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    The Arizona Rattlers head into the AFL playoffs with some momentum after an easy 67-38 win over the Portland Thunder Saturday night.
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  • Without Nick Davila, Arizona Rattlers suffer rare home loss

    With the league's reigning MVP on the sideline, the Arizona Rattlers struggled in a rare home loss to the San Jose SaberCats Saturday night.
  • Near-perfect first half propels Arizona Rattlers to win over L.A. KISS

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  • Defense dominates early in Arizona Rattlers’ win over Portland

    PHOENIX — Normally, an Arizona Rattlers’ victory is fueled by the offense. But that wasn’t the case Saturday night. The Arizona defense stopped the Portland Thunder on four of their first five possessions as the Rattlers pushed their record to 3-1 with a 65-47 win at US Airways Center. On Portland’s first possession, quarterback Kyle […]
  • Arizona Rattlers bounce back with road win over Cleveland Gladiators

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