1998 Results | Game Coverage

Kats 54, Storm 52

Drive Summary

May 9, 1998

With Analysis by Joe Kauffman

Team Drive Started Drive Ended Plays Yards Result
Nashville 15:00 1st Quarter 10:17 1st Quarter 6 Plays 33 Yards Andre Allen 1 run for a TD.

Comment: The Storm showed some brilliance on D, but a few mis-tackles cost the team a defensive stop.

Tampa Bay 10:17 1st Quarter 7:38 1st Quarter 3 Plays 43 Yards Walker 19 pass from Willis for a TD.

Comment: The receivers were big on this three-play drive

Nashville 7:38 1st Quarter 2:46 1st Quarter 6 Plays 43 Yards Earnest Fields 1 run for a TD (Cimadevilla kick)

Comment: Johnnie Harris needs to control himself. His behavior allowed Nashville to score.

Tampa Bay 2:46 1st Quarter 2:14 1st Quarter 1 Play -1 Yards Willis fumbles and Nashville recovers.

Comment: These fumbled snaps need to stop.

Tampa Bay 2:14 1st Quarter 1:08 1st Quarter 1 Play 8 Yards Rutledge 8 pass from Kelly for a TD (Cimadevilla kick).

Comment: See what happens after a fumbled snap?

Tampa Bay 1:08 1st Quarter 12:54 2nd Quarter 6 Plays 31 Yards Nittmo 20 FG.

Comment: The Storm make their first field goal of the season.

Nashville 12:54 2nd Quarter 11:43 2nd Quarter 1 Play 46 Yards Rutlege 46 pass from Kelly for a TD (Cimadevilla kick).

Comment: Alvoid Mays was smoked on that play.

Tampa Bay 11:43 2nd Quarter 9:17 2nd Quarter 3 Plays -3 Yards Nittmo misses 47-yard FG attempt.

Comment: The refs missed some pass interference that probably would have changed the drive's outcome.

Nashville 9:17 2nd Quarter 6:19 2nd Quarter 4 Plays -2 Yards Cimadevilla misses a 64-yard FG attempt.

Comment: Good pressure and coverage help stop the Storm stop the Kats.

Tampa Bay 6:19 2nd Quarter 3:55 2nd Quarter 3 Plays 16 Yards LaFrance 16 pass from Willis for a TD (Nittmo kick).

Comment: Viva LaFrance!.

Nashville 3:55 2nd Quarter 0:51 2nd Quarter 6 Plays 17 Yards Cimadevilla 36 FG.

Comment: Good pressure kept Nashville away from the endzone.

Tampa Bay 0:51 2nd Quarter 0:19 2nd Quarter 3 Plays 24 Yards Barley fumbles the ball to the Kats.

Comment: Turnovers are keeping the Storm down.

Nashville 0:19 2nd Quarter 0:00 2nd Quarter Plays Yards Cimadevilla 43 FG

Comment: Another turnover, another score.

Tampa Bay 15:00 3rd Quarter 10:31 3rd Quarter 6 Plays 37 Yards LaFrance 11 pass from Willis for a TD (Nittmo kick).

Comment: A strong showing by the Storm's two veteran receivers leads to another TD.

Nashville 10:31 3rd Quarter 9:17 3rd Quarter 2 Plays 0 Yards Tracey Perkins intercepted the pass with an 18-yd return.

Comment: Add one more to Perkins' second place all time interception total.

Tampa Bay 9:17 3rd Quarter 7:31 3rd Quarter 2 Plays 8 Yards Samuels 8 pass from Willis for a TD (Nittmo kick).

Comment: The Storm is making a comeback.

Nashville 7:31 3rd Quarter 2:28 3rd Quarter 6 Plays 40 Yards Rutledge 8 pass from Kelly (Cimadevilla kick).

Comment: The DBs need to keep an eye on Rutledge.

Tampa Bay 2:28 3rd Quarter 1:12 3rd Quarter 2 Plays 10 Yards Willis pass intercepted by Johnson.

Comment: That's three turnovers.

Nashville 1:12 3rd Quarter 14:05 4th Quarter 4 Plays -2 Yards Cimadevilla misses a 64-yd FG attempt.

Comment: Good D keeps the Kats deep in their own end to force the FG attempt.

Tampa Bay 14:05 4th Quarter 11:22 4th Quarter 3 Plays 45 Yards Worthman 45 pass from Willis for a TD (Nittmo kick).

Comment: That's the longest play in Antoine Worthman's two-year career.

Nashville 11:22 4th Quarter 9:18 4th Quarter 3 Plays 29 Yards Jones 23 pass from Kelly for a TD (kick) .

Comment: The Storm won't be able to win if they keep trading touchdowns..

Tampa Bay 9:18 4th Quarter 7:26 4th Quarter 3 Plays 5 Yards Johnson intercepts a Willis pass.

Comment: The DB went through LaFrance to pick off that ball; it should have been pass interference..

Nashville 7:26 4th Quarter 5:41 4th Quarter 2 Plays 15 Yards Turner 13 pass from Kelly for a TD (Cimadevilla kick).

Comment: Another turnover results in yet another score.

Tampa Bay 5:41 4th Quarter 2:55 4th Quarter 3 Plays 45 Yards LaFrance 45 pass from Willis for a TD (Nittmo kick).

Comment: A quick strike brings the Storm within nine. They should have gone for 2.

Nashville 2:55 4th Quarter 0:46 4th Quarter 4 Plays 3 Yards Cimadevilla misses a 50-yd FG attempt.

Comment: The Storm need two scores in the last 0:46 seconds.

Tampa Bay 0:46 4th Quarter 0:11 4th Quarter 7 Plays 43 Yards Thomas 7 pass from Willis for a TD (Nittmo kick).

Comment: Too little too late.

Nashville 0:11 4th Quarter 0:00 4th Quarter 2 Plays 3 Yards End of Game.

Comment: Well, at least we play Houston next week.

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