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Valor adds to roster

Wednesday January 18, 2017

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Valor announced today additions to their current roster for their inaugural season presented by MedStar Health.
OL Dionte Savage who is entering his second year in the Arena Football League. Savage spent last season with the Arizona Rattlers and earned honorable mention All-Big XII as a senior at the University of Oklahoma. Prior to joining the AFL, Savage spent time in camp with the Indianapolis Colts and Miami Dolphins.

Rookie OL James Atoe of the University of Washington has signed as a free agent. Atoe started every game on the offensive line as a senior and has had stints with the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks. Atoe played in the Indoor Football League (IFL) where he has earned Second Team ALL-IFL honors.
“Both of these players are very talented young offensive lineman which is vital to our growth up front,” said head coach Dean Cokinos. “We are very excited to have these two young men join the Valor.

Full season-ticket memberships are currently on sale for the inaugural season by joining our Valor Gridiron 365 Club. Full season tickets start at just $15 per game and include year-round, all-encompassing benefits as a part of your membership. Fans can secure their season tickets for the Valor by calling 202-661-5005 or visiting For more information on joining the Gridiron 365 Club e-mail our membership team at

Single game tickets for the 2017 season will go on sale to the general public in the coming weeks. The full promotional schedule, including giveaways, theme nights and food and beverage specials, plus the entire broadcast schedule release is forthcoming.

The Washington Valor are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The company also owns and operates the AFL’s soon to be named Baltimore team, NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals, WNBA’s Washington Mystics and Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. MSE also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex– the training facility for the Washington Capitals and EagleBank Arena at George Mason University. Monumental Sports Network, a digital platform that covers the region’s sports and entertainment news, is also owned by MSE. Visit for more information.