List of Arizona Rattlers seasons

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This is a list of seasons completed by the Arizona Rattlers. The Rattlers are a professional arena football franchise of the Arena Football League, based in Phoenix, Arizona. Since its inception in 1992, the team has played its home games at US Airways Center. From 1993–2004 the Rattlers made the playoffs every season, including five division championships from 1996–1999, and 2004. The team has made eight ArenaBowl appearances, winning four championships in franchise history, ArenaBowl VIII, ArenaBowl XI, ArenaBowl XXV, and ArenaBowl XXVI. Prior to the 2009 season, the AFL announced that it had suspended operations indefinitely and canceled the 2009 season. In September 2009, it was announced that the Rattlers would return for the 2010 season, as a part of the league's relaunching.[1]

ArenaBowl Champions ArenaBowl Appearance Division Champions Playoff Berth
Season League Conference Division Regular season Postseason results
Finish Wins Losses
Arizona Rattlers
1992 AFL Western 3rd 4 6
1993 AFL American 2nd 7 5 Won Quarterfinals (Charlotte) 56–49
Lost Semifinals (Detroit) 34–38
1994 AFL American 2nd 8 4 Won Quarterfinals (Charlotte) 52–24
Won Semifinals (Albany) 40–33
Won ArenaBowl VIII (Orlando) 36–31
1995 AFL American Western 2nd 7 5 Lost Quarterfinals (Iowa) 52–56
1996 AFL American Western 1st 11 3 Won Quarterfinals (Orlando) 65–48
Lost Semifinals (Tampa Bay) 54–55
1997 AFL American Western 1st 12 2 Won Quarterfinals (Milwaukee)
Won Semifinals (Tampa Bay) 49–46 (OT)
Won ArenaBowl XI (Iowa) 55–33
1998 AFL American Western 1st 10 4 Won Quarterfinals (Houston) 50–36
Lost Semifinals (Orlando) 33–38
1999 AFL American Western 1st 10 4 Won Quarterfinals (Nashville) 34–30
Lost Semifinals (Albany) 47–73
2000 AFL American Western 2nd 12 2 Won Wild Card Round (Buffalo) 41–34
Won Quarterfinals (Albany) 53–50
Lost Semifinals (Orlando) 44–56
2001 AFL American Western 2nd 8 6 Won Wild Card Round (Detroit) 52–44
Lost Quarterfinals (San Jose) 49–68
2002 AFL American Western 2nd 11 3 Won Quarterfinals (Carolina) 61–59
Won Semifinals (Chicago) 46–35
Lost ArenaBowl XVI (San Jose) 14–52
2003 AFL American Western 3rd 10 6 Won Wild Card Round (Las Vegas) 69–26
Won Quarterfinals (Los Angeles) 70–63
Won Semifinals (San Jose) 66–49
Lost ArenaBowl XVII (Tampa Bay) 29–43
2004 AFL American Western 1st 11 5 Won Quarterfinals (Los Angeles) 59–42
Won Semifinals (Colorado) 45–41
Lost ArenaBowl XVIII (San Jose) 62–69
2005 AFL American Western 4th 7 9
2006 AFL American Western 2nd 8 8 Won Wild Card Round (Utah) 57–34
Lost Quarterfinals (San Jose) 48–62
2007 AFL American Western 4th 4 12
2008 AFL American Western 2nd 8 8 Lost Wild Card Round (Grand Rapids) 41–48
2009 The AFL suspended operations for the 2009 season.[2]
2010 AFL National West 2nd 10 6 Lost Conference Semifinals (Spokane) 49–57
2011 AFL National West 1st 16 2 Won Conference Semifinals (Spokane) 62–33
Won Conference Championship (Chicago) 54–48
Lost ArenaBowl XXIV (Jacksonville) 70–73
2012 AFL National West 1st 13 5 Won Conference Semifinals (San Jose) 51–48
Won Conference Championship (Utah) 75–69
Won ArenaBowl XXV (Philadelphia) 72–54
2013 AFL National West 1st 15 3 Won Conference Semifinals (San Jose) 59–49
Won Conference Championship (Spokane) 65–57
Won ArenaBowl XXVI (Philadelphia) 48–39
Total 202 108 (includes only regular season)
29 14 (includes only the postseason)
231 122 (includes both regular season and postseason)

References[edit]

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  1. ^ Arizona Rattlers Back for 2010 Season
  2. ^ "AFL suspends 2009 season". Arena Football League. Retrieved November 18, 2009. [dead link]