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 fourth season Dave Wannstedt served as the head coach of the team. 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 Offensive Assistant Coach: Craig Ver Steeg Defensive Line Coach: Clarence Brooks Defensive Backs Coach: Carlos Mainord Defensive Assistant Coach: Greg Schiano Special Teams Coach: Keith Armstrong Quality Control Coach: Craig Ver Steeg 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