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Digest: Brigade clinch AFL playoff berth after Gladiators' loss

Digest: Brigade clinch AFL playoff berth after Gladiators' loss

The Baltimore Brigade have clinched a berth in the Arena Football League playoffs because of the Cleveland Gladiators' 57-27 loss to the host Tampa Bay Storm on Saturday night. The Brigade became the first expansion franchise to make the playoffs in their inaugural season since the Portland Thunder in 2014 and will aim to become the first expansion franchise to win a playoff game since the Spokane Shock in 2010. The Brigade (4-8) are third in the AFL standings, a half game up on the Gladiators (4-9) with two weeks remaining in the regular season. The date, location and opponent of the Brigade's playoff game will be determined at a later date. The Philadelphia Soul (11-1) and Tampa Bay...

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