Quarterback D’Eriq King threw for one touchdown and ran for two more to help keep the D.C. Defenders undefeated with a 32-18 home win over the Vegas Vipers on Sunday night in Washington.
Jordan Ta’amu contributed to the Defenders’ two-quarterback system by completing 14 of 19 passes for 177 yards and running for a game-high 89 yards on nine carries. Matthew McCrane made four field goals for D.C. (4-0).
Luis Perez went 23-for-32 passing for 283 yards, two touchdowns to Cinque Sweeting and one interception for Vegas (0-4).
Battlehawks 24, Renegades 11
A.J. McCarron threw for two touchdowns and the defense intercepted three passes as host St. Louis defeated Arlington.
McCarron threw for 214 yards, tossing TD passes to Darrius Shepherd and Hakeem Butler. Brian Hill rushed for 89 yards and a touchdown for the Battlehawks (3-1).
Quarterback Kyle Sloter threw for 205 yards but tossed three interceptions for the Renegades (2-2). Running back De’Veon Smith scored the lone TD for the Renegades.
–Field Level Media