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Wounded Warriors beat the NFL Alumni/media to keep their perfect record

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Philadelphia – The Wounded Warriors Amputee team stayed perfect. The Amputee team came into Philadelphia against the NFL Alumni/media personalities with a 7-0 record.

They won 63-35 over the celebrities at the Wells Fargo Center. Now, they improved to 8-0.

The Wounded Warrior player looks down the field and gets ready to throw a pass at the Wells Fargo Center
The Wounded Warrior player looks down the field and gets ready to throw a pass at the Wells Fargo Center (Photo by Kevin Tuno)

“I like football, and I like what we do,” Clint Bruce, a Navy Seal and former NFL player said. “A life for them is no small life. It’s an honor and a privilege to be here.”

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The Wounded Warriors, all were injured in combat and many without a leg or an arm, scored the final three touchdowns of the game. The NFL Alumni/media team last scored when former Temple and Philadelphia Soul quarterback Adam DiMichele threw a 50-yard pass to Chris Makeda to make it 42-35.

Seconds prior, Eugene Tatum was assisted into the end zone with a 50-yard rushing touchdown to make it 42-28. The NFL alumni/media made it 35-28 on an interception for a touchdown.

Wounded Warriors quarterback A.J. Feeley was picked off for the touchdown. Wounded Warriors made it 35-21 when Jay Stevens scored on a 5-yard touchdown.

Before Stevens’s touchdown, the NFL alumni/media team scored back-to-back touchdowns to make it 28-21. DiMichele threw a 50-yard touchdown pass to make it 28-14.

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Then, former Eagles defensive end Mike Mamula had a five-yard interception return for a touchdown. At halftime, the NFL Alumni/media trailed 28-7.

It was 28-0 Wounded Warriors before the NFL Alumni/media even scored late before halftime.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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