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Snakes Strike Twice, Pulverize Spokane Shock

(Photo: Stacie Scott/The Republic) The 2014 Arizona Rattlers continue to build on their best start in its 23 year history, after they took advantage of an injury riddled Spokane squad that is now without its starting Quarterback Erik Meyer. After suffering a broken collarbone in week 9 against the Pittsburgh Power, team officials announced  that Meyer would require surgery and will...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rattlers Light Up Shock To Stay Unbeaten

( The U.S Airways Center is one of the most difficult arenas to play at, in the AFL. The Spokane Shock received a painful reminder on Sunday,of the intensity that Arizona brings down in the desert. Erik Meyer  and his club were blasted out of the building 68-49, at the hands of the Arizona Rattlers. Quarterback Nick Davila and Wide receiver Maurice Purify seem to have...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Rattlers Handle Spokane Shock to Improve to 2-0

The Arizona Rattlers took control of a back-forth-game and defeated the Spokane Shock 68-49 on Sunday evening in Phoenix. Rattlers quarterback Nick Davila threw five touchdowns in the second half and finished the game with 225 yards, eight touchdowns and one interception. Maurice Purify pitched in with four touchdown catches, three in the fourth quarter.  “I felt like offensively...
Via Grandstand University
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Defending Champs Aim For 2-0 Start

( The 2014 AFL season is off to a quick start for the Arizona Rattlers. After last week’s  thrilling overtime victory over Philadelphia, the  Rattlers enter their 2nd week of play, against the visiting Spokane Shock. The Rattlers, Shock rivalry has been one of the fiercest in the league,  since its relaunch back in 2010. In their last meeting,  Shock QB Erik...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rattlers hold off Shock, advance to ArenaBowl

PHOENIX (AP) -- Nick Davila threw eight touchdown passes and the defending champion Arizona Rattlers advanced to their third straight ArenaBowl by beating the Spokane Shock 65-57 on Saturday night in the National Conference championship The Rattlers, seeking their fourth Arena Football League title, will face the Philadelphia Soul on Friday night in Orlando, Fla., in a rematch of...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Rattlers pull away from Shock, avenge only loss

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Rattlers entered Saturday night's game with just one blemish on their nearly perfect record: a loss to the Spokane Shock earlier this season. They got the redemption they wanted with a 59-42 win at US Airways Center, improving to 12-1 on the year and clinching a playoff spot in front of 10,654 fans. Rattlers quarterback Nick Davila went 24 for 42 for 233...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Arena Football: Team Rankings Through Week 5

1)  Spokane Shock  (5-0)One of the hottest teams in the league.  They continue to play excellent ball while fending off the Arizona Rattlers atop the National Conference West Division.  Led by the slinging arm of Erik Meyer (40 TDs with 0 picks), the Shock have built off of last season's 10-8 record and face the 3-2 Tampa Bay Storm next week at home.2)  Jacksonville Sharks ...
Via Football Nation
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Rattlers dealt first loss of season by Shock

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The Spokane Shock, returning home after a lengthy road trip, stayed perfect and gave the defending ArenaBowl champion Arizona Rattlers their first loss of the season Saturday night, a 66-49 defeat in front of a sellout crowd of 10,358. Shock quarterback Erik Meyer built on his league-leading numbers, throwing for another eight touchdowns to give him 32 on the season...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Adam Froman Playing Well In The AFL

Former Cardinal Quarterback Adam Froman has landed in the AFL with the Spokane Shock. In three games with the Shock, Froman has completed 48-of-69 passes for 8 touchdowns. He also leads the team in rushing with 28 yards per game. He’s scored 4 rushing touchdowns on the season. The Shock are currently 1-2 on the season. Froman beat out former Eastern Washington quarterback Erik...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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