2007 AFL Arena Football Playoffs
Saturday, the battle to Arena Bowl XXI goes between San Jose and Georgia, as the Georgia Force will host the Columbus Destroyers in the National Conference Championship. The American Conference Championship will be between the San Jose Saber Cats and the Chicago Rush. The Columbus Destroyers advanced to the Conference championships after winning against the Tampa Bay Storm in the opening round and also defeating the Dallas Desperados in the divisional round. Dallas Desperados entered the playoffs as the No. 1 team to bet with top position in the standings after a 15-1 regular season and Columbus Destroyers was not supposed to win against Dallas. A huge 12-point underdog, Columbus Destroyers posted the victory in the game.
QB Matt Nagy was the reason that Columbus won the game. With his exceptional passing skill, he threw for 285 yards with four touchdown passes. Columbus Destroyers receiver, Damien Groce led the way with eight receptions for 170 yards and a touchdown. The Force won the Southern Division, and went to defeat the Philadelphia Soul with ease in the divisional round. Georgia QB Chris Greisen was the main reason for the win over the Soul with 301 passing yards, seven touchdown passes and a rushing touchdown.
Georgia Force and Columbus Destroyers will meet again for the third time this football season. In their first meeting Columbus going in as a 6.5-point home underdog, slipped by Georgia 62-61 with a score in the final 14 seconds of the game when Nagy made a two-point conversion. To get the win Nagy converted six touchdowns, while Greisen had more touchdowns with nine but also had the two interceptions that were very costly. In their last meeting it was a different story, the Georgia Force a 8.5-point home favorite blew by Columbus 54-33, and Greisen had a better game outplaying Nagy and passing for six touchdowns while Nagy had the four. Check out AFL Football Betting Odds at http://www.casinospokerrooms.com/em/aflfootball.html.