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New Jersey 32 at Washington 29

1983 Week 13 - Sunday, May 29, 1983
Attendance: 11,264


WASHINGTON, DC (AP) - New Jersey extended Washington's losing streak to nine games, Herschel Walker rushed for a record 194 yards and Dave Betz hit a 50-yard field goal with no time left.

In Washington there were 11,264 fans at the game and 12,437 no-shows. New Jersey, 4-9, drove 33 yards on seven plays in 55 seconds before Betz, signed during the week, kicked his fourth field goal of the day.

Walker scored the longest touchdown run -- 83 yards -- in the USFL's brief history on the first play of the game.

Jeff Knapple of the Generals passed for his first two TDs as a pro. Mike Hohensee passed for two TDs for the Federals, 1-12.

May 29, 1983
New Jersey Generals - 32
Washington Federals - 29
at R.F.K. Memorial Stadium
11,264

New Jersey	7	10	3	12  --	32
Washington	6	3	14	6    --	29

1st Quarter	NJ - Walker 83 run (Betz kick)
		WASH - FG Vitiello 42
		WASH - FG Vitiello 45
2nd Quarter	NJ - Friede 27 pass from Knapple (Betz kick)
		NJ - FG Betz 28
		WASH - FG Vitiello 28
3rd Quarter	WASH - Taylor 32 run (Vitiello kick)
		WASH - James 11 pass from Hohensee (Vitiello kick)
		NJ - FG Betz 45
4th Quarter	WASH - Harris 19 pass from Hohensee (kick failed)
		NJ - Bowers 28 pass from Knapple (kick failed)
		NJ - FG Betz 50

TEAM STATS:		NEW JERSEY	WASHINGTON
First Downs		20		29
Rushes-yards		31-211		30-179
Passing yards		237		317
Return yards		126		128
Passes			31-17-1		43-23-0
Sacks by			1-9		1-11
Punts			5-39		3-38
Fumbles-lost		1-0		3-2
Penalties-yards		12-100		8-10
Time of possession		30:43		29:17

INDIVIDUAL STATS:
RUSHING = New Jersey: Walker 23-194, Carthon 4-18, Sullivan 3-3, Tullis 1-(-4).  
	Washington: Taylor 13-73, James 14-70, Mayberry 1-1, Hohensee 2-35.
PASSING = New Jersey: Knapple 17-31-249-2.  Washington: Hohensee 23-43-326-2.
RECEIVING = New Jersey: Bowers 3-54, McConnaughey 2-36, Slawson 2-43, Walker 3-29,
	Carthon 1-10, Friede 4-65, Sullivan 2-12.  Washington: Walters 12-193, 
	Harris 2-39, Rogusky 2-19, Taylor 2-21, Kinney 3-33, James 2-21.
MISSED FIELD GOALS = Washington: Vitiello 41, 51.

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