Arena Football Playoff Bracket Set

The Road to Arena Bowl XXIX is ready

The Philadelphia Soul defeated the Orlando Predators, 67-59, on Saturday night to clinch the American Conference regular season title.  The victory also set the final postseason matchups for the first round in 2016.

In the American Conference, the Soul (13-3) will be the No. 1 seed.  The No. 2 seed will be the Predators (12-4), followed by the No. 3 seeded Jacksonville Sharks (7-9) and then the No. 4 seeded Tampa Bay Storm (2-14).

In the National Conference, the Arizona Rattlers (13-3) will be the No. 1 seed.  The No. 2 seed will be the Los Angeles KISS (7-8), followed by the No. 3 seeded Cleveland Gladiators (7-9) and then the No. 4 seeded Portland Steel (2-13).

2016 POSTSEASON FIRST ROUND:

  • Saturday, August 6:  No. 3 Jacksonville Sharks at No. 2 Orlando Predators, 7 p.m. ET at Amway Center (CBS Sports Network).
  • Saturday, August 6:  No. 4 Portland Steel at No. 1 Arizona Rattlers, 10 p.m. ET at Talking Stick Resort Arena (CBS Sports Network).
  • Sunday, August 7: No. 4 Tampa Bay Storm at No. 1 Philadelphia Soul, 6 p.m. ET at PPL Center in Allentown, PA (ESPN2).
  • Sunday, August 7: No. 3 Cleveland Gladiators at No. 2 Los Angeles KISS, 6 p.m. ET at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, CA (WatchESPN).

Arena Bowl XXIX will be hosted by the highest remaining seed, and will air on ESPN2 on Friday August 26th.

Our 3PSMag.com Arena Football playoff bracket predictions will be out later this week.

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