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Boston 20 at Los Angeles 23


1983 Week 10 - Saturday, May 7, 1983
Boston Breakers(5-4)(-1) at Los Angeles Express(4-5)
Attendance: 16,307, TV: ESPN

LOS ANGELES(AP) - The Los Angeles Express, 5-5, held onto a one game lead in the Pacific Division by tipping the Boston Breakers 23-20.

Mike Rae, who replaced starter Tom Ramsey after he left the game with a bruise of the achilles tendon, connected with Kris Haines for a 6-yard touchdown with 18 seconds remaining to seal the Los Angeles victory. Rae hit on nine of 12 passes for 104 yards and Haines caught six passes for 86 yards and two touchdowns.

1st Q




Complete Game




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
BOS    10	7	0	3   -   20
LA	6	3	7	7   -   23

Scoring

LA: Haines 8 yd pass from Ramsey (kick failed) - LA 6, BOS 0

BOS:Mazzetti 44 yd field goal - LA 6, BOS 3

BOS:Davis 6 yd run (Mazzetti kick) - BOS 10, LA 6

LA: Abbott 22 yd field goal - BOS 10, LA 9

BOS:Crump 1 yd run (Mazzetti kick) - BOS 17, LA 9

LA: Henderson 33 yd fumble return (Abbott kick) - BOS 17, LA 16

BOS:Mazzetti 24 yd field goal - BOS 20, LA 16

LA: Haines 6 yd pass from Rae (Abbott kick) - LA 23, BOS 20

Box Score

                             BOS             LA
First Downs                   20             12
Rushes-Yards              36-154          15-22
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    33-19-196-3    30-19-221-1
Sacked-Yards Lost           1-11           4-32
Total Plays-Yards         70-339         49-211
Fumbles-Lost                 1-1            3-1
Penalties-Yards            12-80           7-60
Turnovers                      4              2
Time of Possession         38:27          21:33

Attendance = 16,307

BOSTON					     LOS ANGELES
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Walton       33  19 196  3  0  36.9          Ramsey       18  10 117  0  1  94.0
                                             Rae          12   9 104  1  1  93.8
 
Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Steels       17  92  5.4  0                  Boddie        3  11  3.7  0
Crump         7  22  3.1  1                  Barnett       9  10  1.1  0
Davis         7  18  2.6  1                  Rae           1   2  2.0  0
Johnson, D    3  16  5.3  0                  Durrette      1   0  0.0  0
Lockett       2   6  3.0  0                  Ramsey        2  -1 -0.5  0
   
Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Franz         4  64 16.0  0                  Haines        6  86 14.3  2
Smith, C      2  44 22.0  0                  Boddie        7  79 11.3  0
Lockett       3  33 11.0  0                  Ellis         3  22  7.3  0
Giammona      2  19  9.5  0                  Williams, K   1  21 21.0  0
Steels        3  18  6.0  0                  Sherrod       1   7  7.0  0
Davis         3  14  4.7  0                  Barnett       1   6  6.0  0
Coash         1   8  8.0  0                   
Johnson, D    1  -4 -4.0  0                   
   
Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Giammona        4  83 20.8  0                Tolbert         4  71 17.8  0
Wilson          1  32 32.0  0                 
 
Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Wilson          2  28 14.0  0                None
Giammona        3  20  6.7  0                 
   
Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Mazzetti        2-4  44  2-2    8            Abbott          1-2  22  2-3    5
                miss: ??, ??                                 miss: ??

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Casarino        2  60 30.0                   Partridge       6 289 48.2

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Wilkerson       1  13                        Fields          1  11
McClain         1   8                         
Gaylord         1   7                         
Phillips        1   4                         
   
Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Needham         1   8  8.0  0                Burleson        1  32 32.0  0
                                             Fox             1  22 22.0  0
                                             Weber           1   6  6.0  0

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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