2015 Orlando Predators season

The 2015 Orlando Predators season was the twenty-fourth season for the franchise in the Arena Football League. The team was coached by Rob Keefe and played their home games at the Amway Center. The Predators improved to a 12-6 record and won the South division for the second straight year.

2015 Orlando Predators season
OwnerDavid A. Siegel
Head coachRob Keefe
General managerMichael DiJulio
Home fieldAmway Center
Results
Record12–6
Division place1st AC South
Playoff finishLost Conference Semifinal (Sharks) 33-55

StandingsEdit

2015 American Conference standings
Team Overall Points Records
W L T PCT PF PA DIV CON Home Away
East Division
(1) Philadelphia Soul 15 3 0 .833 1060 823 6–0 11–3 9–0 6–3
(4) Cleveland Gladiators 8 10 0 .444 953 959 3–3 6–8 3–6 5–4
New Orleans VooDoo 3 14 1 .194 692 919 0–6 2–12 3–6 0–8–1
South Division
(2) Orlando Predators 12 6 0 .667 1023 951 5–1 10–4 7–2 5–4
(3) Jacksonville Sharks 10 8 0 .556 971 901 2–4 8–6 7–2 3–6
Tampa Bay Storm 7 11 0 .389 820 942 2–4 5–9 5–4 2–7

ScheduleEdit

 
The Predators playing the Los Angeles Kiss on April 18

Regular seasonEdit

The 2015 regular season schedule was released on December 19, 2014.[1]

Week Day Date Kickoff Opponent Results Location Attendance Report
Score Record
1 Sunday March 29 2:00 p.m. EDT Philadelphia Soul L 63–70 0–1 Amway Center 12,765 [2]
2 Friday April 3 8:00 p.m. EDT at Jacksonville Sharks W 55–54 1–1 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 8,741 [3]
3 Saturday April 11 8:00 p.m. EDT at New Orleans VooDoo W 47–42 2–1 Smoothie King Center 3,206 [4]
4 Saturday April 18 7:00 p.m. EDT Los Angeles KISS W 61–48 3–1 Amway Center 11,218 [5]
5 Saturday April 25 10:00 p.m. EDT at Spokane Shock L 55–56 (OT) 3–2 Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena 8,906 [6]
6 Saturday May 2 7:00 p.m. EDT Cleveland Gladiators L 55–56 (OT) 3–3 Amway Center 9,212 [7]
7 Friday May 8 7:30 p.m. EDT at Philadelphia Soul L 48–62 3–4 Wells Fargo Center 8,633 [8]
8 Saturday May 16 7:00 p.m. EDT Tampa Bay Storm W 63–62 (OT) 4–4 Amway Center 10,973 [9]
9 Saturday May 23 7:00 p.m. EDT Portland Thunder W 69–43 5–4 Amway Center 10,583 [10]
10 Friday May 29 7:00 p.m. EDT at Cleveland Gladiators W 63–42 6–4 Quicken Loans Arena 10,670 [11]
11 Saturday June 6 7:00 p.m. EDT at Jacksonville Sharks L 51–66 6–5 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 10,127 [12]
12 Saturday June 13 7:00 p.m. EDT Philadelphia Soul W 45–42 7–5 Amway Center 10,473 [13]
13 Saturday June 20 9:00 p.m. EDT at Arizona Rattlers L 35–55 7–6 Talking Stick Resort Arena 11,673 [14]
14 Saturday June 27 7:00 p.m. EDT New Orleans VooDoo W 56–43 8–6 Amway Center 10,536 [15]
15 Bye
16 Saturday July 11 7:30 p.m. EDT at Tampa Bay Storm W 69–62 9–6 Amalie Arena 15,835 [16]
17 Saturday July 18 7:00 p.m. EDT at Cleveland Gladiators W 65–58 10–6 Quicken Loans Arena 13,186 [17]
18 Bye
19 Saturday August 1 7:00 p.m. EDT Jacksonville Sharks W 64–50 11–6 Amway Center 12,184 [18]
20 Saturday August 8 7:00 p.m. EDT Tampa Bay Storm W 59–40 12–6 Amway Center 15,188 [19]

PlayoffsEdit

Round Day Date Kickoff Opponent Results Location Attendance Report
AC Semifinals Saturday August 15 7:30 p.m. EDT Jacksonville Sharks L 33–55 Amway Center 11,459

RosterEdit

 
The Predators on April 18
2015 Orlando Predators roster
Quarterbacks

Fullbacks

  • Currently vacant

Wide receivers

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Kickers

Injured reserve

Other league exempt

League suspension

Refused to report

Inactive reserve

Recallable reassignment

  • Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
Roster updated August 14, 2015
24 Active, 21 Inactive

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2015 AFL Schedule" (PDF). ww.grfx.cstv.com. Arena Football League. Retrieved December 22, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Predators Fall to Soul in Season Opener, 70-63". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. March 29, 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Predators Sink Division-Rival Jacksonville Sharks, 55-54". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. April 4, 2015. Retrieved April 4, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Predators Defeat New Orleans VooDoo, 47-42". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. April 11, 2015. Retrieved April 11, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Orlando wins third-straight with 61-48 victory over LA KISS". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. April 18, 2015. Retrieved April 19, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Orlando Drops 56-55 Overtime Decision to Spokane Shock". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. April 26, 2015. Retrieved April 26, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Orlando falls to Cleveland in overtime, 56-55". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. May 2, 2015. Retrieved May 5, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Predators Lose to Philadelphia Soul on the Road, 62-48". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. May 8, 2015. Retrieved May 10, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Predators rally for 63-62 overtime victory over Tampa Bay Storm". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. May 17, 2015. Retrieved May 17, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Predators Rout Portland Thunder for Second Straight Win 69-43". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. May 23, 2015. Retrieved May 26, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Predators conquer Cleveland Gladiators, 63-42". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. May 29, 2015. Retrieved June 2, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Predators fall to division-rival Jacksonville Sharks, 66-51". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. June 6, 2015. Retrieved June 7, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Predators knock off Philadelphia Soul, 45-42". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. June 14, 2015. Retrieved June 14, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Offense stalls as Preds fall to Arizona Rattlers, 55-35". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. June 20, 2015. Retrieved June 21, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "Predators topple New Orleans VooDoo 56-43". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. June 27, 2015. Retrieved June 28, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "Predators win shootout over rival Tampa Bay Storm, 69-62". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. July 12, 2015. Retrieved July 12, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Cleveland Gladiators drop fourth in a row, 65-58 to Orlando Predators". www.cleveland.com. Northeast Ohio Media Group LLC. July 18, 2015. Retrieved July 27, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ "Predators clinch South Division title with 64-50 victory over Sharks". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. August 2, 2015. Retrieved August 2, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ "Predators close out regular season with 59-40 victory over Storm". Orlando Predators. Arenafan.com. August 8, 2015. Retrieved August 8, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)