1981 Replay Week 2


Week 2 Highlights

A lot scoring this week. Miami (1-0) posted the most points as they put up 48 on the Steelers (0-1). Tommy Vigorito started the scoring with a 46 yard punt return TD less than 2 minutes into the game. David Woodley threw for two scores and rushed for a another as the Dolphins won easily 48-20.

The Colts (0-1) had the upset of the week as they stunned Buffalo (0-1) by a 29-24 score. Greg Landry subbed in for an injured Bert Jones and tossed TD passes to Roger Carr and Randy McMillan in the second half to complete the comeback after Baltimore trailed 17-6 at the half.

Ozzie Newsome caught 7 Brian Sipe passes for 132 yards and 2 touchdowns as the Browns (1-0) won their second straight game 30-14 over the Oilers (0-1).

Ronnie Lott and Dwight Hicks returned interceptions for scores as the 49er’s (1-0) trounced the Bears (1-0) by a score of 41-3.

Game of the week

The Bengals (1-0) bested the Jets (1-0) by a score of 15-13. New York took a 13-6 lead into the 4th quarter. The only touchdown of the game to that point was scored by Darrol Ray on an interception that he caught in the end zone after Ken Anderson’s pass was deflected at the line of scrimmage. Cincinnati got a Jim Breech field goal midway through the 4th quarter to close the gap to 13-9. On the ensuing drive Wes Walker coughed up the ball after a 19 yard catch and run. The Bengals recovered the fumble at the Jets 35 yard line. From there the Bengals went 35 yards in 5 plays capped by a 1 yard Pete Johnson touchdown with 4:15 remaining. Cincinnati then forced a Jets punt and ran out the clock for the victory.

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