1998 Albany Firebirds Game-by-Game Results

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 10-4
Finishing 1st in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Mike Dailey (10-4)
Location: Albany, New York
Attendance: 74,409, Avg. 10,630 in 7 home dates
1998 Albany Firebirds Statistics
1998 Albany Firebirds Roster

The Albany Firebirds of the Arena Football League ended the 1998 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Firebirds piled up points with 793 points, and the defense allowed 692. Mike Pawlawski directed the offense, passing for 3,795 yards. Eddie Brown paced pass catchers, snagging 120 passes for 1,673 yards. Greg Hopkins contributed to the receiving game, too.

Chad Dukes ran for a team-best 364 yards for Albany.

Greg Hopkins and Derek Stingley each picked off 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Joe Jacobs sacked opposing passers 8 times, leading the way for a team which created 22 sacks.

Mike Dailey coached the team. The 1998 Albany Firebirds lost in the Quarterfinal.

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Regular Season Points For: 793
Regular Season Points Against: 692

Date Game Res Home Road Record
May 2, 1998 Portland Forest Dragons 58 at Albany Firebirds 65 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
May 11, 1998 Albany Firebirds 52 at New Jersey Red Dogs 38 W 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0
May 16, 1998 San Jose SaberCats 30 at Albany Firebirds 56 W 2-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0
May 23, 1998 New York CityHawks 57 at Albany Firebirds 46 L 2-1-0 1-0-0 3-1-0
May 31, 1998 Albany Firebirds 48 at Portland Forest Dragons 45 W 2-1-0 2-0-0 4-1-0
June 5, 1998 Albany Firebirds 52 at Nashville Kats 49 W 2-1-0 3-0-0 5-1-0
June 13, 1998 Florida Bobcats 49 at Albany Firebirds 66 W 3-1-0 3-0-0 6-1-0
June 20, 1998 Albany Firebirds 42 at Tampa Bay Storm 63 L 3-1-0 3-1-0 6-2-0
June 27, 1998 New Jersey Red Dogs 55 at Albany Firebirds 48 L 3-2-0 3-1-0 6-3-0
July 2, 1998 Albany Firebirds 48 at Iowa Barnstormers 55 L 3-2-0 3-2-0 6-4-0
July 13, 1998 Arizona Rattlers 34 at Albany Firebirds 58 W 4-2-0 3-2-0 7-4-0
July 17, 1998 Albany Firebirds 56 at San Jose SaberCats 53 W 4-2-0 4-2-0 8-4-0
July 25, 1998 Orlando Predators 70 at Albany Firebirds 79 W 5-2-0 4-2-0 9-4-0
July 31, 1998 Albany Firebirds 77 at New York CityHawks 36 W 5-2-0 5-2-0 10-4-0
August 8, 1998 New Jersey Red Dogs 66 at Albany Firebirds 59 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 Playoff