New Jersey Generals vs. Tampa Bay Bandits Prediction and Preview (USFL Football) – AthlonSports.com

That Generals of New Jersey and Tampa Bay Bandits meet on Saturday to kick off week 7 at the USFL. The Generals (5-1) achieve a dramatic victory over the Houston Gamblers while the Bandits (3-3) lost to the Philadelphia Stars in another high-scoring tournament.

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New Jersey came away with a 26-25 win over the Houston Gamblers late in the fourth quarter when Luis Perez smashed in a quarterback sneak in fourth place with two seconds left to give them the win. If you were to look at the stat sheet, would you ask yourself how on earth the game was even close? The Generals held the ball for more than 40 minutes and ran 73 games to just 38 for the Gamblers. Turnovers (two fumbles) helped keep things interesting, but the bottom line is that New Jersey showed great determination by finding a way to win a game they could easily have lost.

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