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Week 1: Dallas 57 at Carolina 44
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Dallas Desperados Dallas Desperados 92714757
Carolina Cobras Carolina Cobras 31961644
Date: Saturday April 20, 2002, Game Time: 12:00 am ET
Arena: RBC Center
Attendance: 8,962
MVP: Andy Kelly (DAL)
Ironman of the Game: Shante Carver (DAL)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
09:18Dallas DesperadosTDHolmes 1 yd pass from Kelly (Wells kick failed)Dallas Desperados 6-0
04:42Carolina CobrasFGSchmitz 36 yd field goalDallas Desperados 6-3
00:13Dallas DesperadosFGWells 27 yd field goalDallas Desperados 9-3
2nd Quarter
14:25Dallas DesperadosTDCarver 4 yd interception return (Kelly pass failed)Dallas Desperados 15-3
10:47Carolina CobrasTDBond 7 yd pass from Sparrow (Schmitz kick)Dallas Desperados 15-10
06:10Dallas DesperadosTDMcCullough 5 yd pass from Kelly (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 22-10
03:48Carolina CobrasTDBond 17 yd pass from Sparrow (Schmitz kick failed)Dallas Desperados 22-16
00:51Dallas DesperadosTDMartin 7 yd run (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 29-16
00:44Carolina CobrasTDBailey 52 yd kickoff return (Schmitz kick failed)Dallas Desperados 29-22
00:32Dallas DesperadosTDBurks 42 yd pass from Kelly (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 36-22
3rd Quarter
06:32Dallas DesperadosTDAlexander 3 yd run (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 43-22
02:31Carolina CobrasTDBowden 2 yd run (Bowden run failed)Dallas Desperados 43-28
01:18Dallas DesperadosTDBurks 15 yd pass from Kelly (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 50-28
4th Quarter
12:56Carolina CobrasTDBailey 21 yd pass from Maynor (Maynor pass to Fleming)Dallas Desperados 50-36
08:13Dallas DesperadosTDCarver 18 yd pass from Kelly (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 57-36
02:05Carolina CobrasTDBond 47 yd fumble return (Maynor pass to Fleming)Dallas Desperados 57-44
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
First Downs2316
Rushing Yards1420
Passing Yards259150
Fumble Return Yards047
Time of Possession33:0526:55
3rd Down Conv.2/42/5
4th Down Conv.0/00/1
Individual Statistics
Dallas Passing
Andy Kelly213325950
Carolina Passing
Aaron Sparrow102110121
Connell Maynor6104910
Dallas Receiving
Andy McCullough6431
Dialleo Burks5862
Bernard Holmes4331
Shannon Culver3500
Adrian Lunsford1190
Shante Carver1181
Jake Hoffart1100
Carolina Receiving
Carl Bond6482
Aaron Bailey4561
Marrio Grier270
Andre Bowden1110
Nick Ward1110
Rj Anderson1110
Cory Fleming160
Dallas Rushing
Corky Martin4111
Patrise Alexander421
Andy Kelly110
Carolina Rushing
Connell Maynor2150
Carl Bond130
Andre Bowden121
Marrio Grier100
Dallas Kicking
Jason Wells6/71/10/00/0
Carolina Kicking
Brian Schmitz1/31/30/00/0
Dallas Returns
Bernard Holmes4/51/00/0/0
Dialleo Burks1/36/01/8/0
Carolina Returns
Carl Bond3/56/00/0/0
Clarence Lawson3/67/00/0/0
Aaron Bailey1/52/10/0/0
Dallas Defense
Lamar Grant3/210.0/00/0
Bernard Holmes3/000.0/00/0
Tom Briggs3/001.0/40/0
Corky Martin2/000.0/00/0
Patrise Alexander2/000.0/00/0
Bernard Holsey2/000.0/00/0
Adrian Lunsford2/000.0/00/0
Hassan Shamsid-Deen1/200.0/00/0
Andy McCullough1/000.0/00/0
Patrick Scott1/000.0/00/0
Jake Hoffart1/000.0/00/0
Shante Carver0/010.0/00/0
Carolina Defense
Kevin Gaines6/020.0/00/0
Rob Davis4/000.0/00/0
Clarence Lawson4/000.0/00/0
Andre Bowden3/200.0/01/0
Jon McCall2/000.0/00/0
Marrio Grier2/000.0/00/0
Cory Fleming1/200.0/00/1
Carl Bond1/000.0/00/1
Brian Schmitz1/000.0/00/0
Elliot Fortune1/000.0/00/0
Dallas Interceptions
Shante Carver141
Carolina Interceptions