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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....

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

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, ArenaFan.com

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.



Super Soul Prove Doubters Wrong, Win ArenaBowl XXIX
Adam Markowitz, ArenaFan.com

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.

Soul win ArenaBowl XXIX 56-42
Joe Kauffman, ArenaFan.com

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 ArenaFan.com.

ArenaFan Staff Makes ArenaBowl XXIX Picks
Adam Markowitz, ArenaFan.com

As has become an annual tradition at ArenaFan, our staff has made its selections for who we all think will win ArenaBowl XXIX between the Arizona Rattlers and the Philadelphia Soul.

Soul defeat Rattlers, 56-42
AFL Press Release

The Philadelphia Soul defeated the Arizona Rattlers 56-42 in front of 13,390 fans at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ on Friday night. This is the 2 ArenaBowl championship victory for the Soul in franchise history.

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
Schedule
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
Standings
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
Transactions
TOREZ JONES DB - Placing on Inactive Reserve SEAN DANIELS DL - Placing on Inactive Reserve KEITH NEWELL OL - Activating from Inactive Reserve
Complete Transactions
Team Links
Official Site
Philadelphia Soul Official Site
Philadelphia Soul All Access Video Page
Media Sites
Philadelphia Inquirer - Soul Page