Cedar Rapids Gazette, October 28, 1974, Page 26

Cedar Rapids Gazette

October 28, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa I ne I mar itapius lid/rut*. Mon., un in, im ‘Diaper Defense’ Pins Vikings 3 Secs. Left, New England Wins, 17-14 BLOOMINGTON, Minn (AP) — “We hud tit win." said New Unhand wide receiver Handy Vatalia. We had played our hest, ” The Patriots hest gave them a 17*14 National Football League intereonlerenee victory over Minnesota Sunday when .lim Plunkett, with three seconds remaining in the Kame, fired a 10-yard touchdown pass to Boh Windsor The Plunkett-directed march came alter quarter-hack Frau Tarkenton dashed into the end /one to send Minnesota into a 14-IO lead with I 20 left iii the game. The Patriots then moved KH yards in seven plays as Plunkett teamed with the diminutive Vatalia on a bayard pass to the Viking IM Now 6-1 Two plays later. Plunkett connected with Windsor for the winning touchdown, boosting the Pats to a H I record for the year “We'll have some kind of team when we're as old as the Vikings," said Pats' cornerback Hon Bolton, who picked off two Tarkenton passes to spark a hearty performance by New England’s “diaper defense." which includes seven regulars with less than two years’ experience “This will really lift us," Despite the last-seconds heroics, even Plunkett wanted to talk about the defense. “The defense is making the difference for us this year." Plunkett said "There are so many more things we can do on offense liecause of the defense." New England was the first team this year to shut out Minnesota for a half In fact, the Patriots extended the discourtesy for another od “Its difficult when come away without any points with four penetrations." said Minnesota Coach Bud Crane “Any score, in any of those opportunities we had. could have made a big difference " Bolton's interceptions both came at the one-yard line, .lack Mildren’s first pro heist was at the four and Vikings wide receiver .lim Lash fumbled at the goal line with the ball rolling through the end /one for a touchback ‘ Those were bad interceptions." admitted Tarkenton, who was banned with Bolton late in the game after the two began trading punches “Sure, you don't like those things to hapjien. but if you don't want it to hapi>en you'd ladler not throw.” peri- Led J 0-0 New England lumped off to a IM O lead oil a John Smith s J7-yard field goal and a 21-yard touchdown pass from Plunkett to rookie Steve Schubert Aided bv New England mistakes. Minnesota scored twice in the final [toroid with ( huck Foreman blasting in from two yards after Hov Winston recovered a fumble fly New England s John Tarver at the throe A JJ-yard pass interference t all against rookie cornerback John Sanders put Minnesota on the Pats three and Tarkenton sprinted into the end /one to give the Vikings their abbreviated 14-IM lead Minnesota is now 5-2 Red Peppers Ny Huh Svhradvr ID DONOVAN Donovan VV« to him. arid we New Twist to ‘Tailgating i J Pl Photo There s no water in the parking lot, but these exuberant Minnesota Vikings fans decided to add a new twist to “tailgating by using a cabin cruiser to eat, drink and be merry in prior to Sunday’s game with New England. Most folks use a station wagon or picnic table on game days. BIG Plays Keep Cards Unbeaten By Ken Rappoport AP Sports Writer Ifs a bird, it s a plane, it s the St Louis Cardinals After Sunday's 23-20 success over the Washington Redskins. the Cardinals still look like supermen in the National Football League It was the seventh straight • victory for the irresistible Birds, the only unbeaten team in the NFL “The Cardinals are a byplay team," acknowledged Washington quarterback Pro Football NFL AMERICAN CONFERENCE E attern Division Sonny Jurgenseii “They made the big plays " Two of the biggest plays made by the Cardinals were touchdown pusses by Jim Hart to Earl Thomas and Bonny Anderson It was no easy task considering that the Redskins are one of the top defenders against the pass Time W L T Pct Pts OP New England 6 I 0 857 193 105 Buffalo 6 I 0 857 153 111 W lam i S 2 0 714 140 118 N V Jets I 6 0 143 101 161 Baltimore I 6 0 143 82 186 Central Division Pittsburgh Cincinnati 4 I I 750 99 4 3 0 571 181 135 Houston 2 S 0 286 113 167 C levelond 2 5 0 286 121 184 Western Division Oakland 6 I 0 857 183 113 Denver 3 3 I 500 146 143 Kansas City San Diego 3 4 0 429 113 174 I 6 0 >43 93 144 NATIONAL CONFERENCE Eastern Divsran St Louis 7 0 0 1 OOO 172 104 Philadelphia 4 3 2 571 171 tot Washington 4 3 571 134 Dallas 3 4 0 429 141 112 N Y Grants I 6 0 143 68 141 Central Division Minnesota 5 7 0 714 154 98 Chicago Detroit 3 4 0 429 95 9) 3 4 0 429 103 107 Green Bay 3 4 0 429 108 126 Western Division Los Angeles 5 7 I 714 134 87 New Orleans 3 4 429 81 124 Atlanta 7 4 0 333 S3 84 Son FrancIsco 2 5 0 286 96 167 Sunday s Garnet Barato 'A CUr ago 6 Houston 34 Cincinnati 21 Cleveland 23 Denver 21 Detroit 19 Green Bay 17 Miami 17, Baltimore 7 Dallas 71 New York Giants 7 Los Angeles TO New York Jets ll New England 17, Minnesota 14 New Orleans 14, Philadelphia IO St Louis 23 Washington 20 Kansas City 24 San Diego 14 Oakland 3V San Francisco 24 Monday's Game Atlanta at Pittsburgh 9pm Sunday, Nov I New Orleans at Detroit I pm Buffalo at New England lpm Houston at New York Jets I p rn Philadelphia at Pittsburgh I pm Cincinnati ut Baltimore 2 pm Minnesota at Chicago 7 p rn St Louis at Dallas 7pm Washington at Green Bay. 7 p rn (wk luna at Denver 4pm New York Giants at kansas City Atlanta at Miami, 4 p m Cleveland at San Diego 4pm Monday Nov 4 Los Angeles at San Francisco 9pm “The biggest thing was giving me time to get rid of the ball." said Hart, having an extravagant season for the Cardinals. “Our offensive line did a fantastic job “(liven enough time, they can he beat just like any body else The Rcdkins depend a lot on their front four, and our line kept them out." Hurt, who has been hot and cold throughout his NFL career. is currently hot — the precise reason that tin* Cardinals are flying so high these days. “Hart knows exactly what he’s doing out there," said Washington safety Mike Bass “He seems like he almost never makes a mistake, and I d have to say his quarterbacking and the coaching (of Don Coryell) have made the difference in their team " VV hie improving their sparkling record, the Cardinals tightened their hold on the National Conference's Eastern Division while the Redskins dropjted further down the ladder with a 4-3 record The Redskins, off to their worst start under Coach George Allen, remained tied for second place with the Philadelphia Eagles, a 14-IM loser to tilt1 New Orleans Saints Iii the other NFL games, the Los Angeles Rams beat tile New York lets 2M-13; tilt1 New England Patriots defeated the Minnesota V lings 17-14 the Buffalo Bills trimmed the Chicago Bears 1H-H. the Miami Dolphins stopped tilt' Baltimore Colts 17-7. the Oakland Raiders whipped the San Francisco 4Mers 33-24; the Houston Oilers upset the Cincinnati    Bengals 34-21;    the Cleveland Browns stunned the Denver    Broncos 23-21.    the Dallas Cowboys downed the New York (Giants 21-7. the Detroit    Lions nudged    the (ireen Bay Packers IM-17 and the Kansas City Chiefs turned back the San Diego Chargers 24-14 Pitt-Atlanta The Pittsburgh Steelers. leaders in the American Conference's Central Division, meet the Atlanta Falcons tonight in the weekly televised game Hart outshone Jurgenseii in a matchup of two top quarterbacks Hart clicked on 15 of IM passes Jurgenseii had 2M of 2M iii a brilliant effort, but also made a costly mistake Roger Wehrli shot in front of Jurgenseii s first pass and took off down the sidelines on a 53-yard touchdown run. It gave the Cardinals a H-M lead and the Cardinals soon built it to IHM Itehind their star quarterback With Jurgenseii in the game, the Redskins were never out of it He led them on two scoring drives, one ending in a field goal by Mark Moseley and the other a touchdown pass. to make it lb-lo St Louis at the half Moseley kicked another field goal in the third period to bring the Redskins within three points before Hart threw hi second TD pass of the game tor the winning points Rams 20. Jets 13 Lawrence MeCutcheon scored two touchdowns 31 seconds apart iii the fourth quarter to power the Rams over tile lets New York led IJ H going into the fourth quarter before MeCutcheon scored the game-w inning points tor Los Angeles. the NFC's Western Division leader “I was proud of the way we came back from the first half,' said Los Angeles Coach Chuck Knox “This is the first time we've been behind and come back The guys made up their minds to go out and play hall” Bills lit. Bears H Substitute birn Watkins (Cont. Page 14. Col 3 ) Sad, Sweet Day — Saturday was a day of mixed emotions for the Ralph "Bud’’ Donovan family of Kinnick stadium iii Iowa Cl-tv with heavy hearts Bud's had died that morning of a “We decided we wouldn’t tell Eddie until after the game," said Mrs knew the game meant a lot didn t want to upset him There wasn't any thing he could do. anyway ." There was plenty Eddie could do for the Hawkeyes. however, especially with Rod Wellington unable to play at the right half spot I'.(Idle carried 13 times for iii yards, but tie also contributed much as as a pass receiver He caught two passes—a IM carder earlier and then the eight-yard screen pass from Rob Pick for the winning TD on fourth down with 17 seconds left. 14-12 Eddie, a quiet, modest young man, will attend his grandfather's funeral al M a.rn Tuesday at St. Mary's church in Solon Then he ll go hack to his studies and the Hawk eyes' preparations for the game at Purdue Saturdy. The Donovans have a big Irish family Eddie is the eldest, Ile turned IM only last March 13. so lie is still maturing and developing as a halfback Let s see Then there are Beth. IK, Mike, 17. John. 15. Jim IM; Laura, 7. and Joe, H Eddie isn t the only football player in the elan Mike is the senior quarterback on Solon s twice-beaten team John is a soph halfback on the varsity, and some observers think he may surpass the high school deeds of Eddie Indore lie s ready for college Eddie won 13 letters at Solon—four each in football, basketball and track and one In baseball. Ile captained the football, basketball and track teams as a senior and had numerous all-conference and all state honors. Eddie s father grew up in the Solon area He and his wife formerly farmed near there. bul for the kist seven years he has served as a nursing assistant at the Veterans hospital in Iowa (Tty “Yes. Saturday was a sad day for .ill of us xx tun Grandpa died," said Mrs Donovan, tint we were thrilled lo death when Eddie and the Iowa team did so we11 Pass the Hash — Films of (he Iowa Illinois game continued what all of us knew at the time That Illinois threw a lateral pass that Iowa recovered inside the Hum IM when the Hawks already wen* leading 7-M iii the first quarter. But Helens1 Jerry Seeman (what a name for ail unseeing official!) and all his men ruled it an incomplete forward It actually was thrown a yard or two backward Well, they can’t sec 'em all There s only six of them * * * — Dave Bryant and Dan LaFleur should get the honor as Defensive Players of the (lame, as each had K solo talkies and 4 assists Coach Bob Coinmings shook off any suggestions tfiat Iowa should be favored over Purdue Saturday “Nothing means much for that game.' tie said. ’“except thai Iowa has lost 13 straight games to Purdue, and we haven I yet proved we can win away from home. Purdue has some* fine players, as they proved iii being the only team to heat Notre Dame this year Their wide receiver. Larry Burton (1M72 Olympic sprinter), is the fastest man playing collegiate football lie s faster than—well—Superman'” ★ ★ * — Illinois' four games at Iowa since the two schools resumed football relations in IMH? have Iwen barn burners Illinois won 21-1M in IMH?, but Iowa won the last three-22-lH in 1M7M, 15-14 in IM72 and 14-12 this time The games at Illinois haven t been close Iowa won there 37-13 in I BHH and 4M-M in IMHM but lost the other two-31 -ll in 1M71 and 5M-M iii 1M73 Roger Steeh. the Iowa defensive back who suffered a concussion when he hit Btl nots' Tracy Campbell on the opening kickoff. is reported in good shape after being hospitalized for observation ★ ★ * — Quoting Jack Jackson, father of Oakland A’s star Reggie Jackson, says his son has an inflated ego; “lie s had so much adulation ever since he was a teen-ager that it s tough for a youngster to take that and not get a swelled head " Trevino 2nd in Japan Classic YU IO YA. Japan (AIM -Japan s Kosaku Shmiada won the $133.MMM Tokai classic (dill Tournament hy two strokes Sunday, firing a one-under-par 71 for a four-round total of 27H 12-under-par. Shimada. who took a four-stroke lead over Lee Trevino. IM74 I S PDA champion Saturday fix firing a f iv e-under-par H7. stayed ahead in rainy ’weather on the 7.MH5-yard. par 72 Miyosi Country club course. Ile collected first place money of $1H.HHH ‘Giant’ Captures Pro Mat Feature Andre the (bant defeated Bulldog Brown iii the main event to highlight tiro wrestling action at Memorial eo-lesiuiil Sunday In other matches. Jerry Dates and Mike George debated The Interns iii a tag- team battle, and Dates also defeated Intern No I in a preliminary Ronnie Etchison and Bob Brady battled to a draw in the semifinal Anthony Leads Final Qualifying ( LEV ELAND (AP) - Earl Anthony of Tacoma. Wash , who needs less than $2.MMM to become profcssionaw bowlings all-time money winner iii one season, gratified the lead iii a SIMI. MMM Professional Bowlers Association event Sunday Anthony moved into the lead bv averaging 235 for six games in tile filial qualifying round as the field of 12K was cut to the top 24 scorers Women Golfers Elect Board DES MOINES (AP) - A new board member elected bv the Iowa Women s Golf Association recently is .Mrs Gerald Clause Jefferson Members re-elected include Mrs Clyde Blanchard. Council Bluffs, Marion 1-ichty. Waterloo. Mrs. Kenneth Watts, Cedar Rapids, and Mrs Fred Nydle, Ottumwa The Imiard set June M and Waukon as the date and site of the 1M75 state women’s lour-nanent It Pavs is Advertise MADE IN ENGLAND Radley Shetland Crew-neck For casual wear . . the famous Radley crew-neck shetland made in England by Alan Paine Fully fashioned with smart saddle shoulder. In exclusive new colours created by Alan Paine A campus favorite! 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