The Storm lost a game and their starting quarterback Saturday night, their 54-51 setback to the host New Orleans VooDoo overshadowed by
McPherson had thrown for a touchdown and run for two more before being injured with the Storm (7-6) trailing 33-20. He was helped off the field and replaced by
McPherson was 14-for-21 for 147 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions before leaving the game. He added 15 rushing yards on eight carries, including touchdowns of 1 yard and 7 yards.
Hippeard went 13-for-18 for 195 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions, rallying the Storm from a 54-32 deficit to 54-51 a little more than 3 minutes to play.
But New Orleans (3-9) ran out the clock and sent Tampa Bay to its second straight loss and third in four games.