Detroit Lions at Miami Dolphins 30 to 33

Sunday, December 7, 1997, Week 15

The Detroit Lions played the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens on Sunday, December 7, 1997, Week 15 of the 1997 season. The Dolphins won by a score of 33-30.


Detroit Lions offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
424 279 145 5 24

Coaches

Head Coach: Bobby Ross Offensive Coordinator: Sylvester Croom Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello Quarterbacks Coach: Marc Trestman Wide Receivers Coach: Jerry Sullivan Offensive Line Coach: Jack Henry Tight Ends Coach: Bob Palcic, Frank Falks Offensive Assistant Coach: Stan Kwan Defensive Line Coach: Brian Baker Linebackers Coach: Gary Moeller Defensive Secondary Coach: Dick Selcer Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons Special Teams Coach: Chuck Priefer Assistant Special Teams Coach: Stan Kwan Defensive Quality Control Coach: Dennis Murphy Offensive Quality Control Coach: John Misciagna Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bert Hill, Don Clemons Director of Pro Scouting: Kevin Colbert College Scout: Thomas Dimitroff Area Scout: Russ Bolinger, Dirk Dierking, Thomas Dimitroff, Scott McEwen, Jim Owens Part-Time Scout: Allen Hughes, John Williams Administrative Assistant: John Misciagna, Barbara Mouthaan, Beth Gay, Terri Kimble, Helen Misener


Miami Dolphins offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
391 310 81 1 19

Coaches

Head Coach: Jimmy Johnson Assistant Head Coach: Larry Beightol Offensive Coordinator: Gary Stevens Defensive Coordinator: George Hill Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Seiple Offensive Line Coach: Larry Beightol Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Rich McGeorge Running Backs Coach: Kippy Brown Tight Ends Coach: Pat Jones Defensive Line Coach: Cary Godette Linebackers Coach: George Hill Secondary Coach: Mel Phillips Defensive Nickel Package Coach: Bill Lewis Special Teams Coach: Mike Westhoff Kicking Coach: Doug Blevins Defensive Staff Assistant: Joel Collier Strength and Conditioning Coach: John Gamble Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Brad Roll Director of Player Development: John Gamble Assistant Athletic Trainer: Troy Maurer