Crush
Rush
48 - 59 Final
  for this game

Big second half leads Rush past Crush

May 8, 2007 - 4:44 AM ROSEMONT, Illinois (Ticker) -- Matt D'Orazio threw for six touchdowns and the Chicago Rush scored 31 points in the second half to scrape out a 59-48 win over the Colorado Crush.

D'Orazio completed 28-of-39 passes for 276 and Russell Shaw caught five touchdown passes for the Rush, who improved to 8-1 - the best record in the American Conference.

The Crush jumped on top early with two first-quarter touchdowns, but Chicago stormed back with a 28-point second quarter and trailed at the half, 33-28.

The Chicago defense stepped up in the second half, holding Colorado to just 15 points. Defensive back Dennison Robinson made nine solo tackles and intercepted a pass for the Rush.

The Crush wasted a great effort from quarterback John Dutton, who completed 22-of-32 passes for 346 and seven touchdowns. Damian Harrell was on the receiving end of six of Dutton's touchdown passes.








  • ARENA
    COLORADO 48
    CHICAGO 59 FINAL

    May 7 10:45 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 48
    CHICAGO 59 0:10 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 10:43 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 48
    CHICAGO 56 3:53 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 10:31 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 40
    CHICAGO 56 5:46 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 10:25 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 40
    CHICAGO 49 END, 3RD QTR

    May 7 10:08 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 40
    CHICAGO 49 1:34 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 10:04 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 40
    CHICAGO 42 7:07 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 9:51 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 40
    CHICAGO 35 9:37 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 9:47 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 33
    CHICAGO 35 12:45 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 9:37 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 33
    CHICAGO 28 HALFTIME

    May 7 9:20 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 33
    CHICAGO 28 0:07 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 9:16 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 33
    CHICAGO 21 0:30 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 9:12 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 26
    CHICAGO 21 0:55 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 9:06 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 26
    CHICAGO 14 1:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 9:02 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 20
    CHICAGO 14 5:15 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 8:52 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 20
    CHICAGO 7 9:03 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 8:45 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 13
    CHICAGO 7 11:26 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 8:39 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 13
    CHICAGO 0 END, 1ST QTR

    May 7 8:31 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 13
    CHICAGO 0 3:01 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 8:24 PM


  • ARENA
    COLORADO 7
    CHICAGO 0 10:52 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Crush vs. RushMay 7 8:10 PM