1997 Baltimore Ravens season

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1997 Baltimore Ravens season
Head coach Ted Marchibroda
Home field Memorial Stadium
Results
Record 6–9–1
Division place 5th AFC Central
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1996 1998 >

The 1997 Baltimore Ravens season was the team's second year in the National Football League. While the Ravens failed to finished above 5th in AFC Central they improved from 4–12–0 in 1996 to 6–9–1.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Round Player Position School/Club Team
1 Peter Boulware Linebacker Florida State
2 Jamie Sharper Linebacker Virginia
2 Kim Herring Free Safety Penn State
3 Jay Graham Running back Tennessee
4 Tyrus McCloud Linebacker Louisville
5 Jeff Mitchell Offensive Lineman Florida
6 Steve Lee Running back Indiana
6 Cornell Brown Defensive end Virginia Tech
7 Chris Ward Defensive end Kentucky
7 Wally Richardson Quarterback Penn State
7 Ralph Staten Linebacker Alabama
7 Leland Taylor Defensive tackle Louisville

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Record Attendance
1 August 31, 1997 Jacksonville Jaguars L 28–27 0–1–0
61,018
2 September 7, 1997 Cincinnati Bengals W 23–10 1–1–0
52,968
3 September 14, 1997 at New York Giants W 24–23 2–1–0
69,768
4 September 21, 1997 at Tennessee Oilers W 36–10 3–1–0
17,737
5 September 28, 1997 at San Diego Chargers L 21–17 3–2–0
54,094
6 October 5, 1997 Pittsburgh Steelers L 42–34 3–3–0
64,421
7 Bye
8 October 19, 1997 Miami Dolphins L 24–13 3–4–0
64,354
9 October 26, 1997 at Washington Redskins W 20–17 4–4–0
75,067
10 November 2, 1997 at New York Jets L 19–16 (OT) 4–5–0
59,524
11 November 9, 1997 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 37–0 4–6–0
56,669
12 November 16, 1997 Philadelphia Eagles T 10–10 (OT) 4–6–1
63,546
13 November 23, 1997 Arizona Cardinals L 16–13 4–7–1
53,976
14 November 30, 1997 at Jacksonville Jaguars L 29–27 4–8–1
63,712
15 December 7, 1997 Seattle Seahawks W 31–24 5–8–1
54,395
16 December 14, 1997 Tennessee Oilers W 21–19 6–8–1
60,558
17 December 21, 1997 at Cincinnati Bengals L 16–14 6–9–1
50,917

Standings[edit]

AFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA
Pittsburgh Steelers 11 5 0 .688 372 307
Jacksonville Jaguars 11 5 0 .688 394 318
Tennessee Oilers 8 8 0 .500 333 310
Cincinnati Bengals 7 9 0 .438 355 405
Baltimore Ravens 6 9 1 .406 326 345

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Roster[edit]

1997 Baltimore Ravens roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Staff[edit]

1997 Baltimore Ravens staff
Front Office

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

Strength and Conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Jerry Simmons

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Awards and records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 291
  2. ^ 2009 Baltimore Ravens Media Guide. p. 50. Retrieved February 15, 2010.