Lower Transfer Fee Opens Pipeline From UFL to NFL

As of December 1, not a single UFL player had made the jump to a NFL team, raising important questions concerning the intentions of two year-old league.  The UFL’s insistence on collecting a $150,000 transfer fee was the obvious culprit.  When the UFL lowered the transfer fee to $25,000 a few days later, the New England Patriots […]

The Colonial Column: Hartford Drops Heartbreaker to Omaha

By Dan Canavan On a cold and blustery day at Rentschler field, the Colonials dropped a heartbreaker to Jeff Garcia and the star-studded Omaha Nighthawks.  A bad snap over the head of quarterback Josh McCown killed a late drive and sealed the 19-14 loss in front of an announced crowd of 14,056.  The Colonials lost to […]

The Colonial Column: Colonials Welcome Nighthawks

By Dan Canavan After dropping their last two contests, the UFL’s Hartford Colonials will be looking for revenge against the Omaha Nighthawks this weekend at Rentschler Field.  The Nighthawks handed the Colonials their first loss of the season with a dramatic come from behind victory in Omaha on September 24th.  While Hartford was in control for […]