2008 San Jose SaberCats Game-by-Game Results

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 11-5
Finishing 1st in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Darren Arbet (11-5)
Location: San Jose, California
Attendance: 103,949, Avg. 12,994 in 8 home dates
2008 San Jose SaberCats Statistics
2008 San Jose SaberCats Roster

The San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League ended the 2008 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses, finishing first in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

San Jose kept the scoreboard humming with 945 points, while the defensive unit yielded 875. Mark Grieb led the charge, slinging for 4,611 yards. Rodney Wright grabbed 134 passes, while Cleannord Saintil accumulated 1,504 receiving yards, while James Roe was targeted regularly as well.

Brian Johnson carried the ball for a team-best 51 yards for the SaberCats, while Mark Grieb also buoyed the ground attack.

Marquis Floyd intercepted 10 opponent throws. Steve Watson and Ron Jones each sacked quarterbacks 6 times, topping a defense credited with 26 sacks.

Darren Arbet coached the team. The 2008 San Jose SaberCats lost in the Championship.

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Regular Season Points For: 944
Regular Season Points Against: 875

Date Game Res Home Road Record
March 3, 2008 San Jose SaberCats 47 at Chicago Rush 70 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
March 10, 2008 San Jose SaberCats 66 at Grand Rapids Rampage 58 W 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
March 15, 2008 Arizona Rattlers 43 at San Jose SaberCats 63 W 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0
March 22, 2008 Dallas Desperados 59 at San Jose SaberCats 55 L 1-1-0 1-1-0 2-2-0
March 29, 2008 San Jose SaberCats 44 at Kansas City Brigade 36 W 1-1-0 2-1-0 3-2-0
April 5, 2008 San Jose SaberCats 43 at New Orleans VooDoo 72 L 1-1-0 2-2-0 3-3-0
April 12, 2008 Philadelphia Soul 58 at San Jose SaberCats 57 L 1-2-0 2-2-0 3-4-0
April 18, 2008 San Jose SaberCats 61 at Utah Blaze 40 W 1-2-0 3-2-0 4-4-0
April 26, 2008 Los Angeles Avengers 42 at San Jose SaberCats 70 W 2-2-0 3-2-0 5-4-0
May 3, 2008 San Jose SaberCats 35 at Orlando Predators 61 L 2-2-0 3-3-0 5-5-0
May 9, 2008 San Jose SaberCats 63 at Arizona Rattlers 42 W 2-2-0 4-3-0 6-5-0
May 17, 2008 Utah Blaze 64 at San Jose SaberCats 74 W 3-2-0 4-3-0 7-5-0
May 24, 2008 Colorado Crush 42 at San Jose SaberCats 59 W 4-2-0 4-3-0 8-5-0
May 31, 2008 San Jose SaberCats 66 at Los Angeles Avengers 56 W 4-2-0 5-3-0 9-5-0
June 14, 2008 Tampa Bay Storm 70 at San Jose SaberCats 73 W 5-2-0 5-3-0 10-5-0
June 21, 2008 Georgia Force 62 at San Jose SaberCats 68 W 6-2-0 5-3-0 11-5-0
July 5, 2008 Colorado Crush 51 at San Jose SaberCats 64 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 Playoff
July 12, 2008 Grand Rapids Rampage 55 at San Jose SaberCats 81 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 Playoff
July 27, 2008 San Jose SaberCats 56 at Philadelphia Soul 59 L 2-0-0 0-1-0 2-1-0 ArenaBowl 22 New Orleans, LA


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