Erie,PA-"With 8 new starters on defense and 6 new starters on offense who would have thought? One year later, same record, same results. Undefeated (8-0) in GDFL play, Xtreme North Division Champions, #1 ranking in the league. Although all of these things are nice and great accomplishments by our's still not the ultimate goal",stated Director of Operations Paul Pennington.

In 5 days from today the Erie Express start their quest to finish the job. With a plead to their fans to come out in droves Saturday, "We NEED your support in order to bring home a National Championship.We have been SO close SO many times. We want this as bad for you as we do for ourselves.

For those who have played and are no longer playing with us and for those who have passed on. This is for ALL of you", said Quarterback Brandon Hanna. The (8-0) Erie Express will be hosting the (4-4) Cleveland Cobras in the Xtreme Conference Divisional Round Semi Final Game. The winner advances to play the winner of the (4-4) Tri City Outlaws and (8-0)Middle Tennessee Bulldawgs game. 

Cathedral Prep Events Center, kickoff is set for 5pm. Admission $10 at the gate with children 12 and under FREE. 


Erie Express vs Cleveland Cobras

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The Gridiron Developmental Football League is a Professional Developmental Football League based in Memphis, Tennessee. This League was established to provide the community with high quality sports entertainment and to provide athletes the opportunity to participate in professional sports. We are looking at partnering with national and local area businesses in our pursuit of excellence and commitment to our community. Our commitment, dedication, and vision are set on building a firm foundation for professionalism and quality. The Gridiron Developmental Football League continues to strive to provide a quality minor professional level of football throughout the United States and beyond giving area athletes and fans the opportunity be a part of history. Our organization would like to thank you for your support. We are excited about the upcoming season and look forward to “Making AN IMPACT” in our Community.

Fans can visit our website at for upcoming announcements, ticketing info, and player tryouts.

The GDFL Communications Office contributed to this article.