Play of the Day for Fri., April 4, 2008

Apr 4, 2008 7:30 PM

Kansas City Brigade at Georgia Force (-10 ½): The struggling Brigade have the AFL’s second-worst offense (46.0 ppg) and the third-worst defense (59.2) and head to Dixie as one of two remaining winless teams (0-4). KC regrouped to hold San Jose to 44 points after Grand Rapids exploded for a season-high 92 against the Brigade two weeks ago.

Georgia (2-3 SU/ATS) and QB Chris Greisen are starting to hit their stride after a tough early-season schedule and rank second in yotal yards (1,592) and passing yards (1,548).

Coach Doug Plank’s boys – who have won seven of the last nine games in April – need to win against lower echelon teams as it plays in the rugged Southern Division alongside New Orleans, Orlando and Tampa Bay. The Force, 50-35 over the last six seasons and 1-0 lifetime vs. the Brigade at home, routed the Blaze at Utah, 70-49 on Saturday as a 2-point underdog and can pull to .500 with a win here.

As most are unfamiliar with indoor professional football, here is a way to look at this matchup: Kansas City is like the NFL’s Falcons and the Force are like the Titans or Jaguars. Ask yourself, how bad would the Jags beat the Falcons? About the same as the Force will blast the Brigade tonight… FORCE -10 ½.