1997 San Diego Chargers season

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1997 San Diego Chargers season
Head coach Kevin Gilbride
Home field Qualcomm Stadium
Results
Record 4–12
Division place 5th AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1996 1998 >

The 1997 San Diego Chargers season began with the team trying to improve on their 8–8 record in 1996. It was Kevin Gilbride's first season as the teams head coach. The team's stadium, Qualcomm Stadium hosted Super Bowl XXXII at the end of the season.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1997 San Diego Chargers staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – John Hastings

[1]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 August 31, 1997 at New England Patriots L 41–7
60,190
2 September 7, 1997 at New Orleans Saints W 20–6
65,760
3 September 14, 1997 Carolina Panthers L 26–7
63,149
4 September 21, 1997 at Seattle Seahawks L 26–22
51,110
5 September 28, 1997 Baltimore Ravens W 21–17
54,094
6 October 5, 1997 at Oakland Raiders W 25–10
43,648
7 Bye
8 October 16, 1997 at Kansas City Chiefs L 31–3
77,196
9 October 26, 1997 Indianapolis Colts W 35–19
63,177
10 November 2, 1997 at Cincinnati Bengals L 38–31
53,754
11 November 9, 1997 Seattle Seahawks L 37–31
64,616
12 November 16, 1997 Oakland Raiders L 38–13
65,714
13 November 23, 1997 at San Francisco 49ers L 17–10
61,195
14 November 30, 1997 Denver Broncos L 38–28
54,245
15 December 7, 1997 Atlanta Falcons L 14–3
46,317
16 December 14, 1997 Kansas City Chiefs L 29–7
54,594
17 December 21, 1997 at Denver Broncos L 38–3
69,632

Standings[edit]

AFC West
Team W L T PCT PF PA
Kansas City Chiefs 13 3 0 .813 375 232
Denver Broncos 12 4 0 .750 472 287
Seattle Seahawks 8 8 0 .500 365 362
Oakland Raiders 4 12 0 .250 324 419
San Diego Chargers 4 12 0 .250 266 425

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 San Diego Chargers Media Guide. pp. 326–327. Retrieved July 27, 2010.