Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons 9 to 6

Sunday, September 7, 1997, Week 2

The Carolina Panthers played the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta on Sunday, September 7, 1997, Week 2 of the 1997 season. The Panthers won by a score of 9-6.


Carolina Panthers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
321 228 93 2 21

Coaches

Head Coach: Dom Capers Offensive Coordinator: Joe Pendry Defensive Coordinator: Vic Fangio Quarterbacks Coach: John Shoop Wide Receivers Coach: Richard Williamson Offensive Line Coach: Jim McNally Running Backs Coach: Chick Harris Tight Ends Coach: Don Breaux Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Blair Bush Defensive Line Coach: Ted Gill Linebackers Coach: Kevin Steele Outside Linebackers Coach: Bill Davis Defensive Backs Coach: George Catavolos Defensive Quality Control Coach: Greg Roman Special Teams Coach: Brad Seely Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Chip Morton Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Greg Roman Area Scout: Tom Telesco Part-Time College Scout: Tom Gamble Summer Intern: John DeFilippo


Atlanta Falcons offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
210 162 48 2 8

Coaches

Head Coach: Dan Reeves Assistant Head Coach: Rich Brooks, Harold Richardson Offensive Coordinator: George Sefcik Defensive Coordinator: Rich Brooks Quarterbacks Coach: Jack Burns Wide Receivers Coach: Warren "Rennie" Simmons Offensive Line Coach: Art Shell Running Backs Coach: George Sefcik Tight Ends Coach: James Daniel Offensive Assistant Coach: Pete Mangurian Defensive Line Coach: Bill Kollar Linebackers Coach: Don Blackmon Defensive Backs Coach: Ron Meeks Defensive Quality Control Coach: Brian Xanders Special Teams Coach: Joe DeCamillis Strength and Conditioning Coach: Al Miller Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Tim Jorgensen Pro Scout: Les Snead Football Operations: Harold Richardson