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USFL Game Recap: Philadelphia Stars Edge New Orleans Breakers 16-10

In an electrifying USFL football game that had spectators on the edge of their seats, the Philadelphia Stars managed to triumph over the New Orleans Breakers with a final score of 16-10.



The Game

The game, hosted by the Philadelphia Stars, was a classic tug of war as both teams played solid football, making it difficult to predict the outcome until the very end.

The first quarter saw the Stars take the initiative with a field goal, establishing a small but important lead. The Breakers came back strong in the second quarter, putting up a touchdown and extra point to take the lead at 7-3. However, the Stars were undeterred, responding with their own touchdown and field goal to regain the lead at 13-7 by halftime.

The third quarter saw the Breakers bring the game within three points with a field goal, making the score 13-10. However, the Stars’ defense proved to be an impenetrable fortress in the fourth quarter, preventing the Breakers from adding any more points to their total. The Stars managed to add another field goal to their tally, rounding off the game at 16-10.

Key Performances

Philadelphia Stars quarterback Case Cookus delivered a steady performance, completing 17 out of 27 pass attempts for 238 yards. Unfortunately, he also threw two interceptions. On the ground, Matt Colburn II was a workhorse, rushing for 62 yards on 13 attempts.

Corey Coleman was the leading receiver for the Stars with 76 yards from six receptions. Also contributing to the Stars’ victory was kicker Luis Aguilar, who successfully scored a total of three field goals.

For the Breakers, quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson had a mixed performance, completing 22 out of 38 pass attempts for 190 yards with one touchdown but also throwing two interceptions. Wes Hills was the leading rusher for the Breakers with 74 yards on 18 attempts. Johnnie Dixon made key contributions in the receiving game, catching four passes for 32 yards and a touchdown.

On the defensive side, Alex Thomas and Nevelle Clarke both contributed interceptions for the Breakers. Jarey Elder led the team in tackles with six. For the Stars, Jarey Elder and Jerod Fernandez were the defensive standouts with six tackles each. Alex Thomas and Nevelle Clarke each contributed an interception for the Stars.

Standings Update

With this victory, the Philadelphia Stars improved their season record to 3-3. The New Orleans Breakers, despite the loss, maintain a solid record of 4-2. Both teams will look to learn from this closely contested game as they continue their campaign in the USFL season. The Breakers will be keen to bounce back in their next game, while the Stars will hope to build on this victory and continue their winning momentum.

Stay tuned to our site for more exciting USFL football coverage and updates on team standings 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-ThompsonQB2238190120000000
31Wes HillsRB000001874063050
13Sage SurrattTE0000000062440
80Dee AndersonWR0000000062720
12Eli StoveWR0000000023120
2Johnnie DixonWR0000000053241
9Jonathan AdamsWR0000000063330
5Lee MorrisWR0000000061320
 Total 2238190121874037190221


# 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
10Case CookusQB17272380294300000
27Dexter WilliamsRB00000319011910
5Matt Colburn IIRB000001362031320
88Pro WellsTE0000000042320
1Corey ColemanWR0000000087660
7Devin GrayWR0000000051720
14Diondre OvertonWR0000000024820
84Samuel AkemWR0000000011210
9Terry WrightWR0000000033010
 Total 17272380225124027238170

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