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Postgame Coverage - Boxscore
Week 1: Chicago 47 at Indiana 42
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Chicago Rush Chicago Rush 71420647
Indiana Firebirds Indiana Firebirds 71661342
Date: Friday April 19, 2002, Game Time: 12:00 am ET
Arena: Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Attendance: 9,123
MVP: Joe Douglass (CHI)
Ironman of the Game: Gary Compton (Ind)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
11:57Indiana FirebirdsTDBrown 1 yd run (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 7-0
02:46Chicago RushTDBonner 7 yd pass from Dicken (Rienecker kick)Tied 7-7
2nd Quarter
12:50Chicago RushTDDouglass 19 yd pass from Dicken (Rienecker kick)Chicago Rush 14-7
08:14Chicago RushTDFleshman 11 yd pass from Dicken (Rienecker kick)Chicago Rush 21-7
05:05Indiana FirebirdsFGGarner 49 yd field goalChicago Rush 21-10
03:34Indiana FirebirdsTDCompton 3 yd pass from Jones (Garner kick)Chicago Rush 21-17
00:03Indiana FirebirdsTDJones 7 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick failed)Indiana Firebirds 23-21
3rd Quarter
14:49Chicago RushTDDouglass 55 yd kickoff return (Rienecker kick)Chicago Rush 28-23
09:48Chicago RushTDLadd 45 yd pass from Dicken (Rienecker kick)Chicago Rush 35-23
07:15Indiana FirebirdsTDBrown 18 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick failed)Chicago Rush 35-29
03:16Chicago RushTDHankton 13 yd pass from Dicken (Carey run failed)Chicago Rush 41-29
4th Quarter
14:20Indiana FirebirdsTDCompton 11 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick failed)Chicago Rush 41-35
09:27Chicago RushTDDouglass 2 yd pass from Dicken (Dicken pass failed)Chicago Rush 47-35
08:09Indiana FirebirdsTDCompton 45 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick)Chicago Rush 47-42
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
First Downs1816
Rushing Yards543
Passing Yards314225
Fumble Return Yards00
Time of Possession28:3531:25
3rd Down Conv.1/32/7
4th Down Conv.0/10/0
Individual Statistics
Chicago Passing
Billy Dicken283331463
Indiana Passing
Ray Philyaw173222243
Jay Jones11310
Chicago Receiving
Joe Douglass121022
Cornelius Bonner4411
Lindsay Fleshman4331
Anthony Ladd3741
Dameon Porter2340
Furnell Hankton1131
Dale Koscielski1120
James Baron150
Indiana Receiving
Gary Compton71143
Jay Jones5431
Eddie Brown4581
Shawn Foreman150
Van Johnson150
Chicago Rushing
Jamie Bowers320
Joe Douglass210
Dameon Porter120
Indiana Rushing
Leroy Thompson7350
Eddie Brown210
Ray Philyaw150
Ricky Hall120
Chicago Kicking
Bruce Rienecker5/50/10/00/0
Indiana Kicking
Nelson Garner3/61/30/00/0
Chicago Returns
Joe Douglass5/119/10/0/0
Indiana Returns
Jay Jones3/74/00/0/0
Van Johnson2/44/00/0/0
Eddie Brown1/1/00/0/0
Chicago Defense
Dameon Porter5/400.0/00/0
Cedric Walker3/500.0/00/0
Jamie Bowers3/300.0/00/0
Tristan Moss2/300.0/00/0
Dale Koscielski2/100.0/00/0
Anthony Ladd1/200.0/00/0
Lindsay Fleshman1/200.0/00/0
Rich McKenzie1/100.0/00/0
Marcus McKenzie1/000.0/00/0
John Moyer1/000.0/00/0
Billy Dicken1/000.0/00/0
Furnell Hankton0/200.0/00/0
A.J. Blazek0/100.0/00/0
James Baron0/000.0/00/0
Indiana Defense
Cornelius Coe8/400.0/00/0
DeJuan Alfonzo8/300.0/00/0
Kyle Moore-Brown4/100.0/00/0
Shawn Foreman3/100.0/00/0
Mark Valvo2/000.0/00/0
Ricky Hall1/100.0/00/0
Gary Compton1/100.0/00/0
Greg Williams1/000.0/00/0
Leroy Thompson1/000.0/00/0
Van Johnson0/200.0/00/0
Umar Muhammad0/200.0/00/0
Jay Jones0/100.0/00/0
Chicago Interceptions
Anthony Ladd160
Dameon Porter100
James Baron100
Indiana Interceptions
Gary Compton2410
Greg Williams180