Week 11: Minnesota Grizzlies at Phoenix Firebirds

November 12, 1989
64°
Arizona Stadium (Phoenix, AZ) Attendance: 49,937 (79%)
Grizzlies 3 17 6 9 - 35
Firebirds 7 3 7 0 - 17

Scoring Summary

(Qtr 1) Firebirds: 3-9-MIN 40 (12:45) 8-David Hart pass complete to 21-Robert Booth for 40 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 14-William Cote. PHO 7 MIN 0
(Qtr 1) Grizzlies: 4-12-PHO 18 (4:27) 4-Steve Coward 37 yard field goal is GOOD. PHO 91-Ronald Hampton was injured on the play. He looks like he should be able to return. PHO 7 MIN 3
(Qtr 2) Grizzlies: 1-10-PHO 14 (10:06) 5-Luis Bassett pass complete to 27-Scott Black for 14 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 4-Steve Coward. PHO 7 MIN 10
(Qtr 2) Firebirds: 4-16-MIN 33 (4:20) 14-William Cote 51 yard field goal is GOOD. PHO 10 MIN 10
(Qtr 2) Grizzlies: (4:16) 14-William Cote kicks 71 yards from PHO 35 to MIN -6. 19-Edward Bowers for 106yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 4-Steve Coward. PHO 10 MIN 17
(Qtr 2) Grizzlies: 1-10-PHO 30 (0:03) 4-Steve Coward 48 yard field goal is GOOD. PHO 10 MIN 20
(Qtr 3) Grizzlies: 4-5-PHO 18 (10:30) 4-Steve Coward 37 yard field goal is GOOD. PHO 10 MIN 23
(Qtr 3) Firebirds: 1-10-MIN 10 (7:24) 8-David Hart pass complete to 13-Peter Young for 10 yards. TOUCHDOWN! Extra point GOOD by 14-William Cote. PHO 17 MIN 23
(Qtr 3) Grizzlies: 4-4-PHO 26 (2:21) 4-Steve Coward 44 yard field goal is GOOD. PHO 17 MIN 26
(Qtr 4) Grizzlies: 4-3-PHO 11 (13:26) 4-Steve Coward 30 yard field goal is GOOD. PHO 17 MIN 29
(Qtr 4) Grizzlies: 4-9-PHO 22 (4:38) 4-Steve Coward 40 yard field goal is GOOD. PHO 17 MIN 32
(Qtr 4) Grizzlies: 4-5-PHO 8 (1:56) 4-Steve Coward 26 yard field goal is GOOD. PHO 17 MIN 35

Team Statistics

Firebirds Grizzlies
First Downs 10 22
- Rushing 3 9
- Passing 6 9
- Penalty 1 4
Total Net Yards 188 359
- Offensive Plays 47 71
- Yards Per Play 4.00 5.06
Net Rushing Yards 39 144
- Rushing Attempts 13 43
- Yards Per Rush 3.00 3.35
Net Passing Yards 149 215
- Att/Comp/Int 29 / 17 / 2 28 / 22 / 0
- Gross Passing Yards 194 215
- Sacks/Yards Lost 5 / 45 0 / 0
- Yards Per Pass Play 4.38 7.68
- Yards Per Completion 11.41 9.77
Fumbles/Lost 0 / 0 1 / 1
3rd Down Conversions 5 / 12 7 / 16
- Avg YTG on 3rd Down 8.9 6.1
4th Down Conversions 0 / 0 1 / 1
Penalties/Yards 6 / 56 3 / 30
Punt Returns/Yards 1 / 8 1 / 11
Kick Returns/Yards 2 / 54 2 / 125
Int Returns/Yards 0 / 0 2 / 1
2pt Conversions 0 / 0 0 / 0
Red Zone Visits 1 5
- Red Zone TDs/FGs 1 / 0 1 / 4
Avg Drive Start OWN 30 OWN 35
Time of Possession 21:03 38:44

Drive Charts

Phoenix Firebirds

Qtr Start Poss From Plays Yards Result
1 15:00 2:22 OWN 25 5 75 Touchdown
1 4:24 4:33 OWN 25 8 30 Punt
2 10:01 5:45 OWN 25 9 40 Field Goal
3 10:27 3:08 OWN 35 8 65 Touchdown
3 2:18 1:27 OWN 25 3 10 Punt
4 14:52 0:04 OWN 25 1 0 Interception
4 13:23 2:05 OWN 21 3 -10 Punt
4 4:35 0:05 OWN 25 1 0 Interception
4 1:53 0:59 OWN 25 3 -8 Punt
4 0:51 0:35 OPP 32 3 -15 Punt

Minnesota Grizzlies

Qtr Start Poss From Plays Yards Result
1 12:38 8:14 OWN 17 14 64 Field Goal
2 14:51 4:50 OWN 8 9 92 Touchdown
2 4:02 1:39 OPP 25 3 -3 Punt
2 2:23 2:23 OWN 21 6 49 Field Goal
3 15:00 4:33 OWN 25 8 57 Field Goal
3 7:19 5:01 OWN 25 9 49 Field Goal
3 0:51 0:59 OWN 25 3 5 Punt
4 14:48 1:25 OPP 29 3 17 Field Goal
4 11:18 6:44 OWN 45 10 33 Field Goal
4 4:30 2:37 OPP 25 5 17 Field Goal
4 0:54 0:03 OWN 29 1 0 Fumble
4 0:16 0:16 OWN 7 3 7 Game

Rushing Stats

Phoenix Firebirds

Name Att Yds Avg Lng 10+ TDs
Robert Booth 9 20 2.22 9 0 0
Steve Johnson 4 19 4.75 14 1 0

Minnesota Grizzlies

Name Att Yds Avg Lng 10+ TDs
Elmer Anthony 13 49 3.77 10 2 0
Carroll Brown 17 43 2.53 6 0 0
Herbert Bell 10 42 4.20 11 1 0
Luis Bassett 2 7 3.50 7 0 0
Michael McDaniel 1 3 3.00 3 0 0

Passing Stats

Phoenix Firebirds

Name Att Comp Yds Sk/Yd TDs Lng Int Rate
David Hart 29 17 194 5 / 45 2 40 2 73.06

Minnesota Grizzlies

Name Att Comp Yds Sk/Yd TDs Lng Int Rate
Luis Bassett 28 22 215 0 / 0 1 38 0 110.57

Receiving Stats

Phoenix Firebirds

Name Rec Yds Avg Lng TDs
Robert Booth 6 65 10.83 40 1
Jerry Porter 3 48 16.00 29 0
Peter Young 3 44 14.67 23 1
Henry Davis 2 19 9.50 17 0
Donald Stewart 2 17 8.50 10 0
Donald Morgan 1 1 1.00 1 0

Minnesota Grizzlies

Name Rec Yds Avg Lng TDs
Jonathan Reid 6 50 8.33 14 0
Elmer Anthony 5 38 7.60 17 0
Edward Bowers 1 38 38.00 38 0
Luis Reyes 2 26 13.00 14 0
Louis Quick 2 18 9.00 10 0
Scott Black 1 14 14.00 14 1
James Haskins 3 13 4.33 11 0
Herbert Bell 1 9 9.00 9 0
Michael McDaniel 1 9 9.00 9 0

Blocking Stats

Phoenix Firebirds

Name PassBlk RunBlk SkAlld TklAlld
Kenneth Sargent 34 25 2 3
Christopher Applegate 36 19 1 1
Austin Council 43 17 1 1
James Dooley 43 22 1 2
Wayne Morgan 0 1 0 0
John Nichols 0 2 0 0
Austin Pickering 0 2 0 0
Manuel Gonzalez 0 4 0 1
Bruce Guerra 0 2 0 0
William Jemison 0 3 0 1
Gary Pape 0 3 0 0
Howard Roberts 0 2 0 0
Steve Johnson 1 0 0 0
David Farmer 0 1 0 0
David Trimble 0 1 0 1
Eric Hernandez 0 1 0 0
Thomas Torres 0 2 0 0
David Gilbert 0 5 0 0
Peter Young 0 6 0 0
Joe Musgrave 6 2 0 0
Donald Morgan 18 16 0 3
James Baldwin 1 5 0 0
Shane Degarmo 3 1 0 0
Emilio Barton 9 0 0 0
George Hodges 9 2 0 0
Robert Schmitz 4 1 0 0
Kevin Lopez 13 8 0 0
Henry Davis 3 13 0 4
Robert Booth 5 3 0 0
Nicholas Williams 43 19 0 1
Jerry Porter 0 12 0 0
Donald Stewart 0 6 0 0
Walton Benitez 0 1 0 0

Minnesota Grizzlies

Name PassBlk RunBlk SkAlld TklAlld
Joshua Cain 0 4 0 0
John Wingo 0 1 0 0
Richard Drake 13 2 0 0
Herbert Bell 2 0 0 0
Richard Knowles 9 1 0 0
Johnny Parker 11 1 0 0
Elmer Anthony 2 2 0 0
David Kline 0 2 0 0
Scott Black 1 2 0 0
David Self 8 3 0 0
Fred Hobbs 0 2 0 1
Christopher Vincent 0 1 0 0
David Alderson 0 1 0 0
Morris Polk 0 1 0 0
Luis Reyes 0 1 0 0
Robert Friedman 0 1 0 0
Oscar Bradburn 11 0 0 0
Michael McDaniel 1 3 0 0
Kenny Merritt 0 2 0 0
Glen Wilkinson 32 48 0 4
Robert Tyler 0 3 0 0
Cedric Eslick 0 3 0 0
Bobby Knotts 0 2 0 0
Warren Stout 0 3 0 1
Michael Soliz 0 2 0 0
James Weaver 1 3 0 0
James Jackson 38 52 0 3
Carroll Brown 12 26 0 0
Jonathan Reid 7 43 0 1
Louis Quick 0 32 0 0
Robert Thacker 38 43 0 2
Jonathan Devlin 38 45 0 1
James Haskins 0 36 0 2
Harold Ramey 33 41 0 1
Dustin Wagner 0 1 0 0

Interception Stats

Phoenix Firebirds

Minnesota Grizzlies

Name Int Yds Avg TDs
Warren Stout 1 1 1.00 0
John Wingo 1 0 0.00 0

Fumble Stats

Phoenix Firebirds

Name Fumb Recov Force TDs
Bruce Guerra 0 1 0 0
Walton Benitez 0 0 1 0

Minnesota Grizzlies

Name Fumb Recov Force TDs
Elmer Anthony 1 0 0 0

Punting

Phoenix Firebirds

Name Punts Yds Avg Net Lng In 20
Cristobal Powell 6 278 46.33 44.50 54 2

Minnesota Grizzlies

Name Punts Yds Avg Net Lng In 20
Raymond Little 1 53 53.00 46.00 53 0

Kicking

Phoenix Firebirds

Name FG 40+ 50+ Lng XP
William Cote 1 / 1 1 / 1 1 / 1 51 2 / 2

Minnesota Grizzlies

Name FG 40+ 50+ Lng XP
Steve Coward 7 / 7 3 / 3 0 / 0 48 2 / 2

Punt Return

Phoenix Firebirds

Name Ret Yds Avg Lng TDs
Robert Booth 1 8 8.0 8 0

Minnesota Grizzlies

Name Ret Yds Avg Lng TDs
Edward Bowers 1 11 11.0 11 0

Kick Return

Phoenix Firebirds

Name Ret Yds Avg TDs
Robert Booth 2 54 27.0 0

Minnesota Grizzlies

Name Ret Yds Avg TDs
Edward Bowers 2 125 62.5 1

Defensive Stats