1. AFL 2011: The Showdown for Second Place in the NC West

    There has been a collapse of power in the NC West. With the Arizona Rattlers six game lead over the pack the battle will now be for the open playoff spot that will go to the number two team from the west...

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  2. Arizona Rattlers:With Six Games Left, Home Field Advantage Is the Motivation

    In the first eight weeks of the AFL season, there was a tight race for leadership of the NC West. Now, the Rattlers have claimed complete dominance over the division with a five game lead...

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  3. Arizona Rattlers: Third Receiver, Jason Geathers, Carries the Victory

    The Arizona Rattlers easily defeated the Cleveland Gladiators in a victory that put the Rattlers at 9-2 on the season and four games out of reach from both the Utah Blaze and the San Jose Sabercats ...

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  4. Arizona Rattlers: Gearing Up for the 2011 AFL Post-Season

    The Arizona Rattlers sit comfortably on top of the NC West with a three game lead and have the second most wins in the AFL. The only team that can beat the Rattlers are the Rattlers...

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  5. Arizona Rattlers: New Orleans VooDoo Expose Flaws in Rattlers' Game

    The Rattlers met a tougher Voodoo team than they expected on Friday night, and a lack of discipline almost cost them the game. New VooDoo QB D...

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  6. Arizona Rattlers: New Oleans Voodo Will Face the Fury of Last Week"s Loss

    The last time the Arizona Rattlers lost, their next opponent—the San Jose Sabercats—felt the fury. The Rattlers intercepted the ball four times, and took Mark Grieb to the turf four times when he had the ball...

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  7. Arizona Rattlers: Chicago Rush Victorious, but Rattlers Maintain 2-Game Lead

    U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix was alive with an old energy brought by new majority owner of the Arizona Rattlers, Ron Shurts...

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  8. Arizona Rattlers: Chicago Rush Will Challange the Rattlers' Perfect Home Record

    Week 10 in the Arena Football League , and the Arizona Rattlers boast a 7-1 record and a 5-0 home record...

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  9. Arizona Rattlers: San Jose Sabercats Fall to Overwhelming Arizona Defense

    Ever since returning to the AFL, the San Jose Sabercats have been lurking in the undergrowth waiting to rekindle a heated rivalry against long time enemies the Arizona Rattlers...

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  10. AFL 2011: Unpredictable Shootout Between Arizona Rattlers and San Jose Sabercats

    After last week’s stunning and heartbreaking loss to the Spokane Shock, the Arizona Rattlers will travel to their next division rival, the San Jose Sabercats. The Sabercats trail the Rattlers by one game for control of the NC West Division...

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  11. Arizona Rattlers Lose Their Perfect Season and Divisional Lead by a Single Point

    In the rapid, unpredictable tempo of the Arena Football League, an undefeated team can only maintain their status for so long...

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  12. Arizona Rattlers Face Divisional Test Against Spokane Shock

    With a smashing undefeated record, the Arizona Rattlers will face another divisional opponent when they travel to Washington to face the Spokane Shock. So far, the 2010 Arena Bowl Champions from Spokane have been completely underwhelming...

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  13. Arizona Rattlers: Unlocking of NFL May Slow Rattlers' Run to Perfection

    Right as the AFL's Arizona Rattlers are running on all gears, the NFL has been forced to unlock the doors and let the players return to work...

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  14. Arizona Rattlers Maintain Perfect Start Against Utah Blaze in Overtime

    Phoenix Arizona, the Utah Blaze led by Tommy Grady stymied the Arizona Rattlers defense all night. But one key defensive play locked down the Blaze drive in overtime...

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  15. Phoenix Coyotes: Future Held Up at the Cupcake Summit

    Would anyone like a cupcake? Well, if you are about to decide the fate of millions of dollars in a city’s economic income, just sit back and relax with the Goldwater Institute ...

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  16. Phoenix Coyotes: How Wayne Gretzky, "The Great One," Brought Down the Franchise

    I knew I wouldn’t last long stating that Wayne Gretzky was one of the main sources of the Coyotes Downfall without backing it up...

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  17. Oddie Armstrong: Arizona Rattlers' Hidden Key

    Over the next three weeks, the Arizona Rattlers will be facing the entire NC Western Division. Kevin Guy will have to display the mastery of his craft to maintain the divisional lead...

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  18. Phoenix Coyotes: Does Gretzky Deserve the Blame for a Dying Franchise?

    Finding a scapegoat for the Phoenix Coyotes ' woes is a difficult task. The list of potential candidates is too long to narrow down to a single culprit...

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  19. Arena Football League: Arizona Rattlers Face Utah Blaze in Key Divisional Match

    After six weeks of the AFL regular season, the Arizona Rattlers will finally face a divisional rival when they host the Utah Blaze in Phoenix on Saturday...

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  20. AFL: Undefeated in 5 Games, Arizona Rattlers Make Franchise History

    The Arizona Rattlers maintain their best season start in franchise history by defeating the Kansas City Command in a back-and-forth match between a potent offense and a smash-mouth defense...

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  21. #1 Arizona Rattlers Defense Travels to #3 Kansas City Command Offense

    On Saturday the AFL.com third ranked total offense from Kansas City will attack the first ranked total defense from Arizona. With a record of 3-1, the Command will host the 4-0 Rattlers...

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  22. Arena Football League: Week 5 Sees Tight Race in Running, Gunning NC West

    Entering their bye week, the Arizona Rattlers sit almost comfortably atop the NC West division with a record of 4-0. However, it is too soon for them to get complacent with the way the NC West teams are playing...

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  23. Nick Davila: The Gunslinger of the National Conference West

    Arizona Rattlers quarterback Nick Davila is making a craft out of playing for the Arena Football League. Thanks to their quarterback, the Rattlers are 4-0 and are third in passing yards...

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  24. Arizona Rattlers vs Orlando Predators: Rattlers Endure for Last Second Win

    In a game of endurance, the Arizona Rattlers barely escaped the clutches of the Orlando Predators and left the field victorious...

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  25. AFL 2011: Arizona Rattlers vs. Orlando Predators Week Four Preview

    A Rumble in the Phoenix Arizona’s snake pit is set for Saturday.The AC South leaders, the Orlando Predators, will take on the NC West leading Arizona Rattlers. Each team will enter the U...

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