Green Bay scored a field goal on their opening drive. They didn't score again.
As the Iowa Barnstormers (2-0) raised their championship banner on Saturday, March 9, the home team showed significant defensive strength in their 41-3 victory against the Blizzard.
Iowa stopped the Blizzard on multiple goal to go situations, including a pick six by Jour Wickliffe to end the contest.
It was a slower game, with Iowa up 16-3 heading into the fourth quarter. Green Bay forced numerous field goal attempts themselves, but Iowa started the rout with a Samuel Charles five yard touchdown. Jamal Tyler also added a running and receiving touchdown in the final frame.
For Green Bay (1-2), the passing game struggles continue. The team has gone two straight games without a passing touchdown and only have three total on the season. A week removed from being named the IFL offensive player of the week, Lenorris Footman threw for just 7 of 26 for 92 yards and two interceptions. Four different receivers caught passes for Green Bay, as Levi Copelin led with three catches for 46 yards.
Daquan Neal once again showed off his skills, going 17 of 23 for 157 yards and four touchdowns. He also had 32 yards on the ground. Each of his touchdown passes went to a different wide receiver, but Ryan Balentine was his favorite target. Balentine caught nine passes for 87 yards.