Buffalo Bills at Green Bay Packers 21 to 31

Saturday, December 20, 1997, Week 17

The Buffalo Bills played the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay on Saturday, December 20, 1997, Week 17 of the 1997 season. The Packers won by a score of 31-21. With this game, the Packers finished the season 8-0-0 at home, while the Bills finished 2-6-0 on the road for the 1997 season.

The Packers finished the season with a record of 13-3-0, tied for the best record in the league for the 1997 season. The Bills finished the regular season with a record of 6-10-0.

Buffalo Bills offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
325 274 51 4 21


Head Coach: Marv Levy Assistant Head Coach: Elijah Pitts Offensive Coordinator: Dan Henning Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips Quarterbacks Coach: Dan Henning Wide Receivers Coach: Charlie Joiner Offensive Line Coach: Tom Bresnahan Running Backs Coach: Elijah Pitts Tight Ends Coach: Don Lawrence Defensive Line Coach: Dan Sekanovich Linebackers Coach: Ted Cottrell Defensive Backs Coach: Dick Roach Assistant Linebackers Coach: Chuck Lester Special Teams Coach: Bruce DeHaven Strength and Conditioning Coordinator: Rusty Jones Alumni Relations: Jerry Butler General Manager: John Butler Director of Player Development: Jerry Butler Administrative Assistant: Chuck Lester

Green Bay Packers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
272 170 102 3 14


Head Coach: Mike Holmgren Offensive Coordinator: Sherman Lewis Defensive Coordinator: Fritz Shurmur Quarterbacks Coach: Andy Reid Wide Receivers Coach: Gil Haskell Offensive Line Coach: Tom Lovat Running Backs Coach: Harry Sydney Tight Ends Coach: Mike Sherman Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Mike Sherman Defensive Line Coach: Larry Brooks Linebackers Coach: Jim Lind Defensive Backs Coach: Bob Valesente Defensive Assistant Coach: Johnny Holland Special Teams Coach: Nolan Cromwell Quality Control Coach: Johnny Holland Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kent Johnston Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Barry Rubin General Manager: Ron Wolf College Scouting Coordinator: Danny Mock Football Operations: Bill Nayes Administrative Assistant: Bill Nayes