USFL schedule: Full 2023 week-by-week matchups
DETROIT — The USFL on Tuesday introduced its schedule for 2023, with 4 totally different cities internet hosting video games throughout Season 2.
The new season kicks off on April 15, and every of the 4 host cities — Detroit, Memphis, Canton, Ohio and Birmingham, Alabama — may have video games inside the first three weeks. Through the 10-week common season, every of the USFL’s eight groups will play division rivals twice and groups of the alternative division as soon as.
Fans can go to theUSFL.com “TICKETS” part to make a $25 deposit and get precedence entry for host metropolis video games by way of Ticketmaster.
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“What a blessing to be able to bring America’s favorite sport to more markets and create more excitement for our fans!” stated Daryl Johnston, Executive Vice President of Football Operations. “Our regular-season matchups provide 10 weeks of highly competitive games. We’re excited to start our next journey, and we’re fired up to play in front of our new fans in four host cities.”
USFL begins April 15 with two video games that includes three groups that made the playoffs final 12 months. At Memphis’ Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium, the Memphis Showboats make their inaugural dwelling debut towards the Philadelphia Stars (4:30 p.m. ET). That can be adopted by a primetime recreation at Birmingham’s Protective Stadium between the 2022 USFL champion Birmingham Stallions and the New Jersey Generals (7:30 p.m. ET). Those groups additionally kicked off final season’s schedule in a recreation that drew three million broadcast viewers.
Both opening video games can be offered reside on FOX, whereas the stability of the USFL 2023 tv schedule can be introduced within the days forward.
Week 1 will proceed with two video games on Sunday, April 16, when the Michigan Panthers and Houston Gamblers meet in Memphis (12 p.m. ET). That can be adopted by a matchup between groups with two new head coaches, as Ray Horton’s Pittsburgh Maulers face John DeFilippo’s New Orleans Breakers (6:30 p.m. ET) in Birmingham.
Canton makes its debut as a regular-season host metropolis in Week 2, when Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium hosts a doubleheader between the Generals and Maulers (Noon ET), and Panthers and Stars (7 p.m. ET) on Sunday, April 23.
Detroit’s Ford Field — dwelling of the NFL’s Detroit Lions — hosts its first USFL video games the next Sunday, when the Maulers tackle the Stars (Noon ET), adopted by the Panthers vs. the Generals (4 p.m. ET).
For the 2023 season, the Birmingham Stallions and New Orleans Breakers can be hosted in Birmingham, the Pittsburgh Maulers and New Jersey Generals can be hosted in Canton, the Michigan Panthers and Philadelphia Stars can be hosted in Detroit, and the Memphis Showboats and Houston Gamblers can be hosted in Memphis.
All 40 regular-season recreation matchups are listed under. The prime two groups in each the North Division and South Division will battle in two playoff video games in late June, with the winners matching up the next week within the USFL Championship Game at Canton’s Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.
2023 USFL REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE
All occasions ET
Game location in parentheses
Saturday, April 15
Philadelphia at Memphis (Memphis), 4:30 p.m. (FOX)
New Jersey at Birmingham (Birmingham), 7:30 p.m. (FOX)
Sunday, April 16
Michigan at Houston (Memphis), 12 p.m.
Pittsburgh at New Orleans (Birmingham), 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 22
Houston at New Orleans (Birmingham), 12:30 p.m.
Memphis at Birmingham (Birmingham), 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 23
New Jersey at Pittsburgh (Canton), 12 p.m.
Michigan at Philadelphia (Canton), 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 29
New Orleans at Birmingham (Birmingham), 12:30 p.m.
Memphis at Houston (Memphis), 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 30
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia (Detroit), 12 p.m.
New Jersey at Michigan (Detroit), 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 6
Houston at Philadelphia (Detroit), 1 p.m.
Memphis at Michigan (Detroit), 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 7
New Orleans at New Jersey (Canton), 3 p.m.
Birmingham at Pittsburgh (Canton), 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 13
Pittsburgh at Michigan (Detroit), 12:30 p.m.
Houston at Birmingham (Birmingham), 4 p.m.
Sunday, May 14
New Jersey at Philadelphia (Detroit), 12 p.m.
Memphis at New Orleans (Birmingham), 3 p.m.
Saturday, May 20
Pittsburgh at Memphis (Memphis), 12:30 p.m.
Birmingham at Michigan (Detroit), 4 p.m.
Sunday, May 21
New Orleans at Philadelphia (Detroit), 12 p.m.
New Jersey at Houston (Memphis), 4 p.m.
Saturday, May 27
Birmingham at New Orleans (Birmingham), 4 p.m.
Philadelphia at Pittsburgh (Canton), 9 p.m.
Sunday, May 28
Houston at Memphis (Memphis), 2 p.m.
Michigan at New Jersey (Canton), 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 3
Houston at Pittsburgh (Canton), 12 p.m.
Philadelphia at Birmingham (Birmingham), 3 p.m.
Sunday, June 4
Memphis at New Jersey (Canton), 1 p.m.
Michigan at New Orleans (Birmingham), 4 p.m.
Saturday, June 10
Michigan at Pittsburgh (Canton), 12 p.m.
New Orleans at Memphis (Memphis), 3 p.m.
Sunday, June 11
Birmingham at Houston (Memphis), 2 p.m.
Philadelphia at New Jersey (Canton), 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 17
Pittsburgh at New Jersey (Canton), 1 p.m.
Birmingham at Memphis (Memphis), 4 p.m.
Sunday, June 18
New Orleans at Houston (Memphis), 4 p.m.
Philadelphia at Michigan (Detroit), 7 p.m.
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