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ARIZONA WRANGLERS HISTORY
YEARS IN LEAGUE:   1983-84 OWNER :  Jim Joseph (1983), Dr. Ted Diethrich (1984)
STADIUM: Sun Devil Stadium (70,030) HEAD COACH :  Doug Shivley (1983),George Allen(1984)
OVERALL REGULAR SEASON RECORD: 14-22 OVERALL PLAYOFF RECORD: 2-1 COLORS:   Red, Copper, Gold, and Blue
1983 STANDINGS:  4-14 1983 AVERAGE HOME ATTENDANCE:   25,776
1984 STANDINGS:  10-8 1984 AVERAGE HOME ATTENDANCE:   25,568
 Synopsis: In 1983 Season, the Arizona Wranglers were original charter member of the USFL. The Wranglers started off with 4-4 mark. The lowest scoring team dropped the next ten games to finish off the season at 4-14 and missing the playoffs.

In 1984 Season, major trade happened. Involving owners, players, and coaches. Bruce Allen,
Dr. Ted Diethrich, and the Chicago Blitz became the Arizona Wranglers, while Wranglers of '83 became the Blitz. Arizona Wranglers slipped into the playoffs getting the wild card berth finishing with 10-8 mark. The Wranglers beat Gamblers in Houston and the Express at Home. The team traveled to Tampa to meet the Stars of Philadelphia. Stars brutal beat the Wranglers, 23-3 and captured the title.

In 1985 Season, Diethrich decided it was time to join forces with another team. The Wranglers eventually merged with Bill Tatham's Oklahoma Outlaws, and the Arizona Outlaws were born.

1983 RESULTS 1984 RESULTS
OAKLAND
L
24-0
OAKLAND
W
35-7
CHICAGO
W
30-29
TAMPA BAY
L
20-17
LOS ANGELES
W
21-14
WASHINGTON
W
37-7
at Birmingham
L
16-7
at Michigan
L
31-26
NEW JERSEY
L
35-21
OKLAHOMA
W
49-7
at Washington
W
22-21
at Denver
L
17-7
BOSTON
L
23-44
PHILADELPHIA
L
22-21
DENVER
W
24-3
at New Jersey
W
20-3
at Oakland
L
20-34
at Houston
L
37-24
MICHIGAN
L
21-10
SAN ANTONIO
L
24-23
at Tampa Bay
L
20-14
at New Orleans
W
28-13
PHILADELPHIA
L
24-7
at Oakland
L
14-3
at Chicago
L
36-11
DENVER
W
41-6
at Los Angeles
L
17-13
at Los Angeles
L
24-17
WASHINGTON
L
18-11
at Birmingham
W
38-28
at Denver
L
32-6
JACKSONVILLE
W
45-14
at New Jersey
L
21-14
at Chicago
W
36-0
at Michigan
L
33-7
LOS ANGELES
W
35-10
Playoffs:          
at Houston
W
17-16
LOS ANGELES
W
35-23
vs Philadelphia
L
23-3

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