Week 8 Preview
Things got physical the last time the Iowa Barnstormers (3-1) matched up with the Bismarck Bucks (3-3) two weeks ago at Wells Fargo Arena.
This Saturday (7:05 p.m., Bismarck Event Center), the teams will square off in Bismarck, North Dakota for the second of three meetings between each other this year.
In the first meeting, Iowa used a late fumble recovery and a converted onside kick to escape with a 49-42 win. The Barnstormers hope to do the same on Saturday.
Daquan NealÂ converted for a season high of four passing touchdowns during Iowa's win over the Bucks two weeks ago, also throwing for 191 yards and rushing for 53.
Connor HollenbeckÂ led the receiving corps with a pair of touchdowns himself on top of 51 yards on three receptions.
Each will be integral in the scoring on the offensive side of the ball on Saturday.
The Iowa defense, however, is coming off its best performance of the season. The unit shutout the Tucson Sugar Skulls in the second half during the team's 33-13 win at Tucson a week ago.
Highlighted by a pick-six from Tyron Cromwell and a forced fumble byÂ Denzel ChukwukeluÂ - the Barnstormer defense will be looking for another dominant performance.
Fans interested in watching the game can do so by visiting the Chicken Coop (5906 Ashworth Rd, West Des Moines) for the team's official watch party. If not, the game will be available streaming nationwide on YouTube.com on the IFL's official YouTube channel.
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