|2006 Arena Football League season|
|League||Arena Football League|
|Duration||January 27, 2006 – June 11, 2006|
|Season champions||Dallas Desperados|
|National Conference champions||Orlando Predators|
|National Conference runners-up||Dallas Desperados|
|American Conference champions||Chicago Rush|
|American Conference runners-up||San Jose SaberCats|
|Finals MVP||Matt D'Orazio, CHI|
The 2006 Arena Football League season was the 20th season of the Arena Football League. The league champions were the Chicago Rush, who defeated the Orlando Predators in ArenaBowl XX.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans VooDoo franchise suspended operations before the start of the season. However, the league added two teams, the Kansas City Brigade and the Utah Blaze, expanding to 18 teams. The AFL also expanded its playoff format to 12 teams with six teams per conference.
|New York Dragons||10||6||.625||848||887||2–4||6–5||5–3||5–3|
|Tampa Bay Storm||7||9||.438||810||862||4–4||5–7||5–3||2–6|
|Kansas City Brigade||3||13||.188||704||842||0–8||1–11||2–6||1–7|
|Grand Rapids Rampage||5||11||.313||722||875||1–5||5–6||5–3||0–8|
|San Jose SaberCats||10||6||.625||898||849||5–3||6–6||6–2||4–4|
|Las Vegas Gladiators||5||11||.313||769||895||3–5||5–7||4–4||1–7|
|Los Angeles Avengers||5||11||.313||809||906||3–5||5–7||4–4||1–7|
All games televised by NBC, except when noted.
|6||Utah||34||American Conference Championship|
|Wild card playoffs|
|6||Georgia||72||National Conference Championship|
|Position||First team||Second team|
|Quarterback||Clint Dolezel, Dallas||Joe Hamilton, Orlando|
|Fullback/Linebacker||Duke Pettijohn, Dallas||Marlion Jackson, Las Vegas|
|Offensive lineman/Defensive lineman|| Colston Weatherington, Dallas |
Henry Taylor, Orlando
Jermaine Smith, Georgia
| Khreem Smith, Chicago |
Ernest Allen, Philadelphia
Joe Minucci, Nashville
|Wide receiver/Linebacker||Derek Lee, Georgia||Lawrence Samuels, Tampa Bay|
|Wide receiver/Defensive back||Randy Gatewood, Arizona||Kevin Ingram, Los Angeles|
|Offensive specialist||Damian Harrell, Colorado||Siaha Burley, Utah|
|Defensive specialist|| Jerald Brown, Columbus |
Eddie Moten, Philadelphia
| Rashad Floyd, Colorado |
Clevan Thomas, San Jose
|Kicker||Remy Hamilton, Los Angeles||Clay Rush, Colorado|
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