Week 15: DE Robert Mcelroy (SEA) wins Defensive Player of the Week

DE Mcelroy absolutely dominated in the Totems 28-13 game with the Houston RoughRiders. He finished with 4 Tck, 2 Sck.

Week 15: QB Shawn Wright (TOR) wins Offensive Player of the Week

The Toronto North' Shawn Wright threw 4 touchdowns, completing 17 of 25 passes for 383 yards in the North victory over the Nova Scotia Vikings.

After being drafted in Round 1 of the 2030 amateur draft, season number 12 for Wright, has seen some impressive numbers including 35 touchdown passes this season.

Game Recaps for Week 15

North - 47, Vikings - 21
Totems - 28, RoughRiders - 13
Reapers - 20, Gamblers - 14
Pharaohs - 31, Bears - 28

Game of the Week: BCFC Bears at Memphis Pharaohs

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : Memphis Pharaohs
They won their last game, they will win this game. I expect some incredible plays in this game.

Mary Moore : BCFC Bears
They are well coached. I am sure head coach Andrew Archibald has them prepared for this game. He is has a really good understanding of what works offensively. He is innovative with his defense.

Jim Nox : BCFC Bears
Players like Isaias Douglass - CB, John Watson - T and John Scarbrough - FS with their incredible leadership make the difference in this game.

Darren Francis : BCFC Bears
This should be obvious to anyone who looks a the teams. This is going to be a very viewer friendly game.

Houston RoughRiders surprise everyone!

The Houston RoughRiders fans are celebrating after the RoughRiders took down the Nova Scotia Vikings.
In a superb effort the RoughRiders kept at it, and brought home the win. The Vikings are widely considered to be the better of the two programs, but with the RoughRiders winning the fans are hoping that the RoughRiders will soon be able to dance with the big boys.

Reapers lost. Reapers blames coaching.

Richard Spaulding blasted the gameplan after the loss. It is the coaches' responsibility to make sure we are prepared for what they throw at us. They failed us. 'Sure, we lost, but we were playing well. I think this is a testament to our character and preparation' said the Reapers FS. He added: 'The North are a good team, but I we played our hearts out and kept grinding. We learned a lot from this game, and it will help us in the future'.

Coach Showdown with Simon Sly (Season 2042 Week 15)

Welcome to Coach Showdown with Simon Sly. We have an odd couple for you this week.

PAUL POLLARD, DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, MEMPHIS PHARAOHS
The Pharaohs currently sit at 7-6.

Paul Pollard favors an aggressive defense. His attitude is relaxed, and he is good at making everyone around him feel comfortable and promotes a friendly and unceremonial atmosphere in the organisation.
Paul Pollard runs a 3-3-5 defense. The onus is on the safeties in his system. It focuses on man coverage. He wants defensive linemen who can help in runsupport. He wants fast linebackers, who can help in coverage.

They are 1st in sacks with 36.
They are 1st in points allowed, averaging 22.8.
They are 4th in pass defense with 243.1 yards given up per game.
They are 3rd in run defense. Giving up 108.8 yards per game.
They are 5th in interceptions with 11.
They are 8th in the league in tackles for loss.
They are 5th in forced fumbles.

Pollard outperforms Orellana in assessing player ability.
Pollard is slightly better than Orellana at estimating player potential.
Pollard has a slightly better grasp of coaching defense than Orellana.
Pollard is not as rigid as Orellana.
Pollard is better suited to lead a team than Orellana.
Pollard makes his players hit the weight room more often than Orellana.
Pollard works with young players somewhat better than Orellana.


MATTHEW ORELLANA, DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, SEATTLE TOTEMS
The Totems currently sit at 5-8.

Matthew Orellana does not like gambling on defense. Advocating a bend, but don't break mindset. He is a silent, strong leader. He does his job meticulously without making unnecessary waves, and expects those around him to do the same.
Matthew Orellana runs a 4-3 defense. The defense revolves around the linebackers. He prefers mixing up coverage. He aims to shut down the passing game, making the opponent one dimensional. To fit his scheme, linebackers must be sure tacklers, who can help shut down the run.

They are 7th in sacks with 16.
They are 3rd in points allowed, averaging 24.2.
They are 2nd in pass defense with 234.1 yards given up per game.
They are 1st in run defense. Giving up 106.3 yards per game.
They are 1st in interceptions with 14.
They are 1st in the league in tackles for loss.
They are 8th in forced fumbles.

Orellana outperforms Pollard in scouting.
Orellana is slightly more detail oriented than Pollard.
Orellana prepares better than Pollard.

Week 14: CB Ronald Jorgenson (MEM) wins Defensive Player of the Week

CB Ronald Jorgenson of the Memphis Pharaohs has earned the Defensive Player of the Week award. Jorgenson finished with 7 Tck, 1 Int, 1 Def TD.

Week 14: WR Omar Figueroa (TOR) wins Offensive Player of the Week

Figueroa's 6 rec, 180 yds, 0 TD effort led the way for the Toronto North. His 180 receiving yards bring his season total to 1295 yards with 8 touchdowns on the season.

Game Recaps for Week 14

Bears - 30, Gamblers - 17
Pharaohs - 30, Totems - 17
North - 34, Reapers - 24
RoughRiders - 40, Vikings - 10

Game of the Week: Windsor Gamblers at BCFC Bears

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : BCFC Bears
This defense is likely to step up this week. They are 3rd in sacks with 18. They are 4th in points allowed, averaging only 26.8. They are 4th in run defense. Giving up only 117.3 yards per game. They are 3rd in interceptions with 10. They are 2nd in forced fumbles.

Mary Moore : BCFC Bears
Players like Isaias Douglass - CB, John Watson - T and John Scarbrough - FS with their incredible leadership make the difference in this game.

Jim Nox : BCFC Bears
This offense is likely to step up this week. They are 5th in the league pass completion percentage. They are 2nd in the league passing touchdowns with 36. They are 3rd in the league passing yards per game. They average 296.2! They are 2nd in the league in sacks allowed. They are 3rd in the league rushing touchdowns with 14. They are 1st in the league points scored per game. They average 34.7!

Darren Francis : BCFC Bears
Looking at the teams, most people agree that Orlando Magee - DE is a guy who will carry a game. He is getting paid a lot of money to carry games.

Week 13: RB Foster Smith (TOR) wins Offensive Player of the Week

Week 13's Offensive Player of the Week is Running Back Foster Smith. His 24 att, 88 yds, 2 TD, 4 rec, 61 yds, 0 TD performance stood out in the 30 to 23 victory for the Toronto North.

The former Florida State gridiron star is racking up the rushing yards and now has 520 Yards and 8 Touchdowns for the season.

Week 13: FS John Scarbrough (BCFC) wins Defensive Player of the Week

FS John Scarbrough of the BCFC Bears has earned the Defensive Player of the Week award. Scarbrough finished with 5 Tck, 1 Int, 1 Def TD.

Game Recaps for Week 13

Bears - 31, Vikings - 15
Totems - 30, Reapers - 12
Gamblers - 27, RoughRiders - 20
North - 30, Pharaohs - 23

Game of the Week: Toronto North at Memphis Pharaohs

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : Memphis Pharaohs
Head coach James Andrew runs a tight ship in Memphis. I feel certain he has prepared an excellent gameplan. He is doing some really smart things on offense. He is innovative with his defense. The way he prepares gives them an advantage in any game. And you can take that with you to the bank.

Mary Moore : Memphis Pharaohs
I see them winning again this week.

Jim Nox : Toronto North
This defense is likely to step up this week. They are 4th in sacks with 17. They are 5th in points allowed, averaging only 28.6. They are 2nd in pass defense. They only give up 234.6 per game. They are 3rd in run defense. Giving up only 107.4 yards per game. They are 2nd in interceptions with 11. They are 3rd in the league in tackles for loss. They are 3rd in the league pass average yards per rush.

Darren Francis : Toronto North
Looking at how the teams match up, I do not think there is any doubt that the offense will struggle to contain players like Gary Harris - DE. Expect him to show up in a big way.

Coach Showdown with Simon Sly (Season 2042 Week 13)

As always I am Simon Sly with your weekly coach comparison. This is an interesting week.

JAMES ISBELL, OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR, SEATTLE TOTEMS
The Totems currently sit at 4-7.

James Isbell likes to mix it up on offense, switching between aggressive and conservative styles. His attitude is relaxed, and he is good at making everyone around him feel comfortable and promotes a friendly and unceremonial atmosphere in the organisation.
James Isbell runs a pass heavy Vertical Hybrid offense. In the passing game, he prefers medium passes, focusing on the line to gain. He likes receivers who can stretch the field.

They are 6th in the league pass completion percentage. They are 7th in the league passing touchdowns with 20. They are 5th in the league passing yards per game. Averaging 238.6.They are 7th in the league in sacks allowed.They are 3rd in the league in pancakes.They are 7th in the league in passes of more than 20 yards.They are 7th in the league average yards per rush.They are 8th in the league rushing touchdowns with 6.They are 6th in the league rushing yards per game. They average 107.6.They are 8th in the league points scored per game. With an average of 21.6.
Isbell outperforms Gustafson in assessing player ability.
Isbell is significantly better than Gustafson in judging player potential.
Isbell outperforms Gustafson in player development.
Isbell is not as rigid as Gustafson.
Isbell makes his players hit the weight room more often than Gustafson.
Isbell prepares better than Gustafson.


FRED GUSTAFSON, OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR, NEW ORLEANS REAPERS
The Reapers currently sit at 5-6.

Fred Gustafson likes to mix it up on offense, switching between aggressive and conservative styles. He adapts his demeanor to the situation, and does whatever he thinks it takes to get through to his players and co-workers.
Fred Gustafson runs a pass heavy Power Hybrid offense. It features running backs out of the backfield in the passing game. He runs mostly from power formations. Gustafson likes to go over the top of the defense in the passing game.

They are 2nd in the league pass completion percentage.
They are 1st in the league passing touchdowns with 37.
They are 3rd in the league passing yards per game. Averaging 303.8.
They are 4th in the league in sacks allowed.
They are 7th in the league in pancakes.
They are 2nd in the league in passes of more than 20 yards.
They are 5th in the league average yards per rush.
They are 6th in the league rushing touchdowns with 9.
They are 5th in the league rushing yards per game. They average 111.
They are 3rd in the league points scored per game. With an average of 32.3.

Gustafson is a better offisive mind than Isbell.
Gustafson is better suited to lead a team than Isbell.

Week 12: QB Shawn Wright (TOR) wins Offensive Player of the Week

The league announced Toronto North quarterback Shawn Wright has been named Offensive Player of the Week.

The North defeated the Windsor Gamblers, 41 to 28. Wright did his part, throwing 3 touchdowns, completing 24 of 32 passes for 441 yards. His outstanding performance now brings his season Touchdown to Interception Ratio to 28 to 11, and a passer rating of 104.8.

Week 12: LB Allen Varney (BCFC) wins Defensive Player of the Week

LB Varney absolutely dominated in the Bears 41-9 game with the Seattle Totems. He finished with 9 Tck, 2 Sck, 1 FF, 1 FR.

Game Recaps for Week 12

North - 41, Gamblers - 28
Pharaohs - 34, RoughRiders - 10
Bears - 41, Totems - 9
Reapers - 49, Vikings - 27

Game of the Week: Toronto North at Windsor Gamblers

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : Toronto North
The North are better than you think. They get the W. They win big.

Mary Moore : Windsor Gamblers
They will rely on their offense to pull them through. They are 2nd in the league pass completion percentage. They are 2nd in the league in sacks allowed. They are maulers, 5th in the league in pancakes. They are 5th in the league rushing touchdowns with 10. They are 2nd in the league rushing yards per game. They average 125.8! They are 5th in the league points scored per game. They average 27.5!

Jim Nox : Windsor Gamblers
I think having a leader like Matthew Matson - LB is the kind of thing that will help the Gamblers win this game. This will be an action-packed affair.

Darren Francis : Toronto North
Their defense will step up this game. They are 4th in sacks with 15. They are 5th in points allowed, averaging only 28.7. They are 3rd in pass defense. They only give up 230.8 per game. They are 2nd in run defense. Giving up only 101.7 yards per game. They are 3rd in interceptions with 10. They are 2nd in the league in tackles for loss. They are 5th in the league pass average yards per rush.

Week 11: LB Rolland Mcgill (NO) wins Defensive Player of the Week

LB Rolland Mcgill of the New Orleans Reapers has earned the Defensive Player of the Week award. Mcgill finished with 10 Tck, 1 FF, 1 FR.

Week 11: WR Ian Anderson (NO) wins Offensive Player of the Week

Ian Anderson of the New Orleans Reapers receives the offensive player of the week honors for his 6 rec, 183 yds, 2 TD effort. The former Round 1 selection is racking up the receiving yards, bringing his season total to 1001 yards on the season.

Game Recaps for Week 11

Reapers - 34, Pharaohs - 21
Gamblers - 24, Totems - 14

Game of the Week: Seattle Totems at Windsor Gamblers

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : Windsor Gamblers
For this match up, it is likely that Anton Patterson - CB will dominate the offense. This is going to be great to watch.

Mary Moore : Seattle Totems
I think having a leader like Michael Rojas - RB is the kind of thing that will help the Totems win this game. This will really be a statement win.

Jim Nox : Windsor Gamblers
They have a dominant defense. They do not get enough credit for that. They are 5th in sacks with 11. They are 3rd in points allowed, averaging only 23.2. They are 1st in pass defense. They only give up 208.7 per game. They are 2nd in interceptions with 10. They are 4th in the league in tackles for loss. They are 3rd in forced fumbles. There are so many factors to consider when making predictions. This one was easy though.

Darren Francis : Seattle Totems
They get their win and this game will be just another day at the office.

Coach Showdown with Simon Sly (Season 2042 Week 11)

Time for this weeks get to know your coaches. As always, Simon Sly deliver with this weeks coach comparison. We have an odd couple for you this week.

RAYMOND GROSS, DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, BCFC BEARS
The Bears currently sit at 6-3.

Raymond Gross wants to stay unpredictable on defense, favoring a balanced approach. He adapts his demeanor to the situation, and does whatever he thinks it takes to get through to his players and co-workers.
Raymond Gross runs a 4-3 defense. The defense revolves around the linebackers. It focuses on man coverage. He wants defensive linemen who can help in runsupport. To fit his scheme, linebackers must be sure tacklers, who can help shut down the run.

They are 3rd in sacks with 15.
They are 6th in points allowed, averaging 29.8.
They are 8th in pass defense with 327.1 yards given up per game.
They are 5th in run defense. Giving up 125.5 yards per game.
They are 5th in interceptions with 9.
They are 6th in the league in tackles for loss.
They are 1st in forced fumbles.

Gross is slightly more detail oriented than Carroll.
Gross has a slightly better grasp of coaching defense than Carroll.
Gross is not as rigid as Carroll.
Gross seems a little bit smarter than Carroll.


PATRICK CARROLL, DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, NOVA SCOTIA VIKINGS
The Vikings currently sit at 5-5.

Patrick Carroll favors an aggressive defense. Professionalism is the key for him. He demands accountability from everyone around him.
Patrick Carroll runs a 4-3 Hybrid defense. The onus is on the safeties in his system. It focuses on man coverage. He targets the rungame, daring the offense to pass. He wants defensive linemen who can help in runsupport. To fit his scheme, linebackers must be sure tacklers, who can help shut down the run.

They are 2nd in sacks with 17.
They are 4th in points allowed, averaging 27.5.
They are 5th in pass defense with 263 yards given up per game.
They are 4th in run defense. Giving up 121 yards per game.
They are 7th in interceptions with 7.
They are 3rd in the league in tackles for loss.
They are 2nd in forced fumbles.

Carroll outperforms Gross in assessing player ability.
Carroll is significantly better than Gross in judging player potential.

Week 10: QB Raymond Brown (HRR) wins Offensive Player of the Week

The Houston RoughRiders' Raymond Brown threw 2 touchdowns, completing 31 of 53 passes for 368 yards in the Bears victory over the Houston RoughRiders.

After being drafted in Round 1 of the 2035 amateur draft, season number 7 for Brown, has seen some impressive numbers including 15 touchdown passes this season.

Week 10: DE Orlando Magee (BCFC) wins Defensive Player of the Week

DE Orlando Magee of the BCFC Bears has earned the Defensive Player of the Week award. Magee finished with 4 Tck, 1 Sck.

Game Recaps for Week 10

Bears - 28, RoughRiders - 23
Gamblers - 21, Pharaohs - 20
North - 45, Reapers - 34
Totems - 27, Vikings - 0

Game of the Week: Memphis Pharaohs at Windsor Gamblers

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : Memphis Pharaohs
The Pharaohs are a much better team than everyone thinks A double digit win.

Mary Moore : Windsor Gamblers
For this match up, I think that Anton Patterson - CB is the kind of player who gives offensive coordinators nightmares. I expect some incredible plays in this game.

Jim Nox : Windsor Gamblers
One of the most underestimated offenses. They are 3rd in the league pass completion percentage. They are 2nd in the league in sacks allowed. They are 5th in the league rushing touchdowns with 9. They are 2nd in the league rushing yards per game. They average 125.2! They are 5th in the league points scored per game. They average 28.8! This will be a very entertaining game.

Darren Francis : Windsor Gamblers
I think their defense is really good. They are 5th in sacks with 11. They are 2nd in points allowed, averaging only 23.6. They are 1st in pass defense. They only give up 223 per game. They are 5th in run defense. Giving up only 120.9 yards per game. They are 2nd in interceptions with 10. They are 4th in the league in tackles for loss. They are 3rd in forced fumbles. Expect a great game.

Week 9: RB Danny Wooden (BCFC) wins Offensive Player of the Week

The honor comes after Wooden's 20 att, 136 yds, 2 TD performance against the New Orleans Reapers. Wooden from Oklahoma St. was selected in round 1, 4 years ago.

Wooden now has 664 Rushing Yards and 8 Touchdowns for the season.

Week 9: FS John Scarbrough (BCFC) wins Defensive Player of the Week

FS Scarbrough's ball hawking ability was on display in the Bears 48-24 game with the New Orleans Reapers. He finished with 5 Tck, 1 Int, 1 Def TD.

"John has the unique ability to make plays and generate turnovers." -Bears Defensive Coordinator

Game Recaps for Week 9

Vikings - 44, Gamblers - 13
Pharaohs - 28, RoughRiders - 10
Bears - 48, Reapers - 24
North - 24, Totems - 23

Game of the Week: Seattle Totems at Toronto North

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : Toronto North
Do not throw statistics at me! The North win because they are the better team. Expect a great game.

Mary Moore : Seattle Totems
This will be a very up and down affair.

Jim Nox : Toronto North
When you consider the two rosters, there is no way around that Omar Figueroa - WR is hard to gameplan for. Look for him to dominate. This will be watercooler talk on monday. Do not miss it.

Darren Francis : Toronto North
Head coach Lawrence Schaefer does a great job getting them prepared every week. This week will be no different. He is a great offensive mind. Defensively he makes great adjustments. He is really good at analyzing and preparing for opponents.

Top receiver trio?

The Bears trio of Jeremy Shaw - WR, Josh Morris - WR and Robert Travis - TE are currently the leading trio of pass catchers in the league, with 20 receving touchdowns between the three.

Coach Showdown with Simon Sly (Season 2042 Week 9)

Simon Sly is back with this week's edition of Coach Showdown. I will spare you the meandering and cut to the chase.

MATTHEW ORELLANA, DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, SEATTLE TOTEMS
The Totems currently sit at 3-4.

Matthew Orellana does not like gambling on defense. Advocating a bend, but don't break mindset. He is a silent, strong leader. He does his job meticulously without making unnecessary waves, and expects those around him to do the same.
Matthew Orellana runs a 4-3 defense. The defense revolves around the linebackers. He prefers mixing up coverage. He aims to shut down the passing game, making the opponent one dimensional. To fit his scheme, linebackers must be sure tacklers, who can help shut down the run.

They are 8th in sacks with 5.
They are 3rd in points allowed, averaging 26.1.
They are 1st in pass defense with 232.9 yards given up per game.
They are 1st in run defense. Giving up 102.6 yards per game.
They are 2nd in interceptions with 10.
They are 2nd in the league in tackles for loss.
They are 8th in forced fumbles.

Orellana is slightly more detail oriented than Carroll.
Orellana has a slightly better grasp of coaching defense than Carroll.
Orellana is not as rigid as Carroll.
Orellana prepares better than Carroll.


PATRICK CARROLL, DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, NOVA SCOTIA VIKINGS
The Vikings currently sit at 4-4.

Patrick Carroll favors an aggressive defense. Professionalism is the key for him. He demands accountability from everyone around him.
Patrick Carroll runs a 4-3 Hybrid defense. The onus is on the safeties in his system. It focuses on man coverage. He targets the rungame, daring the offense to pass. He wants defensive linemen who can help in runsupport. To fit his scheme, linebackers must be sure tacklers, who can help shut down the run.

They are 2nd in sacks with 15.
They are 5th in points allowed, averaging 29.4.
They are 6th in pass defense with 289.5 yards given up per game.
They are 4th in run defense. Giving up 112 yards per game.
They are 7th in interceptions with 6.
They are 3rd in the league in tackles for loss.
They are 2nd in forced fumbles.

Carroll outperforms Orellana in assessing player ability.
Carroll is significantly better than Orellana in judging player potential.

Anderson: The icon

Reports out of New Orleans tell us that many in the owners circle are already considering Ian Anderson as a sure fire first ballot hall of famer. Naturally, many in New Orleans are eager to have him retire with the Reapers. Banners are already being drafted.

Week 8: FS Victor Morris (WIN) wins Defensive Player of the Week

FS Victor Morris of the Windsor Gamblers has earned the Defensive Player of the Week award. Morris finished with 4 Tck, 1 Int, 1 Def TD.

Week 8: QB Shawn Wright (TOR) wins Offensive Player of the Week

The league announced Toronto North quarterback Shawn Wright has been named Offensive Player of the Week.

The North defeated the BCFC Bears, 45 to 30. Wright did his part, throwing 4 touchdowns, completing 20 of 29 passes for 459 yards. His outstanding performance now brings his season Touchdown to Interception Ratio to 20 to 9, and a passer rating of 103.0.

Game Recaps for Week 8

North - 45, Bears - 30
Vikings - 28, RoughRiders - 21
Gamblers - 32, Pharaohs - 24

Game of the Week: Windsor Gamblers at Memphis Pharaohs

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : Memphis Pharaohs
This is just what my gut tells me. If they do not win, I have to buy cake for the entire office. That is how sure I am.

Mary Moore : Memphis Pharaohs
Look for their offense to dominate. They are 3rd in the league pass completion percentage. They are 5th in the league passing touchdowns with 15. They are 1st in the league in sacks allowed. They are 1st in the league average yards per rush. They are 2nd in the league rushing touchdowns with 10. They are 1st in the league rushing yards per game. They average 174.8! They are 1st in the league points scored per game. They average 34.2! This will be watercooler talk on monday. Do not miss it.

Jim Nox : Memphis Pharaohs
They will increase their winstreak to two this week. This will be a very entertaining game.

Darren Francis : Memphis Pharaohs
I am sure head coach James Andrew has something up his sleeve for this game. He is doing some really smart things on offense. He is doing some clever things with his defense. The way he and his coaches prepare is beautiful. I am looking forward to watching this showdown.

Travis sour after Bears loss.

Robert Travis was not happy in an interview after the Bears lost to the North. Robert Travis - TE left no possibility for mistakes about his opinion of the North. 'They should care more about how they carry themselves. They were acting like classless clowns', a clearly bitter Travis said.

Week 7: QB Shawn Wright (TOR) wins Offensive Player of the Week

The Toronto North' Shawn Wright threw 6 touchdowns, completing 28 of 35 passes for 436 yards in the North victory over the Houston RoughRiders.

After being drafted in Round 1 of the 2030 amateur draft, season number 12 for Wright, has seen some impressive numbers including 16 touchdown passes this season.

Week 7: LB Ben Boothe (NSV) wins Defensive Player of the Week

LB Boothe absolutely dominated in the Pharaohs 41-25 game with the Nova Scotia Vikings. He finished with 6 Tck, 1 Sck, 1 Int, 1 Def TD, 1 FF.

Game Recaps for Week 7

Bears - 34, Gamblers - 34
Totems - 33, Reapers - 31
North - 56, RoughRiders - 39
Pharaohs - 41, Vikings - 25

Game of the Week: BCFC Bears at Windsor Gamblers

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : Windsor Gamblers
Head coach Jack Doughty has this team running like a well oiled machine. He is has a really good understanding of what works on defense. I expect some incredible plays in this game.

Mary Moore : Windsor Gamblers
I do not think their offense gets enough credit. They are 2nd in the league pass completion percentage. They are 1st in the league in sacks allowed. They are 5th in the league rushing touchdowns with 6. They are 3rd in the league rushing yards per game. They average 118! They are 4th in the league points scored per game. They average 30.2!

Jim Nox : BCFC Bears
The Bears have really strong team play. You look at a player like Jeremy Shaw - WR and what he does for a team. He makes everyone around him better.

Darren Francis : Windsor Gamblers
For this game, you would be a fool not to think Clifton Snead - RB is a key cog in the offensive machinery of the Gamblers. Should be interesting to see him going against a quality opponent. If they do not win, I have to buy cake for the entire office. That is how sure I am.

Trouble in Windsor?

An individual with connections in the Gamblers' locker room says that younger players are gravitating toward Jeremy Cruz - WR. Coaches are not happy with the situation, because they fear Cruz may be a bad influence.

Coach Showdown with Simon Sly (Season 2042 Week 7)

You know what time it is. It is time for your weekly coach comparison with Simon Sly. I will spare you the meandering and cut to the chase.

PAUL POLLARD, DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, MEMPHIS PHARAOHS
The Pharaohs currently sit at 3-2.

Paul Pollard favors an aggressive defense. His attitude is relaxed, and he is good at making everyone around him feel comfortable and promotes a friendly and unceremonial atmosphere in the organisation.
Paul Pollard runs a 3-3-5 defense. The onus is on the safeties in his system. It focuses on man coverage. He wants defensive linemen who can help in runsupport. He wants fast linebackers, who can help in coverage.

They are 1st in sacks with 16.
They are 2nd in points allowed, averaging 23.6.
They are 4th in pass defense with 243.6 yards given up per game.
They are 2nd in run defense. Giving up 99.2 yards per game.
They are 4th in interceptions with 6.
They are 8th in the league in tackles for loss.
They are 7th in forced fumbles.

Pollard outperforms Wilkinson in assessing player ability.
Pollard has a slightly better grasp of coaching defense than Wilkinson.
Pollard exhibits way more flexibility than Wilkinson.
Pollard is better suited to lead a team than Wilkinson.
Pollard makes his players hit the weight room more often than Wilkinson.


TIMOTHY WILKINSON, DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, TORONTO NORTH
The North currently sit at 3-3.

Timothy Wilkinson wants to stay unpredictable on defense, favoring a balanced approach. He adapts his demeanor to the situation, and does whatever he thinks it takes to get through to his players and co-workers.
Timothy Wilkinson runs a 5-2 defense. The defense revolves around the linebackers. He prefers mixing up coverage. Wilkinson aims to field versatile linebackers.

They are 5th in sacks with 8.
They are 4th in points allowed, averaging 26.8.
They are 2nd in pass defense with 216 yards given up per game.
They are 5th in run defense. Giving up 112.5 yards per game.
They are 2nd in interceptions with 8.
They are 2nd in the league in tackles for loss.
They are 6th in forced fumbles.

Wilkinson outperforms Pollard in scouting.
Wilkinson motivates his team a little better than Pollard.

Week 6: QB Daniel Applegate (NO) wins Offensive Player of the Week

The league announced New Orleans Reapers quarterback Daniel Applegate has been named Offensive Player of the Week.

The Reapers defeated the BCFC Bears, 45 to 28. Applegate did his part, throwing 5 touchdowns, completing 25 of 29 passes for 309 yards. His outstanding performance now brings his season Touchdown to Interception Ratio to 19 to 6, and a passer rating of 120.4.

Week 6: LB Sergio Morris (WIN) wins Defensive Player of the Week

LB Morris absolutely dominated in the Gamblers 27-24 game with the Houston RoughRiders. He finished with 9 Tck, 1 Sck.

Game Recaps for Week 6

North - 24, Vikings - 13
Totems - 30, Pharaohs - 24
Reapers - 45, Bears - 28
Gamblers - 27, RoughRiders - 24

Gregory Patterson - QB signs extension with the Totems

The Seattle Totems front office has announced that they have signed Gregory Patterson - QB to a new contract. Patterson will stay with the team on a 1 year deal with a base salary of 13190000

Game of the Week: BCFC Bears at New Orleans Reapers

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : BCFC Bears
I am sure head coach Andrew Archibald has something up his sleeve for this game. He makes great offensive adjustments. He is has a really good understanding of what works on defense. They might even blow them out.

Mary Moore : New Orleans Reapers
This will be an action-packed affair.

Jim Nox : BCFC Bears
The difference in this game will be their defense. They are 3rd in sacks with 8. They are 3rd in points allowed, averaging only 25.4. They are 5th in run defense. Giving up only 115.4 yards per game. They are 5th in the league in tackles for loss. They are 1st in forced fumbles.

Darren Francis : BCFC Bears
They won their last game, they will win this game. This will really be a statement win.

Johnson gloats after Pharaohs victory.

Richard Johnson did not hold his tongue in a postgame interview. Richard Johnson - WR known for brutal honesty, said after Memphis beat New Orleans that the Reapers's did not seem prepared at all, and that he was frankly embarrased on their behalf. Them be fighting words to many a Reapers fan, let alone the players. It will be interesting to see if anyone lashes back, or if calmer heads prevail.

Hernandez giving back.

Nova Scotia benefits from community work by Vikings' DT George Hernandez. Hernandez recently has spend his free time working with troubled youth. An official statement on the matter read: 'Needless to say, the organization is proud of the Hernandez'.

Week 5: DE Eugene Kelly (WIN) wins Defensive Player of the Week

DE Eugene Kelly of the Windsor Gamblers has earned the Defensive Player of the Week award. Kelly finished with 1 Tck, 1 Sck, 1 Sfty.

Week 5: QB Daniel Applegate (NO) wins Offensive Player of the Week

The league announced New Orleans Reapers quarterback Daniel Applegate has been named Offensive Player of the Week.

The Reapers defeated the Houston RoughRiders, 42 to 28. Applegate did his part, throwing 4 touchdowns, completing 28 of 31 passes for 446 yards. His outstanding performance now brings his season Touchdown to Interception Ratio to 14 to 6, and a passer rating of 110.7.

Game Recaps for Week 5

Bears - 41, Vikings - 16
Reapers - 42, RoughRiders - 28
Pharaohs - 35, North - 27
Gamblers - 35, Totems - 13

Floyd Engel - T signs extension with the Vikings

The Nova Scotia Vikings front office has announced that they have signed Floyd Engel - T to a new contract. Engel will stay with the team on a 2 year deal with a base salary of 4550000

Game of the Week: Memphis Pharaohs at Toronto North

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : Toronto North
Look for them to build on their last win.

Mary Moore : Toronto North
Having team player who help coordinate everyone else is invaluable and definitely helps the North win this game. If you look at their roster, I see Warren Ortiz - CB and Ryan Knapp - WR playing this kind of role.

Jim Nox : Memphis Pharaohs
The difference in this game will be their defense. They are 1st in sacks with 12. They are 2nd in points allowed, averaging only 20.3. They are 4th in pass defense. They only give up 243.7 per game. They are 4th in run defense. Giving up only 99 yards per game. They are 4th in interceptions with 5. They are 1st in the league pass average yards per rush. They are 5th in forced fumbles. They will rack up a lot of points.

Darren Francis : Memphis Pharaohs
Look for their offense to dominate. They are 1st in the league pass completion percentage. They are 3rd in the league passing touchdowns with 9. They are 4th in the league passing yards per game. They average 266.7! They are 2nd in the league in sacks allowed. They are 1st in the league average yards per rush. They are 5th in the league rushing touchdowns with 3. They are 1st in the league rushing yards per game. They average 183.3! They are 1st in the league points scored per game. They average 35! But it will be much closer than many think..

Coach Showdown with Simon Sly (Season 2042 Week 5)

Simon Sly is here to bring you another edition of Coach Showdown. Let us jump right in.

TIMOTHY WILKINSON, DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, TORONTO NORTH
The North currently sit at 2-2.

Timothy Wilkinson wants to stay unpredictable on defense, favoring a balanced approach. He adapts his demeanor to the situation, and does whatever he thinks it takes to get through to his players and co-workers.
Timothy Wilkinson runs a 5-2 defense. The defense revolves around the linebackers. He prefers mixing up coverage. Wilkinson aims to field versatile linebackers.

They are 4th in sacks with 5.
They are 6th in points allowed, averaging 28.2.
They are 3rd in pass defense with 232.2 yards given up per game.
They are 5th in run defense. Giving up 109 yards per game.
They are 2nd in interceptions with 6.
They are 2nd in the league in tackles for loss.
They are 7th in forced fumbles.

Wilkinson outperforms Gross in scouting.
Wilkinson is slightly better than Gross at estimating player potential.
Wilkinson is better suited to lead a team than Gross.
Wilkinson motivates his team a little better than Gross.
Wilkinson works with young players somewhat better than Gross.


RAYMOND GROSS, DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, BCFC BEARS
The Bears currently sit at 3-1.

Raymond Gross wants to stay unpredictable on defense, favoring a balanced approach. He adapts his demeanor to the situation, and does whatever he thinks it takes to get through to his players and co-workers.
Raymond Gross runs a 4-3 defense. The defense revolves around the linebackers. It focuses on man coverage. He wants defensive linemen who can help in runsupport. To fit his scheme, linebackers must be sure tacklers, who can help shut down the run.

They are 2nd in sacks with 8.
They are 5th in points allowed, averaging 27.8.
They are 7th in pass defense with 315.8 yards given up per game.
They are 6th in run defense. Giving up 120.2 yards per game.
They are 7th in interceptions with 2.
They are 5th in the league in tackles for loss.
They are 1st in forced fumbles.

Gross seems a little bit smarter than Wilkinson.

Week 4: QB Gregory Patterson (SEA) wins Offensive Player of the Week

The league announced Seattle Totems quarterback Gregory Patterson has been named Offensive Player of the Week.

The Totems defeated the Houston RoughRiders, 38 to 9. Patterson did his part, throwing 4 touchdowns, completing 30 of 38 passes for 310 yards. His outstanding performance now brings his season Touchdown to Interception Ratio to 9 to 5, and a passer rating of 93.4.

Week 4: CB Alex Bauer (MEM) wins Defensive Player of the Week

CB Bauer's ball hawking ability was on display in the Pharaohs 40-13 game with the Nova Scotia Vikings. He finished with 5 Tck, 2 Int, 1 Def TD.

"Alex has the unique ability to make plays and generate turnovers." -Pharaohs Defensive Coordinator

Game Recaps for Week 4

North - 35, Bears - 32
Totems - 38, RoughRiders - 9
Pharaohs - 40, Vikings - 13
Gamblers - 38, Reapers - 10

Game of the Week: Memphis Pharaohs at Nova Scotia Vikings

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : Nova Scotia Vikings
Do not throw statistics at me! The Vikings win because they are the better team.

Mary Moore : Memphis Pharaohs
Looking at the teams, most people agree that the offense will not be able to contain Fred Brown - DT. He will destroy them. This should be some good football.

Jim Nox : Nova Scotia Vikings
I am sure head coach Shawn Reynolds has something up his sleeve for this game. He is doing some really smart things on offense. He is running an explosive defense.

Darren Francis : Memphis Pharaohs
I really like their offense. They are 1st in the league pass completion percentage. They are 4th in the league passing touchdowns with 6. They are 4th in the league passing yards per game. They average 285.5! They are 3rd in the league in sacks allowed. They are 1st in the league average yards per rush. They are 1st in the league rushing yards per game. They average 192.5! They are 2nd in the league points scored per game. They average 32.5!

Ronald Cordero - QB proves his worth.

Ronald Cordero - QB is looking amazing out there so far this season. If he keeps playing such fantastic football, hes got a shot at becoming on of the greats

Winning pleases everyone.

Gamblers fans are excited this week after their team shellacked the North. Jack Doughty said of his team, We did what we were supposed to, and got what we came for.

Lightfoot sees the bright side of Pharaohs loss.

Nathan Lightfoot pointed no fingers and saw the upside to the Pharaohs loss. Nathan Lightfoot - T was upbeat in his assessment after the BCFC lost a close game to the Lightfoot. 'We learned a lot. We showed a lot. There is reason for optimism. We are very close, and we keep building every week. Do not switch channels, we will be with you shortly.', BCFC said smiling confidently.

Week 3: QB Daniel Applegate (NO) wins Offensive Player of the Week

The New Orleans Reapers' Daniel Applegate threw 5 touchdowns, completing 18 of 21 passes for 330 yards in the Reapers victory over the Houston RoughRiders.

After being drafted in Round 4 of the 2036 amateur draft, season number 6 for Applegate, has seen some impressive numbers including 9 touchdown passes this season.

Week 3: CB Michael Damon (TOR) wins Defensive Player of the Week

CB Michael Damon of the Toronto North has earned the Defensive Player of the Week award. Damon finished with 4 Tck, 2 Int, 1 Def TD.

Game Recaps for Week 3

Gamblers - 27, North - 13
Reapers - 45, RoughRiders - 14
Bears - 31, Pharaohs - 24
Vikings - 28, Totems - 20

Game of the Week: Memphis Pharaohs at BCFC Bears

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : BCFC Bears
I really think their offense will make the difference. If they lose this one, I will never hear the end of it.

Mary Moore : BCFC Bears
Look for them to continue their winstreak.

Jim Nox : BCFC Bears
When you consider the two rosters, I see that Danny Wooden - RB is hard to gameplan for. Look for him to dominate. The referees will have their work cut out for them. This will be very competitive and intense.

Darren Francis : BCFC Bears
Look for their defense to dominate. The way they win this game will tell a lot about what they are as a team.

RoughRiders lost. Baker is ok with that.

John Baker was not pessimistic in an interview after the RoughRiders lost to the Bears. The RoughRiders QB said he saw good things from his team in the game against the Bears. 'We proved this game that we have it in us. We came close and we showed what we are all about. This team is hungry, and I think there are good things in there future.', he said.

Coach Showdown with Simon Sly (Season 2042 Week 3)

You know what time it is. It is time for your weekly coach comparison with Simon Sly. Hope you enjoy it.

ANDREW ARCHIBALD, HEAD COACH, BCFC BEARS
The Bears currently sit at 2-0.

Andrew Archibald preaches flexibility on both offense and defense, focusing on what the situation demands. Professionalism is the key for him. He demands accountability from everyone around him.

Archibald outperforms Vandiver in scouting.
Archibald outperforms Vandiver in assessing player ability.
Archibald is slightly more detail oriented than Vandiver.
Archibald is a much sharper defensive mind than Vandiver.
Archibald is leagues above Vandiver when it comes to coaching offense.
Archibald outperforms Vandiver in player development.
Archibald is so much smarter than Vandiver.
Archibald is better suited to lead a team than Vandiver.
Archibald motivates his team a little better than Vandiver.


BILLY VANDIVER, HEAD COACH, HOUSTON ROUGHRIDERS
The RoughRiders currently sit at 1-1.

Billy Vandiver preaches flexibility on both offense and defense, focusing on what the situation demands. He loves football, and it shows that this is his dreamjob. His eagerness to discuss all aspects of the game is infectious in an organisation.

Vandiver is much more charismatic than Archibald.

Is Parra really made of glass?

According to sources within the building Jeremy Parra - C is still not back to full shape. Parra is known inside the facility to be increasingly frustrated with his injuries. He wants to play at full speed and not have the lingering worries about when it will happen again.

Week 2: CB Terry Post (HRR) wins Defensive Player of the Week

CB Post's ball hawking ability was on display in the RoughRiders 38-35 game with the Toronto North. He finished with 3 Tck, 2 Int, 1 Def TD.

"Terry has the unique ability to make plays and generate turnovers." -RoughRiders Defensive Coordinator

Week 2: RB Glenn Meza (NSV) wins Offensive Player of the Week

The honor comes after Meza's 35 att, 176 yds, 2 TD performance against the Windsor Gamblers. Meza from Southern Miss was selected in round 1, 5 years ago.

Meza now has 258 Rushing Yards and 3 Touchdowns for the season.

Game Recaps for Week 2

Vikings - 27, Gamblers - 24
Pharaohs - 41, Reapers - 17
RoughRiders - 38, North - 35
Bears - 30, Totems - 15

Game of the Week: Houston RoughRiders at Toronto North

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : Toronto North
Looking at the teams, most people think that Warren Ortiz - CB is a guy who will determine the result of the game. He supersharges their defense.

Mary Moore : Toronto North
I have a lot of respect for head coach Lawrence Schaefer. He is doing great things in Toronto. He makes great offensive adjustments. He is running an explosive defense. He will out-prepare any opponent. A single digit win.

Jim Nox : Toronto North
The difference in this game will be their offense. The way they win this game will tell a lot about what they are as a team.

Darren Francis : Houston RoughRiders
They will get back in the winning column this week.

Week 1: CB David Sawyers (NSV) wins Defensive Player of the Week

CB David Sawyers of the Nova Scotia Vikings has earned the Defensive Player of the Week award. Sawyers finished with 3 Tck, 2 Int, 1 Def TD.

Week 1: QB Ronald Cordero (BCFC) wins Offensive Player of the Week

The league announced BCFC Bears quarterback Ronald Cordero has been named Offensive Player of the Week.

The Bears defeated the Houston RoughRiders, 42 to 37. Cordero did his part, throwing 6 touchdowns, completing 36 of 45 passes for 361 yards. His outstanding performance now brings his season Touchdown to Interception Ratio to 6 to 1, and a passer rating of 130.4.

Game Recaps for Week 1

Vikings - 29, Reapers - 24
Bears - 42, RoughRiders - 37
North - 26, Totems - 16

Season Predictions

The sports journalists association has published the results of this year's division prediction polls among their twenty top sports journalists.

Canadian Conference Canada: Toronto North with 13 votes (Runner up: Nova Scotia Vikings with 5 votes)

American Conference US: Memphis Pharaohs with 10 votes (Runner up: New Orleans Reapers with 8 votes)

Game of the Week: Toronto North at Seattle Totems

Our Expert Predictions:

Jeremy Piper : Toronto North
Of course the North win! With team players like Warren Ortiz - CB and Ryan Knapp - WR who make everyone around them better, how could they not?

Mary Moore : Toronto North
In this game, I think a good bet is that Alfred Green - SS will not be a key player. He is hard to gameplan for. You blink for a second and he has taken over the game.

Jim Nox : Seattle Totems
I love what they are doing in Seattle coaching-wise. Head coach Michael Lyons is a major reason they will win this game. He is doing some really smart things on offense. They will put up a lot of points.

Darren Francis : Toronto North
Do not throw statistics at me! The North win because they are the better team. I am really on the fence for this one, but I stand my prediction.

Training Camp highlights

It looks like New Orleans Reapers hit the jackpot when they drafted Maguire, W. - WR this year. Maguire has delivered astonishing progress in trainingcamp. The sky is the ceiling for this kid!

Jeremy Cruz - WR no longer with the Memphis Pharaohs!

The Jeremy Cruz year veteran WR will be looking for a new team. In his career he has compiled a CV with 763 rec, 10420 yds, 87 TD. It remains to be seen if he can bargain that into a new contract elsewhere.

Post Free Agency Retirements

The following players have retired after going unsigned through free agency:

FS Marcus Dominguez (N/A) has retired!

FS Marcus Dominguez (81 ovr) has retired after failing to get signed in free agency.

CB David Bunch (N/A) has retired!

CB David Bunch (71 ovr) has retired after failing to get signed in free agency.

RB Ellis Person (N/A) has retired!

RB Ellis Person (82 ovr) has retired after failing to get signed in free agency.

LB Clifford Corbett (N/A) has retired!

LB Clifford Corbett (54 ovr) has retired after failing to get signed in free agency.

Free Agency Round 10: Round Up

1 players signed this week.

The biggest name signing this week was John Cowell. The C out of Washington signed a $2,990,000 contract for 1 year(s) with Nova Scotia Vikings.

Canadian Conference Canada was the most active division with a total of 1 signings.

Nova Scotia Vikings was the most active signing a total of 1 player(s).

The biggest spender was Nova Scotia Vikings who signed 1 player(s) for a total of $2,990,000.

Free Agency Round 9: Round Up

5 players signed this week.

The biggest name signing this week was Lawrence Hershberger. The WR out of Nebraska signed a $3,920,000 contract for 1 year(s) with Toronto North.

Canadian Conference Canada was the most active division with a total of 4 signings.

BCFC Bears was the most active signing a total of 2 player(s).

The biggest spender was Toronto North who signed 2 player(s) for a total of $6,070,000.

Free Agency Round 8: Round Up

4 players signed this week.

The biggest name signing this week was Dominic Sorensen. The LB out of Wofford signed a $2,930,000 contract for 1 year(s) with Nova Scotia Vikings.

Canadian Conference Canada was the most active division with a total of 2 signings.

Nova Scotia Vikings was the most active signing a total of 2 player(s).

The biggest spender was Nova Scotia Vikings who signed 2 player(s) for a total of $3,620,000.

Free Agency Round 7: Round Up

3 players signed this week.

The biggest name signing this week was Bret Lemmon. The G out of Tulane signed a $3,430,000 contract for 2 year(s) with Toronto North.

Canadian Conference Canada was the most active division with a total of 2 signings.

BCFC Bears was the most active signing a total of 1 player(s).

The biggest spender was Toronto North who signed 1 player(s) for a total of $3,430,000.

Free Agency Round 6: Round Up

7 players signed this week.

The biggest name signing this week was Bobby Mcgee. The RB out of LSU signed a $5,400,000 contract for 2 year(s) with Houston RoughRiders.

American Conference US was the most active division with a total of 6 signings.

Houston RoughRiders was the most active signing a total of 6 player(s).

The biggest spender was Houston RoughRiders who signed 6 player(s) for a total of $35,892,000.

CB Randolph Brunson (HRR) signs large free agent deal!

NEW YORK -- Randolph Brunson, one of the league's top CBs and top free-agent prize agreed to a 2 year contract worth $6,396,000 to play for the Houston RoughRiders.

RB Bobby Mcgee (HRR) signs large free agent deal!

NEW YORK -- Anxious all week, RB Bobby Mcgee was finally catching some sleep at home in Charlotte, N.C., when he found out just how serious the Houston RoughRiders were about acquiring him.

The free-agent signing period had just begun, and Mcgee's agent called to tell him that the RoughRiders head coach was in town. Soon, Mcgee was meeting him at an executive airport.

Now, Mcgee is being fitted for a RoughRiders uniform.

One of the league's top RBs and top free-agent prize agreed Friday to a 2 year contract worth $5,400,000.

"It's one thing to play football in this league and make a living, but it's a totally different thing to come to a place with a rich tradition like the RoughRiders," Mcgee said.

TE Mark Smith (NO) goes #1 overall!

NEW YORK -- The New Orleans Reapers drafted Mark Smith #1 overall in the 2042 draft. The 6' 4" TE fits the team's needs perfectly. Said Reapers general manager: "It's up to us to develop him and get good players around him."

"The great thing about the game of football is, it's a team game," Smith said on a conference call. "I'm just going to be one piece of the puzzle."

Moore and Nox Mock Draft

Pick 1: New Orleans Reapers
Larry Moore: Mark Smith - TE
He is driven by the love of the sport. Just throw the ball in his direction, he will come down with it. He is faster than most Tight Ends, and even some wide receivers. He is alert and reacts well on the field. Fans, coaches, and teammates alike will be ecstatic to get him on the team. He fits what they need, he is such a great talent. Everything lines up.

Jim Nox: Mark Smith - TE
This is the kind of kid you want to promote the game. Well behaved, loves the game, and respectful. A legit red zone threat in the passing game. Has legit speed to threaten on deeper routes. Well schooled in the game, and it shows on the field. It is not often that the talent available fits perfectly with what you need. When it does, it makes for a win-win situation. This young man is going to be put in a position to succeed.

Pick 2: Nova Scotia Vikings
Larry Moore: Russell Willis - LB
Raised to know the value of hard work. His good natured behavior, even toward opponents have earned him some criticism, but also an awful lot of respect. Here you have a guy, who really benefits the atmosphere in the building. Everyone wants to be around him. This is a young man who has enough strength to shed blocks. Did I mention strength?. Good understanding of the game, and what is required of each position. Fans might not be on board with what can be framed as a need pick. But trust me once they see this kid play, they will be more than happy.

Jim Nox: Daniel Embry - WR
Fast enough to challenge good cornerbacks in man coverage. And enough speed to threaten the deep ball. Slippery. That is what he is. Will work well in traffic. Will occasionally turn short gains into big plays. Reliably makes the right decision on the field. He addresses a need for them.

Pick 3: Houston RoughRiders
Larry Moore: Cory Kimbrell - QB
He reads defenses like a veteran. Has accuracy to throw receivers open. Has the arm strength to keep defenses on their toes. They need players at the position, and good ones at that. He fits the bill, he is worth the pick. End of story.

Jim Nox: Cory Kimbrell - QB
Superb vision. Is accurate enough to make most throws. His arm is good, but not great... yet! Fans, coaches, and teammates alike will be ecstatic to get him on the team. He fits what they need, he is such a great talent. Everything lines up.

Pick 4: Windsor Gamblers
Larry Moore: Daniel Embry - WR
Is too speedy for most safeties in man coverage and will blaze through zones, forcing the defense to be on their toes. Has the balance and shiftiness to work well on short and intermediate routes from the slot. Pretty fast learner. Solid talent that fits their needs. Really that is all there is to it. Perfect situation. Take the money and run.

Jim Nox: Nicholas Kirby - CB
You often hear talk about sideline to sideline defenders. This kid is so fast, he is really an endzone to endzone defender. They would be crazy not to take him here. A great fit, both in terms of what they need and the quality of player they get. This will put a smile on many faces.

Pick 5: Seattle Totems
Larry Moore: Miguel Guerrero - TE
A legit red zone threat in the passing game. Add more speed to the offense. Why would you not? Pretty smart. They should not be afraid to fill a need here. He will start day one. Quality pick right here.

Jim Nox: Miguel Guerrero - TE
Superb hands for a Tight End. He plays much faster than his forty might indicate. Defenses will learn that the hard way. A cerebral player. They should not be afraid to fill a need here. He will start day one. Quality pick right here.

Pick 6: BCFC Bears
Larry Moore: Burt Whitley - WR
The kid has enough speed to go deep, and that is all you want. Knowledgeable of the game. Fill a need, get a quality player, everyone wins! He will fit right in with the pros.

Jim Nox: Burt Whitley - WR
The kid has enough speed to go deep, and that is all you want. Educated well. Shows good understanding of the game. They will be running to the podium for this one.

Pick 7: Memphis Pharaohs
Larry Moore: Brandon Townsend - T
Raised to know the value of teamwork. Has nice technique when blocking on run plays. Keeps his leverage and finishes his blocks. His pass blocking skills is something teams like about him. Once this kid gets in the building, they will be set at this position for years.

Jim Nox: Russell Willis - LB
This kid puts in the work. His good natured behavior, even toward opponents have earned him some criticism, but also an awful lot of respect. Liked by coaches and teammates. This young man can hold his own in the weight room. And he is strong enough to hold his own on the field as well. Plays with great insticts. Solid talent that fits their needs. Really that is all there is to it. Perfect situation. Take the money and run.

Pick 8: Toronto North
Larry Moore: Troy Milligan - QB
Due to his work ethic, this kid is very coachable. This is the kind of kid you want to promote the game. Well behaved, loves the game, and respectful. This is a kid who really contributes to the team spirit and the social cohesiveness on the team. Can diagnose coverages well. Has good zip on his throws. Might not be what fans want, but there is a reason people are getting paid to make these decisions. This is a rock solid pick, and he fits what they are looking for. Fans will come around quickly once they see him play.

Jim Nox: Troy Milligan - QB
This kid is not afraid to work hard. Sportsmanship, love of the sport and respect, is what you get with him. He takes care of his teammates. Most everyone who ever played with him, counts him as their friend. Should be able to take in a pro playbook. Delivers with zip. Fits nicely with their needs. Fits nicely with the draft spot. Getting it right is important with these early picks. This guy is right.

Pick 9: New Orleans Reapers
Larry Moore: Shaun Cherry - TE
Not among the fastest Tight Ends, but faster than he is given credit for. Shows tenacity in the run game. Blocks well, opens lanes. This certainly is part of his appeal. Rock solid player is just what they need. A great fit here, both in terms of need and quality.

Jim Nox: Shaun Cherry - TE
Sufficient speed to become a great alround Tight End. Works well in the run game. Takes on defenders with tenacity and shows good understanding for opening running lanes. They will be running to the podium for this one.

Pick 10: Nova Scotia Vikings
Larry Moore: Oscar Mcdonnell - SS
Every team values leadership, someone to lead by example, this is the guy. Teammates love him. All he cares about is the team. He helps everyone succeed. Enough speed to not be a liability. But cannot be asked to cover speedsters on his own. That is not a problem though, they have other players for that.Do not fret. You need him, fans love him. Surefire pick.

Jim Nox: Lawrence Fitzsimmons - CB
This kid puts in the work. The guy has gets along with everyone. Has the speed to stay close to his man. While not elite, he has enough speed that you can do a lot of different things with him. Blue-chip player. Exactly what they look for. Add a young talent to a roster thin at the position, a great fit.

Free Agency Round 5: Round Up

7 players signed this week.

The biggest name signing this week was Steven Moser. The C out of Iowa signed a $4,500,000 contract for 1 year(s) with Houston RoughRiders.

Canadian Conference Canada was the most active division with a total of 4 signings.

BCFC Bears was the most active signing a total of 3 player(s).

The biggest spender was Houston RoughRiders who signed 2 player(s) for a total of $7,900,000.

C Steven Moser (HRR) signs large free agent deal!

NEW YORK -- Steven Moser, one of the league's top Cs and top free-agent prize agreed to a 1 year contract worth $4,500,000 to play for the Houston RoughRiders.

Free Agency Round 4: Round Up

2 players signed this week.

The biggest name signing this week was Warren Ortiz. The CB out of Michigan St. signed a $6,990,000 contract for 1 year(s) with Toronto North.

Canadian Conference Canada was the most active division with a total of 2 signings.

Toronto North was the most active signing a total of 2 player(s).

The biggest spender was Toronto North who signed 2 player(s) for a total of $10,360,000.

CB Warren Ortiz (TOR) signs large free agent deal!

NEW YORK -- Warren Ortiz, one of the league's top CBs and top free-agent prize agreed to a 1 year contract worth $6,990,000 to play for the Toronto North.

Free Agency Round 3: Round Up

5 players signed this week.

The biggest name signing this week was Jerry Hilliard. The DT out of Nebraska signed a $4,150,000 contract for 2 year(s) with Toronto North.

Canadian Conference Canada was the most active division with a total of 4 signings.

BCFC Bears was the most active signing a total of 2 player(s).

The biggest spender was Toronto North who signed 2 player(s) for a total of $8,310,000.

Free Agency Round 2: Round Up

2 players signed this week.

The biggest name signing this week was Fred Cottrell. The DE out of Michigan signed a $4,430,000 contract for 1 year(s) with Toronto North.

Canadian Conference Canada was the most active division with a total of 1 signings.

Toronto North was the most active signing a total of 1 player(s).

The biggest spender was New Orleans Reapers who signed 1 player(s) for a total of $4,530,000.

Free Agency Round 1: Round Up

2 players signed this week.

The biggest name signing this week was John Hill. The G out of Oregon signed a $6,250,000 contract for 1 year(s) with Houston RoughRiders.

Canadian Conference Canada was the most active division with a total of 1 signings.

Nova Scotia Vikings was the most active signing a total of 1 player(s).

The biggest spender was Houston RoughRiders who signed 1 player(s) for a total of $6,250,000.

G John Hill (HRR) signs large free agent deal!

NEW YORK -- John Hill, one of the league's top Gs and top free-agent prize agreed to a 1 year contract worth $6,250,000 to play for the Houston RoughRiders.

Offseason Team Needs with Jeremy Piper

With a new offseason under way, some rosters are in good shape. However, other teams have big needs to address this offseason. Your always trusty Jeremy Piper here brings you a quick glance at the teams with work to do. Whether they fill their needs in the draft or with veterans in free agency remains to be seen.

Here we go:
BCFC Bears: G WR DE
Nova Scotia Vikings: C WR CB LB DT SS
Windsor Gamblers: C WR CB LB DT FS SS
Toronto North: G C TE CB LB DT DE FS
New Orleans Reapers: G T TE WR CB LB
Houston RoughRiders: QB RB G T CB LB DE
Memphis Pharaohs: RB T LB
Seattle Totems: WR LB DT

Draft Order: New Orleans Reapers own first overall.

Pick 1: New Orleans Reapers
Pick 2: Nova Scotia Vikings
Pick 3: Houston RoughRiders
Pick 4: Windsor Gamblers
Pick 5: Seattle Totems
Pick 6: BCFC Bears
Pick 7: Memphis Pharaohs
Pick 8: Toronto North

Coaching Carousel Predictions.

The offseason is upon us and that means teams are shaking up their coaching staffs. This means that we get to take our annual look at coordinators who could make the leap to become head coaches, and the teams who are likely to poach them.

The prime candidates identified by our experts are:
John Donovan - Defensive Coordinator - New Orleans Reapers
Richard Morrison - Offensive Coordinator - Memphis Pharaohs
Patrick Carroll - Defensive Coordinator - Nova Scotia Vikings
Paul Pollard - Defensive Coordinator - Memphis Pharaohs
Timothy Wilkinson - Defensive Coordinator - Toronto North
David Driver - Offensive Coordinator - Houston RoughRiders
Richard Kimmel - Offensive Coordinator - BCFC Bears

Other retirements


FB Gerald Bays (52 ovr) : Career stats: 1 att, 18 yds, 0 TD
FB Jimmy Strickland (50 ovr) : Career stats: 0 att, 0 yds, 0 TD
FB Paul Bailey (47 ovr) : Career stats: 0 att, 0 yds, 0 TD
G Gino Bradshaw (69 ovr) : Career stats: 147 Pancakes
G Roger Varner (54 ovr) : Career stats: 20 Pancakes
C Danny Hester (65 ovr) : Career stats: 3 Pancakes
TE Peter Clarke (60 ovr) : Career stats: 53 rec, 293 yds, 1 TD
TE Ted Young (58 ovr) : Career stats: 19 rec, 149 yds, 2 TD
TE Charles Montgomery (54 ovr) : Career stats: 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 TD
TE Orlando Vetter (54 ovr) : Career stats: 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 TD
WR Joshua Jones (62 ovr) : Career stats: 13 rec, 124 yds, 1 TD
WR Michael Yeager (61 ovr) : Career stats: 94 rec, 839 yds, 5 TD
WR Charles Oliver (59 ovr) : Career stats: 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 TD
WR Michael Smith (57 ovr) : Career stats: 29 rec, 380 yds, 2 TD
WR Jerry Mckenzie (54 ovr) : Career stats: 32 rec, 222 yds, 1 TD
WR Santiago Morrison (46 ovr) : Career stats: 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 TD
CB Anthony Skaggs (53 ovr) : Career stats:
CB Neville Green (51 ovr) : Career stats:
CB Thomas Jarvis (46 ovr) : Career stats: 12 Tck, 1 Sck
LB Kent Artis (62 ovr) : Career stats: 16 Tck
LB Paul Breen (55 ovr) : Career stats: 161 Tck, 8 Sck, 5 FF
DT Jay Otero (50 ovr) : Career stats: 12 Tck, 1 FF
DE Mitchel Koehler (63 ovr) : Career stats:
FS Joseph Murray (63 ovr) : Career stats: 6 Tck, 1 Int, 1 FF
FS Shane Gilchrist (61 ovr) : Career stats:
FS Thomas Phelps (60 ovr) : Career stats:
FS William Wilcox (54 ovr) : Career stats:
FS Agustin Hoover (52 ovr) : Career stats:
FS Marcus Johnston (47 ovr) : Career stats:
SS Richard Mcgee (58 ovr) : Career stats:
SS Roger Barksdale (56 ovr) : Career stats: 2 Tck
SS Joel Neal (54 ovr) : Career stats:
K Daryl Oaks (53 ovr) : Career stats: 0/0 FG

RB Clarence Wortham (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' RB Clarence Wortham has retired after 7 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 145 att, 699 yds, 3 TD

QB Matthew Martin (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' QB Matthew Martin has retired after 6 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 10/22, 81 yds, 1 TD

LB Shane Hass (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' LB Shane Hass has retired after 5 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 3 Tck

C Joe Nunes (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' C Joe Nunes has retired after 11 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 55 Pancakes

P Josef Hampton (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' P Josef Hampton has retired after 9 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 12240 yards, 97 inside 20

QB William Wilbur (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' QB William Wilbur has retired after 11 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 29/61, 543 yds, 4 TD

QB Steven Bueno (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' QB Steven Bueno has retired after 8 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 485/803, 5705 yds, 36 TD

LB Frank Todd (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' LB Frank Todd has retired after 6 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 90 Tck, 2 Sck, 1 Sfty, 2 FF, 2 FR

CB Jody Lenz (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' CB Jody Lenz has retired after 9 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with

T Bernie Hodge (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' T Bernie Hodge has retired after 11 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 193 Pancakes

FS Eddie Hairston (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' FS Eddie Hairston has retired after 11 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 277 Tck, 8 Sck, 8 Int, 1 Def TD, 10 FF, 8 FR

FB Ronnie Banuelos (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' FB Ronnie Banuelos has retired after 3 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 25 att, 23 yds, 1 TD, 9 rec, 64 yds, 1 TD

QB Kirk Johnson (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' QB Kirk Johnson has retired after 8 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 336/616, 4640 yds, 37 TD

DE Christopher Underwood (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' DE Christopher Underwood has retired after 9 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 24 Tck, 5 Sck, 2 FF, 1 FR

CB Angel Washington (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' CB Angel Washington has retired after 14 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 626 Tck, 6 Sck, 27 Int, 4 Def TD, 9 FF, 12 FR

SS Carlos Temple (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' SS Carlos Temple has retired after 11 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 251 Tck, 5 Sck, 3 Int, 4 FF, 2 FR

LB Donovan Maguire (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' LB Donovan Maguire has retired after 14 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 316 Tck, 9 Sck, 1 Int, 3 FF, 3 FR

TE Daniel Fuller (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' TE Daniel Fuller has retired after 9 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 42 rec, 316 yds, 4 TD

C Charles Johnson (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' C Charles Johnson has retired after 14 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 159 Pancakes

C Jeremy Parker (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' C Jeremy Parker has retired after 14 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 656 Pancakes

TE Melvin Haney (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' TE Melvin Haney has retired after 15 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 612 rec, 4294 yds, 25 TD

G Todd Ledbetter (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' G Todd Ledbetter has retired after 14 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 178 Pancakes

WR Chase Farrar (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' WR Chase Farrar has retired after 13 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 396 rec, 6132 yds, 33 TD

FS Pete Giordano (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' FS Pete Giordano has retired after 15 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 391 Tck, 3 Sck, 13 Int, 1 Def TD, 7 FF, 4 FR

SS Eric Feeney (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' SS Eric Feeney has retired after 16 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 1211 Tck, 19 Sck, 14 Int, 1 Def TD, 15 FF, 13 FR

G Wilford Fox (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' G Wilford Fox has retired after 9 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 249 Pancakes

SS Charles Good (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' SS Charles Good has retired after 11 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 679 Tck, 12 Sck, 7 Int, 1 Def TD, 6 FF, 4 FR

DE William Moen (N/A) has retired!

The N/A' DE William Moen has retired after 17 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 160 Tck, 50 Sck, 7 FF, 4 FR

G Timothy Davis (SEA) has retired!

The Seattle Totems' G Timothy Davis has retired after 13 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 246 Pancakes

RB Nathan Wasson (MEM) has retired!

The Memphis Pharaohs' RB Nathan Wasson has retired after 9 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 2736 att, 12314 yds, 83 TD, 62 rec, 286 yds, 4 TD

FS Lloyd Chavarria (MEM) has retired!

The Memphis Pharaohs' FS Lloyd Chavarria has retired after 14 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 494 Tck, 6 Sck, 17 Int, 5 Def TD, 9 FF, 5 FR

DE Alex Sheppard (NO) has retired!

The New Orleans Reapers' DE Alex Sheppard has retired after 8 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 170 Tck, 25 Sck, 5 FF, 4 FR

FB Joseph Cady (WIN) has retired!

The Windsor Gamblers' FB Joseph Cady has retired after 8 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 162 att, 634 yds, 38 TD, 70 rec, 273 yds, 7 TD

SS Miguel Heard (WIN) has retired!

The Windsor Gamblers' SS Miguel Heard has retired after 12 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 591 Tck, 10 Sck, 8 Int, 2 Def TD, 12 FF, 6 FR

LB Robert Neal (NSV) has retired!

The Nova Scotia Vikings' LB Robert Neal has retired after 11 seasons. His presence in the locker room and on the field will be sorely missed.
He finished his career with 828 Tck, 19 Sck, 6 Int, 1 Def TD, 10 FF, 4 FR


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