USFL Week 9 Roundup: The Breakers beat the Ducks to finalize the 2022 playoffs, will play the Stallions in the semifinals.

 

The opening play-off schedule for the new United States Football League (USFL) has been set. The New Orleans Breakers did just that on Sunday, looking to reach the South Division semifinals of the 2022 post-season, beating the Tampa Bay Pirates 17-6 in Birmingham, Alabama. The breakers’ victory, which knocks the bandits out of the playoffs, finalizes the semi-finals before the USFL Championship on July 3.

The bandits entered the season, the first of the new USFL (no official association with the original 1980 version), as Batting favorite to win the 2022 title. But the Breakers were a better team from start to finish on Sunday, with Larry Fedora’s squad, former North Carolina State linebacker Jarrod Alexander (one sack, two forced fumbles) and former NFL cornerback Adonis Alexander (one interception, one fumble recovery) ) Was riding on the defensive headline.).

New Orleans also had two different quarterbacks, starter Kyle Slaughter, with a former Vikings backup, who was briefly ruled out due to a knee injury but returned to close the game. During Sloter’s absence, former Tulsa QB Zach Smith took charge for 51 yards under the center and 6 for 5 for touchdown. Former XFL standout and NFL prospect Jordan Ta’amu, on the other hand, struggled in the elimination game, reaching 22-39 for 288 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions for the bandits.

Running behind Anthony Jones (59 yards) and Tight End Sal Canella (34 yards, a TD) also helped New Orleans win.

USFL Playoff Set: After Sunday’s win, the Breakers (6-3) will face Birmingham Stallions (8-1) in the South Division semifinals on June 25 at the Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. The New Jersey Generals (8-1) and the Philadelphia Stars (6-3) will meet on the same day in the North Division semifinals in Canton, the same arena where the championship will be held next weekend.

Also in USFL Week 9Stalin’s hopes for a better season. Fell down Houston lost to the Gamblers 17-15, while the Generals won for the eighth time in a row with a 25-23 victory over the Michigan Panthers. In Sunday’s Week 9 final, the Stars won for the fourth time in a row with a 17-16 victory over the Pittsburgh M مولllers.