1997 Minnesota Vikings 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 1-1 6025 3821 2204 26 325 6347 4113 2234 29 369
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The Minnesota Vikings' thirty-seventh season was in 1997, and it was the sixth season Dennis Green served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the San Francisco 49ers 38-22.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Buffalo Bills 34-13
Week 2 @ Chicago Bears 27-24
Week 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14-28
Week 4 @ Green Bay Packers 32-38
Week 5 Philadelphia Eagles 28-19
Week 6 @ Arizona Cardinals 20-19
Week 7 Carolina Panthers 21-14
Week 9 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10-6
Week 10 New England Patriots 23-18
Week 11 Chicago Bears 29-22
Week 12 @ Detroit Lions 15-38
Week 13 @ New York Jets 21-23
Week 14 Green Bay Packers 11-27
Week 15 @ San Francisco 49ers 17-28
Week 16 Detroit Lions 13-14
Week 17 Indianapolis Colts 39-28

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ New York Giants 23-22
Divisional Round @ San Francisco 49ers 22-38

Coaches

Head Coach: Dennis Green Offensive Coordinator: Brian Billick Defensive Coordinator: Foge Fazio Special Teams Coordinator: Gary Zauner Wide Receivers Coach: Phillip "Chip" Myers, Chip Meyers Offensive Line Coach: Mike Tice Running Backs Coach: Carl Hargrave Tight Ends Coach: Dave Atkins Defensive Line Coach: John Levra Linebackers Coach: Tom Olivadotti Outside Linebackers Coach: Trent Walters Coaching Assistant: Wade Harman Strength and Conditioning Coach: Steve Wetzel Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jeff Friday Part-Time Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Daryl Lawrence Coaches Secretary: Kirsten Lindberg