Monarchs and Adler set to battle this weekend!!
The showdown this weekend between the Monarchs (1-1) and Eagles (2-0 ) will be the way for the next few weeks. Recently , both teams end of September 2013 stood facing the playoff semi-finals , with the better end for the former host of Dresden. The German Bowl feeder was until now the biggest club success for the Elbstädter – even if they are empty-handed in the pouring rain of the Jahn stadium were scarce after 34:35 defeat against the New York Lions at the end of the season.
With chest Berlin travel the 200 miles to the south. After 2 GFL victories with more than 40 points per game each of the capital city are level on points with the Cologne Falcons at the top of GFL Nord. Also in the Big6 won the player of Head Coach Kim Kuci last weekend as usual with 42:20 against the Swiss champions Calanda Broncos. ” Dresden is to be our most tough opponents so far and show where we stand ,” said Kuci front of the tip section .
Both the start in the GFL season and in the Big6 failed the Saxons with two narrow defeats against Kiel and Braunschweig. Two weeks ago, the Royal their first competitive success in 2014 year recorded with a 51:13 drubbing of the Berlin Rebels . That did the battered soul Dresdner certainly good . According HUDDLE Season Preview is their running back Trevar Deed the new season with the motto “Unfinished Business ” : After last year’s defeat in the German Bowl , want the Monarchs again to the finals and this time pick up the pot.
The crowd at Heinz Field could be adjusted to a point fireworks when two of the strongest offensive formations meet. Berlin scored 43 points per game so far , Dresden must not hide with 40 points on average . These is the efficiency of the Eagle offense , led by Coordinator Johnny jewelry : Six times Red Zone resulted in six touchdowns. In contrast, even Jag Bals defensive series need not hide : just a Red Zone stay the opponent has been approved , without allowing for points!
The Monarchs are in the Red Zone so far only offensive mediocrity with 75 % recovery points on the defensive even GFL tail light with four touchdowns allowed at four Red Zone stays . This needs to end all mean nothing if Dresden # 4 Trevar Deed holding the ball in his hands. The highly dangerous Deed scored five touchdowns in two games with 160 rushing yards (!) On average .
The attack of the Saxons was reinforced in the off-season by several new entries from Poland and Australia. In addition to the usual strong German Receiver January Hilgenfeldt (2 TDs ) has established another pass receiver in the Monarchs offense with the Frenchman Guillaume Rioux (3 TDs ) , the Berliner defensive backs should keep in mind.
At the quarterback position are Dresden Jeff Welsh ( 36 of 56 passes for 5 TDs and 1 INT ) and Berlin Darius Outlaw ( 37/53/6/1 ) quite balanced , with a slight advantage for the Eagles playmaker. Outlaw also can rely on an extremely strong O-Line , which previously only allowed one QB sack. On the opposite side is Mamadou Sy Adler DL , one of GFL sack leader , make the Monarchs playmaker life difficult .
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