1997 Results | Game Coverage

Storm 40, Terror 31

Drive Summary

July 5, 1997

With Analysis by Sam Wolfson

Team Drive Started Drive Ended Plays Yards Result
Tampa Bay 15:00 1st Quarter 13:52 1st Quarter 1 Play 45 Yards Willis 45 yd TD pass to Bell (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Great start for the Storm; this could really jump start the offense.

Texas 13:52 1st Quarter 9:53 1st Quarter 5 Plays 49 Yards Porter 22 yd TD pass to Hill (PAT good)

Sam Sez: This is Texas Terror football, lots of offense, not so much defense.

Tampa Bay 9:53 1st Quarter 8:10 2nd Quarter 2 Plays 14 Yards Jones fumble recovered by Texas

Sam Sez: That was a bad break for the Storm.

Texas 8:10 1st Quarter 3:56 1st Quarter 7 Plays 23 Yards Porter 23 yd TD pass to Cotton (2 pt. pass inc.)

Sam Sez: Storm needs to keep up in this offensive battle.

Tampa Bay 3:56 1st Quarter 14:22 2nd Quarter 6 Plays 42 Yards Barley 9 yd TD run (PAT good)

Sam Sez: The Storm seems to like the 1st plays of the quarters.

Texas 14:22 2nd Quarter 12:27 2nd Quarter 2 Plays 0 Yards Porter pass intercepted by Perkins, 10 yd return for TD (PAT good)

Sam Sez: It's nice to see the defense become more opportunistic.

Texas 12:27 2nd Quarter 6:46 2nd Quarter 8 Plays 43 Yards Chilcote 2 yd TD run (2 pt. pass inc.)

Sam Sez: The Storm can't relax, Texas isn't going to lie down.

Tampa Bay 6:46 2nd Quarter 4:15 2nd Quarter 4 Plays -2 Yards Fall 57 yard FG short

Sam Sez: Jones needs stick-um on his hands.

Texas 4:15 2nd Quarter 2:13 2nd Quarter 3 Plays -6 Yards Porter pass intercepted by Sanders

Sam Sez: The Storm's defense is punishing Texas right now.

Tampa Bay 2:13 2nd Quarter 0:04 2nd Quarter 8 Plays 28 Yards Turnover on downs

Sam Sez:Kennedy is going to see that dropped TD in his nightmares.

Texas 0:04 2nd Quarter 0:00 2nd Quarter 1 Plays 4 Yards END OF HALF

Sam Sez: The Storm can't be happy only having a 2 point lead; they could have been up by a lot more.

Texas 15:00 3rd Quarter 9:25 3rd Quarter 8 Plays 44 Yards Porter pass intercepted by Thomas, 42 yard return

Sam Sez: The Storm defense is really ballhawking tonight.

Tampa Bay 9:25 3rd Quarter 7:33 3rd Quarter 4 Plays -2 Yards Fall 25 yd FG

Sam Sez: The Storm blew a big opportunity here.

Texas 7:33 3rd Quarter 3:23 3rd Quarter 5 Plays 45 Yards Porter 2 yd TD run (PAT no good)

Sam Sez:Storm finds itself down by one; they better not let Texas hang around too long.

Tampa Bay 3:23 3rd Quarter 13:19 4th Quarter 6 Plays 47 Yards Willis 21 yd TD pass to Thomas (2 pt. pass inc.)

Sam Sez: That was a beautiful play. The 4th down conversion was huge.

Texas 13:19 4th Quarter 9:00 4th Quarter 7 Plays 20 Yards Turnover on Downs

Sam Sez: Great defensive stop; Good work by Perkins.

Tampa Bay 9:00 4th Quarter 4:13 4th Quarter 6 Plays 33 Yards Willis 4 yd TD pass to LaFrance (PAt good)

Sam Sez: Great drive by the Storm; this one is looking good.

Texas 4:13 4th Quarter 3:02 4th Quarter 2 Plays 13 Yards Porter pass intercepted by Perkins

Sam Sez: The defense was HUGE tonight.

Tampa Bay 3:02 4th Quarter 0:52 4th Quarter 6 Plays 28 Yards Fall 33 yd FG

Sam Sez: Great game by Fall, going at less than 100%.

Texas 0:52 4th Quarter 0:21 4th Quarter 5 Plays 43 Yards Porter 7 yd TD pass to Howard (2 pt. pass inc.)

Sam Sez: This one is in the bag.

Tampa Bay 0:21 4th Quarter 0:00 4th Quarter 2 Plays 4 Yards END OF GAME

Sam Sez: Great win for the Storm to stay in the thick of the playoff race.

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