Green Bay Blizzard 2018 Schedule Nov 24, 2017 17:49:34 GMT -8
Post by Nevadanut on Nov 24, 2017 17:49:34 GMT -8
This is the revised 2018 schedule for the Green Bay Blizzard, released today.
The Blizzard were established in 2003 in af2 and moved to the Indoor Football League in 2010. They are entering their ninth season in the league. The reached the IFL playoffs in 2010, 2011 and 2012. The Blizzard finished the 2017 season a disappointing 3-13, a year which included a mid-season 11-game losing streak. They closed out their season with a 37-34 win over the now-defunct Salt Lake Screaming Eagles.
Green Bay is coached by Chris Williams, play their home games at the Resch Center which is located across the street from Lambeau Field, home of the National Football League's Green Bay Packers. The Blizzard were formerly a member of the United Conference (The conferences have been eliminated this season).
The Blizzard open their season with a home date against the Iowa Barnstormers on Feb. 25. They then find themselves on the road for the first three weeks of March. What follows is an alternating two games home/two games away before they close out the season on the road against the Sioux Falls Storm on June 16.
Green Bay will play seven home games and eight away games in 2018. The Blizzard, along with the Cedar Rapids Titans, have only two bye weeks over the course of the season. The remaining four IFL teams have three byes. The Blizzard's byes comeback to back, in weeks 6 and 7.
The Indoor Football League released its schedule originally on November 14, which included eight teams. The revised schedule is the result of an Iowa county court's decision to ban the Bloomington Edge and the West Michigan Ironmen from playing in the IFL (nor any other league) for the 2018 season. Both teams will be eligible to officially join the IFL for the 2019 season. The IFL is entering its 10th season of existence.
The league is entering its 10th season of existence.
All Blizzard games will be broadcast locally on the radio and will be available for streaming through those stations. SCtoC will provide links in its previews in previews of the games. All IFL games are available to be streamed on video via the IFL's YouTube channel.
Below is the Blizzard's 2018 schedule. Times and dates are subject to change. All times are pacific.
Week 1 -- Sun., February 25 - Iowa Barnstormers at Green Bay Blizzard (L 20-41)
Week 2 -- Fri., March 2 - Green Bay Blizzard at Cedar Rapids Titans (L 39-47)
Week 3 -- Sun., March 11 - Green Bay Blizzard at Nebraska Danger (L 23-59)
Week 4 -- Sun., March 18 - Green Bay Blizzard at Arizona Rattlers (L 31-37)
Week 5 -- Sat., March 24 - Sioux Falls Storm at Green Bay Blizzard (L 23-39)
Week 6 -- BYE
Week 7 -- BYE
Week 9 -- Sat., April 21 - Green Bay Blizzard at Arizona Rattlers (L 33-65)
Week 10 -- Sat., April 28 - Green Bay Blizzard at Iowa Barnstormers (L 25-46)
Week 11 -- Sat., May 5 - Nebraska Danger at Green Bay Blizzard (W 47-25)
Week 12 -- Sat., May 12 - Arizona Rattlers at Green Bay Blizzard (L 26-62)
Week 13 -- Fri., May 18 - Green Bay Blizzard at Nebraska Danger (W 31-20)
Week 14 -- Fri., May 25 - Green Bay Blizzard at Iowa Barnstormers (L 14-41)
Week 15 -- Fri., June 1 - Sioux Falls Storm at Green Bay Blizzard (L 21-60)
Week 16 -- Sat., June 9 - Cedar Rapids Titans at Green Bay Blizzard (L 27-34)
Week 17 -- Sat., June 16 - Green Bay Blizzard at Sioux Falls Storm (L 61-69) (3OT)
Arizona Rattlers - Talking Stick Resort Arena; Phoenix, Arizona
Cedar Rapids Titans - U.S. Cellular Center; Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Iowa Barnstormers- Wells Fargo Arena; Des Moines, Iowa
Nebraska Danger - Eihusen Arena; Grand Island, Nebraska
Sioux Falls Storm - Denny Sanford Premier Center; Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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