Pirates Preview: San Diego Strike Force (3-12) at Massachusetts Pirates (10-5)

July 16, 2022

The Pirates wrap up the regular season at home tonight against the San Diego Strike Force. The Pirates have secured a home playoff game next week in the first round of the IFL playoffs. Before they get there however, they need to beat the Strike Force. The Pirates won the first match up between these two teams in Week 7 51-30. Here are three keys for the Pirates tonight. 1….

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Pirates Preview: Massachusetts Pirates (9-5) at Bay Area Panthers (1-13)

July 9, 2022

The Pirates travel to the Bay Area tonight to take on the worst team in the IFL, the Bay Area Panthers. Winnable games come in handy this time of year so playing the Panthers now is beneficial. With a win, the Pirates would host a home playoff game. Here are three keys for the Pirates tonight. 1. Get off to a good start offensively: The Pirates need to get off…

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Pirates Preview: Green Bay Blizzard (5-7) at Massachusetts Pirates (7-4)

June 11, 2022

The Pirates will look to bounce back after a tough last minute loss to the Duke City Gladiators last Saturday night. After trailing early, the Pirates stormed back to take the lead in the fourth quarter only to see it disappear in the final minute of the game. Green Bay visits the DCU Center tonight. The last time these two teams, the Blizzard escaped with a 38-31 overtime win at…

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Pirates Preview: Massachusetts Pirates (7-3) at Duke City Gladiators (5-5)

June 4, 2022

The Pirates are in Albuquerque, New Mexico tonight to take on the Duke City Gladiators in a pivotal match up for both teams. Massachusetts is currently in second place in the Eastern Conference behind the 8-2 Frisco Fighters. The Pirates need a win tonight to keep pace. Duke City on the other hand is 5-5. The Gladiators have won three in a row and are still in the playoff hunt…

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Pirates: Bismarck Bucks (3-7) at Massachusetts Pirates (6-3)

May 28, 2022

The Pirates will look to make it two straight when they host the Bismarck tonight at the DCU Center. The Pirates are 4-0 all time against the Bucks. Bismarck is coming into the game riding a five game losing streak. Here three keys to the game. 1. Glass must step up again: Mike Glass will get the start in place of Alejandro Bennifield. Bennifield wasn’t on the pre-game injury report…

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Pirates: Massachusetts Pirates (4-2) at San Diego Strike Force (2-4)

May 9, 2022

The Pirates will look to bounce back after a tough 46-44 home loss last week to the expansion Vegas Knight Hawks. The Pirates begin a brief two game west coast swing with their game tonight against the Strike Force. They travel to Arizona to take on the Rattlers on Saturday night. Here are three keys to tonight’s game. 1. Get the defense back on track: After a dominant performance against…

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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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