Published: Tue, February 12, 2019
Sports | By Johanna Francis

Quarterback John Wolford Stars in AAF Debut for Arizona Hotshots

Quarterback John Wolford Stars in AAF Debut for Arizona Hotshots

Featuring experimental rule changes and unique traits, the AAF apparently drew its fair share of viewers in its opening week.

According to sports business reporter Darren Rovell, the new football league's debut game earned a tick higher at 2.1 than the NBA's Houston Rockets vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder game did with its 2.0 rating.

Christian Hackenberg #5 of the New York Jets warms up before the game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 31, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Ross had five receptions for 103 yards in the game.

He threw an interception with a release that I don't even know how to describe. Former Crimson Tide star Trent Richardson scored two touchdowns as Birmingham pulled away in the second half, in what was an unfortunate debut for the Express.

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Maybe the most important first to achieve outside of a win was a touchdown, and it didn't take the Hotshots long to find the end zone.

Moore recorded four tackles and broke up one pass in the Hotshots' 38-22 win over the Salt Lake Stallions on Sunday evening.

By halftime, Hackenberg was 3-of-11 for 20 yards with an interception.

New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch initially seemed lukewarm on the Alliance of American Football (AAF), but after a successful opening weekend in which it beat the National Basketball Association on ABC in ratings, he now sees the league as a positive for the NFL.

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