1994 The Year in Arena Football
Tampa Bay Storm (7-5)
Head Coach: Lary Kuharich
Passing Leader: Jay Gruden (2597)
Rushing Leader: Travis Pearson (175)
Receiving Leader: Stevie Thomas (66-955)
Average Attendance: 18,211 (1st)
Massachusetts Marauders (8-4)
Head Coach: Don Strock
Passing Leader: Mike Pagel (2713)
Rushing Leader: Tony Burse (92)
Receiving Leader: Andre Langley (84-1367)
Average Attendance: 7,474 (8th)
Albany Firebirds (10-2)
Head Coach: Mike Hohensee
Passing Leader: Mike Perez (2774)
Rushing Leader: Mike Faulkerson (87)
Receiving Leader: Eddie Brown (101-1324)
Average Attendance: 12,351 (5th)
Orlando Predators (11-1)
Head Coach: Perry Moss
Passing Leader: Ben Bennett (2211)
Rushing Leader: Barry Wagner (137)
Receiving Leader: Barry Wagner (85-1242)
Average Attendance: 14,017 (4th)
Cleveland Thunderbolts (2-10)
Head Coach: Earle Bruce
Passing Leader: John Kaleo (946)
Rushing Leader: Major Harris (119)
Receiving Leader: Ernest Prester (51-636)
Average Attendance: 5,693 (10th)
Las Vegas Sting (5-7)
Head Coach: Babe Parilli
Passing Leader: Scooter Molander (1499)
Rushing Leader: James Sellers (132)
Receiving Leader: Tyrone Thurman (85-883)
Average Attendance: 6,413 (9th)
Charlotte Rage (5-7)
Head Coach: Galen Hall
Passing Leader: Tony Kimbrough (2071)
Rushing Leader: Kevin Woolfolk (56)
Receiving Leader: Khevin Pratt (86-1387)
Average Attendance: 9,975 (6th)
Arizona Rattlers (8-4)
Head Coach: Danny White
Passing Leader: Sherdrick Bonner (2685)
Rushing Leader: Craig Barr (114)
Receiving Leader: Cedric Tillman (57-801)
Average Attendance: 15,551 (2nd)
Miami Hooters (5-7)
Head Coach: Jimmy Dunn
Passing Leader: Jim Jensen (1360)
Rushing Leader: George Williams (84)
Receiving Leader: Bernard Edwards (69-842)
Average Attendance: 8,629 (7th)
Fort Worth Cavalry (5-7)
Head Coach: Mike Trigg
Passing Leader: Todd Hammel (1745)
Rushing Leader: Conrad Lewis (68)
Receiving Leader: Gary Compton (69-1044)
Average Attendance: 4,918 (11th)
Milwaukee Mustangs (0-12)
Head Coach: Lou Saban (0-4)/Art Haege (0-8)
Passing Leader: John Fourcade (868)
Rushing Leader: George Nwagbarocha (63)
Receiving Leader: Wayne Hawkins (52-524)
Average Attendance: 14,231 (3rd)
1994 AFL PLAYOFFS - QUARTER-FINALS
Fri Aug 19 - ORLANDO (11-1) 34, Ft. Worth (5-7) 14 (14047) - Orlando forced a playoff record five interceptions and recovered a fumble to win easily. RB Paul McGowan scored twice for the winners.
Sat Aug 20 - ARIZONA (8-4) 52, Charlotte (5-7) 24 (12178) - The Rattlers broke open a close game by scoring 39 points in the second half, including a 40-yard bomb from Shedrick Bonner to Calvin Schexnayder.
Sat Aug 20 - ALBANY (10-2) 49, Las Vegas (5-7) 30 (11713)
Sat Aug 20 - MASSACHUSETTS (8-4) 58, Tampa Bay (7-5) 51 (6858) - As the Storm prepared to play, the news broke that team owner Bob Gries was trying to sell the team. Massachusetts WR Andre Langley scored 24 points.
SEMI-FINALS
Fri Aug 26 - ORLANDO (12-1) 51, Massachusetts (9-4) 42 (14047) - The Marauders spotted Orlando a 20-point lead at the end of the first quarter and couldn't quite get out of that hole as Ben Bennett thre five TD passes.
Sat Aug 27 - Arizona (9-4) 40, ALBANY (11-2) 33 (11762) -  Arizona led 29-20 going into the fourth, but Eddie Brown scored twice as Albany took the lead. Sherdrick Bonner won the game with a 36-yard TD pass to Milton Vaughn. 
ARENA BOWL VIII (September 2, 1994 at Orlando - 14368)
ARIZONA RATTLERS (10-4) 36, ORLANDO PREDATORS (13-1) 31 - In the fourth quarter, Arizona added on to its 27-24 lead with Zendejas kicking a 21-yard FG, yet the Predators retook the lead with WR/DB Barry Wagner getting a 4-yard touchdown run. The Rattlers would regain the lead with MVP Sherdrick Bonner and Calvin Schexnayder hooking up with each other again on a 24-yard touchdown pass, but the following two-point conversion failed. In the final seconds, Ben Bennett threw a deep ball to try to get a touchdown in order to take the lead for good, but it ended up incomplete. 
FOLDING: Dallas Texans and Cincinnati Rockers MOVING: Detroit Drive to Massachusetts Marauders ADDED: Milwaukee Mustangs, Ft. Worth Calvary and Las Vegas Sting

FRIDAY MAY 20
Orlando 30, ARIZONA 28 (14568) - Orlando QB Ben Bennett was protected, and Rattlers quarterback Shedrick Bonner was sacked once and hurried all night. The Preds also had a crucial fourth-quarter goal-line stand.
SATURDAY MAY 21
Charlotte 44, TAMPA BAY 39 (16150) - The Rage trailed 39-24 heading into the final quarter before QB Tony Kimbrough threw two TD passes and the defense scored on a 3-yard fumble return after sacking Jay Gruden.
ALBANY 70, Cleveland 46 (12277) - Albany WR Eddie Brown set league records with six TDs and team records with most points (36) and most receiving yards (168). QB Mike Perez threw for 175 yards and five TDs.
Miami 35, LAS VEGAS 22 (10109) - Jim Jensen threw TD passes of 5, 46 and 30 yards in the first half, when the Hooters took a 29-12 lead. Jensen finished 15 of 33 for 171 yards. He also threw one interception.
FRIDAY MAY 23
FT. WORTH 65, Milwaukee 28 (2852) - Fort Worth QB Todd Hammel threw for six TDs and rushing for another as the Cavalry steamrolled the Mustangs in the AFL debuts for both teams.
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL
Albany            1  0 0 1.000  70  46 Charlotte         1  0 0 1.000  44  39
Massachusetts     0  0 0  .000   0   0 Ft. Worth         1  0 0 1.000  65  28
Arizona           0  1 0  .000  28  30 Miami             1  0 0 1.000  35  22
Cleveland         0  1 0  .000  46  70 Orlando           1  0 0 1.000  30  28
Las Vegas         0  1 0  .000  22  35 Tampa Bay         0  1 0  .000  39  44
Milwaukee         0  1 0  .000  28  65
THURSDAY MAY 26
Massachusetts 31, LAS VEGAS 30 (5038) - Andre Langley scored three TDs to make sure the Marauders' debut was a success. The Sting pulled to within one in the third on a FG, but Langley caught a six-yard TD to make it 31-24.
FRIDAY MAY 27
MIAMI 45, Charlotte 23 (7600) - The defense recorded two TDs to push the Hooters to 2-0. Miami also set a team record for fewest points allowed. That effort was needed, for the Hooters lost QB Jim Jensen to a knee injury.
Orlando 58, MILWAUKEE 24 (14087) - Predators QB Ben Bennett became the first AFL QB to pass for more than 10,000 yards, as Orlando scored touchdowns on their first five possessions to hammer the Mustangs.
SATURDAY MAY 28
ARIZONA 64, Cleveland 40 (14892) - The Thunderbolts tied the score at 20 in the first quarter when Anthony Howard returned a kickoff 56 yards for a TD. Arizona scored the next 21 points to pull away for the win.
ALBANY 71, Tampa Bay 45 (11882) - In the second half, the closest Tampa Bay got was 50-37, when QB Jay Gruden connected with Eddie Brown on a 23-yard TD. Albany scored the next two touchdowns to pull away for good.
MONDAY MAY 30
Massachusetts 38, FT. WORTH 28 (3360) - With the help of two touchdowns in a six-second span, the Marauders erupted for an 18-point halftime lead, then held on to knock off the Cavalry. 
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL
Albany            2  0 0 1.000 141  91 Miami             2  0 0 1.000  80  45
Massachusetts     2  0 0 1.000  69  58 Orlando           2  0 0 1.000  88  52
Arizona           1  1 0  .500  92  70 Charlotte         1  1 0  .500  67  84
Cleveland         0  2 0  .000  86 134 Ft. Worth         1  1 0  .500  93  66
Las Vegas         0  2 0  .000  52  66 Tampa Bay         0  2 0  .500  84 115
Milwaukee         0  2 0  .000  52 123
FRIDAY JUNE 3
Albany 42, MIAMI 23 (7100) - Eddie Brown and quarterback Mike Perez (21 of 30 for 263 yards) combined for several scores to make Albany 3-0. Miami dropped to 2-1, in large part because defenders were a step behind Brown.
ORLANDO 38, Las Vegas 9 (13995) - The Predators finally returned home to their cheering fans and used Arena Football's rarest commodity - defense - to swat the Sting before a sellout crowd in their home debut.
SATURDAY JUNE 4
Arizona 41, CLEVELAND 33 (5122) - The Bolts, who lost all six home games last season, lost their home opener and lost for the second consecutive week to Arizona while Earle Bruce made his home coaching debut.
TAMPA BAY 58, Ft. Worth 45 (14995) - Tampa finally won, as Jay Gruden finished with 177 yards and four TDs. FB Les Barley scored his second TD on a 3-yard run to push Tampa Bay ahead 35-23 early in the third quarter.
CHARLOTTE 51, Milwaukee 10 (11800) - The Mustangs lost again, but the most costly loss took place when C Dennis Deason tore a left knee ligament on the fourth play, an unsuccessful 60-yard FG attempt by Ken Stucker.
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL
Albany            3  0 0 1.000 183 114 Orlando           3  0 0 1.000 126  61
Massachusetts     2  0 0 1.000  69  58 Charlotte         2  1 0  .667 118  94
Arizona           2  1 0  .667 133 103 Miami             2  1 0  .667 103  87
Cleveland         0  3 0  .000 119 175 Ft. Worth         1  2 0  .333 138 124
Las Vegas         0  3 0  .000  61 104 Tampa Bay         1  2 0  .333 142 160
Milwaukee         0  3 0  .000  62 174
FRIDAY JUNE 10
Ft. Worth 54, CHARLOTTE 30 (9631) - The Cavalry took a 27-0 lead in the first half on a 3-yard TD run by Chuck Weatherspoon and held on despite a late charge by the Rage.
Las Vegas 32, MILWAUKEE 24 (12155) - Unable to capitalize deep in Las Vegas territory in the fourth quarter, the Mustangs suffered their fourth straight loss and fired coach Lou Saban after the game.
ORLANDO 51, Miami 23 (13995) - Orlando QB Ben Bennett became the first player to pass for 200 touchdowns in the history of the Arena Football League and the Predators became the first team to raise its record to 4-0.
SATURDAY JUNE 11
ARIZONA 37, Massachusetts 35 (14477) - The Rattlers made the most of their final possession with a Luis Zendejas FG winning the game with four seconds remaining.
Tampa Bay 40, CLEVELAND 33 (4127) - Led by QB Major Harris, the Bolts, who have lost 10 straight, scored two quick third-quarter TDs to take a 25-13 lead, but  Jay Gruden  keyed a 27-point rally with four TD passes.
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL
Albany            3  0 0 1.000 183 114 Orlando           4  0 0 1.000 177  84
Arizona           3  1 0  .750 170 138 Charlotte         2  2 0  .500 148 148
Massachusetts     2  1 0  .667 104  95 Ft. Worth         2  2 0  .500 192 154
Las Vegas         1  3 0  .250  93 128 Miami             2  2 0  .500 126 138
Cleveland         0  4 0  .000 152 215 Tampa Bay         2  2 0  .500 182 193
Milwaukee         0  4 0  .000  86 206
FRIDAY JUNE 17
Orlando 48, MASSACHUSETTS 44 (7261) - The Predators overcame a 17-0 deficit, scoring on all five second-half possessions, to stay perfect, as Ben Bennett threw for five TDs. Mike Pagel had six TD passes for the Marauders.
SATURDAY JUNE 18
ARIZONA 59, Charlotte 52 (15311) - Arizona WR Hunkie Cooper caught three TDs in the third quarter to help the Rattlers take a 45-31 lead, and overcome Tony Kimbrough's 370 yards passing for the Rage.
LAS VEGAS 26, Cleveland 22 (3962)
MONDAY JUNE 20
Albany 45, FT. WORTH 41 (3541) - Eddie Brown, the Arena Football League's top point producer, scored five TDs, including the game-winner with seven seconds left as the Firebirds pulled out the win.
MIAMI 35, Milwaukee 27 (7414) - A pass interference call on the final play gave the Mustangs one last chance to tie, but Jeff Loots had his pass in the end zone intercepted by Donald Brown in Art Haege's coaching debut.
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL
Albany            4  0 0 1.000 228 155 Orlando           5  0 0 1.000 225 128
Arizona           4  1 0  .800 229 190 Miami             3  2 0  .600 161 165
Massachusetts     2  2 0  .500 148 143 Tampa Bay         2  2 0  .500 182 193
Las Vegas         2  3 0  .400 119 150 Charlotte         2  3 0  .400 200 207
Cleveland         0  5 0  .000 174 241 Ft. Worth         2  3 0  .400 233 199
Milwaukee         0  5 0  .000 103 241
FRIDAY JUNE 24
Ft. Worth 50, MILWAUKEE 44 (13703) - TheMustangs showed their inexperience, squandering a 14-point lead to fall to the Cavalry, who scored the final 20 points of the game.
Massachusetts 55, CHARLOTTE 37 (9167) - The Marauders' offense took to the field 10 times. Nine times, they put points on the board to defeat the Rage as QB Mike Pagel threw four TD passes.
SATURDAY JUNE 25
CLEVELAND 46, Las Vegas 20 (8322) - The Thunderbolts snapped their 12-game losing streak, the longest in AFL history up to this point.
TAMPA BAY 47, Miami 32 (19031) - Travis Pearson ran for 68 yards and the Storm rushed for 108 yards. After trailing early, Tampa Bay scored three quick third quarter touchdowns to take a comfortable lead over the Hooters.
Orlando 63, ALBANY 48 (13652) - With Orlando up, 54-48, late in the third, Eric Drakes chased Albany QB Mike Perez out the end zone for a safety. Billy Owens then intercepted Perez on Albany's next possession.
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL
Albany            4  1 0  .800 276 218 Orlando           6  0 0 1.000 288 176
Arizona           4  1 0  .800 229 190 Tampa Bay         3  2 0  .600 229 225
Massachusetts     3  2 0  .600 203 180 Ft. Worth         3  3 0  .500 283 243
Las Vegas         2  4 0  .333 139 196 Miami             3  3 0  .500 193 212
Cleveland         1  5 0  .167 220 261 Charlotte         2  4 0  .333 237 262
Milwaukee         0  6 0  .000 147 291
THURSDAY JUNE 30
Massachusetts 57, CLEVELAND 48 (5523) - A 29-point run in the second half powered the Marauders. Recovering from a mistake-filled first half, QB Mike Pagel repeatedly found Andre Langley wide open on long pass plays.
FRIDAY JULY 1
Albany 50, MILWAUKEE 27 (15055) - Eddie Brown scored four TDs lead Albany to the easy win. Brown has scored 27 TDs this season and is one shy of the all-time AFL mark of 28 set last year by Barry Wagner.
ORLANDO 61, Tampa Bay 40 (14015) - The Storm held a 14-7 second quarter lead, then Orlando went on a 35-3 run and the rout was on. Ben Bennett (12 of 20 for 222 yards) tossed seven TDs.
SATURDAY JULY 2
Arizona 50, LAS VEGAS 7 (5018) - Hunkie Cooper led the Rattlers to the win by returining a missed 56-yard FG for a TD. Despite the team record 43-point winning margin, the Rattlers lost K Luis Zendejas and QB Shedrick Bonner to knee injuries. 
MONDAY JULY 4
FT. WORTH 42, Charlotte 20 (9631)
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL
Albany            5  1 0  .833 326 245 X-Orlando         7  0 0 1.000 349 216
Arizona           5  1 0  .833 279 197 Ft. Worth         4  3 0  .571 325 263
Massachusetts     4  2 0  .667 260 228 Miami             3  3 0  .500 193 212
Las Vegas         2  5 0  .286 146 246 Tampa Bay         3  3 0  .500 269 286
Cleveland         1  6 0  .143 268 318 Charlotte         2  5 0  .286 257 304
Milwaukee         0  7 0  .000 174 341 X-Clinched Playoff Berth
FRIDAY JULY 8
CHARLOTTE 43, Cleveland 23 (8898) - The Rage, stumbling along with a four-game losing streak, took advantage of Cleveland's mistakes as QB Tony Kimbrough completed 20 of 36 passes for 304 yards and four TDs.
MASSACHUSETTS 63, Las Vegas 35 (5907) - The teams combined for 108 points. And, for the second straight week, Andre Langley scored four TD  passes for the Marauders.
SATURDAY JULY 9
ALBANY 65, Ft. Worth 64 (OT) (11201) 
ARIZONA 41, Miami 26 (15505) - The Rattlers, with three TDs from FB Craig Barr, defeated the Hooters. Bruce LaSane scored three touchdowns for Miami.
TAMPA BAY 69, Milwaukee 35 (20266) - The game featured a slew of infractions, as Tampa Bay was flagged nineteen times for 120 yards and Milwaukee fourteen times for 58 yards. All six FG attempts were missed.
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL
X-Albany          6  1 0  .857 391 309 X-Orlando         7  0 0 1.000 349 216
X-Arizona         6  1 0  .857 320 223 Tampa Bay         4  3 0  .571 338 321
Massachusetts     5  2 0  .714 323 263 Ft. Worth         4  4 0  .500 289 328
Las Vegas         2  6 0  .250 181 309 Miami             3  4 0  .429 219 253
Cleveland         1  7 0  .125 291 361 Charlotte         3  5 0  .375 300 327
Milwaukee         0  8 0  .000 209 410 X-Clinched Playoff Berth
FRIDAY JULY 15
MIAMI 66, Arizona 52 (8312) - Jim Jensen, back for the first time since injuring his left knee in the second game of the season, threw seven TD passes -- six to Bernard Edwards -- as the Hooters outgunned the Rattlers.
ORLANDO 68, Charlotte 14 (14015) - The undefeated Predators set an AFL record for scoring in one quarter with 37 points in the second period. The Predators' 54-point margin was two shy of the biggest rout in league history.
SATURDAY JULY 16
Albany 62, CLEVELAND 40 (5244) - The Thunderbolts knew they were in trouble even before the kickoff as they faced the most prolific scorer in AFL history, and Eddie Brown showed why with six TDs for Albany.
MASSASCHUSETTS 58, Milwaukee 51 (7223) - The Mustangs came tantalizingly close to their first victory before collapsing in the final minutes before a  national television audience watching on ESPN.
MONDAY JULY 18
Tampa Bay 53, FT. WORTH 43 (3103) - The Cavalry jumped to a 14-3 lead, but George LaFrance returned two kickoffs for 50 yard TDs, and caught a 19 yard pass for another, as the Storm rallied.
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL
X-Albany          7  1 0  .875 454 349 X-Orlando         8  0 0 1.000 409 230
X-Arizona         6  2 0  .750 372 289 Tampa Bay         5  3 0  .625 391 364
X-Massachus       6  2 0  .750 381 314 Miami             4  4 0  .500 285 305
Las Vegas         2  6 0  .250 181 309 Ft. Worth         4  5 0  .444 332 381
Cleveland         1  8 0  .111 331 423 Charlotte         3  6 0  .333 314 287
Milwaukee         0  9 0  .000 260 468 X-Clinched Playoff Berth
FRIDAY JULY 22
Cleveland 42, MILWAUKEE 41 (15169) - Kenny Stucker kicked a league record six FGs, including a 52-yarder, but his 19-yard attempt bounced off the right goal post to send Milwaukee to its 10th straight loss.
SATURDAY JULY 23
ALBANY 39, Arizona 33 (13153) - Mike Perez threw the game winning TD to Fred Gayles to hand Arizona a second straight loss. Firebird WR Eddie Brown, who had 39 TDs in eight games, was held to one score.
LAS VEGAS 47, Ft. Worth 34 (5414) - Tyrone Thurman scored twice to help the Sting defeat the Cavalry,
FRIDAY JULY 29
ORLANDO 41, Cleveland 32 (14067) - The Predators will be at home throughout their run in the Arena Football League playoffs, but lost QB Ben Bennett for the next two weeks with a knee injury.
Las Vegas 35, FT. WORTH 32 (7021)
CHARLOTTE 44, Miami 15 (10897) - QB Michael Proctor's two first-half TD passes meant he was only slightly warmed up. When Proctor turned red-hot, throwing for four more scores, the Rage kept its playoff hopes alive. 
SATURDAY JULY 30
MASSACHUSETTS 62, Albany 43 (8335) - Buoyed by Tony Burse's three rushing TDs and a tenacious defense, the Marauders stunned the Firebirds, who had more than 1,500 fans from Albany make the trek to Worcester.
ARIZONA 48, Tampa Bay 21 (15505) - Jay Gruden did hit George LaFrance with a team record 49 yard TD pass, but Arizona QB Sherdrick Bonner threw six touchdown passes, three of them to Hunkie Cooper.
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL
X-Albany          8  2 0  .800 536 444 Z-Orlando        10  0 0 1.000 492 282
X-Arizona         7  3 0  .700 453 349 X-Tampa Bay       6  4 0  .600 463 462
X-Massachusetts   7  3 0  .700 493 408 Charlotte         4  6 0  .400 358 302
Las Vegas         4  6 0  .400 263 375 Miami             4  6 0  .400 320 391
Cleveland         2  9 0  .182 405 505 Ft. Worth         4  7 0  .364 398 463
Milwaukee         0 10 0  .000 301 510
Z-Clinched Division Title              X-Clinched Playoff Berth
FRIDAY AUGUST 5
Charlotte 56, MASSACHUSETTS 49 (8646) - Rage WR Khevin Pratt caught 11 passes for 225 yards including five for TDs from Michael Proctor. The two hooked up on a 25-yard TD with just six seconds left breaking a 49-all tie.
Ft. Worth 58, MIAMI 27 (8872) - Fort Worth took a 38-27 halftime lead behind Kyle Mackey, who threw for three TDs and added another on a sneak, to clinch a playoff berth.
SATURDAY AUGUST 6
ORLANDO 46, Arizona 21 (14015) - QB Duke Tobin, with a lot of help from his friends, led the Predators to their 11th victory before their 16th consecutive full house at Orlando Arena.
ALBANY 55, Milwaukee 35 (11941) - Eddie Brown caught four TD passes and threw one as the Firebirds beat Milwaukee to clinch the American Conference title.
LAS VEGAS 63, Tampa Bay 58 (8941) - Jay Gruden (21 of 28 for 281 yards) threw for five TDs, and ran for another, but the Storm lost to the Sting as they  allowed a team record 365 total yards.
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL
Z-Albany          9  2 0  .818 591 479 Z-Orlando        11  0 0 1.000 538 303
X-Arizona         7  4 0  .636 474 395 X-Tampa Bay       6  5 0  .545 521 525
X-Massachusetts   7  4 0  .636 542 464 Charlotte         5  6 0  .455 414 351
Las Vegas         5  6 0  .455 326 433 Ft. Worth         5  7 0  .417 456 490
Cleveland         2  9 0  .182 405 505 Miami             4  7 0  .364 347 449
Milwaukee         0 11 0  .000 336 565
Z-Clinched Division Title              X-Clinched Playoff Berth
FRIDAY AUGUST 12
Albany 52, CHARLOTTE 28 (9460) - For the second time in its three-year history, the Rage has made the Arena Football League playoffs despite dropping the finale to the Firebirds.
ARIZONA 51, Las Vegas 36 (15102) - WIth Arizona trailing 46-44 with three seconds to go, Luis Zendejas missed a 61-yard FG but Zeph Lee outfought Tyrone Thurman for the ball and the win.
Massachusetts 44, MILWAUKEE 40 (15220) - FB Curtis Eller made two big plays late to lead the Marauders to a come-from-behind win. Eller's heroics highlighted a 23-3 rally by the Marauders in the final 6:48 of the game.
SATURDAY AUGUST 13
Miami 43, CLEVELAND 40 (5822) - Jim Jensen threw four TD passes - two to Bruce LaSane and one each to Bernard Edwards and Darian Bryant, but the Hooters failed to make the playoffs om a tie-breaker.
TAMPA BAY 40, Orlando 39 (20819) - Storm WR Barry Wagner caught two TDs and ran for one, Orlando QB Duke Tobin was intercepted three times by Latrod Garner. Mike Lazecki hit an 18 yard FG with 31seconds left for the win.
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL
Z-Albany         10  2 0  .833 642 507 Z-Orlando        11  1 0  .917 579 341
X-Arizona         8  4 0  .667 525 431 X-Tampa Bay       7  5 0  .583 561 564
X-Massachusetts   8  4 0  .667 586 504 X-Charlotte       5  7 0  .417 442 503
X-Las Vegas       5  7 0  .417 362 484 X-Ft. Worth       5  7 0  .417 556 490
Cleveland         2 10 0  .167 445 548 Miami             5  7 0  .417 388 491
Milwaukee         0 12 0  .000 386 609
Z-Clinched Division Title              X-Clinched Playoff Berth
and keep their faint playoff hopes alive, while putting a dent in Ft. Worth's.
TAMPA BAY 51, Massachusetts 50 (18007) - Tampa Bay WR Stevie Thomas caught a team record 12 passes for 187 yards with three TDs. A safety by Sylvester Bembery with 22 seconds left gave the Storm the win.
Orlando 42, MIAMI 20 (12478) - Twice in a row Orlando K Jorge Cimadevilla put the ball in the nets and had his teammates recover at the 2. Barry Wagner scored on a 5-yard pass for a Predator 28-20 lead with 9:52 to go.
AMERICAN                               NATIONAL  
X-Albany          8  1 0  .889 493 382 X-Orlando         9  0 0 1.000 451 250
X-Arizona         6  3 0  .667 405 328 Tampa Bay         6  3 0  .667 442 414
X-Massachusetts   6  3 0  .667 431 365 Miami             4  5 0  .444 305 347
Las Vegas         3  6 0  .333 228 343 Ft. Worth         4  6 0  .400 366 428
Cleveland         2  8 0  .200 373 464 Charlotte         3  6 0  .333 314 287
Milwaukee         0 10 0  .000 301 510 X-Clinched Playoff Berth