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1997 San Diego Chargers

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4-12-0, Finished 5th in AFC West Division  · 1997 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -8.9, Offense: -4.1, Defense: -4.8, SoS: 1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 266 points (16.6/g), 26th of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 425 points (26.6/g), 30th.
 Differential of -159 points (-9.9/g), 30th.  Expected W-L: 4.0-12.0.

Coach: Kevin Gilbride (4-12-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Sheppard
 Defensive Coordinator: Joe Pascale

Stadium: Qualcomm Stadium
 Training Camp: UC San Diego (San Diego, California)

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun August 31 boxscore L 0-1 @ New England Patriots 7 41 14 227 142 85 3 22 424 340 84
2 Sun September 7 boxscore W 1-1 @ New Orleans Saints 20 6 11 230 171 59 2 14 243 178 65 6
3 Sun September 14 boxscore L 1-2 Carolina Panthers 7 26 17 251 155 96 4 21 279 138 141 1
4 Sun September 21 boxscore L 1-3 @ Seattle Seahawks 22 26 20 309 230 79 3 21 343 251 92 3
5 Sun September 28 boxscore W 2-3 Baltimore Ravens 21 17 15 440 352 88 3 18 328 217 111 3
6 Sun October 5 boxscore W 3-3 @ Oakland Raiders 25 10 23 398 218 180 11 241 228 13 1
7 Bye Week
8 Thu October 16 boxscore L 3-4 @ Kansas City Chiefs 3 31 12 258 189 69 2 25 313 224 89 1
9 Sun October 26 boxscore W 4-4 Indianapolis Colts 35 19 24 424 222 202 14 250 219 31 2
10 Sun November 2 boxscore L 4-5 @ Cincinnati Bengals 31 38 14 235 168 67 3 18 336 162 174 1
11 Sun November 9 boxscore L 4-6 Seattle Seahawks 31 37 13 260 179 81 2 24 373 281 92 2
12 Sun November 16 boxscore L 4-7 Oakland Raiders 13 38 11 248 157 91 2 22 365 225 140 2
13 Sun November 23 boxscore L 4-8 @ San Francisco 49ers 10 17 8 203 111 92 3 19 339 228 111 2
14 Sun November 30 boxscore L 4-9 Denver Broncos 28 38 22 269 222 47 2 28 438 240 198
15 Sun December 7 boxscore L 4-10 Atlanta Falcons 3 14 16 268 221 47 3 13 204 108 96 1
16 Sun December 14 boxscore L 4-11 Kansas City Chiefs 7 29 22 282 219 63 2 14 239 108 131
17 Sun December 21 boxscore L 4-12 @ Denver Broncos 3 38 9 203 133 70 1 24 451 321 130 1