After a dominating performance on the road against the Columbus Destroyers, the Empire clinched the top seed in the 2019 playoffs with one game to go in the regular season
Clinch Top Playoff Seed for Second Straight Season
Fresh off a bye week, the Empire remain in first place with a one and a half game lead in the standings.
Albany Remains in First Place Heading into the Bye Week
Winners of back to back games, the Empire sit comfortably in first place with a three-game lead in the standings.
Most Points Scored in a Game This Season
Completing a monumental comeback over the Valor in Week 8, the Empire remain in first place with a 7-1 record and clinched a berth in the playoffs.
Albany Clinches Playoff Berth with the Victory
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Suffering their first defeat of the season, the Empire remain in first place with a 6-1 record just over the midway point through 2019.
The Defeat Marks Albany’s First Loss of the Season
Returning home for the first time in a month, the Empire moved to 6-0 on the season after defeating the Washington Valor, 58-48, at the Times Union Center last Saturday afternoon.
Ends Washington’s Three-Game Win Streak
Capping off a three-game road stretch with a win, the Empire improved to 5-0 on the season and sit comfortably in first place early on in 2019.
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Albany Moves to 5-0 on the Season
Beginning the 2019 season with a 4-0 record, the Albany Empire now hold an early two-game cushion at the top spot in the League standings.
The Albany Empire (4-0) defeated the Columbus Destroyers (0-4) on Saturday night at the Nationwide Arena by a score of 56-40 in front of a crowd of 7,035 to remain unbeaten early in the 2019 season.
Albany Remains Unbeaten After Rematch
Starting off the 2019 season with a 3-0 record and taking sole possession of first place, the Empire took care of business on the road in Philadelphia last Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Albany Empire (3-0) defeated the Philadelphia Soul (2-1) on Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center by a score of 57-48 in front of a crowd of 9,843to claim sole possession of first place early in 2019.
Albany Starts 2019 in Sole Possession of First Place
Albany Empire WR, Malachi Jones, has earned AFL Offensive Player of the Week honors after finishing with six catches, 119 yards and two touchdowns in their victory versus the Washington Valor on Saturday, May 4.
Starting the team’s sophomore season out with a 2-0 record, Albany takes to the road for the team’s first away game of the year to face off against the League’s only other 2-0 team, the Philadelphia Soul.
The Albany Empire (2-0) defeated the Washington Valor (0-2) on Saturday night at the Times Union Center by a score of 36-27 in front of a crowd of 9,208 in a rematch of the 2018 playoff series.