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Baltimore Brigade Lose To Defending Champion Soul

The Baltimore Brigade (1-2) lost to the defending champion Philadelphia Soul (3-0) 69-34. The Soul’s 21-0 lead in the first quarter proved too great for Baltimore to overcome.

Soul Take Down Brigade, 69-34

The Philadelphia Soul (3-0) defeated the Baltimore Brigade (1-2), with the final score 69-34 in front of 11,833 fans at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night.

Mykel Benson Moves Into 5th Place in AFL History in Rushing Touchdowns

Mykel Benson has big shoes to fill in the fullback position for the Philadelphia Soul. From Derrick Ross to Tommy Taggart to Jeramie Richardson, to Chris Ryan, the Soul have virtually always had one of the best fullbacks in the AFL on their roster.

AFL Game Status Report (Week 4): Brigade at Soul

The following is the Active Player Game Status Report for Saturday, April 29, 2017. This report only refers to players on the active roster and their level of participation for today’s game

Cleveland Gladiators Announce Game Date Change for Week 5

The Arena Football League announced today that the Week 5 game between the Philadelphia Soul and the Cleveland Gladiators, originally scheduled for Friday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m. in Cleveland, has been moved to Saturday, May 6th with kickoff scheduled for 7:00 p.m. EST at Quicken Loans Arena due to a Cavaliers NBA Playoff fan fest and watch party that will take place at “The Q” on Friday.

Valor Fall to Gladiators in Cleveland

The Valor (1-2) dropped their second game of the season, 48-34, to the Cleveland Gladiators (1-3) Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH.

Gladiators speed past Valor 48-34 thanks to Nelson's five scores

Thanks to major contributions from a host of players on both sides of the ball, the Cleveland Gladiators improved to 1-3 on the season with a 48-34 victory over the Washington Valor on Friday in front of 9,223 fans at The Q.

Brandon Thompkins Reaches 500 Career Receptions

Brandon Thompkins made a real name for himself last season when he posted the third most all-purpose yards in a single season in AFL history. He's picked up right where he left off last season, and he's bringing that same level of excitement to the Cleveland Gladiators that he showed in Orlando.

AFL Game Status Report (Week 4): Valor at Gladiators

The following is the Active Player Game Status Report for Friday, April 28, 2017. This report only refers to players on the active roster and their level of participation for today’s game

Week 4 AFL Matchups: ArenaBowl Champs Home Opener; Washington's First Road Trip

The defending ArenaBowl champion Philadelphia Soul (2-0) open the home portion of their 2017 schedule when they host the Baltimore Brigade (1-1) on Saturday, April 29 at 7 p.m. ET at Wells Fargo Center on CBS Sports Network.

Brigade Take on First-Place Soul Saturday

The Brigade (1-1) travel to Philadelphia to take on the defending champion Philadelphia Soul (2-0) this Sat., April 29 at 7 p.m. at Wells Fargo Center. The Brigade are coming off their first bye week of the season, which was preceded by the franchise’s first-ever victory, a 52-49 win in Cleveland on April 16.

Valor Take On Gladiators Friday Night

The Valor (1-1) head to Cleveland for a matchup with the Gladiators (0-3) with kickoff set for 7 p.m. on Fri., April 28 at Quicken Loans Arena. The game will be broadcast on Monumental Sports Network.

Gladiators to air four Arena Football League games on Spectrum Sports

The Cleveland Gladiators, proud members of the Arena Football League, announced Thursday that the team will air four 2017 regular-season football games on television on Spectrum Sports in Ohio, beginning with the team’s Week 4 matchup vs. the Washington Valor on Friday, April 28th at 7:00 pm, live from Quicken Loans Arena.

AFL's Inside the Numbers: Week 4

A strange Week 3 in the Arena Football League gave us a player reaching 200 career touchdowns, a shutout in a half of football, and even one event that hadn't happened since 2007!

The AFL’s Mr. Versatility

In any level of football, if your top two quarterbacks get injured, you’re in for a long season. In 2016, the quarterback injuries happened, but not the long year for the Cleveland Gladiators. A big reason for that was Arvell Nelson, who stepped in at quarterback after starting the season as a Jack linebacker.

Joe Hills Becomes Second Fastest to 200 Career Receiving Touchdowns

Over the course of the last several seasons, Joe Hills has become known for his tremendous streak of consecutive games scoring at least one touchdown, a streak that currently sits at 71 games. In Week 3 though, he etched his name deeper in Arena Football League history by becoming the second-fastest man to score 200 career receiving touchdowns.

Soul Host Baltimore Brigade in Home Opener

The road to repeat continues this weekend as the Philadelphia Soul host the Baltimore Brigade this Saturday, April 29 at 7 p.m. in the team’s home opener, presented by Independence Blue Cross. The game will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network and 97.5 The Fanatic.

AFL Awards Week 3 Players of the Week

The Arena Football League has announced that Tampa Bay quarterback Randy Hippeard and linebacker Alvin Ray Jackson have been named as the offensive and defensive players of the week for Week 3, respectively.