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Boston 21 at Washington 14


1983 Week 12 - Sunday, May 22, 1983
Boston Breakers(6-5)(-6) at Washington Federals(1-10)
Attendance: 7,303

Washington,DC(AP) - The Washington Federals took a 14-7 first-half lead and looked like they might win their second game in 12 starts.

But Boston's John Walton, who completed 27 of 46 for 326 yards, dominated the second half, setting up two field goals, then throwing a 39-yard touchdown pass to Charlie Smith with 7:07 to play for the Breakers, who downed Washington 21-14.

Highlights




Sunday, May 22, 1983 at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium


1Q
2Q
3Q
4Q
Final
Boston
7
0
6
8
21
WASHINGTON 0
14
0
0
14
BOS Lockett 14 yd pass from Walton (Mazzetti kick)
WAS Taylor 46 yd pass from Hohensee (Vitiello kick)
WAS Homes 34 yd pass from Hohensee (Vitiello kick)
BOS Mazzetti 19 yd FG
BOS Mazzetti 27 yd FG
BOS Smith 39 yd pass from Walton (Johnson pass from Walton)


TEAM STATISTICS
BOS
WAS
First Downs............................................
25
18
Total Net Yards...................................... 415 365
Total Yds Rushing...................................
89
165
Total Yds Passing...................................
326
200
Pass Att - Comp - Int.............................
46 - 27 - 1
27 - 15 - 2
Off Plays - Avg.......................................
77 - 5.4
59 - 6.2
Punts - Avg.............................................
3 - 34.0
4 - 45.0
Returns - Yds..........................................
7 - 75
7 - 111
Fumbles - Lost........................................
1 - 0
2 - 0
Time of Possession..................................
36:36
23:24

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing BOS Davis 10-32; Crump 7-32; Johnson 9-34; Walton 1-2; Locket 3-(-11)
WAS James 12-46; Taylor 13-104; Mayberry 2-14; Hohensee 2-1
Passing BOS Walton 46-27-1-326
WAS Hohensee 27-15-2-226
Receiving BOS Johnson 6-44; Davis 5-42; Smith 3-84; Franz 3-29; Crump 3-37; Lockett 3-35; Coach 2-27; Steels 2-28
WAS Holmes 3-65; Walters 2-33; Taylor 4-73; M. Harris 2-24; James 3-23; Rogusky 1-8

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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