SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Dezmon Epps (KR, Arizona Rattlers)
In their first home game of the season, the Arizona Rattlers dismantled the Cedar Rapids River Kings 81-37. Arizona WR/ KR Dezmon Epps added some of the most explosive and spectacular plays of the weekend in the Rattlers' victory. Early in the first quarter, Epps returned the River Kings' kickoff 54 yards for the a touchdown. Epps finished the game with three kick off returns for 92 yards and one touchdown. His 30.4 yards per return average is the highest in the IFL since his own 32.9 yards per return average on April 28, 2018. Epps also caught a 34 yard pass for a touchdown as he slammed into the end zone dasherboards. Epps and the Arizona Rattlers have a bye week in Week 3 and host the Tucson Sugar Skulls in Week 4.