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  • Arizona Rattlers bounce back with road win over Cleveland Gladiators

    The Arizona Rattlers got two key players back from injury and rode them to a 49-41 win over the Cleveland Gladiators Saturday.
  • Arizona Rattlers shocked by expansion Las Vegas Outlaws

    One of the things that makes Arena Football different from its outdoor relatives is the fact that a ball that strikes off of a rebound net is live and can either be caught by the offense or returned by the defense. The Arizona Rattlers got a rude reminder of that rule Saturday night. Gerald Young […]
  • Arizona Rattlers open 2015 season with victory over Spokane

    PHOENIX — It wasn’t exactly the smooth, unstoppable offense we’re used to seeing, but the Arizona Rattlers did just enough right to score a 60-43 win over the Spokane Shock at US Airways Center Saturday night. Quarterback Nick Davila, working with an all new corps of receivers, completed 21-of-36 passes for 246 yards and four […]
  • Complacency is the Arizona Rattlers’ biggest opponent in 2015

    What the Arizona Rattlers are trying to accomplish in 2015 has never been done before in the Arena Football League: win a fourth straight championship.
  • Arizona Rattlers to appear in five CBS Sports Network broadcasts

    The Arena Bowl champion Rattlers will be televised a league-high five times by CBS Sports Network.
  • Arizona Rattlers want to make history, win fourth straight championship

    The Arizona Rattlers are the class of the Arena Football League. Of that there is no debate.
  • Arizona Rattlers’ 2015 AFL season schedule released

    The three-time defending Arena Bowl champion Arizona Rattlers open the 2015 Arena Football League season on March 29, as they host the Spokane Shock.
  • Arizona Rattlers extend partnerships with US Airways Center, Phoenix Suns

    The Arizona Rattlers announced a multi-year extension with US Airways Center Wednesday to keep the team at the downtown Phoenix arena.
  • Arizona Rattlers name Chris Presson team president

    The three-time defending Arena Bowl champion Arizona Rattlers have appointed Chris Presson as their new president, the team announced Tuesday. Presson served for three seasons as the general manager of the Arizona Sundogs of the Central Hockey League. Last month, the Sundogs suspended operations for the 2014-15 season with a desire to resume play in […]
  • Arizona Rattlers ArenaBowl 3-Peat: By the Numbers

    The Arizona Rattlers joined a very exclusive club Saturday. In thumping the Cleveland Gladiators 72-32 at ArenaBowl 27, the Rattlers won their third straight Arena Football League championship. Dynasty is a word that gets thrown around a lot in pro sports, and it’s a term that certainly fits what head coach Kevin Guy and the […]
  • Arizona Rattlers’ Nick Davila, Marquis Floyd earn AFL awards

    Arizona Rattlers quarterback Nick Davila was named the Arena Football League MVP and Offensive Player of the Year, the league announced Friday. From Davila (6-3, 220, Cincinnati) set a new single-season franchise record with 127 passing touchdowns in 2014, the second-highest total in AFL history. He also became the 10th player in pro football […]
  • Arizona Rattlers announce viewing parties for ArenaBowl XXVII on Saturday

    Arizona Rattlers fans will have their pick of several viewing parties for the team’s ArenaBowl XXVII match-up against the host Cleveland Gladiators on Saturday at 5 p.m. Arizona time on ESPN. Watch parties will take place at Coach’s Corner Grill in Phoenix, Coach & Willie’s in Chandler and Buffalo Wild Wings in north Scottsdale. A […]
  • Arizona Rattlers refute report of pending move to Glendale

    Late Wednesday afternoon, on the same day news broke of the Arizona Coyotes striking a new, nine-year naming rights deal with the Gila River Indian Community to call their home Gila River Arena, a report surfaced that the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League would be moving their home games to the facility in […]
  • Report: Arizona Rattlers to move west to Glendale

    Since 1992, the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League have called US Airways Center (formerly America West Arena) home. But according to a report from Craig Morgan of, the building that houses the franchise’s four ArenaBowl banners has seen its last Rattlers home game. The two-time defending ArenaBowl champion Arizona Rattlers will move […]
  • Rattlers pound San Jose, advance to ArenaBowl 27 vs. Cleveland

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  • Rattlers exact revenge on SaberCats, stamp ticket to fourth straight ArenaBowl

    The saying goes that revenge is a dish best served cold. But Kevin Guy and the Arizona Rattlers had a better idea for retribution Sunday night at US Airways Center in front of 8,581 rowdy fans. Just a little over a month after enduring their worst loss of the season against the San Jose SaberCats […]
  • Rattlers head coach Kevin Guy on National Conference Championship Game: ‘It’s gonna be violent’

    For the fourth straight season, the Arizona Rattlers find themselves hosting the National Conference Championship Game at US Airways Center. For the first time in that span, they’re facing their most bitter rival for the right to advance to ArenaBowl 27. The Rattlers (16-3) entertain the San Jose SaberCats (14-5) Sunday afternoon at “the Snake […]
  • Rattlers advance to National Conference Championship with tight win over Portland

    Beating one opponent three times in the same football season is very difficult. Try doing it four times. The Arizona Rattlers did just that Sunday, defeating the Portland Thunder 52-48 in a National Conference Semifinal in front of 6,753 fans at US Airways Center — and it wasn’t easy. Fullback Alex Singleton scored on a […]
  • Late touchdown dooms Rattlers in season-finale loss to Predators

    The game might not have meant much as far as the 2014 Arena Football League playoff picture was concerned, but that didn’t mean the Arizona Rattlers were going to play it safe in their season finale contest with the Orlando Predators Saturday. Nick Davila threw for 314 yards and six touchdowns, Tysson Poots caught 11 […]
  • Davila celebrates Bonner’s big day with seven touchdown passes, Rattlers end skid

    With two-time ArenaBowl champion Sherdrick Bonner on hand at US Airways Center to have his No. 13 jersey retired, Arizona Rattlers quarterback Nick Davila put together quite the tribute performance Sunday. Davila threw for 246 yards and seven touchdowns — including four in the second half — as the Rattlers (15-2) put an end to […]