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Preseason Week 1: Birmingham Stallions at Houston Gamblers

August 16, 1980
70°
Houston Astrodome (Houston, TX) Attendance: 33,347 (49%)
HOU has won the toss and elected to defer.
(15:00) 19-Daniel McCormack kicks 74 yards from HOU 35 to BIR -9. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-BIR 25 (15:00) 6-Dale Pritchard pass complete to 19-Tiger Woods to BIR 41 for 16 yards. Tackle by 44-Philip King.
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Weak Side Blitz - Pass Key
1-10-BIR 41 (14:17) 31-Billy Baldwin ran to BIR 42 for 2 yards. Tackle by 90-Paul Declue.
Defensive Play: 46 Heavy WLB Blitz - Run Key
2-8-BIR 42 (13:33) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 43 for a short gain. Tackle by 59-Roderick Carver.
3-8-BIR 43 (12:59) 31-Billy Baldwin ran to BIR 45 for 2 yards. Tackle by 90-Paul Declue.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Pass Key
4-6-BIR 45 (12:14) 2-Jack Carle punts 51 yards to HOU 4. HOU 98-Jerry Aiello was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 4 (12:04) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 10-Bradley Sharp to HOU 8 for 4 yards. Tackle by 26-Stephen Howard. Great move by 10-Bradley Sharp to get free of his coverage.
2-6-HOU 8 (11:22) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 30-George Webb.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Man OLB Flat Zone - Pass Key
3-6-HOU 8 (11:18) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 12-Jason Perez to HOU 14 for 6 yards. Tackle by 26-Stephen Howard. 12-Jason Perez did some fancy footwork there.
1-10-HOU 14 (10:39) 40-Larry Carter ran to HOU 20 for 6 yards. Tackle by 24-Paul Bounds.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal WLB Outside Blitz - Pass Key
2-4-HOU 20 (9:57) 41-Justin Pryor ran to HOU 18 for -2 yards. Tackle by 90-Bruce Sullivan.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal SLB Outside Blitz - Pass Key
3-6-HOU 18 (9:23) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 12-Jason Perez. Pass knocked down by 22-Juan Bacote.
4-6-HOU 18 (9:19) 13-Juan Hanson punts 49 yards to BIR 33. 31-Billy Baldwin FUMBLES recovered by BIR-31-Billy Baldwin to BIR 36 for 3 yards. 31-Billy Baldwin FUMBLES (55-Robert Tudor) recovered by BIR-46-Dusty Edwards at BIR 34. Tackle by 88-Danny Keating.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-BIR 34 (9:06) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 32 for -2 yards. Tackle by 78-Leo Thompson. 79-Jared Grubb was completely beat on that play.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crowd Middle Deep Man - Run Key
2-12-BIR 32 (8:28) 31-Billy Baldwin ran to BIR 44 for 12 yards. Tackle by 44-Philip King. PENALTY - Holding (BIR 61-Jaime McCauley)
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Weak Side Blitz - Pass Key
2-22-BIR 22 (8:23) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 27 for 5 yards. Tackle by 90-Paul Declue.
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Weak Side Blitz - Run Key
3-18-BIR 27 (7:39) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 25 for -2 yards. Tackle by 47-Mitchell Jones.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 LB Blitz - Pass Key
4-19-BIR 25 (7:00) 2-Jack Carle punts 48 yards to HOU 27. 10-Bradley Sharp to HOU 37 for 10 yards. Tackle by 97-Ruben Stairs.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 37 (6:51) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 17-Marcus Anderson to BIR 40 for 23 yards. 17-Marcus Anderson made a nice adjustment to make that catch. Tackle by 34-Duane Dupree. Great move by 17-Marcus Anderson to get free of his coverage.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Shallow Zone Deep - Pass Key
1-10-BIR 40 (6:16) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 30-George Webb to BIR 38 for 2 yards. Tackle by 36-Allen Robinson. Nice job by 30-George Webb on that route to lose his coverage.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
2-8-BIR 38 (5:40) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 21-Benjamin Bennett. Pass knocked down by 96-Corey Dodson.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Man OLB Flat Zone - Pass Key
3-8-BIR 38 (5:37) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 88-Danny Keating to BIR 33 for 5 yards. Tackle by 22-Juan Bacote. Nice job by 88-Danny Keating on that route to lose his coverage.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
4-3-BIR 33 (4:54) 19-Daniel McCormack 51 yard field goal is NO GOOD. (Wide Right)
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
1-10-BIR 40 (4:51) 31-Billy Baldwin ran to BIR 45 for 5 yards. Tackle by 25-Charles Shaffer.
2-5-BIR 45 (4:16) 6-Dale Pritchard pass incomplete, intended for 17-James White.
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz Weak Blitz - Run Key
3-5-BIR 45 (4:12) 5-Bernard Warner pass incomplete, intended for 10-Gregory Frick. That pass kind of wobbled as it was released.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
4-5-BIR 45 (4:08) 2-Jack Carle punts 58 yards to HOU -4.4-5-BIR 45 (4:08) 2-Jack Carle punts 58 yards to HOU -4. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 20 (4:00) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 87-Jared Kelly to HOU 24 for 4 yards. Tackle by 22-Juan Bacote. Pressure by 90-Bruce Sullivan.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
2-6-HOU 24 (3:14) 6-Walton Vasquez sacked at HOU 14 for -10 yards (22-Juan Bacote)
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
3-16-HOU 14 (2:28) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 17-Marcus Anderson.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
4-16-HOU 14 (2:25) 13-Juan Hanson punts 42 yards to BIR 44. Fair Catch by 31-Billy Baldwin.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-BIR 44 (2:18) 31-Billy Baldwin ran to BIR 40 for -4 yards. Tackle by 59-Roderick Carver.
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz Zone Blitz - Run Key
2-14-BIR 40 (1:35) 31-Billy Baldwin ran to BIR 46 for 6 yards. Tackle by 39-Vincent Ryan.
Defensive Play: 3-4 Normal OLBs Blitz - Pass Key
3-7-BIR 46 (0:48) 29-Michael Kendall ran to HOU 41 for 13 yards. Tackle by 34-Kelly Acosta.
Defensive Play: 46 Heavy WLB Blitz - Pass Key
1-10-HOU 41 (0:01) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to HOU 30 for 11 yards. Tackle by 52-Thomas Esparza. BIR 66-William Sawyers was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Defensive Play: 3-4 Normal Zone Blitz - Run Key
End of first quarter.
1-10-HOU 30 (15:00) 31-Billy Baldwin ran to HOU 20 for 10 yards. Tackle by 25-Charles Shaffer.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crowd Middle Deep Man - Pass Key
2-1-HOU 20 (14:19) 29-Michael Kendall ran to HOU 15 for 5 yards. Tackle by 20-Lloyd McCoy. BIR 29-Michael Kendall was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double LB Blitz - Run Key
1-10-HOU 15 (13:43) 6-Dale Pritchard pass incomplete, dropped by 31-Billy Baldwin.
2-10-HOU 15 (13:40) 5-Bernard Warner pass incomplete, dropped by 49-Jimmy Manning. The pass was just out of reach. That pass kind of wobbled as it was released.
Defensive Play: 3-4 Normal OLBs Blitz - Run Key
3-10-HOU 15 (13:38) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to HOU 20 for -4 yards. Tackle by 59-Roderick Carver.
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz Weak Blitz - Run Key
4-14-HOU 20 (13:03) 7-Roland Ellis 37 yard field goal is GOOD. HOU 0 BIR 3
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(13:00) 7-Roland Ellis kicks 74 yards from BIR 35 to HOU -9. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-HOU 25 (13:00) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 87-Jared Kelly. Pass knocked down by 37-Thomas Wagers.
2-10-HOU 25 (12:58) 30-George Webb ran to HOU 25 for a short loss. Tackle by 67-James Sears.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double Safety Blitz - Pass Key
3-10-HOU 25 (12:17) 30-George Webb ran to HOU 25 for a short gain. Tackle by 67-James Sears.
4-10-HOU 25 (11:41) 13-Juan Hanson punts 46 yards to BIR 29. 31-Billy Baldwin to BIR 31 for 2 yards. Tackle by 20-Lloyd McCoy. BIR 31-Billy Baldwin was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-BIR 31 (11:34) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to BIR 31 for a short gain. Tackle by 20-Lloyd McCoy.
Offensive Play: Shotgun Normal HB Dive
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Weak Side Blitz - Pass Key
2-10-BIR 31 (10:49) 6-Dale Pritchard pass incomplete, intended for 86-Christopher Flake.
Defensive Play: 3-4 Normal OLBs Blitz
3-10-BIR 31 (10:46) 31-Billy Baldwin ran to BIR 35 for 5 yards. Tackle by 47-Mitchell Jones.
Offensive Play: Shotgun Normal HB Dive
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Weak Side Blitz - Run Key
4-5-BIR 35 (10:08) 2-Jack Carle punts 46 yards to HOU 19. Fair Catch by 10-Bradley Sharp.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 19 (10:02) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 30-George Webb.
2-10-HOU 19 (9:58) 41-Justin Pryor ran to HOU 23 for 4 yards. Tackle by 26-Stephen Howard.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Pass Key
3-6-HOU 23 (9:19) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 10-Bradley Sharp. Pass knocked down by 22-Juan Bacote.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
4-6-HOU 23 (9:15) 13-Juan Hanson punts 51 yards to BIR 27. 31-Billy Baldwin to BIR 36 for 10 yards. Tackle by 52-Thomas Esparza.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-BIR 36 (9:07) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 41 for 5 yards. Tackle by 47-Mitchell Jones.
Defensive Play: 3-4 Normal OLBs Blitz - Run Key
2-5-BIR 41 (8:28) 6-Dale Pritchard pass complete to 31-Billy Baldwin to HOU 14 for 45 yards. Pushed out of bounds by 25-Charles Shaffer. BIR 19-Tiger Woods was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
1-10-HOU 14 (7:37) 29-Michael Kendall ran to HOU 8 for 6 yards. Tackle by 97-Ken Eldridge.
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Weak Side Blitz - Run Key
2-4-HOU 8 (6:58) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to HOU 0 for 8 yards. TOUCHDOWN! HOU 0 BIR 9
Defensive Play: 3-4 Normal OLBs Blitz
(6:55) Extra point GOOD by 7-Roland Ellis. HOU 0 BIR 10
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(6:55) 7-Roland Ellis kicks 74 yards from BIR 35 to HOU -9. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-HOU 25 (6:55) 30-George Webb ran to HOU 26 for 1 yards. Tackle by 75-James Webb.
2-9-HOU 26 (6:16) PENALTY - False Start (HOU 30-George Webb)
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal SLB Outside Blitz - Pass Key
2-14-HOU 21 (6:16) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 41-Justin Pryor. Pressure by 67-James Sears.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Double WR3 - Pass Key
3-14-HOU 21 (6:13) 30-George Webb ran to HOU 20 for -2 yards. Tackle by 96-Corey Dodson.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
4-15-HOU 20 (5:35) 13-Juan Hanson punts 49 yards to BIR 31. 31-Billy Baldwin to BIR 39 for 9 yards. Tackle by 97-Ken Eldridge.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-BIR 39 (5:26) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 45 for 6 yards. Tackle by 20-Lloyd McCoy.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Run Key
2-4-BIR 45 (4:46) PENALTY - False Start (BIR 86-Christopher Flake)
Defensive Play: 46 Heavy WLB Blitz - Run Key
2-9-BIR 40 (4:46) 6-Dale Pritchard pass complete to 19-Tiger Woods to BIR 45 for 5 yards. Tackle by 35-Russell Cross. Nice job by 19-Tiger Woods on that route to lose his coverage.
Defensive Play: 3-4 Normal Double Blitz - Run Key
3-4-BIR 45 (4:03) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 47 for 2 yards. Tackle by 39-Vincent Ryan.
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz Weak Blitz - Pass Key
4-2-BIR 47 (3:24) 2-Jack Carle punts 47 yards to HOU 5.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 5 (3:14) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 41-Justin Pryor to HOU 7 for 2 yards. Tackle by 41-Scott Poirier.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal SLB Outside Blitz - Pass Key
2-8-HOU 7 (2:33) 40-Larry Carter ran to HOU 11 for 3 yards. Tackle by 90-Bruce Sullivan.
Timeout for two minute warning.
3-5-HOU 11 (2:00) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 30-George Webb.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
4-5-HOU 11 (1:57) 13-Juan Hanson punts 52 yards to BIR 37. 31-Billy Baldwin to HOU 49 for 14 yards. Tackle by 76-Douglas Cormier.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 49 (1:48) 6-Dale Pritchard pass complete to 86-Christopher Flake to HOU 29 for 19 yards. Great diving catch by 86-Christopher Flake! Tackle by 25-Charles Shaffer. 86-Christopher Flake made a great move on the CB.
Defensive Play: 3-4 Normal OLBs Blitz - Run Key
Timeout BIR
1-10-HOU 29 (1:42) 5-Bernard Warner sacked at HOU 36 for -6 yards (39-Vincent Ryan)
Timeout BIR
2-16-HOU 36 (1:37) 6-Dale Pritchard pass incomplete, intended for 85-Henry Ramos.
Defensive Play: 46 Heavy WLB Blitz - Run Key
3-16-HOU 36 (1:33) 5-Bernard Warner pass complete to 86-Christopher Flake to HOU 31 for 5 yards. Tackle by 97-Ken Eldridge.
Offensive Play: Shotgun Normal TE Out
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Weak Side Blitz - Run Key
4-11-HOU 31 (0:57) 7-Roland Ellis 48 yard field goal is GOOD. HOU 0 BIR 13
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(0:53) 7-Roland Ellis kicks 75 yards from BIR 35 to HOU -10. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-HOU 25 (0:53) 40-Larry Carter ran to HOU 31 for 6 yards. 40-Larry Carter FUMBLES (34-Duane Dupree) recovered by BIR-26-Stephen Howard at HOU 33. Tackle by 30-George Webb.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Man OLB Flat Zone - Pass Key
1-10-HOU 33 (0:50) 6-Dale Pritchard pass incomplete, intended for 14-Miguel Owens.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Man Cover 2 - Run Key
2-10-HOU 33 (0:45) 5-Bernard Warner pass complete to 29-Michael Kendall to HOU 27 for 6 yards. Tackle by 20-Lloyd McCoy. 29-Michael Kendall did some fancy footwork there. HOU 70-Lawrence Allen was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double LB Blitz - Run Key
3-4-HOU 27 (0:18) 6-Dale Pritchard pass incomplete, intended for 10-Gregory Frick.
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz Weak Blitz - Pass Key
4-4-HOU 27 (0:16) 7-Roland Ellis 45 yard field goal is GOOD. HOU 0 BIR 16
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(0:13) 7-Roland Ellis kicks 69 yards from BIR 35 to HOU -4. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-HOU 25 (0:13) 30-George Webb ran to HOU 32 for 7 yards. Tackle by 34-Duane Dupree.
End of half.
(15:00) 7-Roland Ellis kicks 75 yards from BIR 35 to HOU -10. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-HOU 25 (15:00) 30-George Webb ran to HOU 28 for 3 yards. Tackle by 58-Rod Serling.
2-7-HOU 28 (14:16) 41-Justin Pryor ran to HOU 33 for 5 yards. Tackle by 25-Keith Marsh. HOU 56-Javier Vestal was injured on the play.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Run Key
3-2-HOU 33 (13:33) 41-Justin Pryor ran to HOU 33 for a short gain. Tackle by 22-Juan Bacote.
4-2-HOU 33 (12:54) 13-Juan Hanson punts 47 yards to BIR 19. Fair Catch by 16-Lee Rice.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-BIR 19 (12:47) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 27 for 7 yards. Tackle by 52-Thomas Esparza. It looks like the offense is starting to get familiar with that defensive play.
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Weak Side Blitz - Pass Key
2-3-BIR 27 (12:06) 49-Jimmy Manning FUMBLES recovered by BIR-5-Bernard Warner at BIR 18. Tackle by 95-Charles Huntington.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 LB Blitz - Run Key
3-12-BIR 18 (11:26) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to BIR 15 for -2 yards. Tackle by 39-Vincent Ryan.
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Weak Side Blitz - Run Key
4-14-BIR 15 (10:51) 2-Jack Carle punts 50 yards to HOU 34. 10-Bradley Sharp to HOU 46 for 12 yards. Tackle by 50-Paul Hoover.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 46 (10:42) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 41-Justin Pryor.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
2-10-HOU 46 (10:39) 30-George Webb ran to BIR 43 for 11 yards. Tackle by 58-Rod Serling.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
1-10-BIR 43 (10:00) 41-Justin Pryor ran to BIR 31 for 13 yards. Tackle by 46-Dusty Edwards.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
1-10-BIR 31 (9:26) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 30-George Webb to BIR 22 for 8 yards. Tackle by 37-Thomas Wagers. Great move by 30-George Webb to get free of his coverage.
2-2-BIR 22 (8:42) 5-Timothy Judy pass complete to 40-Larry Carter to BIR 11 for 12 yards. Tackle by 22-Juan Bacote. That ball didn't get thrown well at all.
1-10-BIR 11 (7:59) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 41-Justin Pryor to BIR 6 for 5 yards. Tackle by 22-Juan Bacote. BIR 72-Irving Price was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
2-5-BIR 6 (7:14) 5-Timothy Judy pass incomplete, intended for 40-Larry Carter. Pass knocked down by 58-Rod Serling. I think that ball started to slip out of his hand as he threw it.
3-5-BIR 6 (7:11) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 41-Justin Pryor to BIR 7 for -1 yards. Tackle by 46-Dusty Edwards.
4-6-BIR 7 (6:26) 19-Daniel McCormack 24 yard field goal is GOOD. HOU 3 BIR 16
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(6:24) 19-Daniel McCormack kicks 75 yards from HOU 35 to BIR -10. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-BIR 25 (6:24) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to BIR 23 for -2 yards. Tackle by 39-Vincent Ryan.
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz Stunt Blitz - Run Key
2-12-BIR 23 (5:49) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to BIR 24 for 1 yards. Tackle by 50-Paul Walker.
Defensive Play: 3-4 Normal Man QB Spy - Run Key
3-11-BIR 24 (5:09) 5-Bernard Warner pass complete to 13-Wade Wentz to BIR 26 for 2 yards. Tackle by 43-Guy Wilbanks. 13-Wade Wentz made a great move on the CB.
Offensive Play: Shotgun Normal TE Out
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz Stunt Blitz - Run Key
4-9-BIR 26 (4:33) 2-Jack Carle punts 47 yards to HOU 27. 10-Bradley Sharp to HOU 28 for 0 yards. Tackle by 25-Keith Marsh.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 28 (4:25) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 41-Justin Pryor. Pressure by 53-Roger Dunn. He kind of lost control of that pass.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
2-10-HOU 28 (4:21) 40-Larry Carter ran to HOU 30 for 2 yards. Tackle by 91-Joshua Bennett. HOU 41-Justin Pryor was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
3-8-HOU 30 (3:44) 40-Larry Carter ran to HOU 30 for a short gain. Tackle by 98-Bruce Sylvester.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal SLB Outside Blitz - Run Key
4-8-HOU 30 (3:02) 13-Juan Hanson punts 49 yards to BIR 21. Fair Catch by 16-Lee Rice. BIR 98-Bruce Sylvester was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-BIR 21 (2:55) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 21 for -1 yards. Tackle by 39-Vincent Ryan. BIR 29-Michael Kendall was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return.
Offensive Play: Shotgun Normal HB Dive
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz Weak Blitz - Run Key
2-11-BIR 21 (2:11) 5-Bernard Warner pass complete to 16-Lee Rice for 79 yards. TOUCHDOWN! 16-Lee Rice breaks down the CB. HOU 3 BIR 22
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 LB Blitz - Run Key
(2:01) Extra point GOOD by 7-Roland Ellis. HOU 47-Mitchell Jones was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return. HOU 3 BIR 23
Offensive Play: Field Goal
Defensive Play: FG Block
(2:01) 7-Roland Ellis kicks 75 yards from BIR 35 to HOU -10. Touchback.
Offensive Play: Kickoff
Defensive Play: Kick Return
1-10-HOU 25 (2:01) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, dropped by 30-George Webb.
2-10-HOU 25 (1:57) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 40-Larry Carter to HOU 23 for -2 yards. Great diving catch by 40-Larry Carter! Tackle by 39-Howard Vankirk. Great move by 40-Larry Carter to get free of his coverage.
Offensive Play: Weak I Normal All Go
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal SLB Middle Blitz - Pass Key
3-12-HOU 23 (1:33) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, dropped by 12-Jason Perez. The pass was behind the receiver.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
4-12-HOU 23 (1:29) 13-Juan Hanson punts 46 yards to BIR 31. Fair Catch by 16-Lee Rice.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-BIR 31 (1:23) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to BIR 28 for -3 yards. Tackle by 50-Paul Walker.
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz Stunt Blitz - Run Key
2-13-BIR 28 (0:44) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 29 for 2 yards. Tackle by 95-Charles Huntington. PENALTY - Offsides (HOU 78-Leo Thompson)
Defensive Play: 46 Heavy LB Weak Blitz - Run Key
2-8-BIR 33 (0:41) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 35 for 3 yards. Tackle by 95-Charles Huntington.
Defensive Play: 46 Heavy LB Weak Blitz - Run Key
End of third quarter.
3-6-BIR 35 (15:00) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 36 for a short gain. Tackle by 79-Charles Sterling.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crowd Middle Deep Man - Run Key
4-5-BIR 36 (14:16) 2-Jack Carle punts 49 yards to HOU 15. Fair Catch by 10-Bradley Sharp.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 15 (14:09) 6-Walton Vasquez sacked at HOU 14 for -1 yards (24-Paul Bounds). Sack allowed by 64-Martin Cabrera.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double Safety Blitz - Pass Key
2-11-HOU 14 (13:48) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 87-Jared Kelly to HOU 27 for 13 yards. Tackle by 43-James Greer. HOU 87-Jared Kelly was injured on the play. PENALTY - Holding (HOU 73-James Presley)
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Shallow Zone Deep - Pass Key
2-18-HOU 7 (13:44) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 40-Larry Carter. Pass knocked down by 22-Juan Bacote.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
3-18-HOU 7 (13:40) 5-Timothy Judy pass incomplete, intended for 41-Justin Pryor. Pass knocked down by 58-Rod Serling. Pressure by 98-Bruce Sylvester. He kind of lost control of that pass.
Offensive Play: Weak I Normal All Go
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Pass Key
4-18-HOU 7 (13:35) PENALTY - False Start (HOU 52-Thomas Esparza)
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
4-21-HOU 4 (13:35) 13-Juan Hanson punts 44 yards to HOU 47. Fair Catch by 16-Lee Rice.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 47 (13:28) 5-Bernard Warner pass complete to 14-Miguel Owens to HOU 46 for 1 yards. Tackle by 25-Charles Shaffer. 14-Miguel Owens made a great move on the CB.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 LB Blitz - Pass Key
2-9-HOU 46 (12:52) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to HOU 49 for -2 yards. Tackle by 95-Charles Huntington. I think the offense is starting to overuse that play.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Run Key
3-11-HOU 49 (12:07) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 49 for -3 yards. 29-Michael Kendall FUMBLES (43-Guy Wilbanks) recovered by BIR-64-Stuart Plemons at BIR 46. Tackle by 70-Lawrence Allen. BIR 63-Albert Campos was injured on the play.
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz Stunt Blitz - Run Key
4-17-BIR 46 (11:31) 2-Jack Carle punts 51 yards to HOU 3. 10-Bradley Sharp to HOU 10 for 8 yards. Tackle by 25-Keith Marsh.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 10 (11:22) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, dropped by 30-George Webb. HOU 76-Douglas Cormier was injured on the play.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
2-10-HOU 10 (11:19) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 10-Bradley Sharp. That ball didn't get thrown well at all.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
3-10-HOU 10 (11:16) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 82-Quincy Turley.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Man OLB Flat Zone - Pass Key
4-10-HOU 10 (11:11) 13-Juan Hanson punts 48 yards to BIR 42. 16-Lee Rice to HOU 46 for 12 yards. Tackle by 97-Ken Eldridge.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 46 (11:02) 29-Michael Kendall ran to HOU 48 for -1 yards. Tackle by 70-Lawrence Allen.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double LB Blitz - Run Key
2-11-HOU 48 (10:26) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to HOU 49 for -2 yards. Tackle by 79-Charles Sterling.
Defensive Play: 46 Heavy WLB Blitz - Run Key
3-13-HOU 49 (9:47) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to BIR 49 for -1 yards. Tackle by 50-Paul Walker.
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz CB SS LB Blitz - Run Key
4-14-BIR 49 (9:04) 2-Jack Carle punts 45 yards to HOU 6. 10-Bradley Sharp to HOU 15 for 9 yards. Tackle by 62-Randolph Riley.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 15 (8:56) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 87-Jared Kelly. Pass knocked down by 53-Roger Dunn.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Double Safety Blitz - Pass Key
2-10-HOU 15 (8:52) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 12-Jason Perez to HOU 21 for 6 yards. Great move by 12-Jason Perez to get free of his coverage. That pass kind of wobbled as it was released.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
3-4-HOU 21 (8:29) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 17-Marcus Anderson. Pressure by 39-Howard Vankirk. That ball was not released cleanly.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
4-4-HOU 21 (8:25) 13-Juan Hanson punts 44 yards to BIR 34. Fair Catch by 16-Lee Rice. BIR 49-Jimmy Manning was injured on the play.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-BIR 34 (8:19) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 31 for -3 yards. Tackle by 39-Vincent Ryan.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double LB Blitz - Run Key
2-13-BIR 31 (7:35) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 32 for 1 yards. 29-Michael Kendall FUMBLES (25-Charles Shaffer) recovered by BIR-73-Anthony Quinn to BIR 34 for 1 yards. Tackle by 35-Russell Cross.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double LB Blitz - Run Key
3-10-BIR 34 (6:55) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 33 for -1 yards. Tackle by 98-Jerry Aiello.
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz Zone Blitz - Run Key
4-11-BIR 33 (6:17) 2-Jack Carle punts 46 yards to HOU 21. 10-Bradley Sharp to HOU 24 for 3 yards. Tackle by 69-Gerry Newton. 35-Russell Cross was completely beat on that play.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 24 (6:09) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 87-Jared Kelly to HOU 37 for 13 yards. Nice adjustment by 87-Jared Kelly to catch that ball. Tackle by 24-Paul Bounds. 87-Jared Kelly breaks down the CB. That pass kind of wobbled as it was released.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
1-10-HOU 37 (5:46) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 41-Justin Pryor to HOU 39 for 2 yards. Tackle by 58-Rod Serling.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Man OLB Flat Zone - Pass Key
2-8-HOU 39 (5:27) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 10-Bradley Sharp. Pass knocked down by 37-Thomas Wagers.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Pass Key
3-8-HOU 39 (5:22) 5-Timothy Judy pass complete to 12-Jason Perez to BIR 34 for 27 yards. Tackle by 25-Keith Marsh. That pass kind of wobbled as it was released.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double LB Blitz - Pass Key
1-10-BIR 34 (4:54) PENALTY - False Start (HOU 73-James Presley)
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 MLB Blitz - Pass Key
1-15-BIR 39 (4:54) 6-Walton Vasquez pass incomplete, intended for 41-Justin Pryor. PENALTY - Offensive Pass Interference (HOU 41-Justin Pryor)
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
1-25-BIR 49 (4:51) 5-Timothy Judy pass complete to 10-Bradley Sharp to BIR 45 for 4 yards. Tackle by 94-Grover Blackwell. That ball was not released cleanly.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Shallow Zone Deep - Pass Key
2-21-BIR 45 (4:30) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 40-Larry Carter to BIR 42 for 3 yards. Tackle by 58-Rod Serling.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Pass Key
3-18-BIR 42 (4:03) 5-Timothy Judy pass incomplete, dropped by 30-George Webb. The pass was just out of reach. That pass kind of wobbled as it was released.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Shallow Zone Deep - Pass Key
4-18-BIR 42 (4:00) 13-Juan Hanson punts 34 yards to BIR 8. Fair Catch by 13-Wade Wentz.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-BIR 8 (3:54) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to BIR 11 for 3 yards. Tackle by 47-Mitchell Jones.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal CB3 LB Blitz - Run Key
2-7-BIR 11 (3:15) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to BIR 22 for 11 yards. Tackle by 43-Guy Wilbanks.
Defensive Play: Nickel Blitz CB SS LB Blitz - Run Key
1-10-BIR 22 (2:37) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 21 for -1 yards. Tackle by 39-Vincent Ryan.
Defensive Play: 46 Heavy LB Weak Blitz - Run Key
Timeout for two minute warning.
2-11-BIR 21 (2:00) 29-Michael Kendall ran to BIR 22 for 2 yards. Tackle by 39-Vincent Ryan.
Defensive Play: Nickel 3-3-5 Weak Side Blitz - Run Key
Timeout HOU
3-10-BIR 22 (1:55) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to BIR 22 for a short loss. Tackle by 78-Leo Thompson.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Run Key
Timeout HOU
4-10-BIR 22 (1:51) 2-Jack Carle punts 46 yards to HOU 31. Fair Catch by 10-Bradley Sharp.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-HOU 31 (1:45) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 41-Justin Pryor to HOU 31 for a short loss. Tackle by 22-Juan Bacote. BIR 53-Roger Dunn was injured on the play.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal Man OLB Flat Zone - Pass Key
2-10-HOU 31 (1:23) 6-Walton Vasquez pass complete to 40-Larry Carter to HOU 36 for 5 yards. Tackle by 94-Grover Blackwell.
Defensive Play: Nickel Normal Double WR2 - Pass Key
3-5-HOU 36 (0:59) Tackle by 69-Gerry Newton.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Normal OLB Blitz Inside - Pass Key
4-4-HOU 37 (0:32) 13-Juan Hanson punts 41 yards to BIR 22.
Offensive Play: Punt
Defensive Play: Punt Return
1-10-BIR 22 (0:23) 49-Jimmy Manning ran to BIR 22 for a short gain. Tackle by 50-Paul Walker. 62-Randolph Riley was caught flat-footed on this play. 62-Randolph Riley was caught flat-footed on this play.
Defensive Play: 4-3 Under Crash Right - Run Key
Timeout HOU
2-10-BIR 22 (0:19) 5-Bernard Warner kneeled down to BIR 22 for 0 yards.
Offensive Play: Victory
End of fourth quarter.

Final Score: Houston Gamblers 3, Birmingham Stallions 23