The Memphis Xplorers clinched their 3rd straight trip to the playoffs last week. Saturday night they clinched a home playoff game. The Xplorers beat the Birmingham Steeldogs 56-52 in Birmingham.
Quarterback Brian Jones got them on the board in the first quarter when he found a wide open Kenny Higgins to make it 7-0. They traded touchdowns all night but the Xplorers eeked out the win. They will have next week off before hosting a playoff game August 5th against an opponent yet to be determined.