1997 Chicago Bears 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
4-12-0 0-0 4990 3244 1746 41 305 4888 3030 1858 30 281
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The Chicago Bears' seventy-eighth season was in 1997, and it was the fifth season Dave Wannstedt served as the head coach of the team. The Bears played their home games at Soldier Field. They finished the season 4-12-0, 2-6-0 at home and 2-6-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Green Bay Packers 24-38
Week 2 Minnesota Vikings 24-27
Week 3 Detroit Lions 7-32
Week 4 @ New England Patriots 3-31
Week 5 @ Dallas Cowboys 3-27
Week 6 New Orleans Saints 17-20
Week 7 Green Bay Packers 23-24
Week 9 @ Miami Dolphins 36-33
Week 10 Washington Redskins 8-31
Week 11 @ Minnesota Vikings 22-29
Week 12 New York Jets 15-23
Week 13 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13-7
Week 14 @ Detroit Lions 20-55
Week 15 Buffalo Bills 20-3
Week 16 @ St. Louis Rams 13-10
Week 17 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 15-31

Coaches

Head Coach: Dave Wannstedt Offensive Coordinator: Matt Cavanaugh Defensive Coordinator: Bob Slowik Wide Receivers Coach: Ivan Fears Offensive Line Coach: Tony Wise Running Backs Coach: Willie Peete Tight Ends Coach: Ted Plumb Defensive Line Coach: Clarence Brooks Defensive Backs Coach: Carlos Mainord Defensive Assistant Coach: Greg Schiano Special Teams Coach: Keith Armstrong Defensive Quality Control Coach: Ron Rivera Offensive Quality Control Coach: Eric Studesville Volunteer Coach: Tom Rossley Strength Coach: Russ Riederer Player Personnel: Tom Rossley Assistant Trainer: Eric Sugarman