List of Grand Rapids Rampage seasons

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This is a list of seasons completed by the Grand Rapids Rampage. The Rampage were a professional arena football franchise of the Arena Football League (AFL), based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The team was established in 1998. The origins of the franchise date back to 1988, where they were the Detroit Drive, and then the Massachusetts Marauders for one season in 1994, but folded after that season. Three years later, Dan DeVos, son of Amway co-founder and current owner of the NBA's Orlando Magic, Richard DeVos, bought the franchise out of bankruptcy court, moved them to Grand Rapids, and renamed them the Rampage. The Rampage won ArenaBowl XV, and were regular playoff contenders from 1999 to 2003. After this however, the Rampage did not win more than five games until 2008. In the 2008 season, the Rampage were 6–10 and got to the conference championship, but fell short of a second ArenaBowl appearance. Prior to the 2009 season, the AFL announced that it had suspended operations indefinitely and canceled the 2009 season. The franchise did not return when the league resumed operations in 2010. The Rampage played their home games at Van Andel Arena.

ArenaBowl Champions ArenaBowl Appearance Division Champions Playoff Berth
Season League Conference Division Regular season Postseason results
Finish Wins Losses
Grand Rapids Rampage
1998 AFL American Central 4th 3 11
1999 AFL American Central 2nd 8 6 Lost Quarterfinals (Albany) 55–45
2000 AFL American Central 3rd 6 8 Lost Wild Card Round (Nashville) 57–14
2001 AFL American Central 1st 11 3 Won Quarterfinals (Chicago) 53–21
Won Semifinals (Indiana) 83–70
Won ArenaBowl XV (Nashville) 64–42
2002 AFL American Central 2nd 8 6 Lost Wild Card Round (Carolina) 72–64
2003 AFL American Central 2nd 8 8 Lost Wild Card Round (Detroit) 55–54
2004 AFL American Central 5th 1 15
2005 AFL American Central 4th 4 12
2006 AFL American Central 4th 5 11
2007 AFL American Central 5th 4 12
2008 AFL American Central 3rd 6 10 Won Wild Card Round (Arizona) 48–41
Won Divisional Round (Chicago) 58–41
Lost Conference Championship (San Jose) 81–55
2009 The AFL suspended operations for the 2009 season.[1]
Total 64 102 (includes only regular season)
5 5 (includes only the postseason)
69 107 (includes both regular season and postseason)

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  1. ^ "AFL suspends 2009 season". Arena Football League. Retrieved November 20, 2009. [dead link]