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Derek Lee     

Born: September 26, 1981
Hometown: College Park, GA
6' 5", 225
College: Tennessee Tech

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New Orleans VooDoo will make starting QB game-time decision at Pittsburgh

VooDoo in must-win mode at Power

VooDoo Finally Home, Make Many Changes For Chicago
After a three-game road trip, the VooDoo (1-7) return home to host the Chicago Rush (4-5) Saturday night at 7 p.m. at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. You can watch the game live on Cox 4 and listen live on Rush Radio 99.5, WRNO and at

Mistakes doom VooDoo at Shock, 65-54
The return of Kurt Rocco sparked an anemic New Orleans VooDoo offense Friday night. Unfortunately, a season-long epidemic was too much for Rocco and the VooDoo to overcome.

VooDoo, Shock seek to end losing skids

VooDoo to make Dome debut Saturday against SaberCats

New Orleans VooDoo and San Jose SaberCats both sporting new starting quarterbacks for Saturday match

Jordan Jefferson powers Pittsburgh past VooDoo
The Advocate

Orlando Predators rally to force OT but lose Arena Football League opener 51-45 in New Orleans
Orlando Sentinel

AFL Vet Derek Lee Joins the VooDoo
New Orleans VooDoo Press Release
The Arena Football League has assigned Wide Receiver Derek Lee to the New Orleans VooDoo, announced the VooDoo front office Wednesday, March 20.

Search for new Talons QB ongoing
San Antonio Express

Being sidelined a pain for Talons WR Quiroga
San Antonio Express

Talons, SaberCats renew new rivalry
San Antonio Express

SaberCats vs. San Antonio
San Jose Mercury News

Rush lose to Talons 56-55
WGN Radio

Georgia Force ready for another AFL season
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Rush End Against Rattlers
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Arizona Rattlers awaiting ArenaBowl opponent
Tucson Citizen

Rush comeback to advance in AFL playoffs
Chicago Tribune

Rush Step Up For 10th Straight Playoff Berth
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Rush Clinches Playoff Spot With Win
MyFox Chicago

Talons hope for rebound in game against Rush
Tulsa World

Arena football on the rocks? Maybe
Philadelphia Inquirer
A published report that the Arena Football League was on the verge of folding seemed premature yesterday, but very little information was forthcoming, either from the Philadelphia Soul or from league headquarters in New York.

Arena football: Uncertainty envelops Destroyers
Columbus Dispatch
Speculation exceeds facts for now, but indications are that the Arena Football League is approaching the biggest crossroads in its 21-year history.

Rumors increase that Arena Football League could soon fold
Columbus Dispatch
Speculation exceeds facts for now, but indications are that the Arena Football League is approaching the biggest crossroads in its 21-year history.

Gladiators' rise shows Destroyers there's hope
Columbus Dispatch
Yes, the Destroyers' season imploded long ago, and tonight's game against the Cleveland Gladiators marks the merciful end. Columbus (3-12) has lost eight of its past nine games, which likely will cost coach Doug Kay his job.

Destroyers fade out again
Columbus Dispatch
Clint Dolezel threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Will Pettis with 15 seconds left to give the Dallas Desperados a 48-45 victory over the Destroyers in front of an announced crowd of 14,310 at Nationwide Arena.

Destroyers hope to make stand against 7-0 Soul
Columbus Dispatch
With three surprising playoff victories last summer, the Destroyers changed their reputation.

Destroyers weather the Storm
OSU - The Lantern

Storm edged by Columbus
The Storm finished its three-game road trip winless, falling 51-49 to the Destroyers on Saturday night.

Storm Come Up Short Vs. Columbus
Tampa Tribune
With two minutes left and Tampa Bay on the verge of regaining the lead, Coggins tipped a pass in the end zone by Storm quarterback Brett Dietz. Neal caught the deflection for the game's only turnover.

Rookie kicker comes through for Orlando
Orlando Sentinel
John Vaughn kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired to give the Orlando Predators a 47-44 victory over the Columbus Destroyers on Saturday night in the Arena Football League.

Blaze eye removal of goose egg
Deseret News
Two Arena Football League teams that entered the 2008 season with high expectations will play tonight at EnergySolutions Arena.

Utah aims to slow Columbus
Salt Lake Tribune
Only one team in the Arena Football League - Philadelphia - has scored more points than the Utah Blaze three games into the 2008 season. No team - not one - has given up more points, 198, than Utah.

Breaking it down - 2008 Week Three
Andy Lopusnak,
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.

Week 1 Power Poll Rankings
Bleacher Report
Here is the first power rankings going into week 1 of the Arena Football season.

Columbus Destroyers sign free agent wide receiver Derek Lee
Columbus Destroyers Press Release
The 2007 National Conference champion Columbus Destroyers signed free agent wide receiver Derek Lee, Head Coach Doug Kay announced today. As is club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.