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Week 6 Preview: Sharks head to Cleveland in search of second straight win

May 4, 2016 - JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks are back on the road this week, as the team travels north to square off against the Cleveland Gladiators on Saturday, May 7. Kickoff at Quicken Loans Arena is set at 7:30 p.m. Saturday's game will be the first of two meetings between Jacksonville (2-3) and Cleveland (1-4). The Sharks look to build on their Week 5 victory over the Tampa Bay Storm, while Cleveland enters this week's contest having lost three in a row. Tommy Grady aims to continue his impressive start to the season. ... Full Story

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Sharks' Defense Stifles Storm on Sunday, 33-27

May 1, 2016 - TAMPA - After a go-ahead touchdown from Tommy Grady to Prechae Rodriguez with less than five minutes remaining on Sunday, the Jacksonville Sharks' defense forced a turnover on downs in the final minute, helping Jacksonville secure a 33-27 victory against the Tampa Bay Storm at Amalie Arena. Jacksonville (2-3) trailed by a 27-26 count after Tampa Bay (0-4) quarterback Jonathan Bane hit T.T. Toliver deep for a 27-yard touchdown with 10 and a half minutes remaining in the game. Backed up to a second-and-32 following multiple... Full Story

The Strategy of the Onside Kick

April 29, 2016 - A typical Arena Football League game features significantly more onside kicks than any other brand of football. As each contest ebbs and flows, these kicks are broken down into three categories. First, there is the "traditional" onside kick, done when a team is down by multiple scores late in the game and absolutely needs to gain an extra possession in order to come back. Second, there is the surprise onside kick, attempted in a situation where the time and score give every indication that the team is kicking deep. In ... Full Story

Sharks add WR Prechae Rodriguez

April 29, 2016 - JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks announced Friday that they were assigned WR Prechae Rodriguez. Per team policy, the terms of the contract weren't released. Starting out as a draft prospect from Auburn in 2008, Rodriguez (6'4,215) signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent, but was later cut from the roster. After going in the third round of the 2011 CFL draft, Rodriguez had very brief stints with five Canadian Football League teams. Rodriguez has played with a different Arena Football team in each ... Full Story

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