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Week 1: New Jersey 51 at Buffalo 53
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New Jersey Gladiators New Jersey Gladiators 32871351
Buffalo Destroyers Buffalo Destroyers 211371253
Date: Friday April 19, 2002, Game Time: 12:00 am ET
Arena: First Niagara Center
Attendance: 7,093
MVP: Fred McNair (Buf)
Ironman of the Game: Eddie Brown (Buf)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
12:51Buffalo DestroyersTDCooper 3 yd run (McLaughlin kick)Buffalo Destroyers 7-0
07:01Buffalo DestroyersTDJames 3 yd pass from McNair (McLaughlin kick)Buffalo Destroyers 14-0
00:43New Jersey GladiatorsFGVidetich 27 yd field goalBuffalo Destroyers 14-3
00:00Buffalo DestroyersTDMason 16 yd pass from McNair (McLaughlin kick)Buffalo Destroyers 21-3
2nd Quarter
13:45New Jersey GladiatorsTDBowden 41 yd pass from McDonagh (Videtich kick)Buffalo Destroyers 21-10
09:46Buffalo DestroyersFGMcLaughlin 36 yd field goalBuffalo Destroyers 24-10
07:42New Jersey GladiatorsTDWilliams 9 yd pass from McDonagh (Videtich kick)Buffalo Destroyers 24-17
05:14Buffalo DestroyersFGMcLaughlin 42 yd field goalBuffalo Destroyers 27-17
02:20New Jersey GladiatorsTDHoracek 11 yd pass from McDonagh (Videtich kick)Buffalo Destroyers 27-24
01:08Buffalo DestroyersTDCooper 8 yd pass from McNair (McLaughlin kick)Buffalo Destroyers 34-24
00:11New Jersey GladiatorsTDHoracek 6 yd pass from McDonagh (Videtich kick)Buffalo Destroyers 34-31
3rd Quarter
09:38New Jersey GladiatorsTDMcDonagh 1 yd run (Videtich kick)New Jersey Gladiators 38-34
06:46Buffalo DestroyersTDCooper 5 yd pass from McNair (McLaughlin kick)Buffalo Destroyers 41-38
4th Quarter
14:20New Jersey GladiatorsTDHoracek 6 yd pass from McDonagh (Videtich kick)New Jersey Gladiators 45-41
12:35Buffalo DestroyersTDJames 28 yd pass from McNair (McLaughlin kick failed)Buffalo Destroyers 47-45
08:07Buffalo DestroyersTDMcNair 2 yd run (McNair pass failed)Buffalo Destroyers 53-45
03:23New Jersey GladiatorsTDAshley 8 yd pass from McDonagh (McDonagh pass failed)Buffalo Destroyers 53-51
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  New JerseyBuffalo
First Downs2415
Rushing Yards511
Passing Yards299191
Fumbles/Lost1/00/0
Fumble Return Yards00
Penalties/Yards9/528/35
Time of Possession35:4124:19
3rd Down Conv.5/81/3
4th Down Conv.1/10/0
Individual Statistics
New Jersey Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Jay McDonagh304729961
Buffalo Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Fred McNair162119150
New Jersey Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Mike Horacek111063
Alvin Ashley7671
George Williams5451
Dennison Robinson2170
James Bowden2571
Jamarr Ward160
Marc Williams120
Otis Moore1-10
Buffalo Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Carlos James5672
Lamart Cooper4471
Kevin Mason2521
Bret Cooper2101
Eddie Brown1130
Thomas Bailey150
Jason Bratton1-30
New Jersey Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Jay McDonagh231
Dennison Robinson120
Frank Carter100
Buffalo Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Lamart Cooper411
Derrick Chachere250
Juan Long130
Fred McNair121
New Jersey Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Steve Videtich6/61/20/00/0
Buffalo Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Steve McLaughlin5/62/30/00/0
New Jersey Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Alvin Ashley4/81/00/0/0
Dennison Robinson2/60/00/0/0
Damon Mason1/0/00/0/0
Buffalo Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Lamart Cooper6/147/00/0/0
Prentice Taylor1/0/00/0/0
New Jersey Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Jeroid Johnson6/110.0/00/0
Damon Mason3/100.0/00/0
James Bowden3/000.0/00/0
Chris Pope3/001.0/40/0
Alvin Ashley2/000.0/00/0
Frank Carter2/000.0/00/0
Wilky Bazile1/000.0/00/0
Karl Bates1/000.0/00/0
Jay McDonagh1/000.0/00/0
Dennison Robinson0/200.0/00/0
Buffalo Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Corey Johnson6/130.0/01/0
Prentice Taylor6/010.0/00/0
Bret Cooper4/000.0/00/0
Eric Miller2/000.0/00/0
Derrick Chachere2/000.0/00/0
Eddie Brown1/210.0/00/0
Kevin Mason1/100.0/00/0
Hardy Mitchell1/100.0/00/0
Steve McLaughlin1/000.0/00/0
David Caldwell1/011.0/50/0
Jerry Crafts1/010.0/00/0
Carlos James0/410.0/00/0
Jerry Sharp0/100.0/00/0
New Jersey Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD
Buffalo Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD
Eddie Brown1230