|2016 Arizona Rattlers season|
|Head coach||Kevin Guy|
|General manager||Kevin Guy|
|Home field||Talking Stick Resort Arena|
|Conference place||1st National|
|Playoff finish||Won National Conference Semifinals 84–40 (Steel)|
Won National Conference Championship 82–41 (Gladiators)
Lost ArenaBowl XXIX 42–56 (Soul)
The 2016 Arizona Rattlers season was the twenty-fourth season for the arena football franchise in the Arena Football League. The team was coached by Kevin Guy and played their home games at Talking Stick Resort Arena. They moved to the Indoor Football League after the season.
2016 National Conference standings
|Los Angeles Kiss||7||9||.438||736||748||4–4||5–4||2–5|
The 2016 regular season schedule was released on December 10, 2015.
|1||Friday||April 1||10:00 p.m. EDT||at Portland Steel||W 80–28||1–0||Moda Center||6,782|
|2||Saturday||April 9||11:00 p.m. EDT||at Los Angeles KISS||W 69–28||2–0||Honda Center||6,427|
|3||Saturday||April 16||9:00 p.m. EDT||Tampa Bay Storm||W 60–27||3–0||Talking Stick Resort Arena||14,872|
|4||Saturday||April 23||7:00 p.m. EDT||at Jacksonville Sharks||W 75–68 (OT)||4–0||Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena||8,354|
|5||Saturday||April 30||9:00 p.m. EDT||Portland Steel||W 68–21||5–0||Talking Stick Resort Arena||11,510|
|6||Saturday||May 7||7:30 p.m. EDT||at Orlando Predators||L 59–77||5–1||Amway Center||10,512|
|7||Friday||May 14||6:30 p.m. EDT||at Philadelphia Soul||L 58–65||5–2||Wells Fargo Center||8,580|
|8||Saturday||May 21||9:00 p.m. EDT||Los Angeles KISS||W 47–34||6–2||Talking Stick Resort Arena||14,519|
|9||Sunday||May 29||2:00 p.m. EDT||at Tampa Bay Storm||L 56–63||6–3||Amalie Arena||8,298|
|10||Friday||June 3||7:00 p.m. EDT||at Cleveland Gladiators||W 77–62||7–3||Quicken Loans Arena||11,797|
|11||Saturday||June 11||9:00 p.m. EDT||Portland Steel||W 76–49||8–3||Talking Stick Resort Arena||14,401|
|12||Friday||June 17||10:00 p.m. EDT||Philadelphia Soul||W 80–63||9–3||Talking Stick Resort Arena||11,067|
|13||Sunday||June 26||6:00 p.m. EDT||at Los Angeles KISS||W 64–49||10–3||Honda Center||7,090|
|15||Saturday||July 9||9:30 p.m. EDT||Jacksonville Sharks||W 69–67||11–3||Talking Stick Resort Arena||11,874|
|16||Monday||July 18||9:30 p.m. EDT||Orlando Predators||W 62–45||12–3||Talking Stick Resort Arena||9,628|
|17||Sunday||July 24||9:00 p.m. EDT||Cleveland Gladiators||W 68–20||13–3||Talking Stick Resort Arena||12,823|
|NC Semifinals||Saturday||August 6||10:00 p.m.EDT||Portland Steel||W 84–40||Talking Stick Resort Arena||13,192|
|NC Championship||Saturday||August 13||9:00 p.m.EDT||Cleveland Gladiators||W 82–41||Talking Stick Resort Arena||15,103|
|ArenaBowl XXIX||Friday||August 26||7:00 p.m.EDT||Philadelphia Soul||L 42–56||Gila River Arena||13,390|
|2016 Arizona Rattlers roster|
Other league exempt
Refused to report
Rookies in italics
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