(7/19) Saturday night’s Pacific Division matchup between the San Jose SaberCats and the Portland Thunder may not have appeared to be the most attractive matchup on paper. But with a 20-point comeback, a record-setting performance, huge momentum shifts in the final minutes of the fourth quarter, and a thrilling overtime period that came down to the five-yard line, all with playoff implications on the line, it turned out to be possibly the classic of the week....
ArenaFan Power Ranking: Week 19Mike Delrio, ArenaFan.com
Despite a light schedule in Week 18 of the Arena Football League schedule, the postseason lineup came into sharper focus with Jacksonville locking up an appearance in the American Conference while Spokane doing the same in the National Conference.Grady, Sykes and Glasper earn weekly honors
AFL Press Release
Jacksonville Sharks quarterback Tommy Grady has been awarded Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week, while Sharks defensive end Joe Sykes has been awarded Riddell Defensive Player of the Week, and Arizona Rattlers Mac linebacker Tyre Glasper has been awarded J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Week for Week 18 of the 2015 Arena Football League season.Participation Trophies All Around!Brian Beaudry, ArenaFan.com
Hey, there’s a surprise at the bottom of the chart this week, as Spokane’s performance against Arizona was aided with a net recovery and they didn’t actually score on a particularly high percentage of drives. New Orleans, however, went WAY outside their typical performance and hung points on the Storm on every single drive.¬ The top three teams all fell thanks to losses (or near-losses). Jacksonville and Orlando rose. And Los Angeles is officially in the top half of the league’s teams in terms of play right now. Unfortunately for them, they’re very unlikely to make the playoffs.Portland Thunder drop heartbreaker in Spokane, fall 42-40 to Shock ...
OregonLive.com... tying the AFL single-season kick return touchdown record, but that wasn't enough to overcome a scoreless third quarter as Portland narrowly fell to the Spokane Shock, 42-40, in front of 8,357 at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena Saturday evening.and more »
ArenaFan Power Ranking: Week 18Mike Delrio, ArenaFan.com
Arena Football League Week 17 saw four teams lose to teams ranked below them in the ArenaFan Power Ranking, including Philadelphia and Arizona, and top-ranked San Jose forced to overtime before beating Portland. The upsets didn’t result in changes in the top four spots in this week’s ranking, but did lead to changes in the 5 -11 positions.AFL Tonight - Episode 17: Fit To Be Tied
ArenaFan.com Press Release
Tim Capper and Adam Markowitz are back with the 17th episode of AFL Tonight for the 2015 season. We discuss the Las Vegas-New Orleans cancellation and its ramifications, the newest member of the 500 Club and much more. Our interview this week is Tampa Bay Storm Play-by-Play man Darek Sharp.Amos, Fontenette, and Reid earn weekly honors
AFL Press Release
Spokane Shock wide receiver Anthony Amos has been awarded Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week, while San Jose SaberCats defensive back Ken Fontenette has been awarded Riddell Defensive Player of the Week, and Jacksonville Sharks defensive back Greg Reid has been awarded J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Week for Week 17 of the 2015 Arena Football League season.San Jose SaberCats 1st Round Playoff Tickets on Sale Now
San Jose SaberCats Press Release
The San Jose SaberCats announced today that tickets for the 1st Round of the 2015 Arena Football League Playoffs are now available for purchase. The SaberCats will host either the #3 or #4 seed of the National Conference on Friday, August 14th kickoff is set for 7:30pm PDT.