Week 12 Power Rankings

1. Birmingham Predators (11-1) – No Change
Last Week: W – New York Maruaders – 34-14

2. Michigan Stags (11-1) – No Change
Last Week: W – Nashville Renegades – 27-20

3. Orlando Rockets (10-2) – No Change
Last Week: W – Carolina Generals – 27-18

4. San Diego Diablos (10-2) – No Change
Last Week: W – Virginia Admirals – 20-6

5. Nashville Renegades (8-4) – No Change
Last Week: L – @ Michigan Stags – 27-20

6. New York Marauders (8-4) – No Change
Last Week: L – @ Birmingham Predators – 34-14

7. Pittsburgh Forge (8-4) – No Change
Last Week: W – @ St. Louis Stallions – 40-20

8. Boston Dragons (8-4) – Up 1
Last Week: W – Houston Wranglers – 28-10

9. Los Angeles Stars (7-5) – Up 1
Last Week: W – Seattle Orcas – 32-9

10. New Orleans Nightmare (7-5) – Up 2
Last Week: W – @ Oakland Odyssey – 23-10

11. Omaha Express (7-5) – Up 3
Last Week: W – Iowa Threshers – 19-18

12. Dallas Six-Shooters (7-5) – Up 3
Last Week: W – @ Louisville Cougars – 20-10

13. Philadelphia Bulldogs (6-6) – Down 5
Last Week: L – @ Utah Raptors – 31-28

14. Houston Wranglers (6-6) – Down 1
Last Week: L – @ Boston Dragons – 28-10

15. Atlanta Firebirds (6-6) – Up 2
Last Week: W – @ San Antonio Marshalls – 24-16

16. San Antonio Marshalls (6-6) – Down 5
Last Week: L – Atlanta Firebirds – 24-16

17. Minnesota Freeze (6-6) – Down 1
Last Week: L – @ Columbus Explorers – 23-20

18. Miami Mustangs (5-7) – Up 5
Last Week: W – @ Mississippi Cottonmouths – 29-17

19. Carolina Generals (5-7) – Down 1
Last Week: L – @ Orlando Rockets – 27-18

20. Iowa Threshers (5-7) – No Change
Last Week: L – @ Omaha Express – 19-18

21. Washington Wave (5-7) – Up 2
Last Week: W – @ Oklahoma Roughnecks – 23-20

22. Oakland Odyssey (4-8) – Down 3
Last Week: L – New Orleans Nightmare – 23-10

23. Oklahoma Roughnecks (4-8) – Down 2
Last Week: L – Washingto Wave – 23-20

24. Columbus Explorers (4-8) – No Change
Last Week: W – Minnesota Freeze – 23-20

25. Utah Raptors (4-8) – Up 1
Last Week: W – Philadelphia Bulldogs – 31-28

26. Mississippi Cottonmouths (3-9) – Down 1
Last Week: L – Miami Mustangs – 29-17

27. St. Louis Stallions (3-9) – No Change
Last Week: L – Pittsburgh Forge – 40-20

28. Seattle Orcas (2-10) – No Change
Last Week: L – @ Los Angeles Stars – 32-9

29. Louisville Cougars (2-10) – No Change
Last Week: L – Dallas Six-Shooters – 20-10

30. Virginia Admirals (1-11) – No Change
Last Week: L – @ San Diego Diablos – 20-6

Week 12 Awards

Offensive Player of the Week
WR Chris Matthews, Miami Mustangs
7 Rec, 138 Rec Yards (19.7 YPC), 2 Rec TDs

Defensive Player of the Week
DE Ronald Blair, Atlanta Firebirds
5 Tackles, 2 Sacks

Special Teams Player of the Week
K/P Brett Maher, Omaha Express
4-for-4 FG (61, 44, 56, 57), 1-for-1 XP, 13 Points, 3 Punt, 134 Punt Yards (44.7 YPP), 47 Long

Rookie of the Week
TE Mark Andrew, Oklahoma Roughnecks
10 Rec, 103 Rec Yards (10.3 YPC), 2 Rec TDs

Playoff Standings

Empire Conference
1. Birmingham Predators (11-1) – Southeast Division
2. New York Marauders (8-4) – Atlantic Division
3. Omaha Express (7-5) – Midwest Division
4. Orlando Rockets (10-2)
5. Boston Dragons (8-4)
6. Pittsburgh Forge (8-4)

Metropolitan Conference
1. Michigan Stags (11-1) – Central Division
2. San Diego Diablos (10-2) – Pacific Division
3. Nashville Renegades (8-4) – Mid-South Division
4. Los Angeles Stars (7-5)
5. New Orleans Nightmare (7-5)
6. Dallas Six-Shooters (7-5)

Projected Draft Order

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

Week 12 Preview

Pittsburgh Forge @ New York Marauders
Pick: New York Marauders

Atlanta Firebirds @ Philadelphia Bulldogs
Pick: Atlanta Firebirds

Oakland Odyssey @ Washington Wave
Pick: Washington Wave

Mississippi Cottonmouths @ Virginia Breakers
Pick: Mississippi Cottonmouths

Boston Dragons (8-4) @ Carolina Generals (5-7)
Pick: Boston Dragons

Oklahoma Roughnecks (4-8) @ Miami Mustangs (5-7)
Pick: Miami Mustangs

Los Angeles Stars (7-5) @ Columbus Explorers (4-8)
Pick: Los Angeles Stars

New Orleans Nightmare (7-5) @ Nashville Renegades (8-4)
Pick: New Orleans Nightmare

Michigan Stags (11-1) @ Birmingham Predators (11-1)
Pick: Birmingham Predators

Orlando Rockets (10-2) @ Iowa Threshers (5-7)
Pick: Orlando Rockets

Louisville Cougars (2-10) @ Omaha Express (7-5)
Pick: Omaha Express

St. Louis Stallions (3-9) @ Houston Wranglers (6-6)
Pick: Housto Wranglers

Utah Raptors (4-8) @ Seattle Orcas (2-10)
Pick: Utah Raptors

San Antonio Marshalls (6-6) @ San Diego Diablos (10-2)
Pick: San Diego Diablos

Dallas Six-Shooters (7-5) @ Minnesota Freeze (6-6)
Pick: Dallas Six-Shooters