Event Date: March 22nd, 1987
Event Description: Backup Leads Oakland
Source: Spokane Chronicle
Tim Cowan threw for 185 yards and two touchdowns to lead Oakland to a 34-28 win over Houston at the Coliseum.
Tony Cherry rushed for 100 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns for the Invaders (4-1), who were without starting pivot Fred Besana. Cowan completed 16-of-24 passes without an interception, and the Oakland defense posted four interceptions.
Jim Kelly threw two touchdown passes for the Gamblers (2-3), who committed five turnovers in their second straight loss. Kelly finished 28-of-43 for 346 yards and four interceptions.
Kevin Shea kicked a pair field goals for Oakland, while Efren Herrera nailed two for the visitors.
Pete Catan and Carlton Rose each registered a pair of sacks...Lonell Phea led all receivers with 87 yards on six receptions...Kelly tallied a two point conversion via the run.
more to come......