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Baltimore Earns Franchise’s First-ever Win

Courtesy: Baltimore Brigade Media

The Brigade (1-1) notched win #1 of their inaugural season on Sunday, downing the Cleveland Gladiators (0-2), 52-49, at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

“I am happy to get our first win,” said Head Coach Omarr Smith. “I am happy for our players.”

Carden shines again
Rookie QB Shane Carden made his first start of the season, looking to follow up last week’s outstanding off-the-bench performance, this time throwing for six touchdowns on 20-of-34 passing. Carden’s primary target was WR Reggie Gray, who corralled 10 receptions for 92 yards and three touchdowns. WR Laquan Williams caught two touchdowns of his own for the second consecutive week. Gray and Williams are part of a five-player tie leading the league with four receiving touchdowns on the season.

Next time out
The Brigade enter their first bye week of the season, but return to action next Sat., April 29 when they travel to Philadelphia to take on the defending-champion Soul at 7 p.m. EDT at Wells Fargo Center.

The Baltimore Brigade is owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The company also owns and operates the AFL’s Washington Valor, NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals, WNBA’s Washington Mystics and Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. MSE also oversees the management of Kettler Capitals Iceplex– the training facility for the Washington Capitals and EagleBank Arena at George Mason University. Monumental Sports Network, a digital platform that covers the region’s sports and entertainment news, is also owned by MSE. Follow the Brigade on Facebook at, on Twitter at, and on Instagram at

(2000-2015) - San Jose SaberCats Season Ticket Holder (2005-2015) - Ran the fan club for the San Jose SaberCats (2002) - Attended ArenaBowl XVI, San Jose (2008) - Attended ArenaBowl XXII, New Orleans (2015) - Attend ArenaBowl XXVIII, Stockton (2016) - Started 9th Man Nation (2016) - Covered ArenaBowl XXIX, Glendale, AZ

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