Trying to score with Tampa's lingerie football team

The Breeze has fourteen spots planned for their active roster. Some women will be playing both offense and defense.  Bumps, bruises, and dislocated knees are as common as touchdowns, so don’t expect a fluffy powder-puff game.  As team spokeswoman Christina Olive says, "These are athletes first. They're pretty girls, yes, but they're athletes first."


There are four games on the Breeze’s schedule including two home games at the Forum. The first is December 4 against the Chicago Bliss and then January 15 against The New York Majesty.

The games are played on an Arena Football League field with seven players each on offense and defense. There is no punting or field goals, but the only people who care about those are scrawny soccer players posing as NFL players.


The offense has four downs to gain seven yards and drive the ball into the opponent's backfield. (Ok, that was a lame pun, but I promise I'll get better puns as the season begins).

Check back to Sex and Love with The Rabid One all season for further coverage of the Tampa Breeze.

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Earlier this week hopeful young ladies attended the Tampa Breeze tryouts to become part of the bay area's hottest sports team.  The St Pete Times Forum was loaded with prospective players suited up in T-shirts, short shorts, and shoulder pads.  The Lingerie Football League may sound cute, but it's no joke. These girls are ready to play hardcore smash-mouth football, all while looking hotter than any cheerleaders safely yelling from the sidelines.

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