This is a list of seasons completed by the Dallas Desperados. The Desperados are a professional arena football franchise of the Arena Football League (AFL), based in Dallas, Texas. The team was established in 2002. They have been to the playoffs five times, winning three division championships, but have never appeared in the ArenaBowl. In the 2007 season, Dallas went 15–1, a league record for wins, but were upset in the Divisional Round of the playoffs by sixth seeded Columbus, a team that had won only seven games during the regular season. Prior to the 2009 season, the AFL announced that it had suspended operations indefinitely and canceled the 2009 season. The Desperados play their home games at American Airlines Center.
|ArenaBowl Champions||ArenaBowl Appearance||Division Champions||Playoff Berth|
|Season||League||Conference||Division||Regular season||Postseason results|
|2002||AFL||American||Western||4th||7||7||0||Won Wild Card Round (Indiana) 47–46 |
Lost Quarterfinals (Chicago) 60–47
|2003||AFL||American||Central||1st||10||6||0||Lost Wild Card Round (Georgia) 49–45|
|2006||AFL||National||Eastern||1st||13||3||0||Won Divisional Round (Georgia) 62–27 |
Lost Conference Championship (Orlando) 45–28
|2007||AFL||National||Eastern||1st||15||1||0||Lost Divisional Round (Columbus) 66–59|
|2008||AFL||National||Eastern||2nd||12||4||0||Lost Wild Card Round (New York) 77–63|
|2009||The AFL suspended operations for the 2009 season.|
|Total||71||38||1||(includes only regular season)|
|2||5||—||(includes only the postseason)|
|73||43||1||(includes both regular season and postseason)|
- "Dallas Desperados — Team History". Arena Fan. http://www.arenafan.com/teams/?page=history&team=86. Retrieved January 14, 2010.
- ↑ "AFL suspends 2009 season". Arena Football League. http://www.arenafootball.com/ViewArticle.dbml?&ATCLID=3633481&DB_OEM_ID=3500. Retrieved November 18, 2009.[dead link]