FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 27th, 2022
USFL WEEK 3 SUNDAY DOUBLEHEADER: MICHIGAN PANTHERS VS. PITTSBURGH MAULERS AT 2:30 P.M. ET ON USA NETWORK; PHILADELPHIA STARS VS. NEW JERSEY GENERALS AT 8 P.M. ET ON PEACOCK
QB Shea Patterson & Michigan Panthers Face QB Josh Love & Pittsburgh Maulers at 2:30 p.m. ET on USA Network This Sunday
Week 3 Concludes This Sunday with Passing Leader Bryan Scott & Philadelphia Stars vs. QB Tandem Luis Perez and De’Andre Johnson & New Jersey Generals at 8 p.m. ET – Marking First USFL Game to Stream Exclusively on Peacock
NBC Sports and FOX Sports to Present All 43 USFL Games Live During Inaugural Season
STAMFORD, Conn., – April 27, 2022 – Following a second weekend highlighted by three one-score games, USFL Week 3 features quarterback Shea Patterson and the Michigan Panthers against quarterback Josh Love and the Pittsburgh Maulers in a North Division showdown from Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Ala., this Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET on USA Network.
The Panthers and Maulers both look to earn their first USFL wins. The Panthers fell to the New Jersey Generals 10-6 last Friday, with their points coming on running back Cameron Scarlett’s first touchdown of the season. The Maulers lost by a touchdown to the Philadelphia Stars 30-23 on Saturday with Love throwing for 236 yards and two touchdowns. Maulers wide receiver Bailey Gaither leads the USFL in receiving with 159 yards.
Jac Collinsworth will handle Sunday’s play-by-play commentary on USA Network alongside former Dallas Cowboys head coach and NFL quarterback Jason Garrett as analyst. Corey Robinson will serve as sideline reporter and Sara Perlman will anchor halftime coverage.
Week 3 concludes Sunday in primetime with the first USFL game to stream exclusively on Peacock as league passing leader Bryan Scott and the Philadelphia Stars face the quarterback tandem of Luis Perez and De’Andre Johnson and the New Jersey Generals at 8 p.m. ET.
Scott threw for 272 yards and three touchdowns in the Stars’ 30-23 victory over the Maulers and leads the USFL in passing yards (474) and touchdowns (four). Running back Darius Victor totaled 40 rushing yards and the go-ahead touchdown for the Generals in their 10-6 win over the Panthers.
Paul Burmeister (play-by-play) and former NFL fullback Michael Robinson (analyst) will call Sunday’s primetime matchup on Peacock with Corey Robinson on the sidelines and Sara Perlman anchoring halftime coverage.
NBC Sports and FOX Sports, the USFL’s official media partners, will combine to present all 43 games live this inaugural season. For the 2022 USFL season, NBC Sports will present 22 games on NBC (9), USA Network (9), and Peacock (4), which will also stream all games broadcast on NBC. FOX Sports will carry 22 games split between FOX (14) and FS1 (8). The combined regular-season coverage on NBC and FOX will give the USFL 22 broadcast windows, more than any regularly scheduled sport in the first half of 2022.
2022 USFL TELEVISION SCHEDULE
(Schedule subject to change)
|3||Tampa Bay at Houston||Saturday, 4/30||4 p.m.||FOX|
|3||Birmingham at New Orleans||Saturday, 4/30||8 p.m.||FOX|
|3||Pittsburgh at Michigan||Sunday, 5/1||2:30 p.m.||USA Network|
|3||New Jersey at Philadelphia||Sunday, 5/1||8 p.m.||Peacock|
|4||Philadelphia at Michigan||Friday, 5/6||10 p.m.||FS1|
|4||New Jersey at Pittsburgh||Saturday, 5/7||2:30 p.m.||Peacock|
|4||Tampa Bay at Birmingham||Saturday, 5/7||7 p.m.||FOX|
|4||Houston at New Orleans||Sunday, 5/8||3 p.m.||NBC, Peacock|
WEEK 5 (May 13-15)
Birmingham Stallions at Philadelphia Stars
Michigan Panthers at Tampa Bay Bandits
New Orleans Breakers at New Jersey Generals
Pittsburgh Maulers at Houston Gamblers
WEEK 6 (May 21-22)
Houston Gamblers at New Jersey Generals
Michigan Panthers at Birmingham Stallions
Pittsburgh Maulers at New Orleans Breakers
Tampa Bay Bandits at Philadelphia Stars
WEEK 7 (May 28-29)
Birmingham Stallions at Pittsburgh Maulers
New Jersey Generals at Tampa Bay Bandits
New Orleans Breakers at Michigan Panthers
Philadelphia Stars at Houston Gamblers
WEEK 8 (June 3-5)
Houston Gamblers at Tampa Bay Bandits
Michigan Panthers at Philadelphia Stars
New Orleans Breakers at Birmingham Stallions
Pittsburgh Maulers at New Jersey Generals
WEEK 9 (June 11-12)
Houston Gamblers at Birmingham Stallions
New Jersey Generals at Michigan Panthers
Philadelphia Stars at Pittsburgh Maulers
Tampa Bay Bandits at New Orleans Breakers
WEEK 10 (June 18-19)
Birmingham Stallions at Tampa Bay Bandits
Michigan Panthers at Pittsburgh Maulers
New Orleans Breakers at Houston Gamblers
Philadelphia Stars at New Jersey Generals