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Playoff game: Indiana 46 at Dallas 47
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Indiana Firebirds Indiana Firebirds 3972746
Dallas Desperados Dallas Desperados 61362247
Date: Saturday July 27, 2002, Game Time: 12:00 am ET
Arena: Reunion Arena
Attendance: 11,751
MVP: Andy Kelly (DAL)
Ironman of the Game: Andy McCullough (DAL)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
10:53Indiana FirebirdsFGGarner 18 yd field goalIndiana Firebirds 3-0
08:50Dallas DesperadosTDCulver 8 yd pass from Kelly (Wells kick failed)Dallas Desperados 6-3
2nd Quarter
14:05Dallas DesperadosTDMcCullough 16 yd pass from Kelly (Wells kick)Dallas Desperados 13-3
09:53Indiana FirebirdsFGGarner 48 yd field goalDallas Desperados 13-6
09:14Dallas DesperadosTDMcCullough 30 yd pass from Kelly (Wells kick failed)Dallas Desperados 19-6
06:26Indiana FirebirdsTDCaldwell 13 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick failed)Dallas Desperados 19-12
3rd Quarter
09:08Dallas DesperadosTDMcCullough 7 yd pass from Kelly (Wells kick failed)Dallas Desperados 25-12
03:10Indiana FirebirdsTDCaldwell 13 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick)Dallas Desperados 25-19
4th Quarter
14:44Dallas DesperadosTDCulver 7 yd pass from Kelly (Wells kick failed)Dallas Desperados 31-19
13:51Indiana FirebirdsTDHlavacek 56 yd kickoff return (Garner kick)Dallas Desperados 31-26
08:44Dallas DesperadosTDKaiser 16 yd pass from Kelly (Kelly pass to Carver)Dallas Desperados 39-26
07:16Indiana FirebirdsTDBrown 28 yd pass from Philyaw (Garner kick)Dallas Desperados 39-33
00:55Indiana FirebirdsTDPhilyaw 1 yd run (Garner kick)Indiana Firebirds 40-39
00:50Dallas DesperadosTDCulver 20 yd pass from Kelly (Kelly pass to Culver)Dallas Desperados 47-40
00:07Indiana FirebirdsTDPhilyaw 2 yd run (Philyaw pass failed)Dallas Desperados 47-46
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  IndianaDallas
First Downs2015
Rushing Yards194
Passing Yards272251
Fumbles/Lost2/02/1
Fumble Return Yards00
Penalties/Yards7/815/28
Time of Possession33:5426:06
3rd Down Conv.4/101/4
4th Down Conv.2/21/1
Individual Statistics
Indiana Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Ray Philyaw243827231
Eddie Brown01000
Dallas Passing
 CompAttYdsTDInt
Andy Kelly223125170
Indiana Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Eddie Brown91461
Drew O`Connor8610
Donnie Caldwell4462
Jay Jones3190
Dallas Receiving
 RecYdsTD
Andy McCullough9993
Shannon Culver7843
Jason Kaiser3351
Mario Bailey2190
Adrian Lunsford1140
Indiana Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Ray Philyaw5102
Rich Young3110
Leroy Thompson2-20
Eddie Brown100
Dallas Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Jason Kaiser150
Patrick Scott100
Andy Kelly1-10
Indiana Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Nelson Garner4/52/40/00/0
Dallas Kicking
 1pt3pt2pt4pt
Jason Wells1/50/20/00/0
Indiana Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Evan Hlavacek6/152/11/18/0
Ray Philyaw0/0/01/0/0
Dallas Returns
 KORetMFGRet
Kareem Larrimore5/115/01/7/0
Shannon Culver1/12/00/0/0
Indiana Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Evan Hlavacek6/000.0/01/0
Greg Williams6/010.0/00/0
Donnie Caldwell2/010.0/01/1
Drew O`Connor2/000.0/00/0
Jay Jones2/000.0/00/0
Nelson Garner1/000.0/00/0
Shawn Foreman1/000.0/00/0
Chris Snyder1/000.0/00/0
Leroy Thompson1/000.0/00/0
Dallas Defense
 T/APDSacksF/R
Kareem Larrimore7/010.0/00/0
Tim Denton6/020.0/00/0
Adrian Lunsford4/000.0/00/0
Patrick Scott4/001.0/40/0
Jason Shelley2/000.0/00/0
Jason Kaiser2/000.0/00/0
Tim Martin1/000.0/00/0
Tom Briggs1/000.0/00/0
Chad Pegues1/000.0/00/0
Jamie Lovern1/000.0/00/0
Patrise Alexander1/000.0/00/0
Shante Carver1/000.0/00/0
Jason Wells1/000.0/00/0
Indiana Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD
Dallas Interceptions
 IntsYdsTD
Jason Shelley100