The Soul continued to show the league its their dominance on offense as they trounced the Tampa Bay Storm, 83-48, Friday at the Wells Fargo Center.
It was the Soul's second-highest scoring game of the season.
The Soul moved to 5-1 and continue to be the top-scoring team in the AFL with 65 total touchdowns and averagea league-leading average of 74.2 points per game.
They fell nine points short of their season high for most points in a game, which happened when the Soul dismantled the Georgia Force, 92-42.
The Soul jumped on the scoreboard on the third play of the game, when quarterback Dan Raudabaugh hit receiver Tiger Jones for a 40-yard touchdown pass, and the Soul never looked back.
A third of Raudabaugh's 12 passes were for touchdowns in the first half. Fullback Derrick Ross contributed two rushing touchdowns, and wide receiver Emery Sammons scored a touchdown off a reverse.
For the Storm, quarterback Stephen Wasil was pressured by the Soul defense for the whole game, getting sacked twice and fumbling once. He finished with 21 completions in 35 attempts for 225 yards and three touchdowns and one interception.
The Storm's three first-half turnovers aided the Soul in building their lead.
The only miscue for the Soul in the first half was a missed extra point by kicker Phil Marfuggi, who returned to the team after missing Sunday's game against the San Jose Sabercats with a hamstring injury. The missed kick made the halftime score 48-14.
In the second half, the Storm's offense improved and kept pace with the Soul, but the Soul already had a commanding lead and rode it until the clock ran out.
Raudabaugh threw four more touchdown passes to pour on the points.
The defense remained dominant and even put points on the board as defensive back Kent Richardson returned a blocked kick for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Raudabaugh finished the game 16 for 21 for 270 passing yards and eight touchdowns.
On the ground, Ross finished with 20 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Jones pulled in six passes for 123 yards and four touchdowns.
Fellow wide receiver Jeff Hughly made three catches for 59 yards and three touchdowns.
On defense, Richardson led the team with seven tackles. The defensive unit survived the loss of linebacker Dusty Bear, who left the game with a foot injury in the second quarter and did not return.