Voodoo withstands gamble by PredatorsMar 9, 2008 - 10:37 PM NEW ORLEANS (Ticker) -- Danny Wimprine threw six touchdowns passes and the New Orleans Voodoo held on for a 54-53 victory over the Orlando Predators on Sunday.
Keon Raymond's 42-yard interception return with 36 seconds left to play seemingly iced the game for New Orleans (1-1), but Jonathan Ruffin missed the extra point.
Orlando (0-2) then tied it when quarterback Shane Stafford threw a 26-yard scoring pass to T.T. Toliver as time expired.
Rather than play for the tie, the Predators went for the conversion only to see it fail.
Stafford was 29-of-43 for 321 yards and four touchdowns with the two costly interceptions.
NEW ORLEANS 54 FINAL
Predators 53, VooDoo 54 FinalMar 9 5:54 PM
NEW ORLEANS 41 END, 3RD QTR
Predators 40, VooDoo 41 End of 3rdMar 9 5:02 PM
NEW ORLEANS 27 HALFTIME
Predators 34, VooDoo 27 HalfMar 9 4:21 PM
NEW ORLEANS 7 END, 1ST QTR
Predators 13, VooDoo 7 End of 1stMar 9 3:34 PM
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