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Fever Can Rely on Their Defense

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KENNEWICK, Wash. -- When the Tri-Cities offense is slow to get the wheels turning, it is often their defense that turbo charges the team.

Last Saturday, Lionel Singleton intercepted a Seattle pass and took it 41 yards to the house. All told, the Fever are 4th in the IFL with 18 interceptions.

Defense is a key reason the Fever's record stands at 7-1 going into Saturday's game at Fairbanks.

"Their the backbone of this team," said head coach Adam Shackleford. "Our defensive backs do a great job. We think we have the best pass rush in the league."

"We think we have a special group back there, all our dbs, safetys, and defensive lineman," said Singleton.