Week 9 Power Rankings

1. Orlando Rockets (8-1) – No Change
Last Week: W – Utah Raptors – 34-0

2. Michigan Stags (8-1) – No Change
Last Week: W – Virginia Admirals – 13-6

3. Birmingham Predators (8-1) – No Change
Last Week: W – @ Columbus Explorers – 30-6

4. San Diego Diablos (8-1) – No Change
Last Week: W – Seattle Orcas – 12-0

5. San Antonio Marshalls (6-3) – Up 3
Last Week: W – Louisville Cougars – 39-20

6. Pittsburgh Forge (6-3) – Up 3
Last Week: W – @ Houston Wranglers – 23-7

7. Nashville Renegades (6-3) – Down 1
Last Week: L – @ Omaha Express – 26-24

8. Boston Dragons (6-3) – Up 3
Last Week: W – Philadelphia Bulldogs – 19-13

9. New York Marauders (6-3) – Down 4
Last Week: L – @ Washington Wave – 23-20

10. Los Angeles Stars (5-4) – Up 4
Last Week: W – @ Carolina Generals – 33-23

11. Philadelphia Bulldogs (5-4) – Down 1
Last Week: L – @ Boston Dragons – 19-13

12. New Orleans Nightmare (5-4) – Up 3
Last Week: W – @ Dallas Six-Shooters – 13-7

13. Dallas Six-Shooters (5-4) – Down 6
Last Week: L – New Orleans Nightmare – 13-7

14. Omaha Express (5-4) – Up 2
Last Week: W – Nashville Renegades – 26-24

15. Iowa Threshers (5-4) – Down 3
Last Week: L – Oklahoma Roughnecks – 16-6

16. Minnesota Freeze (5-4) – Up 2
Last Week: W – St. Louis Stallions – 34-28

17. Washington Wave (4-5) – Up 4
Last Week: W – New York Marauders – 23-20

18. Atlanta Firebirds (4-5) – Down 5
Last Week: L – @ Miami Mustangs – 32-26

19. Houston Wranglers (4-5) – Down 2
Last Week: L – Pittsburgh Forge – 23-7

20. Carolina Generals (4-5) – Down 1
Last Week: L – Los Angeles Stars – 33-23

21. Oklahoma Roughnecks (3-6) – Up 3
Last Week: W – @ Iowa Threshers – 16-6

22. Oakland Odyssey (3-6) – Up 5
Last Week: W – @ Mississippi Cottonmouths – 31-14

23. Mississippi Cottonmouths (3-6) – Down 3
Last Week: L – Oakland Odyssey – 31-14

24. St. Louis Stallions (3-6) – Down 2
Last Week: L – @ Minnesota Freeze – 34-28

25. Miami Mustangs (2-7) – Up 4
Last Week: W – Atlanta Firebirds – 32-26

26. Louisville Cougars (2-7) – Down 1
Last Week: L – @ San Antonio Marshalls – 39-20

27. Seattle Orcas (2-7) – Down 4
Last Week: L – @ San Diego Diablos – 12-0

28. Columbus Explorers (2-7) – Down 2
Last Week: L – Birmingham Predators – 30-6

29. Utah Raptors (2-7) – Down 1
Last Week: L – @ Orlando Rockets – 34-0

30. Virginia Admirals (0-9) – No Change
Last Week: L – @ Michigan Stags – 13-6

Week 9 Awards

Offensive Player of the Week
QB Bart Houston, Miami Mustangs
23-for-32 (71.8%), 422 Pass Yards, 3 Pass TDs

Defensive Player of the Week
LB Blake Martinez, Washington Wave
12 Tackles, 2 Sacks, 1 PD, 1 TFL

Special Teams Player of the Week
P Lachlan Edwards, San Diego Diablos
7 Punts, 347 Punt Yards (49.6%), 4 in20, 54 Long

Rookie of the Week
RB Phillip Lindsay, Los Angeles Stars
23 Rushes, 218 Rush Yards (9.5 YPC), 7 Rec, 33 Rec Yards (4.7 YPC)

2019 Playoff Standings

Empire Conference
1. Birmingham Predators (8-1) – Southeast Division
2. Boston Dragons (6-3) – Atlantic Division
3. Omaha Express (5-4) – Midwest Division
4. Orlando Rockets (8-1)
5. New York Marauders (6-3)
6. Pittsburgh Forge (6-3)

Metropolitan Conference
1. Michigan Stags (8-1) – Central Division
2. San Diego Diablos (8-1) – Pacific Division
3. San Antonio Marshalls (6-3) – Mid-South Division
4. Nashville Renegades (6-3)
5. Los Angeles Stars (5-4)
6. New Orleans Nightmare (5-4)

Draft Order

1-2. Sacramento Bandits / Jacksonville Stingrays
3. Virginia Admirals (0-9)
4. Miami Mustangs (2-7)
5. Louisville Cougars (2-7)
6. Utah Raptors (2-7)
7. Seattle Orcas (2-7)
8. Columbus Explorers (2-7)
9. Oakland Odyssey (3-6)
10. Mississippi Cottonmouths (3-6)
11. St. Louis Stallions (3-6)
12. Oklahoma Roughnecks (3-6)
13. Houston Wranglers (4-5)
14. Atlanta Firebirds (4-5)
15. Washington Wave (4-5)
16. Carolina Generals (4-5)
17. Minnesota Freeze (5-4)
18. Philadelphia Bulldogs (5-4)
19. Dallas Six-Shooters (5-4)
20. Iowa Threshers (5-4)

Week 10 Preview

Boston Dragons (6-3) @ New York Marauders (6-3)
Pick: New York Marauders

San Diego Diablos (8-1) @ Philadelphia Bulldogs (5-4)
Pick: Philadelphia Bulldogs

Columbus Explorers (2-7) @ Pittsburgh Forge (6-3)
Pick: Pittsburgh Forge

Oakland Odyssey (3-6) @ Virginia Admirals (0-9)
Pick: Virginia Admirals

Mississippi Cottonmouths (3-6) @ Atlanta Firebirds (4-5)
Pick: Atlanta Firebirds

Miami Mustangs (2-7) @ Louisville Cougars (2-7)
Pick: Miami Mustangs

St. Louis Stallions (3-6) @ Nashville Renegades (6-3)
Pick: Nashville Renegades

Orlando Rockets (8-1) @ Birmingham Predators (8-1)
Pick: Birmingham Predators

Seattle Orcas (2-7) @ New Orleans Nightmare (5-4)
Pick: New Orleans Nightmare

Michigan Stags (8-1) @ Minnesota Freeze (5-4)
Pick: Michigan Stags

Houston Wranglers (4-5) @ Iowa Threshers (5-4)
Pick: Houston Wranglers

Omaha Express (5-4) @ Oklahoma Roughnecks (3-6)
Pick: Omaha Express

Carolina Generals (4-5) @ Dallas Six-Shooters (5-4)
Pick: Dallas Six-Shooters

Washington Wave (4-5) @ Utah Raptors (2-7)
Pick: Washington Wave

San Antonio Marshalls (6-3) @ Los Angeles Stars (5-4)
Pick: San Antonio Marshalls