1997 Arizona Cardinals season

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1997 Arizona Cardinals season
Head coach Vince Tobin
Owner Bill Bidwill
Home field Sun Devil Stadium
Results
Record 4–12
Division place 5th NFC East
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1996 1998 >

The 1997 Arizona Cardinals season was the 78th season the franchise was in the National Football League and 10th in Arizona. The team was unable to match their previous output of 7–9, instead winning only four games.[1] The Cardinals failed to qualify to the playoffs for the fifteenth consecutive season.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1997 Arizona Cardinals staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Al Everest

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Bob Rogucki

[2]

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 31, 1997 at Cincinnati Bengals L 24–21
50,298
2 September 7, 1997 Dallas Cowboys W 25–22
71,578
3 September 14, 1997 at Washington Redskins L 19–13
78,270
4 Bye
5 September 28, 1997 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 19–18
53,804
6 October 5, 1997 Minnesota Vikings L 20–19
45,550
7 October 12, 1997 New York Giants L 27–13
38,959
8 October 19, 1997 at Philadelphia Eagles L 13–10
66,860
9 October 26, 1997 Tennessee Oilers L 41–14
44,030
10 November 2, 1997 Philadelphia Eagles W 31–21
39,549
11 November 9, 1997 at Dallas Cowboys L 24–6
64,302
12 November 16, 1997 at New York Giants L 10–19
68,316
13 November 23, 1997 at Baltimore Ravens W 16–13
53,976
14 November 30, 1997 Pittsburgh Steelers L 26–20
66,341
15 December 7, 1997 Washington Redskins L 38–28
41,537
16 December 14, 1997 at New Orleans Saints L 27–10
45,517
17 December 21, 1997 Atlanta Falcons W 29–26
32,003

Standings[edit]

NFC East
W L T PCT PF PA
New York Giants 10 5 1 .656 307 265
Washington Redskins 8 7 1 .531 327 289
Philadelphia Eagles 6 9 1 .406 317 372
Dallas Cowboys 6 10 0 .375 304 314
Arizona Cardinals 4 12 0 .250 283 379

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1997 Arizona Cardinals
  2. ^ Associated Press (February 4, 1997). "Team official promoted to vice president-player personnel". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved December 28, 2013.