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USFL Game Recap: Pittsburgh Maulers Defeat Philadelphia Stars 21-13

In a thrilling matchup at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan, the Pittsburgh Maulers defeated the Philadelphia Stars 21-13. Both teams entered the game with 1-2 records, but it was the Maulers who came out on top, improving to 2-2 while the Stars fell to 1-3.



The game started with an exciting first half, with both teams exchanging scores. The Maulers managed to put up 6 points in each of the first two quarters, while the Stars scored 7 in the first and added 3 more in the second. At halftime, the score stood at 12-10 in favor of Pittsburgh.

The turning point in the game came in the third quarter when the Maulers scored 9 unanswered points, giving them a comfortable 21-10 lead. Although the Stars managed to put up a field goal in the final quarter, their efforts weren’t enough to close the gap, and the game ended with a final score of 21-13 in favor of the Maulers.

Pittsburgh’s offense was led by quarterback Troy Williams, who completed 10 of 18 passes for 96 yards and one touchdown. He also contributed to the ground game, carrying the ball 7 times for 65 yards. Running back Garrett Groshek played a significant role as well, rushing 15 times for 40 yards and catching one pass for 13 yards.

On the receiving end, wide receiver Bailey Gaither stood out with 4 receptions for 30 yards and a touchdown, while Isiah Hennie contributed with 2 catches for 10 yards. Kicker Chris Blewitt had a solid game, converting all extra points and making 3 out of 4 field goals, including one from beyond 50 yards.

The Stars’ offense was led by quarterback Case Cookus, who completed 23 of 36 passes for 238 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions. Running back Matt Colburn II carried the ball 8 times for 16 yards, and wide receiver Corey Coleman had a standout performance, catching 8 passes for 86 yards and a touchdown.

On the defensive side, the Maulers were led by Foster, who recorded 11 tackles, 5 solos, 2 tackles for loss, and one interception. The Stars’ defense saw a strong performance from Rodriguez, who racked up 8 tackles, 4 solos, 2 sacks, and 2 tackles for loss.

The Pittsburgh Maulers will look to continue their winning ways as they move forward in the USFL season, while the Philadelphia Stars will need to regroup and find a way to bounce back from this tough loss.

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
11Troy WilliamsQB1018961076500000
37Garrett GroshekRB000001540011130
9Madre LondonRB0000083000000
4Bailey GaitherWR0000010054301
13C.J. TurnerWR000000004180
18Hunter RisonWR000000001000
17Isiah HennieWR0000000042100
 Total 10189610311350158611


# 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 CookusQB2336238125000000
27Dexter WilliamsRB000004402120
5Matt Colburn IIRB0000081602290
88Pro WellsTE000000001170
12Chris RowlandWR000001-2063350
1Corey ColemanWR00000000118861
7Devin GrayWR0000000062220
14Diondre OvertonWR0000000076770
 Total 2336238121818035232381

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