2002 Orlando Predators Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 1st in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Semifinal
Coach: Fran Papasedero (7-7)
Location: Orlando, Florida
Attendance: 86,160, Avg. 12,309 in 7 home dates
2002 Orlando Predators Roster
The Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League ended the 2002 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing first in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.
Orlando racked up 637 points, while the defense gave up 669. Jay Gruden triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,621 yards. Siaha Burley snagged 78 passes, while Clif Dell accumulated 995 receiving yards.
Duke Pettijohn carried the ball for a team-best 84 yards for the Predators.
Kenny McEntyre intercepted 7 opponent throws. Tommy Dorsey and Ernest Allen each topped the defensive unit with 5 sacks, leading the way for a team which created 21 sacks.
Fran Papasedero coached the team. The 2002 Orlando Predators lost in the Semifinal.
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Regular Season Points For: 637
Regular Season Points Against: 669
|April 20, 2002||Orlando Predators 49 at Georgia Force 67||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|April 26, 2002||Chicago Rush 38 at Orlando Predators 49||W||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|May 4, 2002||New Jersey Gladiators 45 at Orlando Predators 44||L||1-1-0||0-1-0||1-2-0|
|May 11, 2002||Orlando Predators 55 at Grand Rapids Rampage 69||L||1-1-0||0-2-0||1-3-0|
|May 17, 2002||San Jose SaberCats 77 at Orlando Predators 45||L||1-2-0||0-2-0||1-4-0|
|May 24, 2002||Orlando Predators 40 at Indiana Firebirds 37||W||1-2-0||1-2-0||2-4-0|
|May 31, 2002||Carolina Cobras 30 at Orlando Predators 33||W||2-2-0||1-2-0||3-4-0|
|June 9, 2002||Tampa Bay Storm 48 at Orlando Predators 45||L||2-3-0||1-2-0||3-5-0|
|June 15, 2002||Orlando Predators 52 at New York Dragons 33||W||2-3-0||2-2-0||4-5-0|
|June 21, 2002||Toronto Phantoms 47 at Orlando Predators 34||L||2-4-0||2-2-0||4-6-0|
|June 28, 2002||Orlando Predators 52 at Carolina Cobras 48||W||2-4-0||3-2-0||5-6-0|
|July 7, 2002||Orlando Predators 55 at Tampa Bay Storm 48||W||2-4-0||4-2-0||6-6-0|
|July 13, 2002||Georgia Force 41 at Orlando Predators 40||L||2-5-0||4-2-0||6-7-0|
|July 20, 2002||Orlando Predators 44 at Dallas Desperados 41||W||2-5-0||5-2-0||7-7-0|
|July 26, 2002||Buffalo Destroyers 27 at Orlando Predators 32||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||Playoff|
|August 3, 2002||Orlando Predators 49 at New Jersey Gladiators 46||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0||Playoff|
|August 10, 2002||Orlando Predators 40 at San Jose SaberCats 52||L||1-0-0||1-1-0||2-1-0||Playoff|