1997 Results | Game Coverage

Mustangs 52, Storm 41

Drive Summary

May 23, 1997

With Analysis by Sam Wolfson

Team Drive Started Drive Ended Plays Yards Result
Milwaukee 15:00 1st Quarter 10:25 1st Quarter 7 Plays 28 Yards Hammel pass intercepted by Thomas

Sam Sez: Big play on defense by Thomas.

Tampa Bay 10:25 1st Quarter 7:28 1st Quarter 4 Plays 29 Yards Willis 5 yd TD pass to LaFrance

Sam Sez: Strong drive by the Storm; PT and LaFrance are picking up where they left off last week.

Milwaukee 7:28 1st Quarter 5:00 1st Quarter 4 Plays 0 Yards Stucker 50 yd FG

Sam Sez: Good defense by Tampa Bay, but Stucker REALLY nailed that kick.

Tampa Bay 5:00 1st Quarter 4:01 1st Quarter 2 Plays 12 Yards Willis pass intercepted by Petry

Sam Sez: Not an awful play by Willis; he was under a lot of pressure.

Milwaukee 4:01 1st Quarter 14:22 2nd Quarter 5 Plays 49 Yards Savage 9 yd TD run (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Silly penalties allow Mustangs to take the lead.

Tampa Bay 14:22 2nd Quarter 12:30 2nd Quarter 2 Plays 34 Yards Willis 14 yd TD pass to LaFrance (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Willis is really starting to look sharp.

Milwaukee 12:30 2nd Quarter 7:38 2nd Quarter 7 Plays 40 Yards Coleman 2 yd TD run (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Mustangs must have watched last week's game, they are using the run well.

Tampa Bay 7:38 2nd Quarter 3:56 2nd Quarter 5 Plays 16 Yards Willis pass intercepted by Wade

Sam Sez: Bad pass by Willis; This really hurts after a gift first down on a penalty negated a missed field goal.

Milwaukee 3:56 2nd Quarter 0:38 2nd Quarter 8 Plays 30 Yards Savage 3 yd TD run (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Savage is running roughshod over the Tampa Bay defense; Johnnie Harris' ejection could be a real killer.

Tampa Bay 0:38 2nd Quarter 0:11 2nd Quarter 2 Plays 45 Yards Willis 12 yd TD pass to LaFrance (2 point pass incomplete)

Sam Sez: These two are, dare I say, en fuego!

Milwaukee 0:11 2nd Quarter 0:00 2nd Quarter 3 Plays 8 Yards 52 yd FG blocked by Wyatt out of endzone for Storm Safety

Sam Sez: Great way to end the half; the Storm is now down just 3 and getting the ball first.

Tampa Bay 15:00 3rd Quarter 12:34 3rd Quarter 4 Plays 13 Yards Thomas fumbles after 14 yard catch

Sam Sez: This kills much of the momentum the Storm had.

Milwaukee 12:34 3rd Quarter 7:50 3rd Quarter 6 Plays 38 Yards Hammel 7 yd TD pass to Andrews (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Storm finds itself behind the 8-ball at home yet again.

Tampa Bay 7:50 3rd Quarter 4:34 3rd Quarter 4 Plays 45 Yards Willis 32 yd TD pass to LaFrance (PAT good)

Sam Sez: These two are keeping the Storm in the game right now.

Milwaukee 4:34 3rd Quarter 2:10 3rd Quarter 4 Plays 1 Yard Stucker misses 52 yd FG short

Sam Sez: Big defensive stop, Storm needs to capitalize here.

Tampa Bay 2:10 3rd Quarter 1:02 3rd Quarter 1 Play 42 Yards Willis 42 yd TD pass to Samuels

Sam Sez: Huge offensive boost for the Storm; Samuels is playing like he wants to be the #2 receiver, not #3.

Milwaukee 1:02 3rd Quarter 11:21 4th Quarter 7 Plays 48 Yards Hammel 2 yd TD run (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Controversial call by the refs on missed field goal gives Milwaukee new life.

Tampa Bay 11:21 4th Quarter 8:36 4th Quarter 4 Plays 0 Yards Belden misses 53 yd FG wide left.

Sam Sez: This was a really bad time for the offense to sputter.

Milwaukee 8:36 4th Quarter 8:20 4th Quarter 1 Play 0 Yards Hammel pass intercepted by Perkins

Sam Sez: Huge play by Perkins; really set up by good pressure on Hammel.

Tampa Bay 8:20 4th Quarter 6:52 4th Quarter 2 Plays 8 Yards Jones 3 yd TD run (PAT no good)

Sam Sez: What a huge turnaround for the Storm!

Milwaukee 6:52 4th Quarter 5:17 4th Quarter 2 Plays 48 Yards Hammel 42 yd TD pass to Stewart (PAT good)

Sam Sez: This wild game continues, one defensive stop could win it.

Tampa Bay 5:17 4th Quarter 4:15 4th Quarter 1 Play 0 Yards Willis pass tipped, intercepted by Compton, 5 yd TD return

Sam Sez: Storm suddenly finds itself down 2 scores; this is trouble.

Tampa Bay 4:15 4th Quarter 1:35 4th Quarter 4 Plays 7 Yards Fumbled snap recovered by Savage at Storm 5 yard line.

Sam Sez: Kiss this one goodbye!

Milwaukee 1:35 4th Quarter 0:00 4th Quarter 3 Plays 3 Yards END OF GAME

Sam Sez: This is the first time the Storm has ever lost at home twice in one season.

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