Tag: Arizona Rattlers

SaberCats advance to ArenaBowl XXVIII with 70-67 victory

(STOCKTON) The no.1 seed San Jose SaberCats advanced to their fifth Arena Bowl in team history by defeating the no.2 seed Arizona Ratters, 70-67 at the Stockton Arena in the National Conference Championship Game. Trailing 60-55 with less than two minutes remaining, the SaberCats scored on a nine-yard pass from Quarterback Erik Meyer to Rich …

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SaberCats Roar Back in 56-29 Clinching Win Over Rattlers

(SAN JOSE) – The San Jose SaberCats (16-1) clinched the number one overall seed in the Arena Football League and home field advantage throughout the playoffs, with a triumphant 56-29 victory over the Arizona Rattlers (13-4). The showdown featured the previous two AFL Most Valuable Players in quarterbacks Erik Meyer and Nick Davila. Leading the …

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SaberCats hold off Thunder for 55-49 OT Win

(SAN JOSE) – The San Jose SaberCats (15-1, 6-0) grinded out a, 55-49 overtime thriller over the Portland Thunder (4-11, 1-4) on a record setting night Saturday at the SAP Center. The SaberCats came back from a 20-point first half deficit, outscoring the Thunder 34-15 in the second half and overtime to remain undefeated in …

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SaberCats add veteran receiver Maurice Purify

(SAN JOSE, Calif.) – The San Jose SaberCats announced today that they have been assigned wide receiver Maurice Purify. “Maurice is a proven champion in this league and adds another dimension to our offense,” said Owner and Head Coach Darren Arbet. Purify (6’4 230) spent the past three seasons with the Arizona Rattlers, winning the …

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SaberCats Remain No.1 in AFL Power Rankings

(CHICAGO) – The Orlando Predators (6-4) leapfrogged the Cleveland Gladiators (5-5) to move into the No. 4 spot of this week’s AFL Power Rankings, the League office announced on Monday. Orlando stunned the Gladiators with a 63-42 win in Cleveland last week. Fullback Michael Simons paced the Predators with four rushing touchdowns to help keep …

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AFL Announces ESPN Increased Television Schedule

San Jose, Calif. – The Arena Football League and ESPN have announced the television schedule for the 2015 season. Twelve regular season games will air on ESPN2 and ESPNEWS, as well as over 80 regular season match-ups on ESPN3. ESPN will also televise the 2015 playoffs, with the much anticipated ArenaBowl XXVIII on Saturday, August …

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