USFL 2022 season opener, New Jersey Generals at Birmingham Stallions: Live updates, score, TV, streaming info

USFL 2022 season opener, New Jersey Generals at Birmingham Stallions: Live updates, score, TV, streaming info

Welcome to the first game of the USFL’s 2022 season. After a 37-year hiatus, the new version of the USFL is underway with a prime-time matchup between the New Jersey Generals and the Birmingham Stallions.

Fans tuning into this weekend’s action will see several new advents in pro football that includes a three-point option following touchdowns, a new onside kick option as well as a brand new overtime format. Fans will also get a chance to cheer for new players who are hoping to make the most of their opportunity in the USFL.

Two players to keep an eye on tonight are New Jersey running back Mike Weber and Birmingham linebacker Scooby Wright. A former Ohio State Buckeye, Weber has played for four NFL teams since the Cowboys drafted him in the sixth round in 2019. He enjoyed a standout career at Ohio State, where he rushed for 2,676 yards and 24 touchdowns during his final three seasons in Columbus . Wright has played for three NFL teams along with stints in the AAF and XFL. He was college football’s top linebacker at Arizona in 2014, when he tallied 14 sacks, six forced fumbles, 163 tackles and 29 tackles for loss.

Follow the action with updates, highlights and analysis in our live blog below. Make sure to check back in after the game for a thorough breakdown of Saturday’s action.

How to watch

Date: Saturday, April 16
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Lease: Birmingham, Alabama
TV: Fox, NBC
Streaming: fuboTV (try it for free)

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