1998 San Jose SaberCats Game-by-Game Results

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 2nd in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Todd Shell (7-7)
Location: San Jose, California
Attendance: 100,811, Avg. 14,402 in 7 home dates
1998 San Jose SaberCats Statistics
1998 San Jose SaberCats Roster

The San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League ended the 1998 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The SaberCats ran up 659 points, and the rigid defensive squad surrendered 643. Ron Lopez threw for 2,769 yards. Steve Papin grabbed 84 passes for 1,258 yards.

Mike Maslowski carried the ball for a team-best 149 yards for San Jose.

Tommy Jones picked off 11 opponent throws. Sam Hernandez topped pass rushers with 5 sacks.

Todd Shell coached the team. The 1998 San Jose SaberCats lost in the Quarterfinal.

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Regular Season Points For: 659
Regular Season Points Against: 643

Date Game Res Home Road Record
May 2, 1998 Tampa Bay Storm 45 at San Jose SaberCats 23 L 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
May 9, 1998 Arizona Rattlers 62 at San Jose SaberCats 43 L 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-2-0
May 16, 1998 San Jose SaberCats 30 at Albany Firebirds 56 L 0-2-0 0-1-0 0-3-0
May 23, 1998 Grand Rapids Rampage 20 at San Jose SaberCats 49 W 1-2-0 0-1-0 1-3-0
May 30, 1998 Nashville Kats 41 at San Jose SaberCats 49 W 2-2-0 0-1-0 2-3-0
June 6, 1998 San Jose SaberCats 26 at Arizona Rattlers 48 L 2-2-0 0-2-0 2-4-0
June 14, 1998 San Jose SaberCats 51 at New Jersey Red Dogs 33 W 2-2-0 1-2-0 3-4-0
June 19, 1998 Portland Forest Dragons 44 at San Jose SaberCats 48 W 3-2-0 1-2-0 4-4-0
June 26, 1998 San Jose SaberCats 76 at Milwaukee Mustangs 40 W 3-2-0 2-2-0 5-4-0
July 3, 1998 San Jose SaberCats 68 at Portland Forest Dragons 45 W 3-2-0 3-2-0 6-4-0
July 11, 1998 Iowa Barnstormers 44 at San Jose SaberCats 41 L 3-3-0 3-2-0 6-5-0
July 17, 1998 Albany Firebirds 56 at San Jose SaberCats 53 L 3-4-0 3-2-0 6-6-0
July 25, 1998 San Jose SaberCats 37 at New York CityHawks 54 L 3-4-0 3-3-0 6-7-0
July 31, 1998 San Jose SaberCats 65 at Houston ThunderBears 55 W 3-4-0 4-3-0 7-7-0
August 8, 1998 San Jose SaberCats 46 at Tampa Bay Storm 65 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 Playoff