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Preseason Week 1: Pittsburgh Maulers at Cleveland Thunderbolts

August 16, 1980
73°
Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Cleveland, OH) Attendance: 56,447 (70%)
CLE has won the toss and elected to defer.
(15:00) 7-Gary Spence kicks 74 yards from CLE 35 to PIT -9. 27-John Murray to PIT 25 for 35 yards. Tackle by 74-Bryan Dunn. 33-Paul Brooks was caught flat-footed on this play. 33-Paul Brooks was completely beat on that play. 33-Paul Brooks was caught flat-footed on this play.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-PIT 25 (14:55) 29-Cliff Thomas ran to PIT 30 for 4 yards. Tackle by 90-Michael Gray.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Pass Key
2-6-PIT 30 (14:19) 12-Scott Deal sacked at PIT 23 for -7 yards (60-Jim Zarate). Sack allowed by 72-Larry Fazio.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
3-13-PIT 23 (13:44) 12-Scott Deal pass complete to 29-Cliff Thomas to PIT 25 for 3 yards. Tackle by 56-Charles Malizia.
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Cover 2 Man Under - Pass Key
4-10-PIT 25 (13:04) 5-Julian Nolan punts 56 yards to CLE 19. Fair Catch by 13-Adam Velasco.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-CLE 19 (12:57) 12-Chester Dougherty pass complete to 83-Jesse Thompson to CLE 28 for 9 yards. 83-Jesse Thompson breaks down the CB. PIT 54-Brian Lowe was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Run Key
2-1-CLE 28 (12:22) 12-Chester Dougherty pass Pass knocked down by 37-Michael Large. incomplete, intended for 14-Austin Gonzales.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
3-1-CLE 28 (12:18) 26-Allan Benefield ran to CLE 30 for 2 yards. Tackle by 92-Nathaniel Miles. 83-Jesse Thompson was caught flat-footed on this play.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Shallow Zone Deep - Run Key
1-10-CLE 30 (11:34) 12-Chester Dougherty sacked at CLE 24 for -6 yards (99-Robert Keese). Sack allowed by 66-Antonio Preston. 66-Antonio Preston totally missed that block.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR1 - Pass Key
2-16-CLE 24 (10:54) 26-Allan Benefield ran to CLE 24 for a short gain. Tackle by 97-Michael Switzer.
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Weak Blitz - Run Key
3-16-CLE 24 (10:18) 12-Chester Dougherty pass incomplete, intended for 13-Adam Velasco. Pass knocked down by 56-Marvin Anderson. Pressure by 90-John Hunter.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR1 WR2 - Pass Key
4-16-CLE 24 (10:14) 1-Dan Carr punts 44 yards to PIT 33.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-PIT 33 (10:07) 29-Cliff Thomas ran to PIT 27 for -5 yards. Tackle by 33-Steven Flanagan.
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Strong Blitz - Pass Key
2-15-PIT 27 (9:33) 12-Scott Deal pass incomplete, dropped by 83-Robert Diaz. The pass was just out of reach. Pressure by 77-Donald Jackson.
Defensive Play: Nickel Strong 2 Deep Man Under - Pass Key
3-15-PIT 27 (9:29) 12-Scott Deal pass complete to 31-Eric Metcalf to PIT 46 for 19 yards. Tackle by 90-Michael Gray. PIT 69-Tim Kaufman was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal 4 Deep Zone under - Pass Key
1-10-PIT 46 (8:46) 29-Cliff Thomas ran to CLE 44 for 10 yards. Tackle by 30-Michael Rodriguez.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Left - Pass Key
2-1-CLE 44 (8:07) 27-John Murray ran to CLE 44 for -1 yards. Tackle by 95-Geoffrey Knight.
3-1-CLE 44 (7:22) 27-John Murray ran to CLE 41 for 3 yards. Tackle by 56-Charles Malizia.
1-10-CLE 41 (6:44) 13-Michael White pass complete to 83-Robert Diaz to CLE 29 for 12 yards. Nice adjustment by 83-Robert Diaz to catch that ball. Tackle by 56-Charles Malizia. 83-Robert Diaz made a great move on the CB. He kind of lost control of that pass.
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Cover 2 Man Under - Pass Key
1-10-CLE 29 (6:08) 12-Scott Deal pass complete to 15-Charles Holt to CLE 20 for 10 yards. Pushed out of bounds by 36-Gabriel Decker.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal 4 Deep Zone under - Pass Key
2-1-CLE 20 (5:30) 13-Michael White pass complete to 17-Robert Richards to CLE 6 for 14 yards. Nice adjustment by 17-Robert Richards to catch that ball. 17-Robert Richards made a great move on the CB. That ball didn't get thrown well at all.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal 2 Deep Man Under - Pass Key
1-6-CLE 6 (4:45) 13-Michael White pass incomplete, intended for 31-Eric Metcalf. That ball was not released cleanly.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Man OLB Flat Zone - Pass Key
2-6-CLE 6 (4:43) 12-Scott Deal pass incomplete, intended for 29-Cliff Thomas. Pass knocked down by 61-Kevin Hudson.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Man OLB Flat Zone - Pass Key
3-6-CLE 6 (4:40) 27-John Murray ran to CLE 5 for 2 yards. Tackle by 92-George Simmons. PIT 82-Dennis McLean was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Defensive Play: Goal Line 3 Deep Man - Pass Key
4-5-CLE 5 (4:03) 8-Bret Curley 22 yard field goal is GOOD. CLE 0 PIT 3
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(4:01) 8-Bret Curley kicks 75 yards from PIT 35 to CLE -10. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-CLE 25 (4:01) 12-Chester Dougherty pass complete to 26-Allan Benefield to CLE 39 for 14 yards. Tackle by 33-Paul Brooks. 26-Allan Benefield made a great move on the CB.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
1-10-CLE 39 (3:19) 12-Chester Dougherty pass complete to 13-Adam Velasco to PIT 47 for 13 yards. Tackle by 37-Michael Large. Pressure by 99-Robert Keese.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal LB Blitz - Pass Key
1-10-PIT 47 (2:32) 27-Paul Bullard ran to PIT 47 for a short gain. Tackle by 97-Michael Switzer.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Left - Run Key
2-10-PIT 47 (1:49) 12-Chester Dougherty pass complete to 13-Adam Velasco to PIT 38 for 9 yards. Tackle by 20-George Rice.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
3-1-PIT 38 (1:10) 26-Allan Benefield ran to PIT 38 for 1 yards. Tackle by 94-Eric Reed. 83-Jesse Thompson completely missed his blocking assignment.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal WLB MLB Blitz - Pass Key
4-1-PIT 38 (0:35) 27-Paul Bullard ran to PIT 30 for 8 yards. Tackle by 33-Paul Brooks.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal OLB Blitz Outside - Pass Key
End of first quarter.
1-10-PIT 30 (15:00) 26-Allan Benefield ran to PIT 28 for 2 yards. Tackle by 97-Michael Switzer. 52-Kevin Bell was caught flat-footed on this play.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal OLB Blitz Outside - Pass Key
2-8-PIT 28 (14:20) 12-Chester Dougherty pass incomplete, intended for 89-Brent Reichman. Pass knocked down by 44-Bradley Martinez.
Defensive Play: Dime Flat 2 Deep Man Under - Run Key
3-8-PIT 28 (14:16) 13-Adam Velasco ran to PIT 29 for a short loss. Tackle by 55-George Grant. PIT 99-Robert Keese was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Inside Blitz - Pass Key
4-9-PIT 29 (13:32) 7-Gary Spence 47 yard field goal is GOOD. CLE 3 PIT 3
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(13:29) 7-Gary Spence kicks 74 yards from CLE 35 to PIT -9. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-PIT 25 (13:29) 27-John Murray ran to PIT 35 for 10 yards. Tackle by 44-Johnny King. PIT 78-Raymond Weems was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return. PENALTY - Holding (PIT 63-Jon Brantley)
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Strong Blitz
1-19-PIT 16 (13:26) 13-Michael White sacked at PIT 9 for -7 yards (92-George Simmons). Sack allowed by 61-Barry Unger. 61-Barry Unger completely missed his blocking assignment.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal 4 Deep Man Under - Pass Key
2-26-PIT 9 (12:52) 13-Michael White pass complete to 82-Dennis McLean to PIT 9 for a short loss.
Defensive Play: Goal Line 3 Deep Man
3-26-PIT 9 (12:04) 13-Michael White pass incomplete, intended for 84-Javier Rudolph. Pass knocked down by 96-Jonathon Padilla.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal 2 Deep Man Under - Pass Key
4-26-PIT 9 (12:01) 5-Julian Nolan punts 41 yards to CLE 50.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-CLE 50 (11:53) 13-Adam Velasco ran to PIT 50 for 1 yards. Tackle by 93-Howard Vaughn.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal OLB Blitz Outside - Run Key
2-9-PIT 50 (11:14) 13-Adam Velasco ran to PIT 49 for a short gain. Tackle by 94-Eric Reed.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
3-9-PIT 49 (10:30) 27-Paul Bullard ran for 49 yards. TOUCHDOWN! CLE 9 PIT 3
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Inside Blitz - Pass Key
(10:22) Extra point GOOD by 7-Gary Spence. CLE 10 PIT 3
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(10:22) 7-Gary Spence kicks 73 yards from CLE 35 to PIT -8. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-PIT 25 (10:22) 27-John Murray ran to PIT 21 for -4 yards. Tackle by 36-Gabriel Decker.
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Strong Blitz - Run Key
2-14-PIT 21 (9:42) 13-Michael White pass incomplete, intended for 31-Eric Metcalf. Pressure by 90-Michael Gray.
3-14-PIT 21 (9:38) 13-Michael White sacked at PIT 14 for -7 yards (24-Joel Harris). Sack allowed by 61-Barry Unger. 61-Barry Unger was caught flat-footed on this play.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
4-21-PIT 14 (9:05) 5-Julian Nolan punts 44 yards to CLE 42. 13-Adam Velasco to CLE 43 for 1 yards. Tackle by 35-Guadalupe Pierce. PIT 73-Michael Mills was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-CLE 43 (8:58) 2-Lon Musso pass complete to 13-Adam Velasco for 57 yards. TOUCHDOWN! 13-Adam Velasco did some fancy footwork there. CLE 19-Jimmy Brown was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return. CLE 16 PIT 3
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR1 - Pass Key
(8:50) Extra point GOOD by 7-Gary Spence. CLE 17 PIT 3
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(8:50) 7-Gary Spence kicks 75 yards from CLE 35 to PIT -10. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-PIT 25 (8:50) 13-Michael White pass complete to 27-John Murray to PIT 32 for 7 yards. Tackle by 44-Johnny King. CLE 24-Joel Harris was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
2-3-PIT 32 (8:08) 13-Michael White pass incomplete, intended for 84-Javier Rudolph.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Left
3-3-PIT 32 (8:04) 13-Michael White pass complete to 31-Eric Metcalf to CLE 43 for 26 yards. Tackle by 46-Brady Kizer.
Offensive Play: Singleback Big WR Deep
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Pass Key
1-10-CLE 43 (7:27) 13-Michael White pass INTERCEPTED by 46-Brady Kizer at CLE 40. 46-Brady Kizer to CLE 41 for 1 yards. Tackle by 84-Javier Rudolph.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
1-10-CLE 41 (7:25) 13-Adam Velasco ran to CLE 48 for 7 yards. Tackle by 49-Morton Wright. PIT 49-Morton Wright was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal OLB Blitz Outside - Pass Key
2-3-CLE 48 (6:41) 2-Lon Musso pass Pass knocked down by 36-Robert McLean. incomplete, intended for 27-Paul Bullard. Pass knocked down by 36-Robert McLean.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
3-3-CLE 48 (6:37) PENALTY - False Start (CLE 64-Charles Torres)
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double LB Blitz - Run Key
3-8-CLE 43 (6:37) 2-Lon Musso pass complete to 18-Jim Aguirre to PIT 38 for 18 yards. Tackle by 20-George Rice. Pressure by 91-Terry Goodwin.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal OLB Blitz Outside - Pass Key
1-10-PIT 38 (5:57) 45-Peter Glasper ran to PIT 40 for -1 yards. Tackle by 51-Lamont Thielen.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
2-11-PIT 40 (5:13) 2-Lon Musso pass complete to 84-Chris Miller to PIT 37 for 3 yards. Tackle by 35-Guadalupe Pierce. Nice job by 84-Chris Miller on that route to lose his coverage.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
3-9-PIT 37 (4:31) 2-Lon Musso sacked at PIT 45 for -8 yards (93-Howard Vaughn)
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR1 WR2 - Pass Key
4-17-PIT 45 (3:47) 7-Gary Spence 63 yard field goal is NO GOOD. (Short)
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
1-10-CLE 48 (3:42) 27-John Murray ran to CLE 46 for 2 yards. Tackle by 95-Geoffrey Knight.
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 3 Deep MLB Blitz - Pass Key
2-8-CLE 46 (3:06) 13-Michael White pass incomplete, intended for 27-John Murray. Pressure by 92-George Simmons.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Left - Pass Key
3-8-CLE 46 (3:02) 13-Michael White sacked at PIT 47 for -7 yards (74-Bryan Dunn). Sack allowed by 82-Dennis McLean.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal 2 Deep Man Under - Pass Key
4-15-PIT 47 (2:18) 5-Julian Nolan punts 41 yards to CLE 13.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-CLE 13 (2:10) 13-Adam Velasco ran to CLE 21 for 9 yards. Tackle by 25-Charles Yerby.
Defensive Play: 3-4 Normal Double Blitz - Pass Key
Timeout for two minute warning.
2-1-CLE 21 (2:00) 27-Paul Bullard ran to CLE 27 for 5 yards. Tackle by 57-Arthur Phillips.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
1-10-CLE 27 (1:27) 13-Adam Velasco ran to CLE 35 for 8 yards. Tackle by 25-Charles Yerby. PIT 94-Eric Reed was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal OLB Blitz Outside - Pass Key
Timeout CLE
2-2-CLE 35 (1:22) 2-Lon Musso pass complete to 84-Chris Miller to CLE 38 for 3 yards. Tackle by 51-Lamont Thielen. CLE 88-Carrol Myers was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
Timeout CLE
1-10-CLE 38 (1:16) 2-Lon Musso pass incomplete, intended for 18-Jim Aguirre. Pass knocked down by 25-Charles Yerby.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
2-10-CLE 38 (1:13) 2-Lon Musso pass complete to 27-Paul Bullard to PIT 45 for 17 yards. Tackle by 49-Morton Wright.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
1-10-PIT 45 (0:52) PENALTY - False Start (CLE 19-Jimmy Brown)
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
1-15-CLE 50 (0:52) 2-Lon Musso pass incomplete, intended for 29-William Womack.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR1 WR2 - Pass Key
2-15-CLE 50 (0:48) 2-Lon Musso pass complete to 84-Chris Miller to PIT 32 for 18 yards. 84-Chris Miller had to slow down a little to make that catch. Tackle by 35-Guadalupe Pierce.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
1-10-PIT 32 (0:28) 2-Lon Musso pass incomplete, intended for 13-Adam Velasco.
Defensive Play: 3-4 Normal Double Blitz - Pass Key
2-10-PIT 32 (0:25) 2-Lon Musso pass incomplete, intended for 18-Jim Aguirre.
Offensive Play: Singleback Big WR Deep
Defensive Play: 3-4 Normal Double Blitz - Pass Key
3-10-PIT 32 (0:22) 2-Lon Musso pass complete to 45-Peter Glasper to PIT 34 for -2 yards. 45-Peter Glasper FUMBLES (97-Michael Switzer) recovered by PIT-93-Howard Vaughn at PIT 33. Tackle by 62-Romeo Martinez. Pressure by 97-Michael Switzer.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
1-10-PIT 33 (0:16) 13-Michael White pass complete to 15-Charles Holt for 67 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Nice job by 15-Charles Holt on that route to lose his coverage. CLE 17 PIT 9
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Man Cover 2 - Pass Key
(0:06) Extra point by 8-Bret Curley is NO GOOD. (Wide Left)
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(0:06) 8-Bret Curley kicks 75 yards from PIT 35 to CLE -10. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-CLE 25 (0:06) 45-Peter Glasper ran to CLE 24 for -1 yards. Tackle by 93-Howard Vaughn.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Run Key
End of half.
(15:00) 8-Bret Curley kicks 75 yards from PIT 35 to CLE -10. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-CLE 25 (15:00) PENALTY - False Start (CLE 45-Peter Glasper)
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
1-15-CLE 20 (15:00) 2-Lon Musso sacked at CLE 10 for -10 yards (91-Terry Goodwin). Sack allowed by 65-Tom Moore. 65-Tom Moore was caught flat-footed on this play.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR1 WR2 - Pass Key
2-25-CLE 10 (14:22) PENALTY - False Start (CLE 50-Harold Gould)
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
2-30-CLE 5 (14:22) 45-Peter Glasper ran to CLE 4 for -1 yards. Tackle by 93-Howard Vaughn.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Pass Key
3-31-CLE 4 (13:37) 13-Adam Velasco ran to CLE 14 for 10 yards. Tackle by 51-Lamont Thielen.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR1 - Pass Key
4-21-CLE 14 (12:57) 1-Dan Carr punts 49 yards to PIT 37. 27-John Murray to PIT 46 for 9 yards. Tackle by 91-Bob Gomez.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-PIT 46 (12:49) 13-Michael White pass incomplete, intended for 15-Charles Holt.
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 3 Deep MLB Blitz - Pass Key
2-10-PIT 46 (12:46) 27-John Murray ran to PIT 43 for -3 yards. Tackle by 36-Gabriel Decker.
Defensive Play: Goal Line 3 Deep Man - Pass Key
3-13-PIT 43 (12:02) 13-Michael White pass incomplete, intended for 27-John Murray. Pass knocked down by 36-Gabriel Decker.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Man OLB Flat Zone - Pass Key
4-13-PIT 43 (11:59) 5-Julian Nolan punts 48 yards to CLE 8. 13-Adam Velasco to CLE 9 for 1 yards. Tackle by 35-Guadalupe Pierce.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-CLE 9 (11:52) 27-Paul Bullard ran to CLE 9 for a short loss. 27-Paul Bullard FUMBLES (93-Howard Vaughn) recovered by CLE-50-Harold Gould to CLE 11 for 1 yards. Tackle by 58-Larry Barber. CLE 68-Joel Lilly was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return. PENALTY - Unnecessary Roughness (PIT 58-Larry Barber)
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal OLB Blitz Inside - Run Key
1-10-CLE 26 (11:48) 2-Lon Musso pass incomplete, intended for 80-Christopher Henderson. Pass knocked down by 25-Charles Yerby.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
2-10-CLE 26 (11:44) 2-Lon Musso pass incomplete, intended for 80-Christopher Henderson.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Shallow Zone Deep - Pass Key
3-10-CLE 26 (11:38) 2-Lon Musso pass incomplete, dropped by 29-William Womack. The pass was behind the receiver. Pressure by 91-Terry Goodwin.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR1 WR2 - Pass Key
4-10-CLE 26 (11:34) PENALTY - False Start (CLE 46-Brady Kizer)
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
4-15-CLE 21 (11:34) 1-Dan Carr punts 44 yards to PIT 35. 27-John Murray to PIT 41 for 7 yards. Tackle by 74-Bryan Dunn.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-PIT 41 (11:26) 13-Michael White pass incomplete, intended for 24-Robert Ensley. CLE 97-Jed Hott was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
2-10-PIT 41 (11:22) 13-Michael White pass complete to 27-John Murray to CLE 46 for 13 yards. 27-John Murray made a great diving catch! 27-John Murray FUMBLES (36-Gabriel Decker) recovered by PIT-31-Eric Metcalf at CLE 48. Tackle by 36-Gabriel Decker.
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Strong Blitz - Pass Key
1-10-CLE 48 (10:41) 28-Raymond Hampton ran to CLE 42 for 6 yards. Tackle by 32-Michael Woodham.
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Strong Blitz - Pass Key
2-4-CLE 42 (9:58) 13-Michael White pass complete to 27-John Murray to CLE 26 for 16 yards. Great move by 27-John Murray to get free of his coverage.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
1-10-CLE 26 (9:12) 24-Robert Ensley ran for 26 yards. TOUCHDOWN! CLE 17 PIT 15
Defensive Play: Goal Line 3 Deep Blitz - Pass Key
(9:06) Extra point GOOD by 8-Bret Curley. CLE 17 PIT 16
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(9:06) 8-Bret Curley kicks 74 yards from PIT 35 to CLE -9. 13-Adam Velasco to CLE 17 for 27 yards. Tackle by 57-Arthur Phillips. CLE 88-Carrol Myers was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-CLE 17 (9:02) 2-Lon Musso pass complete to 27-Paul Bullard for 83 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Nice job by 27-Paul Bullard on that route to lose his coverage. Pressure by 91-Terry Goodwin. CLE 23 PIT 16
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal OLB Blitz Outside - Pass Key
(8:48) Extra point GOOD by 7-Gary Spence. CLE 24 PIT 16
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(8:48) 7-Gary Spence kicks 75 yards from CLE 35 to PIT -10. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-PIT 25 (8:48) 13-Michael White pass complete to 27-John Murray to PIT 34 for 9 yards. Tackle by 44-Johnny King. 27-John Murray made a great move on the CB.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Man OLB Flat Zone - Pass Key
2-1-PIT 34 (8:14) 13-Michael White pass incomplete, intended for 82-Dennis McLean.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Pass Key
3-1-PIT 34 (8:11) PENALTY - False Start (PIT 84-Javier Rudolph)
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 3 Deep MLB Blitz - Pass Key
3-6-PIT 29 (8:11) 13-Michael White pass complete to 31-Eric Metcalf to PIT 47 for 18 yards. Tackle by 36-Gabriel Decker. Pressure by 51-David Brooks.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal 4 Deep Man Under - Pass Key
1-10-PIT 47 (7:34) 24-Robert Ensley ran to PIT 47 for -1 yards. Tackle by 61-Kevin Hudson.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Run Key
2-11-PIT 47 (6:59) 27-John Murray ran to CLE 39 for 14 yards. Tackle by 90-Michael Gray.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Man Cover 2 - Pass Key
1-10-CLE 39 (6:22) 24-Robert Ensley ran to CLE 33 for 6 yards. Tackle by 91-Bob Gomez.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Pass Key
2-4-CLE 33 (5:39) 13-Michael White pass complete to 31-Eric Metcalf to CLE 23 for 9 yards. Tackle by 36-Gabriel Decker.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal 4 Deep Zone under - Pass Key
1-10-CLE 23 (5:01) 3-Brandon Rocha pass complete to 28-Raymond Hampton to CLE 13 for 11 yards. Tackle by 46-Brady Kizer. He kind of lost control of that pass.
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Strong Blitz - Pass Key
1-10-CLE 13 (4:13) PENALTY - False Start (PIT 82-Dennis McLean)
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Pass Key
1-15-CLE 18 (4:13) 27-John Murray ran to CLE 8 for 10 yards. Tackle by 90-Michael Gray.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Left - Pass Key
2-5-CLE 8 (3:26) 24-Robert Ensley ran to CLE 3 for 5 yards. Tackle by 36-Gabriel Decker. CLE 97-Jed Hott was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return. PENALTY - Holding (PIT 86-John Gordon)
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Strong Blitz - Pass Key
2-11-CLE 14 (3:24) 13-Michael White sacked at CLE 21 for -7 yards (51-David Brooks)
Defensive Play: Dime Normal 2 Deep Man Under - Pass Key
3-18-CLE 21 (2:38) 28-Raymond Hampton ran to CLE 10 for 11 yards. Tackle by 46-Brady Kizer. PIT 84-Javier Rudolph was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return. PENALTY - Holding (PIT 76-Pete Gabriel) (Declined)
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Cover 2 Man Under - Pass Key
4-7-CLE 10 (2:34) 8-Bret Curley 27 yard field goal is GOOD. CLE 24 PIT 19
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(2:31) 8-Bret Curley kicks 74 yards from PIT 35 to CLE -9. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-CLE 25 (2:31) 2-Lon Musso pass incomplete, intended for 27-Paul Bullard.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
2-10-CLE 25 (2:28) 13-Adam Velasco ran to CLE 26 for 1 yards. Tackle by 22-Walter Jacobs.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
3-9-CLE 26 (1:47) 27-Paul Bullard ran to CLE 26 for a short gain. Tackle by 53-Jeff Orr.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Run Key
4-9-CLE 26 (1:04) 1-Dan Carr punts 46 yards to PIT 27. 27-John Murray to PIT 28 for 1 yards. Tackle by 74-Bryan Dunn.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-PIT 28 (0:56) 24-Robert Ensley ran to PIT 30 for 2 yards. Tackle by 97-Jed Hott.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
2-8-PIT 30 (0:18) 13-Michael White pass complete to 86-John Gordon to PIT 45 for 15 yards. Tackle by 36-Gabriel Decker.
Defensive Play: Nickel Strong 2 Deep Man Under - Pass Key
End of third quarter.
1-10-PIT 45 (15:00) 24-Robert Ensley ran to PIT 49 for 4 yards. Tackle by 95-Geoffrey Knight. CLE 32-Michael Woodham was injured on the play.
Defensive Play: Goal Line 3 Deep Blitz - Pass Key
2-6-PIT 49 (14:20) 13-Michael White pass complete to 27-John Murray to CLE 48 for 3 yards. Tackle by 51-David Brooks. 27-John Murray did some fancy footwork there.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Pass Key
3-3-CLE 48 (13:41) 13-Michael White pass incomplete, intended for 31-Eric Metcalf.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR1 - Pass Key
4-3-CLE 48 (13:37) 5-Julian Nolan punts 39 yards to CLE 9.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-CLE 9 (13:30) 13-Adam Velasco ran to CLE 10 for 1 yards. Tackle by 97-Michael Switzer.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal WLB MLB Blitz - Run Key
2-9-CLE 10 (12:57) 13-Adam Velasco ran to CLE 11 for 1 yards. Tackle by 58-Larry Barber.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal OLB Blitz Inside - Run Key
3-8-CLE 11 (12:14) 27-Paul Bullard ran to CLE 14 for 2 yards. Tackle by 93-Howard Vaughn.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal OLB Blitz Inside - Run Key
4-5-CLE 14 (11:29) 1-Dan Carr punts 53 yards to PIT 34. 27-John Murray to PIT 44 for 11 yards. Tackle by 84-Chris Miller.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-PIT 44 (11:20) 24-Robert Ensley ran to CLE 49 for 7 yards. Tackle by 44-Johnny King.
Defensive Play: Goal Line Attack #1 - Pass Key
2-3-CLE 49 (10:40) 13-Michael White pass INTERCEPTED by 96-Jonathon Padilla at CLE 44. 96-Jonathon Padilla to CLE 46 for 2 yards. Tackle by 82-Dennis McLean. Pressure by 98-Eric Irvin.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR1 - Pass Key
1-10-CLE 46 (10:35) 13-Adam Velasco ran to PIT 49 for 5 yards. Tackle by 25-Charles Yerby.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double LB Blitz - Run Key
2-5-PIT 49 (9:53) 27-Paul Bullard ran to PIT 47 for 2 yards. Tackle by 53-Jeff Orr.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Run Key
3-3-PIT 47 (9:19) 2-Lon Musso pass complete to 29-William Womack to PIT 30 for 17 yards. 29-William Womack had to slow down a little to make that catch. Tackle by 51-Lamont Thielen. 29-William Womack made a great move on the CB.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
1-10-PIT 30 (8:41) 2-Lon Musso pass incomplete, intended for 13-Adam Velasco.
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Weak Blitz - Pass Key
2-10-PIT 30 (8:38) 45-Peter Glasper ran to PIT 31 for -1 yards. Tackle by 94-Eric Reed.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR3 - Run Key
3-11-PIT 31 (7:57) 2-Lon Musso pass complete to 29-William Womack to PIT 15 for 16 yards. Tackle by 49-Morton Wright. Nice job by 29-William Womack on that route to lose his coverage.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
1-10-PIT 15 (7:15) 13-Adam Velasco ran to PIT 16 for -1 yards. Tackle by 93-Howard Vaughn. 88-Carrol Myers was caught flat-footed on this play. CLE 19-Jimmy Brown was injured on the play.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR2 - Run Key
2-11-PIT 16 (6:35) 2-Lon Musso pass incomplete, intended for 45-Peter Glasper. CLE 13-Adam Velasco was injured on the play.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal OLB Blitz Inside - Pass Key
3-11-PIT 16 (6:32) 9-David Mitchell pass incomplete, intended for 80-Christopher Henderson. I think that ball started to slip out of his hand as he threw it.
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Inside Blitz - Pass Key
4-11-PIT 16 (6:29) 7-Gary Spence 34 yard field goal is GOOD. CLE 27 PIT 19
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(6:26) 7-Gary Spence kicks 75 yards from CLE 35 to PIT -10. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-PIT 25 (6:26) 13-Michael White pass complete to 27-John Murray to PIT 31 for 6 yards. Tackle by 32-Michael Woodham. 27-John Murray made a great move on the CB.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
2-4-PIT 31 (5:39) 24-Robert Ensley ran to PIT 38 for 7 yards. Tackle by 36-Gabriel Decker.
Defensive Play: Goal Line Attack #1 - Pass Key
1-10-PIT 38 (4:53) 28-Raymond Hampton ran to PIT 48 for 11 yards. Tackle by 32-Michael Woodham. PIT 28-Raymond Hampton was injured on the play.
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Strong Blitz - Run Key
1-10-PIT 48 (4:07) 24-Robert Ensley ran to CLE 44 for 8 yards. Tackle by 46-Brady Kizer. PIT 73-Michael Mills was injured on the play. PIT 16-Ronald Horne was injured on the play.
Defensive Play: Goal Line 3 Deep Blitz - Pass Key
2-2-CLE 44 (3:21) 13-Michael White pass complete to 82-Dennis McLean to CLE 30 for 14 yards. Tackle by 90-Michael Gray. Pressure by 92-George Simmons.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal 4 Deep Man Under - Pass Key
1-10-CLE 30 (2:32) 3-Brandon Rocha pass complete to 15-Charles Holt for 30 yards. TOUCHDOWN! That ball was not released cleanly. CLE 27 PIT 25
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 3 Deep MLB Blitz - Pass Key
(2:26) 13-Michael White pass complete to 82-Dennis McLean for 2 yards. CONVERSION GOOD! CLE 27 PIT 27
Defensive Play: Quarter Normal Man Cover 2 - Pass Key
(2:26) 8-Bret Curley kicks 72 yards from PIT 35 to CLE -7. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-CLE 25 (2:26) 2-Lon Musso sacked at CLE 13 for -12 yards (97-Michael Switzer). Sack allowed by 65-Tom Moore.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
2-22-CLE 13 (2:01) 2-Lon Musso pass complete to 87-Justin Holley to CLE 45 for 32 yards. Tackle by 22-Walter Jacobs.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
Timeout for two minute warning.
1-10-CLE 45 (1:54) 2-Lon Musso pass complete to 13-Adam Velasco to PIT 41 for 14 yards. Nice job by 13-Adam Velasco on that route to lose his coverage. I think that ball started to slip out of his hand as he threw it. CLE 68-Joel Lilly was injured on the play.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
1-10-PIT 41 (1:48) 27-Paul Bullard ran to PIT 40 for 1 yards. Tackle by 97-Michael Switzer.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Run Key
2-9-PIT 40 (1:03) 2-Lon Musso pass Pass knocked down by 91-Terry Goodwin. incomplete, intended for 19-Jimmy Brown. Pass knocked down by 91-Terry Goodwin.
Defensive Play: Dime Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
3-9-PIT 40 (1:02) 27-Paul Bullard ran to PIT 34 for 6 yards. Tackle by 91-Terry Goodwin.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR2 - Run Key
Timeout PIT
4-3-PIT 34 (0:56) 7-Gary Spence 52 yard field goal is GOOD. CLE 30 PIT 27
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(0:53) 7-Gary Spence kicks 74 yards from CLE 35 to PIT -9. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-PIT 25 (0:53) 27-John Murray ran to PIT 22 for -3 yards. Tackle by 44-Johnny King. PIT 76-Pete Gabriel was injured on the play.
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Strong Blitz - Run Key
Timeout PIT
2-13-PIT 22 (0:49) PENALTY - False Start (PIT 31-Eric Metcalf)
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Man OLB Flat Zone - Run Key
2-18-PIT 17 (0:49) 13-Michael White pass complete to 27-John Murray to PIT 37 for 20 yards. Tackle by 46-Brady Kizer.
Offensive Play: Singleback Big WR Deep
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Left - Pass Key
1-10-PIT 37 (0:35) 24-Robert Ensley ran to PIT 37 for 1 yards. Tackle by 24-Joel Harris. 78-Raymond Weems missed that block completely. PIT 78-Raymond Weems was injured on the play.
Defensive Play: Nickel Strong 2 Deep Man Under - Run Key
2-9-PIT 37 (0:19) 13-Michael White pass incomplete, intended for 28-Raymond Hampton. Pass knocked down by 91-Bob Gomez. Pressure by 74-Bryan Dunn.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Left - Pass Key
3-9-PIT 37 (0:17) 13-Michael White sacked at PIT 30 for -7 yards (74-Bryan Dunn). Sack allowed by 61-Barry Unger. 61-Barry Unger totally missed that block.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Left - Pass Key
Timeout PIT
4-16-PIT 30 (0:13) 3-Brandon Rocha pass complete to 82-Dennis McLean to CLE 48 for 21 yards. Tackle by 46-Brady Kizer. Great move by 82-Dennis McLean to get free of his coverage. That ball didn't get thrown well at all. You can tell that the offense is starting to figure out how to beat that defensive play.
Defensive Play: 46 Normal Strong Blitz - Pass Key
End of fourth quarter.

Final Score: Cleveland Thunderbolts 30, Pittsburgh Maulers 27