1997 Miami Dolphins 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 0-1 5297 3912 1385 23 321 5592 3671 1921 27 314
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The Miami Dolphins' thirty-second season was in 1997, and it was the second season Jimmy Johnson served as the head coach of the team. The Dolphins played their home games at Pro Player Stadium. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the New England Patriots 17-3.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Indianapolis Colts 16-10
Week 2 Tennessee Oilers 16-13
Week 3 @ Green Bay Packers 18-23
Week 4 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21-31
Week 6 Kansas City Chiefs 17-14
Week 7 @ New York Jets 31-20
Week 8 @ Baltimore Ravens 24-13
Week 9 Chicago Bears 33-36
Week 10 @ Buffalo Bills 6-9
Week 11 New York Jets 24-17
Week 12 Buffalo Bills 30-13
Week 13 @ New England Patriots 24-27
Week 14 @ Oakland Raiders 34-16
Week 15 Detroit Lions 33-30
Week 16 @ Indianapolis Colts 0-41
Week 17 New England Patriots 12-14


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ New England Patriots 3-17

1997 Miami Dolphins Coaching Staff

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 Running Backs Coach: Kippy Brown Tight Ends Coach: Pat Jones Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Rich McGeorge Defensive Line Coach: Cary Godette Linebackers Coach: George Hill Secondary Coach: Mel Phillips Defensive Nickel Package Coach: Bill Lewis Defensive Staff Assistant: Joel Collier Special Teams Coach: Mike Westhoff Kicking Coach: Doug Blevins Strength and Conditioning Coach: John Gamble Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Brad Roll General Manager: Eddie Jones Director of Player Development: John Gamble Scouting Assistant: Anthony Hunt Assistant Athletic Trainer: Troy Maurer