2012 Orlando Predators season

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2012 Orlando Predators season
Orlando Predators 2011.png
Head coach Bret Munsey
Home field Amway Center
Results
Record 4–14
Division place 5th AC South
Playoff finish Did not qualify

The 2012 Orlando Predators season was the 21st season for the franchise in the Arena Football League. The team was coached by Bret Munsey and played their home games at Amway Center. Finishing with a 4–14 record, the Predators missed the playoffs for the first time since their inaugural season in 1991, snapping a streak of 19 consecutive playoff appearances.

Standings[edit]

South Division
Team W L PCT PF PA DIV CON Home Away
y-Jacksonville Sharks 10 8 .556 930 884 4–4 8–6 6–4 4–4
x-Georgia Force 9 9 .500 812 923 5–3 8–5 5–4 4–5
x-New Orleans VooDoo 8 10 .444 979 995 5–3 7–5 4–5 4–5
Tampa Bay Storm 8 10 .444 1021 1108 4–4 7–7 7–2 1–8
Orlando Predators 4 14 .222 770 902 2–6 4–11 4–5 0–9

y - Clinched division
x - Clinched playoff berth

Schedule[edit]

The Predators began the season at home against the Pittsburgh Power on March 9. They hosted the Milwaukee Mustangs in their final regular season game on July 22.[1]

Week Day Date Kickoff Opponent Results Location Report
Score Record
1 Friday March 9 8:30 p.m. EST Pittsburgh Power L 26–40 0–1 Amway Center [2]
2 Bye
3 Thursday March 22 8:30 p.m. EDT at Chicago Rush L 49–51 0–2 Allstate Arena [3]
4 Saturday March 31 7:30 p.m. EDT San Antonio Talons L 34–47 0–3 Amway Center [4]
5 Sunday April 8 6:00 p.m. EDT at Cleveland Gladiators L 24–41 0–4 Quicken Loans Arena [5]
6 Saturday April 14 7:30 p.m. EDT at Pittsburgh Power L 54–57 (OT) 0–5 Consol Energy Center [6]
7 Friday April 20 7:30 p.m. EDT Georgia Force W 27–24 1–5 Amway Center [7]
8 Saturday April 28 7:30 p.m. EDT Philadelphia Soul L 53–69 1–6 Amway Center [8]
9 Saturday May 5 7:30 p.m. EDT at Tampa Bay Storm L 31–55 1–7 Tampa Bay Times Forum [9]
10 Bye
11 Friday May 18 8:00 p.m. EDT at New Orleans VooDoo L 61–68 1–8 New Orleans Arena [10]
12 Friday May 25 8:00 p.m. EDT Jacksonville Sharks L 37–55 1–9 Amway Center [11]
13 Saturday June 2 7:05 p.m. EDT at Philadelphia Soul L 48–79 1–10 Wells Fargo Center [12]
14 Friday June 8 10:30 p.m. EDT San Jose SaberCats L 34–51 1–11 HP Pavilion at San Jose [13]
15 Friday June 15 8:00 p.m. EDT Tampa Bay Storm W 64–40 2–11 Amway Center [14]
16 Saturday June 23 7:30 p.m. EDT New Orleans VooDoo L 48–41 2–12 Amway Center [15]
17 Sunday July 1 3:00 p.m. EDT at Georgia Force L 53–56 2–13 Arena at Gwinnett Center [16]
18 Friday July 6 7:30 p.m. EDT Cleveland Gladiators W 55–34 3–13 Amway Center [17]
19 Saturday July 14 7:00 p.m. EDT at Jacksonville Sharks L 30–48 3–14 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena [18]
20 Sunday Junly 22 2:00 p.m. EDT Milwaukee Mustangs W 49–39 4–14 Amway Center [19]
     Gray indicates that the game was played with replacement players because of the players' strike.

Final roster[edit]

2012 Orlando Predators roster
Quarterbacks

Fullbacks

Wide receivers

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Kickers

Injured reserve

Other league exempt list

  • Currently vacant

League suspension

Inactive reserve

  • Currently vacant

Recallable reassignment

  • Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
Roster updated July 22, 2012
22 Active, 3 Inactive

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Orlando Predators 2012 Season Schedule". Orlando Predators. October 6, 2011. Retrieved January 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Power Defeat Predators 40–26 in Season Opener". Orlando Predators. March 10, 2012. Retrieved March 10, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Orlando Predators fall to Chicago Rush, 51–49". Orlando Predators. March 23, 2012. Retrieved March 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Orlando Remains Defeated for the Season with 47–34 Loss to San Antonio". Orlando Predators. March 30, 2012. Retrieved March 30, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Predators Remain Winless After Loss to Gladiators, 41–24". Orlando Predators. April 9, 2012. Retrieved April 9, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Orlando Predators Fall on the Road to Pittsburgh Power". Orlando Predators. April 15, 2012. Retrieved April 15, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Predators win first game of the season with victory over Force 27–24". Orlando Predators. April 21, 2012. Retrieved April 21, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Predators can't hold off Philadelphia Soul, fall 69–53". Orlando Predators. April 29, 2012. Retrieved April 29, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Predators Fall to Storm in "War on I-4" Rivalry Matchup". Orlando Predators. May 6, 2012. Retrieved May 6, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Predators Fall to 1–8 After Loss to New Orleans VooDoo, 68–61". Orlando Predators. May 19, 2012. Retrieved May 19, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Orlando Predators fall to Jacksonville Sharks, 55–37". Orlando Predators. May 27, 2012. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Predators Fall on the Road to Philadelphia Soul 48–79". Orlando Predators. June 3, 2012. Retrieved June 3, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Predators Fall in San Jose to SaberCats, 34–51". Orlando Predators. June 11, 2012. Retrieved June 16, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Orlando Predators Defeat Tampa Bay Storm 64–40". Orlando Predators. June 16, 2012. Retrieved June 16, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Predators fall to New Orleans, 48–41". Orlando Predators. June 24, 2012. Retrieved June 24, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Predators Defeated by Georgia Force 56–53". Orlando Predators. July 2, 2012. Retrieved July 6, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Orlando Predators Roll Past Cleveland Gladiators, 55–34". Orlando Predators. July 7, 2012. Retrieved July 7, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Predators Fall on the Road to Jacksonville Sharks, 30–48". Orlando Predators. July 15, 2012. Retrieved July 15, 2012. 
  19. ^ "Orlando Predators Capture a Win in their Final Game of the Season, 49–39". Orlando Predators. July 23, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2012.