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Orlando 76 at Tampa Bay 25
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Orlando Predators Orlando Predators 1321212176
Tampa Bay Storm Tampa Bay Storm 766625

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Post Game Articles

Jay Gruden, AFL Great, Will Definitely Be Going To See Washington's New Arena Team
Redskins.com (blog)

A week later, at the annual owner's meetings, taking place in Boca Raton, Fla., Redskins head coach Jay Gruden was asked if he might attend some games, to which he replied in the affirmative, mostly because he's one of the AFL's most memorable players.

Silver Anniversary Gone Wrong, And Then Some
Connor Akeman, ArenaFan.com

The Tampa Bay Storm celebrated 25 years of Arena Football Friday night as it played host to the rival Orlando Predators in the AFL's 3,000th game. Unfortunately for the Storm, the only history on display Friday night was that of the 2015 season. The Storm picked up right where they left off, by losing ugly to the Predators.

Defense Dominates as Predators Rout Tampa Bay in Season Opener
Orlando Predators Press Release

Orlando made it a point to upgrade its defense this offseason and the unit didn’t disappoint in its debut. The Predators put forth a stifling defensive effort as the team opened the 2016 season with a 76-25 road victory over the rival Tampa Bay Storm.

Predators send message that defense is for real in historic romp of Storm
Adam Markowitz, ArenaFan.com

TAMPA -- Rob Keefe pumped his fist in the air, and his defense went running off the field after its first stop of the Tampa Bay Storm offense. Keefe knew heading into the 2016 season that the Orlando Predators had a defense capable of being one of the best in the AFL. Now, he's proven it.

Tampa Bay Storm drop AFL opener to Orlando Predators
Tampa Bay Storm Press Release

TAMPA BAY, FL – Quarterback Randy threw six touchdown passes, four of them to receiver Greg Carr, as the Orlando Predators spoiled Tampa Bay’s opening-season Arena Football League game Friday, defeating the Storm, 76-25, at the Amalie Arena .

Storm Opens 25th Anniversary With
Tampa Bay Storm Press Release

The Tampa Bay Storm is proud to host “Throwback Night” presented by the Tampa Bay Times, this Friday, April 1, as the team takes on the Orlando Predators in the season’s first installment of the “War on I-4.”

Tampa Bay Storm Versus Orlando Predators Game Preview
Tampa Bay Storm Press Release

The Tampa Bay Storm (0-0, 0-0) kicks off its 25th Anniversary season this Friday, April 1 at AMALIE Arena versus none other than its “War on I-4” rival, Orlando Predators (0-0, 0-0). The game holds special significance as it will also be the 3,000th game in League history. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. EST.

Tampa Bay hosts Orlando in 3,000th AFL game
AFL Press Release

The Tampa Bay Storm will host the Orlando Predators at Amelie Arena in Tampa for the Arena Football League’s 3,000th game to kick off the League’s 29th Season on April 1 at 7 p.m. ET and can be seen on ESPN3/Watch ESPN.

Storm Announces Opening Night Time Change
Tampa Bay Storm Press Release

The Tampa Bay Storm has announced that its Friday, April 1 matchup versus the Orlando Predators at AMALIE Arena has been changed from 7:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

 
Between the Pads
Most Passing Yards
241 yards, Hippeard, Orlando
Most Receiving Yards
113 yards, Carr, Orlando
Most Rushing Yards
4 yards, Moore, Orlando
Most Passing TDs
6 TDs, Hippeard, Orlando
Most Receiving TDs
4 TDs, Carr, Orlando
Most Rushing TDs
1 TDs, Moore, Orlando
Longest TD Pass
41 yards, Hippeard to Carr, Orlando
Longest TD Run
4 yards, Moore, Orlando
Most INTs Thrown
2 INTs, Kennedy, Tampa Bay