The Brigade (7-3) are on the road this weekend, taking on the Philadelphia Soul (6-4) on Saturday, June 30 at 7 p.m. at Wells Fargo Center. The Brigade’s 7-3 record gives them sole possession of first place in the league standings, one game ahead of the Soul and Empire. Baltimore can clinch the league’s best regular season record and the one-seed in the AFL postseason with a win over Philadelphia and a Washington win over Albany this weekend.
BRIGADE PLAYER TO WATCH:
QB Randy Hippeard – Entering Week 12, Hippeard has thrown for 5+ touchdowns in four straight games, including a season-high eight against Albany in Week 9. Hippeard leads the league in completions (229), attempts (326) and completion percentage (70.2) – and ranks second in passing yards (2,383) and passing touchdowns (52).
SOUL PLAYER TO WATCH:
WR Aaron Wascha – Wascha has scored 10 touchdowns in his last three games, highlighted by a 12-catch, 208-yard and seven-touchdown performance against Albany in Week 10. Wascha ranks second on the team with 16 receiving touchdowns. In his last outing against Baltimore, Wascha scored two touchdowns on his only two receptions of the game.
MATCHUP TO WATCH:
BAL DB Virgil Gray vs. PHI WR Darius Prince – Gray leads the league in solo tackles (56) and total tackles (60) and ranks T-3
rd with three interceptions on the season. Gray will be tasked with slowing down Soul wideout Darius Prince, who leads the league in receptions (80 and receiving yards (982) and ranks third in receiving touchdowns (20).
BROADCAST INFORMATION: Saturday night’s game will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Washington, AFL Now and Facebook Watch.