Category Archives: Birmingham Iron

AAF Power Rankings – Week 7

AAF Power Rankings – Week 7

A big week in the Alliance this week as San Antonio established themselves as one of the better teams in the league with a dominant performance over Atlanta, Orlando suffered their first loss to Arizona who looks to be a player in the west again, and Birmingham goes across the country and gets back to…

AAF Power Rankings – Week 6

AAF Power Rankings – Week 6

Some interesting results this week to really shake things up from second place down. Orlando is firmly in the #1 spot and looks to be there for the long haul. Behind them, Birmingham has fallen after losing two games in a row while teams like San Antonio and San Diego have emerged as the top…

AAF Power Rankings – Week 5

AAF Power Rankings – Week 5

What a week of football as the entire Alliance and the power rankings were turned upside down outside of the #1 spot. Orlando continues to be the solid leader in the league, but Birmingham fell for the first time while Memphis and Atlanta made quarterback changes and got their first wins of the season. This…

AAF Power Rankings – Week 4

AAF Power Rankings – Week 4

Week 3 taught us a lot about the various teams in the Alliance of American Football. The Birmingham Iron continued their winning ways with a dominant 28-12 win over Atlanta. The Legends fall to 0-3 and continue to be looked at as one of the worst teams in the league. Overall, the league changed a…

AAF avoids financial crisis after $250 million investment

AAF avoids financial crisis after $250 million investment

The Alliance of American Football has had a positive first two weeks, including locally with the Birmingham Iron moving to 2-0 on the season with a 12-9 win over the Salt Lake Stallions. The league hit good ratings in week one on CBS and had since transitioned to smaller networks while the public seemed to…

AAF Power Rankings – Week 3

AAF Power Rankings – Week 3

Week two is in the books and not much has changed within the power rankings. Teams like Memphis looked a lot better than week one, but teams like Orlando continue to shine. Although there are three undefeated teams still, all of them struggled at points and were down at halftime before making a comeback. Here…

Richardson TD run caps second half comeback, Iron now 2-0

Richardson TD run caps second half comeback, Iron now 2-0

A former NFL owner who also wore black and silver said it simplest and said it best: “Just win, baby.” No one can say it was ever pretty, but the Birmingham Iron (2-0) found a way to win Saturday afternoon in front of another raucous crowd at Legion Field. In the end, a critical muffed…

AAF Power Rankings – Week 2

AAF Power Rankings – Week 2

The first week of the Alliance of American Football is in the books and the response seems to be overwhelmingly positive for all of the games that took place in week one. Locally, the Birmingham Iron got a huge 26-0 shutout win over the Memphis Express. With this being the first official week ever, it…

Iron records AAF’s first shutout, stifles Memphis 26-0

Iron records AAF’s first shutout, stifles Memphis 26-0

The last time Birmingham saw professional spring football at Legion Field, the XFL’s Bolts were shut out 22-0 by the NY/NJ Hitmen. Sunday afternoon was a refreshing change for a city that’s seen its share of change since that April day in 2001 as the Iron defeated the Memphis Express 26-0 behind four Nick Novak…