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Los Angeles 27 at San Antonio 31


1985 Week 16 - Sunday, June 9, 1985
Los Angeles Express(3-12) at San Antonio Gunslingers(3-12)(-4)
Attendance: 4,963

SAN ANTONIO. Texas (AP) - Gunslingers quarterback Rick Neuheisel scored from 1 yard out with 15 seconds remaining as San Antonio broke an eight-game losing streak with a 31-27 victory over the Los Angeles Express.

The win moved San Antonio out of the Western Conference cellar with a 4-12 record. The Express, which lost its sixth straight, is now 3-13.

The Gunslinger victory avenges a 38-7 drubbing at the hands of Los Angeles on March 16.

Neuheisel's plunge capped an eight-play, 70-yard drive in less than two minutes He hit Donny Roberts with passes of 19 and 7 yards. Roberts' second reception set up Neuheisel's score after San Antonio had lost a 12-point fourth-quarter lead.

San Antonio was ahead 24-12 with 8:36 left in the game after Roberts scored from l2 yards out. But the Express closed it to 24-19 on the next play, when Steve Young threw a 66- yard scoring bomb to Kris Haines.

After the kickoff, the Gunslingers appeared content to try and run out the clock, but a third-down Neuheisel pass was intercepted by David Howard and returned 6 yards to the San Antonio 41.

	1	2	3	4	F
LA	0	6	6      15   -   27
SA	7      10       0      14   -   31

Scoring

SA: Stamper 4 run(Mike-Mayer kick) - SA 7, LA 0

SA: Mike-Mayer 18 FG - SA 10, LA 0

LA: Zendejas 36 FG - SA 10, LA 3

SA: R.Oliver blocked punt recover in end zone(Mike-Mayer kick) - SA 17, LA 3

LA: Zendejas 37 FG - SA 17, LA 6

LA: Warren 9 run(pass failed) - SA 17, LA 12

SA: Roberts 12 run(Mike-Mayer kick) - SA 24, LA 12

LA: Haines 66 pass from Young(Zendejas kick) - SA 24, LA 19

LA: Warren 7 run(O'Neal pass from Young) - LA 27, SA 24

SA: Neuheisel 1 run(Mike-Mayer kick) - SA 31, LA 27

Box Score

                             LA            SA
First Downs                  13            20  
Rushes-Yards              17-91        33-182
Passing (A-C-Y-I)   23-17-182-0   27-19-231-2
Sacked-Yards Lost          3-16          2-15
Total Plays-Yards        40-273        60-413
Fumbles-Lost                3-2           3-2
Penalties-Yards            5-30		 7-60 
Turnovers                     2             4
Time of Possession        23:57		36:03

Attendance = 4,689 

LOS ANGELES				     SAN ANTONIO
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Young        21  15 178  1  1  92.96         Neuheisel    27  19 231  2  0  65.51
Seurer        3   2   4  0  0  70.14 

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Warren       14  73  5.2  2                  Roberts      11  73  6.6  1
Young         2  14  7.0  0		     Works        11  67  6.1  0
Boddie        1   4  4.0  0		     Neuheisel     6  34  5.7  0
					     Stamper       5   8  1.6  1

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Haines        1  66 66.0  1		     Roberts       5  78 15.6  0
Hersey        1  41 41.0  0		     Hackett       3  40 13.3  0
Townsell      3  38 12.7  0		     Lockett       2  39 19.5  0
Warren        7  35  5.0  0		     Coffman       2  30 15.0  0                
Gray          2   4  2.0  0		     Works         3  25  8.3  0
Sherrod       1  -2 -2.0  0		     Stamper       3   8  2.7  0
					     Hadnott       1  11 11.0  0

Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Haines          3  63 21.0  0		     Bonner          3  69 23.0  0
Gray            1  12 12.0  0
Howard          1  10 10.0  0
Boddie          1   8  8.0  0
Carson          1  -8 -8.0  0                

Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Townsell        2   1  0.5  0		     Ulmer           4  32  8.0  0                

Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Zendejas        2-2  37  1-1   7             Mike-Mayer      1-1  18  4-4   7            
                miss: --                                     miss: --

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Partridge       4 195 48.8  		     Mike-Mayer      3 110 36.7

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Achica          1   8                        Hanna           1   8
Rudolph         1   7			     Anae            1   7  
					     James           1   1                    

Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Henderson       1  15 15.0  0		     None            -  --   --  -
Howard          1   6  6.0  0

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Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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