2015 Erie Explosion season

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2015 Erie Explosion season
Head coach Shawn Liotta
General manager Shawn Liotta
Owner Bill Stafford
Home field Erie Insurance Arena
Results
Record 2-9
League place 7th
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 2015 Erie Explosion season was the ninth and final season for the indoor football franchise, and their only season in the Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL).

Schedule[edit]

Key:   Win   Tie   Loss   Bye

Regular season[edit]

All start times are local to home team

Week Day Date Kickoff Opponent Results Location
Score Record
1 BYE
2 Sunday March 29 2:00pm Lehigh Valley Steelhawks L 43-50[1] 0-1 Erie Insurance Arena
3 BYE
4 Saturday April 11 7:00pm at Trenton Freedom L 23-75[2] 0-2 Sun National Bank Center
5 Saturday April 18 7:00pm at Lehigh Valley Steelhawks L 33-59[3] 0-3 PPL Center
6 Saturday April 25 7:00pm ASI Panthers (interleague) W 50-26[4] 1-3 Erie Insurance Arena
7 Sunday May 3 2:00pm Nashville Venom L 35-63[5] 1-4 Erie Insurance Arena
8 Sunday May 10 2:00pm Richmond Raiders W 46-70[6] 1-5 Erie Insurance Arena
9 Saturday May 16 7:00pm Trenton Freedom L 47-50 1-6 Erie Insurance Arena
10 BYE
11 Saturday May 30 7:00pm at Columbus Lions L 26-81 1-7 Columbus Civic Center
12 Saturday June 6 7:00pm Alabama Hammers W 55-52 2-7 Erie Insurance Arena
13 Friday June 12 8:00pm at Nashville Venom L 38-61 2-8 Nashville Municipal Auditorium
14 Saturday June 20 7:00pm at Richmond Raiders L 8-77 2-9 Richmond Coliseum

Standings[edit]

2015 Professional Indoor Football League
Team W L T PCT PF PA PF (Avg.) PA (Avg.) STK
y-Columbus Lions 8 3 0 .727 611 509 55.5 46.3 L1
y-Richmond Raiders 8 4 0 .667 649 507 54.1 42.3 W6
x-Nashville Venom 7 4 0 .636 574 467 52.2 42.5 W2
x-Lehigh Valley Steelhawks 6 5 0 .545 515 460 46.8 41.8 L3
Trenton Freedom 6 6 0 .500 553 517 46.1 43.1 L2
Alabama Hammers 5 7 0 .417 555 645 46.3 53.7 W2
Erie Explosion 2 9 0 .182 404 664 36.7 60.4 L2

Roster[edit]

2015 Erie Explosion roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

  • 99 Bob Hammer
  • 13 Richard Stokes

Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen
  • 78 Henry Conway
  • 52 Byron Dovales
  • 75 Jeremiah Fennell
  • 78 Oscar Gonzalez
  • 50 Tyler Worthley

Defensive Linemen

  • -- Serge Augustin
  •  2 Tim Green
  • 11 DaJuan Smith
  • -- Zach Williams
Linebackers
  • 31 Maurice Gibbs

Defensive Backs

  •  7 Brian Darden
  • 21 Aunre' Davis
  •  9 Johnnie Taylor
  • 20 DeQwan Young

Kickers

  • -- Michael Georgetti
  • 14 Shon Rowser
Injured Reserve
  • 12 Greg Betterson WR (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  • -- Marcus Fowler OL (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  • 31 Marcus Green LB (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  • 75 LaRoi Johnson OL (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  • 43 Phil Lewis DL (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  •  1 Jayson Nickson DB (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  •  3 Jeff Sinclair QB (IR) Injury icon 2.svg

Exempt List

Failure to report

  • -- Dana Brown DL (Did Not Report)
  • -- Andrew Mathis DL (Did Not Report)
  • -- Brandon McElwee LB (Did Not Report)

Rookies in italics
Roster updated June 14, 2015
28 Active, 11 Inactive

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References[edit]

  1. ^ John Dudley (March 30, 2015). "Explosion blow late lead, lose PIFL debut". www.goerie.com. Cyberlink LP and the Erie Times-News. Retrieved April 27, 2015.
  2. ^ "Erie Explosion give up 10 sacks in lopsided loss". www.goerie.com. Cyberlink LP and the Erie Times-News. April 13, 2015. Retrieved April 27, 2015.
  3. ^ "Erie Explosion drop to 0-3". www.goerie.com. Cyberlink LP and the Erie Times-News. April 20, 2015. Retrieved April 27, 2015.
  4. ^ John Dudley (April 26, 2015). "Defensive triggers Explosion's first win". www.goerie.com. Cyberlink LP and the Erie Times-News. Retrieved April 27, 2015.
  5. ^ John Dudley (May 4, 2015). "Turnovers doom Explosion again". www.goerie.com. CyberInk LP and the Erie Times-News. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
  6. ^ "Erie Explosion lose QB, game". www.goerie.com. CyberInk LP and the Erie Times-News. May 11, 2015. Retrieved May 13, 2015.