WASHINGTON - Week 6 of the USFL season kicks off with more exciting football action on FOX this weekend when the New Jersey Generals battle the Houston Gamblers at 4 p.m. ET Sunday on FOX.
New Jersey (4-1) is on a hot streak having won four games in a row as they sit in first place in the North Division. Houston (1-4) has lost four games in a row and has ground to make up if they want a shot to make the playoffs.
The Generals will have to slow down Gamblers running back Mark Thompson who leads the league with 400 rushing yards.
Week 6 of the USFL season features a matchup with one of the league's hottest teams on a four-game winning streak. (FOX Sports)
New Jersey leads the USFL in rushing yards per game (180.2), while Houston has the league’s second-worst rush defense, according to FOX Sports.
USFL 2022 Week 6 Schedule:
- Pittsburgh Maulers (1-4) vs. New Orleans Breakers (3-2) -noon ET, May 22, FS1.
- Houston Gamblers (1-4) vs. New Jersey Generals (4-1)-4 p.m. ET, May 22, FOX.
- Tampa Bay Bandits (3-2) vs. Philadelphia Stars (2-3)-1 p.m. ET, May 21, NBC.
- Michigan Panthers (1-4) vs. Birmingham Stallions (5-0) -7:30 p.m. ET, May 21, NBC.
USFL Team Standings heading into Week 6
- New Jersey Generals (4-1)
- Philadelphia Stars (2-3)
- Michigan Panthers (1-4)
- Pittsburgh Maulers (1-4)
- Birmingham Stallions (5-0)
- New Orleans Breakers (3-2)
- Tampa Bay Bandits (3-2)
- Houston Gamblers (1-4)
The USFL is a new, independent American football league controlled by FOX Sports through NSFL HoldCo, LLC, a new business entity.
This story was reported from Washington, D.C.