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Tonight's Blizzard preview

8:00 PM, Mar. 22, 2013  |  Comments
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Who: Green Bay Blizzard (0-3) vs. Chicago Slaughter (2-2).

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Resch Center, Ashwaubenon

Series: The Slaughter, who won the last meeting 50-41 on March 2 in Chicago, leads 6-3 all-time.

Blizzard update: Tied a franchise low for points scored in a 24-20 loss at Colorado on Sunday, which put it at 0-3 for the first time since its inaugural season in 2003. ... Defensive lineman James McClinton returned to the team for his fourth season last week and is a half-sack away from breaking a tie with Joe Sykes as the franchise's all-time leader at 191/2. ... The Blizzard has allowed 11 sacks and has made two. ... Defensive back Kenny Viser was signed this week after starting most of last year with the team. ... Ryan Balentine leads the squad with 17 receptions for 178 yards and two touchdowns. ... Donovan Porterie has completed 53 of 85 passes for 521 yards and eight TDs with five interceptions. ... Green Bay is the least penalized team in the IFL with 13 penalties and an average of 28.7 penalty yards per game.

Slaughter update: Former University of Illinois running back Daniel DuFrene leads the IFL with 181 yards and six rushing TDs. ... The Slaughter's 113 rushing attempts is the most in the league and its 380 rushing yards is second. ... Former Illinois quarterback Juice Williams is the team's leading receiver with nine catches for 118 yards and three TDs. ... Chicago ranks first in the league for interceptions (nine), forced fumbles (four) and defensive TDs (three). ... Linebacker Ameer Ismail was named the IFL's defensive player of the week and leads the league with 48 tackles. ... Defensive end P.J. South played with the Blizzard last season. ... Steve McMichael, the former Chicago Bears defensive lineman, is in his eighth year as coach of the Slaughter.

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