Division chief stakes 4-game winning streak in Week 6 game

Week 6 of the USFL season kicks off with more exciting football action on FOX this weekend when the New Jersey Generals take on the Houston Gamblers at 4 p.m. ET Sunday on FOX.

New Jersey (4-1) is on a hot streak after winning four straight as it sits first in the North Division. Houston (1-4) has lost four straight and has some ground to make up for if it wants a shot at qualifying for 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 includes a clash 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 second-worst defense in the league, according to FOX Sports.

2022 USFL 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) at 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 Rankings Pre-Week 6

North-WL Division

  • New Jersey Generals (4-1)
  • Philadelphia Stars (2-3)
  • Michigan Panthers (1-4)
  • Pittsburgh Maulers (1-4)

South-WL Division

  • Birmingham Stallions (5-0)
  • New Orleans Breakers (3-2)
  • Tampa Bay Bandits (3-2)
  • Houston players (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, DC

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