1972-Week 1 Cardinals@Colts

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Week 1
Sunday, September 17, 1972

~ 1st Quarter ~

BAL – 15:00 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Jim O’Brien with the kick off … … … and the Cardinals will field it … at the St. Louis 16 …

Stl – 14:45 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Ahmad Rashad returns the kick off 40 yards … to the Baltimore 44 yard line.

Stl – 14:15 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Tim Van Galder looks over his line … they’re set in the shotgun … he takes the snap … and gives it to Johnny Roland … he tries the right side … drilled behind the line … and the Colts are all over him … that will be a loss of -8 yards … it’s 2nd and 18 from the St. Louis 48 yard line.

Stl – 13:45 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 2nd and 18 … Tim Van Galder takes the snap … and gives it to Johnny Roland … feeling his way through the middle … finds a seam … breaks a tackle … and he’s wrapped up after a decent pickup of 6 yards … it’s now 3rd and 12 from the Baltimore 46.

Stl – 13:30 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 3rd and 12 and the Cardinals are 0 for 0 on third down … Tim Van Galder audibles … and takes the snap … the Colts with a delayed blitz … Tim Van Galder throws … and Donny Anderson can’t get it … as the pressured throw was off line … … the Cardinals now face a 4th and 12 from the Baltimore 46.

Stl – 13:30 – ( 0 – 0 ) – St. Louis is set in punt formation … … Donny Anderson takes the snap … and gets it away … … … this will land in the endzone …. about 6 yards yards deep …

BAL – 13:17 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Bruce Laird fields it about 6 yards into the Baltimore endzone … and is snowed under in the endzone … no safety occurs as he never left the endzone … Baltimore will scrimmage from their 20.

BAL – 12:47 – ( 0 – 0 ) – St. Louis is looking run … it’s 1st and 10 … the Colts set up in Pistol Formation … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … he tries the left side … AND HE’S HAMMERED BEHIND THE LINE … that’s a loss of -1 yard … it’s 2nd and 11 from the Baltimore 19 yard line.

BAL – 12:32 – ( 0 – 0 ) – The Colts are assessed a 9 yard penalty (Illegal Motion). It’s now 2nd and 20 from the Baltimore 10 yard line.

BAL – 12:17 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 2nd and 20 … Johnny Unitas … short pass over the middle to Eddie Hinton at the Baltimore 18 … struggling for additional yardage … and rammed to the turf at the Baltimore 23 yard line … a pickup of 13 yards … Baltimore is looking at 3rd and 7 from their own 23.

BAL – 11:47 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Tom Matte is the ball carrier … he runs for 29 yards and fumbles the football … Jim O’Brien recovers the fumble … and he returns it for -1 yard … … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the St. Louis 49.

BAL – 11:47 – ( 0 – 0 ) – The Colts are assessed a 10 yard penalty (Illegal Use of Hands). That places the football back to the Baltimore 41 yard line.

BAL – 11:32 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Baltimore has put up 13 yards in the air thus far … Johnny Unitas throws to the right sideline … Norm Bulaich has it at the Baltimore 44 … and he runs out of bounds at the St. Louis 47 yard line … a pickup of 12 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the St. Louis 47.

BAL – 11:02 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Johnny Unitas takes the snap … from Pistol Formation … and gives it to Tom Matte … he’s following a block … but the blocker and Tom Matte are both driven to the turf … a 1 yard gain on the play … that sets up a 2nd and 9 from the St. Louis 46.

BAL – 10:47 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 2nd and 9 … Johnny Unitas … throws to Don Nottingham … and it’s incomplete … I think Johnny Unitas heard foot-steps … and got rid of it early … and Don Nottingham wasn’t expecting it … … it’s now 3rd and 9 from the St. Louis 46.

BAL – 10:29 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 3rd and 9 and the Colts are 0 for 1 on third down … Johnny Unitas looking for Sam Havrilak … and hits him at the St. Louis 30 … … and Sam Havrilak is tackled at the St. Louis 30 … a gain of 16 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the St. Louis 30.

BAL – 10:14 – ( 0 – 0 ) – The Cardinals are assessed a 5 yard penalty (Offside). It’s now 1st and 5 from the St. Louis 25 yard line.

BAL – 09:44 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Johnny Unitas barks out the signals … they’re in a Pro Set … Johnny Unitas takes the snap and shoves it into the gut of Tom Matte … he’s looking for a crease … and he’s driven to the turf … no gain … that sets up a 2nd and 5 from the St. Louis 25.

BAL – 09:14 – ( 0 – 0 ) – There’s 09:44 left in the 1st Quarter … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Norm Bulaich … searching for a seam … bulldozing his way forward … and now the Cardinals bring him down … a 1 yard gain … it’s now 3rd and 4 from the St. Louis 24.

Stl – 08:59 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Johnny Unitas drops back to pass … pressure from the outside … and the football is batted out of Johnny Unitas’s hand … that’s a fumble … Terry Miller recovers the fumble for St. Louis … and returns it zero yards to the 31 yard line.

Stl – 08:29 – ( 0 – 0 ) – There’s 08:59 left in the 1st Quarter … Tim Van Galder takes the snap … and gives it to Donny Anderson … searching for a seam … bulldozing his way forward … and now the Colts bring him down … a 1 yard gain … it’s 2nd and 9 from the St. Louis 32 yard line.

Stl – 07:56 – ( 0 – 0 ) – We have 08:29 left in the 1st Quarter … Tim Van Galder takes the snap … hands it to Johnny Roland … he runs right … darts inside … HE’S GOT THE 1ST DOWN AND MORE … now he’s hit and dropped … a gain of 22 yards on the play … and that will move the chains … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 46.

Stl – 07:41 – ( 0 – 0 ) – The Colts are assessed a 5 yard penalty (Encroachment). It’s now 1st and 5 from the Baltimore 41 yard line.

Stl – 07:11 – ( 0 – 0 ) – We’ve got … 07:41 left in the 1st Quarter … Tim Van Galder is in Pistol Formation … he takes the snap … and gives it to Johnny Roland … running a sweep … right side … not much room down the sideline … tries to cut back inside … and is sent spinning to the turf … that’s a pickup of 3 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 2 from the Baltimore 38.

Stl – 06:41 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 2nd and 2 … Tim Van Galder takes the snap … and gives it to Donny Anderson … sweep to the right … gets to the corner … but can’t keep his balance … and is drilled out of bounds … a gain of just 2 yards on the play … and that will move the chains … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 36.

Stl – 06:26 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Tim Van Galder is flushed out of the pocket … … and he just gets it away … Jackie Smith slides … but it’s off his thigh … and bounds away … it’s incomplete … … it’s now 2nd and 10 from the Baltimore 36.

Stl – 05:56 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 2nd and 10 … Tim Van Galder … JUST got it away … Johnny Roland pulls it in … and he’s T-Boned at the Baltimore 29 yard line … a miniscule gain of 7 yards … it’s now 3rd and 3 from the Baltimore 29.

Stl – 05:26 – ( 0 – 0 ) – St. Louis with a man in motion … there’s 05:56 left in the 1st Quarter … the Cardinals are 0 for 1 on third down … Tim Van Galder takes the snap … hands it to Johnny Roland …runs it left … stiff-arm … cuts right … and now he’s up-ended … a pickup of 14 yards … and that will move the chains … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 15.

Stl – 04:56 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Tim Van Galder takes the snap … and gives it to Johnny Roland … he’s met at the line … but shimmies his way forward … and now he’s hit and dropped … a pickup of 3 yards on the play … that sets up a 2nd and 7 from the Baltimore 12.

Stl – 04:38 – ( 0 – 0 ) – The Cardinals have put up 7 yards in the air so far … Tim Van Galder with a lob to Jackie Smith at the Baltimore 9 … he back-tracks and now gets behind a swarm of blockers … finally tackled at the Baltimore 1 yard line … a pickup of 11 yards … it’s now 1st and goal from the Baltimore 1.

Stl – 04:20 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Tim Van Galder takes the snap … gives it to Johnny Roland … taking it wide left … cuts inside … AND HE JUST SQUEEZED INSIDE THE PYLON !!! … a 1-yard touchdown.

Stl – 04:20 – ( 6 – 0 ) – … and James Bakken doesn’t get the kick off … as the snap is botched … the point after is No good !!

Stl – 04:20 – ( 6 – 0 ) – James Bakken kicks it off … … this one will be fielded … about 2 yards into the Baltimore endzone …

BAL – 04:05 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Bruce Laird returns the kick-off 8 yards … and there’s a fumble at the Baltimore 6 yard line … Tom Drougas recovers the fumble for Baltimore … and returns it zero yards to the 6 yard line.

BAL – 03:35 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Johnny Unitas sets up behind center … 04:05 left in the 1st Quarter … Johnny Unitas gives it to Norm Bulaich … going off-tackle … NOTHING THERE … and he’s stopped for no gain … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Baltimore 6 yard line.

BAL – 03:05 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Tom Matte … he takes it straight ahead … and is mowed down by a sea of Cardinals after a pickup of 2 yards … Baltimore is looking at 3rd and 8 from their own 8.

BAL – 02:50 – ( 6 – 0 ) – It’s 3rd and 8 and the Colts are 1 for 3 on third down … Johnny Unitas … has time … now the blocking breaks down … throwing deep downfield … … … … … … … and … … just out of the reach of Sam Havrilak … incomplete … as he couldn’t get to it … … the Colts now face a 4th and 8 from the Baltimore 8.

BAL – 02:50 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Baltimore is set in punt formation … … David Lee takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

Stl – 02:35 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Larry Willingham fields it at the St. Louis 45 … and returns the punt -3 yards … to the St. Louis 42 yard line.

Stl – 02:05 – ( 6 – 0 ) – The Colts are playing run … Tim Van Galder takes the snap … and gives it to Johnny Roland … he tries going outside … AND HE’S SMOKED BEHIND THE LINE … that’s a loss of -1 yard … it’s 2nd and 11 from the St. Louis 41 yard line.

Stl – 01:50 – ( 6 – 0 ) – St. Louis is in Pistol Formation … Tim Van Galder … throws to Walker Gillette … and it’s incomplete … … Walker Gillette got a hand on it … but couldn’t haul it in … … St. Louis is looking at 3rd and 11 from their own 41.

Stl – 01:32 – ( 6 – 0 ) – The Colts are assessed a 15 yard penalty (Roughing the Passer) … and it’s an automatic 1st down for the Cardinals. It’s now 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 44 yard line.

Stl – 01:32 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Tim Van Galder’s pass for Jackie Smith … is PICKED OFF !!! … the Colts have the ball at the Baltimore 39 yard line …

BAL – 01:17 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Ted Hendricks returns the interception -1 yard … to the Baltimore 38 yard line.

BAL – 00:37 – ( 6 – 0 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Norm Bulaich … sweep to the right … gets to the corner … but can’t keep his balance … and is drilled out of bounds … a gain of just 5 yards on the play … it’s 2nd and 5 from the Baltimore 43 yard line.

BAL – 00:04 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Tom Matte … trying to get to the outside corner … now cuts it upfield … collides with a teammate and goes down … and is now touched down after a short gain of 2 yards … Baltimore is looking at 3rd and 3 from their own 45.

BAL – 00:00 – ( 6 – 0 ) – The Cardinals are assessed a 5 yard penalty (Offside). It’s now 1st and 10 from directly at mid-field.

~ 2nd Quarter ~

BAL – 14:30 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Norm Bulaich … he takes it straight ahead … and is mowed down by a sea of Cardinals after a pickup of 2 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 8 from the St. Louis 48.

BAL – 14:15 – ( 6 – 0 ) – It’s the Cardinals 6 and the Colts 0 here in the 2nd Quarter … Johnny Unitas sets the backfield in I Formation … now he takes the snap … settling in the pocket … throws to Eddie Hinton … and it’s incomplete … … Eddie Hinton trapped it against the turf … … it’s now 3rd and 8 from the St. Louis 48.

BAL – 14:00 – ( 6 – 0 ) – It’s 3rd and 8 and the Colts are 1 for 4 on third down … Johnny Unitas … throws to Sam Havrilak … AND ST. LOUIS PICKS IT OFF !!! … NO … HE DROPPED IT !!! … and the Colts coaching staff gasp a sigh of relief … … the Colts now face a 4th and 8 from the St. Louis 48.

BAL – 14:00 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Baltimore is set in punt formation … … David Lee takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

Stl – 13:42 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Larry Willingham won’t get to this one as it goes out of bounds … … lets see where the officials spot it … … … … … … OH, MY !! … it’s spotted at the St. Louis 4 yard line.

Stl – 13:12 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Roy Shivers takes the hand off from Gary Cuozzo … looking for a seam … and he’s brought down … right at the line of scrimmage … no gain … it’s 2nd and 10 from the St. Louis 4 yard line.

Stl – 12:42 – ( 6 – 0 ) – We have 13:12 left in the 2nd Quarter … Gary Cuozzo takes the snap … hands it to Johnny Roland … he runs left … darts inside … hit hard and brought down … … short of a 1st Down … a gain of 2 yards on the play … St. Louis is looking at 3rd and 8 from their own 6.

Stl – 12:12 – ( 6 – 0 ) – There’s 12:42 left in the 2nd Quarter … the Cardinals are 1 for 2 on third down … Gary Cuozzo takes the snap … hands it to Johnny Roland … draw play … right up the middle … he’s tripped and dives straight ahead … a pickup of 3 yards … the Cardinals now face a 4th and 5 from the St. Louis 9.

Stl – 12:12 – ( 6 – 0 ) – St. Louis is set in punt formation … … Donny Anderson bobbles it … … but gets the punt away … … …

BAL – 11:57 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Bruce Laird fields it at mid-field … and returns the punt 21 yards … to the St. Louis 29 yard line.

BAL – 11:27 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Johnny Unitas in the shotgun … waiting for the officiating crew to give him the signal … now we’re ready … he takes the snap and gives it to Tom Matte … running to the right … and the Cardinals bring him down … no gain … that sets up a 2nd and 10 from the St. Louis 29.

Stl – 11:12 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Johnny Unitas drops back to pass … pressure from the outside … and the football is batted out of Johnny Unitas’s hand … that’s a fumble … Miller Farr recovers the fumble for St. Louis … and returns it zero yards to the 37 yard line.

Stl – 10:57 – ( 6 – 0 ) – The Cardinals are assessed a 10 yard penalty (Tripping). It’s now 1st and 20 from the St. Louis 27 yard line.

Stl – 10:39 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Gary Cuozzo curls out of the pocket … dumps it off to Jackie Smith at the St. Louis 28 … spins off a hit … and now he’s slung to the turf at the St. Louis 35 yard line … a pickup of 8 yards … it’s 2nd and 12 from the St. Louis 35 yard line.

Stl – 09:59 – ( 6 – 0 ) – The Colts have given up 48 yards on the ground thus far … Gary Cuozzo takes the snap … and gives it to Johnny Roland … he bashes his way through the line of scrimmage … looking for a block … and now he’s gang tackled by Baltimore … a big pickup of 16 yards … and that will move the chains … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 49.

Stl – 09:29 – ( 6 – 0 ) – There’s 09:59 left in the 2nd Quarter … Gary Cuozzo takes the snap … and gives it to Donny Anderson … he falls in the backfield … gets to his feet … zig-zagging through the line … and pulled down … a good job of getting something out of nothing … a gain of 5 yards on the play … that sets up a 2nd and 5 from the Baltimore 44.

Stl – 08:59 – ( 6 – 0 ) – St. Louis is in a Pro Set … Gary Cuozzo hands it to Donny Anderson … and he’s quickly corralled and wrestled to the ground … the Colts seemed to know exactly what was coming … no gain … it’s now 3rd and 5 from the Baltimore 44.

Stl – 08:59 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Tim Van Galder’s pass for Donny Anderson … is PICKED OFF !!! … the Colts have the ball at the Baltimore 30 yard line …

BAL – 08:41 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Jerry Logan returns the interception 14 yards … to the Baltimore 44 yard line.

BAL – 08:26 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Johnny Unitas is in the shotgun … sidesteps a hit … and throws to Tom Mitchell … down the sideline … AND IT’S … OUT OF BOUNDS … INCOMPLETE … … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Baltimore 44 yard line.

BAL – 07:49 – ( 6 – 0 ) – It’s 2nd and 10 … Johnny Unitas takes the snap and drops straight back … throws it downfield … Tom Mitchell makes the catch … tries to dangle out of a tackle … but he’s pulled down at the St. Louis 46 yard line … a pickup of 10 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the St. Louis 46.

BAL – 07:34 – ( 6 – 0 ) – The Cardinals are assessed a 5 yard penalty (Illegal Contact) … and it’s an automatic 1st down for the Colts. It’s now 1st and 10 from the St. Louis 41 yard line.

BAL – 07:04 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Strong rush by St. Louis … Johnny Unitas dumps it to Norm Bulaich at the St. Louis 38 … forging his way upfield … and he’s tackled at the St. Louis 33 yard line … a pickup of 8 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 2 from the St. Louis 33.

BAL – 06:34 – ( 6 – 0 ) – The Cardinals are playing the run … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Norm Bulaich … runs it up the middle … nothing there but Cardinals … and he’s brought down behind the line of scrimmage … that will be a loss of -3 yards … it’s now 3rd and 5 from the St. Louis 36.

BAL – 06:04 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Baltimore is in a Pro Set … and St. Louis has everyone up on the line … Johnny Unitas will run it himself … and he’s swallowed up at the line of scrimmage … the Cardinals hold him to no gain … the Colts now face a 4th and 5 from the St. Louis 36.

BAL – 05:44 – ( 6 – 0 ) – From the 36 … the football will be spotted at the St. Louis 43 yard line and the Colts are looking at a 43 yard field goal attempt … … … and here’s Jim O’Brien with the kick … … NO GOOD !! … it tailed off at the end and goes wide right … the Colts fail to cut into the lead as the score remains … St. Louis 6 … and Baltimore 0 … the Cardinals will now scrimmage at their 20.

Stl – 05:14 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Baltimore is looking run … it’s 1st and 10 … the Cardinals set up in Pistol Formation … Tim Van Galder takes the snap … he tries the left side … AND HE’S HAMMERED BEHIND THE LINE … that’s a loss of -3 yards … it’s 2nd and 13 from the St. Louis 17 yard line.

Stl – 04:44 – ( 6 – 0 ) – It’s 2nd and 13 … Tim Van Galder takes the snap … and gives it to Donny Anderson … he takes it off-tackle … neither the St. Louis or Baltimore lines are giving an inch … and now he’s dumped to the turf … just a 1 yard gain on the play … St. Louis is looking at 3rd and 12 from their own 18.

Stl – 04:44 – ( 6 – 0 ) – Tim Van Galder’s pass for Walker Gillette … is INTERCEPTED … the Colts have the ball at the St. Louis 16 yard line …

BAL – 04:29 – ( 6 – 6 ) – Jim Bailey returns the interception all the way … for a 16-yard touchdown.

BAL – 04:29 – ( 6 – 7 ) – … and Jim O’Brien’s point after is good !!

BAL – 04:29 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Jim O’Brien with the kick off … … … and the Cardinals will field it … at the St. Louis 10 …

Stl – 04:14 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Ahmad Rashad returns the kick off 24 yards … to the St. Louis 34 yard line.

Stl – 03:44 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Tim Van Galder takes the snap … and gives it to Donny Anderson … he’s going left … nothing there … now shifting to the right side … and tripped up behind the line of scrimmage … that’s a loss of -2 yards … it’s 2nd and 12 from the St. Louis 32 yard line.

Stl – 03:14 – ( 6 – 7 ) – The Cardinals break the huddle and come out in Wildcat Formation … Tim Van Galder hands it off to Roy Shivers … he runs it up the middle … NOTHING THERE … JUST A PILE OF BODIES… and Baltimore holds him to no gain … St. Louis is looking at 3rd and 12 from their own 32.

Stl – 02:44 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Tim Van Galder takes the snap … drops back into the pocket … all sorts of traffic in his face … and he’s going to run … … Tim Van Galder scrambles for 8 yards … the Cardinals now face a 4th and 4 from the St. Louis 40.

Stl – 02:44 – ( 6 – 7 ) – St. Louis is set in punt formation … … Donny Anderson takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

BAL – 02:29 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Bruce Laird fields it at the Baltimore 26 … and returns the punt 0 yards … to the Baltimore 26 yard line.

BAL – 02:14 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Johnny Unitas fades back … … nobody open … … now he throws to Don Nottingham … he got a hand on it … but can’t hang on … and it’s incomplete … … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Baltimore 26 yard line.

01:59 – TWO MINUTE WARNING

BAL – 01:59 – ( 6 – 7 ) – The Colts are assessed a 10 yard penalty (Illegal Use of Hands). It’s now 2nd and 20 from the Baltimore 16 yard line.

BAL – 01:29 – ( 6 – 7 ) – The Colts are in the shotgun … Johnny Unitas swings it to the right side … hauled in by Sam Havrilak … and he’s stood up at the Baltimore 18 yard line … a small pickup of 2 yards … Baltimore is looking at 3rd and 18 from their own 18.

BAL – 01:16 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Johnny Unitas is hit … but keeps his feet … NOW RON YANKOWSKI DRAGS HIM DOWN TO FINISH THE JOB … and that’s a loss of 3 yards … that is St. Louis’s 1st sack of the game … the Colts now face a 4th and 21 from the Baltimore 15.

BAL – 01:16 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Baltimore is set in punt formation … … David Lee takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

Stl – 01:01 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Larry Willingham … calls for the fair catch … and St. Louis will start 1st and 10 from their own 49 yard line.

Stl – 00:47 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Tim Van Galder is in Pistol Formation … back pedals … lobs it to Roy Shivers … and the Colts are not fooled … as he’s wrapped up at the Baltimore 46 yard line … just 5 yards on the play … that sets up a 2nd and 5 from the Baltimore 46.

00:47 – TIME-OUT – The St. Louis Cardinals call their 1st Time-Out.

Stl – 00:34 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Tim Van Galder is in the shotgun … he shovels it to Johnny Roland at the Baltimore 45 … he’s hit, but won’t go down … … and Johnny Roland gets it all the way to the Baltimore 27 yard line … a pickup of 19 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 27.

00:34 – TIME-OUT – The St. Louis Cardinals call their 2nd Time-Out.

Stl – 00:19 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Tim Van Galder … throws to Jackie Smith … and it’s incomplete … … Jackie Smith trapped it against the turf … … it’s now 2nd and 10 from the Baltimore 27.

Stl – 00:04 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 2nd and 10 … Tim Van Galder … looking … looking … … now he throws to Donny Anderson … and it’s incomplete … Donny Anderson was well defended … and had little chance of coming up with that throw … … it’s now 3rd and 10 from the Baltimore 27.

Stl – 00:00 – ( 6 – 7 ) – From the 27 … the football will be spotted at the Baltimore 34 yard line and the Cardinals are looking at a 34 yard field goal attempt … … … and here’s James Bakken with the kick … … it has the distance … … but it’s wide right … … NO GOOD !! … … the Cardinals fail to cut into the lead as the score remains … Baltimore 7 … and St. Louis 6 … the Colts will now scrimmage at their 20.

Time has run out … that’s the end of the 1st Half … both teams head to their locker rooms … with the score … the Baltimore Colts 7 … and the St. Louis Cardinals 6.

~ 3rd Quarter ~

The Colts kicked off to begin the game … now the Cardinals will kick off to begin the second half …

Stl – 15:00 – ( 6 – 7 ) – James Bakken with the kick off … … this one will be taken about a yard into the Baltimore endzone …

BAL – 14:45 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Bruce Laird returns the kick off 6 yards … to the Baltimore 5 yard line.

BAL – 14:15 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Baltimore with 38 yards on the ground so far … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Don Nottingham … on a sweep … right side … rounds the corner … cuts to the middle … still going … and finally corralled … a big pickup of 22 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 27.

BAL – 13:40 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Baltimore is set in the shotgun … they have 60 yards on the ground so far … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Norm Bulaich … and he’s immediately met by the Cardinals welcoming committee … that will be a loss of -1 yard … it’s 2nd and 11 from the Baltimore 26 yard line.

BAL – 13:00 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 2nd and 11 … there’s 13:40 left in the 3rd Quarter … Johnny Unitas starts to run … now he dumps it to Tom Mitchell … Cardinals draped all over him … and he’s downed at the Baltimore 30 yard line … not much there … a short gain of 4 yards … Baltimore is looking at 3rd and 7 from their own 30.

BAL – 12:30 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 3rd and 7 and the Colts are 1 for 7 on third down … Colts with a man in motion … Johnny Unitas slings it to Sam Havrilak at the Baltimore 31 … makes a nice move … and is tackled at the Baltimore 41 yard line … a pickup of 11 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 41.

BAL – 12:16 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Baltimore in Pistol Formation with 59 yards on the ground so far … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Norm Bulaich … he rams ahead … looking for a lane … and brought down by the Cardinals … a 1 yard gain … it’s 2nd and 9 from the Baltimore 42 yard line.

BAL – 11:46 – ( 6 – 7 ) – There’s 12:16 left in the 3rd Quarter … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Norm Bulaich … he runs to the left … and he won’t even make it back to the line of scrimmage … that will be a loss of -3 yards … Baltimore is looking at 3rd and 12 from their own 39.

BAL – 11:16 – ( 6 – 7 ) – The Colts are 2 for 8 on third down … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … he will carry it himself … he feigns right … now left … and brought to the turf … that’s a pickup of 9 yards … the Colts now face a 4th and 3 from the Baltimore 48.

BAL – 11:16 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Baltimore is set in punt formation … … David Lee takes the snap … and gets it away … … … this will land in the endzone …. about 2 yards yards deep …

Stl – 11:01 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Larry Willingham won’t even touch it … as it rolls dead in the endzone … St. Louis will scrimmage the football at their own 20 … first down and ten yards to go.

Stl – 10:31 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Tim Van Galder … taking his time … settles under the center … takes the snap … and gives it to Donny Anderson … trying to get to the outside … but the Colts will not let him get there … and he’s dragged to the turf … no gain on the play … it’s 2nd and 10 from the St. Louis 20 yard line.

Stl – 10:01 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Tim Van Galder with a deft pass to Johnny Roland … he’s in tough going and brought down at the St. Louis 23 … that’s a small pickup of 3 yards … St. Louis is looking at 3rd and 7 from their own 23.

Stl – 09:26 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Baltimore looking confused with the Cardinals set up … the Cardinals are 1 for 6 on third down … Tim Van Galder takes the snap … he will carry it himself … knifes his way through the line … left side … now he’s tripped up and dropped after a pickup of 8 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the St. Louis 31.

Stl – 08:56 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Tim Van Galder takes the snap … and gives it to Johnny Roland … he runs right … downed linemen litter the field … OH, HE HAD CLEAR SAILING … BUT WAS TRIPPED UP BY A TIMELY TACKLE … a gain of 7 yards … it’s 2nd and 3 from the St. Louis 38 yard line.

Stl – 08:26 – ( 6 – 7 ) – The Cardinals come set … double tight end Formation … Tim Van Galder hands it off to Roy Shivers … he chugs ahead and now veers left … now he’s bounced out of bounds … right at the line of scrimmage … no gain on the play … St. Louis is looking at 3rd and 3 from their own 38.

Stl – 07:56 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 3rd and 3 … St. Louis is in the shotgun … Tim Van Galder takes the snap … and gives it to Johnny Roland … cuts to his left … straight arms a Colts defender and now he’s brought to the turf … for a pickup of 3 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the St. Louis 41.

Stl – 07:26 – ( 6 – 7 ) – I formation for the Cardinals … Tim Van Galder waits … waits … and now hands it off to Donny Anderson … it’s a draw play … and he’s chopped down … no gain … and the Colts really laid a licking on Donny Anderson on that play … it’s getting a little heated out there … it’s 2nd and 10 from the St. Louis 41 yard line.

Stl – 06:56 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Baltimore with a heavy pass rush … Tim Van Galder with a quick dump-off … behind the line of scrimmage to Donny Anderson … he’s got it … and he’s immediately swarmed by the Colts … … great defensive coverage by the Colts on that play … it’s a loss of -6 yards … St. Louis is looking at 3rd and 16 from their own 35.

Stl – 06:41 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 3rd and 16 and the Cardinals are 3 for 8 on third down … Tim Van Galder barking out the signals … now takes the snap … throws to Jackie Smith … and it sails over his head … incomplete … … the Cardinals now face a 4th and 16 from the St. Louis 35.

Stl – 06:41 – ( 6 – 7 ) – St. Louis is set in punt formation … … Donny Anderson takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

BAL – 06:26 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Bruce Laird fields it at the Baltimore 33 … and returns the punt 6 yards … to the Baltimore 39 yard line.

BAL – 06:11 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Johnny Unitas … throws to Norm Bulaich … and it’s incomplete … … good defensive play by the Cardinals defender to break that one up … … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Baltimore 39 yard line.

BAL – 05:41 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Johnny Unitas in shotgun … hands it off to Don Nottingham … it’s a draw play … right behind the center … hit behind the line … and he’s fortunate to make it to the line of scrimmage … a solid effort … but no gain in the stat column … Baltimore is looking at 3rd and 10 from their own 39.

BAL – 05:26 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 3rd and 10 and Baltimore is 2 for 9 on third down … Johnny Unitas … throws to Eddie Hinton … and it’s incomplete … … Johnny Unitas wants that one back … Eddie Hinton was open … but the pass was too short … … the Colts now face a 4th and 10 from the Baltimore 39.

BAL – 05:26 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Baltimore is set in punt formation … … David Lee takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

Stl – 05:11 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Larry Willingham fields it at the St. Louis 35 … and returns the punt 7 yards … to the St. Louis 42 yard line.

Stl – 04:53 – ( 6 – 7 ) – St. Louis has put up 47 yards in the air thus far … Gary Cuozzo finds Johnny Roland on the right sideline … and he’s brought down … in bounds … at the Baltimore 46 yard line … a pickup of 12 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 46.

Stl – 04:38 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Gary Cuozzo takes the snap … has time … throws over the middle … caught by Roy Shivers … NO !!! … the officiating crew is ruling that he trapped it … it’s incomplete … … it’s now 2nd and 10 from the Baltimore 46.

Stl – 04:08 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Gary Cuozzo … back pedals … changes direction … AND DRAGGED DOWN BY RICHARD AMMAN … and that’s a loss of 3 yards … that is Baltimore’s 1st sack of the game … the Colts got to Gary Cuozzo to force a 3rd and 13 from the Baltimore 49.

Stl – 03:53 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 3rd and 13 and St. Louis is 3 for 9 on third down … Gary Cuozzo takes the snap … and the Colts are blitzing … Gary Cuozzo takes the hit to make a play … … and just got his throw off … … and Jackie Smith traps it against the turf … incomplete … as Gary Cuozzo is just now picking himself off the dirt … … the Cardinals now face a 4th and 13 from the Baltimore 49.

Stl – 03:53 – ( 6 – 7 ) – The Cardinals are set in punt formation … … Donny Anderson’s punt will carry … … into … and out of the back of the endzone … it’s a touchback … the Colts will scrimmage from their 20.

BAL – 03:23 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Don Nottingham … sweep to the right … gets to the corner … but can’t keep his balance … and is drilled out of bounds … a gain of just 3 yards on the play … it’s 2nd and 7 from the Baltimore 23 yard line.

BAL – 02:53 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Baltimore comes out in the shotgun … 2nd and 7 … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Don McCauley … he’s trapped behind the line of scrimmage … and snowed under … that will be a loss of -5 yards … Baltimore is looking at 3rd and 12 from their own 18.

BAL – 02:38 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 3rd and 12 and the Colts are 2 for 10 on third down … Johnny Unitas surrounded in the pocket … but he breaks free … in scramble mode … and he flings it into the middle … Tom Matte dives … and can’t reel it in … it’s incomplete … … the Colts now face a 4th and 12 from the Baltimore 18.

BAL – 02:38 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Baltimore is set in punt formation … … David Lee takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

Stl – 02:23 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Larry Willingham fields it at the St. Louis 42 … and returns the punt 12 yards … to the Baltimore 46 yard line.

Stl – 01:53 – ( 6 – 7 ) – BROKEN PLAY … Gary Cuozzo flips it back to Donny Anderson in desperation … he bashes his way forward … no gain … as he’s dropped just as he reaches the line of scrimmage … that sets up a 2nd and 10 from the Baltimore 46.

Stl – 01:13 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Gary Cuozzo with a dart to Walker Gillette at the Baltimore 25 … gets a block … and another … and finally pulled down at the Baltimore 12 … a gain of 34 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 12.

Stl – 00:43 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Roy Shivers is the ball carrier … he runs for 8 yards and fumbles the football … … the ball rolls 0 zero yards … and goes out of bounds on the sideline … last controlled by St. Louis … … it’s now 2nd and goal from the Baltimore 4.

Stl – 00:03 – ( 6 – 7 ) – Gary Cuozzo takes the snap … and gives it to Roy Shivers … he moves right … and the Colts are in the backfield faster than you can say ‘Vince Lombardi’ … that will be a loss of -4 yards … it’s now 3rd and goal from the Baltimore 8.

Stl – 00:00 – ( 6 – 7 ) – It’s 3rd and 8 and St. Louis is 3 for 10 on third down … Gary Cuozzo … has an open man … throws to Jackie Smith … he has it … juggles it … and DROPS IT … and it’s incomplete … … the Cardinals now face a 4th and goal to go from the Baltimore 8.

~ 4th Quarter ~

Stl – 14:45 – ( 9 – 7 ) – From the 8 … the football will be spotted at the Baltimore 15 yard line and the Cardinals are looking at a 15 yard field goal attempt … … … and here’s James Bakken’s field goal from 15 yards … … PUT IT ON THE BOARD !! … DEAD CENTER … … and the Cardinals have taken the lead … it’s St. Louis 9 and Baltimore 7.

Stl – 14:45 – ( 9 – 7 ) – Here’s James Bakken with the kick off … … a lot of leg behind this one … … … as it sails out of the back of the endzone for a touchback … the Colts will scrimmage from their 20 yard line.

BAL – 14:15 – ( 9 – 7 ) – The Cardinals have given up 76 yards in passing so far … Johnny Unitas sets his offensive line … and now drops back … his throw to Don Nottingham is caught at the Baltimore 28 … … and he’s upset at the Baltimore 32 yard line … a pickup of 12 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 32.

BAL – 13:40 – ( 9 – 7 ) – Johnny Unitas peels out of the pocket … quick throw to Don McCauley at the Baltimore 33 … hurdles a tackle … cuts inside …. as he’s hauled down at the Baltimore 45 yard line … a pickup of 13 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 45.

BAL – 13:10 – ( 9 – 7 ) – St. Louis in deep coverage … Johnny Unitas throws it underneath to Eddie Hinton … grinding his way … and tackled at the 50 yard line … that’s a short pickup of 5 yards … it’s 2nd and 5 from the 50 yard line.

BAL – 12:40 – ( 9 – 7 ) – Baltimore sets up in the shotgun … Johnny Unitas … side-arms it to Sam Havrilak at the St. Louis 42 … he’s in a vice … and hammered to the turf at the St. Louis 37 yard line … a gain of 13 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the St. Louis 37.

BAL – 12:10 – ( 9 – 7 ) – Baltimore is setup in Pistol Formation … Johnny Unitas looking left … now swings it to Tom Mitchell on the right… and he’s quickly hit and downed at the St. Louis 35 yard line … that’s a small pickup of 2 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 8 from the St. Louis 35.

BAL – 11:50 – ( 9 – 13 ) – Johnny Unitas takes the snap … hands it to Don McCauley … hit at the line … still going … HIT AT THE 25 … STILL GOING … A DOMINANT RUN … AS HE MOTORS INTO THE END ZONE !!! … a 35-yard touchdown.

BAL – 11:50 – ( 9 – 14 ) – … and Jim O’Brien’s point after is good !!

BAL – 11:50 – ( 9 – 14 ) – Jim O’Brien with the kick off … … … and the Cardinals will field it … at the St. Louis 7 …

Stl – 11:35 – ( 9 – 14 ) – Ahmad Rashad returns the kick off 40 yards … to the St. Louis 47 yard line.

Stl – 11:20 – ( 9 – 14 ) – Gary Cuozzo takes the snap … quick drop … … and he throws left side … and Ahmad Rashad misjudged it and dropped it … incomplete … … it’s 2nd and 10 from the St. Louis 47 yard line.

Stl – 11:05 – ( 9 – 14 ) – The Cardinals are in the shotgun … the Colts have six up on the line … now two drop back … Gary Cuozzo audibles … throws to Mel Gray … and it’s incomplete … … St. Louis is looking at 3rd and 10 from their own 47.

Stl – 10:50 – ( 9 – 14 ) – It’s 3rd and 10 and St. Louis is 3 for 11 on third down … Gary Cuozzo takes the snap … throws to Jackie Smith … and it’s incomplete … … Gary Cuozzo had Jackie Smith open … but just led him a bit too far … … the Cardinals now face a 4th and 10 from the St. Louis 47.

Stl – 10:50 – ( 9 – 14 ) – St. Louis is set in punt formation … … Donny Anderson takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

BAL – 10:35 – ( 9 – 14 ) – Bruce Laird … calls for the fair catch … and Baltimore will start 1st and 10 from their own 5 yard line.

BAL – 09:55 – ( 9 – 14 ) – We’ve got 10:35 left in the 4th Quarter … Johnny Unitas … a delayed screen to Tom Mitchell at the Baltimore 6 … following a wall of blockers … now he’s dropped at the Baltimore 19 yard line … a decent pickup of 14 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 19.

BAL – 09:10 – ( 9 – 14 ) – Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Tom Matte … lugging the pigskin … past the line of scrimmage … pivots inside … and now he’s tackled after a decent gain of 13 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 32.

BAL – 08:40 – ( 9 – 14 ) – St. Louis with a four-man front … Johnny Unitas shifts his backfield … shotgun Formation … three wide outs … he takes the snap … gives it to Tom Matte … running to his left … and he’s stood up by a swarm of Cardinals … no gain … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Baltimore 32 yard line.

BAL – 08:10 – ( 9 – 14 ) – Johnny Unitas … feeling the heat … moving out of the pocket … AND DRAGGED DOWN FROM BEHIND BY RON YANKOWSKI … and that’s a loss of 6 yards … that is St. Louis’s 2nd sack of the game … Baltimore is looking at 3rd and 16 from their own 26 after that sack.

BAL – 07:25 – ( 9 – 14 ) – It’s 3rd and 16 and the Colts are 2 for 11 on third down … Johnny Unitas throws a quick out … Sam Havrilak at the Baltimore 34 … has an open lane … good move … one man back … finally hauled down at the St. Louis 18 yard line … a HUGE gain of 56 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the St. Louis 18.

BAL – 06:50 – ( 9 – 14 ) – Baltimore in Pistol Formation with 112 yards on the ground so far … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Tom Matte … he rams ahead … looking for a lane … and brought down by the Cardinals … a 1 yard gain … that sets up a 2nd and 9 from the St. Louis 17.

BAL – 06:20 – ( 9 – 14 ) – It’s 2nd and 9 … Johnny Unitas dodges a hit and dumps it off to Don McCauley … nowhere to go … as he’s drilled and dropped at the St. Louis 13 yard line … that’s a short gain of 4 yards … it’s now 3rd and 5 from the St. Louis 13.

BAL – 06:05 – ( 9 – 14 ) – It’s 3rd and 5 and the Colts are 3 for 12 on third down … Johnny Unitas sidesteps a hit … and throws to Tom Mitchell … down the sideline … AND IT’S … OUT OF BOUNDS … INCOMPLETE … … the Colts now face a 4th and 5 from the St. Louis 13.

BAL – 05:50 – ( 9 – 17 ) – From the 13 … the football will be spotted at the St. Louis 20 yard line and the Colts are looking at a 20 yard field goal attempt … … … and Jim O’Brien’s field goal from 20 yards … … HAS THE DISTANCE … … AND JUST SQUEEZES INSIDE THE RIGHT UPRIGHT … IT’S GOOD !!! … and that will extend the Colts lead … it’s now 17-9 for Baltimore.

BAL – 05:50 – ( 9 – 17 ) – Jim O’Brien with the kick off … … … and the Cardinals will field it … at the St. Louis 14 …

BAL – 05:35 – ( 9 – 17 ) – Larry Willingham returns the kick-off 21 yards … and the ball is fumbled at the St. Louis 35 yard line … Bill Laskey recovers the fumble for Baltimore … and returns it zero yards to the 35 yard line.

BAL – 05:05 – ( 9 – 17 ) – Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Don Nottingham … trying to get to the outside corner … now cuts it upfield … collides with a teammate and goes down … and is now touched down after a short gain of 4 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 6 from the St. Louis 31.

BAL – 04:20 – ( 9 – 17 ) – Johnny Unitas from Pistol Formation … takes the snap … and gives it to Don Nottingham … running to his left … not much there … breaks a tackle … and another one … and now he’s brought down after a decent pickup of 8 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the St. Louis 23.

BAL – 03:50 – ( 9 – 17 ) – The Colts break the huddle in I Formation … Johnny Unitas takes the snap … and gives it to Don McCauley … BROKEN PLAY !!! … and the Cardinals are all over him like a dirty blanket … that’s a loss of -3 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 13 from the St. Louis 26.

BAL – 03:30 – ( 9 – 17 ) – Johnny Unitas … throws to Sam Havrilak … and it’s incomplete … … Sam Havrilak and the St. Louis defender, battled for it … but neither could come up with it … … it’s now 3rd and 13 from the St. Louis 26.

BAL – 03:15 – ( 9 – 17 ) – It’s 3rd and 13 and Baltimore is 3 for 13 on third down … Johnny Unitas scans the secondary … takes the snap and drops back … throws to Don Nottingham … and it’s right through his hands … incomplete … … the Colts now face a 4th and 13 from the St. Louis 26.

BAL – 03:00 – ( 9 – 17 ) – From the 26 … the football will be spotted at the St. Louis 33 yard line and the Colts are looking at a 33 yard field goal attempt … … … and here’s Jim O’Brien with the kick … … plenty of length … … NO GOOD !! … it just grazed the outside of the left upright … … the Colts fail to widen their lead … the score remains … Baltimore 17 … and St. Louis 9 … the Cardinals will now scrimmage at their 20.

Stl – 02:45 – ( 9 – 17 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Gary Cuozzo … throws to Jackie Smith … tipped by the defender … and it falls incomplete … … it’s 2nd and 10 from the St. Louis 20 yard line.

Stl – 02:15 – ( 9 – 17 ) – It’s 2nd and 10 … Donny Anderson makes a great leaping catch of Gary Cuozzo’s pass … but he’s nailed to the turf immediately … at the St. Louis 33 yard line … a pickup of 13 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the St. Louis 33.

Stl – 02:00 – ( 9 – 17 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … the Colts are showing tight coverage … now they back off a bit … Gary Cuozzo takes the snap and rolls to his left … … high throw … Johnny Roland leaps … but it’s well over his head … and it’s incomplete … … it’s 2nd and 10 from the St. Louis 33 yard line.

02:00 – TWO MINUTE WARNING

Stl – 01:45 – ( 9 – 17 ) – Baltimore … doing a good job of concealing their coverage … Gary Cuozzo sends a man in motion … takes the snap and back-pedals … … high throw … Jackie Smith leaps … but it’s WAY-WAY over his head … and it’s incomplete … … St. Louis is looking at 3rd and 10 from their own 33.

Stl – 01:30 – ( 9 – 17 ) – It’s 3rd and 10 and St. Louis is 3 for 12 on third down … Gary Cuozzo … rolls out of the pocket … throws to Jackie Smith … and it’s incomplete … … the Cardinals now face a 4th and 10 from the St. Louis 33.

Stl – 01:12 – ( 9 – 17 ) – The Cardinals are in the shotgun … Gary Cuozzo drops back … hits Ahmad Rashad … at the St. Louis 49 … looking for a block … and tripped up at the Baltimore 36 … a gain of 31 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 36.

01:12 – TIME-OUT – The St. Louis Cardinals call their 1st Time-Out.

Stl – 00:57 – ( 9 – 17 ) – Gary Cuozzo checks his line … now takes the snap … throws to Walker Gillette … incomplete … … swatted away at the last second by the Colts defender … … it’s now 2nd and 10 from the Baltimore 36.

Stl – 00:44 – ( 9 – 17 ) – Gary Cuozzo … great protection here … flares a pass to Ahmad Rashad at the Baltimore 28 … and he’s tied up and brought down at the Baltimore 21 yard line … a gain of 15 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Baltimore 21.

00:44 – TIME-OUT – The St. Louis Cardinals call their 2nd Time-Out.

Stl – 00:34 – ( 9 – 17 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … there’s 00:44 left in the 4th Quarter … Gary Cuozzo pumps … throws short to Mel Gray … and he’s swallowed up at the Baltimore 19 yard line … a small gain of 2 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 8 from the Baltimore 19.

00:34 – TIME-OUT – The St. Louis Cardinals call their 3rd and final Time-Out.

Stl – 00:19 – ( 9 – 17 ) – It’s 2nd and 8 … Gary Cuozzo … with a seven-step drop …… throws … and a Baltimore defender knocks it away from Jackie Smith … incomplete … … it’s now 3rd and 8 from the Baltimore 19.

Stl – 00:04 – ( 9 – 17 ) – The Cardinals are assessed a 15 yard penalty (Holding). It’s now 3rd and 23 from the Baltimore 34 yard line.

Stl – 00:00 – ( 9 – 17 ) – It’s 3rd and 23 and the Cardinals are 3 for 13 on third down … Gary Cuozzo … takes the snap … throws it to the right side … … and … … it bounces three feet in front of Ahmad Rashad … incomplete … … the Cardinals now face a 4th and 23 from the Baltimore 34.

Game Over – Final Score: St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Baltimore Colts 17