Vikings(0-1) 7 Storm(2-0) 31
Vikings got manhandled on the road. The losses of Hansen and Raines are more important than they believed. Bad play in all 3 phases of the game. The scary part about this game is Storm are mid of the pack team…. Vikings may go WINLESS in 2017!!!!
Storm are undefeated in the preseason and deservedly so, but they played a JV team and the bottom team in the WWFA. They SHOULD have won these 2 games if they plan on being contenders! Regular season out of division on May 13th will be the deciding factor on if the Storm are for real or not!
Hurricanes(0-1) 0 Grizzlies(2-0) 28
Hurricanes NEED LINEMAN!!! Not just one one side or the other, but BOTH!!! While they were shutout, they ONLY lost by 28 and they were on the road. Athletes and speed are great, but you have to have the HOGS up front to be successful. Not sure they will be consistently competitive without an influx of big guys!
Grizzlies are starting to show they may be for real! I would have expected a LARGER point spread though if they plan to be dominant and the Hurricanes we so small up front, but a SHUTOUT and a WIN are always POSITIVES no matter whom you are playing! RB Jeff Hansen has decided to come over from rams and may be the RB needed to balance their offense and make them a TRUE contender!
Bearcats(1-1) 14 Nighthawks (1-1) 21
Bearcats played a sloppy game in the monsoon that was in Aberdeen on Saturday. An interception with less than 2 minutes left stop them from going to overtime or possibly ahead. The fact they kept it close and were in a position to win could be considered a win in itself. looking for big things out of them!
Nighthawks got a quality win on the road, but can they stay consistent and win on a weekly basis? Only winning by 7 means either the Bearcats are good or they played down to their level. Nighthawks may truly be special, but only time will tell! Can they get a couple more vets to round out the roster and give them the depth up front to compete for a championship?
Rage(0-1) 14 Raiders(3-0) 55
The Rage had an early 14-6 lead in the second quarter and then the flood gates opened. QB Jordan Inge former Buzzard came to the Rage’s rescue and filled in for QB Layton Brown. While they may have lost the game, they were competitive in the first half, missing guys on both sides of the ball and were in their first game since Mavs/Rage merger. I see big things from these guys long term!
Raiders keep rolling and look to their PFL season match up home and away versus the Pitbulls. Will the Renegades play this season and give them 2 more league games is the biggest question. The PFL may be DEAD, but the Raiders MAY be the best team in the NW. Can they field enough games to stay hungry and consistent throughout the season? Will lack of competition beget boredom and frustration? The Raiders only competition will be themselves until they reach playoffs or some of the top WWFA teams!