Cleveland Gladiators

Digest: Brigade fall to Soul, 70-21, but still clinch playoff berth

Digest: Brigade fall to Soul, 70-21, but still clinch playoff berth

The Brigade (4-9) allowed a season high in points in a 70-21 loss to the visiting Philadelphia Soul (12-1) on Saturday, but still clinched an Arena Football League playoff berth because of the Cleveland Gladiators' 62-28 win over the host Washington Valor (2-11) on Saturday night. The league had told the Brigade earlier this week that they had qualified for the postseason, but the team needed a victory in one of its two remaining games or a loss by the Valor in one of their two games to secure the final berth. Dan Raudabaugh completed 10 of 14 passes for 137 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Soul, who have home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. The Tampa Bay...

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