Another step in the right direction for the return of Arena Football starting in April. I could have lived with the team name being the Albany Firebirds, but keeping it Albany Empire makes perfect sense too. Most fans already have Albany Empire garb, and their championship team from just two years ago, is still fresh in everyone’s mind. All that’s left is finding the best players, and nobody does that better than head coach Rob Keefe. When quarterback Tommy Grady commits, ticket sales will start to pick up.

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