1998 Results | Game Coverage

Storm 81, Red Dogs 42

Drive Summary

May 30, 1998

With Analysis by Sam Wolfson

Team Drive Started Drive Ended Plays Yards Result
New Jersey 15:00 1st Quarter 12:20 1st Quarter 4 Plays 4 Yards Missed 44 yd FG

Sam Sez: Big sack by Bowden; defense looks strong.

Tampa Bay 12:20 1st Quarter 6:55 1st Quarter 7 Plays 45 Yards Bowden 1-yd TD run (Nittmo PAT).

Sam Sez: Good call by Marcum to go on 4th and goal.

New Jersey 6:55 1st Quarter 3:57 1st Quarter 4 Plays 14 Yards Garcia pass intercepted by Samuels.

Sam Sez: The Storm defense is really firing on all cylinders right now.

Tampa Bay 3:57 1st Quarter 2:56 Quarter 1 Play 19 Yards Willis 19-yd TD pass to Samuels (Nittmo PAT).

Sam Sez: Great two-way effort by Samuels.

New Jersey 2:56 1st Quarter 13:34 2nd Quarter 7 Plays 45 Yards Garcia 14-yd TD pass to Willis (Videtich PAT).

Sam Sez: New Jersey needed that one to stay in the game.

Tampa Bay 13:34 2nd Quarter 12:17 2nd Quarter 1 Play 45 Yards Willis 42-yd TD pass to LaFrance (Nittmo PAT).

Sam Sez: Perfect pass by Willis, and LaFrance did the rest.

New Jersey 12:17 2nd Quarter 11:05 2nd Quarter 1 Play 37 Yards Garcia 37-yd TD pass to Willis (Videtich PAT).

Sam Sez: Storm defense needs to tighten the screws a bit.

Tampa Bay 11:05 2nd Quarter 8:08 2nd Quarter 4 Plays 11 Yards Nittmo 40-yd FG.

Sam Sez: Nittmo is having a great game.

New Jersey 8:08 2nd Quarter 6:23 2nd Quarter 3 Plays -6 Yards Garcia sacked by Houghton in endzone for safety.

Sam Sez: The Storm defense did just what it needed to on that drive.

Tampa Bay 6:23 2nd Quarter 4:36 2nd Quarter 1 Play 45 Yards Willis 34-yd TD pass to LaFrance (Nittmo PAT).

Sam Sez: Has George LaFrance found the Fountain of Youth?

New Jersey 4:36 2nd Quarter 3:00 2nd Quarter 1 Play 40 Yards Garcia 37-yd TD pass to Willis (Videtich PAT).

Sam Sez: This kind of action is what the AFL is all about.

Tampa Bay 3:00 2nd Quarter 1:00 2nd Quarter 2 Plays 32 Yards Willis 32-yd TD pass to LaFrance (Nittmo PAT).

Sam Sez: I knew LaFrance was great, but this is just amazing.

New Jersey 1:00 2nd Quarter 0:50 2nd Quarter 2 Plays 5 Yards Garcia fumble recovered by Storm.

Sam Sez: Another opportunistic play by the defense.

Tampa Bay 0:50 2nd Quarter 0:03 2nd Quarter 4 Plays 5 Yards Nittmo 27-yd FG.

Sam Sez: Nittmo continues his great kicking tonight.

New Jersey 0:03 2nd Quarter 0:00 2nd Quarter 0 Plays 0 Yards End of Half.

Sam Sez: Great all around effort by the Storm in this first half.

Tampa Bay 15:00 3rd Quarter 11:11 3rd Quarter 6 Plays 30 Yards Nittmo misses FG.

Sam Sez: Hopefully this doesn't let New Jersey back into the game.

New Jersey 11:11 3rd Quarter 9:20 3rd Quarter 2 Plays 3 Yards Barley TD on fumble recovery (Nittmo PAT).

Sam Sez: That could be the last straw for New Jersey.

New Jersey 9:20 3rd Quarter 8:28 3rd Quarter 0 Plays 0 Yards Alvoid Mays TD on fumble recovery.

Sam Sez: Great play by Johnnie Harris to force that fumble.

New Jersey 8:28 3rd Quarter 3:33 3rd Quarter 5 Plays 30 Yards Pope 2-yd run for TD (Videtich PAT).

Sam Sez: Way too many penalties on that drive; even Marcum got in on the yellow laundry parade.

Tampa Bay 3:33 3rd Quarter 0:48 3rd Quarter 5 Plays 24 Yards Nittmo 36-yd FG.

Sam Sez: Storm could break their single-game scoring tonight.

New Jersey 0:48 3rd Quarter 14:09 4th Quarter 2 Plays 28 Yards Foggie 21-yd TD pass to Ashley (Videtich PAT).

Sam Sez: Storm can't call off the Dogs quite yet.

Tampa Bay 14:09 4th Quarter 12:20 4th Quarter 2 Plays 9 Yards Willis 9-yd TD pass to Thomas (Nittmo PAT).

Sam Sez: Storm is just 3 points from their all time high.

New Jersey 12:20 4th Quarter 10:51 4th Quarter 2 Plays 8 Yards Foggie pass intercepted by Harris.

Sam Sez: Storm's going for the record now.

Tampa Bay 10:51 4th Quarter 7:04 4th Quarter 4 Plays 27 Yards Martin 16-yd TD pass to Samuels (Nittmo PAT).

Sam Sez: Nice showing by Bryan Martin to lead the Storm to the record.

New Jersey 7:04 4th Quarter 5:01 4th Quarter 2 Plays 0 Yards Samuels TD on fumble recovery (Nittmo PAT).

Sam Sez: Storm is closing in on the all-time AFL record.

New Jersey 5:01 4th Quarter 2:24 4th Quarter 4 Plays 45 Yards Foggie 17-yd TD pass to Brown (Videtich PAT).

Sam Sez: Just doesn't matter! Just doesn't matter!

Tampa Bay 2:24 4th Quarter 0:00 4th Quarter 4 Plays 21 Yards End of Game.

Sam Sez: Maybe the best all-around game in Storm history.

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