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Ryan McCarthy - ArenaFan Original
Despite Playoff Fall, Empire Inaugural Season a Success

(7/25) Back in April, I wasn’t sure what to expect on opening night of Albany’s comeback into the Arena Football League. With only four teams participating in the league this season and a smattering of players that was only together for four weeks, there was a lot of uncertainty on how the Capital District would respond....

AFL Tonight - Episode 18: "Roller Coaster Season" Press Release

Tim Capper and co-hosts Ben Fraternale and Jon Stark get together one last time for the 2018 season. They discuss ArenaBowl XXXI and their game experiences.

Why Arena Football League fans still support the game
Washington Times

District of Champions? Ted Leonsis's Washington Valor win ArenaBowl after 2-10 season
Washington Post

AFL Tonight - Episode 17: "ArenaBowl Special" Press Release

Tim Capper and co-host Jon Stark are joined by Washington Valor QB Warren Smith. We talk about his career and other topics from around the AFL.

Albany's Tommy Grady Named Offensive Player of the Year
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced that Albany Empire quarterback Tommy Grady has been named 2018 Offensive Player of the Year.

Albany's Terence Moore Named Defensive Player of the Year
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League has announced that Albany Empire linebacker Terence Moore has been named 2018 Defensive Player of the Year.

Rob Base to Perform at Halftime of ArenaBowl XXXI
AFL Press Release

As the Arena Football League prepares for Arenabowl XXXI presented by Bud Light on July 28 at Royal Farms Arena, fans can expect to enjoy an entertaining atmosphere for the championship game featuring the Baltimore Brigade and the Washington Valor.

Wide Receiver Malachi Jones Signs with National Football League's Chicago Bears
Albany Empire Press Release

2018 Albany Empire wide receiver Malachi Jones has announced that he has signed with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.

At a Glance
Record Ovr Home Away
  8-4 4-3 4-1
Last Game Sat Jul 21
  Loss WAS 40-47
Next Game None scheduled
Head Coach
Rob Keefe

With Empire: 9-5-0
Overall: 70-38-0

Complete Coaching Record
Date Opp Time (ET)
Jun 16   Philadelphia L 74-75
Jun 23 @ Baltimore W 56-49
Jun 29 @ Washington W 55-41
Jul 7   Philadelphia W 71-57
Jul 14 @ Washington W 57-56
Complete Schedule
Conference W L PF PA
Albany8 4 646 564
Philadelphia7 5 612 577
Baltimore7 5 605 562
Washington2 10 482 642
Complete Standings
Complete Transactions
Team Links
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