Snakes Rattle & Roll

It may be while before Arizona Cardinals fans see their team put together another winning season. Even if an NFL season actually takes place this fall (and right now that’s pretty sketchy), the Red Birds don’t have anybody on their roster that can play quarterback worth a damn.

Fortunately, there’s a pro football team in the valley that is ready to make a run at a championship: the Arizona Rattlers. After an up-and-down season last year, the Rattlers appear to have put things together this time around. Keyed by the strong play of quarterback Nick Davila, Arizona is powered by a top five offense that has propelled them to the best record in the Arena Football League.

That offense will be put to the test when the Chicago Rush bring the league’s second best scoring defense to US Airways Center, 201 East Jefferson Street, on Saturday, May 14.
Sat., May 14, 7 p.m., 2011
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Ed Kummerer