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Chicago 24 at Philadelphia 31

1983 Week 11 - Sunday, May 15, 1983
Attendance: 25,251, TV: ABC


By PHYLLIS MENSING PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Kelvin Bryant scored two touchdowns and quarterback Chuck Fusina ran in a third in a 21-point, fourth-quarter explosion as the Philadelphia Stars beat the Chicago Blitz 31-24 in the United States Football League Sunday.

The Stars set up their last two touchdowns off fumbles by Blitz quarterback Greg Landry, as they raised their league leading mark to 10-1. Chicago fell to 7-4 as its three game winning streak ended.

With Philadelphia down 24-10 at the end of the third quarter, Bryant rushed from the 3-yard line 2:30 into the fourth quarter. David Trout's extra point brought the Stars to within 24-17. Bryant set up the tying point with 9:20 left in the game after John Brooks recovered a fumble on Chicago's 16-yard line. Trout's extra point made it 24 all. Three minutes later, the Stars' Sam Mills recovered a fumbleon the Chicago 19-yard line, and Fusina ran 17 yards on a reverse for the go ahead touchdown, with Trout kicking the point-after.

With the Stars held scoreless in the third quarter, Chicago took a 21-10 lead on Landry's 9-yard touchdown pass to Trumaine Johnson, and Frank Corral's 37-yard field goal with 2:29 left made it 24-10. Landry's touchdown pass came after Marcus Anderson recovered a blocked punt on the Stars' 11-yard line.


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