USFL Week 4 live updates: Pittsburgh Maulers lead Birmingham Stallions early


Week 4 of the 2023 USFL season is in full swing, and we’ve got you covered with all the action around the league!

Closing out Sunday’s slate on FS1, the Birmingham Stallions (2-1) are aiming to bounce back this week against the Pittsburgh Maulers (1-2) at the iconic Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

Earlier, the New Orleans Breakers (4-0) took down the New Jersey Generals (2-2) to start the day.

See the full list of regular-season week-by-week matchups here.

Here are the top plays!

Birmingham Stallions at Pittsburgh Maulers

Aerial return


Josh Simmons ran the opening kickoff out to the Birmingham 45-yard line for Pittsburgh, as shown below. On the fourth play of the drive, quarterback Troy Williams hit wide receiver Isiah Hennie for a 25-yard pickup, getting Pittsburgh inside the Birmingham 10-yard line. With that said, the Maulers didn’t get into the end zone, settling for a 20-yard field goal from Chris Blewitt.


Birmingham and Pittsburgh went three-and-out after the latter’s opening score. Then disaster struck for Birmingham, as quarterback Alex McGough had his pass intercepted by cornerback Mark Gilbert

One play after the turnover, Williams hit wide receiver Bailey Gaither for a 35-yard completion, putting the ball on the Birmingham 2-yard line, as shown below. The Maulers were unable to reach the end zone again, though, settling for a 22-yard Blewitt field goal.

Another pick

McGough was intercepted again on the first play of the next possession. This pick came from cornerback Keith Gipson Jr. on a downfield pass.

After the Maulers got to midfield, Williams took off for a 16-yard carry, as shown below. On the next play, Williams hit tight end Matt Seybert for a 20-yard pickup. The drive ended with a third Blewitt field goal.

Stay tuned for updates!

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