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  • Rattlers throttle Orlando to move to 5-1

    The Arizona Rattlers have to be wondering when a visiting team is going to give them a game at US Airways Center. Nick Davila threw six touchdown passes and fullback Odie Armstrong ran for four more as the Rattlers handed the Orlando Predators an 82-42 beating Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Rattlers pushed their […]
  • Rattlers second in AFL Coaches’ Poll

    The Arizona Rattlers rank second in the Arena Football League Coaches’ Poll for the second week in a row, following an 83-40 rout of the San Antonio Talons Saturday. Arizona (4-1) sits between two undefeated teams in the poll. The 5-0 Spokane Shock — the only team to defeat the Rattlers’ this season — top […]
  • Rattlers bounce back with dominating rout of Talons

    Much can be found out about the mettle of a team based on how they respond to adversity. The Arizona Rattlers have injuries to key players and tasted defeat for the first time this season last week in Spokane. None of that mattered Saturday night as Kevin Guy’s team bounced back with a dominating 83-40 […]
  • Rattlers fall to second in AFL Power Rankings

    The Arizona Rattlers fell one spot to second place in the Week 5 AFL Power Rankings following their 66-49 loss to the Spokane Shock Friday. Spokane moved into the first place spot as one of only two teams undefeated in the league. The Jacksonville Sharks are the other, but sit at No. 6 in the […]
  • Rattlers top AFL Coaches Poll; take on No. 2 Spokane next

    The Arizona Rattlers (3-0) are atop the AFL Coaches’ Poll for the third consecutive week following their 73-47 blowout over the San Jose Sabercats on Saturday night. The win gave the Rattlers back-to-back victories over the second-ranked team in the league, after beating the Utah Blaze one week earlier. Quarterback Nick Davila, who was 13-for-22 […]
  • Rattlers move to 3-0 with rout of San Jose

    Arena Football has traditionally been dominated by offense. But the Arizona Rattlers are doing it with defense so far in the 2013 season. The Rattlers intercepted San Jose quarterback Aaron Garcia three times, returning two for touchdowns, in a 73-47 win over the Sabercats in front of 7,156 fans at US Airways Center Saturday night. […]
  • Rattlers’ Davila named AFL Week 2 MVP

    After completing 21-of-30 passes for 285 yards and seven touchdowns in a convincing 77-49 win over the Utah Blaze last Saturday, Arizona Rattlers quarterback Nick Davila was named the Arena Football Week 2 MVP. Davila’s strong performance came on the heels of another seven-touchdown game in the Rattlers’ season-opening win over the Philadelphia Soul March […]
  • Rattlers rank No. 1 in Coaches’ Poll, face No. 2 Sabercats Saturday

    The defending Arena Football League Champion Arizona Rattlers are off to a hot start, winning their first two games by an average of 21 points per game. The Week 3 Coaches’ Poll rankings were released and the Rattlers sat atop the list for the second straight week after receiving 12 of 14 first place votes. […]
  • Rattlers’ legends placed in Ring of Honor

    Their names are synonymous with a 12-year playoff run that included the franchise’s first two ArenaBowl championships in 1994 and 1997 Their names: Sherdrick Bonner, Hunkie Cooper and Randy Gatewood. Their numbers: 13, 14 and 17, retired a few years back, were taken down from the rafters of US Airways Center and placed inside the […]
  • Rattlers coach Kevin Guy: We’re going to be the hunters

    Prior to Saturday night’s season opener, the Arizona Rattlers will celebrate their ArenaBowl championship one more time. A banner will drop from the ceiling of the US Airways Center, joining two others which recognize titles won in 1994 and 1997. Following pregame ceremonies, all talk of 2012 ends. “Last year is over for us from […]