The Green Bay Blizzard (2-5) will travel to Bismarck, North Dakota to take on the Bismarck Bucks (3-4) on Saturday, May 7th at 7:05 p.m. (Central Time) from inside the Bismarck Event Center.
The game will be televised on the Indoor Football League YouTube channel.
Saturday’s Week 9 matchup will be the third meeting between the two franchises this season. Bismarck has won both meetings so far, taking the Week 1 matchup in Green Bay by a final of 26-23 and taking the Week 3 matchup 29-27 in Bismarck.
Green Bay had their two game winning streak snapped in Week 8 with a 49-31 loss to the Quad City Steamwheelers in Moline, Illinois.
Bismarck lost their Week 8 matchup with the San Diego Strike Force, 38-28.
Green Bay quarterback Jack Sheehan did not play in the two prior meetings with Bismarck this season, but he is projected to start for the Blizzard on Saturday. Sheehan has thrown 15 touchdowns and three interceptions during his five starts this season with Green Bay.
Green Bay will look to have a strong defensive performance this week. Defensive back Momodou Mbye and linebacker James Brown enter Week 9 tied for second in the IFL with 55 total tackles, while defensive back Trevon Claybourne ranks in the top 10 in passes broken up.
This is a huge game for both teams.
Green Bay 31, Bismarck 28.
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