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USFL Live Blog: Score, updates for New Jersey Generals vs. Philadelphia Stars

11:12 p.m. EST: Time runs out and the Generals win their second straight game to take first place in the North Division. Final score New Jersey 24, Philadelphia 16.

10:51 p.m. EST: QB De’Andre Johnson rushes into the end zone to extend New Jersey’s lead. Nick Rose’s extra point is good. Generals 24, Stars 16 with 6:19 remaining in the game.

10:35 p.m. EST: Darius Victor pushes his way into the end zone to end a 12-play, 76-yard drive for New Jersey. Nick Rose’s extra run attempt is good and the Generals lead the game for the first time.

New Jersey 17, Philadelphia 16 with 11:17 to go.

10:27 p.m. EST: It’s the end of the third quarter and it’s a six-point game in Birmingham.

10:68 p.m. EST: Case Cookus finds Diondre Overton for a touchdown in Philadelphia to put the Stars back on top. It’s Cookus’ first passing touchdown of the season.

Matt Mengel’s extra run attempt isn’t good. Philadelphia 16, New Jersey 10.

10:05 p.m. EST: Darius Victor finds the end zone for New Jersey as the Generals drive 80 yards down the field. Nick Rose’s extra run attempt is good and it’s all tied at 10 with 7:03 to go in the third.

9:58 p.m. EST: Philadelphia started the second half with Case Cookus at the helm as Bryan Scott is injured. The Stars drove to the New Jersey 12-yard line before settling for a field goal attempt. Matt Mengel’s 30-yard attempt isn’t good.

Philadelphia 10, New Jersey 3 with 11:09 left in the third quarter.

9:36 p.m. EST: We have a single score game before half-time in Birmingham. Philadelphia 10, New Jersey 3.

9:36 p.m. EST: Nick Rose’s 54-yard field attempt is good enough to put New Jersey on the board late in the second quarter. Stars 10, Generals 3 with 0:29 left at halftime.

9:21 p.m. EST: After descending on the four-meter line of New Jersey, Philadelphia is content with an attempted placement. Matt Mengel’s 22-yard attempt is good and the Stars extend their lead. Philadelphia 10, New Jersey 0 with 2:57 to go in the half.

9:18 p.m. EST: On his first scrimmage play, Stars quarterback Case Cookus completes a 42-yard pass to Jordan Suell to put Philadelphia at New Jersey’s four-yard line.

8:51 p.m. EST: The generals go there in fourth and one. Darius Victor rushes three yards to keep their practice alive.

8:46 p.m. EST: It’s a third unsuccessful field goal attempt for the night, as Matt Mengel’s 50-yard field goal attempt isn’t good for the Stars. Philadelphia 7, New Jersey 0.

8:42 p.m. EST: It’s the end of the first quarter. Philadelphia leads 7-0, with quarterback Bryan Scott completing seven of seven pass attempts in the first. The Stars will have a third-and-one at the New Jersey 32-yard line to start the second quarter.

8:34 p.m. EST: A second straight Generals drive ends in a missed field goal as Rose’s 43-yard attempt is no good. The Stars maintain their 7-0 lead with 4:15 in the first quarter.

8:25 p.m. EST: Perez completes a pass to Darius Victor who runs for a gain of 30 yards on three and 22 to keep the New Jersey drive alive.

8:68 p.m. EST: Philly is on set! Bryan Scott completes a through pass to tight end Bug Howard for a 41-yard touchdown. Matt Mengel’s extra point attempt is good.

Philadelphia 7, New Jersey 0 with 11:23 left in the first quarter.

8:14 p.m. EST: Nick Rose’s 52-yard field goal attempt is no good, ending New Jersey’s first drive.

8:12 p.m. EST: Stars linebacker Jordan Moore sacks quarterback Luis Perez for a nine-game loss, going third-and-18.

8:06 p.m. IS: New Jersey wins the toss and elects to host.

The New Jersey Generals take on the Philadelphia Stars in the final game of USFL Week 3. First place in the North Division hangs in the balance, with both teams going into Sunday’s game 1-1. New Jersey and Philadelphia earned their first wins of the season last week after losing their opening games.

The Generals lost to the Birmingham Stallions in Week 1, who remain the only undefeated team in the league, before defeating the Michigan Panthers. Meanwhile, the Stars fell to the New Orleans Breakers before overcoming three first-half turnovers to beat the Pittsburgh Maulers.

Sunday’s game will be a quarterback matchup. The Generals have committed to their two-QB system with Luis Perez and De’Andre Johnson split time while Stars quarterback Brian Scott leads the league in passing yards and passing touchdowns.

RELATED: Rising Star: Bryan Scott Emerges as Top QB in USFL

New Jersey Generals and Philadelphia Stars Head Coaches

Both teams are led by coaches with extensive multi-level experience of football and leagues at professional level. New Jersey is run by a 68-year-old man mike riley, who was the head coach of the San Diego Chargers for three seasons from 1999 to 2001. His most recent head coaching job came in 2019, where he led the San Antonio commanders in the AAF . Meanwhile, Philadelphia is run by a 64-year-old man Bart Andrus. Andrus was the head coach of the Amsterdam Admirals in the NFL Europe league from 2001 to 2007, leading the team to consecutive World Bowls and the 2005 title. He has also coached in the CFL, UFL and the XFL.

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RELATED: How to Watch the New Jersey Generals vs Philadelphia Stars

  • When: Sunday, May 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET on Peacock
  • Or: Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Direct: Peacock