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Denver 3 at Philadelphia 6


1983 Week 10 - Sunday, May 8, 1983
Denver Gold(4-5) at Philadelphia Stars(8-1)(-6)
Attendance: 14,306, TV: ABC

PHILADELPHIA(AP)- The Philadelphia Stars, topping the new league with a 9-1 record, had to rely on David Trout's strong right foot to squeeze out a 6-3 triumph over the Denver Gold.

Trout converted field goals of 53 -- the longest of his career -- and 18 yards for the Stars, sending Denver to its sixth defeat in 10 games. The Gold had an opportunity to tie the game with 2:07 remaining after driving to the Stars' 6-yard line. However, Brian Speelman, who hit on a 23-yarder in the second quarter, never got the 23-yard field goal attempt off because the ball was snapped wide to the right of holder Ken Johnson and Philadelphia recovered the ball.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
DEN	0	3	0	0   -   3
PHI	0	3	0	3   -   6

Scoring

DEN:Speelman 23 yd field goal - DEN 3, PHI 0

PHI:Trout 53 yd field goal - PHI 3, DEN 3

PHI:Trout 18 yd field goal - PHI 6, DEN 3

Box Score

                             DEN            PHI
First Downs                   12             16
Rushes-Yards              24-100         34-127
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    24-11-107-1    29-15-135-1
Sacked-Yards Lost           4-33           4-35
Total Plays-Yards         52-174         67-227
Fumbles-Lost                 3-1            2-1
Penalties-Yards             3-15           8-65
Turnovers                      2              2
Time of Possession         27:07          32:53

Attendance = 14,306

DENVER					     PHILADELPHIA
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Johnson      24  11 107  1  0  41.5          Fusina       29  15 135  1  0  50.2
 
Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Johnson       3  35 11.7  0                  Bryant       23  94  4.1  0
Sydney        8  21  2.6  0                  Russell       5  24  4.8  0
Miller, T     7  19  2.7  0                  Harvin        4   5  1.3  0
Ford          2  12  6.0  0                  Fusina        1   4  4.0  0
Canada        2   8  4.0  0                  Krohn         1   0  0.0  0
Matthews      2   5  2.5  0                  

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Miller, T     4  37  9.3  0                  Bryant        6  50  8.3  0
Canada        4  29  7.3  0                  Folsom        3  31 10.3  0
James         1  25 25.0  0                  Fitzkee       2  22 11.0  0
Brown         1  11 11.0  0                  Parker        1  15 15.0  0
Sydney        1   5  5.0  0                  Russell       1   7  7.0  0
                                             Collier       1   6  6.0  0
                                             Harvin        1   4  4.0  0
  
Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Phea            1  27 27.0  0                Harvin          1  26 26.0  0
Ford            2  23 11.5  0                 
 
Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Martin          1  13 13.0  0                Woerner         2  25 12.5  0
  
Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Speelman        1-1  23  0-0    3            Abbott          2-3  53  0-0    6
                miss: none                                   miss: 31

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Gortz           5 175 35.0                   Landeta         5 159 31.8

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
Gerken          2  18                        Woerner         1  16
Turner        1.5  14                        Brooks          1   6
Maher         0.5   3                        Rosborough      1   1
                                             Case          0.5   5
                                             Moor          0.5   5
   
Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Dumars          1  14 14.0  0                Lush            1   2  2.0  0

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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