SFL to have record seven games commentated in Week 6

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After topping out at over 50 concurrent viewers three straight nights in primetime, breaking a single-game record for concurrent viewers and announcing the addition of former NFL player Ryan Moatsto the SFL Front Office on Tuesday, the SFL continues its positive momentum in Week 6 with a record seven live-called games. The only game not receiving commentary this week is Oklahoma City and San Antonio, based off of user activity.

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Chicago routs Carolina, teacher trumps students

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From the first play, this night would belong to the former Skyhawks, not the current ones. Chicago, led by former Skyhawk Offensive Coordinator, Defensive Coordinator and head coach Shann Varner, got the job done against his old team in a big way – a 52-31 win at home to improve to 3-2 this season, 3-0 at The Thunderdome.

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Swarm outlast Pride, move into first place

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A defensive slugfest turned into a shootout late in the fourth quarter at The Hive Sunday night. Atlanta came out on top 24-20 with a brilliant catch from Eric Vinson in traffic in the closing seconds, dropping Tallahassee to 4-1, improving the Swarm to the same record. The Swarm grabbed the point differential tiebreaker in the now jumbled top of the Eastern Conference to move to the top of the standings.

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Legion top Vaqueros in wild, overtime pass-fest

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In a game that may be the most indescribable in league history, The Vancouver Legion beat the San Antonio Vaqueros 51-49 in overtime on a safety, the first-ever win for Vancouver and the first-ever SFL game that ended on a safety. The loss left San Antonio alone at the bottom of the Western Conference – 0-5. Head coach/team owner Greg Morris will have plenty of questions to answer after this one, choosing to not give gold-star running back Jason German a single carry in the game, allowing speculation to run rapid in the Alamo City.

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Not much stops Corsairs, who keep Gladiators at East’s bottom

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The defending champions aren’t playing like their normal selves. The Queen City Corsairs are known for their slow starts, but this season haven’t had many troubles. Queen City won their third game in a row Sunday, knocking the St. Louis Gladiators with a cruising 42-24 win – in the rain on Park HeeChul’s jersey retirement night. HeeChul played for both Queen City and St. Louis during his career.

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Aztecs avoid scare, rumble past Renegades

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Down 35-24 at halftime, things looked bleak for the unbeaten Mexico City Aztecs. In the locker room, the defense woke up and turned a weak first half performance into a second half shutout. Their offense stayed consistent and the Aztecs eventually took care of business, 48-35 against Oklahoma City to keep their undefeated season alive. The Renegades lost their third straight.

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Crabs take down depleted Stallions in wild shootout

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With starting receivers Prince Escobar and Badr Ajlouni out with first-half sustained injuries, Cleveland made a strong effort to keep up with Baltimore but their defense had no answer for Baltimore running back Sonzo Robinson in a 59-44 loss. Robinson rushed for a career high and Season 9 high of 344 yards on 32 carries for four rushing touchdowns.

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Hyenas defense stymies Sparrows

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The undefeated Houston Hyenas held Sioux Falls’ offense to just 290 total yards in H-Towns 34-23 triumph Sunday to improve to 5-0. Through five weeks of the season, Houston is No. 1 in scoring defense and No. 2 in total defense. Houston outscored Sioux Falls 14-0 in the third to pull ahead and kept the Sparrows offense out of the end zone on all but one possession.

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