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Graziani leads Philadelphia to home-opening win

Mar 23, 2007 - 6:17 AM PHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- Tony Graziani and the Philadelphia Soul finally broke through against the Colorado Crush.

Graziani threw for eight touchdowns and 312 yards as the Soul remained unbeaten with a home-opening 71-47 victory over the Crush.

Charles Pauley had 11 receptions for 202 yards and four touchdowns for Philadelphia (3-0), which knocked off Colorado for the first time in five meetings.

Twice coming back from double-digit deficits in the first half, the Soul took their first lead of the game when Graziani threw an eight-yard TD pass to J.J. McKelvey 4:07 into the third quarter.

Graziani, who completed 21-of-31 attempts, later found Pauley for 35- and 40-yard touchdowns in the third, giving Philadelphia a 48-40 advantage entering the fourth.

In the final period, receiver Larry Brackins recovered a fumble in the end zone and Pauley hauled in a 22-yard score within the opening seven minutes to extend the Soul's lead to 62-47.

Brackins finished with three touchdowns along with six catches for 78 yards for Philadelphia.

John Dutton finished with 329 passing yards, five touchdowns and three interceptions for the Crush (2-2), who had their two-game winning streak snapped.








  • ARENA
    COLORADO 47
    PHILADELPHIA 71 FINAL

    Mar 22 9:56 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 47
    PHILADELPHIA 71 0:35 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 9:44 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 47
    PHILADELPHIA 65 0:35 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 9:43 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 47
    PHILADELPHIA 62 7:23 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 9:27 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 47
    PHILADELPHIA 55 10:34 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 9:18 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 40
    PHILADELPHIA 55 12:30 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 9:14 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 40
    PHILADELPHIA 48 END, 3RD QTR

    Mar 22 9:11 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 40
    PHILADELPHIA 48 1:11 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 9:05 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 33
    PHILADELPHIA 48 4:49 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 8:57 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 33
    PHILADELPHIA 41 5:43 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 8:53 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 27
    PHILADELPHIA 41 7:10 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 8:47 PM


  • CORRECTION
    ARENA COLORADO 27
    PHILADELPHIA 34 10:12 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 8:43 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 27
    PHILADELPHIA 35 10:12 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 8:40 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 27
    PHILADELPHIA 27 HALFTIME

    Mar 22 8:20 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 27
    PHILADELPHIA 27 0:49 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 8:08 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 27
    PHILADELPHIA 20 3:51 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 7:58 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 27
    PHILADELPHIA 13 5:13 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 7:53 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 20
    PHILADELPHIA 13 10:53 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 7:45 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 13
    PHILADELPHIA 13 END, 1ST QTR

    Mar 22 7:33 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 13
    PHILADELPHIA 13 0:33 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 7:31 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 13
    PHILADELPHIA 7 4:50 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 7:22 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 13
    PHILADELPHIA 0 8:00 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 7:16 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 6
    PHILADELPHIA 0 9:46 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Crush vs. SoulMar 22 7:11 PM