1997 Pittsburgh Steelers schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
11-5-0 1-1 6175 3390 2785 38 365 5330 3826 1504 40 323
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The Pittsburgh Steelers' sixty-fourth season was in 1997, and it was the sixth season Bill Cowher served as the head coach of the team. The Steelers played their home games at Three Rivers Stadium. They finished the year 11-5-0 in the regular season, en route to winning the Central, and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Denver Broncos 24-21.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Dallas Cowboys 7-37
Week 2 Washington Redskins 14-13
Week 4 @ Jacksonville Jaguars 21-30
Week 5 Tennessee Oilers 37-24
Week 6 @ Baltimore Ravens 42-34
Week 7 Indianapolis Colts 24-22
Week 8 @ Cincinnati Bengals 26-10
Week 9 Jacksonville Jaguars 23-17
Week 10 @ Kansas City Chiefs 10-13
Week 11 Baltimore Ravens 37-0
Week 12 Cincinnati Bengals 20-3
Week 13 @ Philadelphia Eagles 20-23
Week 14 @ Arizona Cardinals 26-20
Week 15 Denver Broncos 35-24
Week 16 @ New England Patriots 24-21
Week 17 @ Tennessee Oilers 6-16


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round New England Patriots 7-6
Conference Championship Denver Broncos 21-24

1997 Pittsburgh Steelers Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bill Cowher Offensive Coordinator: Chan Gailey Defensive Coordinator: Jim Haslett Special Teams Coordinator: Ron Zook Wide Receivers Coach: David Culley Offensive Line Coach: Kent Stephenson Running Backs Coach: Dick Hoak Tight Ends Coach: Mike Mularkey Defensive Line Coach: John Mitchell Linebackers Coach: Mike Archer Defensive Backs Coach: Tim Lewis Defensive Assistant Coach: Lou Spanos Conditioning Coordinator: Chet Fuhrman General Manager: Tom Donahoe Player Development: Anthony Griggs Player Personnel Assistant: John Wojciechowski Administrative Assistant: Lou Spanos Assistant Athletic Trainer: Rick Burkholder