Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 12 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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