Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby BigEd76 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:53 pm

I'll give it a chance. Next year it'll be up against the XFL

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-- 10-week schedule starts Saturday, runs through 4/14 (see below)
-- top 2 teams in each conference make the playoffs, East/West championship game in Vegas on 4/27
-- no kickoffs, all drives start at their own 25
-- no onsides kicks, "kicking" team gets the ball 4th-and-12 from their own 28
-- no XPs, all 2-point conversions
-- no TV timeouts
-- 35-second play clock (compared to NFL's 40)
-- two coach challenges per team are the only replays, and no challenges in the last 2 minutes of any half/OT (automatic)
-- for OT, each team gets the ball at the 10 and has four plays to score. If teams remain tied, game ends in a tie
-- league executives include Bill Polian, Troy Polamalu, Hines Ward, Jared Allen and Justin Tuck
-- games will be on CBS, CBSSN, TNT and NFLN

Eastern Conference
Atlanta Legends (purple/gold; playing at Georgia State's stadium (the old Turner Field); HC: Kevin Coyle (after Brad Childress resigned); OC: TBD after Michael Vick resigned)
Birmingham Iron (black/silver; playing at UAB's stadium; HC: Tim Lewis; DC: Rick Minter)
Memphis Express (navy/red; HC: playing at Memphis' stadium; Mike Singletary; LB coach Pepper Johnson)
Orlando Apollos (navy/orange/light orange; playing at UCF's stadium; HC: Steve Spurrier; S coach: Lito Sheppard)

Western Conference
Arizona Hotshots (green/red/yellow; playing at Arizona State's stadium; HC: Rick Neuheisel; OC: Hugh Freeze)
Salt Lake Stallions (blue/light blue/silver; playing at Utah's stadium; HC: Dennis Erickson)
San Antonio Commanders (maroon/red/silver; playing at UTSA's stadium; HC: Mike Riley)
San Diego Fleet (battleship gray/gray/yellow; playing at San Diego State's stadium; HC: Mike Martz; WR coach: Az-Zahir Hakim; TE coach: Anthony Becht; DB coach: Eric Allen)

Notable Players
Arizona = WR Josh Huff, CB Dexter McDougle, CB Randall Goforth
Atlanta = QB Aaron Murray, QB Matt Simms, RB Denard Robinson, S Ed Reynolds
Birmingham = QB Blake Sims, RB Trent Richardson, CB Chris Davis, K Nick Novak
Memphis = QB Christian Hackenberg, QB Zach Mettenberger, OG Dallas Thomas, P Brad Wing
Orlando = QB Garrett Gilbert
Salt Lake = RB Matt Asiata, CB C.J. Smith
San Antonio = WR Greg Ward Jr., DT Winston Craig, LB Deion Barnes, CB De'Vante Bausby
San Diego = DE Damontre Moore

Schedule
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby pacino » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:03 pm

Hackenberg, lol
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby Napalm » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:04 pm

You had me at "Offensive Coordinator - Michael Vick"
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby pacino » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:06 pm

So the XFL is gonna get guys not good enough for THIS league?
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby Ace Rothstein » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:06 pm

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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby Wheels Tupay » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:06 pm

mike singletary lol
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby Uncle Milty » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:09 pm

I'm out because Birmingham didn't renew their USFL glory by being the Stallions
Drunk and stupid is no way to be remembered but it is an easy way to forget.

But I took them away from all that. Now they work for me.
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby Wheels Tupay » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:11 pm

but salt lake picked up the slack
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby ek » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:12 pm

wow some league
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby heyeaglefn » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:18 pm

Is this on real CBS or CBS online?
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby BigEd76 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:22 pm

real CBS

Saturday 8:30 ET on CBS is San Diego @ San Antonio (what Philly is getting) OR Atlanta @ Orlando
Sunday 4:00 ET on CBSSN is Memphis @ Birmingham
Sunday 8:00 ET on NFLN is Salt Lake @ Arizona
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby Ace Rothstein » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:27 pm

heyeaglefn wrote:Is this on real CBS or CBS online?


Looks like just the opening night is on CBS, all the other games are spread out on the other networks mentioned above
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby Wheels Tupay » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:29 pm

why are there no times on that schedule?
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby BigEd76 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:36 pm

Not sure, but they also listed the home team first on every game like soccer

times here

It's basically one Saturday afternoon game, one Saturday 8pm game, one Sunday 4pm game and one Sunday 8pm game
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby Wolfgang622 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:38 pm

Steve Spurrier? Oh man how the mighty have fallen.
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby heyeaglefn » Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:43 pm

Wolfgang622 wrote:Steve Spurrier? Oh man how the mighty have fallen.

Well he is almost 74
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby CalvinBall » Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:43 pm

Napalm wrote:You had me at "Offensive Coordinator - Michael Vick"

Yeah go Atlanta
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby The Dude » Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:34 pm

I’m going to be a Atlantan legends fan bc of Vick and their colors are the same as WCU
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby Girooski » Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:35 pm

pacino wrote:Hackenberg, lol

They supposedly fixed his throwing motion that many nfl experts couldn’t fix
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Re: Alliance of American Football (AAF) Rolling Thread

Postby Wolfgang622 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:04 pm

heyeaglefn wrote:
Wolfgang622 wrote:Steve Spurrier? Oh man how the mighty have fallen.

Well he is almost 74


Which makes me wonder even more why he is doing this.
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