Chesapeake Tide
Founded 2007
Folded 2008
Leagues CIFL 2007-2008
History Chesapeake Tide
2007-2009 Maryland Maniacs
Arena The Show Place Arena
Based in Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Colors blue, silver, white


Division Titles 0
Championships 0
Head coach Matthew Steeple
President Martin Johnson
General Manager John Wolfe
Official Dance Team Tidal Wave
Mascot Captain Rip Tide

The Chesapeake Tide was a team of the Continental Indoor Football League that began play in 2007. The team plays its home games at The Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

After the 2008 season of the CIFL, they folded and moved to the Indoor Football League as the Maryland Maniacs.

Season-By-Season Edit

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
2007 7 5 0 4th Atlantic Lost AD Semifinal (Rochester)
2008 2 10 0 4th Atlantic East --
Totals 9 16 0 (including playoffs)

2007 Season ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
April 1 New England Surge Home Won 37-30
April 13 Steubenville Stampede Away Lost 55-65
April 21 Rochester Raiders Home Lost 49-89
April 28 Rochester Raiders Away Lost 18-52
May 5 Lehigh Valley Outlawz Home Won 57-56 (OT)
May 12 NY/NJ Revolution Home Won 41-15
May 19 New England Surge Away Lost 39-62
May 26 NY/NJ Revolution Away Won 55-43
June 2 Summit County Rumble Away Won 58-53
June 9 Lehigh Valley Outlawz Away Lost 26-48
June 16 Miami Valley Silverbacks Home Won 54-53
June 23 Steubenville Stampede Home Won 64-24
July 7 Rochester Raiders (Playoffs) Away Lost 43-76

2008 Season ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Home/Away Result
March 21 Rochester Raiders Home Lost 36-43[1]
March 29 Marion Mayhem Away Lost 35-70[2]
April 5 New England Surge Home Lost 41-49[3]
April 12 Lehigh Valley Outlawz Away Lost 36-62[4]
April 19 New Jersey Revolution Away Lost 47-49
April 27 Lehigh Valley Outlawz Home Lost 17-50
May 3 New Jersey Revolution Home Won 65-46
May 10 New England Surge Away Lost 24-46
May 17 Rochester Raiders Away Lost 13-58
May 24 Marion Mayhem Home Lost 39-67
May 31 Fort Wayne Freedom Home Lost 31-37
June 7 New Jersey Revolution Away Won 55-48

- The Tide won the final game of their existence, on the road, against the NJ Revolution. Led by 7 touchdown passes from Quarterback Joe Urso, and RB/WR Darryl Overton's 4 total scores (3 receiving, 1 rushing)

2007 Season AttendanceEdit

The Tide's inaugural game drew in a crowd of 3,176 fans (


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