Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints 23 to 17

Sunday, October 12, 1997, Week 7

The Atlanta Falcons played the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans on Sunday, October 12, 1997, Week 7 of the 1997 season. The Falcons won by a score of 23-17.


Atlanta Falcons offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
166 77 89 2 14

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


New Orleans Saints offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
179 99 80 4 13

Coaches

Head Coach: Mike Ditka Assistant Head Coach: Rick Venturi Offensive Coordinator: Danny Abramowicz Defensive Coordinator: Zaven Yaralian Special Teams Coordinator: Bobby April Quarterbacks Coach: Tom Clements Wide Receivers Coach: Harold Jackson Offensive Line Coach: Dick Stanfel Running Backs Coach: Tom Moore Tight Ends Coach: Dan Neal Offensive Assistant Coach: Judd Garrett Defensive Line Coach: Walt Corey Linebackers Coach: Rick Venturi Defensive Backs Coach: Willie Shaw Defensive Assistant Coach: John Pagano Strength and Conditioning Coach: Mike Woicik Assistant Strength Coach: Jack Del Rio Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Tom Shaw Owner: Tom Benson