Week 15 Power Rankings

1. Birmingham Predators (14-1) – No Change
Last Week: W – Omaha Express – 52-0

2. Orlando Rockets (13-2) – No Change
Last Week: W – Mississippi Cottonmouths – 31-10

3. Michigan Stags (13-2) – No Change
Last Week: W – Houston Wranglers – 32-0

4. San Diego Diablos (12-3) – No Change
Last Week: W – @ Dallas Six-Shooters – 17-9

5. Nashville Renegades (10-5) – No Change
Last Week: W – Philadelphia Bulldogs – 38-34

6. New York Marauders (10-5) – No Change
Last Week: W – San Antonio Marshalls – 23-20

7. Pittsburgh Forge (10-5) – No Change
Last Week: W – Washington Wave – 27-10

8. Atlanta Firebirds (9-6) – Up 1
Last Week: W – Los Angeles Stars – 28-14

9. New Orleans Nightmare (9-6) – Up 3
Last Week: W – Boston Dragons – 23-6

10. Boston Dragons (9-6) – Down 2
Last Week: L – @ New Orleans Nightmare – 23-6

11. Dallas Six-Shooters (8-7) – Down 1
Last Week: L – San Diego Diablos – 17-9

12. Los Angeles Stars (8-7) – Down 1
Last Week: L – @ Atlanta Firebirds – 28-14

13. Oakland Odyssey (8-7) – Up 1
Last Week: W – @ Seattle Orcas – 24-10

14. Minnesota Freeze (8-7) – Up 1
Last Week: W – Carolina Generals – 24-10

15. Omaha Express (7-8) – Down 2
Last Week: L – @ Birmingham Predators – 52-0

16. Iowa Threshers (7-8) – Up 3
Last Week: W – Miami Mustangs – 17-12

17. Houston Wranglers (6-9) – Down 1
Last Week: L – Michigan Stags – 32-0

18. Miami Mustangs (6-9) – Down 1
Last Week: L – @ Iowa Threshers – 17-12

19. San Antonio Marshalls (6-9) – Down 1
Last Week: L – @ New York Marauders – 23-10

20. Washington Wave (6-9) – No Change
Last Week: L – @ Pittsburgh Forge – 27-10

21. Philadelphia Bulldogs (6-9) – No Change
Last Week: L – @ Nashville Renegades – 38-34

22. Carolina Generals (6-9) – No Change
Last Week: L – @ Minnesota Freeze – 24-10

23. Columbus Explorers (6-9) – No Change
Last Week: W – @ Louisville Cougars – 29-24

24. Utah Raptors (6-9) – No Change
Last Week: W – Virginia Admirals – 30-14

25. St. Louis Stallions (5-10) – Up 1
Last Week: W – @ Oklahoma Roughnecks – 9-3

26. Louisville Cougars (4-11) – Down 1
Last Week: L – Columbus Explorers – 29-24

27. Oklahoma Roughnecks (4-11) – No Change
Last Week: L – St. Louis Stallions – 9-3

28. Mississippi Cottonmouths (4-11) – No Change
Last Week: L – Orlando Rockets – 31-10

29. Seattle Orcas (3-12) – No Change
Last Week: L – Oakland Odyssey – 24-10

30. Virginia Admirals (2-13) – No Change
Last Week: L – @ Utah Raptors – 30-14

Week 15 Awards

Offensive Player of the Week
QB Matt Barkley, Atlanta Firebirds
25-for-36 (69.4%), 308 Pass Yards, 4 Pass TDs, 1 INT

Defensive Player of the Week
DT Royce LaFrance, New Orleans Nightmare
3 Tackles, 3 Sacks, 1 PD, 1 FF

Special Teams Player of the Week
K Alex Henery, Michigan Stags
6-for-6 FG (22, 26, 50, 20, 25, 38), 2-for-2 XP, 20 Points

Rookie of the Week
QB Luke Falk, San Diego Diablos
20-for-27 (74.0%), 190 Pass Yards, 2 Pass TDs, 5 Rushes, 22 Rush Yards (4.4 YPC)

Playoff Projections

Empire Conference
1. Birmingham Predators (14-1) – Southeast Division
2. New York Marauders (10-5) – Atlantic Division
3. Omaha Express (7-8) – Midwest Division
4. Orlando Rockets (13-2)
5. Pittsburgh Forge (10-5)
6. Boston Dragons (9-6)

Metropolitan Conference
1. Michigan Stags (13-2) – Central Division
2. San Diego Diablos (12-3) – Pacific Division
3. Nashville Renegades (10-5) – Mid-South Division
4. New Orleans Nightmare (9-6)
5. Los Angeles Stars (9-6)
6. Dallas Six-Shooters (9-6)

Projected Draft Order

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

Week 16 Preview

Pittsburgh Forge (10-5) @ Boston Dragons (9-6)
Pick: Pittsburgh Forge

New York Marauders (10-5) @ Philadelphia Bulldogs (6-9)
Pick: New York Marauders

Mississippi Cottonmouths (4-11) @ Washington Wave (6-9)
Pick: Washington Wave

Michigan Stags (13-2) @ Carolina Generals (6-9)
Pick: Michigan Stags

Atlanta Firebirds (9-6) @ Orlando Rockets (13-2)
Pick: Atlanta Firebirds

Birmingham Predators (14-1) @ Miami Mustangs (6-9)
Pick: Birmingham Predators

Virginia Admirals (2-13) @ Columbus Explorers (6-9)
Pick: Columbus Explorers

Louisville Cougars (4-11) @ New Orleans Nightmare (9-6)
Pick: New Orleans Nightmare

Iowa Threshers (7-8) @ St. Louis Stallions (5-10)
Pick: St. Louis Stallions

Houston Wranglers (6-9) @ Omaha Express (7-8)
Pick: Omaha Express

Nashville Renegades (10-5) @ Dallas Six-Shooters (8-7)
Pick: Nashville Renegades

Seattle Orcas (3-12) @ San Antonio Marshalls (6-9)
Pick: San Antonio Marshalls

Oklahoma Roughnecks (4-11) @ San Diego Diablos (12-3)
Pick: San Diego Diablos

Minnesota Freeze (8-7) @ Oakland Odyssey (8-7)
Pick: Minnesota Freeze

Los Angeles Stars (8-7) @ Utah Raptors (6-9)
Pick: Los Angeles Stars