|League||Fall Experimental Football League (2014–2015)|
|Team history||Boston Brawlers (2014)|
Mahoning Valley Brawlers (2015)
|Based in||Boston, Massachusetts|
|Colors||Midnight Blue, Red, White|
|Owner||Fall Experimental Football League|
|Head coach||Terry Shea|
|General manager||Cory Bachman|
The Boston Brawlers were a professional American football team based in Boston, Massachusetts. The team was based at Harvard Stadium in Boston, Massachusetts as the Boston Brawlers, and were a charter member of the Fall Experimental Football League (FXFL), which is trying to become the developmental league for the National Football League. Their primary colors were red, midnight blue and white, similar to Major League Baseball's Boston Red Sox, and its logo featured a mustachioed, bare-fisted boxer.
The team never found an owner willing to keep the team in Boston. The league confirmed it would not return to Boston for the 2015 season, reassigned coach Terry Shea to the Brooklyn Bolts, and relocated the franchise to Niles, Ohio where the team was to be called the Mahoning Valley Brawlers, as the city is well known for boxing. The Brawlers would have been the first outdoor professional football team to call the Mahoning Valley home since the Youngstown Patricians, a prominent team in the Ohio League of the 1910s. The team had hired Montreal Alouettes offensive coordinator Rick Worman to be head coach for the 2015 season. However, on September 28, 2015, a week before the first scheduled game, the FXFL informed the Brawlers' franchisee (the Mahoning Valley Scrappers baseball team) that the Brawlers would not be taking part in the 2015 season. The Scrappers indicated, while not revealing any details, that the league did not have enough money to operate four teams for the 2015 season.
|October 8||Omaha Mammoths||Away||L||18-41||3,000|
|October 15||Brooklyn Bolts||Away||L||20-27||1,940|
|October 24||Florida Blacktips||Home||W||28-10||945|
|October 31||Brooklyn Bolts||Home||L||16-23||-|
|November 5||Omaha Mammoths||Away||L||8-10||4,000|
Mahoning Valley Brawlers roster
Refused to Report
Rookies in italics
- "In FXFL, Boston Brawlers keep NFL dreams alive". The Boston Globe. November 6, 2014. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
- "FXFL satisfied with mini-season".
- "Rick Worman Named Brawlers Head Coach for 2015 Season".
- "Mahoning Valley Brawlers season canceled before it started". WFMJ. September 28, 2015.
- Chapin, Doug (September 29, 2015). "Decision stuns Brawler officials". Warren Tribune Chronicle. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
- Ex-Buc Josh Freeman tries to restart career in fledgling league. The New York Times. Retrieved October 5, 2015.