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Week 8: New York 35 at Buffalo 40
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New York Dragons New York Dragons 7139635
Buffalo Destroyers Buffalo Destroyers 73201040
Date: Saturday June 8, 2002, Game Time: 12:00 am ET
Arena: First Niagara Center
Attendance: 6,769
MVP: Steve Papin (NYD)
Ironman of the Game: Carlos James (Buf)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
12:05New York DragonsTDFurrey 20 yd pass from Kanell (Rush kick)New York Dragons 7-0
11:00Buffalo DestroyersTDBratton 9 yd run (McLaughlin kick)Tied 7-7
2nd Quarter
09:27Buffalo DestroyersFGMcLaughlin 20 yd field goalBuffalo Destroyers 10-7
03:26New York DragonsTDFurrey 9 yd pass from Kanell (Rush kick failed)New York Dragons 13-10
00:08New York DragonsTDMaxwell 35 yd pass from Kanell (Rush kick)New York Dragons 20-10
3rd Quarter
13:46Buffalo DestroyersTDBailey 12 yd pass from McNair (McLaughlin kick)New York Dragons 20-17
11:41Buffalo DestroyersTDHairston 5 yd interception return (McLaughlin kick failed)Buffalo Destroyers 23-20
10:42New York DragonsTDPapin 57 yd kickoff return (Rush kick failed)New York Dragons 26-23
08:42Buffalo DestroyersTDJames 10 yd pass from McNair (McLaughlin kick)Buffalo Destroyers 30-26
04:34New York DragonsFGRush 43 yd field goalBuffalo Destroyers 30-29
4th Quarter
00:56Buffalo DestroyersTDMcNair 1 yd run (McLaughlin kick)Buffalo Destroyers 37-29
00:30Buffalo DestroyersFGMcLaughlin 35 yd field goalBuffalo Destroyers 40-29
00:14New York DragonsTDKing 4 yd pass from Kanell (Kanell pass failed)Buffalo Destroyers 40-35
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  New YorkBuffalo
First Downs1215
Rushing Yards324
Passing Yards163150
Fumble Return Yards00
Time of Possession26:1933:41
3rd Down Conv.2/64/11
4th Down Conv.0/00/1
Individual Statistics
New York Passing
Danny Kanell143616342
Buffalo Passing
Fred McNair133415020
New York Receiving
Steve Papin6500
Mike Furrey4642
Shon King3141
Jason Maxwell1351
Buffalo Receiving
Lamart Cooper4380
Carlos James3451
Bobby Olive3440
Jason Bratton180
Thomas Bailey1121
Bret Cooper130
New York Rushing
Chin Achebe130
Steve Papin100
Buffalo Rushing
Fred McNair451
Jason Bratton3161
Derrick Chachere240
Lamart Cooper200
Juan Long100
Carlos James1-10
New York Kicking
Clay Rush2/41/40/00/0
Buffalo Kicking
Steve McLaughlin4/52/60/00/0
New York Returns
Steve Papin6/140/13/82/0
Buffalo Returns
Lamart Cooper3/75/01/20/0
New York Defense
Donvetis Franklin8/040.0/00/0
Carl Sacco4/000.0/00/0
Rodney Filer2/100.0/00/0
Robert Stewart2/000.0/00/0
Cory Stone2/010.0/00/0
Nate Bell1/100.0/00/0
Chin Achebe1/100.5/20/0
Matt Steeple1/100.0/00/0
Marcus Owen1/000.5/10/0
Carlos Brooks0/110.0/00/0
Jason Maxwell0/100.0/00/0
Shea Showers0/020.0/00/0
Buffalo Defense
Dwaine Carpenter4/110.0/00/0
Corey Johnson3/020.0/01/0
Thomas Bailey2/100.0/00/0
Juan Long2/110.0/00/0
Kerwin Hairston1/110.0/00/0
Bret Cooper1/110.0/00/0
Steve McLaughlin1/000.0/00/0
Carlos James1/000.0/00/1
Derrick Chachere0/100.0/00/0
Silas Demary0/020.0/00/0
Hardy Mitchell0/010.0/00/0
New York Interceptions
Buffalo Interceptions
Corey Johnson100
Kerwin Hairston151