The Green Bay Blizzard travel to Bismarck North Dakota this week to play the Bucks on Saturday June 1st. It’s a rematch of the game on May 4th at the Reach Center where the Blizzard won 48 to 39. The Bucks are coming off a tough road game in Des Moines against the Iowa Barnstormers where they lost 65 to 35.
The Blizzard are 6 and 5 this season and hold the 4th seed in the IFL playoffs. The Bucks are in 9th place with a 2 and 9 record.
With a win against the Bucks the Blizzard Clinch a playoff spot. The IFL Playoffs start the weekend of June 21. The top 6 teams make the playoffs and the Blizzard control their own destiny for securing the 4th seed and hosting a first-round game. The top 2 seeds earn a first-round bye with the 3rd seed hosting the 6th seed and the 4th seed hosting the 5th seed. With 3 games remaining against the 2 last place teams in the league, the Blizzard can get on a roll with momentum going into the playoffs.
The Blizzard are led offensively by quarterback Lenorris Footman and wide receiver Keshaun Taylor. Keshaun was the IFL offensive player of the week last week after catching a record tying 5 touchdown passes in the loss to the Iowa Barnstormers on May 19. Defensively, the team is led by linebacker Dayshawn Taylor who leads the team with 68 tackles and defensive back Bakari Triggs who has 4 interceptions.
Kickoff is at 6:05pm, there will be a viewing party at Replay Sports Bar in De Pere, and you can watch for free on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?