April 20, 2013
Saturday at 7:05 p.m., Wells Fargo Center Records: Soul 2-1; Gladiators 0-3. About the Soul: Linebacker Joe Goosby was named the Week 4 AFL MVP. He recorded 6 1/2 tackles and set career highs of two sacks and three tackles for loss in last week's 54-43 victory over the Iowa Barnstormers. . . . The Soul are looking for their third consecutive win. . . . The Soul are No. 1 in AFL rush defense, No. 4 in pass defense, and No. 2 in total defense. . . . Running back Derrick Ross ranks No. 3 in the AFL with an average of 29.3 rushing yards per game.
August 8, 2015
Saturday at 7 p.m., Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland. Last week: The Soul (14-3) defeated the New Orleans VooDoo, 61-28, at home. The Gladiators (8-9) clinched their second consecutive playoff berth with a 59-42 victory over the Spokane Shock. This season: The Soul defeated Cleveland, 63-48, on April 18. They also beat Cleveland, 72-56, on July 11. Soul leaders: QB Dan Raudabaugh, 391-588, 4,743 yards, 113 TDs, 12 interceptions; WR Marco Thomas, 150 catches for 1,724 yds, 39 TDs; WR Ryan McDaniel, 112 catches for 1,240 yds, 28 TDs. Top Gladiators: QB Shane Austin, 400-649, 4,475 yards, 98 TDs, 18 interceptions,; WR Collin Taylor, 136 catches for 1,523 yds, 41 TDs; WR Dominick Goodman, 135 catches for 1,262 yds, 27 TDs. Playoff picture: The Soul have clinched the American East Division and home-field advantage in the conference.
January 17, 2003
THE Eagles have done GREAT this season! The NFL cried like a little girl about security concerns - so the Philadelphia police were tasked with protecting the stadium, both teams and the fans. Then we have rocket scientist Arlen Specter whine that he thought it was overkill - this from the man who 40 years ago claimed with other stooges that a "single bullet" can ricochet 27 times through two different people, killing both? The police did a great job, and the fans loved it. Veterans Stadium belongs to Philadelphia - not the state, not the NFL, not "the viewing community.
May 27, 2012
What: Soul (7-3) at Cleveland (6-3) When: Sunday, 4 p.m. Where: Quicken Loans Arena TV/Radio: None. Internet: www.UStream.com . or www.PhiladelphiaSoul.com About the Soul: The have lost two of the last three and lead Cleveland by only a half-game in the East Division. . . . Wide receiver Donovan Morgan returns to the lineup after missing seven weeks with a broken wrist. He expects to play the entire game. About the Gladiators: They have won three in a row and are led by John Dutton at quarterback.
April 21, 2015
DAN RAUDABAUGH continued his torrid start with seven touchdown passes as the Soul disposed of visiting Cleveland on Saturday, 63-48. Philadelphia improved to 4-0 and cleared a mental hurdle with the win over the Gladiators, who beat the Soul three times last season on the game's final play. Raudabaugh leads the league with 29 touchdown passes and 1,250 yards. He has thrown just three interceptions in 161 pass attempts. Wide receiver Marco Thomas had nine catches for 108 yards and three TDs. Ryan McDaniel had three scores.
August 4, 2014
Kicker Aaron Pettrey connected on a 36-yard field goal as time expired and the Gladiators defeated the Soul, 39-37, in front of 12,684 fans on Saturday night in the first round of the Arena Football League playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The Soul's Rayshaun Kizer set an AFL record with four interceptions in the losing effort. "We put up a good fight and had our opportunities, but we didn't cash them in," Soul coach Clint Dolezel said. "This is a game that we hope we remember and motivates us for next year.