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Super Soul Prove Doubters Wrong, Win ArenaBowl XXIX

(8/26) GLENDALE, AZ - I was wrong. I was absolutely dead wrong, and I didn't think the Philadelphia Soul had the horses to run with the Arizona Rattlers in ArenaBowl XXIX. I didn't think they had the mental toughness to overcome when things went wrong in the raucous Snake Pit. And I was wrong....

Arena allure: Kurt Warner tossed bombs, dodged beers

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when you could walk to a high-quality football game, purchase a Miller Lite from the concession stand and hurl it at future Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner without seeming entirely out of place.

League Statement
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League is focused on solidifying its foundation for the long term and is in active conversations with strong, experienced ownership groups in markets where there is already a pro sports signature in place.

AFL holds dispersal draft
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League held a Dispersal Draft today with current teams selecting players from the rosters of the Jacksonville Sharks, Los Angeles KISS, Orlando Predators and Portland Steel.

The Fortune that will Bind Arena Football and Prominence
Guest Writer,

Before climbing up the ladder of success as the CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino, Butera played Division III football as a defensive end for his school, Trinity College. In a way, this may have played a role in his full-time shift from casino executive to arena football commissioner.

Metz signs with Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Soul Press Release

The 2016 World Champion Philadelphia Soul today announced the DL Jake Metz (6’6, 265, Shippensburg) has been added to the Philadelphia Eagles roster.

Soul Championship celebration planned for Wednesday at City Hall
Philadelphia Soul Press Release

The Philadelphia Soul is pleased to announce that there will be a championship celebration rally at the City Hall Courtyard at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31. Following the rally, which is expected to last 45 minutes, the team will head to Chickie’s and Pete’s in South Philly to continue the celebration.

Rattlers a no-show as Soul roll to title
Matt Loeschman,

You can't spot a great football team a 21-point lead seven minutes into any game. The Arizona Rattlers simply did not show up to play in ArenaBowl 29 on Friday afternoon at Gila River Arena about a half hour west of their usual home field -- the Snake Pit in downtown Phoenix.

Soul win ArenaBowl XXIX 56-42
Joe Kauffman,

END OF GAME - The Philadelphia Soul are the champions of the world. After failing against Arizona twice in the ArenaBowl before, the Soul overcame nearly coughing up a 21-point lead to win their second championship in franchise history. The Soul used a strong fourth quarter to put together their 56-42 victory. Continuing coverage of ArenaBowl XXIX is right here at

At a Glance
Record Ovr Home Away
  13-3 7-1 6-2
Last Game Fri Aug 26
  Win @ARI 56-42
Next Game None scheduled
Head Coach
Clint Dolezel

With Soul: 55-24-0
Overall: 66-32-0

Complete Coaching Record
Date Opp Time (ET)
Jul 30 @ Orlando W 67-59
Aug 7   Tampa Bay W 63-41
Aug 14   Jacksonville W 55-50
Aug 26 @ Arizona W 56-42
Complete Schedule
American Conference W L PF PA
Philadelphia13 3 983 776
Orlando12 4 893 781
Jacksonville7 9 829 774
Tampa Bay2 14 568 868
Complete Standings
RYAN MCDANIEL WR - Reactivating from Injured Reserve
Complete Transactions
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Philadelphia Soul Official Site
Philadelphia Soul All Access Video Page
Media Sites
Philadelphia Inquirer - Soul Page