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The 2019 AAF season is the first season in the history of the Alliance of American Football (AAF). The season began on February 9, 2019, and will be capped with a four-team playoff starting on April 20, 2019, and a championship game to be played at Sam Boyd Stadium near Las Vegas on April 27, 2019. The Alliance of American Football has eight teams competing for its inaugural season. Each team will play a ten-game regular season: six in-conference games (home-and-away against each of the other three teams) and four out-of-conference games (one game against each of the four teams; two home and two away). Weeks 2, 4, 6, and 9 are non-conference games.
|2019 Alliance of American Football season|
|League||Alliance of American Football|
|Duration||Regular season: February 9 – April 14, 2019|
Playoffs: April 20–21, 2019
Championship: April 27, 2019
|Number of games||10–game regular season|
|Number of teams||8|
|TV partner(s)||CBS Sports, Turner Sports, NFL Network|
The 2019 AAF season is the first season in the history of the Alliance of American Football (AAF). The season began on February 9, 2019, and will be capped with a four-team playoff starting on April 20, 2019, and a championship game to be played at Sam Boyd Stadium near Las Vegas on April 27, 2019.
The Alliance of American Football has eight teams competing for its inaugural season.
|Atlanta Legends||Atlanta, Georgia||Georgia State Stadium||Kevin Coyle|
|Birmingham Iron||Birmingham, Alabama||Legion Field||Tim Lewis|
|Memphis Express||Memphis, Tennessee||Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium||Mike Singletary|
|Orlando Apollos||Orlando, Florida||Spectrum Stadium||Steve Spurrier|
|Arizona Hotshots||Tempe, Arizona||Sun Devil Stadium||Rick Neuheisel|
|Salt Lake Stallions||Salt Lake City, Utah||Rice–Eccles Stadium||Dennis Erickson|
|San Antonio Commanders||San Antonio, Texas||Alamodome||Mike Riley|
|San Diego Fleet||San Diego, California||SDCCU Stadium||Mike Martz|
2019 Alliance of American Football standings
|San Antonio Commanders||3–2||.600||2–1||96||110||-14||.630||.563||W2|
|San Diego Fleet||3–2||.600||2–1||111||89||22||.407||.438||W1|
|Salt Lake Stallions||2–4||.333||1–2||112||121||-9||.529||.333||W1|
|(x)–qualified for playoffs; (y)–Conference Champions; (z)–Alliance Champions|
Each team will play a ten-game regular season: six in-conference games (home-and-away against each of the other three teams) and four out-of-conference games (one game against each of the four teams; two home and two away). Weeks 2, 4, 6, and 9 are non-conference games.
2019 Alliance of American Football schedule
|Home||Away||Week 1||Week 2||Week 3||Week 4||Week 5||Week 6||Week 7||Week 8||Week 9||Week 10|
|Salt Lake Stallions
|San Antonio Commanders
|San Diego Fleet
Following the 10-week regular season, the top two teams in each conference will face each other in conference championship games, hosted by the higher seeded team. These semifinals will be held on April 20 and April 21. The winners will then meet in the league championship game on April 27 at a neutral site, Sam Boyd Stadium in the Las Vegas Valley.
|April 20 or 21
Hosted by E1
|E2||Saturday, April 27|
Sam Boyd Stadium – Whitney, Nevada
|April 20 or 21
Hosted by W1
Announced attendance figures for each home game. In the weekly columns, dashes (—) indicate away games, while bold font indicates the highest attendance of each team.
|Team / Week||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||10||Total||Average|
|San Antonio Commanders||27,857||29,176||—||—||—||—||—||57,033||28,517|
|San Diego Fleet||—||20,019||14,789||—||20,823||—||—||—||55,631||18,544|
|Salt Lake Stallions||—||—||10,412||9,302||—||8,150||—||—||27,864||9,288|
|1||John Wolford||QB||Arizona Hotshots||Terence Garvin||LB||Orlando Apollos||Nick Novak||K||Birmingham Iron|
|2||Garrett Gilbert||QB||Orlando Apollos||Keith Reaser||CB||Orlando Apollos||Jamar Summers||CB||Birmingham Iron|
|3||Ja'Quan Gardner||RB||San Diego Fleet||A. J. Tarpley||LB||San Diego Fleet||Colton Schmidt||P||Birmingham Iron|
|4||Kenneth Farrow||RB||San Antonio Commanders||Drew Jackson||LB||Memphis Express||Austin MacGinnis||K||Memphis Express|
|5||Logan Woodside||QB||San Antonio Commanders||Kameron Kelly||CB||San Diego Fleet||Younghoe Koo||K||Atlanta Legends|
|2||Reggie Smith||Big 12|
|10||John O’Neill||Big Ten|
|81||Brandon Cruse||Big 12|
The officiating crews include one former NFL official—Jimmy DeBell, a back judge on the Smith crew—and three former NFL players: Nate Jones (side judge, Cruse crew), Terry Killens (umpire, Blake crew), and Mike Morton (umpire, Cruse crew).
CBS Sports, Turner Sports and NFL Network serve as the Alliance's broadcast partners for the 2019 season. The CBS Sports deal was announced at the time the league launched, while the Turner Sports and NFL Network contracts were announced less than two weeks before the season began.
Each AAF team has a local radio partner, ensuring that all games are carried on the radio in some form. Sirius XM Radio carries a Game of the Week package.