Pirates: Iowa Barnstormers (3-1) at Massachusetts Pirates (3-1)

April 23, 2022

The Pirates return home tonight to host the Iowa Barnstormers in a crucial Eastern Division match up in the IFL. The Pirates 14 game winning streak was snapped last week in an upset loss to Green Bay. It was a tough overtime loss for Massachusetts but as we’ve seen with this team time and time again, they are resilient. Here are three keys to tonight’s game. 1. Defense must rebound:…

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Pirates: Massachusetts Pirates (3-0) at Green Bay Blizzard (0-4)

April 16, 2022

The Pirates will look to win their 15th straight tonight when they visit the Green Bay Blizzard for a 7:05 pm kick off. Here are three keys to the game for the Pirates. 1. Play smart: The Pirates are playing arguably the worst team in the IFL. Green Bay has been competitive in their four losses but two of those games have come against Bismarck. The Bucks are not the…

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Pirates: Massachusetts Pirates (2-0) At Bismarck Bucks (2-1)

April 10, 2022

The Pirates are coming off a 37-29 win over Quad City last week at home. Now they hit the road for their first road game of the season against an improved Bismarck team. The Bucks are 2-1 with two wins over Green Bay. Bismarck has struggled offensively but their defense has played well in their two wins. On paper, this is a winnable game for the Pirates but Bismarck will…

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Pirates: Quad City Steamwheelers (1-1) at Massachusetts Pirates (1-0)

April 3, 2022

The Pirates are back in action after three weeks off. They beat rival Frisco 30-27 in a low scoring affair by IFL standards. Today, they face the Quad City Steamwheelers who beat Iowa 46-24 last week in their home opener. The Steamwheelers have won 5 of their last 7 games dating back to 2019. Conversely, the Pirates have won have won 12 in a row dating back to last season….

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Pirates: Defending IFL champion Pirates kick off the 2022 season on Saturday night

March 13, 2022

The Massachusetts Pirates will kick off the 2022 season on Saturday night against the Frisco Fighters. The two teams have developed quite the rivalry since last season. The two teams met three times last season. The defending champion Pirates did go through some changes since last season. Head Coach and former Patriots running back Patrick Pass is no longer head coach. Pass is in the front office now as the…

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Pirates win overtime thriller to capture the United Bowl

September 14, 2021

Photo courtesy of the IFL. The Massachusetts Pirates are United Bowl Champions after a thrilling 37-34 overtime win over the Arizona Rattlers. The Pirates did the unthinkable winning a championship in their inaugural season in the league. Massachusetts was the hottest team in the league down the stretch and capped off their second second half surge with a championship. Former New Orleans Saints kicker Garrett Hartley kicked the game winning…

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Pirates: 3 Key United Bowl Preview

September 12, 2021

The Massachusetts Pirates will take the Arizona Rattlers in the United Bowl, the IFL Chanpionship game. The Pirates have had a memorable first season in the IFL and have been the hottest team in the league since July. Massachusetts would be considered an underdog going into this game against the top seeded Rattlers but the Pirates actually won the only regular season meeting between the two teams at home on…

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