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Storm lose to Jacksonville, eliminated from playoffs

JACKSONVILLE — The Tampa Bay Storm lost 69-62 to Jacksonville in the first round of the Arena Football League playoffs Saturday night after allowing 36 points in the fourth quarter.

The Storm (7-12) led 62-55 with 52 seconds left after Joe Hills caught his third TD of the game, an 8-yarder from Shane Boyd.

The Sharks got within a point on Bernard Morris' 7-yard TD pass to Markee White with 8 seconds left and took the lead on holder Jeff Hughley's conversion run. Boyd fumbled the ensuing kickoff and the Sharks scored for the final margin.

Storm lose to Jacksonville, eliminated from playoffs 08/04/13 [Last modified: Sunday, August 4, 2013 12:12am]

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