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Washington 3 at Chicago 31


1983 Week 10 - Sunday, May 8, 1983
Washington Federals(1-8) at Chicago Blitz(6-3)(-12)
Attendance: 11,300

CHICAGO(AP) - The powerhouse teams of the United States Football League lived up to their billing over the weekend, headed by Chicago's 31-3 romp over the hapless Washington Federals.

At Chicago, Tim Spencer and Kevin Long each scored two touchdowns for the Blitz. The Federals, 1-9, have now lost six straight, but they averted a shutout when Dale Castro booted a 21-yard field goal in the third period following a 55-yard pass from Kim McQuilken to Billy Taylor. That was the longest play by the Federals this season and the longest play allowed by Chicago's league-leading defense.

McQuilken started in place of Mike Hohensee, who was hospitalized moments before the game with what doctors diagnosed as an appendicitis attack. The hard-luck Hohensee missed several games early in the season due to an injury.

Highlights




Sunday, May 8, 1983 at Soldier Field


1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Final
Washington
0
0
3
0
3
CHICAGO 14
7
0
10
31
CHI Long 2 yd run (Corral kick)
CHI Spencer 4 yd run (Corral kick)
CHI Spencer 3 yd run (Corral kick)
WAS Castro 21 yd FG
CHI Long 5 yd run (Corral kick)
CHI Corral 36 yd FG


TEAM STATISTICS
WAS
CHI
First Downs............................................
10
17
Total Net Yards...................................... 187 295
Total Yds Rushing...................................
106
139
Total Yds Passing...................................
81
156
Pass Att - Comp - Int.............................
22 - 9 - 2
21 - 12 - 1
Off Plays - Avg.......................................
59 - 3.2
64 - 4.6
Punts - Avg.............................................
7 - 37.1
3 - 41.7
Returns - Yds..........................................
7 - 96
6 - 69
Fumbles - Lost........................................
3 - 1
0 - 0
Time of Possession..................................
29:14
30:46

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing WAS James 22-75; Taylor 10-32; McQuilken 2-(-1)
CHI Spencer 15-59; Long 14-51; Dennison 7-23; Boatner 3-6; Landry 1-0
Passing WAS McQuilken 22-9-2-102
CHI Landry 18-10-1-145; Spencer 1-0-0-0; Koegel 2-2-0-32
Receiving WAS Walters 3-19; Taylor 3-57; Homes 2-20; Diggs 1-6
CHI Spencer 2-21; Ricker 2-64; Willis 1-20; Johnson 3-22; Buggs 2-18; Boatner 1-22; Anderson 1-10

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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