July 22, 2011 |
What: Pittsburgh (8-9) at Soul (6-11) When: 7:05 p.m. Where: Wells Fargo Center (17,652). TV/Radio: None. Internet: www.PhiladelphiaSoul.com or www.NiftyTV.com . About the Power: Pittsburgh was in prime playoff position before going on the current three-game losing streak. The Power also has dropped five of the last six . . . Former University of Pittsburgh quarterback Bill Stull will make his first start. Stull, who started the season with Spokane, played at Pitt with LeSean McCoy . . .Kicker Paul Edinger played for the Chicago Bears from 2000 to 2004 . . . Former Steelers great Lynn Swann is among the team's ownership group.
June 29, 2013
Saturday at 7 p.m., Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland. Records: Soul, 8-5; Gladiators, 2-11. About the Soul: The Soul have a five-game lead over second-place Pittsburgh in the Eastern Division and have won five of their last six games. With a win, the Soul can clinch the East Division for the second consecutive season. The Soul average 58.3 points per game (No. 3 in the AFL), 273 passing yards per game (No. 6), and 33.2 yards on the ground (No. 3). Over the last two games quarterback Dan Raudabaugh averaged a completion percentage rate of 73.4 and a quarterback rating of 137.74.
June 21, 2006 |
The Soul named Connell Maynor offensive coordinator and re-signed John Kirk as fullback/linebacker and special-teams coach, the Arena Football League team announced yesterday. Contract terms were not disclosed. Maynor joined Philadelphia as a backup quarterback late last season when Tony Graziani was sidelined with a torn hamstring. The 12-year league veteran has won four championships. In his playing career, Maynor completed 727 of 1,246 passes for 9,332 yards and 160 touchdowns.
March 24, 2014
What: Soul (0-1) at San Jose SaberCats (1-0). When: Sunday at 8 p.m. (ESPN3). Where: SAP Center, San Jose, Calif. Outlook: Soul running back Derrick Ross tied an Arena Football League record by rushing for six touchdowns in a season-opening overtime loss to the Arizona Rattlers. Ross, the league's all-time leading rusher, was named the AFL offensive player of the week. . . . The SaberCats opened their season with a 64-34 rout of the Portland Thunder.
March 26, 2006 |
A week after setting a franchise record for futility, the Soul upset the league-leading Dallas Desperados, 55-51, in an Arena League game last night at the American Airlines Center. The Soul (5-4) had scored only 20 points on March 18 in a loss to Columbus, but they ended a four-game winning streak by the Desperados (7-2). Steve Smith, who played for the Soul last season and was reacquired in a trade with Kansas City last week, was named Ironman of the Game with eight catches for 98 yards and two touchdowns, plus three kickoff returns for 42 yards.
April 1, 2012
Sunday at 6:05 p.m., Wells Fargo Center Radio: ESPN (950 AM) Gladiators update: Cleveland (1-1) picked up its first Arena League win of the season last weekend. The Gladiators are coached by Steve Thonn, who was an offensive coordinator under Doug Plank in Georgia. . . . The team is owned by Dan Gilbert, the Cleveland Cavaliers' majority owner. . . . A wide receiver named Joe Horn is on the roster, but he's not that Joe Horn. Soul update: It's only Week 4, and the Soul (2-0)
April 5, 2014
What: Arena Football League, Soul (0-2) at Tampa Bay Storm (2-1) When: Friday at 7:30 p.m. (ESPN3) Where: Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa, Fla. Outlook: The Soul are off to a stunningly slow start, losing two weeks ago by 37 points to the San Jose SaberCats, a game in which San Jose scored every time it had the ball. . . . QB Dan Raudabaugh, who was one of the league's top players last year, has just five TD passes and is not among the top 10 in passing yards. Tampa Bay QB Randy Hippeard, on the other hand, leads the AFL with 20 TD passes and 841 passing yards.
April 27, 2013
Saturday at 7:05 p.m., Wells Fargo Center TV: Comcast SportsNet Records: Soul, 2-2; Sharks, 5-0. About the Soul: After a home-opening overtime loss to the Cleveland Gladiators last Saturday, the Soul have a rematch of the 2012 American Conference Championship, which the Soul won, 89-34. . . . Quarterback Dan Raudabaugh has at least five touchdown passes in each of the last five games. . . . The Soul won all three games against the Sharks last season. . . . The Soul rank No.4 in the Arena Football League in total defense with an average of 262.8 yards allowed per game.
April 13, 2012 |
Who: San Jose (3-1) at Soul (3-1) When: Saturday, 6:05 p.m. Where: Wells Fargo Center TV: None Radio: ESPN (950-AM) About the Soul: Coming off a franchise-record explosion in a 92-42 win at Georgia. The outing netted quarterback Dan Raudabaugh (six TD passes) and linebacker Joe Goosby (two interceptions returned for TD) the Arena Football League's offensive and defensive player of the week honors . . . The Soul shares the East Division lead with Cleveland, which won in Philly 2 weeks ago . . . The Soul leads the AFL in points per game (75.3)