On Sunday, the Stallions came from behind to defeat the Philadelphia Stars by a score of 33-30.
Both teams lost their starting quarterback to injury during the game as Stallions QB J’Mar Chase left with cramps, while Stars QB Case Cookus suffered a broken fibula.
With just 10 minutes left in the game, Philadelphia had a three-point lead but Birmingham punched in two fourth-quarter touchdowns to take a 10-point lead.
Philadelphia then answered with a touchdown of their own to cut Birmingham's lead down to three and the Stars had the chance to get the ball back as they opted to attempt a fourth-and-12 play to keep possession. That attempt failed a pass fell incomplete.
Former Detroit Lions WR wins inaugural USFL Championship Game MVP
Former Detroit Lions WR Victor Bolden, who had six catches for 64 yards and the go-ahead touchdown, was named the MVP of the inaugural USFL Championship Game.
Here is what Bolden had to say after the conclusion of the game.
— USFL (@USFL) July 4, 2022
But Bolden was not the only former Detroit Lions player to have a great championship game for Birmingham.
Can't we just count this as a championship for the Detroit Lions?