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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

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

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
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