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Chicago 47 at Spokane 69
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Chicago Rush Chicago Rush 13721647
Spokane Shock Spokane Shock 720142869

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Post Game Articles

Shock pick off tough playoff win
The Spokesman Review

Shock Hang On, Win Thriller Over Rush
Jeffrey Giuliani, ArenaFan.com

Thursday evening’s playoff game between the Spokane Shock and Chicago Rush was a tale of two different halves. The first half was a gritty half, with defenses stepping up and quarterbacks getting thrown around like ragdolls. On the flip side, the second half was an offensive shootout, where scoring was effortless and the scoreboard was lighting up like a pinball machine. In the end, it was the Shock who triumphed over the gutsy Rush by a score of 69-47, not at all indicative of how close the game really was.

Shock hold off the Rush in 69-47 win
Spokane Shock Press Release

The Spokane Shock (15-4, 4-2) hosted the Chicago Rush (10-9, 2-2) in first round playoff action of the 2013 Net10 Wireless Arena Football League, coming away with the 69-47 win in front of 6,916 fans at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena.

Shock host road-savvy Rush in opener
The Spokesman Review

Shock keep focus on Arena Bowl as AFL individual awards approach
The Spokesman Review

Shock-Rush Playoff Preview
Jeffrey Giuliani, ArenaFan.com

After a whirlwind final weekend of the AFL season, the playoff matchups have been set. The Spokane Shock, who were still gunning for the #1 seed, settled for the #3 seed and a home playoff game against the Chicago Rush. Their only matchup of 2013 was in late March, during Week 2. Spokane went into Chicago on Easter Sunday and dominated the Rush 76-61.

Series preview: Rush at Shock
Chicago Tribune

AFL Playoffs: Shock Have History Behind Them
Sports and Weather Right Now

Rush Look to Overcome Next Obstacle
Jeff Sims, ArenaFan.com

All season long, the Chicago Rush have had to deal with obstacles that have gotten in their way. From not knowing if there would even be a team on the field this season due to ownership issues, to not playing any additional home games due to what the league calls “arena issues” (ownership failing to secure and pay the Allstate Arena for home games), to being limited to roster transactions after being taken over by the league during the season, the Rush at this point should feel as if they have been through everything.

Short on Rest, Big on Motivation: Shock Ready
KHQ Right Now

Shock playoff tickets on sale
Spokane Shock Press Release

The Spokane Shock announced today that they will host a first round AFL playoff game on Thursday, August 1st at 7:00 PM PST at the Spokane Arena. Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, July 23rd at 12:00 PM PST through all TicketsWest outlets, by calling 800-325 SEAT or by visiting TicketsWest.com.

 
Between the Pads
Most Passing Yards
250 yards, Drone, Chicago
Most Receiving Yards
123 yards, Tennell, Spokane
Most Rushing Yards
9 yards, Payne, Chicago
Most Passing TDs
6 TDs, Drone, Chicago
Most Receiving TDs
4 TDs, Jenkins, Chicago
Most Rushing TDs
2 TDs, Meyer, Spokane
Longest TD Pass
29 yards, Drone to Gray, Chicago
Longest TD Run
4 yards, Tennell, Spokane
Most INTs Thrown
4 INTs, Drone, Chicago