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Cleannord Saintil     

WR/DB
Born: February 11, 1984
Hometown: Naples, FL
6' 0", 195
College: Middle Tennessee State

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Saintil and Samuels Placed on Injured Reserve
Tampa Bay Storm Press Release

Storm sign Bear, Saintil and Samuels
Tampa Bay Storm Press Release
Samuels (6’-3”, 215 lbs., Livingston) returns to the Storm for his 15th season and 16th overall in the AFL. The League’s all-time reception leader is sprinkled throughout the record book in numerous categories: Receptions (1st - 1,020), Consecutive games with a catch (1st - 135), Fumble Recoveries (1st - 34), Interceptions returned for a touchdown (4th - 8), Receiving Yards (5th - 11,708), Most season played with one team (1st – 15) and Most games played by a skill position (1st – 203).

No repeat for Naples graduate
The News-Press
New Orleans - Four catches for 40 yards and a somber mood in the losing locker room was not what Cleannord Saintil had planned for the ArenaBowl XXII.

Championship repeat falls just out of reach
San Jose Mercury News
Philadelphia held off a late SaberCats surge to claim a 59-56 victory Sunday in ArenaBowl XXII, denying San Jose's bid for a second consecutive championship before 17,244 fans at the New Orleans Arena.

Arena Bowl XXII: Stage set for Saintil
Naples Daily News
When he takes the field in New Orleans for Arena Bowl XXII this afternoon, Naples High grad Cleannord Saintil will find himself in the same spot he was a year ago.

Philadelphia Soul seeking championship today
Philadelphia Inquirer
The Soul claimed a 58-57 victory after SaberCats kicker A.J. Haglund missed a 48-yard field goal as time ran out. The Soul, who trailed by 33-14 at intermission, went up for good on a two-point conversion run by Clifton Smith with 10 seconds to play.

Arena Bowl: For once, Saintil’s team comes up short
Naples Daily News
Cleannord Saintil has spent much of his football career celebrating championships.

Graveyard Showdown
bestofneworleans.com
Philadelphia is only a 5-year-old franchise but its public profile is greater than some of its more seasoned counterparts. For starters, the Soul has a rock star for an owner. No, really, a legitimate rock star — Jon Bon Jovi is a co-majority owner of the team.

Jaworski hopes area fans embrace Soul's title chase
Cherry Hill Courier Post
So even though Jaworski is hoping area fans will jump on the bandwagon for the Soul, the newly crowned National Conference champions of the Arena Football League, the team president knows he may have a tough sell.

Rampage report card: Final game of season
MLive.com
Here is my report card on the Grand Rapids Rampage's 81-55 loss to the San Jose SaberCats in the AFL American Conference championship game Saturday.

SaberCats get chance to defend title
San Francisco Chronicle
Mark Grieb and the defending champion SaberCats are back in the Arena Bowl, and the Rampage's playoff run is over.

Naples' Saintil catches five TDs to lead San Jose back to Arena Bowl
Naples Daily News
Naples High graduate Cleannord Saintil and the San Jose Sabercats are going back to the Arena Bowl.

SaberCats DB: 'Grand Rapids has nothing to lose'
MLive.com
A sampling of comments from the San Jose SaberCats about their matchup against the Grand Rapids Rampage at 3:30 p.m. today in the American Conference title game at HP Pavilion.

Naples' Saintil goes from sidelines to limelight with SaberCats
Naples Daily News
Last summer, Cleannord Saintil, collector of touchdown receptions and fine jewelry alike, earned his first championship ring as a professional athlete.

SaberCats advance to conference final
San Jose Mercury News
For the second straight year San Jose opened the playoffs by holding off the Colorado Crush, this time breaking open a close game in the fourth quarter to win 64-51 on Saturday at HP Pavilion.

Saintil named AFL Offensive Player of the Week
San Jose SaberCats Press Release
San Jose SaberCats WR CLEANNORD SAINTIL was named the Arena Football League’s Offensive Player of the Week after amassing a Week 17-high seven touchdown receptions against the Georgia Force on Saturday, the league announced today.

Grieb helps SaberCats edge Storm
CBS 2
for 274 yards and nine touchdowns in the San Jose SaberCats' 73-70 victory over the Tampa Bay Storm on Saturday night in the Arena Football League. ...

Toliver: No place like Preds
Orlando Sentinel
When the Orlando Predators host San Jose at 7:30 tonight at Amway Arena, SaberCats Coach Darren Arbet said it will be no secret what the top priority of his defense will be.

Utah Blaze: Ice-cold Blaze still searching
Deseret News
It's sounding like a broken record week after week, but the Utah Blaze still feel like they are much better than their record indicates and are just one victory away from climbing back into playoff contention.

Breaking it down – 2008 Week Four
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
Four weeks down, thirteen left until the playoffs. Here are some interesting notes, stats and breakdowns from this past weekend’s AFL games.

Desperados get big road win
Fort Worth Star Telegram
From practically the opening kickoff, quarterbacks Chris Sanders and Mark Grieb took turns firing touchdown passes.

Breaking it down - 2008 Week Three
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
With Week Three of the 2008 Arena Football League season in the books, here are some breakdowns of this past week’s AFL action based on interesting statistical and historical notes, weekly leaders and other things from each game.

Kicker Brian Gowins suffers concussion
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
The Rampage placekicker suffered a concussion while making a touchdown-saving tackle of San Jose SaberCats return man Trestin George at midfield in the fourth quarter.

Chicago Cages Champs
Andy Lopusnak, ArenaFan.com
Four of the San Jose SaberCats’ five turnovers came in the second half that turned a one-possession game into a 70-47 blowout by the Chicago Rush Monday night. The loss ended the third longest overall winning streak in league history (13) which included capturing ArenaBowl XXI last July.