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)
June 17, 2013
THE SOUL seems to be more comfortable on the road than a fleet of truck drivers. After being upset in May by lowly Pittsburgh at the Wells Fargo Center, the Soul returned the favor by thumping the host Power, 59-21, on Saturday at the Consol Energy Center. Philadelphia set a team record for fewest points allowed and improved to 7-5. The Soul is 5-1 away from home. "This is the time of year when you have to get on a roll and start stringing wins together," coach Clint Dolezel said.
May 23, 2011
The Cleveland Gladiators won the battle over the Soul, 59-41, on Saturday night at Quicken Loans Arena. The Gladiators struck first, but the Soul responded with a 10-yard catch by Syvelle Newton to make it 7-6 at the end of the first quarter. Cleveland went on a tear early in the second, taking a 23-6 lead, but the Soul fought back to go into the half down just 23-20. The key play came in the third quarter, when the Soul (3-7) made a goal-line stop on fourth down, but linebacker Brandon Perkins was called for being "out of the box. " The Gladiators (6-3)
October 7, 2011 |
The Soul will open the regular season on Sunday, March 18, at New Orleans after a bye in Week 1, according to the Arena Football League schedule released yesterday. The Soul's home opener is Sunday, April 1, against Cleveland. The team, back for its second sason after the franchise was dormant for a year, will be in the American Conference and will be placed in the Eastern Division with Cleveland, Milwaukee and Pittsburgh. The Soul is slated to be the national NFL Network "Game of the Week" in Week 3 at Pittsburgh on March 23 and in Week 7 when its hosts the Tampa Bay Storm on April 20. Among the other schedule highlights are a rematch of ArenaBowl XXII against San Jose on April 15. On April 28 and June 2, the Soul faces Orlando, coached by former Soul coach Bret Munsey.
June 15, 2012
AGENDA Who: Soul (10-3) at Jacksonville (6-6) When: Saturday, 7 p.m. Where: Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena (15,000) TV: The Comcast Network Radio: None Internet: www.UStream.com. or www.PhiladelphiaSoul.com About the Soul: Have won three in a row and can clinch a share of the East Division title with a win and a Cleveland loss … Signed free agent Greg Ryan, who was quarterback Dan Raudabaugh's center last year.
February 7, 2005 |
For the second week in a row, a Soul receiver hauled in five touchdown passes yesterday, but dropped passes cost them dearly as they lost to the Chicago Rush, 51-41. "We shot ourselves in the foot," Soul quarterback Tony Graziani said as he stood in the tunnel of the Allstate Arena after the game. "They really didn't do much to stop us today; we just beat ourselves. " The Soul failed to score on a pair of critical second-quarter possessions. Chicago (1-1) made the Soul pay for their missed chances as the Rush built a 28-14 first-half lead.
June 25, 2012 |
Dan Raudabaugh threw seven touchdown passes and set the team's single-season record as the Soul beat Pittsburgh, 69-34, on Sunday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Three of Raudabaugh's TD tosses went to Tiger Jones. Raudabaugh's third-quarter score to lineman Greg Ryan broke the franchise record of 90 set by Tony Graziani in 2005. It was the first catch of the season for Ryan, who was signed on June 13. Raudabaugh has 94 touchdown passes and 16 interceptions. Rayshaun Kizer had pair of interceptions to lead the defense.