2015 Philadelphia Soul season

The 2015 Philadelphia Soul season was the tenth season for the franchise in the Arena Football League. The team is coached by Clint Dolezel and play their home games at the Wells Fargo Center. The Soul improved from their disappointing 9-9 record to 15-3. The Soul finished undefeated at home, the only team of the season to do so.

2015 Philadelphia Soul season
OwnerRon Jaworski
Craig Spencer
Pete Ciarrocchi
Cosmo DeNicola
Head coachClint Dolezel
General managerThomas Goodhines
Home fieldWells Fargo Center
Results
Record15–3
Division place1st AC East
Playoff finishWon Conference Semifinals (Gladiators) 47-35
Lost Conference Final (Sharks) 56-61
Team MVPDan Raudabaugh
Team OPYDan Raudabaugh

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

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 7:00 p.m. EDT at Orlando Predators W 70–63 1–0 Amway Center 12,765 [2]
2 Saturday April 4 10:00 p.m. EDT at Spokane Shock W 54–43 2–0 Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena 8,635 [3]
3 Sunday April 12 4:00 p.m. EDT Jacksonville Sharks W 63–52 3–0 Wells Fargo Center 9,043 [4]
4 Saturday April 18 6:00 p.m. EDT Cleveland Gladiators W 63–48 4–0 Wells Fargo Center 10,008 [5]
5 Sunday April 26 4:00 p.m. EDT at New Orleans VooDoo W 55–42 5–0 Smoothie King Center 3,096 [6]
6 Saturday May 2 6:00 p.m. EDT Portland Thunder W 52–35 6–0 Wells Fargo Center 7,011 [7]
7 Friday May 8 7:30 p.m. EDT Orlando Predators W 62–48 7–0 Wells Fargo Center 8,633 [8]
8 Saturday May 16 7:00 p.m. EDT at Jacksonville Sharks L 47–55 7–1 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 9,465 [9]
9 Saturday May 23 7:30 p.m. EDT at Tampa Bay Storm W 71–27 8–1 Amalie Arena 13,921 [10]
10 Saturday May 30 6:00 p.m. EDT Las Vegas Outlaws W 51–43 9–1 Boardwalk Hall 6,514 [11]
11 Saturday June 6 6:00 p.m. EDT New Orleans VooDoo W 62–41 10–1 Wells Fargo Center 8,197 [12]
12 Saturday June 13 7:00 p.m. EDT at Orlando Predators L 42–45 10–2 Amway Center 10,473 [13]
13 Saturday June 20 10:00 p.m. EDT at Los Angeles KISS W 56–48 11–2 Honda Center 6,122 [14]
14 Friday June 26 7:30 p.m. EDT Tampa Bay Storm W 64–42 12–2 Wells Fargo Center 8,214 [15]
15 Bye
16 Saturday July 11 1:00 p.m. EDT Cleveland Gladiators W 72–56 13–2 Wells Fargo Center 8,784 [16]
17 Saturday July 18 7:00 p.m. EDT at Jacksonville Sharks L 67–74 13–3 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 9,745 [17]
18 Bye
19 Sunday August 2 4:00 p.m. EDT New Orleans VooDoo W 61–28 14–3 Wells Fargo Center 10,018 [18]
20 Saturday August 8 7:00 p.m. EDT at Cleveland Gladiators W 48–33 15–3 Quicken Loans Arena 12,474 [19]

PlayoffsEdit

Round Day Date Kickoff Opponent Results Location Attendance Report
AC Semifinals Saturday August 15 5:00 p.m. EDT Cleveland Gladiators W 47–35 Wells Fargo Center 8,424
AC Championship Sunday August 23 5:00 p.m. EDT Jacksonville Sharks L 56–61 Wells Fargo Center 9,378

RosterEdit

2015 Philadelphia Soul roster
Quarterbacks

Fullbacks

Wide receivers

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Kicker

Injured reserve

Refused to report

League suspension

Other League Exempt

Inactive reserve

Recallable reassignment

  • Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
Roster updated August 18, 2015
24 Active, 12 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. ^ "Soul shut down Predators, 70-63". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. March 29, 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Defense lifts Soul to victory over Shock, 54-43". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. April 5, 2015. Retrieved April 6, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Strong offense leads the Soul to a 63-52 victory over the Sharks". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. April 12, 2015. Retrieved April 12, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Solid offense leads Soul to a 63-48 victory over Gladiators". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. April 18, 2015. Retrieved April 19, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Soul cast spell on VooDoo, 55-42". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. April 26, 2015. Retrieved April 29, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Soul storms over Thunder, 52-35". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. May 2, 2015. Retrieved May 5, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Philadelphia showed dominance over Predators". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. May 8, 2015. Retrieved May 9, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Sharks take bite out of Soul's undefeated season, 55-47". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. May 16, 2015. Retrieved May 17, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Soul Storms Tampa to Get Back on Track, 71-27". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. May 23, 2015. Retrieved May 26, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Soul outplay Outlaws in Boardwalk Bowl". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. May 30, 2015. Retrieved June 2, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Soul leave VooDoo spellbound, 62-41". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. June 6, 2015. Retrieved June 7, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Soul comeback falls short in Orlando, 45-42". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. June 14, 2015. Retrieved June 14, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Soul outlast Los Angeles, 56-48". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. June 21, 2015. Retrieved June 21, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "Soul survive the Storm, 64-42". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. June 27, 2015. Retrieved June 27, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "Soul clinch top seed in American Conference with 72-56 win". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. July 11, 2015. Retrieved July 12, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Sharks take a bite out of Soul, 74-67". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. July 18, 2015. Retrieved July 19, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ "Soul steal VooDoo's magic with a 61-28 win". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. August 2, 2015. Retrieved August 3, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ "Soul defense leads way over Gladiators, 48-33". Philadelphia Soul. Arenafan.com. August 8, 2015. Retrieved August 8, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)