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Week 6: Carolina 49 at Tampa Bay 45
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Carolina Cobras Carolina Cobras 61662149
Tampa Bay Storm Tampa Bay Storm 71871345
Date: Saturday May 25, 2002, Game Time: 12:00 am ET
Arena: Amalie Arena
Attendance: 14,856
MVP: John Fitzgerald (Car)
Ironman of the Game: Cory Fleming (Car)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
11:50Carolina CobrasFGSchmitz 35 yd field goalCarolina Cobras 3-0
10:17Tampa Bay StormTDArnold 41 yd pass from Stafford (Black kick)Tampa Bay Storm 7-3
05:47Carolina CobrasFGSchmitz 25 yd field goalTampa Bay Storm 7-6
2nd Quarter
13:23Carolina CobrasFGSchmitz 26 yd field goalCarolina Cobras 9-7
10:20Tampa Bay StormTDArnold 17 yd pass from Stafford (Black kick)Tampa Bay Storm 14-9
05:25Carolina CobrasTDFleming 11 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Fitzgerald pass failed)Carolina Cobras 15-14
03:13Tampa Bay StormTDSaunders 42 yd pass from Stafford (Stafford pass to Saunders)Tampa Bay Storm 22-15
00:16Carolina CobrasTDBailey 14 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Schmitz kick)Tied 22-22
00:00Tampa Bay StormFGBlack 46 yd field goalTampa Bay Storm 25-22
3rd Quarter
07:35Carolina CobrasTDGrier 5 yd run (Schmitz kick failed)Carolina Cobras 28-25
03:12Tampa Bay StormTDArnold 22 yd pass from Stafford (Black kick)Tampa Bay Storm 32-28
4th Quarter
13:31Carolina CobrasTDFleming 1 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Schmitz kick)Carolina Cobras 35-32
10:15Tampa Bay StormTDTwyner 20 yd pass from Stafford (Black kick)Tampa Bay Storm 39-35
07:45Carolina CobrasTDGarman 31 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Schmitz kick)Carolina Cobras 42-39
00:25Carolina CobrasTDWard 29 yd pass from Fitzgerald (Schmitz kick)Carolina Cobras 49-39
00:00Tampa Bay StormTDSamuels 3 yd pass from Stafford (Black kick failed)Carolina Cobras 49-45
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  CarolinaTampa Bay
First Downs2414
Rushing Yards12-2
Passing Yards349273
Fumble Return Yards00
Time of Possession33:2127:39
3rd Down Conv.2/55/7
4th Down Conv.0/00/0
Individual Statistics
Carolina Passing
John Fitzgerald284434950
Tampa Bay Passing
Shane Stafford193227361
Carolina Receiving
Aaron Bailey131881
Nick Ward5661
Kerry Hayes4300
Cory Fleming4292
Jamaal Garman2361
Tampa Bay Receiving
Jahine Arnold51133
Lawrence Samuels5491
David Saunders4581
Melvin Cunningham3310
Gunnard Twyner2221
Carolina Rushing
Marrio Grier4101
John Fitzgerald220
Tampa Bay Rushing
Basil Proctor210
Shane Stafford2-30
Carolina Kicking
Brian Schmitz4/53/30/00/0
Tampa Bay Kicking
Mike Black4/51/30/00/0
Carolina Returns
Clarence Lawson1/14/00/0/0
Tampa Bay Returns
Jahine Arnold7/136/00/0/0
Melvin Cunningham2/30/00/0/0
Carolina Defense
Kevin Gaines4/120.0/00/0
Clarence Lawson3/200.0/00/0
Rob Davis3/100.0/00/0
Jamaal Garman2/100.0/00/0
Dary Myricks2/100.0/00/0
Nick Ward2/000.0/00/0
Cory Fleming1/200.0/00/0
Andre Bowden1/000.0/00/0
Justin Cleveland1/000.0/00/0
Marrio Grier1/000.0/00/0
Marcus Keys1/000.0/00/0
Brian Schmitz1/000.0/00/0
Tampa Bay Defense
Keita Crespina8/200.0/00/0
John Williams7/120.0/00/0
Melvin Cunningham3/020.0/00/0
Nyle Wiren2/000.0/00/0
Mel Agee1/100.0/00/0
Basil Proctor1/000.0/00/0
Corey Sawyer1/000.0/00/0
Rod Williams0/200.0/00/0
Devon McDonald0/110.0/00/0
Darion Conner0/100.0/00/0
Juaquin Feazell0/100.0/00/0
David Saunders0/100.0/00/0
Carolina Interceptions
Kevin Gaines100
Tampa Bay Interceptions