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Legends defeats Express in meeting of AAF’s worst two teams

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Atlanta Legends won the battle of the two worst teams in the Alliance of American Football. The Legends defeated the Memphis Express, 23-20, on Sunday afternoon at Georgia State Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Legends improved to 2-3 on the season. Atlanta has won back-to-back games after losing the first three.

Atlanta Legends quarterback Aaron Murray looks to pass against the Memphis Express during their game
Aaron Murray looks to pass against the Memphis Express during their game (Photo by Grant Halverson/AAF/Getty Images)

The Express fell to 1-4 on the season. Memphis has their one-game win streak end with this loss.

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Legends quarterback Aaron Murray went 27 of 43 for 306 yards. He had one touchdown pass.

Tarean Folston had 11 carries for 83 yards and a touchdown. Folston also led the team with six receptions for 23 yards and a touchdown.

Express quarterback Zach Mettenberger went 9 of 17 for 181 yards. He had one interception.

Zac Stacy had 13 carries for 41 yards and two touchdowns. Stacy also led the team in receiving yards with two touchdowns and 45 yards.

The Legends outscored the Express 9-8 in the second half. Murray hit Folston for a two-yard touchdown reception. Younghoe Koo also made a 35-yard field goal.

Mettenberger scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. Terrence Magee converted a two-point conversion.

Atlanta outscored Memphis 14-12 at halftime. Folston scored on a two-yard rushing touchdown. Murray hit Justin Thomas for a two-point conversion.

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Koo made two field goals. He first made a 38-yard field goal. He also made a 25-yard field goal.

Stacy scored on a seven-yard rushing touchdown for the Express. He also scored on a three-yard rushing touchdown.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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