Skip to content

1997 New Orleans Saints 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
6-10-0 0-0 4045 2584 1461 55 229 4645 2881 1764 31 280
Scroll the table for more season statistics.

1997 was the thirty-first season for the New Orleans Saints. During the offseason they hired Mike Ditka to lead the team. During his time in the NFL he was head coach for eleven years. They finished the season 6-10-0, 3-5-0 at home and 3-5-0 on the road.


Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ St. Louis Rams 24-38
Week 2 San Diego Chargers 6-20
Week 3 @ San Francisco 49ers 7-33
Week 4 Detroit Lions 35-17
Week 5 @ New York Giants 9-14
Week 6 @ Chicago Bears 20-17
Week 7 Atlanta Falcons 17-23
Week 8 Carolina Panthers 0-13
Week 9 San Francisco 49ers 0-23
Week 11 @ Oakland Raiders 13-10
Week 12 Seattle Seahawks 20-17
Week 13 @ Atlanta Falcons 3-20
Week 14 @ Carolina Panthers 16-13
Week 15 St. Louis Rams 27-34
Week 16 Arizona Cardinals 27-10
Week 17 @ Kansas City Chiefs 13-25

Coaches

Head Coach: Assistant Head Coach: Offensive Coordinator: Defensive Coordinator: Quarterbacks Coach: Wide Receivers Coach: Offensive Line Coach: Running Backs Coach: Tight Ends Coach: Offensive Assistant Coach: Defensive Line Coach: Linebackers Coach: Defensive Backs Coach: Special Teams Coordinator: Strength and Conditioning Coach: Assistant Special Teams Coach: Defensive Assistant Coach: Assistant Strength Coach: Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: