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. 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


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