1997 Week Summaries

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1997 Week 1

Aug 31, 1997
Arizona Cardinals 21
Cincinnati Bengals 24  
PassYds Blake-CIN 252
RushYds Carter-CIN 76
RecYds Sanders-ARI 105
Aug 31, 1997
Philadelphia Eagles 17
New York Giants 31  
PassYds Peete-PHI 268
RushYds Barber-NYG 88
RecYds Timpson-PHI 125
Aug 31, 1997
Atlanta Falcons 17
Detroit Lions 28  
PassYds Chandler-ATL 290
RushYds 2 tied 33
RecYds Moore-DET 115
Aug 31, 1997
Minnesota Vikings 34
Buffalo Bills 13  
PassYds Collins-BUF 299
RushYds Smith-MIN 169
RecYds Reed-BUF 142
Aug 31, 1997
San Diego Chargers 7
New England Patriots 41  
PassYds Bledsoe-NWE 340
RushYds Martin-NWE 75
RecYds Jefferson-NWE 82
Aug 31, 1997
Dallas Cowboys 37
Pittsburgh Steelers 7  
PassYds Aikman-DAL 295
RushYds Smith-DAL 69
RecYds Irvin-DAL 153
Aug 31, 1997
New Orleans Saints 24
St. Louis Rams 38  
PassYds Banks-STL 226
RushYds Phillips-STL 125
RecYds Hastings-NOR 95
Aug 31, 1997
Indianapolis Colts 10
Miami Dolphins 16  
PassYds Harbaugh-IND 109
RushYds Faulk-IND 94
RecYds Bailey-IND 40
Aug 31, 1997
Oakland Raiders 21
Tennessee Oilers 24 OT
PassYds George-OAK 298
RushYds George-TEN 216
RecYds Brown-OAK 158
Aug 31, 1997
Kansas City Chiefs 3
Denver Broncos 19  
PassYds Elway-DEN 246
RushYds Davis-DEN 101
RecYds Smith-DEN 122
Aug 31, 1997
San Francisco 49ers 6
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13  
PassYds Dilfer-TAM 165
RushYds Hearst-SFO 84
RecYds Williams-TAM 74
Aug 31, 1997
New York Jets 41
Seattle Seahawks 3  
PassYds O'Donnell-NYJ 270
RushYds Murrell-NYJ 131
RecYds Graham-NYJ 100
Aug 31, 1997
Jacksonville Jaguars 28
Baltimore Ravens 27  
PassYds Testaverde-BAL 322
RushYds Means-JAX 67
RecYds Jackson-BAL 143
Aug 31, 1997
Washington Redskins 24
Carolina Panthers 10  
PassYds Frerotte-WAS 147
RushYds Allen-WAS 141
RecYds Shepherd-WAS 48
Sep 1, 1997
Chicago Bears 24
Green Bay Packers 38  
PassYds Favre-GNB 226
RushYds Harris-CHI 122
RecYds Brooks-GNB 71

Players of the Week

Players of the Week Table
Conf Offense Defense Special Teams
AFCEddie GeorgeShawn WoodenJohn Hall
NFCTroy AikmanStephen BoydBill Schroeder

Week 1 Top Passers

Week 1 Top Receivers

Week 1 Top Rushers

Week 1 Top Defenders

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