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Playoff game: Detroit 55 at Grand Rapids 54
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Detroit Fury Detroit Fury 162110855
Grand Rapids Rampage Grand Rapids Rampage 122114754
Date: Sunday May 25, 2003, Game Time: 3:00 pm ET
Arena: Van Andel Arena
Attendance: 5,562
MVP: Andy Kelly (Det)
Ironman of the Game: Ricky Ross (GRA)
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
09:58Detroit FuryFGGatto 22 yd field goalDetroit Fury 3-0
07:13Grand Rapids RampageTDMarshall 4 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins pass failed)Grand Rapids Rampage 6-3
02:37Detroit FuryTDBell 26 yd pass from Kelly (Gatto kick failed)Detroit Fury 9-6
01:48Grand Rapids RampageTDRoss 56 yd kickoff return (Browder run failed)Grand Rapids Rampage 12-9
00:35Detroit FuryTDCarpenter Jr 58 yd kickoff return (Gatto kick)Detroit Fury 16-12
2nd Quarter
13:43Grand Rapids RampageTDSmith 41 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Grand Rapids Rampage 19-16
08:59Detroit FuryTDKaiser 9 yd pass from Kelly (Gatto kick)Detroit Fury 23-19
06:52Grand Rapids RampageTDShaw 38 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Grand Rapids Rampage 26-23
02:46Detroit FuryTDGrovesteen 19 yd pass from Kelly (Gatto kick)Detroit Fury 30-26
01:55Grand Rapids RampageTDShaw 36 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Grand Rapids Rampage 33-30
00:11Detroit FuryTDBell 40 yd pass from Kelly (Gatto kick)Detroit Fury 37-33
3rd Quarter
12:30Grand Rapids RampageTDShaw 23 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Grand Rapids Rampage 40-37
07:16Detroit FuryFGGatto 18 yd field goalTied 40-40
05:27Grand Rapids RampageTDShaw 13 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Grand Rapids Rampage 47-40
00:17Detroit FuryTDGrovesteen 9 yd pass from Kelly (Gatto kick)Tied 47-47
4th Quarter
13:31Grand Rapids RampageTDMarshall 38 yd pass from Dolezel (Gowins kick)Grand Rapids Rampage 54-47
00:00Detroit FuryTDSanford 11 yd pass from Kelly (Kelly pass to Sanford)Detroit Fury 55-54
Note: scores in red indicate lead of more than one possession.
Team Statistics
  DetroitGrand Rapids
First Downs2314
Rushing Yards51
Passing Yards324285
Fumble Return Yards40
Time of Possession40:5819:02
3rd Down Conv.4/130/0
4th Down Conv.3/30/0
Individual Statistics
Detroit Passing
Andy Kelly235832460
Grand Rapids Passing
Clint Dolezel162028570
Detroit Receiving
Sulecio Sanford5601
Herman Bell5972
Jason Kaiser4561
Marcus Nash4530
Ty Grovesteen4472
Rupert Grant1110
Grand Rapids Receiving
Terrill Shaw61344
Steve Smith4731
Willis Marshall3492
Chris Avery1120
Ricky Ross1120
Rod Manuel150
Detroit Rushing
Frank Leatherwood150
Grand Rapids Rushing
Steve Smith1-10
Chris Avery120
Detroit Kicking
Nick Gatto5/62/30/00/0
Grand Rapids Kicking
Brian Gowins6/60/10/00/0
Detroit Returns
Ron Carpenter Jr6/121/11/24/0
Marcus Nash1/21/00/0/0
Grand Rapids Returns
Ricky Ross2/74/10/0/0
Willis Marshall1/24/01/2/0
Steve Smith1/17/00/0/0
Terrill Shaw1/8/00/0/0
Detroit Defense
Ron Carpenter Jr3/000.0/00/0
Rupert Grant2/000.0/00/0
Angel Rubio1/300.0/00/0
Jason Kaiser1/200.0/00/0
Herman Bell0/200.0/00/0
Jon McCall0/100.0/00/0
Curtis Eason0/100.0/00/0
Dary Myricks0/110.0/00/0
Ty Grovesteen0/000.0/00/1
Frank Leatherwood0/000.0/01/0
Grand Rapids Defense
Shea Showers4/310.0/00/0
Cecil Doggette4/020.0/00/0
Mark Ricks3/020.0/00/0
Lamar Grant2/200.0/00/0
Rickie Simpkins1/100.0/00/0
Chris Avery1/100.0/00/0
Ricky Ross1/110.0/00/0
Rod Manuel0/200.0/00/0
Travis McDonald0/100.0/00/0
Terrill Shaw0/100.0/00/0
Willis Marshall0/020.0/00/0
Detroit Interceptions
Grand Rapids Interceptions