The Richmond Raiders announced that they have signed two defensive backs from last season’s team which led the league in fewest passing yards and touchdowns allowed.
The Richmond Raiders have taken the first step toward putting together the squad that will begin play in the franchise’s sixth season of professional indoor football.
After turning in perhaps the best rookie season by a defender in PIFL history, Devin Jones has earned yet another postseason award.
Richmond Raiders defensive lineman Devin Jones (Mississippi State) is the 2014 Professional Indoor Football League Defensive Rookie of the Year, the league announced today. Jones led the league in sacks and was second in tackles for loss and anchored a Raiders’ front four that allowed a league-low 223 yards per game.
Kicker T.C. Stevens and offensive lineman Kynneth Moses led four Richmond Raiders who were selected to the All-PIFL first and second teams, the league announced today.
The Richmond Raiders kept the Lehigh Valley SteelHawks out of the end zone for the first three quarters and had a 13 point lead with under seven minutes to play as they tried to close the regular season with a win and return to the PIFL playoffs. But two late fumbles catapulted the SteelHawks to a 23-0 run and an eventual 51-41 win, as instead they claimed the final playoff berth and ended the Raiders’ season.
With just one game remaining in the 2014 regular season, the Richmond Raiders’ playoff fate has yet to be decided. They will battle the Lehigh Valley SteelHawks on Saturday night in Bethlehem, PA with the PIFL’s final playoff berth up for grabs.
A 20-0 run to close the first half gave the Nashville Venom a 48-21 lead, and they never looked back as they ended the Richmond Raiders’ four game winning streak, 63-28 at the Richmond Coliseum.
The Richmond Raiders will close out the home portion of the 2014 regular season against the Nashville Venom Saturday night in the teams’ first and only meeting of the year.
Five interceptions from the defense and 22 points from T.C. Stevens propelled the Richmond Raiders to a 46-29 win over the Harrisburg Stampede.
The Richmond Raiders will venture to Hershey, Pa., to face the Harrisburg Stampede in the third, final, and rubber match of the 2014 regular season.
In another thrilling chapter to the Richmond-Lehigh Valley rivalry, the Raiders scored 22 unanswered points over the final 18 minutes to defeat the SteelHawks 38-37 and claim a share of second place in the PIFL’s National Conference.
The Richmond Raiders will renew their National Conference rivalry with the Lehigh Valley SteelHawks on Friday, June 6.
Phil Konopka was named the Week 9 PIFL Offensive Player of the Week following the Richmond Raiders 55-33 win over the Harrisburg Stampede.
The Richmond Raiders will host their annual Memorial Day Weekend home game on Saturday, May 24 when the Harrisburg Stampede come to town for a PIFL National Conference battle.
The Richmond Raiders will face a 2013 league champion for the second straight week when they host the Harrisburg Stampede Saturday night. Both teams sport 1-2 records, making this first of three regular season meetings an important battle in the National Conference standings.
Following last season’s opening night 42 point loss to the eventual champion Alabama Hammers, the Richmond Raiders were hoping for a better start to the 2014 campaign when they hit the road to take on the expansion Trenton Freedom. But it was a similar result for Richmond as the Freedom cruised to a 52-17 win Sunday afternoon.
The Richmond Raiders have rung in the new year by signing four players to contracts for the 2014 season. The quartet will be expected to make big contributions on the defensive side of the ball.