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Postgame Coverage - Boxscore
Playoff game: Indiana 68 at Tampa Bay 31
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Indiana Firebirds Indiana Firebirds 1020172168
Tampa Bay Storm Tampa Bay Storm 3147731
Date: Sunday August 5, 2001, Game Time: 12:00 am ET
Arena: Amalie Arena
Attendance: 12,454
MVP: Eddie Brown (Ind)
Ironman of the Game: Jay Jones (Ind)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
09:31Indiana FirebirdsTDBrown 6 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 7-0
02:52Tampa Bay StormFGBlack 31 yd field goalIndiana Firebirds 7-3
00:36Indiana FirebirdsFGGarner 57 yd field goalIndiana Firebirds 10-3
2nd Quarter
07:41Indiana FirebirdsTDBrown 27 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 17-3
07:03Indiana FirebirdsTDJones fumble return (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 24-3
04:34Tampa Bay StormTDWiren 1 yd run (Black kick)Indiana Firebirds 24-10
01:23Indiana FirebirdsFGGarner 46 yd field goalIndiana Firebirds 27-10
00:39Tampa Bay StormTDTwyner 24 yd pass from Kaleo (Black kick)Indiana Firebirds 27-17
00:00Indiana FirebirdsFGGarner 21 yd field goalIndiana Firebirds 30-17
3rd Quarter
11:09Indiana FirebirdsTDJones 47 yd interception return (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 37-17
08:11Tampa Bay StormTDBowden 6 yd pass from Kaleo (Black kick)Indiana Firebirds 37-24
05:04Indiana FirebirdsTDBrown 4 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 44-24
01:08Indiana FirebirdsFGGarner 31 yd field goalIndiana Firebirds 47-24
4th Quarter
12:43Indiana FirebirdsTDHopkins 9 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 54-24
07:34Indiana FirebirdsTDCoe 46 yd interception return (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 61-24
05:36Indiana FirebirdsTDBrown 2 yd run (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 68-24
01:22Tampa Bay StormTDEpps 24 yd pass from Stafford (Black kick)Indiana Firebirds 68-31
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  IndianaTampa Bay
First Downs1315
Rushing Yards272
Passing Yards176223
Fumble Return Yards00
Time of Possession28:3531:25
3rd Down Conv.4/85/8
4th Down Conv.0/00/1
Individual Statistics
Indiana Passing
Ray Philyaw193117640
Tampa Bay Passing
John Kaleo183117823
Shane Stafford344510
Indiana Receiving
Eddie Brown10933
Van Johnson5570
Greg Hopkins3201
Jay Jones160
Tampa Bay Receiving
James Bowden11991
Gunnard Twyner5521
Clinton Hart2250
Sir Mawn Wilson2230
Tory Epps1241
Indiana Rushing
Leroy Thompson5250
Eddie Brown121
Umar Muhammad100
Tampa Bay Rushing
Nyle Wiren311
Andre Bowden210
James Bowden100
Indiana Kicking
Nelson Garner8/84/40/00/0
Tampa Bay Kicking
Mike Black4/41/20/00/0
Indiana Returns
Van Johnson3/52/00/0/0
Eddie Brown1/0/00/0/0
Jay Jones1/18/00/0/0
Tampa Bay Returns
James Bowden9/203/00/0/0
Clinton Hart1/19/00/0/0
Indiana Defense
Cornelius Coe10/310.0/01/0
Greg Williams6/100.0/00/1
Jay Jones4/030.0/01/1
Greg Hopkins2/210.0/00/0
Umar Muhammad2/100.0/00/0
Van Johnson2/000.0/00/0
Nelson Garner2/000.0/00/0
Carl Sacco1/100.0/00/1
Kyle Moore-Brown1/000.0/00/0
Leroy Thompson1/001.0/70/0
Mike Gantous1/001.0/50/0
John Sikora1/000.0/00/0
Tampa Bay Defense
Clinton Hart7/110.0/00/0
Jamie Coleman6/020.0/00/0
Dwight Henry4/110.0/00/0
Gunnard Twyner4/010.0/00/0
Greg Spann2/100.0/00/0
Andre Bowden1/401.0/60/0
Nyle Wiren1/201.0/71/0
Sir Mawn Wilson1/110.0/00/0
Jami Oats1/110.0/00/0
Tory Epps1/000.0/00/0
Willie Wyatt1/000.0/00/0
Darion Conner1/000.0/00/0
Rod Williams0/100.0/00/0
Indiana Interceptions
Jay Jones2731
Cornelius Coe1461
Tampa Bay Interceptions