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1997 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 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
10-6-0 1-1 4955 2790 2165 27 279 5224 3380 1844 30 299
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1997 was the twenty-second season for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the first season for Tony Dungy as the head coach of the Buccaneers. They finished the season 10-6-0 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs eventually losing to the Green Bay Packers 21-7. At the conclusion of the season Warrick Dunn was awarded with the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Last modified: 12/3/2017

Games

Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 San Francisco 49ers 13-6
Week 2 @ Detroit Lions 24-17
Week 3 @ Minnesota Vikings 28-14
Week 4 Miami Dolphins 31-21
Week 5 Arizona Cardinals 19-18
Week 6 @ Green Bay Packers 16-21
Week 7 Detroit Lions 9-27
Week 9 Minnesota Vikings 6-10
Week 10 @ Indianapolis Colts 31-28
Week 11 @ Atlanta Falcons 31-10
Week 12 New England Patriots 27-7
Week 13 @ Chicago Bears 7-13
Week 14 @ New York Giants 20-8
Week 15 Green Bay Packers 6-17
Week 16 @ New York Jets 0-31
Week 17 Chicago Bears 31-15

Playoffs

Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round Detroit Lions 20-10
Divisional Round @ Green Bay Packers 7-21

Coaches

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