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AFLers in the AAF - Week 6
Dave Carlson, ArenaFan.com

Welcome to our look at AFL alumni in the AAF. Week 6 just finished up, and we have our recap here.

Albany Empire Add Former Kicker of the Year
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that former AFL Kicker of the Year, Adrian Trevino, has been assigned to the team. Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed.

Albany Empire Add Two AFL Veterans to 2019 Roster
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that two players have been assigned to the team roster on the ninth day of free agency. Both players assigned have been named First Team All-Arena at least once. Of the two players assigned, one was on the Empire roster for the 2018 inaugural season. Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed.

Albany Empire Assigned Three on the Eighth Day of Free Agency
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that three players have been assigned to the team roster on the eighth day of free agency. Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed.



Albany Empire Assigned Three on the Sixth Day of Free Agency
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that three players have been assigned to the team roster on the sixth day of free agency. Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed.

Local teacher upset by Arena Football League's anthem policy
Press of Atlantic City

Egg Harbor Township teacher Dawn Heist was thrilled when a the Atlantic City Blackjacks contacted her this week to see whether her music class would be interested in performing the national anthem this season. She was singing a much different tune when she learned it would cost $1,500 to do it.

Albany Empire Adds Two More on the Fifth Day of Free Agency
Albany Empire Press Release

he Albany Empire announce that two players have been assigned to the team roster on the fifth day of free agency. Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed.

Albany Empire Add Another Four on the Fourth Day of Free Agency
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that four players have been assigned to the team roster on the fourth day of free agency. Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed.



Empire Adds Six Players on the Third Day of Free Agency
Albany Empire Press Release

he Albany Empire announce that six players have been assigned to the team roster on the third day of free agency. Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed. Of the six players assigned, two of which were on the roster during the team’s inaugural season. The free agency signing period for the Arena Football League began on Monday, March 4.

AFL Tonight - Episode 2: "Free Agency Frenzy"
ArenaFan.com Press Release

Tim Capper, Ben Fraternale and Jon Stark return with Episode 2. Which players have gone where, and who is left to sign. Plus and interview with Atlantic City Head Coach Ron James.

Albany Empire Adds 15 Players on the Second Day of Free Agency
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that 15 players have been assigned to the team roster on the second day of free agency. Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed.

Albany Empire Adds Four Players on the First Day of Free Agency
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire announce that four players have been assigned to the team roster on the opening day of free agency. Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed.



Albany Empire Secure Veteran Quarterback for First Signing of 2019
Albany Empire Press Release

he Albany Empire announce that 2018 League MVP, Offensive Player of the Year, and First Team All-Arena quarterback, Tommy Grady, has been assigned to the team. Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed.

Arena Football League Announces Free Agency Schedule
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League (AFL) announced today that its free-agency period will begin on Monday, March 4.

Albany Empire Announce Radio Color Commentator
Albany Empire Press Release

The Albany Empire has announced that Pete Porcelli will join the radio team as Color Commentator for broadcasts throughout the 2019 season. Porcelli will join AJ Kanell, Play-By-Play Announcer for the Empire, for pre-game, in-game, and post-game broadcasts.

Columbus Destroyers Announced as Official Team Name
Columbus Destroyers Press Release

The Arena Football League announced today the Columbus Destroyers as the official name of the new team in Columbus, Ohio, the most recent addition to the League. Also announced was former AFL player and coach, Matthew Sauk, as the Destroyers’ head coach.

Arena League Playing the Long Game
Ryan McCarthy, ArenaFan.com

In the beginning of the 2018 season, CBS Sports play-by-play analyst Ari Wolfe predicted that there would be 8 teams playing in the Arena Football League in 2019.

Albany Empire owner: Arena Football League could triple in size
Albany Business Review

Dan Nolan, one of the owners of Albany's Arena Football team, believes the league could easily grow from its current six teams to 20 or 25 across the country in the coming years.

AFLers in the AAF - Weekly Recap
Dave Carlson, ArenaFan.com

ArenaFan.com will be taking a weekly look at how players with Arena Football experience are doing in the AAF league. In this first article, we’ll look at the first two weeks of the AAF season.

AFL Tonight - Episode 1: "New Directions"
ArenaFan.com Press Release

Tim, Ben and Jon are back with the 2019 premiere. New logo. new rules, expansion and more.

At a Glance
Record Ovr Home Away
  0-0 0-0 0-0
Last Game Sat Jul 21
  Loss WAS 40-47
Next Game Sat Apr 27
  vs CMB  
Head Coach
Rob Keefe

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

Complete Coaching Record
Schedule
Date Opp Time (ET)
Apr 27   Columbus TBA
May 4   Washington TBA
May 11 @ Philadelphia TBA
May 18 @ Columbus TBA
May 25 @ Atlantic City TBA
Complete Schedule
Standings
Conference W L PF PA
Washington0 0
Baltimore0 0
Philadelphia0 0
Atlantic City0 0
Albany0 0
Columbus0 0
Complete Standings
Transactions
HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED K Adrian Trevino. PLACING ON RECALLABLE REASSIGNMENT LB EJ Levenberry.
Complete Transactions
Team Links
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