2002 Arizona Rattlers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 11-3
Finishing 2nd in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Danny White (11-3)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Attendance: 95,202, Avg. 13,600 in 7 home dates
2002 Arizona Rattlers Roster
The Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League ended the 2002 season with a record of 11 wins and 3 losses, finishing second in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.
The defense proved to be a force, as the Rattlers relinquished 624 points, fewest in the league. Arizona ran up 729 points. Sherdrick Bonner led the charge, passing for 3,219 yards. Chris Horn snagged 104 passes for 1,324 yards.
Bo Kelly carried the ball for a team-best 130 yards.
Jerrick Bledsoe and Cecil Doggette each intercepted 3 opponent throws. Stacy Evans topped pass rushers with 5 sacks.
Danny White coached the team. The 2002 Arizona Rattlers lost in the Championship.
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Regular Season Points For: 729
Regular Season Points Against: 624
|April 20, 2002||Arizona Rattlers 51 at San Jose SaberCats 52||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|April 27, 2002||Los Angeles Avengers 59 at Arizona Rattlers 63||W||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|May 4, 2002||Toronto Phantoms 47 at Arizona Rattlers 58||W||2-0-0||0-1-0||2-1-0|
|May 10, 2002||Arizona Rattlers 51 at Georgia Force 40||W||2-0-0||1-1-0||3-1-0|
|May 18, 2002||Arizona Rattlers 53 at Dallas Desperados 30||W||2-0-0||2-1-0||4-1-0|
|May 25, 2002||Chicago Rush 41 at Arizona Rattlers 52||W||3-0-0||2-1-0||5-1-0|
|May 31, 2002||Grand Rapids Rampage 71 at Arizona Rattlers 53||L||3-1-0||2-1-0||5-2-0|
|June 7, 2002||Arizona Rattlers 48 at Carolina Cobras 42||W||3-1-0||3-1-0||6-2-0||OT|
|June 16, 2002||Dallas Desperados 36 at Arizona Rattlers 33||L||3-2-0||3-1-0||6-3-0|
|June 22, 2002||Indiana Firebirds 21 at Arizona Rattlers 34||W||4-2-0||3-1-0||7-3-0|
|June 28, 2002||Arizona Rattlers 69 at Buffalo Destroyers 42||W||4-2-0||4-1-0||8-3-0|
|July 6, 2002||Arizona Rattlers 52 at Los Angeles Avengers 46||W||4-2-0||5-1-0||9-3-0||OT|
|July 12, 2002||San Jose SaberCats 52 at Arizona Rattlers 59||W||5-2-0||5-1-0||10-3-0|
|July 20, 2002||Arizona Rattlers 53 at New Jersey Gladiators 45||W||5-2-0||6-1-0||11-3-0|
|August 4, 2002||Carolina Cobras 59 at Arizona Rattlers 61||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||Playoff|
|August 11, 2002||Chicago Rush 35 at Arizona Rattlers 46||W||2-0-0||0-0-0||2-0-0||Playoff|
|August 18, 2002||Arizona Rattlers 14 at San Jose SaberCats 52||L||2-0-0||0-1-0||2-1-0||ArenaBowl 16|