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New Orleans Breakers Edge Out New Jersey Generals 20-17 in a Hard-Fought Battle

In a thrilling matchup at the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, OH, the New Orleans Breakers managed to maintain their unbeaten record, defeating the New Jersey Generals 20-17. The Breakers improve to a 4-0 standing, while the Generals’ record now stands at 2-2.



The Breakers opened the game strong, scoring a touchdown in the first quarter to take an early 7-0 lead. The Generals responded with ten points in the second quarter, but the Breakers matched their effort with another touchdown, leaving the score at 14-10 going into halftime. The Breakers managed to hold onto their lead throughout the second half, with both teams trading field goals in the third and fourth quarters.

Breakers’ quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson completed 26 of 37 passes for 279 yards, though he threw one interception. The ground game was led by Wes Hills, who ran for 88 yards on 26 carries, scoring two touchdowns in the process. In the receiving department, Sage Surratt stood out with six receptions for 94 yards. Kicker Matt Coghlin contributed with four successful field goals, including two from the 20-29-yard range.

On the Generals’ side, quarterback De’Andre Johnson completed 7 of 14 passes for 113 yards and one touchdown. Trey Williams led the rushing effort, carrying the ball eight times for 70 yards and a touchdown. Cam Echols-Luper was the star receiver, catching two passes for 71 yards and a touchdown. Kicker Nick Sciba added to the Generals’ score with a 30-39-yard field goal and two extra points.

In terms of defense, the Generals’ Orr led with 13 tackles, followed by Luani with 12 tackles and one interception. The Breakers’ defense was led by Diggs, who recorded 12 tackles and half a sack. Both teams showcased strong defensive performances, with the Generals registering 4 sacks and the Breakers 3 sacks.

With this victory, the New Orleans Breakers remain undefeated and will look to extend their winning streak in the coming weeks. The New Jersey Generals, on the other hand, will seek to bounce back from this close loss and improve their record as the season progresses.

USFL Box Score


# Player Position Pass. CMP Pass. ATT Pass. YDS Pass. TD Pass. INT Rush. ATT Rush. YDS Rush. TD Rec. Targets Rec. YDS Rec. Rec. TD
1McLeod Bethel-ThompsonQB26372790121000000
6Anthony JonesRB0000016011-20
31Wes HillsRB000002688287710
13Sage SurrattTE0000000096940
80Dee AndersonWR0000000074430
12Eli StoveWR000000001000
9Jonathan AdamsWR0000000044370
5Lee MorrisWR0000000074360
 Total 26372790129104237262790


# Player Position Pass. CMP Pass. ATT Pass. YDS Pass. TD Pass. INT Rush. ATT Rush. YDS Rush. TD Rec. Targets Rec. YDS Rec. Rec. TD
1De’Andre JohnsonQB7141131053800000
27Darius VictorRB00000964011-10
3Trey WilliamsRB00000870111-30
80Braedon BowmanTE0000000021260
17Wes Saxton Jr.TE000000001000
13Alonzo MooreWR0000000032200
18Cam Echols-LuperWR0000000032711
8Randy SatterfieldWR000000002000
 Total 714113102217211371131

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