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V’Keon Lacey Earns Catch of the Week Honors

CHICAGO – San Jose SaberCats wide receiver Reggie Gray has been awarded Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week, while Tampa Bay Storm defensive back James Harrell has been awarded Riddell Defensive Player of the Week, and Philadelphia Soul wide receiver Marco Thomas has been awarded J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Week for Week 10 of the 2015 Arena Football League season. The Cutters Catch of the Week has been awarded to Portland Thunder wide receiver V’Keon Lacey, while the AFL Highlight of the Week has been awarded to Philadelphia Soul defensive back Kent Richardson.

Lacey (6-4, 220, Angelo State) made a spectacular one-handed touchdown catch between two SaberCat defenders in the fourth quarter of Portland’s 42-61 loss to San Jose in Week 10. The third-year wideout led the Thunder with five receptions for 59 yards and a touchdown in the game. He will receive a Cutters hat and shirt in recognition of the catch. The catch was also featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10.

For the rest of the release, visit the Arena Football League website.


2015 AFL Divison Alignment Announced

The AFL announced today what everyone had basically assumed for months – the Las Vegas Outlaws will replace the San Antonio Talons in the West Division and the New Orleans Voodoo will be shipped off to the East Division as the league realigns into four three-team divisions for 2015.

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