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Oakland 6 at Philadelphia 12


1983 Week 16 - Monday, June 20, 1983
Oakland Invaders(8-7) at Philadelphia Stars(13-2)(-6.5)
Attendance: 16,933, TV: ESPN

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- David Trout booted four field goals, set up by three Oakland fumbles and an interception, as the Philadelphia Stars topped theOakland Invaders 12-6 in a rain-soaked United States Football League game Monday night.

The Stars, who clinched the Atlantic Division title last weekend, improved to 14-2 for the season. Oakland fell to 8-8, losing a chance to clinch the Pacific Division title.

The teams slogged through a steady downpour that turned the field into a series of puddles. Attendance was estimated at 16,933, with an additional 4,000 no-shows.

Trout kicked a 23-yarder with 9:52 left in the game to break a 6-6 tie after tackle John Alford recovered a fumble on the Oakland 24-yard line.

An interception by Stars linebacker Sam Mills three minutes later set up the final field goal, from 30 yards with 1:43 left. Trout also connected from 28 yards and 34 yards. His first field goal came with 10:34 left in the first quarter after Mills recovered a fumble by Oakland's Arthur Whittington at the Invaders 19-yard line.

Highlights




	1	2	3	4	F
OAK	0	3	3	0   -    6
PHI	3	3	0	6   -   12

Scoring

PHI:Trout 34 yd field goal - PHI 3, OAK 0

OAK:Shea 24 yd field goal - OAK 3, PHI 3

PHI:Trout 28 yd field goal - PHI 6, OAK 3

OAK:Shea 47 yd field goal - OAK 6, PHI 6

PHI:Trout 23 yd field goal - PHI 9, OAK 6

PHI:Trout 30 yd field goal - PHI 12, OAK 6

Box Score

                             OAK            PHI
First Downs                   13             11
Rushes-Yards               32-87         37-129
Passing (A-C-Y-I)     23-12-96-2     24-10-97-1
Sacked-Yards Lost           4-15            0-0
Total Plays-Yards         59-168         61-226
Fumbles-Lost                 7-4            2-0
Penalties-Yards             6-57         16-128
Turnovers                      6              1
Time of Possession         31:10          28:50

Attendance = 16,933

OAKLAND				             PHILADELPHIA
Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate          Passing     Att Cmp Yds In Td  Rate
Besana       23  12  96  2  0  26.7          Fusina       12   4  27  1  0   7.6
                                             Krohn        12   6  70  0  0  68.1
 
Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD                  Rushing     Att Yds  Ave TD
Whittington  17  55  3.2  0                  Harvin       12  51  4.3  0
Jackson      10  24  2.4  0                  Bryant       15  28  1.9  0
Holmes        2   6  3.0  0                  Riley         5  19  3.8  0
Penaranda     1   3  3.0  0                  Krohn         2  17  8.5  0
Besana        1   0  0.0  0                  Russell       3  14  4.7  0
Lewis         1  -1 -1.0  0                  

Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD                  Receiving   Rec Yds  Ave TD
Henderson     5  35  7.0  0                  Collier       1  20 20.0  0
Whittington   3  22  7.3  0                  Folsom        1  19 19.0  0
Chester       1  14 14.0  0                  Bryant        2  17  8.5  0
Banks         2  14  7.0  0                  Dunek         2  12  6.0  0
Jackson       1  11 11.0  0                  Riley         1  10 10.0  0
                                             Russell       1   8  8.0  0
                                             Donovan       1   7  7.0  0
                                             Fitzkee       1   4  4.0  0
                   
Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Kick Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Lewis           4 117 29.3  0                Harvin          3  87 29.0  0
Jackson         1  27 27.0  0                
 
Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD                Punt Returns   No Yds  Ave TD
Banks           2   7  3.5  0                Woerner         2   9  4.5  0
  
Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts            Kicking          Fg  Lg   Xp  Pts
Shea            2-2  47  0-0    6            Trout           4-4  34  0-0   12
                miss: none                                   miss: none

Punting        No Yds  Ave                   Punting        No Yds  Ave
Talley          5 238 47.6                   Landeta         7 322 46.0

Sacks          Sk Yds                        Sacks          Sk Yds
None                                         Fielder         2  11
                                             Rosborough      1   3
                                             Gibson          1   1
  
Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD                Interceptions  No Yds  Ave TD
Quinn           1   0  0.0  0                Mills           1   3  3.0  0
                                             Woerner         1   3  3.0  0

Archived news report

Supplemental information courtesy of Chris Blackburn


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