1997 Arizona Cardinals Season
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1997 Arizona Cardinals Season
1997 Arizona Cardinals season
OwnerBill Bidwill
Head coachVince Tobin
Home fieldSun Devil Stadium
Results
Record4-12
Division place5th NFC East
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Pro BowlersWR Rob Moore
CB Aeneas Williams

The 1997 Arizona Cardinals season was the franchise's 99th season, 78th season in the National Football League and the 10th in Arizona. The team was unable to match their previous output of 7-9, instead winning only four games.[1] The Cardinals failed to qualify to the playoffs for the fifteenth consecutive season.

In week 2, the Cardinals ended a 13-game losing streak to the Dallas Cowboys.

Offseason

NFL Draft

1997 Arizona Cardinals draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 9 Tom Knight  Cornerback Iowa
2 42 Jake Plummer *  Quarterback Arizona State
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Undrafted free agents

1997 Undrafted Free Agents of note
Player Position College
Michael Comer Linebacker UTEP

Personnel

Staff

[2]

Roster

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance Record
1 August 31, 1997 at Cincinnati Bengals L 24-21
50,298
0-1
2 September 7, 1997 Dallas Cowboys W 25-22
71,578
1-1
3 September 14, 1997 at Washington Redskins L 19-13
78,270
1-2
4 Bye
5 September 28, 1997 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 19-18
53,804
1-3
6 October 5, 1997 Minnesota Vikings L 20-19
45,550
1-4
7 October 12, 1997 New York Giants L 27-13
38,959
1-5
8 October 19, 1997 at Philadelphia Eagles L 13-10
66,860
1-6
9 October 26, 1997 Tennessee Oilers L 41-14
44,030
1-7
10 November 2, 1997 Philadelphia Eagles W 31-21
39,549
2-7
11 November 9, 1997 at Dallas Cowboys L 24-6
64,302
2-8
12 November 16, 1997 at New York Giants L 10-19
68,316
2-9
13 November 23, 1997 at Baltimore Ravens W 16-13
53,976
3-9
14 November 30, 1997 Pittsburgh Steelers L 26-20
66,341
3-10
15 December 7, 1997 Washington Redskins L 38-28
41,537
3-11
16 December 14, 1997 at New Orleans Saints L 27-10
45,517
3-12
17 December 21, 1997 Atlanta Falcons W 29-26
32,003
4-12

Standings

NFC East
W L T PCT PF PA STK
(3)New York Giants 10 5 1 .656 307 265 W3
Washington Redskins 8 7 1 .531 327 289 W1
Philadelphia Eagles 6 9 1 .406 317 372 L3
Dallas Cowboys 6 10 0 .375 304 314 L5
Arizona Cardinals 4 12 0 .250 283 379 W1

References

  1. ^ 1997 Arizona Cardinals
  2. ^ "Team official promoted to vice president-player personnel". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. February 4, 1997. Retrieved 2013.

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