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Denver 9 at Boston 17


1983 Week 11 - Monday, May 16, 1983
Denver Gold(4-6) at Boston Breakers(5-5)(-4.5)
Attendance: 4,173

BOSTON(AP) - Marcus Marek raced 85 yards with a recovered fumble for a touchdown midway through the first quarter, and Tony Davis scored on a one-yard burst late in the fourth period as Boston beat Denver 17-9 in game played entirely in a heavy rain in Boston.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
DEN	0	0	3	6   -    9
BOS     7	3	0	7   -   17

Scoring

BOS:Marek 85 yd fumble return (Mazzetti kick) - BOS 7, DEN 0

BOS:Mazzetti 36 yd field goal - BOS 10, DEN 0

DEN:Speelman 40 yd field goal - BOS 10, DEN 3

DEN:Sydney 1 yd run (kick failed) - BOS 10, DEN 9

BOS:Davis 1 yd run (Mazzetti kick) - BOS 17, DEN 9

Box Score

                             DEN            BOS
First Downs                   18             11
Rushes-Yards              48-186          27-90
Passing (A-C-Y-I)     26-10-85-2     22-9-108-0
Sacked-Yards Lost            0-0            0-0
Total Plays-Yards         74-271         49-198
Fumbles-Lost                 7-2            2-1
Penalties-Yards            14-73           7-47
Turnovers                      4              1
Time of Possession         34:39          25:21

Attendance = 4,173

DENVER					     BOSTON
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Johnson, K   23   9  68  1  0  29.1          Walton       22   9 108  0  0  56.6
Mortensen     3   1  17  1  0  13.9          
 
Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Canada       15  61  4.1  0                  Steels        7  36  5.1  0
Sydney       17  56  3.3  1                  Crump         8  26  3.3  0
Johnson, K    4  29  7.3  0                  Johnson, D    4  16  4.0  0
Matthews      9  23  2.6  0                  Davis         7   7  1.0  1
Choate        1  22 22.0  0                  Lockett       1   5  5.0  0
Mortensen     2  -5 -2.5  0                  
  
Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
James         2  39 19.5  0                  Lockett       4  73 18.3  0
Niziolek      2  15  7.5  0                  Franz         1  13 13.0  0
Sydney        1  12 12.0  0                  Smith, C      2  12  6.0  0
Ford          1   8  8.0  0                  Steels        2  10  5.0  0
Johnson, R    1   6  6.0  0                  
Matthews      1   3  3.0  0                  
Canada        2   2  1.0  0                  
  
Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Miller, T       3  76 25.3  0                Wilson          2  43 21.5  0
Ford            1  34 34.0  0                
Sullivan        1   7  7.0  0                
 
Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Martin          4  51 12.8  0                Giammona        2   5  2.5  0
  
Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Speelman        1-1  40  0-1    3            Mazzetti        1-2  36  2-2    5
                miss: none                                   miss: 49

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Gortz           7 209 29.9                   Casarino        7 270 38.6

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
None                                         None
  
Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
None                                         Carter          1   0  0.0  0
                                             Wilson          1   0  0.0  0

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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