1997 Albany Firebirds Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 6-8
Finishing 3rd in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference
Coach: Mike Dailey (6-8)
Location: Albany, New York
Attendance: 75,785, Avg. 10,826 in 7 home dates
1997 Albany Firebirds Roster
The Albany Firebirds of the Arena Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 6 wins and 8 losses, finishing third in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference.
The Firebirds piled up points with 745 points, while the defense surrendered 714. Mike Pawlawski directed the offense, passing for 4,272 yards. Eddie Brown snagged 135 passes for 1,650 yards.
Chad Dukes ran for a team-best 364 yards for Albany.
Larry Jones and Derek Stingley each picked off 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Tony Bowick topped pass rushers with 2 sacks.
Mike Dailey coached the team.
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Regular Season Points For: 745
Regular Season Points Against: 714
|May 3, 1997||Albany Firebirds 45 at Florida Bobcats 26||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0|
|May 10, 1997||Milwaukee Mustangs 23 at Albany Firebirds 34||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0|
|May 17, 1997||Albany Firebirds 37 at San Jose SaberCats 41||L||1-0-0||1-1-0||2-1-0|
|May 24, 1997||Iowa Barnstormers 68 at Albany Firebirds 57||L||1-1-0||1-1-0||2-2-0|
|May 30, 1997||Albany Firebirds 52 at New Jersey Red Dogs 53||L||1-1-0||1-2-0||2-3-0||OT|
|June 7, 1997||Tampa Bay Storm 31 at Albany Firebirds 53||W||2-1-0||1-2-0||3-3-0|
|June 14, 1997||New York CityHawks 62 at Albany Firebirds 41||L||2-2-0||1-2-0||3-4-0|
|June 20, 1997||Albany Firebirds 51 at Nashville Kats 66||L||2-2-0||1-3-0||3-5-0|
|June 28, 1997||Texas Terror 35 at Albany Firebirds 63||W||3-2-0||1-3-0||4-5-0|
|July 7, 1997||Albany Firebirds 71 at New York CityHawks 50||W||3-2-0||2-3-0||5-5-0|
|July 12, 1997||Nashville Kats 57 at Albany Firebirds 47||L||3-3-0||2-3-0||5-6-0|
|July 19, 1997||New Jersey Red Dogs 49 at Albany Firebirds 70||W||4-3-0||2-3-0||6-6-0|
|July 26, 1997||Albany Firebirds 60 at Arizona Rattlers 77||L||4-3-0||2-4-0||6-7-0|
|August 2, 1997||Albany Firebirds 64 at Iowa Barnstormers 76||L||4-3-0||2-5-0||6-8-0|