St. Louis Rams at Carolina Panthers 30 to 18

Saturday, December 20, 1997, Week 17

The St. Louis Rams played the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte on Saturday, December 20, 1997, Week 17 of the 1997 season. The Rams won by a score of 30-18. The Panthers and the Rams split the season series for the 1997 season, each winning one game. With this game, the Panthers finished the season 2-6-0 at home, while the Rams finished 3-5-0 on the road for the 1997 season.

The Panthers finished the season with a record of 7-9-0, while the Rams finished the season at 5-11-0.

St. Louis Rams offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
297 149 148 0 23


Head Coach: Dick Vermeil Assistant Head Coach: Mike White Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Rhome Defensive Coordinator: Bud Carson Wide Receivers Coach: Dick Coury Offensive Line Coach: Jim Hanifan Running Backs Coach: Wilbert Montgomery H-Backs Coach: John Ramsdell Assistant Offensive Line Coach: George Warhop Offensive Assistant Coach: Brian Schottenheimer Defensive Line Coach: Carl Hairston Linebackers Coach: John Stephen Bunting Cornerbacks Coach: Steve Brown Defensive Backs Coach: Peter Giunta Defensive Assistant Coach: Ken Clarke, Nick Aliotti Coaching Assistant: Sam Clark Strength and Conditioning Coordinator: Chris Clausen, Kerry Goode Strength and Conditioning Coach: Chris Clausen Vice President of Football Operations: Lynn Stiles Director of Scouting Administration: Debbie Pollom College Scout: Howard Tippett Scouting Assistant: John Mancini

Carolina Panthers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
327 233 94 3 21


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 General Manager: Bill Polian Area Scout: Tom Telesco Part-Time College Scout: Tom Gamble Scouting Intern: Richard Howell Summer Intern: John DeFilippo