1997 New York Jets 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
9-7-0 0-0 4727 3242 1485 22 291 5320 3421 1899 25 301
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The New York Jets' thirty-eighth season was in 1997, playing their home games at Giants Stadium. During the offseason they hired Bill Parcells to lead the team. During his time in the NFL he was head coach for twelve years. They finished the season 9-7-0, 5-3-0 at home and 4-4-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Seattle Seahawks 41-3
Week 2 Buffalo Bills 22-28
Week 3 @ New England Patriots 24-27
Week 4 Oakland Raiders 23-22
Week 5 @ Cincinnati Bengals 31-14
Week 6 @ Indianapolis Colts 16-12
Week 7 Miami Dolphins 20-31
Week 8 New England Patriots 24-19
Week 10 Baltimore Ravens 19-16
Week 11 @ Miami Dolphins 17-24
Week 12 @ Chicago Bears 23-15
Week 13 Minnesota Vikings 23-21
Week 14 @ Buffalo Bills 10-20
Week 15 Indianapolis Colts 14-22
Week 16 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-0
Week 17 @ Detroit Lions 10-13

1997 New York Jets Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Bill Parcells Assistant Head Coach: Bill Belichick Offensive Coordinator: Charlie Weis Offensive Line Coach: Bill Muir Running Backs Coach: Maurice Carthon Tight Ends Coach: Pat Hodgson Assistant Offensive Quality Control Coach: Todd Haley Defensive Line Coach: Romeo Crennel Linebackers Coach: Al Groh Defensive Backs Coach: Bill Belichick Defensive Assistant Coach: Eric Mangini Special Teams Coach: Mike Sweatman Quality Control Coach: Eric Mangini Strength and Conditioning Coach: John Lott General Manager: Bill Parcells Director of Player Contracts: Mike Tannenbaum Southeast Region Scout: Lionel Vital Personnel Department: Ron Brockington