                     miss: 57

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Andrusyshyn     4 133 33.3                   Partridge       4 153 38.3

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Nordgren        2  17			     Jenkins         1   8
Johnson         2  11                        Rudolph         1   6
Ramey           1  16                        Weaver          1   6
Harrell         1   8                    

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Bailey          2  12  6.0  0		     Patillo         1  14 14.0  0
Quinn           1   0  0.0  0		     Henderson       1  10 10.0  0
Vaughan         1   0  0.0  0		     Scott           1   0  0.0  0

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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