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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.

Nelson provides eight scores as Gladiators outlasted by Storm, 62-61

Quentin Sims leads Cleveland receivers with 205 rec. yards, five touchdowns in defeat.

Tampa Bay Trips Up Cleveland, 62-61, In Come-From-Behind Victory

Quarterback Randy Hippeard scored from one yard out as Tampa Bay defeated the Cleveland Gladiators, 62-61, in a come-from-behind Arena Football League game Saturday night at AMALIE® Arena on the AMALIE Motor Oil Field.


Mike Washington goes for 125 yards and two touchdowns in loss

Soul Shut Down Valor, 49-31

Strong Soul defense holds Valor to scoreless second half.

Matchup with Defending Champion Soul this Saturday

Washington aims for 2-0 start, first-place standing this weekend vs. Philadelphia

AFL Awards Week 2 Players of the Week

The Arena Football League has announced that Philadelphia’s Darius Reynolds and Baltimore’s Dexter Davis Jr. have been named as the offensive and defensive players of the week for Week 2, respectively.

Brigade Earns First Win Versus Gladiators

The Baltimore Brigade won their first game 52-49 against the Cleveland Gladiators. QB Shane Carden threw 20 for 31 for 159 yards and six touchdowns. WR Reggie Gray caught three touchdowns for 92 yards including a catch of 21 yards. DL Dexter Davis made his presence known defensively, registering 3 sacks for a loss of 10 yards.

Gladiators Come Up Short in 52-49 Loss to Brigade on Easter

In front of 5,758 fans on Easter Sunday, the Cleveland Gladiators fell to the expansion Baltimore Brigade, 52-49. Baltimore quarterback Shane Carden led the way with 159 yards passing and six touchdowns with wide receiver Reggie Gray pitching in with 92 receiving yards and three touchdowns himself.

AFL Game Status Report (Week 2): Brigade at Gladiators

The following is the Active Player Practice Status Report for Sunday, April 16, 2017. This report only refers to players on the active roster and their level of participation in today’s game.

Kendrick Ings Breaks Storm Record for All-Purpose Yards

The Tampa Bay Storm might have been dealt their first loss of the season by the Philadelphia Soul on Saturday night, but it sure wasn't Kendrick Ings' fault.