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Boston 19 at Birmingham 31


1983 Week 15 - Saturday, June 11, 1983
Boston Breakers(9-5) at Birmigham Stallions(7-7)(-2.5)
Attendance: 20,500

United Press International Report

The Birmingham Stallions intercepted four passes and went on to beat the Boston Breakers, 31-19, tonight in a United States Football League game.

The Stallions (8-7) had interceptions by Michael Thomas, Mel Land, Jimmy Walker and Herb Spencer. Birmingham had the ball for 39 of the 60 minutes in the game.

The quarterback Bob Lane ran for one touchdown and threw to Greg Anderson for another. The Stallions also scored on two runs by Lonnie Johnson.

Highlights




Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
BOS	7	0	0      12   -   19
BIR    14	3	0      14   -   31

Scoring

BIR:Lane 6 yd run (Norwood kick) - BIR 7, BOS 0

BIR:Anderson 25 yd pass from Lane (Norwood kick) - BIR 14, BOS 0

BOS:Giammona 16 yd pass from Walton (Mazzetti kick) - BIR 14, BOS 7

BIR:Norwood 26 yd field goal - BIR 17, BOS 7

BIR:Johnson 3 yd run (Norwood kick) - BIR 24, BOS 7

BIR:Johnson 21 yd run (Norwood kick) - BIR 31, BOS 7

BOS:C. Smith 28 yd pass from Walton (2-pt conversion failed) - BIR 31, BOS 13

BOS:C. Smith 10 yd pass from Walton (2-pt conversion failed) - BIR 31, BOS 19

Box Score

                             BOS            BIR
First Downs                   21             20
Rushes-Yards               13-94         50-176
Passing (A-C-Y-I)    45-24-304-4    22-13-165-0
Sacked-Yards Lost            0-0            0-0
Total Plays-Yards         58-398         72-341
Fumbles-Lost                 1-1            4-2
Penalties-Yards            13-97           7-53
Turnovers                      5              2
Time of Possession         21:00          39:00

Attendance = 20,500

BOSTON					     BIRMINGHAM
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Walton       42  22 276  4  3  57.3          Lane         22  13 165  0  1  97.7
Woodward      3   2  28  0  0  96.5          

Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Crump         6  49  8.2  0                  Talton       19  70  3.7  0
Johnson, D    3  26  8.7  0                  Johnson      12  58  4.8  2
Davis         4  19  4.8  0                  Gant          8  19  2.4  0
                                             Johnson       1  11 11.0  0
                                             Lane          5  11  2.2  1
                                             Quarles       3   5  1.7  0
                                             White         2   2  1.0  0
   
Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Smith, C      8 118 14.8  2                  Gant          1  37 37.0  0
Franz         4  57 14.3  0                  Mason         5  34  6.8  0
Giammona      5  47  9.4  1                  Anderson      2  32 16.0  0
Lockett       3  46 15.3  0                  Talton        2  30 15.0  0
Bayle         1  22 22.0  0                  Moy           2  23 11.5  0
Johnson, D    1   8  8.0  0                  Smith         1   9  9.0  0
Davis         1   6  6.0  0                   
Crump         1   0  0.0  0                   
                    
Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Wilson          3  84 28.0  0                Johnson         2  25 12.5  0
Hughes          1  19 19.0  0                Kincaid         1   0  0.0  0
 
Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Giammona        2  10  5.0  0                Kincaid         1  13 13.0  0
   
Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Mazzetti        0-0   0  1-1    1            Norwood         1-1  26  4-4    7
                miss: none                                   miss: none

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Casarino        3 151 50.3                   Johnston        4 133 33.3

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
None                                         None
  
Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
None                                         Spencer         1  42 42.0  0
                                             Walker          1  27 27.0  0
                                             Land            1   9  9.0  0
                                             Mitchell        1   3  3.0  0

Archived news report
Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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