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Philadelphia Soul take down Jacksonville Sharks 63-52

Philadelphia PA:  Arena Football took center stage on Sunday at Wells Fargo Center as the Philadelphia Soul hosted the Jacksonville Sharks in their home opener to begin their 10th season in the Arena Football League. The Soul enter the game undefeated with a 2-0 record and off a win over Spokane on April 4 while Jacksonville enters game with a 0-2 record and off a loss to Orlando on April 3.

The Soul won the toss & deferred to 2nd half  so Jacksonville started the game  with the ball and they scored on their opening drive as former Soul WR Tiger jones would have a amazing game by scoring Jacksonville 3 Touchdowns in the 1st quarter. The Soul would answer back on multiple touchdowns to WR Marco Thomas & Ryan McDaniels. The Soul would take a 35-21 lead at halftime.

Soul got ball to start the 2nd half and they would continue where they left off in the 1st half, each team would add multiple touchdowns, Jacksonville would try to get back into the game and it would not be enough as the Soul would hold on for a 63-52 win in front of crowd of 9,043 and also go to go 3-0 on the season.

Final Stats:

Philadelphia Soul
QB Dan Raudabaugh: 21-30 for 261 Yards, 8 Touchdowns, 1 INT
WR Ryan McDaniel: 11 catches for 133 yards with 5 receiving Touchdowns
RB Tommy Taggart: 10 rush attempts for 19 yards

Jacksonville Sharks
QB Tommy Grady: 26-41 for 346 yards, 8 Touchdowns
WR Tiger Jones: 13 catches for 239 yards, 5 receiving Touchdowns
RB Derrick Ross: 9 rush attempts for 36 yards


Sharks WR Tiger Jones

Soul QB Dan Raudabaugh

Soul WR Ryan McDaniel

Soul Coach Clint Dolezel