2011: The Predators Make the XFFL their Prey!

The Atlanta Predators defeated the Orlando Desperados 119-104 to bring home their first league championship in the 9th edition of the XFFL Championship Game.

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2011 XFFL Champions – Atlanta Predators

XFFL Playoffs
First Round :
Atlanta Predators – 162.4 vs. Miami Soul – 109.8
Orlando Desperados – 198.19 vs. Boise Bobcats – 128.09

Second Round :
Atlanta Predators – 148.31 vs. San Diego Spartans – 137.45
Orlando Desperados – 151.04 vs. Chicago DireWolves – 140.28

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Championship Game : 
Atlanta Predators – 119.32 vs. Orlando Desperados – 104.47

Final 2011 Regular Season XFFL Standings

Teams Record Total Points
American Divison
*Chicago DireWolves 8 – 5 – 0 1750.46
*Boise Bobcats 8 – 5 – 0 1432.05
*Orlando Desperados 7 – 6 – 0 1505.67
Pittsburgh Freaks 7 – 6 – 0 1486.13
Columbus Enforcers 6 – 7 – 0 1743.88
Omaha Bigdogs 6 – 7 – 0 1616.68
National Divison
*San Diego Spartans 11 – 2 – 0 1834.54
*Miami Soul 8 – 5 – 0 1542.76
*Atlanta Predators 5 – 8 – 0 1441.27
Philadelphia Blizzard 5 – 8 – 0 1349.78
South Carolina SaberCats 4 – 9 – 0 1368.15
New York Hitmen 3 – 10 – 0 1243.75

2011 XFFL Awards
Most Valuable Player : Aaron Rodgers – San Diego
Least Valuable Player : Peyton Hillis – Omaha
Rookie of the Year : Cam Newton – Philadelphia

2011 All-XFFL Team
QB – Aaron Rodgers – San Diego Spartans
RB – LeSean McCoy – Miami Soul
RB – Ray Rice – Boise Bobcats
WR – Calvin Johnson – Omaha Bigdogs
WR – Wes Welker – New York Hitmen
Flex – Maurice Jones-Drew – San Diego Spartans
TE – Rob Gronkowski – South Carolina SaberCats
K – David Akers – Miami Soul
DL – Jason Pierre-Paul – South Carolina SaberCats
DL – Jared Allen – Columbus Enforcers
LB – D’Qwell Jackson – Pittsburgh Freaks
LB – London Fletcher – Orlando Desperados
DB – Charles Tillman – Philadelphia Blizzard
DB – Patrick Peterson – Miami Soul
Flex – James Laurinaitis – Chicago DireWolves
Owner – Matt Ricklefs – Orlando Desperados

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2011 Rookie Draft
1st – Philadelphia – Mark Ingram
2nd – Boise – Blaine Gabbert
3rd – Pittsburgh – A.J. Green
4th – Philadelphia – Cam Newton
5th – Atlanta – Julio Jones
6th – Cincinnati – Ryan Williams
7th – South Carolina – Mikel LeShoure
8th – Atlanta – Daniel Thomas
9th – Orlando – Torrey Smith
10th – San Diego – Jake Locker
11th – Miami – Greg Little
12th – Orlando – Jonathon Baldwin
13th – Philadelphia – DeMarco Murray
14th – Boise – Roy Helu Jr.
15th – Atlanta – Leonard Hankerson
16th – San Diego – Von Miller
17th – San Diego – Prince Amukamara
18th – New York – Andy Dalton
19th – South Carolina – Ryan Mallett
20th – Pittsburgh – Christian Ponder
21st – Philadelphia – Adrian Clayborn
22nd – Boise – Kendall Hunter
23rd – Miami – Patrick Peterson
24th – Atlanta – Nick Fairley
25th – New York – Johnny White
26th – Tampa Bay – Titus Young

Pro Bowl

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QB – Aaron Rodgers – San Diego Spartans – #1 QB
RB – LeSean McCoy – Miami Soul – #1 RB
RB – Maurice Jones-Drew – San Diego Spartans – #4 RB
WR – Wes Welker – New York Hitmen – #2 WR
WR – Roddy White – Atlanta Predators – #4 WR
FLEX – Willis McGahee – Philadelphia Blizzard – #23 RB
TE – Rob Gronkowski – South Carolina SaberCats – #1 TE
K – David Akers – Miami Soul – #1 K
DL – Jason Pierre-Paul – South Carolina SaberCats – #2 DL
DL – Jason Babin – Atlanta Predators – #4 DL
LB – James Anderson – San Diego Spartans – #6 LB
LB – Stephen Tulloch – New York Hitmen – #8 LB
DB – Patrick Peterson – Miami Soul – #1 DB
DB – Charles Tillman – Philadelphia Blizzard – #4 DB
FLEX – Nick Barnett – Atlanta Predators – #7 LB

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QB – Drew Brees – Chicago DireWolves – #2 QB
RB – Ray Rice – Boise Bobcats – #2 RB
RB – Arian Foster – Chicago DireWolves – #3 RB
WR – Calvin Johnson – Omaha Bigdogs – #1 WR
WR – Mike Wallace – Pittsburgh Freaks – #6 WR
FLEX – Chris Johnson – Columbus Enforcers – #16 RB
TE – Jimmy Graham – Orlando Desperados – #2 TE
K – Mason Crosby – Columbus Enforcers – #3 K
DL – Jared Allen – Columbus Enforcers – #1 DL
DL – Terrell Suggs – Pittsburgh Freaks – #3 DL
LB – D’Qwell Jackson – Pittsburgh Freaks – #1 LB L
B – London Fletcher – Orlando Desperados – #2 LB
DB – Roman Harper – Omaha Bigdogs – #5 DB
DB – Kam Chancellor – Boise Bobcats – #10 DB
FLEX – James Laurinaitis – Chicago DireWolves – #3 LB

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Pro Bowl Score :
American Division – 208.93
National Division – 177.61

Team History

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The San Diego Spartans and owner Mike Miller decided that the 2011 season would be their last in the XFFL.

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The last of the original six XFFL teams finally changed their identity following the 2011 season.  Owner Matt Ricklefs rebranded the Orlando Desperados into the Knights when the team moved to Washington.

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