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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
Fumble Return Yards00
Time of Possession35:4124:19
3rd Down Conv.5/81/3
4th Down Conv.1/10/0
Individual Statistics
New Jersey Passing
Jay McDonagh304729961
Buffalo Passing
Fred McNair162119150
New Jersey Receiving
Mike Horacek111063
Alvin Ashley7671
George Williams5451
Dennison Robinson2170
James Bowden2571
Jamarr Ward160
Marc Williams120
Otis Moore1-10
Buffalo Receiving
Carlos James5672
Lamart Cooper4471
Kevin Mason2521
Bret Cooper2101
Eddie Brown1130
Thomas Bailey150
Jason Bratton1-30
New Jersey Rushing
Jay McDonagh231
Dennison Robinson120
Frank Carter100
Buffalo Rushing
Lamart Cooper411
Derrick Chachere250
Juan Long130
Fred McNair121
New Jersey Kicking
Steve Videtich6/61/20/00/0
Buffalo Kicking
Steve McLaughlin5/62/30/00/0
New Jersey Returns
Alvin Ashley4/81/00/0/0
Dennison Robinson2/60/00/0/0
Damon Mason1/0/00/0/0
Buffalo Returns
Lamart Cooper6/147/00/0/0
Prentice Taylor1/0/00/0/0
New Jersey Defense
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
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
Buffalo Interceptions
Eddie Brown1230