2002 Buffalo Destroyers Statistics

Arena Football League (Arena League)
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
2002 Buffalo Destroyers Results

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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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Fred McNair38420954.427617.24912.8123.1104.0
Jeff Loots835161.46437.71012.044.8105.1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jason Bratton20633.2 1
Juan Long17613.6 1
Lamart Cooper27471.7 5
Kevin Mason13434.0 0
Derrick Chachere12312.6 2
John Motton7162.3 0
Fred McNair27130.5 7
Bret Cooper122.0 0
JJ Jackson122.0 0
Carlos James5-5-1.0 0
Jeff Loots5-6-1.2 1


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lamart Cooper80105013.1 11
Bret Cooper5164312.6 12
Carlos James4353812.5 14
Thomas Bailey2331613.7 7
Eddie Brown2029214.6 5
Kevin Mason1826414.7 5
JJ Jackson812615.8 4
Bobby Olive79914.1 0
Jason Bratton4205.0 0
Kerwin Hairston382.7 0
John Motton13333.0 1
Juan Long199.0 0
Eric Miller166.0 0


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Steve McLaughlin797594.9371540.5120

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lamart Cooper79164920.9 4
Carlos James3217.0 0
JJ Jackson12020.0 0
Bret Cooper3206.7 0
Corey Johnson133.0 0
Juan Long133.0 0
Hardy Mitchell100.0 0
Prentice Taylor100.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Corey Johnson750.7 0
Dwaine Carpenter36521.7 0
Carlos James22412.0 0
Thomas Bailey2126.0 0
Jerry Crafts13939.0 1
Eddie Brown12323.0 0
Kerwin Hairston155.0 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Hardy Mitchell2.00.0
Juan Long1.00.0
David Caldwell1.00.0
Kerwin Hairston1.00.0
Silas Demary1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF K Blk
Corey Johnson70602018120
Dwaine Carpenter64542012110
Carlos James44.535197100
Prentice Taylor232224000
Thomas Bailey2315160000
Bret Cooper17.51554100
Juan Long1914102110
Eddie Brown1813102000
Kerwin Hairston15.51272100
Hardy Mitchell12962111
Derrick Chachere12962000
Kevin Mason10.5850010
Silas Demary10844000
Jason Bratton7.5631000
David Caldwell4.5411100
Eric Miller4.5410000
JJ Jackson4400000
Steve McLaughlin4400000
Jerry Sharp6360011
Jerry Crafts3.5315000
Jeremy Johnson2201100
John Motton2.5131000
Terry Grooms1100000
Lamart Cooper1100000
Bobby Olive1020000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Steve McLaughlin015750120
Lamart Cooper51140000120
Carlos James0140000084
Bret Cooper0120000072
Fred McNair700042
Thomas Bailey7000042
Eddie Brown5000030
Kevin Mason05000030
JJ Jackson040000024
Derrick Chachere2000012
John Motton0100006
Jason Bratton1000006
Jeff Loots10006
Juan Long10000006
Jerry Crafts10006
Kerwin Hairston010006