Cobras Dominance, Sharks Breakdown, Put National Arena Bowl In Carolina

Charles McCullum threw eight touchdown passes, and Phillip Barnett and Tyrell Goodman collected four touchdowns each, as the Carolina Cobras routed the Jacksonville Sharks, 73-48, in NAL semifinal action last night at the Greensboro Coliseum. The Carolina offense scored on each of its first 11 drives – ten going for touchdowns – while its defense … More Cobras Dominance, Sharks Breakdown, Put National Arena Bowl In Carolina

The Fifty Yarder Pocket Guide To Distinguishing Pro From Semipro

From a talent perspective, arena football is stratified into four widely accepted tiers. A player going from the EIFL to the AAL – or from AAL to NAL, or NAL to AFL – is said to be “moving up.” Congrats are posted on league forums and off they go, never to return. Culturally, however, the … More The Fifty Yarder Pocket Guide To Distinguishing Pro From Semipro

With Bizarre AFL Postseason Over, NAL Now Stands Alone

You better believe National Arena League Commissioner Chris Siegfried is all smiles these days. He has every right to be. By this time last year, the NAL was already three full weeks into its offseason, basically ceding the arena world to the AFL for the balance of July and all of August. But this year, … More With Bizarre AFL Postseason Over, NAL Now Stands Alone

AFL’s Beltway Bowl Is A Matchup That Should Not Be

I’ve spent the better part of this past week asking myself, what right do the Washington Valor have to challenge the Baltimore Brigade for the Arena Football League’s crown this Saturday night? Valor fans and those blind disciples of indoor football’s original league will say they have every right. The all-in playoff format was preordained … More AFL’s Beltway Bowl Is A Matchup That Should Not Be

AFL’s Beltway Bowl: A Championship Matchup That Shouldn’t Be

I’ve spent the better part of this past week asking myself, what right do the Washington Valor have to challenge the Baltimore Brigade for the Arena Football League’s crown this Saturday night? Valor fans and those blind disciples of indoor football’s original league will say they have every right. The all-in playoff format was preordained … More AFL’s Beltway Bowl: A Championship Matchup That Shouldn’t Be

Julien Robinson Would Fuel A New England Entry Into AAL

  Former Western Maryland Warriors owner, general manager, and head coach Julien Robinson will now assume GM and head coaching duties with the New England Bobcats as that franchise continues preparations for an imminent move out of the Elite Indoor Football League. The deal, which had been in the making since the end of the … More Julien Robinson Would Fuel A New England Entry Into AAL

Indoor Football Writers Name AAL MVP

An affiliation of American Arena League sportswriters and bloggers has selected Atlanta Havoc wide receiver Ryan McDaniel as the league’s 2018 Most Valuable Player in voting that ended yesterday evening. After winning back-to-back Arena Bowls with the Philadelphia Soul in 2016 and 2017, McDaniel signed with Atlanta last December and started all 13 games in … More Indoor Football Writers Name AAL MVP