Trent Richardson totaled 83 rushing yards and a score in the Birmingham Iron's hard-fought win over the Atlanta Legends, clinching a playoff spot for his in the league's inaugural season.
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Iron safety Max Redfield and edge defender Aaron Adeoye led the team defensively, each logging three defensive stops in the affair. Jake Payne also had himself a day as part of Birmingham’s stellar defensive effort, as he recorded six total pressures across his 22 pass-rush snaps in the game.
Though it was in a losing effort, Atlanta’s T.J. Barnes and Dylan Donahue combined for five total pressures on the defensive end, each earning impressive pass-rush grades as a result.
Legends wide receiver Justin Thomas did his part offensively, catching four-of-five targets for 74 yards and two first downs. But Atlanta’s duo of quarterbacks, Matt Simms and Aaron Murray, still combined for just 235 passing yards and two interceptions en route to the loss.
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