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1997 Portland Forest Dragons Statistics

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 2-12
Finishing 4th in the Arena League's Central Division of the American Conference
Coach: Stan Brock (2-12)
Location: Portland, Oregon
Attendance: 66,622, Avg. 9,517 in 7 home dates
1997 Portland Forest Dragons Roster
1997 Portland Forest Dragons Results

The Portland Forest Dragons of the Arena Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 2 wins and 12 losses, finishing fourth in the Arena League's Central Division of the American Conference.

The Forest Dragons scored only 446 points, worst in the league, and the defensive squad allowed 701. Chad Davis tossed for 1,250 yards. Ryan Benjamin hauled in 61 balls for 713 yards. Melvin Bonner provided receiving help, too.

Mose Phillips rushed for a team-leading 100 yards for Portland, while Travis McDonald additionally buoyed the ground attack.

Tom Holmes topped the defensive unit with 3 sacks.

Stan Brock coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Chad Davis20711254.112506.0157.241.947167488.4
Ben Bennett1246350.87926.41411.364.84596488.5
Jason Stiles582746.64067.0712.146.94562980.9
Bob Stockham441943.22525.736.824.54521165.7
Tony Hilde00-5000150.0
Totals43322151.026956.2399.0163.747 34183


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mose Phillips341002.9 2
Travis McDonald20753.8 3
Chad Davis20603.0 1
Ryan Benjamin18563.1 1
Brent Napierkowski3217.0 0
Mike Sweat4153.8 0
Billy Owens393.0 0
Marcus Bolivar781.1 0
Daron Alcorn166.0 0
Rick Cruz362.0 0
Bob Stockham410.2 1
Jason Stiles1-1-1.0 0
Steve Robinson3-5-1.7 0
Ben Bennett5-9-1.8 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ryan Benjamin6171311.7 10
Melvin Bonner4767614.4 12
Billy Owens403819.5 7
Brian Greene3148815.7 3
Dante Lewis2124111.5 4
Tom Holmes5489.6 1
Mose Phillips5387.6 1
Cletus Coffey34314.3 0
Justin Starck22412.0 0
John Krawczyk11414.0 1
Brent Napierkowski199.0 0
Tom Briggs155.0 0
Marcus Bolivar155.0 0
Steve Robinson122.0 0


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Daron Alcorn514588.2612744.3126

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ryan Benjamin66136820.7 4
Brian Greene2037418.7 0
Melvin Bonner2189.0 0
Dante Lewis144.0 0
Chris Poston100.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
Tom Holmes3.00.0
Chris Butterfield2.00.0
Steve Robinson1.00.0
Mose Phillips1.00.0
Tom Briggs1.00.0
Melvin Bonner1.00.0
Chris Baus1.00.0
Akaba Delaney1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Dee Grayer574524801
Chris Poston413414510
Billy Owens35.5335200
Dante Lewis31.5279200
Brian Greene302412410
Mose Phillips20.51413210
Melvin Bonner15142121
Justin Starck15142000
LaMont Woods14.5141100
Steve Robinson14116000
Larry Jones13.5115000
Akaba Delaney13.599010
Tom Holmes1398100
Cletus Coffey9.591000
Tom Briggs1186100
Travis McDonald10.585000
Barry Dillard770200
Ryan Benjamin7.563000
Chris Butterfield762000
Daron Alcorn6.561010
Chris Baus6.553100
Brent Napierkowski5.551001
John Krawczyk644000
Marcus Bolivar5.543000
Rick Cruz1.511000
Chad Davis110000
Bob Stockham0.501000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Daron Alcorn0027450126
Ryan Benjamin1104000090
Melvin Bonner120000072
Billy Owens07000042
Dante Lewis40000024
Mose Phillips21000018
Travis McDonald3000018
Brian Greene30000018
Bob Stockham100006
John Krawczyk100006
Tom Holmes100006
Chad Davis100006


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