1998 Albany Firebirds Statistics

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 Roster
1998 Albany Firebirds Results

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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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Mike Pawlawski44729365.537958.57416.6112.547121.4


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chad Dukes653645.6 10
Tim Brown23763.3 5
Eddie Brown6376.2 3
Mike Pawlawski18311.7 5
Leroy Thompson210.5 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eddie Brown120167313.9 43
Greg Hopkins85102312.0 18
Cornelius White4257313.6 4
Jay Jones1114313.0 1
Stan Petry1112711.5 2
Chad Dukes7415.9 1
Tim Brown67512.5 2
Mark Valvo45213.0 1
Andy Jacobs35618.7 1
Leroy Thompson22110.5 0
Carl Sacco188.0 0
Jon Krick133.0 1


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Pete Elezovic686291.2241145.895
Don Silvestri363391.75360.042

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chad Dukes57127422.4 4
Eddie Brown2135216.8 1
Cornelius White1020620.6 0
Jay Jones36822.7 1
Stan Petry55711.4 0
Don Silvestri13737.0 0
Tommy Johnson2136.5 0
Jon Krick122.0 0
Greg Hopkins1-1-1.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Greg Hopkins4369.0 2
Derek Stingley4174.2 0
Tommy Johnson38829.3 2
Jay Jones22512.5 0
Cornelius White12929.0 0
Andy Jacobs11212.0 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Joe Jacobs8.00.0
Andy Jacobs3.00.0
Jon Krick3.00.0
Mark Valvo2.00.0
Chad Dukes2.00.0
Leroy Thompson1.00.0
Sean Tremblay1.00.0
Greg Hopkins1.00.0
Tim Brown1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF K Blk
Tommy Johnson64.5551910010
Derek Stingley53.5422313010
Carleton Johnson52.5382919030
Cornelius White2921167000
Chad Dukes26.521112230
Stan Petry2520107120
Carl Sacco2116101120
Greg Hopkins2614244210
Jon Krick2013143110
Tim Brown17.51390010
Jay Jones12.51131000
Chris Lawson8801000
Joe Jacobs147141300
Kyle Moore-Brown11.5790200
Leroy Thompson6521110
Andy Jacobs7.5471200
Matt Cravens5422000
Eddie Brown4400000
Pete Elezovic5.5350000
Sean Tremblay3.5311000
Mike Pawlawski2200000
Cedric White2.5130000
Don Silvestri2120000
Emerson Martin1.5030000
Mike Jones1020000
Mark Valvo0.5010011

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Eddie Brown34310000282
Greg Hopkins1802000120
Pete Elezovic01162095
Chad Dukes1014000090
Don Silvestri00333042
Tim Brown52000042
Mike Pawlawski5000030
Cornelius White40000024
Jay Jones11000012
Andy Jacobs1100012
Stan Petry20000012
Tommy Johnson0200012
Mark Valvo100006
Jon Krick1000006