Page 10--The Michigan Daily - Monday, September 9, 1985
ATLANTA (AP) - Eric Hipple
overcame a shaky start and hurled
three touchdown passes as the Detroit
Lions edged the Atlanta Falcons 28-27
in a National Football League season
Hipple, who threw two interceptions
and was sacked twice as Atlanta took
a 14-0 lead in the first quarter,
engineered two touchdown drives
within a three minute span of the third
quarter, giving the Lions their first
HE FIRED a 9-yard scoring strike
to Jeff Chadwick with 7:29 left in the
third period and James Jones ram-.
bled 21 yards for the go ahead score
The Falcons, who had won seven of
their previous eight season openers,
had four possessions starting in
Detroit territory in the opening quar-
ter, but scored only twice.
Atlanta's Billy "White Shoes''
Johnson became the NFL's all time
leader in punt return yardage with
five returns for 58 yards, giving him:
3,012 yards in his career, surpassing
Denver's Rick Upchurch, who had:
THE LIONS had only five yards of
offense in the first quarter and no first*
Hipple also fired an 8-yard touch-
down pass to Jones and a 15 yarder to
Chadwick, both in the second quarter.
Steve Bartkowski threw for two
touchdowns for the Falcons - 12 yar-
ds to Charlie Brown in the opening
quarter and 35 yards to Johnson in the
Houston 26, Miami 23
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston's Mike'
Rozier scored his first two National
Football League touchdowns, the
second with 25 seconds left in the
game, as the Oilers rallied for a 26-23
victory over Miami's Super Bowl
Rozier's game winner came on a 1-
yard dive after backup Miami quar-
terback Don Strock replaced Dan
Marino in the fourth quarter and
threw a 67-yard touchdown pass to
Mark Duper, giving the Dolphins a 19-
16 lead with 8:43 to play.
HOUSTON quarterback Warren.
Moon hit Drew Hill with a 48-yard
pass to start the winning drive.
The Oilers had fourth down at the
Miami 9, and Moon's pass sailed in-
complete in the end zone, hitting
Dolphins' cornerback Fulton
Walker in the back. Walker was called
for pass interference giving the Oilers
the ball on the 1-yard line.
On the next play, Rozier ran in for
the winning score.
Strock entered the game on the first
play after the Dolphins had recovered
a fumble by Rozier at the Miami 33.
San Francisco 21
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Ted
Brown's 10-yard touchdown run with
1:49 to play yesterday lifted Min-
nesota to a 28-21 upset over the
defending National League cham-
pions, the San Francisco 49ers, as
Vikings' Coach Bud Grant made a
Brown's sweep around left end
followed a fumble on a kickoff return
by Derrick Harmon, the second of two
San Francisco bobbles in the game's
alcons in season
WITH 3:27 left, Minnesota defen-
sive end Doug Martin scooped up
Wendell Tyler's third fumble of the
game and raced 29 yards to the San
Francisco 1-yard line. Two plays
later, Alfred Anderson's 1 yard dive
tied the score 21-21.
Joe Montana and Roger Craig, who
had hooked up for two touchdown
passes, connected on a 19-yarder with
6:06 to go as the 49ers took a 21-14
Vikings quarterback Tommy
Kramer shook off a poor start to com-
plete 12 of 25 passes for 191 yards.
Montana, who left the game for
about five minutes in favor of Matt
Cavanaugh because of a slight knee
injury suffered in the first quarter,
completed 25 of 38 passes for 265 yar-
New England 26,
Green Bay 20
FOXBORO,.Mass. (AP) - Tony
Eason passed for 241 yards and one
touchdown, and New England sacked
Green Bay quarterback Lynn Dickey
seven times as the Patriots held on to
beat the Packers 26-20.
Eason, the league's third rated
quarterback last season, completed 21
of 28 passes, including a 3-yard
scoring toss to Cedric Jones eight
seconds before halftime, giving the
Patriots a 19-6 lead.
The Patriots took a 7-0 lead on their
first series of the game with a 64-yard
drive capped by Tony Collins' 11-yard
CINCINNATI (AP) - Dave Krieg
passed for three first half touchdowns
and Curt Warner celebrated his
return to the National Football
League Sunday with a scintillating
fourth quarter scoring run that gave
the Seattle Seahawks a 28-24 victory
over the Cincinnati Bengals.
Warner, who suffered torn knee
I.-inents in the 1984 opener, evaded
u&ee tackles on an 11-yard TD run
that put Seattle ahead 28-24 with 7:07
to play. The running back finished
with 66 yards on 17 carries on an op-
pressively hot day, with the on-field
temperatures topping 100 degrees.
St. Louis 27,
Cleveland 24, OT
CLEVELAND (AP) - Neil Lomax
hit Pat Tilley with a 5-yard touchdown
pass with four seconds to play in
regulation, then drove the St. Louis
Cardinals 46 yards to set up Neil
O'Donoghue's winning 35-yard field
goal in overtime for a 27-24 victory
over the Cleveland Browns.
O'Donoghue's field goal came with
9:33 remaining in overtime.
The Cardinals' tying touchdown
capped a four-play 63-yard drive that
consumed only 34 seconds.
St. Louis scored on the first
possession in the extra period.
New York Giants 21,
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP)
- Phil Simms threw a touchdown
pass, Joe Morris scampered for two
scores yesterday and the New York
Giants' defense unleashed a sack at-
tack against Philadelphia quarter-
back Ron Jaworski in routing the
Morris scored on runs of 11 and 8
yards and Sims fired a 23 yard touch-
down pass to Lionel Manuel as New
York defeated Philadelphia in the
National Football League opener for
the second straight year.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Mark
Malone threw five touchdown passes,
including three to the fleet Louis Lip-
ps, and ran for another score as the
Pittsburgh Steelers built a 21-point
halftime lead in crushing the Indian-
polis Colts 45-3.
Malone completed 21 of 30 passes
for 287 yards and Lipps tormented the
Indianpolis secondary for nine cat-
ches as the Steelers ruined the head
coaching debut of the Colts' Ron
Kansas City 47,
New Orleans 27
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Bill Ken-
ney, making it look easy from the out-
set, threw for 397 yards and three
touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs
defeated the New Orleans Saints 47-
Ken Anderson feels the force of the Seattle Seahawk pass rush during the
second quarter of yesterday's game. Anderson's Cincinnati Bengals lost to the
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Nick Lowery kicked four field goals
for the Chiefs, falling one short of the
team record, set by Jan Stenerud 14
Tampa Bay 28
CHICAGO (AP) - Jim McMahon
passed for two touchdowns and ran
for two others yesterday to lead the
Chicago Bears to a 38-28 victory over
the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.1
The Bears, who had the No. 1 defen-
se in the NFL last year, were ripped
for four touchdowns in the first half as
Steve DeBerg passed for three scores
and James Wilder ran for another.'
Los Angeles Raiders 31,
New York Jets 0
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Marcus
Allen ran for two first-half touch-
downs and Jim Plunkett passed for
165 yards in the opening 30 minutes
Sunday as the Los Angeles Raiders
took command early and rolled to a
31-0 victory over the New York Jets.
The rugged Los Angeles defense
made life miserable for Jets quarter-
back Ken O'Brien, sacking him 10
Los Angeles Rams 20,
- ANAHEIM (AP) - Charles White,
a former Heisman Trophy winner who
has had a lackluster professional
career, scored on an 8-yard run with
2:07 remaining, giving the Los
Angeles Rams a 20-16 victory over the
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New England Patriots' running back Tony Collins dances his way past the out-
stretched arm of Green Bay linebacker John Anderson yesterday during a first-
quarter touchdown gallop. The Patriots beat the Packers, 26-20, in the season
opener for both teams.
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San Diego 14, Buffalo 9
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -
Dan Fouts hit tight end Eric Sievers
for San Diego's decisive score in the
second quarter, and the Buffalo Bills
were unable to put the ball in the end'
zone as the Chargers opened the
National Football League season with
a 14-9 victory over Buffalo.
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