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Preseason Week 1: New Jersey Generals at Chicago Blitz

August 16, 1980
78°
Soldier Field (Chicago, IL) Attendance: 40,868 (61%)
Generals 10 6 0 6 - 22
Blitz 0 0 7 0 - 7

Scoring Summary

(Qtr 1) Generals: 1-1-CHI 0 (8:44) 18-Stephan Labelle pass complete to 75-James Rodriguez to CHI 0 for a short gain. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 14-Dustin Henry. CHI 0 NJG 7
(Qtr 1) Generals: 4-11-CHI 12 (1:28) 14-Dustin Henry 29 yard field goal is GOOD. CHI 0 NJG 10
(Qtr 2) Generals: 4-1-CHI 1 (12:12) 14-Dustin Henry 18 yard field goal is GOOD. CHI 0 NJG 13
(Qtr 2) Generals: 1-5-CHI 32 (0:01) 14-Dustin Henry 49 yard field goal is GOOD. CHI 0 NJG 16
(Qtr 3) Blitz: 2-14-CHI 28 (14:08) 14-Bill Rodriguez pass complete to 89-Joey Walker for 72 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 11-Matthew Eno. CHI 7 NJG 16
(Qtr 4) Generals: 1-5-CHI 5 (1:43) 42-James Roberson ran to CHI 0 for 5 yards. TOUCHDOWN!

Team Statistics

Blitz Generals
First Downs 5 18
- Rushing 2 6
- Passing 3 12
- Penalty 0 0
Total Net Yards 129 364
- Offensive Plays 53 85
- Yards Per Play 2.43 4.28
Net Rushing Yards 16 138
- Rushing Attempts 11 37
- Yards Per Rush 1.45 3.73
Net Passing Yards 113 226
- Att/Comp/Int 35 / 13 / 0 44 / 25 / 0
- Gross Passing Yards 163 255
- Sacks/Yards Lost 7 / 50 4 / 29
- Yards Per Pass Play 2.69 4.71
- Yards Per Completion 12.54 10.20
Fumbles/Lost 5 / 2 2 / 0
3rd Down Conversions 1 / 14 7 / 21
- Avg YTG on 3rd Down 11.1 6.5
4th Down Conversions 0 / 1 0 / 0
Penalties/Yards 6 / 40 4 / 19
Punt Returns/Yards 2 / 9 8 / 39
Kick Returns/Yards 3 / 64 1 / 28
Int Returns/Yards 0 / 0 0 / 0
2pt Conversions 0 / 0 0 / 1
Red Zone Visits 0 4
- Red Zone TDs/FGs 0 / 0 2 / 2
Avg Drive Start OWN 26 OWN 34
Time of Possession 20:23 39:35

Drive Charts

Chicago Blitz

Qtr Start Poss From Plays Yards Result
1 8:39 1:37 OWN 25 3 5 Punt
1 4:15 0:18 OWN 16 3 0 Punt
1 1:25 0:06 OWN 25 1 0 Fumble
2 12:10 3:25 OWN 17 8 34 Punt
2 3:05 0:17 OWN 7 3 0 Punt
2 1:46 0:59 OWN 35 3 -13 Punt
3 15:00 1:04 OWN 32 2 68 Touchdown
3 12:27 2:27 OWN 22 4 23 Punt
3 8:30 2:49 OWN 44 4 4 Punt
3 4:14 2:29 OWN 39 3 -2 Punt
3 0:00 1:30 OWN 41 3 -4 Punt
4 11:35 1:36 OWN 28 5 15 Punt
4 5:35 0:40 OWN 20 3 -6 Punt
4 3:58 0:40 OWN 20 3 -8 Punt
4 1:48 0:05 OWN 12 1 0 Fumble
4 1:41 0:21 OWN 30 5 -5 Downs

New Jersey Generals

Qtr Start Poss From Plays Yards Result
1 15:00 6:21 OWN 27 13 73 Touchdown
1 7:01 2:47 OWN 26 6 23 Punt
1 3:57 2:32 OWN 35 6 53 Field Goal
1 1:19 4:09 OPP 25 9 24 Field Goal
2 8:45 5:40 OWN 8 9 52 Punt
2 2:48 1:02 OWN 45 4 26 Missed FG
2 0:47 0:47 OWN 32 3 37 Field Goal
3 13:56 1:29 OWN 25 3 3 Punt
3 10:00 1:29 OWN 9 3 0 Punt
3 5:42 1:28 OWN 7 3 8 Punt
3 1:45 1:45 OWN 12 3 6 Punt
4 13:30 1:56 OWN 17 3 6 Punt
4 9:58 4:23 OWN 4 9 48 Punt
4 4:55 0:56 OWN 46 3 0 Punt
4 3:18 1:30 OWN 47 3 6 Punt
4 1:43 0:02 OPP 5 1 5 Touchdown
4 1:19 1:19 OPP 25 3 0 Game

Rushing Stats

Chicago Blitz

Name Att Yds Avg Lng 10+ TDs
George Keyes 9 16 1.78 12 2 0
Eric Wilkinson 1 2 2.00 2 0 0
Max Howard 1 -2 -2.00 -2 0 0

New Jersey Generals

Name Att Yds Avg Lng 10+ TDs
Maurice Carthon 16 57 3.56 19 2 0
Rudi Johnson 7 50 7.14 17 3 0
James Roberson 10 21 2.10 6 0 1
Jeff Speck 1 10 10.00 10 1 0
Doug Fluty 3 0 0.00 0 0 0

Passing Stats

Chicago Blitz

Name Att Comp Yds Sk/Yd TDs Lng Int Rate
Bill Rodriguez 25 10 155 6 / 42 1 72 0 74.58
Daniel McKee 7 3 8 0 / 0 0 8 0 50.30
Clifford Crumley 1 0 0 0 / 0 0 - 0 39.58
George Keyes 1 0 0 1 / 8 0 - 0 39.58
Eric Wilkinson 1 0 0 0 / 0 0 - 0 39.58

New Jersey Generals

Name Att Comp Yds Sk/Yd TDs Lng Int Rate
Stephan Labelle 19 10 108 3 / 22 1 35 0 87.17
Nolan Loos 13 8 89 0 / 0 0 21 0 81.89
Doug Fluty 12 7 58 1 / 7 0 26 0 70.83

Receiving Stats

Chicago Blitz

Name Rec Yds Avg Lng TDs
Joey Walker 4 112 28.00 72 1
Wendell Pinegar 1 16 16.00 16 0
Daniel Casarez 1 15 15.00 15 0
Julius Holguin 2 10 5.00 7 0
Bruce Fine 2 5 2.50 8 0
John Ayala 1 3 3.00 3 0
George Keyes 2 2 1.00 1 0

New Jersey Generals

Name Rec Yds Avg Lng TDs
Leroy Selmon 1 35 35.00 35 0
Kenneth William 2 35 17.50 20 0
Rudi Johnson 4 33 8.25 12 0
Johnny Fever 2 32 16.00 26 0
James Roberson 4 28 7.00 11 0
Chad Ochocinco 1 21 21.00 21 0
Damon Rosato 2 20 10.00 17 0
Clarence Collins 2 19 9.50 12 0
John Piche 1 15 15.00 15 0
Steve Jobs 1 9 9.00 9 0
Cody Adkins 1 6 6.00 6 0
James Rodriguez 2 2 1.00 2 1
Maurice Carthon 2 0 0.00 1 0

Blocking Stats

Chicago Blitz

Name PassBlk RunBlk SkAlld TklAlld
Peter Mays 47 14 3 3
Scott Hernandez 25 4 2 3
Max Howard 7 1 1 1
Gordon Bretz 41 15 1 3
Francisco Kelly 0 4 0 0
August Saari 1 4 0 1
Franklin Corso 0 4 0 0
Robert Tate 8 4 0 1
John Johns 39 12 0 1
Harry Nelson 30 11 0 0
Richard Kelly 2 1 0 0
Daniel Casarez 0 3 0 0
Julius Holguin 0 5 0 0
Rodolfo Madden 0 2 0 0
Buford Leblanc 0 2 0 0
George Keyes 3 3 0 1
Jessie Castillo 0 3 0 0
Brian Buckley 9 2 0 0
Willard Clark 1 3 0 0
John Jackson 5 1 0 1
Clifford Crumley 14 7 0 1
Samuel Clark 38 12 0 2
Bruce Fine 1 1 0 0
George Allen 1 0 0 0
Adam Kerr 12 3 0 0
Michael Steffes 0 1 0 0
Joey Walker 0 5 0 1
Eric Wilkinson 23 8 0 0
Wendell Pinegar 0 6 0 0
Andre Ochs 8 2 0 0
John Ayala 0 1 0 0
Aaron Dutton 8 1 0 0
Willie Salisbury 9 1 0 0
Ben Watts 0 2 0 0

New Jersey Generals

Name PassBlk RunBlk SkAlld TklAlld
John Piche 28 22 2 3
Johnny Fever 5 26 1 4
Bobby Leopold 0 3 0 0
Doug Mackie 25 17 0 2
Rudi Johnson 3 1 0 0
John Jewell 35 25 0 1
Kerry Justin 1 5 0 0
Tom Woodland 0 3 0 0
Frank Naylor 20 16 0 3
Barry Noland 2 3 0 0
Kenneth William 0 9 0 0
James McDevitt 15 3 0 1
Steve Jobs 0 16 0 0
James Lockette 0 1 0 0
Roger Daltrey 0 2 0 0
Mike Eruzione 0 1 0 1
Bon Scott 0 1 0 0
Roy Sullivan 0 1 0 0
Lawrence Bruce 9 2 0 0
Freddie Gilbert 0 2 0 0
Maurice Carthon 1 0 0 0
Venus Flytrap 0 2 0 0
Erno Rubik 0 1 0 0
James Roberson 5 5 0 0
Aaron Paul 0 4 0 0
John Preston 1 5 0 1
Damon Rosato 0 10 0 1
Gregory Johnson 0 3 0 1
Gary Barbaro 0 2 0 0
Mike Weddington 0 2 0 0
Mike Williams 0 3 0 0
Jim LeClair 1 2 0 1
Daniel Tosh 0 3 0 0
Dustin Diamond 0 2 0 0
Bruce Dickinson 0 1 0 0
Jeff Speck 10 11 0 2
Kent Hull 28 23 0 0
Eddie Head 28 20 0 0
Jimmy Hoffa 37 23 0 0
Steve Niehaus 30 23 0 2
Leroy Selmon 6 7 0 0
Elvis Presley 36 28 0 2
Chad Ochocinco 0 12 0 0
Clarence Collins 0 13 0 1
Andrew Zeller 30 28 0 4
James Rodriguez 16 18 0 1
Cody Adkins 0 8 0 0
Macaulay Culkin 0 1 0 0

Interception Stats

Chicago Blitz

New Jersey Generals

Fumble Stats

Chicago Blitz

Name Fumb Recov Force TDs
George Keyes 2 1 0 0
John Ayala 1 0 0 0
Joey Walker 1 0 0 0
Bill Rodriguez 1 0 0 0
Eric Wilkinson 0 0 1 0
August Saari 0 1 1 0
Wendell Pinegar 0 1 0 0

New Jersey Generals

Name Fumb Recov Force TDs
Aaron Paul 1 0 0 0
Maurice Carthon 1 1 0 0
Jerry Holmes 0 1 0 0
Barry Noland 0 0 1 0
James Lockette 0 0 1 0
Mike Weddington 0 1 0 0
John Jolley 0 0 1 0
Lawrence Bruce 0 0 1 0
Jim Byrne 0 1 1 0

Punting

Chicago Blitz

Name Punts Yds Avg Net Lng In 20
Simon Jones 12 579 48.25 46.00 53 6

New Jersey Generals

Name Punts Yds Avg Net Lng In 20
Maurice Lester 10 458 45.80 39.90 57 3

Kicking

Chicago Blitz

Name FG 40+ 50+ Lng XP
Matthew Eno 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 - 1 / 1

New Jersey Generals

Name FG 40+ 50+ Lng XP
Dustin Henry 3 / 4 1 / 2 0 / 0 49 1 / 1

Punt Return

Chicago Blitz

Name Ret Yds Avg Lng TDs
Joey Walker 2 9 4.5 8 0

New Jersey Generals

Name Ret Yds Avg Lng TDs
Aaron Paul 8 39 4.9 9 0

Kick Return

Chicago Blitz

Name Ret Yds Avg TDs
Joey Walker 3 64 21.3 0

New Jersey Generals

Name Ret Yds Avg TDs
Aaron Paul 1 28 28.0 0

Defensive Stats