AFL Photos: Philadelphia Soul @ Albany Empire, April 14, 2018, Transfinder Field, Albany, NY

Here are photos of the Arena League Football game between the Philadelphia Soul and Albany Empire from April 14, 2018 at Transfinder Field at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY.

The Albany Empire's inaugural game was filled with excitement and pageantry as the packed house of 13,648 saw their new team for the first time and the organization retired "Touchdown" Eddie Brown's number #17 at halftime. However, the defending AFL champion, Philadelphia Soul crashed the party defeating the Empire 56-35. 
Doug McNeil III loves the Empire fans (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Dan Raudabaugh led the Soul attack, completing 22-of-37 passes for 236 yards and 6 touchdowns.  Raudabaugh's main target was Darius Prince who finished the game with 12 catches for a 112 yards and 3 touchdowns. Shaun Kauleinamoku had a pair of touchdown catches while Darius Reynolds had another. Jermaine Richardson also chipped in with a rushing touchdown for the Soul.

Tommy Grady has a solid game for the Empire throwing for  259 yards and 5 touchdowns. Greg Carr had two touchdowns while Malachi Jones, Doug McNeil III, and  Collin Taylor all had one.

Grady left the game late in the fourth quarter with an apparent leg injury. (hopefully an update to come on that soon).

The Soul get ready to defend their title (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Torez Jones (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Bryce Peila warms up before the game (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Adrian Trevino (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Here come the Empire (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Jordan Williams (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Kyle Steuck (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Malachi Jones (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Former league MVP, Tommy Grady (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Tommy Grady is focused (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Shawn Lockett (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Empire OC, Chris Thompson (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Kyle Steuck and Brandon Stephens (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)  
Game time! (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)  
"Touchdown" Eddie Brown!!! (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)  
Eddie Brown and his son, NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)  
Antonio and Eddie Brown (photo credit: Michael Pelletier) 
Poppy Livers (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Dan Raudabaugh eyes the field (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
The fans love the Empire (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Shaun Kauleinamoku catches a touchdown and crashes into the boards (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)  
Terence Moore (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Kenny Spencer hits a PAT (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Brandon Stephens (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Albany Head Coach, Rob Keefe (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Tommy Grady (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Tommy Grady looks for an open player down field (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Varmah Sonie loves the fans (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Rob Keefe (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Marrio Norman covering Darius Reynolds (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Wesley Mauuuuuuuuuuuuuuia! (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Tommy Grady under center (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Tommy Grady in the pocket (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Empire. (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Collin Taylor (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Kenny Spencer to kick the ball off (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Varmah Sonie levels Darius Prince (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Arthur Hobbs shaken up on a play (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Rob Keefe (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Collin Taylor (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Darius Prince tracking the ball (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
Prince reals in the a touchdown (photo credit: Michael Pelletier) 
Arthur Hobbs (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Darryl Cato-Bishop (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Marrio Norman with Antonio Brown (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Collin Taylor (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Antonio Brown (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Wesley Mauia (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
Tommy Grady surveys the field (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Trenches (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
Touchdown! Collin Taylor (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
The fans can get enough (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)

Doug McNeil III (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Out of bounds (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Raudabaugh drops back in the the pocket (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Dan Raudabaugh under center (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Dan Raudabaugh (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Marrio Norman (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Darius Price goes airborne (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Touchdown! (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Legendary. (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Tommy Grady and Chris Thompson (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Love the uniforms (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
The Soul talk things over (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Darryl Cato-Bishop coming off the edge (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Arthur Hobbs takes a look the scoreboard (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Joe Sykes (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Jermaine Richardson barrels into the endzone (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Derrick Summers grabs Darius Price as Arthur Hobbs come in to lay down the boom (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Ron Keefe talks to his special teams unit (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Collin Taylor gets tackled by Joe Goosby on the kick-off (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
Dan Raudabaugh barks out a cadence (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)

Adrian Trevino with nails a field goal (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Trevino kicks off photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Collin Taylor tackled by James Romain (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Doug McNeil III gets hit into the boards by Dwayne Hollis (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Greg Carr (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Huddle. (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Tommy Grady looks towards his receivers (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Bring the noise (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
Tommy Grady barks out the cadence (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
Dan Raudabaugh gets ready to spin it (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
Darius Price tries to make a move around Marrio Norman (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
Dan Raudabaugh (photo credit: Corey Mansfield) 
The Soul huddle (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
Malachi Jones breaks away from defenders for a long touchdown (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Touchdown Malachi Joooooooooooones!!! (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
JOKER. (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Thomas Dover (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
Wayne Tribue(photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
Tommy Grady tries to get his team back in the game (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
Malachi Jones catches a pass (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)

Mike Fafaul enters the game after an injury to Tommy Grady (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)

Malachi Jones and Collin Taylor (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)
Mike Fafaul looks for an open receiver (photo credit: Michael Pelletier)
Doug McNeil III tries to catch a pass late in the game (photo credit: Corey Mansfield)

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