2012 Kansas City Command season

The 2012 Kansas City Command season was the fifth season for the franchise in the Arena Football League. The team was coached by Danton Barto and played their home games at Sprint Center. The Command finished the season 3–15 and did not qualify for the playoffs. It was announced after the end of the season that the Command would cease operations.[1]

2012 Kansas City Command season
Head coachDanton Barto
Home fieldSprint Center
Results
Record3–15
Division place4th NC Central
Playoff finishDid not qualify

StandingsEdit

Central Division
Team W L PCT PF PA DIV CON Home Away
z-San Antonio Talons 14 4 .778 1042 949 5–1 9–4 8–1 6–3
Chicago Rush 10 8 .556 1047 1044 4–2 5–6 7–2 3–6
Iowa Barnstormers 7 11 .389 948 1032 3–3 5–9 4–5 3–6
Kansas City Command 3 15 .167 705 938 0–6 1–12 2–7 1–8

z - Clinched division and conference's best record

ScheduleEdit

The Command had a bye week in the league's opening week, so they began their season at home against the Jacksonville Sharks on March 16. They went on the road to play the Arizona Rattlers for their final regular season game on July 21.[2]

Week Day Date Kickoff Opponent Results Location Report
Score Record
1 Bye
2 Friday March 16 7:30 p.m. CDT Jacksonville Sharks L 28–52 0–1 Sprint Center [3]
3 Friday March 23 6:30 p.m. CDT at Cleveland Gladiators L 39–49 0–2 Quicken Loans Arena [4]
4 Thursday March 29 7:30 p.m. CDT Arizona Rattlers L 28–56 0–3 Sprint Center [5]
5 Saturday April 7 7:00 p.m. CDT at Chicago Rush L 40–69 0–4 Allstate Arena [6]
6 Bye
7 Saturday April 21 9:30 p.m. CDT at San Jose SaberCats L 35–49 0–5 HP Pavilion at San Jose [7]
8 Monday April 30 7:00 p.m. CDT at Tampa Bay Storm L 46–63 0–6 Tampa Bay Times Forum [8]
9 Saturday May 5 7:00 p.m. CDT San Antonio Talons L 31–41 0–7 Sprint Center [9]
10 Saturday May 12 7:00 p.m. CDT at Iowa Barnstormers L 42–62 0–8 Wells Fargo Arena [10]
11 Saturday May 19 6:30 p.m. CDT at Pittsburgh Power W 43–37 1–8 Consol Energy Center [11]
12 Saturday May 26 7:00 p.m. CDT Georgia Force W 39–27 2–8 Sprint Center [12]
13 Saturday June 2 7:00 p.m. CDT Utah Blaze L 45–55 2–9 Sprint Center [13]
14 Saturday June 9 9:00 p.m. CDT at Spokane Shock L 46–70 2–10 Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena [14]
15 Sunday June 17 2:00 p.m. CDT San Jose SaberCats W 57–41 3–10 Sprint Center [15]
16 Saturday June 23 7:00 p.m. CDT Chicago Rush L 41–59 3–11 Sprint Center [16]
17 Saturday June 30 7:00 p.m. CDT at San Antonio Talons L 48–58 3–12 Alamodome [17]
18 Saturday July 7 7:00 p.m. CDT Iowa Barnstormers L 27–54 3–13 Sprint Center [18]
19 Saturday July 14 7:00 p.m. CDT Spokane Shock L 48–49 3–14 Sprint Center [19]
20 Saturday July 21 9:00 p.m. CDT Arizona Rattlers L 22–47 3–15 US Airways Center [20]

RosterEdit

Kansas City Command roster
Quarterbacks

Fullbacks

Wide receivers

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Kickers

Injured reserve

Other league exempt

  • Currently vacant

Refused to report

League suspension

  • Roster updated July 19, 2012
  • 24 Active, 23 Inactive

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kansas City Command bows out; new team forms in new league – Kansas City Business Journal". Bizjournals.com. August 23, 2012. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  2. ^ "2012 Command Schedule Released". Kansas City Command. October 6, 2011. Archived from the original on June 24, 2012. Retrieved March 2, 2012.
  3. ^ "Command Fall to Jacksonville in Season Opener". Kansas City Command. March 16, 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2012.[dead link]
  4. ^ "Command Fall to Gladiators, 49–39". Kansas City Command. March 23, 2012. Retrieved March 24, 2012.[dead link]
  5. ^ "Arizona Tops Command 56–28". Kansas City Command. March 29, 2012. Archived from the original on April 9, 2012. Retrieved March 30, 2012.
  6. ^ "Chicago Tops Kansas City, 69–40". Kansas City Command. April 7, 2012. Archived from the original on September 7, 2012. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
  7. ^ "Command Drop Hard Fought Game to San Jose, 49–35". Kansas City Command. April 22, 2012. Retrieved April 22, 2012.[dead link]
  8. ^ "Command Fail to Weather Storm, 63–46". Kansas City Command. April 30, 2012. Archived from the original on June 28, 2012. Retrieved May 1, 2012.
  9. ^ "Command Fall Short Against Talons, 41–31". Kansas City Command. May 5, 2012. Archived from the original on July 9, 2012. Retrieved May 6, 2012.
  10. ^ "Kansas City Command Drop Eighth Straight". Kansas City Command. May 12, 2012. Archived from the original on May 20, 2012. Retrieved May 13, 2012.
  11. ^ "Power Outage". Kansas City Command. May 19, 2012. Archived from the original on May 23, 2012. Retrieved May 19, 2012.
  12. ^ "Georgia Forced out of Kansas City". Kansas City Command. May 26, 2012. Retrieved May 27, 2012.[dead link]
  13. ^ "Command Fail to Put out the Blaze". Kansas City Command. June 2, 2012. Retrieved June 3, 2012.[dead link]
  14. ^ "Command Stall in Spokane". Kansas City Command. June 10, 2012. Archived from the original on June 15, 2012. Retrieved June 10, 2012.
  15. ^ "Command Corral Sabercats in Kansas City". Kansas City Command. June 17, 2012. Archived from the original on June 23, 2012. Retrieved June 17, 2012.
  16. ^ "Command Fall to Rush". Kansas City Command. June 23, 2012. Archived from the original on June 29, 2012. Retrieved June 24, 2012.
  17. ^ "Command Held Down by Talons". Kansas City Command. June 30, 2012. Archived from the original on August 20, 2012. Retrieved July 1, 2012.
  18. ^ "Command Fall to Barnstormers". Kansas City Command. July 7, 2012. Retrieved July 8, 2012.[dead link]
  19. ^ "Command Come Up Short Against Shock". Kansas City Command. July 14, 2012. Archived from the original on August 23, 2012. Retrieved July 15, 2012.
  20. ^ "Command Drop Final Game to Rattlers". Kansas City Command. July 21, 2012. Archived from the original on August 22, 2012. Retrieved July 22, 2012.