In the days and weeks following the Super Bowl, football fans usually go into a bit of a tailspin once they realize that there are going to be months to wait before football comes around again. That is not the case this season, though, as the Alliance of American Football is upon us and ready to give us the gridiron fix that we all very much crave.
If you haven’t been paying attention, the opening two weeks of the AAF season have been quite entertaining, and we can only imagine that things are going to get better as the players shake off some of the rust that they had coming into the new league. Let’s look ahead to Week 3 and the 4 games that we have on tap, which can be seen on TV or online. Be sure to check back for the latest AAF Odds during the week.
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Arizona Hotshots at Salt Lake City Stallions
This one is set to go at 3 PM on Saturday afternoon and can be seen on B/R Live online. It features a pair of teams at the opposite end of the spectrum in the West Division, with unbeaten Atlanta heading to Salt Lake City to face a Stallions team yet to pick up their first win of the season.
This will be the second meeting of the season for these two, with the Hotshots winning 38-22 in Week 1. They followed that win up with a squeaker against Memphis, while the Salt Lake offense misfired in a 12-9 loss to Birmingham. Should be another win for the Hotshots.
Memphis Express at Orlando Apollos
If you are only going to watch one game this weekend, this might be it. You can catch this one on the NFL Network at 8 PM EST on Saturday night, where you will see the old ball coach, Steve Spurrier, continue to let the reins of his offense.
Orlando has been fun to watch, scoring 77 points in the opening 2 weeks of the season, with QB Garret Gilberts tossing for 620 yards in those two games. Things have not been as fun for Memphis, as they come into this one still looking for their first win of the season, which they are unlikely to get here.
Birmingham Iron at Atlanta Legends
It’s another meeting between two teams with very different starts to the season, with this one set to go at 4 PM EST on Sunday on the CBS Sports Network.
The Birmingham Iron are atop the East Division after reeling off 2 straight wins, while Atlanta is struggling to get any sort of offense going early on, losing both of their games this season and only managing a total of 18 points in the process. You’d love to see Atlanta break their goose egg here, but it seems somewhat unlikely.
San Antonio Commanders at San Diego Fleet
The final game on the Week 3 AAF schedule goes at 8 PM EST on Sunday and can be seen on the NFL Network. These two met in Week 1 in what was a low scoring affair, with the Commander winning that one 15-6.
San Antonio put up a solid fight against Orlando in Week 2, but they eventually came up short, while the Fleet rebounded nicely with a 24-12 win over Atlanta. I think we might see a game that is similar in style to the first meeting, although I have San Diego winning a close one.