2002 Buffalo Destroyers Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 6-8
Finishing 2nd in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Wild Card
Coach: Ray Bentley (6-8)
Location: Buffalo, New York
Attendance: 50,957, Avg. 7,280 in 7 home dates
2002 Buffalo Destroyers Roster
The Buffalo Destroyers of the Arena Football League ended the 2002 season with a record of 6 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.
The Destroyers labored to change the scoreboard with just 627 points, though they the defensive squad yielded 675. Fred McNair tossed for 2,761 yards. Lamart Cooper grabbed 80 receptions for 1,050 yards.
Jason Bratton carried the ball for a team-high 63 yards for Buffalo, while Juan Long additionally contributed to the rushing attack.
Corey Johnson intercepted 7 opponent throws. Hardy Mitchell topped pass rushers with 2 sacks.
Ray Bentley coached the team. The 2002 Buffalo Destroyers lost in the Wild Card.
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Regular Season Points For: 627
Regular Season Points Against: 675
|April 19, 2002||New Jersey Gladiators 51 at Buffalo Destroyers 53||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|April 28, 2002||Buffalo Destroyers 54 at New York Dragons 69||L||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|May 4, 2002||Buffalo Destroyers 48 at Detroit Fury 50||L||1-0-0||0-2-0||1-2-0|
|May 11, 2002||Detroit Fury 21 at Buffalo Destroyers 49||W||2-0-0||0-2-0||2-2-0|
|May 18, 2002||Toronto Phantoms 46 at Buffalo Destroyers 49||W||3-0-0||0-2-0||3-2-0|
|May 25, 2002||Buffalo Destroyers 45 at Grand Rapids Rampage 47||L||3-0-0||0-3-0||3-3-0|
|June 1, 2002||San Jose SaberCats 63 at Buffalo Destroyers 35||L||3-1-0||0-3-0||3-4-0|
|June 8, 2002||New York Dragons 35 at Buffalo Destroyers 40||W||4-1-0||0-3-0||4-4-0|
|June 13, 2002||Buffalo Destroyers 55 at Toronto Phantoms 27||W||4-1-0||1-3-0||5-4-0|
|June 23, 2002||Buffalo Destroyers 52 at New Jersey Gladiators 45||W||4-1-0||2-3-0||6-4-0|
|June 28, 2002||Arizona Rattlers 69 at Buffalo Destroyers 42||L||4-2-0||2-3-0||6-5-0|
|July 6, 2002||Buffalo Destroyers 33 at Georgia Force 54||L||4-2-0||2-4-0||6-6-0|
|July 12, 2002||Carolina Cobras 52 at Buffalo Destroyers 31||L||4-3-0||2-4-0||6-7-0|
|July 20, 2002||Buffalo Destroyers 41 at Los Angeles Avengers 46||L||4-3-0||2-5-0||6-8-0|
|July 26, 2002||Buffalo Destroyers 27 at Orlando Predators 32||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0||Playoff|