TULSA, OK. – DB MARQUIS FLOYD earned Riddell Defensive Player of the Week honors after tallying 9.5 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble a fumble recovery and a 40-yard interception return for a touchdown in a Quarterfinal playoff victory over the Spokane Shock (62-33). Floyd’s interception return earned him NiFTy Playmaker of the Week honors.
Floyd and Arizona’s (17-2) defense relentlessly irritated Shock quarterback Kyle Rowley and held the defending champions to a season low 33 points. The Rattlers will face the Chicago Rush (14-5) in the National Conference Championship on August 6. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
About the Arizona Rattlers
The Rattlers next home game is Saturday, August 6 against the Chicago Rush in the Conference Championship round of the Arena Football League playoffs at the US Airways Center. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. The Arizona Rattlers are a proud member of the Arena Football League, which is in its 24th season with 18 franchises from coast to coast.