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1997 Cincinnati Bengals

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7-9-0, Finished 4th in AFC Central Division  · 1997 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.2, Offense: 1.8, Defense: -4.0, SoS: 1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 355 points (22.2/g), 10th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 405 points (25.3/g), 27th.
 Differential of -50 points (-3.1/g), 21st.  Expected W-L: 6.8-9.2.

Coach: Bruce Coslet (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Ken Anderson
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau
 Other Notable Asst.: Ray Horton (Defensive Backs Coach)

Stadium: Cinergy Field
 Training Camp: Georgetown College (Georgetown, Kentucky)

Team Info

Principal Owner/President/General Manager Mike Brown
Offensive Scheme West Coast
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 355 5282 1002 5.3 22 13 35 310 302 504 3316 21 9 6.0 171 452 1966 23 4.3 104 Opp 0.0 0:00
Team Defense 405 5682 1091 5.2 23 10 22 351 309 542 3459 30 13 6.0 188 514 2223 15 4.3 141 Opp 0.0 0:00
Lg Rank Offense 10 10 7 16 8 21 13 12 1 9 13 9 1 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lg Rank Defense 27 28 25 25 30 19 21 29 21 21 28 29 19 25 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun August 31 boxscore W 1-0 Arizona Cardinals 24 21 21 317 230 87 1 18 323 248 75 2
2 Sun September 7 boxscore L 1-1 @ Baltimore Ravens 10 23 18 339 283 56 2 24 412 266 146 3
3 Bye Week
4 Sun September 21 boxscore L 1-2 @ Denver Broncos 20 38 22 389 194 195 1 23 372 150 222 1
5 Sun September 28 boxscore L 1-3 New York Jets 14 31 10 215 149 66 1 28 402 212 190 1
6 Sun October 5 boxscore L 1-4 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 13 21 17 348 200 148 21 308 148 160
7 Sun October 12 boxscore L 1-5 @ Tennessee Oilers 7 30 14 202 137 65 1 26 391 193 198
8 Sun October 19 boxscore L 1-6 Pittsburgh Steelers 10 26 13 236 165 71 4 24 412 246 166 2
9 Sun October 26 boxscore L 1-7 @ New York Giants 27 29 22 323 225 98 2 28 323 214 109
10 Sun November 2 boxscore W 2-7 San Diego Chargers 38 31 18 336 162 174 1 14 235 168 67 3
11 Sun November 9 boxscore W 3-7 @ Indianapolis Colts 28 13 17 273 129 144 1 22 341 191 150 4
12 Sun November 16 boxscore L 3-8 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 3 20 16 244 128 116 3 20 309 123 186
13 Sun November 23 boxscore W 4-8 Jacksonville Jaguars 31 26 24 327 203 124 20 415 280 135 3
14 Sun November 30 boxscore L 4-9 @ Philadelphia Eagles 42 44 29 497 373 124 3 27 507 311 196 2
15 Thu December 4 boxscore W 5-9 Tennessee Oilers 41 14 34 515 239 276 12 175 131 44
16 Sun December 14 boxscore W 6-9 Dallas Cowboys 31 24 17 419 262 157 2 29 402 274 128 2
17 Sun December 21 boxscore W 7-9 Baltimore Ravens 16 14 18 302 237 65 15 355 304 51

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
8 Jeff Blake 27 QB 11 11 3-8-0 184 317 58.0 2125 8 2.5 7 2.2 50 6.7 6.2 11.5 193.2 77.6 39 244 5.28 4.85 11.0 1 1
7 Boomer Esiason 36 qb 7 5 4-1-0 118 186 63.4 1478 13 7.0 2 1.1 77 7.9 8.9 12.5 211.1 106.9 7 43 7.44 8.32 3.6
32 Ki-Jana Carter 24 rb 15 10 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 26.1 16 7-9-0 302 504 59.9 3603 21 4.2 9 1.8 77 7.1 7.2 11.9 225.2 88.3 46 287 6.03 6.06 8.4 1 1
Opp Total 16 309 542 57.0 3668 30 5.5 13 2.4 6.8 6.80 11.9 229.3 86.2 35 209 6.0 6.0 6.1

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
28 Corey Dillon 23 RB 16 6 233 1129 10 66 4.8 70.6 14.6 0 27 259 9.6 0 28 1.7 16.2 1388 10 1
32 Ki-Jana Carter 24 rb 15 10 128 464 7 79 3.6 30.9 8.5 0 21 157 7.5 0 35 1.4 10.5 621 7 3
8 Jeff Blake 27 QB 11 11 45 234 3 16 5.2 21.3 4.1 234 3 7
21 Eric Bieniemy 28 KR 16 0 21 97 1 20 4.6 6.1 1.3 0 31 249 8.0 0 21 1.9 15.6 346 1 2
44 Brian Milne 24 FB 16 16 13 32 2 5 2.5 2.0 0.8 0 23 138 6.0 0 20 1.4 8.6 170 2 0
7 Boomer Esiason 36 qb 7 5 8 11 0 8 1.4 1.6 1.1 11 0 1
86 Darnay Scott 25 WR 16 15 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.4 0.1 2 54 797 14.8 5 77 3.4 49.8 803 5 0
81 Carl Pickens 27 WR 12 12 1 -6 0 -6 -6.0 -0.5 0.1 1 52 695 13.4 5 50 4.3 57.9 689 5 1
41 Scottie Graham 28 5 0 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.2 0.2 0 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.2 0.2 0 0 0
11 Lee Johnson 36 P 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 0
82 Tony McGee 26 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 34 414 12.2 6 37 2.1 25.9 414 6 0
80 David Dunn 25 wr 14 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 27 414 15.3 2 39 1.9 29.6 414 2 1
85 James Hundon 26 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 16 285 17.8 2 61 1.0 17.8 285 2 1
89 Marco Battaglia 24 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 12 149 12.4 1 34 0.8 9.3 149 1 2
17 Gunnard Twyner 24 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 4 45 11.3 0 16 2.0 22.5 45 0 0
Team Total 26.1 16 452 1966 23 79 4.3 122.9 28.3 8 302 3603 11.9 21 77 18.9 225.2 5569 44 25
Opp Total 16 514 2223 15 4.3 138.9 32.1 309 3459 11.2 30 19.3 216.2 5682 45 23

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
21 Eric Bieniemy 28 KR 16 0 34 789 1 102 23.2 1135
31 Greg Myers 25 FS/PR 16 14 26 201 0 18 7.7 201
80 David Dunn 25 wr 14 5 19 487 0 85 25.6 901
85 James Hundon 26 16 0 10 169 0 28 16.9 454
28 Corey Dillon 23 RB 16 6 6 182 0 58 30.3 1574
17 Gunnard Twyner 24 2 0 4 72 0 24 18.0 117
32 Ki-Jana Carter 24 rb 15 10 1 9 0 9 9.0 630
Team Total 26.1 16 26 201 0 18 7.7 74 1708 1 102 23.1 7496
Opp Total 16 35 407 2 11.6 67 1406 0 21.0

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
11 Lee Johnson 36 P 16 0 81 3471 66 0 42.9
9 Doug Pelfrey 27 K 16 0 4 4 3 3 7 5 2 16 12 75.0% 43 41 95.3%
Team Total 26.1 16 4 4 3 3 7 5 2 16 12 75.0% 43 41 95.3% 81 3471 66 0 42.9
Opp Total 16 29 24 82.8% 45 45 100.0% 69 3084 44.7

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
35 Sam Shade 24 SS 16 12 1 21 0 21 0 1 1 1 0 0 4.0 81 15
31 Greg Myers 25 FS/PR 16 14 1 25 0 25 0 0 3 2 0 0 67 15
33 Ashley Ambrose 27 LCB 16 16 3 56 0 29 0 0 0 2 0 0 1.0 57 2
56 Ricardo McDonald 28 RILB 13 12 1.0 50 14
50 James Francis 29 LOLB 16 16 1 7 0 7 0 2 0 1 0 0 3.5 46 11
51 Gerald Dixon 28 ROLB 15 13 1 0 0 0 0 8.5 41 9
53 Tom Tumulty 24 LILB 11 11 1.0 40 16
27 Tito Paul 25 rcb 14 5 0 0 1 0 0 42 6
92 John Copeland 27 LDE 15 15 0 0 2 25 1 3.0 35 14
22 Jimmy Spencer 28 RCB 16 9 1 -2 0 -2 0 36 2
67 Kimo von Oelhoffen 26 NT 13 13 32 10
96 Brentson Buckner 26 nt 14 4 1 0 0 0 0 32 7
58 Steve Tovar 27 lilb 14 5 30 6
23 Corey Sawyer 26 db 15 2 4 44 0 37 0 28 3
99 Dan Wilkinson 24 RDE 15 15 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 24 10
55 Andre Collins 29 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.0 25 5
57 Reinard Wilson 24 lb 16 3 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 22 2
26 Bo Orlando 31 db 16 2 1 3 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1.0 20 4
91 Billy Granville 23 lb 12 4 16 4
34 Tremain Mack 23 db 4 4 1 29 0 29 0 14 4
94 Jevon Langford 23 14 0 1.0 9 5
79 Ramondo Stallings 26 6 0 6 0
8 Jeff Blake 27 QB 11 11 0 7 0 0 0
32 Ki-Jana Carter 24 rb 15 10 0 3 2 0 0
97 Andre Purvis 24 dt 7 1 2 1
52 Tim Terry 23 5 0 2 1
89 Marco Battaglia 24 16 0 0 2 2 0 0
98 Canute Curtis 23 3 0 2 0
30 Anthone Lott 23 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
21 Eric Bieniemy 28 KR 16 0 0 2 0 0 0
28 Corey Dillon 23 RB 16 6 0 1 1 4 0
80 David Dunn 25 wr 14 5 0 1 1 0 0
11 Lee Johnson 36 P 16 0 0 0 2 0 0
59 Greg Truitt 32 16 0 0 2 0 -11 0
65 Darrick Brilz 33 C 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
7 Boomer Esiason 36 qb 7 5 0 1 0 0 0
85 James Hundon 26 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
81 Carl Pickens 27 WR 12 12 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 26.1 16 13 183 0 37 0 8 25 21 18 1 35.0 760 166
Opp Total 16 23 13 46

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
9 Doug Pelfrey 27 K 16 0 41 12 77
28 Corey Dillon 23 RB 16 6 10 10 60
32 Ki-Jana Carter 24 rb 15 10 7 7 42
82 Tony McGee 26 TE 16 16 6 6 1 38
81 Carl Pickens 27 WR 12 12 5 5 30
86 Darnay Scott 25 WR 16 15 5 5 30
8 Jeff Blake 27 QB 11 11 3 3 18
21 Eric Bieniemy 28 KR 16 0 1 1 2 12
80 David Dunn 25 wr 14 5 2 2 12
85 James Hundon 26 16 0 2 2 12
44 Brian Milne 24 FB 16 16 2 2 12
89 Marco Battaglia 24 16 0 1 1 6
92 John Copeland 27 LDE 15 15 1 1 6
Team Total 26.1 16 23 21 1 1 46 1 41 12 355
Opp Total 16 15 30 2 1 45 24 405

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1997-08-31 ARI W, 24-21 4 2 rush Ki-Jana Carter 2 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
2 1997-08-31 ARI W, 24-21 4 1 rush Ki-Jana Carter 1 yard rush (pass failed)
3 1997-08-31 ARI W, 24-21 4 7 pass Carl Pickens 7 yard pass from Jeff Blake (Tony McGee pass from Jeff Blake)
4 1997-09-07 @ BAL L, 10-23 2 8 pass Carl Pickens 8 yard pass from Jeff Blake (Doug Pelfrey kick)
5 1997-09-21 @ DEN L, 20-38 1 7 pass Tony McGee 7 yard pass from Jeff Blake (Doug Pelfrey kick)
6 1997-09-21 @ DEN L, 20-38 3 79 rush Ki-Jana Carter 79 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
7 1997-09-28 NYJ L, 14-31 2 50 pass Carl Pickens 50 yard pass from Jeff Blake (Doug Pelfrey kick)
8 1997-09-28 NYJ L, 14-31 4 26 pass Darnay Scott 26 yard pass from Jeff Blake (Doug Pelfrey kick)
9 1997-10-05 @ JAX L, 13-21 2 1 rush Ki-Jana Carter 1 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
10 1997-10-05 @ JAX L, 13-21 3 8 rush Jeff Blake 8 yard rush
11 1997-10-12 @ TEN L, 7-30 4 21 rush Corey Dillon 21 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
12 1997-10-19 PIT L, 10-26 1 6 rush Ki-Jana Carter 6 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
13 1997-10-26 @ NYG L, 27-29 1 1 rush Corey Dillon 1 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
14 1997-10-26 @ NYG L, 27-29 2 102 kickoff Eric Bieniemy 102 yard kickoff return (Doug Pelfrey kick)
15 1997-10-26 @ NYG L, 27-29 2 39 pass David Dunn 39 yard pass from Jeff Blake (Doug Pelfrey kick)
16 1997-10-26 @ NYG L, 27-29 4 4 rush Jeff Blake 4 yard rush (pass failed)
17 1997-11-02 SDG W, 38-31 2 15 pass Carl Pickens 15 yard pass from Jeff Blake (Doug Pelfrey kick)
18 1997-11-02 SDG W, 38-31 2 2 rush Brian Milne 2 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
19 1997-11-02 SDG W, 38-31 2 25 fumble John Copeland 25 yard fumble return (Doug Pelfrey kick)
20 1997-11-02 SDG W, 38-31 3 75 rush Corey Dillon 75 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
21 1997-11-02 SDG W, 38-31 4 13 rush Jeff Blake 13 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
22 1997-11-09 @ IND W, 28-13 2 15 pass Tony McGee 15 yard pass from Jeff Blake (Doug Pelfrey kick)
23 1997-11-09 @ IND W, 28-13 3 46 rush Corey Dillon 46 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
24 1997-11-09 @ IND W, 28-13 3 5 pass Carl Pickens 5 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Doug Pelfrey kick)
25 1997-11-09 @ IND W, 28-13 4 5 pass Tony McGee 5 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Doug Pelfrey kick)
26 1997-11-23 JAX W, 31-26 1 1 rush Ki-Jana Carter 1 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
27 1997-11-23 JAX W, 31-26 1 9 pass Tony McGee 9 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Doug Pelfrey kick)
28 1997-11-23 JAX W, 31-26 1 3 rush Corey Dillon 3 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
29 1997-11-23 JAX W, 31-26 2 11 pass Darnay Scott 11 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Doug Pelfrey kick)
30 1997-11-30 @ PHI L, 42-44 1 10 pass Darnay Scott 10 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Doug Pelfrey kick)
31 1997-11-30 @ PHI L, 42-44 1 36 pass James Hundon 36 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Doug Pelfrey kick)
32 1997-11-30 @ PHI L, 42-44 3 1 rush Ki-Jana Carter 1 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
33 1997-11-30 @ PHI L, 42-44 4 9 pass Tony McGee 9 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Doug Pelfrey kick)
34 1997-11-30 @ PHI L, 42-44 4 13 pass James Hundon 13 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Doug Pelfrey kick)
35 1997-11-30 @ PHI L, 42-44 4 1 rush Brian Milne 1 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
36 1997-12-04 TEN W, 41-14 1 2 rush Corey Dillon 2 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
37 1997-12-04 TEN W, 41-14 1 1 pass Tony McGee 1 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Doug Pelfrey kick)
38 1997-12-04 TEN W, 41-14 2 31 rush Corey Dillon 31 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
39 1997-12-04 TEN W, 41-14 2 1 rush Corey Dillon 1 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
40 1997-12-04 TEN W, 41-14 3 2 rush Corey Dillon 2 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
41 1997-12-14 DAL W, 31-24 2 20 rush Eric Bieniemy 20 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
42 1997-12-14 DAL W, 31-24 2 48 pass Darnay Scott 48 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Doug Pelfrey kick)
43 1997-12-14 DAL W, 31-24 3 14 rush Corey Dillon 14 yard rush (Doug Pelfrey kick)
44 1997-12-14 DAL W, 31-24 3 32 pass David Dunn 32 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Doug Pelfrey kick)
45 1997-12-21 BAL W, 16-14 1 8 pass Marco Battaglia 8 yard pass from Boomer Esiason (Doug Pelfrey kick)
46 1997-12-21 BAL W, 16-14 4 77 pass Darnay Scott 77 yard pass from Boomer Esiason

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 1997-08-31 ARI L, 21-24 1 17 rush Leeland McElroy 17 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
2 1997-08-31 ARI L, 21-24 2 1 rush Cedric Smith 1 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
3 1997-08-31 ARI L, 21-24 3 1 rush Larry Centers 1 yard rush (Kevin Butler kick)
4 1997-09-07 @ BAL W, 23-10 3 5 rush Jay Graham 5 yard rush (Matt Stover kick)
5 1997-09-07 @ BAL W, 23-10 4 18 pass Eric Green 18 yard pass from Vinny Testaverde (Matt Stover kick)
6 1997-09-21 @ DEN W, 38-20 2 32 pass Ed McCaffrey 32 yard pass from John Elway (Jason Elam kick)
7 1997-09-21 @ DEN W, 38-20 2 1 pass Rod Smith 1 yard pass from John Elway (Jason Elam kick)
8 1997-09-21 @ DEN W, 38-20 3 18 pass Rod Smith 18 yard pass from John Elway (Jason Elam kick)
9 1997-09-21 @ DEN W, 38-20 4 50 rush Terrell Davis 50 yard rush (Jason Elam kick)
10 1997-09-21 @ DEN W, 38-20 4 51 fumble Alfred Williams 51 yard fumble return (Jason Elam kick)
11 1997-09-28 NYJ W, 31-14 1 2 pass Fred Baxter 2 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (John Hall kick)
12 1997-09-28 NYJ W, 31-14 2 12 rush Adrian Murrell 12 yard rush (John Hall kick)
13 1997-09-28 NYJ W, 31-14 2 12 pass Keyshawn Johnson 12 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (John Hall kick)
14 1997-09-28 NYJ W, 31-14 4 8 pass Richie Anderson 8 yard pass from Neil O'Donnell (John Hall kick)
15 1997-10-05 @ JAX W, 21-13 1 10 pass Ty Hallock 10 yard pass from Mark Brunell (Mike Hollis kick)
16 1997-10-05 @ JAX W, 21-13 3 7 pass James Stewart 7 yard pass from Mark Brunell (Mike Hollis kick)
17 1997-10-05 @ JAX W, 21-13 4 12 pass Willie Jackson 12 yard pass from Mark Brunell (Mike Hollis kick)
18 1997-10-12 @ TEN W, 30-7 1 9 pass Willie Davis 9 yard pass from Steve McNair (Al Del Greco kick)
19 1997-10-12 @ TEN W, 30-7 2 39 pass Frank Wycheck 39 yard pass from Steve McNair (Al Del Greco kick)
20 1997-10-12 @ TEN W, 30-7 4 10 pass Willie Davis 10 yard pass from Steve McNair (Al Del Greco kick)
21 1997-10-19 PIT W, 26-10 2 11 pass George Jones 11 yard pass from Kordell Stewart (pass failed)
22 1997-10-19 PIT W, 26-10 2 1 rush Jerome Bettis 1 yard rush (Norm Johnson kick)
23 1997-10-19 PIT W, 26-10 3 11 pass Yancey Thigpen 11 yard pass from Kordell Stewart (Norm Johnson kick)
24 1997-10-26 @ NYG W, 29-27 2 1 rush Charles Way 1 yard rush (Brad Daluiso kick)
25 1997-10-26 @ NYG W, 29-27 3 1 rush Charles Way 1 yard rush (run failed)
26 1997-10-26 @ NYG W, 29-27 4 1 rush Tyrone Wheatley 1 yard rush (pass failed)
27 1997-10-26 @ NYG W, 29-27 4 3 rush Tyrone Wheatley 3 yard rush (Brad Daluiso kick)
28 1997-11-02 SDG L, 31-38 1 1 rush Gary Brown 1 yard rush (Greg Davis kick)
29 1997-11-02 SDG L, 31-38 2 85 punt Eric Metcalf 85 yard punt return (Greg Davis kick)
30 1997-11-02 SDG L, 31-38 4 67 punt Eric Metcalf 67 yard punt return (Greg Davis kick)
31 1997-11-02 SDG L, 31-38 4 44 pass Charlie Jones 44 yard pass from Craig Whelihan (Greg Davis kick)
32 1997-11-09 @ IND L, 13-28 2 6 pass Marvin Harrison 6 yard pass from Kelly Holcomb (Cary Blanchard kick)
33 1997-11-16 @ PIT W, 20-3 3 20 pass Yancey Thigpen 20 yard pass from Kordell Stewart (Norm Johnson kick)
34 1997-11-16 @ PIT W, 20-3 4 5 pass Mark Bruener 5 yard pass from Kordell Stewart (Norm Johnson kick)
35 1997-11-23 JAX L, 26-31 1 24 pass Pete Mitchell 24 yard pass from Mark Brunell (Mike Hollis kick)
36 1997-11-23 JAX L, 26-31 3 5 rush Natrone Means 5 yard rush (Mike Hollis kick)
37 1997-11-30 @ PHI W, 44-42 1 23 pass Michael Timpson 23 yard pass from Bobby Hoying (Chris Boniol kick)
38 1997-11-30 @ PHI W, 44-42 2 2 pass Chad Lewis 2 yard pass from Bobby Hoying (Chris Boniol kick)
39 1997-11-30 @ PHI W, 44-42 2 16 pass Jimmie Johnson 16 yard pass from Bobby Hoying (Chris Boniol kick)
40 1997-11-30 @ PHI W, 44-42 3 23 pass Kevin Turner 23 yard pass from Bobby Hoying (Chris Boniol kick)
41 1997-11-30 @ PHI W, 44-42 4 16 rush Ricky Watters 16 yard rush (Chris Boniol kick)
42 1997-12-04 TEN L, 14-41 4 5 pass Willie Davis 5 yard pass from Steve McNair (Al Del Greco kick)
43 1997-12-04 TEN L, 14-41 4 11 pass Joey Kent 11 yard pass from Steve McNair (Al Del Greco kick)
44 1997-12-14 DAL L, 24-31 1 3 rush Sherman Williams 3 yard rush (Richie Cunningham kick)
45 1997-12-14 DAL L, 24-31 4 13 pass David LaFleur 13 yard pass from Troy Aikman (Richie Cunningham kick)
46 1997-12-14 DAL L, 24-31 4 12 pass David LaFleur 12 yard pass from Troy Aikman (Richie Cunningham kick)
47 1997-12-21 BAL L, 14-16 3 83 pass Derrick Alexander 83 yard pass from Eric Zeier (Matt Stover kick)
48 1997-12-21 BAL L, 14-16 4 12 pass Eric Green 12 yard pass from Eric Zeier (Matt Stover kick)