Key Points

  • Defenders QB Jordan Ta’amu throws for 237 yards and 2 TDs in the win
  • Showboats RB Darius Victor rushes for 98 yards and 1 TD in the loss
  • Defenders improve to 4-5 on the season, while Showboats fall to 1-8

The Defenders dominated the Showboats in a 36-21 victory, improving their record to 4-5 on the season. The Showboats, despite a strong rushing performance from Darius Victor, fell to 1-8.

Results

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Defenders Breakdown

The Defenders were led by quarterback Jordan Ta’amu, who threw for 237 yards and 2 touchdowns, despite also throwing 2 interceptions. The rushing attack was balanced, with Cam’Ron Harris and Darius Haggans combining for 89 yards on the ground.

Top 5 Defenders offensive players:

  • Jordan Ta’amu: 20/24 passing, 237 yards, 2 TDs, 2 INTs; 4 rushes, 38 yards, 1 TD
  • Keke Coutee: 5 receptions, 69 yards; 3 rushes, 17 yards, 1 TD
  • Brandon Smith: 6 receptions, 52 yards
  • Ty Scott: 3 receptions, 52 yards
  • Chris Rowland: 3 receptions, 49 yards, 1 TD; 2 rushes, 10 yards

Showboats Breakdown

The Showboats struggled offensively, with quarterbacks Josh Love and Troy Williams combining for just 120 yards and 1 touchdown. The bright spot was running back Darius Victor, who rushed for 98 yards and 1 touchdown on 14 carries.

Top 5 Showboats offensive players:

  • Darius Victor: 14 rushes, 98 yards, 1 TD; 2 receptions, 3 yards
  • Jonathan Adams: 5 receptions, 73 yards
  • Josh Love: 9/14 passing, 105 yards, 1 TD, 2 INTs; 2 rushes, 9 yards, 1 TD
  • Vinny Papale: 3 receptions, 26 yards, 1 TD
  • Titus Swen: 4 rushes, 19 yards

The Defenders currently sit in 3rd place in the XFL Conference with a 4-5 record, while the Showboats are in last place in the USFL Conference at 1-8. Both teams are out of the playoff race. Can the Defenders win their final game? Is the Showboats the worst team in the UFL. Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

The UFL scores and UFL standings have been updated to reflect the results of this game.

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