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Oakland 31 at Denver 16


1985 Week 14 - Thursday, May 23, 1985
Oakland Invaders(9-3-1) at Denver Gold(9-4)(-3)
Attendance: 12,372, TV: ESPN

DENVER(AP) - Oakland quarterback Bobby Hebert completed 19 of 27 passes for 337 yards and four touchdowns Thursday night, leading the invaders to their sixth straight triumph -- a 31-16 decision over the Denver Gold.

The victory raised the Invaders' Western Conference-leading record to 10-3-1 and gave them a 1-1/2 game lead over Denver, now 9-5, with four games remaining.

Complete Game




Complete Game




	1	2	3	4	F
OAK    14	7	3	7   -   31
DEN	0      10       0       6   -   0

Scoring

OAK:Banks 55 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 7, DEN 0

OAK:Bentley 17 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 14, DEN 0

DEN:Gerhart 7 run(Asmus kick) - OAK 14, DEN 7

OAK:Wright 2 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 21, DEN 7

DEN:Asmus 35 FG - OAK 21, DEN 10

OAK:Bojovic 20 FG - OAK 24, DEN 10

OAK:Holloway 11 pass from Hebert(Bojovic kick) - OAK 31, DEN 10

DEN:Calip 2 pass from Gagliano(pass failed) - OAK 31, DEN 16

Box Score

                             OAK            DEN
First Downs                   23	     18                   
Rushes-Yards              30-164	  12-70
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    27-19-337-0    43-21-255-3
Sacked-Yards Lost            0-0           3-20 
Total Plays-Yards         57-501         55-325
Fumbles-Lost                 3-0            1-0
Penalties-Yards             9-67           5-35
Turnovers                      0              3
Time of Possession         35:51          24:09

Attendance = 12,372 

OAKLAND					     DENVER
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Hebert       27  19 337  0  4 152.31         Gagliano     41  20 248  3  1  45.58
					     Evans         2   1  27  0  0  95.83

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Bentley      12  89  7.4  0		     Gerhart       5  48  9.6  1
Williams     12  55  4.6  0                  Johnson       6  22  3.7  0
Newton        4  15  3.8  0		     Gagliano      1   0  0.0  0
Hebert        2   5  2.5  0

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Banks         4 120 30.0  1                  Le.Harris     8 116 14.5  0
Carter        7 114 16.3  0		     White         6  60 10.0  0
Bentley       2  33 16.5  1                  Lewis         2  56 27.0  0
Shumann       1  29 29.0  0		     Turner        1  20 20.0  0
Holloway      3  26  8.7  1                  Gerhart       1  11 11.0  0
Cozen         1  13 13.0  0		     T.Johnson     1   8  8.0  0
Wright        1   2  2.0  1                  Calip         2   4  2.0  1               

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Jordan          1  13 13.0  0		     Lo.Harris       3  87 29.0  0
Faulkner        1   0  0.0  0                

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
None            -  --   --  -		     Lo.Harris       1  44 44.0  0                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Bojovic         1-1  20  4-4   7             Asmus           1-2  35  1-2   1            
                miss: --                                     miss: 52

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Talley          2  86 43.0                   Asmus           1  54 54.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Snipes          2  20                        None            -  --
Davis           1   0                    

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
McKeever        1  22 22.0  0		     None            -  --   --  -
Martin          1  16 16.0  0
R.Bentley       1   0  0.0  0

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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