2015 Tampa Bay Storm season

The 2015 Tampa Bay Storm season was the twenty-seventh season for the franchise in the Arena Football League. The team was coached by Lawrence Samuels and played their home games at the Amalie Arena. The Storm finished the regular season 7–11, and for the second consecutive season, failed to reach the playoffs.

2015 Tampa Bay Storm season
OwnerJeffrey Vinik
Head coachLawrence Samuels
Home fieldAmalie Arena
Results
Record7–11
Division place3rd AC South
Playoff finishDid not qualify

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 Friday March 27 7:30 p.m. EDT Cleveland Gladiators L 44–60 0–1 Amalie Arena 9,727 [2]
2 Friday April 3 10:00 p.m. EDT at Portland Thunder W 54–48 1–1 Moda Center 5,098 [3]
3 Friday April 10 7:30 p.m. EDT San Jose SaberCats L 27–36 1–2 Amalie Arena 8,588 [4]
4 Friday April 17 7:30 p.m. EDT New Orleans VooDoo W 42–13 2–2 Amalie Arena 9,122 [5]
5 Friday April 24 7:00 p.m. EDT at Cleveland Gladiators L 54–62 2–3 Quicken Loans Arena 11,120 [6]
6 Saturday May 2 7:30 p.m. EDT Jacksonville Sharks W 63–28 3–3 Amalie Arena 11,121 [7]
7 Bye
8 Saturday May 16 7:00 p.m. EDT at Orlando Predators L 62–63 (OT) 3–4 Amway Center 10,973 [8]
9 Saturday May 23 7:30 p.m. EDT Philadelphia Soul L 27–71 3–5 Amalie Arena 13,921 [9]
10 Saturday May 30 7:30 p.m. EDT New Orleans VooDoo W 35–34 4–5 Amalie Arena 13,581 [10]
11 Saturday June 6 9:00 p.m. EDT at Arizona Rattlers L 46–69 4–6 Talking Stick Resort Arena 12,304 [11]
12 Friday June 12 7:30 p.m. EDT Jacksonville Sharks W 63–56 5–6 Amalie Arena 12,602 [12]
13 Friday June 19 7:00 p.m. EDT at Cleveland Gladiators W 52–48 6–6 Quicken Loans Arena 10,123 [13]
14 Friday June 26 7:30 p.m. EDT at Philadelphia Soul L 42–64 6–7 Wells Fargo Center 8,214 [14]
15 Bye
16 Saturday July 11 7:30 p.m. EDT Orlando Predators L 62–69 6–8 Amalie Arena 15,835 [15]
17 Saturday July 18 8:00 p.m. EDT at New Orleans VooDoo L 53–65 6–9 Smoothie King Center 5,888 [16]
18 Saturday July 25 7:00 p.m. EDT at Jacksonville Sharks L 16–63 6–10 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 13,092 [17]
19 Saturday August 1 7:30 p.m. EDT Los Angeles KISS W 38–34 7–10 Amalie Arena 16,308 [18]
20 Saturday August 8 7:00 p.m. EDT at Orlando Predators L 40–59 7–11 Amway Center 15,188 [19]

RosterEdit

2015 Tampa Bay Storm roster
Quarterbacks

Fullbacks

Wide receivers

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Kickers

Injured reserve

Inactive reserve

  • Currently vacant

League suspension

Other league exempt

Refuse to report

Recallable reassignment

  • Currently vacant

Rookies in itlatics
Roster updated August 6, 2015
24 Active, 12 Inactive

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2015 AFL Schedule" (PDF). www.grfx.cstv.com. Arena Football League. Retrieved December 22, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Storm Lose 60-44 to Cleveland". Tampa Bay Storm. March 27, 2015. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 30, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Storm earns first win of 2015 season, defeats Portland 54-48". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. April 4, 2015. Retrieved April 4, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Markowitz, Adam (April 10, 2015). "Gut check time for Storm after getting blown away by SaberCats". ArenaFan. Arenafan.com. Retrieved April 11, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Boltus' TDs; Defense Lift Tampa Bay Storm Past New Orleans 42-13". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. April 17, 2015. Retrieved April 17, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Storm suffer heartbreaker in Cleveland, fall to Gladiators 62-54". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. April 24, 2015. Retrieved April 26, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Harrell, Phillips Lead Storm Defense In 63-28 Rout Of Jacksonville". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. May 2, 2015. Retrieved May 5, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Tampa Bay falls in overtime, loses to the Predators 63-62". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. May 16, 2015. Retrieved May 17, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Philadelphia, Behind Goosby, Defeat Tampa Bay Storm, 71-27". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. May 23, 2015. Retrieved May 26, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Tampa Bay Storm hold on for 35-34 victory over New Orleans VooDoo". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. May 30, 2015. Retrieved June 2, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Storm Falls In Arizona, Lose To The Rattlers 46-69". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. June 7, 2015. Retrieved June 7, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Storm rolls up record first-half; Hangs on to defeat Jacksonville 63-56". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. June 12, 2015. Retrieved June 13, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Storm Win On Touchdown In Final Seconds, Defeats Gladiators 52-48". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. June 19, 2015. Retrieved June 21, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Storm fail to complete comeback, lose to the Soul 42-64". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. June 27, 2015. Retrieved June 27, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "Orlando Predators edge Tampa Bay Storm, 69-62, in "War on I-4" battle". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. July 12, 2015. Retrieved July 12, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "Storm Drops Game In New Orleans, Lose To VooDoo 53-65". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. July 18, 2015. Retrieved July 19, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Storm Falls In Jacksonville, Loses To Sharks 16-63". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. July 25, 2015. Retrieved July 26, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ "Storm defense leads Tampa Bay to 38-34 win over Los Angeles KISS". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. August 2, 2015. Retrieved August 2, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ "Storm Loses Season Finale, Falls To Predators 59-40". Tampa Bay Storm. Arenafan.com. August 8, 2015. Retrieved August 8, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)