IFL future stable compared to other indoor leagues

Danger player Kory Ringer returns a kickoff in a recent game against the Iowa Barnstormers. (KHGI)

The future of indoor football appears murky. In 2008 the Intense Football League merged with the United Indoor Football Association to create today's Indoor Football League. By 2010 the IFL had 25 teams. Fast forward to present day, and the league has shrunk to 6 with 2 more set to join for the 2019 season. Richard Tieman who has followed indoor football for years says the IFL is still in a better position than other leagues.

"Consistency is not a word you correlate with an indoor football league, but the IFL does have the best business model of all of them that I've seen," said Tieman. "Players want to keep back here. They feel it's the best level of competition and they get taken care of by the teams and the front office. It's a good brand of football it just doesn't have that NFL logo to it. It doesn't have that big league feel to it. The fans are devoted, they always come and make noise.

The Nebraska Danger have been members of the IFL since their inception in 2011. They have 3 conference championships in franchise history.

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