Games this week Week 8 - 2017 Season

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Saturday, May, 27 @ 1:00 PM ET
Philadelphia Soul 48  
Washington Valor 47
FINAL
Saturday, May, 27 @ 7:00 PM ET
Cleveland Gladiators 60  
Baltimore Brigade 63
FINAL

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BRIGADE USE LATE GOAL LINE STAND TO TOP GLADIATORS, 63-60
The Baltimore Brigade (2-4) earned their first win in Royal Farms Arena with a 63-60 victory over the Cleveland Gladiators (1-6) on Saturday night. A back-and-forth final quarter that featured six lead changes ended on a last-play goal line stand by the Brigade, sealing the win.

GLADIATORS DROP NAIL-BITER TO BRIGADE, 63-60
The Arena Football League’s Cleveland Gladiators, proudly presented by Unique Home Solutions, were defeated by the Baltimore Brigade in Week 8 of the 2017 AFL season on Saturday at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, MD by a final score of 63-60.

AFL GAME STATUS REPORT (WEEK 8): GLADIATORS AT BRIGADE
The following is the Active Player Game Status Report for Saturday, May 27, 2017.This report only refers to players on the active roster and their level of participation for today’s game

VALOR LOSE HEARTBREAKER TO SOUL
The Washington Valor (1-5) took the Philadelphia Soul (7-0) to the wire in a narrow but inspired, 48-47, defeat at Verizon Center. In his Valor debut, QB Sean Brackett led a late Washington charge throwing for 231 yards and five touchdowns in the place of the injured QB Erik Meyer.

SOUL DEFEAT VALOR, 48-47
The Philadelphia Soul (7-0) defeated the Washington Valor (1-5), with the final score 48-47 in front of 9,873 fans at the Verizon Center on Saturday afternoon.

Recent Transactions May 27, 2017

Baltimore

PLACING ON OTHER LEAGUE EXEMPT: OL Antoine McClain (Clemson)

Cleveland

PLACING ON REFUSE TO REPORT: WR Tom Gilson (UMASS)

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Players of the Week Week 7

Offense

Joe Hills (TBS)

Hills (6'4", 220, Tennessee State), the sure handed receiver helped the Storm to a 53-47 victory over the Washington Valor in Week 7. Hills led with a game-high 11 receptions for 123 yards and three receiving touchdowns, including the game winner with three seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. The three-touchdown performance marks the 43rd time he has caught three or more touchdowns in a game in his five-plus year career.Hills becomes the first back-to-back AFL Player of the Week in 2017.

Defense

Joe Goosby (PHI)

Goosby (6'1", 235, Tulane) had quite the stat line in the 64-46 Philadelphia Soul victory over the Cleveland Gladiators last week. Playing in his 101st AFL game, the linebacker made three tackles, intercepted two passes, forced a fumble, returned a failed two-point conversion for a two-point score and recovered a pair of onside kicks.