Atlanta Falcons at Arizona Cardinals 26 to 29

Sunday, December 21, 1997, Week 17

The Atlanta Falcons played the Arizona Cardinals in Tempe on Sunday, December 21, 1997, Week 17 of the 1997 season. The Cardinals won by a score of 29-26. With this game, the Cardinals finished the season 3-5-0 at home, while the Falcons finished 4-4-0 on the road for the 1997 season.

The Cardinals finished the season with a record of 4-12-0, while the Falcons finished the season at 7-9-0.


Atlanta Falcons offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
356 167 189 1 22

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 Special Teams Coach: Joe DeCamillis Defensive Quality Control Coach: Brian Xanders Strength and Conditioning Coach: Al Miller Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Tim Jorgensen Football Operations: Harold Richardson


Arizona Cardinals offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
297 231 66 2 20

Coaches

Head Coach: Vince Tobin Offensive Coordinator: Dick Jamieson Defensive Coordinator: Dave McGinnis Wide Receivers Coach: Vic Rapp Offensive Line Coach: Carl Mauck Running Backs Coach: Johnny Roland Tight Ends Coach: Geep Chryst Defensive Line Coach: Joe Greene Linebackers Coach: Glenn Pires Defensive Backs (Secondary) Coach: Larry Marmie Special Teams Coach: Al Everest Quality Control Coach: Geep Chryst Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bob Rogucki Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Martin Streight Assistant Athletic Trainer: Jeff Herndon