Rattlers host Salt Lake looking to extend winning streak to 4

PHOENIX — The Arizona Rattlers (7-4) will attempt to stretch their winning streak to four games as the host the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles (3-8) at 6 p.m. Saturday at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The game can be seen on FOX Sports Arizona Plus and FOX Sports GO.

With last week’s win over Spokane, the Rattlers moved into a tie for first place in the Indoor Football League’s Intense Conference with five games to play.

Arizona and Salt Lake have met once before, with the Rattlers securing a 73-60 win in Utah on April 14. Darrell Monroe ran for 80 yards and five touchdowns on 14 carries. Monroe is coming off a 109-yard, three-touchdown performance in last week’s win at Spokane.

Salt Lake is coming off a 38-37 victory over the Colorado Crush. Quarterback Verlon Reed accounted for 175 yards and three touchdowns.