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Birmingham Iron is the team from Alabama and has a few Bama players on the roster.
Blake Sims,Trent Richardson, J.C. Hassenauer, Dominick Jackson, Korren Kirver, Brandon Greene, Josh Frazier, Xzavier Dickinson, Bradley Sylvie, Cole Mazza.
ten games schedule. Playoff will be in April. Rules are something else. No kickoff ,no on side kick.


Week 12/10/19MemphisBirmingham3:00 PM CT
Week 22/16/19Salt LakeBirmingham1:00 PM CT
Week 32/24/19BirminghamAtlanta3:00 PM CT
Week 43/3/19San AntonioBirmingham3:00 PM CT
Week 53/9/19OrlandoBirmingham1:00 PM CT
Week 63/17/19BirminghamSan Diego7:00 PM CT
Week 73/24/19BirminghamMemphis7:00 PM CT
Week 83/31/19AtlantaBirmingham3:00 PM CT
Week 94/7/19BirminghamArizona7:00 PM CT
Week 104/14/19BirminghamOrlando2:30 PM CT
 

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@50+yeartidefan @RollllTide!

The AFF signed a deal with CBS. I'm not sure if the games which broadcast channel...may be their CBS Sports alternate channel.
 

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158 on dish CBS sports channel
 

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Why not. I'm curious to see what we have. I'd be a lot more curious if it was possible to watch your local team every week. Sounds like CBSports is just doing the national game of the week.
 

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CBS Sports Network will be carrying the Birmingham/Memphis game.
 

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Did a little research and learned with an 8 team league there will be 4 games per week. 2 on Saturday and 2 on Sunday. What's cool is that all the games look like they will be broadcast somewhere. For example:

6. How can I watch?
The first AAF game is on Feb. 9, between Atlanta and Orlando, is on CBS. Going forward, there’ll be a game per week on CBSSN, with those streamed on the AAF’s website.
TNT will broadcast one regular season and one playoff game per season, per Sports Business Journal. The NFL Network’s going to take two games per week and will broadcast a total of 19 games.

7 questions about the AAF, the new pro football league ... - SB Nation

https://www.sbnation.com/2019/2/3/.../aaf-football-new-league-teams-season-what-is-i...
 
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League co-founder Bill Polian, an ESPN NFL analyst, said the league will give players three-year, non-guaranteed contracts worth $250,000 each.
Players can leave the league, which is set to kick off Feb. 9, to go to the NFL. Polian said it's currently unclear whether a player's rights will revert back to the AAF after a three-year period expires or if the clock stops ticking on a team's three-year rights when a player gets "called up" to the big time.
Salaries will be in line with AAF competitor the XFL, which has said it will pay players an average of $75,000 per season. That league launches in 2020.
Polian said a contract will include state-of-the-industry health insurance and an education stipend to any player who completes a year in the league.


Best of luck to all the players.
 

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I wonder if Old Coach Rick will be singing?
 

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Here one of the Iron that won't be playing Sunday!

Birmingham Iron player arrested for soliciting prostitution

By WBRC Staff | February 8, 2019 at 11:10 AM CST - Updated February 8 at 11:10 AM
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Birmingham Iron player was arrested by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and charged with soliciting prostitution.
Lawrence Okoye, 27, was arrested on Wednesday.
Okoye is a former Miami Dolphin.
The Iron play their first game at Legion Field on Sunday.
 

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Just like the NFL, I will pass. If its not high school or college football, Alabama Mike does not watch.
 

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