Three Questions for the Kings vs. Bayou Vipers
1.) Will the long layoff have a negative effect on the football team?
The Crescent City Kings will have had 21 days off by the time they take the field against the Bayou Vipers. Rest is usually a welcome aspect of a grueling football season. For the Kings, it could spell doom as they prepare to play a hot Vipers squad fresh off of a 44-6 drubbing of the Northwest Louisiana Trojans. Head Coach Frederick Washington will need to be crafty in pacing his team in preparation for what is expected to be a clash of GDFL titans in Hammond, Louisiana.
2.) How much and how soon will the new additions to the roster, impact the Kings?
The Crescent City Kings have added some serious talent to the roster, in recent weeks(Read more here). On offense, Jonah Austin is expected to slide in at left tackle, with Kenneth Dabney seeing significant reps at wide receiver. For an offense that posted 28 points in a turnover-filled outing, the addition of solid talent could add depth and propel an offense with many lethal weapons. On defense cornerback/safety Jordan Batiste is expected to boost the overall depth and talent in the defensive secondary.
3.) Can the Kings slow the Vipers offense?
The Bayou Vipers will enter the game averaging 34.0 points per game. The Kings allowed 32 against the Tiger-Cats. If the Kings allow the Vipers to strike as often as they have in their first two games, it could be a long Saturday evening. When the Kings defense and Vipers offense engage each other, the strength versus strength match-up will likely be the deciding factor of the game.