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2007-04-28

Firecats Slip to 4th in Week 5 Coaches Poll

Florida Firecats Slip to 4th in Week 5 Coaches Poll

Estero, FL - The Florida Firecats (3-1) slipped from 1st to 4th following their loss to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers the arenafootball2 (af2) league office announced today. The loss was the 1st of the season for the Firecats. The win propelled the Pioneers into the top spot in week 5.
The Tulsa Talons moved up to 2nd while the Bossier-Shreveport Battlewings jumped to spots to 3rd. The Bakersfield Blitz rounded out the top 5.
Each week during the season af2 coaches will vote for the Top 16 teams in the league by ranking them one through 16. The complete Top 16 is listed below. The number in parentheses indicates the number of first place votes the team received.

Week 5 TOP 16
Rank Team Points
1 W-B/Scranton 441 (19)
2 Tulsa 398 (9)
3 Bossier-Shrev. 392 (2)
4 Florida 353
5 Bakersfield 319
6 Mah. Valley 316
7 Quad City 259
8 South Georgia 250
9 Rio Gra. Valley 243
10 Oklahoma City 219
11 Arkansas 174
12 Alabama 150
13 Boise 136
14 Spokane 104
15 Fort Wayne 100
16 Manchester 76



The Florida Firecats host the Tennessee Valley Vipers this Saturday April 28th. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now. Call the Firecats box office at 390-CATS (2287). Fans who canít make it to Germain Arena can watch the game on Comcast MY TV8 or they listen to the game online at www.FloridaFirecats.com, www.NBC-2.com & www.ABC-7.com.