2003 New York Dragons Statistics

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 8-8
Finishing 1st in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Todd Shell (8-4)
Coach: John Gregory (0-4)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 83,700, Avg. 10,463 in 8 home dates
2003 New York Dragons Roster
2003 New York Dragons Results

The New York Dragons of the Arena Football League ended the 2003 season with a record of 8 wins and 8 losses, finishing first in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Dragons racked up 857 points, and the defensive squad yielded 825. Aaron Garcia directed the offense, passing for 4,279 yards. Mike Furrey snagged 108 passes for 1,574 yards.

Rodney Filer ran for a team-best 87 yards for New York.

Donvetis Franklin snatched 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Eric England topped pass rushers with 5 sacks, leading the way for a team which created 21 sacks.

Todd Shell and John Gregory coached the team. The 2003 New York Dragons lost in the Quarterfinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Aaron Garcia51332964.142798.310019.5101.9121.7
Walter Church241250.02038.5416.7312.579.0
Brent Petrus331751.51945.939.113.087.2


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Rodney Filer20874.4 6
Aaron Garcia11333.0 1
Kerry Taylor9171.9 1
Todd Doxzon2115.5 0
Brent Petrus6111.8 2
Jermaine Miles166.0 0
Mike Furrey263.0 1
Nian Taylor155.0 0
Walter Church1-1-1.0 0
Steve Papin1-4-4.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Furrey108157414.6 46
Chris Anthony7088012.6 18
Will Holder5159311.6 12
Damien Groce4856311.7 10
Kerry Brown4444110.0 8
Steve Papin292819.7 3
Todd Doxzon1320615.8 6
Kerry Taylor44411.0 1
Jermaine Miles33311.0 2
Eric England393.0 0
Rodney Filer2178.5 0
Jason Maxwell11212.0 0
Carlos James111.0 1


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Ian Howfield353291.44375.041
Kenny Stucker282485.76233.330
Pete Elezovic292069.0300.020
Mike Moser5480.0300.04
Jimmy Kibble4250.0100.02

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Donvetis Franklin4893119.4 1
Steve Papin3764817.5 1
Mike Furrey1420214.4 0
Damien Groce4266.5 0
Todd Doxzon11818.0 0
Corey Johnson6183.0 0
Will Holder122.0 0
Anthony Hutch122.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Donvetis Franklin4215.2 0
Corey Johnson34715.7 1
Chris Anthony263.0 0
Kerry Brown166.0 0
Rodney Filer111.0 0
Mike Furrey100.0 0
Will Holder100.0 0


Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF K Blk
Donvetis Franklin93.5822321120
Carlos James6147282210
Kory Blackwell32.52972000
Rodney Filer2619143031
Anthony Hutch21.51874102
Mike Furrey15.51511000
Chris Anthony20.514131100
Jermaine Miles1813101000
Will Holder17.51393010
Corey Johnson16.51291130
Chin Achebe13.51151100
Eric England179160001
Kerry Taylor13980000
Damien Groce10925000
Jason Maxwell10.5850000
Kerry Brown11781100
Matt Steeple7620010
Nate Bell6.5611000
Elliott Fortune4.5410010
Marcus Owen7380101
Ken Talanoa5342100
Sean Tremblay5340000
Jerry Sharp4.5330000
Pete Elezovic3220000
John Summerday2.5210000
Chris Clopton2201000
Ian Howfield2200000
Todd Doxzon2201000
Jimmy Kibble1100000
Clyde Sanders1100000
Walter Church1100000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Mike Furrey14600000282
Chris Anthony180000108
Will Holder120000072
Damien Groce100000060
Kerry Brown8000048
Ian Howfield0332041
Todd Doxzon060000036
Rodney Filer60000036
Kenny Stucker224030
Steve Papin03100024
Pete Elezovic0020020
Kerry Taylor11000012
Jermaine Miles02000012
Brent Petrus200012
Aaron Garcia10006
Donvetis Franklin100006
Carlos James100006
Corey Johnson010006
Mike Moser0404
Jimmy Kibble00202


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