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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - September 6, 1983, Tokyo, JapanTuesday september 6, 1983 Pacific stars and stripes pros sports 25 from Page 28 Raider quarterback Jim Plunkett completed 14of 29 passes for 158 Yards leading a Ball control raiders also made a pair of important conversions to keep the Ball. Plunkett connected with wide receiver Malcolm Barnwell for a 26-Yard gain on third-and-23, and Allen rushed 6 Yards on fourth and one play from the Bengal 29. Allen Dove into the end zone for the final raiders used 14 plays and 7 47 to set up another 1-Yard scoring run by scrambled and fumbled on the Ben gals next Possession and the raiders converted the turnover into a 38-Yard Field goal by Chris Bahr for a 17-0 intercepted a Plunkett pass at the Start of the second half and returned it 38 Yards. That set up Jim Breech s 36-Yard Field goal for the bengals Points. Colts 29, patriots 23 at Foxboro mass., linebacker Johnnie Cooks romped 52 Yards for a touchdown with a Fumble recovery on the third play of overtime As Baltimore notched its first Victory since 1981. Cooks scooped up Tony Collins Fumble an rambled untouched Down the left sideline for his first pro touchdown. It came one play after Stev Grogan had hit Cedric Jones for a 31-Yard completion that moved the Ball to the Colts 47-Yardline. Baltimore 0-8-1 last season won Only its third game in its last 29. All the victories have been against the sent the game into overtime on Raul Allegre s third Field goal of the game a 33-Yarderwith no time left in the fourth Quarter. The Colts had taken the Ball at their own 9-Yard line with 1 09left. New England had gone ahead 23-20, on a 9-Yardtouchdown run by Robert Weathers with 1 16 remaining in the fourth had taken the Lead 20-16, when Mike Pagel and Bernard Henry hooked up for their second touchdown pass a 5-yarder with 1 03 left in the third touchdown capped a 13-play, 88-Yard drive one series after John Smith had put the Patriot ahead 16-13, with a 39-Yard Field goal. The Colts tied the score at halftime 13-13, with10 Points in the final 41 seconds on a 16-Yard pass from Pagel to Henry and a 52-Yard Field goal by Allegre. Eagles 22, 49ers 17 backup quarterback Joe Pisarcik directed second half Philadelphia comeback and the eagles escaped in san Francisco after a penalty nullified a49ers touchdown pass in the closing seconds. Guy Benjamin the 49ers second string Quarter Back hit Dwight Clark in the end zone with 11 seconds remaining. But guard Randy Cross was called for holding. With just Over a minute left the 49ers Wendell Tyler lost a Fumble inside the eagles 10-Yard line with Roynell Young recovering in the end 49ers got the Ball Back when fullback Hubert Oliver fumbled at the Philadelphia 28.the eagles Victory came in their first game under Marion Campbell their new head , who threw Only one pass last season took Over saturday after starting quarterback Ron Jaworski was shaken up in the second period. Pisarcik completed a 33-Yard pass to Mike Quick setting up a 30-Yard Field goal by Tony Franklin that put the eagles ahead 12-10 Midway through the third period. Later in the Quarter he threw a 17-Yard touchdown pass to Montana the 49ers starting quarterback left the game twice after hard hits. Benjamin hit tight end Earl Cooper on a 73-Yard touchdown pass play with 4 15 remaining in the game As the 49ers Cut Philadelphia s Lead to 22-17. Packers 41, oilers 38 at Houston Jan Stenerud kicked a 42-Yard Fiel goal with 9 05 remaining in overtime to comple ment a five touchdown performance by Quarter Back Lynn Dickey and rally Green Bay. Dickey threw four first half touchdown pass Sand added a fifth that tied the score late in the game but had to give Way to backup Davi Whitehurst to Start the overtime because of a recurring Back packers took the Kickoff to Start the overtime period and drove from the Packer 17 tothe Houston 24 to set up Stenerud s game Winner. Whitehurst completed a 10-Yard pass to Phil Pepps on third Down to keep the drive going and running Back Eddie Lee Ivery contributed runs of9, 12 and 8 Yards in the winning drive. Earl Campbell scored three touchdowns and rushed for 123 Yards before leaving the game in the final minute with a bruised knee. His running ignited the Houston comeback that forced the overtime period. Campbell 3 ads for Houston oilers Rookie running Back Larry Moriarty sen the game into overtime with a 1-Yard plunge with 48 seconds left in regulation play to tie the score for the second time in the fourth Quarter. Campbell scored on runs of 7, 8 and 1-Yard, thelast score tying the game at 31-31 with 4 23 left in the game. But Dickey hit a 74-Yard touchdown bomb to James Lofton with 3 13 left to play that put the packers Back in the Lead. The packers had taken a 28-10 halftime Lead on Dickey s touchdown passes of 25 Yards to tight end Paul Coffman and five and 13 Yards to John Jefferson and 11 Yards to Gerry Ellis. Falcons 20, bears 17 at Chicago Steve Bartkowski hurled two touch Down passes including a 21-yarder to Alfred Jenkins in the fourth Quarter to lift completed 14 of 23 passes for 201 Yards and put the Falcons ahead 6-0 with a 23-Yardtd Aerial to William Andrews in the first Quarter. But the conversion kick was blocked by Jim Osborne. Chicago rallied to take a 10-6 halftime Lead on Jim Mcmahon s 8-Yard to pass to Ken Margerum and a 29-Yard Field goal by Bob Thomas after Osborne had caused Andrews to Fumble. The Falcons regained the Lead 13-10 on a 67-Yarddrive, with Bartkowski s 25-Yard pass to Alfred Jackson setting up a 1-Yard touchdown slant by Gerald Riggs. The bears mounted a 74-Yard touchdown driven the passing of Mcmahon climaxed by Anthony Hutchison s 2-Yard run for a 17-13 Lead after three quarters. Vikings 27, Browns 21 Ted Brown ran for two Short yardage touch Downs and caught a Tommy Kramer pass for a third to to Power Minnesota in ran for first half touchdowns of 1 and 5 Yards in helping the Vikings to a 17-7 halftime Lead then caught a 10-Yard scoring pass with 4 31 left in the third Quarter putting Minnesota ahead 24-14,thwarting a Cleveland comeback. Kramer who connected on 17 of 20 first Hal passes for 150 Yards finished with 22 completions in 33 attempts for 198 cornerback Rufus Bess intercepted a pass by Brian Sipe at the Vikings 31-Yard line with32 seconds left in the game to preserve the Victory. The Vikings known for their passing attack surprised Cleveland by opening with a Rushing game. Brown ran 11 Yards on the first play from scrimmage and Darrin Nelson followed with a 34 Yard dash to the Cleveland 35.the Vikings ran the Ball nine times in 12 plays on the opening drive with Brown bulling in from the1. The Vikings then opened up their offence late inthe Quarter As Kramer hit six of seven passes on an 83-Yard drive culminating in Benny Ricardo s 23-Yard Field goal. Cleveland which did not record a first Down until five minutes into the second period pulled within 10-7 on Sipe s 18-Yard touchdown pass to Ricky then hit six straight passes to set up the Vikings final touchdown of the first half Brown s5-Yard run off left tackle. The Browns drove 72 Yards for a touchdown starting the second half scoring when Mike Pruitt fought into the end zone with a 6-Yard screen Pas from Sipe. After Brown s to reception however Ricardo kicked his second Field goal As Minnesota took a 27-14 Lead late in the third period. Rams 16, giants 6 quarterback Vince Ferragamo passed for 279yards and hooked up with tight end Mike Barber on two scoring passes lifting los had seven receptions for 93 Yards and Ferragamo also found a reliable target in wide receiver Henry Ellard who had three receptions for 91 Yards in the second rams defense meanwhile made life miser Able for quarterback Scott Brunner who was sacked five times and intercepted three times. Jack Youngblood had two of the sacks and Leroy Irvin made both interceptions. Ferragamo who completed 17 of 28 passes with two interceptions flipped an 8-Yard scoring pass to Barber in the final moments of the first half. He then found Barbe wide open Over the Middle on a 42-Yard touchdown pass play Early in the second half giving the Ramsa 16-6 Lead. Ferragamo completed consecutive passes of 17yards to Barber and 35 Yards to Preston Dennard to set up the first half touchdown and his 34-Yardpass to Ellard highlighted the 80-Yard drive capped by Barber s second to draft Choice Eric Dicker son an All America at Southern methodist gained 91 Yard son 31 carries As the rams made John Robinson s coaching debut in the nil a Success. The giants Bill Parcells lost his first game As a head coach in the nil. Chiefs 17, Seattle 13 Bill Kenney and Jewerl Thomas tossed touch Down passes and Nick Lowery booted a 19-Yard Field goal to Lead Kansas , Given the starting Job when Steve Fuller was traded to the los Angeles rams in the pre season hit 19 of 32 passes for 247 Yards and one touchdown making John Mackovic a Winner in his head coaching debut. Seattle playing its first game under Veteran head coach Chuck Knox took a 3-0 Lead on Norm Johnson s 35-Yard Field goal following Rookie cur Warner s 60-Yard run from scrimmage. But the sea Hawks could Dent the chiefs defense for nothing More than a 48-yarder by Johnson in the third period and Jim Zorn s 18-Yard touchdown pass to Warner with 3 16 to play. Jets 41, chargers 29 running Back Freeman Mcneil rushed for 120yards and scored twice including the go ahead touchdown on a 18-Yard pass from Richard Tod with 6 43 remaining to Power new York. A 64-Yard Kickoff return by new York s Kirk Springs set up the deciding touchdown after the first Kickoff was nullified by a television interception by cornerback Johnny Lynn at the new York 23-Yard line with two minute remaining preserved the Victory for the jets and coach Joe Walton who was making his nil head coaching debut. New York s Mike Augustyniak then scored an insurance touchdown on a 1-Yardrun. On the controversial timeout Abc produce Larry Cirillo said the play was started Over because the referee allowed the Kickoff before the network gave approval. The Ball was whistled dead while still in the air and it was ruled no play. The Springs broke Loose to the san Diego 30 with the second jets after trailing 7-0, reeled off 13 unanswered Points in the second Quarter for 13-7halftime Lead on a 26-Yard scoring pass from Todd to wide receiver Wesley Walker and Field goals of32 and 27 Yards by Pat Leahy. After trailing 27-16 Early in the fourth Quarter san Diego got a 29-Yard to pass from Dan Fouts to wide receiver Bobby Duckworth with 8 32 left an Rolfe Benirschke missed the extra Point. Mcneil s touchdown on the 18-Yard pass play opened the jets Lead to 34-22. One minute later Fouts hit Charlie Joiner on a33-Yard scoring pass play to narrow it to 34-29 with 5 45 left

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