AFL Issues Statement on San Jose SaberCats

Courtesy: AFL Communications LAS VEGAS – Arena Football League Commissioner Scott Butera announced today that, for reasons unrelated to League operations, the owners of the San Jose Sabercats have notified him that they will no longer continue as members of the AFL. Butera said that the League is working to secure a new long-term owner for the storied franchise, which played its first Arena game in 1995. He also extended…

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SaberCats Weekly Episode 2 Teaser

SaberCats season has concluded and we must await what is to be the 2016 season. But we had the fortunate pleasure of extending our season all the way to the ArenaBowl Post Game Party at the Record Club within the SMG Stockton Arena by defeating the Jacksonville Sharks in ArenaBowl XXVIII. So as a way to relive the season, here is the second installment of SaberCats Weekly, Episode 2 preview….

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Re-Living SaberCats 2015 Season

Unfortunately the SaberCats season has concluded and we must await what is to be the 2016 season. But we had the fortunate pleasure of extending our season all the way to the ArenaBowl Post Game Party at the Record Club within the SMG Stockton Arena by defeating the Jacksonville Sharks in ArenaBowl XXVIII. So as a way to relive the season, here is the first installment of SaberCats Weekly, Episode…

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AFL Announces Realignment & Free Agency

Courtesy:AFL Communications LAS VEGAS – The Arena Football League has announced its alignment for the 2016 AFL season, featuring two conferences – American and National – based on geographic relationships and historic rivalries. The five-team American Conference will feature the Cleveland Gladiators, Jacksonville Sharks, Orlando Predators, Philadelphia Soul, and Tampa Bay Storm. The National Conference will consist of four teams, including the Arizona Rattlers, Los Angeles KISS, Portland Thunder, and…

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SaberCats Add DB Robinson and OT Coleman

Courtesy: San Jose SaberCats San Jose – The San Jose SaberCats announce that it has been assigned defensive back Demarcus Robinson and offensive lineman Thaddeus Coleman in the Arena Football League’s off-season assignment process. Robinson (6-foot-2, 200 pounds) has five years of experience in the AFL, completing the 2015 season as a member of the Las Vegas Outlaws after beginning the season with the Jacksonville Sharks. From 2012-2014, Robinson played…

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SaberCats Add Three, Retain Nine

Courtesy: AFL Communications San Jose – The San Jose Sabercats exercised rookie options on nine players and added three more to their 2016 roster on Tuesday. The team has been assigned center Matt Armstrong, wide receiver Cordell Roberson, and defensive back Lavelle Westbrooks. The defending champs will also return defensive linemen Damien Borel, Gustave Benthin, Chris McAllister, and Dimetrio Tyson; wide receiver Diondre Borel, Brandon Collins, and Mike Willie; offensive…

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ArenaBowl Champions to Hold Open Tryouts

Courtesy: San Jose SaberCats San Jose – The defending ArenaBowl Champion San Jose SaberCats will hold an open tryout on Saturday, Nov. 14th at the team’s practice facility in Sunnyvale, CA beginning at 7:30 a.m. The tryout will begin with registration and check-ins, which require a Photo ID. Team player personnel and coaches will be testing players on a variety of football related skills. The tryout will consist of testing…

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SaberCats Win ArenaBowl XXVIII 68-47

Courtesy: San Jose SaberCats Stockton, CA – The San Jose SaberCats rode a 35-point second half to earn their fourth championship, defeating the Jacksonville Sharks, 68-47 in ArenaBowl XXVIII on Saturday at the Stockton Arena. “It was a team effort, team win and there are a whole bunch of people you have to thank,” said Owner and Head Coach Darren Arbet. After trailing 33-27 at halftime, the SaberCats roared back,…

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San Jose SaberCats roll in ArenaBowl XXVIII for AFL title

Courtesy: Ray Hacke – Mercury News STOCKTON — The SaberCats capped one of the finest seasons in Arena Football League history by dismantling the Jacksonville Sharks 68-47 in ArenaBowl XXVIII on Saturday night before a mostly green-clad crowd of 9,115 at SMG Stockton Arena. San Jose (20-1) earned its fourth title in five ArenaBowl trips — all under coach Darren Arbet — and its first crown since 2007. Only the…

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ArenaBowl: San Jose SaberCats beware the underdog

Courtesy: Ray Hacke – Mercury News SAN JOSE — From the outset, it has been a title or bust for the SaberCats. All that they’ve accomplished this season — their 17-1 regular-season record, a season sweep of archrival Arizona and their first ArenaBowl trip since 2008 — will feel hollow without the fourth Arena Football League championship in team history. “It don’t mean a thing if you ain’t got that…

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