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USFL Predictions: Week 2 Picks for Every Game

USFL Predictions: Week 2 Picks for Every Game

Athlon's experts pick every winner for every game on the Week 2 slate

With one week of the reinvented USFL's season now in the books, teams finally have some game film and on-field results to study and compare. Fans do too and if the first week was any indication, it appears that the newest professional league will attract some viewers, both in the stands in Birmingham, Alabama, and through the different TV broadcasts.

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Teams that are 1-0 are no doubt happy with their start but there's plenty of time for those that didn't fare as well in Week 1 to turn things around. It also just so happens that all four games in Week 2 are divisional contests.

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The action kicks off with the Michigan Panthers and New Jersey Generals in prime time on Friday. Both teams lost their openers, as did the Pittsburgh Maulers and Philadelphia Stars, which is the first game of the Saturday doubleheader. That night, it's the Birmingham Stallions vs. the Houston Gamblers. Then on Sunday, the lone game has the New Orleans Breakers battling the Tampa Bay Bandits.

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So which teams will come out on top in Week 2 of the USFL season? Athlon's own Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven), Mark Ross (@AthlonMarkR), and Ben Weinrib (@benweinrib) predict the winners for every game each week:

USFL Week 2 Predictions

Steven LassanMark RossBen Weinrib

Michigan Panthers at New Jersey Generals (Fri.)

Generals

Panthers

Panthers

Pittsburgh Maulers at Philadelphia Stars (Sat.)

Stars

Stars

Stars

Birmingham Stallions at Houston Gamblers (Sat.)

Gamblers

Gamblers

Stallions

New Orleans Breakers at Tampa Bay Bandits (Sun.)

Bandits

Bandits

Bandits

Week 1

3-1

2-2

2-2