AFL Valor 

Valor knocked out of playoffs in home finale

The Washington Valor got the benefit of performing last on Saturday and witnessed a terrible opening act as the Baltimore Brigade were embarrassed by the Philadelphia Soul  70-21. The stage was set for Washington to end their home schedule on a resounding high note while keeping their slim playoff hopes alive. Instead, they filled the “Phone Booth” with utter disappointment and... Read More
AFL Valor 

Valor try to keep playoff hopes alive against the defending champs

A quirky Week 14 did little to help the playoff hopes of the Valor (1-9) as they spent their last bye week of the season watching I-95 rival¬†Baltimore Brigade take down the previously undefeated Philadelphia Soul, 49-42 on Saturday, July 8. Let’s do some quick math. After the upset, the Brigade are now 4-6. The AFL has just five teams.... Read More
AFL Valor 

4th quarter mistakes costly as Valor lose fifth straight game

The Washington Valor back and forth battle vs the undefeated Philadelphia Soul came down to the wire in a narrow disappointing 48-47 defeat at the Verizon Center. After being just activated off injured reserve just three days prior to Saturday’s matchup, Sean Brackett looked good in his first AFL start since August 8, 2015, as he led a late Washington charge... Read More
AFL Valor 

Washington comes up short, Brackett impressive in Valor debut

Washington Valor quarterback Sean Brackett reintroduced himself to competitive AFL action (his first start since  2015 when he played for the Las Vegas Outlaws) when he took over for injured starter Erik Meyer on Saturday, May 27  against the visiting champs Philadelphia Soul. The re-acclimation process wasn’t always smooth, but Brackett did enough to raise the eyebrows of his head... Read More
AFL Valor 

There’s a change under center for the Valor

The AFL’s official Twitter account announced Wednesday that Washington Valor (1-4) starting quarterback Erik Meyer has been put on injured reserve and ruled out for the team’s next matchup against the undefeated Philadelphia Soul (5-0) on May 27. TRANSACTION ALERT ūüö® @WashingtonValor place QB Erik Meyer on IR, QB Bernard Morris on League Suspension, reactivate from IR QB Sean Brackett... Read More
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Valor drop third consecutive game, Storm leave D.C. victorious

The Washington Valor had a tough act to follow Saturday night as they tried to feed off the momentum of a still-buzzing Verizon Center crowd who witnessed one of the greatest playoff moments in Wizards history just 24 hours prior. Unlike the Wizards, unfortunately, the Valor couldn’t complete a late run and dropped their third straight contest, losing 41-33 to the... Read More
AFL Valor 

Second half issues continue for Valors, Gladiators rally at home

It happened again. The Washington Valor held their own for the first 30 minutes and took a 27-21 lead into the half of their first-ever road game. But a familiar narrative would play out in the third quarter (shut out in the period for the second straight week) as the once winless Cleveland Gladiators (1-3) used a 27-7 second-half advantage... Read More
AFL Valor 

“Lethargic” second half costs the Valor

After establishing a 14-point head start, it’s hard to imagine Washington Valor (1-1) receiver Mike Washington (nine receptions for 125 yards and two touchdowns) and the rest of the team thought their first loss in franchise history would come on Saturday night. But, as he and other team leaders stressed, winning dictates playing hard for a full 60 minutes. “We... Read More
AFL Valor 

Mike Washington starts season with a bang, earns Player of the Week honors

The Arena Football League has announced that the Washington Valor wideout Mike Washington has been named as the offensive player of the week for Week 1.  last year Washington played for the Shanghai Skywalkers and was a CAFL (China Arena Football League) All-Pro. The 5’8, 180 pound Washington aka ‚ÄúThe Joystick,‚ÄĚ as he is known throughout the League was impressive in his... Read More
AFL Valor 

Pick Six: FAQ’s You May Have after an AFL Game

As the Washington Valor took down the Baltimore Brigade in both teams’ Arena Football League (AFL) debuts on Friday night, some spectators were introduced to the league and its’ funky goal posts for the very first time. For those peeps (trust me, you’re not alone), I’d like to extend a warm welcome.  Although many of us are familiar with the... Read More
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