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Firebirds show improvements, but fall at home

Zach Brown scored the first touchdown of the season for the Firebirds (Source: WALB) Zach Brown scored the first touchdown of the season for the Firebirds (Source: WALB)
Antwone Savage had a close loss in his coaching debut (Source: WALB) Antwone Savage had a close loss in his coaching debut (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

It was a close battle in the Albany Civic Center for the Georgia Firebirds home opener, but they fell 40-38 to the Atlanta Vultures.

The Firebirds bounced back from the 86-0 defeat they suffered last weekend under newly promoted head coach Antwone Savage.

Next up, they'll host the Savannah Steam at the Civic Center on Saturday. Kickoff is at 7:05

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